Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Brendon Hartley and Kamui Kobayashi locked out the first two slots in tomorrow’s season-ending FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) – Bapco Energies 8 Hours of Bahrain race with the former, driving the #8 car edging in front the latter in the #7 car by half a second with a best lap time of 1m 46.564s in the Qualifying session.
Alex Lynn, in the Cadillac Racing V-Series.R, will start third after a time of 1m 47.265s with Porsche’s #6 lining up fourth.
Meanwhile, Tom Blomqvist, driving the #23 United Autosports Oreca, took pole in LMP2 Qualifying with a time of 1m 52.290s.
Charles Milesi, in the #36 Alpine Oreca, will join Blomqvist on the front row after setting a best lap of 1m 52.561s.
The #31 Team WRT Oreca will start in third with Vector Sport in fourth.
And Sarah Bovy, at the wheel of the #85 Iron Dames Porsche 911 RSR 19, will start the final LMGTE AM race tomorrow in pole after a best lap time of 1m 58.692s in Qualifying.
Liam Talbot, of D’Station Racing, will start alongside Bovy on the front row after a best lap of 1m 58.982s in his #777 Vantage.
Ahmad Al Harthy in TF Sport Aston Martin’s ORT will start third while Takeshi Kimura in the #57 Ferrari will begin in fourth place on the grid.
Ben Keating will start in fifth in the #33 Corvette Racing C8.R.