Spa FP1: Fuoco fastest for Ferrari; LMGT3 category headed by TF Sport Corvette
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Spa FP1: Fuoco fastest for Ferrari; LMGT3 category headed by TF Sport Corvette

Ferrari AF Corse place one-two in first track running at the TotalEnergies 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps, round three of FIA WEC.

Session held in perfect dry and sunny conditions as drivers find initial range of performance in 90-minute session


·      Antonio Fuoco peaks with a best lap of 2m05.690s in No.50 Ferrari AF Corse 499P as he heads the sister No.51 machine which sets a best of 2m06.831s with Antonio Giovinazzi at the wheel

·      The Lamborghini Iron Lynx SC63 Hypercar takes encouraging third place with a best time set by Daniil Kvyat on a 2m06.998

·      Fellow new WEC manufacturer for 2024 Alpine place fourth with the No.36 Alpine A424 Hypercar driven by Nicolas Lapierre achieving the lap time of 2m07.020s

·      No.83 AF Corse Ferrari 499P ends session in fifth place as Yifei Ye posts time of 2m07.087s. That time just shades the  quickest Porsche 963 of Proton Competition’s Neel Jani

·      Porsche Penske are seventh and eighth with the No.6 963 heading the No.5 car, as Frederic Makowiecki and Laurens Vanthoor set best times

·      Fastest Peugeot is ninth with Nico Mueller claiming best time in car he shares with just Mikkel Jensen as teammate this weekend as Stoffel Vandoorne is racing elsewhere

·      No.35 Alpine completes the top 10 with Paul-Loup Chatin setting the lap for Les Bleues

·      The fastest Toyota Hypercar is just 11th with the No.8 heading the No.20 BMW and the No.2 Cadillac


·      TF Sport top the times in the LMGT3 category as Daniel Juncadella turns a best lap of 2m20.885s in the yellow and black Corvette he shares with Hiroshi Koizumi and Sebastien Baud

·      No.54 Vista AF Corse Ferrari 296 LMGT3 is second in the hands of Davide Rigon who laps just 0.3s shy of Juncadella’s best effort

·      Heart of Racing Aston Martin Vantage sits third as Daniel Mancinelli sets quickest lap on a 2m21.387 best

·      Iron Dames start strongly after shaking off disappointing Imola race as Michelle Gatting claims fourth best time in Lamborghini Huracan

·      Fifth is the No.46 Team WRT BMW M4 LMGT3 as home hero Maxime Martin laps just 0.054s off Gatting’s fourth place time

·      Rounding out the top six is No.59 United Autosports McLaren making it six different manufacturers in the top six. Gregoire Saucy sets the best time but also causes a 5-minute stop/go penalty for crossing the pit lane entry white line

·      Session has just one brief full course yellow for debris on track.

FP2 scheduled to begin at 17.30 local time this afternoon

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