Rolex 24 at Daytona: 16 Hour Update
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As dawn breaks over Daytona International Raceway, Scott Dixon, driving the No. 02 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Lexus Riley, leads with 16 hours complete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The race is far from won, though, as Penske Racing and Brumos Racing are both still very much a part of the competition. Timo Bernhard is currently second in the No. 16 Penske Porsche Riley, just four seconds behind the Ganassi entry.

The No. 58 Brumos Porsche has climbed back up to third, and currently Antonio Garcia is driving the machine that four hours ago was two laps down and struggling to recover from a little tangle with a tire wall. Now, the team is back on the lead lap and only 11 seconds behind the race leader.

The No. 10 SunTrust Racing Ford Dallara, which was leading at the halfway point, has dropped to sixth, and is the last car still on the lead lap. After 16 hours of racing, the top six cars are all separated by only half a minute. The other cars in the top six include the No. 01 Ganassi Lexus and the No. 59 Brumos Porsche. With the seventh-place Doran Racing entry eight laps behind, it's fairly certain that the coveted winner's Rolexes will be handed to a Brumos, Penske, or SunTrust team.

Farnbacher Leads GT Class

TRG and Farnbacher Loles Racing are still the contenders in the GT class, and with eight hours left in the race, the No. 86 Farnbacher Loles Racing Porsche GT3 leads, with Dominik Farnbacher behind the wheel.

Emmanuel Collard is right there with Farnbacher, though, and he had his No. 66 TRG Porsche GT3 out front just a few minutes before the completion of hour 16. The race is still a close battle between the two, who have risen to eighth and ninth overall, respectively.

Jorg Bergmeister is also on the same lap and currently third in the No. 67 TRG Porsche GT3.

There were more cautions during the dark hours before dawn, and the total count is now 17 full-course cautions.