Spa 24 race winner (Photo by Melissa Warren)The #4 Mercedes-AMG Team Black Falcon car led the Total 24 Hours of Spa after the first 90 minutes, but the all-German crew faced stiff opposition from the fast-charging #20 GPX Racing Porsche.

The race began under safety car conditions after heavy rain left the Spa-Francorchamps circuit drenched in the hour leading up to the race. As such, the 72-car field circulated for four laps before the green flag flew.

Maro Engel was at the wheel of the pole-sitting #4 Mercedes-AMG and edged away from the chasing pack, which was initially led by the #117 KÜS Team75 Bernhard machine of Earl Bamber.

But the star of the opening 90 minutes was Kevin Estre in the GPX-Porsche, who made rapid progress through the field after starting 11th. The Frenchman completed a daring pass on Fred Makowiecki (#998 ROWE Porsche) around the outside of Blanchimont, then immediately passed Bamber for second spot.

Kevin Estre, #20 GPX Racing Porsche said: “During the night it was extremely difficult out there, with a lot of aquaplaning. In fact, the whole race was difficult. Due to the changing conditions, we were almost never on the right tyres, but we survived and took the win.”

The first round of pit stops saw the majority of the field move to slicks. The leading duo held on to their positions, but the race was soon neutralised when the #227 HubAuto Corsa Ferrari of Nick Foster crashed out of contention at Jacky Ickx Corner.

Racing resumed just as the 90-minute mark arrived and Engel once again retained his lead. Estre was in hot pursuit, however, with just a few tenths separating the pair at this stage. Rene Rast ran third in the #1 Audi Sport Team WRT machine with Bamber close behind.

The race was then neutralised once again when the #37 3Y Technology BMW suffered a big crash on the approach to Les Combes, causing the third full-course yellow of the race.

There were further early problems for a handful of cars. Among the front-runners, the most notable was the retirement of the #59 Garage 59 Aston Martin, which lasted only 15 laps before Jonny Adam was forced out of the race with a front hub failure. The #109 Bentley was also an early retiree after suffering an oil pressure issue.

The Total 24 Hours of Spa remained under red flag conditions at 08.00 on Sunday morning as heavy rain continued to fall over the Ardennes circuit.

After a week of clear skies and high temperatures at the Belgian venue, bad weather arrived with a vengeance on Saturday afternoon – just in time for the race, which began at 16.30. This necessitated a safety car start, but the track dried out during the early stages and the majority of runners had switched to slick Pirelli tyres by the time the second hour arrived.

The rain returned later in the evening, however, and grew heavier as the night wore on. By the early hours of the morning it had intensified to the point that a red flag was necessary for safety reasons. This was first shown at 06.00, with the field following the safety car into the pits to wait for better conditions.

They remained there at 08.00 on Sunday morning, with no restart expected before 11.30.

Spa 24 (Photo by Melissa Warren) Spa 24 (Photo by Melissa Warren) Spa 24 (Photo by Melissa Warren) Spa 24 (Photo by Melissa Warren)

 

 

 

Porsche won a battle of the heavyweights to clinch victory at the 2019 Total 24 Hours of Spa. The German marque beat fierce rivals Mercedes-AMG and Audi to climb the top step of the podium for the first time since 2010 and capture a one-two finish in the world's toughest GT race.

It came in a year that has seen Porsche place significant emphasis on conquering the Belgian endurance classic, with six 911 GT3 R machines contesting the Pro class at this season's race.

Five of of those would finish among the top 10, but ultimately it was the GPX Racing squad that secured the win with a full-factory line-up of Kevin Estre, Richard Lietz and Michael Christensen at the wheel.

Spa 24 (Photo by Melissa Warren) Spa 24 (Photo by Melissa Warren) Overall Podium

 

 

 

The #20 Porsche was the star of Saturday's opening stages, with Estre scything through the field from 11th on the grid to run second by the time the opening round of pit stops began. Maro Engel led the early stages from pole in the #4 Mercedes-AMG Team Black Falcon entry, which would prove to be one of the GPX Porsche's biggest challengers for the win.

Estre's heroics – which included passing another 911 GT3 R around the outside at Blanchimont – looked as though they might have been in vain. The #20 was hit with a drive-through penalty for a pit stop infringement, which dropped the car well over a minute off the lead.

