The Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates team of Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas, Juan Pablo Montoya and Charlie Kimball scored the fifth Rolex 24 at Daytona triumph for team with a dominant performance at Daytona International Speedway.
After the quick fire 15 minute qualifying sessions the teams of the Rolex Series’ Rolex 24 at Daytona had a rather slower-paced end to Thursday running at Daytona International Speedway with two hours of night practice.
Between them Scott Pruett and Scott Dixon put in a performance for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates that dominated qualifying for the Rolex 24 at Daytona putting their BMW-Riley on the front row for this weekend’s race.
Michael Valiante returned the Michael Shank Racing #6 Ford-Riley to the top of the Rolex Series timesheets in the second practice session for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Just as at the series’ pre-season test earlier this month the first practice session for the Rolex 24 at Daytona was led by Riley and Porsche and Porsche again in the Daytona Prototype, GT and GX classes respectively.
The history of the 50th a year since behind it, and the 52nd, the start of a new era still a year in the future the 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona sits a little awkwardly between past and futur
Michael Valiante set the best time in both of the test sessions on the final day of the ‘Roar Before the 24’ test at Daytona International Speedway.
Team Sahlen enjoyed a strong podium finish at the Montreal round for Grand AM last weekend.
Team Sahlen will make the step from the GT class of the Rolex Series to the Daytona Prototype ranks in 2013 with the announcement that they will field a pair of BMW-Riley in the Rolex Series next season.