Automobile Magazine Names Dodge Viper GTS-R "Racing Car of the Year"
Dodge Viper Runs Undefeated In ALMS, Wins Le Mans and Walks Away With FIA
GT Series Title
DETROIT, Jan. 12, 2000 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT
BMW has announced that it will not modify the V12 LMR following Bill
Auberlen's back-flip at the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta last weekend. The
American walked away unscathed but was roundly blamed for the crash by
following the Team Rafanelli...
The European Super Touring Cup will join the FIA GT Championship at
Budapest's Hungaroring, home of the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix. For the
first time, then, the two major European series for covered-wheel cars,
will combine their forces for...
FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP
A1 Ring Round
Sunday 6 August 2000
After torrential rain during the night, Sunday started off quite bright,
but by the time the 20-minute warm-up started, light rain had begun to
fall. The weather then ...
ALMS 2001 calendar
The controversial 2001 American Le Mans Series calendar was revealed at the Petit Le Mans.
The schedule features 13 races around the world, and is supplemented by a further three
European dates. The second round, labelled TBA,...
The JMB Giesse team has a hard job ahead of it in the FIA GT
championship. Instead of trying to run a Porsche 911 GT3-R like everyone
else in the N-GT class, they have chosen to take on the Ferrari Modena
360 Challenge car, and try and develop it...
Sintura to enter 2 cars for Le Mans
Sintura are to enter a Lola B2K/10 and one of their own S99 GTPs in this
years Le Mans 24 Hours. It is planning a full assault on the ALMS series
with the Lola, whilst the S99 is better suited to the ...
Andretti aims for triple crown
Mario Andretti is aiming to emulate Graham Hill, and become only the
second driver ever to achieve the treble of the F1 World Championship,
the Indy 500 and Le Mans wins. He is to compete in the Le Mans 24...
Both the BMS Scuderia Italia and GLV Brums teams plan to run their Ferrari
333 SP sports cars for a further season in the FIA Sportscar Championship,
although the 1994 design is showing its age. "The chassis is excellent, the
problem is that the...
He gave it all, but it was not enough. Dutch driver Tom Coronel drove his heart
out in the final FIA GT race of the season in order to bring his teammate Mike
Hezemans the title. Despite the efforts Mike Hezemans could only drink
champagne for ...
Round seven, and the FIA GT competitors have returned to the A1-Ring
Austria, set amongst some of the most spectacular scenery visited by the
Championship. Nestled amid the mountains, the track is 4.319 km long,
with some impressive corners and...
the Belgian who has driven for the GL PK team for two
yearsand who missed out on this year's Belcar Championship by a single
point, will switch allegiance to Paul Belmondo's Viper squad next season for
a full attack on the FIA GT...
FIA GT Champion Julian Bailey, mainstay of the Lister Storm team
for the past three seasons, was sensationally dropped by team owner
Laurence Pearce on the eve of the FIA prizegiving last week. Bailey
will be replaced by former TVR Tuscan racer...
FIA GT Championship @A1 Ring Round (7 out of 10)
24 - 6 August 2000
Second Qualifying Practice Session
Saturday 5 August 2000
After the morning's rain, it was bright but overcast as the
second qualifying session got underway. The...
For the fifth consecutive year Tom Coronel was victorious in the weekend
of the Dutch Marlboro Masters race. In 1996 Tom scored his first Formula 3
win in Japan while the European Formula 3 competitors went head to head at
Zandvoort in the...
Italy's leading private team owner, will run two Ferrari
550 Maranellos in the FIA Grand Touring Championship. Rafanelli disclosed
his plan on Friday morning following the completion of an "excellent test"
at Misano, where...
The Lister of Julian Bailey continued to top the times during the 1st
official qualifying session this morning. The Listers set the pace
during the session, with only the Chrysler of Derichebourg threatening
them, and eventually splitting them....
The FIA has approved Stephane Ratel's plan to hold Super Pole qualifying
practice sessions in the FIA GT Championship, and the scheme will begin
at the opening round at Monza on 1 April. Ratel plans to give the six
fastest cars in the GT and N-GT...
FIA GT Championship
A1 Ring Round
4-6 August 2000
First Qualifying Practice Session
Saturday 5 August 2000
Rain continues to fall in Austria, with light drizzle falling as the teams
arrived for the first qualifying session, due to start at...