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On 29th July 2012, the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 won the Pro-Am Cup in the legendary Spa-Francorchamps 24 Hours race in Belgium a round of the Blancpain Endurance Series.
At the wheel of the winning car was a multinational team made up of Dutchman Niek Hommerson, Belgium’s Louis Machieles and the Italians, Andrea Bertolini, a Ferrari test driver, for F1 cars too and Alessandro Pier Guidi.
The foursome dominated the class, beating the Haribo Racing Team Porsche of the Germans Uwe Alzen, Christian Menzel, Hans Guido Riegel and Mike Stursberg, by no less than five laps.
In third place came another Ferrari, the Sofrev-ASP car crewed by a the French crew of Eric Debard, Morgan Moullin-Traffort, former Formula 1 driver Olivier Panis, and goalie with the French World Cup and European Championship winning team, Fabien Barthez.