AKM Motorsport by Antonelli continues Italian GT charge with Baruch / Segu pairing

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AKM Motorsport by Antonelli continues Italian GT charge with Baruch / Segu pairing

29.04.2021: AKM Motorsport by Antonelli has defined its Italian GT Sprint program since the Monza curtain-raiser this coming weekend.



The San Marino-based squad headed by Marco Antonelli continues its commitment in the high-level championship with a young pair


AKM Motorsport by Antonelli has defined its Italian GT Sprint program since the Monza curtain-raiser this coming weekend.

The San Marino-based squad headed by Marco Antonelli continues its commitment in the high-level championship with a young pairing, fielding a Mercedes-AMG GT3 car for Israeli Bar Baruch and Italian Luca Segù as the duo will compete in the four series rounds.

Baruch, who turned 25 early this month, makes his return to the Italian GT in which he debuted in 2016 in the GT Cup category before moving up to the GT3 in 2017 and 2018 driving Lamborghini and Audi. This will be his first ever appearance in a Mercedes car after he completed a shakedown at the Varano track.

The 21-year-old Segù made his GT3 debut in a test session at Monza some days ago following a brilliant 2020 season when he missed the GT4 Sprint title by just a few points.

“I’m very happy that AKM Motorsport will compete in the Italian GT also this year with a couple of young drivers”, Marco Antonelli commented. “We certainly have the right experience to let Bar and Luca to show well”.

Team Antonelli Motorsport secured the overall and team Italian GT Sprint titles two years ago with Riccardo Agostini and Alessio Rovera and doubled the success in 2018 with Giacomo Altoè and Daniel Zampieri.

The Monza opener will be followed by Misano (6 June), Imola (5 September) and Mugello (10 October). Action this weekend will start with the Friday’s free practices. The two qualifying sessions are scheduled on Saturday. The first of two 50-minute plus one lap races will commence at 17.50. Race 2 will start on Sunday at 15.30. Borth races will be live streamed at www.acisport.it/CIGT.

     

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