But the crew battled back over the next few hours, returning to the top 10 by the time morning arrived at Spa-Francorchamps. By this stage heavy rain was falling over the circuit, making driving conditions near-impossible and leading to a red flag shortly after 05.40.

With the rain abating as the morning progressed the cars rolled off pit lane again at 11.15. The order took a little time to become clear as a number of cars had not yet taken their five-minute technical stop, a task the #20 GPX Porsche had completed at around 03:30.

The concluding battle took shape with the #1 Audi Sport Team WRT machine out front. The Belgian outfit's all-star crew of Rene Rast, Robin Frijns and Nico Müller had looked to be a threat from the first stint and they were out front as the race moved towards its final two-hour sprint.

But there was excitement just around the corner. Having always looked to be in contention, the #20 GPX Porsche really came alive shortly before the 22-hour mark. First it overhauled the #4 Black Falcon car, with Estre blasting past Engel on the run down the Kemmel Straight.

Just one lap later he closed on Müller as they headed into Les Combes, where Müller briefly lost control of his car and made rear contact with the outside barrier. Incredibly the Audi was able to continue with almost no damage – but the lead had fallen to the Porsche.

Estre then set about building an advantage, pulling clear at the front while the battle for second continued. Engel eventually came under pressure from the charging Nick Tandy, whose #998 ROWE Racing Porsche was as rapid as the GPX effort during the final hours. The crucial move came with an hour remaining, with Tandy overcoming Engel after an entertaining battle from Bruxelles to Pouhon.

The race now looked to be settled – but there were a few late twists to follow. A full-course yellow and safety car period began with just 25 minutes remaining after the #16 Modena Motorsports Porsche crashed out from third in the Pro-Am class. Estre looked to have successfully dealt with his final restart, only for the #1 Audi Sport Team WRT machine to make contact with the #54 Dinamic Motorsport Porsche and bring out another full-course yellow and safety car.

The French driver made one last push for the finish, eventually bringing the #20 GPX Porsche home to secure the marque’s seventh overall win at the Belgian endurance classic. The #998 ROWE Racing machine shared by Tandy, Patrick Pilet and Frederic Makowiecki completed a fine run to second, with the #4 Mercedes-AMG of Engel, Luca Stolz and Yelmer Buurman third after a faultless showing in the Ardennes.

Audi Sport Team Sainteloc was fourth, a repeat of last year’s result for Markus Winkelhock, Christopher Haase and Frederic Vervisch. Another ROWE Porsche was fifth thanks to Romain Dumas, Mathieu Jaminet and Sven Müller, while Honda scored a superb sixth-place finish from 33rdon the grid with its lone Pro class NSX GT3.

Silver Cup honours were secured to the #78 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini, which went one better than its 2018 result to take a hard-fought victory. Sandy Mitchell was the only driver to return from last year's crew and led a sterling effort alongside James Pull and Jordan Witt.

The #55 Attempto Racing Audi led the early stages from pole and was a contender for the overall top 10, but dropped out during the night. This made the race a two-horse battle between the #78 Lamborghini and the #90 AKKA ASP Mercedes-AMG, with the latter taking the points for leading after six and 12 hours despite starting from the pit lane.

But the Barwell car prevailed over the second half of the race, eventually finishing seven seconds clear after the late safety car closed the gap. Having missed out on Silver Cup victory last year by just a few seconds, Barwell made absolutely certain of success this time around. The AKKA ASP crew of Nico Bastian, Felipe Fraga and Timur Boguslavisky can be content with the fact that they have clinched the class Endurance Cup title with a round to spare, while the #6 Black Falcon Mercedes-AMG completed the podium.

The #97 Oman Racing with TF Sport Aston Martin put in a phenomenal comeback performance to take Pro-Am honours. Driven by Ahmad Al Harthy, Salih Yoluc, Charlie Eastwood and Nicki Thiim, this car was severely damaged during Thursday's opening practice session, forcing the team to switch to its backup chassis.

This would also see the #97 Aston Martin start the race from the pit lane, 30 places behind the class pole-sitter. Despite this setback the car stormed through the field to lead at both six and 12 hours, then ran faultlessly to the finish. Thiim was at the wheel for the final hours and was predictably measured on route to victory, taking 22nd overall and finishing a lap clear of his closest contender.

