A busy evening for BMW in Germany. Under the slogan “Magic Moments" they celebrated the 2012 season while announcing plans for 2013. ALMS will see the new Z4 GT3 on the track for their final season prior to the merger.
NGT Motorsport's team elected to withdraw the No. 30 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car out of competition in the American Le Mans Series finale at Road Atlanta.
American Le Mans Series
Dr. Don Panoz makes a switch on the DeltaWing project. He is taking the chassis in-house powered by Mazda. The new generation DeltaWing will be on the grid at Sebring.
Bobby Rahal showcased his new American Le Mans Series BMWs at Daytona with the team drivers and will later head to Sebring, Florida for the preseason open IndyCar test days with his son Graham and James Jake.
Tragic accident as a passenger at a private driving event.
by: Tom Haapanen, Sports Car Correspondent
Patrick Dempsey and Dempsey Racing join forces with international soccer star Alessandro Del Piero to form Dempsey/Del Piero Racing; ALMS effort and a return to Le Mans in 2013 plans.
With alternative fuels and energies quite popular in racing these days (Le Mans has an extra, non-points awarding, entry devoted to exactly this), Motorsport.com thought it would be fun to explore the ultimate alternative energy sourced racer.
The history of IMSA is one to remember, and now it returns with just one sportscar series overseeing the era to come.
SRT Motorsports release
Beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Wednesday, August 28th, the four-part documentary will be aired.
First triumph of a hybrid race car at Sebring. One-two victory of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro on U.S. debut. Fässler, Jarvis and Tréluyer win endurance classic.
New coupe on display at Sebring, and will debut in ALMS later this season.
Back in 2000, the Viper GTS-R was the best sports car in the world. Last year in August, the Viper made its in return to the sportscar stage at the ALMS race in Mid-Ohio and now they are making their return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.