Wed 22 Jan 2003
Access policy for NASCAR Winston Cup addresses safety, security. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2003) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has instituted an access policy for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series garage and pit...
Sat 06 Dec 2003
Sun 05 Jan 2003
AURORA, Ill. (January 2, 2002) - Seven-time supercross champion Jeremy McGrath today announced his retirement from supercross racing at a press conference in Anaheim, Calif., at Edison International Field. After winning 72 250cc main events and...
Thu 03 Apr 2003
BRASELTON, Ga. (April 2, 2003) -- Former IMSA World Sports Car and Group C2 champion Fermin Velez died Monday in Barcelona, Spain, three days shy of his 44th birthday, following a battle with cancer. Former IMSA champion Fermin Velez,...
Sat 05 Apr 2003
JASPER, FL-After being forced to sit out most of last season due to a work injury, 'The Peoples Champion' Jason Petty, of Creedmore, NC, proved he was back in the hunt for a Triple Crown in the WKA/Ultramax Racing Chassis Speedway Pavement Series...
Thu 27 Mar 2003
Contemporary look for Ford's radical new Focus rally car -- Ford Rallye Sport today unveiled the most technically advanced and revolutionary rally car ever when it launched the Ford Focus RS WRC 03 at the team's Dovenby Hall base in Cumbria, ...
Tue 23 Dec 2003
Tue 20 May 2003
Top Fuel drag racer Brandon Bernstein has been transported to the University Medical Center in Englishtown, New Jersey following a crash at the SuperNationals today during the first-round of the Top Fuel eliminations. Brandon Bernstein...
Tue 11 Feb 2003
INDIANAPOLIS (February 10, 2003) - Fourteen years after giving Patrick Racing its first and only Champ Car World Series title, Emerson Fittipaldi will look to capture a championship of his own as he and business partner James Dingman announced the...
Tue 09 Dec 2003
Wed 29 Jan 2003
Every year for the last 12, The Cavallino Magazine has sponsored what has evolved into the six day Cavallino Classic for Ferrari Motorcars. The event is held at the legendary Breakers resort in Palm Beach, Florida. A full line of diverse...
Thu 20 Nov 2003
You may not expect a five-time local track champion and current points leader getting choked up over an umpteenth win on his home turf. But that's exactly what Dean Freitas did after beating the USAC boys Sunday morning in the rain-delayed...
Thu 02 Jan 2003
Two-time Bathurst winner Russell Ingall is now officially a "Ford Man" after announcing he has signed a deal to drive the Caltex Havoline Falcon in next year's V8 Supercar Championship Series. Caltex has also announced a three-year extension of...
Wed 12 Mar 2003
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (March 10, 2003) Â¯ Canadian Miguel Duhamel edged out his Honda teammates Ben Bostrom and Kurtis Roberts to capture the 62nd Daytona 200 By Arai on Monday at Daytona International Speedway. Bostrom, Roberts and Duhamel, all...
Thu 30 Jan 2003
Craig Pollock, principal of the new CART Champ Car series team PK Racing, today announced Patrick Lemarie as the driver for the team's 2003 series efforts. Patrick LemariÃ© in the garage. Photo by Mark Gledhill. Lemarie has spent most...
Fri 18 Jul 2003
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, July 10, 2003 -- "The future for young Canadian drivers goes up in smoke today," said journalist Didier Schraenen before it was announced that cigarette maker Player's, who have supported Canadian motorsports since 1961,...
Thu 30 Jan 2003
This year's 41st running of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona will mark the end of one era in the four-year history of the Grand American Road Racing Association's Rolex Sports Car Series and the beginning of another. Gone are the venerable ...
Sat 01 Mar 2003
BRASELTON, Ga. (February 28, 2003) -- Nothing screams "England" quite like a Bentley, and a British racing green Bentley sporting Union Jacks in its motif almost conjures up the familiar strains of "Rule Britannia." After an absence of more than...
Wed 08 Jan 2003
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 06, 2003) -- The Rolex Sports Car Series honored its 2002 team, driver and manufacturer champions during its annual Salute to Champions held at DAYTONA USA on Saturday, Jan. 4. Rolex Watch USA President Walter Fischer...
Wed 29 Jan 2003
Fri 21 Mar 2003
INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, March 19, 2003) -- Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk will join Mo Nunn Racing's full-time IRL IndyCar Series drivers Felipe Giaffone and Tora Takagi for a three-car team entry at this year's 87th running of...
Sat 22 Feb 2003
Fri 11 Apr 2003
BRASELTON, Ga. (April 10, 2003) -- The White Lightning-Petersen Motorsports Porsche has been reinstated to its original second-place finishing position in the GT class in the March 15 American Le Mans Series Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. It had...
Sat 19 Apr 2003
Sports car and open-wheel racer Max Papis tested the No. 91 Dodge Intrepid research and development NASCAR Winston Cup car for Evernham Motorsports today at Kentucky Speedway. "It was a very good experience being in a Winston Cup car. It ...
Sun 26 Jan 2003
Ferrari is mourning the passing of Giovanni Agnelli, the honourary chairman of parent company FIAT, who died aged eighty-one. Agnelli was the grandson of the founder of FIAT and was chairman of the company for thirty years until the mid-nineties.
Sat 20 Sep 2003
Opel's Timo Scheider took his maiden pole position in round nine of the DTM championship at Zandvoort, in what was a surprise shake-up in qualifying. Opel had been looking strong through practices and Team Holzer's Alain Menu was provisional pole...
Thu 23 Jan 2003
DAYTONA BEACH, FL. - January 22 - A strong contingent of former Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona winners racers will be trying for another title in Porsche 911 GT3 RS race cars as entries continue to grow for the 41h running of the Rolex 24 February ...
Tue 13 May 2003
For this exceptional edition of the "24 Heures" which celebrates the 80th anniversary of the creation of the race, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, FranÃ§ois Fillon - Minister of Employment, Roland du Luart - President of the Sarthe County Council,...
Wed 03 Dec 2003
Marcos Ambrose screamed around Eastern Creek yesterday in his Stone Bros prepared Pirtek Ford, taking out the V8 Supercar Championship, ending Holden's dominance of the series for the past five years. Marcos Ambrose is Ford through and...
Mon 15 Dec 2003
Even six-time world champion Michael Schumacher had to concede defeat when up against the Eurofighter Typhoon but it was still a close fought battle. The novel event took place on December 11th at Grosseto, Italy, and pitted Schumacher and his ...
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