After a rainy, dreary Friday, it was almost a perfect day Saturday for watching racing at Circuit of the Americas. There, the two main attractions were qualifying for Sunday’s World Endurance Championship and the American Le Mans Series race. One American Le Mans class was over not long after the race began, while others weren’t settled until almost dusk.
Teammates Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf spent almost every second of the 2 hour, 45 minute race either building or protecting a lead in their cruise-control win in American Le Mans Series’ top prototype class, P1.
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It’s race weekend
World-class sports car racing concludes today at Circuit of the Americas. Here’s a few details about what’s in store if you head out to the track in Southeast Austin on Sunday.
What: World Endurance Championship, simultaneous racing of four classes of sports cars.
When: The six-hour endurance race runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets: Adults $49. Children 12 and under will be admitted free when accompanied by an adult.