With Porsche claiming both the Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ World Endurance Championships, and Ferrari taking home the GT Manufacturer’s title, the 6 Hours of Shanghai presented a race that was not to be missed.
6 Hours of Shanghai
Toyota Gazoo Racing have taken their second victory in a row this morning as the 6 Hours of Shanghai came to an end, but there was nothing they could do to stop Porsche claiming their third consecutive Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ Championships.
For the first time in four races, Toyota Gazoo Racing have taken pole position. Vaillante Rebellion extend their championship campaign with pole for the #31. Aston Martin take double pole in the GTE classes, with the Am #98 now on equal points for the lead of the championship.
Toyota Gazoo Racing remain to have the upper hand on Porsche as they claim a one-two in the second practice session. Vaillante Rebellion continued to top the LMP2 class whilst AF Corse returned back on the pace.
Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard secured Porsche’s second WEC manufacturers title in as many years with a commanding win.
Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley took Porsche’s second pole position of the season in a thrilling shootout at Shanghai International Circuit.
Porsche led Audi during the opening day of free practice in China, ahead of the penultimate round of the 2016 WEC season.