Rolex 24 Hour 19: Cadillacs Nose-To-Tail at front

The #5 Cadillac leads, but barely
The #5 Cadillac leads, but barely

With a track that is trying to dry but keeps getting wet by rain showers, the #5 Cadillac driven by Joao Barbosa continues to lead the #10 Cadillac driven by Max 'The Axe' Angelelli by just 0.2 sec. Both drivers are being careful as they maneuver through slower traffic with 5 hours to go in the Rolex 24.

IndyCar driver has the #66 Ford GT out front in GTLM some 22 seconds ahead of the #62 Ferrari of Toni Vilander.

IndyCar driver Ryan Hunter-Reay continues to lead GTD in his Acura NSX, 30-seconds ahead of the #33 Mercedes.

Jordan Taylor, No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R:

"I just got out of the car from my second stint and we are 16-hours into the race," Jordan Taylor said. "We have been leading on and off all race. The Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R has had no issues, just fuel, tires and fresh driver. The weather has been on and off with rain. We were under full course caution for a lot of the morning just before sunrise. A lot can still happen with six hours ago. We are going to keep running our race and hope to be upfront at the end,"

Hunter-Reay leads GTD in the #86 Acura
Hunter-Reay leads GTD in the #86 Acura NSX

Ricky Taylor, No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R:

"It is always the goal to make it to the morning in a competitive situation and not always easy to get there," Ricky Taylor said. "Fingers crossed so far. These conditions have tested everybody. The crew and the drivers are battling just to keep the cars on the track. To still be leading the race is great if we can keep it clean to the last couple of hours we have a good shot."

Christian Fittipaldi, No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R:

"The night was pretty crazy," Fittipaldi said. "I ran a long time under yellow. It just started pouring hard. It was very hard to keep heat in the tires. I was able to keep it on the black stuff. We still have a long way to go. We are marching along to our plan. The No. 10 Cadillac is very strong. It was fast in the dry and they are doing a good job in the changing and wet conditions as well. We are giving it our all. I think we have something for them. Even the 90 car was good in the wet conditions."

