2009 24 Hours of Daytona

The 2009 Rolex 24 at Daytona Presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 is the first round of the 2009 Rolex Sports Car Series season. It took place at Daytona International Speedway between January 24–25, 2009. David Donohue won the race 40 years after his father won, by holding off a furious charge from NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya in the closest finish in race history.

Race resultsEdit

Class Winners in bold.

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Laps
Engine
1 DP 58 Brumos Racing   Darren Law
  David Donohue
  Buddy Rice
  Antonio García
Riley Mk. XI 735
Porsche 3.99L Flat-6
2 DP 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates   Scott Pruett
  Memo Rojas
  Juan Pablo Montoya
Riley Mk. XX 735
Lexus 5.0L V8
3 DP 59 Brumos Racing   J. C. France
  João Barbosa
  Terry Borcheller
  Hurley Haywood
Riley Mk. XI 735
Porsche 3.99L Flat-6
4 DP 10 SunTrust Racing   Wayne Taylor
  Max Angelelli
  Brian Frisselle
  Pedro Lamy
Dallara DP01 735
Ford 5.0L V8
5 DP 02 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates   Scott Dixon
  Dario Franchitti
  Alex Lloyd
Riley Mk. XI 731
Lexus 5.0L V8
6 DP 16 Penske Racing   Romain Dumas
  Timo Bernhard
  Ryan Briscoe
Riley Mk. XX 717
Porsche 3.99L Flat-6
7 DP 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing   Jon Fogarty
  Alex Gurney
  Jimmy Vasser
  Jimmie Johnson
Riley Mk. XX 714
Pontiac 5.0L V8
8 DP 2 Childress-Howard Motorsports   Andy Wallace
  Rob Finlay
  Danica Patrick
  Casey Mears
Crawford DP08 702
Pontiac 5.0L V8
9 GT 67 The Racer's Group   Justin Marks
  Andy Lally
  R. J. Valentine
  Jörg Bergmeister
  Patrick Long
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 695
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
10 GT 66 The Racer's Group   Ted Ballou
  Spencer Pumpelly
  Tim George, Jr.
  Emmanuel Collard
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 694
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
11 GT 33 Wright Motorsports   Phillip Martien
  B. J. Zacharias
  Sascha Maassen
  Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 691
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
12 GT 07 Banner Racing   Paul Edwards
  Kelly Collins
  Jan Magnussen
Pontiac GXP.R 689
Pontiac 6.0L V8
13 GT 86 Farnbacher-Loles Racing   Dominik Farnbacher
  Eric Lux
  Matthew Marsh
  Kevin Roush
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 688
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
14 GT 57 Stevenson Motorsports   Robin Liddell
  Andrew Davis
  Jeff Bucknum
Pontiac GXP.R 684
Pontiac 6.0L V8
15 GT 88 Farnbacher-Loles Racing   Steve Johnson
  Dave Lacey
  Robert Nearn
  Richard Westbrook
  James Sofronas
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 680
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
16 GT 87 Farnbacher-Loles Racing   Leh Keen
  Dirk Werner
  Wolf Henzler
  Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 676
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
17 GT 69 SpeedSource   Emil Assentato
  Jeff Segal
  Nick Longhi
  Matt Plumb
Mazda RX8 GT 675
Mazda 2.0L 3-Rotor
18 GT 26 Gotham Competition   Jerome Jacalone
  Joe Jacalone
  Randy Pobst
  Gerardo Bonilla
  Shane Lewis
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 675
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
19 DP 55 Level 5 Motorsports   Scott Tucker
  Ed Zabinski
  Christophe Bouchut
  Raphael Matos
Riley Mk. XX 665
BMW 5.0L V8
20 DP 13 Beyer Racing   Ricky Taylor
  Jared Beyer
  David Martínez
  Jordan Taylor
Riley Mk. XI 662
Pontiac 5.0L V8
21 GT 32 PR1 Motorsports   Mike Forest
  Thomas Merrill
  Al Salvo
  Jeff Westphal
Pontiac GXP.R 656
Pontiac 6.0L V8
22 GT 97 Stevenson Motorsports   James Gue
  Tom Long
  Ryan Eversley
  Galen Bieker
Chevrolet Corvette C6 650
Chevrolet 5.7L V8
23 DP 09 Spirit of Daytona Racing   Guy Cosmo
  Scott Russell
  Jason Pridmore
  Jeff Ward
Coyote CC/08 649
Porsche 5.0L V8
24 GT 30 Racers Edge Motorsports   Dion von Moltke
  Bryan Sellers
  Doug Peterson
  Dane Cameron
Mazda RX8 GT 647
Mazda 2.0L 3-Rotor
25 GT 68 The Racer's Group   José Gutierrez
  Chris Pallis
  Steve Miller
  Scott Schroeder
  Duncan Ende
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 625
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
26 GT 89 Farnbacher-Loles Racing   Gabrio Rosa
