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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...

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...

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...

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...

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
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
Watkins Glen - Second Qualifying Practice
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Watkins Glen - Second Qualifying Practice

1999 FIA GT Championship Round 9 : Watkins Glen, NY (USA) Saturday, October 2nd, 1999 - Second Qualifying Practice Session Weather Cold and sunny Belloc and Donohue on pole at the Glen Factory Chrysler Viper driver Jean-Philippe Belloc will...

Watkins Glen, NY - First Qualifying Practice Session
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Watkins Glen, NY - First Qualifying Practice Session

1999 FIA GT Championship Round 9 : watkins Glen, NY (USA) First Qualifying Practice Session Weather Cool and bright Belloc sets provisional pole ORECA Chrysler Viper driver Jean-Philippe Belloc took provisional pole position for Sunday's...

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...

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 01 Oct 1999
Watkins Glen Friday Notes
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Watkins Glen Friday Notes

Notes compiled by David Reininger - motorsport.com Watkins Glen, NY (October 1, 1999) - There were no surprises today on the 3.4-mile road circuit at Watkins Glen as the Chrysler Viper Team Oreca cars topped the time charts in practice for ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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,...

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 ...

Sat 25 Sep 1999
Homestead Saturday Qualifying Review
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Homestead Saturday Qualifying Review

Karl Wendlinger won the pole position during qualifying for Sunday's Sports Car Extravaganza at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Wendlinger drove an Oreca Chrysler Viper GTS-R to a lap of 1:34.442 (84.202 mph) on the 2.21-mile road circuit, the best time...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

Tue 07 Sep 1999
Donington Results
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Donington Results

International FIA-GT Championship 1999 - 7th Round at Donington ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Pos. Driver/Nat Team - Car ...

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 ...

Fri 27 Aug 1999
International Championship To Headline Watkins Glen Fall
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International Championship To Headline Watkins Glen Fall

Watkins Glen, NY (August 26, 1999) - Watkins Glen announced today that the international sanctioning body, Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), will be ending a near twenty-year absence from Watkins Glen to headline the Bosch ...

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...

Wed 25 Aug 1999
Homestead Sports Car Extravaganza
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Homestead Sports Car Extravaganza

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (August 25, 1999) – The top GT sports cars from Europe and the United States will clash in the Sept. 24-26 Sports Car Extravaganza, competing together in a 500-kilometer FIA GT Championship race on the challenging 2.21-mile road...