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Mon 23 Dec 2002
SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel statement on dismissed lawsuit
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SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel statement on dismissed lawsuit

AURORA, Ill. (December 19, 2002) - Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports and AMA Pro Racing entered into an agreement on December 17, 2002 prior to a scheduled court hearing concerning the THQ World Supercross GP and the AMA Supercross Series.

Good rally result for H?kkinen may lead to moreHeadline
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Good rally result for H?kkinen may lead to more

A good result for Mika Häkkinen in January's Arctic Lapland Rally could see the Finn continue in rallying. The Lapland rally is so far a one-off event but double Formula One champion Häkkinen said a top two finish might persuade him to do ...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rupert Manwaring appointed Lola Managing Director

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rupert Manwaring appointed Lola Managing Director

Lola Cars International Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert Manwaring as the company's new Managing Director. Manwaring, 46, has a wealth of motorsport experience, having worked in management for some of Formula One's most...

Fri 01 Nov 2002
Stoddart to sell European Aviation
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Stoddart to sell European Aviation

Minardi boss Paul Stoddart has revealed he is selling his European Aviation company as it can no longer continue without support. Stoddart founded the company in 1989 but the Australian said since the terrorist attacks on America in September last...

Sat 19 Oct 2002
IRL: McNish to test for PenskeHeadline
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IRL: McNish to test for Penske

Allan McNish is to test for Penske Racing in the IRL series on Monday at the Fontana speedway in California. McNish finished his F1 season with Toyota by way of a huge crash in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix, which he escaped from...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
Driver maintenance with Jaguar physio Harris
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Driver maintenance with Jaguar physio Harris

The man at Jaguar Racing who spends the most time with the drivers is Nick Harris, the team's Welsh-born physio. He is with them not just at races and tests, but also in between, and especially during the winter. Now he has two new charges to take...

Tue 09 Apr 2002
IRL: Duesenberg and Johnny Herbert to compete in Indy 500

IRL: Duesenberg and Johnny Herbert to compete in Indy 500

Indianapolis, IN (April 8) - One of the most illustrious names in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history returns to competition as Duesenberg Brothers Racing will field a car for next month's running of the 86th Indianapolis 500. Celebrating the...

Wed 18 Sep 2002
Frentzen may replace Massa at USGP
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Frentzen may replace Massa at USGP

Heinz-Harald Frentzen may make an early debut for Sauber as the team considers whether to replace Felipe Massa for the US Grand Prix at Indianapolis on September 29th. Frentzen signed to replace Massa at Sauber for 2003 but since the young...

Mon 19 Aug 2002
Coulthard not happy with Montoya
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Coulthard not happy with Montoya

Davis Coulthard has once again criticized Juan Pablo Montoya for his on track antics, saying the Williams driver can't accept being overtaken. Coulthard and Montoya touched cars at the Nurburgring as the McLaren tried to pass the Colombian, ...

Sun 03 Mar 2002
Championship Cup Series Daytona Friday results
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Championship Cup Series Daytona Friday results

Friday's Results Amateur GTO 1. Robert Kruger, Montreal, Canada, Suzuki 1000; 2. Jeff Walker, Marshallville, Ga., Suzuki 750; 3. Leonard Santangelo, Kinnelon, N.J., Suzuki 750; 4. Ralph Fernandez, Miami, Fla., Suzuki 750; 5. Scott Cunningham, West...

Tue 19 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Alex Zanardi at the Bologna Motor Show
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Alex Zanardi at the Bologna Motor Show

Alex Zanardi at the Bologna Motor Show Marcus Gronholm, Rally World Champion Star of the Bettega International - Beta Utensili Trophy Battle of the Titans between Ktm and Husqvarna in the International Supermotard. Alex Zanardi on the Euro The...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
Petrobras and Williams extend partnership

Petrobras and Williams extend partnership

At a press conference in Rio today, Francisco Gros, President of Petrobras and Frank Williams, Team Principal of the BMW WilliamsF1 Team, announced a two year extension in their long term sponsorship and technical partnership. Petrobras, the ...

