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Mon 24 Dec 2001
Dick Barbour Motorsports moves to LMP900 for 2002

Dick Barbour Motorsports moves to LMP900 for 2002

(December 18, 2001 Toronto On.) In the past two seasons Dick Barbour has led his team to two American LeMans Series Championships. In 2000 it was the GT Championship with Porsche and in 2001 it was the LMP675 Championship with Reynard. Dick ...

IRL: GM Racing completes

IRL: GM Racing completes "vintage" season

GM brands Complete "Vintage" Season Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Cadillac gain Podiums and Titles Detroit, Mich., Dec.21, 2001 - With the extremely short time between the end of one racing season and the start of the next, General Motors...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Team Bentley returns in 2002

Team Bentley returns in 2002

Crewe, 12 December, 2001. ...Team Bentley confirmed today that it will return to the famous Circuit International du Mans for the Le Mans 24 Hour race in 2002. Said newly announced chairman-elect Franz-Josef Paefgen: "I am thrilled that my first...

ETCC: 2001 Champions summary
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ETCC: 2001 Champions summary

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP 2001 FIA GT Teams Champion : Larbre Competition Chéreau (Chrysler Viper GTS-R) A year after winning the N-GT title, the French team managed by Jack Leconte took the overall crown. & ...

ETCC: Eurosport Super Racing 2001 review
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ETCC: Eurosport Super Racing 2001 review

The first year of the Eurosport Super Racing weekends came to a successful conclusion at Estoril on October 21st, with the title battles in the FIA N-GT, FIA European Super Touring and Super Production Championships all being decided in the final...

ETCC: 2002 FIA Touring Car series' tentative schedule

ETCC: 2002 FIA Touring Car series' tentative schedule

<pre> 2002 Tentative Calendar The FIA GT Championship and the FIA European Touring Car Championship will consist of ten rounds in 2002 : M.com Names Round 1 : 21 April ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Kane, MG Sport Lola Sebring test report

Kane, MG Sport Lola Sebring test report

Kane on the Florida pace in the MG Lola EX257 MG Sport and racing's Jonny Kane has just returned from the US where he tested the MG Lola EX257 Le Mans car at the famous Sebring circuit in Florida. As well as the opportunity to further develop...

Sun 09 Dec 2001
Corvette Racing adds Oliver Gavin to 2002 lineup

Corvette Racing adds Oliver Gavin to 2002 lineup

DETROIT, Dec. 6 - With the 2001 season and a manufacturers' championship barely under its belt, Corvette Racing has named Oliver Gavin of Great Britain to its team for 2002. Gavin, a roadracing veteran, will contest the 24 Hours of Le Mans and...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
Chrysler withdraws factory effort and support

Chrysler withdraws factory effort and support

Motorsport.com -- Chrysler announced in London today that it has officially withdrawn its support of Team Oreca and its effort to win the Le Mans 24 hour race. The team fielded a LMP900 prototype for the last two years, fourth overall was the best...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
Cunningham recognized as all-time winning Sports Car racer
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Cunningham recognized as all-time winning Sports Car racer

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (November 27, 2001)- Peter Cunningham has been declared the winningest driver in American professional road racing history, according to a recent study by TheRaceSite.com, confirmed by Arnold Communications. Cunningham, 39, a...

Mon 19 Nov 2001
Lewis to debut in ARCA at Atlanta

Lewis to debut in ARCA at Atlanta

Shane Lewis to Make ARCA Debut in Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga., Monday, November 12, 2001 -- Shane Lewis, of Jupiter, Fla., will make his professional stock car racing debut with ARCA on Saturday, November 17th in the "Pork The Other White Meat 400" at...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
Reynard links up with strong supplier

Reynard links up with strong supplier

Reynard Links Up With Strong Supplier Portfolio For New 02S Sportscar 15 November -- The new 02S sports racing car from Reynard has been designed with optimum efficiency and high level performance as the two main goals, with supplier selection...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
JCTC: Final round Mine results

JCTC: Final round Mine results

<pre> Japanese GT Championship : Mine Round Seven 10 & 11 November 2001 Unofficial Race Results: Po No C-Po Machine Driver Time/Delay Laps Tyre WH 1 30 500-1 SOK...

