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[Spoiler Alert] Historic Daytona 24 Hours won by a slim .167 seconds

by Drew Phillips (RSS feed) on Jan 26th, 2009 at 1:57PM

It's no surprise when a drag race comes down to tenths of seconds. Endurance races, however, are more often than not decided by laps rather than seconds, with even slightly better lap times creating large gaps over a long period of time. Not so in the 47th running of the 24 Hours at Daytona. Not only did the first place car have the closest margin of victory, .167 seconds, but third place was a mere 5.504 seconds back and fourth place just 10.589 seconds behind. This year's race set records for the most finishers on the lead lap and had an incredible 53 lead changes among 22 drivers and... Read More

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