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Wed 09 Feb 2005
Graham Nash Motorsport signs partner
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Graham Nash Motorsport signs partner

Monaco Yacht-GNM sign partnership fro 2005 season Graham Nash Motorsport (GNM) is today proud to announce a season long partnership with Monte Carlo based company "Monaco Yacht". Created 10 years ago in the Principality of Monaco as a crew...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

Americans Take Seven of Top 15 Places at Prestigeous Porsche Cup Presentation ATLANTA - December 30 - For the 35th time since its inception in 1970, the Porsche Cup was presented to the world's most successful private entry Porsche drivers at...

Thu 25 Aug 2005
EMT, Panoz to assist Team LNT in Europe

EMT, Panoz to assist Team LNT in Europe

PANOZ ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN FACTORY GTLM EFFORT WITH TEAM LNT Elan Motorsports Technologies will assist Team LNT in fielding two Panoz Esperante GTLM race cars throughout Europe in 2006. Braselton, Ga. - Elan Motorsports Technologies (EMT),...

Sat 10 Dec 2005
EU3: 2006 GT3 series launched in Monaco
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EU3: 2006 GT3 series launched in Monaco

The FIA GT3 European Championship got off to a glittering start in Monaco on December 2nd, with an extremely well-attended press conference and a display of cars in front of the prestigious Hotel de Paris. In the presence of FIA President, Mr Max...

Tue 27 Sep 2005
Spyker C8 racer debuts in China
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Spyker C8 racer debuts in China

The Dutch made Spyker C8 Double 12R racer will be meeting the Chinese motorsport fans for the first time ever at the Zhuhai International Circuit. The GT racer will be entering the FIA GT Championship ¡V China Round, to be held at the Zhuhai...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Thomas Biagi to test for Jordan/Midland
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Thomas Biagi to test for Jordan/Midland

The Midland Group is pleased to announce that current FIA GT Championship driver and 2003 FIA GT World Champion, Thomas Biagi, will be testing for the team at Jerez, Spain in December 2005. Biagi will also participate in the Bologna Motorshow...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
Dubai: Tim Sugden race report
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Dubai: Tim Sugden race report

Sugden Wins in Dubai The first of the two FIA GT Championship races in the Middle East on Friday the 18th resulted in another win for Tim Sugden and Emmanuel Collard in their GT2 Porsche. This is the 5th win for them in the series and...

Wed 05 Oct 2005
Lotus Exige 300RR to make debut at Zhuhai
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Lotus Exige 300RR to make debut at Zhuhai

World's only Lotus Exige 300RR GT racer joins FIA GT Zhuhai race The world's only 400 bhp Lotus Exige 300RR GT racer has decided to join the FIA GT Championship China Round at the Zhuhai International Circuit, scheduled on 22 and 23 October ...

Tue 08 Feb 2005
ALMS/ACO Maserati compromise close

ALMS/ACO Maserati compromise close

By Bill Oursler Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 5, 2005 - A compromise reportedly has been reached between officials of the American Le Mans Series and representatives from the annual 24-Hour Sarthe event that will allow the controversial Maserati MC 12...

Thu 28 Jul 2005
Spa: 24 hours preview
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Spa: 24 hours preview

And so to Spa, for what is undoubtedly the longest, most spectacular and most important race of the season. With double points on offer, extra drivers in most cars and additional entrants, the 24-hour race plays a determining role in ...

Tue 08 Mar 2005
Canadian Tim Hauraney signs with GNM
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Canadian Tim Hauraney signs with GNM

Tim Hauraney set to drive for Graham Nash Motorsport in the FIA GT Championship! Formula Renault stand-out Tim Hauraney is set to join Graham Nash Motorsport for a limited schedule in the FIA GT Championship. Hauraney will be competing in...

