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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 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...

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...

Sun 16 Mar 2008
Sebring: Hour 3 standings

Sebring: Hour 3 standings

Pos Car Cls CP Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- --- --- --- ---------------------------------------- -------------------------------- ...

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...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
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 ...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
Laguna Seca: Series spotlight - Romain Dumas

Laguna Seca: Series spotlight - Romain Dumas

DUMAS' MEMORIES FROM MONTEREY Before last year's Monterey Sports Car Championships and the close of the 2007 American Le Mans Series, Penske Racing's Romain Dumas could not have imagined a tougher fight for victory than his climatic battle with...

Wed 30 Jan 2008
Bell Motorsports enters GT1 with Aston MartinHeadline

Bell Motorsports enters GT1 with Aston Martin

Corvette Racing won't again be alone in the GT1 category of the American Le Mans Series in 2008. That's because on Monday, Bell Motorsports announced it will campaign an Aston Martin DBR9, to go up against the factory C6.Rs. Bell has joined forces...

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...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Dyson Racing ends Porsche partnership

Dyson Racing ends Porsche partnership

Dyson Racing statement on Porsche Partnership POUGHKEEPSIE, NY November 6, 2008 -- Dyson Racing has announced that with the end of the 2008 American Le Mans Series season, they will be concluding their partnership with Porsche Motorsport and ...

Mon 10 Mar 2008
Sebring: Lola preview

Sebring: Lola preview

LOLA SPORTSCARS GET READY FOR SEBRING 12 HOURS Lola sportscars will be in the thick of the action in this year's 56th running of the classic Sebring 12 Hours endurance race this weekend. Kick starting Lola's 50th year as a motorsport...

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...

Sat 18 Oct 2008
Laguna Seca: Porsche qualifying report

Laguna Seca: Porsche qualifying report

PORSCHE TEAMS IN LMP2 AND GTS QUALIFY IN GOOD POSITION TO EARN MANUFACTURER TITLES; DIRK WERNER PUTS FARNBACHER LOLES RACING PORSCHE ON GT2 POLE ATLANTA - October 17 - Porsche race drivers in the LMP2 and GT2 classes of the American Le Mans ...

Wed 20 Aug 2008
Emerson Fittipaldi to pace Detroit field in Corvette

Emerson Fittipaldi to pace Detroit field in Corvette

Emerson Fittipaldi to Pace Detroit Sports Car Challenge in Corvette Z06 E85 Concept Brazilian Racing Champion Will Set the Pace on Belle Isle with Ethanol-Powered Corvette Concept DETROIT, Aug. 19, 2008 -- Emerson Fittipaldi, two-time Formula...

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...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
Series and teams are getting ready for 2008Headline

Series and teams are getting ready for 2008

The stars and cars of the American Le Mans Series have been keeping busy over the winter, preparing for the 2008 season. With only 56 days until the drop of the green flag at the Twelve Hours of Sebring, teams are working around the clock to...

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 ...

Mon 10 Mar 2008
Sebring: LG Motorsports preview

Sebring: LG Motorsports preview

LG Motorsports / 3 Dimensional.com Ready To Debut No. 28 Riley C6 Corvette GT2 At Sebring Wylie, Texas - With the preparation complete, all that is left for the No. 28 LG Motorsports / 3 Dimensional.com / Riley C6 Corvette is a 12 hour trip ...

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 ...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
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...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
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...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Corvette Racing plans for the future

Corvette Racing plans for the future

Corvette Racing outlined its program for the next two years Tuesday, revealing plans to enter the LM GT2 category of the American Le Mans Series for a limited schedule in 2009. The popular Detroit area-based factory team will first campaign its ...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
BMW Rahal Letterman Racing names Auberlen, Hand

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing names Auberlen, Hand

BILL AUBERLEN AND JOEY HAND TO DRIVE FOR BMW RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING TEAM IN THE AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES HILLIARD, Ohio -- BMW of North America, LLC and Rahal Letterman Racing have named Bill Auberlen and Joey Hand as the first two drivers of...

