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24 Hours of Daytona

Jan. 31-Feb. 1, at Daytona Beach, Fla.

Officially the Rolex 24 at Daytona and first held in 1962 (as a 3-hour race). An IMSA Camel GT race for exotic prototype sports cars and contested over a 3.56-mile road course at Daytona International Speedway. Listed are qualifying position, drivers, chassis, class and laps completed.

  • 1 (2) Mauro Baldi, Arie Luyendyk, Gianpiero Moretti and Didier Theys; FERRARI 333 SP; Can-Am; 711 laps (2531.2 miles) at 105.40 mph; 5.287 second margin of victory.
  • 2 (9) Uwe Alzen, Allan McNish, Dirk Mueller, Jorg Mueller and Danny Sullivan; PORSCHE 911; GT1; 703 laps.
  • 3 (16) Andre Ahrle, Christophe Bouchut, Patrice Goueslard and Carl Rosenblad; PORSCHE 911; GT1; 667 laps.
  • 4 (30) Peter Kitchak, Franz Konrad, Toni Seiler, Wido Roessler and Angelo Zadra; PORSCHE 911; GT2; 660 laps.
  • 5 (37) John Graham, Duncan Huisman, Patrick Huisman and John Morton; PORSCHE 911; GT2; 659 laps.
  • Fastest lap: Max Papis (lap #518), FERRARI 333 SP; Can-Am; 127.465 mph. Top qualifier: Yannick Dalmas, 129.20 mph (1:39.195).
  • Weather: Sunny and hot. Attendance: 50,000 (est.).

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