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Fri 13 Apr 2001
Mid-Ohio replaces Mont-Tremblant

Mid-Ohio replaces Mont-Tremblant

INDIANAPOLIS (April 13, 2001) -- The famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, will host an event of the American Le Mans Series on Aug. 25, ALMS and Mid-Ohio officials have announced. The new event replaces a race that the ALMS...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
BMW Team PTG to nnveil M3 GTRs at Sears Point

BMW Team PTG to nnveil M3 GTRs at Sears Point

SONOMA, Calif., (July 12, 2001) - First on BMW Team PTG's to-do list this month is to introduce another winning thoroughbred at the X-Factor Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point Raceway, the third round of the 2001 American Le Mans Series, as BMW...

Wed 21 Mar 2001
Johansson Motorsport Sebring race report

Johansson Motorsport Sebring race report

17/03/01 : Race Notes at Four Hours Stefan Johansson started the No. 18 Gulf Oil sponsored Audi R8, which features the historic Gulf Racing livery from fourth position on the grid. Losing one position at the start to Jon Field in the Lola, ...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
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...

Sat 12 May 2001
Audi Jarama preview

Audi Jarama preview

After the pre-practice for the Le Mans 24 Hour race, in which Audi driver Rinaldo Capello recorded the fastest time, the Audi team now concentrates on the second European guest appearance of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS): On May 20, the Le...

Thu 08 Mar 2001
Reynard 01Q Sportscar set to race in Usa and

Reynard 01Q Sportscar set to race in Usa and

The Reynard 01Q sportscar, evolved from the original 2KQ model launched in 1999, is set to race in the American Le Mans Series and the FIA Sportscar Championship and Le Mans 24 Hour race this year, with three top teams fielding cars. The Dick ...

Wed 04 Jul 2001
SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Reynard honored

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Reynard honored

Tonight, July 2, Dr Adrian Reynard was honoured for his work as the proprietor of Britain's largest and most successful racing car manufacturer. In a ceremony held at The House of Lords, Adrian Reynard received the MIA* Award for 'The Most ...

Fri 02 Mar 2001
Reynard invests in Sportscar development

Reynard invests in Sportscar development

Reynard Motorsport has developed its 2KQ-LM sports racing car in preparation for this year's race season with the new car, the 01Q, set to be out on track in Europe and the USA. The original model, launched in autumn 1999 for the 2000 season, has...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
BMW M3 GTRs Sears Point qualifying

BMW M3 GTRs Sears Point qualifying

The two new BMW Team PTG M3 GTRs will start second and third in the GT class for Sunday's two-hour-and-forty-five-minute X-Factor Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point Raceway. Bill Auberlen (USA) qualified the No. 10 BMW M3 GTR he will share with...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
Sony to sponsor Mosport event

Sony to sponsor Mosport event

BOWMANVILLE, ON., July 5, 2001 -- Sony Computer Entertainment Canada and the Grand Prix at Mosport announced today that PlayStation®2 game, Gran Turismo-3 A-spec, the third installment of the hugely successful Gran Turismo franchise is the title...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
Sears Point results

Sears Point results

<pre> SONOMA, Calif. -- Finish of Sunday's American Le Mans Series The X-Factor Grand Prix of Sonoma sports car endurance race at 2.52-mile Sears Point Raceway with starting position in parentheses, drivers, hometown or country, type...

Sat 05 May 2001
A race within a race - Jarama move

A race within a race - Jarama move

Bicester, UK, Friday 4th May 2001: Following the weekend's test session at Le Mans over 30 trucks full of cars and equipment will roll out of France and set up home in the paddock at Circuito del Jarama, Madrid, in anticipation for the second...

Sun 15 Apr 2001
Michelin-shod Audis sweep podium at Donington (

Michelin-shod Audis sweep podium at Donington (

Michelin Fast Facts * Michelin-shod Audis Sweep Podium - Starting from the pole position, Rinaldo Capello and Tom Kristensen won today's inaugural European Le Mans Series (ELMS) race at Donington Park in the United Kingdom. Teammates ...

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...

Sun 07 Oct 2001
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...

Sat 01 Sep 2001
A lap of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with Hans Stuck

A lap of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with Hans Stuck

NOTE: Legendary sports car endurance racer Hans Stuck of Austria has competed in many events over the years at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., site of the Sept. 9 American Le Mans Series Monterey Sports Car Championships ...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
BMW M3 GTRs Sears Point race report

BMW M3 GTRs Sears Point race report

SONOMA, Calif., (July 22, 2001) - BMW gave a command performance in today's two-hour-and-forty-five-minute X-Factor Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point Raceway by sweeping the first four positions. The quartet of BMW Team PTG and...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Five ALMS drivers join NASCAR field at Sears Point

Five ALMS drivers join NASCAR field at Sears Point

INDIANAPOLIS (June 21, 2000) -- Five drivers from the American Le Mans Series, including two fresh from wins last weekend in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will compete in Sunday's NASCAR Winston Cup event at Sears Point Raceway. The ALMS will be at the...

