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Thu 29 Dec 2005
Series interview with GT1 champion
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Series interview with GT1 champion

THE 2005 FIA GT1 DRIVER'S CHAMPION : GABRIELE GARDEL How does it feel to have won the 2005 FIA GT1 Drivers Championship? I am really happy, and have to thank Jack Leconte, Pedro Lamy and all the crew who worked really hard for this success.

2005 final season newsletter 2005-12-23
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2005 final season newsletter 2005-12-23

GARDEL CLAIMS 2005 GT1 DRIVERS TITLE LIEB AND ROCKENFELLER ARE THE GT2 CHAMPIONS BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR SEE YOU IN 2006 ! It was the closest and most thrilling season for years ... and the suspense did not end when the ...

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day two

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day two

AFTER TWO COMPLETE DAYS OF CHAMP CAR TESTING, KATHERINE LEGGE PROVES HER SKILL FOR PKV RACING SEBRING, Florida (December 21, 2005) -- If there was ever a doubt that British rising star Katherine Legge could handle the power of a turbocharged...

WPS Racing's engineer receives award

WPS Racing's engineer receives award

TOP AWARD FOR WPS RACING'S FEMALE ENGINEER WPS Racing junior engineer Kate Millar is the toast of the team following her recent success in securing the inaugural 'Excellence in Studies and Achievement' award, presented by the Queensland State...

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day one

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day one

KATHERINE LEGGE PERFORMS WELL IN FULL DAY OF CHAMP CAR TESTING WITH PKV RACING SEBRING, Florida (December 20, 2005) -- Last week British racing sensation Katherine Legge got her feet wet in her first experience in a 750-horsepower Champ Car. On...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
2006 production keeps up with high demand

2006 production keeps up with high demand

PRODUCTION OF NEW GENERATION ATLANTIC CAR ON SCHEDULE AS SERIES PARTNERS KEEP SWIFT PACE INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2005) -- While many of the new Champ Car Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama teams are busy preparing this holiday ...

Tasman Motorsport signs Andrew Jones

Tasman Motorsport signs Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones signs with Tasman Motorsport for 2006 V8 Supercar Series AFTER testing three drivers last week at Winton Motor Raceway, Tasman Motorsport has signed Andrew Jones to join Jason Richards in its two-car Holden Commodore team for the...

Balfe Motorsport Donington Park test notes
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Balfe Motorsport Donington Park test notes

BALFE HAPPY WITH INITIAL SALEEN GT1 TEST The Balfe Motorsport team took to a cold Donington Park in Leicestershire at the end of last week to give its new Saleen S7R GT1 car a brief run before a winter rebuild in readiness for the 2006 FIA GT...

Gelles Racing completes 2005 testing

Gelles Racing completes 2005 testing

Gelles Racing completes 2005 Season testing Front Royal, December 16, 2005. -- This week Gelles Racing completed its 2005 pre-Season testing with several different drivers taking to the track each day at Barber Motorsport Park and Roebling...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Bessette honored with award in Canada

Bessette honored with award in Canada

NAMED BY CANADIAN AUTOMOBILE SPORTS CLUB Antoine Bessette, champion race driver in 2005 Montreal, December 14. -- Already winner of the Gilles-Villeneuve trophy that was awarded to him for his season in the Champ Car Formula Atlantic, 23-year...

Sierra Sierra signs Matos for 2006

Sierra Sierra signs Matos for 2006

Sierra Sierra Atlantic Team To Compete With Raphael Matos in 2006 Sierra Sierra Enterprises announced today the selection of aspiring open-wheel driver Raphael Matos to drive for the team in the 2006 Champ Car Atlantic Championship Presented by...

Audi reveals diesel engine

Audi reveals diesel engine

Audi competes with diesel sports car at Le Mans Audi R10 world premiere in Paris V12 TDI engine produces over 650 hp First test successfully completed AUDI AG is once again one step ahead of the opposition: The inventor of 'TDI' will become the...

