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Fri 08 May 1998
Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta Date Announced

Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta Date Announced

BRASELTON, Ga., April 2, 1998 -- The 1998 Petit Le Mans 1000 Miles at Road Atlanta will be held on Saturday, October 10, 1998. Practice and qualifying will be held on Friday, October 9, 1998. The "Petit Le Mans 1000 Miles at Road Atlanta" is...

Thu 13 Aug 1998
Laguna Seca - Saturday Feature Added

Laguna Seca - Saturday Feature Added

SPORTS CAR FEATURE ADDED LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, Monterey, California (August 13) -- "Our fans will have the best of both worlds at the Visa Sports Car Championships presented by Honda," said raceway general manager John Stornetta during...

Wed 14 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Holds Oktoberfest
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Laguna Seca Holds Oktoberfest

A LOT OF FUN THINGS TO DO LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, Monterey, California (October 14) -Oktoberfest at the Raceway, it’s just one of the many special attractions, and many things to see and do, at next weekend’s Visa Sports Car Championships ...

Sun 20 Sep 1998
A1-Ring Results
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A1-Ring Results

Results 1 2 AMG Mercedes Klaus Ludwig/Ricardo Zonta Mercedes CLK-LM '98 2:47:34.975 116 laps 1:23.963 2 1 AMG Mercedes Bernd Schneider/Mark Webber Mercedes CLK-LM '98 2:48:07.029 116 laps 1:23.802 3 7 Porsche AG Yannick Dalmas/Allan...

Sun 25 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Results
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Laguna Seca Results

MONTEREY, Calif., -- Results from Sunday's 139-lap, 311.082-mile (500-kilometer) FIA GT Championship race at Laguna Seca Raceway, with finishing position, starting position in parenthesis, drivers and country, car and laps. 1, (1), Klaus...

Tue 31 Mar 1998
Sun 12 Jul 1998
Dijon Race Report
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Dijon Race Report

FIA GT Championship 10 - 12 July 1998 Dijon Round Sunday 12 July 1998 - Race Report Weather At last, the summer has returned to Dijon, and blue skies, sunshine and a slight breeze awaited the 15,000 spectators who came to the French...

Fri 01 May 1998
Homestead; Laguna Races
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Homestead; Laguna Races

USRRC TO JOIN FORCES WITH FIA GT FOR HOMESTEAD AND LAGUNA ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 1, 1998) — The United States Road Racing Championship has been awarded the organizational agreement for the FIA GT's only visits to North America, scheduled for...

Mon 18 May 1998
PR-Mercedes-Benz/FIA GT
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PR-Mercedes-Benz/FIA GT

On To Le Mans, Mercedes-Benz Team Wins Second-Straight FIA-GT Race Victory At Silverstone Puts Reigning Champion Schneider Back Into Points Lead Montvale, N.J. (May 18, 1998) -- To say the least, last week was a very successful one...

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Mercedes Qualifying Report
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Laguna Seca Mercedes Qualifying Report

Zonta and Schneider Share Front Row at Laguna Team AMG-Mercedes Claims Eighth FIA GT Pole of Season MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 24, 1998) – AMG-Mercedes driver Ricardo Zonta scored his fourth pole position of the 1998 FIA GT Championship ...

Mon 19 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca School Days Begin

Laguna Seca School Days Begin

LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, Monterey, California (October 19) - The first ‘School Day at Laguna Seca’ will start when a group of 125 students arrive here on Friday, October 23, the opening day of the Visa Sports Car Championships presented by Honda.

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Starting Grid
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Laguna Seca Starting Grid

FIA-GT Endurance, Final Round Monterey, California Saturday, October 24, 1998 The AMG Mercedes of Klaus Ludwig and Ricardo Zonta took its fourth consecutive pole Saturday for the final round of the FIA-GT Endurance series race at Laguna Seca.

