Encouraging Panoz Abruzzi race-premiere

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For the first time in eight years, Benjamin Leuenberger (28) was back behind the steering wheel of a Panoz. At last weekend’s 12 hours of Sebring, America’s oldest endurance race, the new Panoz Abruzzi „Spirit of Le Mans“, driven by Ben Leuenberger, started into it’s very first race. Although the Panoz didn’t made it until the end of its maiden …

TARGET SEBRING: TEAM PANOZ TO DEBUT NEW RACER AT 12 HOURS

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Testing program for Abruzzi ‚Spirit of Le Mans‘ is under way HOSCHTON, Ga. – Five years after it last tasted victory in America’s greatest sports car race, Panoz will return to the Sebring 12 Hours in force with the new Abruzzi “Spirit of Le Mans”. The racing version of Panoz Auto Development Company’s newest road-going supercar recently started its offseason …

Delayed Panoz GT2-premiere for Leuenberger

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At the end, only two or three days were missing: Benjamin Leuenberger (28) had to abandon his planed start with the brand new Panoz Abruzzi “Spirit of Le Mans” at the “Petit Le Mans” at Road Atlanta. Despite great efforts of the Panoz Team, the all-new Abruzzi GT2 was not ready in time for the 1000-mile race, the final race …

Benjamin Leuenberger returns to Panoz

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Solothurn (CH), 15.09.10. „Goes like lightning, sounds like thunder“ – under this motto sportscars built by Don Panoz acquired a legendary reputation over the last 15 years. At the first weekend of October, Panoz starts into a whole new era with the new Panoz Abruzzi „Spirit of Le Mans“, built for the GT2-class. When the new American Supercar starts into …

24h Nordschleife Deput

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This weekend I will compete for the first time at the Nürburgring 24 Hours on the famous Nordschleife circuit. I’ll be driving a Honda Civic, prepared by the experienced Rikli Motorsport squad from Switzerland. Check back for updates during the race weekend or follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ben_Leuenberger TV times for those of you who get the german sports channel …

Leuenberger: „A really successful season!“

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Benjamin Leuenberger looks back on a successful 2009 season. In a Lola-Judd B08/80-Judd, the young Swiss competed along with his teammates Jonny Kane (GB) and Xavier Pompidou (F) in the Le Mans Series and the legendary 24 hours of Le Mans. After a class victory in the 1000km of Silverstone in September and second place in the 1000km of Spa-Francorchamps …

Le Mans Entry accepted

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The ACO has published the official entry list for the Le Mans 24 Hours. Both Speedy Racing cars made it onto the list and will defentley take part in the famous race in June. Whilst the Speedy Racing LMP1 car will race against 9 Diesel powered cars from Audi and Peugeot, I see the three Porsche as our strongest competitors …

Spyker introduces the C8 Laviolette LM85

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C8 LAVIOLETTE LM85 Spyker introduces the C8 Laviolette LM85 of which a maximum of 24 production slots are being offered. The LM85 has been designed in the spirit of our Spyker Squadron GT2 (LMES) race cars and sports a GT2 inspired livery. The LM85 is named after the starting number of our GT2 cars we have had at Le Mans …

A Year With Spyker, Benjamin Leuenberger Looks Back

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A Year With Spyker Benjamin Leuenberger Looks Back It was early spring 2007 when I had contact with Alexander Pesci and Michel Darbellay from Speedy Garage for the first time. They invited me to join their test at Valencia in order to get to know each other. Although the test did not lead to a deal for that season, we …