DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Wayne Taylor Racing is back at the front of the Rolex 24 field with just four hours left in the 24-hour endurance classic at Daytona Int’l Speedway.
Jordan Taylor has the No. 10 Cadillac DPI-V.R in the lead after a strong stint by Max Angelelli, like the last of Angelelli’s racing career. Angelelli overcame a spin while leading to hang on to the top spot over the No. 5 Action Express Racing Cadillac driven by Christian Fittipaldi, who also spun when exiting pit road on cold tires.
In GT Le Mans the battle continues to be between the No. 66 Ford GT and the No. 62 Ferrari 488. At the 20 hour mark it was the Ferrari out front after a pit sequence with James Calado at the wheel followed by Joey Hand in the Ford GT. The No. 3 Corvette Racing sits third in class with Antonio Garcia at the wheel.
Andy Lally and the No. 93 Michael Shank Racing Acura NSX was the first competitor in GT Daytona to switch to slick tires and it paid off as he drove to the class lead. Mario Farnbacher currently sits second in the No. 33 Riley-Mercedes AMG.
In Prototype Challenge the Performance Tech squad has a comfortable 19-lap lead for drivers James French, Patricio O’Ward, Kyle Masson and Nicholas Boulle.