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Record Holder: Porsche is the All-Time Leader in Overall Rolex 24 Wins

Porsche is the most success manufacturer in Daytona road racing since the inception of the first Daytona Continental race in 1962, and the first 24 Hours of Daytona in 1966.

Overall Wins. 22 (first in 1968; most recent in 2009 and 2010) (Record)

– Overall wins came in: 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978 – 1987, 1989, 1991, 2003, 2009, 2010

– From 1977 to 1987, Porsche compiled 11 consecutive overall wins (Record)

– 40% of the time, Porsche has won the race overall in 55 years (1962-2017).

– First Overall Win:  1968

– Finished 1-2 overall in 12 Daytona 24-Hours (Record)

 

Class Wins. 78 (includes Daytona Continental races starting in 1962; 24 hr. races that started in 1966; most recent in GT Daytona class in 2017)

– 71% of the time, Porsche has won the race in its class in 55 years.

– GT Class Wins:  27 (Record)

– SGS Class wins (class ran only in 2004):  1

– GX Class wins (class ran only in 2013): 1

 

Porsche 911.

– Wins. 42 Overall and Class Victories (Record)

– 76% of the time, a Porsche 911 wins its class.

– 20 Race Winning Streak (overall or class): 1966-1987 (Record)

– GT class winner finishing second overall: 2001, 2004

– GTX Series Winner:  1978-1981

– GTP Series Winner:  1982-87, 1989,1991

 

Race win statistics for the Rolex 24 – a majority accomplished in Porsches.

Most Overall Victories.

1.  Hurley Haywood, 5 (1991, 1979, 1977, 1975, 1973)

     Scott Pruett, 5 (1994, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013)

2.  Peter Gregg, 4 (1978, 1976, 1975, 1973)

     Rolf Stommelen, 4 (1982, 1980, 1978, 1968)

     Bob Wollek, 4 (1983, 1985, 1989, 1991)

     Pedro Rodriguez, 4 (1971, 1970, 3 hour races in 1964 and 1963)

7.  Brian Redman, 3 (1981, 1976, 1970)

     Derek Bell, 3 (1989, 1987, 1986)

     Andy Wallace, 3 (1999, 1998, 1990)

     Butch Leitzinger, 3 (1999, 1997, 1994)

     Juan Pablo Montoya, 2 (2007, 2008, 2013)

 

Most Consecutive Overall Victories.

1.  Peter Gregg, 3 (1973, 1975, 1976 – No Event Held in 1974)

2.  Al Holbert, 2 (1986, 1987)

     Al Unser Jr., 2 (1986, 1987

     Derek Bell, 2 (1986, 1987)

     Hurley Haywood, 2 (1973, 1975 – No Event Held in 1974)

     Pedro Rodriguez, 2 (1970, 1971)

     Ken Miles, 2 (1966, 327-lap race in 1965)

     Lloyd Ruby, 2 (1966, 327-lap race in 1965)

     Pedro Rodriguez, 2 (327-lap race in 1964, 3-hour race in 1963)

     Scott Pruett, 2 (2007, 2008)

     Juan Pablo Montoya, 2 (2007, 2008)

 

 Most Class Victories.

1.  Scott Pruett, 10 (1987, 1988, 1992 – 94, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013)

2.  Peter Gregg, 6 (1978, 1976, 1975, 1973, 1972, 1968)

     Hurley Haywood, 6 (1991, 1979, 1977, 1975, 1973, 1972)

     Scott Pruett, 6 (2002, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1988, 1987)

3.  Hans Herrmann, 4 (1968, 1967, 1966, 1963)

     Pedro Rodriguez, 4 (1971, 1970, 1964, 1963)

     Rolf Stommelen, 4 (1982, 1980, 1978, 1968)

     Amos Johnson, 4 (1988, 1987, 1986, 1985)

     Bob Wollek, 4 (1991, 1989, 1985, 1983)

     Peter Uria, 4 (1993, 1992, 1991, 1990)

     Robby Gordon, 4 (1993, 1992, 1991, 1990)

     Wally Dallenbach Jr., 4 (1993, 1992, 1991, 1985)

     Dick Greer, 4 (2001, 1993, 1992, 1991)

     Andy Wallace, 4 (2003, 1999, 1997, 1990)

 

Total Car Count: Five (5) Porsche entries will race in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

GTLM Class – Two (2) Porsche 911 RSR.

No. 911 Porsche GT Team

Patrick Pilet (France)/Nick Tandy (Great Britain)/ Frédéric Makowiecki (France)

No. 912 Porsche GT Team

Earl Bamber (New Zealand)/ Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium)/ Gianmaria Bruni (Italy)

GTD Class – Three (3) Porsche 911 GT3 R.

No. 58 Wright Motorsports

Patrick Long (Manhattan Beach, California)/ Christina Nielsen (Denmark)/ Mathieu Jaminet (France)/ Robert Renauer (Germany)

No. 59 Manthey Racing

Sven Müller (Germany)/ Matteo Cairoli (France)/ Steve Smith (Germany)/ Harald Proczyk (Austria)/ Randy Wallis (Germany)

No. 73 Park Place Motorsports

Jörg Bergmeister (Germany)/ Patrick Lindsey (Santa Barbara, California)/ Tim Pappas (Boston, Massachusetts) / Norbert Siedler (Austria)

Source. Porsche

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