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Tue 14 Sep 1999
Jaguar Motorsport Heritage
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Jaguar Motorsport Heritage

MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar has been involved in motorsport since the company was founded by Sir William Lyons in 1922. The Coventry-based luxury car manufacturer has seven times won the ...

Tue 20 Apr 1999
Mercedes-Benz CLR for Le Mans Presented

Mercedes-Benz CLR for Le Mans Presented

DaimlerChrysler Presents Mercedes-Benz CLR for Le Mans Three New Prototypes To Participate in 24 Hour Race HOCKENHEIM, Germany (April 20, 1999) -- DaimlerChrysler presented the new Mercedes-Benz CLR and the drivers' squad for the 1999 Le Mans 24...

Wed 01 Dec 1999
Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 11 1999 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT Series, coupled with its undefeated season in the inaugural year of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season and repeated success in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the...

Wed 28 Apr 1999
BMW Le Mans Pre-Qualifying

BMW Le Mans Pre-Qualifying

THREE BMW V12 LMR IN THE RACE FOR THE RACE Munich, April 23, 1999... BMW wants to compete in the legendary 24-Hours of Le Mans in 1999 with the BMW V12 LMR. The new sports car has completed a comprehensive test program, even winning the ...

Thu 22 Apr 1999
BNW V12 LMR Completes 24-Hour Test

BNW V12 LMR Completes 24-Hour Test

Munich April 18, 1999... BMW carried out a 24-Hour test on the new BMW V12 LMR sportscar as part of the preparation for the June running of the 1999 24-Hour Race in Le Mans. The tests were carried out over a period of five days in Le Castellet ...

Fri 18 Jun 1999
BMW Race Recap

BMW Race Recap

BMW WINS THE 1999 24-HOUR RACE IN LE MANS The secret of the BMW success: Strategy, reliability and very quick pit-stops Munich, Sunday June 13, 1999, 4:00 p.m.: The Italian, Pierluigi Martini, at the wheel of a BMW V12 LMR, was first to...

Wed 15 Sep 1999
Lynx Fast Facts Atlanta

Lynx Fast Facts Atlanta

LYNX RACING DRIVERS COMPETING IN THE PETIT LE MANS AT ROAD ATLANTA MOTOR SPORTS CENTER, SEPTEMBER 15 - 19 1. Auto racing's equivalent of the Barnum & Bailey Ringling Bros. Circus is happening at the Road Atlanta Motor Sports Center this...

Wed 01 Dec 1999
Cadillac Prepares Le Mans Campaign

Cadillac Prepares Le Mans Campaign

PARIS, Dec 1 (AFP) - British driver Andy Wallace - a former winner - will be in the cockpit when Cadillac, under parent company General Motors, launch their return to the Le Mans 24 hour race, it was revealed Wednesday. Team leader Herb ...

Sat 18 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans TRV Motorsport Team Review

Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans TRV Motorsport Team Review

TRV's Schroeder, St. James and Volk Drop Out of Petit Le Mans Early BRASELTON, Ga., Sept. 18 - Problems with the engine management system struck the TRV Motorsport team of Jeret Schroeder, Lyn St. James and Tom Volk Saturday in the Petit...

Wed 28 Apr 1999
15th BMW Art Car at Le Mans

15th BMW Art Car at Le Mans

ART AND MOTORSPORT: BMW ART CAR BY JENNY HOLZER IN LE MANS Munich, April 26, 1999... Jenny Holzer, one of the greatest artists of this century, has clothed a BMW V12 LMR with her written art, thus producing the 15th Art Car of the BMW Art Car...

Wed 10 Feb 1999
Sports Car News 99-02-10

Sports Car News 99-02-10

Audi UK to run two cars at Le Mans Audi UK is now expected to enter two cars in addition to the two Audi Team Joest entries. Wallace, Weaver and McCarthy have been signed so far, with three drives left. Roock to run Porsche Roock Racing are...

Wed 01 Dec 1999
Cadillac Prepares Le Mans Campaign

Cadillac Prepares Le Mans Campaign

PARIS, Dec 1 (AFP) - British driver Andy Wallace - a former winner - will be in the cockpit when Cadillac, under parent company General Motors, launch their return to the Le Mans 24 hour race, it was revealed Wednesday. Team leader Herb ...

Sat 18 Sep 1999
Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-18

Road Atlanta BMW Team PTG Notes 1999-09-18

Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta Race Six, American Le Mans Series BMW Team PTG took advantage of a full-course caution period just past the six-hour mark of the 10-hour, 1000-mile Petit Le Mans. All three cars pitted, while the GT class race-leader...

Sat 08 May 1999
Mercedes Preview II

Mercedes Preview II

24 Hours of Le Mans Offers Ultimate Challenge For Performance-Minded Mercedes-Benz MONTVALE, N.J. (June 4, 1999) -- Since the world's first automobile race in 1894 (won by a Daimler-powered car) motor racing has been the ultimate test ...

Wed 24 Feb 1999
GT, Sports Car News 99-02-24

GT, Sports Car News 99-02-24

Magnussen - not under threat Don Panoz has gone on record to say that Jan Magnussen's place in the team is secure: 'We have been lucky to acquire the services of Jan Magnussen and we are delighed with him. He is one of the best drivers around'.

Wed 01 Dec 1999
Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 11 1999 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT Series, coupled with its undefeated season in the inaugural year of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season and repeated success in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the...

Fri 28 May 1999
Mercedes at Le Mans Preview

Mercedes at Le Mans Preview

Importance of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Underscored by Major Factory Participation- Mercedes-Benz CLR Will Battle Incredibly Competitive Field MONTVALE, N.J. (May 28, 1999) -- In the world of sports car racing, the 24 Hours of Le Mans ...