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Mon 23 Dec 2002
3R-Racing tabs Fitzgerald as team's lead driver
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3R-Racing tabs Fitzgerald as team's lead driver

3R-Racing tabs Mike Fitzgerald as team's lead SPEED World Challenge driver. Denver, Colo. (December 19, 2002) - 3R-Racing announced today the addition of one of the nation's top drivers, Mike Fitzgerald, to the team for the 2003 SPEED World ...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
AUSF3: UTE: Procar Australia 2003 schedule

AUSF3: UTE: Procar Australia 2003 schedule

The Australian Nations Cup Championship, entering its fourth season, will be the headine event in the PROCAR Champ Series, which also will feature championship series for GTP production touring cars, the V8 BRutes and the fast-growing Australian...

New team entries for 2003

New team entries for 2003

New teams will boost exotic Nations Cup in 2003. Australia's motor racing championship for exotic GT sports cars, the Nations Cup, will be boosted next season by three new teams representing makes from Australia, Germany and Britain. The...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

PORSCHE CUP 2002 - TOP 15 FINISHERS Driver/Country Final Points Prize Money 1. Kevin Buckler (USA) 8,575 points $37,000 2. Michael Schrom (USA) 5,375 points $23,000 3. Stephane Ortelli (Monaco) 5,145 points $18,000 4. Randy Pobst ...

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

American Kevin Buckler wins Porsche Cup as world's most successful privateer; U.S. drivers grab unprecedented six of top seven positions. STUTTGART, Germany - December 12 - Kevin Buckler, from Novato, California, is the most successful private...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
ITR members - Hans-J?rgen Abt
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ITR members - Hans-J?rgen Abt

The ITR introduces itself: Hans-Jürgen Abt Hans-Jürgen Abt is team principal and, together with his brother Christian, managing director of the Abt Sportsline GmbH in Kempten. Founded in 1896 as a horse-shoeing company, the family business...

SPEED World Challenge
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SPEED World Challenge "The Year in Racing" air dates

SPEED World Challenge "The Year in Racing" to begin airing on Wednesday. TOPEKA, Kan. (December 10, 2002) - The SPEED World Challenge "The Year in Racing" will make its SPEED Channel debut Wednesday, December 11 at 8 p.m. ET. The one-hour...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
Opel continues driver assessments
DTM

Opel continues driver assessments

With the 2003 season already approaching, Opel is continuing with its driver assessment programme after the roll out of the Opel Astra V8 Coupé recently. With Alain Menu behind the wheel the 2003 car ran for approx 600km at Vallelunga in Italy,...

Betta Electrical confirms 2003 Sandown sponsorship

Betta Electrical confirms 2003 Sandown sponsorship

Betta Electrical 500 confirmed for 2003 Sandown 500. Electrical retail giant with over 400 retail outlets throughout Australia and New Zealand, Betta Electrical has been confirmed as naming rights sponsor of the newly announced 500-kilometre ...

Sandown: Race two results, final top ten standings

Sandown: Race two results, final top ten standings

Betta Electrical V8 Ultimate RACE RESULTS RACE 2 1: Marcos Ambrose (Ford) 96 Laps 2: Mark Skaife (Holden) 3: Greg Murphy (Holden) 4: Jason Bright (Holden) 5: Rick Kelly (Holden) 6: John Bowe (Ford) 7: David Besnard (Ford) 8: Tony Longhurst ...

Sandown: Stone Brothers Racing race two notes

Sandown: Stone Brothers Racing race two notes

Marcos Ambrose ends year with win for SBR & Ford. Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose gave Ford its second outright win of the season and provided plenty of hope for 2003 when he won the final leg of the Betta Electrical V8 Ultimate at the ...

Sandown: Team Betta race two notes

Sandown: Team Betta race two notes

A day of mixed fortunes for Team Betta Electrical V8's The final round of the V8 Supercar series held under clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine today set the scene for a spectacular final to the year's season. Betta Electrical have been ...

Sandown: Paul Morris season finale notes

Sandown: Paul Morris season finale notes

Morris forced out by power steering problem. A power steering problem forced Sirromet Wines Holden Commodore driver Paul Morris to withdraw from today's feature second race in the 13th and final round of the 2002 V8 Supercar Championship at ...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
Sandown: Lansvale Racing race two notes

Sandown: Lansvale Racing race two notes

High speed accident ends second Sandown race for LRT. December 1, 2002 - Lansvale Racing Team driver Cameron McConville has ended the 2002 V8 Supercar Championship Series abruptly after a high speed accident on the 25th of 96 laps. The 28 year...

Opel preparing for 2003
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Opel preparing for 2003

With a new structure and an advanced development of the Astra V8 Coupé Opel are preparing for the 2003 season of the German Touring Car Masters (DTM). Signing Wiet Huidekoper as technical director and a changed approach regarding the teams and ...

Sandown: Race one results

Sandown: Race one results

BETTA ELECTRICAL V8 ULTIMATE RACE RESULTS RACE 1 1: Marcos Ambrose (Ford) 48 Laps 2: Greg Murphy (Holden) 3: David Besnard (Ford) 4: Todd Kelly (Holden) 5: Mark Skaife (Holden) 6: Steve Richards (Holden) 7: Craig Lowndes (Ford) 8: Garth Tander...

Sandown: Team Betta race one notes

Sandown: Team Betta race one notes

Race one of Round 13, commenced today under a breezy and cloudy sky along with the real threat of rain. Wilson and Longhurst campaigned the Team Betta Electrical falcons 65 and 66. With Longhurst threading his way through the field, gaining ...

