Anthony Davidson takes Petit Le Mans pole for Peugeot

Peugeot driver Anthony Davidson claimed his second straight pole for the Petit Le Mans enduro at Road Atlanta

Anthony Davidson takes Petit Le Mans pole for Peugeot

The Briton secured the top spot in qualifying on his first flying lap aboard the Peugeot 908 turbodiesel he shares with Sebastien Bourdais and Simon Pagenaud. His time of 1m07.428s put him just over a tenth clear of Audi driver Timo Bernhard.

Davidson said: "The first lap was not perfect and I actually drove better on my second lap, but the tyres were just past their best. I'm still chuffed to bits because it is my third pole in three qualifying attempts with Peugeot."

Stephane Sarrazin ended up third in the second Peugeot, three tenths behind Bernhard. Rinaldo Capello was fourth in the second Audi R18 TDI.

Andrea Belicchi topped the petrol-powered LMP1 runners aboard the solo Rebellion Racing Lola-Toyota. His 1m10.123 lap was three tenths better than Olivier Pla in the best of the OAK Racing Pescarolo-Judds.

Luis Diaz snatched the LMP2 pole on his last lap for the Level 5 HPD team, edging out Jean-Karl Vernay in the Signatech ORECA-Nissan. Gianmaria Bruni took GT honous in the AF Corse Ferrari 458.

Pos Cl Drivers Team/Car Time 1. P1 Bourdais/Pagenaud/Davidson Peugeot 1m07.428s 2. P1 Bernhard/Dumas/Fassler Audi 1m07.556s 3. P1 Montagny/Sarrazin/Wurz Peugeot 1m07.881s 4. P1 Capello/Kristensen/McNish Audi 1m08.013s 5. P1 Lapierre/Minassian/Gene ORECA Peugeot 1m09.777s 6. P1 Prost/Jani/Belicchi Rebellion Lola-Toyota 1m10.123s 7. P1 Pla/Premat/Yvon OAK Pescarolo 1m10.355s 8. P1 Fernandez/Primat/Mucke AMR Lola-Aston 1m10.485s 9. P1 Al Masaood/Kane/Leitzinger Dyson Lola-Mazda 1m10.811s 10. P1 Lahaye/Moreau/Ragues OAK Pescarolo 1m10.864s 11. P1 Luhr/Graf/Pickett Muscle Milk Lola-Aston 1m10.948s 12. P1 Dyson/Smith/Cochran Dyson Lola-Mazda 1m11.396s 13. P2 Tucker/Franchitti/Diaz Level 5 HPD 1m12.335s 14. P2 Mailleux/Ordonez/Vernay Signatech ORECA-Nissan 1m12.640s 15. P2 Tucker/Bouchut/Barbosa Level 5 HPD 1m12.729s 16. P2 Nicolet/da Rocha/Lafargue OAK Pescarolo 1m14.654s 17. PC Ducote/Ducote/Marcelli/Drissi Intersport FLM 1m14.848s 18. P2 Brown/Johansson/Patterson United OAK Pescarolo 1m15.158s 19. PC Grogor/Mitchell/Kronfli/Cameron Genoa FLM 1m15.591s 20. PC Dobson/Richard/Lewis PR1 Mathiasen FLM 1m15.649s 21. PC Jeannette/Gonzalez/Junco CORE Autosport FLM 1m15.688s 22. PC Lux/Julian/Zugel/Grogor Genoa FLM 1m16.069s 23. PC Bennett/Montecalvo/Dalziel CORE Autosport FLM 1m16.553s 24. P1 Burgess/McMurry/Willman Autocon Lola-AER 1m18.420s 25. GT Fisichella/Bruni/Kaffer AF Corse Ferrari 1m18.699s 26. GT Auberlen/Werner/Farfus BMW 1m18.786s 27. GT Muller/Hand/Priaulx BMW 1m19.219s 28. GT Melo/Vilander/Matos Risi Ferrari 1m19.247s 29. GT Bergmeister/Long/Pilet Flying Lizard Porsche 1m19.511s 30. GT Sharp/van Overbeek/Farnbacher Extreme Speed Ferrari 1m19.519s 31. GT Ortelli/Makowiecki/Beltoise Luxury Ferrari 1m19.539s 32. GT Gavin/Magnussen/Westbrook Corvette 1m19.586s 33. GT Beretta/Milner/Garcia Corvette 1m19.619s 34. GT Brown/Cosmo/Bell Extreme Speed Ferrari 1m19.705s 35. GT Firman/Jakubowski/Halliday Luxury Ferrari 1m20.294s 36. GTE-A Kauffman/Aguas/Bell AF Corse Ferrari 1m20.619s 37. GT Henzler/Sellers/Ragginger Falken Porsche 1m20.777s 38. GTE-A Krohn/Jonsson/Rugolo Krohn Ferrari 1m20.880s 39. GTE-A Lietz/Ried Proton Porsche 1m20.897s 40. GT Junqueira/Wilden/James RSR Jaguar 1m20.996s 41. GT Neiman/Holzer/Law Flying Lizard Porsche 1m21.090s 42. GTE-A Bornhauser/Canal/Gardel Larbre Corvette 1m21.164s 43. GTE-A Ehret/Mullen/Wills CRS Ferrari 1m21.294s 44. GT Jones/Moran/Lewis RSR Jaguar 1m21.335s 45. GT Miller/Maassen/Collard Miller Porsche 1m21.577s 46. GT Rossiter/Mowlem/Hansson Jetalliance Lotus 1m22.560s 47. GTE-A Giroix/Kauffman/Wainwright Gulf Aston Martin 1m23.075s 48. GT Slingerland/Rich/Kasper Jetalliance Lotus 1m23.760s 49. PC Nicolosi/Boon/Lueders Performance Tech FLM 1m23.810s 50. GTC Pappas/Bleekemolen/Bleekemolen Black Swan Porsche 1m24.543s 51. GTC Ende/Pumpelly/Ludwig TRG Porsche 1m24.596s 52. GTC von Moltke/Norman/Keating TRG Porsche 1m24.844s 53. GTC Sweedler/Wong/Keen Alex Job Porsche 1m24.861s 54. GTC Potter/Stanton/Eversley Magnus Porsche 1m25.206s 
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