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Tue 09 Dec 2008
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...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009Headline

EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009

The 2008 season was one for the record books for Audi. From its American Le Mans Series and DTM titles to its breathtaking win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and snatch of the Le Mans Series championship, the German automaker had it all. In its bid to...

Mowlem renews with Corsa Motorsports

Mowlem renews with Corsa Motorsports

CORSA MOTORSPORTS RETAINS MOWLEM IN 2009 1st December 2008 -- Announced today is that British racing star Johnny Mowlem will remain with the Corsa Motorsports team with full factory support from Zytek Engineering for the...

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing complete first test

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing complete first test

BMW RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING TEAM SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES FIRST ROUND OF TESTING WITH NEW BMW M3 HILLIARD, Ohio (December 1, 2008) -- The all-new BMW M3 that signals the return of BMW to American sportscar competition in 2009 successfully completed...

BMW newsletter 2008-11-29

BMW newsletter 2008-11-29

BMW lines up again in 2009 WTCC - Return to the ALMS. Munich, 29th November 2008. In 2009 BMW Motorsport will put its touring and sports car programmes into action on several popular stages, and will use racing versions of the BMW 3 series to ...

NA-F2000: Mosport releases 2009 schedule

NA-F2000: Mosport releases 2009 schedule

MOSPORT RELEASES 2009 MAJOR EVENT SCHEDULE BOWMANVILLE, ON (December 1, 2008) - Mosport International Raceway's 2009 major event schedule, released today, will again feature the only Canadian stop in North America's premier...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Series notes on Audi R15 debut at Sebring 2009

Series notes on Audi R15 debut at Sebring 2009

SEBRING DEBUT FOR NEW AUDI R15 TDI The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring has long seen debuts of the most successful sports cars in endurance racing. The 57th edition - presented by Fresh from Florida on March 21, 2009 - will be no different as...

Audi Motorsport based on three pillars in the future

Audi Motorsport based on three pillars in the future

Ingolstadt -- In future, the AUDI AG motorsport programme will be based on three pillars: During the 2009 season, the brand with the four rings will compete once again in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and in the DTM. Additionally, with the new Audi R8...

de Ferran Motorsports re-sign Pagenaud

de Ferran Motorsports re-sign Pagenaud

DE FERRAN SECURES PAGENAUD FOR ACURA'S 2009 LMP1 DEBUT INDIANAPOLIS, IN (26 NOVEMBER, 2008) -- Frenchman Simon Pagenaud will return to the cockpit of the de Ferran Motorsports Acura in 2009 after being re-signed by the team following his ...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
Nine American teams invited to Le Mans

Nine American teams invited to Le Mans

NINE SERIES TEAMS AMONG EARLY LE MANS INVITEES Eleven entries and nine teams from the American Le Mans Series received automatic invitations to next year's running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Automobile Club de l'Ouest announced the first 29...

ACO prepares for 2009 Le Mans with first invitesHeadline

ACO prepares for 2009 Le Mans with first invites

While next year's 24 Hours of Le Mans is still over six months away, it's not too early to start planning for the 2009 edition of the French endurance racing classic. That's what the Automobile Club de l'Ouest did Monday, as the organizers handed...

Sun 23 Nov 2008
Series spotlight - Tafel Racing's Muller

Series spotlight - Tafel Racing's Muller

TAFEL RACING REFLECTIONS: DIRK MÜLLER It almost seems like Dirk Müller never left the American Le Mans Series. In his first full season back since 2001, a year after he won the Series' GT driver championship. After driving...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
Brabham family statement

Brabham family statement

50th ANNIVERSARY 1959 - 2009 Celebrating Sir Jack Brabham's first Formula 1 World Championship Official statement from the Brabham family Ferndown, Dorset, November 20, 2008: The Brabham family would like to absolutely and categorically...