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WEC – Qualifying 1: Toyota and Ford Out in Entrance – NEWPAPER24

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2019-06-13 07:08:00

Within the first of the three qualifying classes forward of the 87th version of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the no7 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 Hybrid was on provisional pole place on the finish of the two hour session at nighttime.  This was regardless of a collision on the last nook with the no31 Dragonspeed Oreca, which was rejoining the observe proper in entrance of the no7 Toyota.  The ensuing contact broken each vehicles with each heading again to the pits for repairs.

Kamui Kobayashi set a lap time of 3m17.161 within the no7 Toyota previous to the collision, which was ok to fend off a decided problem from the no17 SMP Racing BR1-AER, which completed the session simply 0.472s behind the lead Toyota.

 

The no67 Ford Chip Ganassi Crew UK Ford GT of Harry Tincknell set the quickest time within the LMGTE Professional class, with the British driver’s time of 3m49.530 simply 0.028s quickest than the no93 Porsche 911 RSR and 0.5 seconds forward of the no97 Aston Martin Racing Vantage.

 

The no31 Dragonspeed Oreca was the quickest of the massive LMP2 entry, regardless of the crash with the no7 Toyota.  Pastor Maldonado’s time of 3m26.806 was only a tenth of a second forward of the no36 Signatech Alpine Matmut A470, with the no22 United Autosports Ligier third quickest in 3m27.338.

 

The no88 Dempsey Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR was the quickest automotive within the LMGTE Am class with Matteo Cairoli setting a 3m52.464 lap.  It was a Porsche 1-2-Three with the Italian’s lap 0.Three seconds forward of the category championship main automotive the no56 Crew Venture 1 Porsche, with the no77 Porsche 911 in third spot one second behind the lead automotive.

 

The second and third qualifying classes will happen on Thursday night beginning at 19h00, with the quickest automotive within the three classes claiming the coveted pole place for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, spherical eight of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship.

 

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World RX – Gronholm makes rapide return – NEWPAPER24

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2019-06-15 17:25:00


World RX of Norway – Q1 

Finland’s Gronholm missed the Belgian and UK rounds of World RX with sickness however bounced again at Hell RX with a race win in Q1 Race three and the quickest time with the GRX Hyundai i20 Supercar.

House hero Andreas Bakkerud received Q1 Race 2 in entrance of Gronholm’s GRX crew mate Timur Timerzyanov, the pair setting second and third quickest instances, however World RX Drivers’ Championship chief Timmy Hansen misplaced time when he was hit by Crew STARD’s Janis Baumanis within the first nook of Race 4, then needed to keep away from the stricken Renault Clio RS RX of GCK Academy’s Guillaume De Ridder within the joker lap part on lap 4.

Crew Hansen MJP’s Hansen was P4 in Q1, and in a powerful debut for ESmotorsport Labas-GAS, Netherland’s Kevin Abbring was P5 general within the Skoda Fabia.

Germany’s Timo Scheider used intelligent joker lap ways in Q1 Race 1 with the ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport Seat Ibiza by taking the joker lap from the pole and forcing GC Kompetition’s Anton Marklund and Hansen MJP’s Kevin Hansen vast. On his debut for GCK Academy, Rokas Baciuska was P7 in Q1.

Within the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Supercar it was Sweden’s Thomas Bryntesson who was quickest in Q1 and Norway’s Ben-Philip Gundersen was quickest within the RX2 Worldwide Collection.



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WEC: 7 Hours of Racing Full – NEWPAPER24

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2019-06-15 23:04:00

As day turned to nighttime the race had moved away from the circuit and on a dry monitor the drivers continued to race in opposition to their class rivals and in opposition to the clock.

LMP1
A couple of minutes after a outstanding overtaking the #11 BR Engineering BR1 of Mikhail Aleshin within the Porsche curves, Thomas Laurent dedicated a braking error on the wheel of the #three Insurrection R13 within the second Mulsanne chicane, inflicting deployment of the security automobile. The Russian automobile returned to its storage with a chunk of the Insurrection on it, and the French driver began off once more after 5 minutes within the storage.