The #74 Ram Racing Mercedes-AMG took second spot and despite missing out on victory will nevertheless travel to the Barcelona season finale in title contention. The #43 Strakka Racing Mercedes-AMG crew completed the podium.

The #33 Rinaldi Racing Ferrari bagged Am Cup honours, ensuring another class win at the 24 Hours for the German outfit. Having triumphed last year in Pro-Am, Rinaldi was able to conquer a different challenge this year. Alexander Mattschull was part of both efforts, with Christian Hook, Manuel Lauck and Hendrik Still joining his for this year's assault. The destination of the winners' trophy not decided until the final hour, with the Rinaldi car battling reigning class winner Barwell Motorsport throughout the second half of the race before prevailing in the final hour.

Despite finishing as runner-up two of the #77 Barwell Lamborghini’s crew – Adrian Amstutz and Leo Machitski – clinched the Endurance Cup crown with a round to spare. The final spot on the Am Cup podium belonged to #29 Raton Racing by Target Lamborghini outfit, while the Coupe du Roi – which rewards the manufacturer with the best results across the classes – was won for a second year in succession by Mercedes-AMG.

A record 72 cars took the start of this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa, but despite hugely challenging conditions at one of the world’s most daunting circuits the race was able to run without major incident. This was not only a credit to the drivers but the many track workers, who remained on their posts in extremely difficult weather conditions to ensure the event’s smooth running.

