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2008 American Le Mans Series at Long Beach

The 2008 Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach was the third round of the 2008 American Le Mans Series season. It took place on the streets of Long Beach, California on April 19, 2008.

Race resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[1]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tire Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 2   Audi Sport North America   Marco Werner
  Lucas Luhr
Audi R10 TDI M 71
Audi 5.5 L TDI V12
(turbodiesel)
2 LMP1 1   Audi Sport North America   Frank Biela
  Emanuele Pirro
Audi R10 TDI M 71
Audi 5.5 L TDI V12
(turbodiesel)
3 LMP2 9   Patrón Highcroft Racing   Scott Sharp
  David Brabham
Acura ARX-01B M 71
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
4 LMP2 7   Penske Racing   Timo Bernhard
  Romain Dumas
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 71
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
5 LMP2 6   Penske Racing   Patrick Long
  Sascha Maassen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 71
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
6 LMP2 26   Andretti Green Racing   Bryan Herta
  Christian Fittipaldi
Acura ARX-01B M 71
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
7 LMP2 20   Dyson Racing   Butch Leitzinger
  Marino Franchitti
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 71
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
8 LMP2 15   Lowe's Fernández Racing   Adrian Fernández
  Luis Diaz
Acura ARX-01B M 71
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
9 LMP2 16   Dyson Racing   Chris Dyson
  Guy Smith
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 71
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
10 LMP2 8   B-K Motorsports   Gerardo Bonilla
  Ben Devlin
Lola B07/46 Y 70
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
(E85 ethanol)
11 GT1 3   Corvette Racing   Johnny O'Connell
  Jan Magnussen
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 70
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
12 GT1 4   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 70
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
13 GT2 71   Tafel Racing   Dominik Farnbacher
  Dirk Müller
Ferrari F430GT M 68
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
14 GT2 45   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Jörg Bergmeister
  Wolf Henzler
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 68
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
15 GT2 46   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Johannes van Overbeek
  Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 68
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
16 LMP1 12   Autocon Motorsports   Michael Lewis
  Chris McMurry
Creation CA07 D 67
Judd GV5 5.0 L V10
17 GT2 48   Corsa Motorsport   Gunnar Jeannette
  Johnny Mowlem
Ferrari F430GT D 67
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
18 GT2 87   Farnbacher-Loles Motorsports   Marc Basseng
  Alex Davison
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 66
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
19 GT2 61   Risi Competizione   Patrick Friesacher
  Harrison Brix
Ferrari F430GT M 66
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
20 GT2 44   Flying Lizard Motorsports 44   Darren Law
  Lonnie Pechnik
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 65
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
21 GT2 5   VICI Racing   Craig Stanton
  Nathan Swatzbaugh
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR K 65
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
22 GT2 62   Risi Competizione   Jaime Melo
  Mika Salo
Ferrari F430GT M 65
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
23 GT2 28   LG Motorsports   Lou Gigliotti
  Doug Peterson
Chevrolet Corvette C6 K 64
Chevrolet LS3 6.0 L V8
24 GT2 007   Drayson-Barwell   Paul Drayson
  Jonny Cocker
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 D 64
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
25 GT2 40   Robertson Racing   David Robertson
  David Murry
Ford GT-R Mk.VII D 63
Ford 5.0 L V8
26 LMP1 37   Intersport Racing   Jon Field
  Clint Field
Lola B06/10 D 62
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
(E85 ethanol)
27
DNF
GT2 21   Panoz Team PTG   Tom Milner
  Tom Sutherland
Panoz Esperante GT-LM Y 51
Ford (Élan) 5.0 L V8
28
DNF
GT2 11   Primetime Race Group   Joel Feinberg
  Chris Hall
Dodge Viper Competition Coupe M 2
Dodge 8.3 L V10

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #7 Penske Racing - 1:11.330[2]
  • Fastest Lap - #6 Penske Racing - 1:12.383[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ALMS Provisional Race Report" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 19 April 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 February 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2008.
  2. ^ "ALMS Qualifying Report" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 18 April 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 February 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2008.


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