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2012 6 Hours of Donington

The 2012 6 Hours of Donington was an auto race held at the Donington Park Circuit, Leicestershire, United Kingdom on 13–15 July 2012. It was the second round of the 2012 European Le Mans Series season, and the first time that the European Le Mans Series held the 6 Hours of Donington since 2006. The race was won by Olivier Pla, Demitri Enjalbert, and Bertrand Baguette driving for OAK Racing in a Morgan-Nissan.

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying resultEdit

Pole position in each class are marked in bold.

Pos Class Team Driver Lap Time Grid
1 LMP2 No. 24 OAK Racing Matthieu Lahaye 1:20.921 1
2 LMP2 No. 46 Thiriet by TDS Racing Mathias Beche 1:21.063 2
3 LMP2 No. 38 Jota Sam Hancock 1:21.192 3
4 LMP2 No. 35 OAK Racing Olivier Pla 1:21.226 4
5 LMP2 No. 1 Greaves Motorsport Tom Kimber-Smith 1:21.238 5
6 LMP2 No. 17 Status GP Alexander Sims 1:21.293 6
7 LMP2 No. 19 Sébastien Loeb Racing Stéphane Sarrazin 1:21.539 7
8 LMP2 No. 18 Murphy Prototypes Jody Firth 1:21.971 8
9 LMP2 No. 10 Pecom Racing Soheil Ayari 1:22.879 9
10 LMPC No. 40 Boutsen Ginion Racing Thomas Dagoneau 1:28.737 10
11 LMGTE Pro No. 66 JMW Racing Jonny Cocker 1:29.328 13
12 LMGTE Am No. 60 AF Corse Marco Cioci 1:29.733 11
13 LMGTE Am No. 67 IMSA Performance Matmut Nicolas Armindo 1:30.183 12
[1]

Note: The No. 66 JMW Ferrari was moved to the back of the starting grid for substituting a driver after the qualifying session.

RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP2 35   OAK Racing   Olivier Pla
  Dimitri Enjalbert
  Bertrand Baguette
Morgan LMP2 D 251
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
2 LMP2 46   Thiriet by TDS Racing   Pierre Thiriet
  Mathias Beche
Oreca 03 D 251
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
3 LMP2 18   Murphy Prototypes   Warren Hughes
  Jody Firth
  Brendon Hartley
MG-Oreca 03 D 251
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
4 LMP2 19   Sébastien Loeb Racing   Nicolas Marroc
  Stéphane Sarrazin
  Nicolas Minassian
Oreca 03 D 250
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
5 LMP2 10   Pecom Racing   Luís Pérez Companc
  Pierre Kaffer
  Soheil Ayari
Oreca 03 D 246
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
6 LMP2 24   OAK Racing   Matthieu Lahaye
  Jacques Nicolet
Morgan LMP2 D 244
Judd HK 3.6 L V8
7 LMP2 1   Greaves Motorsport   Alex Brundle
  Tom Kimber-Smith
  Lucas Ordoñez
Zytek Z11SN D 234
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
8 LMGTE
Pro
66   JMW Motorsport   Jonny Cocker
  Allan Simonsen
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 D 232
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
9 LMGTE
Am
67   IMSA Performance Matmut   Anthony Pons
  Nicolas Armindo
  Raymond Narac
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 231
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
10 LMGTE
Am
60   AF Corse   Piergiuseppe Perazzini
  Marco Cioci
  Matt Griffin
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 230
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
11 LMPC 40   Boutsen Ginion Racing   Thomas Dagoneau
  Jean-Charles Battut
  John Hartshorne
Oreca FLM09 M 213
Corvette 6.2 L V8
12
DNF
LMP2 38   Jota   Sam Hancock
  Simon Dolan
Zytek Z11SN D 127
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
13
DNF
LMP2 17   Status GP   Alexander Sims
  Julien Jousse
  Maxime Jousse
Lola B12/80 D 45
Judd HK 3.6 L V8
[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "European Le Mans Series, Donington Park - Qualifying". DailySportscar.com. Archived from the original on 28 October 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  2. ^ "European Le Mans Series, Donington Park - Result". DailySportscar.com. Archived from the original on 28 October 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012.


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