Road America Michelin IMSA Pre-Race Roundup

July 31, 2020

Road America Michelin IMSA Pre-Race Roundup

July 31, 2020

After a pair of Florida races to restart the 2020 IMSA season, Michelin and IMSA head North to Elkhart Lake’s Road America this weekend.

The headlining IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship has its two-hour, 40-minute race Sunday at noon ET on network NBC.

Mazda and Whelen Cadillac have split the DPi victories at Daytona and Sebring. Corvette Racing (GT Le Mans) and AIM Vasser Sullivan Lexus (GT Daytona) each seek their third successive victories in those classes. PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports won in LMP2 at Sebring.

The IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge (GS and TCR classes) and Prototype Challenge (LMP3) series resumed last time out at Sebring. Winners there included:

  • GS: Tyler McQuarrie, Jeff Westphal, No. 39 CarBahn by Peregrine Audi R8 LMS GT4
  • TCR: Mark Wilkins, Harry Gottsacker, No. 21 Bryan Herta Autosport Hyundai Veloster N TCR
  • LMP3: Scott Andrews, Gerry Kraut, No. 9 JDC Motorsports Norma M30

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

ROAD AMERICA FAN GUIDE INSERT

Within IMSA’s Fan Guide, Michelin has a piece focusing on the new MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport All Season 4 tire, launched last week. The digital piece PDF link is below, and also in the Fan Guide which can be picked up around the circuit.

2020 Michelin Fan Guide IMSA Road America

NOTES AND INSIGHTS

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

2020 Michelin Fan Guide IMSA Road America 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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