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Rolex 24 at Daytona preview
Jan22

Rolex 24 at Daytona preview

Michelin heads into the Rolex 24 At Daytona, (January 27-28 on FOX, FS1 and FS2) the opening round of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with two major objectives. The first objective is to help the Michelin technical partner teams from BMW Team RLL, Chevrolet Corvette, Risi Competizione Ferrari, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, and Porsche GT Team perform at the highest possible level throughout the grueling 24 hour race. “We...

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Fernando Alonso arrives at Rolex 24
Jan21

Fernando Alonso arrives at Rolex 24

The allure of competing in different forms of racing is something that appeals to many drivers, but few are able to fully take advantage of it owing to contractual, logistical or scheduling hurdles. But one such driver who’s been able to clear most of them and expand his horizons beyond his day job is two-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso, who makes his sports car race debut at the Rolex 24 at Daytona with United...

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Superstar third drivers join Petit Le Mans lineups
Oct05

Superstar third drivers join Petit Le Mans lineups

With the final race of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup, being the 10-hour Petit Le Mans, teams have brought some of the best drivers in the world to fill out their driver lineups. Ford Chip Ganassi Racing have grabbed two top IndyCar drivers to join their team for the Atlanta classic. Four-time IndyCar champion, and 2008 Indy 500 winner Scott Dixon joins Richard...

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Michelin “customer racing” wet tires deliver at Daytona
Jan30

Michelin “customer racing” wet tires deliver at Daytona

With nearly 10 hours of the race run in wet conditions, tire performance was critical and the Michelin GTLM wet tires delivered. But these Michelin wet tires were not the exotic, highly proprietary wet tires used in winning the overall race at Petit Le Mans in 2015 (and the overall race pole at the 2016 Rolex 24), but rather, the Michelin “customer racing” wet tires that club and vintage racers can buy! “Our Michelin ‘customer racing’...

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Ford scores another big 24 hour win with Michelin
Jan29

Ford scores another big 24 hour win with Michelin

The 55th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the opening race of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, threw an endless array of challenges at the stellar field, but Michelin and its technical partner teams met every challenge. After starting from positions 18-28 in the 55 car field, the Michelin-fitted GT Le Mans (GTLM) class entries from BMW Team RLL, Corvette Racing, Risi Competizione Ferrari, Porsche GT Team, and Ford...

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