Courtesy of Michelin, here’s a handful of car-to-car shots of the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs, which compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and will also be in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans as part of a four-car Ford GT effort, as the manufacturer seeks a reprisal of its legendary 1-2-3 finish in the 1966 race.
The car-to-car shots below were taken during IMSA’s recent test at Sebring International Raceway, ahead of the March 19 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida.
Lewis Hamilton receives Daytona 500 invitation from Bubba Wallace
Much would need to be worked out, starting with how much garage and grandstand access would be afforded for a 2021 season opener that likely would occur during a still ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
He was a spectator (with racing legend Mario Andretti) at four-time champion Jeff Gordon’s final Cup race as a full-time in the 2015 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In 2011, Hamilton swapped cars with three-time champion Tony Stewart at Watkins Glen International.
Having rubbed shoulders with other racing greats so often, it only would be fitting if Hamilton — who is one victory from tying Michael Schumacher’s career record and also could tie the F1 record with a seventh championship this season — spent some time with the greatest basketball player of all time.