Toyota Gazoo Racing locked out the front row of the grid for Sunday's 6 Hours of Fuji as Brendon Hartley and Kazuki Nakajima teamed up to score pole position in the #8 car.

Despite being hit with a pace handicap in a bid to draw the non-hybrid LMP1 cars closer, Toyota managed to dominate proceedings yet again in qualifying as Rebellion Racing finished over a second off the pace.

Hartley and Nakajima combined to produce a two-driver average of 1m25.013s, giving them pole by 0.790s ahead of Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez in the sister #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid.

Rebellion took third with its R13 Gibson, 1.1 seconds down on the pole time, while Team LNT took fourth with its #5 Ginetta. The sister #6 entry will start the race from the back of the grid after only Mike Simpson managed to set a lap time, with co-driver Charlie Robertson spinning late in the session.

Jackie Chan DC Racing scored pole in LMP2 through Ho-Pin Tung and Gabriel Aubry in the #37 Oreca 07 Gibson, beating United Autosports' Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque by four-tenths of a second, while JOTA Sport took P3 with Anthony Davidson and Roberto Gonzalez.

Porsche took top spot in GTE-Pro qualifying after a late lap from Richard Lietz in the #91 Porsche 911 RSR saw him and Gianmaria Bruni edge out AF Corse's James Calado and Alessandro Pier Guidi by 0.041 seconds.

Ben Keating and Felipe Fraga grabbed pole position in GTE-Am in the #57 Porsche, only to be excluded when the car failed scrutineering, handing top spot to TF Sport's #90 Aston Martin Vantage crew of Salih Yoluc and Jonny Adam.

 

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