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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.

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 ...

Fri 29 Feb 2008
ECO Racing to compete in 12 Hours of Sebring

ECO Racing to compete in 12 Hours of Sebring

Pioneering and unique British bio diesel sportscar project to debut at one of the world's top sportscar events Environmentally inspired British racing team, ECO Racing is to race its production engined bio diesel sports prototype race car in the...

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...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
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...

Sun 16 Mar 2008
Sebring: Series hour six notes

Sebring: Series hour six notes

Audi's two R10 TDIs sat 1-2 at the halfway point of the 56th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida on Saturday afternoon with Marco Werner leading Dindo Capello by 13.177 seconds. The two diesel entries were the first of...

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...

Sun 05 Oct 2008
ALMS teams, founder comments on Paul Newman

ALMS teams, founder comments on Paul Newman

REMEMBERING PAUL NEWMAN: A LONG, FULL LIFE The American Le Mans Series paddock remembered Paul Newman on Saturday as a larger-than-life personality and one of the world's most renowned figures in motorsports. When hearing the news of his...

Thu 13 Mar 2008
Sebring: Hankook, Corsa Motorsports joint statement

Sebring: Hankook, Corsa Motorsports joint statement

Joint Statement from Hankook Tires and Corsa Motorsports Hankook Tire and Corsa Motorsports regret to announce that the No. 48 entry will not compete in the 56th running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from ...

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...

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 ...

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.

Thu 13 Mar 2008
Sebring: Highcroft Racing Wednesday notes

Sebring: Highcroft Racing Wednesday notes

PATRON HIGHCROFT RACING FINE TUNES RACE SETUP DURING WEDNESDAY'S PRACTICE AT SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY Today's weather at the track in Sebring was a portent of race day, with temperatures close to 80 in this afternoon's practice.Though the...

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...

Thu 13 Mar 2008
Sebring: Porsche qualifying report

Sebring: Porsche qualifying report

PENSKE RACING PORSCHE RS SPYDER TO START FIRST IN LMP2 AT SEBRING; PORSCHE AND FERRARI SHARE TOP SIX POSITIONS IN GT2 AS NEW 911 GT3 RSR DEBUTS -Defending champion Faieta wins opening IMSA Challenge by Michelin event in 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Fri 16 May 2008
de Ferran debuts in Utah with fast timeHeadline

de Ferran debuts in Utah with fast time

Call it first time luck, or perhaps a sign of things to come. On its maiden outing in the American Le Mans Series, de Ferran Motorsports' Acura ARX-01b proved to be the car to beat, setting the quickest time in Friday's test session for Sunday's...

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...

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...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
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 19 Oct 2008
Laguna Seca: Fernandez Racing race report

Laguna Seca: Fernandez Racing race report

Heartbreak for Lowe's Fernandez Racing in Season Finale It was a day of bitter disappointment for the Lowe's Fernandez Racing team in the ALMS season finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Adrian Fernandez was running third overall and second in...

Fri 05 Dec 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...

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 15 Mar 2008
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...

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...

Wed 19 Mar 2008
DC's Sebring review: The dark side

DC's Sebring review: The dark side

Sebring Review - The Dark Side OOPS Originally credited with a second-place-overall podium finish, the No. 15 Lowe's Fernandez Racing LMP2 was "excluded" from "Revised" Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring race results after ALMS/IMSA officials ...

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...

Thu 24 Jan 2008
Tafel teams Muller with FarnbacherHeadline

Tafel teams Muller with Farnbacher

Tafel Racing announced Tuesday that it has signed Dirk Müller to drive the team's No. 71 Ferrari F430 GTC in the 2008 American Le Mans Series season. The 32-year-old German will share the wheel of the GT2 entry with fellow countryman Dominik ...

Wed 19 Mar 2008
Dr. Ullrich comments on Sebring HoF induction

Dr. Ullrich comments on Sebring HoF induction

IN HIS OWN WORDS: DR. WOLFGANG ULLRICH No, it wasn't a perfect week for Audi at the 56th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. But there were plenty of positives to be had including a ninth consecutive LMP1 victory at...

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...

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 ...