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Track layout of the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

The 2017 WEC 6 Hours of Mexico was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico on 1–3 September 2017. The Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez round served as the fifth race of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship. The race was won by the No. 2 Porsche entered by Porsche Motorsport. The LMP1 grid for the race was reduced, due to the absence of the ByKolles Racing Team[1]

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying resultEdit

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

Pos Class Team Times Gap Grid

A

1 LMP1 No.2 Porsche LMP Team 1:24.562 1
2 LMP1 No.1 Porsche LMP Team 1:24.710 +0.148 2
3 LMP1 No.7 Toyota Gazoo Racing 1:24.802 +0.240 3
4 LMP1 No.8 Toyota Gazoo Racing 1:25.378 +0.816 4
5 LMP2 No.36 Signatech Alpine Matmut 1:32.809 8.247 5
6 LMP2 No.38 Jackie Chan DC Racing 1:33.105 +8.543 6
7 LMP2 No.31 Vaillante Rebellion 1:33.605 +9.043 7
8 LMP2 No.26 G-Drive Racing 1:34.002 +9.440 8
9 LMP2 No.25 CEFC Manor TRS Racing 1:34.051 +9.489 9
10 LMP2 No.37 Jackie Chan DC Racing 1:34.272 +9.710 10
11 LMP2 No.24 CEFC Manor TRS Racing 1:34.483 +9.921 11
12 LMP2 No.28 TDS Racing 1:35.365 +10.803 12
13 LMGTE Pro No.71 AF Corse 1:39.425 +14.863 13
14 LMGTE Pro No.95 Aston Martin Racing 1:39.534 +14.972 14
15 LMGTE Pro No.67 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 1:39.640 +15.078 15
16 LMGTE Pro No.66 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 1:39.728 +15.166 16
17 LMGTE Pro No.97 Aston Martin Racing 1:39.851 +15.289 17
18 LMGTE Pro No.92 Porsche GT Team 1:39.870 +15.308 18
19 LMGTE Pro No.51 AF Corse 1:40.059 +15.497 19
20 LMGTE Pro No.91 Porsche GT Team 1:40.252 +15.690 20
21 LMGTE Am No.77 Dempsey-Proton Racing 1:42.056 +17.494 21
22 LMGTE Am No.98 Aston Martin Racing 1:42.158 +17.596 22
23 LMGTE Am No.86 Gulf Racing 1:42.965 +18.403 23
24 LMGTE Am No.61 Clearwater Racing 1:43.296 +18.734 24
25 LMGTE Am No.54 Spirit of Race 1:44.648 +20.086 25
26 LMP2 No.13 Vaillante Rebellion 1:33.407 +8.845 26

RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Class winners are denoted in bold.[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 240 6:00:05.757
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
2 LMP1 1   Porsche LMP Team   Neel Jani
  Nick Tandy
  André Lotterer
Porsche 919 Hybrid M 240 +7.141
Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4
3 LMP1 8   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Anthony Davidson
  Sébastien Buemi
  Kazuki Nakajima
Toyota TS050 Hybrid M 239 +1 Lap
Toyota 2.4 L Turbo V6
4 LMP1 7   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Mike Conway
  Kamui Kobayashi
  José María López
Toyota TS050 Hybrid M 239 +1 Lap
Toyota 2.4 L Turbo V6
5 LMP2 31   Vaillante Rebellion   Julien Canal
  Nicolas Prost
  Bruno Senna
Oreca 07 D 219 +21 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
6 LMP2 36   Signatech Alpine Matmut   Nicolas Lapierre
  Gustavo Menezes
  André Negrão
Alpine A470 D 219 +21 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
7 LMP2 24   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Matt Rao
  Ben Hanley
  Jean-Éric Vergne
Oreca 07 D 219 +21 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
8 LMP2 26   G-Drive Racing   Roman Rusinov
  Pierre Thiriet
  Alex Lynn
Oreca 07 D 219 +21 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
9 LMP2 13   Vaillante Rebellion   Mathias Beche
  David Heinemeier Hansson
  Nelson Piquet, Jr.
Oreca 07 D 218 +22 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
10 LMP2 37   Jackie Chan DC Racing   David Cheng
  Alex Brundle
  Tristan Gommendy
Oreca 07 D 218 +22 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
11 LMP2 28   TDS Racing   François Perrodo
  Matthieu Vaxiviere
  Emmanuel Collard
Oreca 07 D 218 +22 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
12 LMP2 25   CEFC Manor TRS Racing   Roberto González
  Simon Trummer
  Vitaly Petrov
Oreca 07 D 217 +23 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
13 LMP2 38   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Ho-Pin Tung
  Oliver Jarvis
  Thomas Laurent
Oreca 07 D 211 +29 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
14 LMGTE
Pro
95   Aston Martin Racing   Nicki Thiim
  Marco Sørensen
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 209 +31 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
15 LMGTE
Pro
71   AF Corse   Davide Rigon
  Sam Bird
Ferrari 488 GTE M 209 +31 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
16 LMGTE
Pro
91   Porsche GT Team   Richard Lietz
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR M 208 +32 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
17 LMGTE
Pro
67   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Andy Priaulx
  Harry Tincknell
Ford GT M 207 +33 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
18 LMGTE
Pro
92   Porsche GT Team   Michael Christensen
  Kévin Estre
Porsche 911 RSR M 207 +33 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
19 LMGTE
Pro
51   AF Corse   James Calado
  Alessandro Pier Guidi
Ferrari 488 GTE M 206 +34 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
20 LMGTE
Pro
66   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Stefan Mücke
  Olivier Pla
Ford GT M 205 +35 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
21 LMGTE
Am
77   Dempsey-Proton Racing   Christian Ried
  Matteo Cairoli
  Marvin Dienst
Porsche 911 RSR D 204 +36 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
22 LMGTE
Am
98   Aston Martin Racing   Paul Dalla Lana
  Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 203 +37 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
23 LMGTE
Am
86   Gulf Racing UK   Michael Wainwright
  Ben Barker
  Nick Foster
Porsche 911 RSR D 203 +37 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
24 LMGTE
Am
54   Spirit of Race   Thomas Flohr
  Francesco Castellacci
  Miguel Molina
Ferrari 488 GTE M 209 +39 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
25 LMGTE
Am
61   Clearwater Racing   Weng Sun Mok
  Keita Sawa
  Matt Griffin
Ferrari 488 GTE M 199 +41 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
DNF LMGTE
Pro
97   Aston Martin Racing   Darren Turner
  Jonathan Adam
  Daniel Serra
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE D 83
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Watkins, Gary. "ByKolles set to skip second half of 2017 WEC season". Autosport.com. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
  2. ^ "6 Hours of Mexico Qualifying Final Classification" (pdf). fiawec.alkamelsystems.com. 3 September 2017. Retrieved 24 September 2017..
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Mexico Race Final Classification" (pdf). fiawec.alkamelsystems.com. 3 September 2017. Retrieved 23 September 2017..

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