Daytona 24: Orbit Racing hour ten notes

Orbit Racing Rolex 24 at Daytona GT class - No. 43 and 44 Hour ten notes and quotes No. 43 driver lineup - Peter Baron, Leo Hindery, Marc Lieb, Kyle Petty Running 6th in class, 10th overall During Marc Lieb's stint, he had to pit unexpectedly...

Orbit Racing
Rolex 24 at Daytona
GT class - No. 43 and 44
Hour ten notes and quotes

No. 43 driver lineup - Peter Baron, Leo Hindery, Marc Lieb, Kyle Petty
Running 6th in class, 10th overall

During Marc Lieb's stint, he had to pit unexpectedly because the alternator bracket broke and had to be replaced.

Kyle Petty - "I enjoyed my double stint, I wish I could have run three. I feel like I'm the dead weight on the team, I just do what I'm told. I'm having a good time so far, although we've got a ways to go."

No. 44 driver lineup - Mike Fitzgerald, Manuel Matos, Joe Policastro, Jay Policastro
Running 27th overall, 11th in class

Gearbox trouble has ensued with the No. 44 car. During the fifth hour, the gearbox was changed due to second gear going out. During the tenth hour the second gearbox went out. The crew is currently replacing it. During the replacement, a crew member was injured from hot gear oil getting into his eye. No. 44 driver Manuel Matos, who is a doctor in his home of Puerto Rico was able to assist the crew member before track medics arrived on the scene.

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Kyle Petty , Leo Hindery , Peter Baron , Marc Lieb , Manuel Matos