Start times finalized for Daytona Speedweeks, including Rolex 24 and Daytona 500


Today marks the first day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 test weekend at Daytona International Speedway, and it won’t be long before the stars of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will be back at DIS for their biggest event of the season.

Start times for the Rolex and all of the other major Daytona Speedweeks events – including the Daytona 500 and its preliminary events, a 200-mile ARCA race, NASCAR’s Sprint Unlimited exhibition, and races for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series – have now been finalized.

Be sure to mark your calendars, whether they’re paper or electronic:

  • Rolex 24 at Daytona (IMSA – TUDOR Championship), Sat., Jan. 24, 2:10 p.m. ET
  • Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAV TV (ARCA), Sat., Feb. 14, 4:15 p.m. ET
  • The Sprint Unlimited (NASCAR – Sprint Cup exhibition), Sat., Feb. 14, 8:15 p.m. ET
  • Daytona 500 Qualifying presented by Kroger (NASCAR – Sprint Cup), Sun., Feb. 15, 1:30 p.m. ET
  • Budweiser Duel At Daytona (NASCAR – Sprint Cup), Thurs., Feb. 19, 7 p.m. ET
  • NextEra Energy Resources 250 (NASCAR – Truck Series), Fri., Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Alert Today Florida 300 (NASCAR – XFINITY Series), Sat., Feb. 21, 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Daytona 500 (NASCAR – Sprint Cup), Sun., Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. ET

Barber IndyCar iRacing results

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Scott McLaughlin led the final six laps Saturday and finished 0.4241 seconds ahead of teammate Will Power to win the Honda IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park.

Scott Speed finished third behind the Team Penske drivers. Alex Palou and Simon Pagenaud rounded out the top five.

Click here for the full boxscore from Saturday’s IndyCar iRacing event at Barber Motorsports Park.

WINNER: Scott McLaughlin holds off teammate Will Power

WHAT DRIVERS SAID: Postrace reactions on social media

Other notable finishers:

Colton Herta (seventh), Robert Wickens (eighth), Jimmie Johnson (12th), Graham Rahal (14th), Alexander Rossi (22nd).

Sage Karam led a race-high 24 laps but retired from the 45-lap event because of a crash and finished 27th of 29 drivers.