Tag Archive: Gil de Ferran

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.

Do not miss our photos from Mosport

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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 »

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Aug 01

De Ferran to break through at Mid-Ohio?

Fourteen years after he first contested a race at Long Beach

Gil de Ferran finally captured his long-sought first victory at the famed street circuit in April. Now he hopes history repeats itself next week in the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 30

Another turn: Who you beat

There’s an old sports adage that says, “It’s who you beat, not how many you beat.”

There’s an undeniable logic to that line of thinking when it comes to auto racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

The Sharp end

It’s raceweek again

Sunday’s American Le Mans Series race certainly wasn’t what we hoped for. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

de Ferran, Pagenaud dominate in the desert (+result)

Pairing scores overall victory in return to debut venue

Simon Pagenaud and Gil de Ferran scored their second American Le Mans Series victory a year after making their debut with a win at the Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

At long last for de Ferran and Pagenaud (+result)

Gil de Ferran finally got his win at Long Beach

de Ferran Motorsports took victory in the American Le Mans Series on Saturday as de Ferran and Simon Pagenaud won at the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 18

Brabham loving Long Beach with overall pole

A year after helping Patrón Highcroft Racing score a landmark class victory at Long Beach

David Brabham took the overall pole position Friday for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 17

Gil de Ferran finds his way in Long Beach practice

Gil de Ferran made himself feel right at home in his return to Long Beach on Friday

With the quickest time in the lone official practice session for Saturday’s Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

Gil de Ferran: Love and loathing in Long Beach

de Ferran describes his relationship with the Long Beach street circuit as love-hate

He loves the track from a qualifying perspective, evidenced by three pole positions there in his CART days. Final results are another matter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 13

ALMS: de Ferran: Hopefully our bad luck is over!

Gil de Ferran says he is hopeful that his team’s luck will change

ALMSAs the American Le Mans Series heads to Long Beach next weekend for the third round of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

Street sweep for Acura in St-Petersburg

Pagenaud, Diaz on prototype poles; Risi’s Melo fastest in GT2 for Ferrari

Four rear tires plus a brand new car equaled pole position for Simon Pagenaud on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

Long, Brabham and de Ferran on St-Petersburg

Three American Le Mans Series drivers who figure to be key players

In this weekend’s Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg were part of Media Day on Thursday in downtown St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Sebring taking air on satellite radio

Providing play-by-play coverage of the opening round

The 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida will air on satellite radio Saturday with American Le Mans Radio’s John Hindhaugh providing play-by-play coverage of the opening round of the 2009 American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 14

ALMS: Another turn (+photos)

Field of dreams

A pretty compelling case can be made to support the proposition that the 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida will be THE premier sports car endurance race of the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Devlin and de Ferran look to future in Detroit

One of the most historic and tradition-filled auto shows concluded in Detroit

Following Racing Day featuring American Le Mans Series headliners Gil de Ferran and Ben Devlin this past Friday, January 23rd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Dixon set for debut with de Ferran (+photos)

For the Twelve Hours of Sebring

Current Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon will rejoin de Ferran Motorsports for the 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

De Ferran secures Pagenaud for Acura’s 2009 LHP1 debut

Frenchman Simon Pagenaud will return to the cockpit of the de Ferran Motorsports Acura in 2009

After being re-signed by the team following his impressive rookie year in the American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

ALMS: De Ferran Motorsports on to LMP1

Gil de Ferran makes his debut

The 2008 American Le Mans Series season marked the beginning of a new era for former CART champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

On the road

”Team De Ferran is fantastic” – Dixon

So how do two Indianapolis 500 winners participating for different teams in divergent auto racing series with overlapping schedules hook up to co-drive in the 11th Petit Le Mans? Read the rest of this entry »

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