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Sun 10 Oct 1999
Laguna Seca Race Report

Laguna Seca Race Report

MONTEREY, CALIF. - J.J. Lehto of Monaco and Steve Soper of England, driving a BMW V12 prototype, took advantage of penalties to other cars Sunday to capture the VISA Sportscar Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway. The Lehto-Soper...

BMW M3 tough race at Laguna Seca

BMW M3 tough race at Laguna Seca

VISA Sports Car Championships, Laguna Seca Raceway race seven, American Le Mans Series BMW Team PTG finished seventh, 10th and 12th in the GT class on Sunday, after encountering mechanical problems with all three team cars. Hans Stuck did some...

Laguna Seca World Challenge GT Race Story and Results

Laguna Seca World Challenge GT Race Story and Results

HEINRICY WINS WILD SPEEDVISION WORLD CHALLENGE GT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON FINALE AT LAGUNA SECA; ARCHER SCORES DRIVERS' TITLE AND BISKUP ROOKIE OF THE YEAR MONTEREY, Calif. (October 9) - John Heinricy, of Holly, Mich., won a wild season...

Sat 09 Oct 1999
Jeret Schroeder Final Qualifying Effort

Jeret Schroeder Final Qualifying Effort

MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 10 - Jeret Schroeder of Vineland, N.J., improved his time by a full second Saturday in the second round of qualifying for Sunday's VISA Sportscar Championships American Le Mans series race at Laguna Seca Raceway....

Jeret Schroeder Friday Qualifying

Jeret Schroeder Friday Qualifying

MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 8 - Friday afternoon Jeret Schroeder of Vineland, N.J., posted the 15th-fastest time in the first round of qualifying for Sunday's VISA Sportscar Championships American Le Mans Series race at Laguna Seca Raceway. ...

Laguna Seca Qualifying Battle

Laguna Seca Qualifying Battle

The battle between the Panoz and BMW marques continued Saturday at Laguna Seca Raceway, with the radical front-engine Panoz Roadsters overturning Friday's results and taking the front row for today's VISA Sportscar Championships. ...

Laguna Seca VISA Sportscar lineup

Laguna Seca VISA Sportscar lineup

Starting lineup for Sunday's VISA Sportscar Championships American Le Mans Series race at Laguna Seca Raceway, showing position, drivers and hometowns or countries, car and qualifying speed. 1. Eric Bernard, France; David Brabham,...

BMW M3s ready to race at Laguna Seca

BMW M3s ready to race at Laguna Seca

BMW Team PTG notes: final qualifying, Oct. 9 VISA Sports Car Championships, Laguna Seca Raceway race seven, American Le Mans Series Hot track conditions meant slower qualifying times for BMW Team PTG on Saturday, so the three-car team will...

Fri 08 Oct 1999
Laguna Seca BMW Team PTG Provisional Qualifying

Laguna Seca BMW Team PTG Provisional Qualifying

BMW Team PTG notes: provisional qualifying, Oct. 8 VISA Sports Car Championships, Laguna Seca Raceway race seven, American Le Mans Series BMW M3s are fourth, fifth and eighth on the provisional GT starting grid for Sunday's American Le Mans ...

Thu 07 Oct 1999
Laguna Seca BMW Team PTG Test Day Notes

Laguna Seca BMW Team PTG Test Day Notes

BMW Team PTG notes: test day, Oct. 7 VISA Sports Car Championships, Laguna Seca Raceway race seven, American Le Mans Series NASCAR meets F1 ...

Tue 05 Oct 1999
Laguna Seca Hybrid R&D Preview

Laguna Seca Hybrid R&D Preview

We're Back and We're Better Orange, CA. After skipping the Petite LeMans race at Road Atlanta in an effort to strengthen our program with further engine and aerodynamics development, we are now in an aggressive position to compete up front...

Laguna Seca Cindi Lux Preview

Laguna Seca Cindi Lux Preview

LUX CAN CLINCH WOMEN'S SERIES TITLE AT LAGUNA SECA MONTEREY, CALIF., Oct. 5, 1999 - Cindi Lux of Aloha, Ore., can clinch the inaugural Women's Global GT Series championship in the circuit's fifth race Sunday at Laguna Seca Raceway. ...

Pat Schutte Joining G-2 Communications

Pat Schutte Joining G-2 Communications

Bloomfield Hills, Mich., October 5 - Pat Schutte has joined G-2 Communications, Inc. as an account manager for G-2's motorsports PR business with DaimlerChrysler Corporation. Schutte's responsibilities include acting as Public Relations Manager...

Mon 04 Oct 1999
BMW LMR Laguina Seca Preview

BMW LMR Laguina Seca Preview

Munich. "One of the most difficult but beautiful race tracks" is how BMW driver JJ Lehto describes the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California. On Sunday, October 10, the Finn will be taking turns at the wheel of the BMW V12 Le Mans...

Laguna Seca Point Battles in All Classes

Laguna Seca Point Battles in All Classes

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4, 1999 - Torrid point battles in all three American Le Mans Series classes highlight the VISA Sportscar Championships Oct. 8-10 at Laguna Seca Raceway and new competitors from England are preparing to make their first...

Fri 01 Oct 1999
Season Finale Moved to Las Vegas

Season Finale Moved to Las Vegas

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 1999 - Delays in track construction have caused the San Diego Grand Prix Association and the American Le Mans Series to agree to move the scheduled Nov. 7 season finale to Las Vegas Motor Speedway on the same...

Wed 29 Sep 1999
Laguna Seca Television and Radio Web Broadcast Schedule

Laguna Seca Television and Radio Web Broadcast Schedule

The VISA Sports Car Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, Calif. race seven, 1999 American Le Mans Series Sunday, Oct. 10, noon to 2:45 p.m. PT (3 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. ET) CNBC telecast Sunday, Oct. 10 4 p.m....

