2012 6 Hours of Silverstone

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The 2012 6 Hours of Silverstone was held at Silverstone on 26 August 2012, and was the fourth round in the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Audi claimed the LMP1 Manufacturers' World Championship with an overall victory at the event.[1]

Qualifying[edit]

Qualifying result[edit]

Pole position winners in each class are marked in bold.[2]

Pos Class Team Driver Lap Time Grid
1 LMP1 #1 Audi Sport Team Joest Benoît Tréluyer 1:43.663 1
2 LMP1 #2 Audi Sport Team Joest Allan McNish 1:43.673 2
3 LMP1 #7 Toyota Racing Nicolas Lapierre 1:44.441 3
4 LMP1 #21 Strakka Racing Danny Watts 1:46.160 4
5 LMP1 #12 Rebellion Racing Neel Jani 1:46.207 5
6 LMP1 #13 Rebellion Racing Andrea Belicchi 1:46.234 6
7 LMP1 #22 JRM Karun Chandhok 1:46.758 7
8 LMP2 #42 Greaves Motorsport Alex Brundle 1:49.964 8
9 LMP2 #44 Starworks Motorsport Stéphane Sarrazin 1:49.997 9
10 LMP2 #25 ADR-Delta John Martin 1:50.129 10
11 LMP2 #38 JOTA Nicolas Minassian 1:50.165 11
12 LMP2 #48 Murphy Prototypes Brendon Hartley 1:50.250 12
13 LMP2 #23 Signatech-Nissan Franck Mailleux 1:50.624 13
14 LMP2 #32 Lotus James Rossiter 1:50.688 1
15 LMP2 #49 PeCom Racing Pierre Kaffer 1:50.775 14
16 LMP2 #35 OAK Racing Bertrand Baguette 1:50.851 15
17 LMP2 #30 Status GP Alexander Sims 1:50.919 16
18 LMP2 #41 Greaves Motorsport Elton Julian 1:50.993 17
19 LMP2 #24 OAK Racing Matthieu Lahaye 1:51.283 18
20 LMP2 #26 Signatech-Nissan Pierre Ragues 1:51.942 19
21 LMP2 #31 Lotus Thomas Holzer 1:53.349 20
22 LMP2 #29 Gulf Racing Middle East Fabien Giroix 1:54.476 21
23 GTE Pro #77 Team Felbermayr-Proton Richard Lietz 2:09.564 22
24 GTE Pro #66 JMW Motorsport James Walker 2:10.018 23
25 GTE Pro #51 AF Corse Gianmaria Bruni 2:10.481 24
26 GTE Am #98 Aston Martin Racing Stuart Hall 2:12.525 25
27 GTE Am #88 Team Felbermayr-Proton Paolo Ruberti 2:12.965 26
28 GTE Pro #97 Aston Martin Racing Stefan Mücke 2:14.150 27
29 GTE Pro #71 AF Corse Andrea Bertolini 2:15.153 28
30 GTE Am #61 AF Corse-Waltrip Marco Cioci 2:15.491 29
31 GTE Am #57 Krohn Racing Michele Rugolo 2:15.608 30
32 GTE Am #55 JWA-Avila Joël Camathias 2:16.466 31
33 GTE Am #99 Aston Martin Racing Jonathan Adam 2:16.717 32
34 GTE Am #50 Larbre Compétition Fernando Rees 2:16.907 33
35 GTE Am #70 Larbre Compétition Jean-Philippe Belloc 2:17.261 34

Notes:

  • ^1 —The No. 32 car of Lotus started from the pit lane.

Race[edit]

Race result[edit]

