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Sat 01 Mar 2003
Bentley returns to North American at SebringHeadline

Bentley returns to North American at Sebring

BRASELTON, Ga. (February 28, 2003) -- Nothing screams "England" quite like a Bentley, and a British racing green Bentley sporting Union Jacks in its motif almost conjures up the familiar strains of "Rule Britannia." After an absence of more than...

Tue 11 Nov 2003
Porsche - Change of North America leadership

Porsche - Change of North America leadership

Change of Leadership at Porsche Motorsport North America; Uwe Brettel Named New President as Alwin Springer Retires Atlanta -- November 10 - Alwin Springer, 60, will hand his position as President of Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) to...

Fri 11 Apr 2003
The Petersen Porsche Sebring second place reinstatedHeadline

The Petersen Porsche Sebring second place reinstated

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 10, 2003) -- The White Lightning-Petersen Motorsports Porsche has been reinstated to its original second-place finishing position in the GT class in the March 15 American Le Mans Series Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. It had...

Sat 19 Apr 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Papis tests Winston Cup carHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Papis tests Winston Cup car

Sports car and open-wheel racer Max Papis tested the No. 91 Dodge Intrepid research and development NASCAR Winston Cup car for Evernham Motorsports today at Kentucky Speedway. "It was a very good experience being in a Winston Cup car. It ...

Tue 13 May 2003
Don Panoz to start the 24 Hour of Le MansHeadline

Don Panoz to start the 24 Hour of Le Mans

For this exceptional edition of the "24 Heures" which celebrates the 80th anniversary of the creation of the race, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, François Fillon - Minister of Employment, Roland du Luart - President of the Sarthe County Council,...

Thu 01 May 2003
New C5-R Corvette ready for 24 Hours of Le Mans

New C5-R Corvette ready for 24 Hours of Le Mans

DETROIT - Fresh from a dominating victory at The 12 Hours of Sebring in March, the General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team returns to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June with two all-new cars to defend their GTS title. Already the most...

Mon 20 Jan 2003
SBRS: Roger Scotton hit by car in Boca Raton

SBRS: Roger Scotton hit by car in Boca Raton

Businessman and race driver Roger Scotton was hit by a car on January 15, 2003 and is undergoing continued evaluation at a local Boca Raton hospital. Scotton's condition has stabilized as he remains in serious condition. Scotton, a former ...

Fri 10 Jan 2003
Don Panoz drives LMP900

Don Panoz drives LMP900

Don Panoz takes to the track aboard his own LMP900 Prototype Panoz Motor Sports and American Le Mans Series founder Don Panoz yesterday took the chance to drive his own race winning "Spirit of America" LMP-01 prototype sportscar - taking to the...

Sun 19 Oct 2003
Eight ALMS teams to qualify for Le Mans automatically

Eight ALMS teams to qualify for Le Mans automatically

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 18, 2003) -- American Le Mans Series competitors have been allowed up to eight pre-selections for the 2004 running of 24 Hours of Le Mans, including four that will be earned in Saturday's running of the Petit Le ...

Thu 02 Oct 2003
Miami: No. 4 Corvette crashes, will miss race

Miami: No. 4 Corvette crashes, will miss race

Corvette crashes in morning warmup, will miss Miami event MIAMI (September 27, 2003) -- Factory Corvette driver Kelly Collins had a hard crash at the end of the morning warmup session for this afternoon's American Le Mans Series Grand Prix ...

Fri 22 Aug 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Salo swings through IndyHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Salo swings through Indy

You never know who you'll see at a race track. Case in point: the NHRA have held closed [to the public] test sessions yesterday and today at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Wandering the paddock, one could find Indy Racing League and CART ...

Wed 12 Mar 2003
Sebring: Live coverage on Speed Channel

Sebring: Live coverage on Speed Channel

SPEED Channel live with 25 cameras at Sebring 12 Hours. Live flag-to-flag coverage - effort includes multiple on-boards for American Le Mans season opener. SPEED Channel will kick off the American Le Mans Series season with live, flag-to-flag ...