Sandown: Stone Brothers Racing race one notes

Sandown: Stone Brothers Racing race one notes

SBR Fords finish 1-3 in opening Sandown race. Stone Brothers Racing set a perfect foundation to win this weekend's final round of the V8 Supercar Championship when it finished 1-3 in today's opening heat of the Betta Electrical V8 Ultimate at ...

Sandown: Lansvale Racing race one notes

Sandown: Lansvale Racing race one notes

Broken gearstick ends LRT Sandown challenge. November 30, 2002 - Lansvale Racing Team VX Commodore V8 Supercar driver Cameron McConville was the last running finisher in today's 48 lap Sandown V8 Supercar race, the first of two to decide Round...

World Rally and DTM to adopt new points system
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World Rally and DTM to adopt new points system

The new Formula One points system due to be introduced next year will be adopted by the World Rally Championship (WRC) and the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). Formerly ten points for a win, six for second, four for third and three, two, one...

Sandown: Qaulifying and shootout results

Sandown: Qaulifying and shootout results

<pre> Friday November 29, 2002 Qualifying times 1 4 Pirtek Racing Marcos Ambrose Ford 1:10.9872 2 1 Holden Racing Team Mark Skaife Holden 1:11.100 3 9 Caltex Havoline Race...

Sanfdown: Team Betta Friday notes

Sanfdown: Team Betta Friday notes

Team Betta Electrical set for showdown at Sandown. Today's practice session gave he team the opportunity to set-up the cars for both Saturday and Sunday's races. Both drivers, Tony Longhurst driving Team Betta Electrical car 66 and Max Wilson...

Sandown: Lansvale Racing Shootout notes

Sandown: Lansvale Racing Shootout notes

McConville 7th fastest in Sandown Shootout. November 30, 2002 - Lansvale Racing Team Holden Commodore V8 Supercar driver Cameron McConville has set the 7th fastest lap time of today's top fifteen shootout at Melbourne's Sandown Raceway. This...

2003 DTM calendar
DTM

2003 DTM calendar

<pre> 2003 DTM Calendar* 1st round April 27 Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg (D) 2nd round May 11 Adria International Raceway (I) 3rd round May 25 Nürburgring (D) 4th round June 8 ...

2003 calendar and regulations finalized
DTM

2003 calendar and regulations finalized

DTM continues upward trend -- DTM-calendar for 2003 finalized With the early decision about the DTM race calendar for 2003, the DMSB (Deutscher Motor Sport Bund e.V.) and the ITR (Internationale Tourenwagen Rennen e.V.) have laid the foundation...

Sandown: Stone Brothers Racing qualifying notes

Sandown: Stone Brothers Racing qualifying notes

Ambrose and Besnard qualify 1-3 for final round. Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose and David Besnard again hoisted the Ford flag when they set the fastest and third fastest times respectively in qualifying for this weekend's Betta...

Sandown: Lansvale Racing qualifying notes

Sandown: Lansvale Racing qualifying notes

McConville 11th after Sandown qualifying. November 29, 2002 - Lansvale Racing Team Holden VX Commodore driver Cameron McConville has earned a place in the final Top 15 Shootout of the 2002 V8 Supercar season after setting the fastest lap time of...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
Sandown: Stone Brothers Racing season finale preview

Sandown: Stone Brothers Racing season finale preview

SBR looking to continue big week for Ford. Stone Brothers Racing is looking to continue a big week for Ford by winning the final round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series at the Sandown International Raceway this weekend. Ford's new BA...

Sandown: Lansvale Racing season finale preview

Sandown: Lansvale Racing season finale preview

McConville in winning form for final V8 Supercar round. November 26, 2002 - Cameron McConville could not be any better prepared for this weekend's final V8 Supercar Championship Series round at Melbourne's Sandown Raceway. McConville, together...

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 ...

Mon 25 Nov 2002
Sandown: Paul Morris season finale preivew

Sandown: Paul Morris season finale preivew

Sirromet Wines Commodore ready for comeback. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25: Paul Morris' Sirromet Wines Holden Commodore has undergone extensive repairs in the past month in preparation for his comeback to the V8 Supercar Championship at the Sandown...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
Tiger Racing 2003 partners announced
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Tiger Racing 2003 partners announced

Tiger Racing, HP Motorsport and Ford announce Speed GT program for 2003. COVINA, California (November 21, 2002) - Tiger Racing has announced a technical relationship with HP Motorsport and Ford Motor Company in support of its 2003 SPEED World ...

Sun 17 Nov 2002
Road Atlanta: Touring Car results
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Road Atlanta: Touring Car results

<pre> 1. 2 Peter Cunningham Acura Integra R 25 2. 3 Pierre Kleinubing Acura Integra R 25 -1.627 3. 8 Jeff Altenburg Mazda Protege 25 -1.63 4. 4 Chuck Hemmingson Mazda ...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Bathurst receives upgrade grant

Bathurst receives upgrade grant

IMG applaudes NSW government'S Bathurst grant. IMG Director of Motorsport Geoff Jones has applauded the NSW Government's announcement that it would be injecting $10 million into the upgrade of the Mount Panorama motor racing circuit at ...

Circuit masterminds to compete in Bathurst 24hr

Circuit masterminds to compete in Bathurst 24hr

Formula One Circuit Masterminds to Compete in Bathurst 24 Hour on November 16 and 17. Peter Hansen, Acting Chief Executive and Executive Consultant to the new Grand Prix Circuit to be built in Bahrain, together with the circuit's German designer...

Tue 12 Nov 2002
SBRS: Sellers tests with Champion GT team

SBRS: Sellers tests with Champion GT team

Formula Dodge standout Bryan Sellers tested a Champion Audi recently at Moroso Motorsports Park, part of a driver winter test program created by Champion Racing in its Audi S4 Competition cars. The cars contest the SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT ...