United Autosports’ Charlie Fagg and Bailey Voisin claimed an impressive victory in the team’s maiden GT4 European Series race at Monza. The #23 McLaren came out on top in a drama-filled season opener.
The British team opted to bring Voisin in early for his mandatory pitstop, allowing Fagg to take the lead when his rivals came in to make their stops. The pit window was delayed following a long safety car period in the middle part of the one-hour race.
The 46-car field made it through the Rettifilo chicane untroubled, with Antoine Potty in the #8 CMR Toyota leading the pack after taking the lead from pole-sitter Joel Sturm in the #22 Allied Racing Porsche. The young Belgian did not get the chance to pull away, as by lap three the safety car was deployed when the #45 AGS Events Aston Martin hit the wall at Ascari.
At the restart, Potty was able to keep Sturm behind him….