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Wed 15 Dec 2010
Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancerHeadline

Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancer

Former racing driver and team principal Tom Walkinshaw died today, December 12, at the age of 64, after fighting a battle with cancer. He was born at Mauldslie Farm, near Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland on November 17, 1946. Tom ...

Fri 08 Oct 2010
Maxwell Paper Racing announces 2011 plans

Maxwell Paper Racing announces 2011 plans

Maxwell Paper Racing Announces Expansion to American Le Mans Series October 7, 2010 (Cresson, Texas) -- Maxwell Paper Racing is proud to announce that it will contest the American Le Mans Series' GTC class in the 2011 season. Fresh off a...

Fri 24 Sep 2010
New President, CEO of Porsche North America named

New President, CEO of Porsche North America named

New President & CEO of Porsche Motorsport North America Jens Walther follows outgoing Paul Ritchie Atlanta, September 24, 2010 ---- Porsche Cars North America announced today that the Supervisory Board of Porsche Motorsport North America, Inc ...

Tue 16 Mar 2010
Michelin Sebring Hall of Fame preview

Michelin Sebring Hall of Fame preview

MICHELIN OPENS RACE WEEK WITH SEBRING HALL OF FAME INDUCTION First Tire Maker Ever Inducted Into the Sebring Hall of Fame SEBRING, FL (March 16, 2010) - Michelin knows well the path to the winners' circle and podium at the Twelve Hours ...

Fri 08 Jan 2010
GT3 CUP: World Speed Motorsports files entry

GT3 CUP: World Speed Motorsports files entry

World Speed Motorsports Enters The Patron GT3 Challenge; Chris Cumming to field all new Porsche in IMSA sanctioned series For 2010 World Speed Motorsports has entered The Patron GT3 Challenge with multiple championship winner Chris Cumming....

Mon 17 May 2010
GT3 Cup: World Speed adds Dave Smith for Laguna Seca

GT3 Cup: World Speed adds Dave Smith for Laguna Seca

World Speed Adds Gold Cup Competitor to their Porsche GT3 Program Local Racer Dave Smith joins WSM for the Monterey American LeMans Weekend This morning World Speed Motorsports officially announced that Dave Smith would enter the Gold Cup class...

Fri 01 Oct 2010
Lites: Series Road Atlanta round 15 race notes

Lites: Series Road Atlanta round 15 race notes

WEISBERG TAKES LITES 2 WIN AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP; NICOLOSI GETS FIRST LITES 1 WIN OF THE YEAR BRASELTON, GEORGIA (October 1, 2010) John Weisberg won when it counted most and Anthony Nicolosi overcame a roller coaster season to finally reach the...

Thu 21 Oct 2010
GT3 Cup: Cooper MacNeil signs with AJR for 2011

GT3 Cup: Cooper MacNeil signs with AJR for 2011

MacNeil signs with ALEX JOB for a busy 2011 campaign (Patron GT3 Cup) Hinsdale, IL -- While many racers are caught up in the heat of silly season, preparing for 2011 campaigns, WeatherTech.com Racing's own 18 year-old Hinsdale, IL. racer Cooper...

Fri 24 Sep 2010
Porsche Road Atlanta preview

Porsche Road Atlanta preview

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid at the Petit Le Mans 1,000 mile classic Stuttgart/Atlanta - September 24 -- A gripping finale in the American Le Mans Series event at Road Atlanta combines the drama of Porsche customers battling...

Mon 30 Aug 2010
Mosport Int'l Raceway Sunday notes

Mosport Int'l Raceway Sunday notes

Muscle Milk CytoSport Wins The Mobil 1 Presents The Grand Prix Of Mosport The final day the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport saw a heavy accident on the Mario Andretti straight cause severe damage to the Armco safety barrier bringing...

Mon 28 Jun 2010
GT3 Cup: Millville race 1 results

GT3 Cup: Millville race 1 results

Pos Car Drivers Team Laps Gap --- --- -------------------- -------------------------- ---- -------- 1. 58 Amadeo Quiros AASCO Motorsports 31 -.--- 2. 92 Darrell Carlisle Kelly-Moss...

Sun 24 Jan 2010
GT3 CUP: Series Sebring open test notes 2010-01-23

GT3 CUP: Series Sebring open test notes 2010-01-23

PATRON GT3 CHALLENGE BY YOKOHAMA TEAMS TEST AT SEBRING SEBRING, FL. January 23 The New Year is already proving to be an exciting one for the Patron GT3 Challenge by Yokohama. With seventeen confirmed entries, as well as several more interested...

