2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 27-28

Photo Courtesy of NASCAR/IMSA Credit: 353465Jake Galstad/LAT Images The #7 Acura Team Penske Acura DPi, P driven by Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor, and Graham Rahal takes to the track during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Roar Before The Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida on January 5, 2018.

JAN 27 TO JAN 28 – ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Daytona Beach, FL Track: Daytona International Speedway
Race Duration: 24 hours Circuit Length: 3.56 miles
Saturday January 27 2:40 p.m. ET – Sunday January 28 2:40 p.m. ET

Photo Courtesy of NASCAR/IMSA Credit: 353466Richard Dole/LAT Images The #23 United Autosports Ligier LMP2 driven by Phil Hanson, Lando Norris, and Fernando Alonso leads a pack of cars during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Roar Before The Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida on January 5, 2018.

2018 24 AT DAYTONA TV AND STREAMING SCHEDULE

FOX ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

IMSA.TV ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 2:30 PM to 11:55 PM EDT

FS2 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

FOX Sports GO ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM EDT

FS1 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM EDT

IMSA.TV ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Sunday, January 28, 2018 – 12:05 AM to 2:40 PM EDT

FOX Sports GO FOX Sports GO ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Sunday, January 28, 2018 – 1:00 AM to 8:00 AM EDT

FS2 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Sunday, January 28, 2018 – 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

FS1 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Sunday, January 28, 2018 – 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

FOX Sports GO ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Sunday, January 28, 2018 – 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Photo Courtesy of NASCAR/IMSA Credit: 353467Jake Galstad/LAT Images The #86 Michael Shank Racing Acura NSX, GTD driven by Katherine Legge, Alvaro Parente, Trent Hindman, and A.J. Allmendinger takes to the track during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Roar Before The Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida on January 5, 2018.

Classes

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship features two styles of cars – Prototype (P), which showcases the latest automotive technology and are uniquely designed for the racetrack, and Grand Touring (GT), which is based on road-going production models. These two styles of cars make up the series’ three classes – Prototype, GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD).

Prototype (P)

The Prototype (P) class features the fastest and most technologically advanced cars in North America. They are specifically designed and engineered for the race track and look drastically different than a typical street car. These cars follow either the Daytona Prototype international (DPi) model or the classic LM P2 model.

TOP SPEED: 200 mph
HORSEPOWER: 600
WHEELBASE: Length varies
WEIGHT: 2,046 lbs/930 kg
HEIGHT: 41.4 in./1050 mm
WIDTH: 71-75 in./1800-1900 mm
CARS: Acura ARX-05 DPi, Cadillac DPi-V.R, Mazda RT24-P, Nissan DPi, Onroak Ligier JS P217, ORECA 07, Multimatic Riley MK30
ENGINES: Gibson 4.5L NA V8, Mazda 2.0L Turbo I4, Acura 3.5L Twin-Turbo V6, Nisan 3.8L Twin Turbo V6, Cadillac NA V*
FUEL: E-20
GEARBOX: 6-speed paddle shift
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon fiber monocoque
SUSPENSION: Front and rear – independent coil springs, upper and lower A arms
TRACTION CONTROL: Permitted

GT Le Mans (GTLM)

The GT Le Mans (GTLM) cars are the most elite and fastest GT cars on the track. They are based on production models and are engineered to extract the maximum performance possible. The class serves
as a true proving ground for leading manufacturers such as BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Ford, and Porsche.

TOP SPEED: 180
HORSEPOWER: 525
WHEELBASE: Length varies; based on production vehicle design
WEIGHT: 2,745 minimum
HEIGHT: Height varies; based on production vehicle design
WIDTH: 79 inches
CARS: BMW M8 GTE, Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, Ferrari 488 GTE, Ford GT, Porsche 911 RSR
ENGINES: BMW V8 Turbo, 5.5-liter Chevrolet pushrod 2-valve, Ferrari V8 Turbo, Ford EcoBoost Turbo, Porsche flat 6
FUEL: VP Racing Fuel E-20C
GEARBOX: 5-speed or 6-speed
TIRES: Open (Michelin currently participating)
CHASSIS: Steel tubing and integral roll cage or production tube with cage, based on production model available to the public
SUSPENSION: Front and rear – independent coil springs, upper and lower A arms
TRACTION CONTROL: Permitted

GT Daytona (GTD)

The GT Daytona cars are enhanced technology. They are also based on production model cars but do not feature the same level of aerodynamics and power as the GTLM class cars. The GTD class consists
FIA GT3-spec cars and is the only Pro-Am class in the WeatherTech Championship.

