The first day of action at the circuit of Nevers-Magny-Cours kept the promess. The nice weather allowed teams and drivers to carry out a great program in order to prepare for Saturday and Sunday races.
6 hours of Proto Endurance : second Pole for CD Sport
After dominating the qualifying sessions at Portimao last spring, CD Sport and its #14 Norma M20 FC driven by Bole-Besançon/Scheier/Foubert is at the top again, this autumn, in the Nièvre. The trio finished in 1’34’’788, 0’’330 faster than the #2 TFT Norma driven by Vilarino/Ferté/Illiano. The defending champions will be tomorrow ahead of the two DB Autosport Normas – the #22 driven by Delafosse/Vaucher/Accary and the #21 driven by Bassora/Monclair/Schatz. TFT is on the third line again with the #8 Norma driven by Capillaire/Creed/Melnikov next to the #31 CD Sport Norma driven by L. Cochet/Kirschdoerffer/Faure. The latter dominates in Prestige ahead of the #42 Norma of Equipe Palmyr driven by Kubryk/Faggionato/Weil – champions at Jarama and the #6 TFT Norma driven by Bazaud/Thirion/Caillon.
4 hours GT/Touring/LMP/PFV Endurance
LMP/PFV : The success of Duqueine Engineering
Yann Clairay with Cyril Denis and Edouard Héry – members of the #7 Ligier JS P3 team allow Wintec to be on the front line during the first Free Practice finishing in 1’34’’921. The trio is ahead of the two Duqueine Engineering Normas M30 – the #8 driven by Borga/Enqvist and the #9 driven by Legeret/Panciatici. The team of Yann Belhomme reverse the situation and the #9 gets to the top in 1’34’’686. The #20 DB Autosport driven by Foubert/Wolff/Maulini finishes second, ahead of the #7 Ligier. The #22 Ligier of Inter Europol Competition driven by Smiechowski/Still and the #93 N’Race driven by Fontaine/Decultot/Perroy close the Top 5.
GT/Touring : Silhouettes of Solution F – let the guns do the talking
Everybody knew they were fast. A Silhouette dominates in the GT category : Solution F places their TC 17 GT V8 in the Top 10. First with the #99 driven by Zacchia/Pourquie (7th in Free Practice 1, then 5th in Free Practice 2) but also with the #96 driven by Charriol/Faure/J.Cochet who finish 9th. In GTV1 dominates the #46 AB Sport Auto Lamborghini Huracan GT3 driven by Teneketzian/De Narda, first, ahead of the #1 Visiom Ferrari driven by Pagny/Bouvet/Perrier and then ahead of the #44 CMR Ferrari GT3 driven by Mouez/Loger/Reymond.