Flying Lizard enters Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona race week

The team will campaign its two new 2014 Audi R8 LMS race cars in the 29-car GTD class.

#45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi R8 LMS
#45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi R8 LMS

Photo by: Trevor Horn

Following a very successful three day Roar Before the Rolex 24 test in which the team had the quickest time in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona class, Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to Daytona Beach for the opening race of the 2014 season, the Rolex 24 at Daytona. As its name implies, the race runs a full 24-hours, starting at 2:10pm ET on Saturday, January 25th and finishing the following afternoon. Two days of practices will precede the race, with qualifying on Thursday afternoon.

The team will once again campaign its two new 2014 Audi R8 LMS race cars in the 29-car GTD class, with driving duties in the No. 35 PR Newswire / UBM Tech / eSilicon R8 LMS shared by Seth Neiman (USA), Dion von Moltke (South Africa), Filipe Albuquerque (Portugal), and Alessandro Latif (UK/Italy). The No. 45 Venezuela / eSilicon R8 LMS will be driven by Nelson Canache Jr. (Venezuela), Spencer Pumpelly (USA), Markus Winkelhock (Germany), and Tim Pappas (USA).

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Series IMSA
Drivers Tim Pappas , Spencer Pumpelly , Seth Neiman , Markus Winkelhock , Filipe Albuquerque , Dion von Moltke , Nelson Canache , Alessandro Latif
Teams Flying Lizard Motorsports
Article type Preview
Tags alessandro latif, audi r8 lms, daytona 24, dion von moltke, filipe albuquerque, flying lizard motorsports, gtd, markus winkelhock, nelson canache jr, rolex 24 hours of daytona, seth neiman, spencer pumpelly, tim pappas