Austin Dillon Confirmed For Rolex 24

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Austin Dillon will compete in the Rolex 24 for the first time in January. (HHP/Chris Owens Photo)
Austin Dillon will compete in the Rolex 24 for the first time in January. (HHP/Chris Owens Photo)

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Three-time NASCAR Cup Series race winner Austin Dillon will join RWR Eurasia for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona Int’l Speedway on Jan. 30-31.

Dillon, the 2018 winner of the Daytona 500, will be joined in the team’s Ligier JS P217 by Salih Yoluc and Cody Ware. The team plans to announce a fourth driver at a later date.

The 2021 edition of the Rolex 24 will be Dillon’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut. He joins Chase Elliott as an active NASCAR Cup Series competitor scheduled to compete in the Rolex 24 in January.

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, who retired from NASCAR competition at the end of the 2020 season, is also scheduled to compete in the Rolex 24.