CMR claimed a fantastic victory tonight under the stars in the first-ever Main Race of the GT4 International Cup, held as part of the Bapco Bahrain GT Festival at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.
Their no. 35 Alpine A110 GT4, driven by Pierre Sancinena and Pierre-Alexandre Jean, cinched the chequered flag after 25 laps around BIC’s brilliantly 5.412-kilometre Grand Prix track.
After starting the race from way back in 18th position, CMR managed to battle to the front and eventually claim the well-deserved win.
They finished the hour-long session with a 5.677s gap ahead of Phoenix Racing’s no.5 Audi R8 LMS GT4, driven by Nicolaj Moller-Madsen and Milan Dontje and starting from pole.
Classified in third place were 3Y Technology 9.338s behind. Enzo Guibbert and Gilles Vannelet were in a BMW M4 GT4.
Sainteloc Junior Team came fourth, Academy Motorsport Ltd were fifth, and AKKA-ASP Team finished sixth.
The Main Race marked the end of the season for the 21 participating GT4 teams. It was the first-ever GT4 International Cup, which brought together champions from various GT4 series held across the globe and affiliated with head organisers SRO Motorsports Group.