Tag Archive: Petit Le Mans

Oct 05

Major news in Canadian motorsport: Kuno Wittmer 2014 GT Le Mans Champion !

The “Petit Le Mans” and held on the Road Atlanta track

Kuno Wittmer This weekend, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer became the first Canadian to win an international motorsport championship in 2014, following the “Petit Le Mans”, the last round of the season in the Tudor United SportsCar series, the North American Endurance championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

$300,000 presented to champions of Patrón Endurance Cup at Road Atlanta

FOX To Air National Network Television Coverage of Petit Le Mans Today In United States

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Shorty after the checkered flag waved to conclude the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta last night, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) presented checks for $300,000 in awards to champions of the four-race Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Jordan, Ricky Taylor make history, become first Americans to win overall in 17th Petit Le Mans in their father’s Corvette DP

Fittipaldi, Barbosa take TUDOR Championship, Patrón Endurance Cup titles

 

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Sixteen years after winning the inaugural Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda, Wayne Taylor brought his boys and a long-time friend to victory lane in the 10-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season finale at Road Atlanta.

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Oct 04

No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR rakes Patrón Endurance Cup lead in GTLM with one segment remaining in Petit Le Mans

Sweedler, Bell lock up Patrón Endurance Cup GTD Driver Championships

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logoSix teams in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class entered Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda within three points of the lead in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. With two of the three segments at Road Atlanta complete, the picture is a bit clearer with the checkered flag the only segment remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR pulls even with No. 4 Corvette C7.R

After opening Patrón Endurance Cup Segment at Petit Le Mans

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logoNo. 555 AIM Autosport Ferrari 458 Italia Clinches GTD Team, Manufacturer Titles. A lot can happen in a 10-hour endurance sports car race, but one thing is certain in the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta: the GT Le Mans (GTLM) battle in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup will come down to the checkered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

David Ostella to finish season at Petit Le Mans in Black, White and Pink

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

David Ostella will finish his rookie TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season and his first Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda on Oct. 4 in the No. 38 Dash Neighborhoods/ Phillips 66 Prototype Challenge car that will feature a pink livery. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

IMSA News and Notes: Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda

Titles on the line at Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda The inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will conclude at Road Atlanta on Saturday with the 17th annual of Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

AIM Autosport chasing two championships in Ten Hours at Petit Le Mans

“I am really looking forward to driving with Bill and Townsend at Petit Le Mans” – Grunewald

Sweedler and Bell looking to capture Patron North American Endurance Cup and TUDOR Championship in GT-Daytona Formula Drift star and Ferrari Challenge driver coach Conrad Grunewald to join Sweedler and Bell at Petit Le Mans.

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Oct 20

ALMS Petit Le Mans race reports

Rebellion Racing repeats at Petit Le Mans, captures ALMS finale

ALMS - Petit Le Mans - Rebellion Racing Tucker takes fourth straight class title, cumming PC champ by one point. Rebellion Racing wrote the final chapter in the history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, winning the season-ending 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

SRT Motorsports: Petit Le Mans post-race quotes

Kuno Wittmer – No. 93 Pennzoil Ultra SRT Viper GTS-R (Finished 5th)

SRT Motorsports logo The No. 93 SRT Viper GTS-R driven by Jonathan Bomarito, Kuno Wittmer and Tommy Kendall survived an off-track excursion to lead SRT Motorsports with a fifth-place finish at Petit Le Mans Saturday at Road Atlanta.

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Oct 18

Rebellion’s Jani outmuscles Luhr for Petit Le Mans pole

Brabham (P2), Cameron (PC) lead class qualifying for ALMS finale

ALMS - Petit Le Mans - Neel Jani Pole Road Atlantal When the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón runs its final event in Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda, Neel Jani will be looking to make more history at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Neel Jani sets fastest lap at night in opening Petit Le Mans practice

Final practice, qualifying for ALMS finale set for Friday

ALMS - RebellionNightPLM13 Rebellion Racing waited until dark to set the fastest lap of the opening day of practice for Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Nicolas Prost fastest for Rebellion Racing in final Petit Le Mans test

Briscoe (P2), Muller (GT), Rayhall (PC), Bleekemolen (GTC) lead classes

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

Rebellion Racing set the fastest time in the third and final day of testing for Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda, with Nicolas Prost running a lap of one minute, 9.942 seconds (130.737 mph) at Road Atlanta to lead Wednesday’s session. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Rebellion returns to top Petit Le Mans test

Busy day sees 24 ALMS machines prep for finale at Road Atlanta

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda Rebellion Racing made the most of its return to the track alongside American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón competitors by leading the way in both of Monday’s test sessions at Road Atlanta in preparation for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Live Petit Le Mans coverage available on FOX Sports, ALMS.com

Live Broadcast, Highlight Show on FOX Sports Networks; Qualifying on ALMS.com

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón ends its 15th and final season with the Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda on Saturday and ALMS fans will be able to follow the action live across multiple FOX Sports platforms and ALMS.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing leads opening test day for Petit Le Mans

Sunday Test Day Report – 10 Cars turn laps on Sunday at Road Atlanta

Grand-Am Road Racing Powered by NASCAR Ten American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón cars took advantage of near perfect weather conditions on Sunday at Road Atlanta to begin preparations for next Saturday’s 16th Annual Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda in a pair of test sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Extreme! ESM, Tequila Patrón Move to ALMS P2 for 2013

Team also sets sights on combined prototype class for 2014

ALMS - Scott Sharp-Patron A#7C224BALMS - ESM LineupTequila Patrón and Scott Sharp return to their sports car racing roots in the P2 class of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patrón for the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Champions unite in honour of Dan Wheldon

Autosport International Karting Challenge

Autosport International Karting Challenge logoDan Wheldon Borg Warner TrophyThe Autosport International Karting Challenge in honour of Dan Wheldon has received World Champion support ahead of the Johnny Herbert-presented event at the NEC Birmingham on Friday, January 11. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

ALMS has a Rebellion on its hands

Petit Le Mans winner taking full-time plunge in 2013

ALMS - Rebellion-Road AtlantaALMS - IMSAWas an overall victory at Road Atlanta the first of many to come for Rebellion Racing in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón? We may soon find out. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Lotus F1 Team announces 2012 Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test line-up

Young Guns

2012-10-24 - Lotus F1 Team - Nicolas Prost2012-10-24 - Lotus F1 Team - Edoardo MortaraNicolas Prost, Edoardo Mortara and Davide Valsecchi will join Lotus F1 Team for the Abu Dhabi young driver test, which will take place following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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