Rolex 24 Hour 18: Action Express comes from laps down to retake lead

Last year's winners have made up many laps to take the lead

After stopping out on track and losing many laps when a fuel pressure hose disconnected and the car stopped out on the track, the Action Express Corvette DP with Joao Barbosa at the wheel is back out in front of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The track is currently under caution.

Jordan Taylor runs 2nd in the Wayne Taylor No. 10 Corvette DP.

The two Ganassi Fords run 3rd and 4th and the top 4 cars essentially are nose-to-tail setting up what appears to be a 4-car shootout for the win over the final 6 hours of the grueling twice around the clock race.

Hour 18 Standings

COP CCP Class Car Current Driver Car Type Laps Behind Gap
1 1 P 5 Joao Barbosa Corvette DP 547 –.— –.—
2 2 P 10 Jordan Taylor Corvette DP 547 1.975 1.975
3 3 P 02 Tony Kanaan Ford Ecoboost DP 547 2.768 0.793
4 4 P 01 Scott Pruett Ford Ecoboost DP 547 4.139 1.371
5 5 P 90 Richard Westbrook Corvette DP 545 2 Laps 2 Laps
6 6 P 60 John Pew Honda Hpd Ligier Js P2 542 5 Laps 3 Laps
7 1 GTLM 4 Oliver Gavin Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 536 11 Laps 6 Laps
8 2 GTLM 3 Ryan Briscoe Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 536 11 Laps 0.841
9 3 GTLM 25 Bruno Spengler Bmw Z4 GTE 536 11 Laps 0.909
10 4 GTLM 17 Patrick Long Porsche 911 RSR 530 17 Laps 6 Laps
11 1 PC 54 Colin Braun Oreca Flm09 530 17 Laps 13:52.692
12 7 P 31 Phil Keen Corvette DP 530 17 Laps 14.005
13 2 PC 52 Tom Kimber Smith Oreca Flm09 527 20 Laps 3 Laps
14 3 PC 16 Brian Alder Oreca Flm09 526 21 Laps 1 Lap
15 1 GTD 93 Dominik Farnbacher Dodge Viper Srt 522 25 Laps 4 Laps
16 2 GTD 63 Jeff Segal Ferrari 458 Italia 522 25 Laps 0.845
17 3 GTD 22 Cooper Macneil Porsche 911 Gt America 522 25 Laps 22.781
18 4 GTD 64 Francisco Longo Ferrari 458 Italia 522 25 Laps 3.537
19 5 GTD 48 Christopher Haase Audi R8 Lms 520 27 Laps 2 Laps
20 6 GTD 58 Philipp Eng Porsche 911 Gt America 519 28 Laps 1 Lap
21 7 GTD 49 Matt Griffin Ferrari 458 Italia 516 31 Laps 3 Laps
22 4 PC 85 Rusty Mitchell Oreca Flm09 515 32 Laps 1 Lap
23 5 GTLM 912 Earl Bamber Porsche 911 RSR 514 33 Laps 1 Lap
24 8 GTD 009 Eliseo Salazar Aston Martin V12 Vantage 511 36 Laps 3 Laps
25 6 GTLM 24 Jens Klingmann Bmw Z4 GTE 510 37 Laps 1 Lap
26 9 GTD 81 Mike Skeen Porsche 911 Gt America 508 39 Laps 2 Laps
27 10 GTD 33 Marc Goossens Dodge Viper Srt 505 42 Laps 3 Laps
28 11 GTD 73 Patrick Lindsey Porsche 911 Gt America 496 51 Laps 9 Laps
29 12 GTD 45 Markus Winkelhock Audi R8 Lms 489 58 Laps 7 Laps
30 5 PC 11 Gustavo Menezes Oreca Flm09 489 58 Laps 7.008
31 8 P 50 David Hinton Bmw Power Riley DP 485 62 Laps 4 Laps
32 9 P 66 David Cheng Bmw Power Riley DP 482 65 Laps 3 Laps
33 13 GTD 44 Marco Seefried Porsche 911 Gt America 464 83 Laps 18 Laps
34 7 GTLM 911 Marc Lieb Porsche 911 RSR 454 93 Laps 10 Laps
35 8 GTLM 98 Mathias Lauda Aston Martin Vantage V8 444 103 Laps 10 Laps
36 10 P 7 Brendon Hartley Bmw Power Riley DP 426 121 Laps 18 Laps
37 14 GTD 97 Boris Said Bmw Z4 423 124 Laps 3 Laps
38 15 GTD 007 Brandon Davis Aston Martin V12 Vantage 417 130 Laps 6 Laps
39 16 GTD 18 Nikolaus Mayr Melnhof Porsche 911 Gt America 408 139 Laps 9 Laps
40 11 P 1 Ryan Dalziel Honda Hpd Arx 389 158 Laps 19 Laps
41 6 PC 61 Ivo Breukers Oreca Flm09 361 186 Laps 28 Laps
42 12 P 07 Ben Devlin Mazda Prototype 348 199 Laps 13 Laps
43 9 GTLM 62 Giancarlo Fisichella Ferrari F458 Italia 310 237 Laps 38 Laps
44 7 PC 8 Mirco Schultis Oreca Flm09 299 248 Laps 11 Laps
45 17 GTD 19 Ricardo Flores Porsche 911 Gt America 280 267 Laps 19 Laps
46 8 PC 38 James French Oreca Flm09 238 309 Laps 42 Laps
47 18 GTD 23 Alex Riberas Porsche 911 Gt America 233 314 Laps 5 Laps
48 10 GTLM 51 Francois Perrodo Ferrari 458 Italia 211 336 Laps 22 Laps
49 13 P 70 James Hinchcliffe Mazda Prototype 198 349 Laps 13 Laps
50 19 GTD 28 Christian Engelhart Porsche 911 Gt America 176 371 Laps 22 Laps
51 14 P 57 Alex Brundle Ligier Js P2 Judd 172 375 Laps 4 Laps
52 15 P 2 Johannes Van Overbeek Honda Hpd Arx 49 498 Laps 123 Laps
53 16 P 0 Andy Meyrick Deltawing Dwc13 42 505 Laps 7 Laps

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