Aston Martin Racing dominates GTE-Pro in COTA third practice


Aston Martin Racing has dominated the third and final FIA WEC practice session at Austin with a perfect 1-2 for the works Vantage GTEs in GTE-Pro.

Fastest in class were Nicki Thiim and Marco Sørensen at the wheel of the #95 Aston Martin Vantage GTE. The Young Driver AMR drivers set the quickest time of 2:03.368.

Their team-mates Darrern Turner and Fernando Rees were second fastest sharing the sister #97 Aston Martin Vantage GTE.

AF Corse's James Calado and Gianmaria Bruni completed the top-three in GTE-Pro with the #51 Ferrari 488 GTE.


In GTE-Am, the Abu Dhabi Proton Racing #88 Porsche 911 RSR was the fastest with drivers Khaled Al Qubaisi, David Heinemeier Hansson and Kevin Estre. Their best time was 2:06.038.

The Aston Martin Racing #98 Aston Martin Vantage GTE was second fastest. The Larbre Competition #50 Corvette C7.R was third quickest.

COTA WEC Third Practice Results

The qualifying session is coming up next.

Photos: Aston Martin / Porsche