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Wed 01 Dec 1999
Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 11 1999 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT Series, coupled with its undefeated season in the inaugural year of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season and repeated success in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the...

Thu 21 Oct 1999
Reynard Unveils 2KQ Sportscar

Reynard Unveils 2KQ Sportscar

Brackley, UK. October 21st 1999...Adrian Reynard, Chairman and Chief Executive, Reynard Motorsport, unveiled the new Reynard 2KQ Sportscar at the Reynard headquarters in Brackley today. The car is the first new Reynard marque customer car to be...

Wed 29 Sep 1999
Watkins Glen Autograph Session Saturday at Oktoberfest
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Watkins Glen Autograph Session Saturday at Oktoberfest

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVERS TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS FOR FANS DURING BOSCH SPORTS CAR OKTOBERFEST WEEKEND Watkins Glen, NY (September 29, 1999) -- FIA GT Championship drivers and personalities will be signing autographs for fans attending the ...

Sat 02 Oct 1999
Wed 27 Jan 1999
BMW Motorsports Announcements
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BMW Motorsports Announcements

An Open Secret: Sportscars and Formula 1 MUNICH, January 21, 1999: The absolute highlights in BMW motorsport in 1999 are the development of a new sports car and the test programme for BMW's new Formula 1 power unit. "Preparing our return to...

Wed 24 Feb 1999
GT, Sports Car News 99-02-24

GT, Sports Car News 99-02-24

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'.

Wed 01 Dec 1999
Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 11 1999 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT Series, coupled with its undefeated season in the inaugural year of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season and repeated success in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the...

Wed 10 Feb 1999
Sports Car News 99-02-10

Sports Car News 99-02-10

Audi UK to run two cars at Le Mans Audi UK is now expected to enter two cars in addition to the two Audi Team Joest entries. Wallace, Weaver and McCarthy have been signed so far, with three drives left. Roock to run Porsche Roock Racing are...

Sat 02 Oct 1999
Fri 01 Oct 1999
Sat 02 Oct 1999
Watkins Glen Friday Report
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Watkins Glen Friday Report

Weather: Cool and sunny The circuit The FIA GT Championship makes its first visit to Watkins Glen this weekend for the second half of its US double header. The race, round nine of this year's FIA GT Championship, marks the return of world ...

Fri 27 Aug 1999
USRRC GT Cars Eligible for Revised Homestead/Glen Weekends
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USRRC GT Cars Eligible for Revised Homestead/Glen Weekends

August 27, 1999 ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Cars competing in the United States Road Racing Championship GT Championship are eligible to compete in the FIA GT Championship races at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, in Homestead, Fla., September...

Fri 17 Dec 1999
Reynard 2KQ Sportscar Texas Test 1999-12-17

Reynard 2KQ Sportscar Texas Test 1999-12-17

Reynard Motorsport is committed to developing its 2KQ sportscar to resolve a small number of initial design and production issues, following a component failure at a Texas Speedway test yesterday in which George Robinson, driving Robinson...

Fri 03 Sep 1999
David Donohue Homestead Preview
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David Donohue Homestead Preview

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Sept. 3, 1999) – David Donohue will be on the team to beat when he joins Oreca Team Viper in the Sept. 24-26 Sports Car Extravaganza at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The only American competing in the FIA GT Championship, the ...

Sun 26 Sep 1999
Miami Sunday Quotes
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Miami Sunday Quotes

PIT NOTES FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 26 FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP JOAO BARBOSA (No. 39 Lauda Air Mosler Intruder) -- At the beginning of the race our car was running very, very good. I could keep the pace of the (Oreca) Viper No. 2. I could have gone faster,...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
Mosler Automotive Miami Preview
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Mosler Automotive Miami Preview

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Sept. 14, 1999) – South Florida-based Mosler Automotive will take on the top European and American GT teams in the Sept. 24-26 Sports Car Extravaganza at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Mosler, a builder of specialty and race...

Sun 26 Sep 1999
Watkins Glen Speedvision To Cover Events
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Watkins Glen Speedvision To Cover Events

SPEEDVISION TO COVER FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP AND MOTOROLA CUP RACES AT WATKINS GLEN Watkins Glen, NY (September 24, 1999) - Speedvision will be broadcasting the Watkins Glen Bosch Sports Car Oktoberfest FIA GT Championship race December...

Wed 22 Sep 1999
Homestead William
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Homestead William "Bill" Talbert - Honorary Starter

BILL TALBERT TO WAVE THE GREEN FLAG FOR MIAMI SPORTS CAR EXTRAVAGANZA HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Sept. 21) – William D. Talbert III, President and CEO of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, will be the honorary starter for this weekend’s...

Mon 27 Sep 1999
Homestead Results
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Homestead Results

HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- The Oreca Team Viper juggernaut came to a grinding halt in Sunday's Sports Car Extravaganza at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Privateer Viper owner/Driver Paul Belmondo derailed the factory team's 12-race winning streak, joining ...

