Tag Archive: ALMS

Jan 17

The Brabham family today unveiled the first ever official website in the family’s 60 years of racing heritage, www.brabham.co.uk

Brabham Racing Dynasty launches first official online portal

Brabham logoThe stunning Brabham – A Racing Dynasty – online portal charts the outstanding achievements of all three generations of drivers and 30 years as an iconic Formula 1 team, serving as a startling reminder of the family’s contribution to global motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

IMSA Sporting Rules released as successful Daytona test concludes

Final component of the ALMS, GRAND-AM Rolex Series merger now in place

IMSA logo International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials delivered the 2014 sporting rules package to teams participating in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship as Roar Before The Rolex 24 testing wrapped up at Daytona International Speedway.

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Nov 15

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship News Roundup: Nov. 15, 2013

A sneak preview of what to expect begins this weekend

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoPreparations are well under way for teams and drivers planning to compete in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2014.

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Oct 20

ALMS Petit Le Mans race reports

Rebellion Racing repeats at Petit Le Mans, captures ALMS finale

ALMS - Petit Le Mans - Rebellion Racing Tucker takes fourth straight class title, cumming PC champ by one point. Rebellion Racing wrote the final chapter in the history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, winning the season-ending 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Rebellion’s Jani outmuscles Luhr for Petit Le Mans pole

Brabham (P2), Cameron (PC) lead class qualifying for ALMS finale

ALMS - Petit Le Mans - Neel Jani Pole Road Atlantal When the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón runs its final event in Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda, Neel Jani will be looking to make more history at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

SRT® Viper GTS-R driver Kuno Wittmer competes in triathlons between races

Always in motion

Always in motion: SRT<sup>®</sup> Viper GTS-R driver Kuno Wittmer competes in triathlons between races.Kuno Wittmer has always been an athlete. When he was younger Wittmer played hockey, soccer and tennis, and competed in track and field events.

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Oct 17

Neel Jani sets fastest lap at night in opening Petit Le Mans practice

Final practice, qualifying for ALMS finale set for Friday

ALMS - RebellionNightPLM13 Rebellion Racing waited until dark to set the fastest lap of the opening day of practice for Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Racing Milestone: Petit Le Mans Final ALMS event

Final event in the storied history of the American Le Mans Series

Petit Le Mans powered by MazdaThe 16th running of Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda on Saturday, Oct. 19, will mark the end of an era for North American sports car racing while anticipating a bright future for the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

ALMS Oak Tree Grand Prix – News & Notes

Oak Tree Grand Prix To Play Role In ALMS Championships

ALMS - IMSAWith the 2013 season winding down, the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) returns to Virginia International Raceway for Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

IMSA announces 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule

12 event inaugural season will showcase new series at premium venues

United Sportscar logoAttractive lineup reflects cooperative spirit of Rolex Series, ALMS merger. Preseason test sessions scheduled for November at Sebring and Daytona.

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Sep 18

Satisfy your need for speed this weekend at Circuit of The Americas™!

See the world’s bestendurance racers compete in the ultimate team sport

Circuit of The Americas logoThe official countdown is on to Circuit of The Americas’ International Sports Car Weekend. The event features three jam-packed days of racing and entertainment, including two of the world’s most-loved endurance racing series—the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) on Sept. 20 and 21 and the FIA World Endurance Championship Series (WEC), which will present its 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas on Sept. 22. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

ALMS International Sports Car Weekend presented by Continental Tire News & Notes

ALMS makes first visit to Circuit Of The Americas

ALMSThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón makes its first visit to Austin’s stunning Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, Sept. 21, part of the inaugural International Sports Car Weekend presented by Continental Tire. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Formula DRIFT to hold demo at the Circuit of The Americas during International SportsCar Weekend Sept. 20-22

Free outdoor movie event to kick start 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas™

Circuit of The Americas logoFormula DRIFT will hold a drift demonstration at the Circuit of The Americas as part of the International SportsCar Weekend, featuring American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) and the World Endurance Championships (WEC) Sept. 20-22. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Racing legend Bobby Rahal to wave green flag at American Le Mans Series

“It’s an honor to be asked to throw the Green Flag”

Circuit of The Americas logoCircuit of The Americas is honored to have racing legend Bobby Rahal as the Honorary Starter for the American Le Mans Series race presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) on Saturday, Sept. 21. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Graf, Pair of First-Time Polesitters Highlight Qualifying at CTMP

Bomarito, Conway Earn First Career Poles; Guasch Inherits Top Spot In PC On Points

2013-07-21_samediKlaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing were fastest in American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón qualifying for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, but a pair of first-time polesitters were the story.

