The Alley

Bogey No More

Rail birds claim that there are horses for courses and it seems nearly every golfer, sports team, driver or team has a bogey course, track, stadium or arena – a place where things just don’t seem to click. Since Corvette Racing’s switch to the ALMS GT class, for them that place has been Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The team’s Engineering Director, Doug Louth, noted last year that Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca had...

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First MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge for Toyota

The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was a near perfect setting for Toyota to become the latest manufacturer to claim the MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge as the Rebellion Racing Toyota finished second on the track and first in the Prototype category of America’s premier environmental  motorsports competition. Toyota becomes the 15th manufacturer to claim a MICHELIN GREEN X Challenge in the five years of the program. Drivers Nick...

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Like father, like son

It seems like the Magnussen name is going featuring prominently for many more years to come – long after the Corvette Racing Danish ace Jan Magnussen one day hangs up his helmet. Magnussen’s son Kevin starred at the opening round of the 2013 World Series by Renault Formula Renault 3.5 championship in Monza recently, taking second place in both races. Kevin Magnussen is part of the McLaren F1 junior development program and...

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Long Beach flashback

After missing out on Sebring success in 2012, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing came back to dominate last year’s Long Beach round of the American Le Mans Series. A late full system problem robbed the team of victory at Sebring, but Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf combined dominate Long Beaach – their second consecutive win here. Armed with the latest generation of the ultra-successful Michelin “street soft” race tires helped the...

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The GT Fight

Q.What do you get when you take some of the world’s top manufacturers, drivers, engineers and independent teams and throw them together in well-matched cars on a classic 1.968-mile street circuit? A. The GT class of the American Le Mans Series at Long Beach, and arguably the closest thing to a two-hour, 10-man WWE cage match on wheels. Consider: Corvette, BMW, Porsche and Ferrari have all claimed GT victories in the first six...

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