Austin Dillon to race Rolex 24

Austin Dillon is the latest NASCAR driver in the 2021 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

In a release Thursday, the RWR Eurasia team announced Dillon would join Cody Ware and Salih Yoluc on its LMP2 entry for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener on Jan. 30-31 at Daytona International Speedway.

Dillon will become the third NASCAR Cup winner in the field, joining defending series champion Chase Elliott and seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson. NBC Sports