10 CANADIAN DRIVERS AND ONE TEAM OF THE 49 CAR GRID WILL SEE THE GREEN FLAG AT 3:40PM
It has been a busy last couple of weeks for teams and drivers getting ready for the 2021 Rolex 24 at Daytona. All the testing and preparations is complete and the starting grid set for the 59th Rolex 24.
Drivers and teams have been freverish on their social media throughout the last day especially as they are looking forward to see the green flag waved and get things going.
For us at Canadian Racers News, we will be cheering on the performance of our Canadian representatives.
Starting with LMP2, John Farano who will be the starting driver at the wheel of the #8 Tower Motorsport Oreca LMP2 07 having qualified third on the grid. Garett Grist driving the #81 DragonSpeed USA Oreca LMP2 07. Devlin DeFrancesco with the #82 DragonSpeed USA LLC Oreca LMP2 07 who’s team will be starting from 9th place.
In LMP3, Cameron Cassels driving with #38 Performance Tech Motorsports in a Ligier JS P320.
In GTLM, we have Bruno Spengler who will start the race from fifth in the #25 BMW Team RLL BMW M8 GTE.
In GTD, Zach Robichon who will start the race for #9 Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R from second place on the grid. Roman De Angelis in the #23 The Heart of Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT3 starting in sixth place. Mikaël Grenier with #75 SunEnergy1 Racing Mercedes AMG GT3 to start from 10th place. Daniel Morad will start the race in the #28 Alegra Motorsports Mercedes AMG GT3 from 14th place. Misha Goikhberg will start the race from 18th place in the #19 GRT Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracan GT3.
For Canada, the race will be broadcasted on Discovery Velocity starting at 3:30pm Eastern time.
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