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Thu 23 Oct 2003
Watkins Glen staff changes

Watkins Glen staff changes

Watkins Glen, NY (October 22, 2003) - Watkins Glen International President Craig Rust recently announced the promotions of Jon Beckman to Director of Business Development and Steve Ely to Track Operations Manager for the historic road ...

Tue 21 Oct 2003
UTE: Team Brute Strength Surfers update

UTE: Team Brute Strength Surfers update

Lexmark Indy is just around the corner (23-26th October) and Gold Coast based V8BRute team 'Team Brute Strength' are working overtime preparing both cars for an assault on home turf. The V8Brutes will be a support category to the main race, along...

Trans Tasman Challenge Ruapuna race reports

Trans Tasman Challenge Ruapuna race reports

Three from three and series lead for Scott as Kiwis show the way. New Zealand Tranzam cars continued to head home the Australian Sports Sedans in the Trans Tasman Challenge. It was round four, the first on New Zealand soil and Kayne Scott ran ...

Guerrieri year-end banguet report

Guerrieri year-end banguet report

MONTREAL (October 19, 2003) - Pickering, Ontario native Christopher Guerrieri capped off the 2003 Canadian Formula Ford Championship season on Saturday night by claiming the top two prizes at the series annual awards banquet in Montreal. In a ...

Trans Tasman Challenge Ruapuna qualifying

Trans Tasman Challenge Ruapuna qualifying

New Zealanders show the way with top three spots It was a great day for the locals in round four of the Trans Tasman Challenge where New Zealand Tranzam cars are matched up against Australian Sports Sedans. The Kiwis took the top three grid ...

Mon 20 Oct 2003
ETCC: Monza: Tom Coronel race report

ETCC: Monza: Tom Coronel race report

Double podium finish for Tom Coronel in ETCC Finale at Monza. Tom Coronel rounded off his FIA ETCC season with two podium finishes. At the Italian track of Monza he initially finished fourth in the first of the two races, but he moved up a place...

ETCC: Monza: BMW race report

ETCC: Monza: BMW race report

BMW Wins manufacturers' title but is runner-up in the drivers'. After two exciting races in Monza the 2003 FIA European Touring Car Championship finished with a new title for BMW thanks to consistency all year from the drivers run by the three...

ETCC: Monza: Season finale race two results

ETCC: Monza: Season finale race two results

Pos No Drivers Car Laps Gap --- ---- --------------------------- --------------------- -------- ---------- 1. 42 Jorg Muller BMW 320i 9 2. 20 Tom Coronel...

ETCC: Monza: Season finale race one results

ETCC: Monza: Season finale race one results

Pos No Drivers Car Laps Gap --- ---- --------------------------- --------------------- -------- ---------- 1. 56 James Thompson Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 9 2. 11 Andy Priaulx...

ETCC: Monza: Season finale race report

ETCC: Monza: Season finale race report

RACE 1 & RACE 2 WEATHER: Sunny, with a dry track. Tarquini wins the drivers' championship by one point as James Thompson and Jörg Müller take a win apiece BMW wins the manufacturers championship. In front of a crowd of 30,000, the FIA ...

Racing TV month October/November

Racing TV month October/November

<pre> FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 12:30A-1:00 SPEED Totally NASCAR (R) 1:00A-2:00 SPEED F1 Grand Prix of Japan, Suzuka, J, qualifying ...

Sun 19 Oct 2003
ETCC: Monza: Starting lineup

ETCC: Monza: Starting lineup

Pos No Cls Driver Car Laps Time Gap --- ---- --- -------------------- --------------------- ---- ---------- ------ 1. 42 Jorg Muller BMW 320i 10 2:000 2. 43 Dirk...

ETCC: Monza: Saturday practice/qualifying notes

ETCC: Monza: Saturday practice/qualifying notes

WEATHER: Overcast, with cool temperatures and a dry track. FREE PRACTICE 1: THE MÜLLERS SET THE PACE BMW Team Deutschland's duo of Jörg and Dirk Müller, set a stunning pace in the first practice. Driving in close formation around a track on...

ETCC: Monza: Practice two times

ETCC: Monza: Practice two times

Pos No Cls Driver Car Laps Time Gap --- ---- --- -------------------- --------------------- ---- ---------- ------ 1. 43 Dirk Muller BMW 320i 12 2:001 2. 42 Jorg...

ETCC: Monza: Practice one times

ETCC: Monza: Practice one times

Pos No Cls Driver Car Laps Time Gap --- ---- --- -------------------- --------------------- ---- ---------- ------ 1. 42 Jorg Muller BMW 320i 13 2:000 2. 43 Dirk...

ETCC: Monza: BMW qualifying notes

ETCC: Monza: BMW qualifying notes

BMW lead the way into the final races. The front row of the grid for the race at Monza is an all-BMW affair with perfect team-work between the BMW Team Deutschland drivers, Jörg Müller and Dirk Müller. While other drivers tried the trick of...

Sat 18 Oct 2003
ETCC: Monza: Fisichella, Zanardi profiles

ETCC: Monza: Fisichella, Zanardi profiles

New drivers in the FIA ETCC and some special guests. Giancarlo FISICHELLA nationality Italian age 30 career highlights Twice runner-up in the European Karting Championship (1989/1991) Italian F3 champion and winner of the Montecarlo F3...

Trans Tasman Ruapuna practice report

Trans Tasman Ruapuna practice report

Free Practice - Round Four - Ruapuna - October 17-19 Shooting for a double, but tough away from home This weekend it is the New Zealanders who are playing host for round four of the Trans Tasman Challenge which is taking place at ...

