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WEC - Toyota 1-2 in Second Free Practice at Silverstone

14.04.17

WEC - 2017 6 Hours of Silverstone - FP2

WEC, 6 Hours of Silverstone, FIA, Motorsport, Endurance

The times continued to tumble at Silverstone as the no8 Toyota TS050 of Kazuki Nakajima shaved nearly two seconds off of his best time in the earlier session, the Swiss driver posting a 1m38.210.  The time was 0.2 seconds ahead of the no7 Toyota with Kamui Kobayashi setting the quickest time. The two Porsche 919s were 2.2 seconds off the pace in Free Practice 2.

WEC, 6 Hours of Silverstone, FIA, Motorsport, Endurance

Porsche did top the times in both GTE classes. In LMGTE Pro Kevin Estre topped the category times with a 1m57.765, with Aston Martin second and third in class as no97 is just 0.024s quicker than no95 Vantage.  In the AM class it was Ben Barker in the Gulf Racing 911 with the best time as the British driver lapping 0.4s faster than Francesco Castellacci in Spirit of Race Ferrari 488 GTR with a 1m59.991 compared to the Italian’s 2m00.380.

Alex Lynn set the fastest ever WEC LMP2 time at Silverstone in the no26 G-Drive Racing ORECA-Gibson with a 1m44.874s, just 0.1s ahead of Signatech Alpine’s Nicolas Lapierre and the no13 Vaillante Rebellion Oreca of Mathias Beche.

The third and final Free Practice session ahead of the 6 Hours of Silverstone will take place tomorrow morning at 09h40 BST / 10h40 CET.