AT Racing leads GTE in Paul Ricard opening practice



Ferrari drivers Alessandro Pier Gudi, Alexander Talkanitsa Sr, Alexander Talkanitsa Jr were the fastest in the opening European Le Mans Series practice session at the Paul Ricard circuit. At the wheel of the #56 Ferrari 458 Italia, they set the best time in class with 1:58.080 and covered a total of 38 laps.

Andrew Howard, Darren Turner and Alex Macdowall were second fastest with the #99 Aston Martin Vantage GTE from Beechdean AMR with a best time of 1:58.107.

The top-three in GTE was completed by Rui Aguas, Marco Cioci and Piergiuseppe Perazzini driving the AF Corse run #51 Ferrari 458 Italia.

The AF Corse #55 Ferrari 458 Italia was fourth. The Proton Competition #77 Porsche 911 RSR was fifth. The JMW Motorsport #66 Ferrari 458 Italia was sixth. The Formula Racing #60 Ferrari 458 Italia. The Proton Competition #88 Porsche 911 RSR was eigth.

Paul Ricard First Pracitce Results

Action will resume on Saturday at the Paul Ricard with the second practice session followed by the 10-minute qualifying one.

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