Thu 16 Oct 2003
Valvoline Cup leaders 2003-10-15

Valvoline Cup leaders 2003-10-15

Oct. 15, 2003 -- The racing season is winding down for most local racers across America and several men and women are battling for the Valvoline Cup national driver point's championship. The top driver from across the country in each of the ...

Tue 14 Oct 2003
ETCC: Zanardi to race in BMW at Monza

ETCC: Zanardi to race in BMW at Monza

Munich/Moza. When Alessandro Zanardi makes his first competitive outing in a racing car for over two years at Monza this weekend it will be at the wheel of a BMW 320i ETCC. This one-off appearance in the final round of the 2003 FIA European...

Bugliotti owns Buenos Aires

Bugliotti owns Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is always special. For any category. And TC 2000 was no exception. The most important race of the season was won by the factory Chevrolet Astra driver, Marcelo Bugliotti. Both Ford Focus drivers, Gabriel Ponce de León and Walter ...

Mon 13 Oct 2003
Buenos Aires results

Buenos Aires results

<pre> TC 2000 Buenos Aires, 3.353 Race Sunday, October 12th., 2003 1 10 BUGLIOTTI MARCELO CH ASTRA 39 57;04,266 2 6 PONCE DE LEON GABRIEL FORD FOCUS 39 57;10,365 6,099 3 5 HERNANDEZ WALTER ...

Buenos Aires race notes

Buenos Aires race notes

Marcelo Bugliotti won at Buenos Aires in front of a 56.000 crowd Buenos Aires, October 12th.- When you want to dominate a race in great form, you do the kind of drive that Marcelo Bugliotti showed to the rest of the TC2000 competitors a Buenos...

Former German racer, Johann Abt died

Former German racer, Johann Abt died

Johann Abt passed away on Saturday at the age of 67 after a long and serious illness. He is survived by his wife Thea and their two sons Christian (36) and Hans-Jürgen Abt (40). Born in December 1935, Johann Abt was one of Germany's most ...

Sun 12 Oct 2003
Buenos Aires qualifying notes

Buenos Aires qualifying notes

Furlán on the pole in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, October 11th.- Knowing so well a circuit often helps and even more when you are a local driver. That was the case of Gabriel Furlán, who put his Mitsubishi Lancer on pole today for the ...

Buenos Aires Saturday qualifying times

Buenos Aires Saturday qualifying times

<pre> TC 2000 Buenos Aires, 3.353 m. Saturday, October 11th., 2003 1 8 FURLAN GABRIEL MITSUB. LANCER 1:20.168 2 6 PONCE DE LEON GABRIEL FORD FOCUS 1:20.260 0.092 3 27 BEITIA CRISPIN FORD...

Sat 11 Oct 2003
ETCC: Monza: Season finale preview

ETCC: Monza: Season finale preview

The 2003 season is drawing to a close ... but there is still a lot to be decided before the garage doors shut on another sucessful season of the LG Super Racing Weekend series. For the last action-packed weekend of racing of the year, the teams...

Fri 10 Oct 2003
Jack Deery takes Nashville position

Jack Deery takes Nashville position

ROCKFORD -- Former Rockford Speedway president Jack Deery has been hired as general manager of Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, Tenn. "As I look at it, all I can see is great potential," said Deery, who will start the job Nov. 1. "Our goal...

SAFER Barrier earns award

SAFER Barrier earns award

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Oct. 10, 2003 -- Research & Development Magazine, a leading publication covering the latest breakthroughs in practical, hands-on technology, has named the SAFER Barrier to its prestigious "R&D 100 Awards" list for 2003. The...

Tue 07 Oct 2003
Silva wins at Paran?

Silva wins at Paran?

The thirteenth round of the Turismo Carretera 2003 Championship wasn`t just one more in the long history of this great category. It was the race number 1000 of the most popular series in Argentina. Since that started far away in 1937 amazings...

Mon 06 Oct 2003
ETCC: Estoril: BMW race report

ETCC: Estoril: BMW race report

Privateer BMW team takes first trophy of the season. While the BMW national teams found life difficult against the Alfa Romeos in Estoril it was Duncan Huisman in the Carly Motors entered 320i who won the first trophy of the season for BMW....

ETCC: Standings after Estoril

ETCC: Standings after Estoril

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos No. Driver Nat Points --- --- --------------------------- --- -------- 1. 4 Gabriele Tarquini ITA 96 2. 42 Jörg Müller GER 96 3. 11 Andy Priaulx...

ETCC: Estoril: Race two results

ETCC: Estoril: Race two results

Pos No Drivers Car Laps Gap --- ---- --------------------------- --------------------- -------- ---------- 1. 4 Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 12 2. 3 Nicola...

ETCC: Estoril: Race one results

ETCC: Estoril: Race one results

Pos No Drivers Car Laps Gap --- ---- --------------------------- --------------------- -------- ---------- 1. 4 Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 12 2. 3 Nicola...

ETCC: Estoril: Race one/two notes

ETCC: Estoril: Race one/two notes

WEATHER: Sunny, with a strong wind and a dry track. ALFA ROMEO TRIUMPHS AND TARQUINI JOINS JÖRG MÜLLER IN THE LEAD AS THE THOMPSON-JÖRG MÜLLER FIGHT RAISE ISSUES The 17th and 18th rounds of the FIA European Touring Car Championship ...

Sun 05 Oct 2003
Welkom, round eight race notes

Welkom, round eight race notes

Morne Jurgens wrapped up his second South African Formula Ford Championship in succession in round eight of the Vodacom Power Tour at the Phakisa Circuit near Welkom yesterday. Jurgens (The Truck Den Mygale), from Gauteng, retained his title...