Filters 1995

Sort by:

News:

Posted in:

Article types:

Clear all filters

Most viewed BSS news articles:

Mon 08 May 1995
Porsche 911 GT1 to run in 1996

Porsche 911 GT1 to run in 1996

Porsche Factory To Field New 911 GT1 Entry In 1996 Le Mans Race RENO, NEVADA, November 21, 1995 --- Next season, for the first time since 1988, the Porsche factory will enter a team in the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance sports car race. The ...

Return of the Porsche factory team

Return of the Porsche factory team

A New 911 GT1 for Le Mans 1996 ------------------------------ Porsche is returning to top-level international motor racing. A completely new concept for a GT1 race car is currently on the drawing boards of designers at the Weissach Development...

Toyota to race MC8 at Le Mans
BSS

Toyota to race MC8 at Le Mans

Two new Toyota MC8 Grand Touring Models will race for the first time at Le Mans in June and at the Suzuka 1,000 kms in August. The MC8 is a stretched MR2 powered by the 4-liter Lexus engine mounted longitudinally, with 300 bhp for road use or 600...

Lister Storm Jaguar sign Geoff Lees
BSS

Lister Storm Jaguar sign Geoff Lees

Briton Geoff Lees, who had a quiet season in 1994, has been signed to drive the Jaguar V12 powered Lister Storm in the BPR Organization GT series and the LeMans. The car is expected to be ready for the third round at Monza, Italy, on March ...

Donington Qualifying Report
BSS

Donington Qualifying Report

McLaren has it its own way Less cars appeared at the track than were initially promised. The Morgans were withdrawn, as was a Konrad Porsche, and Promoracing Venturi. This left 32 cars entered. The Ferrari F40's were withdrawn due to a lack of...

Endurance racing news
BSS

Endurance racing news

The Dec. 20 OnTrack mentions BPR organizing 12-14 GT endurance races in '95, with German Karcher Inc. backing. Then a few pages further on, it mentions FIA's International Trophy for Endurance Cars in 1996, agreed (but too late for '95) for ...

Jerez results
BSS

Jerez results

Final positions after 123 laps (544.644 km) of the International GT Endurance sportscar race at Jerez Spain (Feb 26) 1. R. Bellm/M. Sala McLaren GTR (average speed 135.85 km/h) 4:00:14.83secs 2. R.Wollek/J-P. Jarier/Christophe Bouchut...

Donington report
BSS

Donington report

Monday's weather was a sudden change from the previous days glorious sunshine. It was overcast skies and the threat of rain. A number of times during the morning it started to spit, but thankfully it never actually rained. At 12 O'Clock the...

New SCCA class for 1996

New SCCA class for 1996

As announced today (Sunday) on TNN's "Raceday": The SCCA has announced that it will form a new class next year in World Challenge. This class is tentatively called "Grand Sports". It will be the new top class. All other classes will remain,...

McLaren tests F1 GTR
BSS

McLaren tests F1 GTR

John Nielsen conducted the first serious test of the McLaren F1 GTR at the South Circuit at Silverstone, England. "In terms of the feel, noise and weight, it is very close to the Jaguar V-12 Group C cars," the Danish driver says. " Lots of...

Sports car news 95-11-29
BSS

Sports car news 95-11-29

From this week's Motoring News: Wayne Gardner is linked to a SARD Toyota drive in the Japanese GT Championship. BMW is now "officially" the engine of the McLaren and is now allowed to take some of the credit for future wins. Gordon Murray,...

Tyrrell response to FIA announcement
BSS

Tyrrell response to FIA announcement

Press Release from Avenue Communication (PR Agents for Tyrrell) to "Racing Into The Future" For immediate release; 8 February 1885 CONTRACT BOARD RULES FOR TYRRELL The validity of the agreement between the Tyrrell Racing Organisation and...

1996 schedule
BSS

1996 schedule

Jan TBA - Interlagos, Brazil Mar 3 - Paul Ricard, France Mar 23 - Monza, Italy Apr 7 - Jarama, Spain May 12 - Silverstone, England Jun 30 - Nurburgring, Germany Jul 14 - Brno, Czechoslovakia or Anderstorp, Sweden Aug 25 - Suzuka,...

Circuit Paul Ricard results
BSS

Circuit Paul Ricard results

Leading results of Sunday's International GT Endurance Race at Circuit Paul Ricard - Race distance of 113 laps (655.4 kms): 1. R. Bellm/M. Sala McLaren 4:00:59.84 (163.765 km/h) 2. B. Wollek/J-P Jarier/C.Bouchut ...

Pre-season notes
BSS

Pre-season notes

There seems, still, to be a few IFs here, pre-Feb.26 series start but: Stefane Ratel, the "R" in BPR Organization, wants to make sure that non-Porsche teams look seriously at the alternatives, ie. his two-car F40 team, sponsored by Aldix ...