Tag Archive: Joey Hand

May 14

Season-opener winner Marco Wittmann the hunted at Oschersleben

‘30 Years of DTM’ – do you still remember?

DTM logo Following his first DTM win, secured in the 2014 season opener at Hockenheim, BMW driver Marco Wittmann will be – for the first time in his DTM career – the hunted, in the second of the season’s 10 rounds, held this weekend (16th to 18th May) at the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

DTM: A thrilling relay competition

Schumacher and Green claim victory in Munich

DTM Munich -  Timo Sheider - Ralf SchumacherDTM logoThe DTM provided an extraordinary motoring show in Munich’s Olympiastadion on Saturday. In an action-packed relay competition of the three manufacturers Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, Ralf Schumacher and Norisring winner Jamie Green with the DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé beat two times’ DTM champion Timo Scheider and Adrien Tambay with the Audi A5 DTM in a very close final. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Yep, Patrick Dempsey is racing here next weekend

McDreamy is racing, the trains are rolling, ALMS is hoppin’

Patrick Dempsey - SebringLime 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.

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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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Feb 02

BMW partners with PUMA

PUMA announced today it has entered into a new multi-year partnership with BMW Motorsport.

BMW M3 DTMBMW MotorsportsThe global Sportlifestyle brand has become the Official Supplier of team and racewear for all BMW Motorsport racing operations, including DTM, ALMS and various high-profile long-distance races such as 24h Nürburgring. PUMA will also assume the role of Exclusive Licensed Partner for BMW Motorsport for the product categories of Footwear, Apparel and Accessories.

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Jan 29

Final hours of Rolex 24 heading toward DP battle

Between Shank and Ganassi Teams

Rolex 24 Hours Sunrise 2012-01-29Rolex 24 At DaytonaAfter 18 hours of racing in the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, the stage was set for a final, six-hour battle between the No. 60 LiveOn.com Ford/Riley from Michael Shank Racing and the No. 01 TELMEX/Target BMW/Riley from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates for overall honors. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Polesitting teams lead at halfway mark of exciting Rolex 24

Halfway through the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona things were still trending in the direction of it being anybody’s race

Grand-Am Rolex 24 Hours Mid-RaceRolex 24 At DaytonaAt the 12-hour mark, nine different leaders had paced the field with the defending race and series champion No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley Daytona Prototype of Chip Ganassi Racing and its sister No. 02 Target BMW/Riley dominating large portions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Gavin, Bremer hold lead at Six-Hour Mark of competitive Rolex 24

 A record criowd is on hand for the action in the 50th Rolex 24 At Daytona

Rolex 24 At DaytonaCorvette Grand-AmIt’s still anyone’s race six hours into the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona. At the one-quarter mark of the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Series opener, Oliver Gavin held the lead, with his , one of eight cars to hold the lead.

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Dec 18

Hand joins BMW line-up

Joey Hand becomes a DTM driver with BMW

Joey Hand  2011-12-17BMW M3 DTM 2011-11-27American Le Mans Series GT title winner Joey Hand has become the fifth driver to sign up with BMW for the 2012 DTM season. 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 »

Sep 19

Championships & more controversy for GC600 drivers

The Armor All Gold Coast 600 will run from October 21-23

2011-09-17In a champagne weekend for Armor All Gold Coast 600 internationals, Will Power took out the IZOD IndyCar Series Road Course Title with second behind Scott Dixon in Japan, whilst Dirk Muller and Joey Hand have been crowned American Le Mans GT Champions for BMW – building confidence ahead of the Surfers Paradise stoush – October 21-23.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Jun 30

Team USA to provide opportunities

The scholarship was founded in 1990

F2000 new logoF1600 F Championship logoThe highest placed American drivers under 20 years-old in both the F2000 Championship Series and the F1600 Formula F Championship Series prior to the conclusion of the season (following F2000 at Mosport and F1600 at Mid-Ohio) will be included among the list of candidates for prestigious Team USA Scholarships. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Muscle Milk scores Long Beach win ahead of epic GT battle (+result & photos)

Opening lap pass gives Luhr/Graf win while BMW makes it two in a row in GT

ALMS Podium Long Beach20110416_3325Muscle Milk collected its first American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón win under the Aston Martin Racing banner Saturday as Lucas Luhr made an opening-lap pass on Dyson Racing’s Chris Dyson.

