AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson took part in the 50th running of the Rolex 24, which was run over January 28–29 at Daytona International Speedway in Florida. The BMW Riley car driven by Johnson, Byron Defoor, Elliott Forbes–Robinson, Jim Pace and Carlos de Quesada finished 32nd, after completing 672 laps.
Eagerly anticipated by drivers, auto manufacturers and race fans everywhere, the Rolex 24 at Daytona is the first major race of the international motor sport season. Every January, the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida comes to life in celebration of this incredible endurance race, recognized by leading drivers as one of the most difficult in the world to win.
Video footage of Johnson talking about the race can be seen below.
During the 24 hours of the 50th running of the Rolex 24 Hours Of Daytona, Brian raised funds to provide services to families affected by pediatric cancer.