Thu 02 Oct 2003
Lehto, Herbert beat the fire for Miami winHeadline

Lehto, Herbert beat the fire for Miami win

Usually, Champion Racing doesn’t win races like this. Usually, when the race is hanging precariously in the balance, an exceedingly cruel twist of fate intervenes, snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. But today was ...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
Ron Fellows to have shoulder surgery

Ron Fellows to have shoulder surgery

BRASELTON, Ga. - Popular Canadian racing driver Ron Fellows, who drove the last two races of the 2003 American Le Mans Series season with a painfully dislocated shoulder, will undergo surgery Dec. 1 in Indianapolis to repair the damage. Fellows,...

Sat 15 Mar 2003
Sebring starting lineup

Sebring starting lineup

No. Driver 1 Driver 2 Driver 3 Car (Class) --- -------------------- ------------------------ ----------------- ---------------------------- 1. Frank Biela Marco Werner Phillip Peter ...

Wed 31 Dec 2003
Barron Connor Racing test notes 2003-12-28

Barron Connor Racing test notes 2003-12-28

John Bosh and Danny Sullivan run at Ferrari's Fiorano circuit First test for Barron Connor Racing Ferrari 575 GTC Barron Connor Racing have tested the first of their two Ferrari's 575 GTC at Ferrari's own test track in Italy last Tuesday....

Fri 25 Jul 2003
Sears Point: Orbit Racing preview

Sears Point: Orbit Racing preview

Victory Laps Orbit Racing will introduce its Victory Laps for Victory Junction program on July 26, during the American Le Mans Series race weekend at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. The program was designed to help create awareness of the ...

Tue 24 Jun 2003
Road Atlanta: Roger Foo preview

Road Atlanta: Roger Foo preview

Speedsport's Roger Foo points the way for Mazda going into Road Atlanta Sugar Hill, Ga (June 20, 2003) - When the SPEED World Challenge Touring Car Series resumes competition at Road Atlanta for Round Four the weekend of June 27-29, it will be...

Mon 10 Mar 2003
IMSA Safety Team to drive Porsche Cayennes

IMSA Safety Team to drive Porsche Cayennes

Porsche Cayenne to be part of IMSA Safety Team at American Le Mans Series events in 2003. BRASELTON, Ga. (March 10, 2003) -- The exciting new Porsche Cayenne luxury SUV will be part of the safety team of the International Motor Sports...

Thu 10 Apr 2003
Second place GT excluded from Sebring results

Second place GT excluded from Sebring results

BRASELTON, Ga. (March 20, 2003) -- The White Lightning-Petersen Motorsports Porsche, which had finished second in the GT class in Saturday's American Le Mans Series Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, has been excluded from the final race results due...

Mon 20 Jan 2003
SBRS: Roger Scotton medical update 2003-01-19

SBRS: Roger Scotton medical update 2003-01-19

American Le Mans Series American Viper team driver Roger Scotton was moved from the Intensive Care Unit to a private room January 19, 2003 at a Boca Raton Hospital in Florida. His condition is stable and he continues to improve, showing...

Thu 13 Nov 2003
Sears Point Infineon Raceway 2004 schedule

Sears Point Infineon Raceway 2004 schedule

SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) -- The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series will highlight a diverse 2004 main-event schedule at Infineon Raceway that also includes the best in sports cars, motorcycles and dragsters. The Big O Tires 2004...

Tue 04 Mar 2003
Max Papis joins JML Team Panoz for endurosHeadline

Max Papis joins JML Team Panoz for enduros

Highly experienced Formula One, CART and sportscar ace Max Papis will contest the opening three races of the 2003 sportscar year with JML Team Panoz. The Italian racer, nicknamed "Mad Max", will drive the lead Panoz LMP-01 with Olivier Beretta...

Wed 19 Feb 2003
Prodrive Racing Snetterton test notes

Prodrive Racing Snetterton test notes

A successful Sebring shakedown for Veloqx Prodrive Racing. The final shakedown test took place today for the Veloqx Prodrive Racing team before the two scarlet Ferrari 550 Maranello GTS cars are shipped off to the United States for the 12 Hours...