TOP SPEED: 175
HORSEPOWER: 500
WHEELBASE: Length varies; based on production vehicle design
WEIGHT: 2,680 pounds
HEIGHT: Height varies; based on production vehicle design
WIDTH: 79 inches
CARS: Acura NSX GT3, Aston Martin Vantage GT3, Audi R8 LMS GT3, BMW M6 GT3, Ferrari 488 GT3, Lamborghini Huracan GT3, RC F GT3, Mercedes AMG-GT3, Nissan GT3-R, Porsche 911 GT3-R
ENGINES: Acura V6 Turbo, Aston Martin V12, Audi 5.2-liter V10, BMW V8 Turbo, Ferrari V8 Turbo, Lamborghini 5.2-liter V10, Lexus 5.4-liter V8, Mercedes 6.2-liter V8, Porsche 4.0-liter flat 6
FUEL: VP Racing Fuel E-10
GEARBOX: 6-speed
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Steel tubing with integral roll cage or production tube with cage; based on production model available to public
SUSPENSION: Front and rear – independent coil springs, upper and lower A arms
TRACTION CONTROL: Permitted
ABS: Permitted

Photo Courtesy of NASCAR/IMSA Credit: 353469Richard Dole/LAT Images The #64, Ferrari, Ferrari 488 GT3, GTD driven by Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell, Frank Montecalvo, and Sam Bird takes to the track during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Roar Before The Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida on January 5, 2018.

2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona Entry List

PROTOTYPE (P) (P) ENTRIES – 20
TEAM SPONSOR CAR TYPE TIRE ENGINE FUEL

E-20C
Scott Sharp(P) USA
Ryan Dalziel(G) GBR
Olivier Pla(P) FRA
2 Continental
Tequila Patron
Nissan DPi
Tequila Patron ESM

E-20C
Filipe Albuquerque(P) PRT
Joao Barbosa(P) PRT
Christian Fittipaldi(P) BRA
5 Continental
Mustang Sampling
Cadillac DPi
Mustang Sampling Racing

E-20C
Dane Cameron(G) USA
Juan Pablo Montoya(P) COL
Simon Pagenaud(P) FRA
6 Acura DPi Continental
Acura Team Penske

E-20C
Helio Castroneves(P) BRA
Ricky Taylor(G) USA
Graham Rahal(G) USA
7 Acura DPi Continental
Acura Team Penske

E-20C
Jordan Taylor(P) USA
Renger Van Der Zande(G) NLD
Ryan Hunter-Reay(P) USA
10 Continental
Konica Minolta Business
Solutions Cadillac DPi
Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R

E-20C
Marc Drumwright(B) USA
Eric Lux(S) USA
Alex Popow(S) VEN
Tomy Drissi(B) USA 20 Brendan Gaughan(S) USA Continental
Top1 Oil / Southwest Realty
Advisors / One Capital
Management
Multimatic/Riley LMP2
BAR1 Motorsports

E-20C
Johannes van Overbeek(G) USA
Pipo Derani(G) BRA
Nicolas Lapierre(P) FRA
22 Continental
Tequila Patron
Nissan DPi
Tequila Patron ESM

E-20C
Phil Hanson(S) GBR
Lando Norris(P) GBR
Fernando Alonso(P) ESP
23 Continental
Scansource / Crowdstrike /
Kimoa / Motul / Omega Mechanix
/ Motorsport.com / MMCG / Jetfly
/ Sports Insure
Ligier LMP2
United Autosports

E-20C
Felipe Nasr(P) BRA
Eric Curran(G) USA
Mike Conway(P) GBR
Stuart Middleton(S) GBR 31 Continental
Whelen Engineering
Cadillac DPi
Whelen Engineering Racing

