Kazuki Nakajima kept Toyota Gazoo Racing at the head of the timesheets in second practice for the FIA WEC 6 Hours of Fuji on Friday afternoon, finishing over a second clear of the non-hybrid LMP1 runners.

After seeing co-driver Sebastien Buemi lead the way in FP1 behind the wheel of the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid, Nakajima took his turn at the head of the field in the afternoon session, setting a fastest lap time of 1m25.623s.

The effort was good enough to give Nakajima top spot by 1.4 seconds from Rebellion Racing's Norman Nato, who again emerged as the closest challenger to the lead Toyota - albeit trailing by a greater margin than the 0.2 seconds he was behind in FP1.

Team LNT's pair of Ginetta LMP1 cars slotted into P3 and P4 respectively, with the #7 Toyota not setting a representative lap time, leaving it down in fifth place. Jose Maria Lopez's best effort was over 2.5 seconds slower than that of Nakajima.

Anthony Davidson lifted Jota to the front of the pack in LMP2 through second practice, finishing half a second clear of morning pace-setter Kenta Yamashita of High Class Racing. Phil Hanson took third place for United Autosports after dropping four-hundredths of a second back from Yamashita's time.

Porsche continued to lead the way in GTE-Pro, but could not replicate its one-two finish from the morning session. Michael Christensen led the way in the #92 Porsche 911 RSR, edging out AF Corse's James Calado by just 0.051 seconds. The sister #91 Porsche wound up third-fastest, one-tenth of a second off the top time.

TF Sport managed to lead the way once again in GTE-Am with the #90 Aston Martin Vantage, finishing almost two-tenths of a second clear of Team Project 1's #56 Porsche 911 RSR. Aston Martin Racing's factory GTE-Am entry took third in class.

 

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