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Tue 14 Oct 1997
1997 Champion disqualified subsequently

1997 Champion disqualified subsequently

Sport Commision Rules: Patrick Huisman is Champion Horst Farnbacher Loses Title Stuttgart. Patrick Huisman is the Porsche-Pirelli-SuperCup Champion. The 31-year-old Dutchman secured the title in this championship which wound up two weeks ago at...

Mon 13 Oct 1997
International news - 97-10-13

International news - 97-10-13

Britain - Haberfeld ends the year in top 6... Germany - Battistuzzi wins F Opel title at Hockenheim... Britain - Burti crowned Formula Vauxhall champion... Nations Cup - Strong line-up for next weekend... Britain - Haberfeld ends the year in...

iRACE Sparky Plug 10-13-97

iRACE Sparky Plug 10-13-97

Mea Culpa, Mea Maxima Culpa -- NOT! (Oct. 13, 1997) -- Oh, for the bygone days of old, when drivers who refused to take personal responsibility for incidents on the race track did so merely because they were jerks, not because they were...

Odds & Ends

Odds & Ends

FINAL RESULTS FOR - RACE NUMBER - 0 - SSB 1 19 Michael Galati/Olmsted Twsp/OH/CE/NeOh 2 13 David Roush/Shelby/OH/CE/OhV 3 88 Gail Baker/Santa Rosa/CA/NP/SanF 4 72 Eric Morehouse/Fountain Valley/CA/SP/CSCC 5 30 Vincent ...

This Week in racing History (October 12-18)

This Week in racing History (October 12-18)

This Week in Racing History October 12 - The inaugural George Vanderbilt Cup race held at Roosevelt raceway in Westbury, New York, on Long Island. The 400 mile race is won by Tazio Nuvolari in a Scuderia ...

Thu 09 Oct 1997
Las Vegas - Final Notes - 97-10-08

Las Vegas - Final Notes - 97-10-08

DAY 1 -- Wednesday, October 8, 1997 Second IRL Practice Notes: Track temperature was 73 degrees, according to Goodyear tire engineers. 8:30 p.m. -- GREEN for first group. 8:32 p.m. -- YELLOW, ...

Wed 08 Oct 1997
Formula1 News Issue 096

Formula1 News Issue 096

******************** (-: Formula1 NEWS :-) ********************* The Electronic Formula 1 News Service for the Internet World Wide Web server at http://www.enigmatic.co.uk/formula1/ *** October 1st 1997 *** ...

Mon 06 Oct 1997
iRACE Sparky Plug's Mail Bag 10-03-97

iRACE Sparky Plug's Mail Bag 10-03-97

Wars and Rumors of Wars (Oct. 3, 1997) -- Well, we're paying for our laziness. Bailing out of this week's mailbag column only led to another monster-sized dumptruck load of letters, so we're up against the same opponent we faced on Monday. We...

The Race for Safety by iRACE

The Race for Safety by iRACE

Danger a Part of Racing (Oct. 6, 1997) -- True or False: Automobile racing is safer than it has ever been. Arguably true; there have been numerous innovations in recent years to help protect participants and spectators from being harmed by ...

ARA Racefacts Bulletin 97-10-05

ARA Racefacts Bulletin 97-10-05

AUTO RACING ANALYSIS RACEFACTS BULLETIN October 5, 1997 Dale Jarrett (Ford Quality Care Yates Ford Thunderbird) took his sixth 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup win in Sunday's Charlotte UAW-GM 500. With Bobby Labonte (Interstate Batteries Gibbs...

Sun 05 Oct 1997

VETERANS TANGLE, NEWCOMER WINS INAUGURAL SLIM JIM CONCORD RACE Concord, NC - October 4, 1997 - A wild white flag lap duel between veterans Bobby Gill and Freddie Query, which resulted in the duo spinning their Chevrolets down the front ...

Sat 04 Oct 1997
1997 Formula 3 Series Calendar

1997 Formula 3 Series Calendar

Any errors or corrections should be sent to cals@vollans.demon.co.uk. This calendar will be posted every 4 weeks Notes: All dates believed correct as of 20th Feb 97. All races in country of championship, unless indicated otherwise ...

1997 Other Series Calendars

1997 Other Series Calendars

Any errors or corrections should be sent to cals@vollans.demon.co.uk. This calendar will be posted every 4 weeks Notes: All dates believed correct as of 21st Feb 97. All races in country of championship, unless indicated otherwise ...

1997 Rally Series Calendar

1997 Rally Series Calendar

Any errors or corrections should be sent to cals@vollans.demon.co.uk. This calendar will be posted every 4 weeks. More rally championships will be added shortly. Notes: All dates believed correct as of 20th Feb 97. All races in...

1997 Touring Car Series Calendar

1997 Touring Car Series Calendar

Any errors or corrections should be sent to cals@vollans.demon.co.uk. This calendar will be posted every 4 weeks Notes: All dates believed correct as of 20th Feb 97. All races in country of championship, unless indicated otherwise ...

1997 Calendar (Index)

1997 Calendar (Index)

The 1997 Racing & Rallying Calendars are split into several parts. They will be posted every 28 days. Additional calendars welcome. Please send to faqs@vollans.demon.co.uk The calendar is split up as follows: International ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...

1997 International Racing Calendar

1997 International Racing Calendar

Any errors or corrections should be sent to cals@vollans.demon.co.uk. This calendar will be posted every 4 weeks Notes: All dates believed correct as of 20th Feb 97. All races in country of championship, unless indicated otherwise ...

