jeudi 19 novembre 2015

Ferrari fastest again in Bahrain second practice session

As was the case in the opening FIA WEC practice session, Ferrari dominated the GTE field in the second session, a night one at Sakhir International Circuit.

The factory supported AF Corse squad scored another 1-2 in GTE-Pro class. Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander were again the quickest in the field. The two factory Ferrari drivers shared the #51 Ferrari 458 GTE and set the fastest time in class with 1:59.402.

The sister #71 Ferrari 458 GTE were second with drivers Davide Rigon and James Calado. Porsche Team Manthey was again third with the #92 Porsche 911 RSR of Patrick Pilet and Frederic Makowiecki.

The top-five in GTE-Pro was completed by two Aston Martin Vantage GTEs. The returning #95 Aston Martin from Young Driver AMR was fourth ahead of the #99 entry.

SMP Racing was the fastest in GTE-Am with the #72 Ferrari 458 GTE driven by Victor Shaytar, Andrea Bertolini and Aleksey Basov. The Dempsey Protn Racing #77 Porsche 911 RSR was second. Third place in GTE-Am class went to the Larbre Competition #50 Corvette C7.R.

FIA WEC action will resume in Bahrain tomorrow with the third practice session and qualifying.