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Mon 24 Dec 2001
IPS: Genoa Racing orders Infiniti Pro car

IPS: Genoa Racing orders Infiniti Pro car

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 - Veteran car owner Angelo Ferro and his well-known team, Genoa Racing, recently ordered its first Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series car. The team has been active in motorsports for nearly two decades competing...

2002 privateer fund continues to grow
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2002 privateer fund continues to grow

AURORA, Ill. (December 21, 2001) - Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division announced today the addition of the new $75,000 CC.com Fund to the existing $150,000 Privateer Fund that will bring the total privateer payout to $225,000 for...

JamSports, AMA announce 2003 news update
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JamSports, AMA announce 2003 news update

JamSports, AMA Pro Racing Announce 2003 AMA Supercross Markets PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- JamSports and AMA Pro Racing today announced the list of major-market cities that will constitute the 2003 AMA U.S. Supercross Championship. The season will...

Sigma Autosport Homestead-Miami Atlantic test recap

Sigma Autosport Homestead-Miami Atlantic test recap

Wieringa Impresses Team With First Sigma Toyota-Atlantic Test BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Dave Wieringa, recently named as one of Sigma Autosport's Toyota-Atlantic drivers for the 2002 season, completed a successful two-day test at the Homestead ...

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 ...

International television package annnounce
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International television package annnounce

AURORA, Ill. (December 17, 2001) - Through the combined resources of Clear Channel International, (a division of Clear Channel Worldwide) and ESPN, Clear Channel Entertainment announced today the international television distribution details of ...

2001 All-Star team announced

2001 All-Star team announced

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., (December 17, 2001) -- President and CEO of the CART Toyota Atlantic Championship, Vicki O'Connor, announced today the members of the 2001 CART Toyota Atlantic All-Star team. The All-Star team was selected by 12 media ...

NA-F2000: LaPoint receives test in MSR's new Swift

NA-F2000: LaPoint receives test in MSR's new Swift

"What A Blast To Drive" - Lapoint Pilots Michael Shank Racing's New Swift 014.A In Series Sponsored Test BLOOMINGDALE, Ga. (December 20, 2001) -- Every season, the reigning US Formula Ford 2000 Champion receives a CART Toyota Atlantic ...

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...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michaelian replaces Pook at Long Beach

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michaelian replaces Pook at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Dec. 19, 2001) -- Dover Downs Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:DVD), parent company of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach, Inc., announced today that Jim Michaelian has been named president and CEO of the organization,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Buddy Rice to test with Miracle Motorsports

CHAMPCAR/CART: Buddy Rice to test with Miracle Motorsports

December 17, 2001-Campaigning to run the 2002 Grand American Road Racing Series, Miracle Motorsports is proud to announce that Buddy Rice, 2000 Toyota Atlantic Champ, will be present during the test session scheduled in Daytona the first part of...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
2002 AMA U.S. Motocross schedule
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2002 AMA U.S. Motocross schedule

<pre> 2002 AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championships Schedule DATE TRACK, CITY M.com Names May 12 Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino, CA Glen Helen May 19 Hangtown Motocross Classic,...

Australian GT Production to race on Dunlop tyres

Australian GT Production to race on Dunlop tyres

COMPETITION in next year's expanded GT Production Series for near-standard passenger cars is set to reach new levels with all entrants racing on identical, road-legal Dunlop tyres. GT Production organiser PROCAR Australia Pty Ltd announced today...

2002 Privateer points fund increased
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2002 Privateer points fund increased

AURORA, Ill. (December 14, 2001) - Clear Channel Entertainment announced today that one of its corporate sponsors, the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, will award $50,000 as a part of the company's Pro Privateer Challenge. The award will be given...

Paul Morris expands to two-car team in 2002

Paul Morris expands to two-car team in 2002

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13: V8 Supercar racer Paul Morris announced today he is expanding his Gold Coast-based Holden Commodore team to two cars after recruiting multiple New Zealand champion Ashley Stichbury to contest next year's Konica ...

EA Sports Supercross, ABC announce air time, dates
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EA Sports Supercross, ABC announce air time, dates

AURORA, Ill. (December 12, 2001) - Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division announced today the dates and times of the four rounds of the 2002 EA SPORTS Supercross season that will be aired on ABC's Wide World of Sports: Anaheim Round...

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 ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autosport adds new Atlantic 2002 team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autosport adds new Atlantic 2002 team

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Sigma Autosport, which entered the CART FedEx Championship Series last season, has announced its intentions to field a two-car effort in the Toyota Atlantic Championship for 2002. Sigma Autosport owner Tom Wieringa said the...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Sears Point signs sponsor for AMA Superbike event
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Sears Point signs sponsor for AMA Superbike event

Supercuts Agrees to Multi-Year Deal as Title Sponsor of AMA Superbike Event SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - Supercuts has signed on as Sears Point Raceway's newest marketing partner in a multi-year package that includes sponsorship of the...

This Side of the Atlantic 2001-12-11

This Side of the Atlantic 2001-12-11

This Side of the Atlantic News and notes from around the CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Highland Park, Ill. (December 11, 2001) -- In less than three months, the 2002 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship will begin its 29th year of competition...

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...

Orsi on AARWBA Second Team

Orsi on AARWBA Second Team

CART Toyota Atlantic Series Champion Orsi Places On Second Team In AARWBA Voting Highland Park, Ill. (December 10, 2001) -- Reigning CART Toyota Atlantic Series champion, Hoover Orsi, earned a place on the Second Team in the American Auto...

Supercross rider Carmichael named 2001 Pro Athlete of the Year
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Supercross rider Carmichael named 2001 Pro Athlete of the Year

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Ricky Carmichael was named the 2001 AMA/Speedvision Pro Athlete of the Year at the 2001 AMA National Champions Awards Banquet Friday night in Palm Desert, Calif. The 22-year-old Floridian had a record-setting season in 2001,...

AMA, JamSports announce partnership with Speedvision
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AMA, JamSports announce partnership with Speedvision

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- AMA Pro Racing, the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the U.S., and its new Supercross promotional partner, JamSports, today announced a television partnership with Speedvision Network. Speedvision, the first...

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Maia claims Barber-CART Big Scholarship

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Maia claims Barber-CART Big Scholarship

American Leonardo Maia, 21, of Oakland, Calif. claimed the $195,000 Barber-CART Big Scholarship after an intense and ultra competitive two-day shoot-out at Sebring International Raceway in Florida. The Scholarship takes the form of a fully...

NA-F2000: Alex Figge joins World Speed Motorsports Atlantic team

NA-F2000: Alex Figge joins World Speed Motorsports Atlantic team

Palm Springs, Calif. - Chuck West, owner of World Speed Motorsports, today announced that Alex Figge has committed to drive for the team in the 2002 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship series. Figge, 20, whose previous experience includes the Star...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Trans-Am, Atlantic return to Long Beach in 2002

CHAMPCAR/CART: Trans-Am, Atlantic return to Long Beach in 2002

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Two fan-favorite support races -- the Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup and the Toyota Atlantic Championship -- have been added to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend, April 12-14, 2002. They'll join the...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Denver adds Trans-Am and Atlantic to schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Denver adds Trans-Am and Atlantic to schedule

DENVER (Dec. 6, 2001) -- The Grand Prix of Denver, set for August 30 - Sept. 1, 2002, has added two support races, the Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup and Toyota Atlantic Championship, to its weekend schedule. The 12-race Trans-Am...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber-CART Big Scholarship Shoot-Out day one report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber-CART Big Scholarship Shoot-Out day one report

First Day of $240,000 Shoot-Out Complete Champ Car star and 1991 Barber Pro Series Champion Bryan Herta was a late addition to the judging staff for the Barber-CART Big Scholarship Shoot-Out. His wisdom will be put to the test as a gathering of...

BITD: Johnny Campbell statement on behalf of Tim Staab's family
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BITD: Johnny Campbell statement on behalf of Tim Staab's family

Honda rider, Tim Staab, remains in critical condition at the University Medical Center in the neuro trauma ICU following his accident at the Best in the Desert Las Vegas 200 on December 1st. Statement released yesterday, December 10, by Johnny...

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...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
IPS: Mexpro Racing planes para 2002

IPS: Mexpro Racing planes para 2002

Ha terminado la actividad del 2001, la cual marcó la segunda temporada de actividad del equipo Mexpro Racing, ambas dentro del ahora desaparecido serial Indy Lights. Los planes planes a futuro incluyen en primera parte mejorar la funcionalidad de...

Sears Point opens ticket sales for 2002

Sears Point opens ticket sales for 2002

SONOMA, Calif. - Individual race tickets for NASCAR, NHRA and other 2002 events at the newly renovated Sears Point Raceway will go on sale Monday, Dec. 10. A variety of new seating options, including all-reserved advance tickets for the NASCAR ...