VIDEO: Van Gisbergen’s Daytona initiation

Onboard footage shows Shane Van Gisbergen turning some hot laps of the famous Daytona track in the Roar Before the 24 test as a prelude to the famous 24 Hour sports car race later this month.

The 24-year-old Kiwi was a surprise inclusion for the official test at the famous American banked circuit,  joining the Alex Job Racing Porsche 911 GT America squad alongside Cooper MacNeil, Leh Keen and LP Dumoulin.

After three days of running, the #22 car finished the test fourth fastest in the highly competitive GTD class, with a best time of 1.48.269s, just three tenths behind class leaders Flying Lizard Motorsports new Audi R8.

The Daytona 24 Hours will take place on January 25-26.

See below for onboard footage of Shane Van Gisbergen’s Daytona debut

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