Participants, schedules, announcements… How to follow the 24 Hours of Daytona?

Participants, schedules, announcements… How to follow the 24 Hours of Daytona?


The 61st edition of the 24 Hours of Daytona promises to be unique. The most popular racePatience across the Atlantic will mark the start of the championship IMSA, but also (and above all) the premiere of the new LMDh in the GTP category. New manufacturers, new drivers, new cars: a new golden era of Endurance begins in Florida on January 28 and 29. Here’s all the information you need to know ahead of the 2023 24 Hours of Daytona.

Login list

GTP: 9 cars

LM P2: 10 cars

LM P3: 9 cars

GTD Pro: 8 cars

GTD: 25 cars

Find the complete Spotter’s Guide to the 24 Hours of Daytona HERE.

The plan

(France time, 6 hours time difference from Daytona)

Wednesday January 25

7:45 pm – 8:30 pm: Mazda MX-5 Cup – Free Practice 1 (IMSA TV)

8:45 pm – 9:45 pm: Michelin Pilot Challenge – Free Practice 1 (IMSA TV)

Thursday January 26

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Mazda MX-5 Cup – Free Practice 2 (IMSA TV)

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm: Michelin Pilot Challenge – Free Practice 2 (IMSA TV)

5:05 pm – 6:35 pm: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – Free Practice 1 (IMSA TV)

6:55 pm – 7:10 pm: Mazda MX-5 Cup – Qualifying (IMSA TV)

8:25 pm – 9:00 pm – Michelin Pilot Challenge – Qualifying (IMSA TV)

9:20 pm – 11:05 pm: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – Free Practice 2 (IMSA TV)

11:30 pm – 12:15 am – Mazda MX-5 Cup – Race 1 (IMSA TV)

Friday January 27

1h15 – 3h00: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – Free Practice 3 (IMSA TV)

3:25 pm – 3:55 pm: Michelin Pilot Challenge – Free Practice 3 (IMSA TV)

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm: Mazda MX-5 Cup – Race 2 (IMSA TV)

5:20 pm – 6:20 pm: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – Free Practice 4 (IMSA TV)

7:45 pm – 11:45 pm: Michelin Pilot BMW M Endurance Challenge – Race (IMSA TV)

Saturday January 28

12:25 am – 12:45 am: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – Free Practice 4 (GTP only)

7:40 pm: 24 Hours of Daytona – Start (IMSA TV and Automoto la Chaîne)

Sunday January 29

7:40 p.m : 24 Hours of Daytona – Finish (IMSA TV and Automoto la Chaîne)

The starting grid

Pole position:

GTP: Meyer Shank Racing #60 (Acura ARX-06)

LM P2: PR1 Mathiasen n°52 (Oreca 07)

LM P3: Sean Creech Motorsport #33 (Ligier JS P320)

GTD Pro: WeatherTech Contest #79 (mercedes-AMG GT3)

GTD: Race of Champions #57 (Mercedes-AMG GT3)

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