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Sun 01 Nov 2009
Asia: Okayama: Carlo van Dam race one report

Asia: Okayama: Carlo van Dam race one report

Broken suspension halts run toward GT1-victory Carlo van Dam impresses at Okayama Okayama - Dutchman Carlo van Dam today impressed during his first outing in the Asian Le Mans Series. At the Okayama-circuit in Japan, where he had yesterday ...

Asia: Okayama: Aston Martin race one report

Asia: Okayama: Aston Martin race one report

FRUSTRATION FOR ASTON MARTIN RACING IN JAPAN Okayama, November 1 2009. Despite leading for the majority of the race Aston Martin Racing finished fourth in the inaugural round of the Asian Le Mans Series in Okayama, Japan. Drivers Stefan...

Sat 31 Oct 2009
Asia: Okayama: Series race one report

Asia: Okayama: Series race one report

PESCAROLO OPENS THE SCORE ! There were four different leaders in the top category, fantastic battles at every level, sudden twists and suspense! At the end of this grande premiere, the Pescarolo prototypes scored a double, first of all in LM P1...

Asia: Okayama: BMW Rahal Letterman race one report

Asia: Okayama: BMW Rahal Letterman race one report

BMW M3 GT2 scores debut victory in the Asian Le Mans Series. Okayama (JP), 31st October 2009. Dirk Muller (DE) and Tommy Milner (US) celebrated victory with the BMW M3 GT2 in the first round of the Asian Le Mans Series. At the "Okayama ...

Asia: Okayama: Drayson Racing race one report

Asia: Okayama: Drayson Racing race one report

OKAYAMA, JAPAN - The No. 87 Drayson Racing Lola with Judd Power controlled the field early in today's first of two, three hour Asian Le Mans Series events here at the Okayama (Japan) International Circuit. Jonny Cocker (Guisborough, Yorks, UK) and...

Asia: Okayama: Race 1 results

Asia: Okayama: Race 1 results

Pos Class Drivers Team Car Laps --- ------- ------------------------------ -------------------- --------------------------- ---------- 1. LM P1 Tinseau, Nakano ...

Asia: Okayama: Starting lineup

Asia: Okayama: Starting lineup

Pos Drivers Class Car Time --- ------------------------------ ------ --------------------- --------- 1. Drayson, Cocker LMP1 Lola-Judd 1:19.143 2. Tinseau, Nakano...

Asia: Okayama: Warmup times

Asia: Okayama: Warmup times

Pos Class Drivers Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- ------- ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------- ...

Asia: Okayama: Series qualifying report

Asia: Okayama: Series qualifying report

The LM GT1 & GT2 Aston Martin disqualified! The 2 Aston Martins that set the quickest times in LM GT1 and LM GT2 have been disqualified because their wings do not comply with the technical regulations. T. Tsuchiya (GT1) and Thomas Enge (GT2)...

Asia: Okayama: Oreca qualifying report

Asia: Okayama: Oreca qualifying report

Team ORECA-Matmut-AIM : In the first three... Tomorrow, Nicolas Lapierre and Loic Duval will start from third place for the first race of the Asian Le Mans Series. Like their rivals, the ORECA 01 drivers had two free practice sessions to get...

Asia: Okayama: Drayson Racing qualifying report

Asia: Okayama: Drayson Racing qualifying report

Drayson Racing Earns First Career Pole in Inaugural Asian Le Mans OKAYAMA, JAPAN - In only its third event since switching to the premier Le Mans Prototype 1 (LMP1) category, Drayson Racing earned its first-ever career pole position today in ...

Asia: Okayama: Aston Martin qualifying report

Asia: Okayama: Aston Martin qualifying report

ASTON MARTIN RACING ON SECOND ROW IN JAPAN Okayama, October 30 2009. Aston Martin Racing will start the inaugural round of the Asian Le Mans Series in fourth position from the second row of the grid. The qualifying time of 1m19.747s was set...

Asia: Okayama: Practice 2 times

Asia: Okayama: Practice 2 times

Pos Class Drivers Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- ------- ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------- ...

Asia: Okayama: Practice 1 times

Asia: Okayama: Practice 1 times

Pos Class Drivers Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- ------- ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------- ...

Asia: Okayama: Qualifying times

Asia: Okayama: Qualifying times

Pos Class Drivers Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- ------- ------------------------------ ------------------------- --------------------------- ---------- -------- ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test summary

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test summary

"THAT WAS FANTASTIC!" They were practically the only words on Gregory Guilvert's lips following his test at the wheel of the 908 HDi FAP at Le Castellet, in the south of France, on Wednesday October 28. After wrapping up the 2009 THP Spider...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
Asia: Okayama: Drayson Racing preview

Asia: Okayama: Drayson Racing preview

Drayson Racing Sees Asian Le Mans' Okayama as Prototypical (1) OKAYAMA, JAPAN - The inaugural Asian Le Mans Series weekend at Okayama, Japan will be the first time an Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO)-sanctioned series has been run in the Far...

Mon 26 Oct 2009
EU3: Audi newsletter 2009-10-25
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EU3: Audi newsletter 2009-10-25

Audi achieves hat-trick in the DTM DTM: As the first ever automobile manufacturer, Audi achieved a title hat-trick in the DTM: After 2007 and 2008, the brand with the four rings captured the coveted trophy for the third consecutive time. In...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
ALMS readies for Asian Series season

ALMS readies for Asian Series season

FAR EAST BECKONS FOR TRIO OF AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES TEAMS The 2009 season isn't quite over for a trio of teams from the American Le Mans Series. Drayson Racing, Robertson Racing and BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team are eight days away from the...

