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The Grand-Am Rolex drivers get you prepared for the 2011 running of the 24 Hours at Daytona with a look back at the 2010 race.
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Sports cars. Defined as vehicles need for high speed and quick maneuverability. -- guys like new spending. 92. Two glasses one race. He's racing in the purest four. Against time. Grand -- road racing its newness the excitement. It's the closest road racing five far and away on four wheels. Never had this much fun of them have injuries in the Daytona prototypes you never know who's gonna win the battles are intense the rivalries are intense. The driver gets all the glory that's who gets checkered flag thing. Is so much of the team sport it's a fight via the and it's exciting race and watch. 2011. The first race of the international motor sports season begin. The most famous tracks in the world. What does the experience like. Winning at Daytona it's the most important race of the season its -- of the series it's amazing the scandal crops that was pretty special. The Rolex 24 at Daytona. Twice around the clock -- a unique atmosphere driving around. Fireworks and flashlights and fires and the Bears will they're driving at night chemistry 4 o'clock in the morning I received some good books and immigrants on steroids in the race. -- test of endurance. Man and machine until one team. Really and so yeah. Torrential rain dominated the early stages of the 2010 Rolex 24 at Daytona. After starting under caution drivers were allowed up to full speed and the effects of -- track took its toll. Tonight the racing was intense and tension built into the. Cold and windy daylight hours. Okay. With a record 53 lead changes including all -- to. Daytona prototypes the winner was always in question. After 24 hours of racing the number nine yeah. Action express team of Joao Barbosa Terry Boers -- -- 52 seconds. Not a stop play action expressed shame -- them being out. -- how much money song. Of the 755. -- Action express team -- 316. Including 1299. Barbosa. It's unbelievable just an amazing experience. Was a brand new team -- unproven car with the unproven ancient. And it would just. Everything click. But winning the 24 hours of Daytona is definitely one of the highlights of my career. To win it specialists stand on the top step but even finishing -- is quite an achievement but to stand on the top step this pretty special. With the 24 grueling hours were over for the GT class -- invite Marino took the checkers in the number seventy speed source of Mazda RX eight. Then back to back to Illini -- change saying and get us out of this -- out of traffic stop. Bringing a new rule next to the recent teammates who thinks -- he can and David Haskell. Winning the toy cars Daytona is. I -- my career so far it was just an amazing experience. Personal satisfaction bit so much as a team as well that sense of achievement after winning that race is beyond words. We got hit -- around midnight so we had to go back to a garage. Nobody gave up of the -- that was really our job we've got much more difficult to come from behind and win it then pull away pretty special.