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IMSA Point Standings
After Austin
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Jordan Taylor 226
1 Ricky Taylor 226
2 Christian Fittipaldi 207
2 Joao Barbosa 207
3 Misha Goikhberg 200
3 Stephen Simpson 200
4 Dane Cameron 199
4 Eric Curran 199
5 Ryan Dalziel 183
5 Scott Sharp 183
6 Tristan Nunez 181
6 Jonathan Bomarito 181
7 Tom Long 168
7 Joel Miller 168
8 Johannes Van Overbeek 162
9 Renger Van Der Zande 148
9 Marc Goossens 148
10 Ed Brown 117

PC
1 Patricio O'ward 216
1 James French 216
2 Don Yount 182
3 Buddy Rice 120
4 Kyle Masson 108
5 Gustavo Yacaman 89
6 Nicholas Boulle 68
7 Garett Grist 62
8 Ryan Lewis 62
9 Sean Rayhall 60
10 Daniel Burkett 60

GTLM
1 Jan Magnussen 182
1 Antonio Garcia 182
2 Alexander Sims 179
2 Bill Auberlen 179
3 Joey Hand 172
3 Dirk Mueller 172
4 Richard Westbrook 169
4 Ryan Briscoe 169
5 Dirk Werner 159
5 Patrick Pilet 159
6 Oliver Gavin 151
6 Tommy Milner 151
7 John Edwards 151
7 Martin Tomczyk 151
8 Laurens Vanthoor 151
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 104
9 Toni Vilander 104
10 Kevin Estre 78

GTD
1 Christina Nielsen 203
1 Alessandro Balzan 203
2 Jeroen Bleekemolen 195
2 Ben Keating 195
3 Andy Lally 179
3 Katherine Legge 179
4 Jens Klingmann 168
5 Lawson Aschenbach 166
5 Andrew Davis 166
6 Madison Snow 165
6 Bryan Sellers 165
7 Daniel Morad 162
8 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 152
8 Jeff Segal 152
9 Patrick Lindsey 150
10 Cooper Macneil 147

Prototype Teams
Rank Teams Total
1 #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac 226
2 #5 Mustang Sampling Racing 207
3 #85 Jdc-Miller Motorsports 200
4 #31 Whelen Engineering 199
5 #2 Tequila Patron Esm 183

PC
1 #38 Performance Tech 216
2 #26 Bar1 Motorsports 185
3 #20 Bar1 Motorsports 182
4 #8 Starworks Motorsports 58
5 #88 Starworks Motorsport 28

GTLM
1 #3 Corvette Racing 182
2 #25 BMW Team Rll 179
3 #66 Ford Chip Ganassi 172
4 #67 Ford Chip Ganassi 169
5 #911 Porsche Gt Team 159
6 #4 Corvette Racing 151
7 #24 BMW Team Rll 151
8 #912 Porsche Gt Team 151
9 #62 Risi Competizione 104
10 #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Uk 50

GTD
1 #63 Scuderia Corsa 203
2 #33 Riley Motorsports - AMG 195
3 #93 M. Shank W/ Curb-Aga 179
4 #96 Turner Motorsport 168
5 #57 Stevenson Motorsports 166
Rolex 24 At Daytona Hour 15: Allmendinger sittin' pretty

Grand-Am
Sunday, January 27, 2008

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No. 6 of AJ Allmendinger leads the No. 10 Sun Trust car
As the rain pelted historic Daytona International Speedway 15 hours into the prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona, AJ Allmendinger piloted his No. 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford / Riley to the front of the pack in the 46th running of the prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona.

NASCAR rookie Dario Franchitti in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates Lexus / Riley was a mere 6.2 seconds behind Allmendinger with Marc Goossens in the No. 91 Bob Stallings/ Riley-Matthews Pontiac / Riley third.

Jon Fogarty  in the No. 99 GAINSCO / Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac / Riley was the only other car on the lead lap. with 438 laps in the books.

Pole winner, the No. 60 Oswaldo Negri Jr. in the Michael Shank Racing Ford / Riley sat in 8th place overall.

The GT Series saw Nick Ham in the No. 70 SpeedSource Mazda RX-8 (13th overall), Richard Westbrook in the No. 66 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup (14th overall) and  Spencer Pumpelly in his No. 67 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup, one lap down (15th overall) rounded out the top 3 in the GT Division.

