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Dixon/Gavin set pace at night
Mar13

Dixon/Gavin set pace at night

IndyCar champ Scott Dixon and Corvette star Oliver Gavin set the pace during night practice at Sebring International Raceway  as teams closed out the opening day at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Dixon actually set the overall fastest time of the day during the morning when he stopped the clocks at 1 minute, 52.357 seconds. IndyCar drivers actually set the top three times in night practice and grabbed four of the top five spots....

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A tale of two Magnussens
Mar13

A tale of two Magnussens

Jan Magnussen is concentrating hard on two races this weekend, not only his assault on the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring but also across the other side of the world where his son Kevin will make his Formula 1 debut with McLaren in Australia. The second-generation Formula 1 racer won the Formula Renault 3.5 championship in Europe last year – the same season his father took the ALMS GT crown. Kevin – the young McLaren...

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Michelin / Corvette celebrate 10th anniversary
Mar10

Michelin / Corvette celebrate 10th anniversary

Ten years ago this week Corvette Racing entered international sports car competition as a Michelin technical partner for the first time. It didn’t take long to measure the results; the Corvette team broke the class track lap record 21 times in the first 28 laps of the Sebring race. Corvette Racing program manager Doug Fehan describes the switch to Michelin as the biggest change in the history of the team. It has actually proven to be...

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Milner ready for Corvette fightback
Feb20

Milner ready for Corvette fightback

The new Corvette C7.R proved to be fast at the Rolex 24 at Daytona but sadly the new car was fragile on debut – Tommy Milner however is looking forward to make amends at the 12 Hours of Sebring. Milner along with Oliver Gavin and Robin Liddell were in contention for victory on debut for the new car but a gearbox issue with a couple of hours to go took them out the race. The sister car of 2013 ALMS GT champs Jan Magnussen and...

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Rolex 24 flashback
Feb07

Rolex 24 flashback

Take a look back at the Rolex 24 at Daytona – the opening round of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Porsche North America teamed with Michelin to take victory in the GT Le Mans class – winning on debut in their first race as a factory team. Porsche factory drivers Richard Lietz, Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet took the win with BMW’s Bill Auberlen, Andy Priaulx, Joey Hand and Maxime Martin taking second. The...

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