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Fri 02 Oct 2009
A lap of Road AmericaHeadline

A lap of Road America

There are a lot of great road racing tracks in North America (Laguna Seca, Road Atlanta, Watkins Glen and Miller Motorsports Park) but Road America in the scenic countryside of Elkhart Lake, Wis. may be the best. Front Straight. Photo...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Main man at PorscheHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Main man at Porsche

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram MAIN MAN AT PORSCHE The year was 1990. Just as dusk was falling at Daytona, we were standing in the outer room of the Benny Kahn Media Center. Bob Wollek had won the pole for the 24-hour late that afternoon and...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
ALMS confirms class structure change in 2010 Headline

ALMS confirms class structure change in 2010

Confirming rumors that have been speculated for weeks, on Sunday morning the American Le Mans Series announced a class structure change in advance of the 2010 season. The series maintains a four-class structure but has made regulations adjustments...

Mon 12 Oct 2009
Laguna Seca: IMSA statement on GT2 finish

Laguna Seca: IMSA statement on GT2 finish

IMSA STATEMENT ON MAZDA RACEWAY GT2 FINISH Following the closing laps and finish of the GT2 race Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, IMSA officials placed Jorg Bergmeister and Jan Magnussen on a two-race probation period for the start of the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Didier Theys hangs up the helmetHeadline

Didier Theys hangs up the helmet

After spending over 30 competitive years behind the wheel of racecars, Didier Theys has decided to call it time on his racing career. The 52-year old announced Monday his retirement as a professional driver, but the likable Belgian will not ...

Harry Brix 1947-2009

Harry Brix 1947-2009

HARRY BRIX 1947 -- 2009 San Jose, California, Feb 2 2009. It is with enormous sadness that the death of Harry Brix is announced. The 61-year-old passed away on Sunday in his home town of Los Gatos, California after suffering a cardiac arrest...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Genoa Racing enters LMPC class in 2010

Genoa Racing enters LMPC class in 2010

Genoa Racing to Enter ALMS' LMPC Division in 2010 ZIONSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 10 - Genoa Racing, one of the most successful teams in Indy Lights and Atlantic history, announced today that it will undertake a new challenge in 2010: the American Le...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classicHeadline

ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classic

The usual summer break for the American Le Mans Series sees the sports car division off from its previous race mid-May at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah, until mid-July and the shortest track on the schedule, Lime Rock Park. ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Doug Robinson assumes new IMSA role

Doug Robinson assumes new IMSA role

ROBINSON TO ASSUME NEW ROLE WITH IMSA Doug Robinson, who led IMSA through some of the darkest hours of sports car racing in the '90s and is given much credit for its resurrection, has yet another mission. One of IMSA's most influential...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme: focus on production car racing, continuation of junior promotion. Munich, 5th December 2009. Having bid farewell to Formula One, BMW will intensify its involvement in GT and touring car racing in the ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Drayson Racing announces LMP1 programme

Drayson Racing announces LMP1 programme

Drayson Racing To Launch Le Mans Prototype One (LMP1) Programme at Petit Le Mans LONDON - Paul, Lord Drayson and Elspeth, Lady Drayson proudly announce Drayson Racing's move to the pinnacle of motorsports; the Le Mans Prototype One (LMP1) ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Acura unveils revolutionary new ARX-02aHeadline

Acura unveils revolutionary new ARX-02a

Acura officially took the wraps off its new LMP1 contender Monday night at Sebring during a media launch event, which included a no-holds-back view of the ARX-02a. While the open-top, V8-engined machine may appear conventional at first sight, it's...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Dirk Werner Porsche Cup summary

Dirk Werner Porsche Cup summary

Dirk Werner, 2009 Rolex Grand-Am GT Driver Co-champion, earns Porsche Cup STUTTGART, Germany - December 11 --Dirk Werner (Germany), 2009 co-champion driver of the Rolex Grand-Am GT Farnbacher Loles Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, has won the ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Polar opposite futures for Corvette squads Headline

Polar opposite futures for Corvette squads

There are only six cars entered in what could be the swansong for the GT1 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours this year. Four of them are Chevy Corvette C6.Rs; this year there will be no factory competition from the Prodrive Aston Martin DBR9s but...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
ALMS statement on death of Larry Miller

ALMS statement on death of Larry Miller

AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES REMEMBERS LARRY MILLER The American Le Mans Series is mourning the loss of Larry Miller, creator and founder of Miller Motorsports Park along with the Utah-based Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. Miller passed away...

Patron CEO Brown and GT3 teammate Utah preview

Patron CEO Brown and GT3 teammate Utah preview

SALT LAKE CITY FANS TO SEE DOUBLE PATRON ON TRACK AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK SALT LAKE CITY, UT, Thursday, May 7, 2009: Race fans will get a double dose of Tequila Patron on track at Miller Motorsports Park in Salt Lake City next week when the...

ALMS statement on Teddy Mayer

ALMS statement on Teddy Mayer

A STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF TEDDY MAYER "Our thoughts and prayers are with Tim, Pattie and the rest of the Mayer family. Teddy Mayer was one of motorsport's foremost minds and earned the respect of his fellow competitors with his tireless ...

Alan Wilson's tribute to Larry Miller

Alan Wilson's tribute to Larry Miller

A TRIBUTE TO LARRY MILLER From Alan Wilson - on behalf of all those who have worked at, visited and enjoyed Miller Motorsports Park "Thank you!" Two words. "Thank you." Two words that have become a continual refrain since...

Lola releases 2009 LMP2 specs

Lola releases 2009 LMP2 specs

LOLA LMP2 CAR TO SET THE PACE IN 2009 Lola Cars International Ltd today reveal the 2009 development updates to its LMP2 Coupe sportscar, which will see significant performance gains for this already successful design. During the winter Lola...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
ACO launches the

ACO launches the "2010 Le Mans Intercontinental Cup"

During its press conference at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours in June, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest confirmed its intention to link the various Le Mans Series, so in 2010, it will launch a cup reserved for entrants in the top endurance category,...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Factory stirringsHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Factory stirrings

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram FACTORY STIRRINGS Whenever a fellow reporter asks you what you're working on, there's only one of two politically correct answers. "My next big story," is always the best response. But if that's not entirely ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
SBRS: Mazda Motorsports weekend summary 2009-09-28

SBRS: Mazda Motorsports weekend summary 2009-09-28

A TALE OF TWO ROADS 190 Mazda Racers Nine Wins at Road America & Road Atlanta BP Dyson Lola-Mazda Wins at Rain Shortened Petit Le Mans September 28, 2009 (Irvine, Calif). Race fans are frustrated when they have a weekend without any ...

Mon 02 Nov 2009
Highcroft Racing, Extreme Speed Motorsports 2010 changes

Highcroft Racing, Extreme Speed Motorsports 2010 changes

TWO-TEAM TEQUILA PATRON ASSAULT ON 2010 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES DANBURY, CT, Monday, November 2, 2009: After a highly-successful championship-winning 2009 season for Patron Highcroft Racing, American Le Mans Series fans will get to enjoy a ...

Wed 18 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Martin's Chase Plot Thickens The past week produced a remarkable batch of late fall racing news. One writer's view of the top ten stories. Mark Martin, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Photo...