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Jul 20

Class specifications continue to crystalize in preparation for next year’s inaugural United SportsCar Racing season

Class specifications for 2014 United SportsCar Racing debut taking shape

United Sportscar logoThis is the second in a series of announcements providing details about the rules and regulations for the inaugural United SportsCar Racing season in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

The Team Canada Scholarship is pleased to announce the four final drivers for the 2013 Program.

Team Canada second 4 finalist

Team Canada logoThe four drivers will be vying for the a spot with Team Canada as the Scholarship enters its 3rd year. Competing in the category of F1600, specifically, the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship in Ontario and the Formula Tour 1600 Series of Quebec, these young drivers are some of Canada’s future stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Ostella takes 4th in GTC Class at Lime Rock

Ostella is thankful for the opportunity that The Racer’s Group (TRG) provided.

David Ostella logoDavid Ostella drove his way to a fourth place finish at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Northeast Grand Prix in GTC class action this afternoon.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Lamborghini Announce the Fastest Way into the World’s Ultimate Race Series

A weekend’s race fee is set at US$17,500

 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series (2)Automobili Lamborghini today confirmed that the weekend fee for a shared seat to contest the all-new, five-race Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series in North America would be US$17,500 per driver, or US$35,000 per car, per race weekend.

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Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: SRT Motorsports preview

Viper returns to Le Mans

SRT Motorsports’ SRT Viper GTS-Rs 1SRT Motorsports will field two SRT Viper GTS-Rs in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the first factory supported Viper effort at the race since 2000. SRT Motorsports also competes full-time in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) with a two-car team. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Sports car storylines fill Sebring entry list

42 cars for 2013 ALMS season-opening round

ALMS - Sebring-ALMS-2012-2ALMS - IMSAFor the 61st time in its history, a group of the world’s best sports car manufacturers and teams are gearing up to tackle one of the toughest challenges in all of endurance racing. 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 08

Butch is Back: With Dyson at Sebring

Leitzinger joins Dyson Racing for ALMS opener

ALMS - Dyson Racing Sebring 2012ALMS - Butch LeitzingerDyson Racing is celebrating its 30th year in professional sports car racing this year. It is fitting that long-time Dyson Racing driver Butch Leitzinger will join Chris Dyson and Guy Smith in the No. 16 Lola-Mazda coupe for the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on March 16. An 18-year veteran of the team, Butch first drove for team in the 1995 24 Hours of Daytona. He has won three championships for the team, placed second four times and third twice. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

West Racing, Alex Job Team for Ferrari GT Effort

Sweedler, Bell to drive Team West/AJR/Boardwalk Ferrari in ALMS

ALMS - West Racing-AJR-Ferrari-1ALMS - Alex Job-1West Racing and Alex Job Racing are joining forces to compete for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón’s GT championship in 2013. The team – Team West/AJR/Boardwalk Ferrari – will make its debut at the season-opening 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. 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 »

Feb 01

Stage set for more ALMS success at Le Mans

Stellar collection of teams for 90th anniversary of 24 Hours

SRT Motorsport - Kuno Wittmer 03ALMS - Patrick Dempsey -Road#79A34BFor the last 14 years, teams from the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón have been a competitive force at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This year will be no different as a collection of the ALMS’ best head for one of the most important races in all of motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Three of ALMS’ best return to Sebring

Risi, Dempsey back for full season; Audi debuting R18 hybrid in U.S.

ALMS - Audi-R18-Sebring-1ALMS - Patrick Dempsey-1The first race of the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón will mark the return of two legendary teams to racing in America and a Hollywood star’s debut at one of sports car racing’s toughest tests. Risi Competizione is back to full-time competition in the ALMS’ GT class, Audi will race its R18 e-quattro hybrid prototype for the first time in North America, and Patrick Dempsey and Dempsey Racing embark in a new full-season partnership. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

2013 season starts with Sebring Winter Test

ALMS cars on-track Feb. 7-8

ALMS - IMSASebring-ALMS-Test-1The countdown to the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida is less than 70 days, but the start of the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón is much sooner than that. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

In his own words: Alex Job

Porsche and Lotus had his attention in 2012 ALMS

ALMS - AJR - Porsche - Road AtlantaALMS - AJR - Lotus - MidOhioAlex Job Racing has always had championship form, and following the 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, the team added more hardware to its trophy case. The Porsche stalwart added the GT Challenge team championship to its list of accolades, including multiple GT titles nearly a decade ago. Team owner Alex Job, who also managed Lotus’ foray into full-time GT racing in the ALMS in 2012, reflects on a dynamic season… Read the rest of this entry »

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