E-20C
Will Owen(S) USA
Hugo de Sadeleer(S) CHE
Paul Di Resta(P) GBR
Bruno Senna(P) BRA 32 Continental
Scansource / Crowdstrike / Aguila
Ammunition / Motul / Omega
Mechanix / Motorsport.com /
MMCG / Jetfly / Sports Insure
Ligier LMP2
United Autosports

E-20C
Lance Stroll(P) CAN
Felix Rosenqvist(G) SWE
Robin Frijns(P) NLD
Daniel Juncadella(P) ESP 37 Continental
Sparkle Roll / Bang & Olufsen /
JCB / Spark / Richard Mille ORECA LMP2
Jackie Chan DCR JOTA

E-20C
James French(S) USA
Pato O’Ward(S) MEX
Kyle Masson(S) USA
Joel Miller(G) USA 38 Continental
Centinel Spine / Ric-Man
Construction / Masson Spine
Institute / Justice Brothers / Stand
Up MRI / AIG Technologies /
ORECA LMP2
Performance Tech Motorsports

CAR NO. DRIVERS & NATIONALITY

PROTOTYPE (P) (P) ENTRIES – 20
TEAM SPONSOR CAR TYPE TIRE ENGINE FUEL

E-20C
Sebastian Saavedra(G) COL
Gustavo Yacaman(G) COL
Roberto Gonzalez(S) MEX
Nicholas Boulle(S) USA 52 Continental
Soliq / deBoulle
Ligier LMP2
AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports

E-20C
Jonathan Bennett(S) USA
Colin Braun(G) USA
Romain Dumas(P) FRA
Loic Duval(P) FRA 54 Continental
Flexbox / Composite Resources
ORECA LMP2
CORE autosport

E-20C
Jonathan Bomarito(P) USA
Harry Tincknell(P) GBR
Spencer Pigot(G) USA
55 Continental
Mazda / Castrol
Mazda DPi
Mazda Team Joest

E-20C
Oliver Jarvis(P) GBR
Tristan Nunez(G) USA
Rene Rast(P) DEU
77 Continental
Mazda / Castrol
Mazda DPi
Mazda Team Joest

E-20C
Ho-Pin Tung(G) CHN
Alex Brundle(G) GBR
Ferdinand Habsburg-Lothringen(S) AUT
Antonio Felix da Costa(P) PRT 78 Continental
Sparkle Roll / Bang & Olufsen /
JCB / Spark / Richard Mille ORECA LMP2
Jackie Chan DCR JOTA

E-20C
Simon Trummer(G) CHE
Robert Alon(S) USA
Devlin DeFrancesco(S) CAN
Austin Cindric(S) USA 85 Continental
PSC Security / Hi-Tide Boat Lifts /
Sabelt / Justice Brothers / Red
Line Oil
ORECA LMP2
JDC-Miller Motorsports

E-20C
Matthew McMurry(S) USA
Tristan Vautier(G) FRA
Edward Cheever(S) ITA
90 Cadillac DPi Continental
Spirit of Daytona Racing
E-20C

Chris Miller(S) USA
Stephen Simpson(S) ZAF
Misha Goikhberg(S) RUS
Gustavo Menezes(G) USA 99 Continental
Gainsco Auto Insurance / Hi-Tide
Boat Lifts / Sabelt / Justice
Brothers / Red Line Oil
ORECA LMP2
JDC-Miller Motorsports

CAR NO. DRIVERS & NATIONALITY

GT LE MANS (GTLM) (GTLM) ENTRIES – 9
TEAM SPONSOR CAR TYPE TIRE ENGINE FUEL

E-20C
Jan Magnussen(P) DNK
Antonio Garcia(P) ESP
Mike Rockenfeller(P) DEU
3 Corvette C7.R Michelin
Corvette Racing
Chevrolet

E-20C
Oliver Gavin(P) GBR
Tommy Milner(P) USA
Marcel Fassler(P) CHE
4 Corvette C7.R Michelin
Corvette Racing
Chevrolet

