Bahrain 8h: Rebellion take second consecutive pole as Porsche own GTE classes

The Rebellion Racing team took their second overall WEC pole for the Bahrain 8h, with the #1 car beating the #5 Ginetta to the top spot by 0.144 seconds.

Under the lights at the Bahrain Grand Prix venue, Rebellion’s Norman Nato and Bruno Senna were comfortably the quickest throughout the session, despite the late efforts of Charlie Robertson and Ben Hanley.

Toyota locked out the second row of the grid, with the #8 and #7 cars taking third (+0.518s) and fourth (+0.863) respectively.

Paul Di Resta and Phil Hanson claimed the #22 United Autosports Oreca first LMP2 pole over three tenths faster than the championship leading #37 Jackie Chan DC Racing car.

Photo: United Autosports (Twitter)

Porsche locked out the front row of GTE Pro, the #91 911 RSR-19 of Gimmi Bruni and Richard Leitz beating #92 teammates Michael Christensen and Kevin Estre.

Photo: Porsche Races (Twitter)

In GTE Am #57 Project 1 Porsche 911 RSR of Ben Keating and Larry Ten Voorde who claimed class pole on his first race weekend in WEC.

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