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The 2012 6 Hours of Silverstone was held at Silverstone on 26 August 2012, and was the fourth round in the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Audi claimed the LMP1 Manufacturers' World Championship with an overall victory at the event.[1]

Contents

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying resultEdit

Pole position winners in each class are marked in bold.[2]

Pos Class Team Driver Lap Time Grid
1 LMP1 #1 Audi Sport Team Joest Benoît Tréluyer 1:43.663 1
2 LMP1 #2 Audi Sport Team Joest Allan McNish 1:43.673 2
3 LMP1 #7 Toyota Racing Nicolas Lapierre 1:44.441 3
4 LMP1 #21 Strakka Racing Danny Watts 1:46.160 4
5 LMP1 #12 Rebellion Racing Neel Jani 1:46.207 5
6 LMP1 #13 Rebellion Racing Andrea Belicchi 1:46.234 6
7 LMP1 #22 JRM Karun Chandhok 1:46.758 7
8 LMP2 #42 Greaves Motorsport Alex Brundle 1:49.964 8
9 LMP2 #44 Starworks Motorsport Stéphane Sarrazin 1:49.997 9
10 LMP2 #25 ADR-Delta John Martin 1:50.129 10
11 LMP2 #38 JOTA Nicolas Minassian 1:50.165 11
12 LMP2 #48 Murphy Prototypes Brendon Hartley 1:50.250 12
13 LMP2 #23 Signatech-Nissan Franck Mailleux 1:50.624 13
14 LMP2 #32 Lotus James Rossiter 1:50.688 1
15 LMP2 #49 PeCom Racing Pierre Kaffer 1:50.775 14
16 LMP2 #35 OAK Racing Bertrand Baguette 1:50.851 15
17 LMP2 #30 Status GP Alexander Sims 1:50.919 16
18 LMP2 #41 Greaves Motorsport Elton Julian 1:50.993 17
19 LMP2 #24 OAK Racing Matthieu Lahaye 1:51.283 18
20 LMP2 #26 Signatech-Nissan Pierre Ragues 1:51.942 19
21 LMP2 #31 Lotus Thomas Holzer 1:53.349 20
22 LMP2 #29 Gulf Racing Middle East Fabien Giroix 1:54.476 21
23 GTE Pro #77 Team Felbermayr-Proton Richard Lietz 2:09.564 22
24 GTE Pro #66 JMW Motorsport James Walker 2:10.018 23
25 GTE Pro #51 AF Corse Gianmaria Bruni 2:10.481 24
26 GTE Am #98 Aston Martin Racing Stuart Hall 2:12.525 25
27 GTE Am #88 Team Felbermayr-Proton Paolo Ruberti 2:12.965 26
28 GTE Pro #97 Aston Martin Racing Stefan Mücke 2:14.150 27
29 GTE Pro #71 AF Corse Andrea Bertolini 2:15.153 28
30 GTE Am #61 AF Corse-Waltrip Marco Cioci 2:15.491 29
31 GTE Am #57 Krohn Racing Michele Rugolo 2:15.608 30
32 GTE Am #55 JWA-Avila Joël Camathias 2:16.466 31
33 GTE Am #99 Aston Martin Racing Jonathan Adam 2:16.717 32
34 GTE Am #50 Larbre Compétition Fernando Rees 2:16.907 33
35 GTE Am #70 Larbre Compétition Jean-Philippe Belloc 2:17.261 34

Notes:

  • ^1 —The No. 32 car of Lotus started from the pit lane.

RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[3]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 1   Audi Sport Team Joest   André Lotterer
  Marcel Fässler
  Benoît Tréluyer
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 194
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Hybrid Diesel)
2 LMP1 7   Toyota Racing   Alexander Wurz
  Kazuki Nakajima
  Nicolas Lapierre
Toyota TS030 Hybrid M 194
Toyota 3.4 L V8
(Hybrid)
3 LMP1 2   Audi Sport Team Joest   Allan McNish
  Tom Kristensen
Audi R18 ultra M 194
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Diesel)
4 LMP1 13   Rebellion Racing   Andrea Belicchi
  Harold Primat
Lola B12/60 M 189
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
5 LMP1 21   Strakka Racing   Nick Leventis
  Jonny Kane
  Danny Watts
HPD ARX-03a M 189
Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8
6 LMP1 12   Rebellion Racing   Nicolas Prost
  Neel Jani
Lola B12/60 M 189
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
7 LMP1 22   JRM   Peter Dumbreck
  David Brabham
  Karun Chandhok
HPD ARX-03a M 187
Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8
8 LMP2 25   ADR-Delta   John Martin
  Tor Graves
  Jan Charouz
Oreca 03 D 183
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
9 LMP2 44   Starworks Motorsport   Ryan Dalziel
  Enzo Potolicchio
  Stéphane Sarrazin
HPD ARX-03b D 183
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6
10 LMP2 26   Signatech-Nissan   Pierre Ragues
  Nelson Panciatici
  Roman Rusinov
Oreca 03 D 183
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
11 LMP2 49   Pecom Racing   Luís Pérez Companc
  Soheil Ayari
  Pierre Kaffer
Oreca 03 D 182
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
12 LMP2 42   Greaves Motorsport   Martin Brundle
  Alex Brundle
  Lucas Ordóñez
Zytek Z11SN D 182
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
13 LMP2 24   OAK Racing   Jacques Nicolet
  Olivier Pla
  Matthieu Lahaye
Morgan LMP2 D 182
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
14 LMP2 38   Jota   Simon Dolan
  Sam Hancock
  Nicolas Minassian
Zytek Z11SN D 182
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
15 LMP2 30   Status GP   Alexander Sims
  Maxime Jousse
  Julien Jousse
Lola B12/80 D 181
Judd HK 3.6 L V8
16 LMP2 48   Murphy Prototypes   Warren Hughes
  Jody Firth
  Brendon Hartley
Oreca 03 D 180
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
17 LMP2 35   OAK Racing   Bertrand Baguette
  Dominik Kraihamer
  David Heinemeier Hansson
Morgan LMP2 D 176
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
18 LMP2 29   Gulf Racing Middle East   Fabien Giroix
  Keiko Ihara
  Jean-Denis Délétraz
Lola B12/80 D 176
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
19 LMP2 31   Lotus   Thomas Holzer
  Mirco Schultis
  Christijan Albers
Lola B12/80 D 174
Lotus 3.6 L V8
20 LMP2 41   Greaves Motorsport   Christian Zugel
  Ricardo González
  Elton Julian
Zytek Z11SN D 173
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
21 LMGTE
Pro
51   AF Corse   Giancarlo Fisichella
  Gianmaria Bruni
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 171
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
22 LMGTE
Pro
66   JMW Motorsport   James Walker
  Jonny Cocker
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 D 169
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
23 LMGTE
Pro
97   Aston Martin Racing   Stefan Mücke
  Adrián Fernández
  Darren Turner
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 169
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
24 LMGTE
Am
61   AF Corse-Waltrip   Piergiuseppe Perazzini
  Marco Cioci
  Matt Griffin
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 166
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
25 LMGTE
Am
88   Team Felbermayr-Proton   Christian Ried
  Gianluca Roda
  Paolo Ruberti
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 166
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
26 LMGTE
Am
57   Krohn Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Niclas Jonsson
  Michele Rugolo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 165
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
27 LMGTE
Pro
77   Team Felbermayr-Proton   Marc Lieb
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 164
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
28 LMGTE
Am
98   Aston Martin Racing   Roald Goethe
  Stuart Hall
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 163
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
29 LMGTE
Am
70   Larbre Compétition   Pascal Gibon
  Christophe Bourret
  Jean-Philippe Belloc
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 162
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
30 LMGTE
Am
55   JWA-Avila   Paul Daniels
  Joël Camathias
  Markus Palttala
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR P 161
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
DNF LMGTE
Pro
71   AF Corse   Andrea Bertolini
  Olivier Beretta
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 168
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
DNF LMGTE
Am
99   Aston Martin Racing   Jonathan Adam
  Andrew Howard
  Paul White
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 157
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP2 23   Signatech-Nissan   Franck Mailleux
  Jordan Tresson
  Olivier Lombard
Oreca 03 D 135
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP2 32   Lotus   Kevin Weeda
  Vitantonio Liuzzi
  James Rossiter
Lola B12/80 D 26
Lotus 3.6 L V8
EX LMGTE
Am
50   Larbre Compétition   Patrick Bornhauser
  Julien Canal
  Fernando Rees
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8

Note: After finishing 2nd in LMGTE Am class, the No. 50 Larbre Corvette was excluded following the race for a failure to meet safety requirements (validity of the fire extinguisher).[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2012-08-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone Race Final Classification" (PDF). fiawec.alkamelsystems.com. Automobile Club de l'Ouest. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-11-27. Retrieved 2012-08-29.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)


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