1997 GT Series Calendar

1997 GT Series Calendar

Any errors or corrections should be sent to cals@vollans.demon.co.uk. This calendar will be posted every 4 weeks Notes: All dates believed correct as of 14th June 97. All races in country of championship, unless indicated otherwise ...

Thu 02 Oct 1997
USRRC formed

USRRC formed

USRRC FORMED TO UNIFY NORTH AMERICAN ROAD RACING NEW YORK (October 2, 1997) -- The United States Road Racing Championship (USRRC) has been created to unify North American road racing. The USRRC evolved through a series of...

For more information: Linda Mansfield, lindamansfield@CompuServe.com ARDC CARQUEST Midget Banquet Slated for Nov. 29 HAZLETON, Pa., Oct. 3 - Ed Stimely Jr. of McVeytown, Pa., and his car owners, Harold and Ruthann Yetter of Scotia, Pa.,...

Wed 01 Oct 1997

RAMBLINGS -- CHARLOTTE Remember a couple weeks ago when I told you that Mark Martin had a commanding lead in poles with 3....and you snickered. Well, with only 4 more poles to be had, he's looking better. Geoff Bodine ...

Tue 30 Sep 1997
ARA Racefacts bulletin 97-09-29

ARA Racefacts bulletin 97-09-29

AUTO RACING ANALYSIS RACEFACTS BULLETIN September 29, 1997 Jeff Burton (Exide Roush Ford Thunderbird) won Monday's Hanes 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race at Martinsville, scoring the third win of his career and of 1997. Burton, now the...

Wed 24 Sep 1997
iRACE Sparky Plug 97-09-22

iRACE Sparky Plug 97-09-22

Thought of USGP Has Sparky Buzzin' (Sept. 22, 1997) -- Even if it develops into nothing, the recent talk about a Formula One race for Indianapolis Motor Speedway or Road Atlanta has Sparky's pistons purring. One of the most embarrassing...

Sun 21 Sep 1997
LSR ThrustSSC Report 97-09-20

LSR ThrustSSC Report 97-09-20

David Reininger Battle for Mach 1 On Land: Daily Project report for Media and Sponsors The race to Mach 1 took another step forward this morning with further runs by both the ThrustSSC and Spirit of America teams. Thrust was first away at...

Sat 20 Sep 1997
LSR ThrustSSC Report 97-09-19

LSR ThrustSSC Report 97-09-19

Battle for Mach 1 on Land: The plans for running today were delayed once more by the weather which did not clear up as promised until lunchtime. This delayed both teams getting onto the desert, Craig Breedlove to make a further test run in ...

This Week in Racing History (September 21-27).

This Week in Racing History (September 21-27).

This Week in Racing History September 21 - Mark Donohue, driving a Chevrolet Camaro, beats Parnelli Jones, driving a Ford Mustang, by 2.17 seconds to win the Sears Point 200 Trans-Am race at Sears Point,...

Tue 16 Sep 1997

Sparky Appeased by IRL Move (Sept. 15, 1997) -- Sparky's great-great uncle (he was a Blue Crown, and proud of it!) once told a heart-wrenching story to us when we were just a tyke. "Sparky," he said, "I just can't please the old woman. If I...

Mon 15 Sep 1997
Black Rock ThrustSSC 97-09-13

Black Rock ThrustSSC 97-09-13

Subject: THRUSTBRIEF 7: Black Rock Desert September13th 1997. Battle for Mach 1 on Land: By contrast with the previous day, the 13th demonstrated what record breaking is truly about-it is experimental racing and everyone has to be prepared...

Willowwbank workld's fastest Pro-Mod race

Willowwbank workld's fastest Pro-Mod race

Thanks to Dave Mead <meadd@pop.ihug.co.nz> and Robert Ryan ( 02)9598 6315" <robert.ryan@tafensw.edu.au> for this report > History was made in Australia recently. They staged the world's > first side by side 220 mph doorslammer...

Sun 14 Sep 1997
This Week in Racing History (September 14-20)

This Week in Racing History (September 14-20)

This Week in Racing History September 14 - After drivers Bruce Mclaren and Denny Hulme set fastest times in Saturday morning qualifying session for the next day's Bridagehampton, New York, Can-Am race, Team ...

Sat 13 Sep 1997
LSR ThrustSSC report 97-09-14

LSR ThrustSSC report 97-09-14

Battle for Mach 1 on Land: Today was an ace day. At 0950 ThrustSSC driven by Andy Green set off on run 45 with a six mile run in. Using only 13 seconds of max afterburners the 110,00 hp car hit a peak of 624 mph with a Mach number of ...

Fri 12 Sep 1997

******************** (-: Formula1 NEWS :-) ********************* The Electronic Formula 1 News Service for the Internet World Wide Web server at http://www.enigmatic.co.uk/formula1/ *** September 10th 1997 *** ...

LSR ThrustSSC Report 97-09-11

LSR ThrustSSC Report 97-09-11

Battle for Mach 1 on Land: All night and continuing high winds and dust storms have made operations on the Black Rock Desert totally impossible . So the project has spent its time developing the 13 mile course -providing another four full 13...

Tue 09 Sep 1997
ProAction news report 97-09-08

ProAction news report 97-09-08

STW Cup - Vectra on the podium twice at Lahr... Japan - First Vectra victory for Opel Japan... Britain - No luck for Vectra at Brands Hatch... France - Two wins for Opel at Paul Ricard F3... Ireland - Loughrey dominates at Mondello F Opel... ...