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Wed 07 Oct 1998
Ricardo Zonta Homestead Preview

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...

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...

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Panoz Race Report

Laguna Seca Panoz Race Report

VISTEON PANOZ RACING TAKES GT1 WIN AT LAGUNA SECA WALLACE AND BRABHAM SHARE DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIP HONORS MONTEREY, CA, October 24 -- Despite the rain and fog, the Visteon Panoz Racing team took first in GT1 and second and third overall in the ...

Tue 06 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Preview

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...

Sun 12 Jul 1998
Dijon Race Report

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...

Fri 08 May 1998
Suzuka Results 98-08-23

Suzuka Results 98-08-23

FIA-GT Suzuka Results 23 August 1998 1 1 AMG Mercedes Schneider/Webber Mercedes CLK-LM '98 171 laps 5:46:58.452 2 2 AMG Mercedes Ludwig/Zonta Mercedes CLK-LM '98 169 3 7 Porsche AG Dalmas/McNish/Ortelli Porsche 911 GT198 168 4 11 Team ...

Tue 13 Oct 1998
David Donohue To Carry American Colors

David Donohue To Carry American Colors

DAVID DONOHUE TO CARRY AMERICAN COLORS IN FIA GRAND TOURING CHAMPIONSHIP AT HOMESTEAD HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Oct. 13, 1998) - David Donohue will be carrying the hopes of the Red, White and Blue when the world's top sports car drivers converge...

Sun 25 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Panoz Post Race Quotes

Laguna Seca Panoz Post Race Quotes

PANOZ RACE EFFORT YIELDS FOURTH-PLACE FINISH IN MONTEREY FIA GT MONTEREY, CA, October 25 -- David Brabham and Eric Bernard finished the season with a strong performance in the FIA GT event at Laguna Seca this afternoon. With three separate ...

Sun 17 May 1998
Silverstone results

Silverstone results

SILVERSTONE, England, May 17 - Results of today's second round of the FIA GT Sportscar Championship - 503.72 km, 98 laps of 5.14 km circuit: 1. Bernd Schneider Germany Mercedes 2:54:27.912 Mark Webber ...

Mon 19 Oct 1998
Homestead Race Story

Homestead Race Story

David Reininger - Motorsport News International Homestead, FL (October 18, 1998) - Klaus Ludwig and Ricardo Zonta won today's FIA Grand Touring Championship race on the 2.21 mile road course at Homestead Motorsports Complex. Ludwig and Zonta...

Fri 08 May 1998
Hockenheim Resultado Final

Hockenheim Resultado Final

Zonta chega em 2º O piloto alemão Bernd Schneider venceu a terceira etapa do Campeonato Mundial de GT, em companhia de Mark Webber no circuito de Hockenheim. Schneider pilotou a Mercedes CLK GTR, mesmo carro de Ricardo Zonta e...

Laugna Seca

Laugna Seca

FIA GT Sports Cars are Coming Back - Laguna Seca Raceway FIA GT SPORTS CARS ARE COMING BACK! MONTEREY, California (March 13) - The finale of the world's most prestigious GT sports car racing series, the 1998 FIA GT Championship, will be the...

Fri 17 Apr 1998
News This week 98-04-17

News This week 98-04-17

Toyota test ends at Spa Toyota had to abandon its 24 hour test at Spa last week due to torrential rain. The team didn't want to risk damaging the car before qualifying for Le Mans next month. Biela to Le Mans Audi driver, Frank Biela, is to...

Sun 28 Jun 1998
Hockenheim race report

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 ...

Sun 17 May 1998
Silverstone qualifying notes

Silverstone qualifying notes

Silverstone, 15-17 May 1998 Saturday 16 May 1998 Weather The incredible heat and sunshine continue at Silverstone, to the surprise of all those who remember last year's FIA GT round, which was red-flagged ...

Fri 10 Jul 1998
Dijon Friday Free Practice Sessions

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, ...

Wed 21 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Michelin preview

Laguna Seca Michelin preview

MICHELIN LAGUNA SECA FIA GT AND SPORTS CAR ENTRIES INCLUDE LE MANS WINNING PORSCHE AND ORECA VIPER AND SEBRING WINNING PANOZ (GREENVILLE, SC) --- Michelin will be well represented in this weekend's Visa Sports Car Championships at Laguna Seca...

Tue 22 Sep 1998
Perfect Season For Mercedes-Benz

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...

Mon 19 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca School Days Begin

Laguna Seca School Days Begin

LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, Monterey, California (October 19) - The first ‘School Day at Laguna Seca’ will start when a group of 125 students arrive here on Friday, October 23, the opening day of the Visa Sports Car Championships presented by Honda.

Fri 08 May 1998
Homestead race notes

Homestead race notes

FIA GT Championship 16 - 18 October 1998 Homestead Round Sunday 18 October 1998 - Race Report Weather After clear, hot weather since the cars arrived at Homestead, today we had a taste of the sudden rainstorms common in this area. One...

Tue 08 Sep 1998
Donington Race Report

Donington Race Report

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

Fri 28 Aug 1998
World Championship Race Still Scheduled

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 26 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Michelin Review
PSR

Laguna Seca Michelin Review

MICHELIN SCORES FIRST WSC VICTORY AND SECOND OVERALL VICTORY; BMW LEADS PANOZ CARS TO CHECKERED FLAG IN SPORTS CAR FINALE Viper Team ORECA Wins FIA GT2 Race (MONTEREY, CALIF.) --- Michelin was victorious in their first-ever North American World...

Sat 19 Sep 1998
A1 Ring Free Practice

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 ...