The American teams had a decent practice today.
In the first of the two 90-minute practice sessions the entire job list to prepare for Saturday’s six-hour race was able to be ticked off.
Toyota has displaced Audi at the top as rain showers in the COTA.
Porsche lapped quicker than both Audi and Toyota and ended free practice two with the fastest time, setting up what should be a thrilling qualifying session.
After Toyota led most of the session, the opening practice at Spa ended with Audi on top.
Audi once again headed the time sheets overall, while LMGTE Pro category continued to provide excitement and close competition between the three luxury car manufacturers.
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Both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars were circulating during the second session.
It was a dry Free Practice 3 for the WEC teams at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. Audi driver Lotterer set the fastest time in the final practice prior to qualifying.
The rain in Austin, Texas became heavy enough for the World Endurance Championship officials to call off second practice
After 60-minutes of track action the #1 Audi was top of the time sheets with Marcel Fassler setting the best time of the weekend so far.
New driver Nicki Thiim was impressive in his first outing with AMR Young Driver Vantage.
The surprise of the session was the No.12 Rebellion Racing Lola-Toyota of Neel Jani, Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost which was 4th fastest, 1.029s behind the lead Audi but ahead of both works Toyotas.
Following three wins from six races in 2012, the team arrived in Britain with two 2012-specification TS030 HYBRID cars.
In the LMGTE Pro category it was AF Corse’s Ferrari 458 Italias with best lap times