Sebring Hour 11: Corvette DPs 1-2 with 1-hour to go

Barbosa takes over from Fittipaldi in the No. 5 Action Express Corvette DP

The 12 Hours of Sebring has 1-hour to go and Ricky Taylor has taken the Wayne Taylor Corvette DP into 2nd place behind the No. 5 Action Express Corvette and ahead of the Ganassi No. 01 Ford now driven by Scott Dixon.

Ricky Taylor is turning lap times slightly faster than Joao Barbosa trying to get their car unlapped so the France Family owned series can throw a NASCAR yellow to bunch them up for a close finish.

The No. 5 Action Express Corvette has now lapped the field with former IndyCar driver Christian Fittipaldi at the wheel ahead of Joey Hand in the Ganassi Ford and just 1-second behind him the Richard Westbrook Corvette DP.

Corvette DPs run 4th and 5th at the hands of Richard Westbrook and Dane Cameron.

Prototype Challenge continues to be led by the No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Oreca FLM09 of Tom Kimber-Smith.

Antonio Garcia leads GTLM in the No. 3 Corvette but they have yet to pit.

Jeroen Bleekemolen still leads GTD in the No. 33 Dodge Viper.

Wayde Alfarone reporting live from Sebring

Hour 11 Standings

Pos CP Class No. Current Driver Car Laps Behind Gap Pit stops
1 1 P 5 Joao Barbosa Corvette DP 308 –.— –.— 13
2 2 P 10 Ricky Taylor Corvette DP 307 1 lap 1 lap 15
3 3 P 01 Scott Dixon Ford EcoBoost Riley DP 307 1 lap 10.989 13
4 4 P 90 Richard Westbrook Corvette DP 307 1 lap 6.230 13
5 5 P 31 Dane Cameron Corvette DP 306 2 laps 1 lap 15
6 1 PC 52 Tom Kimber Smith ORECA FLM09 303 5 laps 3 laps 12
7 2 PC 54 Colin Braun ORECA FLM09 303 5 laps 1.138 12
8 6 P 57 Olivier Pla Ligier JS P2 Judd 302 6 laps 1 lap 14
9 3 PC 38 Conor Daly ORECA FLM09 302 6 laps 1:00.732 12
10 1 GTLM 3 Antonio Garcia Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 299 9 laps 3 laps 10
11 2 GTLM 912 Frederic Makowiecki Porsche 911 RSR 299 9 laps 3.800 12
12 3 GTLM 24 Lucas Luhr BMW Z4 GTE 299 9 laps 28.450 12
13 4 GTLM 911 Nick Tandy Porsche 911 RSR 299 9 laps 15.156 12
14 5 GTLM 62 Pierre Kaffer Ferrari F458 Italia 299 9 laps 25.167 14
15 6 GTLM 17 Patrick Long Porsche 911 RSR 299 9 laps 21.126 12
16 4 PC 85 Chris Miller ORECA FLM09 290 18 laps 9 laps 14
17 1 GTD 33 Jeroen Bleekemolen Dodge Viper SRT 288 20 laps 2 laps 11
18 2 GTD 93 Marc Goossens Dodge Viper SRT 288 20 laps 0.437 12
19 3 GTD 23 Mario Farnbacher Porsche 911 GT America 288 20 laps 7.565 13
20 4 GTD 63 Townsend Bell Ferrari 458 Italia 288 20 laps 13.523 10
21 5 GTD 48 Christopher Haase Audi R8 LMS 288 20 laps 13.902 12
22 7 GTLM 98 Pedro Lamy Aston Martin Vantage V8 288 20 laps 21.209 14
23 6 GTD 007 James Davison Aston Martin V12 Vantage 288 20 laps 22.935 11
24 7 GTD 58 Jan Heylen Porsche 911 GT America 288 20 laps 15.450 13
25 8 GTD 22 Andrew Davis Porsche 911 GT America 287 21 laps 1 lap 12
26 8 GTLM 25 Dirk Werner BMW Z4 GTE 286 22 laps 1 lap 12
27 9 GTD 97 Markus Palttala BMW Z4 286 22 laps 1:01.049 12
28 7 P 50 David Hinton BMW Power Riley DP 281 27 laps 5 laps 14
29 10 GTD 49 Rui Aguas Ferrari 458 Italia 279 29 laps 2 laps 14
30 9 GTLM 4 Oliver Gavin Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 264 44 laps 15 laps 10
31 5 PC 8 Renger van der Zande ORECA FLM09 251 57 laps 13 laps 17
32 6 PC 11 Bruno Junqueira ORECA FLM09 242 66 laps 9 laps 11
33 8 P 2 Jon Fogarty Honda HPD ARX 211 97 laps 31 laps 11
34 11 GTD 44 John Potter Porsche 911 GT America 179 129 laps 32 laps 9
35 7 PC 16 David Cheng ORECA FLM09 165 143 laps 14 laps 12
36 9 P 1 Ryan Dalziel Honda HPD ARX 162 146 laps 3 laps 9
37 12 GTD 73 Jim Norman Porsche 911 GT America 155 153 laps 7 laps 9
38 10 P 70 Jonathan Bomarito Mazda Prototype 111 197 laps 44 laps 6
39 11 P 07 Joel Miller Mazda Prototype 104 204 laps 7 laps 7
40 13 GTD 81 Michael Avenatti Porsche 911 GT America 97 211 laps 7 laps 5
41 12 P 0 Katherine Legge DeltaWing DWC13 60 248 laps 37 laps 4
42 13 P 60 Oswaldo Negri Honda HPD Ligier JS P2 46 262 laps –:— 3
43 14 GTD 45 Robert Thorne Audi R8 LMS 23 285 laps 23 laps 2

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