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Buemi puts Toyota on top on final test day – Motorsports

Sebastien Buemi posted his 2:04:669 on the watch of the 3-hour prologue session in the # 8 Toyota GR010 Hybrid Le Mans Hypercar on Tuesday afternoon with 30 minutes remaining.

With less than a tenth improvement over the previous Toyota vest set by Jose Maria Lopez in her sister car on Tuesday morning, he stood right in front of the United Autosport ORECA-Gibson 07 Philippeal Bukerk. ..

However, Buemi’s lap was 2: 04.168 from Tuesday morning’s session, still 0.5 seconds down at the fastest time of two days set by Nick de Vries with G-Drive Racing’s fastest ORECAP2. ..

Albuquerque seemed to beat the time at 2: 04.874 in one-third of the four prologue sessions, up to an improvement from Toyota in Buemi’s hands.

The Portuguese driver’s Tuesday afternoon lap was six-tenths shy in the morning test, finishing second in the total time of the two days at 2: 04.284.

Previously racing as the Rebellion R-13, his grandfather Alpine Gibson A480 finished third in the final test period.

Vaxiviere set 2 minutes 05 seconds 339. This was nearly three-tenths slower than it managed on Monday afternoon.

# 36 Alpine Elf Matomut Alpine 480 Gibson: Andre Negrao, Nicolas Lapierre, Matthew Vaxiviere

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Kamui Kobayashi finished fourth on Toyota’s second timesheet, completing 77 laps in a day, after managing only one proper time lap on Monday due to hydropower and electronics issues. ..

Gabriel Aubry finished fifth in PR1 / Matthias Oreca with a time of 2: 05.958. This is two tenths faster than Ferdinand Hapsburg, the sixth-placed WRT driver.

Porsche maintained the top of the era with GTE Pro, but this time the # 91 car became the top.

Richard Lietz led the class at 2: 14.244 on the Porsche 911 RSR run by Muncie. As a result, the fastest AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE Vos reduced James Calado’s 2: 14.313 to less than one-tenth.

Riets’ time was down more than a second from Tuesday morning at 2: 12.916 at Kevin Estre. It stood as the fastest GTE pro lap in the test.

Miguel Molina was third in the second AF Corse Ferrari, but Estre was only fourth in class after the fastest in the opening three sessions.

The ranking at GTE Am on Tuesday afternoon was led by Dylan Pereira. Dylan Pereira put a 2: 14.969 on the TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage GTE.

The WEC Spa 6 Hours will begin on Saturday, May 1st at 1:30 pm (CET) and will be practiced and qualifying on Thursday and Friday.All sessions of the event will be streamed live Motorsport.tv..

– Motorsports

Buemi puts Toyota on top on final test day

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