A change in the weather proceeded the first practice from Zhuhai this morning. Peugeot held a 1-2 after a red-flag put a halt on the session.
Sarrazin lapped the Zhuhai circuit in 1:21.999 with Bourdais/Davidson in the no7 Peugeot with a 1:22.495.
The Audi R18 TDI’s followed up in third and forth. The team of Kristensen/McNish hit a 1:23.608 with Bernard/Fassler pulling a 1:24.312.
In GTC, the Mercedes SLS AMG was fastest over the 3 Audi R8 LMS teams. A 1:36.930 put them a clear 0.037 over the no94 Hitotsuyama Racing R8 LMS.
The GTC times are inline with both GTE-Pro and GTE-Am.