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Fri 19 Nov 1999
Awards Banquet

Awards Banquet

American Le Mans Series Banquet Held at Paris Hotel After Season Finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by Lindsay Walkup Las Vegas, Nev. (Nov. 7, 1999)—It was a full house at the Paris Hotel's Ballroom Sunday, Nov. 7, as teams,...

Sat 18 Sep 1999
Thu 15 Apr 1999
Portland BMW Team PTG Provisional Qualifying

Portland BMW Team PTG Provisional Qualifying

BMW Team PTG notes: provisional qualifying, July 30 Rose City Grand Prix -- Portland [International Raceway] race five, American Le Mans Series The BMW Team PTG M3s were fourth, sixth, seventh and 10th in the GT class after Friday's...

Mon 01 Nov 1999
Texas Motor speedway 2000 Events

Texas Motor speedway 2000 Events

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Nov. 1, 1999) - Just when you thought it couldn't get bigger and better - it does! The 2000 race season at Texas Motor Speedway features more events than ever before. In addition to NASCAR and Indy Racing events, the speedway...

Sat 18 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-18

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-18

Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta Race Six, American Le Mans Series BMW Team PTG took advantage of a full-course caution period just past the six-hour mark of the 10-hour, 1000-mile Petit Le Mans. All three cars pitted, while the GT class race-leader...

Wed 28 Jul 1999
San Diego GP New Sponsors

San Diego GP New Sponsors

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 27, 1999) -- Local business and city officials, new sponsors Xerox and Mesa Distributing, and leadership from the San Diego Grand Prix Association and the American Le Mans Series were among those gathered today to signal...

Thu 24 Jun 1999
BMW Team PTG Mosport test 1999-06-24

BMW Team PTG Mosport test 1999-06-24

BMW Team PTG notes: test day, June 24 American Le Mans Series Grand Prix at Mosport (International Raceway) Race three, American Le Mans Series BMW Team PTG participated in Thursday's track test day at Mosport International Raceway in ...

Fri 19 Mar 1999
Sebring Juan Manual Fangio II - Viernes 19-3-99

Sebring Juan Manual Fangio II - Viernes 19-3-99

ALMS Provisional Grid American Le Mans Series Championship Sebring International Raceway/Sebring Florida Marzo 15-20 1999 PROVISIONAL GRID AUTO FAST-LAP 1 42 P Kristensen/Lehto/Muller BMW V12 LMR...

Thu 23 Sep 1999
Petit Le Mans J. J. Lehto Notes

Petit Le Mans J. J. Lehto Notes

BMW Motorsport driver J.J. Lehto did not attend podium presentations following the Petit Le Mans on Sept. 18 because he did not know that his car had finished in third position. With four laps to go, the race leader No. 42 BMW V12 LMR spun off...

Wed 15 Sep 1999
BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-15

BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-15

Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta Race Six, American Le Mans Series Driver Championship BMW Team PTG driver Johannes van Overbeek is leading the American Le Mans Series GT driver championship. "This is a pleasant surprise. The hard part will be ...

Wed 28 Jul 1999
BMW M3 and V12 LMR Sears Point Review

BMW M3 and V12 LMR Sears Point Review

Round 4, American Le Mans Series 25 July 1999, Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma, California Munich/Sonoma. The BMW V12 LMR of JJ Lehto (FIN) and Steve Soper (GB) crossed the line as winner of the fourth round of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) at...

Tue 26 Oct 1999
Las Vegas Television Schedule

Las Vegas Television Schedule

TV ALERT BMW TEAM PTG American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Las Vegas at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nev. race eight of eight, 1999 American Le Mans Series Sunday, Nov. 7, noon to 2:45 p.m. PT (3 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. ET) CNBC ...

Wed 24 Feb 1999
GT, Sports Car News 99-02-24

GT, Sports Car News 99-02-24

Magnussen - not under threat Don Panoz has gone on record to say that Jan Magnussen's place in the team is secure: 'We have been lucky to acquire the services of Jan Magnussen and we are delighed with him. He is one of the best drivers around'.

