mardi 22 mars 2016
JMW Motorsport fastest in ELMS second test session at Paul Ricard
As was the case in the opening European Le Mans Series test session at the Paul Ricard, a Ferrari car was the fastest in the demanding LM GTE class.
The JMW Motorsport run #66 Ferrari 458 Italia was the quickest the single GT class of the ELMS. The car shared by Robert Smith, Rory Butcher and Andrea Bertolini set the best time of 1:57.622.
AT Racing was second fastest in GTE with the #56 Ferrari 458 Italia driven by Alexander Talkanitsa Sr, Alexander Talkanitsa Jr and Ferrari sepcialist Alessandro Pier Guidi. They set a best time of 1:57.740.
The top-three in GTE class was completed by the lone Porsche of the field, the #77 911 RSR from Proton Competition in the hands of Marco Seefried Renger van der Zande and Mike Hedlund.
AF Corse was fourth and fifth fastest with the #51 Ferrari 458 Italia and the sister #55 machine. Defending GTE champions from Formula Racing were sixth fastest with the #60 Ferrari 458 Italia.
Aston Martin Racing was seventh quickest with the #99 Aston Martin Vantage GTE entered by Beechdean AMR.
Paul Rircard Second Session Results
The official European Le Mans Series test days will conclude tomorrow. Teams and drivers will take part to two additional test sessions.