It was the first podium of the season for Lotus Praga LMP2 and also the biggest success for the team so far in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Dominik Kraihamer was running in fourth position when he lost the rear of the Lotus, and ended up in a crash with the Toyota Hybrid.
The new Lotus Praga T128 LMP2 has shown a good race performance and the team is looking forward to the next races.
It is a good result for Lotus at the first qualifying of the season with the new Lotus Praga T128 LMP2.
The joint Praga/Lotus project was unveiled on the Paul Ricard circuit during the WEC official test.