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Tue 10 Jul 2001
Gemini Transmissions debut new endurance gearbox

Gemini Transmissions debut new endurance gearbox

The first transverse gearbox for endurance racing developed by leading gearbox manufacturer, Gemini Transmissions, has been put through its paces in readiness for 2001 season. Sportscar ace, Andy Wallace, tested the new Gemini GT75C transmission...

Fri 09 Feb 2001
ETCC: FIA-GT and Touring Cars to test at Monza March 7-8
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ETCC: FIA-GT and Touring Cars to test at Monza March 7-8

The Italian track of Monza will host the official test sessions and presentation of the 2001 FIA GT and European Touring Car Championships on March 7th and 8th. Track time will be shared between the GT and the Touring cars. FIA GT ...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
ETCC: Eurosport Super Racing 2001 review
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ETCC: Eurosport Super Racing 2001 review

The first year of the Eurosport Super Racing weekends came to a successful conclusion at Estoril on October 21st, with the title battles in the FIA N-GT, FIA European Super Touring and Super Production Championships all being decided in the final...

Sat 10 Mar 2001
ETCC: Monza test session
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ETCC: Monza test session

On March 7th and 8th, the Monza circuit welcomed 26 cars from the FIA GT Championship and 17 cars from the FIA European Touring Car Championship for an official test session. In the FIA GT Championship, the fastest overall lap was set by ...

Fri 23 Mar 2001
Markus Palttala to race in the FIA GT Championship
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Markus Palttala to race in the FIA GT Championship

Markus Palttala, 23, a member of the Junior Team Finland has signed a contract with the Belgian PSI Motorsport to race 6 to 8 races in the FIA GT Championship in 2001. Palttala and PSI Motorsport will compete in the FIA GT main category GT...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
ETCC: Eurosport Budapest preview
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ETCC: Eurosport Budapest preview

EUROSPORT SUPER RACING WEEKEND ROUND 6 : BUDAPEST (HUN), 29th JUNE/ 1st JULY 2001 After a break of over a month, the series return for the second half of the season, with round six being held at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest, in Hungary.

Sat 21 Apr 2001
Magny-Cours entry list
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Magny-Cours entry list

<pre> Eurosport Super Racing Weekend of Magny-Cours EUROSPORT SUPER RACING WEEKENDT ROUND 3 : MAGNY COURS (FRANCE), 29th APRIL / 1st MAY 2001 2001 FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 3 : MAGNY-COURS (FRA) - April 29th - May 1st, 2001 Provisional...

Tue 13 Feb 2001
Rafanelli, Prodrive updates
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Rafanelli, Prodrive updates

Gabriele Rafanelli will run three Ferrari 550 Maranellos in this year's FIA GT Championship. Reigning champion Julian Bailey is in line for a drive though Lister Storm boss Laurence Pearce insists that he wants to keep him despite handing placing...

Mon 07 May 2001
ETCC: Eurosport Silverstone preview
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ETCC: Eurosport Silverstone preview

EUROSPORT SUPER RACING WEEKEND - ROUND 4 SILVERSTONE (GBR),11th/13th MAY 2001 The fourth round of the Eurosport Super Racing Weekends will be held at the British track of Silverstone. The Grand Prix circuit is situated approximately 100km north...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
ETCC: Estoril schedule
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ETCC: Estoril schedule

<pre> Round 10 : Estoril (POR) October 19th - 21st, 2001 Friday, 19.10 08.15 - 08.45 FFSA Formula France Trophy Free Practice 08.55 - 09.25 Honda BPI Cup (Junior) Free Practice 09.35 - 10.05 FC Euro Series ...

Tue 15 May 2001
Zolder Eurosport entry list
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Zolder Eurosport entry list

<pre> 2001 FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP Provisional entry list - Round 5 - Zolder (BEL) No Team/Nat. Driver 1 Nat./Driver 2 Nat./Driver 3 Nat. Car Cat. 1 Lister Storm Racing GBR ...

