Column: What a huge week

jan_rolex_race_gallery_23The finish at the Rolex 24 at Daytona was simply perfect for Corvette Racing – the only thing that could have been better for me was having the two cars swap positions in the photo-finish at the end!

motorsport_post_rolexBoth the #3 and the #4 cars ran the perfect races that we needed to put ourselves in that position for the finish. Saving the car as much as we could for the end was what was needed this time.

The Corvette is a proven car by now, but there are still things that could go wrong in racing – as seen with some of the issues the other cars had.

I’m very happy with how everything went. Obviously, it would have been cool to finish four hundredths of a second further up the road than we did!

Unfortunately, we developed a bit of a situation with our fueling towards the end and that caused us to do an extra stop. If not for that issue, we had it in the bag.

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