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1 Joao Barbosa 349
1 Christian Fittipaldi 349
2 Jordan Taylor 330
2 Ricky Taylor 330
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3 Richard Westbrook 318
4 Scott Pruett 317
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8 Johannes van Overbeek 262
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9 Scott Sharp 228
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15 Alex Brundle 169
16 Boris Said 168
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19 Katherine Legge 131
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22 Brian Frisselle 106
23 Sage Karam 104
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38 Anthony Lazzaro 46
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41 David Hinton 41
41 Jim Pace 41
42 Wayne Taylor 33
43 Fabien Giroix 31
43 John Martin 31
44 Alex Popow 30
45 Roman Rusinov 26
45 Oliver Webb 26
46 Kyle Larson 24
47 Frank Beck 23
48 Bradley Smith 22
49 Jamie McMurray 21
50 AJ Allmendinger 20
51 Jann Mardenborough 19
52 James Hinchcliffe 19
53 Alexander Rossi 16
54 Sebastian Saavedra 16
55 Brendon Hartley 15
55 E.J. Viso 15
56 Memo Gidley 14
56 Alex Gurney 14
57 Scott Mayer 3
58 Pierre Kaffer 1
59 Darren Law 1
Patron team gets applause all around

ALMS
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

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Patron Highcroft Acura at Mosport this year
Patr¢n Highcroft Racing's championship-winning season in the American Le Mans Series has drawn applause from motorsport legends, industry leaders and key media representatives.

The Danbury, CT-based squad scored the LMP1 championship with second-place in class at the final round of the Series at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

The victory capped off a third season of key milestones for the Duncan Dayton-led squad which has recorded Acura's first LMP2 class victory, first overall victory, first LMP1 class victory and now, Acura’s first American Le Mans Series championship.

The team’s 2009 season included three victories, two poles, championship points scored in all 10 rounds and a dramatic fight back at the penultimate round of the Series when the team had to build a completely new car in less than 24 hours at Road Atlanta’s Petit Le Mans following a dramatic practice crash.

David Brabham and Scott Sharp scored the driver's championship crown while the team's championship and the IMSA Cup trophy for best performing independent entry were collected by the team at the season-end banquet last week.

The championship-winning weekend was also highly successful for endurance driver Dario Franchitti. The Scot, who competed for the team at Sebring and Petit Le Mans, wrapped up the 2009 IndyCar Championship on the same day in Miami.

SIR JACK BRABHAM
- Three-time Formula 1 World Champion
- Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of his First World Title This Year
- David Brabham's Father
“The great news of the championship and David’s fantastic win at Le Mans has made my 50th anniversary year really special. Congratulations to the team - wonderful news after a lot of hard work and very well deserved.”

BOB SHARP
- Six-time SCCA Champion
- Scott Sharp’s Father
“Congratulations to the entire Highcroft Team. Brabs and Scott did a great job and the team overcame incredible circumstances to deservedly win the championship. Having been a Connecticut-based racing team for years, I am thrilled to see this trophy come to Connecticut. Duncan and group have done a great job - congratulations.”

SCOTT ATHERTON
- American Le Mans Series President & CEO
“It is hard to imagine a more fitting champion in our premier class than Patr¢n Highcroft Racing. The entire operation, from Duncan Dayton to every member of the team, exudes all the characteristics that define the word ‘champion’. This year's fight was as difficult as we have seen, and it truly takes a special team to beat the caliber of a team such as de Ferran Motorsports. And that is exactly what Duncan has at Patr¢n Highcroft - a special group that sets lofty goals and then goes about its business accomplishing them. However, it is their ability to recover from hardship that also sets them apart. Everyone will remember the Herculean effort of the team to recover from unbelievable adversity and then not just make the grid at Petit Le Mans, but run competitively. Performances like that are what make them champions. Congratulations to Duncan, Bryan, Robin and the entire Patr¢n Highcroft Racing team.”

ED BROWN
- Patr¢n Spirits President
“I am really delighted for the guys. Everyone involved in this program has put in an incredible amount of effort and have been wonderful ambassadors for our brand.
“The performance the team pulled out in Atlanta in particular was nothing short of incredible. 
“Efforts like that is why this team is the most popular in the paddock.
“On behalf of the Patr¢n Spirits company, I’d like to offer our congratulations and thanks to Duncan, Scott, David and every member of the team. It has been a wonderful experience for everyone at Patr¢n to see our colors drive to championship success at the highest level.”

JOHN MENDEL
- Honda, Executive Vice President, Auto Operations
“Acura recorded American Le Mans Series history this year by becoming the first manufacturer to win the LMP1 and LMP2 engine and constructors manufacturers’ championships as well as the team and driver titles in the same season. We want to congratulate the Patr¢n Highcroft Racing team for their tremendous 2009 season as they brought Acura its first LMP1 championships. David Brabham and Scott Sharp and their Patr¢n Highcroft team put together a great season against a very strong de Ferran Motorsports effort to capture the coveted titles. The team’s effort to build a new car from the ground up at Petit and come back to score valuable points showed that the Patr¢n Highcroft organization is one of the best sports car operations in the world. Congratulations on a great campaign!”

ERIK BERKMAN
- President, Honda Performance Development
“This year has been a tremendous season for Acura Motorsports. Acura and HPD introduced a unique vehicle in the LMP1 category that opened many eyes with some of the most advance technological designs in sports car racing history. The new Acura ARX-02a prototype led Acura to eight overall victories and the American Le Mans Series manufacturer, team and driver championships. We would like to thank and salute Patr¢n Highcroft Racing and its drivers David Brabham and Scott Sharp for their sensational efforts this year. Having such a professional organization behind the Acura brand has given us world-class racing credentials and established Acura Motorsports as a racing leader.”

Scott Case
- CEO of Malaria No More
“Members of the Patr¢n Highcroft team were champions before they ever stepped on the track through their commitment to the Miles To End Malaria program. By the end of the season, the team and its fans sent more than 6,400 life-saving mosquito nets to help families in Africa protect themselves from malaria-showing how champions like Patr¢n Highcroft make every mile count in the race to save lives.”

BRIAN TILL
- Commentator, SPEED TV
“When you think about championships (both team and driver) you think about dedication, hard work and passion. And no team and no two drivers have ever worked harder to achieve their goals than Patr¢n Highcroft Racing and drivers David Brabham and Scott Sharp. Their 2009 championship will forever be remembered by heroic drives and more importantly, heroic teamwork. To the entire Patr¢n Highcroft organization: well done!”

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