Saleen On Michelins
dsc has learned that it seems 100% certain that Jeff Giangrande's
Saleen S7-R will race on Michelin tires next season - both in a
full ALMS season, and at Le Mans (where the team has a guaranteed
A formal announcement
from the team is likely to confirm the tire news, plus the presence
of Johnny Mowlem and Terry Borcheller in the silver Saleen - with
a third driver joining them at Sebring, Le Mans and Petit Le Mans.
David Brabham and Joao Barbosa took on the third driver role in
the ALMS endurance races this year.
see the combative regular pairing taking the fight to the factory
C6.Rs in 2005 - and any other regular GT1 contenders in the ALMS,
which obviously includes the two privateer C5-Rs.... with just a
hint that we might see a very interesting newcomer join the ranks.
start the ALMS season with a significantly stronger GTS/1 entry
- Aston Martins and Ferrari 550s joining the throng - while an ACEMCO
Saleen on Michelins at Le Mans (no Saleens in 2004 of course) will
be a very quick US contender. Jeff Giangrande's team to really take
the fight to the ALMS Champions - which is what he has been wanting
to do ever since purchasing his Saleens?