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    A great race in LMP1 for once!
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    A very handy gap back to the Aston now.
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    Lovely clean racing by the AF boys.
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    Sam looked bit hot getting out of the car
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    Nice move by James to get passed Davide
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    This is going too well
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post
    This is going too well
    Don't say anything
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post
    This is going too well
    Don't say anything
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    no need for SC really, a slow zone would of been enough.
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    Where have Porsche found their pace from?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post
    Where have Porsche found their pace from?
    SC hasnt helped, cooled tyres down. And bunching up the field has helped Porsche get jump on us. But things should pan back to us.
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    Davide is struggling, are the tyres just not working?
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    #91 Porsche drive through penalty for track limits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post
    Davide is struggling, are the tyres just not working?
    no think not. I have text Antonio and Aron, asking what is the issue, nothing yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post
    Davide is struggling, are the tyres just not working?
    no think not. I have text Antonio and Aron, asking what is the issue, nothing yet.
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    Weird one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post


    Weird one.
    they have either doubled stinted tyres or pressures wrong and just have not got the grip.
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    fresh tyres, Sam in #71 and flying
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    He's the fastest of the GTEs atm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post
    He's the fastest of the GTEs atm.
    the double stinting gamble didnt work. Brice, called Davide in early get fresh tyres on
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post
    He's the fastest of the GTEs atm.
    the double stinting gamble didnt work. Brice, called Davide in early get fresh tyres on
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    Noooooo!! #51 puncture
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    Phew keeps the lead!
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    1st and 3rd a good 6 hours work
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    Quote Originally Posted by 458 Italia View Post
    1st and 3rd a good 6 hours work
    that puncture near the end stopped my heart was so lucky, and the skill of Ale and the crew was amazing. Such an epic race, and a really well deserved win for #51

    #71, gambled on the harder tyres, thats why they lost the pace. Harder tyres just wasnt working in the heat. But, still P3 and a great recovery drive by Sam to get podium.
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    FIRST AND THIRD FOR FERRARI AT THE 6 HOURS OF COTA
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    Austin, 16 September 2017 – Ferrari recorded its third win of the season in the 6 Hours of the Circuit Of The Americas (COTA), the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. James Calado and Alessandro Pier Guidi triumphed in the 488 GTE no. 51, while Davide Rigon and Sam Bird took third. Despite the excellent result, it was a very difficult race. The two Ferrari crews had to rebuild their advantage at the midpoint, after the Safety Car neutralised the race, and then had to manage the tyres. No. 51 went on to secure the win despite suffering a puncture near the end. Ferrari also enjoyed a double podium in the GTE-Am class with the 488 GTE no. 61 of Clearwater Racing second, driven by Mok Weng Sun, Matt Griffin and Keita Sawa, and car no. 54 of Spirit Of Race in third with Francesco Castellacci, Miguel Molina and Thomas Flohr.

    GTE-Pro. The GTE-Pro class race was difficult and complex right from the start, when Davide Rigon ceded first place to the Aston Martin no. 95 of Nicki Thiim and Marco Sorensen. In the second part of his stint, the Ferrari 488 began to catch up on the leading car despite its higher top speed. James Calado, in car no. 51, overtook his teammate and sped off in pursuit of the Aston Martin passing it just before the first pit stop. At that point it was decided to pursue different strategies for the two Ferraris with Rigon’s car using hard tyres. This would not have been detrimental were it not for the Safety Car coming on track at midrace to allow repairs to the barriers at Turn 11 after Mike Wainwright had spun off in the Porsche. The safety car thus wiped out the Ferrari’s lead over Porsche no. 92 and Aston Martin no. 95 (respectively 37 seconds for car no. 51 and 20 for no. 71). At the restart Calado quickly regained the lead but a change strategy was decided for car no. 71, abandoning the hards and trying to push to the limit over the last two hours. The Ferrari of Sam Bird returned to the track in sixth place but fought back to third at the finish thanks to a very gritty double stint by the British driver who in the end had to manage the tyres at their wear limit. Everything looked rosy for car no. 51. After the final pit stop it enjoyed a 36-second lead over Porsche no. 92 but with 11 minutes to go a puncture threatened to thwart a deserved victory. In the end, Alessandro Pier Guidi and the guys in the AF Corse pit performed a perfect tyre change allowing the Italian to set off again ahead of the Porsche with a minimal lead, which he managed down to the chequered flag.

    GTE-Am. In GTE-Am class the two Ferrari 488 GTEs finished in second and third although with a bitter taste left by a win that eluded the car of Clearwater Racing. In fact, Mok Weng Sun, Matt Griffin and Keita Sawa had enjoyed a clear lead over the Aston Martin of Paul Dalla Lana, Pedro Lamy and Mathias Lauda. However, the neutralisation with the entry of the Safety Car undid all the good work done early on. The cars restarted from scratch and in the end Matt Griffin, Keita Sawa and Weng Sun Mok had to settle for second place behind the Aston Martin. The race was initially exhilarating for Spirit Of Race no. 54 crewed by Thomas Flohr, Miguel Molina and Francesco Castellacci but then it was penalised by a minute’s Stop & Go for having refuelled with the Safety Car on track. The GTE 488 of the Swiss team still finished third. The overall victory went to the Porsche of Timo Bernhard, Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley.

    Standings. The result of the 6 Hours of COTA leaves Ferrari with a big lead in the Constructors’ standings, on 203 points ahead of Ford on 163 and Aston Martin on 162. The Drivers’ championship is now open again with Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell (Ford) still in the lead on 102 points followed by Rigon on 95.5 and Bird, Calado and Pier Guidi on 95. The next round is on 15 October in Japan, with the 6 Hours of Fuji.
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    Great result for the team, makes up a little bit for the pain suffered in Singapore. Bravo AF Corse!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wisepie View Post
    Great result for the team, makes up a little bit for the pain suffered in Singapore. Bravo AF Corse!
    did you watch the race Andy? it was brilliant race.
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    got this through from Francesco

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob View Post
    did you watch the race Andy? it was brilliant race.
    I couldn't watch it, Rob, we'd been in Italy for 5 days and only got back late Sat night, too much to do Sunday and of course Singapore to watch, it wasn't a good home-coming! I'll catch up with it if I can. Nice to get that result, it kind of helped ease the pain!

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