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Tue 11 Jan 2005
Celebrating Milt MinterHeadline

Celebrating Milt Minter

There was no passing of a torch when Milt Minter died on December 23, 2004. Minter was an original. Known most particularly for his endurance drives in Porsche sports cars from the 60s to this current decade, Milt was one of those guys who could...

Fri 28 Jan 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman readies for 24 hours in DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman readies for 24 hours in Daytona

As the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series prepares to begin its new season with upwards of 30 Daytona Prototypes on hand for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the sanctioning organization took a few minutes to look at one special team with one special...

Sun 27 Mar 2005
Time Machine: Riverside 1984

Time Machine: Riverside 1984

TIME MACHINE: 1984 - CHEVROLET TRUMPS PORSCHE FONTANA, Calif. (March 24, 2005) --- During the first five events at Riverside International Raceway, Porsche had dominated the competition, claiming four wins and almost the entirety of podium ...

Sun 30 Jan 2005
Daytona 24: Apple Motorsports preview

Daytona 24: Apple Motorsports preview

One Family, One Team, One Dream York, Pa.-Based Apple Motorsports to Compete in Super Bowl of Endurance Sports Car Racing YORK, Pa., Jan. 28 -For the Philadelphia Eagles, it's one team, one city, one dream. For the Stewarts of York, Pa., it's...

Mon 04 Apr 2005
Bobby Labonte to race in Grand Am at BirminghamHeadline

Bobby Labonte to race in Grand Am at Birmingham

Exclusively for Motorsport.com by DC Williams 2000 Nextel Cup Champion Bobby Labonte has added the July 29-31 Grand American Rolex Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., to his 2005 Grand American Rolex Series race ...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT duo team up with MSR for DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT duo team up with MSR for Daytona

Just call it A.J. & Justin's grand adventure as the two RuSPORT Champ Car World Series drivers are among the stellar pilots who will undertake the 44th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona on 28-29 January 2006. A.J. Allmendinger and Justin ...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Doran Racing profile: Dub Baird

Doran Racing profile: Dub Baird

VIR Fans Have Never Heard of Him, But Baird Drives Race Cars for a Living LEBANON, Ohio, Oct. 6 - Matteo Bobbi, Fabrizio Gollin, Didier Theys, Bobby Labonte, Terry Labonte, Jan Magnussen, Bryan Herta, Roberto Moreno. Great drivers have driven...

Fri 01 Apr 2005
Time Machine: Riverside 1957

Time Machine: Riverside 1957

TIME MACHINE: 1957: FERRARI WINS FIRST RACE AT RIVERSIDE INT'L RACEWAY FONTANA, Calif. (March 31, 2005) --- As engines are being primed for this weekend's Ferrari Maserati 400 at California Speedway, some may recall the sounds of the first race...

Mon 10 Jan 2005
SCC: Angelelli fastest in Daytona testingHeadline

SCC: Angelelli fastest in Daytona testing

Max Angelelli flew around the 3.56-mile road course at Daytona International Speedway to set the fastest time over three testing days for the upcoming Grand American Rolex Series season opener. ...

Thu 24 Mar 2005
SCC: Becky Swafford to debut at Fontana

SCC: Becky Swafford to debut at Fontana

Becky Swafford to Debut in GrandAm Cup for Compass360 Racing California native Becky Swafford has logged a lot of track time in the past 5 years, but her first priority was the completion of her economics and financial management Degrees from...

Wed 28 Sep 2005
GM Racing profile on Gary Claudio

GM Racing profile on Gary Claudio

GM Racing Profile: Gary Claudio, Group Marketing Manager Translating Success on the Track into Success in the Showroom DETROIT - Life on the mean streets of New York prepared Gary Claudio for life in the fast lane of auto racing. The former...

Tue 22 Mar 2005
Time Machine - Riverside 1981

Time Machine - Riverside 1981

TIME MACHINE: 1981 - FITZPATRICK REPEATS AT RIVERSIDE FONTANA, Calif. (March 21, 2005) --- John Fitzpatrick returned to Riverside International Raceway with Jim Busby as his co-driver for the six-hour Los Angeles Times/TOYOTA Grand Prix...

