Filters 1997

Sort by:

News:

Posted in:

Article types:

Clear all filters

Most recent touring news articles:

Wed 31 Dec 1997
BTCC: Knockhill - Paul Radisich Review

BTCC: Knockhill - Paul Radisich Review

A Day in the Rain While south of the border basked in sunshine, the weather at Knockhill could have been mistaken for a disappointing October day. Persistent rain, strong winds and cool temperatures challenged hardened race-goers determined to...

BTCC: Thruxton Paul Radisich Review

BTCC: Thruxton Paul Radisich Review

Paul Radisich Thruxton Review British Touring Car CHampionship Rounds 17 and 18 Sunday 2nd August 1998 It was a day of mixed fortune for Paul Radisich, claiming two points in round 17 but in contrast retiring from round 18 - the feature race -...

Wed 10 Dec 1997
BTCC: Morbidelli joins Volvo

BTCC: Morbidelli joins Volvo

Morbidelli swaps Formula 1 for BTCC Grand Prix star Gianni Morbidelli is to contest next year's Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship. The recruitment by Volvo of the 29-year- old Italian as team-mate to Rickard Rydell was announced today ...

Thu 04 Dec 1997
BTCC: new tyre rules for 98

BTCC: new tyre rules for 98

News from the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship 4/12/97 BTCC announces new tyre regulations for 1998 Following positive discussions with both Michelin and Dunlop, TOCA Limited is delighted to announce that new tyre regulations have...

Mon 03 Nov 1997
BTCC: 1998 rule revisions

BTCC: 1998 rule revisions

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 3/11/97 Qualifying and race changes add to the action for 1998 BTCC Exciting new initiatives are being introduced into next year's Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship aimed at...

Sun 19 Oct 1997
BTCC: Donington TT report

BTCC: Donington TT report

MENU WINS RAC TOURIST TROPHY Alain Menu left Donington Park UKpounds25,000 richer this afternoon (Sun) and with his name inscribed once more on one of the world's most famous motor sporting trophies. Menu's victory for Renault in the...

Sat 18 Oct 1997
BTCC: Tourist Trophy qualifying, Donington Park

BTCC: Tourist Trophy qualifying, Donington Park

NEWS FROM THE RAC TOURIST TROPHY, DONINGTON PARK, 18/10/97 THE Renault and Nissan teams played a canny game of tactics at Donington Park this afternoon (Saty) in official qualifying for tomorrow's running of the Ukpounds25,000 RAC Tourist ...

Thu 16 Oct 1997
BTCC: Donington TT testing

BTCC: Donington TT testing

PLATO TOP RUNNER IN TT TESTS Renault's Jason Plato this afternoon (Thurs) topped the timesheets at Donington Park in official testing for Sunday's (Oct 19) running of Britain's oldest - and richest - race, the RAC Tourist Trophy, the ...

Mon 13 Oct 1997
BTCC: Tourist Trophy preview

BTCC: Tourist Trophy preview

GLOBAL GRID FOR THE TOURIST TROPHY * Winner takes all in pounds25,000 showdown * Cosmopolitan grid as the BTCC's best take on the world * 'Quattrophenia' as Audi says farewell to its 4WD supercars The stars of the Auto Trader RAC Touring...

Fri 03 Oct 1997
BTCC: Honda names drivers

BTCC: Honda names drivers

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 3/10/97 Honda names drivers for all-action Tourist Trophy Honda has announced an all-star line-up for the famous Tourist Trophy race, to be held at Donington Park on Sunday October 19. ...

Sat 27 Sep 1997
Pikes Peak report
PWC

Pikes Peak report

CUNNINGHAM, KLEINUBING TAKE PIKES PEAK WORLD CHALLENGE WINS FOUNTAIN, Colo.(September 27) -- Peter Cunningham, of West Bend, Wis., extended his SCCA World Challenge T1 Class point lead by capturing the event at Pikes Peak International...

