After helping Performance Tech Motorsports take class victory at Daytona, Patricio O’Ward has been signed by the outfit for the whole IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.
2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona
Alexander Sims’ debut at Daytona was full of learning for the Briton as he helped the #19 BMW Art Car finished eighth in the ultra competitive GTLM class on Sunday.
Porsche works driver Michael Christensen piloted the #28 Alegra Motorsports machine home to victory in the GTD class at Daytona, and was full of praise for his co-drivers.
Patrick Pilet admitted he was slightly disappointed not to be able to take victory at Daytona as Porsche debuted the 911 RSR.
James Calado felt third was the best the #62 Risi Competizione Ferrari team could have managed in Daytona despite leading inside the final hour on Sunday.
After another endurance race triumph on Sunday, Joey Hand feels the partnership he has formed with Sebastien Bourdais and Dirk Muller works.
After helping the team take victory at Daytona on Sunday, Sebastien Bourdais felt the whole #66 crew did not put a foot wrong all race long.
A late race pass on James Calado by Dirk Müller was enough to see the #66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing machine win the ultra-close GTLM class at Daytona on Sunday.
After being spun around by Ricky Taylor in the closing minutes of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Filipe Albuquerque was critical of his rivals move that cost the #5 victory.
Ricky Taylor believed his move on Filipe Albuquerque was fine despite the Portuguese racer being spun around at turn one with just five minutes remaining of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Max Angelelli stepped away from racing at the end of the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Sunday, but did so with a second victory under his belt.
Legendary NASCAR ace Jeff Gordon became only the fourth driver in history to double up at Daytona, adding the 24 hour win to his 500 triumph.
The 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona ended in controversial circumstances as Ricky Taylor spun Filipe Albuquerque round at turn 1 as the duo battled for the lead.
The #10 Wayne Taylor Racing crew continues to lead as the battle in both GTLM and GTD goes down to the wire, with at least four teams in each battle.
Sam Bird saw his chances of victory in the GTD class go up in smoke as he pulled off track towards the end of the twenty-second hour at Daytona.