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Sun 19 Sep 2004
Tamada steals pole position for home GPHeadline

Tamada steals pole position for home GP

Makoto Tamada will start tomorrow's Japanese GP at Motegi in pole position. The Japanese Honda rider stole pole position from fellow Bridgestone-shod rider, John Hopkins, in the last minutes of the second and last qualifying session by setting a...

Sat 18 Sep 2004
Hopkins on provisional pole for Japanese GPHeadline

Hopkins on provisional pole for Japanese GP

American John Hopkins took his first-ever provisional pole position for Sunday's Japanese GP at Motegi. John Hopkins. Photo by Richard Sloop. In anticipation of what will be the "David vs. Goliath" battle between world champion ...

Sun 12 Sep 2004
Kendall wins Laguna, Gentilozzi is championHeadline

Kendall wins Laguna, Gentilozzi is champion

Tommy Kendall did everything he could but he could not run Paul Gentilozzi's race. Kendall won the season finale and took all bonus points. For the first time since the 1966 Trans-Am Series, the championship ended in a tie. Podium:...

Thu 09 Sep 2004
Rossi regains control of World Championship titleHeadline

Rossi regains control of World Championship title

The 25 year-old living legend, Valentino Rossi, stamped his authority at today's Portuguese GP at the Estoril circuit, by taking his sixth GP victory of the 2004 season and 65th of his career. Valentino Rossi. Photo by Gauloises ...

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...

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...

Wed 18 Aug 2004
Bremer snags first career win in DenverHeadline

Bremer snags first career win in Denver

Ronnie Bremer took on the streets of Denver for his first Atlantic victory this weekend. Rookie Bremer took on point leaders' Jon Fogarty and Ryan Dalziel for his first Toyota Atlantic Championship series win as he regained the rookie points lead...

Sun 15 Aug 2004
Papis awarded Watkins Glen poleHeadline

Papis awarded Watkins Glen pole

Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series officials decided to set the starting field for Friday evening's Sahlen's 200 at Watkins Glen International based on Rolex Sports Car Series team points after rain forced the cancellation qualifying on ...

Sat 14 Aug 2004
Theys, Magnussen win at The GlenHeadline

Theys, Magnussen win at The Glen

With the end of the Sahlen's 200 at Watkins Glen International in sight and the rain-drenched track beginning to dry, the race leaders faced a difficult decision during the race's final caution period: pit for slick tires or try to nurse their...

Sun 08 Aug 2004
Weaver snatches Mosport poleHeadline

Weaver snatches Mosport pole

James Weaver won his 10th career pole in the American Le Mans Series at Mosport International Raceway. The Dyson Racing racer has now notched four poles this season for himself and co-driver Butch Leitzinger. ...

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...

Wed 04 Aug 2004
Gentilozzi on top step at Trois-RivieresHeadline

Gentilozzi on top step at Trois-Rivieres

Paul Gentilozzi was the racer on top of the podium, flanked by his two teammates, as Rocketsports Racing swept the podium on the 1.506-mile street circuit in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. Paul Gentilozzi. Photo by Eric Gilbert. "I...

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...