What a end! While all of the drivers had been cautious to not overconsume to spare themselves a ultimate passage by the pit lane, the Acura ARX-05 n ° 60 from Meyer Shank Racing and the Cadillac DPi-VR n ° 01 from Chip Ganassi Racing n ‘had no alternative however to splash within the ultimate 5 minutes of the race.
But the 2 automobiles had been already out of the struggle for victory between the No.10 Acura from Wayne Taylor Racing and the No.31 Cadillac from Action Express Racing. Too cautious … or simply sufficient, Ricky Taylor has seen Felipe Nasr soften in his mirrors, however the winner of the final 24 Hours of Daytona will maintain on and go beneath the checkered flag with a meager lead of 0”368 over his Brazilian rival at the tip of the 2h40 race.
The American and his buddy Filipe Albuquerque subsequently signal their second victory in three races and consolidate their place as leaders of the championship.
The podium is accomplished by the Mazda RT24-P n ° 55 of Harry Tincknell-Oliver Jarvis, began from pole place and actually untouchable at the beginning of the race. The latter preceded the Cadillac DPi-VR n ° 5 of JDC-Miller Motorsports. Led by the French Tristan Vautier and Loïc Duval, the latter was comparatively discreet in Ohio, however it took benefit of the setbacks of the No. 60 and No. 01 to complete at the foot of the rostrum.
In LM P3, the victory went to the # 74 Ligier JS P320 of Riley Motorsports entrusted to Felipe Fraga-Gar Robinson, which preceded the # 38 of Rasmus Lindh-Dan Goldburg (Performance Tech Mtoorsports) and the # 91 by Dylan Murry-Jim Cox (Riley Motorsports).
Finally, it’s the BMW M6 GT3 n ° 96 of Turner Motorsports which gained the GTD setting due to Bill Auberlen-Robby Foley. The Bavarian preceded the # 12 Lexus RC F GT3 of Zach Veach-Frankie Montecalvo (Vasser Sullivan) and the # 1 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 3 of Madison Snow-Bryan Sellers (Paul Miller Racing).
The subsequent spherical of the IMSA, which can pit DPi, GTLM and GTD, is scheduled for June 12, in Detroit.