Tue 10 Sep 2002
2003 Motocross schedule announced
AMA

2003 Motocross schedule announced

AMA Pro Racing announces 2003 Motocross Championship schedule. PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- AMA Pro Racing announces the schedule for the 2003 AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championship - the world's most prestigious national motocross series. The ...

Sat 13 Jul 2002
New Mercedes Grandstand at Hockenheim
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New Mercedes Grandstand at Hockenheim

The new attractive Mercedes grandstand at the shortened and rebuilt Grand Prix track of the Hockenheimring is currently under construction and will be finished after the record time of three months, right in time for the German Grand Prix from 26...

Sat 09 Feb 2002
Sebring: Prodrive, Olive Garden Ferrari teams preview

Sebring: Prodrive, Olive Garden Ferrari teams preview

SEBRING, Fla. (February 7, 2002) -- Ferraris are returning to action on the American Le Mans Series in a big way in 2002, and the second and third entries received for the 50th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, presented by Dodge, are from...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART teamHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART team

INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2002) - Former Champ Car driver Stefan Johansson announced today the formation of American Spirit Team Johansson, a complete two-car effort that will campaign the 2003 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series ...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
Coroner's findings in Australia GP death

Coroner's findings in Australia GP death

State coroner Graeme Johnstone has released his findings following the inquest into the death of race marshal Graham Beveridge at the Australian GP last year. Johnstone said the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) did not manage the risk to...

Sat 19 Jan 2002
AA Kyalami - Managing Director interviewed

AA Kyalami - Managing Director interviewed

Motorsport.com's Erica Southey interviewed Mr Piet Swanepoel, Managing Director of AA Kyalami Racing Circuit South Africa. Mr Piet Swanepoel cleared up the confusion about the rumours that part of AA Kyalami race track was sold off for development.

Thu 03 Jan 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Emerson Fittipaldi injured in a bicycle accident
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Emerson Fittipaldi injured in a bicycle accident

Miami, Florida (December 24) -- Emerson Fittipaldi was injured in a bicycle accident while out riding last night when he struck a bike laying in the middle of the street. The accident occurred near his home. The two-time Formula One World...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
Interview with Jaguar's Mark Gillan
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Interview with Jaguar's Mark Gillan

The re-structuring of the Jaguar Racing technical department has handed Dr. Mark Gillan a pivotal role. He is responsible for all technical issues of the car at the racetrack and his input into the aerodynamic performance of the forthcoming Jaguar...

Tue 03 Sep 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe puts Villeneuve offer in writingHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe puts Villeneuve offer in writing

Team Players' boss Jerry Forsythe confirmed at the Denver CART weekend that an offer for the services of Jacques Villeneuve has now been officially put in writing. A previous verbal offer was turned down by Villeneuve's manager but Forsythe has...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
Carsport Zonda to debut 2003 American Le Mans Series

Carsport Zonda to debut 2003 American Le Mans Series

Carsport Zonda partnership secures exclusive worldwide rights agreement for Pagani Zonda C12GTS. ORLANDO, FLORIDA - In a move that is sure to open the eyes of the racing industry, Tom Weickardt (Owner, American Viperacing), Toine...

Sun 10 Mar 2002
Bruno Lambert joins MBD Panoz-Mugen team

Bruno Lambert joins MBD Panoz-Mugen team

Le Mans 24 Hours Gt Winner Bruno Lambert Joins Mbd Sportscars Toronto, Canada, March 9, 2002 - Seattle based driver Bruno Lambert will team up with Didier de Radiguès in the MBD Sportscars entered Panoz-Mugen LMP900 for 2002 ALMS...

