Tag Archive: Adrian Fernandez

Jun 09

Anti-Perez conspiracy theory ‘nonsense’ – Whiting

The stewards sided with Massa, penalising Perez five places

2014-06-08_0767Force India smells a rat, after Sergio Perez was penalised for a terrifying crash at the end of Sunday’s Canadian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Perez’s place at McLaren not safe for 2014

“The contract is done, we are just finalising the final dots”

2013-06-09_0551Just because Fernando Alonso has played down the McLaren rumours, it doesn’t mean Sergio Perez’s place at the British team is now safe. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Perez now managed by Indycar’s Adrian Fernandez

2013 McLaren driver Sergio Perez is being managed by former Indycar driver and fellow Mexican Adrian Fernandez.

2012-04-15 - Sauber F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Sergio Perez 042012-06-09_0150McLaren, who have signed current Sauber driver Perez to replace Lewis Hamilton, confirmed the 22-year-old’s professional link to Fernandez, 47. Fernandez – an owner of racing teams as well – has also been backed through his career by Perez’s sponsor Telmex, but Fernandez denied Perez is still a “pay driver”. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Harold Primat and Aston Martin Racing storm to second podium in a row

 In American Le Mans Series Petit Le Mans

Aston_Martin_Racing_logoHarold Primat Petit Le Mans 2011Harold Primat and Aston Martin Racing team mates; Adrian Fernandez and Stefan Mücke, stormed through the field from eighth on the grid to finish third at Petit Le Mans and record their second podium finish in as many races in the American Le Mans Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

A Petit Le Mans for the Ages (+result)

 Peugeot and Audi clash plus maddening championship possibilities

Peugeot 908 numéro 8Petit-LeMansPeugeot Sport Total claimed victory at the 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda, the final round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.

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Aug 01

Aston Martin factory effort returns for final two rounds

Fernandez, Primat in Lola-Aston Martin coupe for Monterey, Atlanta

Aston Martin Racing 2011-07-31 (2)Aston_Martin_Racing_logoAston Martin Racing will return to the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón by entering the final two events of the 2011 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Swiss Racing driver Harold Primat enters third year

In LMP1 racing with Aston Martin Racing

Harold Primat-1Aston_Martin_Racing_logoSwiss racing driver Harold Primat will enter his third year of LMP1 racing with the prestigious Aston Martin Racing team in 2011.  Today it has been announced that he will continue as an official works driver for the British-based team in its 2011 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Graf quickest in Thursday Mid-Ohio test

But status of Porsche following heavy accident is unclear

Two weeks following its first overall victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, Muscle Milk Team CytoSport and Klaus Graf set the fastest lap time in testing Thursday for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. His lap of 1:12.841 (111.596 mph) led a very close LMP field around Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Primat scores career-best Le Mans result

Finishing sixth overall

Harold Primat notched up his best ever Le Mans 24 Hours result at La Sarthe on Sunday afternoon, finishing sixth overall after a problem prevented the Aston Martin Racing factory driver from claiming a potential fourth place. Primat’s crew, completed by co-drivers Adrian Fernandez and Stefan Mucke, had consistently proved the fastest petrol-powered trio on track throughout the week-long event and underlined their pace by qualifying eighth overall just behind the seven diesel entries. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Patron Highcroft scores dramatic Long Beach win

Pagenaud’s last-lap pass beats Lola-Aston Martin

Simon Pagenaud and Patrón Highcroft Racing won a titanic battle with Aston Martin Racing’s Adrian Fernandez to win the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach on Saturday with a last-lap pass in his HPD ARX-01c. The young Frenchman beat Fernandez across the line by 0.353 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Fast Fernandez gives AMR Long Beach pole (+result & photos)

First overall FQ for Mexican racing legend

Adrian Fernandez made himself quite at home – again – at the historic Long Beach circuit Friday. The Mexican racing legend captured his first overall pole position in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón with a lap of 1:13.213 (96.770 mph) in Aston Martin Racing’s Lola-Aston Martin prototype coupe for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Unfamiliar territory for AMR at Long Beach

But Prodrive does have Series street circuit experience from seasons back

Needless to say, designers at Aston Martin and Lola didn’t quite have the historic Long Beach street circuit in mind when they built Aston Martin Racing’s sleek closed-top Lola-Aston Martin prototype. Distance-wise, two laps at Long Beach is a little more than one pass down the famed Mulsanne Straight. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Fernandez fastest for Aston Martin at Long Beach

Defending P2 race-winner quickest among combined LMP runners

The confines of the historic Long Beach circuit proved friendly again for Adrian Fernandez. The Mexican star and veteran of 16 open-wheel and sports car races turned the fastest time in Friday morning’s opening practice for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Peugeot takes 1-2 finish at Sebring 12 Hours (+result & photos)

Wurz/Gene/Davidson give French marque first Sebring victory

Alexander Wurz’s outlap after his final stop was quick enough for an overall victory for himself and Team Peugeot Total teammates Marc Gene and Anthony Davidson. Wurz drove his diesel-powered Peugeot 908 HDi FAP to a 13.817-second win at the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida, a first in the event for the famed French marque. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Aston Martin quickest as winter test draws to close

