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Event: The 23rd Annual SunBank 24 at DaytonaDate: 3.2.1985
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 5.729 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:intermittent rain
Start time:2/2 15:30
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:33000
Entered:108
Practiced:89
Qualified:80
Started:76
Finished:29
Classes:PractStart
IMSA GTP3329
IMSA GTP Lights33
IMSA GTO3127
IMSA GTU2217
Race notes:
6 full-course cautions for 28 laps
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 60 minutes on 31/1-1/2
6 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 360 minutes on 31/1-1/2
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:8Porsche 962Foyt / Wollek / Unser / Boutsen
IMSA GTP Lights:93Argo JM16 MazdaMarsh / Pawley / Marsh
IMSA GTO:65Ford MustangDallenbach, Jr. / Jones / Bundy
IMSA GTU:71Mazda RX-7Johnson / Dunham / Terada
Fastest Laps:
Overall:14Porsche 962Al Holbert (USA)1:48.435190.210 km/hlap 2
IMSA GTP Lights:63Argo JM16 MazdaJim Downing (USA)1:58.895173.476 km/hlap 582
IMSA GTO:90Pontiac FirebirdTommy Riggins (USA)1:57.109176.120 km/hlap 554
IMSA GTU:87Porsche 924 CarreraElliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)2:03.592166.883 km/hlap 4
Pole Positions:
Overall:45March 85G BuickJohn Paul, Jr. (USA)1:41.490203.225 km/h
IMSA GTP Lights:93Argo JM16 MazdaKelly Marsh (USA)2:01.600169.617 km/h
IMSA GTO:06Ford MustangWilly T. Ribbs (USA)1:52.427183.456 km/h
IMSA GTU:87Porsche 924 CarreraElliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)2:02.388168.524 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (22), Mazda (13), Chevrolet (10), March (8), Pontiac (6)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (24), Chevrolet (16), Mazda (16), Pontiac (6), Ford (5)
Top car types by numbers:Mazda RX-7 (13), Porsche 935 (7), Porsche 962 (6), Chevrolet Corvette (6)
Driver nationalities:USA (193), CDN (6), AUS (5), F (4), GB (3), D (3), ZA (3), J (3), I (2), IRL (2), ES (2), B (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (43%), mid-engined (38%), rear-engined (19%)
Oldest known drivers:Preston Henn (54), Billy Hagan (53), Claude Ballot-Léna (49)
Youngest known drivers:John Jones (20), Max Schmidt (21), Darin Brassfield (22)
Woman drivers:Lyn St. James

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 24 Hours 1985Entry List - Daytona 24 Hours 1985Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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