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Mon 30 Aug 2004
Fogarty's sights set after win in MontrealHeadline

Fogarty's sights set after win in Montreal

American Jon Fogarty has his sights set on a second Toyota Atlantic Championship after running away with the race on the 2.709-mile, 15-turn permanent road course at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. Jon Fogarty. Photo by Eric...

Wed 22 Sep 2004
Tamada wins Japanese GPHeadline

Tamada wins Japanese GP

Makoto Tamada backed up his pre-race talk with a dominant win at the Japanese GP in Motegi. After setting a blistering lap to take pole position on Saturday, Tamada rode a faultless race in front of 67,000 screaming Japanese fans. Makoto...

Fri 12 Nov 2004
Massa aiming to beat Schumacher in RoCHeadline
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Massa aiming to beat Schumacher in RoC

Sauber's Felipe Massa will compete in the Race of Champions at the Stade de France, Paris, in December and is aiming to beat F1 champion Michael Schumacher. Massa and the 2004 Indy Racing League champion Tony Kanaan will form the Brazilian team...

Sat 11 Dec 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy enters closed wheel world at DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy enters closed wheel world at Daytona

The only type of car Paul Tracy has driven with a roof on top is one of his myriad street machines but that will change with the 2005 running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Paul Tracy. Photo by Linda Rydell. Tracy,...

Fri 19 Nov 2004
Xaus a blue-rider?Headline

Xaus a blue-rider?

Ruben Xaus. Photo by Fabrice Crosnier. According to Spanish publications, Spaniard Ruben Xaus and his manager have managed to sever their contract with the D'Antin MotoGP team. With all the Honda seats taken, the MotoGP rookie of the...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Kovalainen stuns competition in Race of ChampionsHeadline

Kovalainen stuns competition in Race of Champions

Heikki Kovalainen, the 2004 World Series by Nissan champion stunned the competition and the crowd at the Stade de France in Paris to walk away with the Race of Champions trophy. The Finn became the youngest driver to win the RoC and he did it ...

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. ...

Tue 02 Mar 2004
Wallace, Duno win wild HomesteadHeadline

Wallace, Duno win wild Homestead

In Saturday's Rolex Sports Car Series Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the genteel world of endurance sports car racing met the rough-hewn world of American short-track racing, and the result was nothing short of ...

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...

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...

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...

Wed 20 Oct 2004
Rossi writes history in AustraliaHeadline

Rossi writes history in Australia

About a year ago, any MotoGP observer would have said you were insane if you even thought of suggesting Valentino Rossi could retain the championship aboard the Yamaha M1. “Sure he’ll win a couple of races here and there, but the...

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 ...

Sun 29 Aug 2004
Fogarty edges Dalziel for Montreal poleHeadline

Fogarty edges Dalziel for Montreal pole

By just 0.047-seconds, that was all the margin that Jon Fogarty needed to take the Montreal pole, the bonus point and regain his one-point edge over Ryan Dalziel in the Toyota Atlantic Championship drivers' standings. Jon Fogarty. Photo...

Mon 02 Feb 2004
NASCAR drivers excel in the wet at DaytonaHeadline

NASCAR drivers excel in the wet at Daytona

Six hours down and eighteen to go. For the NASCAR drivers participating the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the wet track is a new commodity to deal with. For some it's not a problem; for others it's a different story. ...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
McCoy to FP1 in 2005Headline

McCoy to FP1 in 2005

Foggy-Petronas racing has announced its 2005 WSBK rider line-up and one of them is three-time GP winner Garry McCoy. Garry McCoy. Photo by Bob Heathcote. The lanky Australian said: "I am really looking forward to it. It is still only...

Mon 02 Feb 2004
Bell Motorsports takes victory at DaytonaHeadline

Bell Motorsports takes victory at Daytona

In a surprise late-race finish, the No. 54 Bell Motorsports Pontiac Doran Daytona Prototype inherited the Rolex 24 Hours win, after longtime race leader Tony Stewart (Howard-Boss Motorsports Chevrolet Crawford) spun in the wet...

Fri 19 Mar 2004
Lehto lands fifth Sebring pole for AudiHeadline

Lehto lands fifth Sebring pole for Audi

Champion Racing's JJ Lehto hopes that history will repeat itself in this year's 12 Hours of Sebring. In 1999, Lehto claimed the pole and went on to win the race. This year, Lehto out-dueled former American Le Mans Series champion Allan McNish to...

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,...

Tue 05 Oct 2004
Taylor, Angelelli win VIR 400Headline

Taylor, Angelelli win VIR 400

Max Angelelli nipped Scott Pruett by .870 seconds -- the closest finish in the five-year history of the Rolex Sports Car Series - to win his third race of the season in the VIR 400 presented by SunTrust at the Virginia International Raceway.

Tue 18 May 2004
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...

Thu 05 Aug 2004
Haga doubles up at Brands HatchHeadline

Haga doubles up at Brands Hatch

Even though Pier-Francesco Chili crashed out of the first leg of the European round at Brands Hatch in Great Britain, Chili returned for the second leg as proof to his strength. Noriyuki Haga. Photo by Dave Dyer. Noriyuki Haga not...

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. ...

Mon 05 Jan 2004
SCC: Teams open season with official Daytona testingHeadline

SCC: Teams open season with official Daytona testing

Grand American Rolex Series 2004 season officially began today at Daytona International Speedway for pre-season testing prior to the 42nd Rolex Daytona 24 Hours and the 2003 Daytona Prototypes were the fastest. ...

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...

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...

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;...

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...

Tue 03 Feb 2004
Bell Motorsports win rain-drenched DaytonaHeadline

Bell Motorsports win rain-drenched Daytona

If the captivating events that unfolded today in the waning moments of the rain-drenched 42nd Rolex 24 Daytona are any indication, the Grand American Rolex Series may indeed be well on its way to changing the face of American sports car ...

Mon 26 Jul 2004
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 ...

Thu 07 Oct 2004
Gibernau wins vital Qatar GPHeadline

Gibernau wins vital Qatar GP

Sete Gibernau crawled himself back into the championship hunt of his first MotoGP World Championship title at the Losail circuit in Qatar. The Spaniard not only won Saturday's GP, but also cut 2/3 of his championship-points deficit to Valentino ...

Fri 19 Nov 2004
Ducati ends Michelin MotoGP relationshipHeadline

Ducati ends Michelin MotoGP relationship

Ducati has confirmed the rumors of the Italian MotoGP outfit running on Japanese tires in 2005. In its maiden year, Ducati shocked the MotoGP paddock by taking its first-ever MotoGP win in only its sixth appearance. By its second year, though, ...

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 12 Oct 2004
Forbes-Robinson, Leitzinger hold on for Barber winHeadline

Forbes-Robinson, Leitzinger hold on for Barber win

Butch Leitzinger and Elliott Forbes Robinson mastered intermittent rain and a slippery track to win their first Rolex Sports Car Series race of the year Sunday in the Porsche 250 presented by Bradley Arant at the Barber Motorsports Park. In doing...

Sat 19 Jun 2004
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 ...

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. ...