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MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge Heads to an Ideal Venue

The Monterey area surrounding the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is an ideal venue for America’s premier environmental motorsports competition, the MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge. Nestled in the foothills just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay, and surrounded by farms, vineyards and suburbs, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is a scenic and timely reminder of the needs for motorsports competitions that respect the...

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Bogey No More

Rail birds claim that there are horses for courses and it seems nearly every golfer, sports team, driver or team has a bogey course, track, stadium or arena – a place where things just don’t seem to click. Since Corvette Racing’s switch to the ALMS GT class, for them that place has been Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The team’s Engineering Director, Doug Louth, noted last year that Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca had...

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BMW boys take 1-2 Long Beach finish

BMW pulled off a barnstorming finish on the streets of Long Beach with the two new Z4 GTE machines taking a 1-2 result in the second round of the American Le Mans Series. Bill Auberlen took the lead of the race with a pass on the SRT Viper of Dominik Farnbacher in the closing stages and the BMW Team RLL team made it a 1-2 several laps later when Dirk Muller also pulled off a move to grab second. Pole winner Farnbacher was able to hold...

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Home sweet home for Auberlen

BMW racer Bill Auberlen is right at home on the streets of Long Beach – in fact – home is only a few miles away in Redondo Beach. Auberlen and the newcomer Maxine Martin are the BMW “men in black” this year with the No.55 Z4 GTE. Both BMWs started strong this morning – continuing their impressive race pace from the Twelve Hours of Sebring. Auberlen not only will be in action throughout 2013 in the...

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The GT Fight

Q.What do you get when you take some of the world’s top manufacturers, drivers, engineers and independent teams and throw them together in well-matched cars on a classic 1.968-mile street circuit? A. The GT class of the American Le Mans Series at Long Beach, and arguably the closest thing to a two-hour, 10-man WWE cage match on wheels. Consider: Corvette, BMW, Porsche and Ferrari have all claimed GT victories in the first six...

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