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Tue 11 Nov 2003
Porsche - Change of North America leadership

Porsche - Change of North America leadership

Change of Leadership at Porsche Motorsport North America; Uwe Brettel Named New President as Alwin Springer Retires Atlanta -- November 10 - Alwin Springer, 60, will hand his position as President of Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) to...

Sat 01 Mar 2003
Bentley returns to North American at SebringHeadline

Bentley returns to North American at Sebring

BRASELTON, Ga. (February 28, 2003) -- Nothing screams "England" quite like a Bentley, and a British racing green Bentley sporting Union Jacks in its motif almost conjures up the familiar strains of "Rule Britannia." After an absence of more than...

Tue 13 May 2003
Don Panoz to start the 24 Hour of Le MansHeadline

Don Panoz to start the 24 Hour of Le Mans

For this exceptional edition of the "24 Heures" which celebrates the 80th anniversary of the creation of the race, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, François Fillon - Minister of Employment, Roland du Luart - President of the Sarthe County Council,...

Sat 19 Apr 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Papis tests Winston Cup carHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Papis tests Winston Cup car

Sports car and open-wheel racer Max Papis tested the No. 91 Dodge Intrepid research and development NASCAR Winston Cup car for Evernham Motorsports today at Kentucky Speedway. "It was a very good experience being in a Winston Cup car. It ...

Thu 01 May 2003
New C5-R Corvette ready for 24 Hours of Le Mans

New C5-R Corvette ready for 24 Hours of Le Mans

DETROIT - Fresh from a dominating victory at The 12 Hours of Sebring in March, the General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team returns to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June with two all-new cars to defend their GTS title. Already the most...

Fri 11 Apr 2003
The Petersen Porsche Sebring second place reinstatedHeadline

The Petersen Porsche Sebring second place reinstated

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 10, 2003) -- The White Lightning-Petersen Motorsports Porsche has been reinstated to its original second-place finishing position in the GT class in the March 15 American Le Mans Series Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. It had...

Sun 19 Oct 2003
Eight ALMS teams to qualify for Le Mans automatically

Eight ALMS teams to qualify for Le Mans automatically

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 18, 2003) -- American Le Mans Series competitors have been allowed up to eight pre-selections for the 2004 running of 24 Hours of Le Mans, including four that will be earned in Saturday's running of the Petit Le ...

Fri 10 Jan 2003
Don Panoz drives LMP900

Don Panoz drives LMP900

Don Panoz takes to the track aboard his own LMP900 Prototype Panoz Motor Sports and American Le Mans Series founder Don Panoz yesterday took the chance to drive his own race winning "Spirit of America" LMP-01 prototype sportscar - taking to the...

Thu 02 Oct 2003
Miami: No. 4 Corvette crashes, will miss race

Miami: No. 4 Corvette crashes, will miss race

Corvette crashes in morning warmup, will miss Miami event MIAMI (September 27, 2003) -- Factory Corvette driver Kelly Collins had a hard crash at the end of the morning warmup session for this afternoon's American Le Mans Series Grand Prix ...

Wed 12 Mar 2003
Sebring: Live coverage on Speed Channel

Sebring: Live coverage on Speed Channel

SPEED Channel live with 25 cameras at Sebring 12 Hours. Live flag-to-flag coverage - effort includes multiple on-boards for American Le Mans season opener. SPEED Channel will kick off the American Le Mans Series season with live, flag-to-flag ...

Sat 15 Mar 2003
Sebring starting lineup

Sebring starting lineup

No. Driver 1 Driver 2 Driver 3 Car (Class) --- -------------------- ------------------------ ----------------- ---------------------------- 1. Frank Biela Marco Werner Phillip Peter ...

