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Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3 RS extends lead over Brumos entry; Ford creeps back into race on yellow flags. -The ...

Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3 RS extends lead over Brumos entry; Ford creeps back into race on yellow flags.

-The #66 The Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3 RS extends overall and GT lead with ten hours left; Ford back on leader's lap after gaining two laps on yellows-

DAYTONA BEACH, FL. - February 2 - Porsche factory driver Timo Bernhard matched the Ford and Brumos prototype lap times during a double stint in #66 The Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3 RS to keep the Kevin Buckler/Timo Bernhard/Michael Schrom/Jorg Bergmeiste r entry in first place overall and first in GT at the 14-hour mark in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Several cautions for accidents and mechanical failures for the #03 Marcos Mantis, the #77 Porsche Turbo, and the #99 Porsche 911 GT3 RS enabled the Ford Prototype to make up laps to the leader. The #83 Rennwerks Porsche 911 GT3 RS of David Murry/Johannes Van Overbeek/Richard Steranka/David Standridge remains second in GT, while the #35 and #20 Ferrari entries are third and fourth in class. The #43 Orbit Porsche 911 GT3 RS of Leo Hindery/Peter Baron/Kyle Petty/Marc Lieb, the GT pole sitters, running ninth overall and fifth in GT.

The other Orbit entry, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS of Manual Matos/Mike Fitzgerald/Joe Policastro/Jay Policastro has moved into tenth place in GT after losing lots of time changing a transmission.

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Kyle Petty , David Murry , Kevin Buckler , Leo Hindery , Peter Baron , Timo Bernhard , Michael Schrom , Richard Steranka , Jay Policastro