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

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

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

The Future Of American Road Racing is Here, Sort Of.

The unofficial first race of the United SportsCar Racing Series (USCR) is taking place this weekend at Road America. Except, it's not a race. It is largely an open test weekend, with two individual series' racing both today and tomorrow. The GRAND-AM Road Racing Series (GA) and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) are… » 8/10/13 1:42pm 8/10/13 1:42pm