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    Rocketsports Racing brings Jaguar to ALMS GT2 ranks

    click above for a high res gallery of the new Rocketsports Jaguar XKR GT2
    It's been a while since we heard any news from Rocketsports racing. The long-time Trans Am competitors last turned up running in Champ Car. During the last several Trans Am seasons, Rocketsports ran Jaguar XKRs, and this ...

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    Audi launches Facebook fan page for the R15 TDI

    With the new R15 TDI making its competition debut at the 12 Hours of Sebring this weekend, Audi has set up outlets where fans of the diesel racer can get behind-the-scenes updates. A Facebook fan page has been created where you can see fresh photos and videos from the track along with posts on ...

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    Panoz could return to ALMS prototype class with algae butanol power

    Don Panoz, founder of the American Le Mans Series, wants to return his brand back to the top ranks of the series and possibly bring a new greener fuel as well. Panoz spoke at press conference in the run up to Saturday's 12 Hours of Sebring and announced that the race car manufacturer he owns is ...

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    Audi drops a whole collection of new images of the R15 TDI

    Audi R15 TDI - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Audi R15 TDI should be hitting the track competitively for the first time next week at the 12 Hours of Sebring. The new diesel-powered racer will be running against the Peugeot 908 HDi and Acura's new ARX-02a next Saturday. The oil-burning ...

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    BREAKING: First appearance of Acura LMP1 car at ALMS winter test

    Acura's new ARX-02a race car made its first public appearance this morning at the American Le Mans series winter test at Sebring in Florida. Acura announced its move up to the LMP1 class in the American Le Mans Series at last year's Detroit Grand Prix, but hasn't yet provided any details on the ...

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    2009 ALMS season will see a new manufacturer join, new fuel maybe coming

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Detroit Sports Car Challenge
    American Le Mans Series CEO Scott Atherton visited the Detroit Auto Show last week and talked about the successes and challenges the series faces in 2009. Racing series' around the world are losing teams this year as a ...

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    Honda commits to remaining motorsport programs after F1 pull out

    Click on the Highcroft Acura for a high res gallery from the Detroit Sports Car Challenge
    The current economic climate has only just started to wreak havoc in the motorsports world, with last week's announcements that Honda is pulling out of F1 and Audi is leaving the American LeMans Series. ...

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    BREAKING: Audi withdraws from 2009 American Le Mans Series

    Click the R10 above for a high res gallery from the Detroit race
    The self proclaimed leader in "green racing", the American Le Mans Series, will be losing one of its premier teams for 2009. After winning nine consecutive LMP1 championships with the R8 and then the R10 TDI, Audi will no longer have ...

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    Corvette Racing just about ready to start building GT2 C6.R

    click for a high-res gallery from the 2008 Detroit Sports Car Challenge2009 will be a transition year for the American Le Mans Series as the GT1 class all but disappears after the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Corvette Racing team announced a few weeks ago that it will switch from GT1 to the GT2 class. ...

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    Audi R10 driver Emanuele Pirro stepping down after 15 years

    Pirro piloting the Audi R10 TDI at the Detroit Sportscar Challenge
    After 15 years of hustling factory Audi race cars around tracks the world over, Emanuele Pirro will have his last run in the R10 TDI this weekend at the American Le Mans Series' final race at Laguna Seca. The Italian driver first ...

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    Corvettes back in ALMS in 2009 with GT1 and GT2 programs

    Click the Corvette for a high res gallery from the Detroit Sports Car Challenge
    As the 2008 American Le Mans Series season winds down with only two races left, teams are starting to make announcements about the 2009 season. One of the question marks over the last several years has been the future ...

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    Detroit Grand Prix 08: The Detroit Sports Car Challenge (Spoiler Alert)

    Click the C6.R for a high-res gallery from the raceAs part of the revival of the Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle last year, the Detroit Sports Car Challenge was added as the highlight of Saturday's activities. The sports car race is back this year as the ninth round of the American Le Mans Series. ...

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    ALMS reveals rules for new Green Challenge

    At the Detroit Auto Show this past January the American Le Mans Series began promoting itself as the Global Leader in Green Racing. Since Audi debuted its R10 TDI diesel racers in 2006, the ALMS had been one of the few major league racing series that has had cars competing against each other using ...

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    Dodge Viper joins ALMS GT2 ranks

    Next week's American Le Mans Series race at Mid-Ohio will feature a special guest appearance by the Dodge Viper Competition Coupe in the GT2 class. Woodhouse Performance, which runs a pair of the cars in the Speed World Challenge series, is converting its #13 car to GT2 specs for the ALMS race to ...

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    Dyson Racing jumps to LMP2, will race Porsche RS Spyders

    Dyson Racing is moving to the LMP2 class for 2007's American Le Mans Series season, and they'll do so in style as they become the first customer team to run Porsche's RS Spyder racing prototype. You'll recall that Porsche's official development partner, Penske Racing, ran a pair of the DHL-liveried ...

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    ALMS: Penske and Porsche to re-team in '07

    Click to enlargeThe 2006 ALMS season will wind down next weekend at Laguna Seca, and teams are already looking toward next year's effort. To that end, Penske Racing and Porsche have made the official announcement that they will once again partner for the 2007 ALMS season. As was the case this year, ...

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    ALMS Wrap: Audi, Corvette, Intersport, Risi win in Portland

    LMP1: Audi R10 TDI (Capello/McNish)Yesterday's ALMS Portland Grand Prix saw the Audi R10 pair finish 1-2 for the first time this season. The diesel sports cars started the race from rows two and three after IMSA enacted a late rules-change that allowed Dyson Racing to reduce the weight of its two ...

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    Audi R8 goes out with a win

    The final page of the Audi R8's chapter in motorsports history was written yesterday as an R8 driven by Dindo Capello and Allan McNish took the checkered flag at Lime Rock Park for the last time. The race was not a lock for the Audi LMP1 team, as a pair of persistent Porsche LMP2 cars traded the ...

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    One last hurrah - Audi R8 races for the final time

    On Saturday, July 1st the Audi R8 will make its final racing appearance at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut. Audi has been running the R8 here in the States for the American Le Mans Series while the new diesel-powered R10s were preparing for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now that Le Mans is over the R10s ...

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    Motorsports this weekend: May 13-14

    A busy racing weekend, particularly for open-wheel fans!North American TV broadcast times and channels from, all times shown as Eastern.American Le Mans Series: Lone Star Grand Prix, Houston A rare visit to a street circuit for the ALMS is proving tough for Champion Racing's venerable ...


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