However, the race didn't go entirely smoothly for Davidson, who managed to break one of his toes on his left foot against the door of the team building when he ran to the car ready to take over during a Full Course Yellow
Climbing into third in Pro-Am on the first lap, following a Full Course Yellow
cautionary period and subsequent Safety Car the Omani still held his podium position when racing got back up to full speed with just under half an hour elapsed.
Rising through from 49th on the overall grid and 32nd in the Pro class after a challenging qualifying run, the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT drivers overcame two in-race punctures and a series of Safety Car and Full Course Yellow
cautionary periods to finish 31st overall and 23rd in Pro.
But the race soon took a significant turn with two full course yellow
Morris said afterwards: "It's frustrating what happened with the full course yellow
We got a really good start, I was flying in the first stint then we had a full course yellow
the pitstops were triggered by a full course yellow
, which lasted 21 minutes and was caused by a lose man-hole cover.
Batelco started to impose themselves shortly after a full course yellow
was declared and saw the field run behind the safety car for four laps, in the early hours of yesterday.
Capello handed over to McNish in fourth place during the race's first and only full course yellow
caution period after 51 minutes but within two laps of the race re-starting, a determined McNish had charged in to the lead.
He said, ``I was comfortably in fourth place in the early laps, but then got out-dragged when the race went green after a full course yellow
Despite dropping to fifth in Pro-Am, Al Harthy pushed on and during a run of yellow flag periods, Full Course Yellow
periods and also Safety Car interventions the Omani continued to run strongly.
Soon after, racing fell under a Full Course Yellow
cautionary period and Ahmad took the opportunity to make the team's first stop to hand over the car to Modell.