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Michelin SportsCar Encore

November 9-11, 2018

The inaugural Michelin SportsCar EncoreNovember 9-11 features four classes of race cars – the LMP3 prototype class and the production-based GT3, GT4 and TCR classes featuring cars from major automotive manufacturers with sales in the United States. Every racecar will use Michelin tires, and the weekend will be capped with a Sunday afternoon four-hour race. The Mazda Global MX-5 Cup will also be part of this action-packed weekend. Tickets will be sold at the gate.Military veterans will be admitted free on Sunday (Veteran’s Day) with proper ID.

After the success of the Craig Morgan performance during the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts in March, a similar concert with another great performer will entertain all ticket holders on Saturday evening following on-track activities. Stay tuned for details! The Chateau Elan Hotel as well as many Highlands County hotels and resorts will offer packages that will include rooms and event tickets.

Event Schedule

Friday, November 9

8:30 am   Gates open
9:00 am - Noon   Testing
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Practice #1 – Mazda MX-5
1:45 pm - 5:00 pm   Testing

Saturday, November 10

8:00 am - 9:00 am   PRACTICE #1 - MICHELIN ENCORE (ALL CLASSES)
9:20 am - 9:50 am   Practice #2 – Mazda MX-5
10:10 am -11:10 am   PRACTICE #2 - MICHELIN ENCORE (ALL CLASSES)
12:40 pm - 1:00 pm   Qualifying – Mazda MX-5
1:25 pm - 2:25 pm   PRACTICE #3 - MICHELIN ENCORE GROUP 1
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm   PRACTICE #3 - MICHELIN ENCORE GROUP 2
4:05 pm - 4:50 pm   Race #1 – Mazda MX-5
7:00 pm   Concert (details TBA)

Sunday, November 11

8:00 am - 8:30 am   PRACTICE #4 - MICHELIN ENCORE (ALL CLASSES)
8:40 am - 9:00 am   QUALIFYING #1 - MICHELIN ENCORE GROUP 1
9:10 am - 9:30 am   QUALIFYING #2 - MICHELIN ENCORE GROUP 2
9:50 am - 10:35 am   Race #2 – Mazda MX-5
10:40 am - 11:40 am   On-Track Activities
11:00 am -11:45 am   PRE-RACE - OPEN GRID / FAN WALK - PIT LANE
11:50 am - noon   PRE-RACE FORMATION LAPS - MICHELIN ENCORE
Noon - 4:00 pm   RACE - MICHELIN IMSA SPORTSCAR ENCORE - 4 HOURS

 

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