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Tue 28 Dec 2004
SEAT Sport announces third driver for 2005

SEAT Sport announces third driver for 2005

The Team is Complete For The 2005 Season SEAT Sport confirms third driver for WTCC SEAT Sport has announced that 20 year old German driver Peter Terting, runner-up in the 2004 German SEAT Leon Supercopa, will team up with Spain's Jordi Gene and...

Pfaff Porsche signs with JFT team
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Pfaff Porsche signs with JFT team

Pfaff Porsche Signs On With JFT Team For 2005 SPEED GT Season BUDD LAKE, N.J. (Dec. 21, 2004) -- Pfaff Porsche, one of North America's leading Porsche dealers, has agreed to support Jon Groom Racing with its SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT program...

Tue 21 Dec 2004
Team Dynamik appeal date set

Team Dynamik appeal date set

FIA International Court of Appeal Sets Date For Team Dynamik Appeal The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport received notification from the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) International Court of Appeal on 15 December 2004 that...

TEGA reappoints Kelvin O'Reilly

TEGA reappoints Kelvin O'Reilly

The Board of Touring Car Entrants Group (TEGA) has unanimously reappointed General Manager Kelvin O'Reilly for a further three years, underpinning the work of the key V8 Supercar Championship Series figure. O'Reilly, who is also TEGA...

Jim Osborn and team join Autosport Development
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Jim Osborn and team join Autosport Development

Autosport Development Selects Chili Pepper Racing For Second GTO Jim Osborn to drive full 2005 SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT Series schedule Detroit -- December 10, 2004 Autosport Development announced today that SPEED World Challenge Touring...

New circuits on 2005 calendar
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New circuits on 2005 calendar

"To invite DTM to Moscow has been a great decision for the city and the Russian sport," said Vyacheslav Fetisov, the Russian Sports Minister and former world-class ice hockey ace. "We will do our very best to make sure that this race will turn out...

First test for new Opel
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First test for new Opel

The newly developed Opel Vectra GTS V8 for the 2005 DTM has completed its first test run. At the Italian circuit of Vallelunga near Rome, works-drivers Marcel Fässler and Manuel Reuter spent three days of testing with the new race touring car of...

SBR drivers recieve special recognition

SBR drivers recieve special recognition

Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose and Russell Ingall have both been named on an exclusive list of drivers by the world's best known motorsport magazine, Autosport. Ambrose, who recently won back-to-back V8 Supercar championships in his...

Orrcon Racing - the team behind the team

Orrcon Racing - the team behind the team

The Team Behind The Team When the V8 Supercars hit the track there are 35 drivers that the have the opportunity to become the winner of each race. Behind each of these drivers is a dedicated crew working as hard, if not harder, than the...

Wed 15 Dec 2004
Stone Brothers Racing signs Luff for enduros

Stone Brothers Racing signs Luff for enduros

SBR Signs Luff For Endurance Drives Back-to-back champions Stone Brothers Racing have wasted no time in getting its attack together for next year's V8 Supercar championship series. SBR announced today that it has signed 2004 Rookie of the Year...

Decina Racing officially launched

Decina Racing officially launched

Australia's newest V8 Supercar team Decina Racing was officially launched on the Gold Coast today. The two-car team will be operated by Paul Cruickshank Racing at Southport and will field Warren Luff as its lead driver in the V8 Supercar ...

Photographer Thawley releases new books

Photographer Thawley releases new books

John Thawley Announces Two Additional Sports Car Racing Photo Books Detroit -- Motorsports photographer, John Thawley, announced today the release of a two additional photo books in a series reviewing the 2004 road-racing season: 2004 American...

New manufacturer to enter DTM in 2005
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New manufacturer to enter DTM in 2005

The German Touring Car (DTM) series will have a new manufacturer join the competition in 2005, ITR chairman Hans Werner Aufrecht revealed this week. Currently Audi, Mercedes and Opel race in the DTM, although Opel is withdrawing after the 2005 ...

Jon Groom Racing expands to two car team
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Jon Groom Racing expands to two car team

AXA Financial Expands JGR To Two-Car SPEED GT Effort for '05 and 2006 SPEED GT NEW YORK (Dec. 14, 2004) -- Following two successful seasons partnering with Jon Groom Racing, AXA Financial, Inc. has agreed to expand its sponsorship program to ...

Opel confirms Reuter as fourth driver
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Opel confirms Reuter as fourth driver

Mainz-born Manuel Reuter (43) will be contesting his 14th motorsport season together with Opel in 2005. Reuter is one of four drivers to race an Opel Vectra GTS V8 in in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) in the forthcoming year. Frenchman...

Thawley's photo books now available
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Thawley's photo books now available

Official SPEED World Challenge 2004 Yearbooks Announced by John Thawley Detroit -- Motorsports photographer, John Thawley, announced today the release of a series of photo books commemorating the 2004 SPEED World Challenge GT and Touring Car ...

Stone Brothers Racing Awards Night report

Stone Brothers Racing Awards Night report

Stone Brothers Racing Clean up at Awards Night Stone Brothers Racing celebrated their fantastic V8 Supercar season by scooping the pool at tonight's gala dinner at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Marcos Ambrose was officially awarded his V8...

2004 Awards Night report

2004 Awards Night report

Marcos Ambrose dominates on and off track in V8 Supercar Championship Series Marcos Ambrose' and Stone Brothers Racing's domination of the V8 Supercar Championship Series was further reinforced at tonight's prestigous Gala Awards Dinner at...

