A sunny but chilly Sunday set the stage for the penultimate round of the 2017 Jokerteam GT12 Championship. Despite track temperatures barely reached 20°C during the day, grip conditions were optimal thanks to the track’s treatment that the organization was able to perform the day before the race. During the morning’s qualification rounds it was a tight battle between Mattia Dall’Oca (Team Schumacher) and Johnny Orsolin (Jokerteam) with the former coming out on top and locking the TQ spot with a blistering run in Q3. Johnny settled for 2nd on the grid ahead of Claudio Giovanelli (Jokerteam).
The finals again saw several wheel to wheel battles on the track, not only between Mattia and Johnny for the top spot, but also among other drivers for the lower step of the podium.
With the overall final result uncertain until the very last few corners of A3, it was Mattia that finally came good in both A2 and A3, thus grabbing the 150 points reserved to the winner. Johnny was a close 2nd while Alessandro Giubbilei (Jokerteam) 3rd.
Coming up next the Season Finale, Round 8 on October, 22nd when the winner of the 12th edition of the Jokerteam Championship will be crowned.
Round 7 Results (top 3):
- Mattia Dall’Oca (Team Schumacher) – Atom CC
- Johnny Orsolin (Jokerteam) – SupaStox GT
- Alessandro Giubbilei (Jokerteam) – Atom CC
Overall standings (Top 5) after 7 rounds (best 6 scores count):
- Mattia Dall’Oca (Team Schumacher) – 899 points
- Johnny Orsolin (Jokerteam) – 893 points
- Alessandro Giubbilei (Jokerteam) – 886 points
- Lorenzo Crepaldi (Jokerteam) – 878 points
- Fabrizio Dall’Oca (Team Schumacher) – 722 points