2012 6 Hours of Shanghai

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The 2012 6 Hours of Shanghai was an endurance auto race held at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China on 28 October 2012. The race was the eighth round of the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship season, and was the inaugural running of the 6 Hours of Shanghai.

The race was won by Alexander Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre driving the No.7 Toyota TS030 Hybrid of Toyota Racing. André Lotterer, Benoît Tréluyer and Marcel Fässler of Audi Sport Team Joest won the Drivers' World Championship at the event after finishing in third place. Larbre Compétition won the LMGTE Am Trophy following a class win.[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 #7 Toyota Racing Alexander Wurz 1:48.273 1
2 LMP1 #2 Audi Sport Team Joest Allan McNish 1:48.373 2
3 LMP1 #1 Audi Sport Team Joest André Lotterer 1:48.597 3
4 LMP1 #22 JRM Karun Chandhok 1:51.003 4
5 LMP1 #12 Rebellion Racing Neel Jani 1:51.019 5
6 LMP1 #21 Strakka Racing Danny Watts 1:51.037 6
7 LMP1 #13 Rebellion Racing Andrea Belicchi 1:51.394 7
8 LMP1 #15 OAK Racing Bertrand Baguette 1:52.172 8
9 LMP2 #32 Lotus James Rossiter 1:54.132 9
10 LMP2 #25 ADR-Delta John Martin 1:54.301 10
11 LMP2 #44 Starworks Motorsport Stéphane Sarrazin 1:54.350 11
12 LMP2 #24 OAK Racing Olivier Pla 1:54.475 12
13 LMP2 #49 Pecom Racing Pierre Kaffer 1:55.151 13
14 LMP2 #31 Lotus Thomas Holzer 1:55.195 14
15 LMP2 #23 Signatech-Nissan Franck Mailleux 1:55.687 15
16 LMP2 #41 Greaves Motorsport Elton Julian 1:56.531 16
17 LMP2 #26 Signatech-Nissan Pierre Ragues 1:56.682 17
18 LMP2 #29 Gulf Racing Middle East Fabien Giroix 1:57.370 18
19 LMGTE Pro #97 Aston Martin Racing Darren Turner 2:03.721 19
20 LMGTE Pro #77 Team Felbermayr-Proton Richard Lietz 2:04.471 20
21 LMGTE Pro #51 AF Corse Giancarlo Fisichella 2:05.387 21
22 LMGTE Am #88 Team Felbermayr-Proton Paolo Ruberti 2:05.584 22
23 LMGTE Am #61 AF Corse-Waltrip Marco Cioci 2:05.836 23
24 LMGTE Pro #71 AF Corse Olivier Beretta 2:06.367 24
25 LMGTE Am #50 Larbre Compétition Julien Canal 2:06.910 25
26 LMGTE Am #55 JWA-Avila Joël Camathias 2:08.848 26
27 LMGTE Am #70 Larbre Compétition Pascal Gibon 2:09.155 27
28 LMGTE Am #57 Krohn Racing Tracy Krohn 2:09.641 28

