1812 km diameter, Ferrari 499P in row 2 and 4 with Fucco and Giovinazzi – WEC

1812 km diameter, Ferrari 499P in row 2 and 4 with Fucco and Giovinazzi – WEC

Porsche and Toyota in the front row

Porsche and Toyota, Porsche and Ferrari: this is the rotation in the first two rows of the starting grid 1812 km from Qatar The 2024 WEC World Championship will start tomorrow at the Losail Circuit. Antonio Fuoco signed the fourth public performance in the Hyperpole and Antonio Giovinazzi the eighth. The third “customer” Ferrari 499P will start from twelfth position. Foucault stopped more than six tenths behind Pullman-Campbell, but like his compatriot he managed to improve one place compared to his “entry” position in the final and decisive stage of qualifying. Below are the statements of the Italian pilots.

Antonio Foucault: “Qualifying and the Hyperpole race were tough sessions for us and we gave it everything we had. At the end of the day, I'm happy that we were able to push and make the most of all the minutes on the track and improve our lap times. The race? We'll start from a good position, but We know that the race will be complicated and we will have to approach it very carefullyTaking into account also that here in Lusail we will face high temperatures during the first four or five hours, which will decrease in the final stage by several degrees.”

Antonio Giovinazzi: We've had access to a Hyperpole that we never took for grantedTaking into account that many cars were driving at very close times. “We will start from the fourth row in this first test of the 2024 season, knowing that the race will be long, and I think it will be very competitive for the first positions.”

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