The no1 Riot Racing R13-Gibson persisted to lead from the front and within the arms of Norman Nato and Gustavo Menezes took pole do for the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, Round 6 of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship.
The American-French duo posted an average lap time of 1m59.577, with Menezes securing the quickest single lap of the session with a 1m59.342. The Riot crew executed 0.840 sooner than the no8 Toyota TS050-Hyrbid of Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley, with the Jap driver the indubitably other competitor to post a 1m59 lap time.
The no7 Toyota was third 1.493s within the wait on of the pole time and the no4 Bykolles Racing Workforce Enso was fourth with a 2m01.907 average lap.
In LMGTE Pro the no92 Porsche GT Workforce Porsche 911 RSR-19 of reigning champions Michael Christensen and Kevin Estre gave the impression to have secured the pole do for tomorrow’s bustle in Belgium but Estre had a lap deleted as a result of going previous be conscious limits and this handed the pole do to the no97 Aston Martin Racing Vantage of Belgium’s Maxime Martin and his British teammate Alex Lynn.
The two Aston Martin’s will own the live two slots on the LMGTE Pro grid with the no95 Vantage of Nicki Thiim and Marco Sorensen posting an average lap of 2m14.643, precise 0.008s within the wait on of their teammates and zero.280s sooner than the no91 Porsche of Gianmaria Bruni and Richard Lietz. The no71 AF Corse Ferrari was fourth quickest, precise sooner than the no51 sister car, with the no92 Porsche wait on in 6th on the class grid for the bustle.
The LMP2 class pole was secured by the no22 United Autosports Oreca 07-Gibson of British duo Paul Di Resta and Phil Hanson after a 20 minute battle with diverse vehicles led by the no38 Jota Oreca of Anthony Davidson and Roberto Gonzalez and the no42 Chilly Racing Oreca of Antonin Borga and Nico Lapierre.
Di Resta and Hanson posted a 2m02.148, which was a large 1.549 seconds sooner than the no38 Oreca, with the Chilly racing machine almost three tenths within the wait on of the Jota walk car.
Porsche dominated the LMGTE Am qualifying with the German producer taking the live three locations on tomorrows grid. The no77 Dempsey-Proton Racing 911 secured its first pole of the season within the arms of Matt Campbell and Christian Ried with an average time of 2m16.519, precise 0.130s sooner than the no56 Workforce Project 1 Porsche of Egidio Perfetti and Matteo Cairoli, with the no57 Workforce Project 1 Porsche in third, half of a 2nd within the wait on of tehir teammates.
The Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps will occur at 13h30 tomorrow, with 20-minutes for LMGTE and 20-minutes for the LMP competitors.