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Unconventional DeltaWing turning heads, laps at Daytona International Speedway

There's a shiny, odd-shaped car turning laps — and heads — at Daytona International Speedway.It's been dubbed the "chrome missile," and even though it's not the fastest Prototype entered in this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona, it certainly could wreak havoc in the first race of the newly formed United SportsCar Championship.The DeltaWing is the freshest and funkiest car to hit the famed track in nearly 50 years."It's different," Action Express Racing driver Christian Fittipaldi said. "It almost looks like a three-wheeler. You look at it and say, 'Is a motorcycle going to be racing against us?'"The technologically advanced car, which looks like a cross between a fighter jet and a concept car, is racing a full season in the Prototype series. No one expects much from the underpowered entry, which made its debut in 2012 with an open-cockpit version.The car gained national attention at the 24 Hours of Le Mans later that season. Drivers Andy Meyrick and Katherine Legge grabbed more headlines ...

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