Dr. Ron Yarab of Poland will be racing the #4 Children's Tumor Foundation/Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 with Justin Bell, Ryan Eversley and Daniel Graeff at the the 50th anniversary running of the Grand-Am Sports Car Rolex 24 at Daytona on Saturday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Jan. 29.
The Rolex 24-hour race is the first major event in the international motorsports calendar. This year's field includes top-level drivers like Juan Pablo Montoya, A.J. Allmendinger, Dario Franchitti and Michael Waltrip. The race will be televised live on Speed Channel from 2:30 to 11 p.m. Jan. 28 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 29.
This will be Dr. Yarab's fifth appearance at the 24-hour classic. He and teammates Ryan Eversley, Daniel Graeff and Kenny Wallace finished eighth in the GT class last year, 20th overall.
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Dr. Ron Yarab of Poland, left, with the #4 Porsche 911 GT3 that he will race at this weekend’s 50th anniversary running of the Rolex 25 at Daytona, with teammates, from left, Ryan Eversley, Daniel Graeff and Justin Bell. The race will be televised live on Speed Channel.
Co-driving with Yarab will be Justin Bell, Speed Channel reporter and host of "World's Fastest Car Show", who will give live reports during his driving stints. The drivers will also appear in a live web cast from the race pits at cc.ebay.com/worlds-fastest-car-show.
The team will be raising money for the Children's Tumor Foundation towards research to cure neurofibromatosis. Last year, the team raised over $600,000 during the race event. Donations can be made at www.racing4research.org.
Yarab is co-CEO of AllPoints Physic Medicine and Rehabilitation, with offices in Poland, Columbiana and Niles. He and his wife Susan live in Poland.