Proton Competion leads GTE in Monza opening practice

The Proton Competition Porsche team was the fastest in the GTE class in the opening European Le Mans Series practice session at Monza.

The #77 Porsche 911 RSR driven by Matteo Cairoli, Joel Camathias and Christian Ried, set the best time in the ninety-minute afternoon session, 1:49.943.

The Larbre Competition-run #50 Corvette C7.R was second quickest in class with a best time of 1:49.970.

The #55 Ferrari 488 GTE from Spirit of Race completed the top-three in GTE. The sister #51 Ferrari 488 GTE was fourth fastest.

The two Aston Martin Vantage GTEs were fifth and sixth, the #99 car from Beechdean AMR ahead of the #90 machine from TF Sport. JMW Motorsport's #66 Ferrari 458 Italia was seventh in class.

Action will resume at Monza on Satursday with a second pracitce session at 09:00, followed by qualifying at 13:15.

Photo: Proton Competition