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Sat 21 Dec 1996
RACE: Mid-Ohio Runoffs Atlantic results

RACE: Mid-Ohio Runoffs Atlantic results

FA Provisional Results ========================================================= These results are derived from the original timing output files but are modified for 80 columns. - John ...

Wed 08 May 1996
Daytona Rolex 24 overview

Daytona Rolex 24 overview

World's Best Sports Car Racers Rally to the Rolex 24 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-30-96) -- The Rolex 24 At Daytona, Feb. 1-2, is a gruelling excercise in the endurance of man and machine in a race against the clock, the elements, the...

Steve Knapp for Miller Brothers in 1997

Steve Knapp for Miller Brothers in 1997

For Immediate Release STEVE KNAPP TO CONTEST 1997 KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC SERIES IN MILLER BROTHERS RACING/MILLER MILLING COMPANY RT 41 WITH P-1 RACING Contact: Scott Gates (612) 442-1325 (612) 332-6331 (612)...

Historic IMSA cars on display at Daytona

Historic IMSA cars on display at Daytona

Historic Race Cars on Display at DAYTONA USA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 19, 1996) -- Two of the most famous Porsche race cars ever to compete in the United States -- with a combined value of nearly $1 million -- will be on display at DAYTONA...

Lazzaro Testing

Lazzaro Testing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Submitted by Pam Morey (408) 335-1105 Atlantic Contact: James Hyneman 103735.3402@compuserve.com ...

Curitiba results
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Curitiba results

CURITIBA, Brazil, December 8, 1996 - Result of today's BPR GT Two Hours sportscar race: 1. Nelson Piquet Brazil McLaren F1 GTR 88 laps Johnny Cecotto Venezuela 2. Fabien Giroix France McLaren F1 GTR +...

Notes on 1997

Notes on 1997

IMSA WSC champ Wayne Taylor will return in 1997 with Doyle Racing. They will again enter an Olds powered R&S chassis, but will build their own engines. (Olds factory is now building IRL engines.) Toshiba and Danka will be primary sponsors. ...

1997 Daytona race schedule

1997 Daytona race schedule

Speedweeks 1997 Opens Busy, Lucrative Daytona Schedule DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (11-25-96) -- Racers will compete for nearly $7 million and cover more than 7,000 miles at Daytona International Speedway in 1997. Seven sanctioning bodies...

Lazzaro for Platinum Sound in 1997

Lazzaro for Platinum Sound in 1997

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAZZARO JOINS PLATINUM SOUND RACING TEAM FOR 1997 KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP HIGHLAND PARK, ILL. (Nov. 24) -- SC & T International, Inc., and the ...

Atlantic 1997 Contingency Program

Atlantic 1997 Contingency Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KOOL ANNOUNCES $64,000 CONTINGENCY PROGRAM FOR THE 1997 KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP HIGHLAND PARK, ILL. (Nov. 19) -- As the 1997 Atlantic racing season approaches and KOOL enters its first...

Atlantic news items 96-11-11

Atlantic news items 96-11-11

KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship Media Advisory November 11, 1996 CARPENTIER PARLAYS '96 ATLANTIC TITLE INTO AN INDY CAR RIDE 1996 Player's/Toyota Atlantic champion Patrick Carpentier was selected to drive the Team Alumax Reynard...

Tentative 1997 GT schedule

Tentative 1997 GT schedule

IMSA has released a tentative schedule for WSC/GTS races. Feb 1-2, Daytona March 15, Sebring April 20, Road Atlanta May 26, Lime Rock June 8, Watkins Glen July 6, TBA July 13, Sears Point Aug 17, Mosport Aug 31, Dallas Sept 14, TBA Oct 18, ...

Personnel changes

Personnel changes

IMSA's new owner, Roberto Muller, is setting a board of directors for the sanctioning body. The first person named to the board is Jack Long, director of the IRL. Mark Raffauf, IMSA executive vice-president, has resigned after 23 years with...

1997 schedule released

1997 schedule released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1997 KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED New Race Added at Cleveland HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (Oct. 29) - - The series name will be new in 1997, but competitors in the KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship...

1997 schedule

1997 schedule

1997 KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE March 1 Grand Prix of Miami presented by Toyota Homestead Motorsports Complex Homestead, Fla. April 12 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach ...

Atlantic Announces New Co-Title Sponsor

Atlantic Announces New Co-Title Sponsor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KOOL & TOYOTA JOIN AS CO-TITLE SPONSORS OF THE KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP Player's Challenge To Be Run In Canada HIGHLAND PARK, ILL. (October 29) - - The long-term future of the Atlantic Championship was...

Zuhai results
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Zuhai results

ZHUHAI, China, November 3, 1996 - Top placings from the eleventh and final round of the world sportscar endurance champi- onship on Sunday: P. Drivers Country Car Laps Total ...

Daytona post-race notes

Daytona post-race notes

Dyson Sweeps Third Straight In IMSA Finale At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 8) -- An unprecedented fourth consecutive International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) victory is within reach at the 1997 Rolex 24 At Daytona for Dyson Racing ...