Ducati Austin Daytona test notes 2005-12-12
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Ducati Austin Daytona test notes 2005-12-12

BEN BOSTROM FIGHTS FOR TOP SPOT AT DAYTONA TEST ON HIS RETURN TO DUCATI Daytona, FL (December 12, 2005) - Parts Unlimited Ducati Austin racers Ben Bostrom and Neil Hodgson tested at Daytona International Speedway December 10-12. Both riders...

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A special touch for the holidays

This Year It is Okay To Get a Lot When You Give a Little By: Tom Moore, Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing It is the time of year that our thoughts all turn towards others, or they should. But, if we're honest, how many of us don't ...

SUPERCROSS: THQ World/AMA Canada events post-race notes
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SUPERCROSS: THQ World/AMA Canada events post-race notes

Stewart Lays Down Back-to-Back Wins in Canada AURORA, IL. (December 12, 2005) -- In his first-ever Amp'd Mobile World Supercross GP Kawasaki's James Stewart, of Haines City, Fla., rode away from Canada with two consecutive wins and leads ...

Tue 13 Dec 2005
EU3: Stephane Ratel on the new GT3 series
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EU3: Stephane Ratel on the new GT3 series

SO WHAT IS THE FIA GT3 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP? An interview with Stephane Ratel Why GT3? SR: "Because we felt there was a need for a more accessible international series, with all the famous brands of GT cars. There has been an evolution ...

2005 championship update 2005-12-10
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2005 championship update 2005-12-10

The results of the 2005 FIA GT Championship were finalised in Monaco on Friday December 9th, when the International Court of Appeal of the FIA quashed the decision nr 9 of the Panel of the Stewards of the Meeting in Bahrain, which had excluded...

A look back at 2005
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A look back at 2005

THE FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP - A LOOK BACK AT 2005 Mr Max Mosley, President of the FIA, spoke first on the Championship: "I think that the 2005 season of the FIA GT Championship has been a huge success, and that has very much is a result of the work...

Care Racing - Labre, Gardel win championship
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Care Racing - Labre, Gardel win championship

Larbre win FIA GT Appeal and Championship FIA's Christmas Present For Gardel -- A Championship! Gabriele Gardel, from Lugano in Switzerland, will tonight be officially crowned 2005 FIA GT Drivers' Champion after the FIA's International Court...

SUPERCROSS: THQ World/AMA Vancouver summary
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SUPERCROSS: THQ World/AMA Vancouver summary

Teenage Star Stewart Collects Second Amp'd Mobile World Supercross GP Win Ramsey Leads Wire-to-Wire for Second Consecutive Win in Vancouver VANCOUVER (December 10, 2005) -- Kawasaki's James Stewart, of Haines City, Fla., won his second...

Mon 12 Dec 2005
Legge's LBGP victory name top racing moment

Legge's LBGP victory name top racing moment

KATHERINE LEGGE'S LONG BEACH ATLANTIC WIN NAMED SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S TOP AUTO RACING MOMENT OF THE YEAR INDIANAPOLIS (December 12, 2005) -- It was a moment that Atlantic driver Katherine Legge will never forget and now it's been recognized...

Long Beach race win named LA area top moment

Long Beach race win named LA area top moment

KATHERINE LEGGE'S LONG BEACH ATLANTIC WIN NAMED RACING'S TOP 2005 MOMENT IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LONG BEACH, Calif. (Dec. 12, 2005) -- Rookie Katherine Legge's victory in the Toyota Atlantic Championship race April 10 - the first-ever win by ...

Sun 11 Dec 2005
Balfe Motorspors enters GT1 in 2006
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Balfe Motorspors enters GT1 in 2006

BALFE MOTORSPORT GOES FIA GT1 IN 2006 The Balfe Motorsport Team will graduate to the GT1 class of the FIA GT Championship next season, after taking delivery of one of the RML built Saleen S7R chassis from Mike Newton. Shaun Balfe will be one...

Sat 10 Dec 2005
Bahrain: Tim Sugden race report
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Bahrain: Tim Sugden race report

Disappointing End to Excellent Season for Sugden The final race of the 2005 FIA GT championship in Bahrain on Friday did not bring the fairy tale end to Tim Sugden's season that he hoped for as a small fluid leak on lap 19 of the 90 lap race...

