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    Confirmed: Viper GTS-R will debut at Mid-Ohio on Aug. 4 [w/video]
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    SRT has confirmed that the Viper GTS-R will make its competition debut in the American Le Mans Series at Mid-Ohio on August 4. While development of the car has continued in earnest, SRT Motorsports, along with partner Riley Technologies, has only been able to perform three test sessions since its ...

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    Video: 39 seconds of Viper GTS-R testing at VIR. That is all.
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    The Viper GTS-R continues its march to a motorsports debut later this year in the GT class of the American Le Mans Series. Following its surprise debut alongside the new production SRT Viper at the 2012 New York Auto Show, the GTS-R underwent its first on-track test at Carolina Motorsports Park ...

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    Report: ALMS to go green with natural gas
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    The American Le Mans Series is going a little greener next season. Teams are developing Le Mans Prototype Challenge cars that use natural gas in place of traditional race fuel. According to The Washington Post, Patrick Racing is already working on a natural gas 430-horsepower Chevrolet LS3 V8 to ...

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    Motorsports: ALMS confirms 2013 race at Austin's Circuit of the Americas
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    The American Le Mans Series has announced that the 2013 season will include a race at the new Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, which is currently under construction in preparation for the upcoming Formula One race in November. The last time ALMS held an event in Texas was in 2007, when ...

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    Report: Panoz wants to race fields of DeltaWings in American Le Mans Series
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    In pretty much any racing series you go to, the cars tend to progress in an evolutionary, not revolutionary fashion. This year's crop of Formula One cars, for example, may have those ungainly stepped noses, but they otherwise look pretty much the same as last year's cars, which looked mostly the ...

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    Motorsports: Patrick Dempsey makes ALMS debut at Laguna Seca
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    Actor Patrick Dempsey is no stranger to racing. After his wife sent him to a three-day Skip Barber driving school, the actor fell in love with road racing has gone on to compete in Grand-Am for the last several years. McDreamy even got the chance to race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2009, ...

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    Motorsports: GT cars thrill at ALMS race in Monterey
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    The American Le Mans Series headed to Monterey, CA this weekend for the third round of the season following Sebring and Long Beach. The annual race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is normally scheduled as the season finale in October, often leading to nail-biting finishes. More often than not, ...

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    Video: Watch this mini-documentary about Viper's domination of early ALMS
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    If you were confused when we chose the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R ALMS race car as the second-best debut (behind the 2013 SRT Viper production car itself) at the 2012 New York Auto Show, then maybe you're not familiar with the Viper's racing pedigree. Fortunately, the American Le Mans Series has ...

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    New York: 2013 SRT Viper coils up to take a bite out of ALMS with GTS-R competition model
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    Arguably the biggest news of the New York Auto Show for enthusiasts is the debut of the new SRT Viper. But as the high-performance arm of Chrysler has pointed out, the street-legal Viper "isn't the only high-performance snake making a triumphant return" here at Javitz. No, Auburn Hills hasn't ...

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    Exclusive: An inside look at the Audi R8 LMS and its future of racing in the U.S.
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    Audi's customer racing program with the R8 LMS has been an unequivocal success. Since the delivery of the first race car in March of 2010, more than 40 examples have competed in 18 different championships worldwide, racking up more than 100 victories. In 2011 the R8 LMS captured important wins at ...

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    Video: Watch an American Le Mans race from all angles thanks to GoPro
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    There's nothing quite like witnessing an automotive race in person. The sights, sounds, smells – it's a magical experience for anyone with petrol flowing freely through their veins. But it's just not possible to personally attend every race on the planet, and sometimes, television coverage ...

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    Official: Lotus entering Evora GTE with Alex Job Racing in ALMS
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    There seems to be no end in sight for the rapidly expanding Lotus Racing program. In the past couple of years, the team has branched into Formula One, Indy, GP2, GP3 and a number of GT racing series around the world. Thing is – while IndyCar runs primarily in the United States and F1 is ...

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    Report: Baltimore Grand Prix collapsing under weight of debt?
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    Maybe racing would stand on its own merits in an ideal utopia, but in the real world it has to make a business case for itself. So while the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix may have been a success in the purest sense of the term – bringing IndyCar, ALMS and several other series to the city's ...

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    Official: ALMS joining Indycar at Belle Isle in 2013
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    The American Le Mans Series plans to join in on the racing fun in Detroit in 2013, says Scott Atherton, CEO of the racing series. While we enjoyed being a very successful part of the renaissance of this great race on Belle Isle in 2007 and again in 2008, the 2012 Detroit race and the Le Mans ...

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    Aston Martin earns first ALMS overall victory, BMW and Dyson lock up team championships at Laguna Seca
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    Aston Martin Racing hasn't had much success with their factory LMP1 program, finishing outside the top ten in their European Le Mans Series races this year and completing only a couple laps in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This past weekend, Aston Martin did manage to create a bright spot in its ...

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    Official: ALMS headed to Oklahoma City with new street race in May 2013
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    The American Le Mans Series is planning on expanding its calendar over the next few years with a number of new races held at new venues. And the first of the new additions is set to be held in Oklahoma City. The race is earmarked for a new street course to be carved out of the city's Adventure ...

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    Porsche sets the pace in ALMS with Panamera, Cayenne support vehicles
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    At any of the myriad Le Mans series races around the world, you're guaranteed to see more than a proportional sampling of Porsches. Those are usually one manner of 911 GT3 or another; less so Panameras and Cayennes, but the latest additions to the American Le Mans Series paddock are exactly ...

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    Win an autographed Audi flag from this year's Twelve Hours of Sebring
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    Audi invited us to warm and sunny Florida for the 59th annual Twelve Hours of Sebring, the opening round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series that was held this past weekend. While the French racing team Oreca took the surprise win in the LMP1 class (beating the factory Peugeot 908 HDi team in ...

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    Get your spotter's guide for this weekend's 12 Hours of Sebring
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    The 2011 American Le Mans racing season gets underway in earnest this weekend with the 12 Hours of Sebring. The endurance race run on Floridian tarmac is one of the most iconic in the world, and always draws a mouthwatering array of racing machinery. This year's event will be no exception, the ...

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    Risi Competizione struts its new Ferrari 458 GTC
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    While competing for top honors in Formula One, Ferrari has left the top tiers of Le Mans racing up to the competition. But down in the GT2 class, the Prancing Horse marque has had considerable success. And much of that success has been had at the hands of Risi Competizione. The Houston-based ...

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