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Fri 18 Oct 2002
Apollo Racing - new IRM sports racer

Apollo Racing - new IRM sports racer

Apollo reveals its key role in exciting new IRM sports racer. Apollo Racing Design Limited -- the UK-based design consultancy specialising in carbon composite design and manufacture -- is delighted to announce its involvement in International ...

Sun 13 Jan 2002
Leitzinger to drive Trans-Am for Gloy Racing

Leitzinger to drive Trans-Am for Gloy Racing

Butch Leitzinger to race under Tommy Bahama and Tom Gloy Racing banner for 2002 Trans-Am Series MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 7, 2002) -- Tom Gloy Racing announced today it will field a second entry in the 2002 Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich ...

Fri 09 Aug 2002
Pfaff signs as Jeff Pabst sponsor for Mosport race

Pfaff signs as Jeff Pabst sponsor for Mosport race

Pfaff Motorsport announces their sponsorship of Jeff Pabst and Team Seikel for the August 18, 2002 running of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) at Mosport Park. NEWMARKET & WOODBRIDGE, ONTARIO - August 8, 2002 - Pfaff Motorsports (affiliated...

Sun 10 Feb 2002
Position lights on all cars for 2002

Position lights on all cars for 2002

BRASELTON, Ga. (February 7, 2002) -- Follow the Lights, Follow the Action on the American Le Mans Series in 2002. The sports car endurance racing series will make it easier for fans to follow the action on the track this season through the use...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
Carsport Zonda to debut 2003 American Le Mans Series

Carsport Zonda to debut 2003 American Le Mans Series

Carsport Zonda partnership secures exclusive worldwide rights agreement for Pagani Zonda C12GTS. ORLANDO, FLORIDA - In a move that is sure to open the eyes of the racing industry, Tom Weickardt (Owner, American Viperacing), Toine...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
ALMS television announcers named

ALMS television announcers named

BRASELTON, Ga. (March 6, 2002) -- The SPEED Channel has named its announcers and production company for its coverage of five rounds of the American Le Mans Series in the 2002 season. Formerly known as Speedvision, the cable network relaunched with...

Sat 02 Mar 2002
B-17 Flyover at Sebring 12 Hours 50th Anniversary

B-17 Flyover at Sebring 12 Hours 50th Anniversary

Gunnar Racing Plans Salute to Sebring's Aviation History With B-17 Flyover, Car Motif For 50th Sebring 12 Hours SEBRING, Fla. (February 28, 2002) -- With the help of a Flying Fortress, Gunnar Racing will salute the military aviation history of...

Tue 19 Nov 2002
IMSA Headquarters moving to Georgia

IMSA Headquarters moving to Georgia

IMSA headquarters moving to Georgia to be closer to American Le Mans Series offices. CLEARWATER, Fla. (November 18, 2002) -- The headquarters of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) will relocate from Clearwater, Fla., to Braselton,...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART teamHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART team

INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2002) - Former Champ Car driver Stefan Johansson announced today the formation of American Spirit Team Johansson, a complete two-car effort that will campaign the 2003 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series ...

Sun 10 Mar 2002
Bruno Lambert joins MBD Panoz-Mugen team

Bruno Lambert joins MBD Panoz-Mugen team

Le Mans 24 Hours Gt Winner Bruno Lambert Joins Mbd Sportscars Toronto, Canada, March 9, 2002 - Seattle based driver Bruno Lambert will team up with Didier de Radiguès in the MBD Sportscars entered Panoz-Mugen LMP900 for 2002 ALMS...

Sat 23 Feb 2002
Doran Lista enters Sebring 50th Anniversary 12-hour race

Doran Lista enters Sebring 50th Anniversary 12-hour race

Doran Team To Return To American Le Mans Competition; Submits Entry For 50th Anniversary Sebring 12 Hours SEBRING, Fla. (February 23, 2002) -- One of the top privateer teams in American sports car racing will return to racing on the American Le...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
Sebring: Legendary Cars, Drivers on poster

Sebring: Legendary Cars, Drivers on poster

Sebring's 50th Anniversary Poster Features Legendary Cars & Drivers Sebring, FL -- The legendary cars and drivers which made Sebring the mecca of sports car racing in North America are featured in the official poster for the 50th Annual Mobil1...

