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2017 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas

Track map of the Circuit of the Americas

The 2017 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin, USA, on 15–17 September 2017, and served as the sixth round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Porsche's Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber won the race driving the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid car, after the #1 was forced to yield to #2 under team orders.[1]

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 44 s 741 1
2 LMP1 2   Porsche LMP Team   Timo Bernhard 1 min 44 s 994 2
3 LMP1 8   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Sébastien Buemi 1 min 46 s 400 3
4 LMP1 7   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Kamui Kobayashi 1 min 47 s 098 4
5 LMP2 36   Signatech Alpine Matmut   Nicolas Lapierre 1 min 54 s 024 5
6 LMP2 13   Vaillante Rebellion   Mathias Beche 1 min 54 s 275 6
7 LMP2 38   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Oliver Jarvis 1 min 54 s 315 7
8 LMP2 31   Vaillante Rebellion   Bruno Senna 1 min 54 s 394 8
9 LMP2 26   G-Drive Racing   Alex Lynn 1 min 54 s 588 9
10 LMP2 24   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Jean-Éric Vergne 1 min 55 s 186 9
11 LMP2 37   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Alex Brundle 1 min 55 s 550 11
12 LMP2 28   TDS Racing   Matthieu Vaxiviere 1 min 55 s 831 12
13 LMGTE-Pro 71   AF Corse   Davide Rigon 2 min 03s 057 13
14 LMGTE-Pro 67   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Andy Priaulx 2 min 03 s 256 14
15 LMGTE-Pro 95   Aston Martin Racing   Nicki Thiim 2 min 03 s 308 15
16 LMGTE-Pro 51   AF Corse   Alessandro Pier Guidi 2 min 03 s 553 16
17 LMGTE-Pro 66   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Olivier Pla 2 min 03 s 750 17
18 LMGTE-Pro 97   Aston Martin Racing   Jonathan Adam 2 min 04 s 051 18
19 LMGTE Pro 91   Porsche GT Team   Richard Lietz 2 min 04 s 323 19
20 LMGTE Pro 92   Porsche GT Team   Michael Christensen 2 min 04 s 386 20
21 LMGTE Am 98   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy 2 min 06 s 031 21
22 LMGTE Am 54   Spirit of Race   Miguel Molina 2 min 07 s 203 22
23 LMGTE Am 61   Clearwater Racing   Matt Griffin 2 min 07 s 532 23
24 LMGTE Am 77   Dempsey-Proton Racing   Matteo Cairoli 2 min 08 s 126 24
25 LMGTE Am 86   Gulf Racing UK   Ben Barker 2 min 08 s 819 25
26 LMP2 25   CEFC Manor TRS Racing no times 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 2   Porsche LMP Team   Timo Bernhard
  Earl Bamber
  Brendon Hartley
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 192 6:00:52.444
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
2 LMP1 1   Porsche LMP Team   Neel Jani
  Nick Tandy
  André Lotterer
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 192 +0.276
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
3 LMP1 8   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Stéphane Sarrazin
  Sébastien Buemi
  Kazuki Nakajima
Toyota TS050 Hybrid M 192 +21.956
Toyota 2.4 L Turbo V6
4 LMP1 7   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Mike Conway
  Kamui Kobayashi
  José María López
Toyota TS050 Hybrid M 192 +45.026
Toyota 2.4 L Turbo V6
5 LMP2 36   Signatech Alpine Matmut   Nicolas Lapierre
  Gustavo Menezes
  André Negrão
Alpine A470 D 177 +15 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
6 LMP2 13   Vaillante Rebellion   Mathias Beche
  David Heinemeier Hansson
  Nelson Piquet, Jr.
Oreca 07 D 176 +16 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
7 LMP2 31   Vaillante Rebellion   Julien Canal
  Nicolas Prost
  Bruno Senna
Oreca 07 D 176 +16 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
8 LMP2 38   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Ho-Pin Tung
  Oliver Jarvis
  Thomas Laurent
Oreca 07 D 176 +16 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
9 LMP2 37   Jackie Chan DC Racing   David Cheng
  Alex Brundle
  Tristan Gommendy
Oreca 07 D 175 +17 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
10 LMP2 24   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Matt Rao
  Ben Hanley
  Jean-Éric Vergne
Oreca 07 D 175 +17 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
11 LMP2 28   TDS Racing   François Perrodo
  Matthieu Vaxiviere
  Emmanuel Collard
Oreca 07 D 174 +18 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
12 LMP2 26   G-Drive Racing   Roman Rusinov
  Pierre Thiriet
  Alex Lynn
Oreca 07 D 168 +24 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
13 LMGTE
Pro
51   AF Corse   James Calado
  Alessandro Pier Guidi
Ferrari 488 GTE M 167 +25 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
14 LMGTE
Pro
92   Porsche GT Team   Michael Christensen
  Kévin Estre
Porsche 911 RSR M 167 +25 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
15 LMGTE
Pro
71   AF Corse   Davide Rigon
  Sam Bird
Ferrari 488 GTE M 167 +25 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
16 LMGTE
Pro
95   Aston Martin Racing   Nicki Thiim
  Marco Sørensen
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 167 +25 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
17 LMGTE
Pro
97   Aston Martin Racing   Darren Turner
  Jonathan Adam
  Daniel Serra
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 167 +25 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
18 LMGTE
Pro
91   Porsche GT Team   Richard Lietz
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR M 166 +26 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
19 LMGTE
Pro
67   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Andy Priaulx
  Harry Tincknell
Ford GT M 166 +26 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
20 LMGTE
Pro
66   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Stefan Mücke
  Olivier Pla
Ford GT M 166 +26 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
21 LMGTE
Am
98   Aston Martin Racing   Paul Dalla Lana
  Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 162 +30 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
22 LMGTE
Am
61   Clearwater Racing   Weng Sun Mok
  Keita Sawa
  Matt Griffin
Ferrari 488 GTE M 162 +30 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 159 +33 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 148 +44 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
DNF LMGTE
Am
86   Gulf Racing UK   Michael Wainwright
  Ben Barker
  Nick Foster
Porsche 911 RSR D 92
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
DNF LMP2 25   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Roberto González
  Simon Trummer
  Vitaly Petrov
Oreca 07 D 51
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Austin WEC: Team orders dictate order of another Porsche 1-2". www.motorsport.com. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
  2. ^ "6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas Qualifying" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 15 September 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas Race Final Classification" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 16 September 2017. Retrieved 24 September 2017.

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