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Brabham Grabs Pole at Long Beach
Friday, 17 Apr, 2009 – 21:04 | Comments Off
Brabham Grabs Pole at Long Beach

Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent  
LONG BEACH, Calif. – David Brabham found the tire wall last year at Long Beach in qualifying and this year found himself on the pole when Gil de Ferran spun and hit the barriers to end the duel between the two Acura ARX-02a drivers. The Highcroft Racing Acura will start on [...]

Acura On Target In Long Beach Practice
Thursday, 16 Apr, 2009 – 22:45 | Comments Off

Long Beach, Calif.  – Opening practice for Saturday afternoon’s Tequila Patron American Le Mans Series race was an all-Acura affair, with two LMP1 Acuras and an LMP2 Acura rounding out the top three on the 1.96-mile, 11-turn Long Beach Grand Prix street circuit.
Fresh off an impressive 1-2 finish two weeks ago at St. Petersburg, [...]

Acura Captures ALMS Victory In St. Pete
Saturday, 4 Apr, 2009 – 17:30 | Comments Off
Acura Captures ALMS Victory In St. Pete

 By Jonathan Ingram
Special to RacinToday .com
St. Petersburg, Fla. – One of the new Acura ARX-02a’s faltered, but Highcroft Racing brought the Japanese manufacturer its first victory in the LMP1 category of the American Le Mans Series at St. Petersburg.
 The winners survived a slow opening when Scott Sharp hit the curbs on the fifth lap and fell [...]

New Audi, Same Story at Sebring
Sunday, 22 Mar, 2009 – 17:21 | One Comment
New Audi, Same Story at Sebring

The 2009 Audi looked different from the 2008 edition, but it didn’t perform any differently. It wound up in victory lane on race day.
Audi, the dominant car in the American Le Mans Series the last several seasons, started off the season by winning the 12-hour race at Sebring last Saturday.
This year’s Audi [...]

ECR Engine Gets Victory
Thursday, 19 Mar, 2009 – 11:31 | Comments Off

An engine built by Earnhardt-Childress Racing got is first victory in a series other than NASCAR on March 8 when it won in the GT1 field of the 31st annual Tom Nehl National hosted by the Sports Car Club of America’s Buccaneer Region at Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, Ga.
Terry Giles drove the victorious ECR-powered [...]