Alex Popow and Sebastien Bourdais took a historic win on the Grand-Am Rolex Series’ first visit to Indianapolis Motor Speedway, securing the inaugural North American Endurance Championship (NAEC) for the team
The GT class at the 2012 Rolex 24 at Daytona was a close battle between three Porsches, despite the pre-race focus on the variety of machinery in the field.
The decision to spend the extra time to change brake bads on the no.60 Riley-Ford as well as change drivers from Justin Wilson to Ozz Negri allowed the no.01 Ganassi entry to slip through into to the lead as the 2012 Rolex 24 at Daytona enters its final phase.
Allan McNish continued Starworks Motorsportâ€™s fine display at the 50th Rolex 24 at Daytona, maintaining the lead through another round of green flag pitstops during the raceâ€™s thirteenth hour.
Ryan Dalziel in the #8 Starworks Ford leads the Rolex 24-hour at Daytona at the seven hour mark, after an hour dominated by two full course yellow periods.
The decision not to pit under the fifth caution of the race delivered the Chevrolet Corvette DPs of Spirit of Daytona Racing and Bob Stallings Racing to the top two positions, Oliver Gavin and Alex Gurney fighting for the lead once the green flag few again.