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The 2006 Rolex 24 at Daytona was a Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series 24-hour endurance sports car race held on January 28-29, 2006 at the Daytona International Speedway road course. The race served as the first round of the 2006 Rolex Sports Car Series. The overall winner of the race was the No. 02 Chip Ganassi/Felix Sabates owned Lexus-Riley Mk XI driven by Scott Dixon, Dan Wheldon, and Casey Mears. The GT class was won by No. 36 Porsche 996 GT3 Cup from TPC Racing, driven by Randy Pobst, Spencer Pumpelly, Michael Levitas, and Ian Baas.

Race resultsEdit

Class Winners in bold.

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Laps
Engine
1 DP 02   Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates   Scott Dixon
  Dan Wheldon
  Casey Mears
Riley Mk XI 734
Lexus 5.0 L V8
2 DP 60   Michael Shank Racing   Oswaldo Negri, Jr.
  Mark Patterson
  A. J. Allmendinger
  Justin Wilson
Riley Mk XI 733
Lexus 5.0 L V8
3 DP 23   Alex Job Racing/Emory Motorsports   Patrick Long
  Mike Rockenfeller
  Lucas Luhr
Crawford DP03 731
Porsche 3.9 L Flat-6
4 DP 58   Red Bull/Brumos Porsche   David Donohue
  Darren Law
  Sascha Maassen
Fabcar FDSC/03 730
Porsche 3.9 L Flat-6
5 DP 75   Krohn Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Niclas Jönsson
  Jörg Bergmeister
  Colin Braun
Riley Mk XI 717
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
6 DP 19   Playboy/Uniden Racing   Memo Gidley
  Michael McDowell
  Alex Barron
Crawford DP03 716
Ford 5.0 L V8
7 DP 77   Feeds The Need/Doran Racing   Forest Barber
  Terry Borcheller
  Michel Jourdain, Jr.
  Harrison Brix
Doran JE4 703
Ford 5.0 L V8
8 DP 7   CITGO Racing by SAMAX   Dario Franchitti
  Milka Duno
  Marino Franchitti
  Kevin McGarrity
Riley Mk XI 695
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
9 GT 36   TPC Racing   Randy Pobst
  Spencer Pumpelly
  Michael Levitas
  Ian Baas
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 691
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
10 GT 65   TRG   Andy Lally
  Marc Bunting
  Richard Valentine
  Johnny O'Connell
Pontiac GTO.R 688
Pontiac LS2 6.0 L V8
11 DP 28   Finlay Motorsports   Michael Valiante
  Rob Finlay
  Bryan Herta
  Buddy Rice
Crawford DP03 684
Ford 5.0 L V8
12 GT 82   Farnbacher Racing/Farnbacher Loles   Dirk Werner
  Dieter Quester
  Philipp Peter
  Luca Riccitelli
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 683
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
13 GT 66   TRG   Stéphane Ortelli
  Robert Nearn
  Cyrille Sauvage
  Steve Johnson
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 678
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
14 DP 16   Howard-Boss Motorsports   Chris Dyson
  Rob Dyson
  Oliver Gavin
  Guy Smith
Crawford DP03 675
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
15 GT 83   Farnbacher Loles/Orbit Racing   Dominik Farnbacher
  Mike Fitzgerald
  Pierre Ehret
  Marc Basseng
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 671
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
16 GT 72   Tafel Racing   Wolf Henzler
  Robin Liddell
  Johannes van Overbeek
  Graham Rahal
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 670
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
17
DNF
DP 39   Cheever Racing   Christian Fittipaldi
  Eddie Cheever
  Patrick Carpentier
Crawford DP03 669
Lexus 5.0 L V8
18 GT 17   SAMAX   Johnny Mowlem
  Lance Arnold
  Bryan Sellers
  David Shep
  Jan Seyffarth
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 663
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
19 GT 00   TZ Motorsports   Ron Zitza
  James Thomason Jr.
  Tim Lewis Jr.
  Kevin Wheeler
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 655
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
20 GT 41   Team Sahlen   Wayne Nonnamaker
  Joe Nonnamaker
  Will Nonnamaker
  Victor Gonzalez Jr.
