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Fri 29 Dec 2000
Cars hit Adelaide Streets on Friday

Cars hit Adelaide Streets on Friday

ADELAIDE, Australia (Dec. 28) -- After more than a year of buildup, the "Race of a Thousand Years" on the famed Adelaide street circuit has arrived, and cars from the American Le Mans Series will begin practice runs on Friday. A crowd of more...

Willy T. Ribbs to run Dodge

Willy T. Ribbs to run Dodge

Dodge inks Ribbs, BHR for diversity initiative By Dave Rodman AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 13, 2000) Veteran race driver Willy T. Ribbs, 41, will compete in the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in a Bobby Hamilton Racing Dodge Ram backed by...

SBRS: Patrick Long Laugna Seca was not a fluke

SBRS: Patrick Long Laugna Seca was not a fluke

(LAKEVILLE, Conn.) Jan. 27,2000 -Patrick Long proved that Laguna Seca wasn't a fluke. Long, a Skip Barber Karting Scholarship recipient, followed up his strong performance at Laguna with an even more impressive outing this past weekend in the...

IPSC: Scotia Speedworld 2001 schedule

IPSC: Scotia Speedworld 2001 schedule

(Dec. 29) - In no uncertain terms Scotia Speedworld has made a committment to the stock car racing community for the 2001 season. A committment superior to anything ever offered in Eastern Canada. The facility will manage a total of 25 events...

IPSC: Alliance formed between IPSC and MASCAR

IPSC: Alliance formed between IPSC and MASCAR

"We are very excited to have this finally come together," said Bas Gordon, manager of Scotia Speedworld. "We have been negotiating for almost two months now and feel this is a very positive step for our sports growth. We at Scotia Speedworld are...

Thu 28 Dec 2000
Ferrari has powerful team at Adelaide GT race

Ferrari has powerful team at Adelaide GT race

FERRARI team Prancing Horse Racing has finalised a powerful driver lineup for this weekend's Grand Touring Challenge races in Adelaide, signing the widely experienced Rod Wilson to join regular pilot Mark Noske in a pair of F360 Modena...

Semana de cambios y noticias

Semana de cambios y noticias

Buenos Aires, Diciembre 27 (www.tc2000.com.ar).- Algunas noticias del TC 2000 en estos últimos días: Bugliotti con Astra El cordobés Marcelo Bugliotti correrá la próxima temporada con un Chevrolet Astra a partir de la segunda competencia ...

Wed 27 Dec 2000
Washington DC Auto Show Motorsport Preview

Washington DC Auto Show Motorsport Preview

By David Reininger - Motorsport.com Washington, D.C. (December 26, 2000) - The Washington, D.C. Auto Show opened its six day run at the Convention Center in downtown Washington today. The show, sponsored by Mattel's Hot Wheels for the second...

Tue 26 Dec 2000
John Cooper dead at 77
F1

John Cooper dead at 77

John Cooper, the founder of the Cooper Formula One team and the winner of four World Championships, died on Sunday at the age of 77 after a prolonged struggle with cancer. Cooper, born in 1923, apprenticed as a toolmaker in the 1940s, and ...

Jerez testing 2000-12-07
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Jerez testing 2000-12-07

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Olivier Panis F BAR-Honda 1:23.55 2. Rubens Barrichello ...

Jerez testing 2000-12-06
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Jerez testing 2000-12-06

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Rubens Barrichello BR Ferrari 1:34.60 2. Juan Montoya ...

Jerez testing 2000-12-05
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Jerez testing 2000-12-05

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. David Coulthard GB McLaren-Mercedes 1:22.630 2. Olivier Panis ...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Estoril testing 2000-12-20
F1

Estoril testing 2000-12-20

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jenson Button GB Benetton-Renault 1:21.54 2. Eddie Irvine ...

Barcelona testing 2000-12-20
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Barcelona testing 2000-12-20

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jarno Trulli I Jordan-Honda 1:19.586 2. Nick Heidfeld ...

Estoril testing 2000-12-19
F1

Estoril testing 2000-12-19

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Ralf Schumacher D Williams-BMW 1:31.09 2. Juan Montoya ...

Barcelona testing 2000-12-19
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Barcelona testing 2000-12-19

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Nick Heidfeld D Sauber-Petronas 1:20.132 2. Jarno Trulli ...

Estoril testing 2000-12-18
F1

Estoril testing 2000-12-18

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Luciano Burti I Jaguar 1:26.58 2. Eddie Irvine ...

Barcelona testing 2000-12-18
F1

Barcelona testing 2000-12-18

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Olivier Panis F BAR-Honda 1:20.622 2. David Coulthard ...

Michelin continues test at Barcelona
F1

Michelin continues test at Barcelona

Michelin's preparations for its entry into the Formula One arena in March 2001 took another step forward with a three-day test last week at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Four teams ran on the French manufacturer's tires - the...

Spencer, G. Bodine at Pennzoil Motorsports show

Spencer, G. Bodine at Pennzoil Motorsports show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December 24, 2000 . . . Autograph collectors take note, NASCAR Winston Cup racers Jimmy Spencer and Geoffrey Bodine will head up an impressive list of racing talents at the Pennzoil Motorsports 2001 Auto Racing Show. The...

