Pfaff Motorsports, Park Place Motorsports, NGT Motorsport and Black Swan Racing completed over 424 laps of testing at Daytona International Speedway in the new Porsche 911 GT3 R.
2019 Roar Before the 24 – Daytona International Speedway
Nick Tandy, Patrick Pilet, Frédéric Makowiecki,Earl Bamber, and Mathieu Jaminet rack up 2,120 kilometres of testing in the Porsche 911 RSR at Daytona International Speedway.
Mazda Team Joest stamp their dominance on the 2019 Roar Before the Rolex 24 as the unofficially break the lap record at Daytona which has stood since 1993.
Mazda led two of the three sessions on Saturday in the DPi class, with PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports doing likewise in LMP2. Wayne Taylor Racing and Dragonspeed interjected themselves during the afternoon session.
Mazda Team Joest and Wayne Taylor Racing had a strong opening day at the Roar Before the 24, while PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports led in LMP2, Porsche and Ferrari in GT Le Mans, and Riley Motorsports – Team AMG in GT Daytona.
The Qualifying session to determine Pit and Garage allocation for the Rolex 24 at Daytona saw Meyer Shank Racing take top spot after the deletion of times from P1 Motorsports for using an illegal gold-rated driver.