https://www.autosport.com - The Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac team scored victory in a Daytona 24 Hours cut short by bad weather, as Fernando Alonso won the American classic at his second attempt.
https://media.cadillac.com - Cadillac won the 57th running of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. The Konica Minolta Cadillac team soldiered through 24 hours of start-and-stop racing to give the Cadillac brand a Rolex 24 hat trick with their third win in as many years.
https://autoweek.com - On a local TV station’s evening weather segment on Saturday, the meteorologist said she couldn’t remember the last time she forecast 100 percent probability of significant precipitation for the entire coast-to-coast Central Florida viewing area. You can’t argue with 100 percent, and “significant” turned out to mean seven-tenths of an inch or rain per hour. After hour. After hour. And that’s why there were two red flags in the 57th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona, the season-opener for IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, with the second one ending the race.
https://www.autoblog.com - Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso won the rain-shortened 24 Hours of Daytona, overhauling Felipe Nasr two laps from the eventual finish on Sunday. The Spaniard became only the third Formula One champion to win the race, joining Phil Hill (1964) and Mario Andretti (1972). "It's amazing," Alonso told NBCSN. "Just an amazing experience with this team, from the test and now the race – a perfect execution of the race."
http://gmauthority.com - The No. 10 Cadillac DPi-V.R of Fernando Alonso, Jordan Taylor, Kamui Kobayashi and Renger van der Zande has won the 2019 24 Hours of Daytona under a red flag stoppage for rain. Alonso took a late-race lead in the Konica Minolta Cadillac after Felipe Nasr overshot Turn 1, the Brazilian unable to stop his No .31 Action Express Cadillac due to the water that had pooled up on the track. Nasr, who shared the No. 31 car with Pipo Derani and Eric Curran, was classified second, while the No. 7 Acura DPi of Ricky Taylor, Helio Castroneves and Alexander Rossi rounded out the podium in third.
https://www.autosport.com - Filipe Albuquerque topped the times in final practice for this weekend's Daytona 24 Hours in the Action Express Racing Cadillac that failed to register a lap in qualifying.
http://gmauthority.com - Mike Conway was forced to pull out due to visa-related travel delays.
http://gmauthority.com - Cadillac DPi-V.R teams struggled in the qualifying session.
http://gmauthority.com - Alonso and Kobayashi will go back to their Toyota team after Daytona.
http://gmauthority.com - Six colorful Cadillacs will take on the DPi competition in Daytona this year.