Silverstone 6 Hours

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So that’s it. The first WEC race of the season took place last weekend. It was full of drama before the race, during the race and after the race.

Before the race testing had to be stopped due to the bad weather and snow sticking to the track. Saw the following comment on a blog which made me laugh and in particular the one about the Aston Martin

Well here we are at Silverstone for the start of the WEC season and it’s snowing, yes snowing. It’s cold enough to freeze your wheel nuts off.
Just heard that all qualifying has been stopped because it is starting to settle. The Aston Martin team are protesting the stoppage because they are the only team with a set of outrider Skis left over from the Bond movie. Ferrari team manager is unhappy because the cold has made the pasta to aldente. And the American Ford team say that “If this was the States they would be prepared with snow ploughs and jet blowers. “
Still being Brits me and my Wife ventured out for a taste of the white stuff with the other crazy English people and have now retired to the motorhome for a traditional English fry up and a hot cuppa tea!

Porsche is working on a solution for such cases

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During the race, plenty of action including this accident between 2 Porsches

After the race, the winning Audi was disqualified due to a technical issue during the after race scrutinising. Everybody has been moved up 1 place meaning the Porsche came 1st.

However Audi has appealed. Final decision is not known yet. The temporary results are as follows:

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