Magnussen - not under threat

Don Panoz has gone on record to say that Jan Magnussen's place in the team is secure: 'We have been lucky to acquire the services of Jan Magnussen and we are delighed with him. He is one of the best drivers around'. The speculation started when Tony Dowe left the team.

Rafanelli to enter ALMS

The Italian Rafanelli team is now set to enter the ALMS series, with a R&S Judd. The drivers are to be Eric van de Poele, David Saelens and Thomas Enge.

Sullivan signs up for ALMS

Danny Sullivan has signed up for the ALMS series with the Multimatic team, who are running a Lola-Ford.

Dumbreck and Heidfeld join Mercedes le Mans squad

Peter Dumbreck and Nick Heidfeld have been confirmed as drivers in for Mercedes in this years Le Mans 24 Hours.

Courage linked to Nissan Le Mans assault

The French Courage team are being linked with Nissan's assault on the Le Mans 24 hours this year. The deal is believed to centre around 2 Courages being fitted with new-spec Nissan engines, with Nissan also running their own G-force built car.

-- Stephen M Baines http://www.motorsport.org.uk