Flagworld’s Bill Brennan photo album from Long Beach

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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 »

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 »

Jan 30

Scott Pruett wins the Rolex 24 At Daytona (+result)

Chip Ganassi goes One-Two on the podium with Pruett and Dixon

Scott Pruett VIR 20100425Scott Pruett  Memo Rojas podium Barber 20100410For the fourth time Scott Pruett wins the 24 hours race… Ganassi Racing finished first and second in the 2011 24 Hours of Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

ALMS Flashback – 2006 Road America in GT2

It’s Bergmeister vs. Hand, Porsche vs. BMW

ALMS-PatronJörg Bergmeister 2010-12-17Today’s ALMS “ Flashback” takes us back to Road America in 2006 for the GT2 duel between Jörg Bergmeister and Joey Hand. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

BMW team RLR back to defend 2010 GT titles

New cars, personnel go for second straight team, manufacturer crowns

BMW Team Rahal 2010-12-071BMW ALMS 2010-12-07BMW will return for a third consecutive season of competition in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón in 2011 to defend its GT manufacturer and team championships. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Number of Series personalities elected to RRDC

Atherton, star competitors receive distinguished honor

A number of figures from the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón have been elected into The Road Racing Drivers Club for 2010. Thirty-one new members for the prestigious organization were announced over the weekend – many with roots in the Series and sanctioning body IMSA. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Hand and Marsal give Turner Motorsport victory in VIR

ST Winners Eversley, Lutz Cross Finish Line On Fumes

Turner Motorsport’s pit strategy worked to perfection in Saturday’s Bosch Engineering VIR 200 at Virginia International Raceway, while other teams were forced to make late-race pit stops and give up track position. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

BMW RLR’s star gives Long Beach a ‘Hand’

‘My favorite race in the world’ California native beams

The one place where Joey Hand wants to win a race more than any other is Long Beach. This year’s running of the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach could be his best chance yet. The BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team may very well be in its best form ever heading to Round 2 of the 2010 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Court Vernon tests with World Speed Motorsports

MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver Court Vernon spent the day testing with World Speed

At the team’s headquarters at Infineon Raceway. Vernon was one of World Speed’s Rising Star Award winners for 2009. “Court did a great job all day, and that wasn’t easy as the conditions were not optimal,” stated World Speed Team Manager John Olsen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

2010 Atlantic Championship series-sanctioned test

Set for Jan. 22-24 at Sebring

The first series-sanctioned on-track activity for the 2010 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda is set for Sebring International Raceway from January 22-24, series officials announced today. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Atherton among impressive list of panelists

For motor sport business panel

American Le Mans Series President and CEO Scott Atherton will be part of a blue-ribbon panel in Orlando, Fla., as part of the Motor Sport Business Forum North America on Tuesday and Wednesday. Atherton will join fellow colleagues from other governing bodies in racing to discuss the state of motorsports in North America. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing retain drivers

Auberlen,  Hand, Milner and  Müller to return for BMW Rahal Letterman Racing in 2010

BMW of North America announced Friday that it has signed Bill Auberlen, Joey Hand, Tommy Milner and Dirk Muller to drive for the BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team in the 2010 American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

Focus on production car racing, continuation of junior promotion.

bmwHaving bid farewell to Formula One, BMW will intensify its involvement in GT and touring car racing in the forthcoming year. The company released details of its 2010 motorsport programme on Saturday at the BMW Sports Trophy Award Ceremony in Munich (DE). The BMW M3 GT2 will see action in selected GT races, primarily the 24-hour classics. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Skip Barber standout

Sage Karam tests Pro Formula Mazda with World Speed Motorsports

Multiple championship winning karter visits California based Star Mazda team. Sage Karam the 14 year old karting phenom from Nazareth Pennsylvania came to World Speed headquarters in Sonoma, CA on Monday to get fitted to a Pro Formula Mazda. At the Skip Barber awards banquet Karam was chosen as one of the recipients of this year’s World Speed Rising Star Award. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

BMW/RLR’s Joey Hand speaks…

No clutch needed

Sequential shifter in M3 racer a dream, he tells the New York Times. In days past, any sports car owner got a certain amount of extra satisfaction in pulling away from a stop, popping the clutch in and out, and shifting through the gears. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Gleason and Hand’s BMW gets as high as fourth

Before trouble strikes late in Sunday’s KONI Challenge Season finale at VIR

The 2009 KONI Challenge season, which consisted of 11 very competitive races from January through October in the United States and Canada, ended up being about 40 minutes too short for Turner Motorsport co-drivers Chris Gleason and Joey Hand. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Bomarito and Mansell set for return to Atlantic Championship at Road Atlanta

Next up for the 2009 Atlantic Championship is the penultimate round of the 12-race season this Friday

A pair of familiar faces will return to the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda paddock at this week’s penultimate round of the 12-race 2009 championship as Jonathan Bomarito and Greg Mansell will compete in Friday’s race at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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