Petit Le Mans winner taking full-time plunge in 2013
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Series also announces television partners for 2013
The renewal of Tequila Patrón’s presenting sponsorship and the announcement of the 2013 television schedule for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón highlighted today’s annual “State of the Series” address by ALMS President and CEO Scott Atherton.
Spotlights combined weekends with GRAND-AM at Road America and “super endurance weekend” at Circuit of The Americas
The 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón race schedule is a compelling, 10-round slate, featuring a unique joint weekend with the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series at Road America and what’s being termed a super endurance weekend in combination with the FIA World Endurance Championship at the spectacular new Circuit of The Americas (CoTA) in Texas.
Planning the future of sports car racing in North America
Following the recently announced merger of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón and GRAND-AM Road Racing, leadership of the new organization met in Le Mans, France, last weekend, with the executive teams of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Participating at Major International Green Automotive Technology Conference
American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón President Scott Atherton will speak and moderate a green racing forum at the International Environmentally Friendly Vehicle Conference this week at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Acclaimed Texas facility welcomes Global Leader in Green Racing
The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) announced today that its 2013 season will include a race at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) – the soon-to-be-completed motorsports, entertainment and business development complex in Austin, Texas. The ALMS event will take place during the spring portion of the 2013 race schedule, which will be announced later this year.
ALMS debut and spot at Le Mans at the forefront
Acting has opened a lot of doors for Patrick Dempsey, “Dr. McDreamy” of the ABC TV show Grey’s Anatomy and star of a number of motion pictures. But he has put in some long hours and plenty of hard work to turn the dream of being a professional race driver into reality.
Quimera, IMSA and ALMS to spearhead next generation of green racing
Strategic sustainability project specialists Quimera, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) will combine their respective areas of expertise in 2012 at the start of a new global initiative to develop the next generation of sustainable motorsport.
Another entry moving up IMSA’s prototype development ladder
CORE Autosport confirmed today its entry into the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. A title-winning operation in IMSA’s 2010 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship, CORE is moving up the prototype ladder to the LMP Challenge class in the American Le Mans Series.
ADVAN® ENV-R2™ race slicks the “official tire” of Patrón GT3 Challenge by Yokohama through the 2012 season
Chalk up another victory for Yokohama Tire Corporation’s environmentally-sensitive orange oil-infused race tires. Thanks to a new two-year sponsorship extension between Yokohama and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), the sanctioning body for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, that was announced today in Sebring, Fla., Yokohama’s ADVAN® ENV-R2™ race slicks will continue to be the official tire of the Patrón GT3 Challenge by Yokohama.
”These are challenging times, especially in our industry,” – Tres Stephenson
Sebring International Raceway has reached a record level of corporate participation for next month’s 58th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Hospitality, sponsorships, advertising and other corporate involvement is the highest ever achieved since joining the American Le Mans Series in 1999.
2009 LMP2 champion to drive factory entries at Long Beach Le Mans
Adrian Fernandez and Aston Martin Racing vaulted into the list of favorites to win the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida with the Mexican star joining forces with the UK’s premier endurance team for America’s greatest sports car race.
Motorsports has long been at the leading edge when it comes to innovation and the development of automotive technologies
These days, environmental issues are front of mind in many spheres, including the auto industry and motorsports. The escalating cost of traditional energy has only heightened awareness of the need for new options. Many in motorsports are working to be part of the solution, and one aspect of that is the development of practical, alternative fuels for use on the racetrack, and ultimately, on our roads.
Expansion of 2010 events the hallmark of new agreement
Radio Show Limited, the rights holders for Radio Le Mans, and the American Le Mans Series have reached a new agreement that not only continues the extremely popular Webcasts of Series events but also expands its live coverage for the 2010 season.
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.
Amid the hoopla of Gil de Ferran’s retirement
Following the Monterey Sports Car Championship presented by Patrón, another driver quietly exited the stage after building an impressive array of results in his American Le Mans Series career. On the podium following the race, emotions for AutoCon Motorsports were particularly high as Chris McMurry bid farewell to full-time racing.
Live, uninterrupted coverage of Series’ cornerstone event
Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6 is easily the most anticipated sports car event in North America this season. And fans across the continent, from coast to coast, can experience the full race live with 10-plus hours of coverage from Road Atlanta starting at 11 a.m. ET on Saturday, September 26.