Sebring Hour 3: Bourdais pulls away at will

IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais pulls away by 1 second per lap after every caution

For Action Express Racing's Sebastien Bourdais it's like taking candy from a baby. The IndyCar driver continues to lead with three hours now in the books at the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, following yet another caution flag.

Cautions tighten up the field and each time Bourdais extends his lead in the No. 5 Corvette DP by around 1-second per lap, clearly showing that sportscar drivers are no match for the talent of an IndyCar ace. As long as the car survives the grind, last year's winners won't be beat.

The No. 90 VisitFlorida.com Corvette DP of Michael Valiante and the David Heinemeier Hansson-driven No. 1 Tequila Patron ESM HPD ARX-03b maintaining second and third, respectively.

The No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Oreca FLM09 of Mike Guasch leads Prototype Challenge.

GT Le Mans continues to be controlled by the No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR of Nick Tandy, who runs ahead of Ryan Briscoe’s No. 3 Corvette C7.R and the John Edwards-driven No. 24 BMW Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE. Wayde Alfarone reporting live from Sebring

Hour 3 Standings

Pos No. Class Name Laps Make/Model
1 5 P Barbosa/Fittipaldi/Bourdais 77 Corvette DP
2 90 P Westbrook/Valiante/ Rockenfeller 77 Corvette DP
3 31 P Curran/Cameron/Papis 77 Corvette DP
4 1 P Sharp/Dalziel/Heinemeier Hansson 77 Honda HPD ARX
5 01 P Hand/Pruett/Dixon 77 Ford EcoBoost Riley DP
6 10 P R.Taylor/J.Taylor/Angelelli 77 Corvette DP
7 2 P Brown/van Overbeek/Fogarty 77 Honda HPD ARX
8 11 PC Junqueira/Cumming/Menezes 77 ORECA FLM09
9 52 PC Guasch/Palmer/Kimber-Smith 77 ORECA FLM09
10 85 PC Goikhberg/C.Miller/Mitchell/ Kraut 77 ORECA FLM09
11 70 P Nunez/Bomarito/Tremblay 77 Mazda Prototype
12 54 PC Bennett/Braun/Gue 77 ORECA FLM09
13 38 PC Mee/French/Daly 77 ORECA FLM09
14 911 GTLM Tandy/Pilet/Lietz/Bamber 76 Porsche 911 RSR
15 3 GTLM Magnussen/Garcia/Briscoe 76 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
16 17 GTLM Sellers/Henzler/P.Long 76 Porsche 911 RSR
17 24 GTLM J.Edwards/Luhr/Klingmann 76 BMW Z4 GTE
18 62 GTLM Kaffer/Fisichella/Bertolini 76 Ferrari F458 Italia
19 912 GTLM Bergmeister/Bamber/Makowiecki/ Tandy 76 Porsche 911 RSR
20 25 GTLM Auberlen/Werner/Farfus 76 BMW Z4 GTE
21 4 GTLM Gavin/Milner/Pagenaud 76 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
22 33 GTD Keating/J.Bleekemolen/ S.Bleekemolen 74 Dodge Viper SRT
23 58 GTD Snow/Heylen/Valverde 74 Porsche 911 GT America
24 44 GTD Potter/Lally/Seefried 74 Porsche 911 GT America
25 48 GTD Haase/B.Miller/von Moltke 74 Audi R8 LMS
26 007 GTD Nielsen/Davison/B.Davis 74 Aston Martin V12 Vantage
27 63 GTD Sweedler/T.Bell/Lazzaro 74 Ferrari 458 Italia
28 23 GTD James/M.Farnbacher/Riberas 74 Porsche 911 GT America
29 97 GTD Marsal/Palttala/Priaulx/Said 74 BMW Z4
30 22 GTD MacNeil/L.Keen/A.Davis 74 Porsche 911 GT America
31 81 GTD Faulkner/Skeen/Avenatti/ Giermaziak 74 Porsche 911 GT America
32 49 GTD Perazzini/Cioci/Aguas/ E.Potolicchio 74 Ferrari 458 Italia
33 93 GTD Carter/Goossens/Keating/ Lawrence 74 Dodge Viper SRT
34 57 P Krohn/Jonsson/Pla 74 Ligier JS P2 Judd
35 50 P Pace/DeFoor/Hinton/ Schroeder 69 BMW Power Riley DP
36 98 GTLM Dalla Lana/Lamy/Turner/Lauda 67 Aston Martin Vantage V8
37 0 P Rojas/Legge/Meyrick 60 DeltaWing DWC13
38 16 PC Drumwright/Drissi/Cheng/ Plowman 58 ORECA FLM09
39 8 PC van der Zande/Schultis /Popow 55 ORECA FLM09
40 07 P T.Long/J.Miller/Devlin/ Tremblay 52 Mazda Prototype
41 60 P Pew/Negri/Wilson 46 Honda HPD Ligier JS P2

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