Although the Brumos crew kept the car out of the garage, making the complex repair quickly, the #59 lost several laps.
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup teams in the thick of the Rolex 24 GT fight after 5-1/2 hours
The trio of drivers that put the #59 on the podium last year at Daytona - Andrew Davis, Leh Keen and Marc Lieb – will return.
Alex Job Racing, Magnus Racing, TRG and Brumos are among the Porsche 911 GT3 customer teams. Seven of the 10 Porsche factory drivers are in the field, along with 10 previous winners.
Hurley Haywood will be seeing the 2013 Rolex 24 action from a different viewpoint – that of the Grand Marshal.