Chandhok's JRM team 11th in first Le Mans quali

    Brit Peter Dumbreck posted the team’s fastest time in the opening night qualifying session at Circuit de la Sarthe.

    Published On Jun 14, 2012 03:27:00 PM

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    Chandhok's JRM team 11th in first Le Mans quali

    Indian driver Karun Chandhok's JRM Racing team finished 11th quickest overall at the opening night qualifying session at the 2012 24 hours of Le Mans.

     
    JRM made the step up to Le Mans after its FIA GT1 World Championship title victory last year with the trio of Australian David Brabham, Brit Peter Dumbreck and Karun Chandhok driving the Honda HPD ARX-03a in the LMP1 category.
     
    Earlier in the day, David opened running in the practice session for JRM with three runs in the first 90 minutes. The Le Mans 2009 winner recorded the team’s best time of 3:34.641, 10th in the overall classification.
     
    David then handed the HPD over to Karun, but the Indian reported some instability on the rear of the car on his second run and ran wide into the gravel on the first corner. He returned to the pits for checks before David got back in the car to compare set-ups with the beginning of the session. .
     
    Dumbreck was behind the wheel next, completing four timed laps with the team’s overall best time of 3:37.088.
      
    At the head of the order, the Audi factory team continued its expected domination, with the radical
    'e-tron' hybrid entries narrowly outpacing their in-house 'Ultra' rivals and the pair of debutant Toyota TS030 Hybrids.
    Full classification below:
    Pos  Cl     Drivers                             Team/Car                     Time
     1.  P1     Fassler/Lotterer/Treluyer           Audi e-tron                  3m25.453s
     2.  P1     Capello/Kristensen/McNish           Audi e-tron                  3m26.536s
     3.  P1     Dumas/Duval/Gene                    Audi Ultra                   3m26.694s
     4.  P1     Wurz/Lapierre/Nakajima              Toyota                       3m27.191s
     5.  P1     Bonanomi/Jarvis/Rockenfeller        Audi Ultra                   3m27.554s
     6.  P1     Davidson/Buemi/Sarrazin             Toyota                       3m28.295s
     7.  P1     Leventis/Watts/Kane                 Strakka HPD                  3m32.750s
     8.  P1     Belicchi/Primat/Bleekemolen         Rebellion Lola-Toyota        3m33.140s
     9.  P1     Prost/Jani/Heidfeld                 Rebellion Lola-Toyota        3m33.211s
    10.  P1     Ara/Minassian/Bourdais              Pescarolo Dome-Judd          3m34.716s
    11.  P1     Brabham/Chandhok/Dumbreck           JRM HPD                      3m37.088s
    12.  P1     Moreau/Baguette/Kraihamer           OAK Pescarolo-Judd           3m38.414s
    13.  P2     Beche/Thiriet/Tinseau               TDS ORECA-Nissan             3m39.252s
    14.  P2     Firth/Hughes/Hartley                Murphy ORECA-Nissan          3m39.877s
    15.  P2     Potolicchio/Dalziel/Kimber-Smith    Starworks HPD                3m40.639s
    16.  P2     Briere/Petersen/Nakano              Boutsen ORECA-Nissan         3m40.727s
    17.  P2     Nicolet/Lahaye/Pla                  OAK Morgan-Judd              3m40.902s
    18.  P2     Dolan/Hancock/Kurosawa              Jota Zytek-Nissan            3m41.287s
    19.  P2     Sims/Buurman/Iannetta               Status Lola-Judd             3m41.451s
    20.  P2     Heinemeier Hansson/Leinders/Martin  OAK Morgan-Nissan            3m41.721s
    21.  P2     Martin/Charouz/Graves               ADR ORECA-Nissan             3m41.791s
    22.  P2     Perez-Companc/Ayari/Kaffer          Pecom ORECA-Nissan           3m41.916s
    23.  P2     Ordonez/Brundle/Brundle             Greaves Zytek-Nissan         3m42.125s
    24.  P2     Panciatici/Ragues/Rusinov           Signatech ORECA-Nissan       3m42.157s
    25.  P2     Tucker/Bouchut/Diaz                 Level 5 HPD                  3m42.224s
    26.  CDNT   Franchitti/Krumm/Motoyama           Highcroft Delta Wing Nissan  3m42.612s
    27.  P2     Mailleux/Lombard/Tresson            Signatech ORECA-Nissan       3m44.495s
    28.  P2     Zugel/Gonzalez/Julian               Greaves Zytek-Nissan         3m47.408s
    29.  P2     Holzer/Schultis/Moro                Kodewa Lola-Lotus            3m48.067s
    30.  P2     Frey/Hirschi/Meichtry               Race Performance ORECA-Judd  3m48.124s
    31.  P2     Giroix/Johansson/Badey              Gulf Lola-Nissan             3m50.526s
    32.  P2     Haezebrouck/Thirion/Papin           Extreme Limite Norma-Judd    3m51.012s
    33.  GTE P  Gavin/Milner/Westbrook              Corvette                     3m55.910s
    34.  GTE P  Makowiecki/Melo/Farnbacher          Luxury Ferrari               3m56.076s
    35.  GTE P  Taylor/Garcia/Magnussen             Corvette                     3m57.181s
    36.  GTE P  Fernandez/Mucke/Turner              Aston Martin                 3m57.466s
    37.  GTE P  Bertolini/Beretta/Cioci             AF Corse Ferrari             3m57.509s
    38.  GTE A  Neiman/Pilet/Pumpelly               Flying Lizard Porsche        3m57.594s
    39.  GTE P  Lieb/Lietz/Henzler                  Felbermayr-Proton Porsche    3m57.648s
    40.  GTE P  Alfaisal/Curtis/Edwards             IMSA Porsche                 3m58.035s
    41.  GTE P  Bergmeister/Long/Holzer             Flying Lizard Porsche        3m58.717s
    42.  GTE A  Simonsen/Nygaard/Poulsen            Aston Martin                 3m58.725s
    43.  GTE A  Bornhauser/Canal/Lamy               Larbre Corvette              3m59.192s
    44.  GTE A  Ried/Roda/Ruberti                   Felbermayr-Proton Porsche    3m59.529s
    45.  GTE A  Armindo/Narac/Pons                  IMSA Porsche                 4m00.332s
    46.  GTE A  Ehret/Montecalvo/Jeannette          Luxury Ferrari               4m00.849s
    47.  GTE P  Walker/Cocker/Wills                 JMW Ferrari                  4m00.883s
    48.  GTE A  Bourret/Gibon/Belloc                Larbre Corvette              4m03.021s
    49.  GTE A  Rodrigues/Ferte/Illiano             JMB Ferrari                  4m04.416s
    50.  GTE A  Perazzini/Cadei/Griffin             AF Corse Ferrari             4m04.493s
    51.  GTE A  Krohn/Jonsson/Rugolo                Krohn Ferrari                4m04.698s
    52.  GTE A  Kauffman/Aguas/Vickers              AF-Waltrip Ferrari           4m04.861s
    53.  GTE A  Camathias/Daniels/Palttala          JWA Porsche                  4m08.170s
    54.  P2     Deletraz/Ihara/Quick                Gulf Lola-Nissan             4m14.086s
    55.  P1     Collard/Boullion/Hall               Pescarolo-Judd               3m39.656s
    56.  GTE P  Fisichella/Bruni/Vilander           AF Corse Ferrari             3m57.735s
    


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