Second place overall in free practice for Mikaël Grenier and Winward Racing at Paul-Ricard


The 90 minutes session had no interruption and promises to have a highly competitive qualifying session tomorrow morning with the top 15 cars within a second.

As for the #57 Winward Racing Mercedes AMG GT3, the three drivers took turn in getting the grips with their car and the Paul-Ricard circuit. First out was Philip Ellis, followed by Mikaël Grenier who spent close to 30 minutes at the wheel and finally Russell Ward.

Early in the session, Philip Ellis posted the fastest time for the #57 team with 1:54.164 and it was good for second place overall but first in the Silver Cup class. There time was only .222s off the fastest time set by Jules Gounon in the AKKA ASP Mercedes(1:53.942). Third with an identical time as #57 Winward Racing was the #25 Sainteloc Racing Audi.

Free practice results

In the early evening, teams will have the chance to figure out track condition in preparation for the race as their will be a pre-qualifying session at 8:40pm local time and all three drivers will take part in it.

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