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Thu 29 Dec 2005
Series interview with GT1 champion
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Series interview with GT1 champion

THE 2005 FIA GT1 DRIVER'S CHAMPION : GABRIELE GARDEL How does it feel to have won the 2005 FIA GT1 Drivers Championship? I am really happy, and have to thank Jack Leconte, Pedro Lamy and all the crew who worked really hard for this success.

Pedregon, Kemanah enter Midget Chili Bowl

Pedregon, Kemanah enter Midget Chili Bowl

Pedregon & Kemanah Enter 20th Annual Chili Bowl Heady Group of Diverse Pros Fill This Year's Field TULSA, Okla. (Dec. 21, 2005) -- Former NHRA Funny Car World Champion Cruz Pedregon and reigning All-Star Circuit of Champions titlist Chad Kemenah...

Orange County Speedway returns in 2006

Orange County Speedway returns in 2006

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 23, 2005) -- East Coast racing fans will once again be treated to a full season of action at Orange County Speedway in 2006 as the track will see action for the first time since October, 2003. The track recently announced...

Yamaha factory team to continue without sponsor

Yamaha factory team to continue without sponsor

Yamaha without Gauloises in 2006 Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. hereby announces that Altadis/Seita's sponsorship regarding Yamaha's Factory MotoGP Team will not continue after the end of the 2005 season. For more than 40 years, Yamaha has...

2005 final season newsletter 2005-12-23
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2005 final season newsletter 2005-12-23

GARDEL CLAIMS 2005 GT1 DRIVERS TITLE LIEB AND ROCKENFELLER ARE THE GT2 CHAMPIONS BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR SEE YOU IN 2006 ! It was the closest and most thrilling season for years ... and the suspense did not end when the ...

Jonathan Summerton World Finals summary

Jonathan Summerton World Finals summary

Jonathan Summerton set the 4th fastest lap out of the 6 heats with 36 of the top drivers from all over the world competing for the ultimate title. In the final Jonathan was on his way to a top five finish ,when, after the safety car left an...

Preparing to launch the 2006 seasonHeadline
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Preparing to launch the 2006 season

As 2005 draws to an end, preparations for the 2006 season are already well underway and next year will start with winter testing in January along with the launches of the new season's challengers. Toyota already got the jump on its rivals by ...

RAmer: Widget Rally Team Reno summary

RAmer: Widget Rally Team Reno summary

Widget Hits Racing Jackpot in Reno Team Claims Overall Victory Third Time this Season Reno, NV. Ralph Kosmides (driver, Mission Viejo, CA) and John Dillon (codriver, Thousand Oaks, CA) hit the jackpot at the Reno Rally on Dec 3-4, 2005, winning...

Clint Field - ALMS championship interview

Clint Field - ALMS championship interview

IN HIS OWN WORDS: CLINT FIELD Braselton, Ga. - At last, Clint Field has his championship. After winning six times in 2004, the 22-year-old won five times in the American Le Mans Series' LMP2 class in '05 and became the youngest Series champion...

LMS: Music City Motorsplex to host 2006 events

LMS: Music City Motorsplex to host 2006 events

Music City Motorplex to host the ASA Late Model Series twice in 2006. All three traveling series' within the ASALMS will see time at the "Plex". Lexington, Michigan (12/22/05): The ASA Late Model Series Presented by GM Performance Parts is...

USAC events 2006 air dates announced

USAC events 2006 air dates announced

TWENTY USAC THUNDER RACES SCHEDULED ON THE OUTDOOR CHANNEL IN 2006 Outdoor Channel will telecast 12 Silver Crown races and eight other events during season INDIANAPOLIS -- Twenty USAC events, including a dozen Silver Crown Series races, will...

Snake Racing News: New Zealand trip

Snake Racing News: New Zealand trip

JOHNSON JR. AND TROXEL TO HELP CHRISTEN LAKESIDE INTERNATIONAL DRAGWAY IN NEW ZEALAND VISTA, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2005) -- While the rest of their peers will be enjoying the holiday season and the coming of the New Year, NHRA stars Tommy Johnson Jr.

