Two hours into the Hankook 24H CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD, the Herberth Motorsport Porsche 991 GT3 R (#911, Daniel Allemann/Ralf Bohn/Robert Renauer/Alfred Renauer) holds a one minute lead over the ROFGO Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 (#31, Roald Goethe/Stuart Hall/Jamie Campbell-Walter/Nicolas Minassian). Following closely in third is the Car Collection Motorsport Audi R8 LMS (#32, Adrian Amstutz/Patrick Kujala/Martin Kodric/Connor de Phillippi). The Scuderia Praha Ferrari 488 GT3 (#11, Jiri Pisarik/Josef Král/Matteo Malucelli/Edward Cheever), that started from pole position, has fallen back into fifth place. The fourth round of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook was started under Code 60 due to wet weather conditions. In the meantime, the 5.842 kilometre track has mostly dried up.
In sixth spot overall, the Hofor-Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 (#1, Michael Kroll/Chantal Kroll/Roland Eggimann/Kenneth Heyer/Christiaan Frankenhout) leads the A6-Am class from the Car Collection Motorsport Audi R8 LMS (#34, Johannes Dr. Kirchhoff/Gustav Edelhoff/Max Edelhoff/Elmar Grimm/Ingo Vogler). The GP Extreme Renault RS01 FGT3 (#27, Frederic Fatien/Jordan Grogor/Tiziano Carugati/Nicky Pastorelli/Bassam Kronfli) is already three laps down.
The only car in the 991 class, the PROsport Performance Porsche 991 Cup (#85, Charles Putman/Charles Espenlaub/Joe Foster/Andy Pilgrim), has already moved up into ninth place overall.
In the SP2 class, the APO Sport Porsche 991 Cup (#80, Alex Osborne/James May/Paul May) leads the IDEC SPORT RACING Porsche 991 Cup (#75, David Abramczyk/Stephane Adler/Romain Vozniak/Franck Leherpeur/Michael Blanchemain) by almost a lap. The pole setters, the Porsche Lorient Racing Porsche 991 Cup (#65, Jean-François Demorge/Alain Demorge/Gilles Blasco/Mathieu Pontais/Frédéric Ancel), is already one lap behind the leaders.
In the TCR class, the Modena Motorsports SEAT Leon TCR V3 DSG (#216, Wayne Shen/John Shen/Francis Tjia/Benny Simonsen) has taken over the top spot from the Car Collection Motorsport Audi RS3 LMS TCR DSG (#333, Monika Parhofer/Dirk Vorländer/Christian Kranenberg/JM Littman/Rik Breukers), that left from pole and is still on the lead lap. Same for the Insightracing Denmark Honda Civic TCR SEQ (#124, Martin Jensen/Marcus Påverud/Joakim Frid/Frederik Schandorff) in third.
The FACH AUTO TECH Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport (#240, Marco Zolin/Michael Hirschmann/Marcel Wagner/Heinz Bruder) holds a one lap lead in the SP3-GT4 class. Second is the track-club Lotus Evora GT4 (#111, Marcus Jewell/Simon Atkinson/Adam Knight/Stuart Ratcliff) from the Optimum Motorsport Ginetta G55 GT4 (#231, Adrian Barwick/Dan O’Brien/Julio Martini/Philippe Salini), which is a further lap down.
The only CUP1 class car, the DUWO Racing BMW M235i Racing Cup (#235, Jean-Marie Dumont/Alexander W. Wetzlich/Nicolas Schmit/Adrian Watt/Chris Wilson) has moved up into 26th position overall.
The race goes on until 14.30 hrs tomorrow. Live timing and live streaming of the race in HD quality will be available on the series’ website. The streaming will also be uploaded on the series’ Youtube channel. Regular updates will be published on Twitter (@24HSeries), Facebook (24H Series) and Instagram (24H Series). Further information can be found at http://www.24hseries.com.