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Wed 31 Dec 2003
Andrea Piccini signs with Lister

Andrea Piccini signs with Lister

It's official: Andrea Piccini will be with Lister in 2004 for the "LMES" and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Andrea Piccini first test on board the Lister Storm LMP was on November 28th and at that time the negotiations between the Tuscan and the...

Bowsher Daytona test summary

Bowsher Daytona test summary

With the ARCA Remax Series three day test session at Daytona International Speedway on December 19, 20 and 21st, the first two days were all that was needed for Todd Bowsher, son of legendary driver , and car owner Jack Bowsher to realize that he...

Mikko Hirvonen/Subaru test notes 2003-12-22
WRC

Mikko Hirvonen/Subaru test notes 2003-12-22

Hirvonen impresses on Impreza debut. The Subaru team's latest recruit, 23-year-old Mikko Hirvonen, got behind the wheel of an Impreza WRC2003 for the first time on Friday (19th) and quickly showed the sort of intuitive talent that has earned...

SBRS: CSOT: Annual Barber-Champ Car Karting Runoff preview

SBRS: CSOT: Annual Barber-Champ Car Karting Runoff preview

7th Annual Barber-Champ Car Karting Scholarship Runoff this weekend. LAKEVILLE, Conn. (Dec. 30) - The Skip Barber Racing "star search" system that over the past seven years has unearthed and then rewarded such talents as Ryan Hunter-Reay, ...

SBRS: D'Agostino selected for 2004 Team USA Scholarship

SBRS: D'Agostino selected for 2004 Team USA Scholarship

December 24, 2003 -- Plantation, Florida -- D'Agostino selected for 2004 Team USA Scholarship After a two-year hiatus the Team USA Scholarship is back again headed by Jeremy Shaw. The Team USA Scholarship gives young American drivers ...

SUPERCROSS: Pre-Anaheim standings, Gelredome results
AMA

SUPERCROSS: Pre-Anaheim standings, Gelredome results

ARNHEM, Holland (December 13, 2003) - Honda's Ernesto Fonseca, of Canyon Lake, Calif., won his first THQ World Supercross GP at the Gelredome, leading all 20 laps in the main event. Damon Huffman, of Canyon Country, Calif., finished second and ...

RACE: NASA: Porsche 25 Hours of Thunderhill report

RACE: NASA: Porsche 25 Hours of Thunderhill report

GRE Racing 1-2 Finish at the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill Sets World Record for Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race Car NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- December 22 - In a torrential rain storm, darkness and 71 other competitors, the two-car Porsche team of GRE...

SCC: SpeedSource unviels new Mazda

SCC: SpeedSource unviels new Mazda

SpeedSource releases photos of new Mazda RX-8 Sunrise, FL -- With the official public debut of the first Mazda RX-8 professional race machines just several days away, SpeedSource Race Engineering has now released pictures of the Mazdaspeed ...

SCC: Automatic Racing prepares for 2004

SCC: Automatic Racing prepares for 2004

Out with the old and in with the new: Automatic Racing prepares for 2004 season. ORLANDO, Fla.- With the 2004 Grand-Am Cup season quickly approaching, Automatic Racing Team Manager Mike McLaughlin has been hard at work getting the team's No. 09...

STRANA: Teams ready to race Super Trucks in 2004

STRANA: Teams ready to race Super Trucks in 2004

U.S. and European racers are looking to form teams for the 2004 Tonka Super Truck Racing Series. NEW ALBANY, OH (December 30, 2003) After successful tests and demonstration races in 2003, the Super Truck Racing Association of North America ...

STRANA: 2004 schedule announced

STRANA: 2004 schedule announced

2004 Tonka Super Truck Racing Series schedule announced Super Trucks will run six races with the American Le Mans Series, ESPN2 to broadcast races. NEW ALBANY, OH (December 16, 2003) The Super Truck Racing Association of North America...

scra: Tickes for events available in January

scra: Tickes for events available in January

The Front Row Challenge and The Ultimate Challenge event tickets go on sale January 19, 2004 to reserved seat ticket holders from 2003's events. Advanced ticket holders from 2003 have from January 19, 2004 until March 1, 2004 to renew their ...

Tue 30 Dec 2003
2004 American Le Mans schedule

2004 American Le Mans schedule

<pre> The 2004 American Le Mans Series Schedule of Events Mar. 15-20 Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring 12 hours June 25-27 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, OH ...

Tue 23 Dec 2003
Premier1 GP kicks off partnership

Premier1 GP kicks off partnership

Zurich, 06 February 2002: Many of the world's top soccer clubs that will be playing starring roles in next year's Premier1 Grand Prix race series were represented at a major marketing meeting held in Zurich last week. The two-day forum featured a...

Ecclestone hoping for memorable Bahrain raceHeadline
F1

Ecclestone hoping for memorable Bahrain race

Bernie Ecclestone has visited the new Bahrain circuit near Sakhir and is hoping for a memorable first Grand Prix there next season. The inaugural event is scheduled for 4th April 2004, the third race on the calendar, and so far the work is ...

Theissen ready for engine challengeHeadline
F1

Theissen ready for engine challenge

BMW is expecting to make another step forward in 2004 and one challenge the manufacturer has been working on for some time is preparing an engine that will last a whole race weekend. With the regulation changes, F1 engines now have to be able to...

First Opel test for Frentzen and Fassler
DTM

First Opel test for Frentzen and Fassler

With test sessions at Vallelunga, Italy, not too far from Rome, Opel Performance concluded the DTM-activities in the year 2003. During the test, Opel's two new signings for the 2004 DTM-season, former F1-driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Swiss ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART is dead! Long live Champ Car!Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART is dead! Long live Champ Car!

