Alex Palou

IMSA News: Alex Palou added to Ganassi Rolex 24 lineup

Chip Ganassi Racing announced today that Alex Palou, the reigning NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion, will return to race at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in the No. 01 Cadillac V-Series.R.

Palou will round out a familiar four-man team consisting of Sebastien Bourdais, Scott Dixon and Renger van der Zande, who raced together as a group previously in the No. 01 Cadillac at the 24 Hours At Daytona in 2022.

Alex Palou
Alex Palou

“I’m very excited to return to Daytona after competing with the team in the DPi era in 2022. I can’t wait to get behind the wheel of the new Hybrid and it will be a great way to start the year early with such a great team and with such great teammates,” said Palou. “I’ve had the privilege of racing with Scott, Sebastien and Renger and I’m sure with all the preparation and knowledge that the team has, we’ll be able to fight for a win and maybe bring home some new watches at the end of January.”

Palou, a Barcelona, Spain native recorded the fastest lap time of any driver in the field (1:33.724/136.742 mph) during the 2022 endurance event.

Chip Ganassi Racing and Cadillac Racing are gearing up for the Roar Before The Rolex 24 qualifying weekend taking place Jan. 19-21, before turning the page to the Rolex 24 At Daytona where the IMSA SportsCar Championship season officially kicks off, Jan. 27-28.

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