Five classes of local students enjoyed a special treat as they got behind the scenes looks and insights into the cars and technology of the American Le Mans Series. Greenville has the only elementary school program in the state designed to help develop future engineers.
Michelin race tire engineers look on as a group of local math and science students try out a pair of Michelin racing simulators. Fans had plenty of opportunities to try their skills on various simulators as the The U.S. Department of Energy “Green Racing” simulator, BMW Performance simulator, Michelin, and Road Atlanta simulator all saw plenty of action.
Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU/ICAR) unveiled the innovative “Deep Orange” range extended BMW concept at Motorsports on Main.
An event program, giveaways, posters, tech talks, autographs and great cars were the order of the day in Greenville for the inaugural Motorsports on Main.
Mayor Pro Tem David Sudduth (left) presents Michelin VP of Marketing Don Byrd with a copy of the Proclamation declaring Thursday, September 23, Motorsports on Main Day in Greenville.
The radio voice of the American Le Mans Series, John Hindhaugh, was live at Thursday’s Motorsports on Main presented by Michelin. The popular radio show Midweek Motorsport on radiolemans.com recorded a podcast live from the event, and you can listen to it on demand on the right hand side of the page.