The # 51 Ferrari of Côme Ledogar, Nicklas Nielsen and Alessandro Pier Guidi is at the helm of the 24 Hours of Spa when two-thirds of the race have been accomplished. The trio of riders from the Iron Lynx staff have managed to take benefit of the circumstances once more to cross the equator of the Belgian occasion at the high, including the most factors at stake at this level in the race. With a better tempo than the Audi # 32, solely the Security Automobile has prevented the GT3 of the Italian model from taking a better benefit. The Aston Martin # 95 closes the provisional podium of the queen of the GT3 occasionafter the abandonment of Dani Juncadella’s Mercedes # 88.
The # 51 is being the ‘opportunistic’ GT3. He led the race at 6 o’clock to declare the factors to be distributed at the moment with out having a stable race lead, in the palms of the # 63 Lamborghini in the following hours. And he did it once more at 12 o’clock to win as many factors as potential once more. The duel between the Lamborghini # 63 and the Audi # 32 didn’t break till after the tenth hour, even when from behind the Audi # 37 with issues in the pitlane entrance gave approach on the provisional podium to Aston Martin # 95, leaving Ferrari # 51 fourth and Mercedes # 88 fifth in full comeback.
The Audi # 32 has settled into the high spots and isn’t transferring from the podium regardless of the variations of the race.
The penalty for the # 63 Lamborghini for exceeding Marco Mapelli pace in the pitlane in his cease in the interval of ‘FCY’ attributable to the accident of the BMW # 34 not solely made him lose the management, but additionally due to the mixture of neutralizations that occurred due to the failure of the Lamborghini # 666 I additionally misplaced a lap. Amongst the technical stops taking benefit of this second of the race carried out by some groups, the # 51 Ferrari managed to take the lead in the center of the race forward of Audi # 37, Aston Martin # 59 and Mercedes # 88. With a giant stint in the mist, Alessandro Pier Guidi consolidated the management of Iron Lynx’s GT3.
In the two hours after the midpoint, Alessandro Pier Guidi and Côme Ledogar managed to lengthen the lead of the Ferrari # 51 to amass 40 seconds forward of the Audi # 32. Nonetheless, the race was nonetheless open as each GT3s had to make their necessary technical cease, as did the # 88 Mercedes, third at that time in the race. Past this level, Nicklas Nielsen’s hire on the subsequent stint evaporated earlier than reaching two-thirds of the race due to the neutralization that occurred after the Lamborghini # 16 accident. A circumstance that regardless of all the things benefited the main group, since offered the alternative to make the necessary technical cease.
The Ferrari # 51 was thus at the head of the race forward of the Audi # 32 and the Aston Martin # 95 in an equation wherein the Mercedes # 88 of the AKKA ASP staff disappeared. The GT3 wherein Dani Juncadella was competing had to go away the race due to a breakdown on the left rear shock. Thus the ‘high 5’ was opened to new members. In actual fact, leaving apart the Ferrari # 51, Audi # 32 and Aston Martin # 95, current in the main group virtually always, in the ‘high 5’ emerged the figures of the Audi # 66 from Attempto Racing in the palms of Christopher Mies and the Porsche # 47 pushed by Maxime Martin.
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Regardless of his double sanction, the Lamborghini # 63 captained by Mirko Bortolotti stays in sixth place, albeit removed from the main group. Behind, the Audi # 25 is seventh, whereas the McLaren # 38 of the Jota staff continues in the identical eighth place he had when he crossed the first third of the race. Inside the ‘high 10’ the Audi # 37 additionally seems after falling definitively from the battle for the podium and the Mercedes # 4. For its half, Mercedes # 90 continues to lead the Silver Cup from 13th total, even after some issues in a single day.
Outcomes of the 24 Hours of Spa 2021 after a 16 hour race
No.TeamTime * 1st Ledogar / Nielsen / Pier Guidi
Ferrari 488 GT3 # 51Iron Lynx
2nd Vanthoor / Van der Linde / Weerts
Audi R8 LMS GT3 # 32Workforce WRT
third Thiim / Gunn / Sorensen
Aston Martin Vantage GT3 # 95Storage 59
+ 4th Drudi / Marschall / Mies
Audi R8 LMS GT3
# 66Attempto Racing
+ fifth Martin / Tandy / Vanthoor
Porsche 911 GT3 R
+ sixth Bortolotti / Mapelli / Caldarelli
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 # 63Orange1 FFF Racing
+ seventh Winkelhock / Niederhauser / Haase
Audi R8 LMS GT3 # 25Saintéloc Racing
+ eighth Bell / Wilkinson / Barnicoat
McLaren 720S GT3 # 38JOTA
+ 9º Müller / Frijns / Lind
Audi R8 LMS GT3 # 37Workforce WRT
+ 10th Engel / Stolz / April
# 4Team HRT
* A failure in the reception of the timing prevents defining the actual variations between the opponents.