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Wed 12 Jan 2000
Dodge Viper GTS-R Named

Dodge Viper GTS-R Named "Racing Car of the Year"

Automobile Magazine Names Dodge Viper GTS-R "Racing Car of the Year" Dodge Viper Runs Undefeated In ALMS, Wins Le Mans and Walks Away With FIA GT Series Title DETROIT, Jan. 12, 2000 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT Series,...

Tue 27 Jun 2000
ETCC: Two series at Hungaroring
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ETCC: Two series at Hungaroring

The European Super Touring Cup will join the FIA GT Championship at Budapest's Hungaroring, home of the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix. For the first time, then, the two major European series for covered-wheel cars, will combine their forces for...

Sun 15 Oct 2000
BMW Laguna Seca news

BMW Laguna Seca news

BMW has announced that it will not modify the V12 LMR following Bill Auberlen's back-flip at the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta last weekend. The American walked away unscathed but was roundly blamed for the crash by following the Team Rafanelli...

Tue 08 Aug 2000
Round 7 Tom Coronel report
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Round 7 Tom Coronel report

For the fifth consecutive year Tom Coronel was victorious in the weekend of the Dutch Marlboro Masters race. In 1996 Tom scored his first Formula 3 win in Japan while the European Formula 3 competitors went head to head at Zandvoort in the...

Wed 12 Jan 2000
Sports Car News (mainly Daytona)

Sports Car News (mainly Daytona)

Andretti aims for triple crown Mario Andretti is aiming to emulate Graham Hill, and become only the second driver ever to achieve the treble of the F1 World Championship, the Indy 500 and Le Mans wins. He is to compete in the Le Mans 24...

Thu 02 Mar 2000
News 2000-03-01

News 2000-03-01

Sintura to enter 2 cars for Le Mans Sintura are to enter a Lola B2K/10 and one of their own S99 GTPs in this years Le Mans 24 Hours. It is planning a full assault on the ALMS series with the Lola, whilst the S99 is better suited to the ...

Wed 04 Oct 2000
2001 Calender

2001 Calender

ALMS 2001 calendar The controversial 2001 American Le Mans Series calendar was revealed at the Petit Le Mans. The schedule features 13 races around the world, and is supplemented by a further three European dates. The second round, labelled TBA,...

Sun 06 Aug 2000
A1 Ring race report
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A1 Ring race report

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP A1 Ring Round Race Report Sunday 6 August 2000 Weather After torrential rain during the night, Sunday started off quite bright, but by the time the 20-minute warm-up started, light rain had begun to fall. The weather then ...

Sat 13 May 2000
A Lunch with Phillipe Alliot at Silverstone
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A Lunch with Phillipe Alliot at Silverstone

The JMB Giesse team has a hard job ahead of it in the FIA GT championship. Instead of trying to run a Porsche 911 GT3-R like everyone else in the N-GT class, they have chosen to take on the Ferrari Modena 360 Challenge car, and try and develop it...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Rafanelli to run two Ferrari 550;s in 2001
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Rafanelli to run two Ferrari 550;s in 2001

Gabriele Rafanelli, Italy's leading private team owner, will run two Ferrari 550 Maranellos in the FIA Grand Touring Championship. Rafanelli disclosed his plan on Friday morning following the completion of an "excellent test" at Misano, where...

Wed 17 May 2000
Silverstone qualifying
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Silverstone qualifying

Pos Drivers Car Cl Lap Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Bailey/Campbell-Walt Lister Storm GT 14 1:48.653 2.

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Bailey dropped by Lister team
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Bailey dropped by Lister team

FIA GT Champion Julian Bailey, mainstay of the Lister Storm team for the past three seasons, was sensationally dropped by team owner Laurence Pearce on the eve of the FIA prizegiving last week. Bailey will be replaced by former TVR Tuscan racer...

Fri 04 Aug 2000
A1 Ring free practice report
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A1 Ring free practice report

Round seven, and the FIA GT competitors have returned to the A1-Ring Austria, set amongst some of the most spectacular scenery visited by the Championship. Nestled amid the mountains, the track is 4.319 km long, with some impressive corners and...

Sun 14 May 2000
Silverstone Saturday Qualifying Report
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Silverstone Saturday Qualifying Report

The Lister of Julian Bailey continued to top the times during the 1st official qualifying session this morning. The Listers set the pace during the session, with only the Chrysler of Derichebourg threatening them, and eventually splitting them....

Sat 05 Aug 2000
A1 Ring second qualifying session
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A1 Ring second qualifying session

FIA GT Championship @A1 Ring Round (7 out of 10) 24 - 6 August 2000 Second Qualifying Practice Session Saturday 5 August 2000 Weather After the morning's rain, it was bright but overcast as the second qualifying session got underway. The...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Ratel qualifying for FIA GT Championship
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Ratel qualifying for FIA GT Championship

The FIA has approved Stephane Ratel's plan to hold Super Pole qualifying practice sessions in the FIA GT Championship, and the scheme will begin at the opening round at Monza on 1 April. Ratel plans to give the six fastest cars in the GT and N-GT...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Ferrari 333 to continue
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Ferrari 333 to continue

Both the BMS Scuderia Italia and GLV Brums teams plan to run their Ferrari 333 SP sports cars for a further season in the FIA Sportscar Championship, although the 1994 design is showing its age. "The chassis is excellent, the problem is that the...

Wed 17 May 2000
Silverstone results
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Silverstone results

Pos Drivers Car Cl Laps Gap F. Lap ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Bailey/Campbell-Walt Lister Storm GT 94 1:50.233 2.

Fri 08 Dec 2000
Belmondo gets ride, Chamberlain to Dome
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Belmondo gets ride, Chamberlain to Dome

Anthony Kumpen, the Belgian who has driven for the GL PK team for two yearsand who missed out on this year's Belcar Championship by a single point, will switch allegiance to Paul Belmondo's Viper squad next season for a full attack on the FIA GT...

Wed 25 Oct 2000
Coronel Magny Cours report
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Coronel Magny Cours report

He gave it all, but it was not enough. Dutch driver Tom Coronel drove his heart out in the final FIA GT race of the season in order to bring his teammate Mike Hezemans the title. Despite the efforts Mike Hezemans could only drink champagne for ...

Sat 05 Aug 2000
A1 Ring first qualifying session
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A1 Ring first qualifying session

FIA GT Championship A1 Ring Round 4-6 August 2000 First Qualifying Practice Session Saturday 5 August 2000 Rain continues to fall in Austria, with light drizzle falling as the teams arrived for the first qualifying session, due to start at...