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“Wall of shame” lurks at Daytona pit exit
Jan27

“Wall of shame” lurks at Daytona pit exit

The toughest part of the Daytona International Speedway road course might be something apart from the actual racing surface itself. The “wall of shame” lurks ominously as drivers exit pit lane after their pit stops, and it threatens to undo all the progress you’ve made on track and the decisiveness you’ve conducted in the pits. Daytona’s pit lane exit is notorious because it’s a quick curve to the left with orange cones on the...

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Video: Rolex 24 pre-race atmosphere
Jan27

Video: Rolex 24 pre-race atmosphere

Get a sense of what the pre-grid atmosphere is like at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, as drivers and teams enter the final hour before the green flag. Race coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET on FOX with radio coverage on IMSA Radio; the green flag falls at 2:40 p.m. ET. Check out a primer of the day here and a look at the stars in the field here. 🎬 One hour away from going live on @FOXTV! Here’s a sense of what pre-grid autograph session...

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Welcome to Rolex 24 race day
Jan27

Welcome to Rolex 24 race day

Race day has dawned at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, where 50 cars in three classes will be vying for victory in the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. Within the GT Le Mans class, Michelin will be represented by nine cars from five technical partner teams: two apiece from Corvette Racing, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, Porsche GT Team and BMW Team RLL, and a single Risi Competizione Ferrari. Meanwhile there...

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Video: Magnussen and the engineers
Jan26

Video: Magnussen and the engineers

GTLM pole winner Jan Magnussen explains the secrets of working closely with your race engineer at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. 🎬 Pole winner @janmagnussen explains the secrets of working with your engineers at the @Rolex24Hours. #Rolex24 pic.twitter.com/S7qFC2Adl6 — Michelin Alley (@MichelinAlley) January 26,...

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Corvette, Michelin begin 15th year together
Jan26

Corvette, Michelin begin 15th year together

As Corvette Racing prepares for its 20th season in professional sports car competition, having launched at the 1999 Rolex 24 at Daytona, it also celebrates its 15th year together with Michelin. The team’s switch, which occurred prior to the 2004 season, has produced a greater alignment between Corvette’s racing and road-going products. Jim Campbell, Chevrolet U.S. Vice President, Performance Vehicles and Motorsports,...

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