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Tue 12 Dec 2000
Adelaide two weeks away

Adelaide two weeks away

- The Race of a Thousand Years will have an added touch of glamour with exciting fashion parades scheduled for Saturday and Sunday of the race weekend. Featuring the latest fashions from Kloe, Morrisey, Wayne Cooper, Razak, Vlad, Tim O'Conner and...

Wed 23 Aug 2000
Texas TV broadcat

Texas TV broadcat

American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Texas at Texas Motor Speedway race seven of 12, 2000 American Le Mans Series Saturday, Sept. 2, 8 pm to 10:45 pm NBC telecast Sunday, Sept. 3 4 pm to 6 pm race American Le Mans Series Radio ...

Sat 07 Oct 2000
Kaufman named ALMS Race Director

Kaufman named ALMS Race Director

INDIANAPOLIS (October 6, 2000) -- Marty Kaufman of Tampa, Fla., a longtime sports car racing official, has been named to the position of race director for the American Le Mans Series, effective immediately. Kaufman replaces K.C. Van Niman, who...

Thu 09 Mar 2000
Sebring BMW Team PTG Driver Profiles

Sebring BMW Team PTG Driver Profiles

BRIAN CUNNINGHAM born: Aug. 24, 1970 in Batavia, N.Y. residence: Danville, Ky. family: wife Susan, daughter Lucie 1999 second in ALMS GT driver championship; wins at Portland, Road Atlanta; third at Lime Rock, Mosport, Petit Le...

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Sebring update after 5 hours

Sebring update after 5 hours

2000 SUPERFLO 12 HOURS AT SEBRING PRESENTED BY DODGE Race Update After 4 Hours 50 Minutes POS CAR CLS Drivers Sponsor/Car Laps 1 42 P LEHTO/MULLER BMW Motorsport/BMW V12 LMR...

Fri 29 Sep 2000
ALMS Announces 2001 schedule

ALMS Announces 2001 schedule

BRASELTON, Ga. (September 29, 2000) -- An expanded 13-race schedule for the American Le Mans Series will move the sports car endurance racing series to new venues in Europe, Asia and North America in 2001, series officials have announced. The ...

Sat 15 Apr 2000
American LeMans Series to Race at Nurburgring, Silverstone

American LeMans Series to Race at Nurburgring, Silverstone

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13, 2000 - The American Le Mans Series finalized its 2000 racing schedule today by announcing that the second-year sports car league will race at the famed European courses of Silverstone in England on Saturday, May 13 and ...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
ALMS weekly notes 2000-12-20

ALMS weekly notes 2000-12-20

** Dodge Viper Team ORECA, which has been the dominant force in the GTS class of the American Le Mans Series for the better part of 1999 and 2000, will have several extra incentives to win the Race of a Thousand Years at Adelaide, Australia, on...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Sports car weekly notes 2000-11-14

Sports car weekly notes 2000-11-14

Bentley's 'satisfying' test Optimism surrounds the Bentley EXP Speed 8 which completed a two-day test at Monza last week with James Weaver at the wheel, a week after its roll-out run at Snetterton. "It was a systems check and to see if we have ...

Tue 17 Oct 2000
InterSport Racing finishes sixth at Laguna Seca

InterSport Racing finishes sixth at Laguna Seca

MONTEREY, CALIF. -- (October 15, 2000). Jon Field and Rick Sutherland took the Banana Joe's Island Party InterSport Racing Judd-powered Lola B2K/10 to a sixth place finish in the American Le Mans Series race at the GlobalCenter Sports Car ...

Sun 01 Oct 2000
Corvette, Goodyear win at Road Atlanta

Corvette, Goodyear win at Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 30, 2000) -- After almost nine hours of racing at the Petit Le Mans, the Goodyear-shod GM Goodwrench Service Plus Corvette C5-R of Andy Pilgrim, Frank Freon and Kelly Collins found itself 12 seconds behind the leading...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Checkered flag for the BMW V12 LMR

Checkered flag for the BMW V12 LMR

Munich. The end of its second season in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) marks the retirement of one of the most successful open-topped sports cars of recent decades. Triumphs before capacity crowds, action-packed races and happy endings - the...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
Tom Kristensen replaces McNish and other notes of interest

Tom Kristensen replaces McNish and other notes of interest

** Tom Kristensen has been named as the replacement for departing Allan McNish on the American Le Mans Series championship-winning Audi R8 team for the 2001 season, Audi officials announced on Tuesday. Kristensen will join returnees Rinaldo ...

