Lotterer keeps Porsche in the lead after 14 hours of Le Mans

Porsche continues to hold a clear lead in the Le Mans 24 Hours

Lotterer keeps Porsche in the lead after 14 hours of Le Mans

The only LMP1 car not to encounter problems, the #1 Porsche 919 Hybrid shared by Neel Jani, Andre Lotterer and Nick Tandy, holds an advantage of 10 laps over the second-placed LMP2 class Jackie Chan DC Racing ORECA-Gibson 07.

Lotterer is still at the wheel of the Porsche and lapping up to five or six seconds slower than the recovering #2 car.

Brendon Hartley is at the wheel of the second Porsche and has moved up to 14th place as he strives to make up the time lost to a change of motor generator unit early in the race.

The #8 Toyota, another car to undergo an MGU change, is up to 30th position, albeit 28 laps down on the leading Porsche.

JARVIS GETS BACK IN SYNCH IN LMP2

Oliver Jarvis continues to lead the LMP2 class in the #38 Jackie Chan DC Racing ORECA having moved up to third place in the previous hour.

Jarvis leads the #13 Rebellion ORECA of David Heinemeier Hansson, and significantly has got back on synch with that car by stopping at the same time on lap 195.

This was because a slow zone was in action, and after staying ahead Jarvis was able to extend his lead.

The #38 ORECA took fresh rubber at that stop, while the #31 Rebellion did not until the stop 10 laps later, during which Nelson Piquet took over.

This resulted in Jarvis's lead being extended to over a minute.

The #31 Rebellion ORECA, delayed in the last hour, is third ahead of the #35 Signatech ORECA of Pierre Ragues.

ASTON LEADS IN GTE PRO

The two factory Aston Martins lead the GTE Pro class order on the 14-hour mark.

Nicki Thiim holds an advantage of 24 seconds over team-mate Darren Turner, but both are due pitstops.

Alessandro Pier Guidi had been right with Turner before pitting shortly before the top of the hour and dropping to fifth.

Richard Lietz holds third place in the #91 Porsche 911 RSR. The British JMW Ferrari team leads the way in GTE AM.

Will Stevens holds a lead of over lap from the #55 Spirit of Race Ferrari with Arron Scott at the wheel.

