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Mon 24 Dec 2001
American Le Mans Series Notes of Interest 2001-12-20

American Le Mans Series Notes of Interest 2001-12-20

** SEBRING CELEBRATION CONTINUES TO GROW -- The 50th anniversary celebration of America's oldest sports car race continued its growth this week as three more former winning cars joined the list of those that will be on hand for the ...

Dick Barbour Motorsports moves to LMP900 for 2002

Dick Barbour Motorsports moves to LMP900 for 2002

(December 18, 2001 Toronto On.) In the past two seasons Dick Barbour has led his team to two American LeMans Series Championships. In 2000 it was the GT Championship with Porsche and in 2001 it was the LMP675 Championship with Reynard. Dick ...

IRL: GM Racing completes

IRL: GM Racing completes "vintage" season

GM brands Complete "Vintage" Season Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Cadillac gain Podiums and Titles Detroit, Mich., Dec.21, 2001 - With the extremely short time between the end of one racing season and the start of the next, General Motors...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Kuzzins Kustoms joins Shane Lewis' helmet design

Kuzzins Kustoms joins Shane Lewis' helmet design

JUPITER, Fla., Monday, December 17, 2001 -- Bill Cousins has added his company, Kuzzins Kustoms, as a backer of the helmet design contest created by Shane Lewis, TheRaceSite.com and Stand 21 to celebrate the 50th annual Mobil1 12 Hours at Sebring,...

Speedvision airs 2001 ALMS season review 2001-12-27

Speedvision airs 2001 ALMS season review 2001-12-27

Speedvision To Review 2001 American Le Mans Series Season December 27 BRASELTON, Ga. (December 17, 2001) -- Speedvision's "The Year In Racing" will review the 2001 American Le Mans Series season in a special program to air on Thursday night, ...

Grand Prix of The Americas 'kick-off' recap

Grand Prix of The Americas 'kick-off' recap

Grand Prix Of The Americas Hosts "Kick-Off" Event With Miami Dignitaries And Professionals From The World Of Racing MIAMI, FL - (December 12, 2001) - The principals of Raceworks, Inc. Peter J. Yanowitch, Willy A. Bermello, and Emerson...

Sebring, Miami offer Florida doubleheader ticket discount

Sebring, Miami offer Florida doubleheader ticket discount

BRASELTON, Ga. (December 12, 2001) -- Race fans will have the opportunity to save money on tickets to the first two races of the 2002 American Le Mans Series season as part of a special promotional offer. The Florida Doubleheader Discount will...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Kane, MG Sport Lola Sebring test report

Kane, MG Sport Lola Sebring test report

Kane on the Florida pace in the MG Lola EX257 MG Sport and racing's Jonny Kane has just returned from the US where he tested the MG Lola EX257 Le Mans car at the famous Sebring circuit in Florida. As well as the opportunity to further develop...

ETCC: Boris Said wins BMW Sports Trophy

ETCC: Boris Said wins BMW Sports Trophy

Munich/Going. American Boris Said has won the historic BMW Sports Trophy for the most successful BMW non-works racing driver in the 2001 season. A team-mate of Hans-Joachim Stuck, he was presented with the award at the BMW Motorsport Party held...

Sun 09 Dec 2001
Corvette Racing adds Oliver Gavin to 2002 lineup

Corvette Racing adds Oliver Gavin to 2002 lineup

DETROIT, Dec. 6 - With the 2001 season and a manufacturers' championship barely under its belt, Corvette Racing has named Oliver Gavin of Great Britain to its team for 2002. Gavin, a roadracing veteran, will contest the 24 Hours of Le Mans and...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Sears Point opens ticket sales for 2002

Sears Point opens ticket sales for 2002

SONOMA, Calif. - Individual race tickets for NASCAR, NHRA and other 2002 events at the newly renovated Sears Point Raceway will go on sale Monday, Dec. 10. A variety of new seating options, including all-reserved advance tickets for the NASCAR ...

