Sep 15

Porsche heads Toyota in first track action at COTA

6 Hours of COTA: Jani sets fastest lap in Free Practice 2

2017-09-16The first free practice session for the 6 Hours of COTA has taken place at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, round 6 of the WEC.

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The Headlines from FP1 at COTA…….

  • Earl Bamber sets fastest lap of 1m48.124s in No.2 Porsche 919 Hybrid to top first 90-minute session
  • The Kiwi’s best time is 0.145s quicker than reigning champion car Nick Tandy, André Lotterer and Neel Jani.
  • Tandy sets best time of 1m48.269s in No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid
  • Stéphane Sarrazin sets third best time on his return to Toyota Gazoo Racing with a late 1m48.584s lap in No.7 TS 050 HYBRID
  • No.8 Toyota Gazoo Racing car driven by Sébastien Buemi places fourth

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Jani sets fastest lap in Free Practice 2

The Headlines from FP2 at COTA…..

  • Reigning LMP1 champion Neel Jani sets quickest time of 1m45.860s in FP2 at COTA
  • The No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid laps 0.5s ahead of sister car, as Porsche extend advantage over Toyota in the second 90-mins session on Thursday
  • No.7 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS 050 heads No.8 car as Toyota evaluate tyre compounds as temperatures rise in Texas
  • Vaillante Rebellion head LMP2 class as Bruno Senna scorches to best of 1m54.601s
  • Anglo/Swiss LMP2 entry sits 1-2 as No.13 car is just 0.2s behind with Mathias Beche setting time

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