Pecom Racing wins in the FIA WEC at Sakhir

Pecom Racing gained its first, well-deserved victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship (Wec). At the end of the “6 Hours of Bahrain”, Luis Perez Companc, Pierre Kaffer and Nicolas Minassian took the top step of the podium of the LMP2 category thanks to a perfect race. The teamwork was perfect as was the strategy from the pit wall.

#49 Pecom Racing Oreca 03 Nissan: Luis Perez Companc, Pierre Kaffer, Nicolas Minassian
#49 Pecom Racing Oreca 03 Nissan: Luis Perez Companc, Pierre Kaffer, Nicolas Minassian

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Having started from fifth on the grid, Minassian moved up the order untill the second place after the green light. Kaffer drove two very fast stints and the Oreca 03-Nissan of the Argentinian team gained the first place.

Perez Companc was at the wheel and went straight on the first position in his two stints after a tight challenge with Vitantonio Liuzzi (ex-Formula 1 driver).

Following the Safety Car, the Pecom Racing trio ran a bit laps in second position. But the pace of Perez Companc, Kaffer and Minassian was very fast and the crew regained the head of the race after the last pit stop. The drivers of Pecom Racing crossed the line two lap ahead of the second placed.

In the championship standing, Pecom Racing is second in the LMP2 Team with 23 points gap. There are two race to run and 50 points are avaible. The games are open.

Source: Pecom Racing

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Tags bahrain, companc, kaffer, minassian, nissan, oreca, sakhir, wec

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