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Wed 31 Dec 2003
Winterbottom at Willowbank for New Year's drag racing

Winterbottom at Willowbank for New Year's drag racing

Winterbottom books a seat at Willowbank spectacular. Queensland's reigning Konica V8 Supercar series titleholder and recently appointed 2004 Orrcon Racing car driver, Mark Winterbottom is set for a methane-charged change of pace at Willowbank ...

RealTime Acura 2003 season review
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RealTime Acura 2003 season review

RealTime Racing Focused on 5th Acura Title in SPEED World Challenge Team wins three races, honored as 'Crew of the Year' December 24, 2003 - Saukville, Wis. - RealTime Racing driver Pierre Kleinubing and Acura ended the SCCA Speed World ...

Skaife appeal unheld by CAMS officials

Skaife appeal unheld by CAMS officials

To clarify: * Mark Skaife's appeal was against the Stewards finding of CARELESS DRIVING, with relation to the incident between Skaife and Ingall that put Skaife out of the race. This appeal has no relation to the so called 'race rage' ...

Tue 23 Dec 2003
First Opel test for Frentzen and Fassler
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First Opel test for Frentzen and Fassler

With test sessions at Vallelunga, Italy, not too far from Rome, Opel Performance concluded the DTM-activities in the year 2003. During the test, Opel's two new signings for the 2004 DTM-season, former F1-driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Swiss ...

Mon 22 Dec 2003
Former champ Gigliotti returns in 2004
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Former champ Gigliotti returns in 2004

Former champ Gigliotti returns to Speed World Challenge® GT in 2004. TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 19, 2003) -- Lou Gigliotti, of Dallas, Texas, will return to the SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT Championships beginning with the 2004 season. After a ...

2003 Australian V8 Supercar broadcast times

2003 Australian V8 Supercar broadcast times

Fans of the fender bashing Australian V8 Supercar Championship are in for a Festive Season bonanza on Supersport. Starting on December 23 on High Octane Motorsport on Supersport 2 viewers can tune in every Tuesday for five successive weeks...

Aiello signs for OpelHeadline
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Aiello signs for Opel

Former DTM champion Laurent Aiello is another well known name to be joining the ranks of Opel drivers in 2004, after signing a deal with the manufacturer. Aiello took the title in 2002 with Abt-Audi but was unhappy with the performance of the car...

BTCC: VX Racing completes 2004 driver line-up

BTCC: VX Racing completes 2004 driver line-up

VX Racing, has announced today the signing of a third driver for its assault on the 2004 British Touring Car Championship, with 2003 BTCC production champion, Luke Hines joining the triple championship-winning team. Hines will drive alongside ...

Thu 18 Dec 2003
Ambrose wins championshipHeadline

Ambrose wins championship

Marcos Ambrose finished the 2003 season in fine fashion by winning both races on his way to his first Australia V8 Supercar championship at Eastern Creek. Marcos Ambrose stretches his lead. Photo by John Maricic. The Stone Brothers ...

Feud between Skaife and Ingall continuesHeadline

Feud between Skaife and Ingall continues

Even a week after Marcos Ambrose took the red flag and the V8 Supercar Championship Series for 2003, the controversy continues to rage throughout the motorsport world over the Skaife/Ingall incident at Eastern Creek during the final race of the ...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
Biela to lead British Audi team's 2004 assault

Biela to lead British Audi team's 2004 assault

Frank Biela bids for a fourth Le Mans 24 Hour race victory next June with a newly-formed British-based Audi team. Biela, winner of the world-famous sportscar endurance race in 2000-3, fellow German Pierre Kaffer and Britain's Jamie Davies are...

SUPERCROSS: Australia Supercross stars ride with The Enforcer

SUPERCROSS: Australia Supercross stars ride with The Enforcer

CDR/Boost Mobile/Yamaha Supercross riders Troy Carroll & Daniel McCoy swapped two wheels for four today when they experienced Queensland Raceway at the mercy of The Enforcer - Stone Brothers Racing driver Russell Ingall. The Yamaha factory team...

