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Sun 23 Dec 2007
Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first lapsHeadline

Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first laps

Earlier this week, Fredy Lienhard and Didier Theys clocked the first miles of Horag Racing's new Porsche RS Spyder. On a cold two-day test in Barcelona, the Swiss-based team gained valuable experience in advance of the car's race debut at the...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
ACO announces the 2008 technical regulations

ACO announces the 2008 technical regulations

The 2008 technical regulations: stability and opening All the races organized under the Le Mans label in 2008 (Le Mans 24 Hours, the American Le Mans Series in the USA and the Le Mans Series in Europe) will comply with new specifications drawn...

Horag Racing test notes, add Lammers to lineup

Horag Racing test notes, add Lammers to lineup

Horag Racing Tests Its Brand-New Porsche RS Spyder; Veteran Lammers to Join Theys and Lienhard on Driver Roster SULGEN, Switzerland, Dec. 19 - Horag Racing and its two primary drivers, Fredy Lienhard and Didier Theys, are very optimistic about...

Sat 15 Dec 2007
Tafel Racing re-signs Henzler, Farnbacher

Tafel Racing re-signs Henzler, Farnbacher

Henzler and Farnbacher Return to Tafel Racing for 2008 ALMS Cumming, Georgia, December 14, 2007 -- Tafel Racing announced today that Wolf Henzler and Dominik Farnbacher will return for 2008 to drive the team's new No. 71 Tafel Racing Ferrari...

Thu 13 Dec 2007
Risi's Melo, Salo earn AARWBA All-America first team honors

Risi's Melo, Salo earn AARWBA All-America first team honors

Melo, Salo Capture AARWBA First Team Honors Jaime Melo and Mika Salo, who captured the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) GT2 championship for Risi Competizione in their Ferrari F430 GT, took first team At-Large honors on the 2007 All-American...

Flying Lizard Porsche Cup awards report

Flying Lizard Porsche Cup awards report

Flying Lizard Drivers Earn Top Two Spots in 2007 Porsche Cup December 12, 2007 -- Sonoma, California -- Flying Lizard driver Johannes van Overbeek took the 2007 Porsche Cup title and teammate Darren Law was second in the annual ranking of the...

Corvette Racing returns for 2008

Corvette Racing returns for 2008

Corvette Racing to Compete in 12-Race American Le Mans Series in 2008 Chevrolet Factory Team to Run Entire ALMS Schedule and 24 Hours of Le Mans DETROIT - Corvette Racing, the most successful team in the history of the American Le Mans Series,...

Long returns full-time with Penske Porsche

Long returns full-time with Penske Porsche

LONG'S SHOT: PORSCHE CONFIRMS AMERICAN TO PENSKE IN 2008 Porsche's lone American factory driver is set to return to the American Le Mans Series in 2008. Patrick Long will be part of the Penske Racing roster for the coming season and will pilot...

Porsche Cup winners 1970 to 2007

Porsche Cup winners 1970 to 2007

<pre> Porsche Cup Winners, 1970 - 2007 1970 Gijs van Lennep (Netherlands) Wihuri 1971 Erwin Kremer (Germany) Kremer 1972 John Fitzpatrick (Great Britain) ...

Porsche Motorsports Night summary

Porsche Motorsports Night summary

FLYING LIZARD MOTORSPORTS' VAN OVERBEEK BECOMES FIFTH U.S. DRIVER TO WIN PORSCHE CUP -- WORLD-WIDE TROPHY FOR MOST SUCCESSFUL PORSCHE PRIVATEER --Patrick Long, Only American Porsche Factory Driver, Named to Penske Racing team for...

Rahal Letterman Racing - Series off-season feature

Rahal Letterman Racing - Series off-season feature

STRONG 2007 FINISH BOLSTERING RLR FOR NEXT YEAR When the checkered flag on the 2007 American Le Mans Series flew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, no team in the paddock wanted the season to continue more than Rahal Letterman Racing. Five podium ...

