The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona was the 50th running of the world renown endurance race. It is the first major race of the year and it has traditionally brought out the world's best drivers from F1, IndyCar, World Endurance and even NASCAR!
Wayne Taylor Racing's Dallara-Corvette of Max Angelleli, Ryan Briscoe and Ricky Taylor. The car was quick, but the motor blew up shortly into the race and the car failed to finish.
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Riley Mk.XXVI-BMW has several wins in the Rolex, just not this year. Scott Pruitt, Memo Rojas, Joey Hand and Grahm Rahal finished in P6.
It's all about the shoes! Al Carter's fancy footwear as seen during the pre-race fan walk.
The Stevenson Motorsports Camaro of Matt Bell and Eric Curren had longtime Continetntal Challenge teammates Al Carter and Hugh Plumb join them for 24 hours. They finished 43rd overall and 27th in class.
The Michael Shank Riley MK.XXVII-Ford of George Goncalvez, Michael McDowell, Filipo Nasr and Gustavo Yacaman nsadwiched by the Spirit of Daytona (Coyote-Corvette) of Antonio Garcia, Oliver Gavin, Jan Magnussen and Richard Westbrook, and the Action Express Coyote-Corvette of Joao Barbosa, eTrry Borcheller, JC France ans Max Paps.
AF Corse/Michael Waltrip Racing Ferrari 458 GTD in turn 6 entering NASCAR turn 1- Rui Aguas, Robert Kauffmann, Travis Pastrana and Michael Waltrip finished in 35th.
Krohn Racings Lola B08/70 Ford - Colin Braun, Niclas Jonsson, Tracy Krohn, and Ricardo Zonta. Finished in 19th.
The Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabatis Riley Mk. XXXVI-BMW Star Car with Indycar's Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti with NASCAR's Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya! They finished in 4th place .
The Starworks Riley Mk. XXVI-Ford od Ryan Dalziel, Lucas Luhr, Allen McNish, Alex Popow and Enzo Potolicchio in turn 5.
AF Corse/Michael Waltrip Racing Ferrari 458 GTD flat out into turn 4 - Rui Aguas, Robert Kauffmann, Travis Pastrana and Michael Waltrip finished in 35th.
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Riley Mk.XXVI-BMW of Scott Pruitt, Memo Rojas, Joey Hand and Grahm Rahal in turn 5.