First contact with the new WEC and Toyota leads the first classification, that of Foreword of Sebringwhere in a week the world of resistance. The two Japanese cars stayed in the same tenth, leading the #7 with 1:48.208, while the #8 twin rolled in 1:48.293. Still far from the 2022 pole, marked by Alpine with 1:47.407.
Behind, Cadillac to a second (1.045). The next group is already at distances of between 1.4 and two seconds, with the Porsche and the Ferrari interspersed. #50 of Miguel Molina he stayed seventh at 1,974 from the head. Peugeot he completes the top-9 with his two cars, #93 and #94, 2.4 and 3.0 behind the best time in the first session. The latest Hypercars are the Glickenhaus and the Vanwall, surpassed by several cars in the category LMP2in which the fastest was the United Autosport, both morning and afternoon, and the Inter Europol by Albert Costafinished ninth.
In the second practice session the best time was for Cadillac, with a 1:48.429, which did not help him to improve Toyota’s previous record. He also improved Ferrari with his two 499Ps, up to 49.5 his number #50 and to 49.5 his #51. Porsche, for its part, rolled in the records of the first session and Peugeot saw how one of his cars, # 93, had to go to the pits after a car accident. Vergne.
Class LMGTE Am started the preseason with the Iron Dames team at the top of the table, thanks to Michelle Gatting’s 1:59.913 in the first session that dropped to 59.2 in the second. The team of Gatting, Sarah Bovy and Rahel Frey have switched from Ferrari to Porsche by 2023.