Sun 21 Sep 1997
BTCC: Silverstone report

BTCC: Silverstone report

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 21/9/97 THE title-winning Renault team ended the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship in appropriate style at Silverstone this afternoon (Sun), Alain Menu and Jason Plato claiming...

Sat 20 Sep 1997
BTCC: Silverstone qualifying 97-09-20

BTCC: Silverstone qualifying 97-09-20

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 20/9/97 JASON PLATO this afternoon (Saty) boosted his hopes of finishing the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship season as runner-up to his Renault team-mate Alain Menu with a pair...

Fri 19 Sep 1997
BTCC: Silverstone testing 97-09-19

BTCC: Silverstone testing 97-09-19

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 19/9/97 THE battle for runner-up position in the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship took a new turn this afternoon (Fri) when Frank Biela topped the timesheets at a damp ...

Wed 17 Sep 1997
Sandown 500 results

Sandown 500 results

SANDOWN, SUNDAY SEPT 14 1997: Not even drought breaking rain could deter a huge crowd from attending the 1997 Tickford 500 at Melbourne's Sandown raceway. The huge crowd had gathered to say farewell to hometown hero Peter Brock in his final ...

Fri 12 Sep 1997
BTCC: testing Silverstone 12/9/97

BTCC: testing Silverstone 12/9/97

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 12/9/97 JASON PLATO'S hopes of finishing series runner-up to his Renault team-mate Alain Menu in the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship received a boost this afternoon (Fri) when...

Sun 07 Sep 1997
BTCC: Brands Hatch report 97-09-07

BTCC: Brands Hatch report 97-09-07

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 7/9/97 AUDI AND VOLVO SHARE BRANDS HATCH HONOURS A thrilling pair of Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship races at Brands Hatch this afternoon (Sun) saw both the old order and...

Fri 05 Sep 1997
BTCC: Brands Hatch testing 97-09-05

BTCC: Brands Hatch testing 97-09-05

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 5/9/97 PROSPECTS for an action-packed pair of Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship rounds at Brands Hatch on Sunday were given a boost this afternoon (Fri) by one of the ...

Tue 02 Sep 1997
BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying alterations

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying alterations

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 2/9/97 Change of plan for Brands BTCC qualifying With Saturday's (Sep 6) Brands Hatch qualifying sessions abandoned as a mark of respect, an exciting new method of establishing grid ...

Mon 01 Sep 1997
BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying abandoned

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying abandoned

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 1/9/97 Brands Hatch qualifying abandoned As a mark of respect, Brands Hatch circuit will fall silent on Saturday (Sep 6), with all qualifying sessions for the Auto Trader RAC ...

Mon 25 Aug 1997
BTCC: Thruxton report 97-08-25

BTCC: Thruxton report 97-08-25

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 25/8/97 RENAULT FINISHES JOB AS AUDI TAKES DOUBLE THRUXTON VICTORY Although the Audi team swept all before it at Thruxton this afternoon (Mon) -- John Bintcliffe and Frank Biela ...

Sat 23 Aug 1997
BTCC: Thruxton qualifying 97-08-23

BTCC: Thruxton qualifying 97-08-23

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 23/8/97 RICKARD RYDELL and James Thompson this afternoon (Saty) proved themselves the fastest men in the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship, on the fastest circuit in the ...

Fri 22 Aug 1997
BTCC: Thruxton testing 97-08-22

BTCC: Thruxton testing 97-08-22

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 22/8/97 Newly crowned Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Champion Alain Menu this afternoon (Fri) smashed the record for the fastest-ever touring car qualifying lap of a British circuit.

Sun 10 Aug 1997
BTCC: Snetterton report 97-08-10

BTCC: Snetterton report 97-08-10

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Menu clinches championship with Snetterton victory Alain Menu claimed the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship drivers' title this afternoon (Sun) in virtuoso style, the Swiss...

