IMG_8000Audi took the top two LMP1 spots at the end of Free Practice 2 Friday afternoon. The #1 R18 e-tron quattro of Di-Grassi, Duval & Kristensen took top spot with a time of 1:43.134 which was also the fastest time of the day.

The #2 Audi R18 of Fassler, Lotterer & Treullier finished the session exactly four hundredth’s of a second behind it’s sister car with a time of 1:43.534.

IMG_8154The #7 Toyota Racing TS040 Hybrid of Wurtz, Sarazin & Nakajima finished out the top spots with a time of 1:44.097.

After setting the fastest time this morning with teh #14 car, Porsche had to settle for Bernhard, Webber & Hartly bringing in the #20 919 Hybrid for 4th spot with a time of 1:45.01 with the #14 car languishing down in 7th place with a 1:45.583, 2 seconds slower than the morning time.

IMG_8107In the GTE class, local favourites Aston Martin, celebrating their 10th aniversary, struggled with speed against the Porsche challengers with the fastest time being set by the #97 V8 Vantage of Turner & Mucke at 2:01.788 to end the day 20th – the other three cars taking the next three spots behind them.