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Tue 29 Dec 1998
SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Kool Green Cleveland Friday Report

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Kool Green Cleveland Friday Report

FRANCHITTI THIRD AND TRACY SIXTH IN PROVISIONAL QUALIFYING FOR THE CLEVELAND GRAND PRIX CLEVELAND, Ohio, (July 10, 1998) - Team KOOL Green's Dario Franchitti and Paul Tracy turned the third and sixth fastest laps in provisional qualifying for...

Sports Car News 98-12-29

Sports Car News 98-12-29

Carlos Sainz' chances of racing for Toyota in the Le Mans 24 Hours race have gone away, after the new rally callendar just published means a clash of events for the Spaniard. The Acropolis Rally ends on the day of Le Mans qualifying. BMW to...

Tue 22 Dec 1998
Lynx/Ironman News 98-12-22

Lynx/Ironman News 98-12-22

THE IRONMAN AT 100 -- MPH, THAT IS... "Ironman" triathlon events have become a recognized, respected form of athletic competition in recent years, and next week a totally unique kind of Ironman event will be held at a similarly unique place and...

Fri 18 Dec 1998
1999 KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Race Schedule

1999 KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Race Schedule

1999 KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE DATE EVENT TITLE & LOCATION WITH April 17 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach CART FedEx Long Beach, Calif. (street...

Wed 16 Dec 1998
Nicolas Rondet To Drive World Speend Entry in 1999

Nicolas Rondet To Drive World Speend Entry in 1999

Rondet confirmed for 1999 Kool/Toyota Atlantic Championship with World Speed Motorsports SONOMA, CALIFORNIA (December 16, 1998) - Chuck West, owner of World Speed Motorsports, today confirmed the signing of Nicolas Rondet as the first of an ...

Fri 11 Dec 1998
PPI Signs Andrew Bordin

PPI Signs Andrew Bordin

MCI WOLRDCOM/PPI TOYOTA ATLANTIC TEAM SIGNS ANDREW BORDIN TO TEAM WITH ANTHONY LAZZARO FOR 1999 SEASON RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (December 10, 1998) - Precision Preparation, Inc. (PPI) announced today it has signed Andrew Bordin to drive...

Mon 30 Nov 1998
Porsche Redefines Its Motorsport Policy

Porsche Redefines Its Motorsport Policy

Porsche not Entering Le Mans 1999 Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has redefined its motorsport activities for the next millenium. As a result, there will be no Porsche works team in 1999 at the 24 hours of Le Mans or in the...

Tue 24 Nov 1998
MCI Car Tested by David Besnard, Jeff Simmons

MCI Car Tested by David Besnard, Jeff Simmons

OPEN-WHEEL CHAMPS DAVID BESNARD, JEFF SIMMONS BOTH TAKE SPIN IN MCI WORLDCOM ATLANTIC CAR BUTTONWILLOW, Calif., Nov. 23, 1998 - The MCI WorldCom/PPI KOOL/Toyota Atlantic team on Monday provided a day to remember for both U.S.

Fri 20 Nov 1998
Lynx Driver Return to Roots - Karting

Lynx Driver Return to Roots - Karting

LYNX DRIVERS RETURN TO THEIR ROOTS Current and former members of Lynx Racing returned to their roots this past weekend by competing in what was billed as "...the biggest shifter kart event of the decade"... the Superkarts! USA ...

Mon 16 Nov 1998
Elton Julian to PDR

Elton Julian to PDR

CORONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 1998) - - PDR Enterprises has announced the signing of Elton Julian, of Bennockburn, Ill., as the first of an expected two-driver team to campaign for PDR in the 1999 KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship. ...

Sat 14 Nov 1998
Bathurst Race Report

Bathurst Race Report

CENTURY BATTERIES BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN - NOVEMBER 14 RACE REPORT 14th November 1998 PORSCHE AND FERRARI STAGE THREE HOUR DOG FIGHT Peter Fitzgerald and Jim Richards emerged victorious for Porsche after a three hour fight to the...

Fri 13 Nov 1998
Bathurst Friday Qualifying

Bathurst Friday Qualifying

CENTURY BATTERIES BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN - NOVEMBER 14 QUALIFYING REPORT 13th November 1998 BOSNJAK AND BENINCA BLAST THEIR WAY AROUND THE MOUNTAIN Mazda RX7 pilot Terry Bosnjak and recently crowned 1998 GTP production champion ...

Thu 12 Nov 1998
Bathhurst Thursday Practice Report

Bathhurst Thursday Practice Report

MAZDA LOOMS AS POTENTIAL MOUNTAIN MASTER Terry Bosnjak and V8 Supercar star Thomas Mezera look set to challenge for outright success in Saturday's Century Batteries 3-Hour Bathurst Showroom Showdown after setting the second fastest time in ...

Bathurst Wednesday Update

Bathurst Wednesday Update

MOUNT PANORAMA NEWS BREAKS Three time Formula One World Champion, Sir Jack Brabham, has been announced as the official safety car driver for this weekend's Century Batteries 3-Hour Bathurst Showroom Showdown. Sir Jack will lead the parade lap...