This Week in Racing History (December 24-30)

This Week in Racing History (December 24-30)

This Week in Racing History December 24 F1 and sports car driver Howden Ganley born (1941). December 25 Tony Schumacher, 1999 NHRA Top Fuel Champion and son of former NHRA Funny Car Champion Don Schumacher, born (1969). December 26 Designer...

Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund

Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund

[Motorsport.com received this letter from Kenny and Reva Irwin on December 22, 2000 announcing the Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund. They have requested it be put online to make people aware of the foundation. This worthwhile foundation was created...

Mexico City round 10 race results
F3

Mexico City round 10 race results

<pre> AUTODROMO HERMANOS RODRIGUEZ, 4.0 km, MEXICO, D.F., México. FECHA: Dom 10 de Diciembre, 2000. Clima: asoleado, 24º C ASISTENCIA PUBLICO: 7 MIL FORMULA 3 INTERNACIONAL Y FORMULA REYNARD RODRIGUEZ BROTHERS RACETRACK, 4.0 km,...

Mexico City round 10 qualifying
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Mexico City round 10 qualifying

<pre> AUTODROMO HERMANOS RODRIGUEZ, 4 km, MEXICO, D.F., México. FECHA: Sáb 9 de Diciembre, 2000. Clima: asoleado, 26º C FORMULA 3 INTERNACIONAL Y FORMULA REYNARD RODRIGUEZ BROS. RACETRACK, 4 km, MEXICO CITY, D.F., MEXICO DATE: Sat.

Adelaide breaks winter racing drought

Adelaide breaks winter racing drought

-- ---. Photo: American Le Mans Series INDIANAPOLIS (December 23, 2000) -- All across the United States, fans of motorsports are enduring the annual drought of live racing competition that is brought on by the onset of the winter ...

Musgrave signs for Ultra Dodge ride

Musgrave signs for Ultra Dodge ride

Musgrave fills Ultra Dodge program By Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 22, 2000) Veteran NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ted Musgrave got an early Christmas present when team owner Jimmy Smith signed the Franklin, Wis., driver Friday to pilot...

Brewer returns as Ultra crew chief

Brewer returns as Ultra crew chief

Brewer signs as Ultra's Cup crew chief By Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 22, 2000) Former NASCAR Winston Cup champion crew chief Tim Brewer will return to that role in 2001 with Ultra Motorsports and driver Mike Wallace, team owner Jim ...

Donohue, Price search for seats.

Donohue, Price search for seats.

The racing hopes and dreams of two talented young men got a lot of mileage earlier this week in a three-day NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series test session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The first has a familiar last name. The second is well known...

Fans vote Steve Kinser Driver of the Year
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Fans vote Steve Kinser Driver of the Year

LAKELAND, FL (December 22) -- Five prominent race drivers were selected by thousands of race fans in the first annual "Open Wheel Magazine Driver of the Year" balloting. The poll is unique in that the selection process is based solely on...

Former Utica-Rome champions inducted to HoF

Former Utica-Rome champions inducted to HoF

VERNON, NY - Past Utica-Rome Speedway Track Champions Bill Wimble and Jerry Cook will be inducted into the Eastern Motorsport Press Association (EMPA) Hall of Fame during the annual EMPA Convention on January 5-7, 2000, at the Radisson Hotel & ...

Risi Competizione to run Rolex 24

Risi Competizione to run Rolex 24

The Risi Competizione Ferrari Team, based in Houston, Texas, has announced their plans and driver line-up for the 39th Annual Rolex 24 at Daytona, February 3-4, 2001. The popular team will field the legendary No. 12 Ferrari 333 SP, piloted...

Jimmy Prock to tune Matco Tools Funny Car

Jimmy Prock to tune Matco Tools Funny Car

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (December 22): Don Schumacher Racing is pleased to announce that Jimmy Prock has accepted the position of Crew Chief for the Matco Tools Pontiac Funny Car driven by Whit Bazemore. A veteran of Top Fuel tuning, Prock...

T. Labonte and Irwindale Speeday

T. Labonte and Irwindale Speeday

Irwindale Speedway just concluded three great days with the Moxie Films people shooting a racing epic Kellogg's Frosted Flakes TV commercial featuring 1996 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Terry Labonte. Photo by Irwindale Speedway The...

Garrett Jacobs gets

Garrett Jacobs gets "most improved driver"

Orrville,OH - - - Up and coming Sprint Car star Garrett "The Dirt Track Cowboy" Jacobs, 20, of Orrville, OH, was the recent recipient of the Wayne County Speedway "Most Improved Driver" award which was bestowed upon the young hotshoe at the recent...

Texas Dirt Track Grandstand improved

Texas Dirt Track Grandstand improved

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Dec. 21, 2000) - Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track officials have announced significant alterations will be made to the facility's grandstand in preparation for the 2001 racing season. The angle of the seating from row 13 and ...

Peter Biondo Pontiac Racing's Super Stock Champion

Peter Biondo Pontiac Racing's Super Stock Champion

INDIANAPOLIS (December 21, 2000) - It's times like these, when most of the country remains encased in a layer of snow and ice, that our thoughts turn longingly to springtime and the warm drag-racing locales of Phoenix, Gainesville and ...