26 Jan '13, 7pm

Motorsports: Notes from day one of the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Motorsports: Notes from day one of the Rolex 24 at Daytona

It has the same spaceframe as the road car, clothed in a carbon composite body. Over 50 percent of the race car is the same as the production road car, and the horsepower-restricted 5.2-liter V10 is stock from the showroom but for three changes: there are new crankshaft bearings that can tolerate higher temperatures, the driveshaft to the front wheels has been removed since Grand-Am is rear-wheel drive only, and the stock exhaust is gone. Even the dry sump is the same as an R8 on the dealer showroom floor. The race car uses Brembo high-performance racing brakes, has a smaller splitter than the GT3 car, goes without the optional dive blades on the front for this race and employs special dampers suited to Daytona.

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