No. 5 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R at 2018 24 Hours of Daytona The 2018 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship kicked off this past weekend with a cracker of a 24 Hours of Daytona.

It was a record-setting race that saw Cadillac and Ford continue their strong performances from last year. It was the No.

5 Konica Minolta Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R driven by Joao Barbosa, Filipe Albuquerque and Christian Fittipaldi that claimed the overall victory, with the trio also setting a new record for the most miles driven in the race. They managed 2,876.48 miles, or about 808 laps.

The previous record of 2,760.96 miles was set all the way back in 1982 by John Paul Jr., John Paul Sr. and Rolf Stommelen in a Porsche 935. And just like last year’s race, the 2018 24 Hours of Daytona saw a 1-2 finish for Cadillac, with the brand’s No.

31 DPi-V.R claiming the second spot. Doing the driving were Felipe Nasr, Eric Curran, Stuart Middleton and Mike Conway, and just over a minute separated them from the winning car. Read more from motorauthority.com…

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