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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...

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...

Tue 22 Sep 1998
Perfect Season For Mercedes-Benz
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Perfect Season For Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz CLK-LMs Finish One-Two in Austria Undefeated Team AMG Mercedes Leads FIA GT to America MONTVALE, N.J. (Sept. 21, 1998) -- Mercedes-Benz will bring an eight-race win streak to the United States when the FIA GT Championship comes to...

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...

A1-Ring Race Story
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A1-Ring Race Story

FIA GT Championship 18 - 20 September 1998 A1 Ring Austria Round Sunday 20 September 1998 - Race Report The weather in Austria remains cool, overcast and dry, with no sign of the high winds originally forecast for today. The 500 km race starts...

Sat 19 Sep 1998
A1 Ring Saturday Afternoon Qualifying
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A1 Ring Saturday Afternoon Qualifying

FIA GT Championship 18 - 20 September 1998 A1 Ring Austria Round Saturday 19 September 1998 - 2nd Qualifying Practice Session As everyone predicted - but not everyone hoped - the weather was dry during the second qualifying session, despite a ...

A1 Ring Saturday Morning Qualifying
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A1 Ring Saturday Morning Qualifying

FIA GT Championship 18 - 20 September 1998 A1 Ring Austria Round Saturday 19 September 1998 - 1st Qualifying Practice Session The track was very damp at the start of the first qualifying session, although the sun broke through the clouds half...

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 ...

Tue 08 Sep 1998
Donington Race Report
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Donington Race Report

FIA GT Championship 04 - 06 September 1998 Donington Round Saturday 6 September 1998 - Race Report _________________________________________________________________ Weather Fog settled...

Point Standings after Donington
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Point Standings after Donington

FIA-GT Point Standings after Donington GT1 Drivers Bernd Schneider 54 Mark Webber 54 Klaus Ludwig 47 Ricardo Zonta 47 Allan McNish 19 Yannick Dalmas 19 Marcel Tiemann 13 Jean-Marc Gounon 13 David Brabham 11 Eric Bernard 11 GT1 Teams 1 AMG ...

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 ...

Sat 05 Sep 1998
Donington Saturday Qualifying Practice
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Donington Saturday Qualifying Practice

FIA GT Championship 04 - 06 September 1998 Donington Round Saturday 5 September 1998 - 1st qualifying practice session _________________________________________________________________ Weather Saturday dawned grey and extremely wet...

Donington Qualifying Times
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Donington Qualifying Times

FIA-GT Donington Qualifying 1 2 Ludwig/Zonta Mercedes CLK-LM 1:24.138 1:22.870 2 1 Schneider/Webber Mercedes CLK-LM 1:25.288 1:23.462 3 3 Bernard/Brabham Panoz GTR 1:25.184 1:23.652 4 7 Dalmas/McNish Porsche 911 GT1-98 1:32.139 1:24.036 5 11...

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...

Tue 01 Sep 1998
Homestead Preview
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Homestead Preview

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (August 31, 1998) - The finest in international sports car racing will be coming to the Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex Oct. 16-18, with the FIA Grand Touring Championship Presented by Mercedes-Benz. The event, part of...

Fri 28 Aug 1998
World Championship Race Still Scheduled
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World Championship Race Still Scheduled

LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, Monterey, California (28 August) - An announcement made yesterday in SCCA Pro Racing Pro Fax Vol. 5, No. 6 has caused confusion. This announcement was that, "The planned October 23-25 World Challenge race weekend has...

Mon 17 Aug 1998
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...

Sun 19 Jul 1998
Hungaroring Friday Practice Report
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Hungaroring Friday Practice Report

FIA GT Championship 17 - 19 July 1998 Hungaroring Round Friday 17 July 1998 - Free Practice Sessions For the fifth round of the 1998 FIA GT Championship, the competitors get the chance to explore Hungary, and in particular the city of...

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...

Sat 11 Jul 1998
Dijon Saturday Second Qualifying Session
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Dijon Saturday Second Qualifying Session

FIA GT Championship 10 - 12 July 1998 Dijon Round Saturday 11 July 1998 - 2nd Qualifying Practice Session Weather The weekend of strange weather continues to be the number one subject of conversation at Dijon, with sun following the showers,...

Fri 10 Jul 1998
Dijon Friday Free Practice Sessions
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Dijon Friday Free Practice Sessions

FIA GT Championship 10 - 12 July 1998 Dijon Round Friday 10 July 1998 - Free Practice Sessions Weather Friday started out wet, but by the time the GT cars took to the track for the first 90 minute practice session, the weather was improving, ...

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 ...

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...