Laguna Seca BMW Team PTG Preview

Laguna Seca BMW Team PTG Preview

BMW Team PTG Chasing California Points and Championships MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 29, 1999) -- BMW Team PTG is looking for another strong California finish in the VISA Sports Car Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway on Oct. 10. The...

Thu 23 Sep 1999
Petit Le Mans J. J. Lehto Notes

Petit Le Mans J. J. Lehto Notes

BMW Motorsport driver J.J. Lehto did not attend podium presentations following the Petit Le Mans on Sept. 18 because he did not know that his car had finished in third position. With four laps to go, the race leader No. 42 BMW V12 LMR spun off...

Wed 22 Sep 1999
Hans Stuck Road Atlanta Interview

Hans Stuck Road Atlanta Interview

This week's feature stories are now in the Magazine section at motorsport.com. The other feature is a follow up interview with Hans Stuck of the BMW PTG team. This was done this past weekend at Road Atlanta before the Petite LeMans. Stuck...

Mon 20 Sep 1999
Lynx Racing Petit Le Mans Report

Lynx Racing Petit Le Mans Report

Three Lynx racing drivers, two current and one alumnus, went to Road Atlanta last weekend to participate in that million-horsepower circus called the Petit Le Mans -- and all three of them finished fifth. Lynx Racing's latest ...

Sun 19 Sep 1999
Road America BMW Team PTG M3, V12LMR Podium Report

Road America BMW Team PTG M3, V12LMR Podium Report

BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 19, 1999) -- BMW posted podium finishes in both the GT and prototype classes in the 1000-mile Petit Le Mans endurance race on the 2.56-mile Road Atlanta road course on Sept. 18. BMW Team PTG collected a hard-fought...

Road Atlanta BMW V12 LMR Podium Report

Road Atlanta BMW V12 LMR Podium Report

Munich/Atlanta. The BMW V12 Le Mans Roadster no. 43 of Bill Auberlen (USA), Steve Soper (GB) and Joachim Winkelhock (D) brought home the best result for BMW by finishing second at the 1.000 miles race "Petit Le Mans" in Road Atlanta. The win went...

Sat 18 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans TRV Motorsport Team Review

Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans TRV Motorsport Team Review

TRV's Schroeder, St. James and Volk Drop Out of Petit Le Mans Early BRASELTON, Ga., Sept. 18 - Problems with the engine management system struck the TRV Motorsport team of Jeret Schroeder, Lyn St. James and Tom Volk Saturday in the Petit...

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-18

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-18

Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta Race Six, American Le Mans Series BMW Team PTG took advantage of a full-course caution period just past the six-hour mark of the 10-hour, 1000-mile Petit Le Mans. All three cars pitted, while the GT class race-leader...

BMW Team PTG Road Atlanta Notes 1999-09-18

BMW Team PTG Road Atlanta Notes 1999-09-18

Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta Race Six, American Le Mans Series BMW Team PTG cars have moved up to second, third and fourth place in the GT class after three hours of the 10-hour, 1000-mile Petit Le Mans. The ...

Fri 17 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta BMW V12 LMR Final Qualifying

Road Atlanta BMW V12 LMR Final Qualifying

Munich/Atlanta. In the final qualifying session for the 1.000 mile Petit Le Mans in Road Atlanta, JJ Lehto qualified on the front row with a lap time of 1 minute 11.269 seconds around the 2.56 mile circuit, to place second behind the Panoz of ...

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Qualifying Notes

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Qualifying Notes

The BMW Team PTG drivers say they're ready for Saturday's 10-hour, 1000-mile Petit Le Mans race. All three cars found extra speed during final qualifying on Friday. Boris Said qualified the ...

Thu 16 Sep 1999
Lynx Racing Road Atlanta Preview

Lynx Racing Road Atlanta Preview

Auto racing's equivalent of the Barnum & Bailey Ringling Bros. Circus -- a million horsepower circus -- is happening at the Road Atlanta Motor Sports Center this weekend, and a trio of Lynx Racing drivers find themselves in starring...

Road America BMW Team PTG Provisional Qualifying

Road America BMW Team PTG Provisional Qualifying

BMW Team PTG drivers qualified fourth, fifth and sixth in the GT class during the first Petit Le Mans qualifying session on Thursday. Darren Law led the group with a time of one minute 26.417 seconds (105.81 miles per hour) in the ...

Wed 15 Sep 1999
Lynx Fast Facts Atlanta

Lynx Fast Facts Atlanta

LYNX RACING DRIVERS COMPETING IN THE PETIT LE MANS AT ROAD ATLANTA MOTOR SPORTS CENTER, SEPTEMBER 15 - 19 1. Auto racing's equivalent of the Barnum & Bailey Ringling Bros. Circus is happening at the Road Atlanta Motor Sports Center this...

BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-15

BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-15

Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta Race Six, American Le Mans Series Driver Championship BMW Team PTG driver Johannes van Overbeek is leading the American Le Mans Series GT driver championship. "This is a pleasant surprise. The hard part will be ...

Wed 08 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Petit Le Mans Preview

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Petit Le Mans Preview

BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 8, 1999) -- BMW Team PTG hopes to take the lead in American Le Mans Series GT-class manufacturer and team standings with a strong run in the Petit Le Mans on Sept. 18. The 1000-mile, 10-hour race on the 2.54-mile...

Tue 07 Sep 1999
Petit Le Mans TV Coverage

Petit Le Mans TV Coverage

The Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. race six, 1999 American Le Mans Series Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. NBC telecast Sunday, Sept. 19 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. race highlights Petit Le Mans Radio ...