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Tue 21 Oct 1997
iRACE Sparky Plug 10-20-97

iRACE Sparky Plug 10-20-97

Take a Chill Pill, Pal, and Enjoy the Ride (Oct. 20, 1997) -- Ernie Irvan continues to bristle when reporters dare ask how he feels about taking a step down in his career by moving from Robert Yates Racing to MB2 Motorsports...

Mon 20 Oct 1997
Nations Cup race

Nations Cup race

Nations Cup VIII - Italy wins from Brazil and Germany... 19.10.97 Giovanni Montanari and Giovanni Anapoli (Vergani Racing) took their country’s first Nations Cup victory with a superb performance at Donington Park’s Valvoline...

Sun 19 Oct 1997
Team USA Results (Formula Ford)

Team USA Results (Formula Ford)

For immediate release: October 19, 1997 Team USA places fifth; Edwards stars in World Cup Three young American drivers produced strong performances today in two separate high-profile events in England. At Donington Park, ...

Sat 18 Oct 1997
Team USA Nations Cup Qualifying (Formula Ford)

Team USA Nations Cup Qualifying (Formula Ford)

For immediate release: October 18, 1997 Edwards stars in Formula Ford World Cup Action Mixed day for Team USA Scholarship winners Young American racer Paul Edwards played a starring role in...

LSR: Rosco McGlashan Update

LSR: Rosco McGlashan Update

Rosco McGlashan and the Aussie Invader Team have posted an update on his plans for the Land Speed Record in light of the Super Sonic Speeds that Thrust has achieved in Nevada. You can catch up with all the lastest Invader news ...

Fri 17 Oct 1997
This Week in Racing History (October 19-25)

This Week in Racing History (October 19-25)

This Week in Racing History October 19 - Antonio Ascari, driving an Alfa Romeo P2, wins the Italian GP (1924). - Drag racer Randy Anderson born in Denver, Colorado (1964). October 22 - Four time IMCA champion Gus ...

Cheltenham Rally Forum 97-10-29

Cheltenham Rally Forum 97-10-29

RAC Rally Forum Cheltenham Motor Club are hosting a Rally Forum on Wednesday October 29th at Cheltenham Ladies College in Cheltenham. The main Guests of the Forum will be Stuart Turner, Paddy Hopkirk and Roger Clarke. Tickets Priced 4.00 are...

Thu 16 Oct 1997
WRC: Sanremo: final (official) results

WRC: Sanremo: final (official) results

I wrote: > Liatti wins !!! Surprisingly McRae lost 5 seconds on the last stage > and lost the lead. That was true but at the last control Liatti deliberately (under team orders) penalized 10 seconds and gave the win to McRae. Check: ...

Wed 15 Oct 1997
SSCC - 1998 Schedule of Events

SSCC - 1998 Schedule of Events

The Silver State Classic Challenge schedule of Open Road Events for 1998 is now available at: http://www.phenry.com/sscc The May event will be held early this year due to NDOT road work on SR ...

Carmody Becomes Race Director, Long Resigns

Carmody Becomes Race Director, Long Resigns

SportsCar News SPORTSCAR COMMISSIONER TOM CARMODY NAMED RACE DIRECTOR FOR FINAL TWO EVENTS 14 October, 1997 TAMPA, Fla. (October 13, 1997) -- Andrew Evans, Chairman of Professional SportsCar Racing, (SportsCar), announced today ...

SPORTSCARFAX, Vol. 2, No. 23 10 October, 1997 NAPA AUTO PARTS SEBRING OCTOBERFEST (October 15-18) -- TELEVISION COVERAGE-- Listed below are the scheduled broadcast times for the NAPA Auto Parts Sebring Octoberfest: FIA GT Championship FOX...

Tue 14 Oct 1997
LSR ThrustSSC Report 97-10-13

LSR ThrustSSC Report 97-10-13

Black Rock Desert October 13th 1997. Battle for Mach 1 on Land The ThrustSSC objective for today was to achieve the first ever supersonic FIA World Land Speed Record with two independently audited supersonic passes over the measured mile...

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...