Daytona results

Daytona results

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., October 6, 1996 - Results (top 20) of today's IMSA Finale at Daytona International Speedway for IMSA Exxon World SportsCars and Exxon Supreme GTS-1 and GTS-2 cars: P. (S) Drivers Ctry Type of...

Nogaro results (TOP 4 ONLY)
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Nogaro results (TOP 4 ONLY)

NOGARO, France, October 6, 1996 - Top four placings in today's tenth round of the world sportscar endurance champion- ship: P. Drivers Nat Type of car ...

Daytona Aurora notes

Daytona Aurora notes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AURORA V8 SWEEPS IMSA WORLD SPORTS CAR CHAMPIONSHIPS Taylor Takes WSC Drivers Championship; Oldsmobile Wins WSC Manufacturers Title Daytona Beach, Fla.; October 6, 1996 -- ...

Daytona results and notes

Daytona results and notes

3-HOUR IMSA FINALE AT DAYTONA RESULTS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 6) -- (top 10 and class winners) (car number in parentheses) 1. (20) Leitzinger/Paul Jr, Ford R&S Mk. 3, 85 laps in 3:03:57, 100.500 mph, margin of victory 29.347 seconds;...

Daytona Aurora preview

Daytona Aurora preview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AURORA RACERS AIM TO SWEEP WORLD SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN IMSA SEASON FINALE Daytona Beach, Fla. -- With the IMSA Exxon Supreme GTS-1 Drivers and Manufacturers Championships already in...

Daytona Saturday qualifying

Daytona Saturday qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, October 5, 1996. - Top 10 qualifiers for tomorrow's three-hour IMSA Finale at Daytona International Speed- way: P. Drivers Nat Type of car ...

Daytona Saturday qualifying results and notes

Daytona Saturday qualifying results and notes

EXXON SERIES FINAL QUALIFYING NOTES -- 10-5-96 DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY EXXON SUPREME GTS-1 IRV HOERR (No. 1 GTE/Mobilnet Oldsmobile Aurora) -- (Track record for GTS-1, breaking mark of 1:50.071/116.433 mph set by teammate Darin...

Daytona Friday qualifying

Daytona Friday qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, October 4, 1996 - Top 19 Provisional qualify- ing positions for the Oct 6th, three-hour IMSA Finale at Daytona International Speedway for IMSA Exxon World SportsCars and Exxon Supreme GTS-1 and GTS-2 cars (sGTS-1, ...

Daytona Friday qualifying results and notes

Daytona Friday qualifying results and notes

IMSA FINALE AT DAYTONA IMSA ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING QUALIFYING RESULTS (top 3 and class poles) 1. (70GS) Varde/Trombley, Mazda RX-7 Turbo, 2:08.151, 100.00 mph (establishes event record and also breaks track record for Grand...

IMSA sold to Roberto Muller

IMSA sold to Roberto Muller

The International Motorsports Association has been sold, but not to the group of five team owners who had been negotiating the purchase. Roberto Muller, a sports-marketing "maven" from Uruguay, is the new majority owner. Charles Slater retains a...

Phillip Island 2nd race report

Phillip Island 2nd race report

Phillips Island, Race Two, Round Six McCONVILLE MAKES GOOD AS FITZY FALLS SHORT CAMERON Cameron McConville took advantage of Peter Fitzgerald's bad luck to take race two of the Australian GT Production Car Championship at Phillip Island ...

Phillip Island 1st race report

Phillip Island 1st race report

Phillip Island, Race One, Round Six FITZY CHASES POINTS AS BERIC HAS BIG DAY OUT PETER Fitzgerald put in a dominant performance to close on the points lead in the Australian GT Production Car Championship at Phillip Island today. Fitzgerald...

Phillip Island Saturday qualifying report

Phillip Island Saturday qualifying report

Phillip Island, Round Six, Qualifying FITZY GRABS POLE AS CAM SUFFERS BRAKE SCARE PORSCHE Peter Fitzgerald fought off a bout of pneumonia and points leader Jim Richards to grab pole position for both of tomorrow's GT Production Championship...

Phillip Island Friday practice report

Phillip Island Friday practice report

Phillip Island, Practice, Round Six WET WEATHER SPICES UP ISLAND BATTLE PETER Fitzgerald overcame a drenching shower and his GTP opposition to top the time in practice for round six of the Australian GT Production Car Championship at Phillip ...

Spa-Francorchamps Porsche report
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Spa-Francorchamps Porsche report

Convincing Win for Porsche again Stuck/Boutsen Win Ahead of Bellm/Weaver (BMW-McLaren) Spa-Francorchamps. With three wins from three outings the new Porsche 911 GT1 qualities shone through at the international Four Hours Race at ...

Spa-Francorchamps results
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Spa-Francorchamps results

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, September 22, 1996. - Result of today's Spa four-hour endurance race: Distance: 100 laps (of 7.001 kms a circuit) 1. Hans Stuck Germany Porsche 4:01:59 Thierry Boutsen...