Thu 05 Jul 2001
Lola Brno race notes
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Lola Brno race notes

Lola's Sports Racing Team Sweden (SRTS) held off Lucchini Engineering to take victory in the fourth round of the FIA Sportscar series at Brno, Czech Republic, yesterday (Sunday), substantially increasing their lead in the SR2 driver and team ...

Mon 22 Oct 2001
Estoril round 11 race report
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Estoril round 11 race report

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 11 Weather Sunday dawned mild and dry, with blue skies. However, by the time the race started, the sky was extremely overcast and grey. The rain started after 30 minutes, turning into a downpour, and lasting for half an...

Sun 24 Jun 2001
Budapest entry list
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Budapest entry list

<pre> 2001 FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP Round 6 - Budapest N° Team Nat. Driver 1 Nat. Driver 2 Nat. Driver 3 Nat. Car Cat. HW * 1 ...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Eurosport Super Racing Weekend - Estoril (POR) - October 19th - 21st,
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Eurosport Super Racing Weekend - Estoril (POR) - October 19th - 21st,

Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Round 10 : Estoril(Portugal), 19th&Ndash; 21ST October 2001 The 2001 Eurosport Super Racing Weekends draw to a close next weekend, with the final races of the season being held at the Portuguese track of Estoril....

Fri 06 Apr 2001
ETCC: Brno preview
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ETCC: Brno preview

For the second Eurosport Super Racing Weekend, the FIA GT and European Touring Car Championships are visiting the Masaryk circuit in Brno, uzech Republic. There has been motor racing at the Masaryk circuit in Brno since 1930, when the first race...

Sun 30 Sep 2001
Jarama round 10 results
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Jarama round 10 results

<pre> POS NO CL DRIVERS CAR TIME LAPS GAP KPH BEST 1 15 GT Rydell/Menu Ferrari 550 Maranello 01:08,9 111 141,44 ...

Mon 22 Oct 2001
Estoril Superpole, Group B round 11, second qualifying
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Estoril Superpole, Group B round 11, second qualifying

FIA GT Championship Round 11 Superpole And Group B Second Qualifying Weather A brief rain-shower started just as the first car came out for the Superpole single-lap session. It only lasted around five minutes, before the sun came out and started...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
A1-Ring round 8 race results
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A1-Ring round 8 race results

<pre> Race - 26/08/2001 POS NO CL DRIVERS CAR TIME LAPS GAP KPH BEST 1 15 GT Rydell/Kox Ferrari 550 Maranello 3:00:09.952 115 ...

Mon 24 Sep 2001
Jarama preview
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Jarama preview

EUROSPORT SUPER RACING WEEKEND ROUND 9 : JARAMA (SPAIN), 28th– 30th SEPTEMBER 2001 After the autumnal weather at the Nürburgring, the Eurosport Super Racing Weekends are moving south for the final two events. Round nine will be held at...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
ETCC: 2001 Champions summary
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ETCC: 2001 Champions summary

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP 2001 FIA GT Teams Champion : Larbre Competition Chéreau (Chrysler Viper GTS-R) A year after winning the N-GT title, the French team managed by Jack Leconte took the overall crown. & ...

Mon 22 Oct 2001
Estoril round 11 results
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Estoril round 11 results

<pre> FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 11 RACE REPORT Race - 21/10/2001 POS NO CL DRIVERS CAR TIME LAPS GAP KPH BEST 1 3 GT Hezemans/Bleekemolen Chrysler Viper...

Sun 09 Sep 2001
N?rburgring round 9 results
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N?rburgring round 9 results

<pre>  POS  NO  CL  DRIVERS  CAR  TIME  LAPS  GAP  KPH  BEST   1 1 GT Campbell-Walter/Jordan Lister Storm 3:00:19.824 97   ...

N?rburgring race notes
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N?rburgring race notes

Jamie Campbell Walter – nr 1 Lister Storm– 1st overall : "It is nice to be back on the top step of the podium - it has not happen since Magny-Cours. However, the race did not go perfectly for us. It was very difficult with the spray at...

