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Fri 18 Oct 2002
Apollo Racing - new IRM sports racer

Apollo Racing - new IRM sports racer

Apollo reveals its key role in exciting new IRM sports racer. Apollo Racing Design Limited -- the UK-based design consultancy specialising in carbon composite design and manufacture -- is delighted to announce its involvement in International ...

Children's Wish Foundation Mosport preview

Children's Wish Foundation Mosport preview

2002 Children's Wish Foundation Mosport Park race day celebrating their 10th year! On October 20, 2002, The Children's Wish Foundation, Pfaff Porsche (of Woodbridge), H.J. Pfaff Motors (Newmarket) Mosport Park, Pabst Motorsports, and Doncaster...

Wed 16 Oct 2002
Magnussen receives 'From the Fans' Award

Magnussen receives 'From the Fans' Award

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 13, 2002) Driver Jan Magnussen was the recipient of the 2002 American Le Mans Series "From the Fans" Award, a surprise honor that was announced at the series annual awards banquet Sunday night. The award, voted on solely...

Final 2002 series standings

Final 2002 series standings

AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES POINT STANDINGS (Final for 2002) LMP 900 -- DRIVER 1 Tom Kristensen, 232 2 Rinaldo Capello, 230 3 Frank Biela, 209 4 Emanuele Pirro, 206    Johnny Herbert, 206 6 David Brabham, 177 7 Stefan Johansson, 175 8...

Road Atlanta: Mika Duno race notes

Road Atlanta: Mika Duno race notes

October 13, 2002 Road Atlanta, GA -- Milka Duno's hopes for a good result at the Audi presents Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Saturday we're not to be realized due to a few unforeseen mechanical malfunctions. Duno had won the Petit in 2001 in...

Tue 15 Oct 2002
Road Atlanta: Lola Cars race notes

Road Atlanta: Lola Cars race notes

James Weaver split the three Audi R8s and set pole position in the LMP675 class for the final round of the 2002 American Le Mans Series. The Briton lapped the Road Atlanta circuit in a time of 1m11.883s in his Dyson Racing MG Lola EX257, and will...

Sun 13 Oct 2002
Road Atlanta: Prodrive Ferrari final notes

Road Atlanta: Prodrive Ferrari final notes

So very close for Ferrari. Today's 5th annual running of the Petit Le Mans saw a thrilling race in all categories and a remarkable finish to the GTS class, provided by two teams who were determined to never give up. Despite leading the Petit...

Road Atlanta: Audi race notes

Road Atlanta: Audi race notes

Kristensen wins Road Atlanta and Crowned Champion. Braselton, Georgia -- The new ALMS (American Le Mans Series) Champion is Tom Kristensen. As it was already clear before the final round at Road Atlanta, that only Audi drivers could win this ...

Grand Petit Le Mans won by Kristensen, Capello at Road Atlanta

Grand Petit Le Mans won by Kristensen, Capello at Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, Ga. -- What a difference a year makes. Last year, a serious crash for Tom Kristensen at Road Atlanta cost the veteran Danish racer a shot at the win and the American Le Mans Series championship. This year, Kristensen and co-driver...

Sat 12 Oct 2002
Biela takes Road Atlanta pole

Biela takes Road Atlanta pole

BRASELTON, Ga. -- Frank Biela captured his sixth pole of the season this afternoon during qualifying for the fifth running of the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Biela's red-trimmed Joest Racing Audi R8 lapped the 12-turn, 2.54-mile road course in...

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group race notes

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group race notes

The Racer's Group GT class - No. 66 Kevin Buckler started race with the green flag and took the car from eighth position in class to third. Cool suit device problems brought Buckler in under yellow one hour into the race. The car lost a lap ...

Road Atlanta: Porsche hour four notes

Road Atlanta: Porsche hour four notes

Alex Job Porsches one-two at Petit Le Mans at four hours. ATLANTA, Georgia - October 12 - Sascha Maassen and Lucas Luhr have now put a lap between them and the rest of the GT field with their ...

Road Atlanta: Porsche hour two notes

Road Atlanta: Porsche hour two notes

Maassen/Luhr leads Petit Le Mans GT after two hours; Bernhard/Bergmeister/Lieb has flat tire as Ortelli moves into second. ATLANTA, Georgia -- October 12 -- The ...

Road Atlanta: Panoz Motor Sports hour three notes

Road Atlanta: Panoz Motor Sports hour three notes

Panoz Motor Sports made a barnstorming start to the Audi Presents Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta today, grabbing the race lead at one stage before later being delayed with a puncture. Jan Magnussen made a strong charge through traffic after the...

Road Atlanta standings after 4 hours

Road Atlanta standings after 4 hours

<pre> Pos Car Cls ClsP Team Car Model Lap Gap Status F.LapTim --- --- ------ ---- ------------------------- ------------ --------------- --- ---------- --------- -------- 1. 2 P900 ...

Road Atlanta standings after 2 hours

Road Atlanta standings after 2 hours

<pre> Pos Car Cls ClsP Team Car Model Lap Gap Status F.LapTim --- --- ------ ---- ------------------------- ------------ --------------- --- ---------- --------- -------- 1. 1. 50 ...

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group warm-up notes

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group warm-up notes

The Racer's Group Audi Presents Petit Le Mans Saturday warm-up GT class - No. 66 No. 66 Kevin Buckler "I didn't drive as hard or push the car, yet my times were better and it was easier to drive. We made some changes and it really shows in the...

Road Atlanta Warm up times

Road Atlanta Warm up times

<pre> Pos Car Cls ClsP Team Car Lap Fast Lap Gap to 1st --- --- ------ ---- ------------------------- -------------------------------- --- ------------ ---------- --------- ...