Hour 19 Standings

Pos PiC Current Driver No./Make/Class Laps Behind Gap BLap Stops
1 1 Joao Barbosa #5 CADILLAC DPI P 517 –.— –.— 1:36.269 17
2 2 Max Angelelli #10 CADILLAC DPI P 517 0.214 0.214 1:36.394 17
3 3 Renger Van Der Zande #90 MULTIMATIC/RILEY P 516 1 Lap 1 Lap 1:39.183 17
4 4 Scott Sharp #2 NISSAN DPI P 515 2 Laps 2 Laps 1:39.235 16
5 5 Jonathan Bomarito #55 MAZDA DPI P 511 6 Laps 6 Laps 1:39.457 21
6 1 Sebastien Bourdais #66 FORD GTM GTLM 510 7 Laps –.— 1:43.522 12
7 2 Toni Vilander #62 FERRARI 488 GTEM GTLM 510 7 Laps 22.122 1:43.654 16
8 3 Laurens Vanthoor #912 PORSCHE 911 RSRM GTLM 510 7 Laps 23.235 1:43.979 16
9 4 Patrick Pilet #911 PORSCHE 911 RSRM GTLM 510 7 Laps 29.691 1:43.964 15
10 5 Tony Kanaan #69 FORD GTM GTLM 510 7 Laps 35.796 1:43.453 13
11 6 Jan Magnussen #3 CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.RM GTLM 510 7 Laps 43.084 1:43.979 16
12 6 Loic Duval #81 ORECA P 509 8 Laps 8 Laps 1:37.907 18
13 7 Stefan Mucke #68 FORD GTM GTLM 509 8 Laps 1 Lap 1:43.610 16
14 8 Bruno Spengler #19 BMW M6 GTLMM GTLM 509 8 Laps 1 Lap 1:44.247 16
15 7 Nick Heidfeld #13 ORECA P 508 9 Laps 9 Laps 1:37.440 16
16 8 Chris Miller #85 ORECA P 505 12 Laps 12 Laps 1:38.542 16
17 1 Patricio O Ward #38 ORECA FLM09 PC 501 16 Laps –.— 1:42.716 16
18 1 Ryan Hunter Reay #86 ACURA NSX GT3C GTD 494 23 Laps –.— 1:47.796 16
19 2 Adam Christodoulou #33 MERCEDES – AMG GT3C GTD 494 23 Laps 30.949 1:47.828 14
20 3 Matt Bell #57 AUDI R8 LMS GT3C GTD 494 23 Laps 34.445 1:47.932 14
21 4 Alessandro Balzan #63 FERRARI 488 GT3C GTD 494 23 Laps 1:07.206 1:47.079 19
22 9 Dane Cameron #31 CADILLAC DPI P 494 23 Laps 23 Laps 1:36.793 19
23 5 Andy Lally #93 ACURA NSX GT3C GTD 494 23 Laps 1:10.809 1:47.760 16
24 6 Jeffrey Schmidt #29 AUDI R8 LMS GT3C GTD 493 24 Laps 1 Lap 1:47.313 17
25 7 Jesse Lazare #28 PORSCHE 911 GT3 RC GTD 493 24 Laps 1 Lap 1:47.757 17
26 8 Jesse Krohn #96 BMW M6 GT3C GTD 493 24 Laps 1 Lap 1:47.457 16
27 10 Johannes Van Overbeek #22 NISSAN DPI P 492 25 Laps 25 Laps 1:37.832 20
28 9 Tommy Milner #4 CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.RM GTLM 491 26 Laps 19 Laps 1:44.038 12
29 9 Andrea Caldarelli #48 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3C GTD 490 28 Laps 5 Laps 1:48.355 16
30 10 Frank Montecalvo #23 AUDI R8 LMS GT3C GTD 489 28 Laps 5 Laps 1:47.298 18
31 11 Emmanuel Anassis #18 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3C GTD 486 31 Laps 8 Laps 1:49.077 18
32 2 Adam Merzon #26 ORECA FLM09 PC 485 32 Laps 16 Laps 1:43.588 22
33 12 Emmanuel Collard #46 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3C GTD 485 32 Laps 9 Laps 1:47.577 15
34 13 Santiago Creel #991 PORSCHE 911 GT3 RC GTD 484 33 Laps 10 Laps 1:47.753 18
35 10 Richard Westbrook #67 FORD GTM GTLM 481 36 Laps 29 Laps 1:43.385 12
36 14 Cedric Sbirrazzuoli #27 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3C GTD 481 36 Laps 13 Laps 1:47.863 19
37 15 Rolf Ineichen #61 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3C GTD 474 43 Laps 20 Laps 1:47.908 22
38 16 Tristan Vautier #75 MERCEDES – AMG GT3C GTD 468 49 Laps 26 Laps 1:47.714 19
39 3 Buddy Rice #20 ORECA FLM09 PC 464 53 Laps 37 Laps 1:43.322 15
40 17 Ezequiel Perez Companc #11 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3C GTD 461 56 Laps 33 Laps 1:47.095 15
41 18 Marco Sorensen #98 ASTON MARTIN VANTAGEC GTD 453 64 Laps 41 Laps 1:47.245 16
42 19 Jack Hawksworth #15 LEXUS RCF GT3C GTD 446 71 Laps 48 Laps 1:48.412 19
43 11 Michael Guasch #52 LIGIER P 446 71 Laps 71 Laps 1:39.391 17
44 4 James Dayson #88 ORECA FLM09 PC 412 105 Laps 89 Laps 1:43.400 16
45 20 Marc Basseng #21 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3C GTD 399 118 Laps 95 Laps 1:48.410 15
46 5 Chris Cumming #8 ORECA FLM09 PC 392 125 Laps 109 Laps 1:44.298 16
47 21 Cooper Macneil #50 MERCEDES – AMG GT3C GTD 373 144 Laps 121 Laps 1:47.488 11
48 22 Nic Jonsson #54 PORSCHE 911 GT3 RC GTD 340 177 Laps 154 Laps 1:47.705 11
49 12 James Hinchcliffe #70 MAZDA DPI P 334 183 Laps 183 Laps 1:39.646 11
50 23 Maurizio Mediani #51 FERRARI 488 GT3C GTD 105 412 Laps 389 Laps 1:46.972 0
51 24 Matthew Mcmurry #73 PORSCHE 911 GT3 RC GTD 102 415 Laps 392 Laps 1:47.347 0
52 25 Brett Sandberg #16 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3C GTD 79 438 Laps 415 Laps 1:48.467 6
53 26 Harald Proczyk #59 PORSCHE 911 GT3 RC GTD 61 456 Laps 433 Laps 1:47.037 0
54 27 Scott Pruett #14 LEXUS RCF GT3C GTD 52 465 Laps 442 Laps 1:48.298 0
55 11 John Edwards #24 BMW M6 GTLMM GTLM 15 502 Laps 495 Laps 1:44.694 0

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