Rolex 24 at Daytona 2010

For those whom don't know the Rolex 24 is a 24 hour endurance race with Daytona Prototypes (DP) and Gran Turismo (GT) class cars battling it out around the track for 24 hours. The Rolex 24 signifies the begining of the race season for the year.
This year was no different as teams, drivers, and spectators from all over the world gathered at Daytona International Speedway for the Rolex 24. This years Rolex started off to a very wet start as a storm passed over the speedway but that didn't stop the race from starting as the teams switched out to their pirelli wet tires for the begining of the race. The race was started on time under a full-course caution with both green and yellow flags flying as the Mazda RX8 pace car lead both DP and GT cars through the first few laps of the race. As soon as the track dried off a bit, the race resumed under full green status.
I have to say, this is one of the best races I have ever been too.

Photos from the event can be seen here on my Flickr page

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