The crew of the No. 7 Toyota in LMP1 lineup of Kamui Kobayashi/Mike Conway/Jose Maria Lopez won the pole position at the stage of the WEC at the nürburgring.
Combined time the Japanese team made up 1.38,118. She managed to get ahead of the two Porsche LMP1 crew only and 0,154 0,160 seconds, respectively.
“It was a good round, but we still surprised at the outcome of training, because the Porsche was very fast in training – quotes AUTOSPORT.com Lopez. – It was my debut qualifying attempt in the WEC with a low level of fuel in the tank and on new tires, so I didn’t expect to...
The factory Toyota team took the lead Porsche in the final practice at the Nurburgring held on Saturday morning.
The debutant of the world championship on races on endurance, Jose-Maria Lopez showed the best time 1.38,969 at the end of the hour-long session, ahead about half a second of team mate Kazuki Nakajima the.
Porsche, in the lead in both the Friday practice, took third and fourth place. Timo Bernhard and Neal Jani Lopez lost more than 1.5 seconds.
In LMP2 the fastest crew was the Rebellion headed by Bruno Senna, while the Russian team G-Drive Racing lead in training on Friday, became...
The factory team Porsche took the first two lines of the second Friday’s training session WEC at the nürburgring, reports AUTOSPORT.
Brendon Hartley showed the best time 1.38,663, ahead by almost half a second of teammate Andre lotterer, drove round in 1.39,629.
Ahead of the 6 hours of nürburgring 2017
The fastest Toyota driver was Anthony Davidson, who showed the result of 1.39,773. The second prototype Toyota running Kamui Kobayashi fell behind by almost two seconds.
In LMP2 the pace was set by the Russian team G-Drive Racing. Ben Hanley, a substitute on the German stage Alex Lynn...
The second part of the 2016 season of the world championship on races on endurance will start this weekend. Participants will enjoy the classic FIA WEC six-hour marathon at the Nurburgring, which for the first time in the modern history of the championship went into the calendar two years ago, and in the past often been a part of the world sportscar Championships. The race “6 hours of nürburgring” will be the fourth stage of the 2017 FIA WEC.
A year ago the race “6 hours of nürburgring” was the first since the rebirth of the world sportscar Championships in 2012,...
Timo Bernhard, representing the crew of the No. 2 Porsche LMP1, showed the best result in the first training phase of the WEC at the nürburgring.
The German drove the fastest lap at the legendary track in 1.41,612. Sebastien Buemi out of the No. 8 Toyota LMP1 lost Timo just 0,204 seconds.
Third place was won by Neil Jani from the crew of the No. 1 Porsche LMP1, the loser 0,284 seconds, and Mike Conway in the No. 7 Toyota LMP1 was satisfied with fourth position.
In LMP2 class the best was Bruno Senna of Rebellion with a time of 1.47,717. The Duo of G-Drive Racing Roman Rusinov/Pierre Tire...
Next Sunday on the famous German track, the Nurburgring will host the fourth stage of the world championship on races on endurance 2017. Russian team G-Drive Racing, playing in the LMP2 class with the support of premium fuel G-Drive “Gazprom oil”, aimed to achieve the maximum possible result.
G-Drive Racing, occupying after three rounds of the WEC fourth place in the overall standings, will speak at Ifesh in the new line. Company Novel Rusinov and Pierre Tire in the crew of No. 26 will be the rookie of the team Ben Hanley.
On the German stage the British driver will replace his...
Andreas Mikkelsen will make the third time this season the WRC Rally Germany behind the wheel of a Citroen C3.
After retiring from Volkswagen WRC, the Norwegian was left without a permanent place, but could still get behind the wheel of the Citroen on the Italian stage of the WRC.
Mikkelsen finished eighth, after which the team decided to use it for Rally Poland instead of Chris Mick.
In an interview with AUTOSPORT Mikkelsen admitted that the French team will allow him to prove himself even in Germany, where he will perform together with Mick, Craig Breen and Stephen Lefevre.
In the fourth stage of the world championship on races on endurance, which will be held in mid-July on the German track of Nurburgring, the crew of the Russian team G-Drive Racing, with Roman by Rusinova and Pierre Tire will represent Ben Hanley.
In the race “6 hours of Nurburgring” the place of Briton Alex Lynn, who in the world will take part at the stage of Formula E in new York for the team Virgin Racing DS, will take his countryman Ben Hanley.
With a record of 32-year-old pilot the title in the European karting, but also second place in the Formula Renault 3.5. Briton stands...
Pilot G-Drive Racing Roman Rusinov said that the team hasn’t made a decision about who will replace will replace if at all Alex Lynn to the team LMP2 on the stage at the Nurburgring.
Today, June 28, DS Virgin has officially confirmed that Lynn will take the place of Jose-Maria Lopez at the stage of Formula E in new York.
However, the G-Drive situation is complicated by the fact that the WEC in Germany, the team will incur a penalty in three minutes “Stop and go” penalty for the accident at Le Mans with a pilot Proton Porsche Khaled al-Kubaisi.
Roman Rusinov and G-Drive...
The ex-pilot F1 Roberto merhi will return to the Manor to stage LMP2 WEC at the nürburgring.
In Manor he will replace Jean-Eric Vergne, who will not be able to participate in the endurance race because of the pads on the stage of Formula E in new York, where he will defend the colors Techeetah.
Thus, at the Nurburgring, he will become a companion of Thor and graves Jonathan hirschi in car No. 24 ORECA 07-Gibson.
In 2016, Mary took part in seven of the nine stages of the WEC in the Manor.
In 2017, the Spaniard was invited to Campos on the stage of the Formula 2 in Barcelona, but in both...