Sat 07 Apr 2001
Brno entry list
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Brno entry list

<pre> Eurosport Super Racing Weekend of Brno N° Team Nat. Driver 1 Nat. Driver 2 Nat. Driver 3 Nat. Car Cat. 1 Lister Storm Racing GBR Jamie Campbell-Walter GBR ...

Thu 05 Apr 2001
Wieth Racing update
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Wieth Racing update

After more than one year of hard work on our F550 GTS, we are releasing the first photo of the new car. We had plan to debut it in the first race of the FIA GT Championship in Monza. F550 GTS. Photo: Wieth Racing Unfortunately the...

Sun 24 Jun 2001
ETCC: Budapest schedule
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ETCC: Budapest schedule

<pre> Round 6 : Budapest (HUN) June 29th - July 1st, 2001 Friday,29.06 09.00 - 09.15 Renault Formula 2000 Eurocup Drivers Briefing 09.15 - 09.30 FC Euro Series Drivers Briefing 10.00 - 10.15 FIA GT Championship Drivers ...

Tue 15 May 2001
ETCC: Eurosport Zolder preview
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ETCC: Eurosport Zolder preview

EUROSPORT SUPER RACING WEEKENDT ROUND 5 : ZOLDER (BEL), 18th/20th MAY 2001 Less than a week after the Silverstone round, the competitors will travel to the Belgian circuit of Zolder for the fifth round of the Eurosport Super Racing Weekends. The...

Sat 08 Sep 2001
N?rburgring Superpole qualifying
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N?rburgring Superpole qualifying

<pre> [B POS  NO  CL  DRIVER  NAT  CAR  TIME  LAPS  GAP  KPH   1 15 GT Rickard RYDELL SWE Ferrari 550 Maranello 1:39.651 2   ...

Sat 29 Sep 2001
Jarama Free Practice sessions report
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Jarama Free Practice sessions report

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 10 FREE PRACTICE SESSIONS Weather Although it was grey and damp at the Spanish circuit of Jarama this morning, the weather was relatively warm. It began to rain shortly before the first session, and continued heavily ...

Tue 21 Aug 2001
A1 Ring Austria preview
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A1 Ring Austria preview

Eurosport Super Racing Weekend - Round 7 A1 Ring Austria - August 24th - 26th, 2001 After the summer break, the Eurosport Super Racing Weekends resume for the seventh round, which will be held at the picturesque Austrian A1 Ring. The track is ...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
ETCC: 2002 FIA Touring Car series' tentative schedule

ETCC: 2002 FIA Touring Car series' tentative schedule

<pre> 2002 Tentative Calendar The FIA GT Championship and the FIA European Touring Car Championship will consist of ten rounds in 2002 : M.com Names Round 1 : 21 April ...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
Wieth Racing Jarama preview
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Wieth Racing Jarama preview

Statement from Florian Hebel, Wieth Racing team manager: "As we discoverd the race engine of our 550 is damaged very heavily. Unfortunately it will be impossible to repair it in time for Jarama, because new parts have to be developed and ...

Tue 13 Feb 2001
Paul Belmondo Racing gets Vipers
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Paul Belmondo Racing gets Vipers

Paul Belmondo Racing has expanded its FIA Grand Touring effort to three cars throughout the coming season. Vincent Vosse and Boris Derichebourg will share the lead car. Belmondo and Didier Defourney will drive the second Viper, and the third will...

Sat 08 Sep 2001
N?rburgring qualifying results
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N?rburgring qualifying results

<pre>  POS  NO  CL  DRIVERS  CAR  TIME  LAPS  GAP  KPH   1 12 GT Vosse/Derichebourg Chrysler Viper GTS-R 1:47.205 ;6   ...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
A1-Ring round 8 race report
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A1-Ring round 8 race report

Prodrive and JMB Ferraris win It was a Ferrari double at the A1 Ring today, with the nr 15 Prodrive Allstars Ferrari 550 Maranello taking their first FIA GT win in only their second race. Rickard Rydell and Peter Kox led for much of the ...