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[3]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 1 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Germany André Lotterer
Switzerland Marcel Fässler
France Benoît Tréluyer
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 194
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Hybrid Diesel)
2 LMP1 7 Japan Toyota Racing Austria Alexander Wurz
Japan Kazuki Nakajima
France Nicolas Lapierre
Toyota TS030 Hybrid M 194
Toyota 3.4 L V8
(Hybrid)
3 LMP1 2 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest United Kingdom Allan McNish
Denmark Tom Kristensen
Audi R18 ultra M 194
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Diesel)
4 LMP1 13 Switzerland Rebellion Racing Italy Andrea Belicchi
Switzerland Harold Primat
Lola B12/60 M 189
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
5 LMP1 21 United Kingdom Strakka Racing United Kingdom Nick Leventis
United Kingdom Jonny Kane
United Kingdom Danny Watts
HPD ARX-03a M 189
Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8
6 LMP1 12 Switzerland Rebellion Racing France Nicolas Prost
Switzerland Neel Jani
Lola B12/60 M 189
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
7 LMP1 22 United Kingdom JRM United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck
Australia David Brabham
India Karun Chandhok
HPD ARX-03a M 187
Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8
8 LMP2 25 United Kingdom ADR-Delta Australia John Martin
Thailand Tor Graves
Czech Republic Jan Charouz
Oreca 03 D 183
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
9 LMP2 44 United States Starworks Motorsport United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel
Venezuela Enzo Potolicchio
France Stéphane Sarrazin
HPD ARX-03b D 183
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6
10 LMP2 26 France Signatech-Nissan France Pierre Ragues
France Nelson Panciatici
Russia Roman Rusinov
Oreca 03 D 183
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
11 LMP2 49 Argentina Pecom Racing Argentina Luís Pérez Companc
France Soheil Ayari
Germany Pierre Kaffer
Oreca 03 D 182
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
12 LMP2 42 United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport United Kingdom Martin Brundle
United Kingdom Alex Brundle
Spain Lucas Ordóñez
Zytek Z11SN D 182
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
13 LMP2 24 France OAK Racing France Jacques Nicolet
France Olivier Pla
France Matthieu Lahaye
Morgan LMP2 D 182
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
14 LMP2 38 United Kingdom Jota United Kingdom Simon Dolan
United Kingdom Sam Hancock
France Nicolas Minassian
Zytek Z11SN D 182
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
15 LMP2 30 Republic of Ireland Status GP United Kingdom Alexander Sims
France Maxime Jousse
France Julien Jousse
Lola B12/80 D 181
Judd HK 3.6 L V8
16 LMP2 48 Republic of Ireland Murphy Prototypes United Kingdom Warren Hughes
United Kingdom Jody Firth
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Oreca 03 D 180
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
17 LMP2 35 France OAK Racing Belgium Bertrand Baguette
Austria Dominik Kraihamer
Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson
Morgan LMP2 D 176
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
18 LMP2 29 United Arab Emirates Gulf Racing Middle East France Fabien Giroix
Japan Keiko Ihara
Switzerland Jean-Denis Délétraz
Lola B12/80 D 176
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
19 LMP2 31 Germany Lotus Germany Thomas Holzer
Germany Mirco Schultis
Netherlands Christijan Albers
Lola B12/80 D 174
Lotus 3.6 L V8
20 LMP2 41 United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport Germany Christian Zugel
Mexico Ricardo González
Ecuador Elton Julian
Zytek Z11SN D 173
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
21 LMGTE
Pro
51 Italy AF Corse Italy Giancarlo Fisichella
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 171
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
22 LMGTE
Pro
66 United Kingdom JMW Motorsport United Kingdom James Walker
United Kingdom Jonny Cocker
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 D 169
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
23 LMGTE
Pro
97 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Germany Stefan Mücke
Mexico Adrián Fernández
United Kingdom Darren Turner
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 169
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
24 LMGTE
Am
61 Italy AF Corse-Waltrip Italy Giuseppe Perrazini
Italy Marco Cioci
Republic of Ireland Matt Griffin
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 166
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
25 LMGTE
Am
88 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Christian Ried
Italy Gianluca Roda
Italy Paolo Ruberti
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 166
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
26 LMGTE
Am
57 United States Krohn Racing United States Tracy Krohn
Sweden Niclas Jonsson
Italy Michele Rugolo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 165
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
27 LMGTE
Pro
77 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Marc Lieb
Austria Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 164
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
28 LMGTE
Am
98 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Germany Roald Goethe
United Kingdom Stuart Hall
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 163
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
29 LMGTE
Am
70 France Larbre Compétition France Pascal Gibon
France Christophe Bourret
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 162
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
30 LMGTE
Am
55 United Kingdom JWA-Avila United Kingdom Paul Daniels
Switzerland Joël Camathias
Finland Markus Palttala
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR P 161
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
DNF LMGTE
Pro
71 Italy AF Corse Italy Andrea Bertolini
Monaco Olivier Beretta
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 168
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
DNF LMGTE
Am
99 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing United Kingdom Jonathan Adam
United Kingdom Andrew Howard
United Kingdom Paul White
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 157
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP2 23 France Signatech-Nissan France Franck Mailleux
France Jordan Tresson
France Olivier Lombard
Oreca 03 D 135
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP2 32 Germany Lotus United States Kevin Weeda
Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi
United Kingdom James Rossiter
Lola B12/80 D 26
Lotus 3.6 L V8
EX LMGTE
Am
50 France Larbre Compétition France Patrick Bornhauser
France Julien Canal
Brazil Fernando Rees
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8

Note: After finishing 2nd in LMGTE Am class, the No. 50 Larbre Corvette was excluded following the race for a failure to meet safety requirements (validity of the fire extinguisher).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone Race Final Classification" (PDF). fiawec.alkamelsystems.com. Automobile Club de l'Ouest. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  4. ^ [3]


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