POSITIONS AFTER 14 HOURS

Pos Class Car Drivers Laps Gap
1 LMP1 #1 Porsche Jani, Lotterer, Tandy 219
2 LMP2 #38 Oreca Tung, Laurent, Jarvis 209 + 10 Laps
3 LMP2 #13 Oreca Piquet Jr, H. Hansson, Beche 208 + 11 Laps
4 LMP2 #31 Oreca Prost, Canal, Senna 208 + 2m49.872s
5 LMP2 #35 Alpine Panciatici, Ragues, Negrao 207 + 12 Laps
6 LMP2 #24 Oreca Graves, Hirschi, Vergne 207 + 2m03.828s
7 LMP2 #40 Oreca Allen, Matelli, Bradley 207 + 2m07.195s
8 LMP2 #32 Ligier Owen, De Sadeleer, Albuquerque 206 + 13 Laps
9 LMP2 #37 Oreca Cheng, Gommendy, Brundle 206 + 1m32.601s
10 LMP2 #23 Ligier Barthez, Buret, Berthon 203 + 16 Laps
11 LMP2 #28 Oreca Perrodo, Vaxiviere, Collard 202 + 17 Laps
12 LMP2 #34 Ligier Moore, Hanson, Chandhok 202 + 1m23.666s
13 LMP1 #2 Porsche Bernhard, Bamber, Hartley 202 + 2m14.424s
14 LMP2 #21 Oreca Hedman, Hanley, Rosenqvist 201 + 18 Laps
15 LMP2 #47 Dallara Lacorte, Sernagiotto, Belicchi 200 + 19 Laps
16 LMP2 #39 Oreca Guibbert, Trouillet, Winslow 196 + 23 Laps
17 LMP2 #33 Ligier Nicolet, Nicolet, Maris 194 + 25 Laps
18 LMP2 #36 Alpine Dumas, Menezes, Rao 194 + 23.989s
19 GTE Pro #95 Aston Thiim, Sorensen, Stanaway 194 + 28.396s
20 LMP2 #17 Ligier Lafargue, Lafargue, Zollinger 194 + 37.060s
21 GTE Pro #97 Aston Turner, Adam, Serra 194 + 54.226s
22 GTE Pro #91 Porsche Lietz, Makowiecki, Pilet 194 + 1m31.348s
23 GTE Pro #71 Ferrari Rigon, Bird, Molina 194 + 1m44.916s
24 GTE Pro #51 Ferrari Calado, Pier Guidi, Rugolo 194 + 2m01.705s
25 GTE Pro #67 Ford Priaulx, Tincknell, Derani 193 + 26 Laps
26 GTE Pro #68 Ford Hand, Muller, Kanaan 193 + 15.656s
27 GTE Pro #63 Chevrolet Magnussen, Garcia, Taylor 193 + 17.426s
28 GTE Pro #69 Ford Briscoe, Westbrook, Dixon 193 + 1m25.114s
29 LMP2 #29 Dallara Lammers, Van Eerd, Barrichello 193 + 2m21.061s
30 LMP1 #8 Toyota Buemi, Davidson, Nakajima 191 + 28 Laps
31 GTE Am #84 Ferrari Smith, Stevens, Vanthoor 191 + 2m31.289s
32 GTE Am #55 Ferrari Cameron, Scott, Cioci 189 + 30 Laps
33 GTE Pro #64 Chevrolet Gavin, Milner, Fassler 189 + 24.449s
34 GTE Am #77 Porsche Ried, Cairoli, Dienst 189 + 1m17.572s
35 GTE Am #62 Ferrari Macneil, Sweedler, Bell 189 + 1m19.527s
36 GTE Am #99 Aston Howard, Gunn, Bryant 188 + 31 Laps
37 GTE Am #90 Aston Yoluc, Hankey, Bell 188 + 1m06.402s
38 GTE Am #61 Ferrari Mok, Sawa, Griffin 188 + 1m24.862s
39 GTE Am #83 Ferrari Krohn, Jonsson, Bertolini 187 + 32 Laps
40 GTE Am #93 Porsche Long, Al Faisal, Hedlund 187 + 1m11.609s
41 GTE Pro #66 Ford Mucke, Pla, Johnson 187 + 1m53.435s
42 GTE Am #65 Ferrari Nielsen, Balzan, Curtis 187 + 2m35.616s
43 GTE Am #86 Porsche Wainwright, Barker, Foster 187 + 3m29.782s
44 GTE Am #54 Ferrari Flohr, Castellacci, Beretta 186 + 33 Laps
45 GTE Am #98 Aston Dalla Lana, Lamy, Lauda 186 + 8.031s
46 GTE Am #60 Ferrari Wee, Katoh, Parente 185 + 34 Laps
47 LMP2 #27 Dallara Aleshin, Sirotkin, Shaitar 185 + 3m11.109s
48 LMP2 #22 Oreca Rojas, Hirakawa, Gutierrez 182 + 37 Laps
49 GTE Pro #92 Porsche Christensen, Estre, Werner 179 + 40 Laps
50 LMP2 #43 Riley Keating, Bleekemolen, Taylor 179 + 1h01m35.480s
51 LMP2 #45 Ligier Patterson, Mcmurry, Capillaire 179 + 1h01m35.771s
52 GTE Am #50 Chevrolet Rees, Brandela, Philippon 175 + 44 Laps
53 LMP2 #49 Ligier Konopka, Calko, Breukers 163 + 56 Laps
54 LMP1 #9 Toyota Lapierre, Kunimoto, Lopez 160 Retired
55 LMP1 #7 Toyota Conway, Kobayashi, Sarrazin 154 Retired
56 LMP2 #25 Oreca Gonzalez, Trummer, Petrov 152 Retired
57 GTE Pro #82 Ferrari Vilander, Fisichella, Kaffer 72 Retired
58 LMP2 #26 Oreca Rusinov, Thiriet, Lynn 20 Retired
59 GTE Am #88 Porsche Bachler, Lemeret, Al Qubaisi 18 Retired
60 LMP1 #4 Enso Webb, Kraihamer, Bonanomi 7 Retired


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