Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Tag

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer All that’s left is 10 hours. Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans will conclude the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the newly-renamed Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta circuit near Braselton. The 2.54 mile road course will see many endings besides the championship, so let’s dive straight into that before we get into the classes. The Ford GT and Corvette C7.R will be making their final starts as factory programs in the GTLM class. Ford has decided to shutter the GT project while Chevrolet is moving onto theRead More
By Holly Cain, IMSA Wire Service BRASELTON, Ga. – There was important news on a beautiful Fall afternoon at Road Atlanta as the iconic Michelin tire brand officially announced it had secured the naming rights for the track. Beginning in 2019 it will be known as Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. It is a significant and strategic move for the tire company and a big boost for the nearly 50-year old facility that will host Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale. “This is the first time globallyRead More