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How to watch the Daytona 24 hours

All the TV coverage times you need to know about the 24 Hours of Daytona which marks the start of the 2024 IMSA SportsCar Championship.

Meyer Shank Racing 24 hour of Daytona 2023
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One of the biggest sportscar races on the American motorsport calendar kicks off this weekend, as the Daytona 24 hours takes place.

The race signifies the start of the 2024 IMSA SportsCar Championship on the 27-28th January, with drivers set to tackle the prestigious Daytona International Speedway in Florida.

Several former F1 drivers will be taking part in the race, including Felipe Massa, Romain Grosjean, Marcus Ericsson and 2009 Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button.

There will be three classes of car including the GTP class which sees BMW, Cadillac and Porsche compete against each other. There will also be a LMP2 class and GTD catagory for GT3-based cars.

Here is the start times for the 62nd edition of the Daytona 24 hours across the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Daytona 24 Hours start time

Time Zone Day Channel
6:40pm GMT Saturday 27th January Steaming via IMSA.tv (coverage starts at 6:35pm GMT)
1:40pm Local Saturday 27th January NBC (first and final hours) and USA Network (Saturday night into Sunday morning)
5:40am ACT Sunday 28th January Steaming via IMSA.tv (coverage starts at 6:35pm GMT)
7:40am NZ Sunday 28th January Sky TV

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