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Rolex 24: Bill Kent Raceday Gallery

(Bill Kent/Epoch Times)
(Bill Kent/Epoch Times)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Veteran motorsports photographer Bill Kent presents a few photos he took during the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona, Jan...




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  • Jordan Taylor in the #10 WTR Dallara-Corvette is part of a three-way fight for the race lead. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • The #72 SMP Racing Ferrari Battle on of the Corvettes entering the International Horseshoe just before the halfway point of the 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Olivier Pla and AJ Allmendinger took superman stints in the #60 Shank Racing Ligier-Honda and kept the car in the lead from twilight through full dark. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • The #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Dallara-Corvette led at times and ran up front throughout the first quarter of the race. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • The Panoz DeltaWing could triumph in the 2016 WeatherTech Rolex 24 at Daytona—-an impressive first endurance race victory if it happens. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times

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  • Nick Tandy in the #911 Porsche North America 911 RSR to pole position turned the fastest lap in qualifying for the 2016 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Porsche Sweeps WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona Qualifying

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  • Tristan Nunez finds his improved prospects “exciting.” The 20-year-old racer is being rewarded for his persistence; the improved Mazda Prototype finally has the speed needed to carry Nunez and his co-drivers to victory. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • The #2 ESM Ligier-Honda streaks past the grandstands at Daytona International Speedway during the Sunday morning session of the IMSA WeatherTech Roar Before the 24. The car set the fastest time of the weekend in the Sunday Afternoon session. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • The DeltaWing set fastest time in Saturday morning’s session at the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Roaring Through the Fog

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  • The #60 Shank Ligier-Honda was quickest in both Friday sessions of the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Diego Fangio and Hernan Staffa’s 1966 VRC Porsche 906 leads Jeff McKee’s 1966 SPF GT40, Harry McPherson’s 1969/2009 SPF GT40, and John Boxhorn’s 1984 2-liter Tiga SC84 at the 2015 HSR Sebring season finalé. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • A 2008 Audi R8 chased by a 1974 Porsche 911 RSR chased by a 2006 Ford GT—this kind of variety adds richness to every HSR event. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    HSR Sebring Sportscar Season Finalé Photo Gallery Three

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    HSR Sebring Sportscar Season Finalé Photo Gallery Two

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  • Sebring seemed to enter a time warp over the weekend as cars from four decades ago banged wheels at the HSR season finalé. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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