FIA WEC - 6h of Spa Francorchamps

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For follow the second race of this season FIA WEC (World Endurance Championship) we have been in long weekend 5/7 May in Spa Francorchamps. After 2 days with 3 sessions free practice, when teams test new settings solution, and the qualify, in the warm Saturday afternoon, in a racetrack full of fans, at 14:30 start a 6 hours of thrilling race in this amazing circuit, where after battles and action between the 34 cars with some hard overtakes already from start lap when SMP Racing BR-01 n°37 was punched and loose more than 10 laps for fix and came back on track after few laps again punched from Toyota TS050 Hybrid n°6 (that got for this penalty) and loose other time in pit for fix, 2 dramatic incident without consequence for drivers of Aston Martin Vantage V8 n°95 and Ford GT n°66, technical engine problem for the booth Toyota TS050 n°5 and n°6, Porsche 919 hybrid system fault, Alpine A460 n°35 engine issue and at only few minutes from the end problem also for the AF Corse Ferrari n°51 that was leading his category retired for engine trouble, arrived the checkered flag at 20:30.

In LM-P1 class has won the Audi Sport Team Joest with Audi R18 e-tron quattro n°8 (Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis) followed by the Porsche Team with Porsche 919 Hybrid n°2 (Dumas/Jani/Lieb) and Rebellion Racing with Rebellion R-One AER n°13 (Tuscher/Kraihamer/Imperatori), in LM-P2 class has won the Signatech Alpine with Alpine A460 – Nissan n°36 (Menezes/Lapierre/Richelmi) followed by the Extreme Speed Motorsports with Ligier JS P2 n°31 (Dalziel/Derani/Cumming) and Manor with Oreca 05 Nissan n°45 (Rao/Bradley/Merhi), in LM GTE-PRO class has won the AF Corse with Ferrari 488 GTE n°71 (Rigon/Bird) followed by the Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK with Ford GT n°67 (Franchitti/Prialux/Tincknell) and Aston Martin Racing with Aston Martin Vantage V8 n°97 (Stanaway/Rees/Adam), in LM GTE-AM class has won the Aston Martin Racing with Aston Martin Vantage V8 n°98 (Dalla Lana/Lamy/Lauda) followed by the AF Corse with Ferrari F458 Italia n°83 (Perrodo/Collard/Aguas) and Larbre Competition with Chevrolet Corvette C7-Z06 n°50 (Yamagishi/Ragues/Ruberti).

The following photos were taken during the weekend of 6 hours of Spa Francorchamps, which was held at the famous circuit on 5-6-7 May 2016.

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