Honda RC51 Leads Suzuki GSX-R1000 In LeMans 24-Hour After 18 Hours

Honda RC51 Leads Suzuki GSX-R1000 In LeMans 24-Hour After 18 Hours

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The Honda Elf RC51 entry led the 24-Hours of LeMans after 18 hours, with a three-lap advantage over the GMT94 Suzuki GSX-R1000, 563 laps to 560 laps. The Suzuki-Castrol GSX-R1000 held third at 553 laps.

First (and now only) American still running in the race is Michael Barnes on the Herman Verbonen Racing Suzuki GSX-R750 Superbike, in 28th place with 509 laps.

The Bikeshire Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 co-ridden by American Joe Prussiano has DNFed, listed in 43rd place. And the Whirley Phase One Suzuki GSX-R100 co-ridden by American Jason Pridmore has also DNFed, listed in 45th position.

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