With six hours completed in the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans, the race is under safety car after a GTE Am Ferrari crashed at the Porsche curves.
Alexander West lost the rear of the #52 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE Evo at the Porsche curves and hit the wall hard, breaking the suspension and triggering the first safety car of the race.
It is the second Ferrari incident in less than an hour after Duncan Cameron spun the #55 Spirit of Race Ferrari at Dunlop curves, triggering a slow zone when the car shed rubber and bodywork on the Mulsanne straight.
Up front, Toyota Gazoo Racing continues to lead one-two. Kazuki Nakajima leads in the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid after Jose Maria Lopez pitted the #7 Toyota under the safety car. Norman Nato holds the third in the #1 Rebellion R13-Gibson ahead of the #3 Rebellion of Louis Deletraz and the #4 ByKolles in the hands Bruno Spengler.
Gabriel Aubry leads LMP2 in the #37 Jackie Chan DC Racing ORECA 07-Gibson, with Jean-Eric Vergne second in the #26 Aurus 01-Gibson. Will Owen holds third in the #32 United Autosports ORECA 07-Gibson, while Anthony Davison has moved to fourth in the #38 JOTA ORECA 07-Gibson.
AF Corse leads GTE Pro one two, with the #71 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE Evo in the hands of Davide Rigon ahead of James Calado’s #51 Ferrari. Their main challengers, Aston Martin, hold third and fourth with Alex Lynn in the #97 leading Nicki Thiim in the #95 Aston Martin. The top five is completed by Sebastien Bourdais’ #82 Risi Competizione Ferrari.
Paul Dalla Lana has regained the lead in GTE Am after Augusto Farfus moved the #98 Aston Martin Vantage AMR past Jonny Adam’s #90 TF Sport Aston Martin before the safety car. Farfus then handed over to Dalla Lana, while Yoluc has taken over at TF Sport. The #75 Iron Lynx Ferrari holds third in the hands of Andrea Piccini.