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2017 6 Hours of Bahrain

Bahrain International Circuit - Grand Prix Layout

The 2017 6 Hours of Bahrain was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain on 16–18 November 2017, and served as the ninth and last race of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship. Toyota's Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima won the race driving the No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid. This was the last race of the Porsche 919 Hybrid.[1] This would be the last time the race would be run in a 6 Hours format, with the race being extended to 8 hours for the 2019–20 FIA World Endurance Championship, after being absent from the 2018–19 FIA World Endurance Championship.

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying resultEdit

Performance done during the qualifying session (Pole position in Class is in bold)[2]
Pos Class Team Driver Times Grid

A

1 LMP1 1   Porsche LMP Team   Neel Jani 1 min 39 s 383 1
2 LMP1 7   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Mike Conway 1 min 39 s 646 2
3 LMP1 2   Porsche LMP Team   Timo Bernhard 1 min 40 s 011 3
4 LMP1 8   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Kazuki Nakajima 1 min 40 s 774 4
5 LMP2 36   Signatech Alpine Matmut   André Negrão 1 min 47 s 227 5
6 LMP2 38   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Thomas Laurent 1 min 47 s 612 6
7 LMP2 31   Vaillante Rebellion   Bruno Senna 1 min 47 s 721 7
8 LMP2 26   G-Drive Racing   Loïc Duval 1 min 47 s 989 8
9 LMP2 25   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Vitaly Petrov 1 min 48 s 176 9
10 LMP2 24   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Ben Hanley 1 min 48 s 374 10
11 LMP2 28   TDS Racing   Matthieu Vaxiviere 1 min 48 s 386 11
12 LMP2 13   Vaillante Rebellion   Nelson Piquet Jr 1 min 48 s 387 12
13 LMP2 37   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Tristan Gommendy 1 min 49s 102 13
14 LMGTE-Pro 71   AF Corse   Davide Rigon 1 min 56 s 033 14
15 LMGTE-Pro 97   Aston Martin Racing   Darren Turner 1 min 56 s 372 15
16 LMGTE-Pro 67   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Harry Tincknell 1 min 56 s 463 16
17 LMGTE-Pro 51   AF Corse   James Calado 1 min 56 s 881 17
18 LMGTE-Pro 95   Aston Martin Racing   Marco Sørensen 1 min 57 s 019 18
19 LMGTE Pro 91   Porsche GT Team   Frédéric Makowiecki 1 min 57 s 516 19
20 LMGTE Pro 92   Porsche GT Team   Kévin Estre 1 min 57 s 522 20
21 LMGTE Am 98   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy 2 min 00 s 111 21
22 LMGTE Am 61   Clearwater Racing   Matt Griffin 2 min 00 s 285 22
23 LMGTE Am 77   Dempsey-Proton Racing   Christian Ried 2 min 00 s 395 23
24 LMGTE Am 54   Spirit of Race   Francesco Castellacci 2 min 01 s 352 24
25 LMGTE Pro 66   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Olivier Pla 1 min 57 s 588 25
26 LMGTE Am 86   Gulf Racing UK 26

RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Class winners are denoted with a yellow background.[3]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps Time/Retired
Engine
1 LMP1 8   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Anthony Davidson
  Sébastien Buemi
  Kazuki Nakajima
Toyota TS050 Hybrid M 199 6:01:26.294
Toyota 2.4 L Turbo V6
2 LMP1 2   Porsche LMP Team   Timo Bernhard
  Earl Bamber
  Brendon Hartley
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 198 +1 Lap
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
3 LMP1 1   Porsche LMP Team   Neel Jani
  Nick Tandy
  André Lotterer
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 198 +1 Lap
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
4 LMP1 7   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Mike Conway
  Kamui Kobayashi
  José María López
Toyota TS050 Hybrid M 196 +3 Laps
Toyota 2.4 L Turbo V6
5 LMP2 31   Vaillante Rebellion   Julien Canal
  Nicolas Prost
  Bruno Senna
Oreca 07 D 186 +13 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
6 LMP2 38   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Ho-Pin Tung
  Oliver Jarvis
  Thomas Laurent
Oreca 07 D 186 +13 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
7 LMP2 13   Vaillante Rebellion   Mathias Beche
  David Heinemeier Hansson
  Nelson Piquet Jr
Oreca 07 D 185 +14 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
8 LMP2 36   Signatech Alpine Matmut   Nicolas Lapierre
  Gustavo Menezes
  André Negrão
Alpine A470 D 185 +14 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
9 LMP2 25   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Roberto González
  Simon Trummer
  Vitaly Petrov
Oreca 07 D 185 +14 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
10 LMP2 24   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Matt Rao
  Ben Hanley
  Jean-Éric Vergne
Oreca 07 D 185 +14 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
11 LMP2 26   G-Drive Racing   Roman Rusinov
  Léo Roussel
  Loïc Duval
Oreca 07 D 184 +15 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
12 LMP2 37   Jackie Chan DC Racing   David Cheng
  Alex Brundle
  Tristan Gommendy
Oreca 07 D 183 +16 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
13 LMP2 28   TDS Racing   François Perrodo
  Matthieu Vaxiviere
  Emmanuel Collard
Oreca 07 D 182 +17 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
14 LMGTE
Pro
71   AF Corse   Davide Rigon
  Sam Bird
Ferrari 488 GTE M 175 +24 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
15 LMGTE
Pro
51   AF Corse   James Calado
  Alessandro Pier Guidi
Ferrari 488 GTE M 175 +24 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
16 LMGTE
Pro
67   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Andy Priaulx
  Harry Tincknell
Ford GT M 174 +25 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
17 LMGTE
Pro
91   Porsche GT Team   Richard Lietz
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR M 174 +25 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
18 LMGTE
Pro
66   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Stefan Mücke
  Olivier Pla
Ford GT M 170 +25 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
18 LMGTE
Pro
95   Aston Martin Racing   Nicki Thiim
  Marco Sørensen
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 174 +25 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
19 LMGTE
Pro
97   Aston Martin Racing   Darren Turner
  Jonathan Adam
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 174 +25 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
21 LMGTE
Am
98   Aston Martin Racing   Paul Dalla Lana
  Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 170 +29 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
22 LMGTE
Am
61   Clearwater Racing   Weng Sun Mok
  Keita Sawa
  Matt Griffin
Ferrari 488 GTE M 170 +29 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
23 LMGTE
Am
54   Spirit of Race   Thomas Flohr
  Francesco Castellacci
  Miguel Molina
Ferrari 488 GTE M 169 +30 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
24 LMGTE
Am
77   Dempsey-Proton Racing   Christian Ried
  Matteo Cairoli
  Marvin Dienst
Porsche 911 RSR D 164 +31 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
25 LMGTE
Am
86   Gulf Racing UK   Michael Wainwright
  Ben Barker
  Nick Foster
Porsche 911 RSR D 165 +30 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
NC LMGTE
Pro
92   Porsche GT Team   Michael Christensen
  Kévin Estre
Porsche 911 RSR M 84
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Watkins, Gary. "Porsche quits WEC LMP1 class for Formula E programme". Autosport.com. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
  2. ^ "6 Hours of Bahreïn Qualifying" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 17 November 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Bahraïn Race Final Classification" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 19 November 2017. Retrieved 25 November 2017.

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