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Wed 08 Dec 2004
Ambrose wins back-2-back championshipHeadline

Ambrose wins back-2-back championship

On Saturday at Eastern Creek, just outside of Sydney, Ford Pirtek driver Marcos Ambrose won his second V8 Supercar Series title for the Queensland based Stone Brothers Racing Team. After dominating practice and qualifying in the Bigpond Finale,...

Wed 17 Nov 2004
Ambrose puts champagne back on iceHeadline

Ambrose puts champagne back on ice

The V8 Supercar series returned to Symmons Plains in country Tasmania for the first time since 1999 this weekend. Defending champion Marcos Ambrose in the Stone Bros Pirtek Ford raced here yesterday for the first time in front of his home crowd...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
Hodgson to AMA SuperBikeHeadline
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Hodgson to AMA SuperBike

After a few weeks in the rumor mill and a dismissal maiden season in MotoGP, Neil Hodgson has finally been officially named the second Ducati Austin rider. The Brit will ride alongside Eric Bostrom. Bostrom campaigned the Ducati Austin ...

Mon 30 Aug 2004
Fogarty's sights set after win in MontrealHeadline

Fogarty's sights set after win in Montreal

American Jon Fogarty has his sights set on a second Toyota Atlantic Championship after running away with the race on the 2.709-mile, 15-turn permanent road course at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. Jon Fogarty. Photo by Eric...

Sun 29 Aug 2004
Fogarty edges Dalziel for Montreal poleHeadline

Fogarty edges Dalziel for Montreal pole

By just 0.047-seconds, that was all the margin that Jon Fogarty needed to take the Montreal pole, the bonus point and regain his one-point edge over Ryan Dalziel in the Toyota Atlantic Championship drivers' standings. Jon Fogarty. Photo...

Wed 18 Aug 2004
Bremer snags first career win in DenverHeadline

Bremer snags first career win in Denver

Ronnie Bremer took on the streets of Denver for his first Atlantic victory this weekend. Rookie Bremer took on point leaders' Jon Fogarty and Ryan Dalziel for his first Toyota Atlantic Championship series win as he regained the rookie points lead...

Tue 17 Aug 2004
Sun 25 Jul 2004
Dalziel steals pole in VancouverHeadline

Dalziel steals pole in Vancouver

The Scotsman is back! Ryan Dalziel is back on top again, having taken the pole position away from Jon Fogarty in the final lap of today's qualifying session for round eight of the Toyota Atlantic Championship series. Ryan...

Mon 12 Jul 2004
Fogarty edges Ranger for victory in TorontoHeadline

Fogarty edges Ranger for victory in Toronto

Toyota Atlantic Championship Series leader Jon Fogarty staved off late pressure from rookie sensation Andrew Ranger to win the Molson Indy Toronto by just 0.358 of a second on Sunday. Jon Fogarty. Photo by Earl Ma. Ranger, who stayed...

Sat 19 Jun 2004
Fogarty takes Portland race one poleHeadline

Fogarty takes Portland race one pole

Veteran racer and former Toyota Atlantic champion Jon Fogarty put down a fast lap at 1:08.404 with a speed of 103.626 miles per hour to ensure himself of one bonus point toward the 2004 championship with the pole position for race one at Portland...

Patrick scores first career pole in PortlandHeadline

Patrick scores first career pole in Portland

Danica Patrick scored her first career pole in the Toyota Atlantic Championship series this morning at Portland International Raceway. The Team Rahal driver has been aiming for the top spot since the 2004 season opened. Danica ...

Mon 14 Jun 2004
Allan McNish interviewHeadline

Allan McNish interview

Allan McNish spoke early on Sunday morning about his accident in the opening hours of the race. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx driver had spun on oil and hit the barriers but was able to get the car back to the pits before having to be taken to the...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Davies leads despite incident with MagnussenHeadline

Davies leads despite incident with Magnussen

Jamie Davies had an eventful stint in the early hours for Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx as he served a stop-go penalty for an earlier infringement and then he collided with Jan Magnussen, leading the GTS category, sending the Dane into the tyres....

Davies pulls away at front of 24HHeadline

Davies pulls away at front of 24H

Jamie Davies pulled out a twenty second-three lead over the first hour of the 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx made a good pit stop and took advantage as Allan McNish in the sister car dropped back by around one to two seconds per...

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for AudiHeadline

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for Audi

Jamie Davies held on to pole position to lead the opening laps of the 24 Heures du Mans 2004. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx driver was under immense pressure from the sister car of Allan McNish during the opening lap but put in some fastest laps...

Champion Racing Audi quickest in 24H warm-upHeadline

Champion Racing Audi quickest in 24H warm-up

Champion Racing headed the times in the warm-up for this weekend's 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi, driven by JJ Lehto, was quickest with a 3:36.078 lap in the 45-minute session. All cars took to the track under sunny conditions and, despite a few ...

Corvette in front in GTS classHeadline

Corvette in front in GTS class

Tomas Enge was comfortably leading the GTS class with his Prodrive Racing Ferrari 550 Maranello five laps ahead of the pursuing Oliver Beretta in the Chevrolet Corvette Racing C5-R and pulling away by around a couple of seconds per lap. Enge, ...

