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Corvette Racing tops VIR Friday practice
Aug25

Corvette Racing tops VIR Friday practice

Not one, but both Friday practice sessions went to Corvette Racing at the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The No. 4 C7.R took the top spot in the first session of the all-GT battle at VIRginia International Raceway, with the No. 3 machine topping the sheets in the second practice. Tommy Milner set the fastest time of the first session, besting Richard Westbrook in the No. 67 Ford GT, who came second. Third place in the first session...

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Ten top makes take on Michelin GT Challenge at VIR
Aug23

Ten top makes take on Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

Race teams from 10 of the world’s premier automakers will take to the challenging 3.27-mile VIRginia International Raceway circuit at this weekend’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, a key stop on the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The powerful factory backed BMW, Corvette, Ford, Ferrari and Porsche GT Le Mans (GTLM) class teams headline one of two WeatherTech Championship races that exclusively feature the production based...

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Ford first at Road America
Aug06

Ford first at Road America

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing needed a win to reignite its 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship bid and they got it today at Road America with a strong performance by pole sitter Dirk Mueller and co-driver Joey Hand who took their No. 66 Ford GT to the GT Le Mans class victory. Starting from the pole position, Mueller built a 10 second lead in the first hour while still saving fuel. “Mike O’Gara (CGR team manager) gave me a big...

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Mueller leads Ford 1-2 at Road America
Aug05

Mueller leads Ford 1-2 at Road America

After three practice sessions where three different manufacturers topped the timesheets, it was Ford that emerged on top in qualifying, scoring a 1-2 at Road America. Dirk Mueller in the No. 66 Ford GT will lead the charge for the American marque tomorrow, setting a time of 2:01.422. The time was not only good enough for pole position for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Road America, but also a new qualifying lap...

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Video: Pre-qualifying at Road America
Aug05

Video: Pre-qualifying at Road America

As the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship readies for qualifying at Road America, the field is tighter than ever, with three manufacturers taking top honors in each of the three practice sessions. Dirk Mueller With a dry third practice session, @muellerdirk was happy to soak up the sun before what's sure to be a tight qualifying session. pic.twitter.com/ZJZEfMhnYN — Michelin Alley (@MichelinAlley) August 5, 2017 Martin...

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