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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

Thu 23 Oct 2008
Corvette Racing Night of Champions report

Corvette Racing Night of Champions report

Corvette Racing Celebrates Post-Season Awards; Doug Fehan Wins "From the Fans" Award, Mike West Named GT1 Mechanic of the Year MONTEREY, Calif. -- Corvette Racing won accolades in the American Le Mans Series award ceremony following the season...

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.

Wed 15 Oct 2008
Laguna Seca: VICI Racing preview

Laguna Seca: VICI Racing preview

VICI RACING - MONTEREY SPORTS CAR CHAMPIONSHIPS, PREVIEW Monterey, Calif. - Following a real race against time over the last week- and-a-half VICI Racing arrived at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, California, this week for the final appointment...

Thu 07 Feb 2008
BMW M3 race version presented

BMW M3 race version presented

Clear the decks for the race version of the latest generation BMW M3. Chicago/Munich, 6 February 2008. BMW presented the racing version of the new BMW M3 at the Chicago Auto Show. Powered by a 485 bhp eight cylinder engine, this impressive race...

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 ...

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...

Thu 15 May 2008
Utah: Series spotlight - Steve Pruitt

Utah: Series spotlight - Steve Pruitt

PROUD PRUITT EAGER FOR HOME UTAH RACE The biggest grin in the American Le Mans Series paddock this weekend may belong to Steve Pruitt, and rightfully so. Pruitt's Corsa Motorsports is the home team this weekend at the Larry H. Miller Dealerships...

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...

Wed 12 Mar 2008
Sebring: Zytek Motorsport preview

Sebring: Zytek Motorsport preview

Zytek Season Starts Here Silverstone and Interlagos winner represents the marque at Sebring Customers for Zytek's rapid and reliable ZG348 LMP2 engine have increased this season following first and second place at the 2007 Le Mans 24-hours and...

Tue 07 Oct 2008
Ferrari newsletter 2008-10-06

Ferrari newsletter 2008-10-06

The F430 GT2 wins Fia Gt Championship Maranello (Modena,) - A weekend to remember for the F430 GT2 class, as it reached new and important goals in the realm of International Grand Touring racing. Thanks to results achieved at Nogaro, the AF...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
Laguna Seca: de Ferran Motorsports preview

Laguna Seca: de Ferran Motorsports preview

DE FERRAN MOTORSPORTS CONCLUDES FIRST SEASON AT LAGUNA SECA INDIANAPOLIS, IN (14 October, 2008) -- de Ferran Motorsports will be closing the book on their inaugural season in the American Le Mans Series this Saturday, October 18, when the team...

Sun 03 Feb 2008
Petersen/White Lightning Racing announce 2008 plans

Petersen/White Lightning Racing announce 2008 plans

Petersen Motorsports Turns Focus to Rally in 2008 Two-Time Championship-Winning Owner to Shutter Sports Car Effort Until 2009 PAHRUMP, Nev., January 17, 2008 - 2003 and 2004 24 Hours of Le Mans GT class winners. 2005 American Le Mans Series GT2...

Fri 08 Aug 2008
Gerardo Bonilla gives insight of Road AmericaHeadline

Gerardo Bonilla gives insight of Road America

By: John Dagys, Trackbytes.com After a two-week break, the American Le Mans Series is back in action this weekend for the Generac 500 Presented by Time Warner Cable. The seventh round of the Series takes the cars and stars to beautiful Road ...

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.

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...

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 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 ...