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 653
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
21 GT 22   Fiorano Racing   Jean-Francois Dumoulin
  Nick Longhi
  Emil Assentato
  Lonnie Pechnik
  Jep Thornton
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 651
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
22 DP 51   Cheever Racing   Stefan Johansson
  Warren Hughes
  Thomas Erdos
Crawford DP03 645
Lexus 5.0 L V8
23 GT 93   TPC Racing   Tony Ave
  Rob Stewart
  Dave Stewart
  Bob Gilbert
  Gary Stewart
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 636
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
24 DP 99   GAINSCO/Blackhawk Racing   Alex Gurney
  Bob Stallings
  Jimmy Vasser
  Rocky Moran, Jr.
Riley Mk XI 635
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
25 GT 74   Tafel Racing   Andrew Davis
  Charles Espenlaub
  Eric Lux
  Jim Tafel
  Michael Cawley
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 634
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
26 GT 64   TRG   Paul Edwards
  Kelly Collins
  Andy Pilgrim
  Jan Magnussen
Pontiac GTO.R 633
Pontiac LS2 6.0 L V8
27 GT 67   TRG   Patrick Flanagan
  Bohdan Kroczek
  Bill Keith
  Marc Bullock
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 625
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
28 GT 46   Michael Baughman Racing   Ray Mason
  Michael Baughman
  John Connolly
  Frank Del Vecchio
  Bryan Collyer
Chevrolet Corvette C5 623
Chevrolet 7.0 L V8
29 DP 40   Derhaag Motorsports   Ron Fellows
  Randy Ruhlman
  Chris Bingham
  Justin Bell
Riley Mk XI 620
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
30 DP 4   Howard-Boss Motorsports   Andy Wallace
  Butch Leitzinger
  Tony Stewart
Crawford DP03 593
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
31 GT 05   Sigalsport BMW   Bill Auberlen
  Matthew Alhadeff
  Tommy Milner
  Justin Marks
  Gene Sigal
BMW M3 E46 592
BMW 3.2 L I6
32 GT 81   Synergy Racing   John Pew
  Steve Marshall
  Hal Prewitt
  Danny Marshall
  Ben McCrackin
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 589
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
33 GT 06   Banner Racing   Tommy Archer
  Leighton Reese
  Russ Oasis
  Dino Crescentini
Chevrolet Corvette C6 589
Chevrolet 7.0 L V8
34
DNF
DP 5   Essex Racing   Duncan Dayton
  Rick Knoop
  Brian DeVries
  Jim Matthews
  James Gue
Crawford DP03 585
Ford 5.0 L V8
35
DNF
DP 09   Spirit of Daytona Racing   Bobby Labonte
  Doug Goad
  Harold Primat
  Larry Oberto
Crawford DP03 572
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
36
DNF
DP 59   Brumos Porsche   J. C. France
  João Barbosa
  Ted Christopher
  Hurley Haywood
Fabcar FDSC/03 559
Porsche 3.9 L Flat-6
37 GT 68   TRG   Jim Pace
  Revere Greist
  Jim Lowe
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 555
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
38 DP 3   Southard Motorsports   Shane Lewis
  Kris Szekeres
  Randy LaJoie
  Tony Burgess
Riely Mk XI 548
BMW 5.0 L V8
39
DNF
DP 01   CompUSA Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates   Scott Pruett
  Luis Díaz
  Max Papis
Riley Mk XI 510
Lexus 5.0 L V8
40 GT 87   Synergy Racing   Dave Gaylord
  Wes Hill
  Ken Hill
  Will Diefenbach
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 503
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
41 GT 43   Team Sahlen   Wes Allen
  Eddie Hennessy
  Jim Michaelian
  Manuel Matos
  Wayne Nonnamaker
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 435
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
42
DNF
DP 11   Tuttle Team Racing   Brian Tuttle
  Kyle Petty
  Boris Said
Riley Mk XI 415
BMW 5.0 L V8
43
DNF
DP 84   Robinson Racing   Wally Dallenbach Jr.
