Michelin GT Challenge at VIR 2020 Pre-Race Roundup

August 21, 2020

Michelin GT Challenge at VIR 2020 Pre-Race Roundup

August 21, 2020

Michelin and IMSA head to VIRginia International Raceway this weekend for the 2020 edition of the Michelin GT Challenge.

It’s a different race than usual, as this will be IMSA’s first without fans on site since its return to racing in July.

The headlining WeatherTech SportsCar Championship event runs Saturday, August 22, at 2 p.m. ET, and airs live on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold. NBCSN TV coverage airs Sunday, August 23 at 10 a.m. ET.

Both IMSA Prototype Challenge and MICHELIN Pilot Challenge series race on Sunday, August 23 at 9:35 a.m. and 2:55 p.m., respectively.

Linked below are Michelin specific items in advance of this weekend’s races:

VIR IMSA VIRTUAL PROGRAM

Without fans, VIRginia International Raceway has assembled an all-digital program for 2020. Check out the Michelin feature for this program, included on Pages 10-12.

VIR IMSA FAN GUIDE INSERT

Within IMSA’s Fan Guide, Michelin notes how it’s missing the fans at VIR. This race sees IMSA release its first all-virtual Fan Guide.

The Michelin specific digital piece PDF links are below.

Meanwhile, the full virtual IMSA Fan Guide is linked here.

2020 Michelin Fan Guide IMSA VIR

NOTES AND INSIGHTS

Some key Michelin motorsport items in IMSA are also produced below. These include:

  • Tire allocations
  • Michelin social media handles
  • 2019 polesitters, race winners and fastest laps

2020 Michelin Fan Guide IMSA VIR Notes

TUNE-INS

Where and when to watch on NBC and TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold. Additionally, click here for IMSA Radio coverage and select RS2 IMSA Radio.

ADDITIONAL PIECES

Finally, here are Sportscar365’s pair of pre-race items with more info are linked below.

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