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The Mobil 1 Presents Grand Prix of Mosport was the eighth round of the 2008 American Le Mans Series season. It took place at Mosport International Raceway, Ontario, Canada on August 24, 2008.[1] Temperatures had reached a maximum of 27.1 °C (80.8 °F); with wind speeds of up to 9.9 kilometres per hour (6.2 mph) not unheard of throughout the day.[2]

Race resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[3]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tire Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 2   Audi Sport North America   Marco Werner
  Lucas Luhr
Audi R10 TDI M 127
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
2 LMP1 1   Audi Sport North America   Emanuele Pirro
  Rinaldo Capello
Audi R10 TDI M 127
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
3 LMP2 9   Patrón Highcroft Racing   Scott Sharp
  David Brabham
Acura ARX-01B M 127
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
4 LMP2 15   Lowe's Fernández Racing   Adrian Fernández
  Luis Díaz
Acura ARX-01B M 127
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
5 LMP2 6   Penske Racing   Patrick Long
  Sascha Maassen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 127
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
6 LMP2 26   Andretti Green Racing   Franck Montagny
  James Rossiter
Acura ARX-01B M 127
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
7
DNF
LMP2 66   de Ferran Motorsports   Gil de Ferran
  Simon Pagenaud
Acura ARX-01B M 126
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
8
DNF
LMP2 7   Penske Racing   Timo Bernhard
  Romain Dumas
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 126
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
9 LMP2 16   Dyson Racing   Chris Dyson
  Guy Smith
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 125
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
10 LMP2 20   Dyson Racing   Butch Leitzinger
  Marino Franchitti
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 125
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
11 LMP2 8   B-K Motorsports   Gerardo Bonilla
  Ben Devlin
Lola B07/46 D 121
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
(E85 ethanol)
12 GT1 3   Corvette Racing   Johnny O'Connell
  Jan Magnussen
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 117
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
13 GT1 4   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 117
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
14 GT1 008   Bell Motorsports   Terry Borcheller
  Chapman Ducote
Aston Martin DBR9 D 115
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
15 GT2 62   Risi Competizione   Jaime Melo
  Mika Salo
Ferrari F430GT M 113
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
16 GT2 87   Farnbacher-Loles Motorsports   Pierre Kaffer
  Dirk Werner
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 113
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
17 GT2 45   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Jörg Bergmeister
  Wolf Henzler
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 113
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
18 GT2 71   Tafel Racing   Dominik Farnbacher
  Dirk Müller
Ferrari F430GT M 113
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
19 GT2 21   Panoz Team PTG   Tommy Milner
  Tom Sutherland
  Bryan Sellers
Panoz Esperante GT-LM D 112
Ford (Élan) 5.0 L V8
20 GT2 73   Tafel Racing   Jim Tafel
  Alex Figge
Ferrari F430GT M 111
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
21 GT2 44   Flying Lizard Motorsports 44   Lonnie Pechnik
  Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 111
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
22 GT2 007   Drayson-Barwell   Paul Drayson
  Jonny Cocker
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 D 109
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
23 GT2 46   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Johannes van Overbeek
  Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 105
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
24 GT2 11   Primetime Race Group   Joel Feinberg
  Chris Hall
Dodge Viper Competition Coupe H 105
Dodge 8.3 L V10
25
DNF
LMP1 37   Intersport Racing   Jon Field
  Clint Field
  Richard Berry
Lola B06/10 D 86
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
(E85 ethanol)
26
DNF
LMP1 30   Intersport Racing   Ryan Lewis
  John Faulkner
Lola B06/10 K 64
AER P32C 3.6 L Turbo V8
27
DNF
LMP1 12   Autocon Motorsports   Chris McMurry
  Tony Burgess
Creation CA07 D 42
Judd GV5 5.0 L V10
28
DNF
GT2 18   VICI Racing   Nicky Pastorelli
  Francesco Pastorelli
  Marc Basseng
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR K 29
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
DNS GT2 40   Robertson Racing   David Robertson
  Andrea Robertson
  David Murry
Ford GT-R Mk.VII D -
Ford 5.0 L V8
ALMS FINAL RACE REPORT[4]

† - The #71 Tafel Racing entry was penalized after the race for making repeated contact with the #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports entry. 30 seconds was added to the #71's time, losing it one position in the final standings.[5]

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #2 Audi Sport North America - 1:04.094[6]
  • Fastest Lap - #2 Audi Sport North America - 1:05.823[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ American Le Mans Series 2008 Season Yearbook. Odessa, Florida: TPP Publishing Inc. 2009. pp. 105–114. ISBN 978-0-9815390-1-0.
  2. ^ Weather information for the 2008 Grand Prix of Mosport at The Old Farmers' Almanac
  3. ^ a b "ALMS Provisional Race Report" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2008-08-24. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-18. Retrieved 2008-08-24.
  4. ^ "ALMS Final Race Report" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 24 August 2008. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Tafel Racing finally classified 4th at Mosport". Planet Le Mans. 2008-08-25. Archived from the original on 18 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-25.
  6. ^ "ALMS Qualifying Report" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2008-08-23. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-18. Retrieved 2008-08-24.

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