Formula E
14 Feb
-
15 Feb
Event finished
R
Marrakesh E-prix
27 Feb
-
29 Feb
FP2 in
2 days
Formula 1 MotoGP
05 Mar
-
08 Mar
FP1 in
8 days
R
Thailand GP
19 Mar
-
22 Mar
FP1 in
22 days
NASCAR Cup
21 Feb
-
23 Feb
Event finished
28 Feb
-
01 Mar
First Practice in
1 day
IndyCar
13 Mar
-
15 Mar
Next event in
14 days
R
Birmingham
03 Apr
-
05 Apr
Next event in
35 days
WEC
22 Feb
-
23 Feb
Event finished
18 Mar
-
20 Mar
Next event in
19 days

Graff stripped of Le Mans LMP2 pole

shares
comments
Graff stripped of Le Mans LMP2 pole
By:
Jun 14, 2019, 6:06 AM

TDS Racing has inherited the LMP2 class pole for the Le Mans 24 Hours after the rival Graff squad had its best times deleted.

Tristan Gommendy had put the #39 Oreca on pole in Thursday’s third and final qualifying session with a 3m25.073s, but the team has had all its times from that session deleted.

This was due to Gommendy’s teammate Vincent Capillaire “failing to stop at the weight bridge when instructed to do so”.

In addition to losing its pole time, the stewards slapped Graff with a 1,000 euro fine.

That promoted the #28 TDS Racing Oreca to pole by virtue of Loic Duval’s 3m25.345s effort in the car he shares with Francois Perrodo and Matthieu Vaxiviere, ahead of the #31 DragonSpeed Oreca and the #36 Signatech Alpine Oreca.

Graff will start from 14th in class based on its best time from Thursday’s second qualifying session.

Next article
Kobayashi "quite disappointed" by Le Mans pole time

Previous article

Kobayashi "quite disappointed" by Le Mans pole time

Next article

Rebellion replaces both engines after "strange" failures

Rebellion replaces both engines after "strange" failures
Load comments

About this article

Series Le Mans
Event 24 Hours of Le Mans
Author Filip Cleeren