What the drivers say after qualifying for 6H Fuji
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The two Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 racers will start from the front row for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring
Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb shared the qualifying driving duties to register a best two lap average of 1m36.473s in the No 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. This eclipsed the second Porsche 919 Hybrid entry, driven by Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard, by just 0.069s.
Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his first attempt since Laurent Aiello in 1998
Porsche sealed an historic victory today in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German marque finishing a convincing first and second in front of 263,500 spectators to break Audi’s stranglehold on the jewel in the crown of sportscar racing.
“I’m looking forward to be in Silverstone to get on the track”
The FIA WEC 2015 Championship is almost ready to start. For Davide Rigon and his team mate James Calado this weekend will open the doors of second GT Championship’ s season, with the 6 Hours of Silverstone.
The fifth round of the World Endurance Championship has taken place at the Fuji circuit, in front of a crowd of over 50,000 spectators.
Briton on top as RUSSIAN TIME win championship
James Calado dominated his rivals with a crushing display of speed and guile in sauna- like conditions to claim the final win of the season at today’s sprint race in Abu Dhabi ahead of Dani Clos and champion Fabio Leimer, while Sam Bird’s fourth place secured victory for his RUSSIAN TIME squad in the teams’ championship.
American on top step, Swiss driver on top of world
Alexander Rossi converted yesterday’s pole to today’s win, but not without a fight: the American had to scrap his way back past Jolyon Palmer to take his maiden Series victory, but most eyes were trained on the fight behind them where Fabio Leimer lost a podium finish to Marcus Ericsson but had enough points in the bag to grab the 2013 GP2 Series title.
American grabs top spot in dramatic session
Alexander Rossi has dominated this evening’s qualifying session in Abu Dhabi with an educational display of driving under lights to claim pole position from Sam Bird and Jolyon Palmer, leading for most of the session to annex the front of tomorrow afternoon’s feature race grid.
Don’t stop me now
This is the most crucial race weekend of the year for three drivers: after a stellar season, Series leader Fabio Leimer and title rivals Sam Bird and Felipe Nasr have three days left to prove their worth and give again their absolute best at the Yas Marina Circuit where the final round of the season will take place.