6 Hours of Spa – EL1: Ferrari double ahead of Lamborghini and Alpine

Ferrari scored a double during Free Practice 1 of the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps ahead of surprising Lamborghinis and Alpine. The first Peugeot is 9th, the Toyotas are not in the top 10.

Published on 09/05/2024 à 13:04

Valentin GLO

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6 Hours of Spa – EL1: Ferrari double ahead of Lamborghini and Alpine

Photo: Clément Luck / DPPI

  • On the momentum of the 6 Hours of Imola despite an unfavorable BoP in terms of weight, the Ferrari 499P scored a double during Free Practice 1 of the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Antonio Fuoco was the fastest in 2:05.690 ahead of Antonio Giovinazzi by more than a second.
  • Surprise behind the two official Prancing Horse cars with the Lamborghini SC63 poking its nose into third position thanks to Daniil Kvyat, 1.308 seconds behind Fuoco.
  • Promising session for Alpine since Nicolas lapierre placed number 35 which he shares with Mick Schumacher and Matthieu Vaxiviere at the foot of the podium, 1.330 seconds behind. Yifei Ye completed the top five in the No. 5 AF Corse Ferrari 499P, 93 seconds behind.
  • Complicated session for Toyota, which are not even in the top 10! The two Japanese prototypes finished in 11th and 16th place.
  • The first Peugeot is 9th with the n°93, while Proton Competition is the first Porsche in 6th place.
  • On the GT3 side, Daniel Juncadella was the fastest at the wheel of the No. 06 TF Sport Corvette Z82.
  • The second Free Practice session will begin at 17:30 p.m. this Thursday.

Ranking Free Practice 1 – 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps:

Valentin GLO

Journalist. Endurance reporter (WEC, IMSA, ELMS, ALMS) and sometimes F1 or IndyCar.

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