Race result
1 #20 Lietz/Christensen/Estre GPX Racing 363 24:00:17.511 105.8 53 2:20.994 178.8 Porsche 911 GT3 R Grand Prix Extreme
2 #998 Makowiecki/Pilet/Tandy Rowe Racing 363 24:00:20.858 3.347 105.8 63 2:20.655 179.2 Porsche 911 GT3 R Rowe Racing
3 #4 Engel/Buurman/Stolz Mercedes-AMG Team BLACK FALCON 363 24:00:35.456 17.945 105.8 53 2:20.925 178.9 Mercedes-AMG GT3 BLACK FALCON
4 #25 Winkelhock/Vervisch/Haase Audi Sport Team Sainteloc 363 24:00:39.936 22.425 105.8 108 2:20.946 178.8 Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Sainteloc Junior Team
5 #98 Müller/Dumas/Jaminet Rowe Racing 362 24:00:19.014 1 LAP 105.5 52 2:20.855 179.0 Porsche 911 GT3 R Rowe Racing
6 #30 Farnbacher/van der Zande/Baguette Honda Team Motul 362 24:00:20.308 1 LAP 105.6 25 2:22.497 176.9 Honda Acura NSX GT3 2019 Honda Racing
7 #99 Olsen/Campbell/Werner Rowe Racing 362 24:00:28.296 1 LAP 105.5 64 2:21.320 178.4 Porsche 911 GT3 R Rowe Racing
8 #563 Lind/Caldarelli/Mapelli Orange 1 FFF Racing Team 362 24:00:31.282 1 LAP 105.5 53 2:20.899 178.9 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 Orange 1 FFF Racing Team
9 #117 Bamber/Bernhard/Vanthoor KÜS Team75 Bernhard 362 24:00:31.972 1 LAP 105.5 53 2:20.146 179.9 Porsche 911 GT3 R KÜS Team75 Bernhard
10 #999 Buhk/Auer/Götz Mercedes-AMG Team GruppeM Racing 362 24:00:32.928 1 LAP 105.5 107 2:20.673 179.2 Mercedes-AMG GT3 GruppeM Racing Team
11 #34 Jensen/Krognes/Catsburg Walkenhorst Motorsport 362 24:00:42.312 1 LAP 105.5 66 2:21.420 178.2 BMW M6 GT3 Walkenhorst Motorsport
12 #10 Weerts/Nato/Breukers Belgian Audi Club Team WRT 362 24:01:50.711 1 LAP 105.4 65 2:22.573 176.8 Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT
13 #88 Abril/Schiller/Marciello Mercedes-AMG Team Akka ASP 361 24:00:23.401 2LAPS 105.3 78 2:21.866 177.7 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Team AKKA ASP
14 #129 Mies/Feller/Green Montaplast by Land-Motorsport 361 24:00:27.311 2LAPS 105.2 53 2:22.620 176.7 Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Land Motorsport
15 #78 Pull/Witt/Mitchell Barwell Motorsport 361 24:00:39.213 2LAPS 105.3 113 2:22.412 177.0 Silver Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 Barwell Motorsport
16 #63 Bortolotti/Engelhart/Ineichen GRT Grasser Racing Team 361 24:00:39.345 2LAPS 105.2 107 2:21.408 178.3 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 GRT Grasser Racing Team
17 #90 Bastian/Boguslavskiy/Fraga AKKA ASP Team 361 24:00:46.634 2LAPS 105.3 79 2:22.898 176.4 Silver Mercedes-AMG GT3 Team AKKA ASP
18 #18 Imperatori/Jarvis/Liberati KCMG 360 24:00:24.769 3LAPS 105.0 87 2:21.441 178.2 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 KCMG Motorsport Group
19 #76 Kirchhöfer/Lynn/Dennis R-Motorsport 360 24:00:24.770 3LAPS 104.9 87 2:22.221 177.2 Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 R-Motorsport
20 #44 Vautier/Williamson/Paffett Mercedes-AMG Team Strakka Racing 360 24:00:25.131 3LAPS 105.0 53 2:21.620 178.0 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Strakka Racing
21 #519 Keen/Perera/Venturini Orange 1 FFF Racing Team 360 24:00:39.652 3LAPS 105.0 70 2:21.623 178.0 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 Orange 1 FFF Racing Team
22 #97 Yoluc/Al Harthy/Eastwood/Thiim Oman Racing with TF Sport 359 24:00:38.049 4LAPS 104.7 78 2:22.697 176.6 PAM Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 Oman Racing by TF Sport
23 #1 Frijns/Müller/Rast Audi Sport Team WRT 358 23:45:56.373 5LAPS 105.4 53 2:20.841 179.0 Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT
24 #6 Haupt/Assenheimer/Piana/Al Faisal BLACK FALCON 358 24:00:36.319 5LAPS 104.4 87 2:22.395 177.0 Silver Mercedes-AMG GT3 BLACK FALCON
25 #2 Vanthoor/Riberas/Stippler Audi Sport Team WRT 358 24:00:40.803 5LAPS 104.3 79 2:20.659 179.2 Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT
