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Tue 30 Dec 2008
IMSA 40th anniversary - Tom Milner spotlight

IMSA 40th anniversary - Tom Milner spotlight

MILNER AND 40 YEARS OF IMSA As the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) prepares for its 40th season of road-racing, it seems appropriate to spend some time with a member of the American Le Mans Series paddock...

Wed 24 Dec 2008
The future is green — or is it?Headline

The future is green — or is it?

In motorsports, the winter months are often a time for reflection and preparation for the upcoming season. Anticipation builds as team announcements provide a fix for racing junkies during the dog days of winter. But this year, it's a completely...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat Broadcast - Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Primat was once again joined in the Swiss...

2009 American Le Mans Series schedule (REVISED)

2009 American Le Mans Series schedule (REVISED)

2009 American Le Mans Series schedule March 18-22 Duration: 12:00 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Sebring, FL, US April 3-5 Duration: 2:00 Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, FL, US April 16-18 Duration:...

Series note on Corvette Racing program

Series note on Corvette Racing program

FEHAN: NO CHANGE IN PLANS FOR CORVETTE GT1 PROGRAM Corvette Racing program manager Doug Fehan was quick to reconfirm Corvette Racing's GT1 program in the first half of the 2009 American Le Mans Series. "The primary focus of the race team is...

Series statement on Detroit 2009 cancellation

Series statement on Detroit 2009 cancellation

AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES TARGETING RETURN TO BELLE ISLE The American Le Mans Series looks forward to making its return to the Motor City and continuing its participation in the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, one of North America's premier ...

Detroit Grand Prix postponed for 2009

Detroit Grand Prix postponed for 2009

DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX POSTPONED FOR 2009 DETROIT, Mich. (December 19, 2008) - Officials for the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix announced today that the 2009 event will be postponed due to the difficult economic conditions prevalent in...

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

PORSCHE LOSES A MOST DEAR FAMILY MEMBER - BOB CARLSON Bob, who turned 60 years-old this past October, had a significant influence as both a journalist and public relations professional in the automotive and motorsports worlds, particularly...

ALMS statement on Bob Carlson

ALMS statement on Bob Carlson

A STATEMENT IN MEMORY OF BOB CARLSON American Le Mans Series President and CEO Scott Atherton issued a statement today in the memory of Bob Carlson, a long-time public relations manager with Porsche Cars North America. Bob passed...

Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009Headline

Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009

The IndyCar/American Le Mans Series double-header weekend at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, has been canceled for 2009. Late word today said that the event did not fit the business plans of race organizers amidst the current economic situation.

Series note on Primetime Race Group 2008-12-18

Series note on Primetime Race Group 2008-12-18

FEINBERG, PRIMETIME BUSY IN OFFSEASON Primetime Race Group owner and driver Joel Feinberg has been keeping busy on the race track during the offseason. Feinberg, principal of the Primetime team that fielded a Dodge Viper Competition Coupe in GT2...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Series news on BMW Rahal Letterman Racing 2008-12-17

Series news on BMW Rahal Letterman Racing 2008-12-17

MULLER, MILNER FILL M3 SEATS FOR 2009 Tommy Milner and former American Le Mans Series class champion Dirk Muller will fill out the full-season lineup for BMW Rahal Letterman Racing team, Rahal Letterman and BMW of North America ...

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing completes driver lineup

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing completes driver lineup

HILLIARD, Ohio -- BMW of North America, LLC and Rahal Letterman Racing announced today the addition of Tommy Milner and Dirk Muller as BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team drivers in BMW's return to American Le Mans Series competition in 2009. The duo...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challengesHeadline

Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challenges

Following last week's driver announcement from Flying Lizard Motorsports, fellow Porsche competitor Farnbacher Loles Racing confirmed that reigning American Le Mans Series GT2 co-champion and Porsche works driver Wolf Henzler will pair with 2007...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Series news on Farnbacher Loles team 2008-12-15

Series news on Farnbacher Loles team 2008-12-15

HENZLER, WERNER TEAM FOR FARNBACHER LOLES IN 2009 A stronger partnership with Porsche and the addition of factory driver Wolf Henzler highlight the 2009 American Le Mans Series program for Farnbacher Loles Racing as the team announced its plans...

Farnbacher Loles Racing announce 2009 plans

Farnbacher Loles Racing announce 2009 plans

Farnbacher Loles Racing will continue its strong association with Porsche in 2009. The team will again field a host of Porsche race cars in the American Le Mans Series, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and Patron GT3 Cup Challenge. Farnbacher...

Series news on Flying Lizard team 2008-12-12

Series news on Flying Lizard team 2008-12-12

LIZARDS REUNITE BERGMEISTER, LONG FOR 2009 Flying Lizard Motorsports announced a two-car GT2 program for the 2009 American Le Mans Series season, adding American Porsche factory driver Patrick Long to its lineup. Long will reunite with Jorg ...

Patrick Long announces 2009 plans

Patrick Long announces 2009 plans

Porsche announced today that factory driver Patrick Long, 2-time winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will return to action in the American Le Mans Series in 2009, driving the ...

Flying Lizards Motorsports announces 2009 plans

Flying Lizards Motorsports announces 2009 plans

Flying Lizard Unveils 2009 ALMS GT2 Program: Two 911 GT3 RSRs, Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick Long to Team in the No. 45 Porsche December 12, 2008 -- Flying Lizard Motorsports, the 2008 American Le Mans Series GT2 team champions, announced today...

