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Fri 29 Oct 2004
The first time is always the most excitingHeadline

The first time is always the most exciting

For the final race of the 2004 season for the American Le Mans series, history was made at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Secs - the first night race at the road course. And we (Motorsport.com) were there to document it and to view the spectacular day...

Sun 08 Aug 2004
Weaver snatches Mosport poleHeadline

Weaver snatches Mosport pole

James Weaver won his 10th career pole in the American Le Mans Series at Mosport International Raceway. The Dyson Racing racer has now notched four poles this season for himself and co-driver Butch Leitzinger. ...

Mon 26 Jul 2004
Lehto, Werner battle hard to win at PortlandHeadline

Lehto, Werner battle hard to win at Portland

JJ Lehto fought hard to win: not once, not twice, but three times the Champion Racing drove the wheels off his Audi R8 to take the victory at today's American Le Mans Series event for himself and teammate Marco Werner. ...

Wallace breaks drought to take pole in PortlandHeadline

Wallace breaks drought to take pole in Portland

Qualifying in Portland is hot. How hot? A sweltering 104 degrees trackside, with the track surface even hotter at 147 degrees. Andy Wallace, driving the ...

Sat 24 Jul 2004
Portland is the scene of the battlegroundHeadline

Portland is the scene of the battleground

In today's test session for the American Le Mans Series, Champion Racing's JJ Lehto set the fastest unofficial practice time in the blistering heat with an equally blistering lap of 1:05.977. This gave Lehto's Audi R8 a comfortable margin of...

Sun 18 Jul 2004
Werner nails new record for pole in SonomaHeadline

Werner nails new record for pole in Sonoma

Champion Racing handed the keys to the Audi R8 to Marco Werner for today's qualifying attempt. The German not only got the pole, he established a new qualifying lap record at the Sears Point Infineon Raceway. ...

Wed 07 Jul 2004
Werner sprints to victory at Lime RockHeadline

Werner sprints to victory at Lime Rock

Marco Werner sprinted in the final five minutes of green-flag racing at Lime Rock Park to score the victory for Champion Racing's Audi R8 over the ...

Sat 03 Jul 2004
Murci?lago on the prowl in ALMSHeadline

Murci?lago on the prowl in ALMS

Long before ALMS, there was an exceedingly brave bull named Murciélago. After a fierce bullfight on an October afternoon in Cordoba in 1879, matador "Lagartijo" spared Murciélago's life for his exceptional spirit and courage. ...

Fri 25 Jun 2004
ALMS returns to Mid-OhioHeadline

ALMS returns to Mid-Ohio

The American Le Mans Series returns to track at Mid-Ohio this weekend after its spring break. The series' traditional three-month hiatus to allow teams to prepare and participate in the Le Mans 24 Hours is over, with teams arriving in Lexington,...

Wed 24 Mar 2004
Audi wins fifth consecutive 12 Hours of SebringHeadline

Audi wins fifth consecutive 12 Hours of Sebring

For the fifth consecutive year, a low-slung Audi R8 prototype drove to victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring, the opening round of the nine-race American Le Mans Series season. This time, however, the winning car came not from the venerable Joest ...

Mon 22 Mar 2004
Biela leads Sebring after nine hoursHeadline

Biela leads Sebring after nine hours

The Audi Sport U.K. entry of two-time winner Frank Biela held a commanding six-lap lead over JJ Lehto's Champion Racing Audi after nine hours of the 52nd 12 Hours of Sebring. The pole sitting Champion Audi lost nine laps to the leading Audi after...

Sun 21 Mar 2004
Champion Audi leads after three hours at SebringHeadline

Champion Audi leads after three hours at Sebring

After three hours, the pole sitting Champion Audi of Marco Werner led the way at the 52nd 12 Hours of Sebring. Frank Biela, whose Audi Sport U.K. entry swapped the lead with the Champion Audi several times in the early going, lay second, followed...

Fri 19 Mar 2004
Lehto lands fifth Sebring pole for AudiHeadline

Lehto lands fifth Sebring pole for Audi

Champion Racing's JJ Lehto hopes that history will repeat itself in this year's 12 Hours of Sebring. In 1999, Lehto claimed the pole and went on to win the race. This year, Lehto out-dueled former American Le Mans Series champion Allan McNish to...

Wed 17 Mar 2004
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"For the Fans" series moves into sixth season

Who would have thought back in 1998 at the inaugural Petit Le Mans race, that Don Panoz's idea would take off and retain its initial outlook on endurance racing to the point of being one of the top sportscar racing series in the world. Well,...