26 #74 Vos/Burke/Frankenhout/Onslow-Cole Ram Racing 358 24:01:04.305 5LAPS 104.4 67 2:22.372 177.1 PAM Mercedes-AMG GT3 Ram Racing
27 #54 Bachler/Rizzoli/Ashkanani Dinamic Motorsport 357 23:47:12.776 6LAPS 105.1 67 2:22.183 177.3 Porsche 911 GT3 R Dinamic Motorsport SRL
28 #33 Hook/Mattschull/Lauck/Still Rinaldi Racing 357 24:00:30.521 6LAPS 104.1 109 2:23.778 175.3 AM Ferrari 488 GT3 Rinaldi Racing
29 #110 Derani/Ordonez/Soucek M-Sport Team Bentley 357 24:00:35.141 6LAPS 104.1 53 2:21.747 177.8 Bentley Continental GT3 M-Sport Team Bentley
30 #66 Dontje/Schmid/van der Linde Attempto Racing 357 24:00:39.155 6LAPS 104.1 53 2:21.026 178.7 Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Attempto Racing
31 #22 Sanchez/McMurry/Frommenwiler/Moore Jenson Team Rocket RJN 357 24:00:41.353 6LAPS 104.1 72 2:23.604 175.5 Silver Honda Acura NSX GT3 2019 Jenson Team Rocket RJN
32 #43 Nielsen/Heistand/Fumanelli/Hawksworth Strakka Racing 357 24:01:51.118 6LAPS 104.0 23 2:23.202 176.0 PAM Mercedes-AMG GT3 Strakka Racing
33 #19 Santamato/Tweraser/Mauron/Amici GRT Grasser Racing Team 356 24:00:34.581 7LAPS 103.8 88 2:22.828 176.5 Silver Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 GRT Grasser Racing Team
34 #17 MacDowall/Davies/Petit Team WRT 356 24:01:47.847 7LAPS 103.9 66 2:23.591 175.5 Silver Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT
35 #77 Amstutz/Machitski/Abra/Kujala Barwell Motorsport 356 24:01:50.295 7LAPS 103.7 108 2:21.798 177.8 AM Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 Barwell Motorsport
36 #29 Lenz/Forne Tomas/Costantini/di Folco Raton Racing by Target 355 24:02:00.635 8LAPS 103.4 76 2:22.854 176.5 AM Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 Target Racing SRL 37 #12 Dupont/Gattuso/Lewis/Stoneman Ombra Racing 353 24:00:51.609 10LAPS 102.9 106 2:24.968 173.9 Silver Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 Ombra S.R.L.
38 #444 Scholze/Wlazik/Liebhauser/Neubauer HB Racing 353 24:01:27.039 10LAPS 102.9 96 2:22.503 176.9 AM Ferrari 488 GT3 Team HB Racing
39 #35 Chiyo/Matsuda/Burdon KCMG 352 24:00:23.351 11LAPS 102.6 63 2:21.184 178.5 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 KCMG Motorsport Group
40 #93 Hui/Froggatt/Cheever/Fisichella Tempesta Racing 351 24:00:54.750 12LAPS 102.3 90 2:22.354 177.1 PAM Ferrari 488 GT3 Spirit Of Race SA
41 #488 Ehret/Berry/Balbiani/Penttinen Rinaldi Racing 350 24:00:31.113 13LAPS 102.1 92 2:23.681 175.4 AM Ferrari 488 GT3 Rinaldi Racing
42 #16 Shen/Descombes/Simonsen/Beche Modena Motorsports 348 23:33:59.827 15LAPS 103.4 80 2:22.672 176.7 PAM Porsche 911 GT3 R Modena Motorsports Ltd.
43 #133 Pampanini/Jacoma/Monaco/Calamia Scuderia Villorba Corse 347 24:01:11.812 16LAPS 101.2 71 2:27.128 171.3 PAM Mercedes-AMG GT3 Scuderia Villorba Corse
44 #23 Cayrolle/Delhez/Barthez/Buret Tech 1 Racing 345 24:03:17.976 18LAPS 100.4 80 2:25.483 173.3 AM Lexus RCF GT3 Tech 1 Racing
45 #21 Soeryadjay/Au/Tjia/Ruscitti OpenRoad Racing 343 24:01:06.471 20LAPS 100.0 107 2:24.639 174.3 AM Porsche 911 GT3 R OpenRoad Racing
46 #9 Maris/Rostan/Ojjeh/Bonafede Boutsen Ginion 339 24:00:18.606 24LAPS 98.9 58 2:22.539 176.8 AM BMW M6 GT3 Boutsen Ginion Racing
47 #188 West/Harris/Goodwin/Gunn Garage 59 339 24:01:53.605 24LAPS 98.8 72 2:22.096 177.4 AM Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 Garage 59
48 #26 Paque/Blanchemain/Palette/Gachet Sainteloc Racing 338 24:02:18.905 25LAPS 98.6 307 2:24.146 174.9 PAM Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Sainteloc Junior Team
49 #107 Pepper/Kane/Gounon Bentley Team M-Sport 321 22:25:48.367 42LAPS 100.2 65 2:22.005 177.5 Bentley Continental GT3 Bentley Team M-Sport
50 #80 Jingzu/Lee/Haryanto/Shahin Audi Sport R8 LMS CUP 303 24:01:05.715 60LAPS 88.3 266 2:29.081 169.1 AM Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Absolute Racing
51 #72 Molina/Aleshin/Rigon SMP Racing 294 21:13:15.604 69LAPS 96.9 69 2:21.112 178.6 Ferrari 488 GT3 SMP Racing

