Links and Info for the 2018 Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway

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Links and Info for the 2018 Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway

Photo Credit: Richard Prince for Chevy Racing


Corvette Racing heads to Virginia International Raceway this weekend for the GT-only battle known as the Michelin GT Challenge. Not only is the Corvette team looking to catch up with the GTLM leaders in the No. 67 Ford GT, they have a chance to race for the overall win! There are just a few races left on the schedule so a strong finish at VIR is essential to Corvette’s championship hopes.

Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen are second in GTLM championship standings and only four points behind Westbrook and Briscoe. Although the duo in the No. 3 C7.R have yet to see the winner’s circle in 2018, they have been very consistent and currently enjoy a streak of five consecutive GTLM podium finishes: Mid-Ohio (third), Watkins Glen (second), Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (second), Lime Rock Park (second) and Road America (third). Now they are headed to VIR where they have won the last two years in a row. Can the No.3 Corvette C7.R do a three-peat?

Thanks again to our friend Charley Robertson of the Corvette Racing Fans page on Facebook for these racing links to help all the Jake fans to keep up with the action.

2018 Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway

Track: Virginia International Raceway
Race Duration: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
Circuit Length: 3.27 Miles

Entries by Class

  • GT Le Mans (8)
  • GT Daytona (11)

Racing Schedule (all times ET)

  • Practice 1: 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM EDT (Friday August 17)
  • Practice 2: 4:25 PM to 5:25 PM EDT (Friday August 17)
  • Practice 3: 8:35 AM to 9:35 AM EDT (Saturday August 18)
  • Qualifying: (GTLM) 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM EDT (Saturday August 18)
  • Race: 1:05 PM to 3:45 PM EDT (Sunday August 19)

Watch Qualifying at IMSA.com on Saturday, August 18

  • GTD – 12:25 PM to 12:40 PM EDT
  • GTLM – 12:50 PM to 1:05 PM EDT

TV Broadcast Schedule (all times ET) Sunday, August 19th

  • 12:55 PM to 3:45 PM EDT imsatv.imsa.com (includes live images, in-car cameras and announcers)
  • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT (FOX Sports 1)
  • 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT (FOX Sports 2)

Radio Broadcast

  • Streaming on IMSA TV on IMSA.com & RadioLeMans.com
  • Scanner Frequency 454.000
  • Sirius 138
  • XM 202
  • SiriusXM Online 967

Racing Updates

Also make sure you check in with Corvette Racing Fans and the official Team Chevy facebook pages.


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Source:
IMSA.com and Corvette Racing Fans on Facebook

Related:
Corvette Racing at Virginia International Raceway: By the Numbers
Corvette Racing at VIR: Going for an Overall Three-peat
[VIDEO] Michelin Recaps the GTLM Class from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park