WEC - Toyota and Ford Still On Top at Silverstone after FP2


Jose Maria Lopez sets the fastest lap of the day with a 1m38.536s lap in the no7 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 HYBRID. The former World Touring Car Champion shaved 1.4s from the FP1 best earlier in the day, 1.357s ahead of the no8 Toyota.

SMP Racing showed improved pace as Egor Orudzhev sets 1m40.179s lap to go P3 in the no17 BR01-AER, with the no3 Rebellion fourth, just ahead of the Vitaly Petrov driven no11 SMP Racing BR1-AER.  Rebellion’s Bruno Senna will miss rest of weekend after sustaining an ankle injury in FP1 accident at Copse Corner.

British driver Harry Tincknell finished on top in the LMGTE Pro in no67 Ford GT with a fastest time of 1m56.898s with the no97 Aston Martin driven by Alex Lynn just 0.12s behind.  The no66 Spa winning Ford GT of Mucke and Pla is fourth, while Marco Sorensen is fifth in no95 Aston Martin.

Young French talent Gabriel Aubry heads LMP2 for Jackie Chan DC Racing with a best lap of 1m45.311, while the championship leading Signatech Alpine entry places second ahead of TDS Racing ORECA.

Matteo Cairoli once again sets the pace in LMGTE Am with a 1m59.105s best in No.88 Dempsey Proton Porsche, the young Italian eclipsing Pedro Lamy’s 1m59.378s lap set earlier in session in the no98 Aston Martin Vantage.

The third Free Practice session is scheduled for 09h00 on Saturday morning.

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