WRT Continues to Lead Overnight in Dubai

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Team WRT continues to lead the Hankook 24H Dubai as the sun begins to rise over with eight hours to go.

The No. 7 MS7 by WRT Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo of Dries Vanthoor has a 90-second lead over the sister No. 31 entry, which has just come into the pits.

Barwell Motorsport’s Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo still runs third, currently in the hands of Mirko Bortolotti.

Jules Gounon has taken the No. 75 SunEnergy1 by SPS Automotive Performance Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo to fourth, ahead of the No. 4 Abu Dhabi Racing by HRT Mercedes, which is currently in the hands of Raffaele Marciello. 

The top eight cars are cars in the GT3 overall class, with GT3-Am continuing to be led by the No. 85 CP Racing Mercedes, which is in ninth.

GT3 Pro-Am is paced by the No. 27 Team Joos Sportwagentechnik Porsche 911 GT3 R. 

The No. 704 PK Carsport Audi R8 LMS GT2 leads the GPX category while the pair of Team GP-Elite Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Cars are in control of the debuting 992-Pro class.

Dragon Racing’s Mercedes-AMG GT4 leads the GT4 category as it has for much of the night. 

The highest-placed TCE entry, meanwhile, is the No. 159 BBR Cupra TCR DSG featuring an all Thai driver lineup.

There have been no major accidents since the lengthy Code 60 period for barrier repairs from an accident by the No. 451 Team Avia Sorg Rennsport BMW M4 GT4 in the ninth hour.

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