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Mon 04 Mar 2002
RACE: Jeff Clinton loses life at HomesteadHeadline

RACE: Jeff Clinton loses life at Homestead

MIAMI (March 1, 2002) - Jeff Clinton, 38, of St. Louis, Missouri, was fatally injured at Homestead-Miami Speedway while practicing for Saturday's Rolex Series sports car race. The Archangel Motorsports driver was entering turn one onto the ...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
Chevy engine approved for Daytona Prototypes

Chevy engine approved for Daytona Prototypes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 17, 2002) -- The General Motors LS6 V8 used in the Chevrolet Corvette has been approved by Grand American Road Racing Association for use in the Daytona Prototypes class. The engine, submitted for approval by Total ...

Sun 03 Mar 2002
Jeff Clinton's co-drivers take tribute laps at Homestead

Jeff Clinton's co-drivers take tribute laps at Homestead

MIAMI, Fla. (March 02, 2002) -- Archangel Motorsport Services drivers Jeff Tillman and Curtis Francois took two tribute parade laps in memory of their co-driver Jeff Clinton before the start of today's Indy Racing League Grand Prix of Miami....

Mon 11 Nov 2002
SCC: Doncaster Racing wins Daytona finale and championshipHeadline

SCC: Doncaster Racing wins Daytona finale and championship

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 9, 2002) - Doncaster Racing won the Grand-Am Cup Series six-hour race, part of the Dark Dog Grand American Finale at Daytona International Speedway, en route to capturing this year's Grand Sport I team championship.

Sat 09 Nov 2002
Picchio Daytona Prototype unveiled in Daytona

Picchio Daytona Prototype unveiled in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 7, 2002) -- Picchio SpA unveiled its D2 Daytona Prototype on Wednesday night during a reception held at DAYTONA USA. G&W Motorsports team managers Price and Carissa Cobb had the honors of pulling the silver cover off...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
Driver Spotlight on Cass Whitehead

Driver Spotlight on Cass Whitehead

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 5, 2002) -- Good fatherly advice has helped to guide Cass Whitehead in a successful racing career. When Cass first started racing his father told him, "in order to finish first, you first must finish," and ever since...

Sat 19 Jan 2002
Daytona 24: Nineteen nations represented by Rolex 24 entrants

Daytona 24: Nineteen nations represented by Rolex 24 entrants

The whole world kicks off the racing season in Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 17, 2002) -- Motor racing is a many faceted sport with plenty of individual disciplines and formats. But, once a year the broad spectrum of the sport comes ...

Sun 13 Jan 2002
Leitzinger to drive Trans-Am for Gloy Racing

Leitzinger to drive Trans-Am for Gloy Racing

Butch Leitzinger to race under Tommy Bahama and Tom Gloy Racing banner for 2002 Trans-Am Series MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 7, 2002) -- Tom Gloy Racing announced today it will field a second entry in the 2002 Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich ...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
Archangel Motorsports tribute to Jeff Clinton

Archangel Motorsports tribute to Jeff Clinton

JEFF CLINTON A TEAMMATE THAT CAN NOT BE REPLACED The entire crew of Archangel Motorsports extends its deepest sympathies to the family, friends and many fans of our fellow and forever teammate. His love of the sport and the enthusiasm he ...

RACE: ACRL: Jeff Clinton memorial arrangements

RACE: ACRL: Jeff Clinton memorial arrangements

March 4, 2002, Road Atlanta, GA -- Jeff Clinton, 38, of St. Louis, Missouri, who was fatally injured in a racing incident at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Miami, Florida, will be laid to rest this Wednesday, March 6, 2002. Jeff is survived by his...

Sat 13 Apr 2002
Carbir introduces Daytona Prototype

Carbir introduces Daytona Prototype

Carbir announces C4 Daytona Prototype. April 10, 2002 Grafton, WI - Carbir Race Cars released images and specifications today for the new Carbir C4 Daytona Prototype as company president Brian Utt announced that the Wisconsin-based manufacturer...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
ACRL: Tribute to Jeff Clinton

ACRL: Tribute to Jeff Clinton

I never thought that I would ever have to write something like this. When I joined the sport of auto racing it was impressed upon me how dangerous it is. But, I discovered that with training and vigilance that most of the time it was a safe sport....