Two of the three principals of Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC, Paul Gentilozzi and Kevin Kalkhoven, spoke to the media today about their plans for the future of the "racing series formerly known as CART." That's right, formerly! While the CART...

RACE: NASA: Woo, Arsham, Pun and Pitre win 12 Hours of Thunderhill

RACE: NASA: Woo, Arsham, Pun and Pitre win 12 Hours of Thunderhill

Richmond, CA -- The Gogogear.com Racing Team scored the victory with an Acura Integra with drivers Rich Woo, Ali Arsham, Gordon Pun and Tom Pitre. The team placed eighth overall and first in class completing 253 laps during the 12 hours of ...

RACE: NASA: Bullet Performance Thunderhill 25 Hours summary

RACE: NASA: Bullet Performance Thunderhill 25 Hours summary

A news flash from the gang at bullet performance, after a grueling 25 hours (more like 72) the Bullet performance team finished first in class E0 after a stellar performance by all our drivers and crew. We entered our old world challenge car ...

RACE: NASA 25 Hours of ThunderhillHeadline

RACE: NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Seventy-three entrants started the NASA Thunderhill 25 Hour race under a cloudy sky that quickly turned from drizzle into rain, flooding many pit areas leaving little to wonder what the remaining long hours of the endurance race would be ...

Mon 22 Dec 2003
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2003-12-17

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2003-12-17

Indy Racing League Notebook Businessman invests in Kelley Racing; Dana signs with Hemelgarn INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003 -- Successful businessman Rick Weidinger has acquired a minority interest in Kelley Racing, team owner Tom Kelley...

ALLSTAR: 2003 Banquet report

ALLSTAR: 2003 Banquet report

Chad Kemenah honored at All Star Awards Ceremony, $157,000 paid out in cash to top 11 Owners/Drivers DAYTON, OH -- The Haulmark.com All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car series honored 2003 points champion Chad Kemenah at an awards ceremony...

BAR continues China tour
F1

BAR continues China tour

Lucky Strike B*A*R Honda returned to China last week for its second promotional visit of 2003, with Takuma Sato getting his first chance to experience the country prior to next year's Chinese Grand Prix (26 September). The trip was an...

Baumgartner ready to sign for MinardiHeadline
F1

Baumgartner ready to sign for Minardi

Zsolt Baumgartner looks set to take up Minardi's offer of a race seat for 2004 and an official announcement will reportedly be made tomorrow (23rd December). Minardi already signed Gianmaria Bruni and offered the second seat to Hungarian...

Ecclestone receives Bahrain honour
F1

Ecclestone receives Bahrain honour

The Chief Executive of Formula One Administration Mr Bernie Ecclestone today received the Bahrain Medal of the First Degree, one of the highest personal honours that can be bestowed by the Kingdom and one usually reserved for Heads of State and ...

J.J. Yeley voted Al Holbert Memorial award

J.J. Yeley voted Al Holbert Memorial award

Open wheel ace J.J. Yeley's successful 2003 season continued when the Eastern Motorsport Press Association announced that he was voted the prestigious Al Hobert Memorial/EMPA Driver of the Year Award. The United States Auto Club (USAC) Triple...

Manzanita Speedway to host 2004 seaons opener
WOO

Manzanita Speedway to host 2004 seaons opener

The 26th edition of the O'Reilly World of Outlaws will make its 2004 debut February 20-21 with the Cactus Classic at the Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix. The World of Outlaw tour last visited the legendary Arizona half-mile in 1999, and is poised...

Henderson Motorsports will run full season

Henderson Motorsports will run full season

Henderson Motorsports moves to ASA in 2004 Georgia team will run full season. CONYERS, GEORGIA (MONDAY, DECEMBER 22ND, 2003) - - Henderson Motorsports and rookie driver Jimmy Henderson will move to the American Speed Association for the 2004 ...

Daytona test day three notes

Daytona test day three notes

ARCA RE/MAX Series teams wrap up test session. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 21, 2003) - The three-day ARCA RE/MAX Series test session in preparation for the Feb. 7 Advance Discount Auto Parts 200 wrapped up on Sunday at Daytona International ...

Hinchcliffe heads to Spain on scholarship program

Hinchcliffe heads to Spain on scholarship program

James Hinchcliffe will have his turn in a Formula BMW and will test legendary track. TORONTO, ON. (December 22, 2003) 16 year-old karting champion and aspiring racecar star James Hinchcliffe will head to Spain in early January to compete in...

This Week in Racing History (December 21-27)

This Week in Racing History (December 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker December 21 Ayrton Senna tests a Penske Indycar at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1992). December 22 The engine that will be used in the Honda RC211V MotoGP bike is run ...

Daytona test day two 2003-12-20

Daytona test day two 2003-12-20

Clint Bowyer Gains Experience During ARCA Testing At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 20, 2003) - Clint Bowyer says his opportunity to drive for Richard Childress Racing in the Busch Series in 2004 "is a dream come true." On Saturday at ...

Nampo 400 to kick off 2004 season

Nampo 400 to kick off 2004 season

The Nampo 400, a national invitational race for vehicles competing in the 2004 SA Off Road Car Racing Championship will take place in the Bothaville area on February 20 and 21, 2004. The event will be based at Nampo Park, which hosts the...

Jordan happy with future resolutionHeadline
F1

Jordan happy with future resolution

Team boss Eddie Jordan is happy that the future of Formula One seems to be settled after the GPWC and SLEC signed an agreement yesterday. The GPWC, consisting of manufacturers DaimlerChrysler, Ferrari, BMW, Ford and Renault, agreed with SLEC, ...

French GP still strugglingHeadline
F1

French GP still struggling

The beleaguered French Grand Prix is facing another problem after the regional authority of Burgundy rejected a financial package aimed at helping stage the race. The French Motorsport Association (FFSA) had released a statement saying the...