The FIA World Motor Sport Council moves 6 Hours of Fuji back to its original date.
Belicchi and Beche secured the 3rd place overall of a very special race hindered by a heavy rainy conditions.
The race was stopped after 3 hours and 46 minutes, but 2nd place for the No.2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Tom Kristensen, Loïc Duval and Allan McNish was enough to seal the FIA World Endurance Manufacturers’ Championship for Audi.
Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer fastest in qualifying at Fuji; Duval/Kristensen/McNish on second row.
No.1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro snatched pole position from Toyota Racing’s No.8 TS030 Hybrid just by 0.178 seconds.
Aston Martin's no97 and no99 locked out front raw for Japanese WEC race, nr51 Ferrari 458 will head second raw.
Tracy Krohn: “It was very slippery today and the track was quite green but we’re making good progress actually."
The Swiss team will take the start on Sunday of the nippon race for the second time in a row.
Ohayo gozaimasu from Fuji International Speedway!
Both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars were circulating during the second session.
Ground-breaking electric prototype unveiled at Nismo headquarters. Japanese fans the first to see finished race car up close.
Tracy W. Krohn and co-driver Nic Jönsson with a help of Italian co-driver Maurizio Mediani will attempt to get their first WEC victory.
With three races to go till the end of the season, the situation in LM P2 in the FIA World Endurance Championship couldn’t be more indecisive.
The Florida-based organization gears up for the sixth round of the WEC in Japan, while also competing in the ALMS season finale at Road Atlanta.
The team, which has run five cars since the start of the season, will drop a car at the sixth round of the eight-round championship in Fuji.
Team Manager, Jacob Greaves: "We are really looking forward to the race at Fuji and to achieving a top result.”
After the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota Racing elected to run just one of their TS030 Hybrids for the WEC events.
Japanese fans get first opportunity to see ground-breaking electric racer at the World Endurance Championship event