Sascha Maassen - 2006 preview

Sascha Maassen - 2006 preview

Spyder success As other drivers enjoy a few weeks between race seasons, Sascha Maassen is anxious to get back on track. The German Porsche factory driver, now living in Raeren, Belgium, spent 2005 testing the new Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 car in ...

WSS: Lewis at Bacchus summary

WSS: Lewis at Bacchus summary

LEWIS RETURNS TO BACCHUS MARSH WITH A TOP 5 FINISH Ian 'The Fly' Lewis had not raced at Bacchus Marsh's Rolling Thunder Raceway for some years, however was strong immediately as the car hit the large newly reopened complex last weekend. The ...

2006 Formula Renault 3.5 World/EU2000 calendar

2006 Formula Renault 3.5 World/EU2000 calendar

The 2006 World Series by Renault racing calendar will consist of seven meetings. The World Series Formula Renault 3.5 will also be a curtain raiser for the Monaco Grand Prix and the Spa-Francorchamps 24-hour race. <pre> World Series by ...

ESS: Tommy Wickham prepares for rookie season

ESS: Tommy Wickham prepares for rookie season

Tommy Wickham is Ready to Tackle his Rookie Season with the Empire Super Sprints. SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Empire Super Sprints (ESS) has grown to be one of the largest 360 sprint car organizations in the country. For 19 year old Tommy Wickham...

Velocity Motorsports Barber test summary

Velocity Motorsports Barber test summary

Velocity Motorsports set quick times at Barber Motorsports Park Prospect Hill, NC- The Velocity Motorsports team recently completed a very successful test at the Barber Motorsports Park outside of Birmingham, Alabama. This was a private...

Sofuoglu signs with Ten Kate Honda Supersport team

Sofuoglu signs with Ten Kate Honda Supersport team

KENAN SOFUOGLU JOINS WINSTON TEN KATE HONDA Winston Ten Kate Honda has announced that Kenan Sofuoglu will join the team as it aims for a record fifth World Supersport championship title in 2006. The 22-year-old Turkish rider from Adapazari in...

BMW Sauber interview with Theissen
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BMW Sauber interview with Theissen

Interview with BMW Motorsport Director Mario Theissen. "Things are shaping up nicely at the first assessment." Today, 22nd December, marks exactly six months since BMW announced its takeover of the majority shareholding in Sauber. How has the ...

Jim Yates Bradenton test summary

Jim Yates Bradenton test summary

Good Times from Jenkins' Motors Impresses Jim Yates in First Pre-season Pro Stock Test Session Veteran engine builder and Pro Stock legend Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins doesn't resemble Santa Claus, but he has what Jim Yates would like for Christmas...

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day two

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day two

AFTER TWO COMPLETE DAYS OF CHAMP CAR TESTING, KATHERINE LEGGE PROVES HER SKILL FOR PKV RACING SEBRING, Florida (December 21, 2005) -- If there was ever a doubt that British rising star Katherine Legge could handle the power of a turbocharged...

Lasoski, McCarl to run Tulsa Shootout
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Lasoski, McCarl to run Tulsa Shootout

Sprint Car Stars Lasoski & McCarl Ready for Tulsa Shootout TULSA, Okla. (December 21, 2005) -- The annual Tulsa Shootout presented by Brodix, held at Tulsa Expo Raceway, has long been a breeding ground for the future stars of auto racing. While...

Daytona test notes 2005-12-21

Daytona test notes 2005-12-21

Rusty Wallace Turns First Laps in Daytona Prototype; Joins Grand American Regulars and Rolex 24 At Daytona Hopefuls for Daytona International Speedway Test Session DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 21, 2005) -- 1989 NASCAR champion Rusty Wallace ...

Alex Job, Rod Emory teleconference transcript

Alex Job, Rod Emory teleconference transcript

An Interview with Alex Job and Rod Emory ADAM SAAL: Welcome, everyone. Thank for taking a couple minutes out of your busy holiday schedules to join us for what we believe is an exciting announcement for the Rolex Sports Car Series in the ...