Glickenhaus took pole position for the FIA World Endurance Championship 6 hours of Monza after Romain Dumas set a time of 1m 35.416, nearly a second faster than their closest rival. Meanwhile the Tifosi had something to cheer as a Ferrari took pole in both LMGTE Pro and LMGTE Am, the latter being the Iron Lynx Ferrari of Sarah Bovy who becomes the first woman to take pole in the 10 year history of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
At the front in the Hypercar class Brendon Hartley in the #8 Toyota GR010 took second place with a lap of 1:36.335 just ahead of the #36 Alpine of Nicolas Lapierre and the #7 Toyota of Kamui Kobayashi which start on P4.
The hotly anticipated return of Peugeot saw the team struggle with the #94 Peugeot 9X8 driven by Gustavo Menezes taking P5 with a lap of 1:37.253s. The #93 9X8 failed to qualify after coming to a stop in between the Lesmo corners. Behind the wheel was Mikkel Jensen who was able to perform a reset but not before the red flag came out to end the session.
LMP2 saw United Autosports take pole with Felipe Albuquerque putting the Oreca on pole ahead of teh ARC Bratislava car of Mathias Beche. Ferdinand Habsburg took P3 for Realteam by WRT as the top three in the class are covered by just 0.37s.
The reigning champions in LMGTE Pro, AF Corse delighted the local crowd taking pole with a lap of 1m45.270s which put them just ahead of the second place Corvette Racing. Alessandro Pier Guidi driving the #51 Ferrari took the top spot just 0.054s ahead of Nick Tandy in the #64 Corvette who managed to split the two Ferraris on the final lap of qualifying.
Driving the second #52 Ferrari was Antonio Fuoco who lost out to Tandy by just 0.004s leaving the top three covered by just 0.058s. The Porsche #91 and #92 respectively took the final positions.
The big story of the day was in LMGTE Am where the all female crew of the #85 Iron Dames Ferrari took pole. Sarah Bovy posted a time of 1:47.431 on the final lap of qualifying to take the position from the #33 TF Sport Aston Martin of Ben Keating who spent much of the session at the top of the timing sheet. The #77 Dempsey Proton Porsche of Christian Reid took P3 with the #21 and #54 AF Corse Ferraris taking fourth and fifth place.
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