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Lieb Quickest Again in Friday Afternoon Test Session

Marc Lieb quickest again in afternoon test at Paul Ricard…

Photo: John Dagys

Photo: John Dagys

Porsche led the way again at Paul Ricard, with the German manufacturer posting the two quickest times in Friday’s afternoon test session at the Prologue.

Marc Lieb reeled off a quick time of 1:37.965 in his No. 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid, improving his time from the opening session by more than 1.5 seconds.

Lieb edged out teammate Mark Webber in the No. 17 Porsche by 0.587 seconds, with the No. 7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro ending the four-hour session third on the time sheets.

Team SARD-Morand (LMP2), Porsche Team Manthey (GTE-Pro) and Dempsey Proton Racing (GTE-Am) led their respective classes in the session.

A final two-hour test session is on tap from 7 to 9 p.m. local.

RESULTS: Test Session 2

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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