Sat 11 Dec 2004
Audi allocates drivers to teams
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Audi allocates drivers to teams

DTM champion Audi is setting the course for the new season Having announced its driver line-up for the 2005 DTM season some two weeks ago, Audi has now allocated its eight drivers to the two teams. As in the past season when Audi clinched the ...

2005 SCCA World Challenge schedule (revised)
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2005 SCCA World Challenge schedule (revised)

2005 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge GT and Touring Car Schedule As of December 10, 2004 <pre> Date Venue With March 16-18 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of ...

Road Atlanta added to 2005 schedule
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Road Atlanta added to 2005 schedule

Addition of Road Atlanta Brings '05 Speed World Challenge Schedule To 11 Races TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 10, 2004) -- For the first time in series' history, both the SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge GT and Touring Car Championships will run 11...

Royal award for Ekstrom
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Royal award for Ekstrom

In the past weeks, Mattias Ekström has received plenty of awards and prizes. On top of these motorsport accolades, the DTM champion now enjoys a very special honour: the Audi driver received the Great Golden Badge of the Swedish Royal Automobile...

V8 Supercar team Orrcon Racing fundraiser

V8 Supercar team Orrcon Racing fundraiser

Orrcon Racing Lends a Charitable Hand With the V8 Supercar Championship over for another year Orrcon Racing will be providing the moment of a lifetime for a handful of lucky people tomorrow. Through the opportunity of providing a hot lap in...

RML - Chevrolet program on schedule

RML - Chevrolet program on schedule

Build of Chevrolet World Touring Car on Schedule First Lacetti will hit the track early January 2005 WELLINGBOROUGH, 6 December 2004 - Build of the three Chevrolet Lacetti World Touring Cars, to be entered by Chevrolet Europe in next year's ...

Tri-Point Motorsports 2004 review
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Tri-Point Motorsports 2004 review

2004 SCCA World-Challenge Season Marks Year of Growth and Success for Tri-Point Motorsports December 8, 2004 Phoenix, Arizona - 2004 was a season of change and growth for SCCA Speed World Challenge Touring Car series standouts Tri-Point ...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Ambrose wins back-2-back championshipHeadline

Ambrose wins back-2-back championship

On Saturday at Eastern Creek, just outside of Sydney, Ford Pirtek driver Marcos Ambrose won his second V8 Supercar Series title for the Queensland based Stone Brothers Racing Team. After dominating practice and qualifying in the Bigpond Finale,...

CAMS judicial procedure review announced

CAMS judicial procedure review announced

The Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS) has announced a review of its judicial process in relation to V8 Supercars. The review aims to ensure best practice, international compatibility and transportability and a judicial system that is...

Eastern Creek II: Orrcon Racing Sunday report

Eastern Creek II: Orrcon Racing Sunday report

Orrcon Racing Achieve Their Goals For 2004 At the start of the 2004 V8 Supercar Championship the team at Larkham Motor Sport set themselves two goals for the year. The first was to achieve a top ten result in an Orrcon Racing Falcon in the ...

Eastern Creek II: SBR Sunday report

Eastern Creek II: SBR Sunday report

Stone Brothers Clinch 1-2 Championship Finish Stone Brothers Racing clinched a 1-2 finish in the V8 Supercar Championship Series after one of the team's most spectacular performances at the Bigpond Grand Finale at Eastern Creek Raceway in...

2004 Final standings

2004 Final standings

<pre> 2004 CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS 1: Marcos Ambrose 2174 2: Russell Ingall 1936 3: Jason Bright 1920 4: Greg Murphy 1913 5: Steve Richards 1819 6: Rick Kelly 1793 7: Todd Kelly 1623 8: ...

Eastern Creek II: Sunday race results

Eastern Creek II: Sunday race results

2004 V8 SUPERCAR CHAMPIONSHIP - ROUND 13 <pre> RACE TWO 1: Marcos Ambrose Ford 39 laps 2: Paul Radisich Ford 3: Craig Lowndes Ford 4: Steven Richards ...

Eastern Creek II: FPR Sunday report

Eastern Creek II: FPR Sunday report

FPR Misses Eastern Creek Grand Finale Podium By Five Laps December 5, 2004 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) drivers Craig Lowndes and Glenn Seton have completed the final round of the 2004 V8 Supercar season and their final races with FPR at ...

Eastern Creek II: Sunday season finale report

Eastern Creek II: Sunday season finale report

Stone Brothers Racing quinella V8 Supercar Championship Series Marcos Ambrose began the procession and Russell Ingall finished it to confirm what most people had conceded a long time ago -- the Stone Brothers Racing is the most dominant force...

Eastern Creek II: WPS Racing Sunday report

Eastern Creek II: WPS Racing Sunday report

WPS Racing Goes Out on a High WPS Racing's David Besnard ended the team's first season in the V8 Supercar Championship Series on a high despite a disappointing finish to the BigPond Grand Finale at Sydney's Eastern Creek. Besnard finished the...

Audi driver Ekstrom Race of Champions report
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Audi driver Ekstrom Race of Champions report

Ekstrom impresses in Race of Champions With an impressive show of his skills Mattias Ekström and his Audi A4 DTM went into the Christmas break: in front of 62,300 spectators at the nearly sold out Stade de France in Paris (France) the DTM ...

BTCC: James Thompson earns special award

BTCC: James Thompson earns special award

VX Racing Tops a Great Year With Another Award For Thompson VX Racing, the most successful team in the British Touring Car Championship, is celebrating again. VX Racing driver James Thompson was named National Racing Driver of the Year at the...