Rencontres Peugeot Sport weekend preview

Rencontres Peugeot Sport weekend preview

PEUGEOT CELEBRATES ITS LE MANS TRIUMPH AT... LE MANS Five months after its one-two finish in June's Le Mans 24 Hours, Peugeot Sport returns to the French circuit to celebrate its success at the 'Rencontres Peugeot Sport' weekend at Le...

Asia: Team-ORECA-Matmut-AIM series preview

Asia: Team-ORECA-Matmut-AIM series preview

Gunning for victory! The Team-ORECA-Matmut-AIM will be gunning for victory in the Asian Le Mans Series. After Europe and the United States, the ORECA 01 will be racing on a third continent in the 2009 season. The team is heading off to Japan...

Team Modena targeting British GT return
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Team Modena targeting British GT return

Team Modena is aiming to be back on track in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship in 2010, returning to the series with the pair of GT3-specification Lamborghini Gallardos they competed with in 2008. Development work by the team, engineers at ...

Asia: Drayson Racing series preview

Asia: Drayson Racing series preview

Drayson Racing Works to Ready Lola-Judd for Japanese Rounds OKAYAMA, JAPAN - The massive 18.5G impact Paul Drayson (London/Gloucestershire, UK) endured at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season finale may have rattled the windows but it did...

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test preview

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test preview

GREGORY GUILVERT PREPARES FOR 908 HDi FAP PRIZE DRIVE The winner of the third edition of the THP Spider Cup, 27-year old Frenchman Gregory Guilvert, is scheduled to drive the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP on Wednesday, October 28. Following in the ...

Asia: Team Kolles series preview

Asia: Team Kolles series preview

Team Kolles with strong driver line up in Japan Dr. Colin Kolles announced today the driver line up for his two Audi R10 TDI Prototypes, which will participate in the first two races of the new created "Asian Le Mans Series" in Okayama (Japan).

Thu 22 Oct 2009
Asia: Team ORECA-Matmut-AIM series driver line-up

Asia: Team ORECA-Matmut-AIM series driver line-up

Asian Le Mans Series : Loic Duval will back up Nicolas Lapierre in the ORECA 01 The 2009 Formula Nippon Champion will rejoin the Team ORECA-Matmut-AIM for the two 500-kilometre races on the Okayama circuit. After their victory at Silverstone...

Asia: Series newsletter 2009-10-13

Asia: Series newsletter 2009-10-13

Le Mans goes to Asia The sporting spirit of the Le Mans 24 Hours continues its progress throughout the world with the creation of the Asian Le Mans Series. fter the American Le Mans Series launched in 1999 on the North American continent and...

Asia: Carlo van Dam in Asian Le Mans Series

Asia: Carlo van Dam in Asian Le Mans Series

Two 500 KM-races with Larbre Competition at Okayama Vlaardingen - Dutch racing driver Carlo van Dam will participate in the two opening rounds of the 2009 Asian Le Mans Series 2009 on October 31/November 1. At the Okayama circuit in Japan he...

Asia: Aston Martin series preview

Asia: Aston Martin series preview

ASTON MARTIN RACING SET FOR ASIAN LE MANS DEBUT Gaydon, October 20 2009. Aston Martin Racing will make its Japanese debut with the stunning Gulf liveried LMP1 car at the inaugural round of the Asian Le Mans Series in Okayama. The team...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Matteo Cressoni tests Audi R10 TDI with Team Kolles

Matteo Cressoni tests Audi R10 TDI with Team Kolles

Matteo Cressoni tested in an Audi R10 TDI, the "queen car" of many 24 Hours of Le Mans. It happened on the tarmac track of the Rothenburg airport where on 14th October the Italian driver had contact with the made-in-Ingolstadt Sport Prototype from...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Watts signs long-term contract with Strakka

Watts signs long-term contract with Strakka

Danny Watts signs with Strakka Racing Strakka Racing is pleased to confirm that the team has signed a new long-term contract with established sportscar ace Danny Watts. The Aylesbury-born driver joined Strakka at the beginning of 2009, and has...

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...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Strakka Racing Goodwood Revival summary

Strakka Racing Goodwood Revival summary

Leventis & Verdon-Roe Victorious at Goodwood Strakka Racing's Nick Leventis polished off a remarkable season with a debut win at the Goodwood Revival last weekend, securing victory with co-driver Bobby Verdon-Roe in the prestigious Lavant ...

Silverstone: Pierre race report

Silverstone: Pierre race report

Drop out on Rank two for Pierre Ehret at 1000km of Silverstone Being placed on second rank Pierre Ehret had to end the fifth round of the Le Mans Series at Silverstone on the last weekend (11th to 13th September) ahead of time. Together with...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
EU3: Audi newsletter 2009-09-13

EU3: Audi newsletter 2009-09-13

Audi R8 LMS wins in the European Championship FIA GT3: Audi R8 LMS victories are part of everyday life in the national championships. The new AUDI AG GT3 sportscar has now also taken its first win at international level: The Germans Christopher...

LMS teams race report

LMS teams race report

24 Hours of happiness for some, of misfortune for others... All the Le Mans Series Team would like to congratulate the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans participants, in particular the 38 teams who, thanks to their commitment in the series, share their...