The weekend of the 1000 Miles of Sebring, the first act of the FIA WEC, got into full swing with the first free practice session, held on Wednesday morning in dry track conditions and cool temperatures, below 17°C.
At the end of the session, which lasted 60 minutes, the No. 51 Ferrari 499P driven by Alessandro Pier Guidi, James Calado and Antonio Giovinazzi recorded the second fastest time in 1'47''935 (0''286 slower compared to the No. 8 Toyota) with Calado behind the wheel, who was first in the car, completing 14 laps before leaving the wheel to Giovinazzi who continued his work completing another 16 laps.
The Ferrari – AF Corse team mates in the No. 50 Ferrari 499P of Antonio Fuoco, Miguel Molina and Nicklas Nielsen finished the session with the third fastest time of 1'48''039 set by the Spanish driver, the third to take to the track after the stints of Fuoco and Nielsen respectively; the crew completed 33 laps.
A second hour-long free practice session is scheduled for today starting at 16.35 (local time).