Friday, April 18, 2014

FIA WEC: Audi dominated Porsche and Toyota in FP2 at Silverstone

By Tarek Ramchani

An impressive performance from Audi Sport Team Joest in the second free practice session today at Silverstone. The factory Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars were the fastest overall and dominated the competition.

The #1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro in the hands of Loic Duval, Tom Kristensen and Lucas di Grassi was the fastest outright with a best time of 1.43.134.

The sister #2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro shared by André Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler was second fastest. The 2012 FIA WEC world champions were 0.4s behind their team-mates.

The #7 Toyota TS040 Hybrid from Toyota Racing was third driven by Wurz/Sarrazin/Nakajima. Fourth was the #20 Porsche 919 Hybrid with drivers Webber/Bernhard/Hartley.

Fifth the #8 Toyota of Lapierre/Davidson/Buemi, sixth the #12 Lola Coupe from Rebellion Racing with drivers Prost/Beche/Heidfeld and seventh the #14 Porsche of Dumas/Lieb/Jani.

FP2 full results can be seen here.

Action will resume tomorrow at Silverstone with a third free practice session followed by qualifying.

Photo credit: Audi Media