Sat 09 Aug 1997
BTCC: Snetterton qualifying 97-08-09

BTCC: Snetterton qualifying 97-08-09

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 9/8/97 Champion elect Alain Menu edged a little closer to the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship drivers' title at Snetterton this afternoon (Saty), claiming pole position --...

Fri 08 Aug 1997
Pro Fax 97-08-07
PWC

Pro Fax 97-08-07

SCCA Pro Racing PRO FAX Volume 4, Number 19 August 7, 1997 WATKINS GLEN THIS WEEKEND: The SCCA's Trans-Am Championship is at Watkins Glen International this weekend for the Serengeti Eyewear Trans-Am, part of the Bud at the Glen NASCAR Winston...

BTCC: Williams/ASHA agreement

BTCC: Williams/ASHA agreement

British Racing Champions to Develop Race Cars with ASHA Traction Technology SANTA BARBARA, Calif., August 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ASHA Corporation (Nasdaq: ASHA) announces that it has signed a 2-year agreement with Williams Touring Car Ltd of Dideot,...

BTCC: Snetterton testing 97-08-08

BTCC: Snetterton testing 97-08-08

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 8/8/97 THOMPSON STARS AGAIN Honda's James Thompson upped the pace again at Snetterton this afternoon (Fri), breaking the 1minute 9 second barrier for the Norfolk track in final ...

Thu 07 Aug 1997
BTCC: Snetterton testing 97-08-07

BTCC: Snetterton testing 97-08-07

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 7/8/97 THOMPSON ON TOP IN SNETTERTON TESTS After the Audi four-wheel-drive domination of last weekend's Knockhill double header, it was back to business as usual for the ...

Tue 05 Aug 1997
BTCC: 1998 calendar announced

BTCC: 1998 calendar announced

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 5/8/97 TOCA announces provisional dates for 1998 The provisional calendar for next year's Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship is announced today (Tuesday). Britain's premier motor...

Mon 04 Aug 1997
Oran Park Grand Final report

Oran Park Grand Final report

SETON WINS TITLE AS BROCK SAYS BYE BYE ORAN PARK, NSW, AUSTRALIA SUN August 3 1997: Glen Seton won the series, Greg Murphy won the day but it was retiring legend Peter Brock who won the hearts of a record Oran Park crowd in the final round of the...

Sun 03 Aug 1997
BTCC: Knockhill report 97-08-03

BTCC: Knockhill report 97-08-03

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Audi duo take Knockhill double top The Audi team this afternoon (Sun) revisited the form which swept Frank Biela to outright victory in last year's Auto Trader RAC Touring...

Sat 02 Aug 1997
Trois-Rivieres report
PWC

Trois-Rivieres report

CUNNINGHAM, CHEBEIR TAKE WORLD CHALLENGE WINS ON THE STREETS OF TROIS- RIVIERES TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Can.(August 2) -- Peter Cunningham, driving the No. 42 CompTech/RealTime Racing Acura NSX, passed Lou Gigliotti's No.1 LG...

BTCC: Knockhill qualifying Aug 2

BTCC: Knockhill qualifying Aug 2

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 2/8/97 JOHN BINTCLIFFE scored his debut Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship pole position, and his Audi team their first poles of the '97 season, after a dominant performance by...

Thu 31 Jul 1997
BTCC: Knockhill testing 97-07-31

BTCC: Knockhill testing 97-07-31

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 31/7/97 BIELA ON TOP FORM IN KNOCKHILL TESTS Reigning champion Frank Biela and his re-engined four-wheel-drive Audi A4 left his rivals standing at Knockhill this afternoon (Thurs) in...

Wed 30 Jul 1997
BTCC: Knockhill testing 97-07-30

BTCC: Knockhill testing 97-07-30

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 30/7/97 Rydell quickest in Knockhill tests SWEDE Rickard Rydell -- who on Sunday will bid to clinch Volvo's first Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship race victory of the season...