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Tue 30 Dec 2008
IMSA 40th anniversary - Tom Milner spotlight

IMSA 40th anniversary - Tom Milner spotlight

MILNER AND 40 YEARS OF IMSA As the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) prepares for its 40th season of road-racing, it seems appropriate to spend some time with a member of the American Le Mans Series paddock...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

PORSCHE LOSES A MOST DEAR FAMILY MEMBER - BOB CARLSON Bob, who turned 60 years-old this past October, had a significant influence as both a journalist and public relations professional in the automotive and motorsports worlds, particularly...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challengesHeadline

Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challenges

Following last week's driver announcement from Flying Lizard Motorsports, fellow Porsche competitor Farnbacher Loles Racing confirmed that reigning American Le Mans Series GT2 co-champion and Porsche works driver Wolf Henzler will pair with 2007...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Farnbacher Loles Racing announce 2009 plans

Farnbacher Loles Racing announce 2009 plans

Farnbacher Loles Racing will continue its strong association with Porsche in 2009. The team will again field a host of Porsche race cars in the American Le Mans Series, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and Patron GT3 Cup Challenge. Farnbacher...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
IMSA releases GT3 Cup 2009 television package

IMSA releases GT3 Cup 2009 television package

PATRON GT3 CHALLENGE BY YOKOHAMA RACING TO SPEED LINEUP IN 2009 For the first time in its five-year history, the Patron GT3 Challenge by Yokohama will hit cable airwaves with a full-season television package on SPEED, series officials announced...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
GT3: Series presenting sponsor announced

GT3: Series presenting sponsor announced

Yokohama Tire Corporation to be Presenting Sponsor of the Patron GT3 Challenge FULLERTON, CA (Dec. 3, 2008) - Yokohama Tire Corporation announced today it will be the presenting sponsor and official spec tire of the newly-minted Patron GT3 ...

Lites: Tom Drewer - Australia news 2008-12-05

Lites: Tom Drewer - Australia news 2008-12-05

Newly crowned Australian GT Champion Mark Eddy and 2008 American IMSA Lites L2 Champion Tom Drewer celebrated their respective wins at Calder Park this week, participating in a Drive Day for the Australian Grand Prix. Mark Eddy was celebrating...

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...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
GT3 Cup: Series new title sponsor announced

GT3 Cup: Series new title sponsor announced

IMSA, PATRON PARTNER IN GT3 CHAMPIONSHIP The International Motorsports Association is breaking new ground in 2009 with a new title sponsor for its Porsche GT3 Cup-based championship. The Patron Spirits Company has joined with IMSA to form the ...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Lites: Tom Drewer IMSA Lites L1 test notes

Lites: Tom Drewer IMSA Lites L1 test notes

Drewer tests Panoz built Élan Lites 1 car at Road Atlanta. 2008 USA IMSA Lites 2 Champion Tom Drewer has tested with Championship winning team Comprent Motorsport at the Road Atlanta circuit in Georgia, USA. Drewer, who dominated the L2 ...

Thu 23 Oct 2008
Lites: Tom Drewer Laguna Seca race two notes

Lites: Tom Drewer Laguna Seca race two notes

Drewer caps off Championship with brilliant Endurance result at Laguna Seca. Tom Drewer has finished his first year of racing in North America just the way he started, with another win at a circuit he'd never been to before. The young rising...

Tue 21 Oct 2008
GT3 Cup: Alex Job Racing Laguna Seca weekend summary

GT3 Cup: Alex Job Racing Laguna Seca weekend summary

Steiner finishes second in IMSA Challenge Platinum Cup championship Records second and fourth-place finishes at Laguna Seca Haering earns back-to-back sixth-place finishes TAVARES, Fla. - German driver Dino Steiner narrowly missed winning ...

Mon 20 Oct 2008
GT3 Cup: Laguna Seca weekend summary

GT3 Cup: Laguna Seca weekend summary

KELLY WINS RACE, FAIETA WINS CHAMPIONSHIP IN SEASON FINALE MONTEREY, Calif. October 19 -- Bob Faieta, Tujunga, Calif., stayed out of trouble and kept his number four Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car at the front of the pack to secure the 2008 IMSA ...

