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Event: American Le Mans Series Monterey Presented by PatrónDate: 12.5.2012
Track: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (United States), 3.602 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Laguna Seca 6 Hours

Weather:unknown
Start time:13:30
Grid:2-2-2. rolling start
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:35
Practiced:35
Qualified:35
Started:35
Finished:30
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 122
Le Mans Prototype 255
Le Mans Prototype Challenge99
Le Mans Grand Touring1212
IMSA Grand Touring Challenge77
Race notes:
cautions: laps 26-31 (no.23 off course), laps 34-36 (no.68 off course), laps 119-126 (no.11 and no.055 contact), laps 176-181 (no.52 off course), 195-200 (no.02 and no.23 off course), laps 224-229 (no.27 off course
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held for a total of 90 minutes on 10/5
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 120 minutes on 11/5
1 qualifying session held for a total of 15 minutes on 11/5
20 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:6HPD ARX-03a HondaGraf / Luhr
Le Mans Prototype 2:95HPD ARX-03b HondaTucker / Diaz / Montagny
Le Mans Prototype Challenge:05Oreca FLM 09Bennett / Braun
Le Mans Grand Touring:4Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1Gavin / Milner
IMSA Grand Touring Challenge:66Porsche 997 GT3 CupDi Guida / Bleekemolen / Curtis
Leaders:
laps 1-242:6HPD ARX-03a HondaLucas Luhr/Klaus Graf
Fastest Laps:
Overall:6HPD ARX-03a HondaLucas Luhr (D)1:15.544171.637 km/hlap 110
Le Mans Prototype 2:95HPD ARX-03b HondaFranck Montagny (F)1:17.003168.386 km/hlap 203
Le Mans Prototype Challenge:9Oreca FLM 09Bruno Junqueira (BR)1:19.298163.513 km/hlap 155
Le Mans Grand Touring:4Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1Oliver Gavin (GB)1:23.624155.054 km/hlap 180
IMSA Grand Touring Challenge:34Porsche 997 GT3 CupDamien Faulkner (IRL)1:28.611146.326 km/hlap 187
Pole Positions:
Overall:6HPD ARX-03a HondaKlaus Graf (D)1:13.573176.236 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 2:055HPD ARX-03b HondaChristophe Bouchut (F)1:15.846170.954 km/h
Le Mans Prototype Challenge:9Oreca FLM 09Bruno Junqueira (BR)1:17.867166.517 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring:007Aston Martin V8 VantageDarren Turner (GB)1:22.229157.684 km/h
IMSA Grand Touring Challenge:34Porsche 997 GT3 CupDamien Faulkner (IRL)1:27.495148.193 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (11), Oreca (9), HPD (3), Chevrolet (2), BMW (2), Ferrari (2), Lola (2)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (11), Porsche (11), Honda (3), BMW (2), Ferrari (2)
Top car types by numbers:Oreca FLM 09 (9), Porsche 997 GT3 Cup (7), Porsche 997 GT3 RSR (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (45), GB (11), D (9), CDN (3), F (3), MEX (3), NL (3), YV (2), DK (2), A (2), BR (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (52%), rear-engined (32%), front-engined (16%)
Average engine size:4852 cc (with regard to 8% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 5007 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Seth Neiman (58), Tracy Krohn (58), Tony Burgess (57)
Youngest known drivers:Colin Braun (24), Martin Ragginger (24), Tom Kimber-Smith (28)

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