6 Hours of Fuji: The headlines from Free Practice 2 at Fuji
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13.10.2017 - 10h27

6 Hours of Fuji: The headlines from Free Practice 2 at Fuji

Jose-Maria Lopez of Toyota Gazoo Racing set the best time in a rain shortened FP2 session at Fuji this afternoon.

  • Jose-Maria Lopez set the best time in a rain shortened FP2 session at Fuji this afternoon
  • The Toyota Gazoo Racing driver set a best time of 1m39.202s in the N0.7 Toyota TS 050 HYBRID
  • No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid places second 1.3s off Lopez’s best time
  • No.8 Toyota TS 050 of Kazuki Nakajima is third
  • Championship-leading No.2 Porsche 919 Hybrid is fourth fastest
  • The session was red flagged after 22 minutes as Vitaly Petrov crashed his CEFC Manor TRS Racing LMP2 car
  • With rain increasing in intensity the session does not resume after red flag
  • LMP2 sees Thomas Laurent emerge fastest in No.38 Jackie Chan DC Racing entry.
  • Young Frenchman sets best time of 1m47.437s to head Bruno Senna in No.31 Vaillante Rebellion Oreca-Gibson 
  • Petrov sets third fastest time before his incident which damages the rear of his car

  • Olivier Pla is quickest in LMGTE Pro on 1m52.658s in the No.66 Ford GT
  • Pla heads Porsche 911 RSR duo with No.91 leading No.92
  • Home racer Keita Sawa leads LMGTE Am for Clearwater Racing as he laps at 1m53.381s in Singapore entered Ferrari 
  • Sawa leads Spirit of Race Ferrari which Francesco Castellacci sets a best lap of 1m53.407s
  • Third and final Free Practice session before qualifying scheduled for 11.20 local time on Saturday morning
Sam SMITH