Pechito López, Conway and Kobayashi start the 6 Hours of Spa

The WEC champion trio kicked off their title defense with pole position on the Belgian circuit.

After a previous dominated by LMP2, Hypercar of Wec put things in order in the classification of 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the first date of the World Cup that takes place on the Belgian track. The pole was for the trio formed by the Argentine Jose Maria Lopez, English Mike conway and the Japanese Kamui Kobayashi, who start the defense of the title with this great result.

Pechito Lopez

Kobayashi, as usual, was in charge of classifying with the Toyota GR010 HYBRID N ° 7 of Toyota GAZOO Racing Argentina. The Japanese scored on his launched lap 2m00s747 / 1000 and thus surpassed his compatriot and teammate Kazuki Nakajima, who shares the other Toyota prototype with the Swiss Sebastien Buemi and the New Zealander Brendon Hartley.

The top trio was completed by a Oreca 07-Gibson of the LMP2: that of United Autosports who share english Philip hanson, the Swiss Fabio Scherer and the Portuguese Filipe Albuquerque.

The first positions of the grid were completed by the Brazilian André Negrão and the French Nicolas Lapierre y Matthieu Vaxiviere, With the Alpine A480-Gibson hypercar of Alpine Elf Matmut; and the russian Roman Rusinov, the Argentinian Franco Colapinto and the Dutch Nyck de Vries, with the Aurus 01-Gibson from the LMP2 G-Drive Racing.

The race will start this Saturday at 8.30 in Argentina.



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