Stock Up on ALMS Memorabilia Before it’s too Late

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Stock Up on ALMS Memorabilia Before it’s too Late
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The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) is fading into the sunset after a decade and a half of high-octane competition. Starting next year it will cease to exist as it does today; it’s merging with the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series. But it’s not too late to stock up commemorative ALMS memorabilia. Continue Reading...

United SportsCar Racing Announces Five Classes For New Series

United SportsCar Racing Announces Five Classes For New Series
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Along with a new name being announced today for the merged Grand-Am/ALMS series, sanctioning body IMSA has announced that a total of five classes will form the makeup of the racing organization. Continue Reading...

United SportsCar Racing: The Official Name of Merged ALMS, Grand-Am Series

United SportsCar Racing: The Official Name of Merged ALMS, Grand-Am Series
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The American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am have decided on a name for their newly-merged series, United SportsCar Racing, and will become official when the two organizations begin racing together in 2014. Continue Reading...

BMW Z4 GTE ALMS Race Car Previewed in Stunning New Video

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With the recent debut of the Z4 GTE race car, a replacement for the M3 GT in the American Le Mans Series, BMW is now showcasing the new model in a stunning video. Continue Reading...

BMW Z4 GTE ALMS Racer Revealed

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BMW has revealed its Z4 GTE race car that will compete in the 2013 ALMS season, replacing the BMW M3 GT car that is retiring from competition. Continue Reading...

ALMS and Grand-Am Work with ACO to Ensure Series Success

ALMS and Grand-Am Work with ACO to Ensure Series Success
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One of the main concerns with the recent American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and Grand-Am merger was the involvement and relationship with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), which is the organizing entity behind the 24 Hours of Le Mans. That can be put to rest however, as the organizations met with one another to… Continue Reading...

ALMS, Grand-Am to Merge for 2014 Season

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ALMS, Grand-Am to Merge for 2014 Season
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The biggest news in motorsports this weekend is not the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix or NASCAR, but reports that the American Le Mans Series and the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series will merge shortly, combining both series under a single race banner.  Continue Reading...

SRT Viper GTS-R Hits the Track – Video

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When the SRT Viper debuted, automotive enthusiasts worldwide had huge smiles on their faces. But when the SRT Viper GTS-R debuted alongside the production model, racing enthusiasts worldwide had to pick their jaws up off the floor. Continue Reading...

First Production Caterham SP/300.R Delivered to the U.S. – Videos

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Dyson Racing, reigning American Le Mans Series (ALMS) LMP1 champion team, will take possession of the first production Caterham SP/300.R over a year after it was revealed in partnership with Lola Racing. Final assembly of the SP/300.R will take place at Dyson Racing’s facility in New York, where they are also the official U.S. distributor… Continue Reading...

SRT Auctions First Viper To Benefit Pediatric Cancer Foundation

SRT Auctions First Viper To Benefit Pediatric Cancer Foundation
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The all-new 2013 SRT Viper is without a doubt the star of this year’s New York Auto Show. Boasting big numbers, the Viper’s enormous 8.4-liter V10 engine produces 640-hp. Plus, SRT has announced a factory-backed return of the Viper to the American Le Mans Series and international endurance racing. But here comes the most important… Continue Reading...

Audi R18 TDI to Make U.S. Debut at Petit Le Mans Race at Road Atlanta

Audi R18 TDI to Make U.S. Debut at Petit Le Mans Race at Road Atlanta
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Audi‘s LMP team is coming back to the United States, debuting the R18 TDI in American soil for the first time and challenging for victory at the Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta. Earlier this year, the Audi R18 TDI already won at the 24 hours of Le Mans in dramatic style, so the… Continue Reading...

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid Crosses Finish Line First, But Doesn’t Win at Laguna Seca ALMS Race

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid Crosses Finish Line First, But Doesn’t Win at Laguna Seca ALMS Race
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Porsche‘s updated GT3 R Hybrid made its North American debut this weekend at the American Le Mans Series race at Laguna Seca and the folks at Porsche couldn’t be happier. Well, that’s not exactly true. They’d be a lot happier if the car had been racing for points. Driven by Porsche works drivers Romain Dumas… Continue Reading...

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid to Race at Laguna Seca

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid to Race at Laguna Seca
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Porsche is about to unleash a very different type of hybrid on the residents of California, announcing plans to have the GT3 R Hybrid race car take part in the American Le Mans Series race at Laguna Seca on September 17th. The race car won’t be eligible to race for points, as the ALMS governing… Continue Reading...

ALMS Looking to Electric, Natural Gas Cars in the Future

ALMS Looking to Electric, Natural Gas Cars in the Future
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Auto racing and environmental consciousness normally do not mix, however, the American LeMans Series has been working on changing that, and hopes to improve on its already green track record. This is the only race series around the world in which four different types of fuels are being used, namely E10, E85, diesel and isobutanol…. Continue Reading...

American Le Mans Announces SCCA As Grassroots Motorsports Partner

American Le Mans Announces SCCA As Grassroots Motorsports Partner
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In a merger that seems obvious from the get-go, American Le Mans has named the Sports Car Club of America its Official Grassroots Motorsports Partner. No, not Grassroots Motorsports, the required summer reading of any Miata or E30 owner—grassroots motorsports, as in an attempt for American Le Mans to reach out to those not blessed… Continue Reading...

Peugeot Tops Podium in Sebring Qualifying, Ferrari Takes GT Class Pole

Peugeot Tops Podium in Sebring Qualifying, Ferrari Takes GT Class Pole
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It may be one of America’s most storied races, but the car sitting on the pole for tomorrow’s 59th running of the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring isn’t even from a manufacturer that sells cars here. Topping the Audis in qualifying was Anthony Davidson in the Peugeot 908 with a 1:46.571 lap time. Davidson… Continue Reading...

Honda Performance Development Unveils ALMS Racer Car, Acura Branding Dropped

Honda Performance Development Unveils ALMS Racer Car, Acura Branding Dropped
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Highcroft Racing has dominated the LMP2 class of the American Le Mans Series for the past 4 years, but the program didn’t seem to be doing much to promote the Acura brand. In light of that, the car will now be branded as a Honda Performance Development car, a move that signals both a positive… Continue Reading...

West Racing Lamborghini Gallardo LP560 Racecar Revealed for 2011 ALMS Season

West Racing Lamborghini Gallardo LP560 Racecar Revealed for 2011 ALMS Season
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West Racing Team announced last October that it would field a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560 race car in the American Le Mans Series, marking the return of the Italian brand to ALMS since a dismal performance back in 2004 with a Murcielago R-GT. After much anticipation and with the season nearing its start, West Racing has… Continue Reading...
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