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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 ...

Wed 23 Dec 1998
1999 USRRC Schedule Announcement
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1999 USRRC Schedule Announcement

December 23, 1998 FIVE-RACE 1999 USRRC SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The United States Road Racing Championship has announced its five-race 1999 schedule, kicking off its second season with the 1999 Rolex 24 At Daytona, January 29-31,...

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 ...

Tue 22 Dec 1998
Sports Car News 98-12-21

Sports Car News 98-12-21

BMW to Sebring 12 Hours? Don Panoz has suggested that BMW may well be present at the Sebring 12 hours. A BMW spokesman has neither confirmed or denied the story. 'There are still a lot of questions that don't depend on BMW, for example, we...

Wed 16 Dec 1998
Rolex 24 At Datona Update 98-12-16
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Rolex 24 At Datona Update 98-12-16

ENTRIES ROLLING IN: A total of 51 cars have met the first deadline, officially entering the 1999 Rolex 24 At Daytona. With eight cars registered for the test only and 11 additional number reservations, the total of probable entries starts at 71...

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...

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 ...

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...

Dayotna Test Days Schedule
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Dayotna Test Days Schedule

USRRC TEST DAYS SCHEDULE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY JANUARY 9-11, 1999 FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1999 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daytona International Speedway Registration open 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. USRRC Registration open. No paddock access...

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 ...

Drivers Nominated for AARWBA All-America Team

Drivers Nominated for AARWBA All-America Team

CAN-AM CHAMP WEAVER ON AARWBA ALL-AMERICA TEAM BALLOT; JOINED BY FELLOW USRRC DRIVERS LEITZINGER, BRABHAM AND WALLACE ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (November 24, 1998) — United States Road Racing Championship drivers James Weaver, Butch Leitzinger, David...

Tue 24 Nov 1998
All-America Ballot Nominees
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All-America Ballot Nominees

CAN-AM CHAMP WEAVER ON AARWBA ALL-AMERICA TEAM BALLOT; JOINED BY FELLOW USRRC DRIVERS LEITZINGER, BRABHAM AND WALLACE ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (November 24, 1998) — United States Road Racing Championship drivers James Weaver, Butch Leitzinger, David...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

Sat 12 Sep 1998
PTG BMW Takes GT3 Championship
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PTG BMW Takes GT3 Championship

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 11, 1998: The United States Road Racing Championship (USRRC) officially concluded its first season of sports car racing in 30 years with Ross Bentley, BMW and Tom Milner's Prototype Technology Group its first...

Tue 08 Sep 1998
Sansone and Worth Co-Champions in GT2
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Sansone and Worth Co-Champions in GT2

SANSONE AND WORTH 1998 GT2 CO-CHAMPIONS PETTIT RACING TOP TEAM, PORSCHE TOP MANUFACTURER ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (September 8, 1998) -- Scott Sansone, of Coconut Creek, Fla., and Cameron Worth, of Lighthouse Point, Fla., have been crowned GT2 Drivers'...

Boutsen Wins GT1 Championship
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Boutsen Wins GT1 Championship

BOUTSEN WINS 1998 USRRC GT1 CHAMPIONSHIP VISTEON-PANOZ RACING WINS MORE BATTLES, PORSCHE WINS THE WAR ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (September 8, 1998) -- Thierry Boutsen, of Belgium, has been crowned the 1998 GT1 Drivers' Champion by the United States ...

Bentley Wins GT3 Championship
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Bentley Wins GT3 Championship

BENTLEY WINS 1998 GT3 CHAMPIONSHIP BMW AND PTG NEARLY PERFECT IN MANUFACTURERS', TEAMS' CHAMPIONSHIPS ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (September 8, 1998) -- Ross Bentley, of Vancouver, B.C., Can., has been crowned the GT3 Drivers' Champion by the United States...

Fri 04 Sep 1998
1998 Michelin Season Review
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1998 Michelin Season Review

MICHELIN EQUIPS USRRC GT1 CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS; BOUTSEN, PORSCHE AND PANOZ WIN TITLES (GREENVILLE, S.C.) --- Thierry Boutsen and the STP Champion Porsche team, guided by Michelin Pilot racing radials, won the GT1 Driver's and Manufacturer's...

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...

Wed 02 Sep 1998
Series Champions Crowned
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Series Champions Crowned

USRRC CHAMPIONS CROWNED ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (September 2, 1998) -- The United States Road Racing Championship has announced the conclusion of its 1998 season, crowning Drivers', Teams' and Manufacturers' Champions. "We do regret not being able...

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 ...

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,...

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...

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 ...

Watkins Glen PTG BMW M3 Final Race Report
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Watkins Glen PTG BMW M3 Final Race Report

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - SUNDAY, AUG. 23, 1998 First Union Six Hours of The Glen, Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International Raceway FINAL RACE REPORT PTG BMW M3 OVERCOMES MISFORTUNES TO FINISH THIRD Ross Bentley, Marc Duez and Peter...

Watkins Glen BMW Mid-Race Report
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Watkins Glen BMW Mid-Race Report

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - SUNDAY, AUG. 23, 1998 First Union Six Hours of The Glen, Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International Raceway MID-RACE UPDATE ONE PTG BMW M3 RETIRES PREMATURELY, THE OTHER FALLS BEHIND The 12-race PTG BMW M3...

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...

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 ...

Watkins Glen PTG BMW Qualifying Story
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Watkins Glen PTG BMW Qualifying Story

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - SATURDAY, AUG. 22, 1998 First Union Six Hours of The Glen, Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International Raceway AUBERLEN PUTS PTG BMW M3 ON THE GT3 POLE Bill Auberlen qualified the No. 10 Yokohama/Fina BMW M3 ...

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