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Hour 14
NASCAR made its mark in the early morning of the Rolex 24 At Daytona with the top three positions held by Sprint Cup regulars.

The 14th hour saw Jimmie Johnson in the No. 99 GAINSCO / Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac / Riley, Dario Franchitti in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates Lexus / Riley and AJ Allmendinger in the No. 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford / Riley in the top three positions.

Daytona Prototypes held the top 13 positions with 10 hours to go in the prestigious event with Spencer Pumpelly in his No. 67 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup leading the GT Class, 14th overall.

Hour 13
Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates Lexus Riley overtook Alex Gurney, in the No. 99 GAINSCO / Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac / Riley in the 13th hour to capture the lead at the 46th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

With just over 11 hours to go in the twice around the clock classic, five DP’s set the pace on the lead lap, led by Montoya who held a 13.9-second lead over Gurney, whose father Dan served as the race’s Grand Marshal.

Burt Frisselle in the No. 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford / Riley continued to place third.

Bryan Sellers in the No. 67 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup led the field in the GT class, 16th overall, followed by Andy Lally behind the wheel of the No. 66 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup (17th) and Sylvain Tremblay in the No. 70 SpeedSource Mazda RX-8 (18th).


Hour 12

The No. 99 GAINSCO/ Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac / Riley is halfway home.

Alex Gurney, whose father Dan served as the race’s Grand Marshal, led the field halfway home early Sunday morning at sportscars’ most prestigious race - The Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Twelve hours into it, Gurney, in the NO. 99 GAINSCO/ Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac / Riley.

led the  five prototypes on the lead lap at Daytona International Speedway, outpacing Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates Lexus Riley. Burt Frisselle in the No. 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford / Riley placed third 19 seconds behind.

Paul Edwards leads the field in the GT class in his No. 07 Banner Racing Pontiac GXP.R. The No. 17 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup, piloted by Domain Dumas stood in second as the twice-around-the-clock challenge continued.

Hour 10

The Rolex 24 is in its 10th hour and is approaching 300 laps.

The twice-around-the-clock challenge has lived up to its expectations with 15 different leaders and six Daytona Prototypes on the same lap.

Jon Fogarty in the No. 99 Lowe’s/GAINSCO Pontiac Riley is at the point with the consistently strong No. 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley of Ian James close behind.

Michael Shank Racing, which switched from Lexus power to Ford powerplants, continues to post a strong effort with its second entry -- the pole winning No. 60 car -- in seventh place.

The No. 59 Brumos Porsche team, which is co-driven by five-time Rolex 24 winner Hurley Haywood, is also having a good Rolex 24 currently sitting in fifth place.

The No. 61 AIM Autosport Ford Riley, which was a leader early on, did run into some problems. They went off track briefly with a mechanical issue, took a spin and now is eight laps back in 14th.

Both of the Cheever Racing entries have now dropped out of the event. The Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Coyote Cars was forced to retire in the seventh hour with mechanical problems while the other Cheever Racing entry – the No. 51 RML AD Racing Group – was forced to withdraw after two hours of competition due to engine complications.

The GT class is also featured tough competition. There are currently five GT class cars on the same lap battling for the lead with the No. 70 SpeedSource Mazda and David Haskell in the lead.

