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The 65th Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh from Florida was an endurance sports car racing event held at Sebring International Raceway near Sebring, Florida from 16–18 March 2017. The race was the second round of the 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as well as the second round of the North American Endurance Cup.

The race was won by Wayne Taylor Racing's Cadillac DPi-V.R driven by Ricky Taylor, Jordan Taylor, and Alex Lynn, ahead of Mustang Sampling Racing's Cadillac DPi-V.R and Whelen Engineering Racing's Cadillac DPi-V.R. The PC class winners were Performance Tech Motorsports with drivers James French, Patricio O'Ward, and Kyle Masson driving an Oreca FLM09. Corvette Racing won the GTLM class for the third straight year with Antonio García, Jan Magnussen, and Mike Rockenfeller taking the win in their Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. The GTD category was won by Riley Motorsports - WeatherTech Racing's Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen, and Mario Farnbacher in a Mercedes-AMG GT3.[1][2]

Contents

RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Class winners are denoted in bold.[3]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tire Laps Time/Retired
Engine
1 P 10   Wayne Taylor Racing   Ricky Taylor
  Jordan Taylor
  Alex Lynn
Cadillac DPi-V.R C 348 12:01:09.861
Cadillac 6.2 L V8
2 P 5   Mustang Sampling Racing   João Barbosa
  Christian Fittipaldi
  Filipe Albuquerque
Cadillac DPi-V.R C 348 +13.614
Cadillac 6.2 L V8
3 P 31   Whelen Engineering Racing   Dane Cameron
  Eric Curran
  Mike Conway
Cadillac DPi-V.R C 346 +2 Laps
Cadillac 6.2 L V8
4 P 85   JDC-Miller Motorsports   Chris Miller
  Stephen Simpson
  Mikhail Goikhberg
Oreca 07 C 344 +4 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
5 PC 38   Performance Tech Motorsports   James French
  Patricio O'Ward
  Kyle Masson
Oreca FLM09 C 338 +10 Laps
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
6 PC 8   Starworks Motorsport   Garett Grist
  Max Hanratty
  Sean Rayhall
Oreca FLM09 C 336 +12 Laps
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
7 GTLM 3   Corvette Racing   Antonio García
  Jan Magnussen
  Mike Rockenfeller
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R M 334 +14 Laps
Chevrolet LT5.5 5.5 L V8
8 GTLM 66   Ford Chip Ganassi Racing   Dirk Müller
  Joey Hand
  Sébastien Bourdais
Ford GT M 334 +14 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
9 GTLM 62   Risi Competizione   Giancarlo Fisichella
  James Calado
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari 488 GTE M 334 +14 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
10 GTLM 67   Ford Chip Ganassi Racing   Ryan Briscoe
  Richard Westbrook
  Scott Dixon
Ford GT M 334 +14 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
11 GTLM 68   Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK   Stefan Mücke
  Olivier Pla
  Billy Johnson
Ford GT M 334 +14 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
12 GTLM 24   BMW Team RLL   Bill Auberlen
  Alexander Sims
  Kuno Wittmer
BMW M6 GTLM M 334 +14 Laps
BMW 4.4 L Turbo V8
13 GTLM 911   Porsche GT Team   Patrick Pilet
  Dirk Werner
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR M 334 +14 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
14 GTLM 912   Porsche GT Team   Kévin Estre
  Laurens Vanthoor
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 911 RSR M 332 +16 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
15 PC 26   BAR1 Motorsports   Marc Drumwright
  Chapman Ducote
  Gustavo Yacamán
  Colin Thompson
Oreca FLM09 C 328 +20 Laps
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
16 GTD 33   Riley Motorsports - Team AMG   Ben Keating
  Jeroen Bleekemolen
  Mario Farnbacher
Mercedes-AMG GT3 C 325 +23 Laps
Mercedes AMG M159 6.2 L V8
17 GTD 63   Scuderia Corsa   Christina Nielsen
  Alessandro Balzan
  Matteo Cressoni
Ferrari 488 GT3 C 324 +24 Laps
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
18 GTD 75   SunEnergy1 Racing   Kenny Habul
  Boris Said
  Tristan Vautier
Mercedes-AMG GT3 C 324 +24 Laps
Mercedes AMG M159 6.2 L V8
19 GTD 29   Montaplast by Land-Motorsport   Connor De Phillippi
  Christopher Mies
  Jules Gounon
Audi R8 LMS C 324 +24 Laps
Audi 5.2 L V10
20 GTD 48   Paul Miller Racing   Bryan Sellers
  Madison Snow
  Dion von Moltke
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 C 324 +24 Laps
