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.[1] 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.[2]

Race results[edit]

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[3]

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
ALMS FINAL RACE REPORT[4]

† - 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.[5]

Statistics[edit]

  • Pole Position - #2 Audi Sport North America - 1:04.094[6]
  • Fastest Lap - #2 Audi Sport North America - 1:05.823[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Le Mans Series 2008 Season Yearbook. Odessa, Florida: TPP Publishing Inc. 2009. pp. 105–114. ISBN 978-0-9815390-1-0. 
  2. ^ Weather information for the 2008 Grand Prix of Mosport at The Old Farmers' Almanac
  3. ^ a b "ALMS Provisional Race Report" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2008-08-24. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  4. ^ "ALMS Final Race Report" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 24 August 2008. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "ALMS Qualifying Report" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2008-08-23. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 

External links[edit]


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