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Thu 19 Nov 1998
Rolex 24 Entries Accepted, New Rules
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Rolex 24 Entries Accepted, New Rules

ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA ENTRIES BEING ACCEPTED; NEW RULES FOR FLORIDA'S ‘ROUND-THE-CLOCK CLASSIC ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (November 19, 1998) -- Entry form packets have been mailed and entries are now being accepted for the 37th annual Rolex 24...

Sun 23 Aug 1998
Sat 31 Jan 1998
Rolex 24 Pre-Race Updated Entry List

Rolex 24 Pre-Race Updated Entry List

1998 Rolex 24 At Daytona Saturday, January 31 Pre-race Updated entry list CAR, DRIVER, HOMETOWN 2, GT1 Shane Lewis, Jupiter FL Vic Rice, San Rafael CA Brian Hornkohl, Stroudsburg PA Christopher Neville, Scottsdale AZ 3, CA Max Papis, ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Rolex 24 at Daytona Entry List update 98-12-23
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Rolex 24 at Daytona Entry List update 98-12-23

HAPPY HOLIDAYS: The USRRC and SCCA Pro Racing offices will be closed December 25 through January 4 in observance of the winter holiday season. This USRRC FAX is a continuation of the entry list fax which was released December 16. DYSON RACING...

Tue 03 Nov 1998
Don Panoz Completes Mosport Purchase
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Don Panoz Completes Mosport Purchase

PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS FINALIZES MOSPORT PURCHASE BRASELTON, Ga., November 3, 1998 -- Donald E. Panoz, chairman and founder of Panoz Motor Sports, announced today that negotiations have concluded and ownership of the Mosport Park properties in ...

Sun 09 Aug 1998
Mosport Visteon Panoz Race Report
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Mosport Visteon Panoz Race Report

VISTEON PANOZ RACING TEAM VICTORIOUS AT MOSPORT BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada, August 9 -- The fans at the Mosport Festival GT/World Sports Car race saw wheel-to-wheel and passing action, as well as a photo finish with a .324 second split between...

Fri 08 May 1998
Petit Le Mans Update
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Petit Le Mans Update

PETIT LE MANS UPDATE BRASELTON, Ga., June 5, 1998 -- The Petit Le Mans 1000 Miles at Road Atlanta will be held on Saturday, October 10, 1998. Practice and qualifying will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 8 -9, 1998. The "Petit Le Mans...

Wed 25 Nov 1998
Jan Magnussen Tests With Panoz Motor Sports
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Jan Magnussen Tests With Panoz Motor Sports

JAN MAGNUSSEN TESTS WITH PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS Braselton, Ga., November 25, 1998 -- Former Stewart Grand Prix Formula One driver Jan Magnussen recently completed two days of testing with Panoz Motor Sports in the Panoz GTR-1 at Road ...

Wed 23 Sep 1998
Panoz Looks Toward GT2
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Panoz Looks Toward GT2

Panoz Motor Sports Examines GT-2 Participation BRASELTON, Georgia, September 22 -- In an effort to expand participation of factory and privateer entrants in sports car racing worldwide, Panoz Motor Sports investigated the creation of a GT-2...

Mon 14 Sep 1998
Petit Le Mans on Radio Website
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Petit Le Mans on Radio Website

PETIT LE MANS TO BE AIRED FLAG TO FLAG ON NEW RADIO WEBSITE BRASELTON, GA., September 14, 1998 - - Live flag-to-flag radio coverage of the premiere Petit Le Mans Saturday, Oct. 10 at Road Atlanta will be aired on the new Petit Le Mans Radio Web...

Sun 23 Aug 1998
Watkins Glen Panoz Visteon Final Race Report
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Watkins Glen Panoz Visteon Final Race Report

THE VISTEON PANOZ RACING TEAM TOUGHS IT OUT AT THE GLEN WATKINS GLEN, New York, August 23 -- In today's six-hour USRRC GT/Can-Am race at Watkins Glen International Raceway, the ...

Sat 24 Jan 1998
Daytona Speedweeks TV schedule

Daytona Speedweeks TV schedule

Source: NASCAR Online Speedweeks TV schedule Date Event Network Time (EST) 1/29 Rolex 24 At Daytona practice and qualifying (L) ESPN2 1-4 p.m. 1/29 Rolex 24 At Daytona practice and qualifying (T)...