Wed 18 Aug 2010
Lites: Inspire Motorsports rebrands name to CORE Autosport

Lites: Inspire Motorsports rebrands name to CORE Autosport

Inspire Motorsport has announced that the team will be re-branded as CORE Autosport Currently, CORE autosport fields three cars in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship. The team is leading both the Team Championship and the Driver's ...

Sun 29 Aug 2010
Mosport Int'l Raceway Saturday notes

Mosport Int'l Raceway Saturday notes

Klaus Graf Takes Pole For Mobil 1 Presents The Grand Prix of Mosport Muscle Milk CytoSport driver Klaus Graf became the seventh driver in the past eight American Le Mans Series to win the pole position for the Mobil 1 presents The Grand Prix of...

Fri 28 May 2010
Jonathan Bennett acquires Inspire Motorsports

Jonathan Bennett acquires Inspire Motorsports

JONATHAN BENNETT ACQUIRES INSPIRE MOTORSPORTS Rock Hill, May 27, 2010 Jonathan Bennett, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship driver and founder of Composite Resources, Inc. announced today that he has acquired the Inspire Motorsports...

Sun 14 Mar 2010
Porsche - 50 years of Sebring news

Porsche - 50 years of Sebring news

Hans Herrmann, Hurley Haywood Celebrate Porsche Sebring Success Porsche's Celebration of 50th Anniversary of First Sebring Win Highlighted by Hurley Haywood Hall of Fame Induction and Hans Herrmann Appearance ATLANTA - March 14 - With a...

Sat 03 Jul 2010
Lites: Series adds second endurance race in 2010

Lites: Series adds second endurance race in 2010

COOPER TIRES PROTOTYPE LITES CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES SECOND ENDURANCE RACE BRASELTON, Ga. July 2 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today that a second endurance race has been added to the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites...

Fri 27 Aug 2010
Mosport Int'l Raceway Friday report

Mosport Int'l Raceway Friday report

CANADA'S BIGGEST SPORTS CAR RACE WEEKEND IS UNDERWAY The Biggest Event Of Mosport's 50th Anniversary Season Is Underway The biggest sports car race weekend of the year revved into high gear as the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport got...

Sat 11 Dec 2010
IMSA Prototype Lites charity news 2010-12-10

IMSA Prototype Lites charity news 2010-12-10

THE COOPER TIRES PROTOTYPE LITES CHAMPIONSHIP SUPPORTS THE AUSTIN HATCHER FOUNDATION BRASELTON, GA (December 10, 2010) -- The Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship has named the Austin Hatcher Foundation its official charity for 2011. "We...

Thu 30 Sep 2010
Lites: Series Road Atlanta qualifying notes

Lites: Series Road Atlanta qualifying notes

SHEARS' MOMENTUM CONTINUES IN LITES 1 QUALIFYING, WEISBERG TAKES LITES 2 POLE BRASELTON, GEORGIA (September 30, 2010) The remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole made for a tricky qualifying session in slowly drying conditions, so it's no surprise...

Tue 29 Jun 2010
GT3 Cup: Alex Job Racing Millville event summary

GT3 Cup: Alex Job Racing Millville event summary

Michael Schein Takes Two Top 10's in Patron Challenge at New Jersey Millville, NJ, Michael Schein took two top 10 finishes this weekend in the IMSA Patron GT3 Challenge Series at New Jersey Motorsports Park. The young New Yorker finished...

Sun 25 Jul 2010
Lites: Series Lime Rock round nine race report

Lites: Series Lime Rock round nine race report

GIBSON WINS WIRE TO WIRE AT LIME ROCK, SHEARS HOLDS CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD LAKEVILLE, CONNECTICUT (JULY 24, 2010) -- In a virtual repeat of last year, Gary Gibson ended a run of bad luck today in Round 9 of the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites ...

Wed 19 May 2010
GT3 Cup: Alex Job Racing adds Schein to lineup

GT3 Cup: Alex Job Racing adds Schein to lineup

Michael Schein to Debut in Patron GT3 Challenge with Alex Job Racing Tavares, Florida, Alex Job Racing (AJR) will field Michael Schein in the No. 21 Porsche 911 in the Patron GT3 Challenge Series starting with this weekend's race at Mazda...

Tue 23 Mar 2010
Lites: Inspire Motorsports Sebring event notes

Lites: Inspire Motorsports Sebring event notes

INSPIRE MOTORSPORTS DOMINATES COOPER TIRES PROTOTYPE LITES OPENER AT SEBRING DeLand, FL, March 22, 2010 - Inspire Motorsports started off the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites season on a high note during the first two races of the year at Sebring ...

