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Thu 27 Dec 2001
Crawford enters Tony Stewart in Daytona 24

Crawford enters Tony Stewart in Daytona 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 18, 2001) - Crawford Race Cars, a division of Crawford Composites, today announced that NASCAR Winston Cup Series standout Tony Stewart will join road racing veterans Jan Lammers and Johnny Mowlem as drivers of the 2002...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
IRL: GM Racing completes

IRL: GM Racing completes "vintage" season

GM brands Complete "Vintage" Season Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Cadillac gain Podiums and Titles Detroit, Mich., Dec.21, 2001 - With the extremely short time between the end of one racing season and the start of the next, General Motors...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Buddy Rice to test with Miracle Motorsports

CHAMPCAR/CART: Buddy Rice to test with Miracle Motorsports

December 17, 2001-Campaigning to run the 2002 Grand American Road Racing Series, Miracle Motorsports is proud to announce that Buddy Rice, 2000 Toyota Atlantic Champ, will be present during the test session scheduled in Daytona the first part of...

SCC: 2002 Grand-Am Cup TV deal reached

SCC: 2002 Grand-Am Cup TV deal reached

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 21, 2001) - Grand American Road Racing announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Speed Channel to broadcast 2002 Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series races. Eleven Grand-Am Cup races will be aired on Speed ...

SCC: News and notes 2001-12-19

SCC: News and notes 2001-12-19

Doncaster Announces 2002 Plans Doncaster Racing, in partnership with Multimatic Motorsports, announced details of their 2002 Grand-Am Cup campaign. Doncaster will move up to contest two Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars in the Grand Sport I class.

Tue 18 Dec 2001
SCC: Driver Spotlight on Terry Borcheller

SCC: Driver Spotlight on Terry Borcheller

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2001) -Rolex Sports Car Series driver Terry Borcheller is one of the busiest drivers in racing. In 2001, he was concentrating on making a run for the GT championship, balancing a family life and appearing at several...

SCC: Daytona Sports Car project moving forward

SCC: Daytona Sports Car project moving forward

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2001) -- Details are beginning to emerge about the Daytona Sports Car announced by Grand American Road Racing President Roger Edmondson in November. Grand American officials have been in contact with a number of ...

SCC: Driver Spotlight on Will Nonnamker

SCC: Driver Spotlight on Will Nonnamker

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec., 12, 2001) - Will Nonnamaker's 2001 season was one that he will never forget. Nonnamaker was the only driver in Grand-Am Cup to score a podium finish at every race as he scored six wins, two seconds, and two thirds. His...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Rolex series driver Weaver named to AARWBA first team

Rolex series driver Weaver named to AARWBA first team

Weaver Named to All-America Auto Racing Team Borcheller, Goad Earn Second-Team Honors; Bingham Receives Honorable Mention DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2001) -- Four drivers from the Rolex Sports Car Series will receive honors at the America...

SCC: 2001 Grand Am Cup Special Awards announced

SCC: 2001 Grand Am Cup Special Awards announced

Before the final race of the season at Daytona, TheRaceSite.com asked members of the media, Grand Am Cup officials, and Grand Am Cup participants (who had competed in the first nine races) to vote on several different awards. With the Grand Am...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
Several new SRPII cars lined up for 2002

Several new SRPII cars lined up for 2002

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2001) - With the Rolex 24 At Daytona January Test Days only a month away, several teams have unveiled plans to move into the SportsRacing Prototype II class in 2002. Both G&W Motorsports and Rand Racing have announced...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
Porsche Motorsports take eight titles in 2001

Porsche Motorsports take eight titles in 2001

ATLANTA -- November 29 -- Led by Virginia's G&W Motorsports, which earned no less than five 2001 Rolex Sports Car Series championships with two different Porsche 911 race cars, Porsche private racing teams helped the sports car marque take home...

Chrysler withdraws factory effort and support

Chrysler withdraws factory effort and support

Motorsport.com -- Chrysler announced in London today that it has officially withdrawn its support of Team Oreca and its effort to win the Le Mans 24 hour race. The team fielded a LMP900 prototype for the last two years, fourth overall was the best...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Team spotlight on Flis Motorsports

Team spotlight on Flis Motorsports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2001) -- The 2000 season was a prosperous one for Flis Motorsports, but it paled in comparison to 2001. Flis Motorsports opened up the season plagued with trouble at the Rolex 24 At Daytona. By the end of the gruesome...

Rolex Sports Car Series Grand-Am 2002 schedule

Rolex Sports Car Series Grand-Am 2002 schedule

<pre> Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series 2002 Schedule of Events M.com Name Jan. 3-5 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla.

SCC: Grand-Am Cup 2002 schedule

SCC: Grand-Am Cup 2002 schedule

<pre> Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series 2002 Schedule of Events M.com Name Jan. 3-5 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla. open testing ...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
IRL: Homestead 20th Anniversary March 1-2, 2002 announcement

IRL: Homestead 20th Anniversary March 1-2, 2002 announcement

Indy Racing, Grand Am Sports Cars Converge Upon Homestead-Miami Speedway, March 1-2, 2002 MIAMI, FL (11/19/01) - The excitement of Grand American sports car racing will be coupled with the speed of Indy racing at the 20th Anniversary Grand Prix...

SCC: GrandAm and GrandAm Cup combined 2002 schedule

SCC: GrandAm and GrandAm Cup combined 2002 schedule

<pre> Grand American Road Racing Association 2002 Event Schedule Dates Track Rolex Series Grand-Am Cup Location M.com Names Jan. 3-5 Daytona International Speedway ...

