The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

This weekend marks the 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona and Jalopnik is again teaming up with MotorSportMedia to bring you the best video and photography from the week of events. First up we've got photos from Thursday's practice. — Ed.

Click through the photo gallery to see the cars as they get ready for the big 24-hour race. Obviously, those Mustang guys need a little more practice.

In case you were curious, here are the top three qualifying times for each class, courtesy of Grand-Am.com. Remember, you can follow all of our Daytona coverage right here.

Daytona Prototype Top 3:

Ryan Dalziel - No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Ford/Riley - 1:41.119 (126.741)
Max Angelelli - No. 10 SunTrust Corvette DP - 1:41.240 (126.590 mph)
Scott Dixon - No. 02 Target/TELMEX BMW 1:41.463 (126.312 mph)

GT Top 3:

Andrew Davis - No. 59 Brumos Racing Porsche GT3 - 1:49.342 (117.210 mph)
Jeff Segal - No. 69 AIM Autosport/Team FXDD Ferrari 458 Italia Grand Am - 1:49.357 (117.194 mph)
Andy Lally - No. 44 Magnus Racing Porsche GT3 - 1:49.388 (117.160 mph)

Grand Sport Top 3:

Shelby Blackstock - No. 51 Roush Performance Ford Mustang Boss 302 R - 1:57.523 (109.050 mph)
Jack Roush Jr. - No. 51 Roush Performance Ford Mustang Boss 302 R - 1:57.661 (108.923 mph)
Joe Foster - No. 55 Multimatic Motorsports Aston Martin Vantage - 1:58.152 (108.470mph)

Street Tuner Top 3:

Andy Lally - No. 10 Kinetic/Kia Racing - 2:06.613 (101.221 mph)
Mark Pombo - No. 12 Kinetic/Kia Racing - 2:07.718 (101.137 mph)
David Levine - No. 81 BimmerWorld Racing BMW 328i - 2:06.872 (101.015 mph)

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS

Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia

The 2012 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona: Day OneS


Photo Credit: Halston Pitman/Trevor Andrusko of MotorSportMedia