Brendon Hartley looks strong as the race leader with just eight hours remaining in the 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The #7 and #8 Toyotas were in control of the race with just over 8 hours remaining in the race with the pair sitting three laps up on the next competitor.
The lead changed repeatedly between the teammates through the first half of the race with the #7 entry of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi, and Jose Maria Lopez leading by around 20 seconds with just over eight hours remaining.
The #7 Toyota briefly stopped on track appearing to cycle the power before getting back underway getting to the pit lane ultimately handing the race lead to the #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing GR010 Hybrid in the process.
The #74 GTE Pro entry of Shane van Gisbergen, Felipe Fraga and Sam Bird was running 6th in class having started the race seventh in class.
The yellow flag emerged as the #92 Porsche had a tyre failure that left debris on the track and the car limping back to the pit lane, dropping him down the standings in class, moving van Gisbergen up to fifth.
Nick Cassidy shares the #54 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE Evo with Thomas Flohr and Francesco Castellacci, runni9ng well in the GTE Am class, running eighth.
Main image: TOYOTA GAZOO Racing