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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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

Tue 29 Mar 2005
Time Machine: 1985 Riverside

Time Machine: 1985 Riverside

TIME MACHINE: 1985 - HOLBERT NIPPED FROM WIN AT RIVERSIDE FONTANA, Calif. (March 28, 2005) --- In a shortened event, three and one half hours as opposed to the traditional six, as well as a shortened course from 3.3-miles to 3.25, Al Holbert was...

Mon 14 Feb 2005
SCC: Daytona: Compass360/Racing race notes

SCC: Daytona: Compass360/Racing race notes

The first race of 2005 came quickly for the Compass360/Racing team. In the past month, we purchased and prepared two new cars for Grand Am Cup competition. That's an absolutely Herculean effort on the part of our Crew Chief and the guys at Hockley...

Wed 16 Mar 2005
Time Machine - Riverside roots

Time Machine - Riverside roots

TIME MACHINE: ROAD RACING HAS ROOTS FROM RIVERSIDE FONTANA, Calif. (March 16, 2005) --- A mere 20 miles away from what is now Southern California's center of racing - California Speedway, stood a hotbed of racing excitement less than half a ...

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 -...

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...

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...

Wed 29 Jun 2005
Picchio DP3 nears completion

Picchio DP3 nears completion

PICCHIO DP3 NEARS COMPLETION The Genealogy of Genius In the Picchio's garages the third Picchio Daytona Prototype chassis has been almost completed. The car was designed complying with the Grand-Am regulations and Picchio started building this...

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 07 Dec 2005
Rolex Roundup: Homestead tire test day two notes

Rolex Roundup: Homestead tire test day two notes

Rolex Roundup: Hoosier Tire Test -- Day 2 MIAMI (December 6, 2005) During the two-day Hoosier Tire Test at -- Homestead-Miami Speedway for the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Special Reserve, a field of 20 ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
BMW expands 2006 US racing program

BMW expands 2006 US racing program

BMW EXPANDS U.S. M3 RACING PROGRAM IN 2006 Woodcliff Lake, NJ - November 28, 2005-- BMW announced today an expansion of its very successful North American M3 racing program. Begun in 1995, BMW M3s have raced to more than 53 wins in 108 races...

Team HLM to debut in 2006

Team HLM to debut in 2006

Team HLM Set To Join 2006 Rolex Sports Car Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 27, 2005) -The newly formed Team HLM has announced today that it will be competing in the 2006 Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series GT division. American Frank ...

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...

Thu 06 Jan 2005
Daytona 24: The classic race

Daytona 24: The classic race

Classic Rolex race, classic movie, carnival rides, 5K run, highlight exciting Speedway infield grand opening DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 5, 2005) - The buzz is coming to an end and the wait to experience Daytona's unique and exciting FanZone is ...

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...

Wed 12 Jan 2005
SCC: Powell Motorsports tested new Chevy Cobalt at Daytona

SCC: Powell Motorsports tested new Chevy Cobalt at Daytona

New Chevrolet Cobalt SS Supercharged Debuts at Daytona Test Days DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 10, 2005) -- The new Chevrolet Cobalt is just hitting dealership showrooms across North America, but the car is already on the race track. Powell ...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Team Seattle, Synergy Racing Daytona 24 partners

Team Seattle, Synergy Racing Daytona 24 partners

Team Seattle partners with Synergy Racing for 10th anniversary run at Rolex 24 Team hopes to raise $2 million for Seattle Children's Hospital ALTON, Va. (November 11, 2005) -- Team Seattle, the charitable racing group that raises funds for the...

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...