Road Atlanta: Audi qualifying notes

Road Atlanta: Audi qualifying notes

Frank Biela takes pole at Petit. Braselton, Georgia -- Frank Biela remains king of ALMS (American Le Mans Series) qualifying. Six times he did the qualifying this season, six times he comfortably won pole position. With his fastest time at ...

Road Atlanta: Chris Gleason qualifying notes

Road Atlanta: Chris Gleason qualifying notes

Gleason says consistency will be vital in tomorrow's Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 11 - Chris Gleason says his goal for tomorrow's Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta is consistency more than speed. Gleason, of Johnstown, Pa.,...

Road Atlanta: Drivers starting line up

Road Atlanta: Drivers starting line up

<pre> BRASELTON, Ga. (October 11, 2002) -- Starting lineup for Saturday's American Le Mans Series Audi presents Petit Le Mans at 2.54-mile Road Atlanta showing drivers, type car (class), qualifying speed in miles per hour and ...

Road Atlanta: Panoz Motor Sports qualifying notes

Road Atlanta: Panoz Motor Sports qualifying notes

Magnussenu on the charge as Panoz Crew do an all-nighter. Under normal circumstances Jan Magnussen would be bitterly disappointed with qualifying fifth fastest, but after an all-night repair job by his race crew, the Danish driver hailed his...

Road Atlanta: Porsche qualifying notes

Road Atlanta: Porsche qualifying notes

Porsche ALMS regulars battle Europeans, Ferrari to secure GT pole for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta; 13 Porsches qualify for Saturday race. ATLANTA, Georgia - October 11 - The ...

Road Atlanta: Qualifying report

Road Atlanta: Qualifying report

Biela wins pole for Petit Le Mans; Weaver qualifies third in LMP 675. BRASELTON, Ga. (October 11, 2002) -- Since his car had been the fastest in all practice sessions, it was no surprise that Frank Biela placed his Audi R8 on the pole for the ...

Road Atlanta: Michelin qualifying notes

Road Atlanta: Michelin qualifying notes

Audi; Prodrive Ferrari and AJR Porsche all Claim Poles with Michelin. * Keeping its season long American LeMans Series performance stampede at full roar, Michelin teams dominated today's qualifying for the Petit LeMans at Road Atlanta, claiming...

Road Atlanta: Alex Job Racing qualifying notes

Road Atlanta: Alex Job Racing qualifying notes

First pole Alex Job Racing will start first and second in the GT class for Saturday's Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, after a perfectly executed qualifying session. Jörg Bergmeister won his first American Le Mans Series GT pole position,...

Doran's team to compete in 2003 America Le Mans series

Doran's team to compete in 2003 America Le Mans series

LEBANON, Ohio, Oct. 11 - Although Doran Enterprises is busy producing three new Daytona Prototype cars for the 2003 Grand American Road Racing Rolex Series, Doran-Lista Racing announced today that the team plans to compete in the American Le Mans...

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group qualifying notes

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group qualifying notes

The Racer's Group GT class - No. 66 Kevin Buckler qualified the No. 66 Porsche GT3 RS eighth during today's qualifying session. Buckler improved his lap time by 5.4 seconds from this morning's practice session. The car ran on combination tires...

Dual Champions to be crowned in 2003

Dual Champions to be crowned in 2003

American Le Mans Series to crown dual champions with revised driver point system for 2003. BRASELTON, Ga. (October 11, 2002) -- American Le Mans Series drivers who race together all season as teammates will also win championships together under...

Road Atlanta Friday qualifying times

Road Atlanta Friday qualifying times

Pos Car Cls ClsP Team Car Lap Fast Lap Gap to 1st --- --- ------ ---- ------------------------- -------------------------------- --- ------------ ---------- --------- 1. 1 ...

2003 American Le Mans tentative schedule

2003 American Le Mans tentative schedule

<pre> The 2003 schedule for the American Le Mans Series: March 15 -- Mobil1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway (3.7 mile), 12 hours. April 6 -- Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mex. (2.75 mile), ...

2003 Schedule announced

2003 Schedule announced

New events in Mexico, Europe highlight 2003 American Le Mans schedule. BRASELTON, Ga. (October 11, 2002) -- New events in Mexico and Europe highlight an expanded schedule of 11 races for the American Le Mans Series for the 2003 season, series ...

Series announces new partner

Series announces new partner

Infogrames and American Le Mans partners in video games. BRASELTON, Ga. (October 11, 2002) -- Infogrames Entertainment, one of the world's leading publishers and distributors of video games, has joined with the American Le Mans Series in an ...

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group Friday practice

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group Friday practice

The Racer's Group Audi Presents Petit Le Mans Friday a.m. combined practice GT class - No. 66 Notes and quotes After the rain No. 66 Kevin Buckler "The track is drying out, so things are very different from last night's practice. The car still...

Road Atlanta: Porsche pre-race facts

Road Atlanta: Porsche pre-race facts

SASCHA MAASSEN and LUCAS LUHR -- perspective ALMS GT co-champions Maassen facts: Won Petit Le Mans GT class with Dirk Muller and Cort Wagner in the Alex Job Porsche in 1999 Won five ALMS races in Dick Barbour Porsche with Bob Wollek ...

Road Atlanta Friday morning practice times

Road Atlanta Friday morning practice times

Pos Car Cls ClsP Team Car Model Lap Fast Lap Gap to 1st --- --- ------ ---- ------------------------- --------------- ---------------- --- ------------ ---------- --------- 1. 1 ...