Over the weekend a list of historic championship winning sports car took to the Daytona International Speedway road course track for the Classic 24 Hour event by IMSA. There were six run groups from all different eras of sports car racing dating back to the 60s. This year was the fourth running of the HSR Classic at Daytona. All group winners take home a B.R.M Chronograph watch for being the overall best in class around the 3.56-mile road course.
The overall winner of the Classic event is the 2005 No. 38 Audi R8 LMP from Rogers Motorsports driven by Andy Wallace and Doug Smith. Wallace took the lead in Group E during the second session in the evening.
About HSR: Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) was formed in the mid-1970s with an event at Road Atlanta. There was one goal then and it remains true today: to celebrate the race cars from the past. As a “time machine” of sights and sounds, HSR provides a venue for competitors and spectators alike to share in the wonderful history and excitement created by the cars that competed at race tracks around the world. HSR currently sanctions eight vintage and historic racing events at some of the world’s most renowned race tracks, including Road Atlanta, Sebring International Raceway, Daytona International Speedway and more. The complete schedule and full event information can be found on HSR’s website at www.HSRRace.com . Look for the HSR Channel on YouTube and follow HSR on Facebook a www.Facebook.com/HSRrace/ and on Twitter and Instagram at @HSR_race. A dedicated website for the Classic Daytona presented by IMSA is available at www.Classic24hour.com.