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    Report: ALMS race to join Indy Car in Baltimore
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    The inaugural Baltimore IndyCar race set for Labor Day weekend next year has a new friend: the American Le Mans Series. ALMS will host a race the day before the IndyCars race, with trials being run the same day as IndyCar qualifying. Nothing else has been revealed at the moment, with the folks in ...

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    Tivo Alert: Mid-Ohio ALMS race to be shown Sunday as 90 minute docu-drama
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    Last week's American Le Mans Series race at Mid-Ohio was a nail-biter right down to the checkered flag with lots of action in each of the four classes. Unfortunately, the race wasn't shown live on TV... though it was streamed over the interwebz. If you missed the action the first time around, you ...

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    Spoiler Alert: 2010 ALMS Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge
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    Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The American Le Mans Series was back in action this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and as usual the action was hot and heavy on the track. In the Friday qualifying session Johnny Cocker set a storming pace in ...

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    Roush Yates to supply Ford EcoBoost V6 for 2011 ALMS competition
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    Roush Yates Engines has announced that it will be offering up a race-prepared version of Ford's 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 for American Le Mans Series prototype competition in 2011. Roush Yates is developing the engines for use under the new 2011 LMP2 rules that require production-based engines. This ...

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    Video: 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 rolls into Jay Leno's Garage
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    Porsche's 911 GT3 pays a visit to Jay Leno's Garage – click above to watch the video
    Porsche recently dropped off a new 911 GT3 at Jay Leno's garage where racer Justin Bell picked it up for a bit of a road trip. Before the trip, Leno and Bell discuss their preference for normally aspirated ...

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    Sibal renders Ferrari 458 GT
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    Ferrari 458 GT by Jon Sibal – Click above for high-res image
    Brace yourself for big ol' dose of sexy. Ferrari hasn't exactly made a secret that this is the last year for the F430 GT in the American Le Mans Series. With its days numbered, more than a few souls have begun meditating on what ...

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    Porsche 911 GT3R Hybrid to run at Petit Le Mans
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    Porsche911 GT3R hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As expected, Porsche announced today in New York that the 911 GT3R hybrid will be coming to North America later this year to race in the Petit Le Mans (PLM). When the new flywheel hybrid race car was first announced this past ...

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    More details on the 2011 Le Mans technical regulations, now with hybrid power
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    Peugeot 908-HY hybrid prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    On Thursday, June 10, the Automobile Club de L'Ouest (ACO), which organizes the 24 Hours of Le Mans, held its annual press conference and announced new technical regulations for the 2011 event as well as the European ...

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    Comparing the American Le Mans Series to NASCAR, IndyCar for relevance
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    Peugeot 908-HY hybrid prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Since early 2008, ALMS has been touting itself as the "Leader in green racing." We decided to take a look at the biggest series in North America and compare the efforts of each when it comes to alternative fuels and ...

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    Video: Corvette and the Green X Challenge, making the C6.R faster and greener
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    Click above to view the video after the jump
    Episode four of the Corvette Racing video series is out, with a focus on the Michelin Green X Challenge and how it's helping to make the C6.R both faster and more efficient. We already knew that the Corvette C6.R has been running on cellulosic E85 for ...

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    GM prepping for 50th anniversary of Corvette at LeMans with one-off Z06
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    Corvette celebrates 50 years at Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At next month's 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Chevrolet Corvette will celebrate its gold anniversary, having run the French race for the first time fifty years ago. The first party to mark the milestone will be ...

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    Panoz teases new Abruzzi "Spirit of Le Mans" sports car
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    Panoz Abruzzi teaser – Click above to enlarge
    After nearly two decades of building cars, Panoz Auto Development is just now getting ready to introduce its third new model. The Abruzzi "Spirit of Le Mans" will officially debut next month in conjunction with the French endurance classic. ...

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    Long Beach Grand Prix 2010: ALMS race goes down to the wire [Spoilers]
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    2010 Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The featured race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach might be Sunday afternoon's IndyCar race, but for the hundred thousand or so fans at the street course in downtown Long Beach ...

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    Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid finishes sixth in first outing, may come to U.S.
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    Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Porsche's new 911 GT3 R Hybrid completed its competition debut this weekend with a sixth-place finish. The new hybrid racer was fielded by the Manthey Racing team with factory support from Porsche. Defending American Le Mans ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Series Ep. 2: 2010 12 Hours of Sebring
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    "As long as we stay on the track, don't run into anybody and the pit stops are good..." were the famous last words of Dave Binks, Corvette Racing crew chief. He spoke these words on the afternoon of Friday, March 19 following qualifying for this year's ...

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    2010 12 Hours of Sebring goes into the books [SPOILER ALERT]
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    2010 12 Hours of Sebring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first of nine races that comprise the 2010 American Le Mans Series is now in the history books, as the 12 Hours of Sebring came to a conclusion under the cover of darkness Saturday night. For those of you who still have ...

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    Sebring 2010: Bad start for Jaguar as XKR goes out in first hour
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    Unfortunately for Jaguar, the only XKR to make it to the finish of the 2010 12 Hours of Sebring was the green and black pace car. Sebring was to have been the full-season competition debut for the new JaguarRSR XKR GT2, but it looks like team has a lot more work to do before the car's a potential ...

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    Video: Sebring 2010: BMW's Dirk Mϋller talks about hour 1
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    The #90 BMW M3 GT2 - Click above to watch video after the jump
    The last 24 hours have been tough for Dirk Mϋller, one of the drivers of the BMW M3 GT2 in the American Le Mans Series. After setting the fastest GT2 time in qualifying on Friday for today's 12 Hours of Sebring, his time was ...

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    Intercontinental Le Mans Cup expanded to LMP2 and GT classes
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    The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) held a press conference Friday morning before qualifying for this weekend's 12 Hours of Sebring to announce an expansion of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup. When it was first announced late in 2009, the three-race championship was only going to apply to the ...

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    Video: Porsche vs. Corvette prequel at the 12 Hours of Sebring
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    The 58th running of the 12 Hours of Sebring is set to begin tomorrow at 10:30 AM, and with Audi out and Peugeot already dominating the LMP class in the qualifying sessions, the attention turns to the ALMS GT cars – specially the Porsche and ...

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