Fri 26 Jul 2002
IPS: Jeff Tillman to debut in IPS at Michigan

IPS: Jeff Tillman to debut in IPS at Michigan

Sports-car standout Tillman to debut at Michigan. Tillman, Budweiser enter Infiniti Pro Series competition. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 25, 2002 -- SCCA and sports-car standout Jeff Tillman will make his Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series debut...

Sun 03 Mar 2002
Firestone Racing statement on Jeff Clinton

Firestone Racing statement on Jeff Clinton

"The Firestone Racing program extends its sympathy to the family and friends of Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series driver Jeff Clinton, who was fatally injured in a practice session today at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Although we did not have...

Tue 29 Oct 2002
Bruno St-Jacques to test for Team Coloni

Bruno St-Jacques to test for Team Coloni

Canadian race car driver Bruno St-Jacques is currently in Europe and he met today with the managers of the European Minardi Formula 1 team. St-Jacques -- who contested the Formula Atlantic race held at the Montreal Molson Indy this past August -...

Sat 14 Sep 2002
SCC: Grand-Am arrives at historic Mont-Tremblant

SCC: Grand-Am arrives at historic Mont-Tremblant

The Grand-Am sportscar series arrived in Mont-Tremblant and left the surrounding hills echoing with the sounds of elite professional road racing for the first time in decades. Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant, twice home of the Canadian Grand Prix and...

Sat 02 Mar 2002
Homestead-Miami: Official statement on fatality

Homestead-Miami: Official statement on fatality

MIAMI, Fla. (March 01, 2002) -- The Rolex Sports Car Series held practice sessions at Homestead-Miami Speedway today for Saturday's Nextel 250. A fatality occurred during the second practice session, and track officials issued the following ...

Thu 24 Jan 2002
Archangel Motorsport's Mike Johnson on MTV

Archangel Motorsport's Mike Johnson on MTV

Archangel Motorsport's Mike Johnson back on MTV January 22, 2002 Road Atlanta, GA ­ Two -time Grand -Am SRPII Champion Archangel Motorsport's team owner Mike Johnson returns to M TV in the "Real World / Road Rules Challenge." MTV's The "Real...

Fri 26 Jul 2002
TRD submits V8 for Daytona Prototype approval

TRD submits V8 for Daytona Prototype approval

Toyota Racing Development to submit V8 Powerplant for Daytona Prototype approval. COSTA MESA, Calif. (July 25, 2002) - Toyota Racing Development (TRD), U.S.A. announced today that it will submit a 4.3-liter V8 engine to the Grand American Road...

Wed 11 Sep 2002
SCC: Mont Tremblant: Hyundai Motorsports preview

SCC: Mont Tremblant: Hyundai Motorsports preview

Hyundai Motorsports happy to race at home in Mont-Tremblant 250. Mont-Tremblant, Qc. (September 11, 2002) -- Team Hyundai Motorsports will not have to travel very far this weekend to compete in the Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series event,...

Sun 23 Jun 2002
SCC: Watkins Glen: GS race results

SCC: Watkins Glen: GS race results

<pre> Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series Race results for the Sports Car Grand Prix Grand Sport 250 at Watkins Glen International WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 23, 2002) - Race results for the Sports Car Grand Prix Grand Sport 250, round four...

Sat 23 Feb 2002
Doran Lista enters Sebring 50th Anniversary 12-hour race

Doran Lista enters Sebring 50th Anniversary 12-hour race

Doran Team To Return To American Le Mans Competition; Submits Entry For 50th Anniversary Sebring 12 Hours SEBRING, Fla. (February 23, 2002) -- One of the top privateer teams in American sports car racing will return to racing on the American Le...

Sun 15 Sep 2002
SCC: Mont Tremblant: Driver race results

SCC: Mont Tremblant: Driver race results

<pre> Mont-Tremblant, Quebec (September 14, 2002) - Race results for the Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series at Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant with finish position, (car number), drivers and hometowns, class, car and laps completed. Race Stats -...

