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Tue 20 Dec 2005
Tue 13 Dec 2005
2006 World Touring Car Championship tentative calendar

2006 World Touring Car Championship tentative calendar

<pre> CALENDAR FOR THE 2006 FIA WTCC 02 April ITA Monza 30 April FRA Magny-Cours 21 May GBR Brands Hatch 04 June GER Oschersleben 02 July BRA * Curitiba** 30 July ...

Sat 10 Dec 2005
Memories of Raymond R. Nichels

Memories of Raymond R. Nichels

Ray R. Nichels 1922-2005 Nichels Engineering In 1938, at the age of 15, Ray Nichels, went on the road as a midget car crew chief, racing at tracks across America. From 1938-1948, the drivers of the Ray Nichels prepared midgets (campaigned by his...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Ray Nichels passed away

Ray Nichels passed away

Ray Nichels -- 1922-2005 We are saddened to report the passing of our friend, Ray Nichels, one of the preeminent race car mechanics and car builders of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, on Friday, November 25, 2005. Raymond "Ray" Nichels, age 83,...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS statement on Kraines death

CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS statement on Kraines death

WINNING INDIANAPOLIS 500 CAR ENTRANT KRAINES DIES AT 84 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005 -- Maury Kraines, the winning Indianapolis 500 car entrant of 1992, died Nov. 29 of heart failure in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 84. Kraines, whose...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

Maurice H. Kraines, the founder of Kraco Enterprises, passed away on November 29, 2005 in Rancho Mirage, California. Kraines was a successful businessman who opened the doors to Kraco Enterprises in 1954 at the age of 34 and never looked ...

Tue 06 Dec 2005
Loeb first two-time Champion of ChampionsHeadline

Loeb first two-time Champion of Champions

Sebastien Loeb made it to the Race of Champions super final for an unprecedented fourth year in a row, and took the spoils of victory for the second time, adding to his 2003 win. Superfinal 1: Sébastien Loeb. Photo by IMP. Loeb had...

Kristensen, Ekstrom perfect in Nations' CupHeadline

Kristensen, Ekstrom perfect in Nations' Cup

Tom Kristensen and Mattias Ekstrom took the Nations' Cup for Team Scandinavia with a perfect record of nine victories and no losses, in the opening event of the Race of Champions. Final: winner Tom Kristensen celebrates. Photo by...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Kathleen Wheeler services set

Kathleen Wheeler services set

Services Set for Kathleen Wheeler CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 2, 2005) - A funeral service for Kathleen Wheeler, mother of H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway, and David Wheeler, the track's director of ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Atlanta Motor Speedway announces 2006 schedule

Atlanta Motor Speedway announces 2006 schedule

Atlanta Motor Speedway Announces 2006 Schedule Golden Corral 500 weekend tickets on sale December 1st Hampton, Ga. (November 30, 2005) Atlanta Motor Speedway officials announced their 2006 event schedule which includes two NASCAR...

Tue 29 Nov 2005
Mon 28 Nov 2005
NZV8: Caltex Racing round 2 race notes

NZV8: Caltex Racing round 2 race notes

FOGG AND PEDERSEN ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES AT RUAPUNA Caltex Racing Ford Falcon drivers Paul Pedersen and Angus Fogg had to roll with the punches at the second round of the 2005/06 Parker ENZED NZ V8s Championship at Christchurch's Powerbuilt ...

NZV8: Caltex Racing round two Friday notes

NZV8: Caltex Racing round two Friday notes

CALTEX CARS FAST BUT IN THE WARS IN CHRISTCHURCH The Caltex Racing Ford Falcon V8s of Paul Pedersen and Angus Fogg were fast but in the wars on the first day of competition at the second round of the 2005/06 Parker ENZED NZ V8s Championship...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
NZV8: Caltex Racing round two preview

NZV8: Caltex Racing round two preview

CALTEX CARS IN STRONG SHAPE FOR SECOND PARKER ENZED NZ V8S ROUND The Caltex Racing Ford Falcon V8s of Paul Pedersen and Angus Fogg are in strong shape for the second round of the 2005/06 Parker ENZED NZ V8s Championship at Christchurch's ...

CORR: BITD: Jason Baldwin killed in plane crash

CORR: BITD: Jason Baldwin killed in plane crash

The Off-road racing community has lost one of their top stars. A plane crash took the life of Jason Baldwin, 35, as he returned home to Laguna Beach, California on Saturday after competing in one of his favorite and most challenging events, the...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
2006 USAC Silver Crown tentative schedule

2006 USAC Silver Crown tentative schedule

<pre> The 2006 USAC Silver Crown Championship Series schedule DATE LOCATION TRACK January 21-22 Phoenix, AZ Phoenix International Raceway March 25-26 Homestead, FL Homestead-Miami ...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Road America 2006 schedule announced

Road America 2006 schedule announced

Road America Announces 2006 Schedule Elkhart Lake, Wis., November 1, 2005 -- Road America has announced the 2006 public event schedule for its 51st season of road racing. Special events and series will continue to be added throughout the ...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
DTC: 2005 Awards night report

DTC: 2005 Awards night report

Awards night in the Danish Touringcar Championship Casper Elgaard got gold and Jan Magnussen was Danish Driver of the Year A number of prominent drivers from the Danish Touringcar Championship entered the scene when the sixth annual...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Angola's former promoter Jim Amstutz died

Angola's former promoter Jim Amstutz died

God Speed Jim Amstutz.... Former Angola Motor Speedway Promoter, Jim Amstutz passed away Wednesday October 26 after a short battle with Cancer. Jim is very well known around the area for his voice especially with being the voice of most of the...

