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Pruett Lexus Crashes in Second Hour

Pruett Lexus out in second hour…


A single-car crash for Scott Pruett’s No. 14 Lexus RC F GT3 brought out the second Full Course Yellow of the Rolex 24 at Daytona in the second hour.

Pruett, the joint-most successful driver in the history of the Rolex 24 with seven career wins, was running on the fringes of the top 10 in GT Daytona when he lost control of the Lexus on the exit of Turn 1.

No other cars were involved, although the No. 4 Corvette C7. R of Tommy Milner was almost collected in the incident.

The 56-year-old was evaluated and released from the circuit medical centre.

The second Lexus in the hands of Austin Cindric runs 13th in class.

Seb Morris leads the race outright in the No. 5 Action Express Cadillac DPi-V.R, ahead of team-mate Christian Fittipaldi in the No. 31 car.

Jeff Gordon runs third in the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac, despite making contact with Tom Long’s No. 70 Mazda RT24-P at the restart, with Ryan Dalziel fourth in the No. 5 Tequila Patron ESM Nissan Onroak DPi.

Meanwhile, the No. 13 Rebellion Racing Oreca 07 Gibson of Neel Jani is in the garage with a fly-by-wire issues.

Joey Hand continues to lead GTLM in the No. 66 Ford GT, while Jules Gounon has cycled to the front of the GTD pack in the No. 29 Land Motorsport Audi R8 LMS.

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