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Sun 31 Dec 2000
Fri 29 Dec 2000
From Spencer Pumpelly - SPR

From Spencer Pumpelly - SPR

They will have a long 24 hours ahead, in a new car, with a new driver lineup, but Spencer Pumpelly Racing (SPR) is getting all the experience it can muster into one potent package. The Richmond, Virginia based team has one immediate goal, to ...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Risi Competizione to run Rolex 24

Risi Competizione to run Rolex 24

The Risi Competizione Ferrari Team, based in Houston, Texas, has announced their plans and driver line-up for the 39th Annual Rolex 24 at Daytona, February 3-4, 2001. The popular team will field the legendary No. 12 Ferrari 333 SP, piloted...

'Fan-friendly' pricing for Homestead opener

'Fan-friendly' pricing for Homestead opener

MIAMI (December 20, 2000) -- The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and Grand American Road Racing Association will combine to host the opening event of the 2001 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The March 2-4 weekend will feature "family-friendly"...

Homestead-Miami to mix sports cars and trucks

Homestead-Miami to mix sports cars and trucks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 19, 2000) - When the Grand American Road Racing Series rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway in March for the second round of the 2001 Grand-Am season, race fans will be getting ready to enjoy a unique weekend of racing...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
New Director of Marketing named

New Director of Marketing named

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 15, 2000) - Grand-Am President Roger Edmondson has announced the appointment of Greg Otte as Director of Marketing effective immediately. Otte, 31, comes to Grand-Am Racing from Disney Sports Attractions...

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Boxster makes debut with Tuaty

Boxster makes debut with Tuaty

Miami, FL - December 11, 2000 - The Porsche Boxster will make its professional racing debut next season in the Motorola Cup North American Street Stock Championship. The Motorola Cup begins its 2001 season as a supporting race for the 24 hours of...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
Risi to run Ferrari at Rolex 24

Risi to run Ferrari at Rolex 24

Despite recent reports that Michelotto have severed their links with the Ferrari 333SP, they are still building new versions of the car that was first raced in 1994 and remains competitive in the Grand-Am Championship. John McLoughlin, team ...

Corvette makes driver changes

Corvette makes driver changes

Justin Bell has been dropped from the GM Chevrolet Corvette team after a single season of racing. Chris Kneifel will join Ron Fellows in the lead car, and Paul Edwards joins the line-up for the long distance events. Edwards, a young...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Fizgerald takes Porsche Cup

Fizgerald takes Porsche Cup

Seattle, WA - Mike Fitzgerald was awarded the 2000 Porsche Cup by Dr. Oliver Porsche, Horst Marchart and Herbert Ampferer on November 25, 2000 at the Weissach Casino located at the Porsche Facility in Weissach, Germany. Fitzgerald, the 2000 ...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Daytona test, new class names

Daytona test, new class names

Originally-From: "Patrick Murphy" <pmcomm@msn.com> DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 16, 2000) - A total of 28 cars showed up for last week's test session at Daytona International Speedway from November 8 through 10 in preparation for the...

Mon 13 Nov 2000
SBRS: Plumb to test Grand-Am Lola

SBRS: Plumb to test Grand-Am Lola

Skip Barber Racing School Instructor Hugh Plumb, a multiple winner in the Speedvision World Challenge Touring Cars series, will test a Nissan-engined Lola B2K/40 in November. Plumb will drive the car, Archangel Motorsports' 2000 GrandAm SR II ...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
Grand-Am Rulebook on the web

Grand-Am Rulebook on the web

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 9, 2000) - Grand American Road Racing has posted a provisional 2001 rulebook on its website at www.grand-am.com. In making the announcement, Grand-Am's Director of Competition Dave Watson noted, "We've stayed very...

Record prize money for Rolex 24 at Daytona

Record prize money for Rolex 24 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 9, 2000) - Already the most prestigious sports car race in America, the 39th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona will also be the richest event in its history. Over a half a million dollars is posted in purse and prize...

Grand-Am revises driver points system

Grand-Am revises driver points system

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 9, 2000) - Grand American Road Racing has revised the points system used to award driver championships for the 2001 season. Last year, each driver for a car was given equal points based on the car's finish as long as...

Sun 29 Oct 2000
Series looking at tire availability

Series looking at tire availability

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 27, 2000) - Grand American Road Racing Association has announced that it is currently reviewing the rules and regulations regarding the distribution and availability of race tires for competitors in the Grand-Am...

NASSC Motorola Cup 2001 schedule

NASSC Motorola Cup 2001 schedule

<pre> North American Street Stock Championship Motorola Cup 2001 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE January 4-6 Daytona International Speedway (Daytona, FL) Test Days February 1-4 Daytona International Speedway (Daytona, FL) Rolex 24 at ...

Motorola Cup announces 2001 schedule

Motorola Cup announces 2001 schedule

October 26, 2000 - The Motorola Cup Series presented by NewTech Group International announced today its 10 race calendar for the 2001 racing season. The world's premiere street stock series will enter its fourth season, coming off a very...

