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WRT Audis Hold Command With Three Hours to Go

WRT in control with three-lap lead over competition at Hankook 24H Dubai…

Photo: 24H Series/Creventic

The No. 7 MS7 by WRT Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo of Christopher Mies has remained out front with three hours to go in the Hankook 24H Dubai.

The Audi factory driver holds a one-lap lead over fellow works ace Frederic Vervisch in the sister No. 31 WRT Audi, which runs in second overall and in the GT3 overall class.

The Belgian squad has dominated the race and now holds a three-lap advantage over its nearest competitor, the No. 75 SunEnergy1 by SPS Automotive Performance Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo of Maro Engel in third.

An accident in the final corner for the No. 931 HRT Performance Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car of Lars Dahmann has put the race under its latest Code 60 neutralization.

Track cleanup has continued as local time reaches 12 p.m.

GT3-Am has continued to be paced by the No. 85 CP Racing Mercedes while Pro-Am sees the No. 19 MP Motorsport Mercedes out front.

The No. 934 Team GP-Elite Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car leads 992-Pro while PK Carsport’s Audi R8 LMS GT2 remains out front in GTX following a strong run in the car’s 24-hour race debut.

Dragon Racing’s Mercedes-AMG GT4 holds a one-lap lead over The Heart of Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT4 in GT4, meanwhile.

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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