After the final practice. Craziness in the paddock. #5 Mustang Sampling Racing, Cadillac DPi-V.R.
Tick one off the bucket list. The 2017 Rolex 24 @ Daytona was amazing! Going to a 24 hour endurance race has always been a goal, but for some reason it hadn’t happened until now. I went to the race strictly as a fan. There were no lingering pressures to cover the event and write about it afterwards. This was purely for the enjoyment of witnessing around-the-clock endurance racing…to take it all in. Not even chilly temps and some rain could dampen the thrill of being there.
I didn’t photograph as much as I anticipated. I found myself in the mindset of just scouting it out for the next time…and there will be a next time! Here are few photos that I’ve sorted through so far. Enjoy! TJ
Final practice session. #66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, Ford GT.
The starting grid just before the green flag for the 2017 Rolex 24 @ Daytona.
Lap 1, turn 1, of the 2017 Rolex 24 @ Daytona.
Dusk settles in. #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R.
This is what endurance racing is all about! #90, Visit Florida Racing, Multimatic/Riley Mk30.
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