Sat 31 Aug 2002
SCC: Virginia (VIR) II: Grand Sport 250 results

SCC: Virginia (VIR) II: Grand Sport 250 results

<pre> Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series Race results for the Grand Sport 250 at Virginia International Raceway ALTON, Va. (August 31, 2002) - Race results for the Grand Sport 250, round seven of the Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series Grand ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
G&W Motorsports' BMW Picchio Daytona Prototype conducts test

G&W Motorsports' BMW Picchio Daytona Prototype conducts test

ALTON, Va. (December 20, 2002) -- G&W Motorsports has hit the track with their BMW-powered Picchio DP2 Daytona Prototype. The team reports that testing is going well at Virginia International Raceway, having concluded initial shakedown work, wind...

Thu 26 Sep 2002
Gearboxes approved for Daytona Prototypes

Gearboxes approved for Daytona Prototypes

RATEC gearboxes approved for Daytona Prototypes DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 24, 2002) -- Grand American Road Racing Association has approved the use of two gearboxes produced by RATEC Research Ltd. for use in the Daytona Prototypes. The RATEC...

Sat 23 Feb 2002
Homestead-Miami: Justin Bell, Joseph Safina preview

Homestead-Miami: Justin Bell, Joseph Safina preview

Justin Bell and Joseph Safina to Drive Archangel SRPII at Homestead in Grand-Am Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- What may be called a home field advantage, 1998 Le Mans GT2 class winner Justin Bell and Joseph Safina are paired to enter the Nextel 250 ...

Thu 07 Mar 2002
Shane Lewis helmet design contest winner announced

Shane Lewis helmet design contest winner announced

JUPITER, Fla., Thursday, March 7, 2002 - Shane Lewis Racing announced today that Dean Ackerman, of Waterford, Michigan, has been chosen as the winner of the "Design Shane Lewis' Helmet" contest presented by TheRaceSite.com. Ackerman entered two ...

Fri 18 Oct 2002
Ferrari 333SP chassis 001 to run season finale

Ferrari 333SP chassis 001 to run season finale

Ferrari 333SP Chassis 001 to contest Grand American Finale in Daytona; Symbolic Motors to sponsor final professional running of Legendary Ferrari COLUMBIA, Md. (October 15, 2002) - Team 962.com, owner of the Ferrari 333SP chassis 001, announced...

Wed 06 Feb 2002
SCC: Daytona 24: Race results

SCC: Daytona 24: Race results

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (February 1, 2002) - Final race results for the Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series at Daytona International Speedway. Results include finish position (car number) drivers and hometowns, class, team and car, laps ...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (December 9, 2002) -- Heritage Motorsports announced today that NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series driver Kevin Lepage will join the driver lineup for the Heritage Motorsports ...

Sat 09 Nov 2002
Picchio D2 unveiled in Daytona

Picchio D2 unveiled in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 6, 2002) -- The only European-manufactured Daytona Prototype was unveiled tonight at Daytona USA as G&W Motorsports team managers Price and Charissa Cobb pulled the silver cover off of the new Picchio Daytona ...

Fri 29 Mar 2002
SCC: California: Hyundai Motorsports race report

SCC: California: Hyundai Motorsports race report

Hyundai Motorsports finishes 11th in California Fontana, California - A fields of 54 cars participated at the second round of the 2002 Grand Am Street Stock Championship that was held at the California Speedway in Fontana. Canadian Mark Craig...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

PORSCHE CUP 2002 - TOP 15 FINISHERS Driver/Country Final Points Prize Money 1. Kevin Buckler (USA) 8,575 points $37,000 2. Michael Schrom (USA) 5,375 points $23,000 3. Stephane Ortelli (Monaco) 5,145 points $18,000 4. Randy Pobst ...

Wed 08 May 2002
Daytona International Speedway welcomes new staff

Daytona International Speedway welcomes new staff

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla (May 7, 2002) - Daytona International Speedway President John Graham today announced hirings and promotions of key staff members at the "World Center of Racing." Rick Goupil, Director of Sales for DAYTONA USA, has been...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

SONOMA, Calif. - Dec. 9, 2002 - It was announced Saturday that Kevin Buckler, team owner and driver for The Racer's Group, and co-driver Michael Schrom of Ghent, NY, took 1-2 in the prestigious 2002 Porsche Cup, an annual award given to the top ...