2016 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona

2016 Jan 31 24 hr Daytona 2868543328-31 January, 2016, Daytona Beach, Florida USA Checkered flag: 2, Honda HPD, Ligier JS P2, P, Scott Sharp, Ed Brown, Joannes van Overbeek, Luis Felipe Derani ©2016, F. Peirce Williams LAT Photo USA

Car 2 Sharp/Brown/van Overbeek/(Der 736 Honda HPD Ligier JS was the overall winner of 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona & Prototype (P) class winner. 2. 2 P Car 10 (R.Taylor*)/J.Taylor/Angelelli/Bar Chevrolet Corvette DP was 2nd overall & 2nd in P. Car 90 (Dalziel*)/Goossens/Hunter-Rea Chevrolet Corvette DP 3rd overall & 3rd in P.

2016 Jan 31 24hr Daytona 2868542828-31 January, 2016, Daytona Beach, Florida USA Checkered flag: 4, Chevrolet, Corvette C7, GTLM, Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, Marcel Fassler finishes ahead of 3, Chevrolet, Corvette C7, GTLM, Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Mike Rockenfeller ©2016, F. Peirce Williams LAT Photo USA

GTLM Car 4 (Gavin*)/Milner/Fassler 722 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R was 7th overall & winner of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. Car 3 Garcia/(Magnussen*)/Rockenfell Chevrolet Corvette C7.R was 8th overall & 2nd place in GTLM. 9. 3 GTLM Car 912 Bamber/(Makowiecki*)/Christens Porsche 911 RSR was 9th overall & 3rd place in GTLM.

2016 Jan 31 24hr Daytona 2868363828-31 January, 2016, Daytona Beach, Florida USA 02, Ford, Riley DP, P, Scott Dixon, Tony Kannan, Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, 37, Nissan, BR01, P, Maurizio Mediani, Nicolas Minassian, Mikhail Aleshin, Kirill Ladygin lead the field for the green flag. ©2016, Richard Dole LAT Photo USA

Car 44 Potter/(Lally*)/Seefried/Rast Audi R8 LMS GT3 was 14th overall & winner of the GT Daytona (GTD). Car 540 (Pappas*)/Catsburg/P.Long/Pilgri Porsche 911 GT3 R was 15th overall & 2nd place in GTD. Car 93 Keating/G.Robinson/J.Mosing/Fo Dodge Viper GT3-R was 16th overall & 3rd place in GTD.

2016 24hr Daytona 2868543828-31 January, 2016, Daytona Beach, Florida USA Checkered flag: 85, Chevrolet, ORECA FLM09, PC, Chris Miller, Mikhail Goikhberg, Stephen Simpson, Kenton Koch ©2016, F. Peirce Williams LAT Photo USA

Car 85 C.Miller/Goikhberg/(Simpson*)/K ORECA FLM09 was 18th overall & winner of the Prototype Challenge (PC). Car 52 Alon/(Kimber-Smith)/J.Gutierrez/ ORECA FLM09 was 25th overall & 2nd place in PC. Car 20 Drissi/Drumwright/(Mowlem*)/Ver ORECA FLM09 was 29th overall & 3rd place in PC.

This was an exciting race with 54 cars, 4 classes in the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona. Usually at night time the drivers try to save the car but this race every re-start was intense. There was also a close finish in GT Le Mans (GTLM) class between team-mates plus a car fire in pits.

The race had lots of action over the 24 hours with 21 Full Course Cautions, Laps Reason: 1st Caution 12 – 14 70, stopped on track, 2nd Caution 51 – 54 66, slow on course, 3rd Caution 120 – 123 0 and 8, contact, 4th Caution 157 – 160 38, off course, 5th Caution 183 – 186 26, contact, 6th Caution 219 – 221 88, off course, 7th Caution 236 – 239 33, off course, 8th Caution 247 – 248 21, off course, 9th Caution 269 – 273 85, stopped on course, 10th Caution 278 – 278 26, off course, 11th Caution 286 – 289 60, stopped on course, 12th Caution 308 – 311 48 and 16, contact, 13th Caution 329 – 332 55, off course, 14th Caution 345 – 347 50, stopped on course, 15th Caution 367 – 370 100, contact, 16th Caution 375 – 375 37, stopped on course, 17th Caution 412 – 415 21 and 007, contact, 18th Caution 481 – 483 67, off course, 19th Caution 528 – 532 45, off course, 20th Caution 607 – 610 67, off course, 21st Caution 642 – 645 26 and 02, separate spins.