Mon 18 Jun 2001
BMW Team PTG M3 GTR Sebring test

BMW Team PTG M3 GTR Sebring test

BMW Team PTG/BMW of North America Notes and Quotes June 14, 2001 PTG M3 GTR Testing is On Track and On Course BMW Team PTG successfully completed a three-day test of its new 4.0-liter V8-powered BMW M3 GTR at Sebring International Raceway in ...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
LGTRS: Michele Alboreto tribute

LGTRS: Michele Alboreto tribute

Michele Alboreto tribute It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Michele Alboreto. The 44-year old veteran of 194 Formula One races succumbed to injuries received when the Audi R8 he was testing left the road at the Lausitzring in...

Wed 09 May 2001
Circuito del Jarama confirmed entry list

Circuito del Jarama confirmed entry list

Bicester, UK, Tuesday 8th May 2001: The confirmed entry list for Round Two of the European Le Mans Series at Circuito del Jarama, Spain, is as follows; (Class - Team - Car - No. - Drivers) LMP900 - Audi Sport - Audi R8 - 1 - ...

Tue 21 Aug 2001
RACE: Mid-Ohio fact sheet

RACE: Mid-Ohio fact sheet

<pre> WHAT: American Le Mans at Mid-Ohio American Le Mans Series Round Six of Nine The weekend marks the Midwest debut of the American Le Mans Series and the return of the Trans-Am Series to Mid-Ohio Sports Car...

Mon 23 Jul 2001
Sears Point opening practice results

Sears Point opening practice results

Friday's practice speeds: 1. Rinaldo Capello, Italy; Tom Kristensen, Denmark; Audi R8; 110.710 mph (1 minute, 21.944 seconds). 2. Frank Biela, Germany; Emanuele Pirro, Italy; Audi R8, 110.208 (1:22.317). 3. Klaus Graf, Germany; Franck ...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
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, ...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
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...

Sat 06 Oct 2001
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 ...

Sun 09 Sep 2001
Park Place Racing/Fordahl Motorsports enter Petit Le Mans

Park Place Racing/Fordahl Motorsports enter Petit Le Mans

BELLEVUE, Wash, (September 7, 2001) - Park Place Racing/Fordahl Motorsports officially announced today that it will enter the Park Place Racing/Fordahl Motorsports/Yokohama/Gatorz Eyewear-sponsored Saleen S7 in this year's running of the Audi...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Force receives Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy

BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Force receives Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy

POMONA, CA - RIS - For a third time, John Force has been named winner of the Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy as the Driver of the Year by the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association. Force, a ten-time NHRA Funny Car Champion and ...

Sun 26 Aug 2001
Michelin Mid-Ohio race notes

Michelin Mid-Ohio race notes

Michelin Quick Facts - American Le Mans at Mid-Ohio, American Le Mans Series August 26 (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course) * Michelin-shod Panoz Scores Another Win - For the second time in three races, Panoz Motor Sports out-raced the dominant...

Tue 21 Aug 2001
RACE: Mid-Ohio weekend of racing preview

RACE: Mid-Ohio weekend of racing preview

Midwestern Debut Of American Le Mans Series Highlights Newest Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Event DUBLIN, Ohio (August 15, 2001) - Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will host a weekend full of road racing action, Aug. 24-26, when the American Le Mans...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
Porsche Sears Point qualifying

Porsche Sears Point qualifying

SONOMA, Calif. - July 21, 2001 - As projected from the previous practice sessions, the four BMW M3 V-8 racers took the first four positions on the GT grid for tomorrow's American Le Mans Series X-Factor Grand Prix of Sonoma. Fifth in the ...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
American Le Mans Series pre Texas notes

American Le Mans Series pre Texas notes

ATMOSPHERE OF FUN AT TEXAS -- Texas Motor Speedway will have a carnival-like atmosphere for the Leather Center Grand Prix of Texas, the opening race of the 2001 American Le Mans Series season on March 3-4. With the hot sports cars...

Tue 16 Jan 2001
Eurosport to telecast 2001 races

Eurosport to telecast 2001 races

INDIANAPOLIS (January 12, 2001) -- Eurosport, the most distributed television channel in Europe, will telecast all American Le Mans Series races in the 2001 season, including the Asia Pacific event in Malaysia and the season championship event in...

Tue 21 Aug 2001
BMW Motorsport Mosport GT race victory

BMW Motorsport Mosport GT race victory

Round 5, American Le Mans Series 19 August 2001, Bowmanville, Ont. BMW Motorsport first and second at Mosport Munich/Bowmanville. BMW Motorsport scored a one-two GT-class victory in the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series, staged on the...

Sat 14 Apr 2001
Kristensen takes Donington pole

Kristensen takes Donington pole

Derby, Great Britain -- Audi came closer to its fist victory in a European round of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) by taking the first three positions on the starting grid at Donington Park after finishing third at Silverstone and Nurburgring...