As Michelin and its technical partner teams work through the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship they face circuits that are defined by horsepower, or handling and several highly technical circuits. And then there is Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), site of this weekend’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix, which demands them all.
Michelin technical partner Ford Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) backed up its stunning GT victory at the recent Le Mans 24 Hour race, by winning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM class pole, setting fastest race lap and scoring an impressive 1-2 finish here at Watkins Glen.
Fresh from its milestone 25th overall victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours race, Michelin and its technical partner teams return to IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition at the storied 3.4 mile Watkins Glen International circuit for The Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on July 3.
Fifty years ago this June, Ford stunned the racing world by taking on Ferrari and winning at the fabled Le Mans 24 Hour race with the Ford GT.
Michelin technical partner teams in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will get a “taste” of Le Mans as they compete in this weekend’s Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.