Sunday, January 25, 2015

Angelelli Leads, 21 Hours Down

With three hours to go, Max Angelelli finds himself back in first position overall after having his co-drivers Ricky and Jordan Taylor each get a stint behind the wheel. The #5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP is back on the lead lap and is second with Christian Fittipaldi in second. The Ganassi Ford Rileys are third and fourth with the #01 of Sage Karam ahead of the #02 of Jamie McMurray. The top four are all on the lead lap having completed 638 laps.

Mike Rockenfeller is fifth, three laps down in the #90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP with the #60 Shank Racing Ligier-Honda of Matt McMurry five laps down in sixth position.

Jan Magnussen leads GTLM in the #3 Corvette. The Dane is seventh overall and 12 laps down Augusto Farfus is second in class, on the same lap as the Corvette. Tommy Milner has dropped to third in class after contact on the most recent restart caused damage to the right front of the #4 Corvette. Milner is ninth overall, four laps back of the sister car. Max Papis rounds out the top ten overall, 17 laps down in the #31 Action Express Racing Corvette DP.

The PC leading #54 CORE Autosport Oreca is 11th, 21 laps down with Mark Wilkins behind the wheel. The #52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Oreca has closed the gap to the #54 as Andrew Palmer is a lap back and 12th overall. Martin Plowman has also gotten within a lap of Wilkins in the #16 BR1 Motorsports Oreca and is 13th.

Kuno Wittmer has the #93 Dodge Viper in front of GTD in 14th, 31 laps down. Leh Keen rounds out the top fifteen in the #22 Alex Job Porsche and the #63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari is third in class with Jeff Segal behind the wheel. All are on the same lap. Two laps back of the top three in GTD is the #58 Wright Motorsports Brumos Porsche of Jan Heylen.

The #17 Team Falken Tires Porsche had an engine failure end their race in GTLM. The #33 Dodge Viper of Jeroen Bleekemolen is still running but fell out of contention after fuel pressure issues.