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Wed 31 Dec 2003
Michel Point will not run Dakar 2004

Michel Point will not run Dakar 2004

The race has not started, yet the first difficulties Dec. 29 - With three days to go before the prologue in Clermont-Ferrand and the real start of the 2004 Telefonica Dakar rally, the first competitors have started massing on the parking lot of...

Specter Werkes/Sports enters Daytona 24

Specter Werkes/Sports enters Daytona 24

Specter Werkes/Sports announces Rolex 24 project 24 Cauley Corvette GTR to Feature Highlander DVD Promotion Detroit -- December 24, 2003 In conjunction with Cauley Chevrolet, a Michigan Chevrolet dealer, Specter Werkes Sports today announced it...

Orbit Racing to compete in 2004

Orbit Racing to compete in 2004

Orbit Racing to field Porsche in 2004 Rolex Series International driver lineup set for Rolex 24 at Daytona JUPITER, Fla. (December 29, 2003) -- Orbit Racing will compete in the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series in 2004, fielding the No. 44...

2004 season preview
AMA

2004 season preview

A new champion will be crowned in AMA Supercross 2004 season kicks off with traditional Anaheim opener. PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Dec. 29, 2003) -- The 2004 THQ AMA Supercross Series gets underway this Saturday, Jan. 3, at Edison International...

Orbit Racing - 2004 and Daytona

Orbit Racing - 2004 and Daytona

2004 Orbit Racing will compete in the Rolex Sports Car Series in 2004, fielding the No. 44 Classic Industries Porsche 911 GT3 RS for Joe and Jay Policastro of Latrobe, Pa. The father-son pair drove three successful races in the Rolex Series GT...

The Racer's Group Daytona 24 driver lineup

The Racer's Group Daytona 24 driver lineup

Sonoma, CA -- December 29, 2003 -- The Racer's Group, overall winners of the 2003 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, today announced the driver lineup for the ...

David Green/Edwards at Kentucky in January

David Green/Edwards at Kentucky in January

SPARTA, KY. -- NASCAR Busch Series runner-up David Green and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Rookie-of-the-Year Carl Edwards will help open the first day of Kentucky Speedway single-event ticket sales on Jan. 5, 2004 by greeting fans at Meijer ...

M-Sport confirms Warmbold for full 2004 programme
WRC

M-Sport confirms Warmbold for full 2004 programme

German Antony Warmbold is the first privateer to confirm a full 16-round assault on the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship behind the wheel of a Ford Focus RS WRC02, which will be run by British-based Motorsport Specialist M-Sport Limited. The ...

Christmas Stages Rally summary

Christmas Stages Rally summary

Bird retains Christmas Stages title. Specsavers Christmas Stages Rally -- Sunday 28th December 2003 -- For the second successive year, MonsterMob Ducati superbike team owner Paul Bird swept to an impressive overall victory in the Specsavers...

Webber looking forward to new circuitsHeadline

Webber looking forward to new circuits

Mark Webber is waiting for a closer look at the new circuits on the 2004 calendar, Bahrain and China, and hopes they will be challenging for the drivers. Sahkir in Bahrain is scheduled for 4th of April, the third Grand Prix of the season, and ...

McLaren and Henkel extend partnership

McLaren and Henkel extend partnership

The West McLaren Mercedes Formula One team is proud to announce that it has agreed a long-term extension to its Partnership with Henkel Technologies. Both organisations are continuing a successful and mutually beneficial partnership, which began...

Willowbank prepares for New Year event

Willowbank prepares for New Year event

History in the making at Willowbank Raceway The traditional Test 'n' Tune before this Saturday's huge New Year program at Queenslands Willowbank Raceway will take on greater significance, when reigning Australian Top Fuel champion and drag...

Chili Bowl entries continue to climb

Chili Bowl entries continue to climb

A New Chili Bowl Record: 214 Entries and Counting! TULSA, Okla. (December 28, 2003) - With the 18th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals set to fire off in less than ten days, pre-entries for the nation's most prestigious Midget racing event...

Barron Connor Racing test notes 2003-12-28

Barron Connor Racing test notes 2003-12-28

John Bosh and Danny Sullivan run at Ferrari's Fiorano circuit First test for Barron Connor Racing Ferrari 575 GTC Barron Connor Racing have tested the first of their two Ferrari's 575 GTC at Ferrari's own test track in Italy last Tuesday....

This Week in Racing History (December 28-January 3)

This Week in Racing History (December 28-January 3)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker December 28 Jim Clark wins the South African Grand Prix at East London driving a Lotus 25 (1963). December 29 Carlo Chiti, one-time engineer for Alfa Romeo and Ferrari, and co-founder of both ATS and...

Richards believes in Button potentialHeadline

Richards believes in Button potential

BAR boss David Richards has never wavered in his belief that Jenson Button will be a Formula One champion in the future and thinks a resurgence of interest in the Englishman proves his potential. With Juan Pablo Montoya off to McLaren in 2005, ...

Dakar: BMW X-raid preview

Dakar: BMW X-raid preview

High goals for the 2004 Dakar Rally set by X-raid The X-raid team on the hardest rally in the world. A start signal on 1. January 2004, the finishing flag on 18. January 2004 - between these dates lie over 11,000 kilometres of gravel tracks, ...

Dakar: Mitsubishi driver line-up

Dakar: Mitsubishi driver line-up

Mitsubishi Motors announces 2004 Dakar line-up Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), one of the most successful manufacturers in the history of the Dakar Rally, has secured a formidable line-up for its assault on the 2004 event. Four official ...

Dakar: Mitsubishi preview

Dakar: Mitsubishi preview

Mitsubishi aims for ninth Dakar title The Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports Team, on behalf of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, is aiming for a record-breaking ninth victory and fourth consecutive win in the 2004 Telefónica Dakar Rally, which...

Harry Gant to attend Motorsports 2004

Harry Gant to attend Motorsports 2004

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December 28, 2003 . . . Harry Gant, one of the most popular drivers in the history of NASCAR stock car racing, will be part of the U.S.Smokeless Tobacco Company Motorsports Experience at the Motorsports 2004 Presented by Sunoco...

Winterbottom at Willowbank for New Year's drag racing

Winterbottom at Willowbank for New Year's drag racing

Winterbottom books a seat at Willowbank spectacular. Queensland's reigning Konica V8 Supercar series titleholder and recently appointed 2004 Orrcon Racing car driver, Mark Winterbottom is set for a methane-charged change of pace at Willowbank ...

Button questions driver hypeHeadline

Button questions driver hype

Jenson Button wonders why Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso get so much attention and other good drivers barely get a mention. Both Raikkonen and Alonso had a good season in 2003 and Raikkonen took the title fight to the final race at Suzuka, ...

Bahrain taking precautions

Bahrain taking precautions

The Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has recently been the focus of news that claims a possible threat to the Grand Prix taking place next year. Threats to the Bahrain Grand Prix are similar to any high profile sporting event. A BIC ...

Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic news 2003-12-24

Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic news 2003-12-24

Danny Smith to miss the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic? KNOXVILLE, IOWA (December 24, 2003) - As Americans are starting to head 'Down Under' for Kele World Challenge qualifiers in Australia and New Zealand, news comes that ...