Rolex 24 At Daytona – Chip Ganassi Racing Sweeps Rolex 24

James Boone was at the Rolex 24 Daytona, one of the most prestigious endurance racing in America. These are some of the pictures he sent and together with some brief info about the race.

Chip Ganassi takes all the glory at Daytona ( Prototype class) with a one-two last lap showdown finish. Scott Pruett held off teammate Scott Dixon on a final restart. A one lap sprint on a final restart with both safely crossing the finish line. It must have been a nightmare for Chip Ganassi. Ganassi holds the record by winning the four biggest races in America in a period of a year. Both Chip Ganassi cars clocked 721 laps and more than 2,566 miles.

United Autosports with Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley

Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche Riley

”This was unbelievable,” Pruett said. ”Our car ran and ran and ran. This is just awesome, truly awesome, to have a 1-2 finish is just incredible.”

Dempsey Racing Mazda RX-8

On GT series, Andy Lally of TRG Racing won the Grand Touring class, with Paul Miller Racing come in second place. Patrick Dempsey’s team finished third.

Prototype Results :

1. Hand / Pruett / Rahal / Rojas Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates / BMW Riley
2. Dixon / Franchitti / McMurray / Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates / BMW Riley
3. Barbosa / Borcheller / Fittipaldi / France / Papis Action Express Racing / Porsche Riley
4. Blundell / Brown / Brundle / Patterson United Autosports with Michael Shank Racing / Ford Riley
5. Angelelli / Briscoe / Taylor / Taylor SunTrust Racing / Chevrolet Dallara
6. Jonsson / Krohn / Minassian / Zonta Krohn Racing / Ford Lola
7. Allmendinger / McDowell / Wilson Michael Shank Racing with Curb/ Agajanian / Ford Dallara
8. Bouchut / Diaz / Tucker / Wilkins Level 5 Motorsports / BMW Riley
9. Donohue / Frisselle / Law / Rice Action Express Racing / Porsche Riley
10. Goossens / Negri / Pew / Valiante Michael Shank Racing / Ford Riley
11. Hunter-Reay / Matos / Tucker / Westbrook Level 5 Motorsports / BMW Riley

Editorial : Mu’az Zakaria

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