The Alley

The Final Hour

We’re into the final hour of the 12 Hours of Sebring. This is when dreams are made, or they potentially turn to nightmares if the car doesn’t remain intact for the last 60 minutes. Track and ambient temperatures are cool, but tempers could flare depending on what happens. Teams in both the prototype and GT ranks are nearing their final pit stops. At about 9:20 to 9:25 p.m., GT teams can begin thinking about coming in. The...

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Race to the Finish

Less than three hours remain in the 12 Hours of Sebring and now the changes come into play. The cars will have to battle darkness, cooler temperatures and traffic in the time period when things usually shift. In P2, they have. The Highcroft Racing HPD ARX 01-c led the first eight hours flag-to-flag, but lost nearly 20 minutes in the pits (12 laps) with an electrical wiring issue in the cockpit. Simon Pagenaud said he hoped the car...

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Michelin inducted into Sebring Hall of Fame
Mar20

Michelin inducted into Sebring Hall of Fame

On Friday, Michelin was inducted into the Sebring Hall of Fame, the first tire manufacturer to receive the honor. Michelin is the fourth manufacturer overall inducted. Nick Shorrock, Director of Michelin Competition Division, accepted the award. “It is a great honor to join our good friends from Porsche, Ferrari and Audi as the fourth manufacturer in this Hall of Fame,” Shorrock said. “Each is a Michelin technical...

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Sebring Race is on
Mar20

Sebring Race is on

The 12 Hours of Sebring is underway with a great crowd under clear blue skies on perfect spring day.  Alex Wurz in the No. 07 Peugeot diesel takes the early lead but his teammate Sebastien Bourdais is fighting off a strong early move by Emanuele Pirro in the Drayson Lola. The internet is back to life here at Sebring, but the action on the track has been caution free.  An early Porsche v. Porsche battle between Wolf Henzler and the...

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Michelin Tire Insider

Michelin race tire engineer Donnie Wilson has victories here at Sebring with Corvette Racing and Andretti Green Acura. He won’t give away the strategy for the Cytosport Muscle Milk Porsche RS Spyder prototype team he is working with in today’s race, but was willing to take a few minutes between the race morning warmup and the start of the 12 Hours of Sebring to give us a peek into race tire strategies. “The track was...

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