World Endurance Championship Silverstone Round Up

Lando Norris took 1st place on the podium in Race 1 at Silverstone yesterday. Coming in second was his Carlin team mate Jake Dennis with last years Championship runner up Maximillian Gunther taking 3rd place. A wet start meant the race began under the safety car, the first of three outings throughout the race, with Callum Llott spinning out, then later on Ralf Aaron hitting a tyre stack after crashing into team mate Jake Hughes. Hitech Grand Prix’s Nikita Mazepin also span out earlier in the race. Leaving the rest of the top ten as follows, Joel Eriksson, Joey Mawson, Harrison Newey, Guanyu Zhou, Mick Schumacher, Pedro Piquet and Jehan Daruvala.

 

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On pole in the European Le Mans Series for todays race is Ben Hanley for Dragon Speed racing, with Hugo De Sadeleer for United Autosports in second and Enzo Guibbert of Graff in third place. De Sadeleer’s team mates Sean Rayhall and Wayne Boyd sit in 12th and 13th respectively.

 

Meanwhile in the World Endurance Championships free practice Toyota took the top two slots in the TS050 Hybrid with Kazuki Nakajima setting a best time of 1.28.210, leaving the Porsche LMP Team taking 3rd and 4th. WEC qualifying commences this afternoon.

 

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