Ferrari and Toyota on top of WEC 6 Hours of Monza free practice

Ferrari and Toyota on top of WEC 6 Hours of Monza free practice

Free Practice 1

#51 Ferrari AF Corse 499P set the pace in first track action at Monza with a best time of 137.533s  
24 Hours of Le Mans winner Alessandro Pier Guidi was behind the wheel, setting the best time of the session to delight Tifosi on home soil 
Hertz Team JOTA was an impressive early pacesetter at Monza as Yifei Ye lapped the circuit in 1m37.536s to head the field for the majority of the 90-minute session. But Pier Guidi's late time just beats the striking golden Porsche by 0.003s 
#5 Porsche Penske 963 recovered from an early stoppage just after the first chicane as Michael Christensen re-started the car and managed lay down a 1m37.824s best lap to place third overall.  


#41 WRT Oreca-Gibson of Louis Deletraz, Rui Andrade and Robert Kubica claimed the top spot in LMP2 after Kubica managed a 1m40.356 lap. 
WRT placed 1-2 as the #31 Oreca-Gibson was just 0.2s adrift of its sister car in the hands of Ferdinand Habsburg.


Le Mans class winner Inter Europol Competition took third position with Albert Costa continuing strong momentum for the Polish outfit. 
#54 AF Corse Ferrari led the way in the LMGTE Am class to give Ferrari a double cheer as Davide Rigon set the best lap of 1m47.538s 
#60 Iron Lynx entry driven by Matteo Cressoni was second just 0.1s off Rigon's best effort.


Free Practice 2

A 1m36.363s lap by Kamui Kobayashi in the #7 Toyota Gazoo GR010 Hybrid Hypercar saw Toyota head Ferrari in Free Practice 2 at Monza.
Kobayashi's time was just 0.170s ahead of the #50 AF Corse Ferrari 499P as Antonio Fuoco claimed the second-best time.
#8 Toyota GR010 Hybrid Hypercar placed third as Brendon Hartley completes the best lap and ensures that 0.323s covers the leading trio 
Robert Kubica again took the best time in the #41 Team WRT Oreca-Gibson by setting a 1m39.955s best. 


A 1m40.136s by Alberto Costa in the Inter Europol Competition car saw the Le Mans winning car going second, improving by one place from the first session of the event. 


Team WRT again looked strong across its squad as Ferdinand Habsburg managed the best time in the car he shares with Robin Frijns and Sean Gelael.
Alessio Picariello topped the times in LMGTE Am class in #60 Iron Lynx Ferrari 488 GTE Evo with a peak of 1m46.973s. 
The Belgian/Italian driver headed the GR Racing Porsche 911 RSR-19 with Riccardo Pera again setting the time for the British team that took its best-ever result of third at Le Mans last month.
 
 


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