2016 24hr Daytona 2868517328-31 January, 2016, Daytona Beach, Florida USA , 54, Chevrolet, ORECA FLM09, PC, Jonathan Bennett, Colin Braun, Mark Wilkins, Martin Plowman ©2016, Michael L. Levitt LAT Photo USA

Lap Leaders: 1-26 2, 27-41 0, 42-51 2, 52-69 02, 70-81 0, 82-95 02, 96-105 31, 106-107 0, 108-120 02, 121-124 55, 125-125 10, 126-129 55, 130-148 60, 149-149 01, 150-176 60, 177-178 01, 179-183 02, 184-184 55, 185-203 60, 204-208 01, 209-211 2, 212-220 60, 221-234, 02, 235-236 2, 237-240 02, 241-241 10, 242-248 60, 249-249 10, 250-250 02, 251-257 10, 258-264 60, 265-265 5, 266-266 2, 267-274 10, 275-285 60, 286-286 10, 287-292 2, 293-308 5, 309-329 10, 321-329 10, 330-330 2, 331-348 5, 349-359 2, 360-367 10, 368-368 2, 369-371 5, 372-394 31, 395-395 01, 396-397 90, 398-412 31, 413-416 90, 417-428 31, 429-440 90, 441-441 2, 442-481 5, 482-484 90, 485-508 10.

2016 Jan 31 24hr Daytona 28685488
28-31 January, 2016, Daytona Beach, Florida USA 02, Ford, Riley DP, P, Scott Dixon, Tony Kannan, Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson – Pit Stop. ©2016, Richard Dole LAT Photo USA

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

Classes

Prototype (P): Combining Daytona Prototypes, LMP2 and DeltaWing cars, the Prototype class features the fastest and most technologically advanced sports cars in North America, which are capable of speeds of 200 mph.

Prototype Challenge (PC): Prototype Challenge is a spec class featuring open top race cars and technology such as carbon fiber chassis, carbon brakes and a sequential gearbox.

GT Le Mans (GTLM): GT Le Mans machines are the most elite and fastest GT cars on the track, but are still based on production models. A true proving ground for leading manufacturers, GTLM cars are capable of speeds in excess of 180 mph.

GT Daytona (GTD): GT Daytona cars are the second fastest of the GT classes and are enhanced (not defined by) technology.

2016 24hr daytona 2868520828-31 January, 2016, Daytona Beach, Florida USA 4, Chevrolet, Corvette C7, GTLM, Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, Marcel Fassler – Pit Stop ©2016, Richard Dole LAT Photo USA

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship January 27 – 31, 2016 Daytona Beach, Florida 
2016 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona UnofficialRace Results

