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Mugello 2006: Surprise win for Race Alliance.

Although a Porsche victory in GT2 is traditionally nothing new, Ebimotors victory at Mugello with Emmanuel Collard and Luca Riccitelli was still landmark as it signalled an end to the monopoly Ferrari have exerted on the class all season.

Making the most of the 911's legendary ability to perform well in the wet, Collard and Riccitelli claimed a surprise eighth overall, having run as high as fourth at times.

Jamie Melo and Matteo Bobbi claimed second in class to move clear in the GT2 standings, with Tim Sugden and Iradj Alexander-David in a satisfying third place. Pole sitter Nathan Kinch and Andrew Kirkaldy saw their pole position come to nothing when the latter driver pitched the 430GT into the wall at the start.


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