Thursday
Jun172010

Spirit of Le Mans Shines Through Drayson Racing Perseverance

LE MANS, FRANCE - To those who know Le Mans, they know the intangible “Spirit of Le Mans” that permeates the event. A special drive to succeed, to overcome any obstacle in pursuit of finishing the 24 hours. Drayson Racing personified “The Spirit of Le Mans” at this weekend’s 24 Heures du Mans. Despite a myriad of obstacles put in front of them, the team behind the No. 11 Drayson Racing Lola Coupé with Judd Power never wavered in its commitment to see the chequered flag at the conclusion of the 12-13 June classic. It was a determination rewarded by finishing as the sixth highest Le Mans Prototype One (LM P1) with the trio of drivers: Paul Drayson (London and Gloucestershire, UK), Jonny Cocker (Guisborough, Yorks, UK) and Emanuele Pirro (Rome).

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Jun172010

Corvette Racing's Le Mans Ends with No. 64 Corvette Retirement

Mechanical Problem Sidelines Gavin at 18 Hours

LE MANS, France, June 13, 2010 — Corvette Racing’s bid for its first GT2 title in the 24 Hours of Le Mans ended this morning at 9:42 a.m. when the No. 64 Corvette C6.R retired with an apparent engine problem. Driver Oliver Gavin nursed the car to a marshal’s station at Mulsanne corner, where it was pushed behind the barriers and officially retired.

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Jun172010

THE FAIRY TALE ENDS FOR RISI COMPETIZIONE AND KROHN

There was to be no repeat of the fairy tale finish experienced by Risi Competizione at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the last two years, as both cars were retired from the race by the 16th hour. It also brings to an end the wonderful run of six GT2 endurance victories enjoyed by the Houston-based privateer team since June 2008.

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Jun172010

JaguarRSR LE MANS 24 HOURS

Photo Credit: Rick DoleLe Mans, France - Le Mans marked Jaguar’s return to motorsport. This was the much anticipated fourth race for the RSR team. We would like to thank the ACO and have been delighted with the support we have had from the public and the media.

Click to read more ...

Friday
Feb052010

Alex Job Racing Returns to ALMS Competition for 2010 Season

Two Cars in new ALMS GTC at Sebring with strong driver lineup
Alex Job Racing (AJR) is coming back to the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) to compete in the full 2010 nine race GTC championship.  The team will field two 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars with a strong driver lineup.

 Prior to running in other forms of sports car racing, AJR held the distinction of running every ALMS race, except the Australian event in 2000.  “We are looking forward to returning to the ALMS series and running the full schedule,” Alex Job, team owner said.  “In the time that we were in the series we were very successful with the Porsche factory, as well as on our own.”

Click to read more ...