Overall Position Class Position Car # Class Drivers Make Status
1. 1 P 2 Sharp/Brown/van Overbeek/(Der 736 Honda HPD Ligier JS P2 Running
2. 2 P 10 (R.Taylor*)/J.Taylor/Angelelli/Bar Chevrolet Corvette DP Running
3. 3 P 90 (Dalziel*)/Goossens/Hunter-Rea Chevrolet Corvette DP Running
4. 4 P 5 Fittipaldi/(Barbosa*)/Albuquerque DP Running
5. 5 P 01 Stroll/(Wurz*)/Hartley/Priaulx Ford EcoBoost Riley DP Running
6. 6 P 31 (Cameron*)/Curran/Pagenaud/A Chevrolet Corvette DP Running
7. 1 GTLM 4 (Gavin*)/Milner/Fassler 722 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Running
8. 2 GTLM 3 Garcia/(Magnussen*)/Rockenfell Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Running
9. 3 GTLM 912 Bamber/(Makowiecki*)/Christens Porsche 911 RSR Running
10. 4 GTLM 68 (Pier Guidi*)/Premat/Serra/Rojas Ferrari 488 GTE Running
11. 5 GTLM 25 Auberlen/(Werner*)/Farfus/Spen BMW M6 GTLM Running
12. 6 GTLM 62 Fisichella/(Vilander*)/Rigon/O.Be Ferrari 488 GTE Running
13. 7 P 02 (Dixon*)/Kanaan/McMurray/Lars Ford EcoBoost Riley DP Running
14. 1 GTD 44 Potter/(Lally*)/Seefried/Rast Audi R8 LMS GT3 Running
15. 2 GTD 540 (Pappas*)/Catsburg/P.Long/Pilgri Porsche 911 GT3 R Running
16. 3 GTD 93 Keating/G.Robinson/J.Mosing/Fo Dodge Viper GT3-R Running
17. 4 GTD 98 Dalla Lana/Lamy/Lauda/(Stanaw Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Running
18. 1 PC 85 C.Miller/Goikhberg/(Simpson*)/K ORECA FLM09 Running
19. 5 GTD 28 Ineichen/Willsey/Konrad/Babini/ Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Running
20. 6 GTD 97 Marsal/(Palttala*)/M.Martin/J.Kro BMW M6 GT3 Running
21. 7 GTD 63 Nielsen/Balzan/(Segal*)/Renauer Ferrari 458 GT3 Running
22. 8 GTD 9 Habul/Said/(von Moltke)/Vautier Audi R8 LMS GT3 Running
23. 9 GTD 23 I.James/(M.Farnbacher*)/Riberas Porsche 911 GT3 R Running
24. 10 GTD 33 Keating/(J.Bleekemolen*)/D.Farn Dodge Viper GT3-R Running
25. 2 PC 52 Alon/(Kimber-Smith)/J.Gutierrez/ ORECA FLM09 Running
26. 11 GTD 51 Mann/(Giammaria*)/Cressoni/Cio Ferrari 458 Running
27. 12 GTD 30 Abbelen/Huisman/Stippler/Schmi Porsche 911 GT3 R Running
28. 13 GTD 22 MacNeil/MacNeil/(L.Keen*)/van Porsche 911 GT3 R Running
29. 3 PC 20 Drissi/Drumwright/(Mowlem*)/Ver ORECA FLM09 Running
30. 14 GTD 11 (To.Bell*)/Sweedler/Piscopo/Anti Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Running
31. 7 GTLM 66 (Hand*)/D.Müller/Bourdais Ford GT Running
32. 15 GTD 6 Liddell/(A.Davis*)/Aschenbach/M Audi R8 LMS GT3 Running
33. 8 GTLM 911 Pilet/(Tandy*)/Estre Porsche 911 RSR Running
34. 4 PC 8 (Popow*)/van der Zande/Cummi ORECA FLM09 Running
35. 16 GTD 48 Bortolotti/(B.Miller*)/Sellers/Ma.S Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Running
36. 8 P 50 DeFoor/(Schroeder*)/Hinton/Gru BMW Power Riley DP Running
37. 17 GTD 96 Curtis/(Klingmann*)/Freiberg/Witt BMW M6 GT3 Running
38. 9 P 37 Mediani/Minassian/(Aleshin*)/La Nissan BR01 Running
39. 5 PC 26 Merzon/(Eversley*)/Yount/R.Lewi ORECA FLM09 Running
40. 9 GTLM 67 (Briscoe*)/Westbrook/Mücke Ford GT Running
41. 10 GTLM 72 Shaytar/Bertolini/(Bruni)/Calado Ferrari 488 GTE Not Running
42. 18 GTD 73 Lindsey/M.McMurry/Bergmeister/ Porsche 911 GT3 R Running
43. 19 GTD 16 Pumpelly/C.Lewis/Marks/(Grala) Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Running
44. 20 GTD 45 Jonsson/Kaffer/Haase/(T.Krohn*) Audi R8 Not Running
45. 21 GTD 007 Creel/A.Pérez/R.Pérez de Lara/V Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Not Running
46. 6 PC 38 (French*)/Ji.Norman/Jo.Norman/ ORECA FLM09 Not Running
47. 11 GTLM 100 Luhr/(J.Edwards*)/Wittmer/Rahal BMW M6 GTLM Not Running
48. 22 GTD 21 (Busnelli*)/J.Michaelian/Toussai Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Not Running
49. 10 P 55 Bomarito/(Nunez*)/Pigot Mazda Prototype Not Running
50. 11 P 60 Pew/(Negri Jr.*)/Allmendinger/Pl Honda HPD Ligier JS P2 Not Running
51. 7 PC 88 Kvamme/(Johnston*)/Engel/Ros ORECA FLM09 Not Running
52. 8 PC 54 (Bennett)/Braun/Wilkins/Plowma ORECA FLM09 Not Running
53. 12 P 0 (Legge)/Meyrick/Rayhall/Wirth DeltaWing DWC13 Not Running
54. 13 P 70 Joel.Miller/(T.Long*)/Devlin Mazda Prototype Not Running

Race Length and Average Speeds:
P 740 2634.400 24:00:57.667 109.693
GTLM 725 2581.000 24:01:19.513 107.443
PC 714 2541.840 24:02:25.548 105.732
GTD 704 2506.240 24:01:43.398 104.302
** Car 10 penalized: moved to last in class for exceeding maximum drive-time limitation
***Car 16 penalized loss of position and points/awards for failure to meet Silver/Bronze drive-time requirements. DEKRA Green Award GTLM #3, Corvette Racing

2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar
Championship Schedule of Events

1. January 24-25 Rolex 24 At Daytona Daytona International Speedway* Daytona Beach, Fla. All

2. March 21 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Sebring International Raceway* Sebring, Fla. All

3. April 18 Grand Prix of Long Beach Long Beach, Calif. P/GTLM

4. May 3 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Monterey, Calif. P/GTLM & PC/GTD

5. May 30 Belle Isle Park Detroit, Mich. P/GTD/PC

6. June 28 Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen Watkins Glen International* Watkins Glen, N.Y All

7. July 12 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, Ontario P/GTLM/PC

8. July 25 Lime Rock Park Lakeville, Conn. GTD/PC

9. August 9 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wis. All

10. August 23 Virginia International Raceway Danville, Va. GTLM/GTD/PC

11. September 19 Circuit of The Americas Austin, Tex. All

12. October 3 Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda* Road Atlanta Braselton, Ga. All

Graphics & Photos Courtesy of IMSA

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