  George Robinson
  Paul Dallenbach
  Darin Brassfield
Riley Mk XI 413
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
44
DNF
DP 89   Pacific Coast Motorsports   Ryan Dalziel
  Jon Fogarty
  Alex Figge
  David Empringham
Riley Mk XI 301
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
45 GT 80   Synergy Racing   David Murry
  Leh Keen
  Craig Stanton
  Xavier Pompidou
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 299
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
46
DNF
GT 69   TRG   Josh Vargo
  Jake Vargo
  Mark Herrington
  Brady Refenning
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 287
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
47
DNF
GT 70   Speedsource   Sylvain Tremblay
  David Haskell
  Jeff Altenburg
  Nick Ham
Mazda RX-8 284
Mazda 1.3 L RENESIS
48
DNF
GT 71   SAMAX/Doncaster Racing   David Lacey
  Brent Martini
  Greg Wilkins
  Mark Wilkins
  Johnny Mowlem
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 278
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
49
DNF
GT 57   Stevenson Motorsports   Vic Rice
  Tommy Riggins
  John Stevenson
  Spencer Trenery
  Dominic Cicero II
Chevrolet Corvette C6 278
Chevrolet 7.0 L V8
50
DNF
DP 2   Howard-Boss Motorsports   Jan Lammers
  Danica Patrick
  Allan McNish
  Rusty Wallace
Crawford DP03 273
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
51
DNF
DP 8   Synergy Racing   Brian Frisselle
  Burt Frisselle
  Clint Field
  Patrick Huisman
Doran JE4 206
Porsche 3.9 L Flat-6
52
DNF
DP 12   Lowe's Fernández Racing   Adrian Fernández
  Mário Haberfeld
  Scott Sharp
Riley Mk XI 187
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
53
DNF
GT 48   WTF Engineering   Toni Seiler
  Robert Dubler
  Hans Hauser
  Michael DeFontes
  Kurt Thiel
Chevrolet Corvette C5 174
Chevrolet 7.0 L V8
54
DNF
DP 6   Graydon Elliott Fusion Racing with MSR   Paul Tracy
  Paul Mears, Jr.
  Mike Borkowski
  Ken Wilden
Riley Mk XI 168
Lexus 5.0 L V8
55
DNF
GT 21   Matt Connolly Motorsports   Gerald Van Uitert
  Matt Connolly
  Carlos de Quesada
  Rick Sutherland
  Tom Sutherland
BMW M3 E46 159
BMW 3.2 L I6
56
DNF
DP 78   Doran Racing   B. J. Zacharias
  Sébastien Bourdais
  Raul Boesel
Doran JE4 156
Ford 5.0 L V8
57
DNF
DP 10   SunTrust Racing   Wayne Taylor
  Emmanuel Collard
  Max Angelelli
  Ryan Briscoe
Riley Mk XI 123
Pontiac 5.0 L V8
58
DNF
GT 52   Mastercar   Constantino Bertuzzi
  Luis Monzón
  Bo McCormick
  Philipp Baron
Ferrari 360 Modena Challenge 118
Ferrari 3.6 L V8
59
DNF
GT 15   Autometrics Motorsports   Cory Friedman
  Patrick Small
  Mac McGehee
  Bill Martin
  Tony Herring
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 104
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
60
DNF
GT 55   ASC Motorsports   Zach Arnold
  John Miller
  Eric Koselke
  Jay Poscente
  Mark Montgomery
Chevrolet Corvette C6 103
Chevrolet 7.0 L V8
61
DNF
GT 24   Matt Connolly Motorsports   Brian O'Shaughnessy
  Bill Cotter
  Tom Malloy
  Jacob Shalit
  Billy Johnson
BMW M3 E46 101
BMW 3.2 L I6
62
DNF
GT 63   Team Spencer Motorsports   Dennis Spencer
  Scott Spencer
  Roger Mandeville
  Rich Grupp
  Gary Drummond
Mazda RX-8 101
Mazda 1.3 L RENESIS
63
DNF
GT 08   Goldin Brothers Racing   Steve Goldin
  Keith Goldin
  Scott Finlay
  Scott Richards
  Kurt Thiel
Mazda RX-8 48
Mazda 1.3 L RENESIS
64
DNF
GT 04   Sigalsport BMW   Gene Sigal
  Peter MacLeod
  Miroslav Konôpka
  Blake Rosser
BMW M3 E46 34
BMW 3.2 L I6
65
DNF
GT 86   Synergy Racing   Don Kitch
  Chris Pennington
  Don Gagne
  Chris Pallis
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 17
Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6
66
DNF
DP 50   Blackforest Motorsports   Henry Zogaib
  Ian James
  Tom Nastasi
  Chris Gleason
Crawford DP03 5
Ford 5.0 L V8

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