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Chip Ganassi earns 200th victory with Rolex class win


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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Action Express Racing has a third Rolex 24 at Daytona title, and Chip Ganassi Racing is celebrating the organization’s 200th victory.

The Action Express team of Filipe Albuquerque, Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi drove Cadillac to the overall victory Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.

Ganassi’s two Ford GT entries dominated the GT Le Mans class and defended last year’s victory. The team of Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook and Scott Dixon won and defeated its sister car, which was the defending class champion.

Filipe Albuquerque, of Portugal, sits behind the wheel as crew members change tires and add fuel to the Cadillac DPi during a pit stop in the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Ganassi now has eight wins in 15 Rolex appearances. His teams won six overall titles and now have two class victories.

In the GT Daytona class, GRT Grasser Racing Team won in a Lamborghini.

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Joao Barbosa, of Portugal, maintains a lead during the final hours of the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Joao Barbosa, of Portugal, maintains a lead during the final hours of the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Joao Barbosa, of Portugal, maintains a lead during the final hours of the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Joao Barbosa, of Portugal, maintains a lead during the final hours of the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Ryan Briscoe drives his Ford GT out of a turn during the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Ryan Briscoe drives his Ford GT out of a turn during the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Jonathan Bomarito's Mazda DPi (55) catches fire going into a turn at the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Darryl Graham)

Jonathan Bomarito’s Mazda DPi (55) catches fire going into a turn at the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Darryl Graham)

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