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Sun 01 Aug 2004
Kendall on pole after wet Trois-Rivieres SaturdayHeadline

Kendall on pole after wet Trois-Rivieres Saturday

Tommy Kendall will lead his fellow competitors to the green flag on Sunday for the 35th Anniversary Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières. Kendall was the fastest racer during Friday and today's practice time and that is all he needed to secure his...

Mon 26 Jul 2004
Lehto, Werner battle hard to win at PortlandHeadline

Lehto, Werner battle hard to win at Portland

JJ Lehto fought hard to win: not once, not twice, but three times the Champion Racing drove the wheels off his Audi R8 to take the victory at today's American Le Mans Series event for himself and teammate Marco Werner. ...

Wallace breaks drought to take pole in PortlandHeadline

Wallace breaks drought to take pole in Portland

Qualifying in Portland is hot. How hot? A sweltering 104 degrees trackside, with the track surface even hotter at 147 degrees. Andy Wallace, driving the ...

Sun 25 Jul 2004
Dalziel steals pole in VancouverHeadline

Dalziel steals pole in Vancouver

The Scotsman is back! Ryan Dalziel is back on top again, having taken the pole position away from Jon Fogarty in the final lap of today's qualifying session for round eight of the Toyota Atlantic Championship series. Ryan...

Sat 24 Jul 2004
Portland is the scene of the battlegroundHeadline

Portland is the scene of the battleground

In today's test session for the American Le Mans Series, Champion Racing's JJ Lehto set the fastest unofficial practice time in the blistering heat with an equally blistering lap of 1:05.977. This gave Lehto's Audi R8 a comfortable margin of...

Mon 19 Jul 2004
Biaggi wins German GP at the SachsenringHeadline

Biaggi wins German GP at the Sachsenring

After setting a blistering lap time to take pole position for the German GP, Max Biaggi rode the wheels off his Camel Honda to take his first victory of 2004 at the tight and twisty Sachsenring course. Valentino Rossi and Sete Gibernau had the...

Sun 18 Jul 2004
Werner nails new record for pole in SonomaHeadline

Werner nails new record for pole in Sonoma

Champion Racing handed the keys to the Audi R8 to Marco Werner for today's qualifying attempt. The German not only got the pole, he established a new qualifying lap record at the Sears Point Infineon Raceway. ...

Sat 17 Jul 2004
Papa Joe Hendrick passes at 84Headline

Papa Joe Hendrick passes at 84

Joseph R. Hendrick Jr., father of Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick and company president John Hendrick, passed away Wednesday evening at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. He was 84. Papa Joe Hendrick award event: Papa Joe...

Mon 12 Jul 2004
Fogarty edges Ranger for victory in TorontoHeadline

Fogarty edges Ranger for victory in Toronto

Toyota Atlantic Championship Series leader Jon Fogarty staved off late pressure from rookie sensation Andrew Ranger to win the Molson Indy Toronto by just 0.358 of a second on Sunday. Jon Fogarty. Photo by Earl Ma. Ranger, who stayed...

Thu 08 Jul 2004
Bobby East takes first win at RichmondHeadline

Bobby East takes first win at Richmond

Bobby East won tonight's caution-slowed "Dominic's of New York 100" USAC Weld Silver Crown Series race at Richmond International Raceway. He took the lead on the fourth lap, diving under Jason McCord entering Turn 1. He was never headed, but was...

Wed 07 Jul 2004
Werner sprints to victory at Lime RockHeadline

Werner sprints to victory at Lime Rock

Marco Werner sprinted in the final five minutes of green-flag racing at Lime Rock Park to score the victory for Champion Racing's Audi R8 over the ...

Indy 500 winner Rodger Ward tributeHeadline

Indy 500 winner Rodger Ward tribute

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, July 5, 2004 -- Rodger Ward, one of the greatest drivers in Indianapolis 500-Mile Race history, died July 5 in Anaheim, Calif. He was 83. Rodger Ward. Photo by IMS LLC. Ward won the race twice and during a...

