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Fri 14 Nov 2003
Kristensen, Ara take 1000km for AudiHeadline

Kristensen, Ara take 1000km for Audi

Le Mans specialist Team Goh took the overall victory in the first-ever ACO-sanctioned Le Mans 1000 km event. Tom Kristensen and Seiji Ara started from the pole and ran comfortably in the lead throughout the race to take a flag-to-flag ...

Thu 13 Nov 2003
Thomas Erdos 1000km race report

Thomas Erdos 1000km race report

Erdos demonstrates MG-Lola's pace Last weekend saw Thomas Erdos make an impressive sportscar-racing debut in the 1000 kilometer endurance event at Le Mans in France. Driving an MG-Lola EX257 sports prototype for RML, the Wellingborough-based ...

Tue 11 Nov 2003
ACO confirms 2004 automatic entries

ACO confirms 2004 automatic entries

ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest), the organizers of the Le Mans 24H races, have announced the set of automatic qualifiers for the 2004 edition of the June classic. The qualifiers are based on the top finishers in the 2003 Le Mans 24H, the...

RML 1000km race report

RML 1000km race report

Ray Mallock Limited (RML) demonstrated the race winning potential of its MG EX257 LMP675 prototype, with a strong showing at the well supported inaugural Le Mans 1000km race over the weekend. The MG EX257, which had been the subject...

Morgan Works Race Team 1000km race report

Morgan Works Race Team 1000km race report

Morgan Works Race Team scores vital result at Le Mans 1000km Sunday 09/11/03 - The Morgan Works Race Team finished the inaugural event of the European Le Mans Series at Le Man's Bugatti Circuit in a highly credible 8th in class position in a ...

Veloqx Motorsport 1000km race report

Veloqx Motorsport 1000km race report

The collaboration between Veloqx Motorsport and Care Racing, using cars built and developed by Prodrive, paid off handsomely today as the two Ferrari 550 Maranellos being operated by the Veloqx Care Racing team finished 1st and 2nd in the GTS ...

Tom Coronel 1000km race report

Tom Coronel 1000km race report

Tom Coronel's test race with Lister unrewarded Tom Coronel did a lot of lapping with the brand new Lister Storm LMP900 this weekend during the 1000 km race of Le Mans. It was the first acquaintance, but as for Tom, certainly not the last. The ...

JML Team Panoz 1000km race report

JML Team Panoz 1000km race report

The return of the Panoz "Batmobile" GTP did not go exactly to plan at today's inaugural Le Mans 1000km with a myriad of problems ending the day early for the American marque with an hour to go. Olivier Beretta made a brilliant start to leap from...

Audi 1000km race report

Audi 1000km race report

Audi wins at Le Mans again. The Audi R8 celebrated a further great victory to round off the 2003 motorsport season: The Japanese driver Seiji Ara and the Dane Tom Kristensen won the 1000 kilometre race at Le Mans (France), held in tricky ...

Mon 10 Nov 2003
1000km race results

1000km race results

Pos Drivers Team Car Laps --- ------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------- -------------------- -------- 1. Seiji Ara,...

1000km starting grid

1000km starting grid

Pos Drivers Team Car Time --- ------------------------------------ -------------------------- -------------------- -------- 1. Ara, Kristensen Audi Sport...

1000km qualifying 2 times

1000km qualifying 2 times

Pos Drivers Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------------------ -------------------------- -------------------- -------- ------ ------ 1. Ara, Kristensen ...

1000km qualifying 1 times

1000km qualifying 1 times

Pos Drivers Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------------------ -------------------------- -------------------- -------- ------ ------ 1. Ara, Kristensen ...

JML Team Panoz 1000km qualifying report

JML Team Panoz 1000km qualifying report

The Panoz "Batmobile" GTP car made strong improvement in qualifying today, recording a time that will place it on the fourth row of the grid for tomorrow's inaugural Le Mans 1000km. Panoz drivers David Saelens and Olivier Beretta shared the...

Audi R8 on pole at 1000km

Audi R8 on pole at 1000km

At the 1000 kilometre race in Le Mans (France), the Audi R8 is again the car to beat. Tom Kristensen secured pole position for himself and team colleague Seiji Ara in the Audi R8, entered by Audi Sport Japan Team Goh. The race doubles as ...

Sat 08 Nov 2003
American teams/drivers to compete at Le Mans 1000km

American teams/drivers to compete at Le Mans 1000km

American Teams, Drivers Competing at Le Mans This Weekend BRASELTON, Ga. (November 7, 2003) -- The 2003 season for the American Le Mans Series ended a few weeks ago, but two American-based teams from the series and five American drivers are in...

Michelin plans to continue success

Michelin plans to continue success

LAS VEGAS - Vehicle manufacturers and technology developers often claim that their motorsports programs provide a proving ground for new technologies. When pressed, they can sometimes point to an electronics package, transmission or an engine ...

Fri 07 Nov 2003
JML Team Panoz Le Mans 1000km test report

JML Team Panoz Le Mans 1000km test report

The Panoz "Batmobile" hits the track at Le Mans. The sound of the Elan Power Products V8 may have had a familiar ring, but sportscar fans this week have been treated to the sight of the Panoz "Batmobile" for the first time since 1998. JML Team...

Wed 05 Nov 2003
Roman Rusinov Le Mans 1000km test notes

Roman Rusinov Le Mans 1000km test notes

The 6-th day of tests in Le Mans On the 3d of November Roman Rusinov and team Courage continued testing C65 SP which Russian pilot plans to drive in 1000 Km race this weekend. 4 days prior to the race weekend Le Mans comes to life. The ...

Sat 01 Nov 2003
GNM driver line-up for Bathurst 24

GNM driver line-up for Bathurst 24

GNM can now confirm the final driver line-up for the Bathurst 24hr race (21st - 23rd November 2003). Thomas Erdos and Mike Newton will be joined by Australian Rod Wilson and Austrian Manfred Jurasz, in the Porsche 996 GT3R. Newton and...

John Graham to join Intersport at 1000km

John Graham to join Intersport at 1000km

Canadian John Graham will make his 8th start at Le Mans on November 9th in the inaugural Le Mans 1000KM. Graham will drive for Intersport in the newly acquired Riley & Scott MK111C LMP 900 prototype, with Americans Clint Fields and Rick ...

Morgan Works Team Le Mans 1000km preview

Morgan Works Team Le Mans 1000km preview

The Morgan Works Race Team heads to France soon to race in the Le Mans 'Bugatti Circuit' 1000km race, which takes place on November 9th. The new event, run by the ACO - the organisation that is also responsible for the Le Mans 24 Hour Race - is...

JML Team Panoz GTP Le Mans 1000km preview

JML Team Panoz GTP Le Mans 1000km preview

The "Batmobile" enjoys flawless shakedown for Le Mans 1000km JML Team Panoz has completed the final shakedown of the newly badged Panoz GTP coupe in preparation for the forthcoming Le Mans 1000km on the Bugatti circuit on November 9. Olivier...

Tue 21 Oct 2003
Monza: Matteo Bobbi race notes
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Monza: Matteo Bobbi race notes

The last round of the FIA GT Championship in Monza ended on a sour note for the world champion Matteo Bobbi. After a magnificent season Matteo finished this race in sixth place. A collision with the lapped Fomenko's Porsche 996 GT3, seriously ...