By Fábio Mendes on March 16, 2023 11:48 p.m
Ferrari’s WEC adventure in the LMH class got off to the best start. The Scuderia took pole for tomorrow’s race, the thousand miles of Sebring.
After the third practice, in which Toyota again set the fastest time with the #7 (M. Conway / K. Kobayashi / J. Lopez), in qualifying it was Ferrari who got it right. The #50 (A. Fuoco / M. Molina / N. Nielsen) of Antonio Fuoco had a best time of 1:45.067 and was ahead of the #8 Toyota (S. Buemi / B. Hartley / R. Hirakawa) of Brendon. Hartley. 0.214s separated first from second with the #7 Toyota of Kamui Kobayashi 0.48s back. from the pole, in third place.
The second Ferrari, the #51 (A. Pier Guidi / J. Calado / A. Giovinazzi) was fourth and the #02 Cadillac (E. Bamber / A. Lynn / R. Westbrook) completed the top 5. The Porsches were sixth and seventh, ahead of the two Peugeots, with Glickenhaus and Vanwall finishing last.
In LMP2, Oliver Jarvis, in the #23 Oreca took pole for United Autosports. With a time of 1:49.974, Jarvis was 0.093 seconds ahead of Pietro Fittipaldi in the #28 JOTA. Behind Fittipaldi was Robin Frijns in the #31 of WRT, while the #22 of Filipe Albuquerque was seventh.
Sarah Bovy took pole in LMGTE-AM in the Iron Dames Porsche 911 RSR – 19 #85 (S. Bovy / M. Gatting / R. Frey) ahead of Ben Keating in the #33 Corvette (B. Keating / N. Varrone / N. Catsburg).
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