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Modspace American Le Mans Monterey Presented Patron

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Friday Qualifying Results

ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, presented by Patron

SEPTEMBER 16, 2011

1. Chris Dyson, Pleasant Valley, New York (US); Guy Smith, Bracken, Yorkshire, UK; Jay Cochran, Palm Beach, Fla.; Lola B09 86/Mazda (LMP1), 1:13.927, 99.341
2. Steven Kane, Newtownards, Northern Ireland; Humaid Al Masaood, Abu Dhabi, UAE; Butch Leitzinger, Rebersburg, Pa.; Lola B09/86 Mazda (LMP1), 1:14.621, 98.417
3. Adrian Fernandez, Paradise Valley, Ariz.; Harold Primat, Switzerland, Stefan Mucke, Germany; AMR/Lola Coupe B09 60 Aston (LMP1), 1:14.827, 98.146

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Unlimited Racing Championship Series Launched

As ‘Heritage Series’ for American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón

SEPTEMBER 16, 2011

The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) today announced its association with the Unlimited Racing Championship (URC) as the new “Heritage Series” for the 2012 season and beyond. The URC will feature identically built NuArt CanAm cars reminiscent of the “glory days” of the Canadian-American Challenge Cup (Can-Am) from the 1960-70s.

Today’s announcement was made on the first practice day of the ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, presented by Patron, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Chasing a Championship: Coming down to the wire

Driver, team and manufacturer titles all in play in Monterey

SEPTEMBER 14, 2011

The championship chases in four classes of the American Le Mans Series are beginning to come more into focus. There are 55 points available to winners in the final two rounds – 25 points at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and 30 at Road Atlanta’s Petit Le Mans. Heading into this weekend’s ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón, here is how things stand…

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Fireworks Salute the Return of American Le Mans to Monterey

Plenty of Fan Interaction and Family Friendly Activities Fill Race Weekend

SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

The American Le Mans Series returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, Presented by Patrón, bringing with it plenty of entertaining and interactive fan activities.

The American Le Mans Series features multiple classes of high-tech sports cars competing together in each race – a dynamic which offers constant passing and on-track battles throughout. The six hour endurance race on Saturday September 17 takes competitors from daylight, to dusk and into the darkness, pushing drivers’ and crews’ mental and physical abilities.

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Update: Race Weekend Entry Lists

SEPTEMBER 12, 2011

Revised entry lists are now available for the ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, presented by Patron and the Cadillac Sports Car Grand Prix, presented by Grassroots Motorsports.

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Countdown Begins for ALMS to Race into the Darkness

SEPTEMBER 10, 2011

We’re only days away before some of the world’s premier athlete drivers arrive into Monterey for the six hour endurance race – the ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, presented by Patron. As the season winds down, the race for overall top honors remains strong. This is Round eight of a nine race season.

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Driver Spotlight: Bryan Sellers – Six Hours of Racing, a Lifetime of Drive

SEPTEMBER 9, 2011

The smile he so easily wears belies the competitive spirit of Bryan Sellers. Below the surface of the Braselton, GA-driver simmers a passion forged through a lifetime of racing. Once the trademark orange and black helmet goes on and the once easily approachable driver slides behind the wheel of the No. 17 Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, one of sports car racing’s true “nice guys” makes the switch to one of its fiercest competitors. He is a Dr. Jekyll in the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca paddock and a Mr. Hyde on the track.

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Andy Wallace Joins CORE autosport for ALMS Race

SEPTEMBER 8, 2011

ALMS Le Mans Prototype Challenge class championship leaders
CORE autosport has secured sportscar veteran and former 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Andy Wallace for the next round of American Le Mans Series competition at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Wallace will join team owner Jon Bennett and young driver Frankie Montecalvo aboard the #05 Bayshore Recycling / Composite Resources ORECA FLM09 at the six-hour ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patron on Saturday, September 17.

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Entry List

2011 ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón

SEPTEMBER 6, 2011

Click HERE to download the entry list.

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Anatomy of an ALMS Pit Stop

American Le Mans Series 101

SEPTEMBER 2, 2011

Every second in the pits is time lost on the race track . . . teamwork counts.
Pit stops in the ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, presented by Patrón play a significant role in the race’s outcome. There are very specific rules and a unique style to pit stops, practices that trace back in the history of Le Mans-style racing. Two pit stops are typically made during sprint races (2:45). In longer races, such as the one at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, race cars will usually pit about every 50-60 minutes.

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Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid to start on the Monterey Peninsula

AUGUST 5, 2011

Porsche Motorsport of Stuttgart, Germany, today announced that its ground-breaking Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Version 2.0 will make its racing debut on the West Coast on September 17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Schedule Released for ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey Presented by Patron

JUNE 22, 2011

Grueling Six Hour Endurance Race Puts Drivers to the Test

It’s another six hours into the darkness at famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca when the American Le Mans Series returns for the ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, Presented by Patrón September 16-18.

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ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey

Presented by Patrón

The high-tech world of endurance sports cars visits Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the form of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS).  Highlighting cars that compete in the legendary 24 Heures du Mans, high-speed, high-tech race cars from Mazda, Accura, and Aston Martin vie for the event title over a gruelling six-hour race that tests man and machine.  Throughout the race weekend fans are treated to autograph sessions, tech talks, and the ever-popular pre-race grid walk.  Although the stars of the ALMS series take center stage, other on-track action includes races for the Porsche GT3 Cup, World Challenge, Protoptype Lites, and the Star Mazda open-wheel series.

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ModSpace Becomes Official Modular Office Supplier of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Commitment Complements ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, presented by Patrón Sponsorship

MAY 13, 2011

The partnership between Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and ModSpace, a leading provider of modular buildings and portable storage, strengthened today with naming ModSpace the facility’s Official Modular Office Supplier. Last month ModSpace became title sponsor of the American Le Mans Series race – now named ModSpace American Le Mans Monterey, presented by Patrón. The six-hour race into darkness will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17 and is the highlight of the Sept. 16-18 race weekend.

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Event Press Releases

MARCH 15, 2011

Event press releases soon to come.