Audis swap places as Short crashesHeadline

Audis swap places as Short crashes

The 16th and 17th hours at Le Mans brought plenty of surprise and drama - the action started when the lead Audi pitted for some work on the rear suspension and then soon afterwards Martin Short had a big accident in his Dallara Judd. Emanuele...

Kristensen closes up on leader SmithHeadline

Kristensen closes up on leader Smith

Guy Smith took over at the wheel of the leading Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx as Tom Kristensen continued the overnight charge of the second-placed Audi Sport Japan Team Goh. The gap between the leading pair fluctuated as the pair pitted and ...

Sat 12 Jun 2004
Patrick Long ready for first Le Mans 24HHeadline

Patrick Long ready for first Le Mans 24H

Patrick Long lines up at the head of the GT category in Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing's Porsche 911 GT3 RSR for his first outing at Le Mans. The young American driver, who finished fifth in the 2004 Daytona 24 hours and has won in...

ACO anticipates growth for the 24HHeadline

ACO anticipates growth for the 24H

The ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest,) the organizer of the Le Mans 24H outlined some of the initiatives and future plans for the famed endurance event. Jean-Claude Passart. Photo by Tom Haapanen. ACO president Jean-Claude Plassart ...

Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans awardHeadline

Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans award

In ceremonies at the 24H village today, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the organizer of the famed Le Mans 24H event, honored lifetime contributors to the event, and laid out some of the plans for the future of the race. ACO President...

Pole Position press conferenceHeadline

Pole Position press conference

The press conference took place shortly after the end of the final part of qualifying early on Friday morning and pole position winner Johnny Herbert answered a series of questions from the media about the qualifying session and Le Mans in ...

Fri 11 Jun 2004
Tue 08 Jun 2004
Fogarty wires The MileHeadline

Fogarty wires The Mile

Jon Fogarty continued his dominant performance at the Milwaukee Mile this evening, leading every lap from the pole position. Toyota Atlantic Championship rookies Ronnie Bremer and Andrew Ranger were second and third across the line. Jon...

Tue 25 May 2004
Figge gets first career victory at MonterreyHeadline

Figge gets first career victory at Monterrey

Alex Figge tasted victory today in Monterrey, the second round of the 2004 Toyota Atlantic Championship series. The Pacific Coast Motorsports driver survived the first lap melee, took the lead and coasted to the checker flag 2.050 seconds in...

Wed 12 May 2004
Herbert claims Monza 1000 km for AudiHeadline

Herbert claims Monza 1000 km for Audi

Johnny Herbert followed up his pole position with a victory at the Monza 1000 km race, the inaugural event in the Le Mans Endurace Series (LMES), in an Audi R8. Johnny Herbert. Photo by Regis Lefebure. Herbert and teammate Jamie...

Tue 11 May 2004
Herbert takes first-ever LMES poleHeadline

Herbert takes first-ever LMES pole

Johnny Herbert claimed the pole position in the inaugural Le Mans Endurance Series event, the Monza 1000 km. Herbert's lap of 1:38.461, set in the second qualifying session, claimed the pole for the the Veloqx-run ...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
Audi on top in Le Mans preliminary testsHeadline

Audi on top in Le Mans preliminary tests

The rules may have been changed, and the teams may be different in 2004, but the Audi R8 appears to be as formidable competitor as ever. ...

Fri 16 Apr 2004
Moran Jr returns to Atlantic stomping groundHeadline

Moran Jr returns to Atlantic stomping ground

Not long ago, Rocky Moran, Jr. figured he would spend the Long Beach Grand Prix weekend entertaining a sizable group of business clients at his home track and overseeing a booth on the trade show floor. Now, he finds himself cramming an actual...

Thu 08 Apr 2004
Rick Kelly swims to win at Eastern CreekHeadline

Rick Kelly swims to win at Eastern Creek

Young gun Rick Kelly, driving the K-Mart Holden Commodore became the youngest driver to win a round of the V8 Supercar Championship. At 21 years of age, he showed that his win last year with team mate Greg Murphy at the Bathurst enduro was no ...

Tue 24 Feb 2004
MOTOCROSS: DeSoto inducted into Hawaii Sports Hall of FameHeadline
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MOTOCROSS: DeSoto inducted into Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame

John DeSoto had earned considerable recognition over the decades for his prowess on a motorcycle, but for the most part that originated from abroad rather than from the local community in his native Hawaii. That finally changed this past Tuesday...

Thu 05 Feb 2004
Atlantic revives C2 for 2004 and 2005Headline

Atlantic revives C2 for 2004 and 2005

In a surprise announcement today, the Toyota Atlantic Championship series has revived the C2 category for competition in the 2004 and 2005 seasons. The move is to allow teams to compete using the Swift 008.a chassis. The Atlantic series is now...

Barber Dodge Pro Series takes one-year hiatusHeadline

Barber Dodge Pro Series takes one-year hiatus

The question to what will happen to the entry-level racing series in the Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. was answered today, ending the dreams of many young drivers. Burt Frisselle. Photo by Eric Gilbert. Skip Barber Racing...