Porsche Cup won by series driver

Porsche Cup won by series driver

LIZARDS' VAN OVERBEEK WINS PORSCHE CUP The Porsche Cup is staying with Flying Lizard Motorsports and the American Le Mans Series. Johannes van Overbeek was presented over the weekend with the Porsche Cup, which goes annually to the world's top...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
IRL: Penske Performance appoints new VP, Marketing

IRL: Penske Performance appoints new VP, Marketing

PENSKE PERFORMANCE APPOINTS JONATHAN GIBSON VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 7, 2007) - Penske Performance has appointed Jonathan Gibson as Vice President of Marketing, a newly created position within its ...

BITD: GM celebrates 2007 championships

BITD: GM celebrates 2007 championships

General Motors Scores 21 Racing Championships in 2007 GM Race Teams Complete Successful Season with Drivers and Manufacturers Championships in Stock Car, Road Racing, Drag Racing, Open Wheel and Off-Road Competition DETROIT - General Motors ...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Tafel Racing to campaign Ferrari in 2008

Tafel Racing to campaign Ferrari in 2008

Tafel Racing to Campaign Ferrari F-430 GT2 Cars in 2008 ALMS Cumming, Georgia, December 5, 2007 -- Tafel Racing announced today that it will campaign two Ferrari F-430 GTC cars in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) for 2008. In the team's ...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
Mowlem joins Corsa Motorsport in 2008

Mowlem joins Corsa Motorsport in 2008

MOWLEM JOINS CORSA MOTORSPORT FOR 2008 ALMS SEASON LONDON, England (Nov. 30, 2007) -- Johnny Mowlem announced today that he has joined Corsa Motorsport and will drive a Ferrari in the GT2 class of the American Le Mans Series in...

Audi commits motorsports program for 2008

Audi commits motorsports program for 2008

Audi with clear commitment to motorsport Most extensive factory involvement in company's history Race version of the new Audi A4 celebrates debut in DTM Entry in the Le Mans Series in Europe planned AUDI AG makes a clear commitment to...

Sat 01 Dec 2007
Memo Gidley runs Team Cytosport LMP1 at Sears Point

Memo Gidley runs Team Cytosport LMP1 at Sears Point

Gidley Smashes Infineon Raceway Track Record Driving Muscle Milk LMP1 Car November 27, 2007 (Sonoma, CA) -- Memo Gidley added another impressive stat to his already stellar resume by unofficially smashing both the outright and current track lap...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
Herta, AGR look toward 2008

Herta, AGR look toward 2008

HERTA HOPES 2008 CONSISTENCY WILL LEAD TO TITLE Consistency may be the biggest key to the 2008 American Le Mans Series, at least in Bryan Herta's eyes. He and the rest of the Andretti Green Racing squad will have a double dose of it when the ...

Oliver Gavin reflects on 2007 championship season

Oliver Gavin reflects on 2007 championship season

IN CONVERSATION WITH CORVETTE RACING'S TRIPLE GT1 CHAMPION - OLIVER GAVIN. Throughout this year's American Le Mans Series season, somewhat inevitably, with the lack of GT1 entries, it seemed to many that focus was too often centred around who...

Tue 27 Nov 2007
IRL: Mid-Ohio 2008 schedule announced

IRL: Mid-Ohio 2008 schedule announced

DIVERSE SCHEDULE ON-TAP FOR MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE IN 2008 DUBLIN, Ohio (November 27, 2007) -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will boast seven major events in 2008, featuring the finest in open-wheel, sports car, motorcycle, historic and...

