- Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer miss first place by 0.089 seconds
- Duval/Kristensen/McNish on second row
- Fässler beats last year’s record by 261 thousandths of a second
In a qualifying session that was thrilling up to the last seconds, a ‘string’ broke for Audi at the seventh round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in China. The Audi R18 e-tron quattro had been unbeaten in qualifying since May. Now the score in the battle with challenger Toyota is 5-2 for Audi.