Notes of Interest 2001-12-05

Notes of Interest 2001-12-05

101 DAYS TO SEBRING -- The 2002 American Le Mans Series season will open in just 101 days with the running of the 50th annual Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring, presented by Dodge. A celebration fitting the 50th running of America's oldest sports car...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
ALMS drivers Pirro, Borcheller AARWBA team nominees

ALMS drivers Pirro, Borcheller AARWBA team nominees

BRASELTON, Ga. (November 28, 2001) -- American Le Mans Series class champions Emanuele Pirro and Terry Borcheller have been nominated for the 2001 Auto Racing All-America Team, to be selected by the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters ...

Chrysler withdraws factory effort and support

Chrysler withdraws factory effort and support

Motorsport.com -- Chrysler announced in London today that it has officially withdrawn its support of Team Oreca and its effort to win the Le Mans 24 hour race. The team fielded a LMP900 prototype for the last two years, fourth overall was the best...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Notes of interest 2001-11-20

Notes of interest 2001-11-20

** MANY FORMER SEBRING WINNERS COMMITTED -- Sebring International Raceway has received early commitments from 19 former winning cars to be part of the festivities for the 50th annual Mobil1 12 Hours at Sebring, presented by Dodge, on March ...

Staff promotions, new admin position announcement

Staff promotions, new admin position announcement

Evenson Joins ALMS Staff In New Television Position; Purgason, Marr Promoted, Receive New Duties BRASELTON, Ga. (November 20, 2001) -- Longtime sports business and media executive John Evenson has joined the American Le Mans Series in ...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
American Le Mans Series announces 2002 schedule

American Le Mans Series announces 2002 schedule

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 5, 2001) -- Four exciting new venues, a revived endurance racing format with longer races and a new television partner highlight a 10-event schedule for the 2002 American Le Mans Series season, series officials have...

Mon 19 Nov 2001
Lewis to debut in ARCA at Atlanta

Lewis to debut in ARCA at Atlanta

Shane Lewis to Make ARCA Debut in Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga., Monday, November 12, 2001 -- Shane Lewis, of Jupiter, Fla., will make his professional stock car racing debut with ARCA on Saturday, November 17th in the "Pork The Other White Meat 400" at...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
Dick Barbour Racing technical partnership announcement

Dick Barbour Racing technical partnership announcement

Dick Barbour Racing Announces Technical Partnership With Multimatic For ALMS 2002 (Nov. 9, 2001, Braselton, GA) With the start of the 2002 American LeMans Series season only 125 days away, Dick Barbour Racing has entered into an agreement with...

Reynard links up with strong supplier

Reynard links up with strong supplier

Reynard Links Up With Strong Supplier Portfolio For New 02S Sportscar 15 November -- The new 02S sports racing car from Reynard has been designed with optimum efficiency and high level performance as the two main goals, with supplier selection...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
Team Bucknum Racing 2002 news

Team Bucknum Racing 2002 news

November 3, Daytona, FL -- When Team Bucknum Racing's new Pilbeam MP84 arrived from England via Ohio distributor TrueChoice two months ago, there were a lot of unanswered questions on the minds of the car's first owner. After all, the car is only...

Notes of interest 2001-11-13

Notes of interest 2001-11-13

** SAID FEELING GREAT AFTER INJURY -- American Le Mans Series driver Boris Said is feeling great and said he is "100 percent" after suffering a minor skull fracture in a testing crash on October 18. Known for his colorful quips,...

Fans can design Lewis' helmet for Sebring 2002

Fans can design Lewis' helmet for Sebring 2002

Unique Sebring Celebration For Lewis JUPITER, Fla., Monday, November 12, 2001 -- Shane Lewis, TheRaceSite.com and Stand 21 are putting out the call to all aspiring artists and race fans to design the paint scheme that will adorn Lewis' helmet in...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
New sports car team links up with Reynard

New sports car team links up with Reynard

8th November 2001 - Vic Lee Racing (VLR) is set to expand its motorsport operation with a move into Sportscar racing next year and plans to link up with Reynard for the teams' debut are moving ahead in preparation for the 2002 season. The...

