Porsche storms to 1-2-3 in qualifying for Six Hours of Spa


Porsche dominated qualifying for the Six Hours of Spa, recording a 1-2-3 for the second round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship.

Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley took pole in the #17 Porsche 919 Hybrid with a time of 1:54.767.

LMP1 debutants Nick Tandy and Nico Hulkenberg were second in the #19 Porsche, ahead of Marc Lieb and Neel Jani in the German manufacturer’s #18 entry.

The #7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler edged Lucas di Grassi and Loic Duval in the sister #8 machine to take fourth.

Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi rounded out the top six in the #1 Toyota TS040, +2.720s shy of the session topping #17 Porsche.

Sam Bird and Julien Canal secured LMP2 pole for G-Drive Racing with an average best time of 2:07.761, two tenths clear of the #47 KCMG Oreca 05 Nissan of Nicolas Lapierre and Matt Howson.

The #43 Team SARD Morand Morgan driven by Pierre Ragues and Oliver Webb was third.

Aston Martin dominated the LMGTE class, with the #99 and #98 cars taking GTE-Pro and GTE-Am honours.

Richie Stanaway and Fernando Rees beat the #51 AF Corse Ferrari F458 Italia of Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander to top the GTE-Pro class and take their first pole of the season.

Pedro Lamy and Paul Dalla Lana took their second consecutive GTE-Am pole in the #98 Vantage.

Image courtesy of Porsche AG


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