LeMans Hour 9: See-Saw battle up front continues

Nico Hulkenberg

The #19 Porsche driven by Nico Hulkenberg led the Le Mans 24 Hours at the end of the ninth hour. He passed Porsche teammate Mark Webber to lead for the first time.

The KCMG Oreca remains in control of LMP2, despite serving a drive-through penalty for a pitlane violation.

Richie Stanaway put Aston Martin Racing back to the top of the GTE Pro category while the #64 Corvette remains a comfortable second.

Hour 9 Standings

Pos Class Car Drivers Laps Behind
1 LMP1 #19 Porsche Hulkenberg, Bamber, Tandy 141 + 0.000s
2 LMP1 #9 Audi Albuquerque, Bonanomi, Rast 140 + 1 Lap
3 LMP1 #7 Audi Fassler, Lotterer, Treluyer 140 + 17.034s
4 LMP1 #17 Porsche Bernhard, Webber, Hartley 140 + 2m07.307s
5 LMP1 #18 Porsche Dumas, Jani, Lieb 140 + 3m05.358s
6 LMP1 #8 Audi Di Grassi, Duval, Jarvis 139 + 2 Laps
7 LMP1 #2 Toyota Wurz, Sarrazin, Conway 138 + 3 Laps
8 LMP1 #1 Toyota Davidson, Buemi, Nakajima 134 + 7 Laps
9 LMP1 #12 Rebellion Prost, Heidfeld, Beche 134 + 2m39.991s
10 LMP1 #13 Rebellion Imperatori, Kraihamer, Abt 131 + 10 Laps
11 LMP2 #47 Oreca Howson, Bradley, Lapierre 128 + 13 Laps
12 LMP2 #46 Oreca Thiriet, Badey, Gommendy 128 + 1m20.416s
13 LMP2 #26 Ligier Rusinov, Canal, Bird 127 + 14 Laps
14 LMP2 #48 Oreca Chandhok, Patterson, Berthon 127 + 27.079s
15 LMP2 #43 Morgan Ragues, Webb, Amberg 127 + 1m43.352s
16 LMP2 #28 Ligier Yacaman, Derani, Gonzalez 126 + 15 Laps
17 LMP2 #38 Gibson Dolan, Evans, Turvey 125 + 16 Laps
18 LMP2 #34 Ligier Cumming, Vanthoor, Estre 125 + 11.501s
19 LMP2 #42 Dome Leventis, Watts, Kane 125 + 1m17.939s
20 LMP2 #27 BR Mediani, Markozov, Minassian 124 + 17 Laps
21 LMP1 #22 Nissan Tincknell, Krumm, Buncombe 122 + 19 Laps
22 GTE Pro #99 Aston Rees, Macdowall, Stanaway 121 + 20 Laps
23 LMP2 #31 Ligier Brown, Van Overbeek, Fogarty 121 + 42.702s
24 GTE Pro #64 Chevrolet Gavin, Milner, Taylor 121 + 43.812s
25 GTE Pro #91 Porsche Lietz, Christensen, Bergmeister 121 + 1m00.789s
26 LMP2 #45 Oreca Ibanez, Perret, Bellarosa 121 + 1m40.495s
27 GTE Pro #51 Ferrari Bruni, Vilander, Fisichella 120 + 21 Laps
28 GTE Am #98 Aston Dalla Lana, Lamy, Lauda 120 + 44.863s
29 LMP2 #35 Ligier Nicolet, Merlin, Maris 120 + 2m05.815s
30 GTE Am #83 Ferrari Perrodo, Collard, Aguas 120 + 2m13.440s
31 GTE Am #72 Ferrari Shaytar, Bertolini, Basov 120 + 3m10.285s
32 LMP2 #29 Morgan Roussel, Tung, Cheng 119 + 22 Laps
33 GTE Am #77 Porsche Dempsey, Long, Seefried 119 + 32.798s
34 GTE Am #62 Ferrari Sweedler, Bell, Segal 118 + 23 Laps
35 GTE Am #53 Dodge Bleekemolen, Keating, Miller 118 + 1m48.478s
36 GTE Am #55 Ferrari Cameron, Griffin, Mortimer 117 + 24 Laps
37 GTE Am #66 Ferrari Al Faisal, Giermaziak, Avenatti 117 + 35.207s
38 GTE Pro #71 Ferrari Rigon, Calado, Beretta 117 + 44.099s
39 GTE Pro #95 Aston Sorensen, Thiim, Nygaard 117 + 2m56.822s
40 GTE Am #68 Porsche Chen, Vannelet, Parisy 116 + 25 Laps
41 GTE Am #61 Ferrari Mann, Giammaria, Cressoni 114 + 27 Laps
42 LMP1 #23 Nissan Pla, Mardenborough, Chilton 114 + 2m24.160s
43 GTE Am #67 Porsche Chen, Kapadia, Maassen 112 + 29 Laps
44 LMP2 #36 Alpine Panciatici, Chatin, Capillaire 110 + 31 Laps
45 GTE Pro #97 Aston Turner, Mucke, Bell 110 + 33m08.020s
46 LMP2 #40 Ligier Krohn, Jonsson, Barbosa 108 + 33 Laps
47 LMP2 #30 Ligier Sharp, Dalziel, Heinemeier Hansson 107 + 34 Laps
48 LMP1 #21 Nissan Matsuda, Shulzhitskiy, Ordonez 106 + 35 Laps
49 LMP2 #37 BR Aleshin, Ladygin, Ladygin 102 + 39 Laps
50 GTE Am #50 Chevrolet Roda, Ruberti, Poulsen 94 + 47 Laps
51 LMP1 #4 CLM Trummer, Kaffer, Monteiro 84 + 57 Laps
52 GTE Am #96 Aston Goethe, Hall, Castellacci 82 + 59 Laps
53 LMP2 #41 Gibson Hirsch, Paletou, Lancaster 71 + 70 Laps
54 GTE Am #88 Porsche Ried, Al Qubaisi, Bachler 44 Retired
55 GTE Pro #92 Porsche Pilet, Makowiecki, Henzler 14 Retired

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