Shank believes that an appeal would not change the outcome of the penalty on the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley. The infraction was based on how the motor was set up for the testing process. He hopes this process will be improved.
Michael Shank, owner of the No. 60 Ford Riley: We are as surprised about this as anyone.
Third-placed No. 60 Team in GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series fined and penalized. Penalties will change the team, drivers and manufacturer standings.
The Porsche GT3 line-up included race’s first mother-son co-drivers, Madison and Melanie Snow, with co-drivers Klaus Bachler, Sascha Maassen and Marco Seefried.
The new Doran Ford Dallara with Paul Tracy, Colin Braun, Jim Lowe and Jon Bennett exited early after contact with another DP car.
The #52 Audi R8 Grand-Am team with Ian Baas, Marc Bassenn, Rene Rast and Frank Stippler recover from costly penalty to contend for win in team's second attempt at Rolex 24 at Daytona.
The #63 Ferrari 458 Italia led 107 laps in the GT class and finished 4th, The #64 Scuderia Corsa Ferrrari finished 24th in class.
Although the Brumos crew kept the car out of the garage, making the complex repair quickly, the #59 lost several laps.
The No. 90 VISITFLORIDA.com Corvette DP piloted Ricky Taylor, Richard Westbrook, Antonio Garcia and Oliver Gavin by showed pace and reliability through 24 hours of hard racing.
Scott Pruett races into record books with his No. 01 TELMEX/Target BMW-Riley.
Two-time and reigning GT Champ finds footing with new R.Ferri AIM Motorsport Racing with Ferrari team and co-drivers Max Papis and Rolex 24 teammates Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander.
With only 10 weeks of preparation the No. 3 Corvette DP piloted by Enzo Potolicchio, Stephane Sarrazin, Nicolas Minassian, Anthony Davidson and Pedro Lamy held on to finish in 10th.
Bell contested the Continental Tire opener with Stevenson Motorsports GS Camaro. He drove the #51 APR Motorsport Audi R8 in the Rolex 24.
The No. 69 AIM/FXDD F458 scores team’s first Rolex 24 Podium while No. 61 R.Ferri Aim Motorsport Racing with Ferrari F458 runs fast laps in debut.
The No. 9 Corvette DP with Joao Barboas,Burt Frisselle and Mike Rockenfeller finished fourth, while Christian Fittipaldi, Brian Frisselle, Nelson Piquet Jr. and Felip Nasr came in ninth.
The win marks the 151st for CGR Overall and Scott Pruett’s record 10th Rolex At Daytona class victory. The No.02 was retired after it lost power.
The all new #70 Mazda SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel GX Racecar was retired from the with an undiagnosed smoking problem.
Park Place Porsches rally from early, late setbacks as both its No. 73 Racing4Research Porsche GT3 Cup entry and companion No. 72 Vess Energy Services Porsche GT3 Cup customer-car entry finished strongly.
No. 17 FOAMETIX/Z-Value Porsche GT3 with Claudio Burtin, Martin Ragginger, Jack Baldwin, Mario Farnbacher and Robert Renauer recovers from contact for best Rolex 24 Result
von Moltke teamed with Oliver Jarvis, Edoardo Mortara and Filipe Albuquerque in the Alex Job Racing Audi R8 for the Daytona event.
No. 73 Park Place Motorsports/Racing4Research Porsche GT3 with Patrick Long, Daniel Graeff, Spencer Pumpelly, Patrick Lindsey and Jason Hart recovers to finish 16th after a string of endurance race issues
A. J. Foyt had to forgo his role as the 2012 grand marshal for the Rolex 24 last year, but the former winner at Daytona was present for this year’s event. As usual – except for a few topics – Foyt was willing to give his opinion and thoughts.