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Video: Pre-race at Lime Rock
Jul22

Video: Pre-race at Lime Rock

As the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship prepares to kick off the NorthEast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park, some of the top competitors from the GTLM class share their thoughts.   John Edwards The guys at @BMWUSARacing are looking for redemption at their home track of @limerockpark. @JEdwardsRacing thinks they can get it. pic.twitter.com/U3QB2ssEXN — Michelin Alley (@MichelinAlley) July 22, 2017 Joey Hand The track at...

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Corvette returns to the site of win 100
Jul22

Corvette returns to the site of win 100

It was one year ago that Corvette scored win 100 right here at Lime Rock Park, and, one year on, they’re looking for their 106th. Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin in the No. 4 car scored the 100th all-time win for the marque in a 1-2 Corvette Racing finish. The 1.5-mile “bullring” circuit is just one of the 24 tracks Corvette Racing has won on. “It was a cool moment (in 2016) to get the 100th win for Corvette...

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Going Green at The Glen
Jun30

Going Green at The Glen

With first practice at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen underway, the Michelin-shod GTLM teams are ready for a stacked schedule around one of America’s most iconic natural terrain road courses. Friday’s 11:05 AM and 3:30 PM IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice sessions are followed by a third session at 8:00 AM Saturday. GTLM qualifying is 12:05 Saturday to set the grid at Watkins Glen International for Sunday’s 10:10 AM...

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Toyota 1-2 in Le Mans Qualifying
Jun15

Toyota 1-2 in Le Mans Qualifying

The Toyota Gazoo Racing team has managed to lock Porsche out of the front row of qualifying for the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans. Toyota ace Kamui Kobayashi set a lap time of 3:14.791 in the second round of qualifying that could not be overcome by any of his LMP1 competitors in the final session. Not only was the lap a new record at the Circuit de la Sarthe, it was a full 2.3 seconds ahead of teammate Sebastien Buemi in the sister No. 8...

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Corvette Racing Quick to Adapt
Jun15

Corvette Racing Quick to Adapt

With 18 Le Mans attempts in a row, it is no surprise that Corvette Racing adapt quickly to racing in France at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Teams from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are still running on Michelin tires in France, but a different FIA World Endurance Championship-spec WEC spec Michelin tire. Corvette Racing has come to grips with the compound almost immediately. “I know we have a Le Mans-specific tire for this...

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