Northeast Grand Prix: American Le Mans (ALMS) at Lime Rock 2008

The American Le Mans Series came to Lime Rock for the July 12, Northeast Grand Prix in Lakeville Connecticut.Dyson Porsche IMSA 962 The race was action packed with drivers jockeying for position from start to finish on a revamped course. Spectator turnout to the Grand Prix was larger than ever filling both the infield and the outfield with colorful umbrellas and American Flags, still the cozy intimacy of Lime Rock’s paddock area was not lost. It was bound to be a special race; Dyson Racing was celebrating 25 years in motorsports by doing a lap in the Dyson Porsche 962 (Driven by Rob Dyson), flanked by the Porsche RS Spyder (Driven by Chris Dyson).

Following are some pictures of the day just prior to checkered flag dropping and some video of the race itself.

Enjoy the pictures:

Flying Lizard GT3 RSR:

Flying Lizard Porsche

Audi R10:

Audi R10 American Le Mans

Farnbacher Loles Porsche GT3:

Farnbacher Porsche

Risi Ferrari:

Risi Ferrari Lime Rock Le Mans

Risi Team in Paddock:

Risi Competizione Ferrari Team

Corvette Racing:

Corvette racing American Le Mans

Drayson Aston Martin DBR9:

Drayson DBR9

Fernandez Lowe’s Acura:

Acura Le Mans

Tafel Racing Ferrari:

Ferrari Le Mans Tafel Racing

Rob Dyson autograph session:

Rob Dyson at Lime Rock 2008

Chris Dyson (local fan favorite):

Chris Dyson American Le Mans Driver

Northeast Grand Prix Start:

Restart (after full course yellow) in the Esses:

Official results were as follows:

Mixed Results from the race (all classes – P1, P2, GT1, GT2)

1 – Brabham/Sharp

(LMP2) – Acura Highcroft Racing

2- Dumas/Bernard

(LMP2) Penske Porsche

3- Maasen/Long

(LMP2) Penske Porsche

LMP1 Winner: Luhr/Werner

Audi Sport North America

GT1 Winner: O’Connell/Magnussen

Corvette Racing

GT2 Winner: Bergmeister/Henzler

Flying Lizard Motorsports

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