Centri Porsche Ticino’s Max Busnelli put down a late flyer to jump to the top of the timing screens at the end of the second GT4 European Series practice session at Monza.
The Italian driver just edged out fellow Ebimotors driver Riccardo Pera to make it a Porsche 1-2 in the final session on Friday. Busnelli’s time of 1m57.451 was 0.065s faster than Pera’s fastest time.
Behind the #718 Centri Porsche Ticino and the #10 Ebimotors Porsche it was Charlie Fagg in the #23 United Autosports McLaren rounding out the overall top three. Fagg was the fastest Silver Cup driver in the second practice session.
Jim Pla posted the fourth fastest time overall as the chequered flag waved, putting the #87 AKKA ASP Mercedes-AMG third in the Pro-Am Cup, ahead of the #2 CD Sport Mercedes-AMG and the #22 Allied Racing Porsche of Nicolaj Møller-Madsen, who claimed second in the Silver Cup.
The #32 United Autosports McLaren was seventh-fastest and third in Silver, followed by the #15 NM Racing Team Mercedes-AMG.
A late flyer by Berkay Besler meant the #12 Borusan Otomotiv Motorsport BMW was scored in ninth overall, with the #42 Sainteloc Racing Audi completing the top 10 overall in the second official practice session.
Markus Lungstrass set the fastest lap time in the Am Cup. The Hella Pagid - racing one team, however, will have some work on their hands as the #18 Aston Martin went off towards the end of the session. The #69 Team Fullmotorsport Audi was second in class, the #76 Autorlando Sport Porsche was third.