Tag Archive: Guy Smith

Feb 07

24 Hours of Le Mans drivers stand out at Bathurst in Australia

The highest step on the podium at the Mount Panorama circuit was claimed by Toni Vilander

20170204-057 This past weekend, within the three driver line-ups to claim a podium finish at the 12 Hours of Bathurst, the biggest endurance race in Australia, there were two previous 24 Hours of Le Mans overall winners, Marc Lieb and Guy Smith, and three previous class winners, Toni Vilander, the winner in Australia, Patrick Long and Jonny Kane.

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Sep 15

A Muscle Milk victory and Championships Galore at VIR (updated)

Gavin, Milner, Popow and MacNeil claim class titles

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Muscle Milk Pickett Racing returned to its winning ways Saturday in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, the same day where three class driver championship battles ended at VIRginia International Raceway. It marked a magical day for the ALMS in its debut at VIR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Graf, Muscle Milk in the History Books at VIR

Record-setting qualifying lap headlines track’s first official ALMS action

ALMSALMS - Klaus Graf-1Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing cemented their place in the history books Friday at VIRginia International Raceway. Graf set an all-time track record en route to pole position for Saturday’s VIR 240 – the first race at the circuit for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

(Muscle) Milk flowing through VIR’s hills

Quickest on test day for ALMS’ first visit to circuit

ALMS - Level5-1ALMSWith an eye toward regaining the form that won it five straight races earlier this year, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set the fastest time in testing Thursday at VIRginia International Raceway for the weekend’s VIR 240. The No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a turned a best lap of 1:37.457 (120.792 mph) with Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr sharing seattime. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Dyson’s Smith quickest in opening Baltimore practice

 Corvettes 1-2 in GT, as is CORE in PC

ALMS - Dyson Racing  - Guy SmithALMSDyson Racing’s Guy Smith set the quickest time in the opening practice for the Baltimore Sports Car Challenge presented by SRT. The Briton’s lap of 1:25.899 (85.496 mph) in the No. 16 Lola-Mazda led Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Klaus Graf by 0.289 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 18

What a finish… again! Dyson Racing wins at Road America (updated)

Closest finish in ALMS history for Dyson/Smith – 0.083 seconds

ALMSRoad AmericaGuy Smith and Dyson Racing were on the other end this time around at Road America. A year after missing out by 0.112 seconds, Smith delivered victory for Dyson Racing on Saturday in the closest overall finish in the history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón – 0.083 seconds.

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Aug 13

Close Finishes the Norm at Road America Including last year’s record-breaking margin after four hours

“There is nothing you can find fault with at Road America”

ALMS - MuscleMilk-Dyson-2011-1ALMS - Guy Smith-1If anyone has uttered a discouraging word about Road America, Guy Smith hasn’t heard it. And it’s likely he never will. Praise for the historic circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wis., flows effusively from all who have driven it. Smith, Dyson Racing’s British ace, is one of those. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

ALMS : Lime Rock qualifying – Smith, Dyson Racing take epic Lime Rock battle

Home-track team, defending race winner start out front

ALMSLime Rock Park logoThe Lime Rock weekend’s first battle went to the home-track team. Guy Smith put Dyson Racing on pole position Friday for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix in an epic 15-minute session. Smith set a lap of 44.017 (120.553 mph) in Dyson Racing’s Mazda-powered Lola coupe that he drives with Chris Dyson.

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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 »

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Nov 07

Dan Wheldon will be honoured in a special memorial kart endurance event on Monday, December 5, at Daytona Milton Keynes

Dan Wheldon Memorial Kart Race

Dan WheldonDan Wheldon 2011-10-16Appropriately staged just 10 miles away from Dan’s hometown of Emberton, Buckinghamshire, the event will see drivers from across the realms of worldwide motorsport join together to remember their close friend and colleague.

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Sep 03

Smith takes overall ALMS Baltimore pole for Dyson (+result)

Lola-Mazdas on front row; BMW Team RLL’s Werner takes GT pole

ALMS Baltimore 2011Dyson Racing car 20Dyson Racing’s Guy Smith captured pole position Friday for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix with a lap of 1:27.750 around the new 12-turn, 2.1-mile street circuit. Smith was quickest in each of Friday’s three sessions for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón in his Mazda-powered Lola coupe. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

What a weekend in Road America (+result)

One of the best in ALMS history

ALMS-Patron2011-08-20-badf0614Before all eyes focus on next weekend’s inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, we couldn’t let Saturday’s epic finish at Road America pass without a quick look back.

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Apr 16

Smith wins back-and-forth battle for Long Beach pole (+result)

Squeaks out narrow FQ in Lola-Mazda prototype coupe

Guy Smith 2011-04-15ALMS-PatronDyson Racing’s Guy Smith captured an emotional pole position Friday for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach with a lap of 1:14.001 (95.739 mph) in the team’s Mazda-powered Lola coupe. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

Guy Smith sets the pace early at Long Beach

Dyson Lola-Mazda nips Muscle Milk Aston Martin coupe

Guy Smith 2011-04-15Patrick Long 2011-04-15After a practice session dominated by Muscle Milk Aston Martin Racing, Guy Smith threw down the fastest lap for Dyson Racing on Friday morning in practice for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. The Englishman set a time of 1:16.780 in Mazda-powered Lola that he will share with Chris Dyson in Saturday’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 11

Muscle Milk wraps up dominating Sebring test

Lola-Aston Martin quickest in all four sessions, as is Corvette in GT

Aston Martin MM 2011-02-10Olivier Beretta Corvette Sebring 2011-02-10Muscle Milk Aston Martin Racing ended the annual Sebring Winter Test with the fastest time of the week during Thursday’s final session – a 1:49.997 (121.094 mph) lap by Lucas Luhr at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 09

Muscle Milk Aston Martin setting the Sebring pace

Quickest time in both of Wednesday’s Winter Test sessions

Aston Martin Racing Sebring test 2010-02-09Muscle MilkMuscle Milk Aston Martin Racing opened the Sebring Winter Test in strong style Tuesday with the fastest times in both sessions with its Aston Martin-powered Lola. The exotic closed-top prototype turned in a best lap of 1:50.530 (120.510 mph) with team owner Greg Pickett, Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr sharing driving duties. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

No place like home: Dumas quickest in Porsche prototype

Sets three fastest laps for Muscle Milk Team CytoSport in Mosport test

In his first laps driving the Porsche RS Spyder since 2008, Romain Dumas set the fastest lap in testing for the Mobil 1 presents Grand Prix of Mosport. The Frenchman set a time of 1:07.801 (130.564 mph) in the Porsche prototype he will drive with Klaus Graf. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

Why to watch: Rob Dyson, Dyson Racing

The view of the victors from Mid-Ohio

The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge was a glorious day for the fans and competitors of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. None, though, was more joyous than the group from Dyson Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 07

Cocker makes a deal, takes Mid-Ohio pole for Drayson (+result)

Sixth driver to claim overall FQ in as many 2010 races

Ask and ye shall receive. The old saying held true for Drayson Racing’s Jonny Cocker, who parlayed a clean windscreen into his first overall pole position in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. The young English driver turned a lap of 1:10.034 (116.069 mph) Friday in qualifying for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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