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The 2018 6 Hours of Shanghai was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China on the 16 – 18 November 2018. Shanghai served as the fifth round of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship, and was the seventh running of the event, all part of the championship. The race was won by the #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid.

Contents

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Poles position winners in each class are marked in bold[1][2]

Pos Class Team Average Time Gap Grid
1 LMP1 No. 7 Toyota Gazoo Racing 1:42.931 - 1
2 LMP1 No. 8 Toyota Gazoo Racing 1:43.159 +0.228 2
3 LMP1 No. 1 Rebellion Racing 1:43.218 +0.287 3
4 LMP1 No. 17 SMP Racing 1:43.870 +0.939 4
5 LMP1 No. 3 Rebellion Racing 1:44.179 +1.248 5
6 LMP1 No. 10 DragonSpeed 1:44.612 +1.681 6
7 LMP1 No. 11 SMP Racing 1:44.789 +1.858 7
8 LMP1 No. 4 ByKolles Racing Team 1:46.353 +3.422 8
9 LMP2 No. 38 Jackie Chan DC Racing 1:48.888 +5.957 9
10 LMP2 No. 37 Jackie Chan DC Racing 1:49.138 +6.207 10
11 LMP2 No. 31 DragonSpeed 1:49.857 +6.926 11
12 LMP2 No. 36 Signatech Alpine Matmut 1:50.206 +7.275 12
13 LMP2 No. 28 TDS Racing 1:51.006 +8.075 13
14 LMP2 No. 29 Racing Team Nederland 1:51.657 +8.726 14
15 LMP2 No. 50 Larbre Compétition 1:51.925 +8.994 15
16 LMGTE Pro No. 66 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 1:58.627 +15.696 16
17 LMGTE Pro No. 81 BMW Team MTEK 1:58.874 +15.943 17
18 LMGTE Pro No. 97 Aston Martin Racing 1:59.000 +16.069 18
19 LMGTE Pro No. 92 Porsche GT Team 1:59.031 +16.100 19
20 LMGTE Pro No. 82 BMW Team MTEK 1:59.055 +16.124 20
21 LMGTE Pro No. 95 Aston Martin Racing 1:59.157 +16.226 21
22 LMGTE Pro No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 1:59.278 +16.347 22
23 LMGTE Pro No. 91 Porsche GT Team 1:59.286 +16.355 23
24 LMGTE Pro No. 51 AF Corse 1:59.454 +16.523 24
25 LMGTE Pro No. 71 AF Corse 1:59.689 +16.758 25
26 LMGTE Pro No. 64 Corvette Racing 2:00.228 +17.297 26
27 LMGTE Am No. 98 Aston Martin Racing 2:01.884 +18.953 27
28 LMGTE Am No. 77 DempseyProton Racing 2:01.951 +19.020 28
29 LMGTE Am No. 54 Spirit of Race 2:02.090 +19.159 29
30 LMGTE Am No. 88 DempseyProton Racing 2:02.115 +19.184 30
31 LMGTE Am No. 90 TF Sport 2:02.211 +19.280 31
32 LMGTE Am No. 61 Clearwater Racing 2:02.400 +19.469 32
33 LMGTE Am No. 56 Team Project 1 2:02.429 +19.498 33
34 LMGTE Am No. 86 Gulf Racing UK 2:04.241 +21.310 34
35 LMGTE Am No. 70 MR Racing 2:04.648 +21.717 35

