One Season: Brickyard Grand Prix, July 24th-25th, (Indianapolis Motor Speedway) “Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act”… –Dr. Seuss The word came down from on high (IMSA) on 1 August 2014 in the form of IMSA Competition Bulletin#14-111 (revised). The competition bulletin was headlined “P/GTLM/GTD Class Adjustment
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Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (still known as Mosport by many!) is a short but fast 2.46 mile, 10 turn, natural terrain permanent road course situated just Northeast of Toronto, Canada. General: This track, like ‘The Glen’, has significant racing history. We will reach 260 kph/160 mph at the end of the long, uphill
Risi Competizione’s Rick Mayer, Team Engineer, continues his tradition of writing a preview of what it’s involved in setting up a car for a race with this very insightful brief on getting the Risi Comp Ferrari F458GTC ready to run the 24 Hours of Daytona. For over 5 years, Rick has provided a unique perspective
What is most interesting about Circuit of the Americas from a track design/layout perspective is that it combines influences from some of the great and classic turns at other world-famous circuits, most notably the Istanbul F1 track’s Turn 8 (an internationally renowned four apex corner) , and the Maggos-Becketts-Chapen sequence at Silverstone.
Dimensions and Weight Overall Length 177.87in Overall Width 80.15 in Height 45.67 in Wheelbase 104.33 in Front Track 67.71 in Rear Track 66.45 in Dry Weight 2745 lb Tires Front: 30/65/18” Michelin Rear: 31/71/18” Michelin Brakes Front: 14.96x 1.38 in. Rear 13.7 x 1.26 in Engine Type: 90 Degree Four Cam V8 Bore & Stroke