Hour 15 Standings

Pos

Num Class ClsP Team Car Laps Gap
1. 6 DP 1 Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley 438
2. 01 DP 2 Chip Ganassi Racing Lexus Riley 438 6.219
3. 91 DP 3 Bob Stallings/Riley-Matthews Pontiac Riley 438 21.595
4. 99 DP 4 Gainsco/Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac Riley 438 23.491
5. 59 DP 5 Brumos Racing Porsche Riley 437 1 LAP
6. 9 DP 6 Penske-Taylor Racing Pontiac Riley 437 1 LAP
7. 23 DP 7 Alex Job Racing Porsche Crawford 437 1 LAP
8. 60 DP 8 Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley 434 4 LAPS
9. 76 DP 9 Krohn Racing Pontiac Riley 431 7 LAPS
10. 10 DP 10 SunTrust Racing Pontiac Riley 423 15 LAPS
11. 02 DP 11 Chip Ganassi Racing Lexus Riley 421 17 LAPS
12. 75 DP 12 Krohn Racing Pontiac Riley 419 19 LAPS
13. 70 GT 1 SpeedSource Mazda RX-8 415 23 LAPS
14. 66 GT 2 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup 414 24 LAPS
15. 67 GT 3 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup 414 24 LAPS
16. 03 DP 13 Vision Racing Porsche Crawford 413 25 LAPS
17. 57 GT 4 Stevenson Motorsports Pontiac GXP.R 412 26 LAPS
18. 09 DP 14 Spirit of Daytona Racing Porsche Fabcar 411 27 LAPS
19. 61 DP 15 AIM Autosport Ford Riley 411 27 LAPS
20. 69 GT 5 SpeedSource Mazda RX-8 410 28 LAPS
21. 64 GT 6 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup 408 30 LAPS
22. 80 GT 7 Synergy Racing Porsche GT3 Cup 406 32 LAPS
23. 3 DP 16 Southard Motorsports Lexus Riley 404 34 LAPS
24. 30 GT 8 Racers Edge Motorsports Mazda RX-8 403 35 LAPS
25. 86 GT 9 Farnbacher Loles Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 403 35 LAPS
26. 74 GT 10 Autometrics Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 401 37 LAPS
27. 87 GT 11 Farnbacher Loles Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 400 38 LAPS
28. 84 GT 12 Farnbacher Loles Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 398 40 LAPS
29. 07 GT 13 Banner Racing Pontiac GXP.R 395 43 LAPS
30. 88 GT 14 Farnbacher Loles Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 390 48 LAPS
31. 14 GT 15 Autometrics Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 388 50 LAPS
32. 44 GT 16 Bullet Racing Porsche GT3 Cup 385 53 LAPS
33. 58 DP 17 Brumos Racing Porsche Riley 381 57 LAPS
34. 27 GT 17 O'Connell Racing Porsche GT3 Cup 381 57 LAPS
35. 81 GT 18 Synergy Racing Porsche GT3 Cup 375 63 LAPS
36. 7 DP 18 Sigalsport BMW Riley 368 70 LAPS
37. 17 GT 19 Terra Firma Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 366 72 LAPS
38. 68 GT 20 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup 364 74 LAPS
39. 26 GT 21 Gotham Competition Porsche GT3 Cup 361 77 LAPS
40. 34 GT 22 Orbit Porsche GT3 Cup 355 83 LAPS
41. 52 GT 23 Mastercar Ferrari F430 CH 351 87 LAPS
42. 83 GT 24 Farnbacher Loles Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 351 87 LAPS
43. 62 GT 25 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup 350 88 LAPS
44. 21 GT 26 Matt Connolly Motorsports Pontiac GTO.R 349 89 LAPS
45. 06 GT 27 Banner Racing Pontiac GXP.R 347 91 LAPS
46. 65 GT 28 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup 346 92 LAPS
47. 85 GT 29 Farnbacher Loles Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 341 97 LAPS
48. 72 GT 30 Autohaus Motorsports Pontiac GXP.R 341 97 LAPS
49. 40 GT 31 Hyper Sport Mazda RX-8 334 104 LAPS
50. 29 GT 32 Alegra Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 323 115 LAPS
51. 43 GT 33 Team Sahlen Corvette 315 123 LAPS
52. 77 DP 19 Doran Racing Ford Doran 309 129 LAPS
53. 89 GT 34 Farnbacher Loles Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 284 154 LAPS
54. 2 DP 20 SAMAX Pontiac Riley 233 205 LAPS
55. 31 DP 21 Matt Connolly Motorsports Pontiac Chase 231 207 LAPS
56. 15 GT 35 Blackforest Motorsports Mustang Cobra GT 177 261 LAPS
57. 16 DP 22 Cheever Racing Pontiac Fabcar/Coyote 170 268 LAPS
58. 50 GT 36 Blackforest Motorsports Ford Mustang 169 269 LAPS
59. 90 GT 37 Automatic Racing BMW M6 163 275 LAPS
60. 22 GT 38 Alegra Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup 149 289 LAPS
61. 11 DP 23 SAMAX Pontiac Riley 97 341 LAPS
62. 08 GT 39 Goldin Brothers Racing Mazda RX-8 83 355 LAPS
63. 12 DP 24 RVO Motorsports Pontiac Riley 65 373 LAPS
64. 56 GT 40 Mastercar Ferrari F430 CH 55 383 LAPS
65. 51 DP 25 Cheever Racing Pontiac Fabcar/Coyote 45 393 LAPS
66. 63 GT 41 TRG Porsche GT3 Cup 31 407 LAPS

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