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Event: The 27th Annual SunBank 24 at DaytonaDate: 5.2.1989
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 5.729 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:warm, dry, sunny
Start time:4/2 15:30
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:45000
Entered:73
Practiced:69
Qualified:68
Started:67
Finished:26
Classes:PractStart
IMSA GTP2221
IMSA GTP Lights1717
IMSA GTO1818
IMSA GTU1212
Race notes:
stopped for 3 hours 58 min. because of fog
was restarted with red flag flag time counting as part of total elapsed time
5 full-course cautions for 32 laps (1 hour and 54 minutes)
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 75 minutes on 2-3/2
5 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 345 minutes on 2-3/2
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:67Porsche 962Wollek / Bell / Andretti
IMSA GTP Lights:9Tiga GT288 BuickMorgan / Morrison / Hessert
IMSA GTO:16Lincoln Mercury Cougar XR-7Halsmer / Earl / Martin / Stewart
IMSA GTU:17Mazda RX-7Bacon / Reed / Millen
Leaders:
laps 116-118:83Nissan GTP-ZXT
laps 119-146:60Jaguar XJR-9
laps 147-150:83Nissan GTP-ZXT
laps 151-158:60Jaguar XJR-9
laps 159-160:83Nissan GTP-ZXT
laps 161-207:60Jaguar XJR-9
laps 1-89:86Porsche 962
laps 208-221:83Nissan GTP-ZXT
laps 222-250:60Jaguar XJR-9
laps 251-287:83Nissan GTP-ZXT
lap 288:60Jaguar XJR-9
laps 289-443:83Nissan GTP-ZXT
laps 444-455:61Jaguar XJR-9
laps 456-621:67Porsche 962
laps 90-115:60Jaguar XJR-9
Fastest Laps:
Overall:60Jaguar XJR-9 DJan Lammers (NL)1:42.342201.533 km/hlap 3
IMSA GTP Lights:55Spice SE86CL Pontiac Firebird GTPDan Marvin (USA)1:58.492174.065 km/h
IMSA GTO:11Lincoln Mercury Cougar XR-7Dorsey Schroeder (USA)1:53.252182.118 km/hlap 106
IMSA GTU:87Mazda RX-7Lance Stewart (USA)2:05.549164.280 km/hlap 30
Pole Positions:
Overall:83Nissan GTP ZX-TGeoff Brabham (AUS)1:39.182207.955 km/h
IMSA GTP Lights:4Spice SE88P BuickScott Schubot (USA)1:49.758187.917 km/h
IMSA GTO:16Lincoln Mercury Cougar XR-7Pete Halsmer (USA)1:49.192188.890 km/h
IMSA GTU:17Mazda RX-7Al Bacon (USA)2:01.248170.108 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (13), Chevrolet (9), Mazda (6), Tiga (5), Spice (5)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (15), Mazda (14), Chevrolet (11), Ford (6), Buick (5), Pontiac (5)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 962 (9), Chevrolet Camaro (9), Mazda RX-7 (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (169), CDN (14), GB (8), I (6), MEX (5), NL (4), PR (4), F (4), D (3), IRL (3)
Most used colours:white (37%), red (17%), blue (15%), yellow (13%), green (4%), black (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (56%), front-engined (37%), rear-engined (7%)
Average engine size:3636 cc (with regard to 19% turbocharged cars and 20% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 4694 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Dick Greer (57), Martino Finotto (56), Monte Shelton (55)
Youngest known drivers:Butch Leitzinger (20), Bill Auberlen (21), Tom Kendall (23)
Woman drivers:Linda Ludemann

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