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MICHELIN MOTORSPORTS 24 for 24: “Going Green”

In honor of the 78th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2010, the Michelinalley.com staff offers 24 bits of Le Mans history, factoids and trivia. See www.michelinalley.com for updates, features and the complete list, plus Rick Dole photos. — Note 11 of 24: Going Green First introduced at the 2007 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the Michelin Energy Efficiency Challenge, the award was expanded to include all (European) Le...

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MICHELIN MOTORSPORTS 24 for 24: Goal for 2010; “Quads and Doubles”

In honor of the 78th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2010, the Michelinalley.com staff offers 24 bits of Le Mans history, factoids and trivia. See www.michelinalley.com for updates, features and the complete list, plus Rick Dole photos. — Note 10 of 24: Quads and doubles the goal According to Nick Shorrock, Director of Competition for Michelin worldwide, Michelin’s 2010 Le Mans goal is to quadruple-stint tires for...

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Ready to Roll Off

After teams have arrived, set up their garages in the paddock, and passed through Scrutineering, they are finally ready to go on track for six hours of activity on Wednesday. The first official free practice session starts at 10:00 a.m. ET (16:00 local time in France) for four hours, and the first qualifying session at 4 p.m. ET (22:00 local time) for two hours. Ace photographer Rick Dole captures the final preparations for teams,...

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MICHELIN MOTORSPORTS 24 for 24 “Open Competition”

In honor of the 78th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2010, the Michelinalley.com staff offers 24 bits of Le Mans history, factoids and trivia. See www.michelinalley.com for updates, features and the complete list, plus Rick Dole photos. — Note 9 of 24: Open Competition Michelin races in open competition to demonstrate the advantages of Michelin technology. In 2009, Michelin teams won all four classes and captured the top...

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MICHELIN MOTORSPORTS 24 for 24: “100,000 Miles a Day!”

In honor of the 78th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2010, the Michelinalley.com staff offers 24 bits of Le Mans history, factoids and trivia. See www.michelinalley.com for updates, features and the complete list, plus Rick Dole photos. — Note 8 of 24: 100,000 miles per Day! During the 2009 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 41 (of 55) Michelin entries completed 101,153.736 miles during the 24 hour race That equals...

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