Daytona 24 (2018)
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The Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona always kicks off the international motorsport season in style – but there's an extra incentive for drivers to scoop a victory there...
Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen reflects on the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.
The Corvette C7.Rs were simply lacking the pace of the Ford GTs at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, according to Antonio Garcia, a deficit accentuated by the dearth of full-course cautions.
Fernando Alonso has praised Lando Norris for a “very impressive” showing by the McLaren Formula 1 junior in last weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Team Penske driver Ricky Taylor believes a clear opportunity was missed to give the new Acura ARX-05 a debut victory in last weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Fernando Alonso says he feels “much more prepared” for a potential assault on the Le Mans 24 Hours after making his sportscar debut in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Rolex 24 at Daytona winner Filipe Albuquerque says taking a victory in the American endurance classic had become a “personal” matter after his controversial near miss in the 2017 race.
Richard Westbrook has revealed how he, Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe got the edge over the sister Ford GT to clinch class honors in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona and thereby clinch Chip Ganassi Racing’s 200th win.
Mirko Bortolotti says that recovering from the penalty that consigned the Grasser Racing Team’s Lamborghini Huracan to last on the grid had made the squad’s GT Daytona-class victory in the Rolex 24 all the more satisfying.
Rolex 24 Hours runner-up Felipe Nasr believes his #31 Whelen Cadillac could have beaten the sister Action Express car to victory at Daytona.
Fernando Alonso has admitted he was alarmed by the braking issues in his United Autosports Ligier that caused him to loop into a spin at Turn 1 during the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.
Action Express Racing took victory in the 56th running of the Rolex 24 Hours, establishing a new distance record in the American endurance classic.
Action Express Racing is closing on victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, with its #5 Cadillac maintaining a healthy three-lap advantage going into the final two hours.
The #5 Action Express Racing Cadillac held a commanding three-lap lead heading into the final four hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Action Express Racing held a commanding position in the Rolex 24 at Daytona at three-quarter distance, as a full-course caution closed the two lead cars together.
The Penske-Acura challenge to the Cadillacs in the Rolex 24 at Daytona has been hurt for a second time, as Helio Castroneves has taken the #7 car behind the pit wall for repairs.
Action Express Racing’s Cadillacs are looking strong at the front in Daytona, as Penske’s challenge has been halved by a mechanical failure for the Juan Pablo Montoya/Dane Cameron/Simon Pagenaud Acura.
Simon Pagenaud took the lead from Penske Acura teammate Graham Rahal at the start of the 400th lap of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, as the American spun at Turn 1, but Action Express has now hit the front once more.
Fernando Alonso’s debut in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona has been dealt a hard blow after a major braking problem sent his United Autosports Ligier to the garage.
Joao Barbosa’s #5 Action Express Cadillac held a comfortable lead when a full-course caution flew as the 10th hour of the Rolex 24 at Daytona drew to a close, but Team Penske’s swift pitstops put the Acuras in front.
Helio Castroneves starred for Penske-Acura over the past couple hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, but it was the #5 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R that was leading at one-third distance.