Miller Time - First time on track, sort of

Second-generation Le Mans racer in awe of Mulsanne American GT driver Bryce Miller is competing at the Le Mans 24 Hours for the first time this year. He'll pilot an Aston Martin Vantage for JMW Motorsport with teammates Tim Sugden and Rob Bell.

Second-generation Le Mans racer in awe of Mulsanne

American GT driver Bryce Miller is competing at the Le Mans 24 Hours for the first time this year. He'll pilot an Aston Martin Vantage for JMW Motorsport with teammates Tim Sugden and Rob Bell. For his first time competing at the world's greatest race, he is giving americanlemans.com readers an account on the sights, sounds and excitement that come only with Le Mans.

It's Day 2 of Le Mans 24 Hours week. We had a drivers meeting this morning, then I rode the circuit on a scooter with my co-driver Rob Bell, who has been here four times.

Many of the turns are sweeping and fast, so car placement will be critical as well as braking with many of the braking zones being coupled by multiple downshifts. Riding down the Mulsanne Straight, it is quite alarming to see just how long the original straightaway was. My father raced here three times before when the Mulsanne was wide open without chicanes. Anyone who's done that in the cars from previous eras I have a great respect for!

We wrapped up this evening with autograph signings - the fans are super- enthusiastic and it's great to meet all of them. They really know racing! I'm looking forward to driving the car here tomorrow. It will surely be an upgrade from my scooter.

Check back this week for more of Bryce's blog from Le Mans.

-source: alms

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Series ALMS , Le Mans
Drivers Rob Bell , Tim Sugden , Bryce Miller