Tue 11 Jan 2005
Bill Oursler's Daytona Notebook - SundayHeadline

Bill Oursler's Daytona Notebook - Sunday

After three days of testing, about the only thing proved was that the outcome of next month's Grand American Rolex Series season opening Daytona Rolex 24 will be a crap shoot. In fact, so tight were the times that the top 14 Daytona Prototypes -...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

Americans Take Seven of Top 15 Places at Prestigeous Porsche Cup Presentation ATLANTA - December 30 - For the 35th time since its inception in 1970, the Porsche Cup was presented to the world's most successful private entry Porsche drivers at...

Fri 15 Apr 2005
SCC: Travis Walker joins Kensai Racing

SCC: Travis Walker joins Kensai Racing

Walker joins Kensai Racing for 2005! Travis Walker takes lead role in top flight Touring car team! MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO Travis Walker, an 18-year old race driver from Mississauga Ontario has announced he will join Kensai Racing for...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
Mae Van Wijk worried about Hurricane Rita

Mae Van Wijk worried about Hurricane Rita

Mae Van Wijk Focuses on Racing While Worried about Houston Home Synergy racer to compete at The Glen thinking of family in Rita's path WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 22, 2005) -- Synergy Racing driver Mae Van Wijk was among the hundreds of ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
RACE: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course 2006 season schedule

RACE: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course 2006 season schedule

MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE EXPANDS SCHEDULE TO FEATURE TWO NEW EVENTS IN 2006 DUBLIN, Ohio (November 21, 2005) -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course today announced its seven-race 2006 schedule, which features two new events and more of the world-class...

Mon 07 Feb 2005
SCC: Daytona: Jamie, Jim Holtom race notes

SCC: Daytona: Jamie, Jim Holtom race notes

Holtom duo strong at Daytona! Father and son duo impress at Grand Am Cup opener DAYTONA FLA, - Four years ago, Jamie Holtom first teamed up with his father, Jim Holtom, to compete in an enduro karting race just outside Ottawa,...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Wilson, Allmendinger, Shank teleconference, part 1

CHAMPCAR/CART: Wilson, Allmendinger, Shank teleconference, part 1

CHAMP CAR TELECONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT WITH JUSTIN WILSON, A.J. ALLMENDINGER AND MICHAEL SHANK ERIC MAUK: Welcome to today's Champ Car media teleconference. Where we are pleased to announce that a couple of the upcoming stars of the Bridgestone...

Thu 17 Nov 2005
TRG 2005 season review

TRG 2005 season review

TRG Finishes Successful 2005 Season Petaluma, Calif. b^0x0013 Kevin Buckler and The Racer's Group completed a successful 2005 Grand American Rolex Series in the GT and Daytona Prototype categories. The team won the GT team championship with ...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
Mexico City: HBM No. 4 car preview

Mexico City: HBM No. 4 car preview

BOSS Snowplow Team Set for Mexico Season Finale EFR, Leitzinger looking for driver, team podium points finish Denver, NC (October 25, 2005) . When the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series makes its first ever visit to Mexico ...

Wed 20 Apr 2005
Multimatic wins PACE Award

Multimatic wins PACE Award

Multimatic wins 2005 Automotive News PACE Award Multimatic has been named as a 2005 Automotive News PACE Award winner - recognizing the Toronto-based company as key automotive supplier for superior innovation, technological advancement and ...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
SunTrust Racing sponsorship extended

SunTrust Racing sponsorship extended

SunTrust Bank Extends SunTrust Race Team Agreement with Wayne Taylor Through 2008 Orlando, Fla. (December 1, 2005) -- In a press conference at the PRI Show in Orlando, Florida today, SunTrust Bank announced that it has extended its agreement...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
DTC: Magnussen gets Danish top driver honor

DTC: Magnussen gets Danish top driver honor

Jan Magnussen - Danish Racing Driver of the Year 2005 30/10-05 -- Danish driver Jan Magnussen has received the honour of being "Danish Racing Driver of the Year 2005" by the Danish Racing Federation. Jan Magnussen had a total of 10 wins this...

