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Event: Rolex 24 at DaytonaDate: 2.2.1997
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 5.729 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:1/2
Grid:unknown
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:101
Practiced:96
Qualified:80
Started:80
Finished:47
Classes:PractStart
IMSA WSC1917
IMSA GTS-12522
IMSA GTS-21212
IMSA GTS-34029
Race notes:
18 full-course cautions
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held on 30-31/1
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held on 30-31/1
30 minute pre-race warm-up held.
Winners:
Overall:20Riley & Scott Mk III FordForbes-Robinson / Schneider / Dyson / Paul, Jr. / Leitzinger / Wallace / Weaver
IMSA GTS-1:01Porsche 911 GT2 EvoRohr / Pilgrim / Grohs / Meier
IMSA GTS-2:99Porsche 911 GT2Kelleners / Hürtgen / Goueslard / Ahrlé
IMSA GTS-3:10BMW M3Quiros / Hill / Said / Auberlen / Hessert
Fastest Laps:
Overall:3Ferrari 333 SPFermin Velez (E)1:43.153199.950 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:3Ferrari 333 SPFermin Velez (E)1:40.456205.317 km/h
IMSA GTS-1:94Dodge Viper GTS-RBeretta / Archer / Dupuy1:48.468190.144 km/h
IMSA GTS-2:99Porsche 911 GT2Kelleners / Hürtgen / Goueslard / Ahrlé1:52.417183.465 km/h
IMSA GTS-3:38Acura NSXSchroeder / Cunningham / Green1:56.265177.350 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (33), Chevrolet (11), Riley & Scott (7), BMW (4), Oldsmobile (4)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (33), Chevrolet (17), Ford (8), BMW (5), Oldsmobile (4)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 911 GT2 (11), Chevrolet Camaro (10), Riley & Scott Mk III (7), Porsche 993 (7)
Driver nationalities:USA (196), I (24), GB (23), B (19), D (19), CDN (9), F (8), CH (6), A (4), NL (3)
Most used colours:white (42%), red (17%), black (12%), blue (9%), yellow (8%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (41%), front-engined (36%), mid-engined (23%)
Oldest known drivers:Monte Shelton (63), Larry Schumacher (61), Dieter Quester (58)
Youngest known drivers:Owen Trinkler (21), Derek Hill (22), Rob Morgan (24)
Woman drivers:Lilian Bryner, Claudia Hürtgen, Ellen Lohr

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 24 Hours 1997Entry List - Daytona 24 Hours 1997Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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