Filipe Albuquerque leads the 12 Hours of Sebring with two hours remaining, with the Swiss driver behind the wheel of the #10 Wayne Taylor Acura ARX-06 with the race now being run in full darkness.
He has a gap of almost 20 seconds to the #7 Porsche of Felipe Nasr, with Colin Braun in third in the #60 Meyer Shank Acura ARX-06, a further 10 seconds behind Nasr.
The hopes of the #01 Cadillac V-Series.R of Sebastien Bourdais, Renger van der Zande and Scott Dixon went up in smoke, literally, when Bourdais was leading the race for Cadillac. As the car was towed through the paddock by team members, there was a visible fire in the car’s engine bay. It’s been in the garage for around an hour now, and does not look like it’ll be coming out any time soon.
Nick Tandy lies fourth in the sister #6 Porsche, with Sheldon van der Linde fifth at the wheel of the #25 BMW M Hybrid V8. Alexander Sims is sixth and the last of the still-running GTPs in the #31 Action Express Cadillac.
In LMP2, Nolan Sigel leads in the #04 Crowdstrike APR Oreca 07-Gibson, with a gap of over 25 seconds to Kyffin Simpson in the #8 Tower Motorsports Oreca 07-Gibson. Third is Mikkel Jensen in the #11 TDS Oreca 07-Gibson, a further 45 seconds back.
Dakota Dickerson leads the LMP3 class for the #30 Jr III Racing Ligier JS P320 squad, with Josh Burdon still second in the #74 Riley Ligier JS P320. Lars Kern is third in the #13 AWA Duqueine D08.
Porsche works driver Laurens Vanthoor leads GTD Pro for the #9 Pfaff Porsche 911 GT3 R squad, with another factory driver, Mercedes’ Jules Gounon, just under two seconds behind the Belgian in the #79 WeatherTech Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3. Ben Barnicoat is third in class in the #14 Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3, a further 13 seconds back.
In GTD, Mike Skeen leads in the #32 Korthoff Mercedes-AMG GT3. Second is Marco Sorensen in the #27 Heart of Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT3, while Ollie Millroy is third in the #70 Inception Racing McLaren 720S GT3.
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