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The 2014 WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, formally known as the WEC 6 Heures de Spa-Francorchamps, was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium on 2–3 May 2014. Spa-Francorchamps served as the second race of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. Toyota's Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi, and Nicolas Lapierre led the field to the checkered flag for their second consecutive victory of the season, ahead of Audi and the sister Toyota. The LMP2 category also had its second consecutive winner with G-Drive Racing ahead of Jota Sport's guest entry in the series. AF Corse Ferrari held off Porsche Team Manthey in the LMGTE Pro class, while another AF Corse Ferrari won the LMGTE Am category ahead of two Aston Martins.[1]

Contents

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying resultEdit

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

Pos Class Team Average Time Grid
1 LMP1-H No. 14 Porsche Team 2:01.198 1
2 LMP1-H No. 8 Toyota Racing 2:01.836 2
3 LMP1-H No. 2 Audi Sport Team Joest 2:02.499 3
4 LMP1-H No. 7 Toyota Racing 2:03.177 4
5 LMP1-H No. 20 Porsche Team 2:03.672 5
6 LMP1-H No. 1 Audi Sport Team Joest 2:03.881 6
7 LMP1-H No. 3 Audi Sport Team Joest 2:06.160 7
8 LMP2 No. 47 KCMG 2:12.103 8
9 LMP2 No. 27 SMP Racing 2:12.751 9
10 LMP2 No. 26 G-Drive Racing 2:13.143 10
11 LMP2 No. 38 Jota Sport 2:13.761 11
12 LMP1-L No. 12 Rebellion Racing 2:14.934 12
13 LMGTE Pro No. 51 AF Corse 2:32.338 14
14 LMGTE Pro No. 97 Aston Martin Racing 2:32.505 15
15 LMGTE Pro No. 92 Porsche Team Manthey 2:32.581 16
16 LMGTE Pro No. 91 Porsche Team Manthey 2:32.817 17
17 LMGTE Pro No. 99 Aston Martin Racing 2:33.070 18
18 LMGTE Pro No. 71 AF Corse 2:33.572 19
19 LMGTE Am No. 61 AF Corse 2:33.962 20
20 LMGTE Am No. 75 Prospeed Competition 2:33.981 21
21 LMGTE Am No. 81 AF Corse 2:34.039 22
22 LMGTE Am No. 88 Proton Competition 2:34.828 23
23 LMGTE Am No. 90 8 Star Motorsports 2:35.348 24
24 LMGTE Am No. 60 AF Corse 2:35.641 25
25 LMGTE Am No. 98 Aston Martin Racing 2:39.390 26
26 LMGTE Am No. 95 Aston Martin Racing 2:39.404 27
LMP2 No. 37 SMP Racing No Time 131
LMP1-L No. 13 Rebellion Racing No Time

^1 – The No. 37 SMP Racing Oreca-Nissan was allowed to grid at the back of the LMP field.[3]

RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Class winners in bold.[4]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP1-H 8   Toyota Racing   Anthony Davidson
  Sébastien Buemi
  Nicolas Lapierre
Toyota TS040 Hybrid M 171
Toyota 3.7 L V8
2 LMP1-H 1   Audi Sport Team Joest   Tom Kristensen
  Loïc Duval
  Lucas di Grassi
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 171
Audi TDI 4.0 L Turbo V6
(Diesel)
3 LMP1-H 7   Toyota Racing   Alexander Wurz
  Stéphane Sarrazin
  Kazuki Nakajima
Toyota TS040 Hybrid M 171
Toyota 3.7 L V8
4 LMP1-H 14   Porsche Team   Marc Lieb
  Romain Dumas
  Neel Jani
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 170
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
5 LMP1-H 2   Audi Sport Team Joest   André Lotterer
  Marcel Fässler
  Benoît Tréluyer
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 170
Audi TDI 4.0 L Turbo V6
(Diesel)
6 LMP1-H 3   Audi Sport Team Joest   Filipe Albuquerque
  Marco Bonanomi
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 169
Audi TDI 4.0 L Turbo V6
(Diesel)
7 LMP1-L 12   Rebellion Racing   Nicolas Prost
  Nick Heidfeld
  Mathias Beche
Rebellion R-One M 161
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
8 LMP2 26   G-Drive Racing   Roman Rusinov
  Olivier Pla
  Julien Canal
Morgan LMP2 D 160
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
9 LMP2 38   Jota Sport   Simon Dolan
  Harry Tincknell
  Marc Gené
Zytek Z11SN D 160
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
10 LMP2 47   KCMG   Matthew Howson
  Richard Bradley
  Alexandre Imperatori
Oreca 03 D 159
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
11 LMP2 37   SMP Racing   Kirill Ladygin
  Anton Ladygin
  Viktor Shaitar
Oreca 03 M 158
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
12 LMP2 27   SMP Racing   Sergey Zlobin
  Maurizio Mediani
  Nicolas Minassian
Oreca 03 M 158
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
13 LMGTE
Pro
51   AF Corse   Gianmaria Bruni
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 152
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
14 LMGTE
Pro
91   Porsche Team Manthey   Patrick Pilet
  Jörg Bergmeister
Porsche 911 RSR M 151
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
15 LMGTE
Pro
71   AF Corse   Davide Rigon
  James Calado
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 151
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
16 LMGTE
Pro
97   Aston Martin Racing   Darren Turner
  Stefan Mücke
  Bruno Senna
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 151
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
17 LMGTE
Pro
99   Aston Martin Racing   Darryl O'Young
  Alex MacDowall
  Fernando Rees
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 150
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
18 LMGTE
Am
61   AF Corse   Luís Pérez Companc
  Marco Cioci
  Mirko Venturi
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 149
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
19 LMGTE
Am
95   Aston Martin Racing   David Heinemeier Hansson
  Kristian Poulsen
  Richie Stanaway
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 149
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
20 LMGTE
Am
98   Aston Martin Racing   Paul Dalla Lana
  Pedro Lamy
  Christoffer Nygaard
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 149
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
21 LMGTE
Pro
92   Porsche Team Manthey   Marco Holzer
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR M 148
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
22 LMGTE
Am
88   Proton Competition   Christian Ried
  Klaus Bachler
  Khaled Al Qubaisi
Porsche 911 RSR M 148
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
23 LMP1-H 20   Porsche Team   Timo Bernhard
  Brendon Hartley
  Mark Webber
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 148
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
24 LMGTE
Am
81   AF Corse   Stephen Wyatt
  Michele Rugolo
  Andrea Bertolini
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 148
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
25 LMGTE
Am
75   Prospeed Competition   François Perrodo
  Matthieu Vaxivière
  Emmanuel Collard
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 146
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
26 LMGTE
Am
60   AF Corse   Peter Mann
  Raffaele Giammaria
  Lorenzo Casé
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 145
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
27 LMGTE
Am
90   8 Star Motorsports   Enzo Potolicchio
  Paolo Ruberti
  Gianluca Roda
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 142
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP1-L 13   Rebellion Racing   Dominik Kraihamer
  Andrea Belicchi
  Fabio Leimer
Rebellion R-One M 47
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Watkins, Gary (3 May 2014). "Spa WEC: Toyota wins again with Davidson, Lapierre and Buemi". Autosport. Haymarket Press. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  2. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps Qualifying Practice Final Classification" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 2 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps Race (360') Final Starting Grid" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 3 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  4. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps Race Final Classification" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 3 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.


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