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Tue 29 Dec 1998
F300 News 98-12-29

F300 News 98-12-29

Strong UKF3000 Grid for 99 Peter Briggs, the organiser of the UKF3000 championship, has said he expects 16 cars on the grid at the season opener. He has also gone on to say he expects a full grid for the round at Zolder. Portman Arrows as ...

F1 News 98-12-29
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F1 News 98-12-29

Ferrari to switch all cars to Bridgestone? Stories are circulating that Ferrari are set to fit Bridgestones onto their road cars as part of the deal between the two companies. Other motor manufacturers are also reflecting on their...

FNIPPON: 1998 Driver's Points

FNIPPON: 1998 Driver's Points

FORMULA NIPPON DRIVER'S POINTS Pos. No. DRIVER TEAM R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 TOTAL 1 8 SATOSHI MOTOYAMA LEMONed Le Mans 0 10 10 6 0 3 - 10 6 0 45 2 1 MASAMI KAGEYAMA SHIONOGI NOVA 6 0 0 4 4 10 - 1 3 10 38 3 56...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART FanFest Gets Early Start

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART FanFest Gets Early Start

CART FanFest Gets An Early Start At Motorsports Hall Of Fame Expo (December 27, 1998) - The CART FedEx Championship Series mobile Fan Fest gets an early start on the New Year January 2 and 3, ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi Nominated for ESPY

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi Nominated for ESPY

Zanardi Nominated For ESPY Alex Zanardi, who won seven times in 19 races en route to claiming the 1998 FedEx Championship Series title, has been nominated for an ESPN "ESPY" Award as Auto Racing Performer of the Year. The Italian ...

Mon 28 Dec 1998
Fort Wayne Indoors 98-12-27

Fort Wayne Indoors 98-12-27

ELLIOTT BOOTS WAY TO 100 LAP NAMARS INDOOR WIN FORT WAYNE, IN, December 27, 1998 - After starting deep (11th) in the 17 car starting field, Kokomo's Tony Elliott ...

Washington D.C. Auto Show Motorsport Preview

Washington D.C. Auto Show Motorsport Preview

Washington, D.C. (December 28, 1998) - With a motorsport theme at last year's show, it's no coincidence that race cars are less prevalent at the 1999 Washington, D.C. Auto show. This year's show, held at the Washington Convention Center, has ...

Sun 27 Dec 1998
Crew Chief Optimistic about Buckshot

Crew Chief Optimistic about Buckshot

Pearson optimistic about Buckshot By Shawn A. Akers SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Dec. 27, 1998) Crew chief Ricky Pearson anticipates he and the No. 00 Buckshot Racing team will struggle early on in their Raybestos Rookie of the Year season in the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Performer of the Year ESPY Nominees

CHAMPCAR/CART: Performer of the Year ESPY Nominees

(December 26, 1998) - Alex Zanardi, who won seven times in 19 races en route to claiming the 1998 FedEx Championship Series title, has been nominated for an ESPN "ESPY" Award as Auto Racing Performer of the Year. The Italian driver, who...

Sat 26 Dec 1998
This Week in Racing History (December 27-January 2)

This Week in Racing History (December 27-January 2)

This Week in Racing History December 28 - David Empringham born (1964). December 29 - Waddell Wilson born (1936). December 30 - NASCAR racer Fred Lorenzen born (1934). December 31 - Bob Wilke, Offy engine dealer who's family ...

NLMS Valdosta Preview

NLMS Valdosta Preview

NATIONAL LATE MODEL SPORTSMAN SOUTHERN DIRT TOUR THUNDER INTO '99 Valdosta, Ga. - It's 1999 and the best way to usher in the New Year is with the 9th Annual Hangover 100 at Thunderbowl Speedway in Valdosta, Ga.. This year's edition of the...

Thu 24 Dec 1998
ACRL: Mesa Marin Report

ACRL: Mesa Marin Report

Bakersfield, CA, May 23 -- In what has become an annual Memorial Day locale for the American City Racing League, 1997 Driving Champion Jeff Glenn returned to the series at the Mesa Marin round in search of his first oval track win. He ...

