The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Action Express Cadillac captured the first championship of the rechristened Grand Touring Prototype era, while Meyer Shank Racing won its last race with the No. 60 Acura.

Colin Braun swept past Renger van der Zande to take the lead on a restart with just under 30 minutes remaining in the 10-hour race, which ended under caution. The No. 60 rebounded from left-rear suspension damage in an incident during the second hour. It’s the final victory for MSR, which will be taking a hiatus from sports cars next year after Honda moved its support to another team.

Pipo Derani finished sixth to clinch the GTP title for the No. 31 over Wayne Taylor Racing with Andretti Autosport’s No. 10 Acura ARX-06. With the championship at stake, the No. 10 crashed in Turn 1 while battling the No. 31 for second with just over an hour remaining. Filipe Albuquerque was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation after the wreck.


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