Historic success for Rebellion at 4H Shanghai, Martin 4th in GTE-Pro – © FIA
While they crossed the checkered flag in 4th place of the GTE-Pro, Maxime Martin and Alex Lynn won a place on the green carpet a few hours after the race. British Ferrari's James Calado and Italy's Alessandro Pier Guidi, who won in the 4 Hours of Shanghai, China, was downgraded for technical non-compliance.
Porsche is doubling with the victory of the tandem Kevin Estre / Michael Christensen (Fra / Dan) while Martin and Lynn are ranked 3rd for the third time in as many races this season in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) .
In the championship, the Belgian-British duo remains 4th with 45 points and 17 behind the leaders Estre and Christensen.
Historic moment in LMP1, since for the first time since the creation of the championship in 2012, a private team has imposed itself on the regular. The Bruno Senna / Gustavo Menezes / Norman Nato Rebellion (Bre / USA / Fra) won against both Toyota, who settled for 2nd and 3rd places after a performance adjustment.
The next round, 8 hours long, will take place in Bahrain on December 14.