Tue 06 Jul 1999
Hungaroring Results
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Hungaroring Results

International FIA-GT Championship 1999 - 4th Round - Hungaroring ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Pos. Driver/Nat Team - Car ...

Sun 26 Sep 1999
Fri 05 Feb 1999
News 99-02-05

News 99-02-05

Another day-night race for France Magny-Cours is to host another day-night race in France for sports cars. The race is being billed as the Magny Cours 4000km. It will be open to many different classes of sports cars, plus also super ...

Sun 26 Sep 1999
Oktoberfest Weekend Schedule

Oktoberfest Weekend Schedule

Thursday, September 30, 1999 5:00 - 8:00 pm WGI Registration Friday, October 1, 1999 6:00 am Gates Open 6:30 am - 7:00 pm WGI Registration 8:00 - 8:30 am Pro Spec Racers Practice 8:40 - 9:10 am ...

SBRS: Homestead Todd Synder Review and Quotes

SBRS: Homestead Todd Synder Review and Quotes

SNYDER CUTS GAP ON SIMMONS WITH HOMESTEAD WIN HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Sept. 26) - For the second straight year, the battle for the Barber Dodge Pro Series championship will be decided in the final race. Todd Snyder of Sheffield, Mass. spoiled the ...

Sun 03 Oct 1999
Watkins Glen Race Facts
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Watkins Glen Race Facts

FIA GT Championship - Round 9 : Watkins Glen, NY (USA) Sunday 3 October 1999 - Race Facts Weather conditions : Cloudy - Track : Dry 93 laps or three hours to go Official start time : 13.00 Starting grid : 2 - 18 - 1 - 19 - 15 - 22 - 6 - 21...

Sat 02 Oct 1999
2000 Championship Calender To Be Announced
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2000 Championship Calender To Be Announced

The calendar for the 2000 FIA GT Championship will be presented to the FIA Motor Sport World Council to be held on Wednesday, October 6th. The calendar for the new millennium will be concentrated on Europe with ten events held in ten different...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
New Miami-Watkins Glen Point Fund
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New Miami-Watkins Glen Point Fund

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Sept. 14, 1999) – American competitors who will compete against Europe’s finest GT drivers in the Sept. 24-26 Sports Car Extravaganza at Homestead-Miami Speedway and the Oct. 1-3 Bosch Sports Car Oktoberfest at Watkins Glen ...

Wed 03 Feb 1999
Sports car news
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Sports car news

GT & ISRS double header in ZA The FIA GT series and International Sports Racing Series are due to have a double header race at Kyalami on December 3rd. FIA date change to GT2 The FIA GT race at Hockenheim has changed from September 5th to...

Mon 04 Oct 1999
Watkins Glen Race Report
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Watkins Glen Race Report

1999 FIA GT Championship - Round 9 : Watkins Glen, NY (USA) Sunday, October 3rd, 1999 - Race Report Weather Bright and sunny Victory for Belloc and Donohue An eleventh-hour twist at Watkins Glen on Sunday gave Jean-Philippe Belloc a...

Sun 03 Oct 1999
Fri 17 Sep 1999
Miami Sports Car Tickets Family Priced
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Miami Sports Car Tickets Family Priced

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Sept. 14, 1999) – Motorsports enthusiasts are encouraged to bring their entire families for the Sept. 24-26 Sports Car Extravaganza at Homestead-Miami Speedway, which features family friendly pricing for an action-packed...

Tue 20 Jul 1999
FIS-GT Returns to Miami
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FIS-GT Returns to Miami

Revamped FIA GT Returns To Miami During Sports Car Extravaganza HOMESTEAD, Fla. (July 14, 1999) -- The "new look" FIA GT Championship will return to Homestead-Miami Speedway September 24-26 for the Sports Car Extravaganza, joining the USRRC...

Wed 29 Sep 1999
Watkins Glen Bob Wollek to Compete at Oktoberfest
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Watkins Glen Bob Wollek to Compete at Oktoberfest

SPORTS CAR SUPERSTAR, BOB WOLLEK, TO COMPETE AT THE GLEN'S OKTOBERFEST WEEKEND NINE COUNTRIES TO BE REPRESENTED IN FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE GLEN Watkins Glen, NY (September 28, 1999) - Bob Wollek, 4-time winner of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, ...

Wed 27 Jan 1999
GT & Sports Car News 99-01-27
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GT & Sports Car News 99-01-27

GT calendar delayed - again The FIA GT series calendar has been delayed, yet again. The delay surrounds negotiations with Kyalami to hold a race there in November. FIA prize fund for GTs The FIA is offering a $50,000 per race...

Mon 04 Oct 1999
Watkins Glen
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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen, NY (October 3, 1999) - David Donohue and Jean-Philippe Belloc capitalized on their teammates misfortune to win the ninth round of the FIA Grand Touring Championship on the challenging 3.37-mile Watkins Glen long course. The...