Ford, Chip Ganassi sport special liveries in 2019 Rolex 24

Ford Performance and Chip Ganassi Racing will sport two special liveries on their ‘ Wally Dallenbach Jr., Doc Bundy and John Jones drove that car.

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Ford Performance and Chip Ganassi Racing will sport two special liveries on their Ford GTs for the 2019 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, which will be shown live on the NBC family of networks beginning Jan. 24.

The special paint will commemorate key moments in IMSA as the series kicks off its 50th anniversary year.

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‘I’m really excited and proud that Ford is doing something to celebrate the 50th anniversary of IMSA,’ Westbrook said. ‘Ford and Castrol had a lot of successful history in those years, so for the two to come together and do something as eye-catching as these new liveries, I’m going to be really proud driving that car. I’ve seen enough footage of cars in that livery going around Daytona before the bus stop chicane was put in, which was a very iconic period of IMSA racing, so to be in an iconic car in that livery trying to defend our title will be something really special.’

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Ford Reveals Retro Liveries For Rolex 24

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s pair of GTLM class Ford GTs will be running retro liveries at the 2019 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona at the end of the month.

The ‘Blue Oval’ just revealed the liveries over on its twitter account, the #67 will run in Castrol colours and the #66 will race in Motorcraft colours.

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DSC understands that there will be at least one more team is set to run retro liveries at the Rolex 24 in addition to Ford. Watch this space!

Daytona Saturday Notebook – Sportscar365

***Both the No. 50 Juncos Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R and No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Audi R8 LMS Evo returned to action Saturday afternoon at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 after colliding in the morning session.

***The Cadillac DPi sustained heavy front-end damage after Will Owen ran into the Ezequiel Perez Companc-driven Starworks Audi after the Argentinean checked up from the spinning No. 88 WRT Speedstar Audi.

***Sebastian Saavedra has been confirmed as the fourth driver in the No. 18 DragonSpeed Oreca 07 Gibson LMP2 for the Rolex 24 alongside Pastor Maldonado, Roberto Gonzalez and Ryan Cullen. The Colombian, who took part in the full season last year with PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports, has turned laps with the Elton Julian-led team this weekend.