Tag Archive: Christophe Bouchut

Jun 12

Le Mans 24 Hours: Lotus LMP unveiled at Le Mans

Stunning Paul White designed car

Lotus LMP P1 front The all-new Lotus P1/01 took centre stage at the iconic 24 hours of Le Mans event today as the LMP1 L class car was unveiled to the media and public for the very first time.

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Jun 23

Sticky: Le Mans 24 Hours: A twelfth win by Audi!

Audi adds a new victory to its impressive record, and Tom Kristensen scores his 9th victory.

Audi R18 e-tron photo © Audi CommunicationThe Dane remains more than ever the victory record holder at Le Mans, while Allan McNish scores his third victory in La Sarthe in fifteen years. Their French team mate Loïc Duval,who took the pole, adds the Le Mans 24 Hours to the Sebring 12 Hours and Tourist Trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

24 Hours of Le Mans: Second day report

Teams & Drivers report from La Sarthe

24 Heures du MansMore inclement weather conditions met the teams and drivers in the opening qualifying practice session, which prevented anyone from improving lap times compared to yesterday’s dry session.

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Sep 01

ALMS Baltimore race report (updated)

Level 5, Team Falken Tire come up big in Baltimore – Wild finish to unpredictable street race

ALMSChristophe Bouchut and Scott Tucker led a 1-2 finish for Level 5 Motorsports at the Baltimore Sports Car Challenge presented by SRT on Saturday, the team’s second overall win in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

ALMS Northeast Grand Prix and Patrick Dempsey Racing at Lime Rock Park July 7

Entered: Hollywood’s Patrick Dempsey; Westport-based CEO; Indy 500 stand-out

ALMSLime 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. It’s got one of the biggest grids ever for this event: 32 entries made up of 15 prototypes and 17 GT cars.

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May 12

ALMS: Monterey Pole Position for Graf, Muscle Milk (+ results, + photos)

Turner delivers GT pole for Aston Martin Racing

ALMS - Darren-Turner-051112-1ALMS - Muscle-Milk-051112-mainA home race for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing will see the team start on pole position. Klaus Graf was the fastest qualifier for the American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón on Friday with a lap of 1:13.573 (109.508 mph) in his Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Back-to-back wins for HPD and Wirth Research

With latest cost capped sports prototype

Wirth Research logoWirth Research  55The full benefits of Wirth Research’s advanced all-digital aerodynamic and chassis development processes were proven once again last weekend when the new HPD ARX-01g prototype scored its second emphatic American Le Mans Series victory in just two weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

That close: McNish, Audi set fastest practice time by a hair

Only 0.002 seconds separated Scotsman from Sarrazin’s Peugeot

Allan McNish Audi 2011-09-29Petit-LeMansIf qualifying Friday for the 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda is as good as Thursday’s second practice session, fans at Road Atlanta will be in for a thrill. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Lola at Le Mans 2011: 2 days to go!‏

The Mighty Bouch!

Former Le Mans 24 Hours winner Christophe Bouchut brings an enormous amount of experience to the Level 5 Motorsport team that will campaign their Lola LMP2 Coupe at Le Mans this weekend Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Mark Wilkins all set for eighth Rolex 24 appearance

Canadian racer seeking his first podium in Daytona Prototypes

The 2011 racing season is getting underway and Toronto’s Mark Wilkins is all set to head to Florida for the 49th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the leadoff race in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. This is Wilkins eighth straight appearance at the Rolex 24 where he recorded podium finishes in 2004 (3rd – SGS) and 2005 (3rd – GT). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Another Lime Rock pole for Brabham, Patron Highcroft (+result & photos)

Brabs brilliant in stunning damp qualifying battle

Patrón Highcroft Racing’s David Brabham won a stunning wet qualifying session Friday at Lime Rock Park for his second overall pole position in the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix. Brabham turned in a best lap of 58.106 (92.934 mph) in the HPD ARX-01c that he will drive with Simon Pagenaud. He outpaced Muscle Milk Team CytoSport’s Klaus Graf by 0.64 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Mark Wilkins to compete in LMPC class at Laguna Seca

Canadian to run in Monterey Six Hour event with Level 5 Motorsports

Mark Wilkins of Toronto is returning to competition in the American Le Mans series this coming weekend joining Christophe Bouchut and Scott Tucker in the Level 5 Motorsports No. 55 FLM09 LMPC class. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Genoa Racing finished third in LMPC class

In American Le Mans Series action Saturday at Long Beach Grand Prix

Genoa Racing recorded its second podium finish in as many races in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron when drivers J.R. Hildebrand and Tom Sutherland finished third in the LMPC class and seventh overall Saturday at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. 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 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 26

Wilkins and AIM Autosport bring momentum and history

To Barber Motorsports Park for Porsche 250

Mark Wilkins has both momentum and history on his side when he returns to Barber Motorsports Park in the AIM Autosport No. 61 Pacific Mobile Ford Riley for the Porsche 250 on April 10, Round 3 of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Genoa Racing finishes second in LMPC class

In Saturday’s Twelve Hours of Sebring

Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring was a rollercoaster ride for Genoa Racing, but the Zionsville, Ind.-based team ended the American Le Mans Series’ season opener at Sebring International Raceway on a high with a second-place finish in the LMPC class. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Canada well represented at Sebring Opening

Five Canadians set to race at Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring 

Kicking off the American Le Mans Series season, the 58th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida takes the green flag at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 20. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Level 5 to take LMPC Challenge in 2010

Tucker, Bouchut to pilot FLM09 for full-season effort

Christopher Bouchut

Christopher Bouchut

Level 5 Motorsports is the latest championship-winning team to confirm its entry into the American Le Mans Series’ Le Mans Prototype Challenge class for 2010. Based in Madison, Wis., Level 5 will compete in the full nine-round championship with ORECA’s FLM09 prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

24 Hours of Daytona: Porsche Riley n°9 victory (+photos)

Joao Barbosa, Mike Rockenfeller, Ryan Dalziel and Terry Borcheller win the 2010 Rolex 24.

 Joao Barbosa held off Scott Pruett by 50.494 seconds to win Sunday’s 48th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, giving Action Express Racing victory in its debut race. Terry Borcheller, Mike Rockenfeller and Ryan Dalziel shared the No. 9 Porsche Riley

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