Fri 18 Mar 2005
Time Machine - Riverside 1980

Time Machine - Riverside 1980

TIME MACHINE: 1980 - FITZPATRICK TAKES RIVERSIDE WIN, SERIES TITLE FONTANA, Calif. (March 18, 2005) --- Following their sophomore year in racing and their win at Riverside International Raceway (1979) as well as a win at Le Mans, Don and Bill ...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the huntHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the hunt

Jimmie Johnson Acquits Well By Bill King On both his sets of fresh tires, Jimmie Johnson had The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford in the 1:49s for about three laps before the sticker edge wore off the Hoosiers. He...

Thu 18 Aug 2005
Haywood enters Motorsports Hall of Fame

Haywood enters Motorsports Hall of Fame

Sports Car Legend Haywood Enters Motorsports Hall DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 18, 2005) - Sports car racing legend Hurley Haywood is still going strong in his fourth decade of competition, but the five-time winner of the Rolex 24 At Daytona will...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Doncaster Racing names Daytona drivers

Doncaster Racing names Daytona drivers

Doncaster Racing announced today that Brent Martini will be joining its regular drivers Dave Lacey (Two Rolex 24 Podiums), Greg Wilkins (Two Rolex 24 Podiums/LMP2 LeMans winner) and Mark Wilkins (Two Rolex 24 Podiums and Formula Mazda Star) for...

Sat 20 Aug 2005
SCC: Champagne, Launi to race at Mid-Ohio

SCC: Champagne, Launi to race at Mid-Ohio

Champagne and Launi to Grand Am Cup Matt Champagne and Frank Launi to race at Mid Ohio in Chevy Cobalt SS TORONTO, ONTARIO -- Sunoco Ultra 94 team members Matt Champagne and Frank Launi have been chosen to drive one of...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
SCC: SpeedSource prepares for season ending race

SCC: SpeedSource prepares for season ending race

SpeedSource Lands Win and Two Top-Five Finishes as Season End Draws Near SpeedSource Race Engineering headed to Mid Ohio Sports Car Course in late August for the Emco Gears Classic. The team arrived in Mid Ohio ready to stretch their current...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
SCC: Martinelli Motorsports enters GS class in 2006

SCC: Martinelli Motorsports enters GS class in 2006

Martinelli Motorsports to Take on Grand-Am Cup's Grand Sport Class in 2006 ROXBURY, Conn. -- The 2006 Grand-Am Cup season will have a new competitor in the Grand Sport class with the emergence of Martinelli Motorsports, who have announced...

Fri 04 Feb 2005
Duno eyes Daytona 24 winHeadline

Duno eyes Daytona 24 win

Milka Duno has her eyes set on scoring victory in the Daytona Rolex 24 on Sunday, February 6th. The Venezuelan racer has class, including overall, wins in the Grand Am series, along with wins in other sportscar endurance series on her impressive...

Fri 09 Sep 2005
A fast lap around VIR -- then and nowHeadline

A fast lap around VIR -- then and now

Special to Motorsport.com by Bill King Ed Lowther (1964) and EFR (2005) take you for a lap around the most challenging racetrack in the country -- and maybe the world. Ed Lowther (left) explains it all to the author, circa 1964. Photo...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
Watkins Glen II: Team Shalen preview

Watkins Glen II: Team Shalen preview

Team Sahlen Makes 2nd Trip of Season to Watkins Glen Watkins Glen, NY - Team Sahlen will venture to Watkins Glen International for the COMPUSA 200 at the Glen race. This is the second of three races that the Grand American Rolex Sports Car...

Sun 03 Apr 2005
Fontana: Synergy Racing Saturday report

Fontana: Synergy Racing Saturday report

Two Synergy Racing Entries Post Top-10 Times in Qualifying at California Speedway FONTANA, Calif. (April 2, 2005) -- Synergy Racing posted two cars in the top 10 of their respective classes during Rolex Sports Car Series qualifying at California...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Top Sportsman awards announced

Top Sportsman awards announced

Grala and Nonnamaker Leave Mexico City as Top Sportsman Drivers; Claim Jim Trueman & Bob Akin Awards DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 8, 2005) -- As the Rolex Sports Car Series wrapped up an outstanding 2005 season in La Gran Final de la...