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Sun 31 Dec 2000
CART Toyota Atlantic 2001 schedule

CART Toyota Atlantic 2001 schedule

April 8 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Streets of Long Beach May 6 Bosch Spark Plug Grand Prix Nazareth Speedway June 2 Miller Lite 225 The Milwaukee Mile June 9 ...

Two for two for Noske and Ferrari in Adelaide

Two for two for Noske and Ferrari in Adelaide

FERRARI driver Mark Noske wrapped up the Grand Touring Challenge at the Adelaide Le Mans meeting with a dominant win in the second-leg race today. The 26-year-old from Melbourne led from the second of 12 laps, beating second-placed Porsche GT3...

Sat 30 Dec 2000
Noske blitzes Adelaide GT field

Noske blitzes Adelaide GT field

YOUNG Ferrari ace Mark Noske blitzed the field to win the first leg of the Grand Touring Challenge on the Adelaide grand prix street circuit today. Starting from pole position in his Ferrari F360 Modena Challenge, Noske crossed the line...

Fri 29 Dec 2000
Ferrari, Porsche on front row at Adelaide

Ferrari, Porsche on front row at Adelaide

FERRARI and Porsche will share the front row of the starting grid for tomorrow's Grand Touring Challenge motor race on the Adelaide grand prix street circuit. Mark Noske, driving a Ferrari F360 Modena Challenge, claimed pole position for...

Ferraris fastest at Adeladie practice

Ferraris fastest at Adeladie practice

FERRARIS dominated the first official practice session for the Grand Touring Challenge on the Adelaide grand prix street circuit today. Driving a Prancing Horse team Ferrari F360 Modena Challenge, Nations Cup star Mark Noske topped the...

Thu 28 Dec 2000
Ferrari has powerful team at Adelaide GT race

Ferrari has powerful team at Adelaide GT race

FERRARI team Prancing Horse Racing has finalised a powerful driver lineup for this weekend's Grand Touring Challenge races in Adelaide, signing the widely experienced Rod Wilson to join regular pilot Mark Noske in a pair of F360 Modena...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
CART Toyota Atlantic News 2000-12-21

CART Toyota Atlantic News 2000-12-21

Highland Park, Ill. (December 20, 2000) -- The calendar has not even turned over to the year 2001; yet, the seeds are being planted for what looks to be one of the most competitive seasons ever. With the start of the 2001 season less than four...

Nations Cup Ferrari ace ready for Adelaide race

Nations Cup Ferrari ace ready for Adelaide race

AUSTRALIA'S leading Ferrari driver @!Mark Noske is looking forward to next week's Grand Touring Challenge in Adelaide as a chance to finish the motor racing year the way he began it - with a win on the city's famous street circuit. Noske...

MG, ROC-Volkswagen retrun to Le Mans

MG, ROC-Volkswagen retrun to Le Mans

While this year's Le Mans 24-Hour race had no British entered cars on the grid, perhaps for the first time in the event's history, there should be a strong revival next June with two-car teams from Bentley and MG among the 48 accepted. A source at...

Rafanelli to run two Ferrari 550;s in 2001
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Rafanelli to run two Ferrari 550;s in 2001

Gabriele Rafanelli, Italy's leading private team owner, will run two Ferrari 550 Maranellos in the FIA Grand Touring Championship. Rafanelli disclosed his plan on Friday morning following the completion of an "excellent test" at Misano, where...

Tue 19 Dec 2000
Buddy Rice First Team AARWBA

Buddy Rice First Team AARWBA

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., (December 14, 2000) - Reigning CART Toyota Atlantic Series champion, Buddy Rice, earned a place on the First Team in the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) in the At Large category for its 2000...

Sun 17 Dec 2000
Pro Series 2000 review, part IV

Pro Series 2000 review, part IV

A week after round nine in Vancouver, the barber Dodge Pro Series would travel down the Pacific Coast to the Monterey Peninsula. The series was heading into its final three-race swing, and what had been suspected throughout the summer would be ...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Pro Series 2000 review, part III

Pro Series 2000 review, part III

Returning to Ohio in mid-August following another six-week pause, round seven of the 2000 Barber Dodge Pro Series and the second half of the season would begin at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Prior to the break, Nilton Rossoni rekindled his ...

New cars, new teams

New cars, new teams

Tom Kristensen, the Dane with two Le Mans and two Sebring victories to his credit, has effectively replaced Allan McNish in Audi Sport Team Joest's lineup. McNish will concentrate on his Toyota Formula One test contract, although he hopes to...

Bailey dropped by Lister team
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Bailey dropped by Lister team

FIA GT Champion Julian Bailey, mainstay of the Lister Storm team for the past three seasons, was sensationally dropped by team owner Laurence Pearce on the eve of the FIA prizegiving last week. Bailey will be replaced by former TVR Tuscan racer...

Ratel qualifying for FIA GT Championship
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Ratel qualifying for FIA GT Championship

The FIA has approved Stephane Ratel's plan to hold Super Pole qualifying practice sessions in the FIA GT Championship, and the scheme will begin at the opening round at Monza on 1 April. Ratel plans to give the six fastest cars in the GT and N-GT...

RACE: Ayer prob? en Moroso y desde el viernes en Sebring

RACE: Ayer prob? en Moroso y desde el viernes en Sebring

Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina, 13/12/2000.- Inmediatamente después de terminada su participación en la "Copa de la Naciones" de karting en París Bercy, donde junto a Norberto Fontana y José María López lograron el 5to. puesto para nuestro ...

Wed 13 Dec 2000
Crysler to test, Panoz has new drivers

Crysler to test, Panoz has new drivers

The Mopar V8 powered Chrysler LMP will begin testing next month in Spain, in the hands of four-times Le Mans winner Yannick Dalmas. Chrysler's bid to win the 24-Hours of Le Mans has involved a switch from Reynard chassis to Dallara, and since June...

