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Tandy, Gavin on top in GTLM practice
Jul10

Tandy, Gavin on top in GTLM practice

Practice in the GTLM class at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park found a pair of 24 Hours of Le Mans winners from Great Britain turning the fastest laps on the roller-coaster road course near Toronto. Nick Tandy of Bedford, England, co-drove the No. 19 Porsche 919 Hybrid to an overall victory at the Circuit de La Sarthe last month. Today he drove the No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR to the quickest time in the one-hour morning...

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CTMP Notebook No. 1
Jul10

CTMP Notebook No. 1

TUESDAY TEST. Nick Tandy set the quickest time in GTLM in Friday morning’s first practice session. The Le Mans-winning driver hustled the No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR to a 1:15.388 lap time, nearly four tenths of a second ahead of the No. 3 Corvette C7.R. Tandy credited his Porsche’s quick time to a private test session held on Tuesday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. “The only GTLM cars at the test...

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Michelin at CTMP: “Commitment To Maximum Performance”
Jul10

Michelin at CTMP: “Commitment To Maximum Performance”

Michelin technical partner teams and drivers will be counting on Michelin technology and experience to provide the confidence that is essential for success as the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship makes its sole visit to Canada for Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix. “The track’s proper name is Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, or CTMP. In effect, CTMP can also stand for ‘Commitment To Maximum Performance,’” said...

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Rain may open door for Michelin GTLM runners
Jun28

Rain may open door for Michelin GTLM runners

If Saturday morning’s wet conditions are a fair indicator, the battle at the front of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen could become more crowded if rain arrives during today’s race. Track conditions were sunny and dry for Friday’s pair of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice sessions which saw a gap of six seconds per lap (1 minute 38 seconds vs. 1 minute 44 seconds) from the Prototype entries led by the Michael Shank Racing...

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Ligier-Honda P2 sets the pace in practice
Jun26

Ligier-Honda P2 sets the pace in practice

With the prospect of heavy rain on Saturday and mixed conditions for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday, Friday practice was precious time on a dry track. Teams made the most of a pair of one-hour free practice sessions to work on setups and prepare drivers for the upcoming six-hour enduro at Watkins Glen International. Oswaldo Negri Jr. set the pace in the Prototype class in both the morning and afternoon sessions in the...

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