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Fri 02 Oct 2009
A lap of Road AmericaHeadline

A lap of Road America

There are a lot of great road racing tracks in North America (Laguna Seca, Road Atlanta, Watkins Glen and Miller Motorsports Park) but Road America in the scenic countryside of Elkhart Lake, Wis. may be the best. Front Straight. Photo...

ALMS confirms class structure change in 2010 Headline

ALMS confirms class structure change in 2010

Confirming rumors that have been speculated for weeks, on Sunday morning the American Le Mans Series announced a class structure change in advance of the 2010 season. The series maintains a four-class structure but has made regulations adjustments...

Mon 12 Oct 2009
Laguna Seca: IMSA statement on GT2 finish

Laguna Seca: IMSA statement on GT2 finish

IMSA STATEMENT ON MAZDA RACEWAY GT2 FINISH Following the closing laps and finish of the GT2 race Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, IMSA officials placed Jorg Bergmeister and Jan Magnussen on a two-race probation period for the start of the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Didier Theys hangs up the helmetHeadline

Didier Theys hangs up the helmet

After spending over 30 competitive years behind the wheel of racecars, Didier Theys has decided to call it time on his racing career. The 52-year old announced Monday his retirement as a professional driver, but the likable Belgian will not ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Main man at PorscheHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Main man at Porsche

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram MAIN MAN AT PORSCHE The year was 1990. Just as dusk was falling at Daytona, we were standing in the outer room of the Benny Kahn Media Center. Bob Wollek had won the pole for the 24-hour late that afternoon and...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Genoa Racing enters LMPC class in 2010

Genoa Racing enters LMPC class in 2010

Genoa Racing to Enter ALMS' LMPC Division in 2010 ZIONSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 10 - Genoa Racing, one of the most successful teams in Indy Lights and Atlantic history, announced today that it will undertake a new challenge in 2010: the American Le...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classicHeadline

ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classic

The usual summer break for the American Le Mans Series sees the sports car division off from its previous race mid-May at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah, until mid-July and the shortest track on the schedule, Lime Rock Park. ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Doug Robinson assumes new IMSA role

Doug Robinson assumes new IMSA role

ROBINSON TO ASSUME NEW ROLE WITH IMSA Doug Robinson, who led IMSA through some of the darkest hours of sports car racing in the '90s and is given much credit for its resurrection, has yet another mission. One of IMSA's most influential...

Patron CEO Brown and GT3 teammate Utah preview

Patron CEO Brown and GT3 teammate Utah preview

SALT LAKE CITY FANS TO SEE DOUBLE PATRON ON TRACK AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK SALT LAKE CITY, UT, Thursday, May 7, 2009: Race fans will get a double dose of Tequila Patron on track at Miller Motorsports Park in Salt Lake City next week when the...

Harry Brix 1947-2009

Harry Brix 1947-2009

HARRY BRIX 1947 -- 2009 San Jose, California, Feb 2 2009. It is with enormous sadness that the death of Harry Brix is announced. The 61-year-old passed away on Sunday in his home town of Los Gatos, California after suffering a cardiac arrest...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Polar opposite futures for Corvette squads Headline

Polar opposite futures for Corvette squads

There are only six cars entered in what could be the swansong for the GT1 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours this year. Four of them are Chevy Corvette C6.Rs; this year there will be no factory competition from the Prodrive Aston Martin DBR9s but...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Acura unveils revolutionary new ARX-02aHeadline

Acura unveils revolutionary new ARX-02a

Acura officially took the wraps off its new LMP1 contender Monday night at Sebring during a media launch event, which included a no-holds-back view of the ARX-02a. While the open-top, V8-engined machine may appear conventional at first sight, it's...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme: focus on production car racing, continuation of junior promotion. Munich, 5th December 2009. Having bid farewell to Formula One, BMW will intensify its involvement in GT and touring car racing in the ...

Tue 13 Oct 2009
Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS FOR BRAWN GP IN PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORT WORLD EXPO 2009 AWARDS Professional MotorSport World Expo, central Europe's leading trade-only motorsport exhibition, today reveals the nominees for its...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Factory stirringsHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Factory stirrings

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram FACTORY STIRRINGS Whenever a fellow reporter asks you what you're working on, there's only one of two politically correct answers. "My next big story," is always the best response. But if that's not entirely ...

Sat 21 Nov 2009
ALMS teams invited to 2010 Le Mans

ALMS teams invited to 2010 Le Mans

HEAVY SERIES FLAVOR IN FIRST LISTOF 2010 LE MANS INVITES Risi Competizione and Flying Lizard Motorsports are each on the list of the first 27 invites to the 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours. Five teams and six entries from the American Le Mans Series are...

Wed 18 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Martin's Chase Plot Thickens The past week produced a remarkable batch of late fall racing news. One writer's view of the top ten stories. Mark Martin, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Photo...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Mosport on 2010 calendar

Mosport on 2010 calendar

MOSPORT'S 2010 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES DATE ANNOUNCED August 26-29 set for the Grand Prix of Mosport (BOWMANVILLE, ON -- September 25, 2009) As part of its 50th anniversary season celebration, Mosport International Raceway will again host the...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Mosport: Corvette Racing race report

Mosport: Corvette Racing race report

Corvette Racing Wins GT2 in Grand Prix of Mosport Magnussen and O'Connell Score First Victory for New-Generation Corvette, Gavin and Beretta Take Third BOWMANVILLE, Ont., Aug. 30, 2009 -- Corvette Racing returned to the American Le Mans Series...

