LE CASTELLET, April 28th – Alexander Talkanitsa and Alexander Talkanitsa Junior celebrated their debut race of the season in the N°1 AT Racing Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 with a podium finish. The pair came third in the race 2 at Le Castellet (Paul Ricard track), round 1 of the 2013 International GT Open. The AT Racing Ferrari was protagonist with a very positive race led until a couple of laps from the end. Talkanitsa, father and son, started from the 14th position on the grid (2nd in the Super GT category) and accomplished a great recovery amonb both Super GT and GTS cars. Similar circumstance in race 1 (Saturday 27th). Talkanitsa and Talkanitsa junior were in 21st position (4th in the Super GT category) at the end of the qualifying 1. During the first race of the French weekend, they gained position by position to the point to finish in 7th overall position (4th in the Super GT).