Rolex 24: Hour 4 Update #7 Acura gets crashed

The #7 Acura - Castroneves, Rossi, and R Taylor now have 0.000% chance of winning
The #7 Acura – driven by Castroneves, Rossi, and R Taylor now have 0.000% chance of winning and should just park it

#55 Mazda driver Harry Tincknell took out 1/2 of the Team Penske team with a boneheaded move in the chicane in the 4th hour of the Rolex 24.

The two cars were battling for third overall at the time.

Tincknell in the No. 55 Mazda RT24-P tried to outbrake the No. 7 Acura DPi of Castroneves at the Bus Stop chicane, but Tincknell had zero chance to make the pass and drilled the side of the #7 Acura as it drove toward the apex.

While the Mazda spun across the tarmac, the Acura ended up in the tire wall, leaving it with significant rear-end damage.

Rest assured Harry Tincknell will never drive for Roger Penske
Rest assured Harry Tincknell will never drive for Roger Penske

Castroneves immediately took the car behind the wall and to the garage, while Tincknell was handed a drive-through penalty for incident responsibility.

Meanwhile the sister Team Penske car – the #6 Acura – is now leading while the #7 is now so many laps behind they have zero chance to win.

It's the 2nd major crash of the car after Ricky Taylor wadded it up in qualifying.

The car is so banged up and so far behind running in dead last they should just park it.

Why bother?

The Porsche GT Team continues to battle the #24 BMW in the GT Le Mans category.

LMP2 is still led by the No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Oreca 07 Gibson.

The GT Daytona field is headed by the No. 9 Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R

Hour 4 Standings

Pos Pic Class Current Driver Make Laps Behind Gap In Cl Stops
1 1 DPI Dane Cameron #6 ACURA DPI 144 –.— –.— 6
2 2 DPI Olivier Pla #77 MAZDA DPI 144 9.942 9.942 6
3 3 DPI Renger Van Der Zande #10 CADILLAC DPI 144 34.096 24.154 7
4 4 DPI Loic Duval #5 CADILLAC DPI 144 39.754 5.658 6
5 5 DPI Filipe Albuquerque #31 CADILLAC DPI 144 1:01.702 21.948 7
6 6 DPI Harry Tincknell #55 MAZDA DPI 144 1:02.495 0.793 7
7 7 DPI Matheus Leist #85 CADILLAC DPI 143 1 LAP 48.467 6
8 1 LMP2 Nick Boulle #52 ORECA LMP2 07 140 5 LAPS –.— 6
9 2 LMP2 Colin Braun #81 ORECA LMP2 07 139 5 LAPS 25.623 6
10 3 LMP2 John Farano #8 ORECA LMP2 07 138 6 LAPS 1:27.988 6
11 4 LMP2 Nic Minassian #18 ORECA LMP2 07 136 8 LAPS 14.077 6
12 5 LMP2 Don Yount #38 ORECA LMP2 07 135 9 LAPS 2:23.900 6
13 1 GTLM Mathieu Jaminet #912 PORSCHE 911 RSR – 19 135 9 LAPS –.— 4
14 2 GTLM Chaz Mostert #24 BMW M8 GTE 135 9 LAPS 1.352 4
15 3 GTLM Matt Campbell #911 PORSCHE 911 RSR – 19 135 9 LAPS 1.267 4
16 4 GTLM Nicky Catsburg #3 CHEVROLET CORVETTE C8.R 135 9 LAPS 20.307 4
17 5 GTLM Connor De Phillippi #25 BMW M8 GTE 135 9 LAPS 24.916 4
18 6 GTLM Marcel Fassler #4 CHEVROLET CORVETTE C8.R 135 9 LAPS 7.642 4
19 7 GTLM Alessandro Pier Guidi #62 FERRARI 488 GTE 134 10 LAPS 1:02.286 5
20 1 GTD Lars Kern #9 PORSCHE 911 GT3 R 131 13 LAPS –.— 4
21 2 GTD Corey Lewis #48 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3 131 13 LAPS 14.171 5
22 3 GTD Dillon Machavern #96 BMW M6 GT3 131 13 LAPS 24.716 5
23 4 GTD Alessandro Balzan #63 FERRARI 488 GT3 131 13 LAPS 7.784 4
24 5 GTD Anthony Imperato #16 PORSCHE 911 GT3 R 130 14 LAPS 16.607 5
25 6 GTD Mat Lauda #98 ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GT3 130 14 LAPS 5.559 5
26 7 GTD Franck Perera #11 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3 130 14 LAPS 8.671 5
27 8 GTD Alvaro Parente #57 ACURA NSX GT3 130 14 LAPS 11.928 4
28 9 GTD Daniel Morad #88 AUDI R8 LMS GT3 130 14 LAPS 2.676 5
29 10 GTD Shane Van Gisbergen #12 LEXUS RC F GT3 130 14 LAPS 2.235 5
30 11 GTD Shinya Michimi #86 ACURA NSX GT3 130 14 LAPS 6.547 6
31 12 GTD Lawson Aschenbach #74 MERCEDES-AMG GT3 130 14 LAPS 7.282 5
32 13 GTD Andy Lally #44 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3 130 14 LAPS 14.409 5
33 14 GTD Sven Muller #54 PORSCHE 911 GT3 R 130 14 LAPS 6.731 5
34 15 GTD Michael De Quesada #14 LEXUS RC F GT3 129 15 LAPS 49.820 5
35 16 GTD Alex Riberas #23 ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GT3 129 15 LAPS 19.037 5
36 17 GTD Rahel Frey #19 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3 129 15 LAPS 9.616 5
37 18 GTD Eric Lux #47 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3 129 15 LAPS 1:01.410 5
38 8 DPI Helio Castroneves #7 ACURA DPI 121 23 LAPS 3.076 5

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