Drayson Racing announces LMP1 programme

Drayson Racing announces LMP1 programme

Drayson Racing To Launch Le Mans Prototype One (LMP1) Programme at Petit Le Mans LONDON - Paul, Lord Drayson and Elspeth, Lady Drayson proudly announce Drayson Racing's move to the pinnacle of motorsports; the Le Mans Prototype One (LMP1) ...

Mon 02 Nov 2009
Highcroft Racing, Extreme Speed Motorsports 2010 changes

Highcroft Racing, Extreme Speed Motorsports 2010 changes

TWO-TEAM TEQUILA PATRON ASSAULT ON 2010 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES DANBURY, CT, Monday, November 2, 2009: After a highly-successful championship-winning 2009 season for Patron Highcroft Racing, American Le Mans Series fans will get to enjoy a ...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
ACO launches the

ACO launches the "2010 Le Mans Intercontinental Cup"

During its press conference at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours in June, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest confirmed its intention to link the various Le Mans Series, so in 2010, it will launch a cup reserved for entrants in the top endurance category,...

Mon 21 Dec 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Patrick: Threat or Inspiration?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Patrick: Threat or Inspiration?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Patrick: Threat or Inspiration? I wrote the book on Danica Patrick, or perhaps more accurately the unauthorized biography. Having watched her race since her earliest days in IndyCar, trust me on this.

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Sports Car survivalHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Sports Car survival

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Sports Car Survival There was a time when it was standard procedure to leave the track for dinner during endurance races, even for journalists. These days, the intensity of major endurance races calls for an ...

Peugeot confirms Sebring, adds Brabham, BourdaisHeadline

Peugeot confirms Sebring, adds Brabham, Bourdais

Team Peugeot Total heads into the 2009 season with one objective in mind: conquering Le Mans. The factory French squad unveiled its plan of attack Monday, which includes a two-car entry in the American Le Mans Series season-opening Twelve Hours of...

Lola releases 2009 LMP2 specs

Lola releases 2009 LMP2 specs

LOLA LMP2 CAR TO SET THE PACE IN 2009 Lola Cars International Ltd today reveal the 2009 development updates to its LMP2 Coupe sportscar, which will see significant performance gains for this already successful design. During the winter Lola...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
SPEED to continue Le Mans coverage

SPEED to continue Le Mans coverage

SPEED SIGNS THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT to CONTINUE LIVE COVERAGE FROM Le MANS EXTENDED COVERAGE WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH SPEEDTV.COM; MULTI-PLATFORM DELIVERIES SPEED'S MINER SAYS, "Le MANS HAS LONG BEEN ONE OF THE NETWORK'S STAPLE ...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Porsche Cup winners 1970-2009

Porsche Cup winners 1970-2009

@>Porsche Cup Winners, 1970-2009 Year Driver Nat Team ------- ------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- 1970 Gijs van Lennep NL Wihuri 1971 Erwin ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Pagenaud powers to Utah poleHeadline

Pagenaud powers to Utah pole

Simon Pagenaud captured de Ferran Motorsports' third pole of the 2009 American Le Mans Series season for tomorrow's Larry H. Miller Dealerships Grand Prix of Utah. The Frenchman set an overall track record after waiting halfway through the...

Audi is honoured for best teamwork

Audi is honoured for best teamwork

Ingolstadt -- In the 2008 season Audi won everything the brand had set its sights on: The Four Rings stood for the four victories in the DTM, the American Le Mans Series, the Le Mans Series in Europe and the 24 Hours of Le Mans in what has so far...

Primetime Race Group St. Pete news 2009-03-31

Primetime Race Group St. Pete news 2009-03-31

RACING FOR AMERICA: PRIMETIME RACE GROUP JOINS FORCES WITH POST 911 FOUNDATION St. Petersburg, FL (March 30, 2009) American Le Mans Series racing team Primetime Race Group and Post 911 Foundation teams up to raise awareness for the first ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Petit still looms largeHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Petit still looms large

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Petit Still Looms Large Despite heavy rains and the flooding of the circuit at Road Atlanta, once again the Petit Le Mans demonstrated the staying power of the American Le Mans Series. Cars ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Michelin newsletter 2009-07-06

Michelin newsletter 2009-07-06

MICHELIN TEAMS TOP 100,000 MILES IN 24 HOURS OF LE MANS RACE The World's Biggest Race is also the World's Best R&D Session GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 6, 2009) - In the world of research and development, some days are more productive...

Tue 20 Jan 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Vive the evolutionHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Vive the evolution

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram VIVE THE EVOLUTION The Le Mans rules have been announced for next year and beyond. They remain as complicated as ever. (Please note the French version is the only official one.) But the rules actually look more...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Porsche newsletter 2009-08-14

Porsche newsletter 2009-08-14

Porsche Motorsport around the world Stuttgart. The Motorsport Newsletter regularly provides information on Porsche Motorsport around the world. More detailed information and additional photographs are available for accredited journalists from...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Long Beach jubileeHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Long Beach jubilee

Flat Spot On By Jonathan Ingram LONG BEACH JUBILEE The Long Beach race weekend began with a reunion, which fit just right. A birthday party and tribute to Dan Gurney, attended by his many longtime friends and colleagues, launched the weekend...