Sat 03 Jul 2004
Murci?lago on the prowl in ALMSHeadline

Murci?lago on the prowl in ALMS

Long before ALMS, there was an exceedingly brave bull named Murciélago. After a fierce bullfight on an October afternoon in Cordoba in 1879, matador "Lagartijo" spared Murciélago's life for his exceptional spirit and courage. ...

Thu 01 Jul 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Unser Jr hangs it upHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Unser Jr hangs it up

Racing is a young man's game. At one time turnover of drivers came by death; in these modern days of HANS devices, SAFER barriers and a plethora of safety items that keep drivers working into their 40s and beyond, retirement must be a deliberate...

Fri 25 Jun 2004
ALMS returns to Mid-OhioHeadline

ALMS returns to Mid-Ohio

The American Le Mans Series returns to track at Mid-Ohio this weekend after its spring break. The series' traditional three-month hiatus to allow teams to prepare and participate in the Le Mans 24 Hours is over, with teams arriving in Lexington,...

Mon 21 Jun 2004
Pruett, Papis win six hours of The GlenHeadline

Pruett, Papis win six hours of The Glen

The SunTrust Racing Pontiac Riley of Max Angelelli and Wayne Taylor was the class of the 44-car Rolex Sports Car Series field this weekend at Watkins Glen International, but, in the end, it wasn't enough to beat Scott Pruett and Max Papis to the...

Sun 20 Jun 2004
Gentilozzi wins as Kendall slows in PortlandHeadline

Gentilozzi wins as Kendall slows in Portland

Paul Gentilozzi won the Albertsons 100 today with a pass at the start of the final lap, taking the race by 31.129 seconds over Tomy Drissi. The two were followed by Jorge Diaz Jr in third place, with Joey Scarallo and Tommy Kendall rounding out...

Angelelli storms to The Glen poleHeadline

Angelelli storms to The Glen pole

Sun Trust Racing's Max Angelelli absolutely scorched the track this afternoon during Rolex Sports Car Series qualifying at Watkins Glen International. In doing so, he captured his first pole of the season, lapping the 3.4-mile, 11-turn road course...

Sat 19 Jun 2004
Fogarty takes Portland race one poleHeadline

Fogarty takes Portland race one pole

Veteran racer and former Toyota Atlantic champion Jon Fogarty put down a fast lap at 1:08.404 with a speed of 103.626 miles per hour to ensure himself of one bonus point toward the 2004 championship with the pole position for race one at Portland...

Patrick scores first career pole in PortlandHeadline

Patrick scores first career pole in Portland

Danica Patrick scored her first career pole in the Toyota Atlantic Championship series this morning at Portland International Raceway. The Team Rahal driver has been aiming for the top spot since the 2004 season opened. Danica ...

Wed 09 Jun 2004
Rossi wins action-packed Italian GPHeadline

Rossi wins action-packed Italian GP

I remember reading a quote from Wayne Rainey about Valentino Rossi signing with Yamaha. "The Yamaha is about 10 km/h slower than the other bikes," Rainey is reputed to have said. "Your job is finding the extra speed somewhere else". Rossi must...

Tue 08 Jun 2004
Fogarty wires The MileHeadline

Fogarty wires The Mile

Jon Fogarty continued his dominant performance at the Milwaukee Mile this evening, leading every lap from the pole position. Toyota Atlantic Championship rookies Ronnie Bremer and Andrew Ranger were second and third across the line. Jon...

Sat 29 May 2004
Christian Horner: Is F1 in Arden's future?Headline
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Christian Horner: Is F1 in Arden's future?

Motorsport.com's Max Davies sat down with Arden International team boss, Christian Horner to discuss the future of the team including their possible future entry into Formula One. Motorsport.com: Following the third-straight victory for Liuzzi...

Wed 26 May 2004
Smooth sailing for CGR at Mont-TremblantHeadline

Smooth sailing for CGR at Mont-Tremblant

Max Papis and Scott Pruett went into today's race the Mont-Tremblant circuit with the desire to give the Chip Ganassi Racing team their first ever win in the Grand American Rolex Series and they did just that! The two veteran sportscar endurance...

