2008
Daytona 24 Hours

Rolex 24 at Daytona
Grand-American Road Racing Championship, round 1
2008 January 26th-27th
Daytona International Speedway, 5,729 km

Pole Position : RILEY MkXX Ford #60, M.Patterson / O.Negri / J.Wilson / G.Rahal, 1'40"793
Winner : RILEY MkXI Lexus #01, S.Pruett / M.Rojas / J.P.Montoya / D.Franchitti, 695 laps,
at 165,854 km/h
Fastest lap : RILEY MkXI Lexus #02, S.Dixon / D.Wheldon / S.Duran / A.Lloyd, 1'42"802
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
10th 66 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Bryce MILLER (USA) / Ted BALLON (USA) / Andy LALLY (USA) /
Richard WESTBROOK (GB)
The Racer's Group 38 laps behind 2nd GT 36th, 1'51"802
11th 67 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Tim GEORGE Jr. (USA) / Spencer PUMPELLY (USA) /
Bryan SELLERS (USA) / Romain DUMAS (F) /
Emmanuel COLLARD (F)
The Racer's Group 38 laps behind 3rd GT 28th, 1'50"945
12th 64 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Jim LOWE (USA) / Jim PACE (USA) /
Johannes VAN OVERBEEK (USA) / Tim SUGDEN (GB) /
Richard VALENTINE (USA)
The Racer's Group 39 laps behind 4th GT 55th, 1'51"160
15th 09 FABCAR FDSC/03 Evo Porsche Guy COSMO (USA) / Marc-Antoine CAMIRAND (CDN) /
Michael McDOWELL (USA)
Spirit of Daytona Racing 43 laps behind 10th DP 22nd, 1'44"920
16th 80 PORSCHE 993 GT3 Cup Mark GREENBERG (USA) / Damien FAULKNER (IRL) /
Jan HEYLEN (B)
/ Lance David ARNOLD (D)
Synergy Racing 44 laps behind 6th GT 31st, 1'51"513
18th 87 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Dominik FARNBACHER (D) / Pierre EHRET (D) /
Timo BERNHARD (D) / Dirk WERNER (D)
Farnbacher Loles Racing 49 laps behind 8th GT 38th, 1'51"823
21st 74 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Derek SKEA (USA) / Bransen PATCH (USA) /
Jim HAMBLIN (USA) / Joseph SAFINA (USA) /
David MURRY (USA)
Autometrics Motorsports 57 laps behind 11th GT 57th, 1'52"081
22nd 88 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup David LACEY (CDN) / Greg WILKINS (CDN) /
Pierre KAFFER (CH) / Frank STIPPLER (D) / Eric CURRAN (USA)
Farnbacher Loles Racing 58 laps behind 12th GT 35th, 1'51"723
23rd 59 RILEY MkXI Porsche Jamie C. FRANCE (USA) / Joao BARBOSA (P) /
Hurley HAYWOOD (USA) / Terry BORCHELLER (USA)
Brumos Racing 73 laps behind 11th DP 17th, 1'42"816
DNF 84 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Chris BINGHAM (USA) / Don PICKERING (USA) /
Bill COTTER (USA) / Chris PENNINGTON (USA)
Farnbacher Loles Racing 619 laps 13th GT 61st, 1'53"991
DNF 03 CRAWFORD DP03 Porsche Ed CARPENTER (USA) / Anthony FOYT (USA) /
Vitor MEIRA (BR) / John ANDRETTI (USA) /
Tony GEORGE (USA) DND
Vision Racing 615 laps 12th DP 20th, 1'43"342
26th 44 PORSCHE 996 GT3 Cup Steve PAQUETTE (CDN) / Glenn NIXON (CDN) /
Zach ARNOLD (USA) / Dyrk VAN ZANTEN Jr. (USA)
Bullet Racing 80 laps behind 14th GT 63rd, 1'55"424
27th 58 RILEY MkXI Porsche Darren LAW (USA) / David DONOHUE (USA) /
Buddy RICE (USA)
Brumos Racing 84 laps behind 13th DP 7th, 1'41"764
29th 17 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Ron ZITZA (USA) / Gary JENSEN (USA) / Mark JENSEN (USA) /
Jordan TAYLOR (USA)
Terra Firma Motorsports 96 laps behind 15th GT 62nd, 1'54"309
31st 34 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Lance WILLSLEY (USA) / Tom PAPADOPOULOS (USA) /