Tue 13 Sep 2005
Istanbul: Round eight preview
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Istanbul: Round eight preview

Four rounds to go, and the title is still wide open! The first of the "exotic" races, on a fabulous track that is new to all the drivers, cannot fail to be interesting. The new 5.333 km track is technical, with uphill and downhill sections, blind...

Tue 24 May 2005
Belgian Racing to debut Gillet Vertigo Streiff
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Belgian Racing to debut Gillet Vertigo Streiff

Gillet Vertigo Streiff in FIA GT Brussels/Gembloux - After months and months waiting the Belgian Racing team of Tony Gillet unveiled their plans for the 2005 season with the exceptional Gillet Vertigo Streiff. A limited but exotic FIA...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Istanbul starting grid
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Istanbul starting grid

Pos Car Class Drivers Car Session 1 Session 2 --- --- ----- ------------------------------ ------------------------- ---------- ---------- 1. 2 GT1 Deletraz, Piccini Ferrari 575 ...

Sun 01 May 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-01

BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-01

Ingolstadt, 1 May 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 3/2005 DTM: Tom Kristensen shines with strong race performance Audi achieved the first podium result for the new A4 DTM at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz. In front of a crowd of 78,000 spectators, ...

Tue 13 Dec 2005
2005 championship update 2005-12-10
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2005 championship update 2005-12-10

The results of the 2005 FIA GT Championship were finalised in Monaco on Friday December 9th, when the International Court of Appeal of the FIA quashed the decision nr 9 of the Panel of the Stewards of the Meeting in Bahrain, which had excluded...

Mon 30 May 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-29

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-29

LE MANS Pre-test for the Le Mans 24 Hours Rydell, Terting and Plato score points for SEAT European Supercopa finale at Istanbul Pre-test for the Le Mans 24 Hours The "final countdown" for the Le Mans 24 Hours on June 18/19 begins: Next Sunday,...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
EU3: Aston Martin Racing confirms two GT3 teams
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EU3: Aston Martin Racing confirms two GT3 teams

Aston Martin Racing confirmed today the two teams who will be representing the British marque in the new FIA GT3 Championship in 2006. These teams are BMS, Aston Martin Racing's Works team in the 2006 FIA GT Championship, and Barwell Motorsport,...

Thu 20 Oct 2005
Zhuhai: Round nine preview
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Zhuhai: Round nine preview

After Istanbul, the teams and drivers taking part in the 2005 season of the FIA GT Championship are heading even futher afield : back to the People's Republic of China, and the Zhuhai International Circuit, which hosted the final round of the 2004...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Ortelli with Russian Age Racing in Dubai
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Ortelli with Russian Age Racing in Dubai

ORTELLI TO JOIN RUSSIAN AGE RACING FOR SEASON FINALES November 3, 2005 -- Stephane Ortelli, the 1998 Le Mans 24-hours winner and former FIA GT Champion, will join the Russian Age Racing Aston Martin team for the penultimate round of the FIA GT...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-04-10

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-04-10

First race for "French" Audi R8 Audi double victory in Belgian season opener SEAT scores points in WTCC opener Additional weight slows down SEAT in Great Britain Short race after strong qualifying performance First race for "French" Audi ...

Tue 30 Aug 2005
Oschersleben: Reiter Engineering race report
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Oschersleben: Reiter Engineering race report

LAMBORGHINI STEPS ONTO POINTS TABLE Peter Kox led the Reiter Engineering-run Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT to its first competitive FIA GT finish in 2005 today at Oschersleben, near Magdeburg in Germany. The Dutchman, together with his German ...

Sat 10 Dec 2005
Bahrain: Tim Sugden race report
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Bahrain: Tim Sugden race report

Disappointing End to Excellent Season for Sugden The final race of the 2005 FIA GT championship in Bahrain on Friday did not bring the fairy tale end to Tim Sugden's season that he hoped for as a small fluid leak on lap 19 of the 90 lap race...

