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2015 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas

Track map of the Circuit of The Americas

The 2015 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin, US, on 17–19 September 2015, and served as the fifth round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Porsche's Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber won the race driving the No. 17 Porsche 919 Hybrid car.[1]

Contents

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying resultEdit

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

Pos Class Team Average Time Grid
1 LMP1 No. 18 Porsche Team 1:46.211 1
2 LMP1 No. 17 Porsche Team 1:46.375 2
3 LMP1 No. 8 Audi Sport Team Joest 1:47.538 3
4 LMP1 No. 7 Audi Sport Team Joest 1:47.898 4
5 LMP1 No. 1 Toyota Racing 1:48.990 5
6 LMP1 No. 2 Toyota Racing 1:49.176 6
7 LMP1 No. 12 Rebellion Racing 1:53.950 7
8 LMP1 No. 13 Rebellion Racing 1:54.506 8
9 LMP1 No. 4 Team ByKolles 1:55.794 9
10 LMP2 No. 26 G-Drive Racing 1:57.148 10
11 LMP2 No. 28 G-Drive Racing 1:57.474 11
12 LMP2 No. 30 Extreme Speed Motorsports 1:57.621 12
13 LMP2 No. 43 Team SARD Morand 1:58.109 13
14 LMP2 No. 42 Strakka Racing 1:59.749 14
15 LMP2 No. 31 Extreme Speed Motorsports 2:01.480 15
16 LMGTE Pro No. 99 Aston Martin Racing V8 2:05.872 18
17 LMGTE Pro No. 91 Porsche Team Manthey 2:06.134 19
18 LMGTE Pro No. 97 Aston Martin Racing 2:06.272 20
19 LMGTE Pro No. 95 Aston Martin Racing 2:06.294 21
20 LMGTE Pro No. 92 Porsche Team Manthey 2:06.363 22
21 LMGTE Pro No. 51 AF Corse 2:06.786 23
22 LMGTE Pro No. 71 AF Corse 2:06.975 24
23 LMGTE Am No. 77 Dempsey Racing-Proton 2:08.085 25
24 LMGTE Am No. 96 Aston Martin Racing 2:08.264 26
25 LMGTE Am No. 83 AF Corse 2:08.332 27
26 LMGTE Am No. 98 Aston Martin Racing 2:08.440 28
27 LMGTE Am No. 72 SMP Racing 2:08.442 29
28 LMGTE Am No. 50 Larbre Compétition 2:08.802 30
29 LMP2 No. 36 Signatech Alpine 1:57.8601 16
LMP2 No. 47 KCMG No Time2 17
LMGTE Am No. 88 Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing No Time 31

^1 – Only one driver of the No. 36 Signatech Alpine set a lap time.

^2 – The No. 47 KCMG had its qualifying lap time deleted due to driving the car in the opposite direction of the track, but was allowed to start from the rear of the LMP grid.[3]

RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Class winners in bold.[4]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 17   Porsche Team   Timo Bernhard
  Brendon Hartley
  Mark Webber
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 185
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
2 LMP1 7   Audi Sport Team Joest   André Lotterer
  Marcel Fässler
  Benoît Tréluyer
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 185
Audi TDI 4.0 L Turbo Diesel V6
3 LMP1 8   Audi Sport Team Joest   Loïc Duval
  Lucas di Grassi
  Oliver Jarvis
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 184
Audi TDI 4.0 L Turbo Diesel V6
4 LMP1 1   Toyota Racing   Anthony Davidson
  Sébastien Buemi
  Kazuki Nakajima
Toyota TS040 Hybrid M 183
Toyota 3.7 L V8
5 LMP2 26   G-Drive Racing   Roman Rusinov
  Julien Canal
  Sam Bird
Ligier JS P2 D 170
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
6 LMP2 47   KCMG   Matthew Howson
  Richard Bradley
  Nicolas Lapierre
Oreca 05 D 170
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
7 LMP2 28   G-Drive Racing   Gustavo Yacamán
  Ricardo González
  Pipo Derani
Ligier JS P2 D 169
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
8 LMP1 4   Team ByKolles   Simon Trummer
  Pierre Kaffer
CLM P1/01 M 169
AER P60 2.4 L Turbo V6
9 LMP2 30   Extreme Speed Motorsports   Scott Sharp
  Ryan Dalziel
  David Heinemeier Hansson
Ligier JS P2 D 169
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6
10 LMP2 43   Team SARD Morand   Oliver Webb
  Pierre Ragues
  Archie Hamilton
Morgan LMP2 Evo D 169
SARD 3.6 L V8
11 LMP2 36   Signatech Alpine   Nelson Panciatici
  Paul-Loup Chatin
  Vincent Capillaire
Alpine A450b D 169
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
12 LMP1 18   Porsche Team   Marc Lieb
  Romain Dumas
  Neel Jani
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 168
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
13 LMP2 42   Strakka Racing   Nick Leventis
  Jonny Kane
  Danny Watts
Gibson 015S D 166
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
14 LMGTE
Pro
91   Porsche Team Manthey   Richard Lietz
  Michael Christensen
Porsche 911 RSR M 162
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
15 LMGTE
Pro
92   Porsche Team Manthey   Patrick Pilet
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR M 162
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
16 LMGTE
Pro
71   AF Corse   Davide Rigon
  James Calado
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 162
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
17 LMGTE
Pro
99   Aston Martin Racing V8   Fernando Rees
  Alex MacDowall
  Richie Stanaway
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 161
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
18 LMGTE
Pro
95   Aston Martin Racing   Christoffer Nygaard
  Marco Sørensen
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 160
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
19 LMGTE
Pro
97   Aston Martin Racing   Darren Turner
  Jonathan Adam
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 160
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
20 LMGTE
Pro
51   AF Corse   Gianmaria Bruni
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 160
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
21 LMGTE
Am
72   SMP Racing   Viktor Shaitar
  Aleksey Basov
  Andrea Bertolini
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 159
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
22 LMGTE
Am
88   Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing   Christian Ried
  Earl Bamber
  Khalded Al Qubaisi
Porsche 911 RSR M 159
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
23 LMGTE
Am
83   AF Corse   François Perrodo
  Emmanuel Collard
  Rui Águas
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 158
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
24 LMGTE
Am
77   Dempsey Racing-Proton   Patrick Dempsey
  Patrick Long
  Marco Seefried
Porsche 911 RSR M 158
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
25 LMGTE
Am
98   Aston Martin Racing   Paul Dalla Lana
  Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 158
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
26 LMGTE
Am
96   Aston Martin Racing   Benny Simonsen
  Stuart Hall
  Francesco Castellacci
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE M 158
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
27 LMGTE
Am
50   Larbre Compétition   Gianluca Roda
  Paolo Ruberti
  Kristian Poulsen
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R M 157
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
28 LMP1 13   Rebellion Racing   Dominik Kraihamer
  Alexandre Imperatori
  Daniel Abt
Rebellion R-One M 147
AER P60 2.4 L Turbo V6
29 LMP1 12   Rebellion Racing   Nicolas Prost
  Nick Heidfeld
  Mathias Beche
Rebellion R-One M 147
AER P60 2.4 L Turbo V6
DNF LMP1 2   Toyota Racing   Alexander Wurz
  Stéphane Sarrazin
  Mike Conway
Toyota TS040 Hybrid M 89
Toyota 3.7 L V8
DNF LMP2 31   Extreme Speed Motorsports   Ed Brown
  Johannes van Overbeek
  Jon Fogarty
Ligier JS P2 D 54
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dagys, John (20 September 2015). "Porsche Dominates 6H COTA". sportscar365.com. John Dagys Media. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  2. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas Qualifying Final Classification" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 18 September 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas Race (360') Final Starting Grid" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 19 September 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  4. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas Race Final Classification" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 20 September 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2015.


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