Sun 22 Oct 2000
Grand-Am announces 2001 schedule

Grand-Am announces 2001 schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 20, 2000) - Grand American Road Racing has announced a tentative schedule of events for the 2001 racing season. The series will again start with the Rolex 24 at Daytona on February 1-4. The current schedule lists 10...

Earnharts to drive in 2001 Daytona 24 hour race

Earnharts to drive in 2001 Daytona 24 hour race

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 17, 2000) - One of the premier families in American motorsports - the Earnhardts - have joined forces with America's performance icon - the Chevrolet Corvette - to compete in next year's 'Rolex 24 at Daytona' ...

NA-F2000: Grand-Am sanctions U.S. F2000 Series

NA-F2000: Grand-Am sanctions U.S. F2000 Series

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 20, 2000) - Grand American Road Racing Association announced today that a new sanctioning agreement has been reached with Formula Motorsports, Inc., owner and operator of the U.S. F2000 National Championship ...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
MT900R to debut at rolex 24

MT900R to debut at rolex 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 13, 2000) - A new Corvette-powered race car will be joining the field for the 2001 Grand American Road Racing season when car builder Warren Mosler and racing legend Tommy Morrison bring the MT900R to the World Center...

Mon 18 Sep 2000
Grand-Am to allow Corvette in American GT class

Grand-Am to allow Corvette in American GT class

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 18, 2000) – Officials with the Grand American Road Racing Association have announced minimal rule changes for the 2001 Grand-Am season in the American GT (AGT) class. The most exciting change will allow Chevrolet...

King Spenard, Dumoulin and NewTech finish 5th in Virginia

King Spenard, Dumoulin and NewTech finish 5th in Virginia

Alton, Virginia, September 17, 2000 -- Pilots Richard Spenard and Jean-François Dumoulin -- of Blainville-based NewTech Motorsports -- drove the team's Porsche 993 turbo to fifth position during today's 10th and final race in the Motorola Cup...

Team Amick wins Motorola Cup crown

Team Amick wins Motorola Cup crown

Alton, VA (September 17)- In only their first year of competition, Team Amick Motorsports captured the team championship in the Super Grand Sport (SGS) class of the Motorola Cup North American Street Stock Championship Series on Sunday at the ...

Riley & Scott debut new sportscar

Riley & Scott debut new sportscar

Indianapolis, September 17th 2000 - Riley & Scott is set to introduce a new generation MKIII sports car, the Series C, for 2001, following the first major redesign of the most successful open top prototype in the modern era. An intensive build ...

Sun 17 Sep 2000
NewTech Porsches qualify for the Motorola Cup finale

NewTech Porsches qualify for the Motorola Cup finale

Alton, Virginia, September 15, 2000 -- Pilots Richard Spenard and Jean-François Dumoulin -- of Blainville-based NewTech Motorsports -- drove the team's two Porsche 993s (a turbo and a non-tubo), to, respectively, third and tenth position during...

Tue 05 Sep 2000
Intersport finishes second at the Six Hours of the Glen

Intersport finishes second at the Six Hours of the Glen

</pre> WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – (August 27, 2000). Jon Field, Dublin, Ohio, and Oliver Gavin, Northampton, England, drove the Banana Joe's Island Party InterSport Racing Judd-powered Lola B2K/10 to a second place finish at the Bosch...

Watkins Glen; Another triumph for Dyson Racing

Watkins Glen; Another triumph for Dyson Racing

DYSON TRIO WINS GRAND-AM FINALE James Weaver, Butch Leitzinger and Andy Wallace combined to give Dyson Racing its sixth triumph in the Grand American Road Racing Association’s inaugural season. Weaver, who had a hand in all six triumphs,...

Thu 31 Aug 2000
Watkins Glen finale

Watkins Glen finale

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 27) -- James Weaver captured the inaugural Grand American Road Racing Association championship, joining Butch Leitzinger and Andy Wallace in driving the Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Ford to victory in the Six Hours at ...

Watkins Glen NeTech Motorsport finishes fourth

Watkins Glen NeTech Motorsport finishes fourth

Watkins Glen, New York, August 26, 2000 -- Drivers Richard Spenard and Jean-Francois Dumoulin -- of Blainville-based NewTech Motorsports -- drove the team's Porsche 993 to fourth position during the 9th race in the Motorola Cup 2000 season in ...

Wed 30 Aug 2000
Dyson trio wins at Watkins Glen

Dyson trio wins at Watkins Glen

James Weaver, Butch Leitzinger and Andy Wallace combined to give Dyson Racing its sixth triumph in the Grand American Road Racing Association's inaugural season. Weaver, who had a hand in all six triumphs, wrapped up the SportsRacer championship...

Tue 29 Aug 2000
SBRS: Leitzinger wins at Watkins glen

SBRS: Leitzinger wins at Watkins glen

Skip Barber trained Butch Leitzinger was part of a three-man team that claimed the last victory of the Grand-Am season at Watkins Glen, NY. The six-hour race was an exercise in stamina as much as speed. By taking the final event of the inaugural...

Mon 28 Aug 2000