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Event: Monterey Sports Car Championships presented by Mazda at Laguna SecaDate: 9.9.2001
Track: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (United States), 3.602 kmsOrganiser: unknown

American Le Mans Series Laguna Seca

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:12:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP left, rolling start
Distance:2 hours 45 minutes
Attendance:unknown
Entered:32
Practiced:29
Qualified:29
Started:29
Finished:20
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 90099
Le Mans Prototype 67533
Grand Touring Sport55
Grand Touring1212
Race notes:
1 full-course caution for 4 laps
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held for a total of 90 minutes on 7/9
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 120 minutes on 8/9
1 qualifying session held for a total of 20 minutes on 8/9
20 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:2Audi R8Biela / Pirro
Le Mans Prototype 675:5Reynard 01Q JuddDuno / de Radigues
Grand Touring Sport:26Saleen S7-RKonrad / Borcheller
Grand Touring:42BMW M3 GTRLehto / Müller
Leaders:
laps 1-14:50Panoz LMP-1 Roadster SJan Magnussen
laps 15-29:2Audi R8Frank Biela
laps 30-37:50Panoz LMP-1 Roadster SJan Magnussen
laps 38-60:2Audi R8Frank Biela
laps 61-83:38Audi R8Johnny Herbert
laps 84-120:2Audi R8Emanuele Pirro
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Audi R8Rinaldo Capello (I)1:17.011168.368 km/hlap 8
Le Mans Prototype 675:5Reynard 01Q JuddDidier de Radigues (B)1:21.488159.117 km/hlap 38
Grand Touring Sport:26Saleen S7-RTerry Borcheller (USA)1:24.101154.174 km/hlap 5
Grand Touring:43BMW M3 GTRFredrik Ekblom (S)1:26.566149.783 km/hlap 8
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Audi R8Rinaldo Capello (I)1:15.238172.335 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 675:5Reynard 01Q JuddDidier de Radigues (B)1:19.706162.674 km/h
Grand Touring Sport:26Saleen S7-RTerry Borcheller (USA)1:22.986156.245 km/h
Grand Touring:42BMW M3 GTRJ.J. Lehto (FIN)1:26.265150.306 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (8), Audi (4), BMW (4), Cadillac (2), Chevrolet (2), Dodge (2), Panoz (2), Lola (2), Reynard (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (8), Audi (4), BMW (4), Judd (3), Cadillac (2), Chevrolet (2), Dodge (2), Elan (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-RS (5), Audi R8 (4), BMW M3 E46 (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (20), D (10), CDN (5), F (4), S (3), GB (3), I (3), DK (2)
Team nationalities:USA (21), D (6)
Most used colours:white (29%), silver (20%), red (15%), blue (11%), yellow (10%), black (8%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (37%), front-engined (34%), rear-engined (29%)
Average engine size:4489 cc (with regard to 20% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4848 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Andrew Bagnall (54), Tom Weickardt (54), Randy Wars (53)
Youngest known drivers:Timo Bernhard (20), Lucas Luhr (22), Dirk Müller (26)
Female drivers:Milka Duno, Claudia Hürtgen

Official Race Programme:

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