Tag Archive: Lucas Luhr

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 »

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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Jun 20

24 Hours of Le Mans: Second day report

Teams & Drivers report from La Sarthe

24 Heures du MansMore inclement weather conditions met the teams and drivers in the opening qualifying practice session, which prevented anyone from improving lap times compared to yesterday’s dry session.

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Oct 18

Luhr lights it up for Muscle Milk in night practice

Bergmeister leads tight GT field in two-hour session

ALMSPetit Le Mans powered by MazdaLucas Luhr set the fastest time in a topsy-turvy, two-hour night practice Thursday in the run-up to Saturday’s Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Luhr turned a lap of 1:11.545 (127.808 mph) in the final 25 minutes of the session driving the No. 6 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Full speed ahead for Luhr, Muscle Milk at Road Atlanta

Quickest time in Monday test for Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

ALMS - Lucas Luhr-Muscle Milk-1ALMS - Tommy Kendall-SRT Viper-1With a lead in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón’s P1 championship heading into the last round of the year, Lucas Luhr and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing threw down a bit of a gauntlet Monday with the fastest time in testing for Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Sep 01

ALMS Baltimore race report (updated)

Level 5, Team Falken Tire come up big in Baltimore – Wild finish to unpredictable street race

ALMSChristophe Bouchut and Scott Tucker led a 1-2 finish for Level 5 Motorsports at the Baltimore Sports Car Challenge presented by SRT on Saturday, the team’s second overall win in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Luhr gives Muscle Milk Baltimore Pole Position

Practice crash doesn’t deter Gavin from taking GT pole

ALMSALMS - Baltimore - Christophe BouchutAfter narrowly missing out on victory two weeks ago in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr took pole position for the Baltimore Sports Car Challenge presented by SRT on Friday. The German set a time of 1:25.174 (86.223 mph) in his No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

More Muscle Milk Magic for Graf at Road America

Holzer leads Lizards’ first 1-2 qualifying effort in GT

ALMS - Klaus-Graf-1ALMSKlaus Graf is hoping this year’s Road America Road Race Showcase follows the same script as 2010. Following Friday’s qualifying, it’s so far so good with a second straight pole position for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing at the longest track in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.

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Aug 17

More Muscle: Luhr quickest in opening Road America Practice

Lizard-Corvette battle shaping up in GT

ALMS - Lucas-Luhr-1ALMS - Flying-Lizard-1Lucas Luhr continued Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s strong showing in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. The P1 championship co-leader set a lap of 1:51.604 (130.604 mph) during the opening practice for this weekend’s Road America Road Race Showcase in the No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype that he shares with Klaus Graf.

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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 04

Luhr, Graf Win Again at Mid-Ohio for Muscle Milk

Corvette’s Gavin and Milner collect third GT win of 2012

ALMS - Muscle Milk-2ALMS - Corvette-Flying Lizard-1Muscle Milk Pickett Racing completed its drive for five Saturday with a victory in the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge and sixth round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr won at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the second year in a row and led for 108 of 123 laps in their No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a.

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Aug 03

Luhr, Muscle Milk Top Mid-Ohio Battle Royale

BMW’s Müller takes GT pole at RLL’s home track

ALMS - Lucas-Luhr-1ALMS - Jorg-Muller-1Lucas Luhr stood tallest Friday in qualifying for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge – a day of knockdown, drag-out fights throughout the five classes in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. The German set a time of 1:11.019 (114.460 mph) in Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype to take pole position.

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Jul 06

Tight Times at Lime Rock Park

100-Race Salute: Bill Auberlen

ALMS - Lucas-Luhr-HPD-070612-1ALMS - Bill-Auberlen-BMW-070612-2Lap times were incredibly close in the first practice session for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The race is Round Four of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr set the quickest time overall and in P1, while Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen set the fastest GT lap.

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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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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 »

Apr 15

ALMS at Long Beach race report

 Long Beach Repeat for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing – Graf, Luhr win again; Corvette takes landmark GT victory

ALMS - Long Beach -ALMS - Long Beach - Level5Fuel strategy won out at Long Beach on Saturday with Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr winning the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach for the second straight season. The Muscle Milk Honda Performance Development ARX-03a stopped twice during the race’s sole caution period and ran the final 56 minutes without another stop to win over Dyson Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Rain silences ALMS’ Roar By The Shore

Qualifying washed out, grid set by championship points

ALMS - CORE-Popow-041312-1ALMS - Tucker-Level5-041312-1An unusual rainy day in southern California washed away qualifying for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. That left Dyson Racing’s Mazda-powered Lola coupe on pole position for Saturday’s second round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Luhr quickest in damp Long Beach practice

Muscle Milk in pursuit of second straight southern California win

ALMSAmerican Le Mans Series - Lucas LuhrLucas Luhr ended a damp practice Friday morning with the fastest time in a two-hour session for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. The two-time ALMS winner at Long Beach set a time of 1:33.121 (76.082 mph) in Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Honda Performance Development ARX-03a. He and Klaus Graf are the defending overall race winners and can become the first pair to win in consecutive years at the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. 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 »

Feb 01

Riley Technologies DPG3 dominates Daytona with 8th consecutive win

Moves past Porsche record with consecutive chassis wins

Riley Technologies DPG3 2012 Rolex 24 at Daytona Riley Technologies logoYou only get one chance to make a first impression, and the all-new Riley Technologies MK XXVI DPG3 nailed it this weekend by dominating the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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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 26

No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Ford Riley captures pole for 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona

Ryan Dalziel of Orlando turned a fast lap of 126.741 mph

Qualifying for the 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona produced an upset with the No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Ford Riley capturing the pole for the twice-around-the-clock challenge at Daytona International Speedway.

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