Sun 14 Dec 2003
Paul Morris announces Faulkner as endurance team-mate

Paul Morris announces Faulkner as endurance team-mate

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22: Sirromet Wines Holden Commodore racer Paul Morris has changed his co-driver and recruited experienced John Faulkner for this year's V8 Supercar Championship endurance events at Sandown and Bathurst. Faulkner will share driving...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
Frentzen moves to DTM with OpelHeadline
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Frentzen moves to DTM with Opel

Following in the footsteps of Jean Alesi, former Formula One driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen will move to the German Touring Car series (DTM) in 2004. Frentzen drove for Sauber in F1 in 2003 but both he and teammate Nick Heidfeld have been replaced...

LC Racing announces sponsor
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LC Racing announces sponsor

TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 11, 2003) -- GKN Sinter Metals has announced it will be the primary sponsor of LC Racing's new Ford Focus during the 2004 and 2005 SCCA SPEED World Challenge Touring Car seasons. Leo Capaldi, of Lenox Twp., Mich., driver and...

World Challenge 2003 review air dates
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World Challenge 2003 review air dates

TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 10, 2003) -- Did you miss an SCCA SPEED World Challenge race this past season? Highlights from the 2003 SPEED World Challenge GT and Touring Car seasons will initially air at 9:00 p.m. (EST) Thursday, Dec. 11 on SPEED Channel....

Sat 06 Dec 2003
SBR's Inglall appeal dismissed

SBR's Inglall appeal dismissed

Stone Brothers Racing's Russell Ingall is looking forward to a well-earned break after one of the toughest weeks of his V8 Supercar career which ended in the early hours of this morning. Ingall faced the Confederation of Australian Motor Sports...

Ambrose on his first championship

Ambrose on his first championship

It's all starting to sink in for Marcos Ambrose After three days of celebration and seemingly endless media and sponsor commitments, newly crowned V8 Supercar Champion Marcos Ambrose is now in a position where he can reflect on his ...

Team Betta Electrical signs Max Wilson

Team Betta Electrical signs Max Wilson

Triple Eight Race Engineering managing director Roland Dane announced today the signing of Max Wilson to drive alongside Paul Radisich for the 2004 season Ford Falcon 'Team Betta Electrical' V8 Supercar Team. "We welcome Max on board and look...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
TeamRTR Nissan Sentra at PRI show

TeamRTR Nissan Sentra at PRI show

November 26, 2003 - Saukville, Wis. TeamRTR's Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V will be a focal point of the Sports Car Club of America's display during the Performance Racing Industry trade show, Dec. 4-6, at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Team...

Fassler ready for Opel challengeHeadline
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Fassler ready for Opel challenge

Marcel Fässler has spent all his four years in the DTM with Mercedes but now it's time for a change. Last week Fässler announced that he is moving to Opel for 2004 and is ready for a new challenge. After three fourth places in the championship...

Pobst/Champion Racing to attend Essen Motor Show
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Pobst/Champion Racing to attend Essen Motor Show

Randy Pobst and his winning Champion Racing Audi Rs 6 competition car at The 2003 Essen Motor Show. SMYRNA, Ga. (December 1, 2003) -- SPEED World Challenge GT Champion Randy Pobst will appear this weekend on behalf of Audi Sport...

Awards ceremony report

Awards ceremony report

V8 Supercar awards present inaugural Barry Sheene Medal The inaugural Barry Sheene medal was presented to newly crowned V8 Supercar Series Champion Marcos Ambrose at tonight's V8 Supercar gala awards ceremony held at the Westin Hotel in ...

Marcos Ambrose seals championship at Eastern CreekHeadline

Marcos Ambrose seals championship at Eastern Creek

Marcos Ambrose screamed around Eastern Creek yesterday in his Stone Bros prepared Pirtek Ford, taking out the V8 Supercar Championship, ending Holden's dominance of the series for the past five years. Marcos Ambrose is Ford through and...

