2008 Grand Prix of Mosport

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The Mobil 1 Presents Grand Prix of Mosport was the eighth round of the 2008 American Le Mans Series season. It took place at Mosport International Raceway, Ontario, Canada on August 24, 2008. Temperatures had reached a maximum of 27.1 °C (80.8 °F); with wind speeds of up to 9.9 kilometres per hour (6.2 mph) not unheard of throughout the day.[1]

Race results[edit]

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[2]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tire Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 2 United States Audi Sport North America Germany Marco Werner
Germany Lucas Luhr
Audi R10 TDI M 127
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
2 LMP1 1 United States Audi Sport North America Italy Emanuele Pirro
Italy Rinaldo Capello
Audi R10 TDI M 127
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
3 LMP2 9 United States Patrón Highcroft Racing United States Scott Sharp
Australia David Brabham
Acura ARX-01B M 127
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
4 LMP2 15 Mexico Lowe's Fernández Racing Mexico Adrian Fernández
Mexico Luis Díaz
Acura ARX-01B M 127
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
5 LMP2 6 United States Penske Racing United States Patrick Long
Germany Sascha Maassen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 127
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
6 LMP2 26 United States Andretti Green Racing France Franck Montagny
United Kingdom James Rossiter
Acura ARX-01B M 127
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
7
DNF
LMP2 66 United States de Ferran Motorsports Brazil Gil de Ferran
France Simon Pagenaud
Acura ARX-01B M 126
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
8
DNF
LMP2 7 United States Penske Racing Germany Timo Bernhard
France Romain Dumas
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 126
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
9 LMP2 16 United States Dyson Racing United States Chris Dyson
United Kingdom Guy Smith
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 125
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
10 LMP2 20 United States Dyson Racing United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom Marino Franchitti
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 125
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
11 LMP2 8 United States B-K Motorsports United States Gerardo Bonilla
United Kingdom Ben Devlin
Lola B07/46 D 121
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
(E85 ethanol)
12 GT1 3 United States Corvette Racing United States Johnny O'Connell
Denmark Jan Magnussen
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 117
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
13 GT1 4 United States Corvette Racing United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
Monaco Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 117
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
14 GT1 008 United States Bell Motorsports United States Terry Borcheller
United States Chapman Ducote
Aston Martin DBR9 D 115
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
15 GT2 62 United States Risi Competizione Brazil Jaime Melo
Finland Mika Salo
Ferrari F430GT M 113
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
16 GT2 87 United States Farnbacher-Loles Motorsports Germany Pierre Kaffer
Germany Dirk Werner
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 113
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
17 GT2 45 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports Germany Jörg Bergmeister
Germany Wolf Henzler
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 113
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
18 GT2 71 United States Tafel Racing Germany Dominik Farnbacher
Germany Dirk Müller
Ferrari F430GT M 113
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
19 GT2 21 United States Panoz Team PTG United States Tommy Milner
United States Tom Sutherland
United States Bryan Sellers
Panoz Esperante GT-LM D 112
Ford (Élan) 5.0 L V8
20 GT2 73 United States Tafel Racing United States Jim Tafel
United States Alex Figge
Ferrari F430GT M 111
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
21 GT2 44 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports 44 United States Lonnie Pechnik
United States Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 111
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
22 GT2 007 United Kingdom Drayson-Barwell United Kingdom Paul Drayson
United Kingdom Jonny Cocker
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 D 109
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
23 GT2 46 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Johannes van Overbeek
France Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 105
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
24 GT2 11 United States Primetime Race Group United States Joel Feinberg
United Kingdom Chris Hall
Dodge Viper Competition Coupe H 105
Dodge 8.3 L V10
25
DNF
LMP1 37 United States Intersport Racing United States Jon Field
United States Clint Field
United States Richard Berry
Lola B06/10 D 86
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
(E85 ethanol)
26
DNF
LMP1 30 United States Intersport Racing United Kingdom Ryan Lewis
United States John Faulkner
Lola B06/10 K 64
AER P32C 3.6 L Turbo V8
27
DNF
LMP1 12 United States Autocon Motorsports United States Chris McMurry
Canada Tony Burgess
Creation CA07 D 42
Judd GV5 5.0 L V10
28
DNF
GT2 18 Germany VICI Racing Netherlands Nicky Pastorelli
Netherlands Francesco Pastorelli
Germany Marc Basseng
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR K 29
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
DNS GT2 40 United States Robertson Racing United States David Robertson
United States Andrea Robertson
United States David Murry
Ford GT-R Mk.VII D -
Ford 5.0 L V8

† - The #71 Tafel Racing entry was penalized after the race for making repeated contact with the #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports entry. 30 seconds was added to the #71's time, losing it one position in the final standings.[3]

Statistics[edit]

  • Pole Position - #2 Audi Sport North America - 1:04.094[4]
  • Fastest Lap - #2 Audi Sport North America - 1:05.823[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weather information for the 2008 Grand Prix of Mosport at The Old Farmers' Almanac
  2. ^ a b "ALMS Provisional Race Report". International Motor Sports Association. 2008-08-24. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  3. ^ "Tafel Racing finally classified 4th at Mosport". Planet Le Mans. 2008-08-25. Archived from the original on 18 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  4. ^ "ALMS Qualifying Report". International Motor Sports Association. 2008-08-23. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 


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