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Martin’s Thursday diary of Rolex 24 at Daytona

Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R, a rather striking paint scheme!
Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R, a rather striking paint scheme!

Despite crewing for one of the teams at this year’s Rolex 24, our man on the ground, Martin, had some time to wander around the Daytona paddock. He sent back some impromptu shots of the goings on before work pressure kicked in. With four decades of experience in this arena, Martin is almost a fixture at Daytona – here is Martin’s Thursday diary of Rolex 24 at Daytona 2019…

The Porsche squad is using the time productively, practicing driver changes in the #912 car
Move-in day at Daytona (Wednesday) – there will be no track time until Thursday. The Porsche squad is using the time productively, practicing driver changes in the #912 car. Note, one of the drivers is the timer!
High tech Porsche headlights
High tech Porsche headlights
#912 Porsche with the retro BRUMOS Porsche livery
#912 Porsche with the retro BRUMOS Porsche livery
BRUMOS Porsche retro livery
BRUMOS Porsche retro livery
Old trio – Mako/Pilet/Tandy
Old trio – Mako/Pilet/Tandy
Jack Atkinson – Peter Gregg's team manager was around on Wednesday
The maestro in the house – Jack Atkinson – Peter Gregg’s team manager was around on Wednesday saying ‘hello’ to old friends
Penske Acura DPi car waits in line for the tech inspection
Penske Acura DPi car waits in line for the tech inspection
German firm Liqui Moly is well represented here!
German firm Liqui Moly is well represented here!
P1 Motorsports Mercedes AMG GTD going through the IMSA technical inspection
P1 Motorsports Mercedes AMG GTD going through the IMSA technical inspection
Here is the 6.2-litre P1 Motorsports AMG Mercedes in the GTD class
There was heavy rain around this morning, but it looks to be drying later. Here is the 6.2-litre P1 Motorsports AMG Mercedes (GTD) during IMSA technical inspection
Brumos 2.8 RSR that won this race in 1973 (left) with the Brumos 2.5 911 S from 1972 (right)
Seen in the historic area was the Brumos 2.8 RSR that won this race in 1973 (left) with the Brumos 2.5 911 S from 1972 (right) – both driven by Peter Gregg and Hurley Haywood in the respective years
The interior of the 1972 Brumos Porsche 911 S race car
The interior of the 1972 Brumos Porsche 911 S race car, which is pretty basic compared to today’s RSR

We look forward to seeing how all the action unfolds on track and we wish all the times the very best for the race!

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