Loeb and Parente take Quali race win

Sebastien Loeb and Alvaro Parente took a sensational qualifying race win at Nogaro this afternoon in the first round of the 2013 FIA GT Series.Sebastien Loeb took the chequered flag in the McLaren that bears his name after a thrilling finale to the race. He overtook Niki Mayr-Melnhof’s Belgian Audi Club Team WRT at the hairpin with just 8 minutes remaining to thrill the huge Easter crowd.In 3rd place was the #1 HTP Gravity Charouz Mercedes of Maximilian Buhl and Alan Day. Gerard Tonelli and Fabien Barthez took the Gentlemen Trophy class with their SOFREV Ferrari 458 Italia.