Of course teammates Renger van der Zande, Jordan Taylor and Kamui Kobayashi contributed greatly to the win for the #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R, but there is no doubt the Spanish driver drew on his talent and experience at this particularly wet running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Each year, new drivers (known as rookies), make their Le Mans début. For most, competing in the world-famous endurance race is a dream come true, yet it is also one of the greatest challenges any racing driver can face.
All competitors set to participate this Sunday in Test Day for the 24 Hours of Le Mans have completed the administrative checks and Scrutineering. Larbre Competition, SMP Racing and Rubens Barrichello are the topics of this Friday afternoon update.
Yesterday, Racing Team Nederland - set to enter a Dallara P217 in the European Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans - live-streamed its 2017 program on its official Facebook page. Present were drivers Jan Lammers and Frits van Eerd, as well as Rubens Barrichello (only at Le Mans) via video from his home in Florida.