LeMans Hour 6: Toyota leads at 1/4 mark

The #5 Toyota lies 3rd
The #5 Toyota lies 3rd

Toyota continued to lead the Le Mans 24 Hours at the end of the sixth hour of racing, with the #1 Porsche over a minute behind in 2nd.

As was the case in the fifth hour, the #6 Toyota and the #1 Porsche swap leads when the other pits with the Toyota going 14 laps between stops and the Porsche 13 laps.

The #5 Toyota with Anthony Davidson sits third ahead of the #2 Porsche, while the Audis are falling behind, unable to keep pace with the Toyotas and Porsche.

In LMP2 – Thiriet by TDS Racing leads, following a great drive from Toyota junior Ryo Hirakawa.

The Risi Competizione Ferrari leads GTE ahead of a trio of Ford GTs.

Matteo Malucelli took the lead at the end of the hour in his customer 488 GTE and the lead quartet have now all completed three driver changes.

The #68 Ford led comfortably but, along with the #66 Ford, was always going to lose time when it stopped for a driver change.

Hour 6 Standings

Pos Class Car Drivers Laps Behind
1 LMP1 #6 Toyota Sarrazin, Conway, Kobayashi 93 + 0.000s
2 LMP1 #1 Porsche Bernhard, Webber, Hartley 93 + 1m04.748s
3 LMP1 #5 Toyota Davidson, Buemi, Nakajima 93 + 1m26.858s
4 LMP1 #2 Porsche Dumas, Jani, Lieb 92 + 1 Lap
5 LMP1 #8 Audi Di Grassi, Duval, Jarvis 92 + 59.961s
6 LMP1 #13 Rebellion Tuscher, Imperatori, Kraihamer 88 + 5 Laps
7 LMP1 #7 Audi Fassler, Lotterer, Treluyer 87 + 6 Laps
8 LMP2 #46 Oreca Thiriet, Beche, Hirakawa 86 + 7 Laps
9 LMP2 #36 Alpine Menezes, Lapierre, Richelmi 86 + 10.519s
10 LMP2 #47 Oreca Matsuda, Howson, Bradley 86 + 31.966s
11 LMP2 #44 Oreca Graves, Rao, Merhi 85 + 8 Laps
12 LMP2 #38 Gibson Dolan, Dennis, Van Der Garde 85 + 0.881s
13 LMP2 #42 Gibson Leventis, Watts, Kane 85 + 17.178s
14 LMP2 #26 Oreca Rusinov, Stevens, Rast 85 + 47.475s
15 LMP2 #37 BR01 Petrov, Shaytar, Ladygin 85 + 2m46.165s
16 LMP2 #27 BR01 Minassian, Mediani, Aleshin 85 + 3m59.606s
17 LMP2 #35 Alpine Cheng, Tung, Panciatici 85 + 4m20.739s
18 LMP2 #23 Ligier Barthez, Chatin, Buret 84 + 9 Laps
19 LMP2 #33 Oreca Pu, Gommendy, De Bruijn 84 + 1m02.886s
20 LMP2 #41 Ligier Rojas, Canal, Berthon 84 + 1m25.350s
21 LMP2 #25 Ligier Munemann, Hoy, Pizzitola 83 + 10 Laps
22 GTE Pro #82 Ferrari Fisichella, Vilander, Malucelli 82 + 11 Laps
23 GTE Pro #68 Ford Hand, Muller, Bourdais 82 + 4.648s
24 GTE Pro #69 Ford Briscoe, Westbrook, Dixon 82 + 5.464s
25 GTE Pro #66 Ford Pla, Mucke, Johnson 82 + 10.697s
26 GTE Pro #95 Aston Thiim, Sorensen, Turner 82 + 1m31.260s
27 LMP2 #31 Ligier Dalziel, Derani, Cumming 82 + 2m09.344s
28 GTE Pro #77 Porsche Lietz, Christensen, Eng 81 + 12 Laps
29 LMP2 #30 Ligier Sharp, Brown, Van Overbeek 81 + 39.013s
30 GTE Pro #97 Aston Stanaway, Rees, Adam 81 + 40.985s
31 GTE Pro #71 Ferrari Rigon, Bird, Bertolini 81 + 41.433s
32 GTE Pro #64 Chevrolet Gavin, Milner, Taylor 81 + 52.416s
33 LMP2 #49 Ligier Pew, Negri Jr, Vanthoor 81 + 1m05.028s
34 GTE Pro #63 Chevrolet Magnussen, Garcia, Taylor 81 + 2m44.687s
35 LMP2 #40 Ligier Krohn, Jonsson, Barbosa 81 + 2m55.955s
36 GTE Pro #91 Porsche Pilet, Estre, Tandy 81 + 3m58.530s
37 LMP1 #12 Rebellion Prost, Heidfeld, Piquet Jr 80 + 13 Laps
38 GTE Am #88 Porsche Al Qubaisi, Heinemeier Hansson, Long 80 + 18m57.625s
39 GTE Am #78 Porsche Ried, Henzler, Camathias 80 + 20m23.043s
40 GTE Am #98 Aston Dalla Lana, Lamy, Lauda 80 + 20m50.878s
41 GTE Am #62 Ferrari Sweedler, Bell, Segal 80 + 21m51.975s
42 CDNT #84 Morgan Sausset, Tinseau, Bouvet 79 + 14 Laps
43 GTE Am #50 Chevrolet Yamagishi, Ragues, Belloc 79 + 10.299s
44 GTE Am #55 Ferrari Cameron, Griffin, Scott 79 + 1m30.112s
45 GTE Am #61 Ferrari Mok, Sawa, Bell 79 + 1m41.997s
46 GTE Pro #92 Porsche Makowiecki, Bamber, Bergmeister 79 + 2m49.743s
47 GTE Am #83 Ferrari Perrodo, Collard, Aguas 78 + 15 Laps
48 GTE Am #86 Porsche Wainwright, Carroll, Barker 78 + 16.526s
49 LMP2 #22 Ligier Capillaire, Maris, Coleman 78 + 2m05.695s
50 LMP2 #43 Ligier Gonzalez, Senna, Albuquerque 77 + 16 Laps
51 GTE Am #99 Aston Howard, Griffin, Hirsch 76 + 17 Laps
52 LMP2 #48 Oreca Keating, Bleekemolen, Goossens 76 + 2m31.572s
53 GTE Am #60 Ferrari Laursen, Mac, Nielsen 75 + 18 Laps
54 LMP2 #34 Oreca Leutwiler, Nakano, Winslow 75 + 2m07.801s
55 LMP2 #28 Morgan Taittinger, Striebig, Roussel 75 + 2m36.517s
56 GTE Am #57 Chevrolet O'Connel, Bryant, Patterson 73 + 20 Laps
57 GTE Pro #51 Ferrari Bruni, Calado, Pier Guidi 70 + 23 Laps
58 LMP1 #4 CLM Trummer, Webb, Kaffer 63 + 30 Laps
59 GTE Pro #67 Ford Franchitti, Priaulx, Tincknell 60 + 33 Laps
60 GTE Am #89 Porsche Macneil, Keen, Miller 50 + 43 Laps

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