Toyota takes first pole of Season 8; LMGTE Pro 1-2 for Ferrari
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Toyota takes first pole of Season 8; LMGTE Pro 1-2 for Ferrari

Toyota sweep to 1-2 lock-out as No.7 Toyota Gazoo Racing car driven by Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi combine to set average of 1m36.015s.

Read the main headlines from qualifying below:

•    Kobayashi sets fastest lap of weekend so far with a time of 1m35.992s
•    No.8 Toyota of Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima start second with average time 0.3s behind pole sitters
•    No.1 Rebellion Racing entry driven by Bruno Senna and Gustavo Menezes place third ahead of sister No.3 R13-Gibson of Berthon and Derani
•    British constructor Ginetta will line-up fifth and sixth for WEC debut outside of Le Mans with Team LNT cars
•    In LMGTE Pro the AF Corse team take 1-2 as No.51 Ferrari 488 GTE Evo takes the pole 

•    Alessandro Pier Guidi takes overall best lap time of 1m54.019s as he combines with team-mate James Calado to set unbeatable average of 1m54.171
•    No.71 Ferrari of Davide Rigon and Miguel Molina joins stablemates on front row as their average of 1m54.302 is just 0.131s behind
•    Third in class is the No.97 Aston Martin of Alex Lynn and Maxime Martin ahead of No.91 Porsche of Richard Lietz and Gianmaria Bruni which is classified fourth
•    Session red flagged with ten minutes remaining after Bruni scatters debris on Hangar Straight after earlier spin in No.91 Porsche 911 RSR
•    LMP2 sees Racing Team Nederland take first WEC pole position as Giedo Van Der Garde and Job van Uitert set an average of 1m40.948s with Van Uitert taking overall quickest lap of 1m40.850s

•    Dutch team 0.7 ahead of rivals
•    Second in LMP2 is the United Autosports Oreca-Gibson qualified by Paul di Resta and Phil Hanson
•    Third in LMP2 will start No.37 Jackie Chan DC Racing car qualified by will Stevens and Gabriel Aubry
•    TF Sport rule in LMGTE Am as Charlie Eastwood and Salih Yoluc combine to set average of 1m56.034s. Eastwood stars by taking overall class fastest lap of 1m55.277s

•    The Aston Martin duo are 0.2s clear of the category opposition which is led by No.56 Team Project 1 Porsche driven by Egidio Perfetti and Matteo Cairoli
•    Third is No.98 Aston Martin Racing and fourth No.83 AF Corse Ferrari

Tomorrow's WEC 4 Hours of Silverstone will start at 12h00 local time.