Rolex 24 at Daytona: 20 Hour Update
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There are only four hours remaining in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, but the race is far from over. The No. 58 Brumos Racing Porsche Riley just completed a pit stop, and Buddy Rice is currently leading in the entry.

Even after 20 hours of racing, it's still a close battle, and Scott Pruett is only five seconds behind in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Lexus Riley. Pedro Lamy has kept the No. 10 SunTrust Racing Ford Dallara on the lead lap, also, and he's still third despite a lengthy pit stop to replace the brake rotors.
Brakeswere also a problem for the No. 02 Ganassi Lexus: in the 17th hour, Dario Franchitti skipped the chicane on the back straight, continuing straight on Daytona International Speedway's banking and entering the pits with a loose brake line. The team was also given a stop-and-go penalty for missing the chicane, and the team dropped off the lead lap because of the time lost in the pits. Later, in the 19th hour, the nosepiece came off the car, bringing out a caution and requiring a visit to the garage.

The No. 16 Penske Racing Porsche Riley has also fallen back after being a top contender throughout the night. The car had to go back to the Penske garage for a new rear end assembly, and they are currently running sixth.


TRG Takes Charge of GT

Patrick Long leads the GT class at the 20-hour mark, driving the No. 67 TRG Porsche GT3. A second TRG entry, the No. 66 with Emmanuel Collard behind the wheel, is running second. For the first time in the race, the Farnbacher Loles Porsches have fallen back a few positions. Instead, the third spot in GT is currently being held down by Paul Edwards in the No. 07 Banner Racing Pontiac GXP.R.

The No. 66 and 67 TRG Porsches shared the lead spot in the 17th hour, swapping positions as the teams cycled through their pit stops. They have continued to dominate throughout the morning, and Long's No. 66 is up to eighth overall.

The Farnbacher Porsches, which have spent plenty of time at the front, are currently sixth and seventh in class.