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Fan Nick Calhoun To Serve As Grand Marshal at 21st Annual Motul Petit Le Mans

After much deliberation over the slew of thoughtful contest submissions, Motul Petit Le Mans fan Nick Calhoun was selected by a committee to serve as the Grand Marshal for the 21st Annual Motul Petit Le Mans.

In honor of Dr. Don Panoz, who founded Motul Petit Le Mans and the American Le Mans Series and owned Road Atlanta for over 15 years, the honor of serving as Grand Marshal was given to a fan. Dr. Panoz built the series around the mantra “For the Fans”, so it’s only fitting that on our first Motul Petit Le Mans without him, a fan gives the start command.

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BMW To Serve As Official Pace Car for 21st Annual Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 5, 2018) – BMW of North America, with Southern regional headquarters located due north of downtown Atlanta, has established a partnership with Road Atlanta to serve as the Official Pace Car and Safety Car of the 21st Annual Motul Petit Le Mans, Oct. 10-13.

BMW of North America is supplying a BMW M850i xDrive as the Pace Car and a BMW M5 as the Safety Car for the event, which will pace the field of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitors in the season finale showdown for 10 hours on Saturday, Oct. 13. In addition, fans can explore BMW’s product line at their display in the Fan Zone throughout the four-day festival.

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Motul Petit Le Mans Kickoff Party

Join us at Suwanee Town Center on Tuesday, October 9th from 6-8pm for the Motul Petit Le Mans Kickoff Party, hosted by Road Atlanta. Get an exclusive opportunity to hang with your favorite IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge drivers at the autograph session, get involved in a Fan Forum with some of the series’ top drivers, score some IMSA and Road Atlanta swag, and have your shot at winning tickets to the race! You can also check out a live pit stop demonstration and get up close and personal with the race cars, all to the sounds of a live DJ in the park.

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  • Driving Club at Road Atlanta Grand Opening Soon! +

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  • FOX Factory Signs On As Official Partner Of Road Atlanta +

    Road Atlanta BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 27, 2017) – Road Atlanta has a new long-term partner in FOX Factory Holding Corp. (FOX), a ride Read More
  • Michelin and Road Atlanta Team Up For Excitement +

    Road Atlanta Michelin has enjoyed great success in competition at Road Atlanta and beginning in 2017, Michelin will be the Official Tire Read More
  • Chevrolet Renews Long-Standing Partnership with Road Atlanta +

    BRASELTON, Ga. – Chevrolet returns as Official Vehicle and the Official Truck of Road Atlanta for 2017 and beyond. Chevrolet, who Read More
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