Mon 12 Oct 1998
Homestead Mercedes Preview
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Homestead Mercedes Preview

Champion Silver Arrows Return to the United States Mercedes-Benz CLK-LM Takes Up Where the CLK-GTR Left Off MONTVALE, N.J. (Oct. 12, 1998) -- The 1998 FIA GT driver’s championship will be decided in the United States, but the ...

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Panoz Race Report
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Laguna Seca Panoz Race Report

VISTEON PANOZ RACING TAKES GT1 WIN AT LAGUNA SECA WALLACE AND BRABHAM SHARE DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIP HONORS MONTEREY, CA, October 24 -- Despite the rain and fog, the Visteon Panoz Racing team took first in GT1 and second and third overall in the ...

Tue 06 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Preview
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Laguna Seca Preview

FANTASTIC FINALES COMING UP! LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, Monterey, California (October 6) -- The world's best sports car racers have one last chance for championship titles and glory in 1998. That's here at Laguna Seca Raceway where they'll race for...

Sat 19 Sep 1998
A1 Ring Free Practice
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A1 Ring Free Practice

FIA GT Championship 18 - 20 September 1998 A1 Ring Austria Round Friday 18 September 1998 - Free Practice Sessions For the last European round of the 1998 season, the FIA GT cars have moved to the A1Ring, set in the spectacular Austrian ...

Fri 04 Sep 1998
Donington Friday Report
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Donington Friday Report

FIA GT Championship 04 - 06 September 1998 Donington Round Friday 4 September 1998 - Free Practice Sessions _________________________________________________________________ After the heat...

Fri 08 May 1998
Homestead race notes
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Homestead race notes

FIA GT Championship 16 - 18 October 1998 Homestead Round Sunday 18 October 1998 - Race Report Weather After clear, hot weather since the cars arrived at Homestead, today we had a taste of the sudden rainstorms common in this area. One...

Fri 09 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Schedule
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Laguna Seca Schedule

The Visa Sports Car Championships presented by Honda is the final event at Laguna Seca Raceway in 1998 and features two season finales for major championship series. On Saturday, October 24, there will be a 2½-hour SPORTS CAR race for the...

Fri 15 May 1998
Silverstone Free Practice 98-05-10
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Silverstone Free Practice 98-05-10

FIA GT Championship 15 - 17 May 1998 Silverstone Round Friday 15 May 1998 - Free Practice Sessions _________________________________________________________________ The British Empire ...

Tue 08 Sep 1998
Donington Results
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Donington Results

FIA-GT Donington Results September 6, 1998 1 1 Schneider/Webber Mercedes CLK-LM 3:05:00.731 125 laps 1:25.550 2 2 Ludwig/Zonta Mercedes CLK-LM 3:05:46.061 125 laps 1:25.686 3 7 Dalmas/McNish Porsche 911 GT1-98 3:06:03.525 124 laps 1:26.511 4 ...

Sun 25 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Mercedes Review
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Laguna Seca Mercedes Review

Ludwig and Zonta Take Race and Championship at Laguna AMG-Mercedes Ten for Ten in 1998 FIA GT Championship MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 25, 1998) – After 30 successful years behind the wheel, Klaus Ludwig will retire as a champion. The German racer...

Sun 17 May 1998
Silverstone results
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Silverstone results

SILVERSTONE, England, May 17 - Results of today's second round of the FIA GT Sportscar Championship - 503.72 km, 98 laps of 5.14 km circuit: 1. Bernd Schneider Germany Mercedes 2:54:27.912 Mark Webber ...

Fri 26 Jun 1998
Hockenheim Friday free practice
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Hockenheim Friday free practice

FIA GT Championship 26 - 28 June 1998 Hockenheim Round Friday 26 June 1998 - Free Practice Sessions The FIA GT Championship returns to the site of its very first race for the third round of the 1998 Championship. A circuit of contrasts, 6.832...

Wed 07 Oct 1998
Ricardo Zonta Homestead Preview
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Ricardo Zonta Homestead Preview

BRAZILIAN NATIVE RICARDO ZONTA TO COMPETE IN HOMESTEAD FIA GT RACE HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Oct. 7, 1998) - Brazilian native Ricardo Zonta may soon be headed to the elite Formula One series, but he'll first be making a stop at the Miami-Dade Homestead...