Tue 25 May 2004
Figge gets first career victory at MonterreyHeadline

Figge gets first career victory at Monterrey

Alex Figge tasted victory today in Monterrey, the second round of the 2004 Toyota Atlantic Championship series. The Pacific Coast Motorsports driver survived the first lap melee, took the lead and coasted to the checker flag 2.050 seconds in...

Sun 23 May 2004
Pruett puts CGR on pole at Mont-TremblantHeadline

Pruett puts CGR on pole at Mont-Tremblant

Scott Pruett held nothing back during his qualifying run to give the CompUSA Chip Ganassi Racing No. 01 Lexus Riley its fourth pole this season. His time of 1:28.575 at the Mont-Tremblant road course was 0.152 seconds faster than the SunTrust ...

Wed 19 May 2004
Gibernau maintains control of the French GPHeadline

Gibernau maintains control of the French GP

With Sete Giberneau on pole position, bright sunny skies and a temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit, the weather could not have been better at the Le Mans circuit in France. Le Mans, in the Bugatti configuration, is not a very technical track;...

Tue 18 May 2004
Gibernau takes French GP pole positionHeadline

Gibernau takes French GP pole position

The Spaniard and championship points-leader, Sete Gibernau, will start from pole position at the French Grand Prix at Le Mans. Friday saw America leading the time sheets, but on Saturday, this honor was bestowed upon Spain. Sete ...

Americans lead French GP attackHeadline

Americans lead French GP attack

Like many predicted at the beginning of the year, it looks like the 2004 MotoGP season is going to be one of the most competitive of all time. And to make it even more interesting, Americans, Colin Edwards and Nicky Hayden are leading the...

Tue 11 May 2004
UK 2000: Storckenfeldt takes round 5 winHeadline

UK 2000: Storckenfeldt takes round 5 win

Alex Storckenfeldt took his first Formula Renault victory in the first race of the day with a strong performance to overcome early leader Paul di Resta. Championship leader salvaged third place from a poor qualifying position to futher extend his...

UK 2000: Conway earns round 6 winHeadline

UK 2000: Conway earns round 6 win

Mike Conway won a dramatic second race at Silverstone after initially conceding the lead on the first lap and then benefiting from a collision in front of him involving his closest rival so far for the championship, Comtec Racing with Duckhams ...

Sat 24 Apr 2004
McDonald and Papis on center stage at Long BeachHeadline

McDonald and Papis on center stage at Long Beach

Character actor Chris McDonald may be best known for his roles as the arrogant golfer Shooter McGavin in "Happy Gilmore" and the meteorologist in "the Perfect Storm," but he added another impressive role to his long list of credits last Saturday...

Fri 16 Apr 2004
Moran Jr returns to Atlantic stomping groundHeadline

Moran Jr returns to Atlantic stomping ground

Not long ago, Rocky Moran, Jr. figured he would spend the Long Beach Grand Prix weekend entertaining a sizable group of business clients at his home track and overseeing a booth on the trade show floor. Now, he finds himself cramming an actual...

Wed 24 Mar 2004
Audi wins fifth consecutive 12 Hours of SebringHeadline

Audi wins fifth consecutive 12 Hours of Sebring

For the fifth consecutive year, a low-slung Audi R8 prototype drove to victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring, the opening round of the nine-race American Le Mans Series season. This time, however, the winning car came not from the venerable Joest ...

Mon 22 Mar 2004
Biela leads Sebring after nine hoursHeadline

Biela leads Sebring after nine hours

The Audi Sport U.K. entry of two-time winner Frank Biela held a commanding six-lap lead over JJ Lehto's Champion Racing Audi after nine hours of the 52nd 12 Hours of Sebring. The pole sitting Champion Audi lost nine laps to the leading Audi after...

Sun 21 Mar 2004
Champion Audi leads after three hours at SebringHeadline

Champion Audi leads after three hours at Sebring

After three hours, the pole sitting Champion Audi of Marco Werner led the way at the 52nd 12 Hours of Sebring. Frank Biela, whose Audi Sport U.K. entry swapped the lead with the Champion Audi several times in the early going, lay second, followed...