JCTC: Michael Krumm series finale Mine race report

JCTC: Michael Krumm series finale Mine race report

Japanese GT Championship : Mine Round Seven 10 & 11 November 2001 Michael finishes JGTC season. The final round of the Japanese GT Championship was completed today in Mine. Michael driving the NO. 22 Nismo Skyline with co-driver Tanaka faced...

JCTC: Mine qualifying results

JCTC: Mine qualifying results

<pre> Japanese GT Championship : Mine Round Seven 10 & 11 November 2001 Qualifying Results Po No C-Po Machine Driver BestTime ...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
New sports car team links up with Reynard

New sports car team links up with Reynard

8th November 2001 - Vic Lee Racing (VLR) is set to expand its motorsport operation with a move into Sportscar racing next year and plans to link up with Reynard for the teams' debut are moving ahead in preparation for the 2002 season. The...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
Chief Executive leaves Rolls-Royce, Bentley

Chief Executive leaves Rolls-Royce, Bentley

Crewe, 5 November, -- Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars announced today that chief executive Tony Gott would by mutual consent be leaving the company to pursue new challenges. His replacement will be announced in due course. In the meantime, Member...

Fri 02 Nov 2001
Reynard to introduce new Sportscar for 2002

Reynard to introduce new Sportscar for 2002

Reynard Motorsport has today confirmed the introduction of a new Sportscar for 2002. The Reynard 02S-P675 sports racing car is being developed for Sportscar Series on both sides of the Atlantic including the American Le Mans Series, FIA Sportscar...

IRL: Bailey named Executive Director of Infiniti Pro Series

IRL: Bailey named Executive Director of Infiniti Pro Series

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001 - Roger Bailey has been named as executive director of the new Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series, Indy Racing League officials announced today. Bailey will start in his new position Nov. 5. He will...

Tue 30 Oct 2001
JCTC: Michael Krumm Suzuka qualifying and race report

JCTC: Michael Krumm Suzuka qualifying and race report

Japanese GT Championship Suzuka Round Six 27 & 28 October 2001 No. 22 Nismo Skyline finishes Eighth in Suzuka Qualifying Michael qualified the mighty Skyline, which this weekend is carrying 40 kg's of success ballast, in eighth position with a...

Sat 27 Oct 2001
Interview in Melbourne with Allan McNish

Interview in Melbourne with Allan McNish

New Formula One team Toyota's rookie driver for the 2002 Foster's Australian Grand Prix on the first weekend of March, Scotsman Allan McNish, has already made his "debut" in Melbourne - on radio. McNish was interviewed on radio station Talk 1116...

Mon 22 Oct 2001
Estoril championship classification after round 11
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Estoril championship classification after round 11

<pre> Championship Classification after round 11, Estoril Pos. Name of Driver Nat. ITA CZE FRA GBR BEL HUN EUR AUT GER ESP POR Tot. 1 Terrien, David FRA 0 ...

Estoril round 11 results
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Estoril round 11 results

<pre> FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 11 RACE REPORT Race - 21/10/2001 POS NO CL DRIVERS CAR TIME LAPS GAP KPH BEST 1 3 GT Hezemans/Bleekemolen Chrysler Viper...

Estoril round 11 race report
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Estoril round 11 race report

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 11 Weather Sunday dawned mild and dry, with blue skies. However, by the time the race started, the sky was extremely overcast and grey. The rain started after 30 minutes, turning into a downpour, and lasting for half an...