Wed 10 Sep 2003
Laguna Seca: Jason Workman race report

Laguna Seca: Jason Workman race report

Jason Workman scores another podium finish at Laguna Seca September 9, 2003: Jason Workman and his co-driver, Scott Bradley finished 2nd in LMP675 class (18th overall) at the Fry's Electronics Sports Car Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca...

Mon 09 Jun 2003
Danica Patrick joins Prodrive Ferrari team

Danica Patrick joins Prodrive Ferrari team

BRASELTON, Ga. (June 8, 2003) - Just over a week after testing an American Le Mans Series car for the first time, rising young American racing star Danica Patrick has joined one of the strongest teams in the series and will make her ...

Sat 08 Feb 2003
Veloqx Prodrive Racing announced

Veloqx Prodrive Racing announced

Veloqx Prodrive Racing Ferrari teams join forces. A new name will soon be seen on the entry lists of international sportscar events in both the US and Europe. Veloqx Prodrive Racing is the result of a collaboration between two ...

Tue 26 Aug 2003
Road America race results

Road America race results

Pos Car Cls ClsP Driver Team/Car Lap Gap Status --- --- ------ ---- ---------------------- ------------------------------ --- ---------- --------- 1. 38 P900 1 JJ Lehto Champion...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
Petersen Motorsports/WLR season review

Petersen Motorsports/WLR season review

Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing -- It's All About The People LAS VEGAS, November 24, 2003 -- In a sport best known for high-tech machines, one team recognizes that their Porsche 911 GT3 RS, while a remarkable automobile, cannot ...

Tue 16 Sep 2003
Mosport: Melanie Paterson race report

Mosport: Melanie Paterson race report

Melanie Paterson, Jason Workman and the Essex Racing team drove to a fourth place finish in the LMP 675 Class this weekend at the Toronto Grand Prix of Mosport. The ...

Thu 27 Mar 2003
Hindhaugh, Radio Web announcer assigned to Kuwait

Hindhaugh, Radio Web announcer assigned to Kuwait

American Le Mans Radio Web Anchor reporting on war from Kuwait. BRASELTON, Ga. (March 25, 2003) -- John Hindhaugh, lead announcer for the American Le Mans Series Radio Web, has traveled to Kuwait to take part in media coverage of the war in ...

Mon 20 Oct 2003
Champion wins at Petit, but Team Joest is championHeadline

Champion wins at Petit, but Team Joest is champion

Although JJ Lehto and Johnny Herbert led from start to finish in the Champion Audi and won the sixth annual Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, it still wasn't enough to keep Infineon Team Joest Audi drivers Frank Biela and Marco Werner from clinching.

Wed 12 Mar 2003
Sebring: J3 Racing signs Brian Cunningham

Sebring: J3 Racing signs Brian Cunningham

DANVILLE, Ky. - March 10, 2003 - Brian Cunningham will complete a strong driver line up for J3 Racing at the Mobile 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on March 15. Cunningham will join Justin Jackson and David Murray in the team's Porsche GT3 RS....

Mon 10 Mar 2003
Sebring: ZIP Racing announces sponsors, drivers

Sebring: ZIP Racing announces sponsors, drivers

ZIP Racing to promote Hazardous Sports Apparel; team announces drivers line-up for Sebring CHICAGO, March 4 - Energized! That's what the members of ZIP Racing are as the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season opener approaches thanks to an ...

Sat 28 Jun 2003
Road Atlanta: Chevy Bowtie bullet points

Road Atlanta: Chevy Bowtie bullet points

Road Atlanta Vetterans The picturesque Road Atlanta course, a favorite of Corvette drivers for years, is the site of the team's second ever victory. Claimed in September of 2000 in the Petit Le Mans endurance race, the victory was arguably the...

Sun 19 Oct 2003
Road Atlanta II Hour 4 standings

Road Atlanta II Hour 4 standings

Pos Car Cls ClsP Drivers Team Car Lap Gap Status --- --- ------ ---- -------------------------- ------------------------ --------------------- --- ---------- --------- 1. 38 ...