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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...

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 ...

Thu 07 Feb 2008
Corsa Motorsports partners with Alabama Motorsports Park

Corsa Motorsports partners with Alabama Motorsports Park

ALABAMA MOTORSPORTS PARK AND CORSA MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP FOR ALMS Project Officials Expect National Exposure with ALMS Team Association MOBILE, AL -- Alabama Motorsports Park, A Dale Earnhardt Jr. Speedway is pleased to announce...

Wed 30 Jan 2008
Bell Motosports launches GT1 program

Bell Motosports launches GT1 program

BELL MOTORSPORTS LAUNCHES GT1 EFFORT WITH ASTON MARTIN DBR9 FOR 2008 SEASON SEBRING, FL (January 28, 2008) - Jim Bell, one of the elite names in the history of sports car racing, announced today a shared venture with prominent businessman...

Tue 29 Jan 2008
Cytosport teams with Charouz, enters Le MansHeadline

Cytosport teams with Charouz, enters Le Mans

After a successful debut season in the American Le Mans Series, Team Cytosport has announced that will compete in select rounds of the European-based Le Mans Series, all leading up to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, entry permitting. The Greg Pickett-led...

Wed 09 Apr 2008
Independent GT2 teams adapt to new challengesHeadline

Independent GT2 teams adapt to new challenges

Ford. Chevrolet. Dodge. America's original "big three" automakers now all have cars competing in the LM GT2 category in the American Le Mans Series. But it's not the big brass in Detroit that's putting up the bucks for these American icons to go...

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...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Porsche back to Le Mans?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Porsche back to Le Mans?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Porsche Back To Le Mans? The American Le Mans Series finale at Laguna Seca was a blogger's dream. There was a twisted rumor behind every gnarly tree on the hills and outcroppings surrounding the northern ...

Sun 10 Aug 2008
Audi scores another one-two at Road AmericaHeadline

Audi scores another one-two at Road America

Audi Sport North America, with its powerful V12 engine powering the R10 TDI, and the torque to get off the corners and up the hills, atoned for its 2007 overall defeat at Road America with an authoritative performance in today's race. The duo of...

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...

Sun 06 Jan 2008
Aston Martin unleashes the Vantage GT2Headline

Aston Martin unleashes the Vantage GT2

Aston Martin Racing (AMR) officially revealed its latest endurance racing car Friday, the Vantage GT2. The new GT2 car based on the road-going V8 Vantage will be eligible to compete in a variety of sports car championships, including the American...

Tue 18 Mar 2008
Penske Porsche takes Sebring overall victoryHeadline

Penske Porsche takes Sebring overall victory

Penske Racing and Porsche rewrote the history books Saturday, winning the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and giving Porsche it's first overall win at Sebring in 20 years. The No. 7 RS Spyder of Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas and Emmanuel Collard led...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
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...

Thu 17 Apr 2008
New car, same goals for Drayson-BarwellHeadline

New car, same goals for Drayson-Barwell

Drayson-Barwell's first two outings in the American Le Mans Series haven't exactly gone to plan. After crashing out at Sebring and not taking the green flag at St. Petersburg, the No. 007 Aston Martin has yet to put points on the board in the LM...

Wed 02 Apr 2008
Audi, Peugeot battle moves on to BarcelonaHeadline

Audi, Peugeot battle moves on to Barcelona

After facing off at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, LM P1 powerhouse teams Audi Sport Team Joest and Team Peugeot Total will begin their European seasons this weekend in Barcelona, for the Le Mans Series opening race at Circuit de Catalunya.

Sat 05 Apr 2008
Werner storms to pole at St. PetersburgHeadline

Werner storms to pole at St. Petersburg

Marco Werner almost pushed too hard to claim the pole position for Saturday's Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg. Moments after clocking his fastest lap, the German spun his Audi R10 TDI entering Turn 8. Escaping damage, Werner sat out...

