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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...

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...

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 ...

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 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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

Mon 30 Oct 2000
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...

Sat 17 Jun 2000
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...

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...

Sat 12 Feb 2000
SBRS: Sebring Schedule

SBRS: Sebring Schedule

Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring Presented by Dodge Sebring International Raceway / Sebring, FL March 13 - 19, 2000 Event Schedule Monday, March 13, 2000 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Non-SPORTS CAR Sanctioned Test Day for American Le Mans Series and Motorola...

Wed 19 Apr 2000
Chrysler and Oreca to enter Prototype sports car

Chrysler and Oreca to enter Prototype sports car

PARIS - DaimlerChrysler motorsports officials are looking to translate the success of the Viper GTS-R/T endurance racer into a winning program at the highest level of sports car racing with the new Chrysler Le Mans Prototype sports car. Chrysler...

Tue 27 Jun 2000
ETCC: Two series at Hungaroring
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ETCC: Two series at Hungaroring

The European Super Touring Cup will join the FIA GT Championship at Budapest's Hungaroring, home of the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix. For the first time, then, the two major European series for covered-wheel cars, will combine their forces for...

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...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
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 ...

Sun 15 Oct 2000
BMW Laguna Seca news

BMW Laguna Seca news

BMW has announced that it will not modify the V12 LMR following Bill Auberlen's back-flip at the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta last weekend. The American walked away unscathed but was roundly blamed for the crash by following the Team Rafanelli...

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 ...

Sat 10 Jun 2000
Aspen Knolls Porsch heads for Le Mans

Aspen Knolls Porsch heads for Le Mans

LE MANS, FRANCE (JUNE 9, 2000) - The Aspen Knolls Porsche team travels to France next week, set to tackle the most prestigious - and perhaps most grueling - endurance sports car race in the world: the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Buoyed by a very ...

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...

Fri 03 Nov 2000
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 ...

Sat 10 Jun 2000
Chrysler Mounts a Five Car Assault

Chrysler Mounts a Five Car Assault

Brussels, 8 June, 2000 - Three Chrysler Viper GTS R/Ts will be defending Viper Team ORECA's class title that the manufacturer has won for the past two years, and two Le Mans Prototypes will be preparing the ground for a shot at outright victory...

Tue 01 Feb 2000
Women's Global GT Series 2000 Schedule Set

Women's Global GT Series 2000 Schedule Set

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 28, 2000 - The Women's Global GT Series today announced a six-race schedule for its second season which will kick off March 17 in Sebring, Fla. The races will be run in conjunction with North American races on the American Le...

Mon 04 Sep 2000
Oswego speedway Bud classic report

Oswego speedway Bud classic report

Oswego, NY - Canadian Randy Ritskes was on his way to making history Sunday at Oswego Speedway. He had led 196 laps of the prestigious Bud International Classic and would have been only the second driver in the race's history to lead all 200...

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 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...

Sun 01 Oct 2000
Bayer scores win at Road Atlanta

Bayer scores win at Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, Ga. (September 29, 2000) -- Sonja Bayer continued her recent surge on the Women's Global GT Series by winning a hard-fought 45-minute race Friday at Road Atlanta. The win was the 25-year-old German's third in five races this season ...

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 ...

Mon 30 Oct 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, ...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
Women's team for Petit Le Mans

Women's team for Petit Le Mans

BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 21, 2000) -- Accomplishing one of its missions, the Women's Global GT Series has launched three of its drivers into the American Le Mans Series with a competitive GT class ride for the Sept. 30 running of the Petit Le Mans,...

Tue 20 Jun 2000
Chrysler Vipers Maintain 1-2-3 Through the Night

Chrysler Vipers Maintain 1-2-3 Through the Night

Le Mans, June 18, 2000, at 08.00 - Chrysler Viper Team ORECA has maintained its dominant position at the head of the GTS field and has broken into the top ten overall with eight hours remaining. The three cars were running eighth, ninth and 11th...