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Toyota tops final practice at COTA

Toyota has jumped to the top of the timesheets in final practice at the FIA World Endurance Championship at Circuit of the Americas.

Sebastien Buemi recorded the fastest lap of 1 minute, 45.712 seconds aboard the No. 8 Toyota TS050 – a massive 1.7 seconds fastest than the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid.

Porsche took the third fastest spot ahead of the second Toyota in fourth.

Buemi’s time however was slower than was recorded by the No. 1 Porsche in practice 2 yesterday.

Olivier Pla took the Ford GT to the top of the timesheet in GTE-Pro – nearly 8/10ths of a second faster than the pair of AF Corse Ferraris in second and third.

Ford actually topped and tailed the practice session with the No. 67 slowest amongst eight GTE-Pro cars.

Teams will be back on track this afternoon at 3:05pm (local time) for qualifying.



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