The "Bentley Boys"
It is true that without the cars there would have been no "Bentley Boys";
but it is equally true that the "Bentley Boys" lent excitement, drama and
prestige to the Cricklewood Bentley. Hard driving on the track, they ...
Wednesday April 25th, 2001
Former Formula One driver Michele Alboreto was killed today during testing,
Italian Press Agency ANSA reports.
Alboreto was killed at the Lausitzring circuit in Germany while he was
preparing for this year's Le Mans...
The Gemini gearbox could be crowned king of the long distance runners after
a highly successful race with the Roc Auto team. The team were the highest
placed finishers to complete the race without having to change their gearbox
and not only did...
SEBRING, Fla. (March 16, 2001) -- French sports car racer Bob
Wollek, 58, died Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle while
riding his bicycle near Sebring International Raceway.
Wollek was to compete in Saturday's 12 Hours of...
Michael Cane and his GTC Motorsport team have begun preparations for Le Mans
2002 with Aston Martin. Aston's engineers are now working on a three-month
feasibility study commissioned by long-standing customer, computer
millionaire Les Edgar who...
ATLANTA, Georgia - March 22 -- Bob Wollek, of Strasbourg, France, who died
on March 16 in a non-racing traffic accident in Sebring, Florida, will be
laid to rest on Friday, March 30, in Klingenthal, France -- at the church
where he was christened...
TEAM BENTLEY - the people and major suppliers
Crewe, 12 June 2001.... Welcome to Team Bentley, the racing arm of Bentley
Motors and the organisation charged with taking Bentley back to Le Mans for
the first time in 71 years. ...
Cologne, Germany, 9 July, 2001 -- Jost Capito, former COO of the Swiss-based
Formula 1 team Red Bull Sauber Petronas, will join Ford of Europe as
Director Special Vehicle Engineering (SVE) -- Ford's UK-based specialist
engineering division - from...
KERSHAW, S.C., March 28, 2001 - Cadillac today rolled out its 2001
Cadillac Northstar LMP racecar at the 2.5-mile Carolina Motorsports Park
track in Kershaw, S.C., for its first test session of the season. The
car, a heavily revamped version of...
Basiglio, Italy -- Family, friends, companions and fans attended the
funeral of Audi works driver Michele Alboreto (44) at a service held on
Friday afternoon at the Catholic Parrocchia Gesu Salvatore church in
Basiglio, Italy, situated south-west...
Chrysler's LMP Le Mans challenger was unveiled at the Barcelona Grand Prix
circuit on Tuesday by Team ORECA president Hugues de Chaunac and Chrysler
Europe president Stephen Landry. The silver-on-grey car is new from end to
end, the chassis...
Date of birth: 23 December 1956
Place of birth: Milan (I)
Place of residence: Monte Carlo (MC)
Status: Married to Nadia, two daughters
Previous Le Mans races: 8 (Winner in 1997)
Started career in: 1976 (Audi driver since ...
Michele Alboreto Fatally Injured During Testing
Michele Alboreto. Photo by Audi Sport.
The Italian racing driver Michele Alboreto (44) is dead. It is with deep
regret and sadness that AUDI AG must announce the death of their ...
INDIANAPOLIS (June 6, 2001) -- Since it was first organized in 1923, the
24 Hours of Le Mans has been a highly-visible proving ground for automobile
manufacturers. Five American makers will be seeking victory in the 69th
running of the classic ...
Johansson Racing will campaign one privateer Audi R8 in the full ELMS
Series and also enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The day-to-day
operation and all racing activities will be managed by Mike Earle's
Arena International Motorsport, which most...
CHRYSLER PLAYSTATION LMP IN THE EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES
Bicester, UK, Monday 12th March 2001: ORECA has today confirmed that it is
entering the brand new Chrysler Playstation LMP in the European Le Mans
Series race at Donington Park over the ...
8th November 2001 - Vic Lee Racing (VLR) is set to expand its motorsport
operation with a move into Sportscar racing next year and plans to link up
with Reynard for the teams' debut are moving ahead in preparation for the
2002 season. The...
DETROIT, Jan. 26 significantly revised Cadillac
Northstar LMP program will see two interim design cars at this year's 24 Hours
of Le Mans and selected North American rounds of the American Le Mans Series
(ALMS). An all-new Cadillac Northstar...
John Wickham, Manager, Team Bentley
John is in charge of all matters relating to the logistics and
administration of the race, from deciding the race strategy to making sure
the entire team is properlypresented, fed and accommodated.