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Sun 23 Aug 1998
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

Sat 22 Aug 1998
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...

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 09 Dec 1998
Rolex At Daytona Update 98-12-09
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Rolex At Daytona Update 98-12-09

USRRC ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA UPDA Over the weeks leading to the 37th Annual Rolex 24 At Daytona, USRRC will provide entry update information, driver and team profiles, and any other points of interest regarding America's biggest sports car ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sat 27 Jun 1998
Minneapolis qualifying
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Minneapolis qualifying

WEAVER TAKES SECOND CAN-AM POLE OF SEASON AT MINNEAPOLIS MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – England's James Weaver earned his second-straight USRRC Can-Am pole, and will lead teammate Elliott Forbes-Robinson to the green flag at tomorrow's Sprint...

Wed 04 Feb 1998
Manufacturer standings after Daytona

Manufacturer standings after Daytona

1998 UNITED STATES ROAD RACING CHAMPIONSHIP MANUFACTURERS' POINT STANDINGS AFTER ONE ROUND Can-Am Points 1 Ferrari, 25 2 Mazda, 22 3 Ford, 20 4 Chevrolet, 14 GT1 Points 1 Porsche, 25 2 Ford, 20 3 ...

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...

Thu 17 Sep 1998
Panoz to Test 19-inch Michelins
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Panoz to Test 19-inch Michelins

MICHELIN & PANOZ MOTORSPORTS LOOK FOR SPEED ADVANTAGES PRIOR TO PETIT LE MANS AND FIA GT RACES Panoz to Test 19 Inch Michelin Pilot Radials September 22 at Road Atlanta (GREENVILLE, SC) --- Seeking every speed advantage possible prior to ...

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...

Sun 28 Jun 1998
Minneapolis BMW post-race notes
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Minneapolis BMW post-race notes

BMW M3 Drivers Bentley, Cunningham Each Team With a Simo To Win GT3 and GT2 at USRRC's Sprint PCS Grand Prix MINNEAPOLIS, June 28, 1998:. Ross Bentley and Mark Simo held off a hard-charging Porsche in GT3 while Peter Cunningham and...

Thu 29 Jan 1998
Daytona Rolex 24 Pole Story

Daytona Rolex 24 Pole Story

Dalmas, Ferrari Grab Pole for Saturday's Rolex 24 At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Yannick Dalmas of Le Beausset, France shattered the track record during Rolex 24 At Daytona Pole Qualifying Thursday at Daytona International ...

Tue 04 Aug 1998
Panoz Opens New Tech Center
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Panoz Opens New Tech Center

PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS TECHNICAL CENTER OPENS BRASELTON, Georgia, August 4 -- Panoz Motor Sports has opened the Panoz Motor Sports Technical Center, a 25,000 square-foot facility located on the grounds of the Road Atlanta Motor Sports Center, and ...

Sun 28 Jun 1998
Minnesota PTG Notes - Saturday

Minnesota PTG Notes - Saturday

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - Notes for Saturday, June 27 Sprint PCS Grand Prix of Minnesota - USRRC Can-Am/GT Race PTG BMW M3s TOP GT3 AND GT2 GRID FOR SUNDAY'S SPRINT PCS GRAND PRIX Mark Simo grabbed the GT3 pole by seven...

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,...

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, ...

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...