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2010 GT Competition: “Incredible”

We can describe the entire 2010 American Le Mans Series GT season in just one word: Incredible.  What can you say about a class of racing where Ferrari, Porsche, BMW, Corvette, Jaguar, and Ford all battle for every inch of every lap through an entire season? Where Michelin, Dunlop, Falken and Yokohama all roll-out their best at every round? A class when Ferrari sends Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander to drive the second car on a...

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GT – Corvette Captures Last Lap Win, Michelin Sweeps Podium

This year, the competition in the American Le Mans Series’ GT class has been nothing short of staggering. At any point, seven or eight cars could be separated by merely a few tenths of a second. While Corvette Racing has been close all season, they had yet to break through prior to this weekend. Cross that one off the to-do list. Winless in 2010, but having starred at the most recent endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans,...

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Racing Simulators on Main Street

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.

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Clemson’s ICAR Unveils “Deep Orange” at Main Street

Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU/ICAR) unveiled the innovative “Deep Orange” range extended BMW concept at Motorsports on Main.

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Young BMW Driving Ace Tommy Milner Heading to Main Street

BMW Rahal Letterman driver Tommy Milner will meet fans at the BMW Fan Zone at Motorsports on Main. Young BMW ace Tommy Milner will join in the festivities at the inaugural Motorsports on Main event in downtown Greenville, S.C. on Thursday, September 23. Milner, age 24, is a rising star in American Le Mans Series competition with six podium finishes in the first eight events of the 2010 ALMS season. The Leesburg, VA resident and his...

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