IMSA 2019: Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Results – FINAL

Formula 1 star Fernando Alonso added another major win to his resume this past weekend by winning the prestigious Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona for the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac team. It was a wet and wild Rolex 24, too– and Alonso proved his worth again by taking the wheel with the car in P8, then slicing through the field and pulling a 16 second lead over the 2nd place Whelen entry before the race was called for rain with just two hours to go.

Hilariously (or, ominously, if you have to race against him in the future), Alonso began suggesting the race be red-flagged for rain while he was still in second place. Imagine having another driver pass you, then pull out a 16 second lead while he’s being careful!

Further back, the LMP2 class was won by another ex-F1 driver, Pastor Maldonado, while the Daytona Prototype Team Penske Acura team– led by drivers Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron, and Simon Pagenaud– still feels like they had a shot at victory in the dry. Meanwhile, the super-sexy Mazda entry caught on fire … which, for the troubled Mazda team, feels like par for the course.

You can check out the full results for the Rolex 24, below, which includes both overall and class standings


1 Daytona Prototype International 1 Kamui Kobayashi Renger Van Der Zande Jordan Taylor Fernando Alonso Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R
Cadillac DPi
10 593
2 Daytona Prototype International 2 Felipe Nasr Eric Curran Pipo Derani Whelen Engineering Racing
Cadillac DPi
31 593
3 Daytona Prototype International 3 Ricky Taylor Helio Castroneves Alexander Rossi Acura Team Penske
Acura DPi
7 593
4 Daytona Prototype International 4 Loic Duval Jonathan Bennett Colin Braun Romain Dumas CORE autosport
Nissan DPi
54 589
5 Daytona Prototype International 5 Tristan Vautier Devlin DeFrancesco Rubens Barrichello Misha Goikhberg JDC-Miller Motorsports
Cadillac DPi
85 586
6 Le Mans Prototype 2 1 Pastor Maldonado Sebastian Saavedra Ryan Cullen Roberto Gonzalez DragonSpeed
18 582
7 Le Mans Prototype 2 2 Kris Wright Kyle Masson Robert Masson Cameron Cassels Performance Tech Motorsports
38 578
8 Daytona Prototype International 6 Juan Pablo Montoya Dane Cameron Simon Pagenaud Acura Team Penske
Acura DPi
6 576
9 Daytona Prototype International 7 Filipe Albuquerque Christian Fittipaldi Joao Barbosa Mustang Sampling Racing
Cadillac DPi
5 573
10 GT Le Mans 1 Colton Herta Augusto Farfus Connor De Phillippi Philipp Eng BMW Team RLL
25 571
11 GT Le Mans 2 Alessandro Pier Guidi James Calado Davide Rigon Miguel Molina Risi Competizione
Ferrari 488 GTE
62 571
12 GT Le Mans 3 Earl Bamber Laurens Vanthoor Mathieu Jaminet Porsche GT Team
Porsche 911 RSR
912 570
13 GT Le Mans 4 Ryan Briscoe Richard Westbrook Scott Dixon Ford Chip Ganassi Racing
Ford GT
67 570
14 GT Le Mans 5 Nick Tandy Frederic Makowiecki Patrick Pilet Porsche GT Team
Porsche 911 RSR
911 569
15 Le Mans Prototype 2 3 Ben HanleyNicolas LapierreJames AllenHenrik Hedman DragonSpeed
81 567
16 GT Le Mans 6 Jan Magnussen Antonio Garcia Mike Rockenfeller Corvette Racing
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
3 563
17 GT Daytona 1 Mirko Bortolotti Christian Engelhart Rik Breukers Rolf Ineichen GRT Grasser Racing Team
Lamborghini Huracan GT3
11 561
18 GT Daytona 2 Dries Vanthoor Daniel Morad Christopher Mies Ricky Feller Montaplast by Land Motorsport
Audi R8 LMS GT3
29 561
19 GT Daytona 3 Townsend Bell Aaron Telitz Jeff Segal Frank Montecalvo AIM Vasser Sullivan
Lexus RC F GT3
12 561
