Daytona Rolex 24 Fact Sheet

February 5 - 6, 20000 FACTS Sanctioning Body: Grand American Road Racing (Grand-Am) Starting Time: 1 p.m., Saturday, February 5 Course: Daytona ...

February 5 - 6, 20000 FACTS Sanctioning Body: Grand American Road Racing (Grand-Am) Starting Time: 1 p.m., Saturday, February 5 Course: Daytona International Speedway: 3.56-mile combined high banked trioval/infield road course Distance: 24 hours (Record: 2,712.720 miles, 1992) Cars: Purpose-built open cockpit sports cars (SportsRacer) Production-based sedans (GTO, GTU and American GT) Event Sponsor: Rolex Watch, U.S.A., Incorporated 1999 Winners: Elliott Forbes-Robinson/Sherrils Ford, N.C.; Butch Leitzinger/ State College, P.A.; Andy Wallace/England. 1999 Pole Winner: James Weaver, Riley & ScottFord Mark III, 1:40.869, 127.05 mph Television: ESPN2 -- Feb. 5, 12:30-4 p.m. - Rolex 24 At Daytona start ESPN2 -- Feb. 6, 7 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Rolex 24 finish RECORDS Distance Covered: 2,712.720 miles: Masahiro Hasemi, Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Toshio Suzuki, Anders Oloffson; Nissan R91 CP (1992) Qualifying: 129.200 MPH (1:39.195): Yannick Dalmas, Ferrari 333 SP (1998) Race: 112.897 MPH: Masahiro Hasemi, Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Toshio Suzuki, Anders Oloffson; Nissan R91 CP (1992)

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Andy Wallace , Butch Leitzinger , James Weaver , Yannick Dalmas , Elliott Forbes-Robinson , Mark Ford , Masahiro Hasemi , Kazuyoshi Hoshino , Toshio Suzuki