Not classified
#27 Navarrente/Debs/Vinke/Davidson Daiko Lazarus Racing 252 19:26:55.394 111LAPS 90.7 83 2:26.176 172.4 AM Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 Lazarus SRL
#14 Pisarik/Lancieri/Kral/Malucelli Bohemia Energy racing with Scuderia Praha 240 13:14:50.349 123LAPS 127.0 25 2:22.919 176.4 PAM Ferrari 488 GT3 Scuderia Praha
#42 Tomczyk/Edwards/Farfus BMW Team Schnitzer 237 12:01:59.946 126LAPS 138.1 67 2:21.689 177.9 BMW M6 GT3 BMW Team Schnitzer
#5 Pareras/Schramm/Hutchison Phoenix Racing 229 11:41:06.497 134LAPS 137.4 81 2:22.081 177.4 Silver Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Phoenix Racing
#555 Beretta/Proto/Menchaca/Altoe Orange 1 FFF Racing Team 224 12:02:17.799 139LAPS 130.4 67 2:21.368 178.3 Silver Lamborghini Huracan GT3 2019 Orange
#1 FFF Racing Team 00 Taniguchi/Kataoka/Christodoulou Goodsmile Racing & Type-Moon Racing 217 10:48:43.611 146LAPS 140.8 63 2:22.231 177.2 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Goodsmile Racing
#51 Pier Guidi/Bird/Calado AF Corse 199 9:51:07.553 164LAPS 141.6 52 2:20.857 179.0 Ferrari 488 GT3 SMP Racing 52 Hommerson/Machiels/Vilander/Bertolini AF Corse
#186 9:25:05.922 177LAPS 138.6 71 2:23.865 175.2 PAM Ferrari 488 GT3 Spirit Of Race SA 91 Allemann/Bohn/Renauer/Renauer Herberth Motorsport 179 8:55:41.197 184LAPS 140.7 107 2:21.958 177.6 PAM Porsche 911 GT3 R Herberth Motorsport
#333 Salikhov/Bulatov/Perel/Dontje Rinaldi Racing 168 8:42:52.675 195LAPS 135.2 106 2:22.107 177.4 Silver Ferrari 488 GT3 Rinaldi Racing
#55 Schothorst/Schothorst/Drudi Attempto Racing 147 7:20:32.208 216LAPS 140.3 65 2:21.759 177.8 Silver Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 Attempto Racing
#108 Palttala/Buncombe/Soulet Bentley Team M-Sport 118 6:11:26.610 245LAPS 133.8 22 2:23.814 175.3 Bentley Continental GT3 Bentley Team M-Sport
#50 Deman/Lemeret/Duez/Detavernier 1969 Tribute 94 24:00:52.053 269LAPS 27.2 36 2:29.377 168.7 PAM Porsche Cup MR Juliet
#62 Vaxiviere/Parry/Martin R-Motorsport 84 4:35:47.259 279LAPS 128.1 66 2:22.373 177.1 Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 R-Motorsport
#31 Pierce/Ratcliffe/Geddie/Meyrick Team Parker Racing 51 3:01:21.730 312LAPS 118.8 31 2:26.411 172.2 PAM Bentley Continental GT3 Team Parker Racing
#37 Bourgois/Haezebrouck/Buffin/Vannelet 3Y Technology 33 1:40:31.035 330LAPS 140.4 33 2:33.965 163.7 AM BMW M6 GT3 3Y Technology
#762 Collard/Habsburg/de Sadeleer/Vainio R-Motorsport 30 1:29:06.414 333LAPS 143.0 25 2:23.200 176.0 Silver Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 R-Motorsport
#227 Cassidy/Foster/Serra HubAuto Corsa 25 1:12:20.006 338LAPS 146.3 25 2:22.079 177.4 Ferrari 488 GT3 HubAuto Corsa 36 Walkenhorst/Buchardt/Yount/Pittard Walkenhorst Motorsport 21 1:02:34.323 342LAPS 145.1 19 2:42.426 155.2 AM BMW M6 GT3 Walkenhorst Motorsport
#59 Ledogar/Watson/Adam Garage 59 10 31:41.178 353LAPS 134.9 6 2:41.343 156.2 Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 Garage 59
#109 Baptista/MacLeod/Morris M-Sport Team Bentley 6 19:09.126 357LAPS 139.0 5 2:43.320 154.3 Bentley Continental GT3 M-Sport Team Bentley

Fastest lap of the race. Car 117 driver Laurens Vanthoor on lap 53. Time 2:20.146, average speed 179.9 km/h.

Following race director decisions the following penalties were applied:

A time penalty of 5 seconds for car no. 90
Drive through converted to 75s penalty for car no. 54
Drive through converted to 75s penalty for car no. 26
Drive through converted to 75s penalty for car no. 17 By Melissa Warren 

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