Greaves Gibson fastest in second ELMS session

Jon Lancaster set the quickest time.

The Gibson LMP2 car continued to top the timing screens at Silverstone this afternoon but this time it was the Greaves Motorsport example that headed the way.

Former GP2 racer Jon Lancaster set the best time of the 90-minute session stopping the clocks at 1m49.419s. This time was 0.4s quicker than Jota Sport driver Harry Tincknell’s best time in this morning’s session.

Filipe Albuquerque’s 1m50.017s lap this afternoon was good enough to ensure another 1-2 for the Gibson Technologies designed and developed LMP2 car.

Murphy Prototypes were third fastest with Nathanael Berthon setting the best time in the Oreca 03-Nissan. Another of the venerable Oreca 03s rounded out the top four with Maurizio Mediani at the wheel, but was a second behind the two Gibson 015S cars.


The five LMP3 cars all set times in the session with the leading Team LNT Ginetta-Nissan driven by Charlie Robertson just out pacing the sister car of Michael Simpson. Robertson shares the new LMP3 racer with multiple Olympic gold winning cyclist Sir Chris Hoy.

In the LMGTE class the AT Racing Ferrari driven by Alessandro Pier Guidi led the class with a best of 2:01.248s.

The GTC class AF Corse were 1-2 with the No.63 car leading the similar No.62  Ferrari 458 Italia by just 0.006s.



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Series European Le Mans
Event Silverstone
Sub-event Friday practice
Track Silverstone
Drivers Maurizio Mediani , Alessandro Pier Guidi , Filipe Albuquerque , Jon Lancaster , Nathanael Berthon , Harry Tincknell , Mike Simpson , Charlie Robertson , Chris Hoy
Article type Practice report
Tags greaves, murphy