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Event: Ninth Annual World's Championship 24 Hours of Daytona International Road RaceDate: 1.2.1970
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: SCCA

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:cold
Start time:31/1
Grid:unknown
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:76
Practiced:72
Qualified:65
Started:65
Finished:28
Classified:27
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype14126
Sports18175
Grand Touring +2000994
Grand Touring 2000874
Touring +200014136
Touring 2000772
Race notes:
Race startes on backstretch, total distance includes 0.64 lap (2.43 miles/3.91kms.) of paced formation.
Pre-race sessions:
1 qualifying practice session held for a total of 120 minutes on 30/1
6 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total time of 720 minutes on 28-30/1
Winners:
Overall:2Porsche 917 KRodriguez / Kinnunen / Redman
Prototype:24Ferrari 312 P CoupePosey / Parkes
Grand Touring +2000:7Chevrolet CorvetteThompson / Mahler
Grand Touring 2000:74Porsche 911 SMeaney / Wright / Bean
Touring +2000:12Chevrolet CamaroMitchell / Kemp
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Porsche 917 KJo Siffert (CH)1:48.700126.182 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:28Ferrari 512 SAndretti / Merzario / Ickx1:51.600197.793 km/h
Prototype:33Matra-Simca MS650Cevert / Brabham1:58.700
Grand Touring +2000:7Chevrolet CorvetteThompson / Mahler2:04.600
Grand Touring 2000:77Porsche 911 TJennings / Tullius2:21.000
Touring +2000:0AMC JavelinDonohue / Revson2:08.400
Touring 2000:84BMW 2002Brown / Marcus / Sandman2:37.000
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevrolet (15), Porsche (12), Ferrari (10), Ford (7), Matra (2), MG (2), Austin-Healey (2), Chevron (2), Shelby (2), Volvo (2)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (16), Ford (13), Porsche (12), Ferrari (10), BMC (4)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Camaro (9), Chevrolet Corvette (6), Ferrari 512 S (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (113), GB (10), CDN (6), I (5), F (3), RA (2), SF (2), CH (2), B (2)
Team nationalities:USA (50), GB (4), I (4), CDN (2), F (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (52%), mid-engined (39%), rear-engined (9%)
Average engine size:3835 cc
Average age of cars:2 year old (average year manufactured: 1968)
Oldest known drivers:Art Riley (55), Chuck Parsons (46), Chuck Dietrich (46)
Youngest known drivers:Alain De Cadenet (25), George Eaton (25), Hank Sheldon (25)
Woman drivers:Smokey Drolet, Donna Mae Mims

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 24 Hours 1970Entry List - Daytona 24 Hours 1970Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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