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Event: The Generac 500Date: 9.8.2008
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.515 kmsOrganiser: unknown

American Le Mans Series Road America

Weather:unknown
Start time:16:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right, rolling start
Distance:4 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:32
Practiced:31
Qualified:31
Started:31
Finished:24
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 155
Le Mans Prototype 299
Le Mans Grand Touring 133
Le Mans Grand Touring 21414
Race notes:
7 full-course cautions: laps 6-8 (no.66 off course), laps 14-17 (no.40 off course), laps 19-20 (no.12 off course), laps 73-76 (no.30 off course), laps 83-86 (no.4 off course), laps 89-91 (no.15 off course), laps 98-99 (no.26 and no.007 off course)
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held in two sessions for a total of 90 minutes on 7/8
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 120 minutes on 8/8
1 qualifying session held for a total of 20 minutes on 8/8
25 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:2Audi R10 TDIWerner / Luhr
Le Mans Prototype 2:9Acura ARX-01bSharp / Brabham
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:3Chevrolet Corvette C6.RMagnussen / O'Connell
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:87Porsche 997 GT3 RSRMiller / Westbrook / Werner
Leaders:
laps 1 - 14:2Audi R10 TDILucas Luhr
laps 15 - 18:7Porsche RS SpyderRomain Dumas
laps 19 - 26:37Lola B06/10 AERJon Field
laps 27 - 42:2Audi R10 TDILucas Luhr
laps 43 - 44:15Acura ARX-01bLuis Diaz
laps 45 - 46:9Acura ARX-01bDavid Brabham
laps 47 - 69:2Audi R10 TDIMarco Werner
laps 70 - 72:26Acura ARX-01bFranck Montagny
laps 73 - 73:9Acura ARX-01bScott Sharp
laps 74 - 83:2Audi R10 TDIMarco Werner
laps 84 - 96:9Acura ARX-01bDavid Brabham
laps 97 - 102:2Audi R10 TDIMarco Werner
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Audi R10 TDIMarco Werner (D)1:48.723215.710 km/hlap 81
Le Mans Prototype 2:26Acura ARX-01bFranck Montagny (F)1:49.439214.299 km/hlap 81
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:4Chevrolet Corvette C6.ROliver Gavin (GB)2:01.974192.276 km/hlap 60
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:71Ferrari F430 GTCDominik Farnbacher (D)2:07.958183.283 km/hlap 4
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Audi R10 TDILucas Luhr (D)1:46.935219.317 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 2:26Acura ARX-01bFranck Montagny (F)1:47.345218.480 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:4Chevrolet Corvette C6.ROliver Gavin (GB)2:01.235193.448 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:71Ferrari F430 GTCDirk Müller (D)2:06.083186.010 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (9), Acura (4), Ferrari (4), Lola (3), Audi (2), Chevrolet (2), Aston Martin (2), Ford (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (9), Acura (4), Ferrari (4), Ford (3), Audi (2), AER (2), Chevrolet (2), Aston Martin (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 997 GT3 RSR (5), Acura ARX-01 (4), Porsche RS Spyder (4), Ferrari F430 (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (31), GB (12), D (10), F (4), MEX (2), NL (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (64%), front-engined (19%), rear-engined (17%)
Average engine size:4149 cc (with regard to 12% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4348 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Seth Neiman (54), Jon Field (53), David Murry (51)
Youngest known drivers:Dirk Werner (21), James Rossiter (25), Clint Field (25)
Woman drivers:Andrea Robertson

Official Race Programme:

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