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Fri 05 Jun 1998
American LeMans Series Announced

American LeMans Series Announced

AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES ANNOUNCED LE MANS, France, June 5 -- The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) President Michel Cosson and Don Panoz, founder, Panoz Motor Sports, are proud to announce a license agreement between the ACO and Panoz that...

Fri 08 May 1998
BMW Motorsports News
F1

BMW Motorsports News

BMW MOTORSPORT NEWS Le Mans 24 Hour Race: The brand new BMW sports car. Munich, Germany...BMW will be entering a completely new car for the 1998 24 Hour Race at Le Mans. The new BMW sports car is an open, two seat Le Mans prototype (LMP),...

Mon 14 Sep 1998
Petit Le Mans on Radio Website
GT

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
GT

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...

Pre-Qualifying Times

Pre-Qualifying Times

Result of PRE-QUALIFYING - 3RD MAY 1998 Note *=failed to qualify. Class:Proto Session 1 Pos No Time Entrant Car Drivers 01 3 3:43.735 MORETTI FERRARI 333SP GP.MORETTI/M BALDI/D THEYS 02 1 3:44.528...

Fri 29 May 1998
Starting List

Starting List

Starting list "24 Heures du Mans": Number Team/ Car Prototypes: 005 J.B. Jabouille Boure/ Ferrari 333 SP 002 TEAM BMW MOTORSPORT/ BMW V12 LE MANS 013 Courage Competition/ Courage C51 003 ...

Tue 29 Dec 1998
Sports Car News 98-12-29

Sports Car News 98-12-29

Carlos Sainz' chances of racing for Toyota in the Le Mans 24 Hours race have gone away, after the new rally callendar just published means a clash of events for the Spaniard. The Acropolis Rally ends on the day of Le Mans qualifying. BMW to...

Thu 04 Jun 1998
Visteon Panoz Team First Qualifying Sessions 98-06-03

Visteon Panoz Team First Qualifying Sessions 98-06-03

FIRST QUALIFYING SESSIONS, 24 Hours of Le Mans Wednesday, June 3, 1998 The Visteon Panoz Racing Team had two good qualifying sessions today. The ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta Date Announced

Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta Date Announced

BRASELTON, Ga., April 2, 1998 -- The 1998 Petit Le Mans 1000 Miles at Road Atlanta will be held on Saturday, October 10, 1998. Practice and qualifying will be held on Friday, October 9, 1998. The "Petit Le Mans 1000 Miles at Road Atlanta" is...

BMW V12 Pre-Qualifying Report

BMW V12 Pre-Qualifying Report

BOTH NEW BMW SPORTS CARS PRE-QUALIFIED FOR LE MANS May 5, 1998, Munich... The first hurdle has been passed. Both new BMW V12 Le Mans sports cars have secured an entry for the Le Mans 24-Hour Race. 59 vehicles attended the pre-qualification round...

BMW Press - info 02/25

BMW Press - info 02/25

Munich. BMW Motorsport have engaged Tom Kristensen (DK) and Pierluigi Martini (I) for the 24-hours-race of Le Mans 1998. The drivers will complete, at the debut of the two new sportscars BMW V12 in June 6/7th, the already definite crew with ...

BMW Pre-Qualifying Review

BMW Pre-Qualifying Review

Team BMW Motorsport qualified for Le Mans Le Mans. After the function tests in England and the test program in Le Castellet (France), the newly developed BMW V12 Le Mans came through the preliminary qualification for the 24-hour...

Wed 10 Jun 1998
Complete results

Complete results

======================= final classification ================== Pos. No Auto/Car Pilotes/Drivers Nb Tours/Laps 1 * 26 Porsche 911 GT1-98 L.Aiello(F)/A.McNish(GB)/S.Ortelli(F) 351...

Sat 16 May 1998
Mercedes confirmes LeMans participation

Mercedes confirmes LeMans participation

Two Silver Arrows at Le Mans Participation of two Mercedes CLK-LM in 24-Hour Classic confirmed Stuttgart. On 15 May Daimler-Benz announced their participation in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Mercedes-Benz partner AMG will run two new Mercedes...

Fri 08 May 1998
Toyota Pre-Qualifying Review

Toyota Pre-Qualifying Review

May 3rd 1998 Toyota GT-Ones fly through pre-qualifying task at Le Mans Toyota Motorsport completed the first challenge in its 1998 Le Mans 24 Hour campaign when all three, new GT-One race cars qualified for the June 6/7 race.

Panoz Team Preview

Panoz Team Preview

THE VISTEON PANOZ RACING TEAM TAKES ON THE 1998 24 HOURS OF LE MANS BRASELTON, Ga., June 3 -- Two Visteon Panoz GTR-1s, powered by Roush-prepared Ford V8s, will lead the Visteon Panoz Racing Team's 1998 assault on the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans...

Fri 05 Jun 1998
Panoz Second Qualifying Sessions 98-06-04

Panoz Second Qualifying Sessions 98-06-04

SECOND QUALIFYING SESSIONS, 24 Hours of Le Mans Thursday, June 4, 1998 The Visteon Panoz Racing Team continued to experiment with different setups in preparation for the rigors of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday. The ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Visteon Panoz Race Notes #3 06:15 98-06-07

Visteon Panoz Race Notes #3 06:15 98-06-07

VISTEON PANOZ RACING TEAM PRESS NOTES 24 HOURS OF LE MANS Race Notes Three, 6:15am -- 16 1/4 hours into the race Sunday, June 7,1998 Due to the constantly changing weather and intermittent rain, both the Panoz U.S. and DAMS teams have been...

Thu 28 May 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes Benz Preview for June 5-7
F1

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes Benz Preview for June 5-7

Three-Pointed Star Races Around The World June 5 - 7 Mercedes’ Competitive Spirit Showcased Globallyat CART, F1 and Le Mans MONTVALE, N.J. (May 28, 1998) - On a single weekend Mercedes-Benz will take on three...

Fri 08 May 1998
Panoz Prequalifying Review

Panoz Prequalifying Review

TWO PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS ENTRIES HEAD FOR 1998 LE MANS LE MANS, France, May 3 -- Panoz Motor Sports will take on Le Mans for the second time as two GTR-1s, one fielded by the French DAMS FIA GT team and one by the USA team, have prequalified in...

Sat 06 Jun 1998
BMW Le Mans Newsletter 98-06-06

BMW Le Mans Newsletter 98-06-06

The set-up work which was carried out in the first qualifying session of the Le Mans 24-hour race was rewarded, when both BMW V12 LM were clearly faster during the second qualifying session on Thursday, than they had been the day before....

Fri 08 May 1998
Panoz Preview 98-05-03

Panoz Preview 98-05-03

VISTEON HEADS FOR 1998 LE MANS LE MANS, France, May 3 --The Visteon Panoz Racing Team will challenge the famous Le Mans circuit as two GTR-1s, one fielded by the French DAMS FIA GT team and one by the USA team, prequalified in the GT1 class ...

Mon 30 Nov 1998
Porsche Redefines Its Motorsport Policy

Porsche Redefines Its Motorsport Policy

Porsche not Entering Le Mans 1999 Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has redefined its motorsport activities for the next millenium. As a result, there will be no Porsche works team in 1999 at the 24 hours of Le Mans or in the...