From this week's Motoring News:
Wayne Gardner is linked to a SARD Toyota drive in the Japanese GT
BMW is now "officially" the engine of the McLaren and is now allowed
to take some of the credit for future wins. Gordon Murray,...
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 ...
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...
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,...
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,...
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
At 12 O'Clock the...
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Morgans were withdrawn, as was a Konrad Porsche, and Promoracing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 The Ferrari F40's were withdrawn due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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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
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 ...