The Racers Group and Yaer Productions teamed up for a wicked nice piece following up on their 2011 season. The final race of the ALMS season was held at Road Atlanta, which you may know as the Petit Le Mans. It just a simple 10 hour race. We were there and it was spectacular. TRG came up short in both the driver and team championships. Continue reading ‘The Racers Group 2011 Finale’
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Joerg Bergmeister brought the No. 45 Flying Lizard Porsche home to a second place finish at the 1000-mile Petit Le Mans today, edging out the No. 55 BMW with a late-race pass. In the No. 44, Marco Holzer crossed the finish line eighth in GT. The No. 51 AF Corse Ferrari won in GT. Gallery after the jump! Continue reading ‘Flying Lizard 2nd and 8th at Petit Le Mans 2011′
For the 1,000-mile Petit Le Mans, the final round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron brought a fifth place position in GT class for Team Falken and 4th in the final results for the GT Team Championship, and 5th place in the GT Drivers’ Championship. With two wins plus four top five finishes out of nine races this year, the Derrick Walker-led team proved it was one to contend with throughout the season. Gallery after the jump! Continue reading ‘Falken Tire Porsche delivers strong effort at Petit Le Mans’
The 2011 American Le Mans Series season comes to a close this weekend at the 14th Annual Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. The ALMS flagship race gets the green flag on Saturday, October 1 at 11:30 am ET; the race runs a maximum of 1000 miles or 10 hours. In the No. 45 Flying Lizard Porsche Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick Long who will be joined by Patrick Pilet, also a Porsche factory driver. Pilet fills in for scheduled guest driver Marc Lieb, who due to last minute travel issues cannot participate. In the No. 44, Darren Law, Seth Neiman, and Marco Holzer will team up. The trio last raced together at Sebring in March; Law and Holzer have traded off driving duties with Neiman over the season. Continue reading ‘Flying Lizard Motorsports 5th in Petit Le Mans GT Qualifying’
With the week of swapping top times during practice, Peugeot ended on top after todays qualifying session from Road Atlanta. The prototypes set out around 3:30pm to tackle the 2.54-mile loop.
Anthony Davidson stormed a 1:07.428 in the no7 Peugeot 908 to take top honors for the second consecutive time at Petit Le Mans. Gallery after the jump! Continue reading ‘Peugeot qualifies on top for the 14th running of Petit Le Mans’
This Friday, September 30, APR Motorsport will be adding a new chapter to their race portfolio by making their debut appearance in the Pirelli World Challenge series in the Cadillac Road Atlanta Grand Prix.
Hopes are high for the APR Motorsport team after driver Ian Baas set the fastest lap time of 1:31.345 (100.104 mph) in the APR Motorsport No. 56 Audi B8 S4 during the morning practice session. The anticipation of racing at APR’s home track filled with Audi race fans and enthusiasts coming out to support Team Joest is only fueling this momentum further. Continue reading ‘APR Motorsport debuts in the Pirelli World Challenge at Road Atlanta’
With a stacked field of 18 cars, the GT class could hold its own race and still end up incredible this Saturday at Petit Le Mans. Joerg Bergmeister was able to round out the top five during todays two hour testing session with a 1:20.446. Jaime Melo, in one of six Ferrari’s, landed on top with a 1:20.102. Continue reading ‘Top Porsche 5th in Wednesdays GT test from Petit Le Mans’
Andy Blackmore has done it again. With a huge entry for the 2011 Petit Le Mans, he had his work cut out and pulled of a great Spotter Guide for this years race! Continue reading ‘2011 ALMS/ILMC Petit Le Mans Spotter Guide is live’