Tag Archive: Bill Auberlen

Jan 24

Turner Motorsport brings home victory in BMW Performance 200 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Race

Next up is the main event of the race weekend

2011-02-18_0647 Bill Auberlen and Paul Dalla Lana rallied from an early-race penalty to capture the BMW Performance 200 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race on Friday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

A Muscle Milk victory and Championships Galore at VIR (updated)

Gavin, Milner, Popow and MacNeil claim class titles

ALMSAM

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing returned to its winning ways Saturday in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, the same day where three class driver championship battles ended at VIRginia International Raceway. It marked a magical day for the ALMS in its debut at VIR. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Graf, Muscle Milk in the History Books at VIR

Record-setting qualifying lap headlines track’s first official ALMS action

ALMSALMS - Klaus Graf-1Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing cemented their place in the history books Friday at VIRginia International Raceway. Graf set an all-time track record en route to pole position for Saturday’s VIR 240 – the first race at the circuit for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

(Muscle) Milk flowing through VIR’s hills

Quickest on test day for ALMS’ first visit to circuit

ALMS - Level5-1ALMSWith an eye toward regaining the form that won it five straight races earlier this year, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set the fastest time in testing Thursday at VIRginia International Raceway for the weekend’s VIR 240. The No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a turned a best lap of 1:37.457 (120.792 mph) with Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr sharing seattime. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Tight Times at Lime Rock Park

100-Race Salute: Bill Auberlen

ALMS - Lucas-Luhr-HPD-070612-1ALMS - Bill-Auberlen-BMW-070612-2Lap times were incredibly close in the first practice session for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The race is Round Four of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr set the quickest time overall and in P1, while Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen set the fastest GT lap.

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Jun 30

Yep, Patrick Dempsey is racing here next weekend

McDreamy is racing, the trains are rolling, ALMS is hoppin’

Patrick Dempsey - SebringLime Rock Park logoThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón starts its summer swing – six races over the next 11 weeks – with round four at Lime Rock Park July 6-7, the ninth annual Northeast Grand Prix.

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Apr 27

What’s trending: Who to watch at Mazda Raceway

Looking ahead to six-hour enduro on May 12

Flying Lizard-042612-1ALMSThis year’s American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón is the 14th race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. A number of drivers and teams seem to find Monterey as a home away from home given their amount of success at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Peugeot back out front after first Sebring test

New car, same result for defending 12 Hours champion

Peugeot 2011-03-1412 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoPeugeot picked up Monday where it left off last year with the fastest time in Monday’s test session for the 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Jean-François Dumoulin 14th with BGB Motorsports

The team was 25th on the grid

BGB Motorsports logoJean-Francois Dumoulin portrait(2) DayonaJean‐François Dumoulin finished in 14th place (29 cars in GS field), on Saturday, March 5th, at Homestead‐Miami Speedway, while he participated in the Grand‐Am Continental Tire Challenge GS race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Turner Motorsport leads at Daytona before gearbox setback

Returns to take race finish for second consecutive year

2011-01-27_0007Turner-Motorsports-logoFor the first three hours of the 2011 Rolex 24 At Daytona, the Turner Motorsport BMW M3 staked their claim as the team to beat. However, a rare type of gearbox failure forced the team to go back to the garage and effect repairs that took over four hours to complete.

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Dec 08

BMW team RLR back to defend 2010 GT titles

New cars, personnel go for second straight team, manufacturer crowns

BMW Team Rahal 2010-12-071BMW ALMS 2010-12-07BMW will return for a third consecutive season of competition in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón in 2011 to defend its GT manufacturer and team championships. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Ricky Taylor and Jonathan Bomarito win first Rolex Series pole

In record-breaking session at Barber Motorsports Park

Ricky Taylor and Jonathan Bomarito became first-time pole winners in GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 in Friday’s qualifying for the Porsche 250, breaking the Barber Motorsports Park track records in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Camaro, Corvette, Porsche and BMW teams look to derail Mazda winning streak

At Barber Motorsports Park

Since Mazda has won first two rounds Of Rolex Series GT Class competition, teams fielding Camaro, Corvette, Porsche and BMW race cars are looking to snap Mazda’s two-race winning streak in the Porsche 250 on April 10 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., Round 3 of the 2010 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Sebring: Dramas in LMP2, GT2 as Sebring enters darkness

Peugeot still ahead but CytoSport Porsche leads P2

As the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida enters darkness, things are getting interesting in LMP2 and GT2. Muscle Milk Team CytoSport took advantage of electrical problems for the then-class-leading Patrón Highcroft Racing HPD ARX-01c and turned it into a six-lap lead with three hours left in the opening round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Around The Cooper Tires presents the Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda

Atlantic Championship News & Notes

After a history-making 2009 Atlantic Championship season in which she became the winningest woman in series history, Simona De Silvestro had a successful two-day test in an HVM Racing/Team Stargate Worlds IndyCar at Sebring International Raceway last week with an eye toward a possible run in the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series. “She was very impressive,” said HVM Racing owner Keith Wiggins. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series December test days

At Daytona International Speedway – Day 2

Teams conclude successful test Wednesday on 2010 Pirelli tires. Two dozen GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 teams came away from a two-day test at Daytona International Speedway impressed with the Pirelli tires they will be using in 2010 competition. Their season begins with the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 30-31. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Atherton among impressive list of panelists

For motor sport business panel

American Le Mans Series President and CEO Scott Atherton will be part of a blue-ribbon panel in Orlando, Fla., as part of the Motor Sport Business Forum North America on Tuesday and Wednesday. Atherton will join fellow colleagues from other governing bodies in racing to discuss the state of motorsports in North America. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing retain drivers

Auberlen,  Hand, Milner and  Müller to return for BMW Rahal Letterman Racing in 2010

BMW of North America announced Friday that it has signed Bill Auberlen, Joey Hand, Tommy Milner and Dirk Muller to drive for the BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team in the 2010 American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

Focus on production car racing, continuation of junior promotion.

bmwHaving bid farewell to Formula One, BMW will intensify its involvement in GT and touring car racing in the forthcoming year. The company released details of its 2010 motorsport programme on Saturday at the BMW Sports Trophy Award Ceremony in Munich (DE). The BMW M3 GT2 will see action in selected GT races, primarily the 24-hour classics. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Joey Hand records thrilling performance in Salt Lake City

To nab podium finish for the Gleason/Hand entry in KONI Challenge race 

Chris Gleason was speechless after watching the performance of his co-driver, Joey Hand, in Friday night’s Salt Lake City 200 KONI Challenge race at Miller Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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