Continuing with our Daytona diary, Martin has sent us the following selection of images from the Rolex 24. So catch up with the action…
Wednesday’s on track activity was limited to practice for the Ferrari challenge and the IMSA Continental Challenge. The Weathertech cars will run for the first time only on Thursday.
Day 2 – Rolex 24 at Daytona, 24 January 2018
You meet interesting people at Daytona. Here I am standing with Andrea Montermini, a former F1, Indy car and sports car driver. I was one of his mechanics in 1997!
‘The Donald’ – my good friend of many years, Don Caesar, is the tyre meister for the #911 Porsche 911 RSR of Tandy, Pilet and Makowiecki
The new BMW M8 GTLM gets some door work done. A very nice looking car, but it is very new compared to the others in class
The fastest GTD car at the ROAR test three weeks ago was the Grasser Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3
The Wright Motorsports GTD 911 GT3 R is using PFC brakes
The Manthey-Racing GT3 R travels through the Daytona technical inspection bay
Spares for the factory RSRs. Some work still to be done on these, as the sign on the left headlight reads, ‘bad lights’….
Written by: Martin Raffauf
Images by: Martin Raffauf