Posts Tagged ‘2009 Petit Le Mans’

Petit Le Mans Week 2011

The ILMC/WEC races are starting to have an IndyCar weekend feel to them. The faster cars show up and bring a self-important, aren’t you glad we are here, now go away we are busy vibe. I like the fact that there are so many international entrants, but somehow the Audi vs. Peugeot thing seems to […]

The Most Petit Le Mans Of Them All (partie trois)

Saturday September 26, 2009 5:30AM EST-Race Day-Pounding rain on the roof of the RV.  I jumped out of bed and went outside to gather up our chairs and tables and make sure everything was under the awning and dry.  Back into bed, I contemplated my slightly damp state and wondered if I could get any […]

The Most Petit Le Mans Of Them All (partie deux)

Friday morning was another beautiful fall day in Georgia.  On tap was morning practice, the driver autograph session and in the afternoon, qualifying.  Personally, I’m not a collector of signatures.  I do have a few that I have kept: Jim Leyland, Ross Brawn, James Weaver, Efren Reyes.  I even have a poster from Laguna Seca […]

The Most Petit Le Mans Of Them All (partie une)

Nonstop rain for what seemed like 2 weeks.  Atlanta flooded.  Then the sun came back, it was Wednesday September 23rd; time to head up to Braselton for Petit Le Mans. When we arrived at the track, we had the usual document dance to attend: credentials, golf car, get the RV into the track, pick up […]

Getting Geared Up For Petit Le Mans 2009

This morning while running through our checklist for Petit, I started thinking about how necessary a golf cart is at Road Atlanta.  At most races held there, you can use your car, but during the Petit Le Mans week, there are just way too many cars and people at the track.  In fact, there are […]

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