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Michelin Corvette, Ford, BMW, Porsche, Ferrari Teams Swap Positions 1-5 in Wild Finish at Road America

A race that could have gone in several different directions seemingly went in all of them at once. A wild restart saw the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM class leading Corvette Racing C7.R of Tommy Milner vault from fifth place to first in the final five minutes of the 2 Hour, 40-minute race here at the 4.048 mile Road America circuit.

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Michelin Expects Wide Open Race at Road America

The fans call it “America’s National Park of Speed” and with its three long straightaways, variety of challenging corners and big elevation changes, the 4.048 mile long circuit, officially known as Road America, is a favorite of the Michelin technical partner drivers and teams because it is a challenging track and a pleasure to drive according to Ken Payne, motorsport’s technical director, Michelin North America.

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Michelin Double Stint No Trouble for Ford at CTMP

A perfectly timed pit strategy and the ability to effectively double-stint their MICHELIN tires helped Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook take their third consecutive GTLM class victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship here at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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