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Herberth Retakes Lead as Rain Arrives With Six Hours to Go

Herberth Motorsport retakes lead of 24H Sebring heading into final quarter of race…

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The No. 91 Herberth Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R of Daniel Allemann has taken the lead as rain returned to Sebring International Raceway with six hours to go.

Allemann’s co-driver Robert Renauer capitalized on the challenging conditions to take the lead over the No. 18 Rutronik Racing by TECE Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo, which has now dropped more than 1 minute behind.

The No. 955 Willi Motorsport by Ebimotors Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car has inherited third place overall following a crash by the No. 10 Leipert Motorsport Lamborghini Huracan GT3 of Sebastian Balthasar that resulted in the car’s retirement with nine hours to go.

With the No. 85 CP Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo also out of the race, only three GT3 class cars remain in the race, including the No. 92 Herberth Porsche, which has been battling gearbox issues.

The unclassified No. 82 BMW M4 GT3 continues to circulate although heavily delayed from earlier issues.

The No. 710 Leipert Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo leads GTX with a fourth place run overall, while RPM Racing’s Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car is fifth, currently in the hands of Nic Jonsson.

The Heart of Racing leads GT4 in a hard-fought battle with Nolasport for top class honors, meanwhile.

Ian James currently holds a one-lap lead courtesy of a recent pit stop for the No. 470 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport which sees Alex Mayer currently at the wheel.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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