Daytona Beach, FLA (January 27, 2013) – At the half-way point of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, four Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype (DP) teams maintain strong top-10 positions in the running order. In near perfect racing conditions with blue skies and temperatures in the 70s at the 3:30 p.m. ET start, the temperature at the half-way point is 54 degrees.
No. 10 Velocity WorldWide/Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP – Driven by: Max Angelelli, Jordan Taylor and Ryan Hunter-Reay: Started 12th; Running 2nd on lead lap
No. 9 Action Express Racing Corvette DP – Driven by Burt Frisselle, Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi and Mike Rockenfeller: Started 13th; Running 4th on lead lap
No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP – Driven by Brian Frisselle, Nelson Piquet, Jr., and Felipe Nasr: Started 11th; Running 5th on the lead lap
No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP – Driven by Richard Westbrook, Ricky Taylor, Oliver Gavin and Antonio Garcia: Started 5th; Running 6th on the lead lap
No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP – Driven by Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law: Started 8th, Running 11th 16 laps down to the leader NOTE: At the 7.5-hour mark, after changing a right front flat tire, an electrical problem sent the team to the garage for several laps to diagnose and repair the issue
No. 3 8 Star Motorsports Corvette DP – Driven by Enzo Potolicchio, Stephane Sarrazin, Danthony Davidson, Pedro Lamy and Nicolas Minassian: Started 9th, Running 37th 46 laps down to the leader. NOTE: In the first hour, a bearing failed in the transmission sending the team to the garage to diagnose and repair the issue
No. 57 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GT.R – Driven by Robin Liddell, John Edwards, Tommy Milner and Jon Magnussen: Started 7th in class, running 30th overall, 19th in class, 32 laps down to overall leader. NOTE: Suffered a broken front brake line sending the team to the garage to diagnose and repair issue.
No. 31 Marsh Racing Corvette GT – Driven by Boris Said, Brandon Davis, Lawson Aschenbach and Eric Curran; Started 22nd in class, retired from competition 91 laps into the race