Fri 08 May 1998
Michel Neugarten - Movie Star?
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Michel Neugarten - Movie Star?

Newsgroups: rec.autos.sport.info Organization: MNI - Motorsport News International Approved: jackd@motorsport.com From: press@motorsport.com Followup-To: rec.autos.sport.misc Date: Fri, 2 Oct 1998 19:34:19 -0400 FIA GRAND TOURING DRIVER MICHEL...

Sat 17 Oct 1998
Homestead Saturday Report
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Homestead Saturday Report

David Reininger - Motorsport News International Homestead, FL (October 17, 1998) - The FIA-GT Championship made two stops in the United States last year, Sebring and Laguna Seca. While Laguna Seca remains as one of this season's two U.S. stops,...

Mon 19 Oct 1998
Homestead Panoz Race Report
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Homestead Panoz Race Report

Visteon Panoz Team Fights Full Out to the Finish HOMESTEAD, Florida, October 18 -- A number of factors, including weather and competitors' misfortunes, helped the ...

Thu 15 Oct 1998
Homestead Michelin Preview
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Homestead Michelin Preview

MICHELIN HOMESTEAD FIA GT ENTRIES INCLUDE LE MANS WINNING PORSCHE AND ORECA VIPER, AS WELL AS DAMS PANOZ (GREENVILLE, SC) --- Two Le Mans winning teams are among those entering Michelin-fitted sports cars in this Sunday's 500 kilometer FIA...

Tue 13 Oct 1998
David Donohue To Carry American Colors
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David Donohue To Carry American Colors

DAVID DONOHUE TO CARRY AMERICAN COLORS IN FIA GRAND TOURING CHAMPIONSHIP AT HOMESTEAD HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Oct. 13, 1998) - David Donohue will be carrying the hopes of the Red, White and Blue when the world's top sports car drivers converge...

Sun 17 May 1998
Silverstone qualifying notes
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Silverstone qualifying notes

Silverstone, 15-17 May 1998 Saturday 16 May 1998 Weather The incredible heat and sunshine continue at Silverstone, to the surprise of all those who remember last year's FIA GT round, which was red-flagged ...

Sun 28 Jun 1998
Hockenheim race report
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Hockenheim race report

FIA GT Championship 26 - 28 June 1998 Hockenheim Round Sunday 28 June 1998 - Race Weather Overnight rain left the track damp for the morning warm-up, but by the end of the 30-minute session, the sun had dried it off, leaving the many ...

Mon 19 Oct 1998
Homestead Race Story
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Homestead Race Story

David Reininger - Motorsport News International Homestead, FL (October 18, 1998) - Klaus Ludwig and Ricardo Zonta won today's FIA Grand Touring Championship race on the 2.21 mile road course at Homestead Motorsports Complex. Ludwig and Zonta...

Sat 27 Jun 1998
Hockenheim 2nd qualifying session
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Hockenheim 2nd qualifying session

FIA GT Championship 26 - 28 June 1998 Hockenheim Round Saturday 27 June 1998 - 2nd Qualifying Practice Session Weather The weather remains hot and humid at Hockenheim. GT1 : Mercedes at the front The first two lines of the grid will belong...

Fri 08 May 1998
Hockenheim Resultado Final
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Hockenheim Resultado Final

Zonta chega em 2º O piloto alemão Bernd Schneider venceu a terceira etapa do Campeonato Mundial de GT, em companhia de Mark Webber no circuito de Hockenheim. Schneider pilotou a Mercedes CLK GTR, mesmo carro de Ricardo Zonta e...

Fri 17 Apr 1998
News This week 98-04-17
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News This week 98-04-17

Toyota test ends at Spa Toyota had to abandon its 24 hour test at Spa last week due to torrential rain. The team didn't want to risk damaging the car before qualifying for Le Mans next month. Biela to Le Mans Audi driver, Frank Biela, is to...