Toyota locks out front row at home
Toyota Gazoo Racing dominated qualifying at the Fuji Speedway, securing the front row for its home race in the FIA WEC championship. Kamui Kobayashi set a blistering lap time in the No. 7 car, earning pole position. The No. 8 car, driven by Brendon Hartley, qualified second, completing an all-Toyota front row. Porsche Penske had a strong showing, with their cars securing third and fourth on the grid. Ferrari faced difficulties and ended up qualifying sixth and seventh. In the LMP2 class, Phil Hanson secured pole position for United Autosports.