Sun 19 Oct 2008
Lites: Laguna Seca race 1 resuts - Final

Lites: Laguna Seca race 1 resuts - Final

Pos Car Driver Lap --- --- ------------------------------------ --- 1. 14 Jonathan Goring 22 2. 17 Matt Downs 22 3. 79 Lucas Downs 22 4.

GT3-Cup: Laguna Seca race 1 results

GT3-Cup: Laguna Seca race 1 results

Pos Car Driver Lap Gap Best Time --- --- ------------------------------------ --- -------- ---------- 1. 4 Bob Faieta 11 0.000 1:30.081 2. 93 Ross Smith ...

Lites: Laguna Seca race 1 resuts - Provisional

Lites: Laguna Seca race 1 resuts - Provisional

Pos Car Driver Lap Gap Best Time --- --- ------------------------------------ --- -------- ---------- 1. 14 Jonathan Goring 22 0.000 1:21.383 2. 17 Matt Downs ...

GT3 Cup: Porsche Laguna Seca summary

GT3 Cup: Porsche Laguna Seca summary

CALIFORNIAN BOB FAIETA CLINCHES SECOND STRAIGHT IMSA CHALLENGE BY MICHELIN TITLE PLATINUM CUP TITLE; TONY RIVERA WINS GOLD CUP CHAMPIONSHIP --Patrick Kelly and Ross Smith give Kelly-Moss Racing the wins in both classes for Sunday's one hour, ...

Lites: Laguna Seca round 12 race notes

Lites: Laguna Seca round 12 race notes

FEINBERG ENDS THE YEAR WITH A VICTORY IN IMSA LITES MONTEREY, Calif. October 19--Joel Feinberg has plenty of endurance experience, but he used a sprint-racing mentality to win the final 75-minute round of the 2008 IMSA Lites presented by Hankook...

Lites: Jonathan Goring Laguna Seca race one notes

Lites: Jonathan Goring Laguna Seca race one notes

GORING CLINCHES 2008 IMSA LITES CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AT LAGUNA Jonathan Goring clinched the 2008 IMSA Lites L1 Championship in his rookie season in his usual spectacular fashion - flag-to-flag -- with the new track record to boot- at Mazda...

Sat 18 Oct 2008
Lites: Laguna Seca round 11 race notes

Lites: Laguna Seca round 11 race notes

JONATHAN GORING TAKES IMSA LITES CHAMPIONSHIP WITH DECISIVE WIN AT MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA MONTEREY, Calif. October 18--Jonathan Goring led flag to flag to secure the 2008 IMSA Lites presented by Hankook Lites One championship. Goring finished...

Fri 17 Oct 2008
Lites: Jonathan Goring Laguna Seca preview

Lites: Jonathan Goring Laguna Seca preview

JONATHAN GORING NEEDS JUST A SINGLE POINT TO CLINCH IMSA LITES L1 TITLE AT LAGUNA With only one single additional point to score standing between him and the IMSA Lites L1 Championship for 2008, racer Jonathan Goring, from Norfolk, Connecticut...

Wed 15 Oct 2008
Lites: Laguna Seca finale preview

Lites: Laguna Seca finale preview

IMSA LITES CONCLUDES SEASON AT MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA BRASELTON, Ga. October 15 -- The IMSA Lites presented by Hankook series will end the season with a one hour fifteen minute race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The race on Sunday, October 19...

Wed 08 Oct 2008
GT3 Cup: TRG Road Atlanta weekend summary

GT3 Cup: TRG Road Atlanta weekend summary

Steiner wins at Road Atlanta Remains tied for Championship point lead TAVARES, Fla. - Alex Job Racing driver Dino Steiner remains tied for the Platinum Cup drivers' championship point lead after winning Friday's IMSA Challenge by Michelin ...

