Nurburgring 6 Hours (2016)

PHOTO GALLERY   Nurburgring 6 Hours 2016

2016 is definitely proving to be a great year so far for Porsche, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours and also the Nurburgring 6 Hours

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ROUND 4 OF THE 2016 FIA WEC

19:00         Porsche #1 of Bernhard/Webber/ Hartley took chequered flag first, Audi 2nd and 3rd. In LMP2 #36 Signatech Alpine won from #43 RGR Ligier, #31 ESM Ligier 3rd.
In GTE Pro it was #51 AF Corse Ferrari winning ahead of #71 Ferrari & #95 Aston Martin. In GTE Am #98 Aston first from #78 KCMG Porsche and #83 AF Corse Ferrari. The #78 KCMG Porsche 911 RSR excluded for failing to pass the post-race ride-height check.
18:58          Bruno Senna had a trip through gravel in #43 RGR Ligier but maintained 2nd
18:15           All the leading LMP1 cars stopped under the FCY
. #2 Porsche shown a black and orange flag for bodywork problem
#2 Porsche stops to replace rear bodywork but remains in 4th place
#66 Ford GT was given a drive through penalty for a pit stop irregularity
#66 takes penalty and drops from 3rd to 4th behind the #95 Aston Martin.
17:55            Lotterer in #7 Audi had caught up behind the Duval-Jani battle
Lotterer passes to put the Audi in 3rd.
FCY period to recover debris at the chicane,
17:35            #2 Porsche was given a drive through penalty for the collision with #88.
After taking the penalty, Jani in #2 dropped to 3rd place, Duval in the #8 Audi up to 2nd. Jani catches up to Duval, challenging hard for 2nd
17:32.00     New front bodywork for #12 Rebellion
17:30.00     11 minute pit stop for Rebellion #13 relegated it to 11th overall
17:26:14      Green Flag
17:21:20      11 minute stop for Rebellion #13 drops to 11th overall
17:19:18       Porsche #1 leads after nose change for Porsche #2
17:18:35       Duval in Audi #8
17:17:51        Jani into Porsche #2
17:17:03       Webber into Porsche #1
17:16:32       All leaders into the pits
17:15:56       Front right damage to Porsche #2
17:15:11        Full Course Yellow
17:12:54       Porsche #88 into gravel after contact with Porsche #2
17:08:15       Ford #66 retakes the lead in GTE Pro after stop for #71 Ferrari
17:02:11       Aston #95 pits – Ferrari #71 takes the lead
16:59:59      GTE Pro Leader #51 pits – #95 Aston takes lead
16:45:54      Toyota #6 had loose engine part
16:45:17       Liger #26 confirmed a retirement by Alex Brundle
16:44:03      Toyota #6 back out after 5.27 minute stop – Kobayashi in
16:39:37       Toyota #6 pushed into garage
16:38:40      Toyota #6 into pits
16:36:00      20 second time penalty for #83 Ferrari for speeding under FCY
16:30:09      No work being done on #26 Ligier – looks like a retirement
16:25:42      Bruni in #51 takes lead in GTE Pro
16:22:50      Green Flag
16:20:59      Both Audis & both Toyotas pit
16:20:24      Hartley in #1
16:19:52       Porsches #1 & #2 both in pits – Lieb in #2
16:18:35       Smoke coming from CLM #4
16:15:23       Full Course Yellow
16:15:08       Mucke stops from the lead of GTE Pro
16:14:19       CLM #4 has stopped at Turn 4
16:05:48      Ford #66 leads GTE Pro by 49 seconds but is due to stop
16:00:19      Alpine #36 takes lead in P2
15:55:59       Aston #98 now leads GTE Am from #78 Porsche
15:52:57       Strakka retakes lead in P2
15:50:02      Green Flag
15:49:50      FCY was caused by small piece of bodywork falling off #5 Toyota
15:48:57      Sarrazin pits – Conway in
15:46:50      Jani back out and hasn’t lost the lead
15:45:51       Dumas stops Jani in Porsche #2
15:44:23      Full Course Yellow
15:43:54      Bodywork was rubbing on Toyota #5 causing smoking
15:42:10      Dumas in Porsche #2 now leads
15:41:30      Leading Audis #7 & #8 into pits
15:40:36     Slippery surface at Turn 6 due to gravel
15:39:18      Davidson pits in #5 Toyota – stays in
15:35:19      Leader #1 – Bernhard takes over
15:33:24      Liger #26 in pit garage with gearbox problem
