Friday, February 25, 2022

Rolex 24 at DAYTONA 2022

Photo Credit: Mark Rackley


The 60th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona took place recently at Florida’s Daytona International Speedway. It was the 31st time Rolex is the Title Sponsor.

Helio Castroneves kept the No. 60 (above) Acura ARX-05 ahead of the field during the final 30 minutes to lift Meyer Shank Racing and co-drivers Tom Blomqvist, Oliver Jarvis and Simon Pagenaud to victory.

When the checkered flag finally dropped at the end of the race, every driver on the winning team received a white-dialed, steel-and-yellow-gold Rolex Cosmograph Daytona timepiece

Learn much more about Rolex's Road to Daytona in Nick Gould's AMAZING Rolex Racing Champions article that details the evolution of the Rolex Racing Revolution. The 1965 ad below introduced the Daytona.