Verizon IndyCar Series driver Ford Performance Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais who will drive for Dale Coyne Racing in 2017 has taken victory in the Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona International Raceway in the No.66 Ford GT in the GTLM class.
Bourdais was among a host of drivers from the Verizon IndyCar Series taking part in the race.
Tony Kanaan, competing in his first Rolex 24 Hours with Chip Ganassi Racing finished the race fifth in class and ninth overall in the number 69 Ford GT. Scott Dixon in the No.67 Ford GT ended the race in 10th place in class.
Spencer Pigot in the No.55 Mazda Racing DPI ended the race in 11th place in class just ahead of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.70 Mazda Racing DPI however Hinch suffered a clutch problem overnight meaning that he missed 179 laps. Tom Long, Hinchcliffe’s team mate in the No.70 was forced to retire the car with a gearbox issue.
Conor Daly driving the No.8 Starworks Motorsports car was forced to retire from the race with two remaining in the race.
Ryan Hunter Reay driving the No.86 Acura NSX GT3 ended the race fifth in class and 22nd overall. Graham Rahal in the No.93 Acura NSX GT3 came home 11th in class and 29th overall.