Patrón Highcroft, Risi, Genoa Racing and Kelly Moss fastest in classes

Aston Martin Racing ended the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón’s annual Winter Test at the top of the time sheets but with a lot of work to do for the 2010 season opener. The factory Aston Martin-powered Lola B09/60 set the fastest time Tuesday with a lap of 1:46.894 (124.609 mph) at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

A record number of entries for 2010 Sebring winter test

A whopping 27 cars entered for two-day session in prep for 12 Hours

The 2010 American Le Mans Series Winter Test at Sebring International Raceway will feature a number of historic moments as the countdown continues to the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Strong collection of Series teams invited to Le Mans

Three of four classes to have sharp American flavor at 24 Hours

A total of seven full-time American Le Mans Series teams with nine entries are set to compete at this year’s running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s premier motor race. The Series’ representatives cover three of the four classes in the 78th edition of the French classic organized by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), which announced the list of accepted entries Thursday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

New AMR man Fernandez: ”I still have a lot to offer” (photo)

Mexican star confirms Winter Test appearance for Lola-Aston Martin prototype

All along, Adrian Fernandez said he felt like he still had a lot to offer in sports car racing. The Mexican star has his chance to prove he’s right after Aston Martin Racing announced him as an official factory driver for its LMP1 program in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Fernandez and Aston Martin heading to Sebring (+photos)

2009 LMP2 champion to drive factory entries at Long Beach Le Mans

Adrian Fernandez and Aston Martin Racing vaulted into the list of favorites to win the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida with the Mexican star joining forces with the UK’s premier endurance team for America’s greatest sports car race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

ALMS Series celebrates on a night of Champions (+photos)

Lowe’s Fernandez Racing’s Luis Diaz and Corvette Racing’s Doug Fehan were the big winners Sunday

They received highly sought after awards voted on by fans of the American Le Mans Series. Diaz, reigning LMP2 champion, received the Most Popular Driver Award while Fehan, Corvette Racing program manager, won his second straight From the Fans award. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Gil de Ferran wins wild farewell race in Monterey (+photos & result)

de Ferran rode into the sunset with a victory in his final race Saturday

Patrón Highcroft Racing had its own special ride as well at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to close the 2009 American Le Mans Series. De Ferran and Simon Pagenaud won the Monterey Sports Car Championships presented by Patrón after the retiring Brazilian legend’s thrilling duel with Adrian Fernandez in the final 30 minutes of the four-hour classic. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Fernandez fastest – officially – in opening practice

Unclassified butanol-powered Dyson entry posts best time

Adrian Fernandez turned in the best time in the first official practice session Friday morning for the Monterey Sports Car Championships presented by Patrón. The Mexican driving legend turned a best lap of 1:13.311 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and the final race of the American Le Mans Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

A look at the Championship Chases (+photos)

In the twilight and darkness on the Pacific coast

Since 2004, the American Le Mans Series’ annual visit to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca means four hours of the world’s premier sports cars, teams and drivers racing into the twilight and darkness on the Pacific coast. It also draws a curtain to the championship chase, and this year is no different. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Final report from Grand-Prix of Mosport (+result & photos)

P1 manufacturer title for Acura, P2 drivers title for Fernandez/Diaz, first GT2 victory for Corvette Racing

The fastest venue in the American Le Mans Series produced another historic result Sunday. David Brabham and Scott Sharp drove their Patrón Highcroft Racing Acura ARX-02a to an overall victory at Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport and clinched the LMP1 manufacturer championship for Acura, the marque’s first in the American Le Mans Series.

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Aug 30

Brabham nipped Pagenaud for Mosport pole (+result)

With a best lap of 1:05.323 (135.517 mph)

David Brabham captured pole position for Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport on Saturday in his Patrón Highcroft Racing Acura ARX-02a. The reigning 24 Hours of Le Mans champion turned in a best lap of 1:05.323 (135.517 mph) and edged out de Ferran Motorsports’ Simon Pagenaud by a scant 0.074 seconds.

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Aug 19

The Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport next week

American Le Mans Series headlines full weekend of racing

With the end of summer approaching, race fans will have the chance to close out their racing seasons with one more action-packed weekend when the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport featuring the American Le Mans Series returns, Aug. 27-30. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Voices of Mid-Ohio

Lowe’s Fernandez Racing

For the first time this season, the Lowe’s Fernandez Racing duo of Adrian Fernandez and Luis Diaz seek to get back on the winning track in the American Le Mans Series’ LMP2 class. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Voices of Lime Rock: Luis Diaz

With Lowe’s Fernandez Racing teammate Adrian Fernandez

Luis Diaz enters Lime Rock Park and the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix unbeaten in LMP2. The pairing was a perfect 4-for-4 in the first half of the 2009 American Le Mans Series behind the wheel of their Acura ARX-01b. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Fernandez to join ”Race Reporters”

For Wednesday discussion

Adrian Fernandez will be a guest on Michael Knight’s “The Race Reporters” program on Wednesday night at:  PowerUpChannel.com, starting at 7 p.m. ET . Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Pagenaud quickest in return to Utah

At the very venue he made his American Le Mans Series debut a year ago

Simon Pagenaud turned in the fastest time in Friday’s test for this weekend’s Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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