E-20C
Jesse Krohn(G) FIN
John Edwards(G) USA
Nicky Catsburg(G) NLD
Augusto Farfus(P) BRA 24 Michelin
BMW NA
BMW M8 GTLM
BMW Team RLL
BMW

E-20C
Alexander Sims(P) GBR
Connor De Phillippi(G) USA
Bill Auberlen(P) USA
Philipp Eng(G) AUT 25 Michelin
BMW NA
BMW M8 GTLM
BMW Team RLL
BMW

E-20C
Toni Vilander(P) FIN
Alessandro Pier Guidi(P) ITA
James Calado(P) GBR
Davide Rigon(P) ITA 62 Ferrari 488 GTE Michelin
Risi Competizione
Ferrari
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CAR NO. DRIVERS & NATIONALITY

GT LE MANS (GTLM) (GTLM) ENTRIES – 9
TEAM SPONSOR CAR TYPE TIRE ENGINE FUEL

E-20C
Joey Hand(P) USA
Dirk Mueller(P) DEU
Sebastien Bourdais(P) FRA
66 Michelin
Ford
Ford GT
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing
Ford

E-20C
Ryan Briscoe(P) AUS
Richard Westbrook(P) GBR
Scott Dixon(P) NZL
67 Michelin
Ford
Ford GT
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing
Ford

E-20C
Patrick Pilet(P) FRA
Nick Tandy(P) GBR
Frederic Makowiecki(P) FRA
911 Porsche 911 RSR Michelin
Porsche GT Team
Porsche

E-20C
Laurens Vanthoor(P) BEL
Earl Bamber(P) NZL
Gianmaria Bruni(P) ITA
912 Porsche 911 RSR Michelin
Porsche GT Team
Porsche

CAR NO. DRIVERS & NATIONALITY

GT DAYTONA (GTD) (GTD) ENTRIES – 21
TEAM SPONSOR CAR TYPE TIRE ENGINE FUEL

E-10
Rolf Ineichen(S) CHE
Mirko Bortolotti(P) ITA
Franck Perera(G) FRA
Rik Breukers(S) NLD 11 Continental
Biocircle / ORANGE 1
Lamborghini Huracan
GT3
GRT Grasser Racing Team
Lamborghini

E-10
Dominik Baumann(G) AUT
Kyle Marcelli(S) CAN
Philipp Frommenwiler(S) CHE
Bruno Junqueira(G) BRA 14 Lexus RC F GT3 Continental
3GT Racing
Lexus

E-10
Jack Hawksworth(G) GBR
David Heinemeier Hansson(S) DNK
Scott Pruett(S) USA
Dominik Farnbacher(G) DEU 15 Lexus RC F GT3 Continental
3GT Racing
Lexus

E-10
Max van Splunteren(S) NLD
Ezequiel Perez Companc(S) ARG
Christian Engelhart(G) DEU
Christopher Lenz(B) CHE 19 Louis Machiels(B) BEL Continental
Biocircle / ORANGE 1
Lamborghini Huracan
GT3
GRT Grasser Racing Team
Lamborghini

E-10
Sheldon van der Linde(S) ZAF
Kelvin van der Linde(G) ZAF
Jeffrey Schmidt(S) CHE
Christopher Mies(P) DEU 29 Continental
Montaplast
Audi R8 LMS GT3
Montaplast by Land Motorsport
Audi

E-10
Ben Keating(B) USA
Jeroen Bleekemolen(P) NLD
Adam Christodoulou(G) GBR
Luca Stolz(S) DEU 33 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Continental
Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports
Mercedes-AMG

E-10
John Potter(B) USA
Andy Lally(G) USA
Andrew Davis(S) USA
Markus Winkelhock(P) DEU 44 Continental
Audi Tire Center
Audi R8 LMS GT3
Magnus Racing
Audi

E-10
Bryan Sellers(G) USA
Madison Snow(S) USA
Andrea Caldarelli(G) ITA
Bryce Miller(S) USA 48 Continental
TOTAL Lubricants / UIS / Paul
Miller Auto Group Lamborghini Huracan
GT3
Paul Miller Racing
Lamborghini