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Sebring BMW M3 4 Hour Notes

Sebring BMW M3 4 Hour Notes

BMW Team PTG notes: four hours, March 17, 2000 Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring, Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway Race one of 12, American Le Mans Series BMW Team PTG has had a frustrating opening to the 2000 race season, with mechanical ...

Fri 29 Sep 2000
BMW Motorsport 2001 course set

BMW Motorsport 2001 course set

Munich. BMW sets the course for the 2001 motorsport programme: After this year's successful return in the Formula One World Championship, BMW again gives clear priority to the operations of the BMW WilliamsF1 Team in 2001. The participation in...

Sun 03 Sep 2000
InterSport ninth at Texas

InterSport ninth at Texas

FORT WORTH, TEX. -- (September 2, 2000). After a weekend struggle with car set-up, the Banana Joe's Island Party InterSport Racing Judd-powered Lola B2K/10 could only manage a ninth place finish at the American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Texas...

Fri 29 Dec 2000
Adelaide telecast change

Adelaide telecast change

Please note the new time for the NBC telecast of the American Le Mans Series season finale in Adelaide, Australia: Sunday, Dec. 31, 2 pm to 4 pm EST ...

Sun 23 Jul 2000
McNish, Audi Set Overall Record at Sears Point

McNish, Audi Set Overall Record at Sears Point

SONOMA, Calif. (July 22, 2000) - Allan McNish of Scotland bested his own track record Saturday with the fastest lap in the history of Sears Point Raceway, driving an Audi R8 to the pole position for the American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of...

Sat 30 Dec 2000
Audi on pole in Adelaide

Audi on pole in Adelaide

Adelaide, Australia - Crocodile hunters get ready: in tomorrow's season finale of the American Le Mans Series at Adelaide the Audi R8 will again start from pole position. During the 30 minutes of qualifying on the Adelaide street circuit, ...

Thu 05 Oct 2000
BMW Team PTG new car for Laguna Seca

BMW Team PTG new car for Laguna Seca

MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 4, 2000) -- BMW Team PTG is ready for the long cross-country trek from its headquarters in Winchester, Va., to Monterey, Calif., for the GlobalCenter Sports Car Championships, ninth race of 12 in the 2000 American...

Thu 16 Mar 2000
BMW V12 LMR has difficult Sebring beginning

BMW V12 LMR has difficult Sebring beginning

Munich/Sebring. BMW works driver JJ Lehto (FIN) qualified the BMW V12 LMR he shares with German J”rg Mller in provisional fourth position after the first of two qualifying sessions for the seasons opener in Sebring, Florida. The 1999 ...

Sun 02 Apr 2000
Charlotte Saturday Track Notes

Charlotte Saturday Track Notes

2000 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES GRAND PRIX OF CHARLOTTE March 30 - April 1 Saturday, April 1, 2000 ALMS Pole Notables: · JJ Lehto is the 1999-2000 Prototype pole leader with four; only David Brabham with two joins JJ as a multiple...

Wed 08 Mar 2000
Beetle Cup Race to Debut at Atlanta Petite LeMans

Beetle Cup Race to Debut at Atlanta Petite LeMans

ATLANTA, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the Atlanta International Auto Show, Volkswagen announced that it will hold a special New Beetle Cup race at the Road Atlanta Motorsport Center, featuring high-powered New Beetle race cars. ...

Wed 11 Oct 2000
Kendall debuts Saleen S7 at Laguna Seca

Kendall debuts Saleen S7 at Laguna Seca

MONTEREY, Calif. (October 9, 2000) -- One of the most successful and popular American road racing drivers of the past decade, Tom Kendall, has joined the American Le Mans Series and will make his debut with a new racing team in this weekend's ...

