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Oct 14

Live Petit Le Mans coverage available on FOX Sports, ALMS.com

Live Broadcast, Highlight Show on FOX Sports Networks; Qualifying on ALMS.com

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón ends its 15th and final season with the Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda on Saturday and ALMS fans will be able to follow the action live across multiple FOX Sports platforms and ALMS.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Driver Ratings, Pit/Paddock Regulations And Procedures Announced

For 2014 United SportsCar Racing Season

United Sportscar logoIndicative of the emergence of important details regarding the inaugural United SportsCar Racing season in 2014, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)officials today announced a driver rating system, as well as pit and paddock regulations and various procedures to be implemented. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Audi sweeps at Sebring with Hybrid Power

Corvette wins for first time in 12 Hours since 2009

12 Hours of Sebring logoAudi Sport extended its remarkable run at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday. Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis won the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida in their No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the first hybrid car to win at Sebring and in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Sebring Four-Hour Report: Penalty sets back No. 1 Audi R18 As Audi Sport Still 1-2

Extreme Speed Motorsports grabs P2 lead
United SportsCar Racing Confirms Strategic Alliance with ACO and Le Mans

American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón logoALMS - Audi-Hour 4-1While the rest of the competition has struggled to keep up with the pace of the Audi Sport R18 e-tron quattros this weekend, a penalty to race leader Allan McNish set one of the top two cars in the P1 class back at Sebring International Raceway. McNish made contact with Mirco Schultis in the No. 81 DragonSpeed Mishumotors close to the Hour 3 mark and was black flagged for incidental contact.

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Mar 12

Franchitti fastest in damp Sebring session

Conditions looking better for afternoon’s one-hour test

American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón logo12 Hours of Sebring logoMarino Franchitti set the best time in a soggy one-hour test session for the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on Tuesday. The Scottish star set a best lap of 2:15.391 (99.445 mph) in Level 5 Motorsports’ No. 055 Honda Performance Development ARX-03b prototype as only three cars posted times. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Sebring returns to SPEED to open 2013 season

More than 10 hours of coverage of America’s toughest endurance race

SPEED-Sebring-112 Hours of Sebring logoThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón returns to SPEED next week for its 2013 season opener. Television’s leading motorsport channel will air 10.5 hours of the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida on Saturday, March 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Audi’s di Grassi a Quick Learner at Sebring

Sets fastest time on opening day of testing in R18 hybrid

12 Hours of Sebring logoAudi Sport Team - Audi R18Lucas di Grassi set the fastest time in the opening day of testing for the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for Audi Sport, a lap of 1:46.262 (126.706 mph) in the No. 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

David Ostella changes course and heads to Sebring International Raceway

Young Canadian to run for PR1/Mathiasen in the 12 Hours of Sebring

David OstellaIndy Lights 2012, MAV TV 100 FontanaDavid Ostella may have an open-wheel background, but the lure of sports car racing has taken hold and the Maple, Ontario native will find himself in the cockpit of the #52 Molecule/ Global Precast/ iSkin Oreca FLM09 in the PC class for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida March 13-16. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

ESM, Level 5 ramp pp P2 programs ahead of Sebring

Teams put prototypes through paces in preparation for 12 Hours

ALMS - IMSAALMS - Scott Sharp-Patron A#7C224BThe P2 class for the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón is taking shape. Both Extreme Speed Motorsports and Level 5 Motorsports put their HPD ARX-03b machines through paces in a private test session at Sebring International Raceway last week in preparation for the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida on March 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Rolex named Official Timepiece of Sebring International Raceway

Class-Winning Drivers To Receive Rolex Watches In March Classic

Rolex-Sebring-2ALMS Sebring_2Sebring International Raceway announced today that Rolex will become the Official Timepiece for Sebring International Raceway and the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh From Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Distinctive and bold, BMW’s new Z4 GTE has high standards to match given the manufacturer’s recent history in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.

BMW along 4 ‘Z’ Ride

 ALMS - BMW Z4-Daytona-2ALMS - BMW Drivers-2013The car publicly premiered last week at Daytona International Speedway, making it the first ALMS GT car to lap Daytona’s high banks in advance of the 2014 combined championship of the ALMS and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. It races for the first time in less than a month at the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Extreme! ESM, Tequila Patrón Move to ALMS P2 for 2013

Team also sets sights on combined prototype class for 2014

ALMS - Scott Sharp-Patron A#7C224BALMS - ESM LineupTequila Patrón and Scott Sharp return to their sports car racing roots in the P2 class of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patrón for the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

The Underdog Upset

Charles Dressing’s retelling of Sebring’s 1983 race

ALMS - 1983-Sebring-Winners-1ALMS - Porsche 934-Sebring 1983-1Americans love underdogs but hate losers. And we really love upsets because they turn reality inside out and generally make the mighty look weak. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

AMR headed back to Sebring to start 2013

Tucker/Mucke/Senna to drive new Vantage GTE at ALMS opener

ALMS - Aston Martin-Sebring-2ALMS - Aston Martin-Sebring-1Aston Martin Racing will make the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida part of its 2013 GT racing program, the team has announced. Darren Turner and Stefan Mucke will team with AMR newcomer Bruno Senna in a 2013-spec Aston Martin Vantage GTE for the opening round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Name that Chassis

The science of taxonomy in sports cars

ALMS - ORECA-P1-2009-012413-1ALMS - HPD-01c-1Names are funny things. Just when you think you get to know someone, they go and change their name. Well they do if they are called Cassius Clay. Read the rest of this entry »

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