Daytona final qualifying report

75-CAR FIELD SET TO START 33RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A 74-car field is set to start Saturday's 33rd Rolex 24 At Daytona International Motor Sports Association Exxon World Sports Car Championship and Supreme GT Series Grand...

75-CAR FIELD SET TO START 33RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A 74-car field is set to start Saturday's 33rd Rolex 24 At Daytona International Motor Sports Association Exxon World Sports Car Championship and Supreme GT Series Grand Prix of Endurance at Daytona International Speedway.

IMSA made a dispensation to start the entire field of cars that had signed-in to the garages at the "World Center of Racing." The green flag is scheduled to fall at 3 p.m.

The major change in the lineup in Friday's final qualifying occurred when the Brix Racing Oldsmobile Spice BDG02 posted a lap of 1:44.804, an average speed of 122.285 mph; good for fourth spot on the grid.

Three Ferrari 333 SPs still hold the top spots on the grid. The fourth Ferrari sits fifth followed by five other World Sports Cars. A total of 19 World Sports Cars are scheduled to start the event.

Irv Hoerr maintained his pole position for the Exxon Supreme GTS-1 class, in 11th overall in the Brix Motorsport Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. A total of 30 GTS-1 cars are scheduled to start.

Austrian Dieter Quester grabbed the pole position for the Exxon GTS-2 class, with a lap of 1:59.561, 107.192 mph, in a BMW M-3.

DAYT0NA BEACH, Fla. -- The provisional top-10 starters, plus pole winners for GTS-1 and GTS-2; for the 33rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at Daytona International Speedway; listing starting position, class, drivers, car, time and speed in miles-per-hour:

1. WSC   Andy Evans/Mauro Baldi/Michele Alboreto/Stefan Johansson
         Ferrari 333 SP                                  1:43.326/124.035 mph
2. WSC   Andy Evans/Fermin Velez/Paul Gentilozzi/Eric Van de Poele
         Ferrari 333 SP                                  1:43.461/123.873
3. WSC   Massimo Sigala/Fabrizio Barbazza/Gianfranco Brancatelli
         Ferrari 333 SP                                  1:44.461/122.687
4. WSC   Jeremy Dale/Fredrik Ekblom/Jay Cochran/Bob Schader/Price Cobb
         Olds Spice BDG02                                1:44.804/122.285
5. WSC   Wayne Taylor/Gianpiero Moretti/Eliseo Salazar/Didier Theys 
         Ferrari 333 SP                                  1:45.041/122.010
6. WSC   Rob Dyson/James Weaver/Butch Leitzinger/Scott Sharp
         Ford R&S Mk. III                                1:45.785/121.151
7. WSC   Derek Bell/Andy Wallace/Jan Lammers/Morris Shirazi
         Chevrolet Spice                                 1:46.328/120.533
8. WSC   Jim Downing/Butch Hamlet/Jim Pace/Tim McAdam
         Mazda Kudzu DG3                                 1:48.724/117.876
9. WSC   Bobby Brown/Don Bell/Paul Debban/Bill Cooper
         Chevrolet Spice                                 1:49.777/116.746
10. WSC  Brian Williams/Lee Payne/David Loring
         Olds Denali                                     1:50.139/116.362

11. GTS1 Irv Hoerr/Darin Brassfield/Mark Dismore Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 1:51.447/114.996

34. GTS2 Dieter Quester/Pete Halsmer/David Donohue BMW M3 1:59.561/107.192

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Series IMSA Others
Drivers Andy Wallace , Jan Lammers , Stefan Johansson , Butch Leitzinger , James Weaver , Didier Theys , Eliseo Salazar , Scott Sharp , Mark Dismore , Wayne Taylor , Rob Dyson , Mauro Baldi , Pete Halsmer , Paul Gentilozzi , David Donohue , Michele Alboreto , Derek Bell , Jim Downing , Price Cobb , Dieter Quester , Darin Brassfield , Jim Pace , Don Bell , Fermin Velez , Bobby Brown , Massimo Sigala , Gianfranco Brancatelli , Andy Evans , Gianpiero Moretti , Jay Cochran
Teams Williams