EU3: 2006 GT3 series launched in Monaco
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EU3: 2006 GT3 series launched in Monaco

The FIA GT3 European Championship got off to a glittering start in Monaco on December 2nd, with an extremely well-attended press conference and a display of cars in front of the prestigious Hotel de Paris. In the presence of FIA President, Mr Max...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Bahrain final race results
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Bahrain final race results

Pos Car Class Drivers Car Laps Gap --- --- ----- ---------------------------- ---------------------- -------- ------- 1. 17 GT1 Bouchut, Garcia Aston Martin DBR9 90 ...

Bachelart, Rahal, Johnson teleconference, part 2

Bachelart, Rahal, Johnson teleconference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: Steve, what is the current status of a sponsor for Atlantics? Do you expect to have one for this season? STEVE JOHNSON: Actually, we had meetings this week on that. I know if I say yes, I'll end up jinxing it.

Bachelart, Rahal, Johnson teleconference, part 1

Bachelart, Rahal, Johnson teleconference, part 1

CHAMP CAR TELECONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT WITH ERIC BACHELART, GRAHAM RAHAL AND STEVE JOHNSON ERIC MAUK: Welcome, everyone, to today's Champ Car/Atlantic media teleconference where we have a very exciting announcement as we continue to build on the...

Mi-Jack Conquest Racing signs Rahal for 2006

Mi-Jack Conquest Racing signs Rahal for 2006

Mi-Jack Conquest Racing signs Graham Rahal for 2006 Champ Car Atlantic campaign Indianapolis, IN (7 December 2005)-- Mi-Jack Conquest Racing announced today that talented young American Graham Rahal has signed with the Indianapolis-based team to...

Graham Rahal joins Conquest Racing

Graham Rahal joins Conquest Racing

GRAHAM RAHAL TO DRIVE FOR MI-JACK CONQUEST RACING ATLANTIC TEAM IN 2006 INDIANAPOLIS (December 7, 2005) -- One of the brightest young American road racing stars is joining the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama and Mi-Jack...

Bahrain provisional race results
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Bahrain provisional race results

Pos Car Class Drivers Car Laps Gap --- --- ----- ---------------------------- ---------------------- -------- ------- 1. 17 GT1 Bouchut, Garcia Aston Martin DBR9 90 ...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
SUPERCROSS: THQ World/AMA Vancouver preview
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SUPERCROSS: THQ World/AMA Vancouver preview

Stewart, Carmichael, Reed and Vuillemin Blast into B.C. Place Stadium Can Stewart Make it Two in-a-Row? TORONTO (December 6, 2005) -- In his first-ever Amp'd Mobile World Supercross GP, Kawasaki's James Stewart, of Haines City, Fla., won the...

Pro Racing adds two staff members
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Pro Racing adds two staff members

AMA PRO RACING ADDS TWO STAFF MEMBERS PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Dec. 8, 2005) -- AMA Pro Racing announced today that it has added two staff members to its organization. Kevin Crowther joins as Director of Technical Development and Gus Niewenhous joins...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Dodo Racing to test new talent for 2006

Dodo Racing to test new talent for 2006

Dodo Racing to audition talent for 2006 V8 Supercar race seat Youlden, Pretty and Jones joined by Formula Ford competition winner Dodo Racing will test a select group of drivers this Monday (December 12) at Winton Motor Raceway in...

Zwolsman to test Conquest Racing Champ Car

Zwolsman to test Conquest Racing Champ Car

2005 ATLANTIC CHAMPION CHARLES ZWOLSMAN TO TEST MI-JACK CONQUEST RACING CHAMP CAR INDIANAPOLIS (December 6, 2005) -- After getting a taste of life behind the wheel of a Champ Car in November, Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama...

2006 AMA Flat Track Championship schedule
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2006 AMA Flat Track Championship schedule

<pre> 2006 AMA FLAT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE Date Venue Location Type Series March 9 Municipal Stadium Daytona Beach, FL S.T. GNC Singles May 20 ...