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Event: 24 Hours of DaytonaDate: 4.2.1973
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: SCCA

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:cold
Start time:3/2
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:64
Practiced:57
Qualified:53
Started:53
Finished:19
Classified:19
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports 3000882
Sports 2000550
Grand Touring +200022219
Grand Touring 2000432
Touring 500014135
Touring 2000331
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 480 minutes on 1-2/2
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 240 minutes on 1-2/2
Winners:
Overall:59Porsche Carrera RSRGregg / Haywood
Grand Touring +2000:22Ferrari 365 GTB/4Migault / Minter
Grand Touring 2000:62Porsche 911 SBergstrom / Cook
Touring 5000:9Chevrolet Camaro Z28Kessler / Panch / Pickett
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Mirage M6 FordMike Hailwood (GB)1:49.604201.813 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Mirage M6 FordDerek Bell (GB)1:45.512209.207 km/h
Sports 2000:10Chevron B19 FordBarber / Kemp2:02.188
Grand Touring +2000:11Chevrolet CorvetteDeLorenzo / Carter1:58.895
Grand Touring 2000:16Porsche 911 SKirill / Norburn / Bean2:15.659
Touring 5000:47Chevrolet Camaro Z28Chitwood / Chitwood / Nagel2:02.341
Touring 2000:25Ford EscortEverett / Buffum / Pickett2:09.532
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (18), Chevrolet (18), Ferrari (4), Ford (3), Chevron (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (18), Chevrolet (18), Ford (9), Ferrari (4), BMW (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 911 S (12), Chevrolet Camaro (12), Chevrolet Corvette (6)
Driver nationalities:USA (98), F (8), MEX (5), CDN (5), D (5), GB (4), I (2), CH (2), PR (2)
Most used colours:white (33%), blue (25%), yellow (11%), red (10%), black (5%), green (5%)
Engine positions:front-engined (50%), rear-engined (26%), mid-engined (24%)
Average engine size:3948 cc
Oldest known drivers:Sepp Greger (59), Maurice Carter (49), Ed Abate (40)
Youngest known drivers:Hector Rebaque (17), Hurley Haywood (25), John Buffum (26)

Official Race Programme:

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