RACE RESULTS FROM THE 2013 ROLEX 24
The No. 01 TELMEX/Target team with drivers Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas, Juan Pablo Montoya and Charlie Kimball captured Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates’ fifth Rolex 24 At Daytona win in just 10 attempts today.
Final Race Results
P1 No. 01 TELMEX/Target Dinan-Prepared BMW (Pruett, Rojas, Montoya, Kimball)
P2 No. 10 VelocityWW Corvette (Angelelli, Hunter-Reay, Taylor)
P11 No. 02 Target/TELMEX Dinan-Prepared BMW (McMurray, Hand, Dixon, Franchitti) – out of the race due to mechanical failure (lost drive)
Only Brumos has more Rolex 24 wins in the 51-year history of the race with 6 (their first start came in 1962 – Winning Percentage 18% )
Four wins for the No.01 car (2007, 2008, 2011, 2013), one for the No.02 (2006)
Its Scott Pruett’s fifth overall win which ties him with Hurley Haywood for most all-time.
Pruett extends his all-time class victory mark at the Rolex 24 At Daytona with 10 (1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013).
It’s the third Rolex 24 win for both Memo Rojas (2008, 2011, 2013) and Juan Pablo Montoya (2007, 2008, 2013)
It’s the first win in a major touring series for Charlie Kimball (in his first Rolex 24 attempt)
The victory gives BMW its third overall victory in the Rolex 24. They won in 1976 with Peter Gregg, Brian Redman and John Fitzpatrick, and in 2011 with CGRFS)
The win gives Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc. its 151st victory
Pruett extends his record to 40 career Rolex Series victories (Rojas second with 26).
CGRFS is the first team to win the Rolex 24 from pole since 2009 (David Donohue with Brumos Racing)
The next GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race for the CGRFS season-long effort in the No.01 TELMEX Dinan-Prepared BMW Riley with Pruett and Rojas will be at Circuit of the Americas at the new street-course in Austin, Tex on March 3. The GRAND-AM of The Americas presented by GAINSCO and TOTAL will air on SPEED at 5:30 pm ET.