Pro Series 2000 review, part II

Pro Series 2000 review, part II

The first quarter of the season witnessed Nilton Rossoni getting a majority of the limelight. He scored wins at both Sebring and Homestead while Sepp Koster scored his first career win at round three in Nazareth. Jon Fogarty had been silently ...

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Lola reveals MG sportscar

Lola reveals MG sportscar

Lola Cars International reveals today the first image of its exciting Le Mans 24-Hours challenger for 2001. The MG Lola, designed in-house by a dedicated team of sportscar specialists, is due to have its shakedown test in March next year before ...

DSTP signs Joey Hand

DSTP signs Joey Hand

Chardon, Ohio (December 11, 2000) - Dede Rogers, owner of the 2000 CART Toyota Atlantic championship-winning DSTP Atlantic team, today announced that 1999 Star Formula Mazda championship winner and multi-national karting champion Joey Hand will ...

Hylton tests Ianina Zanazzi

Hylton tests Ianina Zanazzi

(December 8, 2000 - Brentwood, California), Hylton Motorsports today announced they tested the number one 2001 contender in the Formula 3 South America series, premier driver Ianina Zanazzi. She could be first woman to challenge the male ...

Chrysler reveals new Le Mans prototype

Chrysler reveals new Le Mans prototype

Brussels, December 8, 2000 -- Chrysler Motorsport's 2001 Le Mans Prototype challenger, the Chrysler LMP, is scheduled to have its first track test next month and will take part in the Le Mans 24-hour race on June 16/17. The Chrysler LMP will,...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
Grant Ryley signs with World Speed Motorsports

Grant Ryley signs with World Speed Motorsports

Palm Springs, Calif. (December 6, 2000) - Chuck West, owner of World Speed Motorsports, today announced that Star Formula Mazda standout Grant Ryley will drive the team's ...

Belmondo gets ride, Chamberlain to Dome
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Belmondo gets ride, Chamberlain to Dome

Anthony Kumpen, the Belgian who has driven for the GL PK team for two yearsand who missed out on this year's Belcar Championship by a single point, will switch allegiance to Paul Belmondo's Viper squad next season for a full attack on the FIA GT...

Audi to return to Le Mans in 2001

Audi to return to Le Mans in 2001

Auburn Hills, Mich. -- Audi will continue its successful motorsport involvement in the 2001 season, competing at the Le Mans 24 Hour race and in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), with two modified Audi R8 racing sportscars. "I am delighted...

CAT Racing's Bowe awared medal

CAT Racing's Bowe awared medal

The only driver to ever win the Australian Driver's Championship, plus the Australian Sportscar and Touring Car Championships, has been awarded the Australian Sports Medal for services to motorsport. Cat Racing star John Bowe recently received...

PGTS: Panoz Motor Sports forms new racing series

PGTS: Panoz Motor Sports forms new racing series

BRASELTON, Ga. (December 5, 2000) -- The Panoz Motor Sports Group, which includes the American Le Mans Series, has announced the formation of a new road racing series to be known as the Panoz GT Series. The new series will feature the same cars...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Mart?n bajo en un segundo el record del circuito

Mart?n bajo en un segundo el record del circuito

Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina, 01/12/2000.- Martín continuando con las pruebas programadas del equipo Mike Shank Racing para la próxima temporada de la "Cart Toyota-Atlantic" giro durante dos días ( 29 y 30 ) en el circuito de Savannah. Junto a...

Hylton Motorsports names Brannan to post

Hylton Motorsports names Brannan to post

(November 21, 2000 - Brentwood, California), Hylton Motorsports today announced the addition of Mr. Kyle Brannan as Director Engineering to the team. Kyle brings more than 15 years of professional racing experience including CART, Indy Lights and...

Weekly update 2000-11-29

Weekly update 2000-11-29

** American Le Mans Series race teams are in the process of shipping cars and equipment across the Pacific for the Dec. 31 Race of a Thousand Years in Adelaide, Australia. The event will be the 12th and final race of the 2000 season for the ...

Ferrari 333 to continue
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Ferrari 333 to continue

Both the BMS Scuderia Italia and GLV Brums teams plan to run their Ferrari 333 SP sports cars for a further season in the FIA Sportscar Championship, although the 1994 design is showing its age. "The chassis is excellent, the problem is that the...

Pro Series 2000 review, part I

Pro Series 2000 review, part I

With the top three from the 1999 Barber Dodge Pro Series Championship advancing to the CART Dayton Indy Lights Series, the 2000 Pro Series looked to be an open ended affair before the season began. Two-time champion Jeff Simmons earned a spot on...

Ma?ana y pasado Mart?n Basso probar? en Savannah

Ma?ana y pasado Mart?n Basso probar? en Savannah

Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina, 28/11/2000.- Martín Basso continúa en Estados Unidos preparando junto al Mike Shank Racing la próxima temporada de la "Cart Toyota-Atlantic" donde aspiran con sólidos fundamentos a luchar en forma directa por la...

Weekly notes 2000-11-28

Weekly notes 2000-11-28

Aston Martin to Le Mans in 2002 Aston Martin could return to Le Mans for the first time since 1989 and become the third historic British manufacturer to line up on the grid alongside Bentley and MG in 2002. Their entry would signal a ...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
CAT Racing Bathurst tire problem solved

CAT Racing Bathurst tire problem solved

Cat Racing now has its sights set on 2001 after discovering the source of its wheel shedding drama at Bathurst. John Bowe and Jim Richards were in 3rd place after 116 laps when the right rear wheel detached from the car as Bowe climbed Mount ...