Photo: DR/Porsche Motorsport
The #14 Porsche 919 Hybrid debuted at the top of the time sheets at Silverstone, Marc Leib setting a time of 1:44.042 in Free Practice 1. Loic Duval was second quickest in the #1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro (1:44.470). Toyota was two-tenths back, Anthony Davidson driving the #8 Toyota to a fast lap of 1:44.661.
Roman Rusinov drove the #26 G-Drive Racing Morgan-Nissan to the top of LMP2 at 1:51.004, followed by Nicolas Minassian, #27 SMP Racing Oreca 03 Nissan (1:51.743)
Porsche also topped LMGTE, with Patrick Pilet driving the #91 911 RSR he’ll co-drive with Jorg Bergmeister and Nick Tandy to a 1:58.981 lap in the Pro classification. Sam Bird drove the #81 AF Corse Ferrari to 2:01.210, top in GTE Am.