Mon 20 Jan 2003
SBRS: Roger Scotton hit by car in Boca Raton

SBRS: Roger Scotton hit by car in Boca Raton

Businessman and race driver Roger Scotton was hit by a car on January 15, 2003 and is undergoing continued evaluation at a local Boca Raton hospital. Scotton's condition has stabilized as he remains in serious condition. Scotton, a former ...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
Ron Fellows to have shoulder surgery

Ron Fellows to have shoulder surgery

BRASELTON, Ga. - Popular Canadian racing driver Ron Fellows, who drove the last two races of the 2003 American Le Mans Series season with a painfully dislocated shoulder, will undergo surgery Dec. 1 in Indianapolis to repair the damage. Fellows,...

Thu 02 Oct 2003
Lehto, Herbert beat the fire for Miami winHeadline

Lehto, Herbert beat the fire for Miami win

Usually, Champion Racing doesn’t win races like this. Usually, when the race is hanging precariously in the balance, an exceedingly cruel twist of fate intervenes, snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. But today was ...

Tue 24 Jun 2003
Road Atlanta: Roger Foo preview

Road Atlanta: Roger Foo preview

Speedsport's Roger Foo points the way for Mazda going into Road Atlanta Sugar Hill, Ga (June 20, 2003) - When the SPEED World Challenge Touring Car Series resumes competition at Road Atlanta for Round Four the weekend of June 27-29, it will be...

Mon 20 Oct 2003
Champion wins at Petit, but Team Joest is championHeadline

Champion wins at Petit, but Team Joest is champion

Although JJ Lehto and Johnny Herbert led from start to finish in the Champion Audi and won the sixth annual Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, it still wasn't enough to keep Infineon Team Joest Audi drivers Frank Biela and Marco Werner from clinching.

Fri 22 Aug 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Salo swings through IndyHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Salo swings through Indy

You never know who you'll see at a race track. Case in point: the NHRA have held closed [to the public] test sessions yesterday and today at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Wandering the paddock, one could find Indy Racing League and CART ...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
Petersen Motorsports/WLR season review

Petersen Motorsports/WLR season review

Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing -- It's All About The People LAS VEGAS, November 24, 2003 -- In a sport best known for high-tech machines, one team recognizes that their Porsche 911 GT3 RS, while a remarkable automobile, cannot ...

Wed 31 Dec 2003
Barron Connor Racing test notes 2003-12-28

Barron Connor Racing test notes 2003-12-28

John Bosh and Danny Sullivan run at Ferrari's Fiorano circuit First test for Barron Connor Racing Ferrari 575 GTC Barron Connor Racing have tested the first of their two Ferrari's 575 GTC at Ferrari's own test track in Italy last Tuesday....

Thu 29 May 2003
Danica Patrick tests at Road Atlanta

Danica Patrick tests at Road Atlanta

Danica Patrick tests American Le Mans Series car, eyes series debut. BRASELTON, Ga. (May 28, 2003) -- One of the rising and most promising young stars of American racing, Danica Patrick, tested an American Le Mans Series car on Wednesday at Road...

Sat 28 Jun 2003
Road Atlanta: Jason Workman preview

Road Atlanta: Jason Workman preview

Home field advantage Atlanta, GA: For 25 year old, Jason Workman, competing this weekend (June 27-29, 2003) in the Chevrolet Grand Prix of Atlanta is a coming home party. The Flowery Branch, GA resident takes to the track driving Atlanta-based...

Fri 25 Jul 2003
Sears Point: Orbit Racing preview

Sears Point: Orbit Racing preview

Victory Laps Orbit Racing will introduce its Victory Laps for Victory Junction program on July 26, during the American Le Mans Series race weekend at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. The program was designed to help create awareness of the ...

Thu 13 Nov 2003
Sears Point Infineon Raceway 2004 schedule

Sears Point Infineon Raceway 2004 schedule

SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) -- The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series will highlight a diverse 2004 main-event schedule at Infineon Raceway that also includes the best in sports cars, motorcycles and dragsters. The Big O Tires 2004...

Tue 26 Aug 2003
Road America race results

Road America race results

Pos Car Cls ClsP Driver Team/Car Lap Gap Status --- --- ------ ---- ---------------------- ------------------------------ --- ---------- --------- 1. 38 P900 1 JJ Lehto Champion...