|Ricky Taylor in the Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-VR leads the field on lap one through turn one at Laguna Seca. All eight prototype entries including the Daytona Prototype international cars and the LM P2 cars can be seen in this photo.|
|Christian Fittipaldi tries to get around the outside of Ricky Taylor at turn two on lap one. Ricky held his position ands quickly pulled out a lead.|
Top Row, Middle - Joao Barbosa (Mustang Sampling Racing)
Top Row, Right - Renger van der Zande (Visit Florida Racing)
Center Row, Left - Jordan Taylor (Konica Minolta Cadillac)
Center Row, Middle - Ricky Taylor (Konica Minolta Cadillac)
Center Row, Right - Scott Sharp (Tequila Patron ESM)
Bottom Row, Left - Eric Curran (Whelen Engineering Racing)
Bottom Row, Middle - Luis Felipe Darani (Tequila Patron ESM)
Bottom Row, Right - Christian Fittipaldi (Mustang Sampling Racing)
Here are the eight prototype class cars in the order they were classified at the finish. The eight prototype cars filled the top eight positions overall.
1st - Visit Florida Racing - Marc Goosens/Renger van der Zande - Ligier JS P2 17 - 114 laps
2nd - Whelen Engineering Racing - Dane Cameron/Eric Curran - Cadillac DPi-VR - 114 laps
3rd - Konica Minolta Cadillac - Ricky Taylor/Jordan Taylor - Cadillac DPi-VT - 114 laps
4th - JDC Miller Motorsports - Misha Goikhberg/Stephen Simpson - Oreca 07 - 114 laps
5th - Mustang Sampling Racing - Christian Fittipaldi/Joao Barbosa - Cadillac DPi-VR - 114 laps
6th - Tequila Patron ESM - Ryan Dalziel/Scott Sharp - Nissan Nismo DPi - 114 laps
7th - PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports - Jose Gutierrez/Olivier Pla - Ligier JS P217 - 114 laps
8th - Tequila Patron ESM - Johannes van Overbeek/Luis Felipe Derani - Nissan Nismo DPi - 113 laps
For photos of the IMSA prototypes at this year's 12 Hours of Sebring, click here.
|The winning Visit Florida Ligier LM P2 car exits turn ten during Saturday practice.|
|The Whelen Engineerng Racing Cadillac in the Corkscrew during the race.|
|The Konica Minolta Cadillac in the Corkscrew during the race.|
|The JDC-Miller Motorsports Oreca 07 at the Corkscrew during the race.|
|The Mustang Sampling Racing car entering turn six during qualifying.|
|The No.2 Nissan during the Fan Grid Walk in the Laguna Seca Pit lane.|
|The PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Ligier in the pits during the warm up.|
|The No.22 Nissan at the Rainey Curve during the race.|
|The winning Ligier and the Whelan Cadillac starting to lap the GT Daytona cars into turn two.|
|The battle between the Whelen Cadillac and the Visit Florida Ligier at the Corkscrew. Eventually the Visit Florida car overtook the Whelan car just before he end into the Corkscrew.|
|The Oreca leads a Nissan through the Corkscrew.|
|The Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac at the Corkscrew late in the race.|
|Race morning preparation on the Whelen Cadillac.|
|The Nissan pits garage on race morning.|
|The Oreca cockpit.|
For the Lamborghini Super Trofeos at Laguna Seca, click here.
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|The winning Ligier during Saturday's practice.|