For the week of March 19, 2007
Glimpses of Sebring
Acura can’t help but be pleased with their American LeMans debut, taking the P2 class win over their more experienced Porsche rivals along with second overall behind the dominant Audi diesel.
Did someone sneak a bunch of Lucas “black boxes” into the Teutonic fleet ? The P2 Porsches, including those subject to the vaunted precision preparation of Penske, as well as at least one of the two Audis, suffered from persistent electrical problems.
Sebring did seem more of
an endurance contest than a race. Will anyone beat the Audis, or the Corvettes,
this year. Competition in those ranks is mighty thin.
P2 seems sure to be a highlight, maybe even for overall wins at some venues.
Ferrari seems poised to challenge Porsche in GT2, though the latter will surely
have strength in numbers. Speaking of numbers, for all the technical
highlights, the Sebring field was meager at barely 3 dozen cars. While the race
garnered dedicated TV coverage on SPEED the
Okay Let’s talk a little dirt.
The guys who race
Quad4-powered midgets over at
Missing from the
A number of Capital District drivers seem to be on their roster.
Coming up at SAM
Looking ahead the
Tomorrow is now Today
This Sunday we’ll get our first real view of what the Car of Tomorrow holds for NASCAR’s future.