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Wed 26 Nov 2003
AARWBA nominated three drivers for All-American Team

AARWBA nominated three drivers for All-American Team

Biela, Fellows, Werner nominated for 2003 Auto Racing All-America Team from American Le Mans Series BRASELTON, Ga. (November 25, 2003) -- Frank Biela, Ron Fellows and Marco Werner, all driving champions in the 2003 American Le Mans...

Terry Borcheller returns in 2004

Terry Borcheller returns in 2004

Saleen savvy Terry Borcheller has one piece of his race puzzle set with the announcement that he will return to the American Le Mans Series GTS class in 2004, driving the ACEMCO Motorsports Saleen S7R for team owner Jeff Giangrande. Borcheller,...

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,...

J3 Racing announces 2004 plans

J3 Racing announces 2004 plans

Suwanee, Georgia (November 24, 2003) - For J3 Racing, based in Suwanee, Georgia, the 2003 season was a learning experience as the team finished 11th in the final ALMS GT Class point's standings out of 21 teams. The J3 Racing team will return to...

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 ...

PK Sport team finds treasure in first season

PK Sport team finds treasure in first season

British PK Sport team finds American Le Mans Series to be a treasure in first full season. BRASELTON, Ga.- If we take the start of the third millennium as Jan. 1, 2001, that's as good a date as any to begin the sequence of events that led to...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
Audi Team Joest wins fourth consecutive Sebring

Audi Team Joest wins fourth consecutive Sebring

SEBRING, Fla. -- Just when it looked like Champion Racing would finally win its first American Le Mans Series race, a bizarre sequence of late-race events handed the win to the Joest Audi of Frank Biela, Marco Werner, and Phillip Peter, which had...

Champion Audi leads after six hours at Sebring

Champion Audi leads after six hours at Sebring

SEBRING, Fla. -- With six hours in the books, the Champion Audi of Stefan Johansson has a commanding one lap lead over the Joest Audi of Phillip Peter in the 51st running of the 12 Hours of Sebring. After finishing second last year, third in 2001,...

Sat 15 Nov 2003
Notes of Interest 2003-11-14

Notes of Interest 2003-11-14

PORSCHE LEADERSHIP CHANGES JANUARY 1 - Porsche, which has more wins in the American Le Mans Series than any other manufacturer, will make important motorsports leadership changes as Alwin Springer, 60, will hand his position as President of...

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...

LMP 900 champions Frank Biela and Marco Werner

LMP 900 champions Frank Biela and Marco Werner

Veteran gets his due and rookie becomes champion as Biela, Werner win American Le Mans Series LMP 900 title. BRASELTON, Ga. - One was a veteran driver who had paid his dues and was felt by many to deserve a championship shot. The other was a ...

Wed 12 Nov 2003
GT champions Lucas Luhr and Sascha Maassen

GT champions Lucas Luhr and Sascha Maassen

Maassen and Luhr continue as the best in the business with second straight American Le Mans Series GT crown BRASELTON, Ga. (November 7, 2003) - Are Sascha Maassen and Lucas Luhr the best GT racers in the world right now? Arguments and cases...

Tue 11 Nov 2003
ACO confirms 2004 automatic entries

ACO confirms 2004 automatic entries

ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest), the organizers of the Le Mans 24H races, have announced the set of automatic qualifiers for the 2004 edition of the June classic. The qualifiers are based on the top finishers in the 2003 Le Mans 24H, the...

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...

Sat 08 Nov 2003
American teams/drivers to compete at Le Mans 1000km

American teams/drivers to compete at Le Mans 1000km

American Teams, Drivers Competing at Le Mans This Weekend BRASELTON, Ga. (November 7, 2003) -- The 2003 season for the American Le Mans Series ended a few weeks ago, but two American-based teams from the series and five American drivers are in...

Michelin plans to continue success

Michelin plans to continue success

LAS VEGAS - Vehicle manufacturers and technology developers often claim that their motorsports programs provide a proving ground for new technologies. When pressed, they can sometimes point to an electronics package, transmission or an engine ...

Fri 07 Nov 2003
New Lime Rock event gets attention of drivers

New Lime Rock event gets attention of drivers

BRASELTON, Ga. - For some racing veterans, it will be a return to familiar territory. For others, it will be the first time at a place of racing lore and legend. Historic Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Ct., will play host to the American Le Mans...

Wed 05 Nov 2003
BAM! - new race team for 2004

BAM! - new race team for 2004

BAM! A new team will enter American Le Mans Series GT competition in 2004. British American Motorsport (BAM!) is new, but it is managed by skilled veterans. Team owners Tim Munday of Jupiter, Fla. and Peter Baron of Deerfield Beach, Fla....

Mon 03 Nov 2003
LMP 675 champion Chris Dyson

LMP 675 champion Chris Dyson

Chris Dyson's American Le Mans Series Championship earned in season of Trials and Tribulations BRASELTON, Ga. - As he sat in the post-race media interview room after winning the 2003 American Le Mans Series driving championship for the LMP 675...

Sat 01 Nov 2003
GTS champions Ron Fellows and Johnny O'Connell

GTS champions Ron Fellows and Johnny O'Connell

Fellows enjoyed chance to share championship with teammate BRASELTON, Ga. - From the start of the 2003 American Le Mans Series season, observers could see that the ...

Wed 29 Oct 2003
Atherton to join other road racing leaders in SEMA seminar

Atherton to join other road racing leaders in SEMA seminar

American Le Mans President Scott Atherton to Join Other Road Racing Leaders in SEMA Road Racing Seminar BRASELTON, Ga. (October 28, 2003) -- Scott Atherton, President and CEO of the American Le Mans Series, will join leaders of other top road...

Fri 24 Oct 2003
Corvette Racing celebrates triple championships

Corvette Racing celebrates triple championships

GM Racing's Corvette programme is celebrating this week as it took its third consecutive GTS-class team championship title in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS). Gary Pratt of Pratt & Miller, GM's appointed race team for the programme, is ...

Thu 23 Oct 2003
Road Atlanta II: Patrick Long ALMS debut report

Road Atlanta II: Patrick Long ALMS debut report

Long comes up Grand at Petit Le Mans; helps propel Racer's Group to 4th place. BRASELTON, Ga. Racing in his homeland for the first time this year, American Patrick Long drove sensationally in his first-ever endurance race, helping propel the ...

Tue 21 Oct 2003
LMP675 final 2003 standings

LMP675 final 2003 standings

@>LMP675 Drivers: Pos Driver Points --- ---------------------------------------- ------ 1. Christopher Dyson 137 2. Jon Field 121 = Duncan Dayton...