The #eight Toyota TS050 Hybrid pushed by Kazuki Nakajima took the lead from its #7 sister automobile throughout a neutralisation, however the Japanese driver did not maintain it lengthy due to José María López’s overtaking manoeuvre within the Mulsanne Straight. Sergey Sirotkin took benefit of his fellow countryman and teammate’s misfortune to slide into third place within the SMP Racing’s #17 BR Engineering BR1.

LMP2
Roman Rusinov held the lead within the class for fairly a while on the wheel of G-Drive Racing’s #26 Aurus, however a powerful transfer by André Negraõ within the Mulsanne Straight allowed Signatech Alpine Matmut’s #36 to slide into first place.

Third place was snatched by Jackie Chan DC Racing’s #38 ORECA after the #37 sister automobile and United Autosport’s #22 Ligier incurred a drive via penalty for overtaking the security automobile on the monitor.

LMGTE Professional
After an thrillng two hours of racing on this class, the largest takeaway is the retirement for the #64 Chevrolet Corvette after an incident. Contact was made with Dempsey-Proton Racing’s #88 Porsche within the Porsche curve, and Marcel Fässler was unable to keep away from the wall. The automobile was too broken to proceed, so just one Corvette stays within the race for victory.

Three security automobiles have been deployed on the monitor between 20:00 and 22:00, reducing the sector within the class in two. The primary pack was led by Porsche GT Crew’s #92 Porsche 911 RSR adopted by AF Corse’s #51 Ferrari 488 GTE and Corvette Racing’s #63 Corvette. The highest eight have been inside about 12 seconds. Then the second pack was led by Porsche GT Crew’s #94 Porsche 911 RSR.

LMGTE Am
The one Ford GT within the class (Keating Motorsports’ #85) held the lead, however shut on its heels was JMW Motorsport’s #84 Ferrari 488 GTE, Crew Challenge 1’s #56 Porsche 911 RSR and TF Sport’s #90 Aston Martin Vantage!

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WEC: 24 Hours of Le Mans after 5 Hours – NEWPAPER24

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2019-06-15 20:04:00

The 87th Version of the 24 Hours of Le Mans began beneath gray skies however on a dry monitor.  After six hours of racing it was the 2 Toyotas that held the highest two spots.  Rain did arrive later within the race, with a light-weight bathe offering the opponents with some tough situations.

 

LMP1
Kamui Kobayashi within the #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid nonetheless held the lead forward of teammate Fernando Alonso driving the #8, each greater than two hours into their stints. The 2 Japanese prototypes have been trailed by SMP Racing’s #11 and #17 BR Engineering BR1s and Rebel Racing’s #three Rebel R-One, positions altering between the three in perform of refuellings.

LMP2
The #36 Alpine A470 pushed by Pierre Thiriet misplaced the lead within the Mulsanne Straight after an overtaking by Job van Uitert on the wheel of G-Drive Racing’s #26 Aurus. Regardless of a driver change throughout the subsequent refuelling, the Russian crew saved its benefit on its French rival. Jackie Chan DC Racing’s #37 ORECA trailed a brief distance behind, forward of DragonSpeed’s #31 ORECA.

LMGTE Professional
The battle raged on on this class with the 4 lead vehicles all in three seconds! After the newest refuellings, the #92 Porsche 911 RSR pushed by Laurens Vanthoor held the lead forward of the #51 Ferrari 488 GTE of Daniel Serra, the #63 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R and the #93 Porsche 911 RSR of Earl Bamber. Trailing at 20 seconds have been the #69 and #67 Ford GTs pushed by Scott Dixon and Andy Priaulx, respectively.

LMGTE Am
Three vehicles continued to battle for the lead: Keating Motorsports’ #85 Ford GT pushed by Felipe Fraga, Dempsey-Proton Racing’s #77 Porsche 911 RSR and JMW Motorsport’s #84 Ferrari 488 GTE of Wei Lu at just a little greater than 30 seconds. The #98 Aston Martin Vantage pushed by Paul Dalla Lana had an incident however was capable of return to the monitor, and on the finish of the fifth hour, there was an incident for Spirit Of Race’s #54 Ferrari 488 GTE of Francesco Castellacci that triggered a neutralisation beneath a Full Course Yellow.

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