Daytona II: Borcheller, Barber preview

Kodak EasyShare Team Is Glad to be Back at Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 30 - It's understandable if Forest Barber and Terry Borcheller wave to all the security guards when they drive through the tunnel to reach the infield at Daytona ...

Kodak EasyShare Team Is Glad to be Back at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 30 - It's understandable if Forest Barber and Terry Borcheller wave to all the security guards when they drive through the tunnel to reach the infield at Daytona International Speedway today.

They're glad to be back at a track that has been very good to them.

Barber, of Fort Worth, and Borcheller, of Gainesville, Ga., will be going for their fourth consecutive Daytona victory in Rolex series action in Thursday's Paul Revere 250, which is scheduled to begin around 11 p.m. They drive Bell Motorsports' Kodak EasyShare DORAN JE4 Pontiac #54 prepared by noted team owner Jim Bell.

Barber and Borcheller won this race last July and the Grand American Champions Weekend last November. And, with the Kodak EasyShare System on board as a new sponsor and with Andy Pilgrim and Christian Fittipaldi rounding out the driving squad, the team was also victorious at this year's Rolex 24 at Daytona in February.

Grand American Rolex series officials say its already the longest streak of consecutive victories at one venue in Rolex series history.

Practice for this year's Paul Revere 250 gets underway on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Qualifying for the Daytona Prototype class is at 6:20 p.m. An evening practice session is also on the docket at 8 p.m.

The 250-mile, 70-lap, two-and-three-quarters-hour race around the 3.56-mile road course is slated to begin around 11 p.m. Thursday night, right after NASCAR Nextel Cup qualifying. It will be telecast at noon Sunday on SPEED.

Borcheller, the series' reigning Daytona Prototype champion, plans to represent the team during a visit by several Rolex series drivers to Camp Boggy Creek in Eunis, Fla. Thursday morning. Part of Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camps, the facility provides children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses with a break from hospitals.

Additional information and photos can be found at www.feedstheneedracing.com and the Grand American section of Kodak's Web site at www.Kodak.com/US/en/consumer/garr/.

Borcheller's Web site is at www.tborcheller.com, while Pilgrim's is at www.andypilgrim.com. Other sites to check out include www.grandamerican.com, www.speedtv.com and www.restartcommunications.com.

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Christian Fittipaldi , Andy Pilgrim , Paul Newman , Forest Barber