ALMS
Oct 16

SportsCars: 2013 Petit Le Mans PC Preview

SportsCars: 2013 Petit Le Mans PC Preview

The 2013 edition of Petit Le Mans is ready to roll. (Photo: John Dagys)

The 15th and final season of the American Le Mans Series draws to a close this weekend at Road Atlanta for the annual Petit Le Mans. FOX Sports’ SPEED Blog continues its team-by-team preview with analysis of the Prototype Challenge contenders for the 1,000-mile/10-hour enduro.

TV Schedule (Saturday, Oct. 19):
11 a.m. – Noon ET on FOX Sports 2
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1
8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2

Oct 15

SportsCars: Edwards To Be Honored At Petit Le Mans

SportsCars: Sean Edwards To Be Honored At Petit Le Mans

Driver Sean Edwards died in an accident on Tuesday in Australia. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequil Patrón will honor the memory of driver Sean Edwards at the season-ending Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta on Oct. 19. Edwards, 26, died Tuesday in an accident during a private driving training session at Queensland Raceway in Australia.

In tribute to Edwards’ memory, a memorial decal has been created for all cars competing in the ALMS season finale. The decal design was created from an illustration of Edwards’ helmet by renowned motorsports artist Andy Blackmore.

Oct 15

SportsCars: ALMS Driver Sean Edwards Killed In Crash

SportsCars: ALMS Driver Sean Edwards Killed In Crash

Britain’s Sean Edwards was considered to have been one of the best single-make Porsche drivers in the world. (Photo: Courtesy of Porsche)

British driver Sean Edwards was killed Tuesday in a private testing accident in Queensland Raceway in Australia.

The 26-year-old, who was contesting the American Le Mans Series, Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup and Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland this year, sustained fatal injuries while in the passenger seat of a Porsche 996 race car during a driving instruction.

Oct 14

SportsCars: Watch The 2013 Petit Le Mans Video Preview

Team Falken Tire’s Bryan Sellers, CORE Autosport’s Colin Braun, Alex Job Racing’s Cooper MacNeil, Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen, and Level 5 Motorsports’ Guy Cosmo discuss what it means to race in the final ALMS race.

The next and final American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron sports car racing event will be the Petit Le Mans presented by Mazda from Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia on Saturday, October 19th. Qualifying coverage Friday, October 18th starting at 1:50 PM eastern. Watch the live television broadcasts on Saturday, October 19th.

Live TV coverage schedule for Petit Le Mans:
11:00 AM – Noon ET on Fox Sports 2
2:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET on Fox Sports 2
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET on Fox Sports 1
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET on Fox Sports 2

Oct 5

ALMS: Level 5 Takes P2 Win, Clinches Title At VIR

Ryan Briscoe drives the No. 551 Level 5 Motorsport entry to victory in Saturday's race at VIR. (Photo: John Dagys)

Ryan Briscoe in the No. 551 Level 5 Motorsports entry leads the P2 field in Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR. (Photo: John Dagys)

Level 5 Motorsports locked up its third consecutive P2 teams’ championship Saturday with a dominant run in Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.

Ryan Briscoe took the No. 551 HPD ARX-03b to a 13.464-second win over the No. 01 Extreme Speed Motorsports entry of Scott Sharp, who finished in second.

The two similarly prepared cars enjoyed an early race battle, in the hands of Scott Tucker and Anthony Lazzaro, with the Level 5 team owner losing the lead to the ESM entry just past the 40-minute mark.