RaceEdit

Race ResultEdit

The minimum number of laps for classification (70% of the overall winning car's distance) was 80 laps. Class winners in bold[3][4]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps Time/Retired
Engine
1 LMP1 7   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Mike Conway
  Kamui Kobayashi
  José María López
Toyota TS050 Hybrid M 113 6:01:46.414
Toyota 2.4L Turbo V6
2 LMP1 8   Toyota Gazoo Racing   Fernando Alonso
  Sébastien Buemi
  Kazuki Nakajima
Toyota TS050 Hybrid M 113 +1.419
Toyota 2.4L Turbo V6
3 LMP1 11   SMP Racing   Mikhail Aleshin
  Jenson Button
  Vitaly Petrov
BR Engineering BR1 M 112 +1 Lap
AER P60B 2.4 L Turbo V6
4 LMP1 1   Rebellion Racing   Neel Jani
  André Lotterer
  Bruno Senna
Rebellion R13 M 112 +1 Lap
Gibson GL458 4.5 L V8
5 LMP1 3   Rebellion Racing   Mathias Beche
  Gustavo Menezes
  Thomas Laurent
Rebellion R13 M 110 +3 Laps
Gibson GL458 4.5 L V8
6 LMP1 10   DragonSpeed   James Allen
  Ben Hanley
  Renger van der Zande
BR Engineering BR1 M 110 +3 Laps
Gibson GL458 4.5L V8
7 LMGTE
Pro
95   Aston Martin Racing   Marco Sørensen
  Nicki Thiim
Aston Martin Vantage AMR M 109 +4 Laps
Aston Martin 4.0 L Turbo V8
8 LMP2 38   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Gabriel Aubry
  Stéphane Richelmi
  Ho-Pin Tung
Oreca 07 D 109 +4 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2L V8
9 LMGTE
Pro
91   Porsche GT Team   Gianmaria Bruni
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 911 RSR M 109 +4 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat 6
10 LMGTE
Pro
92   Porsche GT Team   Michael Christensen
  Kévin Estre
Porsche 911 RSR M 109 +4 Laps
Porsche 4.0L Flat 6
11 LMGTE
Pro
97   Aston Martin Racing   Alex Lynn
  Maxime Martin
Aston Martin Vantage AMR M 109 +4 Laps
Aston Martin 4.0L Turbo V8
12 LMP2 31   DragonSpeed   Anthony Davidson
  Roberto Gonzalez
  Pastor Maldonado
Oreca 07 M 109 +4 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2L V8
13 LMGTE
Pro
51   AF Corse   James Calado
  Alessandro Pier Guidi
Ferrari 488 GTE Evo M 109 +4 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9L Turbo V8
14 LMP2 36   Signatech Alpine Matmut   Nicolas Lapierre
  André Negrão
  Pierre Thiriet
Alpine A470 D 109 +4 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2L V8
15 LMGTE
Pro
71   AF Corse   Sam Bird
  Davide Rigon
Ferrari 488 GTE M 109 +4 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
16 LMGTE
Pro
66   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Stefan Mücke
  Olivier Pla
Ford GT M 109 +4 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5L Turbo V6
17 LMGTE
Pro
64   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Tommy Milner
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R M 109 +4 Laps
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
18 LMGTE
Pro
81   BMW Team MTEK   Nicky Catsburg
  Martin Tomczyk
BMW M8 GTE M 109 +4 Laps
BMW S63 4.0L Turbo V8
19 LMGTE
Pro
67   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Andy Priaulx
  Harry Tincknell
Ford GT M 109 +4 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5L Turbo V6
20 LMGTE
Pro
82   BMW Team MTEK   Tom Blomqvist
  António Félix da Costa
BMW M8 GTE M 108 +5 Laps
BMW S63 4.0 L Turbo V8
21 LMGTE
Am
77   Dempsey - Proton Racing   Julien Andlauer
  Matt Campbell
  Christian Ried
Porsche 911 RSR M 108 +5 Laps
Porsche 4.0L Flat 6
22 LMGTE
Am
56   Team Project 1   Jörg Bergmeister
  Patrick Lindsey
  Egidio Perfetti
Porsche 911 RSR M 108 +5 Laps
Porsche 4.0L Flat 6
23 LMGTE
Am
88   Dempsey - Proton Racing   Khaled Al Qubaisi
  Matteo Cairoli
  Riccardo Pera
Porsche 911 RSR M 108 +5 Laps
Porsche 4.0L Flat 6
24 LMP2 37   Jackie Chan DC Racing   Jazeman Jaafar
  Nabil Jeffri
  Weiron Tan
Oreca 07 D 108 +5 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2L V8
25 LMGTE
Am
54   Spirit of Race   Francesco Castellacci
  Giancarlo Fisichella
  Thomas Flohr
Ferrari 488 GTE M 108 +5 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
26 LMGTE
Am
98   Aston Martin Racing   Paul Dalla Lana
  Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 108 +5 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5L V8
27 LMGTE
Am
70   MR Racing   Olivier Beretta
  Eddie Cheever III
  Motoaki Ishikawa
Ferrari 488 GTE M 107 +6 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
28 LMGTE
Am
61   Clearwater Racing   Matt Griffin
  Keita Sawa
  Weng Sun Mok
Ferrari 488 GTE M 107 +6 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
29 LMGTE
Am
90   TF Sport   Jonathan Adam
  Charlie Eastwood
  Salih Yoluç
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 105 +8 Laps
Aston Martin 4.5L V8
30 LMGTE
Am
86   Gulf Racing UK   Ben Barker
  Thomas Preining
  Michael Wainwright
Porsche 911 RSR M 100 +13 Laps
Porsche 4.0L Flat 6
31 LMP2 29   Racing Team Nederland   Frits van Eerd
  Giedo van der Garde
  Nyck de Vries
Dallara P217 M 99 +14 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2L V8
32 LMP2 50   Larbre Compétition   Erwin Creed
  Enzo Guibbert
  Romano Ricci
Ligier JS P217 M 75 +38 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2L V8
NC[N 1] LMP2 28   TDS Racing   Loïc Duval
  François Perrodo
  Matthieu Vaxivière
Oreca 07 D 108 Not classified
Gibson GK428 4.2L V8
NC[N 1] LMP1 17   SMP Racing   Matevos Isaakyan
  Egor Orudzhev
  Stéphane Sarrazin
BR Engineering BR1 M 100 Not classified
AER P60B 2.4L Turbo V6
DNF LMP1 4   ByKolles Racing Team   Tom Dillmann
  James Rossiter
  Oliver Webb
ENSO CLM P1/01 M 50 Engine
Nismo VRX30A 3.0 L Turbo V6
  1. ^ a b The TDS Racing No. 28 and the SMP Racing No. 17 did not complete the final lap of the race and therefore, were not classified as finishers.

Standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for the Drivers' Championship standings.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for the Drivers' Championship standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 6 Hours of Shanghai Qualifying Results" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 17 November 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 17 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  2. ^ "#7 Toyota On Pole For 6H Shanghai". DailySportsCar. 17 November 2018. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  3. ^ "2018 6 Hours of Shanghai Race Results" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 18 November 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Toyota Wins Rain-Soaked, Heavily-Interupted 6H Shanghai". DailySportsCar. 18 November 2018. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  5. ^ "2018-19 LMP World Endurance Drivers Championship" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 18 November 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  6. ^ "2018–2019 LMP1 World Endurance Championship" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 18 November 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  7. ^ "2018–2019 World Endurance GTE Drivers Championship" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 18 November 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  8. ^ "2018–2019 World Endurance GTE Manufacturers Championship" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 18 November 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.

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