SCC: Grand-Am adds VIR to 2002 race schedule

SCC: Grand-Am adds VIR to 2002 race schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 10, 2001) - A remarkable history of sports car racing will have a new chapter written when the Grand American Road Racing Association brings national championship racing back to Virginia International Raceway on Labor...

Mon 19 Nov 2001
Lewis to debut in ARCA at Atlanta

Lewis to debut in ARCA at Atlanta

Shane Lewis to Make ARCA Debut in Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga., Monday, November 12, 2001 -- Shane Lewis, of Jupiter, Fla., will make his professional stock car racing debut with ARCA on Saturday, November 17th in the "Pork The Other White Meat 400" at...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
NA-F2000: Rojas tests for Archangel Motorsport

NA-F2000: Rojas tests for Archangel Motorsport

Rojas Tests Archangel Sports Racer II Car FAIRFIELD, N.J. (November 14, 2001) -- U.S. F2000 National Championship driver Memo Rojas recently tested with Grand-Am SportsRacer II champion, Archangel Motorsport Services Inc. Rojas earned the test...

SCC: Grand-Am Cup earnings 2001 report

SCC: Grand-Am Cup earnings 2001 report

Grand-Am Cup Earnings Pass Half Million Dollar Mark In 2001 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2001) - The inaugural season of the Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series was a tremendous success by any measure. Large fields of competitive cars kept the ...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
Rolex Series 2001 payout tops $2.5 million

Rolex Series 2001 payout tops $2.5 million

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 13, 2001) - The purse, point fund and other prizes earned by teams and drivers in the Rolex Sports Car Series hit a new high mark for 2001, reaching a total of $2,524,525. The purse and point fund for the 10-race Rolex ...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
Andy Lally, Lola takes SRPII title

Andy Lally, Lola takes SRPII title

Andy Lally won the SRPII drivers' championship at the final round of the Grand American Road Racing Association at Daytona at the weekend, driving his Archangel Nissan-powered Lola to second position in class behind the class-winning Rand Racing...

Goodyear Racing Daytona II recap

Goodyear Racing Daytona II recap

Weaver, Dyson Racing Win Championships On Goodyear Tires Rolex Grand American Sports Car Series: James Weaver, driving on Goodyear Eagles, clinched the SR1 driving championship and Dyson Racing won the team owner title as the season ended at ...

SCC: 2001 final Team and Manufacture points

SCC: 2001 final Team and Manufacture points

<pre> Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series 2001 Final Point Standings Super Grand Sport Team Owners Pos No. Team Total Diff 1 11 Powell Motorsport 128 2 15,06 Motorsport Technologies 100 -...

SCC: 2001 Drivers final standings

SCC: 2001 Drivers final standings

<pre> Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series 2001 Final Point Standings Super Grand Sport Drivers Pos Name Total Diff 1 Doug Goad 350 1 Devon Powell 350 3 Dino Steiner 325 - 25 4 Ian James ...

SCC: 2001 Season final report

SCC: 2001 Season final report

Grand-Am Cup Announces Final Point Standings DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2001) - The Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series has announced its final point standings for the 2001 season team owner, driver and manufacturer championships. Powell ...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
2001 final Team and Manufacture points

2001 final Team and Manufacture points

<pre> Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series 2001 Final Point Standings SportsRacing Prototype Team Owner Pos No. Team Total Diff 1 16 Dyson Racing Team 368 2 27 Doran Lista Racing ...

Rolex Series 2001 Drivers final standings

Rolex Series 2001 Drivers final standings

<pre> Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series 2001 Final Point Standings SportsRacing Prototype Top-20 Drivers Pos Name Total Diff 1 James Weaver 401 2 Butch Leitzinger 389 - 12 3 Didier Theys 363 -...

2001 Season final report

2001 Season final report

Rolex Series Announces Final Point Standings DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2001) - The Rolex Sports Car Series announced its final point standings for the 2001 team owner, driver and manufacturer championships. Dyson Racing Team and Archangel ...

IRL: Ray will run 2002 Daytona 24

IRL: Ray will run 2002 Daytona 24

Skip Barber trained Greg Ray has found a new home with Kelley Racing for 2002 as he looks to become the first-ever two-time Indy Racing League champion, but it is a deal that will sideline his thoughts of driving stock cars& ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Skip Barber alumni weekend recap 11-05-01

CHAMPCAR/CART: Skip Barber alumni weekend recap 11-05-01

Nemechek Takes Second Career Victory Skip Barber trained Joe Nemechek built a dominant lead, at times as large as a 10 sec., en route to a final margin of victory of 6.285 sec. at the Pop Secret Microwave Popcorn 400. The pace was so fast...

SCC: Planet Earth Motorsports takes 2001 Triple Crown

SCC: Planet Earth Motorsports takes 2001 Triple Crown

Acura Integra GS-R @WHO: 2001 Driver Champion Will Nonnamaker and Team Champion Planet Earth Motorsports WHAT: The 2001 Season for the Grand Am Cup concluded with Planet Earth Motorsports driver Will Nonnamaker taking the victory as the Planet...

Mon 05 Nov 2001
Winston Cup drivers commit to 2002 Daytona 24

Winston Cup drivers commit to 2002 Daytona 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2001) - Four drivers from NASCAR's Winston Cup Series have committed to race with Rolex Sports Car Series teams in the 40th Rolex 24 At Daytona, Feb. 2-3, 2002. Kyle Petty, John Andretti and Jeff Burton will team up in...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Daytona II finale report, Dyson wins championship

Daytona II finale report, Dyson wins championship

Dyson Wraps up Championships with win in Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2001) -- Rob Dyson, of Pleasant Valley, N.Y., cheered from the pits as Englishman James Weaver and Butch Leitzinger, of State College, Pa., drove his Dyson Racing Team...