15:32:32      WEC GTE AM Championship leader Ferrari #83 reported for speeding under FCY
15:30:15      Ligier #26 pits and loses lead of P2 to #36 after very slow lap
15:28:43      Di Grassi takes 2nd place from Lotterer
15:26:22      Webber leads by 4 seconds from Lotterer after 81 laps
15:20:03      Porsche #78 takes lead in GTE Am and #98 Aston up to 2nd
15:11:50       Ford #67 had another 11 minute stop
15:07:20      Green Flag
15:06:02      Porsche #88 back out after losing 70 seconds
15:03:48       Pit lane fire for #88 Porsche
15:03:09      All GTE Pro & Am cars pitting under FCY
14:59:24      Ford #67 back into garage
14:58:14       Full Course Yellow
14:57:50       Ferrari #83 into gravel at turn 14
14:56:20      Corvette #50 takes lead in GTE Am
14:55:12       Corvette #50 takes 2nd in GTE Am
14:54:13       Webber retakes lead in Porsche #1
14:53:49      Sarrazin into Toyota #6
14:52:48      Both Toyotas into pits – Davidson into #5
14:49:59      Toyotas now in first 2 places but due to stop
14:48:44     Dumas into Porsche #2
14:48:12      Porsche #2 into pits
14:47:12     Strakka Gibson #42 now up to 2nd in P2 with #36 Alpine 3rd
14:43:31      Lieb now leads in Porsche #2
14:42:26     Di Grassi into #8 Audi
14:41:11       Leader #8 Audi in to pits
14:40:15      Lotterer in Audi #7 stops
14:38:37      Alpine #36 takes 2nd place in P2
14:37:36      Gravel reported on track at Turn 12
14:35:45      Porsche #1 has dropped to 6th place after stop for slow puncture
14:33:41      Webber now in #1 Porsche
14:33:05      Porsche #1 into pits – had slow puncture
14:30:57     Manor #45 takes 2nd in P2 from #36 Alpine
14:27:51      Jarvis now leads by 3.8 seconds from Lotterer
14:26:50     Ford #67 rejoins after 23 minute stop after fire in last place 9 laps behind
penultimate runner #86 Porsche
14:24:33      Drive through penalty for Manor #44 for PIT STOP INFRINGEMENT
14:23:08     Lotterer passes Hartley for 2nd place
14:21:56      Ford #67 back out in pit lane after fire
14:19:55      Lotterer is catching Hartley for 2nd
14:18:48     Audi #8 Audi takes lead from Porsche #1
14:15:31      Hartley now leads by less than 2 seconds from Jarvis
14:12:47     KCMG Porsche #78 takes lead of GTE Am after slow stop for #88 Porsche
14:11:09      Ligier #26 retakes lead in P2
14:09:41     Ford #67 pushed into garage after fire
14:08:28     Ferrari #51 up to 2nd in GTE Pro
14:05:43     Priaulx had got into Ford #67 to take over but now out of car and ok
14:03:43     Ford #67 has pit lane fire
14:01:52     Sorensen now in #95 Aston
14:00:40    GTE Pro leader #95 into pits
13:57:39     Strakka #42 Leads P2 after quick pitstop
13:56:08     Porsche #1 now leads
13:55:15      Both Toyotas in pits
13:54:46     Hartley in Porsche #1
13:53:28     Porsche #1 pits
13:53:02     Lieb gets into Porsche #2
13:52:01     Porsche #2 pits
13:50:56     Lotterer now in #7 Audi
13:50:01     Leader #7 Audi into pits
13:48:46    Audi #8 into pits
13:43:03     P1 Privateer #4 CLM pits – Trummer in
13:40:13     Ford #66 was involved in spin with #2 Porsche
13:36:31      Spin for #2 Porsche
13:35:47     Porsche #1 briefly took lead but Audi #7 soon repassed
13:30:19     Rebellion #12 had minor engine problem bur recovered
13:28:00    2.3 seconds between Audi #7 in first & Porsche #2 in 4th
13:20:32     Porsche #2 in 4th and Toyotas 5th and 6th
13:17:35      Fassler now lapping slower P2 cars
13:12:32      Leaders now passing GTE Am back markers
13:08:59     1:40.325 now for Fassler in Audi #7
13:08:11      Fastest Lap for Fassler in Audi #7 1:40.374 on lap 4
13:06:33     CLM #4 leads P1 Privateer class
13:04:58     #88 Abu Dhabi Porsche leads GTE Am
13:04:23     Aston #95 leads GTE Pro
13:03:57     G-Drive Ligier #26 leads P2
13:03:26     Audi #7 leads P1
13:02:42     All 33 cars complete first lap
13:02:10     Porsche #1 takes 2nd from #8 Audi
12:59:54     Green Flag

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