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 7 Japan Toyota Racing Austria Alexander Wurz
France Nicolas Lapierre
Toyota TS030 Hybrid M 191
Toyota 3.4 L V8
(Hybrid)
2 LMP1 2 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest United Kingdom Allan McNish
Denmark Tom Kristensen
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 191
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Hybrid Diesel)
3 LMP1 1 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest France Benoît Tréluyer
Switzerland Marcel Fässler
Germany André Lotterer
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 191
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Hybrid Diesel)
4 LMP1 13 Switzerland Rebellion Racing Switzerland Harold Primat
Italy Andrea Belicchi
China Congfu Cheng
Lola B12/60 M 185
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
5 LMP1 22 United Kingdom JRM United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck
India Karun Chandhok
Australia David Brabham
HPD ARX-03a M 185
Honda LM-AR6 3.4 L V8
6 LMP1 21 United Kingdom Strakka Racing United Kingdom Jonny Kane
United Kingdom Danny Watts
United Kingdom Nick Leventis
HPD ARX-03a M 182
Honda LM-AR6 3.4 L V8
7 LMP2 25 United Kingdom ADR-Delta Thailand Tor Graves
Australia John Martin
Switzerland Mathias Beche
Oreca 03 D 180
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
8 LMP2 44 United States Starworks Motorsport France Stéphane Sarrazin
United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel
Venezuela Enzo Potolicchio
HPD ARX-03b D 180
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6
9 LMP2 24 France OAK Racing France Olivier Pla
France Matthieu Lahaye
France Jacques Nicolet
Morgan LMP2 D 179
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
10 LMP2 49 Argentina Pecom Racing Germany Pierre Kaffer
France Nicolas Minassian
Argentina Luís Pérez Companc
Oreca 03 D 179
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
11 LMP2 23 France Signatech-Nissan France Jordan Tresson
France Olivier Lombard
France Franck Mailleux
Oreca 03 D 178
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
12 LMP2 31 Germany Lotus Germany Mirco Schultis
Germany Thomas Holzer
Lola B12/80 D 177
Lotus 3.6 L V8
13 LMP2 26 France Signatech-Nissan France Pierre Ragues
Russia Roman Rusinov
France Nelson Panciatici
Oreca 03 D 177
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
14 LMP1 15 France OAK Racing Austria Dominik Kraihamer
Belgium Bertrand Baguette
Japan Takuma Sato
OAK Pescarolo 01 D 174
Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8
15 LMP2 41 United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport Ecuador Elton Julian
Mexico Ricardo González
Germany Christian Zugel
Zytek Z11SN D 171
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
16 LMGTE
Pro
97 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing United Kingdom Darren Turner
Germany Stefan Mücke
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 169
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
17 LMGTE
Pro
77 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Austria Richard Lietz
Germany Marc Lieb
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 169
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
18 LMGTE
Pro
71 Italy AF Corse Monaco Olivier Beretta
Italy Andrea Bertolini
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 168
Ferrari F142 4.5 L V8
19 LMGTE
Am
50 France Larbre Compétition France Patrick Bornhauser
France Julien Canal
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 166
GM LS1 5.5 L V8
20 LMGTE
Am
88 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Christian Ried
Italy Gianluca Roda
Italy Paolo Ruberti
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 165
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
21 LMGTE
Am
57 United States Krohn Racing United States Tracy Krohn
Sweden Niclas Jönsson
Italy Michele Rugolo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 164
Ferrari F142 4.5 L V8
22 LMGTE
Am
61 Italy AF Corse-Waltrip United States Robert Kauffman
Italy Marco Cioci
Portugal Rui Águas
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 164
Ferrari F142 4.5 L V8
23 LMGTE
Am
70 France Larbre Compétition France Jean-Philippe Belloc
France Christophe Bourret
France Pascal Gibon
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 163
GM LS1 5.5 L V8
24 LMGTE
Am
55 United Kingdom JWA-Avila Switzerland Joël Camathias
United Kingdom Matt Bell
United Kingdom Paul Daniels
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR P 152
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
DNF LMP1 12 Switzerland Rebellion Racing France Nicolas Prost
Switzerland Neel Jani
Lola B12/60 M 180
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
DNF LMGTE
Pro
51 Italy AF Corse Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 144
Ferrari F142 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP2 29 United Arab Emirates Gulf Racing Middle East Switzerland Jean-Denis Délétraz
Japan Keiko Ihara
France Fabien Giroix
Lola B12/80 D 93
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
DNF LMP2 32 Germany Lotus United States Kevin Weeda
United Kingdom James Rossiter
Czech Republic Jan Charouz
Lola B12/80 D 78
Lotus 3.6 L V8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shanghai WEC: Toyota wins as Lotterer, Treluyer and Fassler seal crown". autosport.com. Haymarket Group. October 28, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012.
  2. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai Qualifying Practice Provisional Classification by Driver Fastest Lap" (PDF). fiawec.alkamelsystems.com. Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. October 28, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012.
  3. ^ "FIA WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai Race Final Classification" (PDF). fiawec.alkamelsystems.com. Al Kamel Systems. October 28, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012.


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