ACRL: Phoenix Story/Results

ACRL: Phoenix Story/Results

Phoenix results and current point standings for ACRL. Zarcades Fast at Phoenix Phoenix, AZ, May 3 -- The American City Racing League returned to Phoenix International Raceway for the first time since 1995 for their...

ACRL: Las Vegas Results

ACRL: Las Vegas Results

Romak's Lola Encore at Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV, April 25 -- The American City Racing League returned to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 1998 season opener, racing on a new 2.25 mile configuration oval/road course. New chassis, teams, and...

ACRL: Las Vegas Preview

ACRL: Las Vegas Preview

The American City Racing League will reprise their September 1997 appearance at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on April 24-25 with the first race of the 1998 season. The City Team Sports 2000 and Super Sports 2000 machines will again take to the...

Toronto Added to Schedule, Gateway dropped

Toronto Added to Schedule, Gateway dropped

Toronto Race Returned To 1999 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Schedule The new PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship schedule remains at 12 races as announced last October, but now offers an even split of six oval races and six road ...

Jack Bowsher: 50 Years and Still Counting

Jack Bowsher: 50 Years and Still Counting

Jack Bowsher; 50 Years and Still Counting By Don Radebaugh Toledo, Ohio (December 24, 1998)---With a half century of motorsports highlighting his resume, ARCA legend Jack Bowsher is still pumped and piling up parts in his central...

Ernie Irvan Enters Rolex 24
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Ernie Irvan Enters Rolex 24

Irvan enters Rolex 24 At DAYTONA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 23, 1998) NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ernie Irvan, who missed the last three races of the 1998 season while recovering from injuries suffered in a racing accident, plans to return ...

Christmas Break Notebook

Christmas Break Notebook

NASCAR Christmas Break Notebook DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 23, 1998) Selected notes and quotes from around the world of NASCAR racing leading into the Christmas holiday: Mike (Mickey) Korzybski has been named general manager of NASCAR ...

USA-Australia-New Zealand Test Series.

USA-Australia-New Zealand Test Series.

SATURDAY night sees the opening of the annual international midget car racing festival at Auckland's Western Springs Speedway. The Boxing night meeting is the first of three rounds in the Tip-Top Tri-nation test series between the United States,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michael Andretti Tests New Swift at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michael Andretti Tests New Swift at Sebring

Swift-ly Acclimated (December 24, 1998) - Michael Andretti (Kmart/Texaco/Havoline Swift Ford) tested the 1999 Swift 010.c chassis for the first time Wednesday at Sebring International Raceway, following two...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mauricio Gugelmin Completes Sebring Test

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mauricio Gugelmin Completes Sebring Test

Gugelmin Wraps Up Second Test (December 23, 1998) - Mauricio Gugelmin completed over 600 miles of trouble-free testing during three days at Sebring International Raceway that began Sunday. Gugelmin tested the team's new '99 Reynard ...

Wed 23 Dec 1998
NA-F2000: Andy Lally to Appear at Pennzoil Motorsports

NA-F2000: Andy Lally to Appear at Pennzoil Motorsports

Lally to Sign Autographs at Pennzoil Motorsports '99 On Saturday Afternoon, Jan. 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. NORTHPORT, N.Y., Dec. 23 - A racing expert has chosen Andy Lally of Northport, N.Y., as the favorite to win the U.S. Formula 2000...

1999 USRRC Schedule Announcement
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1999 USRRC Schedule Announcement

December 23, 1998 FIVE-RACE 1999 USRRC SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The United States Road Racing Championship has announced its five-race 1999 schedule, kicking off its second season with the 1999 Rolex 24 At Daytona, January 29-31,...

Tony Gillig to Run in NHRA Pro Stock

Tony Gillig to Run in NHRA Pro Stock

TONY GILLIG TO RUN NHRA PRO STOCK IN 1999! December 23, 1998 Lake Zurich, IL: Two-time IHRA National event winner and ...

