|BMW Team RLL Finishes 5Th And 6Th At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park; Müller Retains Gt Drivers Points Lead|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 21, 2013 . . . BMW Team RLL did all it could today at the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix, at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, but ultimately ended the 2.45-hour race fifth and sixth in the GT class.
Both Z4 GTE race cars held the lead during the mistake free race. Maxime Martin set the fastest lap of the race (1:15.907 minutes, L102) in the closing minutes of the contest. Unfortunately, the top speed deficit of the BMWs to the Co...[Read more...]|
|ROOKIE F1 ACE ESTEBAN GUTIÉRREZ TO DEBUT VUHL 05 AT 2013 GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED|
|It was announced today that the 21-year old rookie F1 driver, Esteban Gutiérrez, will play a key role in the global launch of the exciting VŪHL 05 trackday supercar at next month's Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 11-14).
An example of the yet-to-be-seen 05 will be displayed on Stand 12, while a second car will carry out demonstration runs on the course each day as a member of the 'First Glance' class. Gutiérrez will be a welcome addition to the VŪHL team throughout Sunday July 14 and take th...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE ON FRONT ROW IN ALMS GT QUALIFYING FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE EVENT|
|New Long/Core Porsche and Sellers/Team Falken Tire Porsche 2nd and 3rd
Monterey, Calif. - Patrick Long (USA) took the new CORE autosport team Porsche 911 GT3 RSR onto the front row of the grid in qualifying for tomorrow's American Le Mans Series race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Long, who will share the Porsche with British driver Tom Kimber-Smith, finished less than a tenth of a second off the time of the pole-sitting Ferrari, was enthusiastic as he spoke about the effort of the whole ...[Read more...]|
|2013 SEASON STARTS WITH SEBRING WINTER TEST|
|ALMS cars on-track Feb. 7-8
The countdown to the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida is less than 70 days, but the start of the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón is much sooner than that.
The annual Sebring Winter Test is scheduled for Feb. 5-8 at Sebring International Raceway. ALMS cars are on-track on Feb. 7-8 with IMSA's three development series – Cooper Tire Prototype Lites powered by Mazda, IMSA GT3 Challenge by Yokohama and...[Read more...]|
|Chevrolet Ranks as Top Performance Brand in U.S.|
|Corvette and Camaro accounted for one in three sports car sales in 2011
Chevrolet is America's favorite performance brand, with Camaro and Corvette accounting for one out of every three sports cars sold in the United States in 2011.
Chevrolet accounted for 37 percent of the sports-car segment last year, selling 88,249 Camaros, which surpassed its nearest competitor, the Ford Mustang, by more than 18,000 units. That lead is expected to increase when the new Camaro ZL1 goes on sale t...[Read more...]|