Fri 29 Sep 2000
Road Atlanta provisional qualifying

Road Atlanta provisional qualifying

BRASELTON, Ga. -- Allan McNish of Scotland set a new Road Atlanta track qualifying record on Thursday in winning the provisional pole for Saturday's running of the Petit Le Mans for the American Le Mans Series. McNish drove an Audi R8 to a ...

Sun 19 Mar 2000
Audi finishes Sebring - fast and furious

Audi finishes Sebring - fast and furious

SEBRING, Florida, -- Audi Sport placed first and second in the Superflo 12-Hours of Sebring marking a triumphant return to North American racing. The winning Audi entry was driven by Frank Biela, Tom Kristensen and Emanuele Pirro. After ...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
Charlotte schedule of events.

Charlotte schedule of events.

EVENT SCHEDULE FOR ALMS GRAND PRIX OF CHARLOTTE American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Charlotte Lowe's Motor Speedway / Charlotte, NC March 30 - April 1, 2000 Event Schedule Wednesday, March 29, 2000 8:00 am - 5:00 pm SPORTS CAR Sanctioned...

Sun 31 Dec 2000
McNish Cruises To Adelaide Win and ALMS Championship

McNish Cruises To Adelaide Win and ALMS Championship

ADELAIDE, Australia -- Allan McNish overcame a sore back and cruised to the American Le Mans Series driving championship Sunday as he and teammate Rinaldo Capello scored a dominating victory in the Race of a Thousand Years on the Adelaide street...

Fri 17 Mar 2000
Sears Point 2000 Season Schedule

Sears Point 2000 Season Schedule

SONOMA, Calif. - The 12th annual visit by the NASCAR Winston Cup Series highlights what promises to be the most dynamic season ever as Sears Point Raceway continues to provide the best in motorsports entertainment with a diverse schedule that ...

Wed 08 Mar 2000
Sebring BMW Broadcast Alert

Sebring BMW Broadcast Alert

Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring Sebring International Raceway Race one of 12, 2000 American Le Mans Series Saturday, March 18, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Speedvision telecast Saturday, March 18 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Cunningham wins BMW Sports Trophy 2000

Cunningham wins BMW Sports Trophy 2000

Peter Cunningham has won the BMW Sports Trophy 2000 to become the world's most successful non-works BMW driver. The American was at the wheel of a BMW M3 in the GT class of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) as well as the Speedvision World ...

Sun 31 Dec 2000
Adelaide - hour four report

Adelaide - hour four report

The possibility of an all-Aussie victory was shattered at 7.33pm in the Race of a Thousand Years when drama struck for the ...

Sat 30 Dec 2000
Adelaide starting line up

Adelaide starting line up

<pre> ADELAIDE, Australia -- Starting lineup for Sunday's American Le Mans Series Race of a Thousand Years sports car endurance race at 2.4-mile Adelaide street circuit showing drivers, U.S. hometown or country, type car, pole winning time...

Fri 27 Oct 2000
Las Vegas notes

Las Vegas notes

The stars and cars of the American Le Mans Series have descended upon Las Vegas Motor Speedway for this weekend's Grand Prix of Las Vegas, presented by enjoythedrive.com. The racing weekend will mark the final appearance of the ALMS this year in...

Sun 03 Sep 2000
Biela, Pirro win in Texas

Biela, Pirro win in Texas

Le Mans 24 Hour and Sebring winners Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro fought back to stop their Audi team-mates from recording a third consecutive victory in stifling heat at the Texas Motor Speedway overnight. Alan McNish had earlier set pole ...

Sun 31 Dec 2000
Adelaide results

Adelaide results

ADELAIDE, Australia -- Finish of Sunday's American Le Mans Series Race of a Thousand Years sports car endurance race at 2.4-mile Adelaide street circuit with starting position in parentheses, driver, U.S. hometown or country, type car, laps ...