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
2014 Long Beach Grand Prix GTLM General: The Long Beach entry list has 21 cars, including 10 very competitive GTLM entries from 5 manufacturers. It’s just GTLM and Prototypes here on the 11 turn 1.97 mile temporary street track at Long Beach. The absence of the Pro-Am classes should make this short 100 minute race
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.