American Le Mans Series
Sep 20

Rain Doesn’t Slow Luhr, Franchitti In ALMS Qualifying At COTA

Lucas Luhr celebrates winning the pole in P1 qualifying at Circuit of The Americas. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

celebrates winning the pole in qualifying at . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Lucas Luhr captured his 22nd pole in P1 qualifying, running a lap of two minutes, 7.851 seconds (95.736 mph) in the No. 6 Pickett Racing Muscle Milk HPD ARX-03c. He and co-driver Klaus Graf – who have already wrapped up the P1 championship – will be seeking their sixth consecutive victory in Saturday’s two-hour, 45-minute race.

Luhr was joined by Marino Franchitti and Renger van der Zande in winning pole positions for the prototype classes for the race, Round 7 of 10 on the 2013 schedule.

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Sep 16

Le Mans: The Legend Is In Town

Le Mans:  The Legend Is In Town

Le Mans: The Legend Is In Town (Photo: Courtesy of FIA WEC)

This weekend on the 20-22 September the world of endurance racing comes to Texas as the and the will stage a Super Endurance Weekend at the .  A number of pre event activities are on offer for the people of Austin to enjoy as the clock counts down to the weekend of racing action.

One date that all fans of motor racing and classic movies should put in their diary is Thursday 19 September at The Long Centre for the Performing Arts from 7pm.

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Sep 5

DeltaWing Coupe Tests Successfully, Preps For Austin Debut

DeltaWing Coupe Successful Two-Day Test, Prepares For Austin Debut

(Photo: Courtesy of Racing Cars)

The revolutionary DeltaWing coupe saw its first on-track action Tuesday and Wednesday in a successful initial shakedown at .

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Aug 12

Questions, Concerns Remain Over DP/P2 Integration

USCR- Questions, Concerns Remain Over DP:P2 Integration

Photo Credit: Brian Cleary

With less than six months to go until the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona, and just 10 weeks before the final champions are crowned in and the , some key details surrounding next year’s United SportsCar Racing series have yet to be finalized.

Many prototype team owners in the paddock last weekend at Road America, site of the historic first, and only, combined event between both series, have voiced concerns over the timeframe for the release of the and technical regulations and the general lack of details surrounding likely changes to their equipment for next year.

“We have no idea. Nobody has any answers; nobody is asking [us] anything. So I don’t know how we will be going testing at all, at this point. We don’t know anything,” longtime Daytona Prototype team owner Wayne Taylor told SPEED.com.

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