NASCAR at LeMans

kkfan91

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Interesting:

On corner exit, this engine sounds a bit different from what we are used to hearing. Or am I reaching in this situation?

Sounds the same to me...but I'm not an engine guy
 

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So far it is a nothing burger as far as changes go. Maybe the intent is to run a car as close as possible to a stock Nascar in the race. Time will tell I suppose.
 

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My guess it is a de tuned small block V-8. Haven't heard a peep out of the addition of alternative power additives
 

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the motor is a few years older nascar motor and no electric bs. things have changed alott.and i think the frame is one piece, not the new 3 piece. so not much infor for the new car users
 

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With the 2023 cup schedule now out it will eliminate some speculation on drivers for lemans
 

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With the 2023 cup schedule now out it will eliminate some speculation on drivers for lemans
You would think so, but I can already see the posts saying locked-in drivers could ask for (and will receive) exemptions. That’s just off the top of my head; there’s plenty more tin foil where that came from.
 

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Makes more sense as to why Rockenfeller was in a Spire car out of nowhere, as a test session to see if he was interested in signing on for the big show next year.

I'm all for that lineup, I think that's as good as it gets for this. Jeff and Jimmie, household racing names, HMS royalty, and then Rockenfeller for the LeMans experience he brings to the table. I can't wait.
 

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Rockenfeller was on the overall winning team at LeMans in 2010 and on a class winning team in 2005. He’s run the race 10 times.

I can’t imagine a better choice. An experience of an already full racing lifetime for Gordon and Johnson. I can’t wait either.
 
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