AC34: Races 17 & 18

Oracle Team USA ties up the scoreboard on Sept. 24 with back-to-back wins in Race 17 & 18. Now, the outcome of the America's Cup rests on Race 19, scheduled for Sept. 25 at 1:15 p.m. local time. Photo: LUNA ROSSA/ Carlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA skipper James Spithill Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA skipper James Spithill Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA tactitian Ben Ainsley Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA tactitian Ben Ainsley Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA: Tom Slingsby Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA: Tom Slingsby Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA CEO Larry Ellison Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA CEO Larry Ellison Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA CEO Larry Ellison Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA CEO Larry Ellison Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle TEam USA Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA Skipper James Spithill Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA Skipper James Spithill Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA Skipper James Spithill Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA Skipper James Spithill Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi

America's Cup final Oracle Team USA Skipper James Spithill Race 17 - 18

San Francisco 34th AMERICA'S CUP America's Cup final Oracle Team USA Skipper James Spithill Race 17 - 18 Photo: © LUNA ROSSA/Carlo BorlenghiCarlo Borlenghi