2010 12 Hours of Sebring
The 58th Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida was the 2010 running of the 12 Hours of Sebring and the opening round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series season. It took place at the Sebring International Raceway, Sebring, Florida on March 20, 2010. The race featured the debut of the Le Mans Prototype Challenge category for spec racing.
The duo of LMP1s from Peugeot won the race by a three lap margin over fellow European manufacturer Aston Martin, earning the company their first victory at Sebring. Winning drivers Marc Gené and Alexander Wurz had previously won the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans for Peugeot, and were joined by Anthony Davidson for the Sebring win. The LMP2 category was won by Team Cytosport, the first class victory for the team, while the new LMPC category was led by Level 5 Motorsports who had a 16 lap margin over their nearest competitor. Risi Competizione Ferrari won their second straight GT2 class at Sebring, while returning American Le Mans team Alex Job Racing won the first participation for the GTC class at the 12 Hours.
|1||LMP1||#07 Team Peugeot Total||Marc Gené||1:45.214||1|
|2||LMP1||#08 Team Peugeot Total||Nicolas Minassian||1:45.841||2|
|3||LMP1||#007 Aston Martin Racing||Stefan Mücke||1:46.079||3|
|4||LMP1||#8 Drayson Racing||Emanuele Pirro||1:46.460||4|
|5||LMP2||#1 Patrón Highcroft Racing||Marino Franchitti||1:47.684||5|
|6||LMP2||#6 Muscle Milk Team Cytosport||Klaus Graf||1:47.738||6|
|7||LMP2||#16 Dyson Racing Team||Guy Smith||1:47.882||7|
|8||LMP1||#12 Autocon Motorsports||Bryan Willman||1:54.441||8|
|9||LMPC||#99 Green Earth Team Gunnar||Gunnar Jeannette||1:55.279||9|
|10||LMPC||#95 Level 5 Motorsports||Ryan Hunter-Reay||1:55.397||10|
|11||LMPC||#55 Level 5 Motorsports||Christophe Bouchut||1:56.101||11|
|12||LMPC||#89 Intersport Racing||Mitch Pagerey||1:59.580||12|
|13||GT2||#45 Flying Lizard Motorsports||Jörg Bergmeister||2:01.150||13|
|14||GT2||#17 Team Falken Tire||Wolf Henzler||2:01.201||14|
|15||GT2||#62 Risi Competizione||Jaime Melo||2:01.236||15|
|16||GT2||#3 Corvette Racing||Jan Magnussen||2:01.358||16|
|17||GT2||#4 Corvette Racing||Oliver Gavin||2:01.628||17|
|18||GT2||#01 Extreme Speed Motorsports||Johannes van Overbeek||2:01.914||18|
|19||GT2||#92 BMW Rahal Letterman Racing||Bill Auberlen||2:01.922||19|
|20||GT2||#02 Extreme Speed Motorsports||Guy Cosmo||2:02.242||20|
|21||GT2||#40 Robertson Racing||David Murry||2:03.622||21|
|22||GT2||#75 Jaguar RSR||Marc Goossens||2:04.804||31|
|23||GTC||#81 Alex Job Racing||Leh Keen||2:05.959||22|
|24||GT2||#61 Risi Competizione||Tracy Krohn||2:06.680||23|
|25||GTC||#80 Car Amigo Alex Job Racing||Patrick Kelly||2:07.018||24|
|26||GTC||#23 Alex Job Racing||Romeo Kapudija||2:07.205||25|
|27||GTC||#88 Velox Motorsport||Shane Lewis||2:07.412||30|
|28||GTC||#32 GMG Racing||James Sofronas||2:07.751||26|
|29||GT2||#44 Flying Lizard Motorsports||Seth Neiman||2:07.874||29|
|30||GTC||#69 WERKS II Racing||Galen Bieker||2:10.312||32|
|31||GTC||#63 TRG||Henri Richard||2:11.371||27|
|–||LMPC||#11 Primetime-Braille Battery Race Group||No Time||28|
|–||LMPC||#36 Genoa Racing||J. R. Hildebrand||Disallowed||33|
|–||GT2||#90 BMW Rahal Letterman Racing||Dirk Müller||Disallowed||34|
Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of their class winner's distance are marked as Not Classified (NC).
‡ The #95 Level 5 Motorsports entry and the #99 Green Earth Team Gunnar entry were initially disqualified from the results, but, following a rule clarification by the ALMS, the two cars have been reinstated into the results.
- "ALMS Sebring Qualifying" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2010-03-19. Archived (PDF) from the original on 31 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-20.
- "ALMS Sebring Final Grid" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2010-03-20. Retrieved 2010-03-20.
- "ALMS Sebring Final Results" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2010-03-21. Archived (PDF) from the original on 31 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-21.
- "American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron - 2010: news". ALMS. 2010-04-07. Archived from the original on 19 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-08.
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