Rolex 24’s 55th Running Set To Go; Plenty To Do In Addition To Races

By on January 26, 2017 in WNDB News

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Daytona Beach, FL – The 55th running of the Rolex 24 is set to go, and there’s plenty for fans to do.

The long weekend event kicks off with practice sessions, which start at 9 AM on Thursday. Qualifying also runs on Thursday, from 3:10 to 4:40 PM, and from 5:30 to 6 for Friday’s 4-hour BMW Endurance Challenge, which is the 1st race of 2017 for the production-based Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.

The 55th running of the Rolex 24 is scheduled to begin at 2:30 PM on Saturday at the Daytona International Speedway. 55 cars from across 4 classes have will be racing on the 3.56-mile road course.

The Rolex 24 offers several other options in addition to the races. This year will also feature the 2017 Rolex 24 Heritage Exhibition, Taste of the 24, a driver autograph Session, pre-race ceremonies, the annual Wine & Cheese Party, live music and karaoke, and a boardwalk experience.

To learn more about everything going on at the Speedway this weekend, and for the full schedule of events, go to DaytonaInternationalSpeedway.com.

Photo courtesy DaytonaInternationalSpeedway.com.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2016.

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