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IMSA begins day 2 of Roar test
Jan06

IMSA begins day 2 of Roar test

The second day of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Roar Before the Rolex 24 test is underway, and will be the busiest on-track session of three days this weekend. There are two practice sessions during the day, at 10:50 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET, with a third session held at night, starting at 6:30 p.m. ET and local time. The night session is particularly important as it provides the closest replication to cold night...

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Alexander Sims: BMW’s mustache man
Jan06

Alexander Sims: BMW’s mustache man

  BMW Team RLL is sporting a lot of new elements this IMSA season, with a new race car, two new full-season drivers and a new livery to be revealed before the Rolex 24 at Daytona itself. What wasn’t expected as another new feature was BMW driver Alexander Sims showing up with a mustache on site for his media day photos and official press material for the season. The young Englishman, 29, is entering his second season with the BMW...

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The 2018 IMSA season is ready to Roar
Jan05

The 2018 IMSA season is ready to Roar

Welcome back to the 2018 season of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition, as the year begins with the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 test occurring this first weekend of January. For drivers and teams, it’s the first official chance to get reacquainted at a race track since last October’s Motul Petit Le Mans season finale at Road Atlanta. The dreams of winning a new Rolex watch begin the quest for either or both of a...

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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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