Fri 21 Oct 2005
Renault partners RoC
F1

Renault partners RoC

Renault, recently crowned 2005 FIA Formula One Constructors' and Drivers' World Champion, announces its partnership with the Race Of Champions - Nations Cup 2005, on December 3rd at the Stade de France A Formula 1 car in the Stade de France For...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
ETCC: Russian teams/drivers Vallelunga race notes

ETCC: Russian teams/drivers Vallelunga race notes

A little satisfaction for Russians First European Touring Car Cup (FIA ETCCup) went off on Italian Vallelunga racetrack on October 16th. For Russian competitors this international meeting was a serious exam and race results bring us just a ...

ETCC: Vallelunga post-race quotes

ETCC: Vallelunga post-race quotes

PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES Richard GORANSSON, West Coast Racing Winner of the S2000 FIA ETC Cup "I didn't expect to have this result today especially considering how great Alex (Zanardi) had been all weekend. We took a few steps forward today and...

ETCC: SEAT Sport Vallelunga race notes

ETCC: SEAT Sport Vallelunga race notes

16 October 2005 - Vallelunga victory sees SEAT Sport UK win in Europe Jason Plato won Race 2 at the Autodromo di Vallelunga near Rome today to finish runner-up in the FIA European Touring Car Cup and prove that SEAT Sport UK is one of the ...

ETCC: Vallelunga race one, two notes

ETCC: Vallelunga race one, two notes

RICHARD GÖRANSSON AND LORENZO FALESSI CLAIM FIA EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CUPS On a sunny and warm day, that attracted a big crowd (25,000 spectators over the two days) Richard Göransson from Sweden and Lorenzo Falessi, who lives 50 km north of the...

Ashley Taws to meet Qu?bec police in Montr?al

Ashley Taws to meet Qu?bec police in Montr?al

Driver of Barbie race car to meet Québec police in Montréal Toronto, Ontario (August 21, 2002): Newmarket, Ontario, native Ashley Taws, who drives the "Be Anything With Barbie at Wal-Mart" race car in the Canadian Formula Ford Championship,...

Supercup returns to US GP

Supercup returns to US GP

Porsche Michelin Supercup to race again at Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002 -- For the third consecutive year, the Porsche Michelin Supercup, the world's fastest international single-marque sports car series, will race at the...

Sun 16 Oct 2005
ETCC: Vallelunga Saturday notes

ETCC: Vallelunga Saturday notes

SUPER 2000 AND SUPER PRODUCTION DRIVERS TO RACE TOGETHER FOR TWO DIFFERENT EUROPEAN TITLES The format of the FIA European Touring Car Cup in Vallelunga underwent a last minute change, when it was decided that competitors in both the Super 2000...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
Wayne Weiler dies at 70

Wayne Weiler dies at 70

TWO-TIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER WEILER DIES AT 70 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Oct. 14, 2005 -- Wayne Weiler, a lifelong cotton farmer from Phoenix who competed in the Indianapolis 500 in 1960 and 1961, passed away Oct. 13 due to an apparent heart ...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
DTC: 2005 final standings

DTC: 2005 final standings

<pre> Final championship positions - drivers: 1. Casper Elgaard Team Essex Invest BMW 320i E46 255 2. Jan Magnussen Team Den Blå Avis Toyota Corolla T-Sport 241 3. Jens...

Sat 08 Oct 2005
USAR: 2006 USAR Pro Cup schedule

USAR: 2006 USAR Pro Cup schedule

<pre> DATE, DAY TRACK SIZE LOCATION DIV LAPS 1. FEB. 25, Sat. USA International Speedway 0.75 Lakeland, FL South 250 2. MAR. 11, Sat. South ...

Tue 04 Oct 2005
DTC: Jyllands-Ringen season finale results, standings

DTC: Jyllands-Ringen season finale results, standings

<pre> Result of race 1 - Pre Final of round 9 of 9 - Jyllandsringen - 13 laps of 2.300 kms: 1. Casper Elgaard Team Essex Invest BMW 320i E46 15.49,874 2. Henrik Lundgaard Team Den Blå Avis ...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
DTC: Jyllands-Ringen season finale race notes

DTC: Jyllands-Ringen season finale race notes

Casper Elgaard defends championship title Jan Magnussen lost the title after having raced on two continents within 14 hours This year's Danish Touringcar Championship was settled on Sunday at Jyllandsringen under very special circumstances...

HMCS: Mosport season finale race notes

HMCS: Mosport season finale race notes

NICK WITTMER WINS THE SEASON FINALE AND HIS BROTHER KUNO WITTMER TAKES THE CHAMPIONSHIP Bowmanville, ON, October 2, 2005 - Nick Wittmer won the Honda/Michelin Challenge Series season finale held Sunday at Mosport International Raceway, but it...