Wed 12 Jun 2002
Dick Seidenspinner joins Champion Sports Group

Dick Seidenspinner joins Champion Sports Group

Seidenspinner hired as General Manager by Champion Sports Group. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Monday, June 10, 2002) - Dick Seidenspinner was recently hired as General Manager for Champion Sports Group (CSG). Seidenspinner will oversee CSG's day to day...

Wed 25 Sep 2002
Laguna Seca: KnightHawk race notes

Laguna Seca: KnightHawk race notes

Knighthawk wins at Laguna Seca. September 24, 2002 Englewood, CO -- Many times this season they've come close, only to have their hopes dashed, generally while in the lead, due to some unexpected problem. But they knew they would triumph ...

Tue 09 Apr 2002
IRL: Duesenberg and Johnny Herbert to compete in Indy 500

IRL: Duesenberg and Johnny Herbert to compete in Indy 500

Indianapolis, IN (April 8) - One of the most illustrious names in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history returns to competition as Duesenberg Brothers Racing will field a car for next month's running of the 86th Indianapolis 500. Celebrating the...

Sat 09 Feb 2002
Sebring: Prodrive, Olive Garden Ferrari teams preview

Sebring: Prodrive, Olive Garden Ferrari teams preview

SEBRING, Fla. (February 7, 2002) -- Ferraris are returning to action on the American Le Mans Series in a big way in 2002, and the second and third entries received for the 50th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, presented by Dodge, are from...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

PORSCHE CUP 2002 - TOP 15 FINISHERS Driver/Country Final Points Prize Money 1. Kevin Buckler (USA) 8,575 points $37,000 2. Michael Schrom (USA) 5,375 points $23,000 3. Stephane Ortelli (Monaco) 5,145 points $18,000 4. Randy Pobst ...

Wed 13 Mar 2002
Sebring: Harlow Motorsport preview

Sebring: Harlow Motorsport preview

Harlow's all-British Squad heads for Sebring Harlow Motorsport has created a powerful all-British driver line-up for next weekend's Sebring 12 Hours endurance race with the signing of former F3 and Porsche Supercup star Johnny Mowlem. He joins...

Thu 07 Mar 2002
Shane Lewis helmet design contest winner announced

Shane Lewis helmet design contest winner announced

JUPITER, Fla., Thursday, March 7, 2002 - Shane Lewis Racing announced today that Dean Ackerman, of Waterford, Michigan, has been chosen as the winner of the "Design Shane Lewis' Helmet" contest presented by TheRaceSite.com. Ackerman entered two ...

Wed 02 Oct 2002
Gleason - Miami and Road Atlanta previews

Gleason - Miami and Road Atlanta previews

Gleason to race in Miami this Saturday and at Road Atlanta next Saturday. JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Oct. 1 - Chris Gleason of Johnstown, Pa., plans to compete in two more professional auto races this year. Both are American Le Mans Series (ALMS) events;...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Suena m?sica de nuevo en el Hermanos Rodr?guez en M?xico

CHAMPCAR/CART: Suena m?sica de nuevo en el Hermanos Rodr?guez en M?xico

Ciudad de México. (México) 6 de noviembre, 2002. Una pista con enorme tradición ha sido reinaugurada ayer martes. El circuito de los Hermanos Rodríguez está lista para recibir la última fecha de la FedEx CART, el Gran Premio de México...

Sat 12 Oct 2002
Road Atlanta: Porsche qualifying notes

Road Atlanta: Porsche qualifying notes

Porsche ALMS regulars battle Europeans, Ferrari to secure GT pole for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta; 13 Porsches qualify for Saturday race. ATLANTA, Georgia - October 11 - The ...

