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Mon 23 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson tendr? un equipo de CART en el 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson tendr? un equipo de CART en el 2003

Indianápolis, Indiana. (20 de diciembre, 2002) - El ex piloto de Champ Car Stefan Johansson, anunció hoy la formación del American Spirit Team Johansson, una escudería que con dos autos estará participando en el Campeonato Champ Car...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART teamHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART team

INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2002) - Former Champ Car driver Stefan Johansson announced today the formation of American Spirit Team Johansson, a complete two-car effort that will campaign the 2003 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series ...

British Audi importers enters R8 for 2003 24 Hour

British Audi importers enters R8 for 2003 24 Hour

British Audi importer enters R8 for Le Mans 24 Hour Race assault. Audi UK will enter an R8 sports racing car in the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours on 14-15 June. The British importer of the German prestige car manufacturer has purchased a 2002 ...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

PORSCHE CUP 2002 - TOP 15 FINISHERS Driver/Country Final Points Prize Money 1. Kevin Buckler (USA) 8,575 points $37,000 2. Michael Schrom (USA) 5,375 points $23,000 3. Stephane Ortelli (Monaco) 5,145 points $18,000 4. Randy Pobst ...

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

American Kevin Buckler wins Porsche Cup as world's most successful privateer; U.S. drivers grab unprecedented six of top seven positions. STUTTGART, Germany - December 12 - Kevin Buckler, from Novato, California, is the most successful private...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

SONOMA, Calif. - Dec. 9, 2002 - It was announced Saturday that Kevin Buckler, team owner and driver for The Racer's Group, and co-driver Michael Schrom of Ghent, NY, took 1-2 in the prestigious 2002 Porsche Cup, an annual award given to the top ...

Fri 18 Oct 2002
Le Mans in 2003 beckons winners of American Le Mans season finale

Le Mans in 2003 beckons winners of American Le Mans season finale

BRASELTON, Ga. (October 17, 2002) -- The four racing teams that scored victories in Audi presents Petit Le Mans on Oct. 12 at Road Atlanta were winners in one of the world's most prestigious sports car races that ended the 2002 American Le Mans ...

Apollo Racing - new IRM sports racer

Apollo Racing - new IRM sports racer

Apollo reveals its key role in exciting new IRM sports racer. Apollo Racing Design Limited -- the UK-based design consultancy specialising in carbon composite design and manufacture -- is delighted to announce its involvement in International ...

Fri 27 Sep 2002
Audi accepts historic Le Mans Trophy

Audi accepts historic Le Mans Trophy

Audi accepts historic Le Mans trophy in Paris. Auburn Hills, Mich. -- The idea to run a 24-hour race in Le Mans was born in 1922 at the Salon de l´Automobile in Paris. Eighty years later at the same place the Automobile Club de l´Ouest (ACO),...

Thu 05 Sep 2002
Audi interested in McNish

Audi interested in McNish

Allan McNish has been in contact with Audi regarding a possible return to sportscars after being dropped by the Toyota F1 team. Wolfgang Ullrich, Audi's sports director, said McNish is one of the first choices for next year. Bentley have also put...

Thu 08 Aug 2002
IRL: Gleason promotes SSPF with special limited print

IRL: Gleason promotes SSPF with special limited print

Fans can receive Racing Print with donation of $25 or more to the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation. INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 7 - Race fans can help a great cause and also receive a limited-edition racing print of a painting by famed motorsports artist...

Mon 22 Jul 2002
SCC: Shane Lewis to drive Winston Cup at The Glen

SCC: Shane Lewis to drive Winston Cup at The Glen

Shane Lewis to race tribute car in Winston Cup at The Glen. CHARLOTTE, Monday, July 22, 2002 - Shane Lewis of Jupiter, Florida announced today that he will compete in the Sirius Satellite Radio at The Glen NASCAR Winston Cup race at Watkins Glen...

Tue 25 Jun 2002
MBD Sportscars' race review

MBD Sportscars' race review

MBD Sportscars' Le Mans Challenge June 24, 2002 -- Ontario, Canada - The MBD Sportscars Team fought valiantly to complete the 70th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend in France, only to have their hopes dashed with only two hours ...

Sat 22 Jun 2002
Michael Krumm Le Mans race diary

Michael Krumm Le Mans race diary

Le Mans Diary with Audi Sport Team Joest Michael Krumm: To return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Audi Sport Team Joest was a great experience and really an honour. That we achieved a podium, with the Infineon Audi R8 no. 3, for the team on...

Strong showing for Lola at 24 hours

Strong showing for Lola at 24 hours

Lola stun Le Mans crowd with impressive running in 2002 24 Hours race. The MG Lola EX257s put on a stunning show during the 70th edition of the Le Mans 24 hours at the weekend, with both cars running at a similar pace to the AudiR8s that ...