Wed 12 Nov 2008
VICI Racing reflects on inaugural season

VICI Racing reflects on inaugural season

VICI RACING - 2008 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES - SEASON REFLECTIONS Miami, Florida - A promising inaugural season in the world's most competitive sports car championship, one that offers a solid platform to build upon, and highlights that a strong...

Sat 18 Oct 2008
Brabham scores overall pole at Laguna SecaHeadline

Brabham scores overall pole at Laguna Seca

Highcroft Racing's David Brabham stormed to the overall pole Friday at Laguna Seca, leading an all-Acura front row as the manufacturer searches for its first title in the American Le Mans Series. Brabham's record-breaking 1:10.103 lap time around...

Sun 16 Mar 2008
Sebring: Race results (REVISED)

Sebring: Race results (REVISED)

Pos Car Cls CP Drivers Team Car Laps Gap Status --- --- --- --- ---------------------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------------- ---------...

Tue 19 Feb 2008
Peugeot steps up 2008 programHeadline

Peugeot steps up 2008 program

Team Peugeot Total launched its 2008 racing program Friday, with a primary focus again on the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Three Peugeot 908 HDi FAPs have been entered for the twice-around-the-clock French classic. A two-car attack in the European-based...

Tue 04 Nov 2008
Mazda statement on B-K Motorsports closing

Mazda statement on B-K Motorsports closing

Mazda statement regarding the retirement of Bob Bach/closing of B-K Motorsports "Retirements always leave mixed feelings. We're happy for Bob, but we're sad that we won't be seeing him at the track on a regular basis. Bob and the entire B-K...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram The key question at Spa: would the stewards have handed out the same 25-second penalty if the situation was reversed and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen had used the momentum from cutting through a chicane to take the...

Wed 16 Jan 2008
Corvette Racing to run E85 Ethanol in 2008

Corvette Racing to run E85 Ethanol in 2008

CORVETTE RACING GOES GREEN WITH E85 ETHANOL FUEL IN 2008 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES Chevrolet Factory Team to Demonstrate Performance and Environmental Benefits of E85 Ethanol in 12-Race Series DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2008 -- Corvette Racing will be ...

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...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
Laguna Seca: Farnbacher Loles Racing preview

Laguna Seca: Farnbacher Loles Racing preview

Farnbacher Loles Racing hopes to wrap the 2008 American Le Mans Series season with a strong showing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif. Bryce Miller of Summit, N.J., and Dirk Werner of Kissenbruck, Germany, will be behind the wheel of...

Thu 03 Jul 2008
Dyson Racing celebrates 25th anniversary

Dyson Racing celebrates 25th anniversary

"There Are No Speed Limits On The Road To Excellence" POUGHKEEPSIE, NY July 012008 Twenty-five years ago, Rob Dyson raced a 1983 Firebird at the IMSA Coca-Cola Three Hours of Lime Rock. Of the thirty seven cars entered in that race,...

Mon 14 Apr 2008
Werner, Luhr win shootout at St. PetersburgHeadline

Werner, Luhr win shootout at St. Petersburg

Audi is back on top. Marco Werner and Lucas Luhr took a thrilling win in Saturday's Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg, battling with Penske Racing's Porsche RS Spyder right down to the wire. Luhr and the No. 7 Porsche of Romain Dumas ...

Sat 01 Mar 2008
Corsa and VICI teams prepare for 2008 challengeHeadline

Corsa and VICI teams prepare for 2008 challenge

Two teams embark on the upcoming American Le Mans Series season with different programs but share similar attitudes and ambitions. Corsa Motorsports with its Hankook-shod Ferrari F430 GT and Vici Racing's newly announced Porsche 911 GT3 RSR...

Sat 08 Nov 2008
Series spotlight - Tafel Racing's Tony Dowe

Series spotlight - Tafel Racing's Tony Dowe

TAFEL RACING REFLECTIONS: TONY DOWE Tony Dowe has long been considered one of sports car racing's most brilliant minds. It showed again in 2008 as Tafel Racing scored four GT2 victories and a runner-up championship finish in...