dimanche 6 septembre 2015

AT Racing Ferrari takes LM GTE pole position at Paul Ricard

The LM GTE qualifying session was very fought at the Paul Ricard Circuit in France. In the end it was a 1-2-3 Ferrari 458 Italia in European Le Mans Series' premier GT class.

AT Racing will start from pole position in today's 4-hour event. The #56 Ferrari 458 Italia is driven by Alexander Talkanitsa, Alexander Talkanitsa Jr and Alessandro Pier Guidi. The latter qualified the car and set the fastest time in the session with 1:56.150.

Second place went to the #51 Ferrari 458 Italia from AF Corse. Another Ferrari  completed the top-three, the #60 458 Italia from Formula Racing.

Best of the Porsches was the #86 911 RSR from Gulf Racing UK, fourth fastest. Then the #66 Ferrari from JMW Motorsport in fifth, the #55 Ferrari from AF Corse in sixth and the #88 Porsche from Proton Competition in seventh.

A harder qualifying session for the lone BMW Z4 GTE. The #52 car from BMW Team Marc VDS was eighth fastest and last within the LM GTE class.

Photo: European Le Mans Series