Racing For The Fans – Dr. Don Panoz: Founder of The American Le Mans Series
Mobil 1 The Grid caught up with Panoz to find out about his motivation after all these years and talk about how the success of the series came about
Widely regarded as the man who brought European-style sportscar racing to the United States of America, Dr. Don Panoz’s vision was one which merged a love for racing with entrepreneurial ambition.
A scientist and a businessman by trade, Panoz worked with the ACO to bring Petit Le Mans to his very own track of Road Atlanta, and has since been a leading figure in the development of Hybrid racing technology. Doug Fehan, Wayne Taylor and Bill Auberlen all feature.