Mike FITZGERALD (USA) / Johnny MOWLEM (GB)
Orbit Racing 106 laps behind 17th GT 29th, 1'51"348
32nd 65 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Russ OASIS (USA) / Tom ATHERTON (USA) / Jim STOUT (USA) /
Jason DASKALOS (USA) / Tommy ARCHER (USA)
The Racer's Group 110 laps behind 18th GT 64th, 1'53"174
33rd 86 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Wolf HENZLER (D) / Eric LUX (L) / Leh KEEN (USA) /
Sascha MAASSEN (D) / Jrg BERGMEISTER (D)
Farnbacher Loles Racing 115 laps behind 19th GT 39th, 1'51"841
35th 85 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Don KITCH (USA) / Ross BENTLEY (CDN) / Steve MILLER (USA) /
Chris PALLIS (USA)
Farnbacher Loles Racing 123 laps behind 21st GT 54th, 1'53"353
DNF 23 CRAWFORD DP03 Porsche Bill AUBERLEN (USA) / Joey HAND (USA) / Patrick LONG (USA) / Andy WALLACE (GB) Alex Job Racing 569 laps 15th DP 12th, 1'42"230
38th 81 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Steve JOHNSON (USA) / Patrick HUISMAN (NL) /
Robert DOORNBOS (NL) / Richard LIETZ (A)
Synergy Racing 137 laps behind 23rd GT 56th, 1'51"986
40th 68 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Michael GOMEZ (USA) / Michael AURIEMMA (USA) /
John MAYES (USA) / Scott SCHROEDER (USA) /
Brent MILNER (USA)
The Racer's Group 145 laps behind 25th GT 60th, 1'53"803
DNF 14 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Cory FRIEDMAN (USA) / Mac McGEHEE (USA) /
Anthony LAZZARO (USA) / Ralf KELLENERS (D)
Autometrics Motorsports 524 laps 26th GT 48th, 1'52"473
DNF 62 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Claudio BURTIN (USA) / Jack BALDWIN (USA) /
Scott TUCKER (USA) / Ed ZABINSKI (USA) /
Martin RAGGINGER (A)
The Racer's Group 511 laps 28th GT 32nd, 1'51"573
DNF 27 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Kevin O'CONNELL (USA) / Kevin ROUSH (USA) /
Hugh PLUMB (USA) / Kris WILSON (USA)
O;Connell Racing 473 laps 29th GT 44th, 1'52"095
DNF 29 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Jake ROSENZWEIG (USA) / Bob WOODMAN (USA) /
Scooter GABEL (USA) / Louis-Philippe DUMOULIN (CDN) /
Chris GLEASON (USA) DND
Alegra Motorsports 418 laps 30th GT 46th, 1'52"240
DNF 83 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup C.R. CREWS (USA) / Russell WALKER (USA) /
Peter LUDWIG (USA) / Ben McCRACKIN (USA) /
Tim BERGMEISTER (D)
Farnbacher Loles Racing 397 laps 32nd GT 53th, 1'53"136
DNF 26 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Jerome JACALONE (USA) / Joe JACALONE (USA) /
Jim MICHAELIAN (USA) / Bob MICHAELIAN (USA) /
Scooter GABEL (USA) DND
Gotham Competition 364 laps 33rd GT 65th, 1'57"408
DNF 89 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Luca DRUDI (I) / Raffaele GIAMMARIA (I) / Gabrio ROSA (I) / Jrg HARDT (D) / Giacomo PETROBELLI (I) Farnbacher Loles Racing 284 laps 34th GT 37th, 1'51"805
DNF 22 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Carlos DE QUESADA (USA) / Marc BASSENG (D) /
Nathan SWARTZBAUGH (USA) / Patrick PILET (F)
Alegra Motorsports 149 laps 38th GT 45th, 1'52"194
DNF 63 PORSCHE 997 GT3 Cup Duncan ENDE (USA) / Hima MAHER (CDN) /
Pierre BOURGUE (CDN) DND
/ Ron YARAB Jr. (USA) DND
The Racer's Group 31 laps 41st GT 47th, 1'52"278