Fri 28 Jun 2002
100 questions to Salo, part 1
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100 questions to Salo, part 1

Toyota's Mika Salo answers 100 questions on subjects from his schooling to his favourites television programme. Part 1 of 2 1. What are your parents called? My father Seppo and my mother Tarja. Both of them are now half-retired, but they both...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
Alesi to support young French drivers
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Alesi to support young French drivers

Jean Alesi has teamed up with the French Federation of Sport Automobile (FFSA) in an effort to support up-and-coming young French drivers. The former Formula One driver has taken the position of Captain of the French team for the FFSA and will ...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Suena m?sica de nuevo en el Hermanos Rodr?guez en M?xico

CHAMPCAR/CART: Suena m?sica de nuevo en el Hermanos Rodr?guez en M?xico

Ciudad de México. (México) 6 de noviembre, 2002. Una pista con enorme tradición ha sido reinaugurada ayer martes. El circuito de los Hermanos Rodríguez está lista para recibir la última fecha de la FedEx CART, el Gran Premio de México...

Wed 12 Jun 2002
Dick Seidenspinner joins Champion Sports Group

Dick Seidenspinner joins Champion Sports Group

Seidenspinner hired as General Manager by Champion Sports Group. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Monday, June 10, 2002) - Dick Seidenspinner was recently hired as General Manager for Champion Sports Group (CSG). Seidenspinner will oversee CSG's day to day...

Fri 15 Mar 2002
Liqui Moly signs sponsor package with Jordan Formula One

Liqui Moly signs sponsor package with Jordan Formula One

Liqui Moly Agrees Jordan Sponsorship Liqui Moly has agreed a two-year sponsorship of DHL Jordan Honda, commencing at this weekend's second round of the 2002 Formula One World Championship in Malaysia. Based in Ulm, Germany, Liqui Moly is a ...

Sun 03 Mar 2002
Australian GP Saturday qualifying
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Australian GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Rubens Barrichello BR Ferrari 1:25.843 2. Michael Schumacher ...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
ILP: New Atlantic team - Scuadra Fortia

ILP: New Atlantic team - Scuadra Fortia

Mexico City, Mexico (December 5, 2001) - New Latin American Team Scuadra Fortia announced today that will participate in the 2002 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Series with Mexican driver Eduardo Figueroa. "The CART Toyota Atlantic ...

Sat 02 Mar 2002
B-17 Flyover at Sebring 12 Hours 50th Anniversary

B-17 Flyover at Sebring 12 Hours 50th Anniversary

Gunnar Racing Plans Salute to Sebring's Aviation History With B-17 Flyover, Car Motif For 50th Sebring 12 Hours SEBRING, Fla. (February 28, 2002) -- With the help of a Flying Fortress, Gunnar Racing will salute the military aviation history of...

Wed 12 Jun 2002
Motocross 338: 125cc race results
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Motocross 338: 125cc race results

<pre> AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championship Round 4 Of 12 Motocross 338, Southwick, Massachusetts June 9, 2002 125cc Class Official Results MOTO1: 1. 37 Danny L Smith Middleton, Id Suzuki 2. 28 Branden L ...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
ToyotaF1 sign up CART champion da Matta
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ToyotaF1 sign up CART champion da Matta

Toyota Motorsport GmbH today announced that 2002 CART champion Cristiano da Matta has signed a two-year contract to become a Formula 1 race driver for the Panasonic Toyota Racing team from the 2003 season. The 29-year-old Brazilian will partner ...

Wed 31 Jul 2002
Losing mid-season break unfair says Dennis
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Losing mid-season break unfair says Dennis

McLaren boss Ron Dennis is not pleased that the mid-season break, which F1 has just entered, will be scrapped next year. After the German Grand Prix the teams have a three week respite before the next race at the Hungaroring on August 18th but...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
Carlos Reutemann may run for president
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Carlos Reutemann may run for president

Carlos Reutemann, former Formula One driver, may run for president of Argentina. On December 21, President Fernando de la Rue resigned after two turbulent years in power. Ramon Puerta was named "caretaker president" by the Argentina congress....

Sun 18 Aug 2002
Gazprom signs with Minardi

Gazprom signs with Minardi

FAENZA, ITALY, August 16, 2002 - KL Minardi Asiatech is today very pleased to announce that the team is joined, as from this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix, by an important new commercial partner - Russian company, Gazprom. Gazprom is the...