SBR to appeal Ingall penalty at Eastern Creek

SBR to appeal Ingall penalty at Eastern Creek

Stone Brothers Racing have lodged an appeal against the penalty handed down by race officials following the incident between Caltex Halvoline Racing's Russell Ingall and Mark Skaife in the final round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series in...

Eastern Creek race two results, final standings

Eastern Creek race two results, final standings

RACE TWO RESULTS -- V8 SUPERCARS 1. Marcos Ambrose (Ford) -- 57 Laps 2. Jason Bright (Holden) 3. Max Wilson (Ford) 4. Craig Lowndes (Ford) 5. Garth Tander (Holden) 6. Jason Bargwanna (Ford) 7. Paul Radisich (Ford) 8. Cameron McConville (Holden) 9.

FPR Eastern Creek race two report

FPR Eastern Creek race two report

November 30, 2003 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) driver Craig Lowndes drove an attacking and strategic final V8 Supercar race of the season at Sydney's Eastern Creek Raceway today to end the season sixth in the final Championship standings. The...

TBE Eastern Creek race two report

TBE Eastern Creek race two report

The dramatic build-up to the Main Event, Round 13 of the V8 Supercars series at Sydney's Eastern Creek did not disappoint the punters. A total of 43,000 Motorsport fans attended the three-day event in the build- up to the final ...

SBR Eastern Creek race two report

SBR Eastern Creek race two report

Ambrose Crowned 2003 Champion Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose is the 2003 V8 Supercar champion following a sensational round victory at this weekend's VIP Petfoods Main Event at Sydney's Eastern Creek which drew a record three-day crowd...

Paul Morris Eastern Creek race two report

Paul Morris Eastern Creek race two report

An untimely Safety Car period cost Sirromet Wines Holden Commodore driver Paul Morris a possible top five finish in today's rain-affected second race of the 13th and final round of the V8 Supercar Championship at Eastern Creek in Sydney. The ...

Eastern Creek race one results

Eastern Creek race one results

RACE ONE RESULTS -- V8 SUPERCARS 1. Marcos Ambrose (Ford) -- 39 Laps 2. Jason Bright (Holden) 3. Todd Kelly (Holden) 4. Russell Ingall (Ford) 5. Steven Richards (Holden) 6. Max Wilson (Ford) 7. Craig Lowndes (Ford) 8. Mark Skaife (Holden) 9. Paul...

Eastern Creek race one report

Eastern Creek race one report

The stage has been set for a grand finale to the V8 Supercar season tomorrow for Pirtek Racing's Marcos Ambrose after the series leader blitzed the field to win race one of the VIP Petfoods Main Event at Eastern Creek Raceway today. Ambrose, who...

BTCC: GM Racing championship season review

BTCC: GM Racing championship season review

GM Racing adds to its Worldwide Trophy Case in 2003 Group captures championships in stock car, drag and sports car racing DETROIT - Long a world leader in motorsport, GM has concluded another championship season across the entire spectrum of ...

BTCC: VX Racing 2003 Awards Dinner notes

BTCC: VX Racing 2003 Awards Dinner notes

Reigning British Touring Car Champion, VX Racing, celebrated its triple-triple winning season and collected four awards at the 2003 TOCA Awards dinner held at the Hilton Hotel, Coventry. Kevin Wale, chairman and managing director of Vauxhall...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
TBE Eastern Creek race one report

TBE Eastern Creek race one report

Sunny Sydney saw the drivers preparing for a drive in hot conditions today at the final event on the V8 Supercar calendar for 2003 at Eastern Creek. A slightly disappointing crowd watched the first up warm up session. Team Betta...

SBR Eastern Creek race one report

SBR Eastern Creek race one report

Ambrose closes in on first championship crown Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose is one race finish away from winning his first V8 Supercar crown after a blistering performance in the opening race of the VIP Petfoods Main Event at Eastern ...