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Road America ALMS Coverage Recap

Here is a content recap of the seventh round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series season, the ALMS Powered by eStar from Elkhart Lake’s Road America, from the MichelinAlley.com staff. SUNDAY Race Day Action Shots LMP – Cocker’s Last Lap Pass Nets Drayson’s First Win and Michelin 1-2-3 GT – BMW Back On Top For First Time in 2010 Road America – Live Race Blog 2011 ALMS Schedule Announced Tire Insider...

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GT – BMW Back On Top For First Time In 2010

Until Road America, the story of the season for Rahal Letterman BMW was “close, but no cigar.” Either the No. 90 or No. 92 BMW M3 had been on the podium in each of the six prior American Le Mans Series races this season, but neither car had yet reached the top step. As it happened in 2009, BMW broke through for the first time at Road America. The team’s No. 90 car scored the GT class victory with drivers Joey Hand...

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GT – Wide Open for Wide Action at Road America

Don’t blink when watching the GT class in the American Le Mans Series. All the class’s competitors know that even a blink could cost them several positions in the field entering the seventh round of the season at Road America. Risi Ferrari rebounded with its third win of the season at Mid-Ohio, with Jaime Melo delivering a sensational passing maneuver on both Rahal Letterman BMWs into the Keyhole. Melo and Gianmaria Bruni...

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Racing in America: Competition

This is the second part of a two-page centerfold on Racing in America in the the Road America issue of The Alley, Michelin’s trackside publication, which can be picked up around the paddock at the track. Stay tuned for additional sidebar posts from the story on MichelinAlley.com. *** Competition “The competition is very strong – I think the ALMS is the most competitive series right now – and I like that the...

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Drayson Leads, CytoSport Out After Mid-Ohio Practices

Two practice sessions are in the books at the 2.25-mile, 13-turn Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, which continues to rubber in from a green track. Unfortunately, one of the top contenders for the overall win is already out of the running before the session even got going. Thursday’s two-hour promoter test session nearly passed without a major incident, but the hot streak for Muscle Milk Team CytoSport ended with a bang with only 10...

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