Tag Archive: American Le Mans Series Presented by Tequila Patrón

Aug 06

IMSA News And Notes: Road America

TUDOR Championship returns to scene of dress rehearsal

IMSA logo Road America played a key role in the unification of North American sports car racing when it hosted the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series on the same weekend in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona set for 2:30 p.m. start on Jan. 25

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship brand advertising campaign debuts 

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo The 52nd anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the debut event for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, will start at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

The first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship test session at Daytona International Speedway is officially in the books

First TUDOR United SportsCar Championship test wraps up at Daytona

  2011-02-18_0647 The two-day test session concluded on Wednesday and featured more than two dozen teams shaking down their cars in advance of the season-opening 52nd anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 25-26. Read the rest of this entry »

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 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 14

Rebellion returns to top Petit Le Mans test

Busy day sees 24 ALMS machines prep for finale at Road Atlanta

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda Rebellion Racing made the most of its return to the track alongside American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón competitors by leading the way in both of Monday’s test sessions at Road Atlanta in preparation for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Oct 13

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing leads opening test day for Petit Le Mans

Sunday Test Day Report – 10 Cars turn laps on Sunday at Road Atlanta

Grand-Am Road Racing Powered by NASCAR Ten American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón cars took advantage of near perfect weather conditions on Sunday at Road Atlanta to begin preparations for next Saturday’s 16th Annual Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda in a pair of test sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Quick pit work leads Luhr, Graf to 8th Straight in VIR Oak Tree GP

Tucker, Briscoe win P2, Team Title; Marcelli, Cumming take second straight PC Triumph

ALMS - VIR -  Muscle Milk Pickett Racing After battling Dyson Racing throughout the opening two hours, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing dominated the final 45 minutes to score its eighth consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory, with Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf winning Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.

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Oct 04

ALMS: Smith turns the tables for Dyson at VIR, captures P1 Pole

ALMS VIR qualifying reports

ALMS- VIR - Guy SmithBriscoe (P2), Cameron (PC) Lead Class Qualifying for Oak Tree Grand Prix. Dyson Racing turned the tables on Muscle Milk Pickett Racing in qualifying for Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway, capturing the pole position for Round 9 of the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón season. 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 21

Texas-Sized 7th straight victory for Luhr, Graf in Austin

Tucker, Briscoe Win P2; Marcelli, Cumming Take First PC Triumph

cota_alms_13_raceLucas Luhr and Klaus Graf cruised to their seventh consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory Saturday in the International Sports Car Weekend race, lapping the field twice at Circuit of The Americas.

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Sep 20

American Le Mans Series Circuit of The Americas qualifying : Rain no problem for Luhr, Franchitti in qualifying at Austin

Luhr captures 22nd career pole in first visit to new circuit

ALMSCompetitors in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón had two extra days of testing to learn the new Circuit of The Americas.

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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 18

American Le Mans race in Austin

SRT Motorsports Texas weekend preview

SRT Motorsports  -WittmerSRT Motorsports will field two SRT Viper GTS-Rs in Saturday’s race at Circuit of the Americas (COTA), the eighth event on the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron schedule. 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 »

Aug 31

Luhr, Graf clinch P1 ritle in shortened Grand Prix of Baltimore

Third-to-first move propels Magnussen, Garcia to GT victory

Grand Prix of BaltimoreKlaus Graf and Lucas Luhr combined to clinch their second consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón P1 championship with a victory in the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, their sixth consecutive victory from the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Luhr, Graf continue winning ways at Road America

DeltaWing leads first laps, Viper takes historic GT triumph

91Viper_Wins_RA_13Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf rolled to their fifth consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory on Sunday at Road America, holding on after a strong challenge by the revolutionary DeltaWing LM12 in its best showing to date. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

Glimpse of the future

There were 61 cars representing a total of seven classes from the two series

2014 United SportsCar photo shoot_1Amid a historic sports car racing weekend at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., cars and drivers from the GRAND-AM Rolex Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón gathered Friday afternoon at the fabled track’s start-finish line.

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Jul 21

Corvette Racing, Level 5 win close races at CTMP – Mosport

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing, CORE autosport and Alex Job Racing also score in Canada
 
Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 - no 4 Compuware The track name and surrounding facilities may have changed dramatically, but the excitement that has long been a hallmark of American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park remained in Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix.

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Jul 21

Podium finish for Mike Conway

In his debut ALMS race 
 
Mike Conway - Mosport 2013Mike Conway secures a podium finish in his American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón debut at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Ontario, Canada.

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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

Mike Conway sets fastest time subbing for Briscoe

In Friday test at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

CTMP - Mike ConwayThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón turned its first laps north of the border Friday with 30 entries taking part in a Promoter Test Day at the newly renovated Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Luhr, Graf win American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix

Edwards, Mueller take close GT Victory in Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE

2013-07-06_0005Lucas Luhr survived an early torrid battle with Chris Dyson before giving way to co-driver Klaus Graf, who scored the team’s third consecutive victory in 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón competition Saturday’s American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.

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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 17

Victory for Canadian David Ostella in Sebring 12 Hour Race

Young Canadian wins his first sports car endeavor

David and RenatoSebring BridgeBefore this year, driver David Ostella had never raced anything other than karts or formula cars. The Toronto-native graduated through the ranks of karting, Formula BMW, Star Mazda, and two years in Firestone Indy Lights. But just a few short months ago Ostella decided to try his hand at sports car racing and take on historic Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. 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 07

NGT Motorsport enters IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge season opener with expanded line-up

Two more 911’s entered in the GT Challenge class

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by MichelinIMSA logoIMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series stalwart NGT Motorsport is off to a “big” start in 2013 as they enter the 61st annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida with a roster of nine sleek and nearly indestructible Porsche 911’s. 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 »

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