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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...

Sun 07 Oct 2001
BMW Motorsport Petit Le Mans final

BMW Motorsport Petit Le Mans final

BMW triple championships in ALMS Munich/Braselton. BMW won three American Le Mans Series GT-class championships after collecting its seventh-consecutive Le Mans Series victory at the Petit Le Mans on the 2.54-mile Road Atlanta road course. ...

Road Atlanta results

Road Atlanta results

Finish of Saturday's 1,000-mile American Le Mans Series Petit Le Mans sports car race at 2.54-mile Road Atlanta with starting position in parentheses, drivers, type car, laps completed, reason out, if any, winning time and margin of ...

Road Atlanta Pirro, Biela win Petit Le Mans; Pirro is ALMS Champion

Road Atlanta Pirro, Biela win Petit Le Mans; Pirro is ALMS Champion

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 6, 2001) -- Emanuele Pirro and Frank Biela led most of the last five hours and cruised to a three-lap win in Audi presents Petit Le Mans, the final race of the 2001 American Le Mans Series season. With his win in...

Road Atlanta BMW Wins Big at Petit Le Mans

Road Atlanta BMW Wins Big at Petit Le Mans

Braselton, Ga., -- BMW swept all 2001 American Le Mans Series GT championships in finishing 1-2 today at the fourth annual Petit Le Mans. BMW drivers Bill Auberlen, Boris Said and Hans Stuck drove their No. 6 Team PTG BMW M3 GTR to victory in the...

Road Atlanta Alex Job Racing race report

Road Atlanta Alex Job Racing race report

Flowery Branch, GA - October 6, 2001 - After a grueling 1000 mile event on the Road Atlanta racetrack, the Alex Job Racing, McKenna Porsche team wheeled one of their two McKenna-sponsored Porsches to a third place finish. They finished behind two...

Road Atlanta Porsche race report

Road Atlanta Porsche race report

TEN OF 12 PORSCHES ENTERED FINISH TOUGH 10 HOURS OF PETIT LE MANS; ALEX JOB RACING MCKENNA PORSCHES BATTLE BMW V8s TO THE END -Despite .5 - 1.5 second lap differences and a 30 hp. handicap, the 12 Porsche 911 GT3 RS racers at Petit Le Mans show...

Road Atlanta Panoz race report

Road Atlanta Panoz race report

ROUND EIGHT, AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES AUDI PRESENT PETIT LE MANS, ROAD ATLANTA, GA. Saturday, 6th October 2001 RACE REPORT A superb exhibition of racing at its best was put on today by sportscar star drivers David Brabham and Jan Magnussen as...

Petit Le Mans six hour report

Petit Le Mans six hour report

Six hours into the ten hour or 1,000 mile Petit Le Mans race find the Audis still in the over all lead with the factory team of Biela and Pirro at the point in the No. 2 car. Wallace/Herbert in the No. 38 LMP 900 is second followed by the No. 18...

Tom Kristensen puts Audi on pole for Petit Le Mans

Tom Kristensen puts Audi on pole for Petit Le Mans

By Pat Jennings - Motorsport.com Braselton, GA - As gray, overcast skies yielded to the warm South Georgia sunshine, Tom Kristensen blistered the track in his Joest Racing Audi R8 to capture the pole for the Petite Le Mans at Road Atlanta.

Sat 06 Oct 2001
Biela and Pirro score Petit Le Mans triumph

Biela and Pirro score Petit Le Mans triumph

By Pat Jennings - Motorsport.com Braselton, GA - The Audi juggernaut kept on rolling Saturday as Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro dominated the fourth running of the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta to score their fourth win of the season. In doing...

Petit Le Mans final results

Petit Le Mans final results

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IMSA returns after a five-year absence

IMSA returns after a five-year absence

One of the most recognizable names in the history of American and International auto racing will live again in 2002 and beyond as Professional Sports Car Racing, Inc., (SPORTS CAR) returns to its original name, the International Motor Sports ...

Petit Le Mans hour eight standings

Petit Le Mans hour eight standings

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Six Hours and the BMW M3 GTRs hold positions 1-2-3

Six Hours and the BMW M3 GTRs hold positions 1-2-3

Braselton, Ga., -- With six hours and 230 laps completed in the fourth annual Petit Le Mans at the 2.54-mile Road Atlanta circuit the BMW M3 GTRs of BMW Motorsport and BMW Team PTG continue their hold on the top three positions in the GT ...

MSB Motorsport Petit Le Mans race report

MSB Motorsport Petit Le Mans race report

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 6, 2001)The MSB Motorsport Ferrari Modena 360 GT made an early exit at today's fourth running of the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. The ...

Petit Le Mans half distance - BMW Motorsport

Petit Le Mans half distance - BMW Motorsport

BMW Motorsport leading GT Munich/Braselton. BMW Motorsport was first and third in the GT class after five hours of the 10-hour / 1000-mile Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. JJ Lehto (FIN) started the No. 42 BMW M3 GTR from the pole position. ...

Petit Le Mans hour four update

Petit Le Mans hour four update

The leaders at hour four of the ALMS Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta are dominated by the Audis in the LMP900 class, while the BMWs lead the GTR class. The Biela/Pirro Audi with Johansson/Lemarie 20 seconds behind leads the overall and the LMP900...

Petit Le Mans hour four standings

Petit Le Mans hour four standings

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BMW M3 GTRs 1,2,3,4 at Petit Le Mans 3-hour mark

BMW M3 GTRs 1,2,3,4 at Petit Le Mans 3-hour mark

Hour 3: BMW M3 GTRs hold positions 1,2,3,4 at three-hour mark. Braselton, Ga., -- Rain greeted the teams in this morning's warm-up session, but as the 12 o'clock Petit Le Mans start time approached the skies brightened and the line around the...

Petit Le Mans two hour report

Petit Le Mans two hour report

At the end of two hours of the fourth Petit La Mans, The Gulf team of Johansson and Lemarie was in the lead at Road Atlanta. There was action from the beginning lap as Jon Field in the ...

Petit Le Mans hour two standings

Petit Le Mans hour two standings

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Fri 05 Oct 2001
Audi Petit Le mans qualifying report

Audi Petit Le mans qualifying report

Braselton, Georgia -- Team Audi Sport North America will start the final round of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) at Road Atlanta from the front row. For the ninth time in the season´s ten races an Audi works driver secured pole position....

Petit Le Mans driver qualifying results

Petit Le Mans driver qualifying results

TB} The starting lineup, showing drivers, hometown or country, type car and qualifying speed in miles per hour: 1. Tom Kristensen, Denmark; Rinaldo Capello, Italy; Audi R8, 128.939. 2. Emanuele Pirro, Italy; Frank Biela, Germany; Audi...