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CORVETTE TODAY #128-Learn About Spring Mountain From Lead Instructor, Rick Malone

This week's guest on CORVETTE TODAY was actually on the show in June of 2020...2-1/2 years ago! He's Rick Malone, the Lead Driving Instructor and Director of the Ron Fellows Corvette Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain.;
Rick is back on CORVETTE TODAY to update us on the C8 Owners Driver's School, what's going on at Spring Mountain, in general, and what you have to look forward to when you take their 2 day course. There is so much fun for you and your spouse when you attend their class. Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY with Rick Malone! Visit the CORVETTE TODAY website, listen to the show, watch the YouTube video, shop in the Merchandise Store, sign up for weekly emails and join the Facebook Group at:
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2023 Corvette Info Including SR Pricing, SR 2023 Visualizer, 70th Anniversary SR/Z06 Press Release; The C8 Z06 Press Release, Order Guide & Its Visualizer Link

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2019 IMSA WeatherTech Michelin Tire Allocations

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  • 2019 IMSA WeatherTech Michelin Tire Allocations

    Specific Michelin tire allocations have been announced for the 2019 IMSA series.

    Originally posted by AutoWeek

    IMSA and Michelin revealed the tire allocations and regulations for the 2019 WeatherTech Championship season. PHOTO BY MOTORSPORT IMAGE - LAT

    Read more: The regulations include tire allocation for each event

    December 20, 2018 IMSA revealed this week the tire allocations for all WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes in 2019, including the Michelin-specific compound and maximum of tires permitted for each event.

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    The details were released in a competition bulletin to teams on Wednesday and will take effect during the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona and run through the entire 12-event schedule.

    The specifics were best detailed in a SportsCar365 report:

    DPi and LMP2 cars will run on identical semi-confidential tires throughout the season, alternating between IMSA-specific medium and hard compounds.

    Medium compounds are set to be used for the first five races of the season, as well as the Motul Petit Le Mans, with the hard compound for the summertime rounds at Watkins Glen International, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Road America, as well as at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

    The same season-split will be used for GT Daytona, with the exception of Laguna Seca, which will use the softer S8 compound, with the S9 declared for the GT-only races at Lime Rock Park and Virginia International Raceway.

    The GT Le Mans class, which remains an open-tire category although set to remain Michelin-only next year, will have options of three different compounds per manufacturer, which have been declared following Michelin On-Track Opportunities at multiple venues this year.

    As is always the case, IMSA regulations allow the series or official tire partner to make in-season adjustments if necessary.
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    Last edited by Shadow; 12-23-2018, 11:43 PM.
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    Thanks, good info.
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