Sun 20 Oct 2002
Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group - Brian Cunningham

Road Atlanta: The Racer's Group - Brian Cunningham

Cunningham ends a strong and competetive ALMS season. DANVILLE, Ky.-- Oct. 18, 2002-- Brian Cunningham and The Racer's Group ended a strong season with the American Le Mans Series season finale, the Audi Presents Petit Le Mans. The team took ...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
Actividad internacional de Jose Pedro Larriera

Actividad internacional de Jose Pedro Larriera

El piloto uruguayo José Pedro Larriera, en esta temporada 2002, ha tenido una variada actividad deportiva, tanto por pistas de Brasil como en Améérica del Norte. Estaba participando del Campeonato de F 4, donde despuéés de la victoria...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

American Kevin Buckler wins Porsche Cup as world's most successful privateer; U.S. drivers grab unprecedented six of top seven positions. STUTTGART, Germany - December 12 - Kevin Buckler, from Novato, California, is the most successful private...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
More honors for 2002 Champion KristensenHeadline

More honors for 2002 Champion Kristensen

BRASELTON, Ga. (December 19, 2002) -- The honors and accolades continue to grow for Tom Kristensen, the 2002 champion of the American Le Mans Series. The 35-year-old driver for the Audi Sport North America team has been selected "Name of the...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Music again at Hermanos Rodriguez trackHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Music again at Hermanos Rodriguez track

A track with an enormous tradition was reinaugurated today. The Hermanos Rodriguez track is ready to host the final round of the CART FedEx Championship on 17 November, the Telmex Gigante Mexico Grand Prix, and it is already in great form. With...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
American drivers racing at Le Mans

American drivers racing at Le Mans

23 American drivers to race in 70th 24 Hours of Le Mans. BRASELTON, Ga. (June 1, 2002) -- The 70th running of the world's most famous endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has attracted entries from 23 American racing drivers. The sports car...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

SONOMA, Calif. - Dec. 9, 2002 - It was announced Saturday that Kevin Buckler, team owner and driver for The Racer's Group, and co-driver Michael Schrom of Ghent, NY, took 1-2 in the prestigious 2002 Porsche Cup, an annual award given to the top ...

Sat 13 Apr 2002
Cadillac sponsors ALMS Washington DC event

Cadillac sponsors ALMS Washington DC event

Cadillac named title sponsor of Washington, D.C., auto race. Event to be known as the Cadillac Grand Prix of Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C., April 11, 2002 -- Cadillac announced today that it has agreed to sign on as the title sponsor of the...

Thu 18 Jul 2002
Today Show live from DC race on Friday

Today Show live from DC race on Friday

NBC's "Today" Show to be live at Cadillac Grand Prix Of Washington, D.C, on Friday. WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 16, 2002) -- NBC's "The Today Show," one of the longest-running programs in television history, will be live at the American Le Mans...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
IMSA Sports Medicine Program announced

IMSA Sports Medicine Program announced

IMSA, Motor Sports Medicine Group Join For 2002 Season CLEARWATER, Fla. (February 22, 2002) -- The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has joined with the Motor Sports Medicine Group to create the IMSA Sports Medicine Program,...

Mon 07 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Miami: Pook, Martinez press conference, part I

CHAMPCAR/CART: Miami: Pook, Martinez press conference, part I

An Interview with Chris Pook and Chuck Martinez Part 1 of 2 Adam Saal: Tough act to follow as we congratulate Cristiano da Matta. However, a highlight of the year for us is a brand-new event, Grand Prix Americas, that we put together in a ...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
Andy Wallace feared Alligators on first trip to Sebring

Andy Wallace feared Alligators on first trip to Sebring

SEBRING, Fla. (March 12, 2002) -- Andy Wallace is one of the most successful drivers in the long history of Sebring International Raceway. But the Englishman's first trip to Sebring almost ended prematurely because of his fear of one of Florida's...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
Sebring: MSB Motorsport preview

Sebring: MSB Motorsport preview

MSB Motorsport is proud to participate in the 50th running of the 12 Hours of Sebring, the first race in the 2002 American Le Mans Series (ALMS). MSB will field the No. 33 Ferrari 360 Modena GT in the historic endurance race, set for March 16 on...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
Sebring: Porsche Motorsports preview

Sebring: Porsche Motorsports preview

Porsches Constitute 25 Percent Of 50TH Sebring Field ALTANTA, Georgia - March 4, 2002 - The most successful marque in the 50 years of Sebring - Porsche - is the emblem on 15 of the 60 cars that will start the Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring March 16...