Thu 10 Dec 1998
BMW M3s Dominate for Third Year in a Row
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BMW M3s Dominate for Third Year in a Row

BMW M3s Dominate Sports Car Racing for Third Year in a Row Woodcliff Lake, N.J., Dec. 10, 1998: The BMW M3 proved to be the car to beat for the third straight year on the Professional Sports Car Racing (SPORTS CAR) circuit as well as the...

Tue 25 Aug 1998
Point Standings After Watkins Glen

Point Standings After Watkins Glen

Can-Am Drivers' Point Standings After Five Rounds Pos., Driver, Car, Points 1, James Weaver, Ford R&S, 158 2, Butch Leitzinger, Ford R&S, 154 3, E. Forbes-Robinson, Ford R&S, 144 4, Dorsey Schroeder, Ford R&S, 136 5, Bill ...

Fri 08 May 1998
U.S. ROAD RACING SEEKS COMMON GROUND
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U.S. ROAD RACING SEEKS COMMON GROUND

BRASELTON, Ga., April 21 -- At Chateau Elan today, Panoz Motor Sports hosted a conference involving the principles and track owners from both the USRRC and Professional Sports Car Racing series. The meeting was held to address the concerns of...

New Road Atlanta Track Deidicated
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New Road Atlanta Track Deidicated

Panoz dedicates New Road Atlanta Track Braselton, Ga. May 24th 1998- Don Panoz held a re-opening ceremony today at Road Atlanta for the media, local dignitaries and guests. The event which was catered by Chateau Elan (Panozs nearby ...

Sun 23 Aug 1998
Watkins Glen PTG BMW M3 Team Championship Report
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Watkins Glen PTG BMW M3 Team Championship Report

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., Aug. 23, 1998: Ross Bentley, Marc Duez and Peter Cunningham battled their way to a third-place finish in the No. 6 Yokohama/Fina BMW M3 coupe at today's First Union Six Hours of The Glen to clinch the first-ever United...

Fri 21 Aug 1998
Watkins Glen Friday's Practice Times

Watkins Glen Friday's Practice Times

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. Friday's practice times for Sunday's First Union Six Hours of The Glen USRRC Can-Am and GT Championship race at Watkins Glen, with practice position, car number in parentheses, driver(s), hometown(s), class, car, time and speed...

Sat 22 Aug 1998
Watkins Glen Visteon Panoz Qualifying Story
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Watkins Glen Visteon Panoz Qualifying Story

FIRST UNION SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN Watkins Glen International Raceway Watkins Glen, New York Saturday, August 22, 1998 THE VISTEON PANOZ RACING TEAM TAKES POLE AT THE GLEN -- FIVE FOR FIVE IN USRRC In qualifying today the ...

Mon 24 Aug 1998
Watkins Glen Michelin Report
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Watkins Glen Michelin Report

MICHELIN GUIDES CHAMPION PORSCHE TO VICTORY AT SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN 10th GT1 Victory for Michelin in 1998 (WATKINS GLEN, NY.) --- Thierry Boutsen and Ralf Kelleners, driving the STP Champion Porsche and guided by Michelin Pilot racing radials,...

Wed 23 Dec 1998
Jeret Schroeder to Appear at Pennzoil Motorsports
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Jeret Schroeder to Appear at Pennzoil Motorsports

Schroeder to Sign Autographs at Pennzoil Motorsports '99 On Friday Afternoon, Jan. 15 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. VINELAND, N.J., Dec. 23 - Just 15 days before he's expected to make his second start in ...

Sat 22 Aug 1998
Fri 08 May 1998
36th Rolex 24 At Daytona Notes

36th Rolex 24 At Daytona Notes

36th Rolex 24 At Daytona January 31 - February 1, 1998 What: The 36th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, operated by the United States Road Racing Championship (USRRC). Where: Daytona International Speedway 3.56-mile road course/oval, ...

Sun 11 Jan 1998
Daytona testing report 98-01-11

Daytona testing report 98-01-11

FERRARIS FASTEST AT STAR-STUDDED ROLEX 24 TEST DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 11, 1998) -- Wrapping-up the third and final day of testing for the 1998 Rolex 24 At Daytona, Frenchman Yannick Dalmas and Italy's Max Papis posted unofficial...