PICTURES

n 03  -  DNF
Vision Racing
E.Carpenter / A.Foyt / V.Meira / J.Andretti
n 09  -  15th
Spirit of Daytona Racing
G.Cosmo / M.A.Camirand / M.McDowell
n 14  -  DNF
Autometrics Motorsports
C.Friedman / M.McGehee / A.Lazzaro / R.Kelleners
n 17  -  29th
Terra Firma Motorsports
R.Zitza / G.Jensen / M.Jensen / J.Taylor
n 22  -  DNF
Alegra Motorsports
C.DeQuesada / M.Basseng / N.Swartzbaugh / P.Pilet
n 23  -  DNF
Alex Job Racing
B.Auberlen / J.Hand / P.Long / A.Wallace
n 26  -  DNF
Gotham Competition
J.Jacalone / J.Jacalone / J.Michaelian / B.Michaelian
n 37  -  DNF
O'Connell Racing
K.O'Connell / K.Roush / H.Plumb / K.Wilson
n 29  -  DNF
Alegra Motorsports
J.Rosenzweig / B.Woodman / S.Gabel / L.Ph.Dumoulin
n 34  -  31st
Orbit Racing
L.Willsley / T.Papadopoulos / M.Fitzgerald / J.Mowlem
n 44  -  26th
Bullet Racing
S.Paquette / G.Nixon / Z.Arnold /
D.Van Zanten Jr
n 58  -  27th
Brumos Racing
D.Law / D.Donohue / B.Rice
n 59  -  23rd
Brumos Racing
J.C.France / J.Barbosa / H.Haywood / T.Borcheller
n 62  -  DNF
The Racer's Group
C.Burtin / J.Baldwin / S.Tucker / E.Zabinski / M.Ragginger
n 63  -  DNF
The Racer's Group
D.Ende / H.Maher / P.Bourgue / R.Yarab Jr
n 64  -  12th
The Racer's Group
J.Lowe / J.Pace / J.Van Overbeek / T.Sugden / R.Valentine
n 65  -  32nd
The Racer's Group
R.Oasis / T.Atherton / J.Stout / J.Daskalos / T.Archer
n 66  -  10th  -  2nd GT
The Racer's Group
B.Miller / T.Ballon / A.Lally / R.Westbrook
n 67  -  11th  -  3rd GT
The Racer's Group
T.George Jr / S.Pumpelly / B.Sellers / R.Dumas / E.Collard
n 68  -  40th
The Racer's Group
M.Gomez / M.Auriemma / J.Mayes /
S.Schroeder / B.Milner
n 74  -  21st
Autometrics Motorsports
D.Skea / B.Patch / J.Hamblin / J.Safina / D.Murry
n 80  -  16th
Synergy Racing
M.Greenberg / D.Faulkner / J.Heylen / L.D.Arnold
n 81  -  38th
Synergy Racing
S.Johnson / P.Huisman / R.Doornbos / R.Lietz
n 83  -  DNF
Farnbacher Loles Racing
C.R.Crews / R.Walker / P.Ludwig / B.McCrackin / T.Bergmeister
n 84  -  DNF
Farnbacher Loles Racing
Ch.Bingham / D.Pickering / B.Cotter / Ch.Pennington
n 85  -  35th
Farnbacher Loles Racing
D.Kitch / R.Bentley / S.Miller / Ch.Pallis
n 86  -  33rd
Farnbacher Loles Racing
W.Henzler / E.Lux / L.Keen / S.Maassen / J.Bergmeister
n 87  -  18th
Farnbacher Loles Racing
D.Farnbacher / P.Ehret / T.Bernhard / D.Werner
   
  n 88  -  22nd
Farnbacher Loles Racing
D.Lacey / G.Wilkins / P.Kaffer / F.Stippler / E.Curran
n 89  -  DNF
Farnbacher Loles Racing
L.Drudi / R.Giammaria / G.Rosa / J.Hardt / G.Petrobelli