Team release: Ferrari retain LMGTE championship lead
Giancarlo Fisichella and Gianmaria Bruni keep the top in the GTE Pro Drivers classification (108 points); Ferrari remains in the first position in the GT Manufacturers' standing (193 points) and AF Corse continues to head the GTE Pro team classification (108 points).
This is the outcome to the Fuji 6 hours - the sixth round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship – stopped, after 3 hours and 46 minutes with safety car entrance, due to worsening weather conditions and deteriorating light.
GTE Pro – At the end of the Japanese round, Bruni and Fisichella in their AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #51 finished 2nd in the category behind the #97 Aston Martin. Kamui Kobayashi and Toni Vilander were 5th in the Ferrari #71; the Japanese and the Finn are now 5th in the GTE Pro Drivers standing on 73 points.
GTE Am – Jack Gerber, Marco Cioci and Matt Griffin finished in 7th spot in their AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #61; in the GTE Am Drivers Championship, the trio – third in the last Le Mans 24 hours – has the 9th position on 45 points.
Enzo Potolicchio, Rui Aguas and Davide Rigon, in the 8 Star Motorsports Ferrari 458 Italia #81 - managed by AF Corse – were 4th at the end of the Fuji race. In the GTE Am Drivers classification, Potolicchio and Aguas are 3rd on 85 points (Rigon did not race every race); 8 Star Motorsport is 3rd in the GTE Am Team Championship (93 points).
From AF Corse press release
Photo: OYAMA-CHO (SHINOZUKA PREFECTURE, JAPAN), FUJI INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY, 6 HOURS OF FUJI, SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER 2013, RACE.