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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...

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 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...

Sun 08 Oct 2000
BMW V12 LMR Laguna Seca preview

BMW V12 LMR Laguna Seca preview

Munich. Fresh enthusiasm, anticipation and piece-work are the three factors that dominate the preparations of the BMW team for the tenth of twelve races in the American Le Mans Series, which will be held on 15 October at Laguna Seca. After ...

Sat 08 Jul 2000
BMW Motorsport V12 LMR Nurburgring qualifying

BMW Motorsport V12 LMR Nurburgring qualifying

Munich/Nurburgring. Everything is possible from these grid positions for the drivers of the two BMW V12 LMR in the 1000 kilometres race on Sunday, held at the Nurburgring. JJ Lehto (FIN)/Jorg Muller (D) will start the fourth round of the American...

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 ...

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. ...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
Women's team for Petit Le Mans

Women's team for Petit Le Mans

BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 21, 2000) -- Accomplishing one of its missions, the Women's Global GT Series has launched three of its drivers into the American Le Mans Series with a competitive GT class ride for the Sept. 30 running of the Petit Le Mans,...

Fri 04 Aug 2000
Audi sets Mosport track record

Audi sets Mosport track record

Bowmanville, Ontario, The Audi R8's wasted little time in getting up to speed at the famed Mosport International Raceway setting a new track record. The previous track record was held by Hans Stuck in a Porsche 962c in August of 1985 with a...

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 10 Mar 2000
Nygmatech Motorsports; a triple threat at Sebring

Nygmatech Motorsports; a triple threat at Sebring

SEBRING, Fla. (March 9, 2000) -- Nygmatech Motorsports will make their American Le Mans Series (ALMS) debut in a big way at the 48th Annual Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring, entering a trio of Porsches in the GT class, all prepared by Michael Colucci...

Mon 10 Jul 2000
Nurburgring Michelin race report

Nurburgring Michelin race report

(Nurburgring) -- Racing in the rain for the first time this season, the Michelin-shod Panoz LMP-1 Roadster S led nearly all of the 1000 km European Le Mans Series race earlier today at the Nurburgring in Germany. Jan Magnussen, who started ...

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Sebring; Audi - fast and furious

Sebring; Audi - fast and furious

Sebring, Florida, 1:04 p.m. Audi Leads Sebring Classic into the Noon Hour The green flag dropped at 10:10 a.m. for the Superflo 12-Hours of Sebring. The Audi Sport R8's driven by Frank Biela, number 78 and Rinaldo Capello in number 77 assumed...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Thu 12 Oct 2000
Le Mans stars set toi tackle Laguna Seca's

Le Mans stars set toi tackle Laguna Seca's "Corkscrew"

Californian circuit, Laguna Seca, has played host to classic Indycar and International Motorcycling Grands Prix, but this weekend the stars of the 2000 Le Mans Series will have their own chance to tackle the fabled "corkscrew". Renowned as one...

Thu 28 Sep 2000
Atlanta Goodyear tire fast facts

Atlanta Goodyear tire fast facts

<pre> GOODYEAR FAST FACTS FOR THE PETIT LE MANS ROAD ATLANTA — 2.56-MILE ROAD COURSE BRASELTON, GA., SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2000 DESCRIPTION: GOODYEAR EAGLE SPORTS CAR SPECIAL NUMBER OF TIRES SUPPLIED: 800 RECOMMENDED COLD PRESSURE: ...

Fri 01 Sep 2000
GP of Texas to beging 2001 season

GP of Texas to beging 2001 season

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Sept. 1, 2000) -- The premier road racing series in the world will return to Texas Motor Speedway on March 1-4, 2001 for the second Grand Prix of Texas. The event will be the first event of the year for both the speedway 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...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
Grant Kenny to run in Adelaide support race

Grant Kenny to run in Adelaide support race

With three Australian Grand Prix celebrity races under his belt, Iron Man legend Grant Kenny already has a host of experience on the Adelaide circuit. But the Queenslander is now set to do battle with "real racers" rather than celebrities in the...

