2006 New England Grand Prix

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The 2006 New England Grand Prix was the fourth race for the 2006 American Le Mans Series season at Lime Rock Park. It took place on July 1, 2006.

This race was marked by the final running of the Audi R8 in competitive motorsports. The car carried a special paintjob dedicated to its multiple ALMS championships, multiple 24 Hours of Le Mans wins, and the names of every driver to run an Audi R8, as well as every track that the Audi R8 won at. The R8 was replaced by the new Audi R10 TDI for the next race in Utah.

Official results[edit]

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

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 2 United States Audi Sport North America Italy Rinaldo Capello
United Kingdom Allan McNish
Audi R8 M 177
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
2 LMP2 7 United States Penske Racing France Romain Dumas
Germany Timo Bernhard
Porsche RS Spyder M 177
Porsche MR6 3.4L V8
3 LMP2 6 United States Penske Racing Germany Sascha Maassen
Germany Lucas Luhr
Porsche RS Spyder M 174
Porsche MR6 3.4L V8
4 GT1 009 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing France Stéphane Sarrazin
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Aston Martin DBR9 P 166
Aston Martin 6.0L V12
5 GT1 3 United States Corvette Racing Canada Ron Fellows
United States Johnny O'Connell
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 166
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
6 GT1 007 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing United Kingdom Darren Turner
Czech Republic Tomáš Enge
Aston Martin DBR9 P 166
Aston Martin 6.0L V12
7 GT2 31 United States Petersen Motorsport
United States White Lightning Racing
Germany Jörg Bergmeister
United States Patrick Long
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 162
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
8 GT2 45 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports Germany Wolf Henzler
United States Johannes van Overbeek
Porsche 911 GT3 M 161
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
9 GT2 21 United States BMW Team PTG United States Bill Auberlen
United States Joey Hand
BMW M3 Y 160
BMW 3.2L I6
10 GT2 22 United States BMW Team PTG United States Justin Marks
United States Bryan Sellers
BMW M3 Y 158
BMW 3.2L I6
11 GT2 62 United States Risi Competizione Spain Marc Gené
Mexico Mario Dominguez
Ferrari F430GT M 158
Ferrari 4.0L V8
12 GT2 50 Canada Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz Australia David Brabham
Canada Scott Maxwell
Panoz Esperante GT-LM P 157
Ford (Elan) 5.0L V8
13 GT2 51 Canada Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz United States Gunnar Jeannette
United States Tommy Milner
Panoz Esperante GT-LM P 156
Ford (Elan) 5.0L V8
14 LMP1 12 United States Autocon Motorsports United States Chris McMurry
United States Mike Lewis
MG-Lola EX257 D 156
AER P07 2.0L I4
15 GT1 4 United States Corvette Racing United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
Monaco Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 142
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
16 GT2 44 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Lonnie Pechnik
United States Seth Neiman
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 142
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
17
DNF
LMP2 37 United States Intersport Racing United States Clint Field
United Kingdom Liz Halliday
Lola B05/40 G 136
AER P07 2.0L Turbo I4
18 GT2 23 United States Alex Job Racing Germany Klaus Graf
Germany Mike Rockenfeller
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 129
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
19
NC
LMP1 16 United States Dyson Racing United Kingdom James Weaver
United States Butch Leitzinger
Lola B06/10 M 122
AER P32T 3.6L Turbo V8
20
DNF
LMP1 9 United States Highcroft Racing United States Duncan Dayton
United States Andy Wallace
MG-Lola EX257 D 81
AER P07 2.0L Turbo I4
21
DNF
GT2 61 United States Risi Competizione Finland Toni Vilander
Germany Ralf Kelleners
Ferrari F430GT M 32
Ferrari 4.0L V8
22
DNF
LMP2 19 United States Van der Steur Racing United States Gunnar van der Steur
United Kingdom Ben Devlin
Lola B2K/40 D 32
AER (Nissan) 3.0L V6
23
DNF
LMP1 20 United States Dyson Racing United States Chris Dyson
United Kingdom Guy Smith
Lola B06/10 M 21
AER P32T 3.6L Turbo V8
24
DNF
LMP2 8 United States B-K Motorsport United States Guy Cosmo
United States James Bach
Courage C65 G 21
Mazda R20B 2.0L 3-rotor

Statistics[edit]

  • Pole Position - #7 Penske Racing - 0:45.588
  • Fastest Lap - #7 Penske Racing - 0:47.074
  • Distance - 272.58 miles (438.67 km)
  • Average Speed - 98.656 mph (158.771 km/h)

External links[edit]

Official Results PDF (45.0 KiB)


American Le Mans Series
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2006 American Le Mans at Mid-Ohio
2006 season Next race:
2006 Utah Grand Prix