Bashar Mardini takes a podium finish for GDL Racing
Bashar Mardini claimed a brilliant podium finish at Vallelunga, in the second round of Targa Tricolore Porsche championship. The Dubai-based driver who races for GDL Racing team finished second, after battling for the top position from start to the finish line and taking the lead for some laps.
On the Italian track, GDL Racing lined up three cars. Mohammed Al Owais and Nadir Nabib Zuhour made their debut in the series, driving for the first ever time a Porsche 997. Although the weather conditions were not good, they didn’t make any mistake and finished sixth.
Swissman Nicola Bravetti and Vittorio Bagnasco – both at their first race driving a Porsche 997 Cup S – took the R2 class win in the rain and claimed the second overall place in the GT2 class.