The 8 Hours of Bahrain, the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, ended with the victory of the Ferrari 488 GTE number 52 driven by Antonio Fuoco and Miguel Molina, first across the finish line in the LMGTE Pro class. The result at Sakhir earned the Maranello company its second consecutive constructors’ title, the fourth in the WEC after 2016, 2017 and 2021.
Tandy-Milner’s Corvette finished second, 50 seconds behind. The other AF Corse car, the number 51, driven by Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado, was fifth at the chequered flag. The result allowed the Italo-British duo to confirm their world championship in the drivers’ standings. This is the third World Endurance Championship title for the crew of Pier Guidi and Calado, after those of 2017 and 2021. Fuoco and Molina finished third in the driver standings.
The race held on Saturday, 12 November, at the Bahrain International Circuit was the Ferrari 488 GTE’s last appearance in the LMGTE Pro category.
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