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Tue 27 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Race Report

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...

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...

Fri 09 Oct 1998
Miami

Miami "Race-Toberfest"

'RACE-TOBERFEST' FESTIVITIES TO JOIN HOMESTEAD FIA GRAND TOURING CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Oct. 9, 1998) - While fabulous German cars take to the track in the Oct. 16-18 FIA Grand Touring Championship Presented ...

Fri 08 May 1998
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...

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...

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...

Sat 17 Oct 1998
Homestead Mercedes Saturday Report

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 01 Sep 1998
Homestead Preview

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...

Sat 27 Jun 1998
Hockenheim Saturday 1st qualifying session

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 ...

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 19 Jul 1998
Hungaroring Friday Practice Report

Hungaroring Friday Practice Report

FIA GT Championship 17 - 19 July 1998 Hungaroring Round Friday 17 July 1998 - Free Practice Sessions For the fifth round of the 1998 FIA GT Championship, the competitors get the chance to explore Hungary, and in particular the city of...

Wed 15 Apr 1998
Oschersleben Results

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 16 May 1998
Silverstone Qualifying Session # 1

Silverstone Qualifying Session # 1

FIA GT Championship 15 - 17 May 1998 Silverstone Round Saturday 16 May 1998 - 1st Qualifying Practice Session _________________________________________________________________ Weather ...

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...

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 ...

Sat 11 Jul 1998
Dijon Saturday Second Qualifying Session

Dijon Saturday Second Qualifying Session

FIA GT Championship 10 - 12 July 1998 Dijon Round Saturday 11 July 1998 - 2nd Qualifying Practice Session Weather The weekend of strange weather continues to be the number one subject of conversation at Dijon, with sun following the showers,...

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...

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...

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...

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.