Mon 20 Sep 1999
Lynx Racing Petit Le Mans Report

Lynx Racing Petit Le Mans Report

Three Lynx racing drivers, two current and one alumnus, went to Road Atlanta last weekend to participate in that million-horsepower circus called the Petit Le Mans -- and all three of them finished fifth. Lynx Racing's latest ...

Wed 01 Dec 1999
Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 11 1999 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT Series, coupled with its undefeated season in the inaugural year of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season and repeated success in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the...

Fri 05 Nov 1999
Las Vegas Friday Track Notes

Las Vegas Friday Track Notes

Welcome to the American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Las Vegas. This is the eighth and final race of the inaugural ALMS Series season with championships in the balance for drivers, teams and manufacturers in all divisions. In the Women’s Global...

Thu 28 Oct 1999
Hybrid R & D Racing Laguna Seca Post Race Notes

Hybrid R & D Racing Laguna Seca Post Race Notes

Orange, CA. - "A Top Ten Finish" - That was our goal and that goal was reached. For this race at Laguna SECA, that is. After a miserable string of engine failures beginning back at Mosport, Canada, in June, the team could not be happier with its...

Tue 05 Oct 1999
Laguna Seca Hybrid R&D Preview

Laguna Seca Hybrid R&D Preview

We're Back and We're Better Orange, CA. After skipping the Petite LeMans race at Road Atlanta in an effort to strengthen our program with further engine and aerodynamics development, we are now in an aggressive position to compete up front...

Wed 08 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Petit Le Mans Preview

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Petit Le Mans Preview

BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 8, 1999) -- BMW Team PTG hopes to take the lead in American Le Mans Series GT-class manufacturer and team standings with a strong run in the Petit Le Mans on Sept. 18. The 1000-mile, 10-hour race on the 2.54-mile...

Sun 27 Jun 1999
BMW Team PTG Mosport Race Notes

BMW Team PTG Mosport Race Notes

BMW Team PTG notes: Race American Le Mans Series Grand Prix at Mosport (International Raceway) race three, American Le Mans Series BMW Team PTG collected two GT podium finishes after a very tough race. Hans Stuck and Christian Menzel finished...

Sun 18 Apr 1999
BMW Team PTG Road Atlanta Race Report

BMW Team PTG Road Atlanta Race Report

BMW Team PTG Takes Victory in Georgia BRASELTON, Ga. (April 18, 1999) BMW Team PTG returned to victory circle at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, scoring first, third and fourth-place GT finishes in the Grand Prix at Road Atlanta...

Sun 21 Mar 1999
Sebring PTG BMW M3 Final Standings

Sebring PTG BMW M3 Final Standings

PTG BMW M3 FINISHES SEBRING 12-HOUR IN TOP 10 DESPITE DIFFICULT START TO AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES SEBRING, Fla. (March 20, 1999) -- A hoped-for third-consecutive GT class victory at the 47th Annual Exxon Superflo 12 Hours of Sebring ...

Fri 17 Dec 1999
Reynard 2KQ Sportscar Texas Test 1999-12-17

Reynard 2KQ Sportscar Texas Test 1999-12-17

Reynard Motorsport is committed to developing its 2KQ sportscar to resolve a small number of initial design and production issues, following a component failure at a Texas Speedway test yesterday in which George Robinson, driving Robinson...

Mon 25 Oct 1999
New Director Named at Road Atlanta

New Director Named at Road Atlanta

Braselton, GA: Michael Swaine will be replacing Tres Stephenson as Executive Director at Road Atlanta Motor Sports Center, effective October 18. Stephenson will be returning to his position as Executive Director at Sebring International Raceway...

