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Michelin Road Atlanta Notebook

Michelin’s pre-event notebook – by the numbers format – ahead of Motul Petit Le Mans…

Photo: Jake Galstad/IMSA

1 number of women who will have won an IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge series driver championship if TCR class championship leader Taylor Hagler is successful on Friday. 

0.429 seconds -margin over victory in 2020. The Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi driven by Renger van der Zande, Ryan Briscoe and Scott Dixon went to victory lane. Alexander Rossi, Dane Cameron and Ricky Taylor took runner up for ACURA Team Penske. 

5 number of Indy 500 winning drivers on 2020 Petit Le Mans overall race podium. Those included Scott Dixon, Alexander Rossi, Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya and Simon Pagenaud. 

10 number of different manufacturers with overall race wins in Petit Le Mans. 

23 previous editions of the Petit Le Mans since its inception in 1998.

15 number of auto manufacturers to claim a win in 2021 IMSA competition. 

18 number of auto manufacturers entered in 2021 IMSA WeatherTech and/or Michelin Pilot Challenge competition

155 number of cars entered in IMSA WeatherTech Championship, Michelin Pilot Challenge, IMSA Prototype Challenge, Porsche Carrera Cup North America, and Mazda MX 5 Cup competition at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta this week. 

24 times in a row Michelin has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans overall. 

2 overall champions from the 2021 race will compete in Petit Le Mans—Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway. 

68.412 seconds— pole winning lap time for 2020 Petit Le Mans. This qualifying record at Road Atlanta was set by Dane Cameron with Acura Team Penske.  

1181.1 miles- race distance record set in 2019. 

465 number of laps completed by race winning Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi in 2019.

125 feet of Elevation change on the 2.54 mile circuit. 

13,411 feet –track length in 2.54 miles.

278 number of race minutes after official sunset until checkered flag in 2021.

911 car number of the 2015 overall race winning Porsche 911 RSR GTLM entry

109 miles distance from Michelin North American headquarters in Greenville, SC to Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.

52,000 square feet of the Michelin Tower at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

46 number of weeks from the 2021 Motul Petit Le Mans until the 25th running of Petit Le Mans on October 1, 2022.

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