Incident-marred qualifying sessions have teams scrambling to prepare back-in-the-pack starting spots potential roadblocks to podiums.
Repeat win in P1; NGT, PR1/Mathiasen win on last lap
The four-hour American Le Mans Monterey race will go green at 3:30 pm PT Saturday, May 11.
Prior to the start of action at the Grand Prix of Long Beach the media were invited to a luncheon to meet some of the American Le Mans Series drivers.
BMW leads Michelin sweep of top six in GT.
Klaus Graf: ""Lucas and I have now won this race three times in a row and it's a great day for everyone at Muscle Milk Pickett Racing, HPD and Michelin."
Last year, Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr became the first driver pairing to become repeat overall winners at Long Beach.
Street Soft, Ultra Wide and Tall Tire technologies to streets of Long Beach.
Next up for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing will be the Grand Prix of Long Beach April 19th and 20th, where the duo of Graf and Luhr have won the past two seasons.
The German completed four timed laps with his fastest time coming on his third one around the 3.74-mile road course.
Simon Pagenaud tops charts in P2 on final lap of the first official practice for the 12 Hours of Sebring.
Muscle Milk Pickett Racing, who finished second in class in 2012 after a strong debut performance aboard their HPD prototype, will kick things off at Sebring International Raceway.
Dirvers Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr ran a total of 227 trouble free laps in their recently upgraded HPD ARX-03c prototype
BAR1 Motorsports topped the PC in testing while the Risi Competizione Ferrari was fastest in the GT class. A TRG Porsche was quickest in GTC. There were no PC2 cars in attendance.
Klaus Graf, Lucas Luhr and Romain Dumas return for the final ALMS season. The championship team will begin winter testing this week at Sebring.
The American Le Mans Series overall (P1) championship team tested at the new Circuit of The Americas preparing for the 2013 season. Champion drivers Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr had two good days on the 3.427-mile track.