Meet The Dodge Viper Track Car That Can Trash Race Cars [UPDATE]

Virginia International Raceway, a racetrack in California Saskatchewan Nepal Virginia, it's definitely Virginia, invited everyone down last month to see if they could find the fastest private track car in all the land. And boy howdy did they ever, because one Viper GT3-R would've had pole in last year's ALMS race. » 8/13/14 9:36am 8/13/14 9:36am

How Not To Find Sponsorship: 25-Year Prison Bid For Ex-ALMS Team Owner

The latest "Bernie Madoff of sports car racing" met his fate in a Connecticut court on Wednesday, earning a 25-year sentence for embezzling millions of dollars through a variety of investment schemes to help fund his team, among other crimes. » 2/26/14 9:54pm 2/26/14 9:54pm

After A Long Sleep, The First Rumbles Of Racing Are Heard At Daytona

While everyone else freezes at home, Florida's gearing up for the upcoming racing season. This weekend marks the Roar Before The 24 at Daytona International Speedway. This is the first look at the new United SportsCar Racing series, and there's no reason to be nervous about it anymore. » 1/05/14 1:13pm 1/05/14 1:13pm

A Fitting ALMS Retrospective From Its Most Dominant Manufacturer

The American Le Mans Series is dead. With the American sports car merger, we now have one series to watch. But Porsche had some very fond memories of their utter domination of the series, and they felt it appropriate to share. » 12/12/13 10:20am 12/12/13 10:20am

This Comparison Shows How Sports Car Racing Has Been Equalized

Next year marks the end of the long war in American sports car racing, with- ALMS and Grand-Am finally coming together to give fans one series. It also means that the Grand-Am Daytona Prototypes and ALMS P2 cars needed to be equalized. Here's what that equalization looks like. » 11/25/13 2:20pm 11/25/13 2:20pm

What It Means To Have A Winning Race Team, From Someone Who Knows

The 2013 American Le Mans season (and the series itself) is over. Corvette Racing again swept the team, driver, and manufacturer championships. Is it all just about money, or is there some kind of secret sauce that makes a winning race team? » 11/02/13 3:00pm 11/02/13 3:00pm

Watch A Race Car Driver Celebrate A Win With A Kickass Music Video

Kyle Marcelli and his teammate Chris Cumming won the PC class at the ALMS race in Austin, TX last month. And instead of celebrating with a nice dinner, Marcelli decided to save a horse and ride a cowboy. Not literally. » 10/22/13 10:03am 10/22/13 10:03am

Scenes From The Last Ever American Le Mans Series Race

The curtain is dropping on the American Le Mans Series, but you can keep the memory alive as your desktop wallpaper with these awesome images from the 16th Petit Le Mans race last week. » 10/21/13 3:59pm 10/21/13 3:59pm

Farewell To The American Le Mans Series, We Will Miss Thee

This weekend brings us the last ever race of the American Le Mans Series, the premiere GT and Prototype race circuit in all of North America. It has been a wild and wonderful 16 years, and there is no way we could let it go without remembering it, if only for a minute. » 10/19/13 11:00am 10/19/13 11:00am

How An Amazing Racing Helmet Design Is Made

How are the very best racing helmets designed? This video on American Le Mans Corvette driver Tommy Milner's pretty fantastic lid gives a full explanation. » 10/17/13 8:59am 10/17/13 8:59am

All the cars at Petit Le Mans this weekend will carry this Andy Blackmore-designed decal to honor racer Sean Edwards, who died earlier today in a crash in Australia, the American Le Mans Series has announced. » 10/15/13 2:56pm 10/15/13 2:56pm

The World Endurance Championship Is A Sham Without A 12 Hour Race

The World Endurance Championship is now holding a six hour race in Austin at the Circuit of the Americas. This is good. They removed the 12 Hours of Sebring from their schedule. This is bad. The WEC has to have a 12 hour race. » 10/14/13 2:08pm 10/14/13 2:08pm

Take A Lap Around Virginia International Raceway In A 2014 Corvette

This weekend, the ALMS went over to VIR for one last time before the big series merger next year. Before the race, Corvette Racing's Tommy Milner took a lap in a 2014 Corvette Stingray. And yes, of course there are GoPros on the car. » 10/09/13 4:00pm 10/09/13 4:00pm

Watch This Insane Crash At Yesterday's ALMS Race In Virginia

Yesterday's American Le Mans Series race at Virginia International raceway was a good one, but an especially terrifying crash between Eduardo Cisneros and Marco Holzer resulted in this insane footage. Luckily, no one was hurt. » 10/06/13 2:45pm 10/06/13 2:45pm

Fire At ALMS Race Shows That Flames Are Still A Real Threat

Niki Lauda's accident at the Nurburgring was nearly 40 years ago, so it's easy to be lulled into a sense of complacency nowadays over the threat of fires in racing. Passive and active safety systems make flames seem like a small threat. This fire at today's ALMS race in Virginia show that the threat is very real. » 10/05/13 4:25pm 10/05/13 4:25pm

The SRT Viper Is A Very Quick Purse

Ever sit down in a giant leather handbag? No? Well, then you should find a new SRT Viper. It's exactly like riding around in a giant purse, only this one isn't covered in sunscreen and 944 offal and seems a bit more organized than my Kate Spade Bottomless Pit. » 10/04/13 2:03pm 10/04/13 2:03pm

Check Out These Awesome Photos Of ALMS And WEC In Austin

Sports car racing is a beautiful thing. And for the first time last weekend, Austin's fantastic Circuit of the Americas played host to both ALMS and WEC events. Our pal Ash Turner was there to capture some of the action. Check out his great shots below. » 9/26/13 12:39pm 9/26/13 12:39pm

Your Insanely Awesome Grand Prix Of Baltimore Gallery Is Here

IndyCar, Indy Lights and ALMS came to the streets of Baltimore this weekend, and they brought plenty of drama, crashes and air with them. » 9/03/13 6:30pm 9/03/13 6:30pm

American Le Mans Race In Baltimore Almost Finishes Before It Starts

The Baltimore Grand Prix of the American Le Mans Series is underway, though it's not off to a great beginning with eight cars being taken out before they even crossed the start. » 8/31/13 4:39pm 8/31/13 4:39pm