DragonSpeed Quickest In Second Session At Circuit Paul Ricard. (09.04.18)

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The #21 DragonSpeed ORECA 07 was quickest in the afternoon session at Circuit Paul Ricard, as the Official Test for the 2018 European Le Mans Series saw conditions improve from the early part of the morning session.

The #21 DragonSpeed entry, piloted by Henrik Hedman, Ben Hanley and Nicolas Lapierre put in a 1:41.769, just over a quarter of a second quicker than the #28 IDEC Sport entry, driven by Paul Lafargue, Paul-Loup Chatin and Memo Rojas.

Third quickest in the LMP2 class in the afternoon was the #26G-Drive Racing ORECA driven by Roman Rusinov, Jean-Eric Vergne and Andrea Pizzitola, which lapped in 1:42.082

In the LMP3 class it was the #8 DKR Engineering Norma M 30, piloted by the Torils, Alexander and Miguel who topped the time-sheets with a 1:51.819. Second quickest was the #17 Ultimate Ligier JS P3, driven by Mathieu Lahaye, Paul Lahaye and François Heriau with a 1:51.188.

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In the LMGTE class it was the #88 Proton Competition Porsche 911 RSR, piloted by Christian Ried, Joel Camathias and Dennis Olsen who again topped the class times with a 1:54.580.

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The final test session of the day is a two-hour stint, running into dusk, which begins at 19:00 local time.