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Tue 08 Sep 1998
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 ...

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, ...

Sat 27 Jun 1998
Hockenheim Saturday 1st qualifying session
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Hockenheim Saturday 1st qualifying session

FIA GT Championship 26 - 28 June 1998 Hockenheim Round Saturday 27 June 1998 - 1st qualifying practice session Weather The weather continues to be hot and overcast, with slightly ominous grey clouds closing in towards the end of the first ...

Sat 17 Oct 1998
Homestead Qualifying
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Homestead Qualifying

David Reininger - Motorsport News International Homestead, FL (October 17, 1998) - Ricardo Zonta set the fastest lap of the weekend in this morning's first qualifying session. Zonta, driving for the AMG Mercedes team, which is undefeated this ...

Thu 15 Oct 1998
Homestead Michelin Preview
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Homestead Michelin Preview

MICHELIN HOMESTEAD FIA GT ENTRIES INCLUDE LE MANS WINNING PORSCHE AND ORECA VIPER, AS WELL AS DAMS PANOZ (GREENVILLE, SC) --- Two Le Mans winning teams are among those entering Michelin-fitted sports cars in this Sunday's 500 kilometer FIA...

Tue 08 Sep 1998
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 ...

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...

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 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 08 May 1998
Suzuka Results 98-08-23
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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 ...

Sun 17 May 1998
Silverstone qualifying notes
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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 ...

Tue 27 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Race Report
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Laguna Seca Race Report

John Francis - Motorsport News International The weather had been the big story on Saturday. But Sunday was just another picture-perfect California day - an ideal setting for the final round of the 1998 FIA GT championship. At the end of the...

Sun 18 Oct 1998
Homestead Michelin Race Report
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Homestead Michelin Race Report

MICHELIN FITTED VIPER CONTINUES DOMINATION OF GT2 IN HOMESTEAD FIA GT Porsche and Panoz Cars Run Strong in GT1 (HOMESTEAD, FLA.) --- The Michelin-fitted Viper Team ORECA continued its domination of the GT2 class in Sunday's 500 kilometer...

Sat 17 Oct 1998
Homestead Saturday Report
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Homestead Saturday Report

David Reininger - Motorsport News International Homestead, FL (October 17, 1998) - The FIA-GT Championship made two stops in the United States last year, Sebring and Laguna Seca. While Laguna Seca remains as one of this season's two U.S. stops,...

Homestead Mercedes Saturday Report
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Homestead Mercedes Saturday Report

Team AMG Mercedes to Start One-Two at Homestead Brazilian Ricardo Zonta Takes Pole Over Charging Bernd Schneider Ricardo Zonta put his Mercedes CLK-LM on pole today (1:14.298 seconds) while Bernd Schneider qualified number two (1:14.400...

Tue 13 Oct 1998
David Donohue To Carry American Colors
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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 18 Oct 1998
Homestead Mercedes Race Report
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Homestead Mercedes Race Report

Homestead FIA GT Victory and Championship Lead for Ludwig and Zonta Driver's Championship to be Decided at Final Race in FIA GT and Formula One The driver's championship for the FIA GT Championship will have a thrilling finish at Laguna...

Sun 20 Sep 1998
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...

Wed 15 Apr 1998
Oschersleben Results
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Oschersleben Results

Mercedes-Benz Sweeps FIA GT Championship Season Opener CLK-GTRs Finish One-Two-Three at Oschersleben MONTVALE, N.J. (April 13, 1998) - Mercedes-Benz scored a clean sweep of the victory podium at the FIA GT Championship season opener ...

Sat 05 Sep 1998
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 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...

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

Mon 19 Oct 1998
Homestead Race Story
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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...

Homestead Panoz Race Report
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Homestead Panoz Race Report

Visteon Panoz Team Fights Full Out to the Finish HOMESTEAD, Florida, October 18 -- A number of factors, including weather and competitors' misfortunes, helped the ...

Tue 27 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Qualifying
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Laguna Seca Qualifying

John Francis - Motorsport News International The morning qualifying session for the FIA GT race was abandoned after only fifteen minutes because of a typical California wet-weather problem: Mudslides! The most serious was across the track on...

Sun 25 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Panoz Post Race Quotes
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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 ...

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...

Sun 17 May 1998
Silver Race Story
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Silver Race Story

FIA GT Championship 15 - 17 May 1998 Silverstone Round Sunday 17 May 1998 - Race _________________________________________________________________ Sunshine and 30.000 spectators ...

Sat 19 Sep 1998
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...

Fri 08 May 1998
Laugna Seca
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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...