  Pierre Kaffer
  Giacomo Petrobelli
  Allan Simonsen
  Giorgio Rosa
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 622
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
27 GT 85 Farnbacher-Loles Racing   Michael Gomez
  Daniel Graff
  Wolf Henzler
  Ron Jarab, Jr.
  Richard Campollo
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 604
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
28 GT 70 SpeedSource   David Haskell
  Sylvain Tremblay
  Nick Ham
  Jonathan Bomarito
Mazda RX8 GT 591
Mazda 2.0L 3-Rotor
29 GT 63 The Racer's Group   David Quinlan
  Bruce Ledoux III
  Dan Watkins
  Steve Zadig
  Kurt Kossmann
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 572
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
30 GT 44 Bullet Racing   Ross Bentley
  Keith Carter
  Daniel Herrington
  Glenn Nixon
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 519
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
31
DNF
DP 77 Doran Racing   Memo Gidley
  Brad Jaeger
  Fabrizio Gollin
  Matteo Bobbi
Dallara DP01 504
Ford 5.0L V8
32
DNF
GT 35 Orbit Racing   Lawson Aschenbach
  Emilio Valverde
  Lance Willsey
  Omar Rodriguez
  Hiram Cruz
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 454
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
33
DNF
GT 65 Riegel/Stanton/The Racer's Group   Craig Stanton
  John Potter
  Bryce Miller
  Marco Holzer
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 379
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
34
DNF
DP 75 Krohn Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Eric van de Poele
  Oliver Gavin
Proto-Auto Lola B08/70 374
Pontiac 5.0L V8
35
DNF
GT 40 Dempsey Racing   Joe Foster
  Patrick Dempsey
  Charles Espenlaub
  Tim Lewis, Jr.
  Jep Thornton
Mazda RX8 GT 343
Mazda 2.0L 3-Rotor
36
DNF
GT 56 Mastercar-Coast 2 Costa Racing   Luca Drudi
  César Campaniço
  Max Papis
  Nathan Swartzbaugh
Ferrari F430 Challenge 324
Ferrari 4.3L V8
37
DNF
GT 21 Battery Tender/MCM Racing   Jason Daskalos
  Pepe Montaño
  Diego Alessi
  Jason Vinkemulder
Pontiac GTO.R 321
Pontiac 6.0L V8
38
DNF
DP 61 AIM Autosport   Burt Frisselle
  Mark Wilkins
  John Farano
  Alex Figge
Riley Mk. XX 301
Ford 5.0L V8
39
DNF
DP 22 Alegra Motorsports   Carlos de Quesada
  Ryan Dalziel
  Tomáš Enge
  Chapman Ducote
Riley Mk. XI 292
BMW 5.0L V8
40
DNF
GT 52 Mastercar-Coast 2 Costa Racing   Joe Castellano
  Constantino Bertuzzi
  Luca Pirri Ardizzone
  Christian Montanari
  Cort Wagner
Ferrari F430 Challenge 292
Ferrari 4.3L V8
41
DNF
DP 60 Michael Shank Racing   Mark Patterson
  Oswaldo Negri, Jr.
  Ryan Hunter-Reay
  Colin Braun
Riley Mk. XX 262
Ford 5.0L V8
42
DNF
GT 14 Autometric Motorsports   Claudio Burtin
  Jack Baldwin
  Mac McGehee
  Cory Friedman
  Martin Ragginger
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 259
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
43
DNF
GT 31 Battery Tender/MCM Racing   Jim Michaelian
  Bob Michaelian
  Romeo Kapudija
  John McMullen, Jr.
  John Lewis
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 245
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
44
DNF
DP 45 Orbit Racing   Darren Manning
  Bill Lester
  Leo Hindery
  Kyle Petty
Riley Mk. XI 216
BMW 5.0L V8
45
DNF
GT 64 JLowe Racing   Jim Lowe
  Jim Pace
  Johannes van Overbeek
  Tim Sugden
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 201
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
46
DNF
DP 76 Krohn Racing   Niclas Jönsson
  Ricardo Zonta
  Darren Turner
Proto-Auto Lola B08/70 159
Pontiac 5.0L V8
47
DNF
DP 6 Michael Shank Racing   Michael Valiante
  Ian James
  A. J. Allmendinger
  John Pew
Riley Mk. XX 153
Ford 5.0L V8
48
DNF
GT 15 Blackforest Motorsports   Boris Said
  Owen Kelly
  Paul Morris
  Tom Nastasi
Ford Mustang FR500 52
Ford 5.0L V8
49
DNF
GT 42 Team Sahlen   Wayne Nonnamaker
  Joe Nonnamaker
  Will Nonnamaker
  Joe Sahlen
Chevrolet Corvette C6 24
Chevrolet 5.7L V8
DNS GT 34 Orbit Racing   Lawson Aschenbach
  Hiram Cruz
  Omar Rodriguez
  Emilio Valverde
  Lance Willsey
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
DNS GT 43 Team Sahlen   Joe Nonnamaker
  Wayne Nonnamaker
  Will Nonnamaker
  Joe Sahlen
Chevrolet Corvette C6
Chevrolet 5.7L V8
DNS DP 7 Penske Racing   Timo Bernhard
  Ryan Briscoe
Riley Mk. XX
Porsche 3.99L Flat-6


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