The cars on track for ALMS at The Canadian Tires Motorsport Park

Conquest Racing took out P2 in their Pescarolo Nissan
Conquest Racing took out P2 in their Pescarolo Nissan

Iain and Gail Shankland were at Mosport, err Canadian Tires Motorsport Park to shoot the American Le Mans Series race.  Here is the first of our weekend ALMS galleries.

The race in brief.

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing won for the third straight year at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a victory Sunday in the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr won Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport in the No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a by more than 10 seconds over Dyson Racing’s Chris Dyson and Guy Smith in their No. 16 Lola-Mazda coupe.

At race’s end, the P2 and GT battles stole the show. Conquest Endurance’s Martin Plowman and David Heinemeier-Hansson won their first race in the No. 37 Morgan-Nissan with Plowman’s late-race drive to hold off Level 5 Motorsports’ Christophe Bouchut.

In GT, Extreme Speed Motorsports took its first ALMS victory when the No. 45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR was excluded in post-race technical inspections. It moved Scott Sharp, Johannes van Overbeek and the No. 01 Ferrari F458 Italia into first in class.


Photos by Iain Shankland, July 2012

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