Sun 05 Oct 2008
Lites: Jonathan Goring Road Atlanta summary

Lites: Jonathan Goring Road Atlanta summary

GORING REPEATS MOSPORT HAT TRICK AT ROAD ATLANTA PETIT LeMANS In August, young up-and-coming IMSA racer Jonathan Goring had nailed record- breaking back-to-back victories in the two races held at Canada's challenging Mosport track, and...

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...

Fri 03 Oct 2008
GT3 Cup: Road Atlanta round 12 race notes

GT3 Cup: Road Atlanta round 12 race notes

TONY RIVERA WINS RACE AND CHAMPIONSHIP AT ROAD ATLANTA BRASELTON, Ga. October 3 -- Tony Rivera, Houston, Texas, drove his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car to an overall victory in round 12 of the IMSA Challenge by Michelin at Road Atlanta to secure the...

Lites: Tom Drewer Road Atlanta race two notes

Lites: Tom Drewer Road Atlanta race two notes

Drewer takes 2008 IMSA Lites L2 Championship and back-to-back Championships across the Pacific. Young rising Australian driver, Tom Drewer has taken out the 2008 IMSA Lites L2 Championship with a clean sweep at Petit Le Mans, Road ...

Lites: Round ten race notes

Lites: Round ten race notes

GORING WINS AGAIN AT ROAD ATLANTA; DREWER TAKES LITES TWO CHAMPIONSHIP BRASELTON, Ga. October 3 -- Jonathan Goring, Lites One point leader, and Tom Drewer, Lites Two Champion, continued their winning ways Friday at Road Atlanta in round 10 of...

Thu 02 Oct 2008
Lites: Road Atlanta race 1 results

Lites: Road Atlanta race 1 results

Pos Car Driver Lap Gap Best Time --- --- ------------------------------------ --- -------- ---------- 1. 14 Jonathan Goring 23 0.000 1:19.658 2. 17 Matt Downs ...

Lites: Road Atlanta round nine race report

Lites: Road Atlanta round nine race report

GORING DOMINATES ROUND NINE AT ROAD ATLANTA BRASELTON, Ga. October 2 -- Jonathan Goring started on the pole and never looked back as he took his seventh IMSA Lites presented by Hankook victory at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga. In the early ...

Tue 30 Sep 2008
GT3: Road Atlanta preview

GT3: Road Atlanta preview

CHAMPIONSHIPS ON THE MINDS OF IMSA CHALLENGE RACERS AT PETIT LEMANS BRASELTON, Ga. September 30 -- Porsche racers are headed to Road Atlanta for two of the four remaining rounds of the IMSA Challenge presented by Michelin series. Dino Steiner,...

Lites: Road Atlanta rounds 9, 10 preview

Lites: Road Atlanta rounds 9, 10 preview

IMSA LITES ACTION HEATS UP AT HOME TRACK BRASELTON, Ga. September 30 -- Road Atlanta, home track for IMSA Lites constructors Elan and West Race Cars, will host rounds nine and ten of the IMSA Lites presented by Hankook series October 2 and ...

Mon 29 Sep 2008
Lites: Tom Drewer Road Atlanta preview

Lites: Tom Drewer Road Atlanta preview

Drewer Races for Championship Title at Road Atlanta Young Australian driver Tom Drewer, Daily Planet Racing, has the opportunity of taking out the 2008 IMSA Lites L2 Championship as part of the American Le Mans Series at the Road Atlanta circuit...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Paul Leonard Newman 1925 - 2008

Paul Leonard Newman 1925 - 2008

PAUL LEONARD NEWMAN January 26, 1925 -- September 26, 2008 Paul Leonard Newman, eighty-three, one of the most warmly admired and universally loved figures in motion pictures and philanthropy, died Friday after a long battle with cancer at his...

Jack Roush statement on Paul Newman

Jack Roush statement on Paul Newman

"Paul Newman - a real American hero, an inspiration to me in much that I have attempted in my adult life. Not so much for the parts he played but for the man that he was. He was one of Hollywood's greatest. He could not only talk the talk on...

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