Monthly Archives: September 2012

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A New Dawn?

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When considering the merger/buyout of ALMS by NASCAR folks tend to dismiss the idea of Grand-Am having any dealings with factory teams.

Well cast your mind back to the beginning, the 2000 Rolex 24 and the first race for the new sanctioning body. Full factory efforts from Dodge, Corvette and Cadillac………..

John Brooks, September 2012

To Sleep, Perchance To Dream

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The news from Baltimore leads to the conclusion that ALMS is being taken over by Grand Am, so maybe we will once again see proper sportscars on the Daytona banking. It is a seductive thought…………..ten years gone.

John Brooks, September 2012

Almost The Last Lap…………..

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Twenty Seven years ago today  I was covering my first 1000 Kilometres of Spa. What should have been a magical experience turned to horror when Stefan Bellof was killed during the race. Bellof was always a bit special to me, what might he have achieved if he had lived? Rest in Peace, Stefan.

John Brooks, September 2012