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Video: Corvette and the Green Challenge, making the C6.R faster and greener

Corvette Racing C6.R gets faster and more efficient – Click above to watch the video after the break

Corvette C6.R GT2 wins ALMS green challenge in first race

Corvette C6.R GT2 - click above for high-res image gallery

Corsa Motorsports Ginetta-Zytek hybrid running this weekend

The Corsa Motorsports Ginetta-Zytek 09HS hybrid LMP1 car is running in competition for the first time this weekend at the Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports park. The new car arrived from the UK just last weekend and prior to hitting the track in Utah has run only once since being completed. Driver Johnny Mowlem and team owner Steve Pruitt spoke with Green Fuels Forecast this week about the new car and revealed some details. The lithium ion battery pack supplied by Continental is basically th

Chief engineer talks aboout Corvette Racing's greatest victory

The Corvette C6R at the Detroit Sports Car Challenge

Spoiler Alert: 10th Petit Le Mans is over, the first Green Challenge winner is...

The tenth running of the Petit Le Mans took place on Saturday and along with celebrating a decade of the American Le Mans Series it also marked the debut of the ALMS Green Challenge. For those of you that TIVO'ed the race you can come back later. The rest of you can follow the jump to see who won.

Corsa Motorsports to debut hybrid LMP1 car at Petit Le Mans

Here at the Detroit Grand Prix today, Corsa Motorsports announced their intention to debut a hybrid powered sports car in the LMP1 class at the Petit Le Mans in October. Corsa will be using a chassis developed by Zytek with an E10/electric hybrid powertrain. The 10-hour race at Road Atlanta on October 4 will also mark the debut of the Green Challenge were the teams will be judged on their fuel consumption and overall environmental impact. Corsa hopes to make a good showing as part of the Green C

Two new manufacturers may join ALMS to participate in Green Challenge

The Detroit Grand Prix is back at the city's Belle Isle Park this Labor Day weekend and Saturday's activities will be dominated by the Detroit Sports Car Challenge. The Sports Car Challenge is the 9th race of the 2008 American Le Mans Series. We spoke to ALMS President Scott Atherton this morning about the series' green racing efforts. According to Atherton, the response to the Green Challenge that will debut at the Petit Le Mans at the beginning of October has been outstanding. The Peugeot 908s

ALMS Green Challenge to kick off in October

At the beginning of the year we brought you initial news of the planned Green Challenge being implemented by the organizers of the American Le Mans Series. The announcement was made at the Detroit Motor Show, however details of how the initiative – co-sponsored by the Energy Department, the EPA and SAE International – would play out were sti

Slate's Green Challenge: can you manage a 5,000-lb diet?

They say we Americans love a good challenge, so in the face of global warming Slate collaborated with Treehugger to come up with the Slate Green Challenge. The idea is that you take a short quiz which determines your annual carbon footprint and then for the next eight weeks, the nation goes on a carbon diet with the end goal of reducing carbon emissions from individuals by 20 percent. The average for a U.S. citizen is 44,312 lbs.