Wed 24 Sep 2008
ALMS adds Allison Barry to PR staff

ALMS adds Allison Barry to PR staff

ALLISON BARRY JOINS AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES AS MANAGER OF PUBLIC RELATIONS/MEDIA SERVICES Former North Carolina State University media relations assistant Allison Barry has been appointed to the position of Manager of Public Relations/Media ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
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 19 Oct 2008
Laguna Seca: Series spotlight - Paul Drayson

Laguna Seca: Series spotlight - Paul Drayson

PIONEERING GREEN TECHNOLOGY: WIN-WIN FOR THE AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES Where else can you find a motorsports series that maneuvers premier racecars and pioneers green technology? The American Le Mans Series is the only of its breed challenging ...

Thu 25 Sep 2008
Peugeot Sport Chief Engineer leaves team

Peugeot Sport Chief Engineer leaves team

Following a period of three years of fruitful cooperation together, and by common accord, Paolo CATONE and Peugeot Sport have decided not to extend the contract between them which extended until the end of 2008. Indeed, Paolo Catone wishes...

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...

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...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
The ACO regulations 2009 and now 2011

The ACO regulations 2009 and now 2011

The 2009 set of regulations defined by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest has already come out; it contains the technical regulations for all entrants in the LM P1 and LM P2 prototype categories and LM GT1 and LM GT2 grand touring car categories. This...

Sat 15 Mar 2008
Mon 22 Dec 2008
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.

Fri 05 Dec 2008
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...

Tue 11 Mar 2008
Porsche Motorsport Sebring preview

Porsche Motorsport Sebring preview

FIVE PORSCHE RS SPYDERS, FIVE PORSCHE 911 GT3 RSRs, AND 40 PORSCHE 911 GT3 CUP RACE CARS TO CHALLENGE COMPETITION AT MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING WEEKEND SEBRING, Florida - March 8, 2008 - For the Porsche owner and race fan, the 2008 Mobil 1...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
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...

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...

Thu 09 Oct 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-10-08

Audi newsletter 2008-10-08

Audi Sport on success track Ingolstadt -- In the hot phase of the 2008 motorsport season Audi again underlined their "Vorsprung durch Technik" last weekend with two victories linked to "Le Mans" -- in the DTM and in the American Le Mans Series....

Sat 19 Jan 2008
RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America 2008 schedule

RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America 2008 schedule

Road America 2008 Season Schedule Announced Elkhart Lake, Wis., January 15, 2008 - Road America has announced its 2008 season schedule. The dates and events are as follows: May 16-18 Spring Vintage Weekend (SVRA) May 17 Family Tailgate ...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
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...

Tue 09 Sep 2008
Corvette Racing future plans teleconference transcript

Corvette Racing future plans teleconference transcript

Corvette Racing Announces Plans for 2009 and 2010 Seasons DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2008 -- Steve Wesoloski, GM Racing Road Racing Group manager, and Doug Fehan, Corvette Racing program manager, participated in a media teleconference today to outline ...

Sun 19 Oct 2008
ECO Racing fueling the green raceHeadline

ECO Racing fueling the green race

Just two weeks after the successful launch of the Green Challenge at Petit Le Mans, a revolutionary new "green" project has hit the ground running in the American Le Mans Series. The much-anticipated debut of the bio diesel-powered ECO Racing ...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
Laguna Seca: Highcroft Racing preview

Laguna Seca: Highcroft Racing preview

Patron Highcroft Racing Aims to Conclude ALMS LMP2 Campaign in Style Patron Highcroft Racing will head to the final round of the American Le Mans Series - the Monterey Sports Car Championships Presented by Patron, on October 17-18, with the ...

Thu 14 Feb 2008
IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing vs Sharp statement 2008-02-13

IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing vs Sharp statement 2008-02-13

U.S. DISTRICT COURT ISSUES ORDER IN RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING V. SCOTT SHARP CASE Miami (February 13, 2008) -- Because Scott Sharp violated his obligation to race exclusively for Rahal Letterman Racing in 2008, Rahal Letterman Racing was...