Tue 30 Aug 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-08-28

BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-08-28

Ingolstadt, 28 August 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 17/2005 DTM: Audi driver Ekström second at Zandvoort Audi driver Mattias Ekström finished second in round eight of the DTM at Zandvoort (The Netherlands). He now trails Gary Paffet by ...

Fri 25 Feb 2005
Pre-season newsletter 2005-01-30
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Pre-season newsletter 2005-01-30

GNM ANNOUNCES 2005 PROGRAMME British team Graham Nash Motorsport has announced their 2005 plans, which include entering two Saleen S7 cars in the FIA GT Championship. The team also announced during the Autosport Show that their lead driver for...

Fri 11 Mar 2005
Edo Varini joins GNM team
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Edo Varini joins GNM team

Edo Varini for selected GNM races Likeable Rimini (italy) based Edo Varini has become the 5th driver to join GNM's Porsche squad for selected races in the FIA GT this season. He will drive the GNM Porsche GT3RS at Imola and Spa 24 Hours, and...

Fri 10 Jun 2005
Tim Sugden mid season notes

Tim Sugden mid season notes

Flying Sugden's Mid Season Gap Leeds UK based driver Tim Sugden has had a busy year so far with 7 races netting 5 podiums, 3 in Europe and 2 in the USA. These results see him lying 2nd in the FIA GT2 championship and 3rd in the American Le ...

Sat 15 Jan 2005
Zhuhai prepares for 2005
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Zhuhai prepares for 2005

FIA GT Championship expects greater things in Zhuhai in 2005 The Zhuhai International Circuit (ZIC) today announced at a press conference that the FIA GT Championship will return to the circuit on 21-23 October 2005. Zhuhai vice mayor Ms. Den...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
EU3: Aston Martin DBRS9 GT3 first test notes
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EU3: Aston Martin DBRS9 GT3 first test notes

The new Aston Martin Racing DBRS9 GT3 car has completed the first 3000 kms of its development programme. Aston Martin Racing first showed the car at the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. Since then, the team has been putting the first test car...

Fri 09 Sep 2005
Bahrain 2006 calendar announced

Bahrain 2006 calendar announced

BIC Unveils New International Motorsport Calendar As the temperature begins to cool down in Bahrain, activity at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is heating up with the announcement of the remaining race calendar. The four International...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
Brno starting grid
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Brno starting grid

Pos Car Class Drivers Car Session 1 Session 2 --- --- ----- ------------------------------ ------------------------- ---------- ---------- 1. 16 GT1 Peter, Buncombe, Rusinov Maserati MC12...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Mike Rockenfeller - nine world laps

Mike Rockenfeller - nine world laps

Mike Rockenfeller could have completed nine world tours in 2005, but his travel took him racing instead. The German Porsche factory driver, now a Monaco resident, competed in 27 races at 22 tracks in 12 countries, in Asia, Europe, the Middle East...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
Dubai: Thursday qualifying report
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Dubai: Thursday qualifying report

TWO IN A ROW FOR BOUCHUT Christophe Bouchut set pole position for Friday's tenth round of the 2005 FIA GT Championship, at the wheel of the nr 17 Russian Age Racing Aston Martin, running under the colours of Middle East Aston Martin as the Dubai...

Sat 03 Sep 2005
Oschersleben: Post-race notes
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Oschersleben: Post-race notes

OSCHERSLEBEN Oschersleben has always held an important place in the history of the FIA GT Championship, having been the first international series to ever race at the new German circuit in 1998. In recent years, the usual calendar date in the ...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
2005 FIA GT Championship calendar

2005 FIA GT Championship calendar

FIA GT Championship 2005 Calendar <pre> Date Country Event name Circuit name 10/04 I Monza Monza 01/05 F Magny-Cours Magny-Cours 15/05 GB ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Standings after Dubai
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Standings after Dubai

@>GT1 Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver/Team Points --- ---------------------------- -------- 1. Karl Wendlinger 71 2. Andrea Bertolini 71 3. Timo Scheider 70 4.