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
21 GTD 73   Park Place Motorsports   Patrick Lindsey
  Jörg Bergmeister
  Matt McMurry
  Jan Heylen
Porsche 911 GT3 R C 324 +24 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
22 GTD 57   Stevenson Motorsports   Lawson Aschenbach
  Andrew Davis
  Matt Bell
Audi R8 LMS C 324 +24 Laps
Audi 5.2 L V10
23 GTD 86   Michael Shank Racing with Curb Agajanian   Jeff Segal
  Oswaldo Negri, Jr.
  Tom Dyer
Acura NSX GT3 C 324 +24 Laps
Acura 3.5 L Turbo V6
24 GTD 11   GRT Grasser Racing Team   Christian Engelhart
  Rolf Ineichen
  Richard Antinucci
  Mirko Bortolotti
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 C 323 +25 Laps
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
25 GTD 28   Alegra Motorsports   Michael de Quesada
  Daniel Morad
  Spencer Pumpelly
  Michael Christensen
Porsche 911 GT3 R C 323 +25 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
26 GTD 16   Change Racing   Corey Lewis
  Jeroen Mul
  Brett Sandberg
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 C 322 +26 Laps
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
27 GTD 46   EBIMOTORS   Emanuele Busnelli
  Fabio Babini
  Emmanuel Collard
  Michele Beretta
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 C 322 +26 Laps
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
28 GTD 15   3GT Racing   Jack Hawksworth
  Robert Alon
  Austin Cindric
Lexus RC F GT3 C 320 +28 Laps
Lexus 5.0 L V8
29 P 55   Mazda Motorsports   Tristan Nunez
  Jonathan Bomarito
  Spencer Pigot
Mazda RT24-P C 319 +29 Laps
Mazda MZ-2.0T 2.0 L Turbo I4
30 GTD 93   Michael Shank Racing with Curb Agajanian   Andy Lally
  Katherine Legge
  Mark Wilkins
Acura NSX GT3 C 318 +30 Laps
Acura 3.5 L Turbo V6
31 GTD 23   Alex Job Racing   Bill Sweedler
  Townsend Bell
  Frank Montecalvo
Audi R8 LMS C 309 +39 Laps
Audi 5.2 L V10
32 PC 20   BAR1 Motorsports   Don Yount
  Buddy Rice
  Daniel Burkett
  Mark Kvamme
Oreca FLM09 C 302 +46 Laps
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
33 GTD 54   CORE Autosport   Jon Bennett
  Colin Braun
  Niclas Jönsson
Porsche 911 GT3 R C 283 Did Not Finish
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
34 GTD 18   DAC Motorsports   Emmanuel Anassis
  Brandon Gdovic
  Anthony Massari
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 C 282 +66 Laps
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
35 GTD 14   3GT Racing   Scott Pruett
  Sage Karam
  Ian James
Lexus RC F GT3 C 269 +79 Laps
Lexus 5.0 L V8
36 GTD 27   Dream Racing Motorsport   Lawrence DeGeorge
  Cédric Sbirrazzuoli
  Paolo Ruberti
  Luca Persiani
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 C 255 Did Not Finish
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
37 P 90   VisitFlorida Racing   Marc Goossens
  Renger van der Zande
  René Rast
Riley Mk. 30 C 241 +107 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
38 GTD 96   Turner Motorsport   Justin Marks
  Jens Klingmann
  Jesse Krohn
BMW M6 GT3 C 228 Did Not Finish
BMW 4.4 L Turbo V8
39 P 52   PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports   Mike Guasch
  José Gutiérrez
  Tom Kimber-Smith
Ligier JS P217 C 205 Did Not Finish
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
40 P 70   Mazda Motorsports   Tom Long
  Joel Miller
  Marino Franchitti
Mazda RT-24P C 180 Did Not Finish
Mazda MZ-2.0T 2.0 L Turbo I4
41 P 13   Rebellion Racing   Sébastien Buemi
  Nick Heidfeld
  Neel Jani
Oreca 07 C 167 Did Not Finish
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
42 P 22   Tequila Patrón ESM   Ed Brown
  Johannes van Overbeek
  Bruno Senna
  Brendon Hartley
Nissan Onroak DPi C 158 Did Not Finish
Nissan 3.8 L Turbo V6
43 GTLM 24   BMW Team RLL   John Edwards
  Martin Tomczyk
  Nick Catsburg
BMW M6 GTLM M 149 Did Not Finish
BMW 4.4 L Turbo V8
44 GTD 50   Riley Motorsports - WeatherTech Racing   Cooper MacNeil
  Gunnar Jeannette
  Shane van Gisbergen
Mercedes-AMG GT3 C 132 Did Not Finish
Mercedes AMG M159 6.2 L V8
45 P 2   Tequila Patrón ESM   Scott Sharp
  Ryan Dalziel
  Pipo Derani
Nissan Onroak DPi C 47 Did Not Finish
Nissan 3.8 L Turbo V6
46 GTLM 4   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Tommy Milner
  Marcel Fässler
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R M 42 Did Not Finish
Chevrolet LT5.5 5.5 L V8

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #13 Neel Jani - 1:48.178[4]
  • Fastest Lap - #31 Mike Conway - 1:49.629 on lap 100

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