Thu 02 Dec 2010
Lites: Series to run at Mid-Ohio in 2011

Lites: Series to run at Mid-Ohio in 2011

COOPER TIRES PROTOTYPE LITES CHAMPIONSHIP TO RACE AT MID-OHIO BRASELTON, GA (November 30, 2010) The Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship will join the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car ...

Sun 22 Aug 2010
GT3 Cup: Series Road America qualifying notes

GT3 Cup: Series Road America qualifying notes

SMITH, EDUARDO SET NEW QUALIFYING RECORDS AT ROAD AMERICA ELKHART LAKE, WISCONSIN (August 21, 2010) Ross Smith and Carlos Eduardo set new Platinum and Gold Cup track records today in qualifying for the Patron GT3 Challenge by Yokohama at Road...

Thu 30 Sep 2010
Lites: Road Atlanta round 14 race results

Lites: Road Atlanta round 14 race results

Pos Car Cls ClsP Driver Laps Gap Fastest lap --- --- --- ---- -------------------- ---- -------- ----------- 1. 13 L1 1 Gary Gibson* 20 -.--- 1:20.905 2. 34 L1 2 Jon Brownson* 20 0.810 ...

Sat 21 Aug 2010
GT3 Cup: Series Road America Friday feature - Smith, Carlisle

GT3 Cup: Series Road America Friday feature - Smith, Carlisle

SMITH, CARLISLE WEIGH IN ON GOLF, RULES AND RACING Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin (August 20, 2010) -- As Road America prepares for the Time Warner Road Race Showcase, just a few miles up the road sits Whistling Straits, still in recovery mode...

Tue 13 Jul 2010
GT3 Cup: Series Utah rounds 7, 8 preview

GT3 Cup: Series Utah rounds 7, 8 preview

SMITH COMES BACK TO THE FIELD IN PLATINUM CUP, EDUARDO STILL DOMINATES GOLD CUP CLASS TOOELE, UTAH, JULY 6 The battle for the championship of the Patron GT3 Challenge by Yokohama continues in Rounds 7 & 8 at the Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah...

Thu 26 Aug 2010
Mosport Int'l Raceway news 2010-08-24

Mosport Int'l Raceway news 2010-08-24

MOSPORT'S RACEFEST TAKES OVER YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE IN DOWNTOWN TORONTO (TORONTO, ON -- August 24, 2010) In anticipation of the biggest sports car race of the year, the Mobil 1 presents The Grand Prix of Mosport, the famous track, now celebrating...

Tue 24 Aug 2010
GT3 Cup: 6thGear Racing Road America event notes

GT3 Cup: 6thGear Racing Road America event notes

6THGEAR RACING POSTS SOLID PERFORMANCES ON ITS ROAD AMERICA DEBUT August 23, 2010: 6thGear Racing put in a solid showing at the team's first visit to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. After some early-week familiarization laps in a single-seater, driver...

Fri 15 Jan 2010
Lites: Series announces endurance race

Lites: Series announces endurance race

COOPER TIRES PROTOTYPE LITES CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES ENDURANCE RACE BRASELTON, Ga. January 13 -- The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today that there will be an exciting change to the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites ...

Fri 08 Oct 2010
GT3 Cup: Alex Job Racing Road Atlanta summary

GT3 Cup: Alex Job Racing Road Atlanta summary

Michael Schein Shows Promise in First GT3 Challenge Season Tavares, FL., (Oct. 8, 2010), Michael Schein closed out his first IMSA Patron GT3 Challenge Series presented by Yokohama season last weekend at Road Atlanta with his No. 21 Alex Job...

Thu 30 Sep 2010
GT3 Cup: Road Atlanta round 13 race results

GT3 Cup: Road Atlanta round 13 race results

Pos Car Cls ClsP Driver Team Laps Gap Fastest lap --- --- ---- ---- ----------------------- -------------------------- ---- -------- ----------- 1. 5 GT3P 1 Ross Smith Maxwell Paper...

GT3 Cup: Series Road Atlanta qualifying notes

GT3 Cup: Series Road Atlanta qualifying notes

SCHEIN EARNS FIRST PLATINUM CUP POLE, SMITH STARTS FIRST IN GOLD CUP BRASELTON, GEORGIA (September 30, 2010) Michael Schein earned his first career Platinum Cup pole position and Kendall Smith took the first step in keeping his Gold Cup ...

Wed 29 Sep 2010
Lites: Series Road Atlanta spotlight - Vassian

Lites: Series Road Atlanta spotlight - Vassian

ATLANTA'S VASSIAN, WEST RACE CARS TAKE ON HOMETOWN TRACK BRASELTON, GEORGIA (September 24, 2010) -- From drawing pictures of automobiles on the wall as a child to owning the company that produces cars for the Lites 2 class in the Cooper Tires ...