Dodge executive announces retirement
By Tim Packman
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 18, 2000) Lou Patane, vice president of
motorsports operations for Dodge, will retire during the 2001 NASCAR season.
An integral member of the Dodge motorsports ...
WIth many of the race crews set to enjoy a warm Christmas day, the
mechanics, engineers and team members will enjoy a Christmas Lunch at the
Palais at Semaphore. Members from all race teams will be in attendance and
a surprise "Santa Claus" also...
INDIANAPOLIS (December 18, 2000) -- Eighteen-year-old Michael Mallock,
the reigning British Supersports champion, will be the youngest driver
in the field as he makes his American Le Mans Series debut in the 2000
season finale at Adelaide, ...
Panoz Motor Sport has launched a spectacular local assault on Adelaide's
Race of a Thousand Years with lead driver
joining forces with
on New Year's Eve.
Brabham had been scheduled to drive the new...
Brussels, December 16, 2000 - The final round of the 2000 American Le Mans
Series will take place on December 31, with a six-hour sportscar endurance
event in Adelaide, Australia. The race will start at 4 p.m. and finish at 10
p.m., giving teams...
may have the longest journey to the Race of a Thousand Years in
Adelaide, Australia. He will travel 13,800 miles from his childhood home in
Bankyerd, Sweden, to drive in the American Le Mans Series season finale on
New Year's Eve.
** American Le Mans Series standouts
have been named to the "All-America Auto Racing Team," as selected in
ballotting by the membership of the American Auto Racing Writers and
Auburn Hills, Mich. -- At the final of the American Le Mans Series
(ALMS) in Adelaide, Australia, on Dec. 31, some motorsport fans may
not believe their eyes: In the land of "Crocodile Dundee," Audi
drivers Allan McNish and ...
ADELAIDE, Australia (Dec. 13, 2000) -- A three-car
contingent from BMW Team PTG is off to Australia for the Dec. 31
Race of a Thousand Years, the final event in the 2000 American
Le Mans Series. The 1000-kilometer / six-hour race will...
BMW TEAM PTG
Race of a Thousand Years in Adelaide, South Australia race 12 of 12, 2000
American Le Mans Series Sunday, Dec. 31, 4 pm local (12:30 am EST) 1000 km /
Sunday, Dec. 31 4 pm...
Tom Kristensen, the Dane with two Le Mans and two Sebring victories to
his credit, has effectively replaced Allan McNish in Audi Sport Team
Joest's lineup. McNish will concentrate on his Toyota Formula One test
contract, although he hopes to...
[The Race of a Thousand Years at Adelaide, South Australia on New Year's Eve
will be a homecoming for Prototype driver David Brabham. The versatile racer
grew up and started his racing career in Australia before moving abroad to
reach Formula One....
INDIANAPOLIS (December 11, 2000) -- The 2001 schedule for the American
Le Mans Series has been completed with the addition of an event at
Britain's Donington Park, series officials have announced.
The Donington Park event will take place on...
Local stars Jason Bright and Greg Murphy have completed their first laps
aboard the Panoz LMP-1 sportscar which they will drive in Adelaide's Race of
a Thousand Years from December 29 to 31.
The Australian/New Zealand combination spent two days...
- The Race of a Thousand Years will have an added touch of glamour with
exciting fashion parades scheduled for Saturday and Sunday of the race
weekend. Featuring the latest fashions from Kloe, Morrisey, Wayne Cooper,
Razak, Vlad, Tim O'Conner and...
Peter Cunningham has won the BMW Sports Trophy 2000 to become
the world's most successful non-works BMW driver. The American was at the
wheel of a BMW M3 in the GT class of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) as
well as the Speedvision World ...
With three Australian Grand Prix celebrity races under his belt, Iron Man
legend Grant Kenny already has a host of experience on the Adelaide circuit.
But the Queenslander is now set to do battle with "real racers" rather than
celebrities in the...
** Tom Kristensen
has been named as the replacement for departing Allan McNish on the American
Le Mans Series championship-winning Audi R8 team for the 2001 season, Audi
officials announced on Tuesday.
Kristensen will join returnees
While you may not be able to join the winners on the podium at the Race of a
Thousand Years on New Year's Eve, race fans will get a unique opportunity to
welcome the international stars today.
The newest founding sponsor to join Le Mans...
Audi has finally made the decision to sell the two American Le Mans
Series-spec R8 chassis to private teams. Stefan Johansson is favourite to
land one chassis for competition in the European Le Mans Series which
includes the Sebring 12 hours, the...
has been dropped from the GM Chevrolet Corvette team after a
single season of racing.
in the lead
joins the line-up for the long distance events.
Edwards, a young...
- The Race of a Thousand Years could not take place without the help of
volunteer marshals who ensure the smooth running of all the on-track action.
In total, there are more than 900 volunteer officials involved including
four from the U.S., two...
Seattle, WA - Mike Fitzgerald was awarded the 2000 Porsche Cup by Dr. Oliver
Porsche, Horst Marchart and Herbert Ampferer on November 25, 2000 at the
Weissach Casino located at the Porsche Facility in Weissach, Germany.
Fitzgerald, the 2000 ...
It is with great sadness that Panoz Motor Sports report the sudden and
unexpected death of John Baldwin.
John, who was 59, died of heart failure in the early hours of Tuesday
morning (28th) while in Kershaw, South Carolina where the Panoz team...