“At this level, the way F1 is, that’s all about how a driver gets those last 2-3 crucial tenths out of the car.”
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Corvette Racing holds slim GTLM lead – Ferrari, BMW, Porsche teams tied atop GTD standings
There are close battles in both GT classes of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship entering Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas. With only two races remaining, Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia has had his GT Le Mans (GTLM) lead trimmed to only six points, while five drivers representing three teams are tied atop the GT Daytona (GTD) standings.
Mark Webber news update
Colin Thompson is continuing to climb the ladder in his quest to become a Porsche factory driver.
Halfway through his second season in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, Thompson is tied for first in the championship with Angel Benitez Jr. heading into the next two rounds June 27-28 at historic Watkins Glen International.
Mark Webber has tipped his last F1 teammate Sebastian Vettel to eventually return to the top of the sport.
Hot on the heels of Ferrari’s latest quit threat, Luca di Montezemolo has called for a meeting to discuss the future of formula one.
Last Friday, the iconic Italian team’s president told the Wall Street Journal that because F1 “isn’t working”, Ferrari could turn instead to Le Mans by 2020. “Of course,” Montezemolo said, “we cannot do sports car racing and formula one. It’s not possible.”
For Audi and the trio Marcel Fässler-André Lotterer-Benoît Tréluyer, victory didn’t come into view until late Sunday morning, against Toyota and Porsche.
Brendon Hartley from New Zealand achieved the fastest overall lap time of 3mins 23.157secs
Thrilling qualifying for the six hours of Spa
WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone – Qualifying
Solid qualifying performance from the newly formed Porsche Team with the two Porsche 919 Hybrids in the World Endurance Championship (WEC): After three free practice sessions with no problems, the first qualifying was also trouble free.
WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone – Friday Practice
The newly formed Porsche Team with the two Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans Prototypes had a good first day of practice at the SilverstoneCircuit, where the first round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) is taking place as a six-hour race on Sunday, the first of eight world championship rounds.