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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 ...

Fri 17 Mar 2000
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...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
Adelaide adds Race for a Cure

Adelaide adds Race for a Cure

While you may not be able to join the winners on the podium at the Race of a Thousand Years on New Year's Eve, race fans will get a unique opportunity to welcome the international stars today. The newest founding sponsor to join Le Mans...

Sun 15 Oct 2000
BMW Laguna Seca news

BMW Laguna Seca news

BMW has announced that it will not modify the V12 LMR following Bill Auberlen's back-flip at the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta last weekend. The American walked away unscathed but was roundly blamed for the crash by following the Team Rafanelli...

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...

Tue 26 Sep 2000
Audi news 2000-09-26

Audi news 2000-09-26

New technical regulations LMP 675 The LMP 675 category is to be given a boost that will give 'junior class' competitors a real chance of winning the Le Mans 24-hours outright. New technical regulations were announced by the Automobile Club de ...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
Australian Sebring Telecast

Australian Sebring Telecast

TELEVISION ADVICE - 27TH MARCH 2000 WHAT: The opening round of the 2000 Le Mans Sportscar Series from Sebring in Florida. WHEN: Network Ten, Sunday April 2, 12.30pm - 1.00pm WHY: South Australia will host the final round of the...

Wed 23 Aug 2000
BMW Team PTG heads to Texas

BMW Team PTG heads to Texas

FORT WORTH, Tex. (Aug. 23, 2000) -- BMW Team PTG will field its two newest 2001 BMW M3s in the inaugural American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Texas, scheduled for Saturday evening, Sept. 1 at Texas Motor Speedway. The race, seventh of...

Fri 28 Jul 2000
Sears Point BMW disqualified as winner of GT race

Sears Point BMW disqualified as winner of GT race

SONOMA, Calif. (July 27, 2000) - The Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Dirk Muller and Lucas Luhr of Monaco has been declared the winner of the GT class in Sunday's American Le Mans Series race at Sears Point Raceway. The BMW M3 driven by Hans Stuck...

Thu 13 Jul 2000
Panoz Racing School adds Texas

Panoz Racing School adds Texas

Braselton, GA - The Panoz Racing School is moving westward to Texas Motor Speedway in the Dallas/Fort Worth area at the beginning of next year. The school will offer its unique brand of racing school nationally as it continues to branch out from...

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...

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...

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.

Sat 18 Mar 2000
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. ...

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...

Sun 31 Dec 2000
Adelaide - Chequered flag report

Adelaide - Chequered flag report

The Audi "crocodile" car put the bite on the oppostion to take the inaugural American Le Mans Series Adelaide event in front of 80,000 racefans. Allan McNish fought off a back injury to take the win with pole sitter Dindo Capello . McNish ...

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 ...

Sun 31 Dec 2000
Viper Adelaide qualifying notes

Viper Adelaide qualifying notes

Adelaide, December 30, 2000 - Olivier Beretta secured pole position in qualifying for the 12th and final round of the American Le Mans Series on the former Grand Prix circuit in Adelaide, Australia today (Saturday). The Monegasque, who has all...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Panoz Team to hunt crocodile car in Adelaide

Panoz Team to hunt crocodile car in Adelaide

INDIANAPOLIS (December 21, 2000) -- The close racing competition between the top two Prototype teams in the American Le Mans Series has led to some humorous games of one-upsmanship as the series heads to Australia for the Race of a Thousand Years...

Wed 04 Oct 2000
2001 Calender

2001 Calender

ALMS 2001 calendar The controversial 2001 American Le Mans Series calendar was revealed at the Petit Le Mans. The schedule features 13 races around the world, and is supplemented by a further three European dates. The second round, labelled TBA,...

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...

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 ...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
American Le Mans Series odds and ends

American Le Mans Series odds and ends

** American Le Mans Series standouts Allan McNish and Olivier Beretta have been named to the "All-America Auto Racing Team," as selected in ballotting by the membership of the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association. McNish,...

Fri 20 Oct 2000
BMW Team PTG broadcast alert

BMW Team PTG broadcast alert

<pre> American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Las Vegas at Las Vegas Motor Speedway race 11 of 12, 2000 American Le Mans Series Sunday, Oct. 29, noon PT (3 pm ET) two hours 45 minutes Speedvision telecast Sunday, Oct. 29 3 pm ...

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 ...

Sat 30 Dec 2000
Jones joins Audi in Adelaide

Jones joins Audi in Adelaide

Adelaide, Australia - Audi driver Allan McNish has been forced to put his championship celebrations on ice after sustaining a back injury that could ultimately deprive the "Flying Scotsman" of the American Le Mans Series title. The Audi ace...

Thu 27 Jul 2000
Canada's GP of Mosport

Canada's GP of Mosport

(Greenville, S.C.) - Having already won major sportscar endurance races in four countries on two continents in 2000, Michelin will be trying to add to its winning ways at Mosport Park in Bowmanville, Ont., Canada, on Aug. 5. The event will be...

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 ...

Wed 12 Jan 2000
Sports Car News (mainly Daytona)

Sports Car News (mainly Daytona)

Andretti aims for triple crown Mario Andretti is aiming to emulate Graham Hill, and become only the second driver ever to achieve the treble of the F1 World Championship, the Indy 500 and Le Mans wins. He is to compete in the Le Mans 24...

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...