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ROLEX: Hear how testing went from Daytona and a preview of the big 24 hour race that happens in just two weeks!
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Yes it's that time of the year -- -- of all of sports car pricing is just around the corner of the Rolex 24 die time -- is less than two weeks a white. And the traditional early January test was again very valuable absolutely despite the economic climate nearly fifty cars turned lap. During the three day test. And in the end it was portion of power in both classes that was fastest but that was just one of the stories speeds Calvin fish has the run down. Last year and they don't have Penske racing. The Daytona prototype orders with an extra alongside suntrust racing. A podium finish certainly whetted the appetite the most success and and this CNN and -- tell them. This time with force him I drivers this season pulling players aren't many elements -- yeah. He will run out and -- did not have the 24 hour race but we don't like -- in because stop Ryan Briscoe this year. A lot of it the -- he's good I believe it's here and operation and you know we definitely want to try to win this thing. It's a thing seeing the same teammate and -- -- we have again a good time to back -- it would engine was abortion so we see what's going on but. Its annual attendance days people. -- my fifth and and fall. Opt for an abbreviated campaign in 2008 the children's hour notice most -- will return to action on a full time basis for these kids. Training and Pontiac bullpen and I expectations behind this team. As -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chassis last year that singled legal advice rates on 24 -- race winner. Andy Wallace Mirabelli will join him but this season. Daytona 24 hour race that's got stocked only chance and Casey nasal joined the team alongside -- god Danica Patrick. In the 24 hour race. One of those races that thousands of them went maybe 500 category win the brickyard category when Daytona. When the joint for hours at Daytona essential legendary rays send. Passion descent so much fun and I'm sick so that makes it exciting. With the majority of the big teams attending today's here is certainly a lot of -- teams -- combinations joining the right Pennington. -- they shed for the 2009 season. The team that comes into an issue with the most momentum has to be Mike shank racing -- won the final two races of the year the sixty dollar one and in Tennessee. Another six jobs for the finale at Salt Lake City they also swept the front probably -- -- here for the Daytona 24 hour race. It's not that team would love more to win three in a row they recognize though is going to be -- -- up in this season's longest race distance kicked our butts for five years now. We are inevitable and feel like we are thinking internally we've got our systems in place to -- The bills we've had here the last five years then we certainly have go up there on nothing but for right drivers regarding the job done there's -- of that -- -- nearly you can't. -- -- -- there's a lot of moderates and happy got to avoid in we've been close for three years and I think this year we got. -- the best lineup that we had and we just kind of go out there and just be smart about it and bring some little love from -- racing gods and now. He's -- compensation that is that in the Daytona prototype apple has. -- had a great always the fifth game will most Porsche Riley of Darren law David Donohue buddy rice and Antonio Garcia was quite as. But by the life and 300 for the second over last year from. Starting number six Michael shank racing Ford Riley. I am a new level five motorsports BMW right. Flying Jays stadium -- -- -- -- -- 123 -- fun spot to drive the bomb bomb the world number 86 for the public attitudes Dionte Johnson. And after a difficult thing about tonight this would normally for the fortune tank. As always the moment when people feel bus drivers from multiple disciplines this is still has I prominent part but will -- drivers like writing handicap champion Scott Dixon and he's Ganassi team -- Dario Franchitti Danica Patrick Ryan Briscoe and the other four Indy 500 winner Bobby rod. -- stock car fraternity three time cup champion Jimmie Johnson is back to win games go racing other NASCAR veterans in the field include Juan Pablo Montoya did you the only hitter and Kyle petty. While some two wheels -- will be lining up for their first taste of the Rolex 24. Five time Daytona 200 winner Scott mister Daytona Russell -- cross legend in the IndyCar race winner Jeff ward and AME wheel racer Jason proportional share an entry. -- -- according to last year's camping world truck series rookie of the year and Rolex 24 veteran Colin Braun. Bob excitedly racing brought her for our series race again not done this five years now man you know every year. I have had a really good time enjoy it now the last I guess the last couple years that was you know -- kick off to our season. Felt perfect dynamic goes in the you know make sure everyone's happy and a half of that. Good car that Boswell for everybody in the car not just yourself and like you say haven't and to be a long races it's quite a challenge Mickey sure Griese on the carpet fast enough and melted metal. Aspect the whole race is is what makes fun. -- --