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Tue 09 Dec 2003
Michelin test at Daytona 2003-12-05
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Michelin test at Daytona 2003-12-05

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 5, 2003) -- Ducati Austin's Eric Bostrom and Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki's Steve Rapp and Vince Haskovec completed a second day of Michelin tire testing on Friday at Daytona International Speedway in preparation for the...

Steve Whitelock promoted to Series' Manager
AMA

Steve Whitelock promoted to Series' Manager

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Dec. 5, 2003) -- AMA Pro Racing, the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States, has appointed Steve Whitelock as AMA Supercross/Motocross series manager. Whitelock, to be based in AMA Pro Racing's West...

Sat 06 Dec 2003
Michelin test at Daytona 2003-12-04
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Michelin test at Daytona 2003-12-04

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 4, 2003) -- Eric Bostrom turned his first laps aboard the Ducati 999 factory motorcycle on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway as Ducati Austin and Valvoline EMGO Suzuki kicked off a three-day Michelin tire test...

Drivers test with Walker Racing Champ Car

Drivers test with Walker Racing Champ Car

Three Drivers Set For Test In Walker Champ Car INDIANAPOLIS (December 4, 2003) - Three of the top four finishers in the 2003 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama will get the opportunity to sample Walker Racing's ...

SBR's Inglall appeal dismissed

SBR's Inglall appeal dismissed

Stone Brothers Racing's Russell Ingall is looking forward to a well-earned break after one of the toughest weeks of his V8 Supercar career which ended in the early hours of this morning. Ingall faced the Confederation of Australian Motor Sports...

Aston Martin returns to motor sport

Aston Martin returns to motor sport

Aston Martin will return to the world's motor racing circuits during 2004 following the creation of a new division to be known as Aston Martin Racing. Aston Martin returns to motor racing and creates a new division to be known as Aston...

GM/Corvette 2004 tire supplier announcement

GM/Corvette 2004 tire supplier announcement

GM Statement regarding Corvette C5-R tire supplier The General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing program announces a new partnership with the Michelin Group, effective immediately. The tire manufacturer will provide technical assistance and full...

Ambrose on his first championship

Ambrose on his first championship

It's all starting to sink in for Marcos Ambrose After three days of celebration and seemingly endless media and sponsor commitments, newly crowned V8 Supercar Champion Marcos Ambrose is now in a position where he can reflect on his ...

Team Betta Electrical signs Max Wilson

Team Betta Electrical signs Max Wilson

Triple Eight Race Engineering managing director Roland Dane announced today the signing of Max Wilson to drive alongside Paul Radisich for the 2004 season Ford Falcon 'Team Betta Electrical' V8 Supercar Team. "We welcome Max on board and look...

EU3000: GP Group Vallelunga test notes

EU3000: GP Group Vallelunga test notes

GP Racing's drivers are the fastest in Vallelunga. The two day test session with 6 teams and 26 drivers present in Vallelunga for the Superfund Euro 3000 Series has come to an end. GP Racing's hard work stood out during this test session. GP ...

EU3000: Gabriele Lancieri to attend Bologna Motor Show

EU3000: Gabriele Lancieri to attend Bologna Motor Show

Lancieri is ready to put on a show! Just like every year, the Motor Show in Bologna, Italy will take place this weekend and just like every year, Gabriele Lancieri will be one of the protagonists of the most popular motor sport stage in Italy.

Wed 03 Dec 2003
IMSA announces new COO, Event Director

IMSA announces new COO, Event Director

Mayer named to new Chief Operating Officer position. Hayes named as new Event Director. BRASELTON, Ga. - The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), the sanctioning body of the American Le Mans Series and other road racing series, has...

Ducati/Bostrom news 2003-12-01
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Ducati/Bostrom news 2003-12-01

Bologna (Italy), December 1, 2003: Today saw the first visit to the Bologna factory for Eric Bostrom, the rider Ducati Corse have chosen to head the Italian manufacturer's attack on the AMA Superbike championship. The 27 year-old from San...

Awards ceremony report

Awards ceremony report

V8 Supercar awards present inaugural Barry Sheene Medal The inaugural Barry Sheene medal was presented to newly crowned V8 Supercar Series Champion Marcos Ambrose at tonight's V8 Supercar gala awards ceremony held at the Westin Hotel in ...

Marcos Ambrose seals championship at Eastern CreekHeadline

Marcos Ambrose seals championship at Eastern Creek

Marcos Ambrose screamed around Eastern Creek yesterday in his Stone Bros prepared Pirtek Ford, taking out the V8 Supercar Championship, ending Holden's dominance of the series for the past five years. Marcos Ambrose is Ford through and...

SBR to appeal Ingall penalty at Eastern Creek

SBR to appeal Ingall penalty at Eastern Creek

Stone Brothers Racing have lodged an appeal against the penalty handed down by race officials following the incident between Caltex Halvoline Racing's Russell Ingall and Mark Skaife in the final round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series in...

Eastern Creek race two results, final standings

Eastern Creek race two results, final standings

RACE TWO RESULTS -- V8 SUPERCARS 1. Marcos Ambrose (Ford) -- 57 Laps 2. Jason Bright (Holden) 3. Max Wilson (Ford) 4. Craig Lowndes (Ford) 5. Garth Tander (Holden) 6. Jason Bargwanna (Ford) 7. Paul Radisich (Ford) 8. Cameron McConville (Holden) 9.

