Filters 2000

Sort by:

News:

Posted in:

Article types:

Clear all filters

Most viewed endurance news articles:

Tue 18 Jan 2000
Adelaide winners to get automatic Le Mans 24 Hour entry

Adelaide winners to get automatic Le Mans 24 Hour entry

Le Mans Series founder Don Panoz yesterday announced that outright and class winners at Adelaide's Race of Thousand Years next New Year's Eve will be given automatic entry to the 2001 Le Mans 24 Hour. Adelaide will be one of only three races in...

Wed 15 Mar 2000
Chrysler Enters Two Mopar-Powered Prototypes in Le Mans 24 Hours

Chrysler Enters Two Mopar-Powered Prototypes in Le Mans 24 Hours

Auburn Hills, Mich- -- Chrysler has officially entered two Mopar V-8-powered Prototypes for the 2000 Le Mans 24-Hour race, scheduled for June 10 and 11, Chrysler's factory-backed effort, entered under the organization of Mopar Team ORECA,...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
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...

Mon 12 Jun 2000
Le Mans series - Le Mans history

Le Mans series - Le Mans history

LE MANS HISTORY - Le Mans was actually the home of the first French Grand Prix - not at the current circuit, but on a 103km road circuit to the east of the city. - The first Le Mans 24 Hour was staged in 1923. At the time there was ...

Fri 25 Aug 2000
Belinda Endress: variety is her spice of life

Belinda Endress: variety is her spice of life

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (August 25, 2000) -- Belinda Endress hasn't been racing all her life, but she is already shooting for the top spot of the Women's Global GT Series this year. And it's not just "wishful thinking" on her part, considering she...

Thu 03 Feb 2000
Panoz Motor Sports signs Mario Andretti

Panoz Motor Sports signs Mario Andretti

One of the world's best known motor racing names will be driving for Panoz Motor Sports at the Le Mans 24 Hour race in June. Mario Andretti, former F1 World Champion, Indy 500 winner and CART star, will be lining up alongside David Brabham, Jan...

Tue 20 Jun 2000
Encouraging Debut for Reynard 2KQ-LM

Encouraging Debut for Reynard 2KQ-LM

Le Mans circuit, France. 18th June 2000 The Reynard 2KQ-LM sports racing car made history for this leading British race car manufacturer in its debut at this famous event - the first sports car to bear the Reynard name at this prestigious ...

Wed 12 Jan 2000
Dodge Viper GTS-R Named

Dodge Viper GTS-R Named "Racing Car of the Year"

Automobile Magazine Names Dodge Viper GTS-R "Racing Car of the Year" Dodge Viper Runs Undefeated In ALMS, Wins Le Mans and Walks Away With FIA GT Series Title DETROIT, Jan. 12, 2000 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT Series,...

Thu 29 Jun 2000
Nurburgring 24 Hour Race

Nurburgring 24 Hour Race

Overall Victory for Alzen/Bartels/Heger/Maylander in the Eifel Within just one week, near standard Porsche 911 GT3-R racing sportscars have taken victory at two difficult long distance races: Following the GT triumph at Le Mans, Germans Bernd ...

Tue 04 Jul 2000
Coopers bring added cheer to New Year celebration

Coopers bring added cheer to New Year celebration

For the first time since 1985, South Australian race fans will be able to celebrate the speed and spectacle of motorsport on the streets of Adelaide with a local brew. Le Mans Adelaide organisers today proudly announced Coopers Brewery have won...

Sat 17 Jun 2000
Mopar Team ORECA Report at 1900

Mopar Team ORECA Report at 1900

Le Mans, June 17, 2000, at 19.00 - Chrysler Mopar Team ORECA's fact finding mission during this year's Le Mans 24-hours has been reduced to one car. A freak oil pressure problem within the Mopar 6-litre V8 engine has been cited as the cause of the...

Fri 13 Oct 2000
Dana Moore Laguna Seca preview

Dana Moore Laguna Seca preview

Dana Moore set a new track record of 01:41.2 at Road Atlanta that earned her a pole position start for the Women's Global Gt Series Race. Beating out the two series points leaders Davina Galicia and Sonja Bayer for her first pole position in the...

Mon 07 Aug 2000
JCTC: M Krumm-Points From Tough Race

JCTC: M Krumm-Points From Tough Race

Po No C-Po Machine Driver Time Tyre KgH 1 38 500-1 FK/Massimo CERUMO SUPRA H.Takeuchi Y.Tachikawa* 1'26.684 BS 2 39 500-2 DENSO SARD SUPRA GT M.Kageyama R.Firman* 1'26.875 YH 3 8 500-3 ARTA ...

Sat 17 Jun 2000
Promising start for Reynard 2KQ-LM at Le Mans debut

Promising start for Reynard 2KQ-LM at Le Mans debut

The Reynard 2KQ-LM sports racing car has been causing a stir at its debut for the Le Mans 24 Hour race. After two days of qualifying Johansson Matthews finished 7th fastest overall to take a place on the fourth row of the starting grid. Also in...

Guy Smith wins rookie of the year trophy at Le Mans

Guy Smith wins rookie of the year trophy at Le Mans

Le Mans circuit, France. 16th June 2000 - Hull-based British racing driver, Guy Smith, receives the coveted Le Mans 24 Hours Rookie of the Year trophy today with a presentation by Robert Jarry, Mayor of Le Mans, in front of an estimated 50,000...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
All-women's team garners support for Road atlanta

All-women's team garners support for Road atlanta

Braselton, Georgia...The all-women's sports car team of Cindi Lux, Divina Galica and Belinda Endress, all Women's Global GT Series competitors, is receiving much support for the upcoming 1,000-mile, 10-hour Petit Le Mans race at Road...

Tue 18 Apr 2000
Risi Competizione Ferrari Team Withdraws from 24 Hours of LeMans

Risi Competizione Ferrari Team Withdraws from 24 Hours of LeMans

The Risi Competizione team announced today that it has withdrawn its entry for the 24 Hours of LeMans. After careful analysis of the existing Ferrari 333 SP package, the team decided it was in their best interest to withdraw. "Due to the...

Tue 02 May 2000
Le Mans races to the home of motorsport - Network Ten

Le Mans races to the home of motorsport - Network Ten

Fans of the Le Mans Series have received a major boost with the announcement that Network Ten will be the host broadcaster for Adelaide's Race of a Thousand Years. Network Ten will not only broadcast highlights packages from all rounds of the...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
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 11 Jun 2000
2000 entry list

2000 entry list

List of competitors and cars eligible to take part in Scrutineering on 12 and 13 June 2000 PROTOTYPE "LM" P900 Category Num. Team Car Engine Types Cyl. 1 TEAM ...

Wed 17 May 2000
Silverstone qualifying
BSS

Silverstone qualifying

Pos Drivers Car Cl Lap Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Bailey/Campbell-Walt Lister Storm GT 14 1:48.653 2.

Tue 13 Jun 2000
Reynard ready for Le Mans

Reynard ready for Le Mans

Less than a year ago, the Reynard 2KQ-LM only existed as a computer model. Next weekend, five of the new sports car from the leading race car manufacturer will be lining up for the famed Le Mans 24 Hour race for the first time in the history of...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
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...

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...