There’s a phenomenon that happens often during each 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by Hawk Performance. When you check the standings at midnight, there are a few teams that have exhibited a dominance over the others that looks insurmountable.
Inevitably, things look different for most teams the next morning, and 2019 is no different. Here’s a look at the 8 a.m. Sunday morning standings.
What a difference the night made for the Valkyrie Autosport’s Nissan GT-R. Trailing Lowe Group Racing for most of the 25 Hours of Thunderhill, Valkyrie took the lead in ES overnight and has grown it to 28 laps as the endurance race enters its final stretch.
“At this point, we tell everybody to take it easy. With big gaps like that, 25-lap lead at 2 minutes a lap, that’s 50 minutes,” said Giles Powell with Valkyrie Autosport. “It’s really difficult for anybody to make that up based on pace