Qualifications penultimate stage of the season WEC 2017 in Shanghai has won the Toyota LMP1.
The members of the crew of the No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi has demonstrated the best combined time at around 1.42,832. Moreover, after attempting Conway Toyota was only the third, but the phenomenal circle Kobayashi brought the Japanese team the pole position.
“The round turned out far from perfect, said Kamui. – Before qualifying I didn’t get their hands on brand new tires, so it was hard to adjust to him.”
His teammate Conway added: “Before qualifying we showed the fastest times in each of the sessions, so were confident in the car. I believe that could pass your circle better, so thought that Kamui will show a good result.”
Their closest competitors from Porsche No. 1 Andre Lotterer and Nick Tandy lost 0,440 seconds.
Third place went to Toyota # 8 Sebastien Buemi and Anthony Davidson behind the holders of the pole position on 0,613 seconds and five minutes to the Champions of 2017, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber became the fourth.
In the category LMP2 pole position was won by Bruno Senna and Julien canal of Vaillante Rebellion. Just 0,255 seconds they gave the crew of the Russian team G-Drive Racing in the composition of Nico Muller and Leo Russes.
In the GTE classes, the qualification was won by the representatives of Aston Martin Racing in GTE Pro the best time showed TIIM Nicky and Marco Sorensen, while in GTE Am was won Paul dalla Lana and Pedro Lamy.
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