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2006 American Le Mans at Mid-Ohio

The 2006 American Le Mans at Mid-Ohio was the third race for the 2006 American Le Mans Series season at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. It took place on May 21, 2006.

This was the first time since the 2003 Grand Prix of Sonoma that the smaller Le Mans Prototype class was able to win the race overall, with both LMP2 class Penske Porsches finishing ahead of the LMP1 Audi R8.

Official resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP2 7   Penske Racing   Timo Bernhard
  Romain Dumas
Porsche RS Spyder M 119
Porsche MR6 3.4L V8
2 LMP2 6   Penske Racing   Sascha Maassen
  Lucas Luhr
Porsche RS Spyder M 119
Porsche MR6 3.4L V8
3 LMP1 2   Audi Sport North America   Rinaldo Capello
  Allan McNish
Audi R8 M 119
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
4 LMP2 37   Intersport Racing   Clint Field
  Liz Halliday
Lola B05/40 G 116
AER P07 2.0L Turbo I4
5 LMP1 16   Dyson Racing   Butch Leitzinger
  James Weaver
Lola B06/10 M 116
AER P32T 3.6L Turbo V8
6 GT1 4   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 116
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
7 GT1 3   Corvette Racing   Ron Fellows
  Johnny O'Connell
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 116
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
8 GT1 007   Aston Martin Racing   Darren Turner
  Tomáš Enge
Aston Martin DBR9 P 115
Aston Martin 6.0L V12
9 GT1 009   Aston Martin Racing   Stéphane Sarrazin
  Pedro Lamy
Aston Martin DBR9 P 115
Aston Martin 6.0L V12
10 LMP2 8   B-K Motorsports   Guy Cosmo
  James Bach
Courage C65 G 112
Mazda R20B 2.0L 3-rotor
11 GT2 45   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Wolf Henzler
  Johannes van Overbeek
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 111
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
12 LMP1 12   Autocon Motorsports   Chris McMurry
  Mike Lewis
MG-Lola EX257 D 111
AER P07 2.0L Turbo I4
13 GT2 50   Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz   David Brabham
  Scott Maxwell
Panoz Esperante GT-LM P 110
Ford (Elan) 5.0L V8
14 GT2 44   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Seth Neiman
  Darren Law
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 109
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
15 GT2 21   BMW Team PTG   Bill Auberlen
  Joey Hand
BMW M3 Y 109
BMW 3.2L I6
16 GT2 22   BMW Team PTG   Justin Marks
  Bryan Sellers
BMW M3 Y 107
BMW 3.2L I6
17 GT2 62   Risi Competizione   Jaime Melo
  Mika Salo
Ferrari F430GT M 105
Ferrari 4.0L V8
18 LMP2 19   Van der Steur Racing   Gunnar van der Steur
  Ben Devlin
Lola B2K/40 D 104
AER (Nissan) 3.0L V6
19 GT2 31   Petersen Motorsports
  White Lightning Racing
  Patrick Long
  Jörg Bergmeister
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 93
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
20
DNF
GT2 51   Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz   Gunnar Jeannette
  Tommy Milner
Panoz Esperante GT-LM P 57
Ford (Elan) 5.0L V8
21
DNF
LMP1 20   Dyson Racing   Chris Dyson
  Guy Smith
Lola B06/10 M 3
AER P32T 3.6L Turbo V8
22
DNF
GT2 23   Alex Job Racing   Mike Rockenfeller
  Klaus Graf
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 0
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #6 Penske Racing - 1:12.815
  • Fastest Lap - #6 Penske Racing - 1:13.774
  • Distance - 269.993 miles (434.512 km)
  • Average Speed - 97.974 mph (157.674 km/h)

External linksEdit

"Official Results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-11-10. (43.4 KiB)


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2006 New England Grand Prix