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2008 Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg

The 2008 Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg was the second round of the 2008 American Le Mans Series season. It took place on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida on April 5, 2008.

Race results

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[1]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tire Laps
1 LMP1 2 United States Audi Sport North America Germany Marco Werner
Germany Lucas Luhr
Audi R10 TDI M 81
Audi 5.5 L TDI V12
2 LMP2 7 United States Penske Racing Germany Timo Bernhard
France Romain Dumas
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 81
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
3 LMP2 9 United States Patrón Highcroft Racing United States Scott Sharp
Australia David Brabham
Acura ARX-01B M 81
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
4 LMP2 6 United States Penske Racing United States Patrick Long
Germany Sascha Maassen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 81
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
5 LMP2 16 United States Dyson Racing United States Chris Dyson
United Kingdom Guy Smith
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 81
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
6 LMP2 26 United States Andretti Green Racing United States Bryan Herta
Brazil Christian Fittipaldi
Acura ARX-01B M 80
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
7 LMP2 8 United States B-K Motorsports United States Gerardo Bonilla
United Kingdom Ben Devlin
Lola B07/46 Y 80
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
(E85 ethanol)
8 GT1 4 United States Corvette Racing United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
Monaco Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 79
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
9 GT1 3 United States Corvette Racing United States Johnny O'Connell
Denmark Jan Magnussen
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 79
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
(E85 ethanol)
10 LMP2 15 Mexico Lowe's Fernández Racing Mexico Adrian Fernández
Mexico Luis Diaz
Acura ARX-01B M 78
Acura AL7R 3.4 L V8
11 GT2 71 United States Tafel Racing Germany Dominik Farnbacher
Germany Dirk Müller
Ferrari F430GT M 77
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
12 GT2 46 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Johannes van Overbeek
France Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 77
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
13 GT2 87 United States Farnbacher-Loles Motorsports Germany Marc Basseng
Germany Dirk Werner
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 76
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
14 GT2 48 United States Corsa Motorsport United States Gunnar Jeanette
United Kingdom Johnny Mowlem
Ferrari F430GT D 76
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
15 GT2 61 United States Risi Competizione Austria Patrick Friesacher
United States Harrison Brix
Ferrari F430GT M 75
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
16 GT2 21 United States Panoz Team PTG United States Joey Hand
United States Tom Milner
United States Tom Sutherland
Panoz Esperante GT-LM Y 75
Ford (Élan) 5.0 L V8
17 GT2 44 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports 44 United States Darren Law
United States Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 74
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
18 GT2 28 United States LG Motorsports United States Lou Gigliotti
United States Doug Peterson
Chevrolet Corvette C6 K 74
Chevrolet LS3 6.0 L V8
19 LMP2 19 United States Van der Steur Racing United States Gunnar van der Steur
United States Robbie Pecorari
Radical SR9 K 74
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
LMP2 20 United States Dyson Racing United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom Marino Franchitti
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 71
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
21 GT2 45 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports Germany Jörg Bergmeister
Germany Wolf Henzler
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 71
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
22 GT2 62 United States Risi Competizione Brazil Jaime Melo
Finland Mika Salo
Ferrari F430GT M 69
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
23 GT2 40 United States Robertson Racing United States Andrea Robertson
United States David Murry
Ford GT-R Mk.VII D 64
Ford 5.0 L V8
LMP1 1 United States Audi Sport North America Germany Frank Biela
Italy Emanuele Pirro
Audi R10 TDI M 63
Audi 5.5 L TDI V12
GT1 008 United States Bell Motorsports United States Terry Borcheller
United States Chapman Ducote
Aston Martin DBR9 D 48
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
LMP1 37 United States Intersport Racing United States Jon Field
United States Clint Field
United States Richard Berry
Lola B06/10 D 33
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
(E85 ethanol)
GT2 11 United States Primetime Race Group United States Joel Feinberg
United States Chris Hall
Dodge Viper Competition Coupe M 20
Dodge 8.3 L V10
DNS GT2 007 United Kingdom Drayson-Barwell United Kingdom Paul Drayson
United Kingdom Jonny Cocker
Aston Martin DBRS9 D -
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
(E85 ethanol)
DNS GT2 5 Germany VICI Racing United States Craig Stanton
United States Nathan Swartzbaugh
Brazil Ruben Carrapatoso
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR K -
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6


  • Pole Position - #2 Audi Sport North America - 1:02.825[2]
  • Fastest Lap - #1 Audi Sport North America - 1:04.942[1]


American Le Mans Series
Previous race:
2008 12 Hours of Sebring
2008 season Next race:
2008 American Le Mans Series at Long Beach
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