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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...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
Said released from hospital

Said released from hospital

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 19, 2001) -- American Le Mans Series driver Boris Said was released from a Georgia hospital this morning after suffering a minor skull fracture in a testing accident yesterday at Road Atlanta. Said was held...

Said injured in testing accident

Said injured in testing accident

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 18, 2001) -- Driver Boris Said of Carlsbad, Calif., was hospitalized Thursday following a testing accident in an American Le Mans Series car at Road Atlanta. Said, 39, suffered a minor skull fracture when the Panoz LMP-1...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Final point standings

Final point standings

AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES POINT STANDINGS (Final) (wins in parentheses) Prototype 900 Drivers 1. Emanuele Pirro (3) 202 2. Frank Biela (3) 198 3. Rinaldo Capello (3) 175 4. Tom Kristensen (2) 161 5. Jan Magnussen (2) 159 6. Andy...

Goodyear Racing Road Atlanta news

Goodyear Racing Road Atlanta news

American Le Mans Series: Goodyear won the Tire Manufacturer championship in the GTS class and two Goodyear teams won championships, pole positions and the race at the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. "Winning the Tire Manufacturers championship is...

Shane Lewis Petit Le Mans race notes

Shane Lewis Petit Le Mans race notes

BRASELTON, Ga., Tuesday, October 9, 2001-Shane Lewis competed in his fourth Petit Le Mans this past weekend at Road Atlanta. The Jupiter, Florida driver raced the ...

Champions honored at Awards Ceremony

Champions honored at Awards Ceremony

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 7, 2001) -- Italy's Emanuele Pirro was the star of the evening Sunday night as the American Le Mans Series concluded its 2001 season with a lavish awards ceremony at the Chateau Elan. Pirro, driver of the...

Lola Cars Petit Le Mans race report

Lola Cars Petit Le Mans race report

Lola won the American Le Mans Series LMP675 Chassis Manufacturer's title with a fantastic second-placed finish at the final round, the 1000-mile Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Ben Devlin, Jason Workman and Andrew Davies brought their ...

BMW Motorsport Road Atlanta race report

BMW Motorsport Road Atlanta race report

GT Finale: Victory and titles for BMW ALMS final - Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, 6 October 2001 Munich. Victory in the Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta crowns an exciting season in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) for GT...

BMW M3 GTR heads for the road

BMW M3 GTR heads for the road

Munich. In February BMW will present a pure-bred sportscar for road use - the BMW M3 GTR powered by a V8 engine. This car, which is racing from victory to victory in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), will be built by BMW M from January 2002. The...

Johansson Motorsport Petit Le Mans race repor

Johansson Motorsport Petit Le Mans race repor

Result: 2nd, 391-laps, 9hr 17mins 8.828secs. Best lap: 1:13.120 (106.953mph) Stefan Johansson and Patrick Lemarié claimed a magnificent second place in the eighth and final round of the American Le Mans Series at Road Atlanta today. Their...

Road Atlanta BMW's 1-2 at Petit Le Mans sweeps GT titles

Road Atlanta BMW's 1-2 at Petit Le Mans sweeps GT titles

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 6, 2001) - In front an audience of an estimated 58,000 fans, BMW completed its sweep of the 2001 American Le Mans Series GT titles with its 1-2 finish today in the fourth annual 1000-mile Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, the...

Audi Petit Le Mans race report

Audi Petit Le Mans race report

Braselton, Georgia -- Audi closed its successful 2001 motorsport season with a superb 1-2-3 performance at the Petit Le Mans and managed to repeat a hat-trick for the second time in row: Just as last year, Audi won the three long distance classics...