26 Sep '16, 3pm

[email protected] Eyeing #Rolex24 Effort with Oreca 07:

.@DragonSpeedLLC Eyeing #Rolex24 Effort with Oreca 07:

Fresh off its breakthrough first European Le Mans Series victory, DragonSpeed could make a return Stateside in a bid for overall honors in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona. Team owner Elton Julian has revealed that he’s evaluating a single-car Prototype class entry for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-opener with its new Gibson-engined Oreca 07 LMP2 car. While a deal has yet to be finalized, Julian said it would be with a similar caliber of drivers the Florida-based team utilized in its LMP2 debut at Sebring in March, where Nicolas Lapierre, Nic Minassian and Henrik Hedman claimed a fourth place overall finish. “If we come, we’re going to come to try and win it,” Julian told Sportscar365. “We all have the desire but there’s so many variables, including spare parts availability. “ORECA has been flat out building cars and we wouldn’t want to cause a compromise...

Full article: http://sportscar365.com/imsa/iwsc/dragonspeed-evaluating-...


The 4-year effort to restore Atlanta's forest

The 4-year effort to restore Atlanta's forest

mnn.com 26 Sep '16, 6pm

They've come too far for backsliding. Some of the areas of the forest floor adjacent to one of Atlanta's oldest neighborho...