18 Nov 2016 — Alaoui Nassim won sixth place in the WEGTE class in the Paul Ricard GT Multiclass in Round 4 of the Virtual Le Mans Series.
Driving the Ferrari 458 GTE, Nassim traded positions multiple rounds with Paul Anstey in a long and persistent battle for third from the beginning, passing each other three times over a stretch of 15 laps. Nassim drove the majority pursuing Anstey after engaging him on the first lap. Nassim launched an extended attack at Anstey in the middle stages, staying within a straightaway behind him and gaining ground over an unbroken run of 10 laps. Nassim cleared Anstey for the second time and into fourth place on lap 19 before retiring early due to dnf trouble.
Nassim is 17th in the WEGTE class standings for the series. He has one start and finished as high as sixth.
Virtual Le Mans Series moves on to Round 5 in two weeks at Spa-Francorchamps ’12. The series has 35 drivers competing for points in the multiclass championships.
Tobias Mueller leads the WEGTE class championship. The title continues to be challenged by Roberto Boniotti, Matt Geddes, Mark Carty, Fahn Thomas, Martin Buchan, Gary Murray, Tim Weller, Reinhard Berger, and Nuno Gaiteira. The Top 5 places are an open battleground for 20 drivers in the running with two races remaining.
Ville Hartikainen leads the WEP2 class championship in a tight campaign over Ricardo Gomes, separated by just a few finishing positions. The title continues to be challenged by Porfirio Dias Santos, Brian Fairley, Nicolo Bertolotti, Fahn Thomas, Luís Almeida, Mark Carty, Rafael Iwata, Alex Freitas, Bruno Chacon, Joao Botelho De Sousa, Michele Boffelli, Carl Schulz, Paulo Neto, Norman Bruce, Aitor Gonzalez, and Jason Whited as well. The Top 5 places are an open field for 18 drivers in the running with two races remaining.