McLaren dominates the classification of the 24 Hours of Spa


Still do not know that GT3 will occupy the pole position of the 24 Hours
, but the grille of the appointment belgian begins to take shape after the dispute
the first two qualifying sessions. The combination of the times achieved
in both trainings -one played day and another by night – has been determined
the position output of the 45 cars that have obtained a worse time. twenty
GT3 remaining will play the pole position in the superpole Friday
, being up to that
time the McLaren 650S GT3 #58 car stronger hand of Shane Van

If something was obvious at the session of pre-classification is that the Mercedes-AMG GT3 are going very well on this track and that each position is going to be decided by thousandths of a second. So at least ahead of the best time achieved by the Mercedes-AMG GT3 #88 of Vautier, Rosenqvist and Van der Zande, a result that ultimately was to become a harbinger perfect the best time marked by Maximilian Götz with the Mercedes-AMG GT3 #86 during the first qualifying session-held in daytime conditions. For his part, Dani Juncadella took his Mercedes to the second position during this session.

however, the night dictated sentence and with a time of 2:18.474 of Shane Van Gisbergen, the McLaren 650S GT3 #58 was the fastest car at the close of the two sessions exceeding by 58 thousandths the time set in the afternoon session by Götz. Third, for its part, is positioning itself in the Mercedes-AMG GT3 #56 of Dani Juncadella and Miguel Toril. No surprises, among the first classified are filtered the Audi R8 LMS of Vanthoor, Rast and Müller, or units are more powerful than the Mercedes-AMG GT3 con Rosenqvist, Buhk, Schmid and Engel meeting expected.


Within the top ten also ran the Bentley Continental GT3 #8
Soulet, Soucek and Reip
, the first being the manager of mark a
2:18.897 in the evening session to sign a classification to the
superpole without too much trouble. Nor suffered to be among the twenty
best the other Bentley official, the Ferrari 488 GT3 #50, or the Audi R8 LMS
#74, best classified in the category Pro-Am Cup. More trouble they had
the two BMW M6 GT3 of Rowe Racing to move on to the superpole
although both came to like the Audi R8 LMS of Christian

With all two cars with Spanish presence have been
out of the superpole
. In a situation predictable given the performance
discreet Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 and the Jaguar XK GT3 Lucas Ordoñez and
Albert Costa will be in positions delayed in the 24 Hours of Spa.
To be more exact, the Jaguar XK GT3 Albert Costa will go 37th after the
2:20.373 marked by the Spanish pilot as the best time during
the evening session. For his part, Lucas Ordoñez has led to its Nissan
GT-R to the 44th position
after scoring also the best time during
the second qualifying session.

combined Classification of the 24 Hours of Spa

Position Pilots* Car Time
1 Van Gisbergen / Ledogar / Bell McLaren 650S GT3 Garage 59 2:18.474
2nd Jäger / Pafett / Götz Mercedes-AMG GT3 HTP Motorsport +0.058
3rd Morley / Toril / Al-Faisal / Juncadella Mercedes-AMG GT3 Black Falcon +0.129
4th Vanthoor / Rast / Müller Audi R8 LMS Team WRT +0.185
5th Vautier / Rosenqvist / Van der Zande Mercedes-AMG GT3 AKKA ASP +0.255
6th Guilvert / Parisy / Haase Audi R8 LMS Sainteloc Racing +0.290
7th Baumann / Jaafar / Buhk Mercedes-AMG GT3 HTP Motorsport +0.313
8th Dontje / Schmid / Bacheta Mercedes-AMG GT3 HTP Motorsport +0.327
9th Soulet / Soucek / Reip Bentley Continental GT3 Bentley M-Sport +0.423
10th Engel / Buurman / Schneider Mercedes-AMG GT3 Black Falcon +0.475

* In bold, the author of the best time