Tag Archive: Highcroft Racing

Mar 20

Oreca Peugeot wins Sebring (+result)

 Historic victory for de Chaunac led team in 2011 opener

ORECA Sebring 2011-03-20Hugues de Chaunac 090917-1Peugeot won again at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida on Saturday, this time the Team ORECA Matmut taking victory in America’s greatest sports car race and the opening round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 14

Peugeot back out front after first Sebring test

New car, same result for defending 12 Hours champion

Peugeot 2011-03-1412 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoPeugeot picked up Monday where it left off last year with the fastest time in Monday’s test session for the 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 13

Brabham blog: We are the Champions

Delving into a successful title defense with PHR

It’s been a whirlwind month of David Brabham, even after wrapping up a second straight LMP championship in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Brabham & Highcroft denied debut Le Mans podium

Abandon at the 20th hour of the 24 hours

David Brabham and Highcroft Racing’s faultless second place in LMP2 was stolen away in the 20th hour of the Le Mans 24 Hours 2010, a cooling issue ending the team’s dream debut and Brabham’s hopes to secure a fourth consecutive class title at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

Henzler and Porsche takes GT2 honors at Le Mans

Porsche wins in class for first time since 2007

Porsche factory driver Wolf Henzler won at the 24 Hours of the Le Mans for the first time Sunday, the German winning in GT2 for Team Felbermayr Proton and its Porsche 911 GT3 RSR. Henzler – who drives for Team Falken Tire with Bryan Sellers in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón – won by two laps with Marc Lieb and Richard Lietz. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

Wirth Research joins Ferrari in motor sport elite

Wirth Research is gearing up for one of the most significant weeks in the pioneering company’s history.

Wirth ResearchThis weekend high-tech race cars that it has designed are competing in both the FIA Formula One World Championship and the Le Mans 24 Hours – an achievement only legendary sporting marque Ferrari can match in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

Brabham returns to the front row at Laguna Seca

“Second on the grid is a good result for us today,” – Brabham

David Brabham secured yet another front row start for Highcroft Racing, clocking up the second fastest time around at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for round three, the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 16

ALMS: Brabham set for six-hour Laguna showdown

David Brabham heads to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

One of his favourite places in the USA for round three of the American Le Mans Series next weekend [22 May], aiming to extend Highcroft Racing’s current joint lead in the LMP title fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 06

Strong collection of Series teams invited to Le Mans

Three of four classes to have sharp American flavor at 24 Hours

A total of seven full-time American Le Mans Series teams with nine entries are set to compete at this year’s running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s premier motor race. The Series’ representatives cover three of the four classes in the 78th edition of the French classic organized by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), which announced the list of accepted entries Thursday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

IndyCar: de Ferran insists IRL plans ‘alive’

Gil de Ferran Motorsport may have ended its relationship with Honda Performance Development

Gil de Ferran remains focused on IndyCars in 2010, despite confirming that his relationship with Honda Performance Development and the Acura brand is now at an end, Gil de Ferran insists that plans to take his eponymous team into the IndyCar Series remain on course. Read the rest of this entry »

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