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By: Toby Christie - Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, when Juan Pablo Montoya crossed the finish line to end the 51st running of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona -- it meant that Scott Pruett had secured his fifth Rolex 24 victory. The significance of a fifth Rolex title is that it now ties Pruett with Hurley Haywood (who was the event's grand marshal) as the drivers with the most victories in the ultimate test of man and machine.
“It's just an incredible day all the way around, winning with these guys, winning with Chip, with TELMEX and with BMW,” Pruett said. “Then at the end of it, having gotten to know Hurley real well over the years by racing with him and just as a friend – and to have him there at the end – was pretty special. It was a very special thing.”
The Rolex 24 Hour race may very well be the hardest thing in auto racing, or in all of sports to win. There are so many variables, and so many thing...