Tag Archive: Klaus Graf

Oct 05

Quick pit work leads Luhr, Graf to 8th Straight in VIR Oak Tree GP

Tucker, Briscoe win P2, Team Title; Marcelli, Cumming take second straight PC Triumph

ALMS - VIR -  Muscle Milk Pickett Racing After battling Dyson Racing throughout the opening two hours, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing dominated the final 45 minutes to score its eighth consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory, with Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf winning Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.

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Sep 21

Texas-Sized 7th straight victory for Luhr, Graf in Austin

Tucker, Briscoe Win P2; Marcelli, Cumming Take First PC Triumph

cota_alms_13_raceLucas Luhr and Klaus Graf cruised to their seventh consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory Saturday in the International Sports Car Weekend race, lapping the field twice at Circuit of The Americas.

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Aug 31

Luhr, Graf clinch P1 ritle in shortened Grand Prix of Baltimore

Third-to-first move propels Magnussen, Garcia to GT victory

Grand Prix of BaltimoreKlaus Graf and Lucas Luhr combined to clinch their second consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón P1 championship with a victory in the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, their sixth consecutive victory from the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Graf, Auberlen lead record-setting qualifying at Baltimore

All five class standards fall on Inner Harbor Street Circuit

Grand-Am Road Racing Powered by NASCARKlaus Graf captured the pole for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, leading a qualifying session that saw track records for all five classes broken on the 2.02-mile Inner Harbor Street Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Luhr, Graf win American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix

Edwards, Mueller take close GT Victory in Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE

2013-07-06_0005Lucas Luhr survived an early torrid battle with Chris Dyson before giving way to co-driver Klaus Graf, who scored the team’s third consecutive victory in 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón competition Saturday’s American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Aug 16

Luhr, Graf Continue Flexing Muscle at Road America

Flying Lizard Porsches strong in GT

ALMSALMS - Muscle Milk-1Muscle Milk Pickett Racing is showing no sign of slowing down in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Riding a five-race winning streak, the No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype of Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr turned the best time in testing Thursday at Road America – a 1:51.397 (130.819 mph).

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Aug 03

More Muscle: Graf Fastest in first Mid-Ohio Practice

Long leads GT for Porsche and Flying Lizard

Aston Martin Muscle Milk LolaAston Martin Muscle Milk Sebring (2)Klaus Graf picked up Friday morning where Lucas Luhr left off Thursday evening at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Graf set the best time for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing in the first official practice session for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. The German turned a lap of 1:12.185 in the No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype that is on a four-race win streak in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.

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Jul 22

Muscle Milk, Lizards big winners in Canada (updated)

Conquest, RSR and TRG take class victories

2012-07-22_01642012-07-22_0019Muscle Milk Pickett Racing won for the third straight year at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a victory Sunday in the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr won Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport in the No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a by more than 10 seconds over Dyson Racing’s Chris Dyson and Guy Smith in their No. 16 Lola-Mazda coupe.

(Flagworld’s photo album from Grand Prix of Mosport)

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Jul 21

Happy Birthday, Klaus: Muscle Milk on CTMP Pole

Three class records fall in ALMS qualifying

2012-07-20_01252012-07-20_0121Forget the candles, the cake and the gifts. Klaus Graf threw himself a party Saturday with the best present of all – pole position for Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport. On his 43rd birthday, Graf won his third straight pole position at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a blistering lap of 1:06.486 (133.147 mph) around the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit.

(Flagworld’s photo album from Grand Prix of Mosport)

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Jul 21

Graf, Muscle Milk Fastest in Opening CTMP Practice

Starting birthday celebration in grand style

2012-07-20_01622012-07-20_0161Birthday boy Klaus Graf set the fastest time in the first official practice for Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport on Saturday morning. The now 43-year-old Graf posted a lap of 1:07.404 (131.33 mph) around the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing.

(Flagworld’s photo album from Grand Prix of Mosport)

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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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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 »

May 11

Luhr, Muscle Milk race to fastest test day time in Monterey

Successful P2 debut for Dempsey Racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

ALMS - Patrick Dempsey 051012ALMS - Lucas-Luhr-Laguna-Seca-051012-1One round removed from its first victory of the season in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set the fastest time Thursday in testing for the American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón. Lucas Luhr posted a best lap of 1:16.88 (104.788 mph) in the Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype he shares with Klaus Graf for Saturday’s six-hour race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

What’s trending: Who to watch at Mazda Raceway

Looking ahead to six-hour enduro on May 12

Flying Lizard-042612-1ALMSThis year’s American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón is the 14th race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. A number of drivers and teams seem to find Monterey as a home away from home given their amount of success at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

It’ll be a street fight at Long Beach

Close finishes and drama are the norm

ALMSMuscleMilk-Sebring-032912-mainKlaus Graf and Lucas Luhr have the chance to make history when the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón returns to Long Beach. The pairing can become the first to post overall victories in consecutive years at the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

McNish, Audi start strong in Sebring testing

 Level 5 out front in P2, Ferraris strong in GT

Audi 2012-03-12ALMSAudi Sport Team Joest’s Allan McNish set the best time of Monday’s opening test for the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The three-time winner of America’s greatest sports car race set a time of 1:47.187 (125.612 mph) in the Audi R18 he will share with Dindo Capello and Tom Kristensen. Read the rest of this entry »

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.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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