The Alley
IMSA names Michelin official tire beginning in 2019
Sep20

IMSA names Michelin official tire beginning in 2019

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced that Michelin will become the “Official Tire of IMSA” in its premier series – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and its two major Challenge series – beginning in 2019. The multi-year agreement calls for Michelin tires to be on every Prototype (P) and GT Daytona (GTD) race car competing in the WeatherTech Championship in addition to its continued participation...

Read More
Magnussen, Garcia extend championship lead
Aug30

Magnussen, Garcia extend championship lead

Corvette Racing’s No. 3 duo of Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia extended their championship lead in the drivers’ title with their win at the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR – their second consecutive win in a row at Virginia International Raceway. The pair entered the race weekend with the lead, but problems for the No. 25 BMW M6 GTLM and No. 66 Ford GT during the race allowed the drivers of the Corvette C7.R to stretch their lead to 16...

Read More
Corvette leads the way at VIR
Aug27

Corvette leads the way at VIR

The pressure was on at the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, as the GT-only field headed out on the challenging 3.27-mile circuit for the third to last race of the 2017 season. But rather than crack under pressure, Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia used that pressure to their advantage. The defending VIR race champions, and 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) points leaders, moved up from their...

Read More
Michelin team up with VIR
Aug27

Michelin team up with VIR

VIRginia International Raceway has expanded its partnership with Michelin – in 2018 the global technology company will return as title sponsor of the Michelin GT Challenge as well as becoming the official tire of VIR. The announcement was made today by Sarah Robinson, motorsports marketing manager, Michelin North America, prior to the start of Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The race is one of two GT exclusive events on the...

Read More
Hand, Ford take Michelin GT Challenge Pole
Aug26

Hand, Ford take Michelin GT Challenge Pole

  After lingering at the top, but not leading each of the three practice sessions, the Ford team showed their speed taking pole position in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. Joey Hand turned an emphatic 1:40.211, the fastest time of the weekend to put his No. 66 Ford GT on pole. “I had a good one going on the second to last lap,” Hand said. “I come across the line and (Team Manager, Mike) O’Gara said...

Read More
Page 4 of 53«...3456...1020...»