Privateer teams 2001 financial report

Privateer teams 2001 financial report

American Le Mans Series Privateer Teams Receive $1.7 Million BRASELTON, Ga. (November 7, 2001) -- Privateer racing teams in the American Le Mans Series collected more than $1.7 million in purse and point fund money during the ...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
Notes of Interest 11-06-01

Notes of Interest 11-06-01

** ONLY 130 DAYS TO SEBRING -- The 2001 American Le Mans Series season has only recently ended, and all involved in the series are already counting the 130 days remaining until the 2002 season begins with the 50th running of the...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
Fannin to head Media, Marketing at Road Atlanta

Fannin to head Media, Marketing at Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, GA (Nov. 2, 2001) - Motorsports veteran Earl C. Fannin has been named Director of Media & Marketing at Road Atlanta and will be responsible for public relations, marketing, media buys and promotions. He will also assist with...

Fri 02 Nov 2001
Reynard to introduce new Sportscar for 2002

Reynard to introduce new Sportscar for 2002

Reynard Motorsport has today confirmed the introduction of a new Sportscar for 2002. The Reynard 02S-P675 sports racing car is being developed for Sportscar Series on both sides of the Atlantic including the American Le Mans Series, FIA Sportscar...

APLMS: Malaysian 'Race of Champions' officially canceled

APLMS: Malaysian 'Race of Champions' officially canceled

BRASELTON, Ga. -- KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (October 31, 2001) -- The Le Mans Series Race of Champions, scheduled for Malaysia's Sepang International Circuit January 11-13, has been officially canceled. The event was originally ...

Wed 31 Oct 2001
APLMS: Race of Champions update 2001-10-13

APLMS: Race of Champions update 2001-10-13

9-11 November 2001 Sepang International Circuit Kuala Lumpur's rescheduled Le Mans Series Race of Champions has begun a new countdown with 90 days to go before the fastest sportscars in the world do battle on the world's most modern racing ...

APLMS: Le Mans Series Race of Champions rescheduled

APLMS: Le Mans Series Race of Champions rescheduled

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 5, 2001) -- Malaysia's spectacular Sepang International Circuit is set to play host to the first major international sportscar race of 2002 with the Le Mans Series Race of Champions now...

APLMS: Le Mans Series Race Of Champions postponed

APLMS: Le Mans Series Race Of Champions postponed

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - BRASELTON, Ga., USA (September 26, 2001) -- Officials announced today that the Le Mans Series Race of Champions event that had been scheduled for Nov. 9-11 at the Sepang international Circuit in Malaysia has been postponed...

APLMS: Malaysia Race of Champions - 50 days to go

APLMS: Malaysia Race of Champions - 50 days to go

Panoz Motor Sport young guns Frank Lagorce and Klaus Graf are out to follow in the foot-steps of their winning team-mates at the Le Mans Series Race of Champions in Malaysia from November 9-11. The French/German combination has show great form...

APLMS: Malaysia

APLMS: Malaysia "Racing in Paradise" news 2001-09-03

LE MANS SERIES RACE OF CHAMPIONS Malaysia - Racing In Paradise 9-11 November 2001 Sepang International Circuit Dick Barbour Racing star Didier de Radigues is eagerly awaiting the Le Mans Series Race of Champions and a chance to return to race in...

Sat 27 Oct 2001
Interview in Melbourne with Allan McNish

Interview in Melbourne with Allan McNish

New Formula One team Toyota's rookie driver for the 2002 Foster's Australian Grand Prix on the first weekend of March, Scotsman Allan McNish, has already made his "debut" in Melbourne - on radio. McNish was interviewed on radio station Talk 1116...

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