Daytona Finale

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The Daytona Finale was a sports car race held at the infield road course of the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The race was held from 1972 until 1986, and again in 1996, by the IMSA GT Championship. The race was revived in 2001 by the Grand American Road Racing Association.

Results[edit]

Year Drivers Team Car Duration/Distance Race Title Report
IMSA GT Championship
1972 United States Gene Felton United States Gene Felton Chevrolet Camaro 250 mi (400 km) Presidential 250 report
1973 United States Peter Gregg
United States Hurley Haywood
United States Peter Gregg Porsche Carrera 250 mi (400 km) Camel 250 report
1974 United States John Greenwood United States John Greenwood Racing Chevrolet Corvette 250 mi (400 km) Daytona Finale report
1975 United States John Greenwood United States John Greenwood Racing Chevrolet Corvette 250 mi (400 km) Championship Finals report
1976 United States Michael Keyser Chevrolet Monza 250 mi (400 km) Championship Finals report
1977 United States Hurley Haywood United States Bob Hagestad Porsche 934 250 mi (400 km) Daytona Finale 250 report
1978 United States Peter Gregg United States Brumos Porsche Porsche 935/77A 250 mi (400 km) Camel GT 250 report
1979 United States Bill Whittington United States Whittington Brothers Racing Porsche 935 K3 220 mi (350 km) Winston GT 250 report
1980 Italy Giampiero Moretti
Germany Reinhold Joest
Italy MOMO/Electrodyne Porsche 935J 250 mi (400 km) Championship Finals report
1981 United States John Paul, Jr. United States JLP Racing Porsche 935 JLP-3 250 mi (400 km) IMSA National Championship Finale report
1982 United States Ted Field
United States Danny Ongais
United States Interscope Racing Lola T600-Chevrolet 3 hours Camel GT 3 Hours report
1983 United States Al Holbert
United States Jim Trueman
United States Holbert Racing March 83G-Porsche 3 hours Eastern Airlines 3 Hours of Daytona report
1984 United States Al Holbert
United Kingdom Derek Bell
United States Holbert Racing Porsche 962 3 hours Eastern Airlines 3 Hours of Daytona report
1985 United States Al Holbert
United States Al Unser, Jr.
United States Holbert Racing Porsche 962 3 hours Eastern 3 Hours of Daytona report
1986 United States Bob Tullius
United States Chip Robinson
United States Group 44 Jaguar XJR-7 3 hours Eastern 3 Hours of Daytona report
1987

1995
Not held
1996 United States John Paul, Jr.
United States Butch Leitzinger
United States Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Mk III-Ford 3 hours Daytona IMSA Finale report
1997

2000
Not held
Grand-Am
2001 United Kingdom James Weaver
United States Butch Leitzinger
United States Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Mk III-Ford 3 hours Grand-Am Finale report
2002 United Kingdom James Weaver
United States Chris Dyson
United States Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Mk III-Ford 3 hours Dark Dog Grand American Finale report
2003 United States Forest Barber
United States Terry Borcheller
United States Bell Motorsports Doran JE4-Chevrolet 3 hours Grand American Champions Weekend report

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