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The 2013 6 Hours of São Paulo was an endurance auto race held at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo, Brazil on 30 August – 1 September 2013. The race was the fourth round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship and the second consecutive running of the 6 Hours of São Paulo. Audi continued their streak of four overall victories following an accident for the sole Toyota in LMP1, with André Lotterer, Marcel Fässler, and Benoît Tréluyer leading the Joest Racing duo to the checkered flag. G-Drive Racing earned their first victory in the LMP2 category ahead of OAK Racing, while AF Corse Ferrari led home Aston Martin Racing in the LMGTE Pro class by a gap of less than two seconds. Aston Martin however prevailed in LMGTE Am, ahead of the 8 Star Ferrari.

Qualifying resultEdit

Pole position winners in each class are marked in bold.[1]

Pos Class Team Average Time Grid
1 LMP1 No. 1 Audi Sport Team Joest 1:21.303 1
2 LMP1 No. 2 Audi Sport Team Joest 1:21.353 2
3 LMP1 No. 8 Toyota Racing 1:21.580 3
4 LMP1 No. 12 Rebellion Racing 1:23.623 4
5 LMP2 No. 26 G-Drive Racing 1:27.355 5
6 LMP2 No. 49 Pecom Racing 1:27.830 6
7 LMP2 No. 35 OAK Racing 1:28.300 7
8 LMP2 No. 41 Greaves Motorsport 1:28.318 8
9 LMP2 No. 32 Lotus 1:28.556 9
10 LMP2 No. 24 OAK Racing 1:28.577 10
11 LMP2 No. 31 Lotus 1:30.169 11
12 LMP2 No. 45 OAK Racing 1:30.877 12
13 LMGTE Pro No. 98 Aston Martin Racing 1:33.340 14
14 LMGTE Pro No. 92 Porsche AG Team Manthey 1:33.461 15
15 LMGTE Pro No. 97 Aston Martin Racing 1:33.483 16
16 LMGTE Pro No. 71 AF Corse 1:33.568 17
17 LMGTE Pro No. 51 AF Corse 1:33.584 18
18 LMGTE Pro No. 99 Aston Martin Racing 1:33.818 19
19 LMGTE Pro No. 91 Porsche AG Team Manthey 1:34.027 20
20 LMGTE Am No. 61 AF Corse 1:34.577 281
21 LMGTE Am No. 95 Aston Martin Racing 1:34.585 21
22 LMGTE Am No. 81 8 Star Motorsports 1:34.616 22
23 LMGTE Am No. 96 Aston Martin Racing 1:34.773 23
24 LMGTE Am No. 88 Proton Competition 1:35.027 24
25 LMGTE Am No. 57 Krohn Racing 1:35.125 262
26 LMGTE Am No. 76 IMSA Performance Matmut 1:35.297 272
27 LMGTE Am No. 50 Larbre Compétition 1:35.368 25
LMP2 No. 25 Delta-ADR No Time 203
  • ^1 The No. 61 AF Corse Ferrari was deemed to be below the minimum ride height in post-qualifying scrutineering. The car was penalized to the back of the starting grid.[2]
  • ^2 The No. 57 Krohn Ferrari and No. 76 IMSA Porsche both had drivers who failed to meet the minimum lap time requirements. Both cars were penalized to the back of the starting grid.[2]
  • ^3 Although the No. 25 Delta-ADR Oreca-Nissan failed to set a qualifying time, the car was allowed to start from the back of the LMP2 field on the grid for safety reasons.[2]

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 235
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Hybrid Diesel)
2 LMP1 2   Audi Sport Team Joest   Allan McNish
  Tom Kristensen
  Loïc Duval
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 232
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Hybrid Diesel)
3 LMP1 12   Rebellion Racing   Nicolas Prost
  Nick Heidfeld
  Mathias Beche
Lola B12/60 M 230
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
4 LMP2 26   G-Drive Racing   Roman Rusinov
  John Martin
  Mike Conway
Oreca 03 D 222
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
5 LMP2 35   OAK Racing   Bertrand Baguette
  Martin Plowman
  Ricardo González
Morgan LMP2 D 221
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
6 LMP2 49   Pecom Racing   Luís Pérez Companc
  Pierre Kaffer
  Nicolas Minassian
Oreca 03 M 221
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
7 LMP2 41   Greaves Motorsport   Christian Zugel
  Gunnar Jeannette
  Björn Wirdheim
Zytek Z11SN D 217
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
8 LMP2 45   OAK Racing   Jacques Nicolet
  Jean-Marc Merlin
  Keiko Ihara
Morgan LMP2 D 214
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
9 LMGTE
Pro
51   AF Corse   Gianmaria Bruni
  Giancarlo Fisichella
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 212
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
10 LMGTE
Pro
97   Aston Martin Racing   Darren Turner
  Stefan Mücke
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 212
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
11 LMP2 24   OAK Racing   Olivier Pla
  Alex Brundle
  David Heinemeier Hansson
Morgan LMP2 D 212
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
12 LMGTE
Pro
91   Porsche AG Team Manthey   Jörg Bergmeister
  Patrick Pilet
Porsche 911 RSR M 210
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
13 LMGTE
Pro
92   Porsche AG Team Manthey   Marc Lieb
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 911 RSR M 209
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
14 LMGTE
Am
96   Aston Martin Racing   Jamie Campbell-Walter
  Stuart Hall
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 208
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
15 LMGTE
Am
81   8 Star Motorsports   Enzo Potolicchio
  Rui Águas
  Davide Rigon
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 208
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
16 LMGTE
Am
88   Proton Competition   Christian Ried
  Gianluca Roda
  Paolo Ruberti
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 207
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
17 LMGTE
Am
76   IMSA Performance Matmut   Raymond Narac
  Christophe Bourret
  Jean-Karl Vernay
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 207
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
18 LMGTE
Am
57   Krohn Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Niclas Jönsson
  Maurizio Mediani
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 203
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
19 LMGTE
Am
50   Larbre Compétition   Julien Canal
  Patrick Bornhauser
  Fernando Rees
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 194
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
20 LMGTE
Pro
98   Aston Martin Racing   Paul Dalla Lana
  Pedro Lamy
  Richie Stanaway
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 186
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
DNF LMGTE
Am
95   Aston Martin Racing   Kristian Poulsen
  Christoffer Nygaard
  Nicki Thiim
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 162
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
DNF LMGTE
Am
61   AF Corse   Jack Gerber
  Matt Griffin
  Marco Cioci
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 74
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
DNF LMGTE
Pro
99   Aston Martin Racing   Bruno Senna
  Rob Bell
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 61
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP2 25   Delta-ADR   Tor Graves
  James Walker
  Robbie Kerr
Oreca 03 D 58
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
DNF LMGTE
Pro
71   AF Corse   Kamui Kobayashi
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 51
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP2 31   Lotus   Kevin Weeda
  Christophe Bouchut
Lotus T128 D 47
Praga 3.6 L V8
DNF LMP1 8   Toyota Racing   Anthony Davidson
  Sébastien Buemi
  Stéphane Sarrazin
Toyota TS030 Hybrid M 25
Toyota 3.4 L V8
(Hybrid)
DNF LMP2 32   Lotus   Thomas Holzer
  Dominik Kraihamer
  Jan Charouz
Lotus T128 D 23
Praga 3.6 L V8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Sao Paulo Qualifying Practice Final Classification" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Stewards Decisions 11 to 18" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Sao Paulo Race Final Classification" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 1 September 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013.


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