Team Redline’s Max Verstappen crashed out of the lead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual as a result of suspected technical issues just under 10 hours into the race.
Rebellion Williams Esports’ #13 entry, with Mercedes factory GT ace Raffaele Marciello at the wheel was able to rapidly close on the wounded Verstappen.
Marciello held the race lead over Formula E’s Oliver Rowland in the 2 Seas Motorsport entry, with another Rebellion Williams car – featuring Williams F1 junior Jack Aitken – completing the top three in the LMP class.
The GTE class was been dominated by the #93 Porsche, with Norwegian sim racer Tommy Ostgard driving the latest stint.
The sister #92 and #91 factory-backed Porsche cars maintained the manufacturer’s 1-2-3 at the 10-hour mark.
Charles Leclerc suffered a nightmare second stint in his Ferrari 488 GTE, as he spun out of second place shortly after exiting the pitlane.