10 Jun 2016 — Tobias Mueller secured the IMSA_GTLM class championship with a first-place finish after leading 10 laps in the Barbagallo Wannero Multiclass in Round 4 of the IMSA Endurance Series [Euro].
Driving the BMW Z4 GTE, Mueller ran the majority of 66 laps total pursuing Paul Anstey after targeting him on the first lap. Mueller passed Anstey and into first place on lap 57, and held it the remaining nine laps to the finish.
The IMSA_GTLM class championship was clinched this round by Mueller with his winning run. Mueller took the victory in two of his three starts, leading 37 of 168 laps total.
Mert Kayar started on the pole and led every lap on the way to a commanding victory in the IMSA_P class and clinch the series championship.
Kayar spent nearly all of 69 laps total leading Fernando Silva after being engaged by him on the first lap. Kayar controlled the race lead every lap from start to win.
The IMSA_P class championship was clinched this round by Kayar with his winning run. Kayar took the win in one of his four starts, leading 120 of 178 laps total.
Istvan Toth started on the pole and led every lap on the way to a commanding victory in the IMSA_GTD class.
Toth drove all of 50 laps total leading Paolo Minniti after being engaged by him on the first lap. Toth controlled the race lead every lap from green flag to victory.
Toth remains in second in the IMSA_GTD class standings, now tied in points with first’s Roberto Boniotti following Boniotti’s third-place finish. Toth has three starts and led 112 of his 137 laps while taking the win twice.
IMSA Endurance Series [Euro] moves on to its fifth and final round in a week at Adelaide Parklands. The series has 25 drivers competing for points in the multiclass championships.
First place in the IMSA_P class is owned by Mert Kayar, but the remaining places in the Top 5 are an open battleground for eight drivers in the running. Paul Anstey, Miroslaw Florczak, Fernando Silva, and Michael Finn are all within one race of the current podium.
Roberto Boniotti leads the IMSA_GTD class championship in a tight campaign over Istvan Toth, separated by just a single grid position. The title continues to be challenged by Paolo Minniti, Paolo Sassaroli, and Jack Hunt as well. The Top 5 places are an open battleground for nine drivers in the running with one race remaining.
First place in the IMSA_GTLM class is owned by Tobias Mueller, but the remaining places in the Top 5 are an open battleground for nine drivers in the running. Porfirio Dias Santos, Joe Brown, Lionel Suedile, Paul Anstey, and Dane Van Pelt are all within one race of the current podium.
Paul Anstey raced at the front of the IMSA_GTLM field most of all drivers, leading 56 of 66 laps but ultimately settling for second place.
Paolo Minniti took second place in the IMSA_GTD class.
Anstey spent the majority of 66 laps total leading Tobias Mueller after being caught by him on the first lap. In the end Anstey settled into second the 10 laps running to the checkered flag.
Anstey is fifth in the IMSA_GTLM class standings for the series. He has one start and led 100 of his 66 laps raced while finishing as high as second.
Minniti swapped leads with Roberto Boniotti in a lengthy and determined fight for second starting midway through, running within car lengths of each other over a span of 64 laps. Minniti spent the majority leading Boniotti after being engaged by him on the first lap. After losing the spot on lap 25, Minniti cleared Boniotti and into second place on lap 39, and held it the remaining 25 laps to the finish.
Minniti remains in third in the IMSA_GTD class standings, increasing the lead over rival Paolo Sassaroli to 12 points. Minniti has three starts and finished as high as second.
Fernando Silva won second place in the IMSA_P class.
Silva moves up to fourth in the IMSA_P class standings, three points behind Miroslaw Florczak. Silva has two starts and finished as high as second.
Joe Brown won third place in the IMSA_GTLM class.
Roberto Boniotti took third place in the IMSA_GTD class.