20 GT Daytona 4 Frederic Vervisch Kelvin van der Linde Ian James Roman DeAngelis Audi Sport experience WRT Speedstar
Audi R8 LMS GT3
88 561
21 GT Daytona 5 Trent Hindman Justin Marks AJ Allmendinger Mario Farnbacher Meyer Shank Racing w/ Curb-Agajanian
Acura NSX GT3
86 561
22 GT Daytona 6 Jack Hawksworth Austin Cindric Nick Cassidy Richard Heistand AIM Vasser Sullivan
Lexus RC F GT3
14 560
23 GT Daytona 7 Luca Stolz Felipe Fraga Ben Keating Jeroen Bleekemolen Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports
Mercedes-AMG GT3
33 560
24 GT Daytona 8 Matt Campbell Nicholas Boulle Patrick Lindsey Patrick Long Park Place Motorsports
Porsche 911 GT3 R
73 560
25 GT Daytona 9 Marcos Gomes Andrea Bertolini Chico Longo Victor Franzoni Via Italia Racing
Ferrari 488 GT3
13 560
26 GT Daytona 10 Jens Klingmann Bill Auberlen Robby Foley Dillon Machavern Turner Motorsport
96 560
27 GT Daytona 11 Spencer Pumpelly Marco Mapelli John Potter Andy Lally Magnus Racing
Lamborghini Huracan GT3
44 559
28 GT Le Mans 7 Joey Hand Dirk Mueller Sebastien Bourdais Ford Chip Ganassi Racing
Ford GT
66 559
29 GT Le Mans 8 Oliver Gavin Tommy Milner Marcel Fassler Corvette Racing
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
4 555
30 Daytona Prototype International 8 Agustin Canapino Kyle Kaiser Will Owen Rene Binder Juncos Racing
Cadillac DPi
50 555
31 GT Daytona 12 Markus Winkelhock Andrew Davis Alex Riberas Will Hardeman Moorespeed
Audi R8 LMS GT3
19 555
32 GT Le Mans 9 Chaz Mostert Alex Zanardi Jesse KrohnJohn Edwards BMW Team RLL
24 553
33 GT Daytona 13 Katherine Legge Simona De Silvestro Ana Beatriz Christina Nielsen Meyer Shank Racing w/ Curb-Agajanian
Acura NSX GT3
57 550
34 GT Daytona 14 Toni Vilander Dominik Farnbacher Jeff Westphal Cooper MacNeil Scuderia Corsa
Ferrari 488 GT3
63 547
35 GT Daytona 15 Ezequiel Perez Companc Chris Haase Parker Chase Ryan Dalziel Starworks Motorsport
Audi R8 LMS GT3
8 547
36 GT Daytona 16 Matteo Cairoli Dirk Werner Timothy Pappas Marco Seefried Black Swan Racing
Porsche 911 GT3 R
540 545
37 Le Mans Prototype 2 4 Enzo Guibbert Matthew McMurry Gabriel Aubry Mark Kvamme PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports
52 512
38 GT Daytona 17 Andrea Caldarelli Bryan Sellers Ryan Hardwick Corey Lewis Paul Miller Racing
Lamborghini Huracan GT3
48 491
39 GT Daytona 18 Dennis Olsen Scott Hargrove Zacharie Robichon Lars Kern PFAFF Motorsports
Porsche 911 GT3 R
9 470
40 GT Daytona 19 Giacomo Altoe Emanuele Busnelli Fabio Babini Taylor Proto EBIMOTORS
Lamborghini Huracan GT3
46 470
41 GT Daytona 20 Linus Lundqvist Milos Pavlovic Don Yount Steve Dunn Precision Performance Motorsports (PPM)
Lamborghini Huracan GT3
47 442
42 Daytona Prototype International 9 Jonathan Bomarito Harry Tincknell Olivier Pla Mazda Team Joest
Mazda DPi
55 440
43 GT Daytona 21 Fabian Schiller Dominik Baumann JC Perez Maximilian Buhk P1 Motorsports
Mercedes-AMG GT3
71 431
44 GT Daytona 22 Daniel Serra Paul Dalla Lana Pedro Lamy Mathias Lauda Spirit of Race
Ferrari 488 GT3
51 349
45 Daytona Prototype International 10 Simon Trummer Stephen Simpson Chris Miller Juan Piedrahita JDC-Miller Motorsports
Cadillac DPi
84 225
46 Daytona Prototype International 11 Timo Bernhard Rene Rast Oliver Jarvis Tristan Nunez Mazda Team Joest
Mazda DPi
77 220
47 GT Daytona 23 Alfred Renauer Juergen Haering Klaus Bachler Sven Muller Steffen Goerig Via Italia Racing
Porsche 911 GT3 R
99 47


Source | Images: IMSA, via; Racer.

Jo Borrás

I've been in the auto industry 1997, and write for a number of blogs in the IM network. You can also find me on Twitter, at my Volvo fansite, out on two wheels, or chasing my kids around Oak Park, IL.

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