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Mon 10 Nov 2003
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 ...

Mon 20 Oct 2003
Monza: Andrea Piccini race notes
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Monza: Andrea Piccini race notes

The last round of the FIA GT championship took place this weekend in Monza where the new team made up of Andrea Piccini, David Sterckx and Gabriele Lancieri finished in seventh place. Thanks to this result, Andrea Piccini has overcome his streak...

Monza: Lanciere race notes
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Monza: Lanciere race notes

The last round of the FIA GT Championship this weekend in Monza was a success for Gabriele Lancieri who made a good impression on the spectators and on the workforce by climbing his way up from the ninth to the seventh place during his hour of the...

Final 2003 standings
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Final 2003 standings

<pre> Provisional 2003 FIA N-GT Championship. Pos. Name of Driver Nat. Tot. 1 Stephane Ortelli MON 73.0 ex Marc Lieb GER 73.0 3 Fabrizio de Simone ...

Monza: race results
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Monza: race results

Pos No Drivers Car Laps Gap --- ---- --------------------------- --------------------- -------- ---------- 1. 22 Cappellari, Gollin Ferrari 550 Maranello 87 2. 21 Bryner, ...

Monza: Season finale race report
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Monza: Season finale race report

An action-packed race around the ultra-fast Monza circuit in Italy closed the 2003 season of the FIA GT Championship in style. With 30,000 spectators lining the track, situated in the beautiful Monza park, the 500 km, 87-lap race was completed in...

Monza: TMC race report
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Monza: TMC race report

TMC on the championship podium! Having set their sights so high this year after 2002's British GT Championship success, TMC has ended its assault on the FIA N/GT Championship disappointed but ultimately satisfied. Entering the final round at ...

Sun 19 Oct 2003
Monza: Interview with Bobbi and Biagi
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Monza: Interview with Bobbi and Biagi

Matteo Bobbi and Thomas Biagi, BMS Scuderia Italia. Matteo Bobbi and Thomas Biagi have driven their way into the record books this season, first of all by winning their first-ever race in the Championship, then by becoming the first duo to win...

Monza: Starting lineup
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Monza: Starting lineup

Pos No Cl Drivers Car Session 1 Session 2 --- ---- ---- ------------------------- ---------------------- ---------- ---------- 1. 5 GT Hezemans, Kumpen, Alliot Chrysler Viper GTS-R 1:43.559 ...

Monza: Qualifying report
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Monza: Qualifying report

Weather Temperatures have been relatively low in Monza today. The sun was shining in the morning, but it had clouded over by the time the afternoon session started. Kumpen claims his first pole in Monza Anthony Kumpen claimed his first pole ...

Monza: TMC qualifying notes
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Monza: TMC qualifying notes

The pressure is on as Team Maranello Concessionaires qualify their two Ferrari 360 N/GT race cars in fifth and eighth positions in class on the grid for the final round of the FIA GT Championship in Monza, Italy. Ahead of tomorrow's critical ...

CRD Ferraris worldwide

CRD Ferraris worldwide

Six Care Racing Ferraris 550 Maranellos can be seen in competition this weekend at two of the world's most prestigious circuits. The FIA GT Team and Constructor Champions, BMS Scuderia Italia, will be campaigning three cars in this weekend's ...

Eight ALMS teams to qualify for Le Mans automatically

Eight ALMS teams to qualify for Le Mans automatically

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 18, 2003) -- American Le Mans Series competitors have been allowed up to eight pre-selections for the 2004 running of 24 Hours of Le Mans, including four that will be earned in Saturday's running of the Petit Le ...

Sat 18 Oct 2003
Monza: Practice two times
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Monza: Practice two times

Pos No Cls Driver Car Laps Time Gap --- ---- --- -------------------- --------------------- ---- ---------- ------ 1. 5 GT Force One Festina Chrysler Viper GTS-R 15 1:044 2. 2 GT ...

Monza: Practice one times
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Monza: Practice one times

Pos No Cl Car Time Gap --- ---- ---- ---------------------- ---------- ------- 1. 22 GT Ferrari 550 Maranello 1:44.730 2. 5 GT Chrysler Viper GTS-R 1:45.160 0.430 3. 2 GT Saleen S7-R ...

Monza: Friday practice report
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Monza: Friday practice report

FIA GT Championship - Round 10, Monza - Free Practice The final round of the 2003 season sees the FIA GT Championship make a much-awaited return to the extremely fast Monza circuit. The circuit, 5.793 km long, has undergone a number of changes...

Fri 17 Oct 2003
Monza: Gabriele Lancieri preview
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Monza: Gabriele Lancieri preview

Gabriele Lancieri returns to Monza after competing in one round of the Euro 3000 Series (5°place with the Uboldi team) on the very same track. This time around, Lancieri is going to be on board the English car; the Lister Storm to compete in the...

Monza: Andrea Piccini preview
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Monza: Andrea Piccini preview

The FIA GT Championship season ends with the last race in Monza this weekend .The Italian track that is 5.770 m long is famous for being one of the fastest tracks in the world. Andrea Piccini's Lister's engine and braking system will have to deal...

Monza: Matteo Bobbi preview
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Monza: Matteo Bobbi preview

Matteo Bobbi will be at the last race of FIA GT Championship in Monza with the world championship title in his pocket. Matteo won the title on the Estoril track with one race left to go. Monza which is Matteo Bobbi's home track will be the stage...

Thu 16 Oct 2003
Monza: Lamborghini preview
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Monza: Lamborghini preview

15 October 2003--/ Lamborghini is continuing the development and testing programme for its Murcielago R-GT with the car's participation in the last round of the FIA GT Championship at Monza. The Murcielago R-GT was out on track at the A1-Ring ...

GNM 2004 programs announced

GNM 2004 programs announced

GNM confirm FIA GT/ LMES GTS programmes for 2004. GNM will contest the FIA GT championship in 2004 with two Saleen S7R's endeavouring to take the overall championship. The first driver pairings for one of the cars has already been ...

Tue 14 Oct 2003
Monza: Graham Nash Motorsport season finale preview
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Monza: Graham Nash Motorsport season finale preview

Graham Nash Motorsport (GNM) will be counting on a barnstorming finish from its duo of Saleen S7-Rs competing in next weekend's season finale of the FIA GT Championship at Monza, to move-up from its current fifth place in the GT Team ...

Sat 11 Oct 2003
Monza: Season finale preview
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Monza: Season finale preview

The 2003 season is drawing to a close ... but there is still a lot to be decided before the garage doors shut on another sucessful season of the LG Super Racing Weekend series. For the last action-packed weekend of racing of the year, the teams...

Fri 10 Oct 2003
Bathurst 24 news 2003-10-09

Bathurst 24 news 2003-10-09

The world's best GT teams, drivers and cars top a mouth-watering list of 71 provisional entries for the second annual Bathurst 24-Hour race at Mount Panorama next month. Current FIA N-GT World Champion Freisinger Motorsport, ...

STRANA: STRANA Road Atlanta preview

STRANA: STRANA Road Atlanta preview

Boris Said to Drive in Round Three of the Tonka 2003 Super Truck Celebrity Challenge BRASELTON, GA (October 9, 2003) Road course racing specialist and 2002 Trans Am Series Champion Boris Said has signed on to race in the Tonka 2003 Super ...