Jeret Schroeder to Appear at Pennzoil Motorsports
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Jeret Schroeder to Appear at Pennzoil Motorsports

Schroeder to Sign Autographs at Pennzoil Motorsports '99 On Friday Afternoon, Jan. 15 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. VINELAND, N.J., Dec. 23 - Just 15 days before he's expected to make his second start in ...

ARDC Champion Kobylarz to Appear at Pennzoil Motorsports

ARDC Champion Kobylarz to Appear at Pennzoil Motorsports

Kobylarz to Sign Autographs at Pennzoil Motorsports '99 On Saturday, Jan. 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. BIRDSBORO, Pa., Dec. 23 - Bryan Kobylarz, who won the tightest point battle ever according to all the records that are available for ...

Three Day Karting Competition to Feature Lynx Drivers

Three Day Karting Competition to Feature Lynx Drivers

THE IRONMAN AT 100 -- MPH, THAT IS... "Ironman" triathlon events have become a recognized, respected form of athletic competition in recent years, and next week a totally unique kind of Ironman event will be held at a similarly unique ...

1998 Season Notes from Richard Day
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1998 Season Notes from Richard Day

Along the World of Outlaws Trail By Richard Day As the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series prepares to take a break for the holidays, I've found myself feeling thankful to have completed 12 seasons...

Kelli Bennett Signs Major Sponsor (Jr. Dragster)

Kelli Bennett Signs Major Sponsor (Jr. Dragster)

Trim Parts, Inc. Signed To Major Sponsorship On Harley Communications Jr. Dragster SPARTANBURG, SC -- Kelli Bennett has won half the battle in entering drag racing. The nine year old, third grader at Spartanburg, S.C.'s Pine Street Elementary...

BTCC: News summary 98-12-23

BTCC: News summary 98-12-23

Sainz out of Le Mans chance Carlos Sainz' chances of racing for Toyota in the Le Mans 24 Hours race have gone away, after the new rally callendar just published means a clash of events for the Spaniard. The Acropolis Rally ends on the day of...

IRL: Nine Races on Fox Sports in 1999

IRL: Nine Races on Fox Sports in 1999

FOX TELEVISING NINE OF 11 PEP BOYS INDY RACING LEAGUE EVENTS IN 1999 INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 23, 1998 -- FOX Sports and FOX Sports Net will telecast nine of the 11 Pep Boys Indy Racing League events in 1999, Indy Racing League officials announced ...

IRL: IRL Charity, American Red Cross TV Special

IRL: IRL Charity, American Red Cross TV Special

AMERICAN RED CROSS PRESENTING HOLIDAY GIFT TO TV VIEWERS INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 23, 1998 -- The American Red Cross, the official charity of the Indy Racing League, presents an unprecedented one-hour telecast, 117 years in the making, with the Dec....

Tue 22 Dec 1998
Pontiac Renews With NHRA

Pontiac Renews With NHRA

PONTIAC-GMC RETURNS WITH OFFICIAL VEHICLES OF NHRA DETROIT (December 22, 1998) - Pontiac-GMC Motorsports Manager Fred Simmonds is proud to announce that Pontiac has renewed its position as the Official Car of the National Hot Rod ...

Lynx/Ironman News 98-12-22

Lynx/Ironman News 98-12-22

THE IRONMAN AT 100 -- MPH, THAT IS... "Ironman" triathlon events have become a recognized, respected form of athletic competition in recent years, and next week a totally unique kind of Ironman event will be held at a similarly unique place and...

Ferrari and Mattel Announce Global Partnership
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Ferrari and Mattel Announce Global Partnership

Mattel, Inc. [NYSE:MAT] and Ferrari today announced that Mattel has been granted exclusive worldwide rights to produce toys, apparel and accessories, and adult collectible products based upon the rich heritage of Ferrari vehicles and...

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