Fri 17 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Qualifying Notes

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Qualifying Notes

The BMW Team PTG drivers say they're ready for Saturday's 10-hour, 1000-mile Petit Le Mans race. All three cars found extra speed during final qualifying on Friday. Boris Said qualified the ...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Las Vegas Results

Las Vegas Results

1999 ALMS Grand Prix of Las Vegas American Le Mans Series Provisional Results POS CAR CLASS DRIVER CAR LAPS 1 42 P Lehto/Soper BMW...

Mon 04 Oct 1999
Laguna Seca Point Battles in All Classes

Laguna Seca Point Battles in All Classes

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4, 1999 - Torrid point battles in all three American Le Mans Series classes highlight the VISA Sportscar Championships Oct. 8-10 at Laguna Seca Raceway and new competitors from England are preparing to make their first...

Sun 19 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta BMW V12 LMR Podium Report

Road Atlanta BMW V12 LMR Podium Report

Munich/Atlanta. The BMW V12 Le Mans Roadster no. 43 of Bill Auberlen (USA), Steve Soper (GB) and Joachim Winkelhock (D) brought home the best result for BMW by finishing second at the 1.000 miles race "Petit Le Mans" in Road Atlanta. The win went...

Tue 28 Dec 1999
Adelaide Race of a Thousand Years

Adelaide Race of a Thousand Years

DAVID BRABHAM KEEN TO FLY THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG AT HOME EVENT Australian international sportscar racing star David Brabham is delighted at the prospect of returning to South Australia to do battle on the streets of Adelaide. American Le Mans ...

Wed 29 Sep 1999
Laguna Seca BMW Team PTG Preview

Laguna Seca BMW Team PTG Preview

BMW Team PTG Chasing California Points and Championships MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 29, 1999) -- BMW Team PTG is looking for another strong California finish in the VISA Sports Car Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway on Oct. 10. The...

Fri 16 Apr 1999
Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Notes, April 16

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Notes, April 16

BMW Team PTG notes, April 16 1999 Grand Prix of Road Atlanta presented by Lease Plan 1-2-3 The BMW Team PTG M3s topped the GT practice times. Johannes van Overbeek of Danville, Calif. set the quickest time during the afternoon practice, ...

Thu 22 Jul 1999
Sears Point Lynx Preview

Sears Point Lynx Preview

A WEEKEND OF CHALK AND CHEESE Lynx Racing Drivers Sara Senske and Mike Conte, Already Eating Up The Competition On Their Way Up To The CART FedEx Series, Will Devour Something Different This Weekend ____________________________________ 1.

Mon 12 Jul 1999
BMW Team PTG New Driver Profiles

BMW Team PTG New Driver Profiles

DARREN LAW born: April 4, 1968 in Toronto, Ont. residence: Phoenix, Ariz. family: wife Karrie, daughters Megan and Hannah 1998: SPORTS CAR -- second at Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans Darren Law started racing karts in 1979. He won the IKF...

Sat 06 Nov 1999
BMW V12 LMR Qualifying

BMW V12 LMR Qualifying

Final Qualifying Saturday Round 8, American Le Mans Series 6th November 1999, Las Vegas, Nevada BMW V12 LMR prototypes to start from third row Munich/Las Vegas. Lady luck deserted the two BMW V12 LMRs in qualifying for the final round of the...

Sat 28 Aug 1999
St. James, Schroeder, Volk at Petit Le Mans

St. James, Schroeder, Volk at Petit Le Mans

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 28 - The drivers who finished fourth in the Superflo 12 Hours of Sebring in 1998 will be reunited for the 10-hour Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta Sept. 18 with the announcement Saturday that Lyn St. James will join...

Fri 17 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta BMW V12 LMR Final Qualifying

Road Atlanta BMW V12 LMR Final Qualifying

Munich/Atlanta. In the final qualifying session for the 1.000 mile Petit Le Mans in Road Atlanta, JJ Lehto qualified on the front row with a lap time of 1 minute 11.269 seconds around the 2.56 mile circuit, to place second behind the Panoz of ...