The Alley

Magnussen on the charge

The GT battle continues to rage with Corvette, Ferrari, BMW and Porsche slugging it out at Sebring.  Nearing the half way point of the race, Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and rookie Jordan Taylor held the top spot. We’ve had crashes, mechanic issues, contact and drama through the field but the Corvettes – who are no stranger to contact at Sebring in past years (actually contact between each other) have been on the charge....

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Corvette back in victory lane

Corvette Racing overcame a sixth place starting position to work through the field to end BMW’s three-race win streak at Mosport. Using their Michelin tires to full advantage on a hot, sunny Ontario afternoon, Corvette’s Jan Magnussen and Risi Competizione Ferrari’s Jaime Melo reeled in the class leading BMW of Dirk Werner in the final hour. The pair closed an 11-second gap to less than 2 seconds, then took advantage...

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Michelin Corvette Le Mans Preview – Jan Magnussen

Corvette Racing pilot Jan Magnussen previews and explains the challenges of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. Magnussen will co-drive the No. 74 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R with Oliver Gavin and Richard Westbrook.

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BMW, Corvette up front on GT grid at Long Beach

Rahal Letterman Lanigan BMW didn’t score a single pole position in 2010, but the defending GT manufacturer and team champions of last season have erased that statistic in 2011. Sacramento, Calif.’s Joey Hand nabbed the Long Beach pole position at a time of 1:19.090 in the No. 56 BMW M3. Teammate Bill Auberlen of Redondo Beach, Calif. made it a BMW 1-3 on the grid in the No. 55 car at 1:19.447. “Track position is...

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Tuesday at Sebring

Testing continues Tuesday at Sebring International Raceway. The latest shots from ace photographer Rick Dole are now live in the “Galleries” section of MichelinAlley.com.

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