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AKKA ASP Mercedes Leads Night Practice at Spa

Tristan Vautier quickest in 24H Spa Night Practice for AKKA ASP…

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AKKA ASP’s Tristan Vautier put in the quickest time in an uneventful Night Practice session for the Total 24 Hours of Spa on Thursday evening.

The Frenchman reeled off a 2:20.693 in the No. 88 Mercedes-AMG GT3 he shares with Daniel Juncadella and Raffaele Marciello.

His lap time was was 1.5 seconds down on the pace from the qualifying session earlier in the evening.

Christopher Haase ended the session in P2 with the No. 25 Sainteloc Racing Audi R8 LMS GT3, 0.239 seconds slower than Vautier.

He was followed by the Am Cup-entered No. 77 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracan GT3.

Ram Racing’s Mercedes topped the Pro-Am field while Barwell also led the way in the Silver Cup.

There were no interruptions during the 90-minute session in which all cars took part, apart from the No. 6 Black Falcon Mercedes which was damaged earlier in Free Practice.

Warmup is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. local time on Friday ahead of Super Pole.

RESULTS: Night Practice

Vincent Wouters (@VinceWouters) is a Belgium-based sports car racing reporter, providing coverage primarily of the Blancpain GT Series.

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