Harry unluckily misses out on silverware for second consecutive race weekend after again slicing through field Britain’s Harry Tincknell recorded his third top-six finish in his fifth race for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team in the 6 Hours of Mexico today (3 Sep) but for the second consecutive weekend his stunning drive went unrewarded. Tincknell, sharing the factory Ford GT with co-drivers Andy Priaulx and Marino Franchitti finished an unrepresentative fifth in the GTE Pro class in the North American race.
Tincknell, who was racing in Mexico for the first time in his career, started the Ford GT from seventh position on the GTE Pro grid on Saturday afternoon after a problematic qualifying session the previous day. But Harry, despite feeling unwell, completed lap one in fourth place and handed over the third-placed Ford to Priaulx after a tremendous double stint lasting two hours 15minutes in which he had sliced past the world’s best GT drivers.
Priaulx, also feeling under the weather, lay fourth at mid-distance but with two hours remaining, as it began to rain, was a superb second. Varying degrees of precipitation effected the Autódromo Hermanos Rodr