Wed 11 Nov 1998
1999 Schedule Announced

1999 Schedule Announced

1999 SATCC Shell Championship Series Calendar Announced! Prize Pool Doubles to $3 Million V8 SUPERCARS will compete for double the '98 prize pool, with a fund of $3 million on offer for the new look, 13 round, 1999 Shell ...

Mt. Panorama Preview

Mt. Panorama Preview

This year's FAI 1000 Classic looks set to break all records with the nation's premier V8 endurance race on November 12-15 likely to attract the biggest field ever and require pre-qualifying for the first time. 1998 will be the most ...

Mon 09 Nov 1998
Grant Kenny, Guy Andrews Bathurst Preview

Grant Kenny, Guy Andrews Bathurst Preview

8th November 1998 IRON MEN SET TO SWAP THE OCEAN WAVES FOR THE MOUNTAIN Iron Man legends Grant Kenny and Guy Andrews are no stranger to fierce competition, but the rises, twists and turns of Mount Panorama will present a different challenge...

Sat 07 Nov 1998
Adelaide Preview

Adelaide Preview

6th November 1998 THE STREETS OF ADELAIDE LIGHT UP! The streets of Adelaide are set to come alight when the stars and cars from the Australian GT Production Car Championship do battle in the inaugural Sunset Showroom Shoot-out at the...

Paul Morris Bathrust Preview

Paul Morris Bathrust Preview

BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN -- SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 3rd November 1998 SUPER TOURING AND INDY LIGHTS STAR FOR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN Multiple Australian Super Touring Car Champion and Indy Lights combatant, Paul Morris is the latest addition...

Bathrust Facts

Bathrust Facts

BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 7th November 1998 DID YOU KNOW? The oldest driver in the 3-Hour Bathurst Showroom Showdown will be Murray Carter at the age of 67. Paul Dumbrell is the youngest at only 16 - 51 years...

Fri 06 Nov 1998
Michael Todd David Announces 1999 Plans

Michael Todd David Announces 1999 Plans

MICHAEL TODD DAVID DECIDES TO REFOCUS PURSUITS FOR 1999 CORONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 1998) - - The advent of PDR Enterprises expansion in professional motorsports is also bringing a change by choice for team co-owner and driver Michael Todd David.

Tue 27 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Race Report
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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...

Laguna Seca Qualifying
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Laguna Seca Qualifying

John Francis - Motorsport News International The morning qualifying session for the FIA GT race was abandoned after only fifteen minutes because of a typical California wet-weather problem: Mudslides! The most serious was across the track on...

Mon 26 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Michelin Review
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Laguna Seca Michelin Review

MICHELIN SCORES FIRST WSC VICTORY AND SECOND OVERALL VICTORY; BMW LEADS PANOZ CARS TO CHECKERED FLAG IN SPORTS CAR FINALE Viper Team ORECA Wins FIA GT2 Race (MONTEREY, CALIF.) --- Michelin was victorious in their first-ever North American World...

Bathhurst Preview

Bathhurst Preview

BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 26th October, 1998 MAXIMUM GRID FOR GTP BATHURST SHOWDOWN Australia’s fastest growing motorsport category is set to totally fill the grid at Mount Panorama for this year’s ...

Sun 25 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Mercedes Review
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Laguna Seca Mercedes Review

Ludwig and Zonta Take Race and Championship at Laguna AMG-Mercedes Ten for Ten in 1998 FIA GT Championship MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 25, 1998) – After 30 successful years behind the wheel, Klaus Ludwig will retire as a champion. The German racer...

Laguna Seca Panoz Post Race Quotes
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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 ...

Laguna Seca Results
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Laguna Seca Results

MONTEREY, Calif., -- Results from Sunday's 139-lap, 311.082-mile (500-kilometer) FIA GT Championship race at Laguna Seca Raceway, with finishing position, starting position in parenthesis, drivers and country, car and laps. 1, (1), Klaus...

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Mercedes Qualifying Report
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Laguna Seca Mercedes Qualifying Report

Zonta and Schneider Share Front Row at Laguna Team AMG-Mercedes Claims Eighth FIA GT Pole of Season MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 24, 1998) – AMG-Mercedes driver Ricardo Zonta scored his fourth pole position of the 1998 FIA GT Championship ...

Laguna Seca Panoz Race Report
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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 ...

Laguna Seca Starting Grid
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Laguna Seca Starting Grid

FIA-GT Endurance, Final Round Monterey, California Saturday, October 24, 1998 The AMG Mercedes of Klaus Ludwig and Ricardo Zonta took its fourth consecutive pole Saturday for the final round of the FIA-GT Endurance series race at Laguna Seca.

Wed 21 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Michelin preview
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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.

Homestead Race Story
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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...

Homestead Panoz Race Report
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Homestead Panoz Race Report

Visteon Panoz Team Fights Full Out to the Finish HOMESTEAD, Florida, October 18 -- A number of factors, including weather and competitors' misfortunes, helped the ...

Sun 18 Oct 1998
Homestead Michelin Race Report
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Homestead Michelin Race Report

MICHELIN FITTED VIPER CONTINUES DOMINATION OF GT2 IN HOMESTEAD FIA GT Porsche and Panoz Cars Run Strong in GT1 (HOMESTEAD, FLA.) --- The Michelin-fitted Viper Team ORECA continued its domination of the GT2 class in Sunday's 500 kilometer...