Porsche Club of America - Milwaukee Region


24 Hours of Daytona Watch Party

Join region members as we watch the Porsche teams compete in the 24 Hours of Daytona on Jan. 25 at the Bavarian Bierhaus, Glendale.

Drop in anytime from noon to 4 p.m.

Location: 700 W Lexington Blvd, Glendale, WI 53217.

Google map:https://goo.gl/maps/a3SwSFshdoGaV8RA6

RSVP: Please let Mike Wiviott know if you plan to attend. In your email indicate how many in your party. michael.wiviott@gmail.com


Another star-studded field featuring world-class sports cars and drivers are set to take on the grueling, twice-around-the-clock classic challenge that is the Rolex 24 At Daytona at the end of next week on the iconic 3.56-mile, Daytona International Speedway road course.

The field includes race cars from 12 different manufacturers and includes 42 drivers with at least one previous Rolex 24 victory. It also includes a two-time and reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion, the 2019 Indianapolis 500 winner among six Indy 500 winners and five IndyCar champions in the field, 26 24 Hours of Le Mans winners and 30 IMSA premier series champions.

There is a total of 39 entries spread between four classes of competition: Daytona Prototype international (DPi) with eight, LMP2 with six, GT Le Mans (GTLM) with seven and GT Daytona (GTD) with 18. Nearly every entry will compete in the full 2020 WeatherTech Championship season. The race also will include drivers from 22 different countries and five continents.

On-track activity for the 58th Rolex 24 At Daytona begins Thursday, Jan. 23 with practice and qualifying. NBC will have live network coverage of the start of the race beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 25, and also will televise the race finish beginning at 12 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 26 as part of NBC Sports’ complete coverage of the event that includes windows on NBCSN and the NBC Sports App and TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold.

Previous Rolex 24 At Daytona-Winning Manufacturers in 2020 Rolex 24 Field

Wins     Manufacturer

69           Porsche

22           Mazda

19           Chevrolet

9              Ferrari

8              BMW

3              Cadillac

3              Lexus

2              Acura

2              Audi

2              Lamborghini

Posted on Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:45 AM, updated on Friday, January 17, 2020 7:22 AM
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