Advertisement

How One Team Lost A 24-Hour Race After Screwing Up The Math

Getting a yellow flag right when you need it and charging back from behind is the ultimate moment for a driver, and that's maybe what would have happened at Daytona this weekend if a simple miscalculation hadn't forced a leading team out of contention for the overall win in the last twenty minutes of the 24-hour race.

Advertisement

Race Car Driver Will Trade Best Buy Gift Cards To Drive At Daytona 24

Drivers who don't currently have a ride for the Rolex 24 at Daytona often hang around the paddock looking for open seats. There's a decent chance of this being successful, too, given the fact that drivers are totally human and get sick, come up short on funding, have family emergencies to tend to, and the like.