Fri 21 Jun 2002
Historic triple for Audi at Le Mans

Historic triple for Audi at Le Mans

For the first time in the 70-year history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the same driver squad has been victorious three years in a row. The trio of Emmanuele Pirro, Tom Kristensen and Frank Biela drove a flawless race in the ...

Thu 20 Jun 2002
Goodyear Racing race recap

Goodyear Racing race recap

Ron Fellows, Johnny O'Connell and Oliver Gavin drove the class-winning car, finishing 11th overall. Andy Pilgrim, Franck Freon and Kelly Collins drove the second-place finisher in the GTS class, taking 13th overall. Corvette Racing, which races...

Wed 19 Jun 2002
Courage commits to returning in 2003

Courage commits to returning in 2003

The 2002 edition of the 24 Hours was only the first stage in the return of the Courage team, the work of which is programmed to continue until at least 2004. A multitude of things can be done in two hours and forty minutes. For example, you...

LMP 675 comes of age in 2002

LMP 675 comes of age in 2002

LMP 675 has traditionally been looked upon as the "junior" class in Le Mans racing, but this year the MG team came close to disproving that stereotype. In spite of the power disadvantage and the narrower tires, the British team showed up just ...

Tue 18 Jun 2002
Team Bentley comes fourth at Le Mans

Team Bentley comes fourth at Le Mans

Le Mans, June 16th 2002, 4.00pm S. Team Bentley has again proved its class and pace at the Le Mans 24-hours, coming home fourth overall and second only to the works Audi R8s. The result is testament to the design of the Bentley EXP Speed 8, the ...

Mon 17 Jun 2002
Michelin dominates, extends Le Mans win streak to five

Michelin dominates, extends Le Mans win streak to five

Michelin dominates, extends Le Mans win streak to five; Michelin teams take 9 of top 10 Spots, win overall, GT and 675 classes. Le Mans-- Michelin teams dominated the 70th running to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, June 15-16, winning overall honors,...

ALMS Teams win three classes

ALMS Teams win three classes

American Le Mans Series teams win three classes at Le Mans; American drivers contribute to three class wins. LE MANS, France (June 16, 2002) -- Including a history-making performance by Audi Sport North America, teams from the American Le Mans...

Audi pulls the 'hat-trick'

Audi pulls the 'hat-trick'

Audi hat-trick at Le Mans. Le Mans, France - Audi has secured a special place in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hour race. Audi is only the fifth manufacturer to win the toughest car race in the world with the same team three times in a row. Audi...

The Racer's Group wins GT class

The Racer's Group wins GT class

Rookie experience pays off at 24 Hours Of Le Mans. LE MANS, France– June 16, 2002– Rookie experiences can pay off and The Racer’s Group has proven this to be true. The team took the GT class win at the 70th running of the 24 ...

Alex Job racers win GT class

Alex Job racers win GT class

Alex Job Racing drivers finished first and second in the GT class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans this past weekend. Lucas Luhr took the GT pole position in The Racer's Group Porsche and went on to win the class with his Alex Job teammate Timo...

Team Oreca final report

Team Oreca final report

ORECA - "First and second behind Planet Audi". PlayStation Team ORECA brought their three cars home in a triumphant finish, the first privately-entered cars across the line after 24 hours of hard racing at the 70th edition of the Le Mans 24 ...

Porsche takes GT win

Porsche takes GT win

Five Porsches are the only finishers in the GR class at Le Mans; the Racers Group Porsche 911 GT3 Rs completes Le Mans/Daytona sweep. ATLANTA -- June 16 -- The Racers Group Porsche team, based in Sonoma, Calif., completed an amazing week at Le...

Final results

Final results

<pre> Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Lap Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro ...

Le Mans Standings after 24 hours

Le Mans Standings after 24 hours

<pre> Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro...

Le Mans standings after 23 hours

Le Mans standings after 23 hours

Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro ...

Panoz Motorsports final report

Panoz Motorsports final report

Amazing Panoz crew effort falls short at Le Mans. Panoz Motor Sports attack on this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans came to an end at 10.45am this morning when the team's last remaining car succumbed to overheating problems. With Gunnar Jeannette...

Le Mans standings after 22 hours

Le Mans standings after 22 hours

<pre> Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro...

Le Mans standings after 21 hours

Le Mans standings after 21 hours

<pre> Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro...

Le Mans standings after 20 hours

Le Mans standings after 20 hours

Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro ...

Le Mans standings after 19 hours

Le Mans standings after 19 hours

Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro ...

Le Mans standings after 18 hours

Le Mans standings after 18 hours

Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro ...