April 21st and 22nd marked the kick-off of the Blancpain GT Series Europe season. After lining up on the grid of Italy’s legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza circuit, 53 cars vied with each other in the first round of the Blancpain Endurance Series, cheered on by 30 000 spectators. In parallel, the Blancpain GT Sports Club championship paid its first visit to the prestigious Italian venue, with 19 drivers competing in this first round. On the occasion of this 2018 season opening event, the brand celebrated its tenth year of involvement in GT racing. Blancpain Endurance Series Jointly created by Blancpain and the SRO Motorsports Group in 2011, this series of endurance races has become the world’s most widely followed and recognized GT competition. Three categories of drivers (Pro, Pro-Am and Amateurs) faced off during three hours for this first edition of the year which delivered a wealth of thrills and excitement. After a tightly fought duel with two race-leading Mercedes-A

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