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WEC: Glickenhaus Heads Le Mans FP2 as Corvette Tops LMGTE Pro

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09.06.22

Romain Dumas sets the fastest lap in No.708 Glickenhaus Hypercar in a two-hour second free practice session on Thursday night at Le Mans.

In the LMGTE Pro category, the No.63 Corvette Racing entry heads the field, while in LMP2 WRT again reigns supreme. In the LMGTE Am class, Matteo Cairoli heads a Porsche 1-2.

Hypercar  

  • Glickenhaus Racing takes the fastest FP2 time as Romain Dumas reels back the years with the best lap of 3m28.900
  • No.7 Toyota GR010 Hybrid Hypercar driven by Kamui Kobayashi sets last-ditch time of 3m29.164s to grab second
  • The No.8 Toyota Gazoo Racing GR010-Hybrid Hypercar places third with Brendon Hartley setting the fastest lap on 3m29.248s
  • Kiwi survives trip across Mulsanne corner gravel midway through session unscathed
  • Second Glickenhaus 007LMH car places fourth as Ryan Briscoe sets the best time in the final stages on a 3m31.461
  • Alpine ELF Team end session fifth in Hypercar as Matthieu Vaxiviere peaks on a 3m32.592s best

LMGTE Pro  

  • Corvette Racing tops second free practice in succession as Nicky Catsburg in No.63 car sets a 3m53.492s lap
  • Porsche GT Team second as Frederic Makowiecki laps just 0.177s off Catsburg’s best in No.91 Porsche 911 RSR-19
  • Corvette Racing 1-3 as No.64 Chevrolet Corvette driven by Alexander Sims stops clocks on 3m53.699s
  • Riley Motorsports Ferrari 488 GTE Evo is fourth as Felipe Fraga laps in a 3m54.019s
  • No.92 Porsche 911 RSR-19 is the fifth heading pair of AF Corse Ferraris with No.52 heading No.51

LMP2   

  • WRT continues to impress in LMP2 as they lead the opposition once more
  • This time it is Rene Rast who heads the times on a best of 3m33.119s
  • Filipe Albuquerque is second in No.22 United Autosports USA Oreca-Gibson, 0.263s off the fastest time 
  • WRT also places third on the leaderboard as Dries Vanthoor sets a late lap of 3m33.399s
  • Cool Racing is fourth with its best lap set so far today as Ricky Taylor peaks on a 3m33.473s
  • Fifth is the Prema Orlen Team entry with Robert Kubica setting the fastest lap for No.9 car on 3m33.559s
  • Realteam by WRT sixth as Norman Nato sets the best tour of 3m33.641s on the final lap of session for sixth place
  • Richard Mille shows strong long-run pace with its best lap of3m33.692s set by Charles Milesi
  • Algarve PRO Racing rounds out the top eight as Williams F1 test driver, Jack Aitken, sets the time and also ensures the car is first in the Pro/Am division

LMGTE Am   

  • No.46 Team Project 1 Porsche leads the LMGTE Am field with Matteo Cairoli flying to a 3m55.786s best
  • No.88 Dempsey Proton Porsche second as Jan Heylen claims a last-ditch lap of 3m55.729s
  • No.98 Northwest AMR Aston Martin Vantage is third with Nicki Thiim again setting the quickest lap
  • Iron Dames Ferrari 488 GTE Evo continues fine form so far as Rahel Frey laps in 3m55.999s for fourth-best time
  • D’Station fifth with Le Mans rookie Charlie Fagg setting a 3m56.035s lap in Aston Martin Vantage