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BMW-Riley of Ganassi Racing & WeatherTech Audi R8 Win Rolex 24 at Daytona

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Piloting the #1 Chip Ganassi Racing BMW-Riley protype, Scott Pruett (fifth over-all win), Memo Rojas, Juan Pablo Montoya, Charlie Kimball and Scott Dixon take home the win for Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona for DP class this year, while the #24 Audi Sport Customer Racing/AJR WeatherTech Audi R8 of Filipe Alburquerque, Oliver Jarvis, Edoardo Mortara, and Dion Von Moltke take the checkered flag for GT class. The Napleton Racing #16 Porsche Cayman won in the GX series with Shane Lewis, David Donohue, Dr. Jim Norman and Nelson Canache.

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There was no doubt that this year’s Rolex 24 at Daytona was eventful with an exciting last couple hours thought to come down to a fuel-racing-game. All through the night there were only a few incidents while the race as a whole did not have many serious mishaps. Scott Pruett will surely get a nod in the history books as he ties Hurley Haywood with a record 5 Rolex 24 at Daytona wins.

NASCAR drivers Marcos Ambrose and A.J Allmendinger (one of last year’s Rolex 24 at Daytona winners) finished third. Jamie McMurray in the #02 car for CG finished in 32nd position. Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip in the GT series finished 15th overall.

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