FIA World Endurance Championship

Toyota Gazoo Racing Wins R7 Of FIA WEC At Fuji (16.10.16)

The #6 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 with Kamui Kobayashi at the wheel took victory at Fuji Speedway by the narrowest of margins from the Audi Sport team Joest R18 driven by Loïc Duval.

Third across the line in the LMP1 class was #1 Porsche Team 919 Hybrid with Mark Webber taking the final stint.

In LMP2 an enthralling battle between the #26 G-Drive Racing ORECA 05 with Will Stevens at the wheel and the #42 RGR Sport by Morand Ligier JS P2 driven by Bruno Senna finished with the #26 taking the lead and the class victory on the final lap.

In LMGTE Pro Ford Chip Ganassi Racing took the first two positions in class with its Ford GT. The #67 car with Andy Priaulx driving took the win with the #66 driven by Stefan Mücke second , just 15.506 seconds behind.

In LMGTE Am the #98 Aston Martin Racing Vantage V8 with Pedro Lamy at the wheel took the class victory, one lap ahead of the #83 AF Corse Ferrari F458 Italia, Rui Aguas taking the final stint.

Full race report to follow.