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Thu 24 Nov 2005
Notebook 2005-11-22

Notebook 2005-11-22

AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES NOTEBOOK Liz Halliday, who drove for Intersport Racing in LMP2, has been a world traveler the past several months. Braselton, Ga. - One more race to go, and Liz Halliday's season will be complete. Perhaps then she can...

RACE: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course 2006 season schedule

RACE: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course 2006 season schedule

MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE EXPANDS SCHEDULE TO FEATURE TWO NEW EVENTS IN 2006 DUBLIN, Ohio (November 21, 2005) -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course today announced its seven-race 2006 schedule, which features two new events and more of the world-class...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
Panoz, Multimatic team up in 2006

Panoz, Multimatic team up in 2006

PANOZ, MULTIMATIC JOINING FORCES FOR 2006 ESPERANTE EFFORT Braselton, Ga. - In a move that will enhance the development and future performance of its race cars, Panoz Motor Sports has announced that Multimatic Motorsports will field the...

Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz unite for 2006

Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz unite for 2006

Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz - Ready for 2006 ALMS assault Multimatic and Panoz team up for American Le Mans Series assault A new chapter in the Panoz racing story has been opened as responsibility for the 2006 American Le Mans Series ...

Petersen/White Lightning partner says good-bye

Petersen/White Lightning partner says good-bye

Longtime Petersen/ White Lightning Partner Westward Ho Casino Closes Doors LAS VEGAS, Nev., November 17, 2005 -- Longtime Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing marketing partner, Westward Ho Casino, will officially close its doors at 5...

Thu 17 Nov 2005
Petersen/White Lightning guided to success

Petersen/White Lightning guided to success

Words of Automotive Legend Guide Petersen/ White Lightning to ALMS Success Henry Ford - "Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success." LAS VEGAS, Nev., November 15, 2005 -- It is not ...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
Audi R8 designer receives special award

Audi R8 designer receives special award

Award for TFSI engine of the Audi R8 Ingolstadt, 14 November 2005 -- Ulrich Baretzky is "Race Engine Designer of the Year" Audi R8 winning streak convinced panel of experts V8 power unit without single technical failure in 77 races The Audi R8...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-11-13

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-11-13

Ingolstadt, 13 November 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 22/2005 LMES: Podium result for the Audi R8 in LMES finale The Audi R8 has claimed second place and thus another podium result on its last competitive race in Europe. Allan McNish and Stephane...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
GT2 drivers receive AARWBA First Team votes

GT2 drivers receive AARWBA First Team votes

LONG, BERGMEISTER NAMED TO PRESTIGIOUS AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICAN TEAM Braselton, Ga. - Patrick Long and Jorg Bergmeister's storybook year continued as they were chosen to the 17-member Auto Racing All-American team that was announced Thursday by...

Petersen/White Lightning drivers named to AARWBA First Team

Petersen/White Lightning drivers named to AARWBA First Team

Petersen/ White Lightning's Bergmeister and Long Named to All-American Team INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., November 10, 2005 -- The American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) announced today that Petersen Motorsports/ White...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Dyson Racing announces new AER engine

Dyson Racing announces new AER engine

Dyson Racing to Run New AER V8 Turbo LMP1 Engine POUGHKEEPSIE, NY November 9, 2005 - New with a foundation of continuity: that is how Dyson Racing will be meeting the challenge of new rules for the 2006 American Le Mans Series LMP1 class.

SCC: Terry Borcheller's 2005 season review

SCC: Terry Borcheller's 2005 season review

Terry Borcheller enjoyed another fast season in 2005. Although the results didn't match his previous run to six professional sports-car championships, he still notched four pole positions, one track record and seven podium finishes. Borcheller,...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Road America 2006 schedule announced

Road America 2006 schedule announced

Road America Announces 2006 Schedule Elkhart Lake, Wis., November 1, 2005 -- Road America has announced the 2006 public event schedule for its 51st season of road racing. Special events and series will continue to be added throughout the ...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
Laguna Seca: Champion Racing season review

Laguna Seca: Champion Racing season review

TEAM ADT CHAMPION RACING AND THE AUDI R8 FINISH 2005 MOTORSPORT SEASON VICTORIOUS POMPANO BEACH, FL. (November 1, 2005) -- Team ADT Champion Racing can now declare themselves as the best sports car team in the world. Why? Because this ...

Tue 01 Nov 2005
Corvette Racing 2005 season review

Corvette Racing 2005 season review

New Cars, New Champions and New Competition Highlight Corvette Racing's Fifth Championship Season DETROIT - Corvette Racing dominated the American Le Mans Series for the fifth straight year in 2005, but it wasn't easy. The introduction of...

2005 Manufacturers' final standings

2005 Manufacturers' final standings

@>LM P1 Manufacturers' Championship: Pos Driver Points --- ------------------------------ ---------- 1. Audi 200 2. Lola 174 3. Riley & Scott ...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
DTC: Magnussen gets Danish top driver honor

DTC: Magnussen gets Danish top driver honor

Jan Magnussen - Danish Racing Driver of the Year 2005 30/10-05 -- Danish driver Jan Magnussen has received the honour of being "Danish Racing Driver of the Year 2005" by the Danish Racing Federation. Jan Magnussen had a total of 10 wins this...

Sat 29 Oct 2005
Driver pairings selected to AARWBA All-America ballot

Driver pairings selected to AARWBA All-America ballot

EIGHT ALMS STARS SELECTED TO AARWBA ALL-AMERICA BALLOT Braselton, Ga. - Eight current and former champions from the American Le Mans Series have been nominated to the prestigious American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association's ...

Executives stay active during offseason

Executives stay active during offseason

ALMS, IMSA EXECUTIVES STAYING ACTIVE DURING OFFSEASON Braselton, Ga. - Although racing is completed for 2005, there isn't much of an offseason for the American Le Mans Series' leadership. ALMS officials are involved with a bevy of meetings and...

2005 Teams' final standings

2005 Teams' final standings

@>LM P1 Team Championship: Pos Team Points --- ------------------------------ ---------- 1. Champion Racing 200 2. Dyson Racing 174 @>LM P2 Team Championship: Pos...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
GM's Hill retires, Wallace promoted

GM's Hill retires, Wallace promoted

GM Announces Corvette Chief Engineer David Hill to Retire Tom Wallace to Lead Performance Car Team DETROIT - General Motors Corp. announced today that David Hill, currently vehicle chief engineer (VCE) of the Chevrolet Corvette and vehicle ...

Tue 25 Oct 2005
Star Mazda champions to test for B-K Motorsports

Star Mazda champions to test for B-K Motorsports

STAR MAZDA CHAMPION TO TEST B-K MOTORSPORTS' MAZDA-POWERED COURAGE FOR POSSIBLE SEBRING SEAT Braselton, Ga. - B-K Motorsports' preparation for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is about to begin. Newly crowned Star Mazda Championship winner ...

2005 Drivers' final standings

2005 Drivers' final standings

@>LM P1 Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Points --- ------------------------------ ---------- 1. Frank Biela 182 1. Emanuele Pirro 182 2. Chris Dyson ...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Laguna Seca: Post-race report

Laguna Seca: Post-race report

BY THE NUMBERS: MONTEREY SPORTS CAR CHAMPIONSHIPS Braselton, Ga. - So ends the 2005 American Le Mans Series season, and what a fast one it was. Not in necessarily in terms of time (didn't we just get back from Le Mans?), but rather in terms of...