Daytona II: Terry Borcheller race report

third on the fourth Terry Borcheller started the Fourth of July with his third Rolex Sports Car Series win of the season. Just past 1 am, the Phoenix driver took the checkered flag at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. It...

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Terry Borcheller started the Fourth of July with his third Rolex Sports Car Series win of the season. Just past 1 am, the Phoenix driver took the checkered flag at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. It was his first overall sports-car win on the 3.56-mile Daytona infield road course.

Forest Barber of Fort Worth, Tex., qualified the No. 54 Bell Motorsports Doran JE4 sixth on the 26-car grid. He drove the first stint of the late-night race named after Paul Revere. Borcheller took the final stint and recorded the fastest Daytona Prototype lap en route to victory.

"It was a great feeling to be in victory circle at Daytona Speedway as an overall winner - the first time for me," Borcheller said. "We changed our strategy for this race, so Forest qualified and started. He really stepped up and did an unbelievable job in qualifying and in the race. He put us in the position to win.

"The team did a great job with the [pit] stops and the car. I have to thank some special people - Keith Roberts, our engine builder; Kevin Doran, the chassis manufacturer and Keith Wilson, who works with us on manifolds."

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Keith Roberts , Terry Borcheller , Forest Barber