The Aston Martin Vantage teams are holding the lead in the World Endurance Championship race on the Circuit of The Americas
1:52.081 - the laptime by Nick Heidfeld and Mathias Beche which places the #12 Lola-Toyota on the second row of the grid at Austin
Duval/Kristensen/McNish in front in qualifying in Texas; Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer on front row as well
OAK Racing Morgan-Nissans setting the second and third-quickest time in the LM P2 category.
#99 Valero-liveried Aston came out on top with an average lap time of 2:04.628 thanks to Bruno Senna and Fred Makowiecki.
Top of the GTE Class in Texas for Aston Martin and Ferrari
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
World Endurance Championship is making their debut at the Circuit of The Americas. The drivers took to the circuit for two testing sessions.
Krohn Racing has been waiting all season for this week – to race in the United States, in their home state of Texas! Round Five of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship is September 20-22 at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas.
Toyota Racing's Nico Lapierre reviews a successful debut season for the hybrid LMP1 and looks forward to 2013.