Rain has arrived at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, with the race-contending Audi crashing out of contention in the Six Hours of Mexico presented by AT&T.
Oliver Jarvis lost control of his No. 8 Audi R18 in Turn 12, just moments after pitting for what appeared to be slick-intermediate tires.
The spin, triggered by a suspected brake issue, sent Jarvis hard into the barriers with heavy right-side damage.
Jarvis managed to limp the car back to the pits, and into the garage for repairs.
It came as a bitter blow to Audi’s hopes, and handing Porsche a 1-2 in the race, headed by the No. 1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Brendon Hartley, who took on wet tires in the most recent stop.
The No. 6 Toyota of Stephane Sarrazin has been elevated to third, as a result of the Audi’s misfortunes.
The No. 26 G-Drive Racing Oreca 05 Nissan of Rene Rast leads LMP2, while GTE-Pro is still under the command of Aston Martin Racing.
Rui Aguas is out front in GTE-Am in his No. 83 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia.