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Tue 21 Nov 2000
Adelaide news and driver notes

Adelaide news and driver notes

- Greg Murphy and Mark Noske's test aboard the Panoz LMP-1 has been switched to the Road Atlanta circuit in Georgia. The duo will now leave for the U.S. on Friday, November 24 and will test alongside David Brabham who will be testing the new 2001...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Gainesvilles qualifying results
AMA

Gainesvilles qualifying results

GAINESVILLE, Fla., 11/20/00 09:13:39 -- Qualifying results after 4 round(s) of qualifying at the AMA/Prostar World Finals, held at Gainesville Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in mph: TOP FUEL 1, Brian...

Holden Racing Bathurst report

Holden Racing Bathurst report

The Holden Racing Team won its third Shell Touring Car Series in succession, when HRT's Mark Skaife and Craig Lowndes brought home their Holden Commodore in sixth place overall at the FAI 1000 at Bathurst on Sunday. The finishing position was...

Stokell takes Bathurst Nations Cup win

Stokell takes Bathurst Nations Cup win

Three-time Australian driving champion Paul Stokell drove his Lamborghini Diablo to an all-the-way win today in the first of three races in the final round of the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. Stokell...

Showroom Stock Bathurst qualifying

Showroom Stock Bathurst qualifying

Queensland pair Scott Jacob and Grant Kenny gambled on tyres and the weather to claim pole position for the Super Cheap Auto Parts 3-Hour Showroom Showdown in qualifying today at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. With the 55-car field facing rain and...

CAT Racing Bathurst qualifying

CAT Racing Bathurst qualifying

Cat Racing's John Bowe and Jim Richards may have missed out on qualifying for tomorrow's top ten shootout but the duo remain in a confident mood for Sunday's FAI 1000 at Bathurst. With rain still hampering all team's efforts, Bowe set the fifth...

AUSGTP 2001 schedule announced

AUSGTP 2001 schedule announced

MOTOR racing in Australia will receive a major boost next year with the introduction of an expanded 16-meet calendar for some of the country's most important championship series. The calendar, announced today at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, by ...

Bad weather hits Showroon Stock practice

Bad weather hits Showroon Stock practice

A RALLY driver in a type of car that wins world rally championships was predictably fastest when heavy rain turned the Mount Panorama circuit at Bathurst into a skating rink during practice for the Super Cheap Auto 3-Hour Showroom Showdown. Rick...

Nations Cup has wet practice

Nations Cup has wet practice

(Thu.) 16 November 2000 / Practice, Round 8 (final) - Bathurst, NSW RAIN and fog made official practice today for the final round of the 2000 Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup at Bathurst more like a yacht race on top of a mountain. ...

CAT Racing Bathurst practice

CAT Racing Bathurst practice

Cat Racing duo John Bowe and Jim Richards faced wet and treacherous conditions on the opening day of practice for this weekend's FAI 1000 at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. With rain lashing the Bathurst circuit and low cloud descending on...

Checkered flag for the BMW V12 LMR

Checkered flag for the BMW V12 LMR

Munich. The end of its second season in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) marks the retirement of one of the most successful open-topped sports cars of recent decades. Triumphs before capacity crowds, action-packed races and happy endings - the...

Bathurst showroon stock preview

Bathurst showroon stock preview

The countdown to Australia's most prestigious annual race for standard passenger cars begins today when 59 entrants in the Super Cheap Auto 3-Hour Showroom Showdown take to the track for the first time at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. Drivers of 23...

Sports car weekly notes 2000-11-14

Sports car weekly notes 2000-11-14

Bentley's 'satisfying' test Optimism surrounds the Bentley EXP Speed 8 which completed a two-day test at Monza last week with James Weaver at the wheel, a week after its roll-out run at Snetterton. "It was a systems check and to see if we have ...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
CAT Racing Bathurst results

CAT Racing Bathurst results

Cat Racing stars John Bowe and Jim Richards' chance to climb the podium at Bathurst was ruined by a strange twist of fortune today when their AU Falcon V8 Supercar lost a wheel on two separate occasions. The duo were in 3rd place after 116 laps...

Richards takes final Nations Cup race at Bathurst

Richards takes final Nations Cup race at Bathurst

PORSCHE ace Jim Richards confirmed his victory in the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup by taking an emphatic win in the final 2000 series race at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, today. But while Richards was unchallenged throughout the 10 laps...

Holden pair win Bathurst Showroon Stock

Holden pair win Bathurst Showroon Stock

HOLDEN drivers Ed Aitken and John Faulkner splashed through one of the wettest Bathurst days in memory to win the Super Cheap Auto 3-Hour Showroom Showdown at Mount Panorama today. With Faulkner at the wheel, the V8 Commodore HSV GTS crossed the...

Stokell wins Bathhurst Nations Cup

Stokell wins Bathhurst Nations Cup

LAMBORGHINI driver Paul Stokell stormed to a spectacular victory in the final round of the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, today. After winning a first-leg race yesterday, Stokell started at the back of the...

2001 Pro Series testing under way

2001 Pro Series testing under way

Barber Dodge Pro Series Rookie of the Year Ryan Hunter-Reay used all available resources to record the fastest laps in pre-season testing sessions at the Sebring International Raceway. Under the watchful eye of Pro Series engineer Louis D'Agostino...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
CAT Racing Bathurst preview

CAT Racing Bathurst preview

Cat Racing's John Bowe and Jim Richards believe this weekend's FAI 1000 is the team's best chance of success in 2001. The multiple Bathurst winners finished as the top Ford runner in 5th place at the Queensland 500 and Bowe also earned 4th place...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Silly Season ends for Hundertmark, Popielarz

CHAMPCAR/CART: Silly Season ends for Hundertmark, Popielarz

Las Vegas, October 30, 2000 -- Following a busy weekend of racing for both professional race car driver Terri Hundertmark and CART chief mechanic Dave Popielarz met at the Circus-Circus wedding chapel here in Las Vegas to close the deal on a ...

Thu 09 Nov 2000
Viper weekly notes 2000-11-07

Viper weekly notes 2000-11-07

The Bentley marque will return to Le Mans next June, 71 years after achieving its fifth and last victory in the 24-Hour race. An entirely new car, the Bentley EXP Speed 8, has been under secret development by Racing Technology Norfolk for the past...

Nations Cup to thrill Bathurst fans

Nations Cup to thrill Bathurst fans

MORE than 20 of the world's fastest sports coupes, including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Jaguar and Dodge Viper, will treat motor racing fans to a spectacular appearance in the closing round of the 2000 Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup at...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Lynx Racing goes karting

Lynx Racing goes karting

With his feet already firmly on the path that leads to the top levels of auto racing, Lynx Racing driver David Rutledge, a Vancouver native, is keeping his forward momentum in the off-season by going back to his roots in kart racing. Over the...

Fri 03 Nov 2000
Bentley Motors returns to Le Mans

Bentley Motors returns to Le Mans

CREWE, England, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Bentley Motors announced today its intention to return to the famous Circuit International du Mans for the Le Mans 24 Hour race. Said chief executive Tony Gott, "I am thrilled to confirm that ...

Weekely notes 2000-11-02

Weekely notes 2000-11-02

** The American Le Mans Series will conclude its 12-race 2000 season with the running of the "Race of a Thousand Years" in Adelaide, Australia, on Dec. 31. The six-hour race will be run on the famed Adelaide street circuit that formerly hosted ...

Points after Las Vegas

Points after Las Vegas

<pre> WOMEN'S GLOBAL GT SERIES (Final) 1. Sonja Bayer 123 2. Divina Galica 116 3. Belinda Endress 97 4. Milka Duno 85 5. Audrey Zavodsky 71 6. Cindi Lux 70 7. Nikki LaRue 58 8. Terri Hundertmark 57 9. Dana Moore 54 10. Amy Ruman 44 ...

Tue 31 Oct 2000
Moore earns

Moore earns "Rookie of the Year"

Dana Moore set two track records this year at Sebring, Fl. And Road Atlanta, GA.She started on the pole in the Road Atlanta race and qualified in the top seven in all of the series events. "It was a hard fought year with many ups and downs. I...

Bathurst promises great GT race

Bathurst promises great GT race

NEW cars, a host of gun drivers and a bulging entry list promise to make the annual 3-Hour Showroom Showdown race for GT Production cars at Bathurst on November 18 the most hotly-contested yet. Australia's most prestigious event for ...

Mon 30 Oct 2000
Six of a kind for Hundertmark in Las Vegas

Six of a kind for Hundertmark in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS- Sunday, October 29, 2000- A season of perfect top-ten finishes was guaranteed today as Terri Hundertmark brought home a tenth-place finish in the ...

Las Vegas results

Las Vegas results

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 29) -- Divina Galica held off Belinda Endress to win the season finale for the Women's Global GT Series Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. By finishing fourth, German Sonja Bayer secured the series championship for the 2000...

Las Vegas qualifying results

Las Vegas qualifying results

Starting lineup for Sunday's Women's Global GT Series Race Rock sports car race at 2.25-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway showing driver, hometown or country and qualifying speed in miles per hour. (All cars Panoz Esperantes): 1. Divina Galica, ...

Las Vegas qualifying report

Las Vegas qualifying report

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (October 28, 2000) -- Divina Galica set a Las Vegas Motor Speedway qualifying record Saturday in winning the pole for Sunday's Women's Global GT Series sports car race, setting the stage for a battle between herself and Sonja Bayer...

Fri 27 Oct 2000
Las Vegas notes

Las Vegas notes

The stars and cars of the American Le Mans Series have descended upon Las Vegas Motor Speedway for this weekend's Grand Prix of Las Vegas, presented by enjoythedrive.com. The racing weekend will mark the final appearance of the ALMS this year in...

NA-F2000: Lynx Racing - Justus test

NA-F2000: Lynx Racing - Justus test

BUTTONWILLOW, Calif., October 26, 2000 - Newly-crowned USFF2000 champion Aaron Justus had an impressive first test in a CART Toyota Atlantic Championship car yesterday at the 1.4-mile Buttonwillow Raceway near Bakersfield, California. Justus,...

Wed 25 Oct 2000
McLeod and Wakefield on a roll

McLeod and Wakefield on a roll

Exciting young V8 Supercar mavericks, Ryan McLeod and Wayne Wakefield, are about to rekindle an Australian icon the famous, homegrown CHIKO Roll! And, at what better place than that uniquely Australian motorsport arena and home of the CHIKO...

Coronel Magny Cours report
BSS

Coronel Magny Cours report

He gave it all, but it was not enough. Dutch driver Tom Coronel drove his heart out in the final FIA GT race of the season in order to bring his teammate Mike Hezemans the title. Despite the efforts Mike Hezemans could only drink champagne for ...