Road Atlanta announced today that Michelin will be the new naming rights holder for the historic raceway, while also previewing some coming upgrades to the facility. The host of the annual Petit Le Mans IMSA finale will now be known as Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Michelin is the first ever naming rights holder in the track’s history, having previously been the official tire partner of Road Atlanta.
The planned Formula E e-Prix to be held in Zurich this season has been postponed. A conflicting event within the city has caused race organizers to put an end to the planning of this season’s event in Switzerland. The Swiss capital city of Bern now looks set to replace the Zurich event.
“There is nothing in the desert, and no man needs nothing.” – Prince Feisal, Lawrence of Arabia
Utah Motorsports Campus is unique in many ways. Opened as Miller Motorsports Park, it was the longest road course in North America until 2014 saw Thunderhill Raceway undergo a massive expansion.
Take premier sportscar racing and put it on a historic track in the Pacific Northwest, and you have yourself a race weekend at Portland International Raceway. The track previously hosted rounds for the likes of Trans-Am, ALMS, and IndyCar (Champ Car), as well as various SCCA and club racing events. However, 2018 brought with it the return of professional motorsports to PIR when Pirelli World Challenge took to the track.
Pirelli World Challenge’s 2019 schedules were announced on Friday at the annual SRO press conference at the Total 24 Hours of Spa.
The tradition of professional sportscar racing at Lime Rock Park on Memorial Day weekend will continue in 2019 with the addition of SVRA and the Trans-Am Series presented by Pirelli.