Daytona 24 (2020)
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Mazda ace Oliver Jarvis has described the marque’s second-place finish in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona "like a victory" as both RT24-Ps were classified in the top six.
The straightline performance of the Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE in the Rolex 24 at Daytona was so poor that it was a struggle to pass GT Daytona traffic, claims Davide Rigon.
Supercars star Chaz Mostert says victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona for BMW was as good as his victory in the Bathurst 1000.
Kyle Busch says he “had a lot of fun” on his Rolex 24 at Daytona debut, but says he wants to evaluate the weekend before committing to a return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar ranks in future.
Former Asian Le Mans champion Harrison Newey says he’s hoping that his triumph in the LMP2 class of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona will lead to further opportunities in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Winning Rolex 24 at Daytona team owner Wayne Taylor believes back-to-back success in the American sportscar classic proves his squad is worthy of taking a manufacturer-backed program to the Le Mans 24 Hours in future.
After a strong race debut for the new mid-engined Corvette C8.R in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona resulted in a fourth place, star driver Antonio Garcia said he expects the car to visit victory lane soon.
Rolex 24 at Daytona GT Daytona class-winning team boss Paul Miller says he’s “just about to break in half” after scoring his first win, and Lamborghini’s third successive victory, in the Floridian sportscar classic.
Ryan Briscoe, Renger van der Zande, Scott Dixon and Kamui Kobayashi have scored the third Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona win for Wayne Taylor Racing’s Cadillac DPi-V.R in four years, while BMW won the GTLM class for a second straight year.
Wayne Taylor Racing is in control of the 58th Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with two hours to go, but the GT Le Mans battle should go down to the wire as BMW battles the two Porsches and a Corvette.
The #5 JDC-Miller MotorSports Cadillac DPi-V.R of Joao Barbosa leads the Rolex 24 at Daytona with four hours remaining, following a hefty penalty for the hitherto dominant #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac.
Wayne Taylor Racing continued to strengthen its grip on the Rolex 24 at Daytona as the race reached three-quarters distance, with the #10 Cadillac's lead growing to more than a minute.
JDC-Miller MotorSports led the Rolex 24 at Daytona at the halfway mark thanks to a dash of fortune and a strong stint by Loic Duval at the wheel of the Mustang Sampling-backed Cadillac DPi-V.R.
The battle for supremacy in the Rolex 24 at Daytona continued between the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac and the best of the Mazdas as the race reached the 10-hour mark.
Defending Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona winners Wayne Taylor Racing, and Action Express Racing, have made it a Cadillac DPi-V.R 1-2 at quarter distance, while BMW is leading in GT Le Mans and Ferrari heads GTD.
A drive-through penalty for Kamui Kobayashi's Cadillac and a clash between Harry Tincknell and Helio Castroneves have left Olivier Pla’s Mazda in a commanding lead after four hours in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
The #77 Mazda RT24-P that started on pole holds a 20sec lead after the opening two hours of the 58th Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, while the Porsche 911 RSRs run 1-2 in GTLM, and the Pfaff Motorsports Porsche leads GT Daytona.
Wayne Taylor Racing’s ex-F1 star Kamui Kobayashi dominated the fourth and final practice session on Friday morning ahead of this weekend's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.