Sun 14 Dec 2008
Dyson joins forces with Mazda for 2009 P2 contestHeadline

Dyson joins forces with Mazda for 2009 P2 contest

Two of the most prominent names in American road racing will team up for a bid on the LM P2 championship. Dyson Racing made it official Thursday, confirming the highly speculated rumors that it will campaign two Mazda MZR-R-powered Lola B08/86 ...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
Series quote from Porsche's Duerheimer

Series quote from Porsche's Duerheimer

PORSCHE'S DUERHEIMER: WE BELIEVE IN THE AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES The annual Porsche Motorsport Night last weekend in Weissach, Germany gave Wolfgang Duerheimer, member of the Executive Board for Research and Development at Porsche, a chance to ...

Dyson Racing announces Mazda partnership

Dyson Racing announces Mazda partnership

Dyson Racing and Mazda Form Partnership for 2009 and Beyond POUGHKEEPSIE, NY December 11, 2008 Dyson Racing and MAZDASPEED Motorsports have joined forces for a long-term partnership in the top echelon of American sportscar racing. Sponsored by...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
Series spotlight - Tafel Racing's Jim Tafel

Series spotlight - Tafel Racing's Jim Tafel

TAFEL RACING REFLECTIONS: JIM TAFEL Jim Tafel had a unique perspective to the success of his Tafel Racing team in the 2008 American Le Mans Series. From both on top of the Tafel pit structure during a race to behind the wheel of one of the...

ALMS summary on 2008 Tour de Road America

ALMS summary on 2008 Tour de Road America

TOUR DE ROAD AMERICA - BIKE RIDE TO FIGHT CANCER CONCLUDES 2008 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN WITH RECORD RESULTS, GEARS UP FOR 2009! Elkhart Lake, Wis., - The Tour de Road America - Bike Ride to Fight Cancer presented by Delta Dental concluded its 2008...

Series news on Porsche Cup results

Series news on Porsche Cup results

PORSCHE CUP STANDINGS FEATURE STRONG SERIES FLAVOR The American Le Mans Series once again is well-represented in the final Porsche Cup standings for 2008. Australian Alex Davison won the Porsche Cup, awarded annually to the world's most...

Series news on Braham's fund-raising event

Series news on Braham's fund-raising event

BRABHAM'S AUTOSPORT KARTING RACE DRAWING BIG NAMES Some of the top drivers from the American Le Mans Series will join David Brabham in raising more than $70,000 as part of the BP Ultimate Charity Karting Challenge at next month's ...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Series statement on Audi departure

Series statement on Audi departure

ATHERTON PRAISES AUDI'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CONTRIBUTION American Le Mans Series President and CEO Scott Atherton expressed nothing but praise for Audi following its announcement that it will depart after the first event of the 2009 season, ...

EU3: Audi to concentrate on European motorsport

EU3: Audi to concentrate on European motorsport

Audi concentrates on European motorsport Ingolstadt -- Audi concentrates its motorsport programmes for the 2009 season on the new R15 TDI sport prototype for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the re-worked racing touring car A4 DTM and the newly...

Audi pulls plug on season-long programsHeadline

Audi pulls plug on season-long programs

The most successful manufacturer in American Le Mans Series history has scrapped its factory participation. Come 2009, Audi's works entries will not be on the grid on a full-time basis, ending the German manufacturer's tenure in the series that ...

Sun 07 Dec 2008
Cytosport, Pickett living the Le Mans dreamHeadline

Cytosport, Pickett living the Le Mans dream

The 76th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans marks a historic first for Greg Pickett and his Team Cytosport organization. The California-based team has made the trip across the Atlantic for their first twice-around-the-clock French marathon. But...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
David Brabham awarded BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy

David Brabham awarded BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy

Brabham Adds BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy To Season Honours Sportscar legend David Brabham will receive the BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy for the second time in his illustrious career, at the annual prestigious British Racing Drivers' Club Awards 2008...

Series quote from BMW's Birkmann

Series quote from BMW's Birkmann

BMW'S BIRKMANN: SERIES A LOGICAL FIT FOR US As the 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida inches closer, BMW and Rahal Letterman Racing are continuing their efforts to debut their two-car factory-sponsored program...

Porsche engineer Laudenbach wins awards

Porsche engineer Laudenbach wins awards

PORSCHE ENGINEER THOMAS LAUDENBACH WINS AWARD FROM BRITISH MAGAZINE "RACE TECH" FOR RACE ENGINE DESIGNER OF THE YEAR FOR DFI RS SPYDER DESIGN ATLANTA - December 2 - The 2008 World Motorsport Symposium Awards for the Race Engine Designer of the...

Thu 04 Dec 2008
Series off-season spotlight - Johnny Mowlem

Series off-season spotlight - Johnny Mowlem

MOWLEM: CORSA SHAPING MOTORSPORTS' FUTURE Since 1999, Johnny Mowlem has been competing in the American Le Mans Series. As one of the most experienced drivers on the grid, Mowlem talks about his dual 2008 season, first behind the wheel of a GT2...

Wed 03 Dec 2008
Series drivers named to AARWBA All-America team

Series drivers named to AARWBA All-America team

A QUARTET OF SERIES ALL-AMERICANS Four of the American Le Mans Series' best received postseason honors from the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association. Motorsports journalists from around the country selected Patron Highcroft...