Sun 23 Aug 1998
Watkins Glen TRV Report

Watkins Glen TRV Report

Unforseen Difficulties Strike the TRV Team Sunday at the Glen WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., Aug. 23 - Hopes for a good finish in the First Union Six Hours of the Glen for the TRV Motorsport team and drivers Lyn St. James, Jeret Schroeder and...

Tue 04 Aug 1998
Michelin Mid Season Review
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Michelin Mid Season Review

MICHELIN DOMINATES NORTH AMERICAN GT1 RACING Pilots Radials Have Scored Eight Victories in 1998 (GREENVILLE, SC) -- Michelin Pilot radials have spent a lot of time in the winner's circle this year. In fact, Michelin tires have driven...

Mon 29 Jun 1998
Standings after Minneapolis

Standings after Minneapolis

Provisional Can-Am Drivers' Point Standings After Four Rounds Pos., Driver, Car, Points 1, James Weaver, Ford R&S, 126 2, Butch Leitzinger, Ford R&S, 122 3, Elliott ...

Fri 09 Jan 1998
Daytona testing report 98-01-09

Daytona testing report 98-01-09

THE USRRC RETURNS AS THE CAN-AM AND GT BEGIN THE REVIVAL WITH ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA TEST SESSIONS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The United States Road Racing Championship began a new era in North American motorsports as the first 32 Can-Am and...

Sun 28 Jun 1998
Minneapolis race report

Minneapolis race report

WEAVER/LEITZINGER DOMINATE MINNEAPOLIS CAN-AM, PANOZ TAKES GT BATTLE MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- England's James Weaver and Butch Leitzinger, of State College, Pa., won handily over teammates Dorsey Schroeder and Elliott Forbes-Robinson to score...

Fri 01 May 1998
Homestead; Laguna Races
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Homestead; Laguna Races

USRRC TO JOIN FORCES WITH FIA GT FOR HOMESTEAD AND LAGUNA ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 1, 1998) — The United States Road Racing Championship has been awarded the organizational agreement for the FIA GT's only visits to North America, scheduled for...

Fri 30 Jan 1998
Rolex 24 - Friday Practice Times
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Rolex 24 - Friday Practice Times

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Friday’s practice times for the 36th Rolex 24 At Daytona, with practice postion, car number, class, drivers, car, time and speed in miles-per-hour. 1, 30, CA, Mortti/Theys/Lyndyk/Baldi, Ferrari 333 SP, 1:41.981,...

Thu 24 Dec 1998
Ernie Irvan Enters Rolex 24
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Ernie Irvan Enters Rolex 24

Irvan enters Rolex 24 At DAYTONA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 23, 1998) NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ernie Irvan, who missed the last three races of the 1998 season while recovering from injuries suffered in a racing accident, plans to return ...

Thu 03 Sep 1998
Panoz Championship Report
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Panoz Championship Report

BRASELTON, Georgia, September 3 -- The Visteon Panoz Racing Team has won the 1998 United States Road Racing Championship (USRRC) GT1 Team Championship. Although the USRRC announced at the Watkins Glen race that the October event at Laguna Seca...

Mon 07 Dec 1998
Rolex 24 At Daytona Schedule
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Rolex 24 At Daytona Schedule

37th ANNUAL ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA SCHEDULE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY JANUARY 28-31, 1999 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1999 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daytona International Speedway Registration open 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. USRRC Registration open 8:30...

Mon 16 Nov 1998
Panoz Reorganization
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Panoz Reorganization

PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS REORGANIZES MANAGEMENT STAFF BRASLETON, Ga., November 16, 1998 -- Panoz Motor Sports today announced a re-organization of the management structure of its race track facilities. Tres Stephenson, who has been Executive...

Thu 11 Jun 1998
Mid-Ohio quick facts
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Mid-Ohio quick facts

Mid-Ohio Road Racing Classic Weekend Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course June 12-14, 1998 NTB Trans-Am Series Round Five USRRC Can-Am/GT Round Three World Challenge Round Three Spec Racer Ford Pro Series Round Two NTB Trans-Am Race Date: Sunday, June...