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Lucas di Grassi, Loic Duval and Oliver Jarvis won an incident packed Spa 6 Hours on Saturday, the second round in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship, as Audi bounced back from the disappointment of being stripped of its win at Silverstone.

The #8 Audi eventually crossed the line two laps up on the Porsche of Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb, although technical problems dogged the #2 919 Hybrid for much of the race.

Audi inherited the lead in the fifth hour, when Kazuki Nakajima was forced to pit in the #5 Toyota TS050 - Hybrid, he shares with Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi, due to an engine failure. The #5 car was eventually classified in 26th position.

Rebellion Racing took its best ever-combined WEC finish, with the #13 car of Math?o Tuscher, Dominik Kraihamer and Alexandre Imperatori 1 lap up on the sister R-ONE AER of Nicolas Prost, Nelson Piquet Jr and Nick Heidfeld.

The #7 Audi of Marcel Fassler, Andr? Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer completed the top five, just 6.210secs off P4, with Simon Trummer, Oliver Webb and James Rossiter sixth in the #4 ByKolles CLM P1/01 AER.

Meanwhile, the #1 Porsche of defending champions Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley was classified 27th, leading early on, before two punctures and a front axle change put them out of contention.

The #6 Toyota of Stephane Sarrazin, Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi failed to finish with engine problems limiting them to just 87 laps.

In LMP2, Gustavo Menezes, Nicolas Lapierre and Stephane Richelmi took the class honours - and seventh overall - in their Signatech Alpine Nissan, re-taking the lead in the last five minutes after a late stop to top-up on fuel.

Ryan Dalziel, Luis Felipe Derani and Christopher Cumming had to settle for second, just 3.579secs back, while Matthew Rao, Richard Bradley and Roberto Merhi took third, the first podium for Manor.

Further back, Davide Rigon and Sam Bird took a second consecutive win in the GTE-Pro class, but only after the sister AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE of Gianmaria Bruni and James Calado retired 10 minutes from the flag.

Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK trio Marino Franchitti, Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell were then second to give the Blue Oval its first WEC podium, narrowly ahead of Richie Stanaway, Fernando Rees and Jonathan Adam in the #97 Aston Martin Racing Vantage V8.

As for GTE-AM, Paul Dalla Lana, Pedro Lamy and Mathias Lauda took the honours for Aston Martin.

Stefan Mucke had a big accident in the #66 Ford GT at Eau Rouge in the final phase of the race leading to an extended safety car period. He was taken to hospital for precautionary checks, but other than heavy bruising, escaped unharmed.



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