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Tire truths: Michelin’s IMSA tire manager details differences between street and race rubber

They are, at first glance, the same thing. The tires used on race cars and the tires on a typical street car are both round, affixed to wheels and inflated with air. That’s where the similarities become more nuanced. A closer examination brings out the differences between the tires on your daily driver and the Michelins used on cars competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
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RLL team president Phillips exits

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing is on the hunt for a new team president. Multiple sources have told RACER that Piers Phillips, who spent three years serving as Arrow McLaren SP’s general manager before joining RLL in October of 2018, has announced his resignation to the Indiana-based team. Phillips was...
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IMSA brings back traditional qualifying format for Rolex 24

After two years of experimenting with 100-minute qualifying races the week before the Rolex 24 At Daytona, IMSA is returning to its regular qualifying format for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship opener for 2023. Qualifications for the 61st running of the twice-around-the-clock endurance race will continue to be held on...
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GS champs Brynjolfsson and Hindman moving up to GTD with Wright Motorsports

This year’s IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge champions Alan Brynjolfsson and Trent Hindman will move to the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship in a GT Daytona entry with Wright Motorsports in 2023. After winning the MPC title at Road Atlanta earlier this year, Brynjolfsson expressed his interest, and all but...
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Cadillac says its new hybrid race car is almost ready for 24 Hours of Daytona

Free Wireless Charger with 4-Week Food Supply Kit My Patriot Supply. Cadillac Racing says its first hybrid race car is almost ready for the 24 Hours of Daytona event in January after passing critical testing and development milestones. Since July, the V-LMDh has gone through nearly 12,000 miles (19,000 km) of on-track testing, including a 24-hour test at Sebring International Raceway.
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Cadillac V-LMDh Racecar Sounds Wild During Testing

When Cadillac’s new racecar is entered into the IMSA Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring event in March, it should be a cakewalk, because the team behind the car has already conducted a 24-hour test at the track in order to prepare the endurance racer for its first season of competition in 2023.
FLORIDA STATE
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Wright Motorsports Expands To 2 Cars With Alan Brynjolfsson, Trent Hindman

Wright Motorsports announced Friday (Dec. 2) that they will expand to two full-time GTD Porsches in the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In addition to the existing 1st Phorm-sponsored No. 16, a new car will run full-time for 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge champions Alan Brynjolfsson and Trent Hindman. Brynjolfsson...
Autosport Online

Iconic sportscar brand Pescarolo eyeing 2024 Le Mans return

Jocelyn Pedrono, who acquired the rights to the Pescarolo brand in 2016, has revealed an intention to bring back the famous French marque to the Le Mans 24 Hours and the World Endurance Championship with a customer car. He clarified that legendary team founder and four-time Le Mans winner Henri...
FLORIDA STATE
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Dixon, Aitken join Cadillac for Rolex 24

Six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon and Williams F1 reserve driver Jack Aitken will complete the Cadillac lineups for the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the opening round of the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the debut of the Cadillac V-LMDh in the new GTP class. Dixon, a four-time Rolex 24...
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RM Sotheby’s Miami: 1995 Ferrari F50

Presented by RM Sotheby’s. Given the success and acclaim of Ferrari’s F40, the 40th anniversary supercar that debuted in 1987, Maranello’s engineers recognized that an even more superlative model would be necessary to properly commemorate the automaker’s soon-to-follow 50th anniversary. Four years of development was invested in a dedicated road car with characteristically strong ties to Ferrari’s racing technologies, starting with the chassis design, which was founded on a lightweight carbon fiber tub.
TEXAS STATE
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Cadillac announce endurance drivers for 2023 GTP lineups

Cadillac have announced their 2023 endurance drivers. Scott Dixon and Jack Aitken will compete for the American manufacture at the Michelin endurance cup races this season. The six time IndyCar champion has been a fixture at the Cadillac team for years, filling in for third driver stints at endurance races since 2014. Dixon has helped the team to three 24 hours of Daytona victories and one Petit Le Man win.
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Cadillac claims that its new electric race car is almost ready for the 24 Hours of Daytona

Cadillac claims its first electric race car is nearly ready for the January 24 Hours of Daytona. The V-LMDh has completed nearly 12,000 miles (19,000 kilometers) of on-track testing, besides a 24-hour test at Sebring International Raceway. Sebring, according to program manager Laura Wontrop Klauser, was the ideal testing ground.
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Cadillac Racing Achieves Key Development Goals With V-LMD

Cadillac Racing’s all-new V-LMDh — the brand’s first electrified race car — has passed crucial testing and development milestones ahead of its competition debut at the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 28. Cadillac Racing has logged nearly 12,000 miles (19,000 km) in on-track testing since...
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Dixon To Compete In Rolex 24 With Ganassi

Scott Dixon will complete the Cadillac V-LMDh lineup in the first of four endurance races on the 2023 IMSA schedule with Chip Ganassi Racing. The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener on the 2.56-mile, 12-turn road course will mark the competition debut of the sleek and powerful Cadillac V-LMDh in the new Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) class.
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Wright Motorsports Confirms IMSA Entry

BATAVIA, Ohio — VOLT Racing, along with Porsche Cup winner Alan Brynjolfsson and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Champion Trent Hindman, will advance to the IMSA WeatherTech GTD class in 2023 as partners with Wright Motorsports. The pair will be racing brand-new machinery, the Wright Motorsports No. 77 VOLT® Lighting Porsche...
OHIO STATE
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Cadillac Racing V-LMDh Passes Crucial Testing, Development Milestones

Cadillac is making a transition to all-electric powertrains across its passenger car lineup, and now, Cadillac Racing has announced that its first electrified race car just passed crucial testing and development milestones ahead of its competition debut late next month. Testing for the new Cadillac Racing V-LMDh race car has...
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Cadillac Racing passes crucial testing waypoints with new V-LMD

Cadillac Racing reports that the V-LMDh destined for IMSA’s GTP category and WEC’s Hypercar class has passed crucial testing and development milestones ahead of its competition debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28. Even before next week’s IMSA-sanctioned test at Daytona International Speedway, Cadillac Racing...
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