E-10
Paul Dalla Lana(B) CAN
Pedro Lamy(P) PRT
Mathias Lauda(S) AUT
Daniel Serra(G) BRA 51 Continental
Northwest
Ferrari 488 GT3
Spirit of Race
Ferrari
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CAR NO. DRIVERS & NATIONALITY
GT DAYTONA (GTD) (GTD) ENTRIES – 21
TEAM SPONSOR CAR TYPE TIRE ENGINE FUEL

E-10
Patrick Long(P) USA
Christina Nielsen(S) DNK
Robert Renauer(S) DEU
Mathieu Jaminet(G) FRA 58 Porsche 911 GT3 R Continental
Wright Motorsports
Porsche

E-10
Steve Smith(B) DEU
Randy Walls(B) DEU
Harald Proczyk(S) AUT
Sven Muller(G) DEU 59 Matteo Cairoli(G) ITA Porsche 911 GT3 R Continental
Manthey-Racing
Porsche

E-10
Cooper MacNeil(S) USA
Alessandro Balzan(G) ITA
Gunnar Jeannette(S) USA
Jeff Segal(G) USA 63 Ferrari 488 GT3 Continental
Scuderia Corsa
Ferrari

E-10
Bill Sweedler(B) USA
Townsend Bell(G) USA
Frank Montecalvo(S) USA
Sam Bird(P) GBR 64 Ferrari 488 GT3 Continental
Scuderia Corsa
Ferrari

E-10
Chad Gilsinger(S) USA
Ryan Eversley(G) USA
Sean Rayhall(S) USA
John Falb(B) USA 69 Continental
Honda of America Mfg. /
Performance Manufacturing
Center / HPD / H&R / Redline Oil
/ Goodridge / BRM
Acura NSX GT3
HART
Acura

E-10
Kenton Koch(S) USA
Robby Foley(S) USA
Loris Spinelli(S) ITA
JC Perez(S) COL 71 Continental
Sonic Tools / Justice Brothers /
P1 Motorsports Mercedes-AMG GT3
P1 Motorsports
Mercedes-AMG

E-10
Patrick Lindsey(S) USA
Joerg Bergmeister(P) DEU
Norbert Siedler(G) AUT
Timothy Pappas(B) USA 73 Continental
Park Place Porsche
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Park Place Motorsports
Porsche

E-10
Kenny Habul(B) AUS
Thomas Jaeger(G) DEU
Maro Engel(P) DEU
Mikael Grenier(S) CAN 75 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Continental
SunEnergy1 Racing
Mercedes-AMG

E-10
Miguel Molina(P) ESP
Ricardo Perez de Lara(S) MEX
Martin Fuentes(B) MEX
Santiago Creel(B) MEX 82 Matt Griffin(G) IRL Continental
Hublot
Ferrari 488 GT3
Risi Competizione
Ferrari

E-10
Katherine Legge(S) GBR
Alvaro Parente(P) PRT
Trent Hindman(S) USA
AJ Allmendinger(G) USA 86 Continental
Curb Records / CAP & Assoc. /
Roberts Electric / Rocky Fork Co. Acura NSX GT3
Michael Shank Racing w/ Curb-Agajanian
Acura

E-10
Justin Marks(S) USA
Lawson Aschenbach(G) USA
Mario Farnbacher(S) DEU
Côme Ledogar(P) FRA 93 Continental
Curb Records / CAP & Assoc. /
Roberts Electric / Rocky Fork Co. Acura NSX GT3
Michael Shank Racing w/ Curb-Agajanian
Acura

E-10
Jens Klingmann(G) DEU
Martin Tomczyk(P) DEU
Mark Kvamme(B) USA
Don Yount(B) USA 96 Cameron Lawrence(S) USA Continental
Liqui Moly / Turner Motorsport
BMW M6 GT3
Turner Motorsport
BMW
TOTAL ENTRIES – 50

Photo Courtesy of NASCAR/IMSA Credit: 353464Jake Galstad/LAT Images The #6 Acura Team Penske Acura DPi, P driven by Dane Cameron, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Simon Pagenaud takes to the track during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Roar Before The Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida on January 5, 2018.

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