The Action Express Racing team celebrates their overall victory in the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Photo: Michael L. Levitt, LAT Photo USA)

The Action Express Racing team celebrates their overall victory in the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Photo: Michael L. Levitt, LAT Photo USA)

Following a late-race dual with Wayne Taylor Racing, Action Express Racing broke through to claim victory in the 52nd Rolex 24 at Daytona, the opening round of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

The No. 5 Corvette DP took the overall win in the hands of Sebastien Bourdais, Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi. The trio held off WTR’s No. 10 Corvette DP, driven by Max Angelelli, Jordan, Ricky and Wayne Taylor, by 1.461 seconds after 695 laps.