Rolex 24 Preview From Daytona

Dustin H.Contributor IJanuary 25, 2010

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JANUARY 26:  Driver Juan Pablo Montoya of the #01 Telmex Chip Ganassi team Racing car stands on the grid prior to the Rolex 24 on January 26, 2008 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
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The Rolex 24 is this weekend at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach,FL. The worlds best drivers from all walks of racing and some promising newcomers will embrace Daytona beach fl, When the sun goes down Friday night a very impressive list of drivers with be together on several teams to run in Saturday’s Rolex 24 @ Daytona. Haywood, Gurney, Donahue, Pruett, all names that echo through the walls of Daytona when talking about sports car racing in American and in general. This weekend the ageless Hurley Haywood goes for his sixth rolex 24 win he already has five to his name, and what about alex gurney teamed with jon fogarty and jimmie Johnson what a powerhouse team that will be. Ganassi racing has a stout lineup for the race this weekend as Scott Pruett will team with Max Papis, Memo Rojas, and Justin Wilson looking for victory once again.


Ganassi also has a lineup that includes Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon, Juan Pablo Montoya and Jamie McMurray that’s a impressive list as everyone knows we have 3 Indianapolis 500 winners there and Jamie McMurray is a very talented driver on any track especially road courses in which he has came so close to winning in cup. What about the fantastic finishes at the Rolex 24 in the last few years the 24 hour race has came down to margins of a second for the victory remember the close finish last season with David Donahue winning the Rolex 24. Great moments, great memories all inched in time at the Daytona International Speedway the Worlds Center Of Racing. Tune in this weekend to see the Daytona Prototype and GT classes compete in a battle of endruance and speed starting saturday at 3pm on speed.