Keeping up a trend they have had since the 6 Hours of Silverstone in August, Ginetta have once again taken their sole LMP1 car off the entry list for next month’s 6 Hours of Shanghai.
It has been nearly two months since the FIA World Endurance Championship has battled it out on the asphalt, but returning to Toyota Gazoo Racing’s home track, the 34 strong grid are ready to go racing again.
The French outfit Larbre Competition reflect on their successful Le Mans test last weekend.
Toyota Gazoo Racing and Ford Chip Ganassi Racing locked out the front row of their respective classes, whilst Signatech Alpine and Dempsey-Proton Racing claimed pole in LMP2 and GTE Am.
37 cars will take to the 7.004km track this weekend for the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship 2018-19 ‘Super Season’.
After Dunlop supplied tyres to all LMP2 entries in 2017, Michelin will return for the 2018-19 superseason with at least two, potentially three entries.
Larbre Competition will return to the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2018/19 in the LMP2 class.
The #8 Toyota took the lead after the first round of the pitstops thanks to mistake from Buemi’s teammate in the #7 Toyota.
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In the final 45 minute session before the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans gets underway, Toyota #8 has topped the timing board.
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The #50 Larbre Competition entry will lead the GTE Am field to the green flag on Saturday after Fernando Rees set the fastest lap during qualifying.
Fernando Rees led his Labre Competition’s sole Chevrolet Corvette to GTE Am pole, setting the benchmark early in the session.
Aston Martin take their first GTE Pro Pole in more than a year, while Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing claim Pole in the GTE Am class at the Nürburgring.
Porsche showed their two cars are absolute beasts as they locked out the front row for the FIA WEC Six Hours of Fuji with the two Audis unable to match their pace
Wayne Taylor Racing and Larbre Competition are looking to form a joint effort in order to enter the LMGTE Pro class of the FIA World Endurance Championship with a Corvette C7R in 2016.