Daytona.- Venezuelan pilots Alex Popow and Nelson Canache jr ran with misfortune in this edition of the 24 Hours of Daytona, traditional competition that opens the American automotive calendar and is currently played at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida.
Popow, who came to lead the race in the PC category, saw his coequiper Mirco Schultis left after the engine of his Oreca FLM09 confront insurmountable problems.
Both are Starworks team with Renger van der Sande and Filipe Albuquerque.
Meanwhile, jr Canache also was compromised his legendary career option, after the Porsche 911 GT America Park Place Motorsport team began to lose power.
“The engine started to sound weird and he left the infield to the cant, significantly lowered its power. Since I had warned Spencer (Pumpelly) then I corroborated” Canache, visibly upset said.
The Porsche 73 Park Place Motorsports team was kept in garages where technicians tried to put it in a position to end the checkered career, but it was impossible and had to withdraw from the competition.