Sat 07 Oct 2000
Point Standings after Road Atlanta

Point Standings after Road Atlanta

<pre> AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES POINT STANDINGS Through Petit Le Mans (As of 10/2/00) Prototype (Driver) 1. Allan McNish 210 2. Jorg Muller 202 Rinaldo Capello 202 4. JJ Lehto 200 5. Frank Biela 192 6. Emanuele Pirro 191 7. Jan Magnussen...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Audi goes crocodile for Adelaide

Audi goes crocodile for Adelaide

Auburn Hills, Mich. -- At the final of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) in Adelaide, Australia, on Dec. 31, some motorsport fans may not believe their eyes: In the land of "Crocodile Dundee," Audi drivers Allan McNish and ...

Fri 14 Jul 2000
O'Connell knows his tires at Laguna seca

O'Connell knows his tires at Laguna seca

(Greenville, S.C.) - Once upon a time, race driver Johnny O'Connell had to dig through the tire barriers at Sears Point International Raceway in order to find tires for his street car. Now, some 12 years later, he will be racing at Sears...

Fri 20 Oct 2000
Points after Laguna Seca

Points after Laguna Seca

Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable INDIANAPOLIS (October 17, 2000) -- With their respective wins in the GlobalCenter Sports Car Championships event this past Sunday at California's Laguna Seca Raceway, Allan McNish (Prototype) and ...

Tue 18 Jul 2000
Mimmo Schiattarella at Sears Point

Mimmo Schiattarella at Sears Point

It's time to battle again for Mimmo Schiattarella and Olive Garden-Rafanelli team, after the podium at Charlotte and the strong performance showed in ELMS round in England, they are coming back to ALMS races with all the intentions to fight for...

Sun 19 Mar 2000
BMW V12 podium finish at Sebring

BMW V12 podium finish at Sebring

Round 1, American Le Mans Series 18th March 2000, Sebring, Florida Another podium for the BMW V12 LMR During the second half of the Sebring 12-Hour race the BMW V12 LMR sportscars kept pace with the two Audis in the top four. Once again...

Fri 06 Oct 2000
Viper Team ORECA Laguna Seca preview

Viper Team ORECA Laguna Seca preview

October 5, 2000 - Dodge Viper Team ORECA and DaimlerChrysler go into the final three rounds of the American Le Mans Series with leads in the GTS championship for teams and championship for manufacturers that no one else can match. The two have 55...

Sun 23 Jul 2000
Sears Point Audi to Start One and Two - New Track Record

Sears Point Audi to Start One and Two - New Track Record

Sonoma, Calif., The Audi R8's qualified one and two for the Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point Raceway with Allan McNish setting a new track record. Allan McNish driving the number 77 R8 took the pole with a time of 1:20.683, an average speed...

Sun 19 Mar 2000
SBRS: Lynx Racing Sebring Results

SBRS: Lynx Racing Sebring Results

(Sebring, FL 3/19/00) -- Lynx Racing has had a mixed and interesting beginning to the 2000 season. It started with a win as team manager Steve Cameron brought his TrackMagic kart home first in the 80cc shifter class at the first of a ...

Mon 21 Feb 2000
David Brabham teams up with Jan Magnussen for 2000 assault

David Brabham teams up with Jan Magnussen for 2000 assault

Australian sportscar star David Brabham will team up with fellow ex-Grand Prix driver Jan Magnussen for the Panoz team's assault on the 2000 Le Mans Series. Brabham's team was forced into the search for a new co-driver for the Australian after...

Thu 20 Jan 2000
Road Atlanta 2000 Schedule

Road Atlanta 2000 Schedule

Braselton, GA- Road Atlanta's 2000 season marks thirty years of motor racing at the historic road course in Braselton, GA. The busy season is highlighted by the Historic Sportscar Racing Walter Mitty Challenge, the American Motorcycle Association...

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 ...