FPR Eastern Creek race two report

FPR Eastern Creek race two report

November 30, 2003 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) driver Craig Lowndes drove an attacking and strategic final V8 Supercar race of the season at Sydney's Eastern Creek Raceway today to end the season sixth in the final Championship standings. The...

TBE Eastern Creek race two report

TBE Eastern Creek race two report

The dramatic build-up to the Main Event, Round 13 of the V8 Supercars series at Sydney's Eastern Creek did not disappoint the punters. A total of 43,000 Motorsport fans attended the three-day event in the build- up to the final ...

SBR Eastern Creek race two report

SBR Eastern Creek race two report

Ambrose Crowned 2003 Champion Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose is the 2003 V8 Supercar champion following a sensational round victory at this weekend's VIP Petfoods Main Event at Sydney's Eastern Creek which drew a record three-day crowd...

Paul Morris Eastern Creek race two report

Paul Morris Eastern Creek race two report

An untimely Safety Car period cost Sirromet Wines Holden Commodore driver Paul Morris a possible top five finish in today's rain-affected second race of the 13th and final round of the V8 Supercar Championship at Eastern Creek in Sydney. The ...

Eastern Creek race one results

Eastern Creek race one results

RACE ONE RESULTS -- V8 SUPERCARS 1. Marcos Ambrose (Ford) -- 39 Laps 2. Jason Bright (Holden) 3. Todd Kelly (Holden) 4. Russell Ingall (Ford) 5. Steven Richards (Holden) 6. Max Wilson (Ford) 7. Craig Lowndes (Ford) 8. Mark Skaife (Holden) 9. Paul...

Eastern Creek race one report

Eastern Creek race one report

The stage has been set for a grand finale to the V8 Supercar season tomorrow for Pirtek Racing's Marcos Ambrose after the series leader blitzed the field to win race one of the VIP Petfoods Main Event at Eastern Creek Raceway today. Ambrose, who...

BTCC: GM Racing championship season review

BTCC: GM Racing championship season review

GM Racing adds to its Worldwide Trophy Case in 2003 Group captures championships in stock car, drag and sports car racing DETROIT - Long a world leader in motorsport, GM has concluded another championship season across the entire spectrum of ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced

Motor Racing Legends nominated for Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Lexington, KY, December 1, 2003 -- Joe Leonard, Chris Pook, Don Prudhomme, Les Richter and Roger Ward have been nominated for the fifth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award. The award,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dalziel to test with Walker at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dalziel to test with Walker at Sebring

Scottish racer set for Sebring Test Scottish racing's hottest prospect Ryan Dalziel, runner up in the US-based 2003 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship, looks set to reach the upper echelons of motorsport courtesy of a maiden Champ Car test ...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
TBE Eastern Creek race one report

TBE Eastern Creek race one report

Sunny Sydney saw the drivers preparing for a drive in hot conditions today at the final event on the V8 Supercar calendar for 2003 at Eastern Creek. A slightly disappointing crowd watched the first up warm up session. Team Betta...

SBR Eastern Creek race one report

SBR Eastern Creek race one report

Ambrose closes in on first championship crown Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose is one race finish away from winning his first V8 Supercar crown after a blistering performance in the opening race of the VIP Petfoods Main Event at Eastern ...

FPR Eastern Creek race one report

FPR Eastern Creek race one report

November 29, 2003 - All three Ford Performance Racing (FPR) drivers got off to strong top ten starts in today's opening V8 Supercar race after having played starring roles in the morning's full field single lap shoot-out. CAT FPR Falcon driver...

Paul Morris Eastern Creek race one report

Paul Morris Eastern Creek race one report

Sirromet Wines Holden Commodore driver Paul Morris improved 19 positions and charged into the top 10 in today's opening race of the 13th and final round of the V8 Supercar Championship at Eastern Creek in Sydney. Morris started 29th on the grid...

FPR becomes a two car team for 2004

FPR becomes a two car team for 2004

November 29, 2003 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) will field two Falcon V8 Supercars in the 2004 Australian V8 Supercar Championship Series. As a result of this major team decision, 2003 FPV FPR Falcon driver David Besnard will no longer be ...

Andrea Piccini tests Lister Storm LMP

Andrea Piccini tests Lister Storm LMP

The development of the Lister Storm LMP has started in Donington. The Lister Storm LMP will be participating in the 24 hours of Le Mans and the Le Mans Endurance Series 2004. It was Andrea Piccini's first experience with this type of ...

Eastern Creek practice report

Eastern Creek practice report

Pirtek Racing's Marcos Ambrose capped off a great day one on the road to his first V8 Supercar Championship Series title, by topping both practice sessions at the VIP Petfoods Main Event at Eastern Creek today. The great Ford hope clocked a ...

SBR Eastern Creek practice notes

SBR Eastern Creek practice notes

Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose got the start he was looking for when he was the fastest driver in both practice sessions for this weekend's final round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series at Eastern Creek Raceway today. Ambrose...

Audi UK announces new team

Audi UK announces new team

Audi UK bids for motorsport glory with new team Team Veloqx to run Audi R8 at Le Mans and in four-race LMES Audi UK, the British importer of the German prestige car manufacturer, will contest the Le Mans 24 Hours and the inaugural Le Mans ...

Works DTM entry for Audi in 2004

Works DTM entry for Audi in 2004

Last season, the motorsport involvement of AUDI AG was concentrated on supporting customer and importer teams. Now, the Audi marque returns to the race tracks with works teams: With a total of six newly developed touring cars based on the Audi A4,...