Estoril Superpole round 11 qualifying results
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Estoril Superpole round 11 qualifying results

<pre> Superpole - 29/09/2001 POS NO CL DRIVER NAT CAR TIME LAPS GAP KPH 1 7 GT Christophe BOUCHUT FRA Chrysler Viper GTS-R 01:32,6 2 149,62 2 12 GT Vincent VOSSE...

Estoril Group B round 11 qualifying results
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Estoril Group B round 11 qualifying results

<pre> Qualifying 2 - 20/10/2001 POS NO CL DRIVERS CAR TIME LAPS GAP KPH 1 15 GT Rydell/Menu Ferrari 550 Maranello 01:39,6 6 151,11 2 1...

Estoril Superpole, Group B round 11, second qualifying
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Estoril Superpole, Group B round 11, second qualifying

FIA GT Championship Round 11 Superpole And Group B Second Qualifying Weather A brief rain-shower started just as the first car came out for the Superpole single-lap session. It only lasted around five minutes, before the sun came out and started...

Estoril qualifying results round 11
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Estoril qualifying results round 11

<pre> Qualifying 1 - 20/10/2001 POS NO CL DRIVERS CAR TIME LAPS GAP KMPH 1 1 GT Campbell-Walter/Verdon-Roe Lister Storm 01:51,1 21 135,46 2 3 GT ...

Sun 21 Oct 2001
Estoril qualifying, round 11
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Estoril qualifying, round 11

FIA GT Championship Round 11 First Qualifying Session Weather The weather is extremely changeable today in the Estoril area, with blue skies and sunshine following brief, heavy showers. Although the rain had stopped an hour before the first ...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Eurosport Super Racing Weekend - Estoril (POR) - October 19th - 21st,
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Eurosport Super Racing Weekend - Estoril (POR) - October 19th - 21st,

Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Round 10 : Estoril(Portugal), 19th&Ndash; 21ST October 2001 The 2001 Eurosport Super Racing Weekends draw to a close next weekend, with the final races of the season being held at the Portuguese track of Estoril....

ETCC: Estoril schedule
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ETCC: Estoril schedule

<pre> Round 10 : Estoril (POR) October 19th - 21st, 2001 Friday, 19.10 08.15 - 08.45 FFSA Formula France Trophy Free Practice 08.55 - 09.25 Honda BPI Cup (Junior) Free Practice 09.35 - 10.05 FC Euro Series ...

Sat 06 Oct 2001
IMSA Returns! One of the most recognizable names in motorsports is back

IMSA Returns! One of the most recognizable names in motorsports is back

CLEARWATER, Fla. (October 5, 2001) -- One of the most recognizable names in the history of American and International auto racing will live again in 2002 and beyond as Professional Sports Car Racing, Inc., (SPORTS CAR) returns to its original...

Fri 05 Oct 2001
IMSA returns in 2002

IMSA returns in 2002

Brasleton, GA - The International Motor Sport Association returns in 2002 replacing the currrent Professional Sports Car Racing name for the US sports car sanctioning body.. This was annouced at a noon Friday press conference held at the Road ...

Wed 03 Oct 2001
Lola Cars introduces customer car

Lola Cars introduces customer car

Lola Cars International Ltd, designers and manufacturers of the MG Lola EX257 Le Mans car, today unveiled the details of the new 675 LMP customer car for 2002. In a simultaneous launch in Japan and in the United States, models of the new cars...

Sun 30 Sep 2001
Jarama round 10 results
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Jarama round 10 results

<pre> POS NO CL DRIVERS CAR TIME LAPS GAP KPH BEST 1 15 GT Rydell/Menu Ferrari 550 Maranello 01:08,9 111 141,44 ...

Jarama round 10 race report
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Jarama round 10 race report

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 10 Weather Warm and dry weather greeted the cars and drivers for the tenth round of the FIA GT Championship. Double Ferrari win in Jarama As in Austria, both the GT and the N-GT wins went to the Ferrari cars, with the...