Free Practice

  • Toyota on lap-record pace in Sebring FP1

    Toyota on lap-record pace in Sebring FP1

    The FIA WEC cars took to the Sebring International Raceway for the first time in earnest as the Super Sebring weekend kicked off with FP1 in windy and slightly overcast conditions. The #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid led the vast majority of the session before Japanese driver Kazuki Nakajima went fastest with a 1:41.957 just two-and-a-half…

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  • Free Practice underway at Fuji

    Free Practice underway at Fuji

    After a break of around two months, the FIA WEC is finally back in action at the next round of the season: the 6 Hours of Fuji in Japan. Toyota Gazoo Racing go into their home race as the favourites in LMP1 and were looking to perfect their race strategy in the free practice sessions.…

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  • Rebellion Racing fastest in FP3 at Spa-Francorchamps

    Rebellion Racing fastest in FP3 at Spa-Francorchamps

    The #1 Rebellion R13 topped the timing sheets in the third and final free practice session ahead of tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Swiss driver Neel Jani registered the fastest time of the one-hour session, a 1:57.120, some eight tenths faster than the second-fastest #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid. Jani’s time was the fifth fastest across…

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  • Toyota, Ford, DragonSpeed and Gulf Racing top FP2

    Toyota, Ford, DragonSpeed and Gulf Racing top FP2

    Toyota finished a good two seconds clear of its LMP1 competitors in the second free practice session for Saturday’s 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Mike Conway was the fastest man in the session, posting a 1:56.172 on lap five of his stint in the #7 TS050 Hybrid. The #8 machine was second fastest in the session,…

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  • Toyota head up first session of new WEC season

    Toyota head up first session of new WEC season

    The works Toyotas finished one-two in Free Practice 1 for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Fernando Alonso in the #8 car was the quickest man of the session, setting a fastest lap time of 1:58.392 around the 7km Spa-Francorchamps circuit. The surprise of the session in LMP1 was the pace shown by the gaggle of…

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  • Toyota fastest in Free Practice three

    Toyota fastest in Free Practice three

    With the quickest time of the day – a 1:38.969 – the Toyota #7 topped the timing sheets in the third free practice. In LMP2 the Vaillaint Rebellion #31 leads the class while Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla were fastest in the LMGTE-Pro. Following on from the team’s disappointment at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, where…

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  • Porsche top in Nürburgring practice

    Porsche top in Nürburgring practice

    Porsche topped the timing sheets in both free practice sessions for Sunday’s 6 Hours of the Nürburgring, with the #2 car of Earl Bamber posting the quickest time of the day – a 1:38.663. Following on from the team’s success at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, where Hartley, Bamber and Bernhard secured Porsche’s 19th…

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  • Toyota fastest at Spa

    Toyota fastest at Spa

    The #7 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 topped the time sheets in both of the first two free practice sessions for Saturday’s 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Mike Conway was the fastest man in FP1, while Kamui Kobyashi posted the fastest lap in the second 90-minute session. Toyota travelled to Belgium with both its high- and low-downforce…

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  • Toyota fastest again as Porsche close in

    Toyota fastest again as Porsche close in

    Toyota have maintaned their record of topping all sessions so far this weekend at Silverstone, with the #8 Toyota TS050 once again heading the times. However as qualifying looms, Porsche are closing in. Davidson took the #8 Toyota to the top of the times with a late lap. Although slower than yesterday’s FP2 pace, rain…

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