Autocon plans on Le Mans entry in 2008

Autocon plans on Le Mans entry in 2008

AUTOCON'S LEWIS ON LE MANS: WE'RE GOING! Ten teams from the American Le Mans Series already have received invitations to the next running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. None may be as ecstatic at the prospect of running in the ...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
Barwell steps up to compete in GT2

Barwell steps up to compete in GT2

Barwell Motorsport announced Thursday that it will compete in both the American Le Mans Series and European-based Le Mans Series in 2008. The British squad is currently evaluating its car options, but the likely candidate is a Prodrive-developed...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
AGR names Christian Fittipaldi for 2008

AGR names Christian Fittipaldi for 2008

FITTIPALDI JOINS ANDRETTI GREEN, ACURA FOR 2008 Eager to jump into championship contention in the American Le Mans Series' LMP2 class in 2008, Andretti Green Racing has signed Christian Fittipaldi to fill out its full-season...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
Laguna Seca: Flying Lizard Motorsports qualifying report

Laguna Seca: Flying Lizard Motorsports qualifying report

October 19, 2007 -- Salinas, California -- Joerg Bergmeister qualified the Flying Lizard No. 45 Porsche third and Darren Law in the No. 44 was fifth in today's qualifying session of the ALMS season finale at Laguna Seca. "Both Lizard Porsches...

Laguna Seca: Petersen/White Lightning Racing qualifying report

Laguna Seca: Petersen/White Lightning Racing qualifying report

MONTEREY, Calif. October 19, 2007 - Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing will start from second on the GT2 class grid in tomorrow's four hour Monterey Sports Car Championships here at Laguna Seca Raceway. Despite being held-up early in the...

Fernandez Racing chassis change for 2008

Fernandez Racing chassis change for 2008

Lowe's Fernandez Racing to Campaign Acura Chassis in 2008 Team Strengthens Program with Full Acura Effort in Second Year of ALMS INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (November 13) -- In preparation for its second season in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS),...

MMP 2008 schedule announced

MMP 2008 schedule announced

Miller Motorsports Park Announces 2008 Racing Schedule TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (November 12, 2007) -- As Miller Motorsports Park prepares to wave the checkered flag on the 2007 season, preparations are already well underway for 2008. The ...

Series interview - Chris Dyson

Series interview - Chris Dyson

DYSON LOOKING INTO THE PAST AND FUTURE A three-day test at Sebring last week had Dyson Racing looking both down the road and in its rear-view mirror. With the 2007 American Le Mans Series barely three weeks in the history...

Mosport events set new records

Mosport events set new records

MOSPORT RECORD BOOK REWRITTEN OFTEN IN 2007 Outright lap record reset for the first time in five years (BOWMANVILLE, ON -- NOVEMBER 12, 2007) Lap records fell in bunches at Mosport International Raceway in 2007. In all, 17 new records ...

Fri 09 Nov 2007
BGTC: Lord Drayson leaves UK post to race in America

BGTC: Lord Drayson leaves UK post to race in America

PARLIAMENT'S LORD DRAYSON RESIGNS TO RUN IN AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES Drayson competed in the British GT series. One of the British government's senior members of the House of Lords has taken a leave of absence from politics -- to go racing in the...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
IRL: Honda Performance Development leader changes

IRL: Honda Performance Development leader changes

Leadership Changes Announced at Honda Performance Development TORRANCE, Calif., November 1, 2007 -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. announced today that effective January 1, 2008, Robert Clarke, President of Honda Performance ...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
Corvette Racing announces post-season awards

Corvette Racing announces post-season awards

Corvette Racing Wins Post-Season Accolades Fellows Named Most Popular Driver, Gongla Wins GT1 Crew Chief of the Year Award MONTEREY, Calif. - The checkered flag at the conclusion of the Monterey Sports Car Championships at Mazda Raceway Laguna...

Series post-season - Bryan Herta interview

Series post-season - Bryan Herta interview

HERTA: ACURA MET ITS FIRST-YEAR GOALS Andretti Green Racing's Bryan Herta will be on hand for this week's SEMA Show, the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, at the Las Vegas Convention Center....

Sun 28 Oct 2007
Laguna Seca: Dyson Racing race report

Laguna Seca: Dyson Racing race report

Team Work MONTEREY, CA October 20, 2007 It has been said that the only way you would get a more disparate group together than you find on a typical race team is if you had a chain reaction accident on the freeway. And yet you put these widely ...