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Sat 06 Dec 2003
Australia: Awards Night rounds out 2003
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Australia: Awards Night rounds out 2003

Richards collects the inaugural Cup; Marshall scores swag of silverware The Carrera Cup Australia Awards Night has rounded out a successful first season for the all-Porsche class following the final round of the championship at Eastern Creek on...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
Australia: Russell Wright medical update 2003-12-01
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Australia: Russell Wright medical update 2003-12-01

Carrera Cup driver stable in Westmead Hospital Queensland driver Russell Wright is resting in Westmead Hospital after a crash during Saturday's qualifying session in the final round of the 2003 Carrera Cup at Eastern Creek International Raceway...

Eastern Creek Sunday race notes
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Eastern Creek Sunday race notes

Davison takes clean sweep at Eastern Creek Coleman takes first podium finish of season in Lexmark-backed Porsche Alex Davison has taken a clean sweep of this weekend's ninth and final round of the Carrera Cup at Eastern Creek International...

Tue 02 Dec 2003
2004 Australia Series schedule
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2004 Australia Series schedule

<pre> 2004 Carrera Cup Australia calendar Special Event Australian Grand Prix March 4-7 Round 1 Clipsal 500, Adelaide March 18-21 Round 2 Eastern Creek ...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
Eastern Creek race one notes, results
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Eastern Creek race one notes, results

Davison forces way past Richards for Creek win Aussie international beats local champion in opening race Australian international Alex Davison has taken victory in the first race of round nine of the Carrera Cup at Eastern Creek Raceway. The...

Wright injured at Australia's Eastern Creek
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Wright injured at Australia's Eastern Creek

Carrera Cup Australia statement on Eastern Creek accident involving driver Russell Wright 5.30PM - Queensland driver Russell Wright was today injured in an accident during qualifying for the ninth and final round of the Carrera Cup at ...

Australia Series 2004 calendar announced
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Australia Series 2004 calendar announced

2004 schedule finalised for Carrera Cup Australia Ten round championship features new venues and Adelaide opener Carrera Cup Australia today announced its 2004 season calendar, with the all-Porsche championship to be decided over 10 rounds next...

Eastern Creek practice notes
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Eastern Creek practice notes

Marshall heads opening practice at Eastern Creek. Young guns top timesheets as Leahey and Davison round out top three. Having already wrapped up the Rookie of the Year and Driver to Europe Awards in this year's Carrera Cup, Queensland ace Marcus...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
Davison joins GMR Team Braun for the Creek
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Davison joins GMR Team Braun for the Creek

Aussie international signs for one-off Carrera Cup drive at Eastern Creek Australian international Alex Davison will bookend his season-opening wins at the non-championship Australian Grand Prix Carrera Cup events by racing in the final round...

Mon 17 Nov 2003
Alex Yoong Macau race notes
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Alex Yoong Macau race notes

Macau - Sunday, November 16, 2003 - A very determined Alex Yoong made it looked easy winning the Macau Grand Prix's Porsche Carrera Cup Asia race from Hong Kong's Charles Kwan and Britain's Matthew Marsh - or was it? According to Yoong at the...

Sat 15 Nov 2003
Marchy Lee Yin-Kin Macau qualifying notes

Marchy Lee Yin-Kin Macau qualifying notes

Marchy on-course for a successful Macau Grand Prix Hong Kong racer Marchy Lee Yin-Kin is set for a busy but potentially successful weekend at the 50th Macau Grand Prix (November 15-16). He qualified sixth in the 2003 GT Tires Asian Formula...

Tue 11 Nov 2003
Porsche - Change of North America leadership

Porsche - Change of North America leadership

Change of Leadership at Porsche Motorsport North America; Uwe Brettel Named New President as Alwin Springer Retires Atlanta -- November 10 - Alwin Springer, 60, will hand his position as President of Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) to...

Fri 07 Nov 2003
Yoong to race in Macau GP
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Yoong to race in Macau GP

Former Formula 1 driver, Malaysia's Alex Yoong will contest the final round of the inaugural Porsche Carrera Cup Asia series at the 50th Macau Grand Prix on November 16, it was confirmed today (November 3, 2003). Yoong will be at the wheel of the...

Mon 03 Nov 2003
Australian sereis adjust points 2003-11-02
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Australian sereis adjust points 2003-11-02

While Jim Richards has sealed the championship with one round to go, he has been docked 10 championship points for an incident with Marcus Marshall in race three of round seven at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. The points penalty hasn't changed the...

Wed 29 Oct 2003
Australia Gold Coast race three notes
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Australia Gold Coast race three notes

VICTORY in today's third and final race of the eighth round of the Carrera Cup at the Lexmark Indy 300 has sealed the 2003 Carrera Cup for Jim Richards. The seven-time Bathurst 1000 winner led today's seven lap race from start to finish, taking...

Fri 24 Oct 2003
Australian Gold Coast race two notes
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Australian Gold Coast race two notes

Jim Richards has inched closer to claiming the inaugural 2003 Carrera Cup title with a strong victory in today's second race of round eight at the Lexmark Indy 300 on the streets of the Gold Coast. The OAMPS Insurance/Greenfield Mowers driver...

Australian Gold Coast race one notes
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Australian Gold Coast race one notes

Bell and Pedersen OK after first corner accident; Richards claims race one Kiwi duo Kevin Bell and Paul Pedersen have emerged uninjured from an opening corner incident in round eight of the Carrera Cup at the Lexmark Indy 300 on the Gold ...

Gold Coast qualifying report
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Gold Coast qualifying report

Title leader out-points Fitzgerald and Marshall in shortened session. JIM Richards can wrap up the 2003 Carrera Cup on the streets of the Gold Coast this weekend at the Lexmark Indy 300 and the seven-time Bathurst 1000 winner has wasted no time...

Thu 23 Oct 2003
Australian series Gold Coast preview
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Australian series Gold Coast preview

Penultimate Carrera Cup heads to Queensland for super shootout Just as Champ Car star Paul Tracy is looking to wrap up his first Champ Car World Series title on the streets of the Gold Coast this weekend, Carrera Cup star Jim Richards is...

Road Atlanta II: Patrick Long ALMS debut report

Road Atlanta II: Patrick Long ALMS debut report

Long comes up Grand at Petit Le Mans; helps propel Racer's Group to 4th place. BRASELTON, Ga. Racing in his homeland for the first time this year, American Patrick Long drove sensationally in his first-ever endurance race, helping propel the ...

Tue 21 Oct 2003
2004 season to begin in Australia
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2004 season to begin in Australia

Carrera Cup Jjins Clipsal 500 support bill for 2004. Full field of Porsches to hit Adelaide for championship opener. The highly-successful Carrera Cup will be a part of the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar event in 2004, acting as the championship's ...

Fri 17 Oct 2003
Austrailian Greg Keene medical update 2003-10-15
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Austrailian Greg Keene medical update 2003-10-15

Carrera Cup driver Greg Keene, who suffered a decent-sized crash in race three of last weekend's round at Bathurst. Greg suffered whiplash and blurred vision following the crash, however his KRO Australia team are confident of having the car back...

Sun 12 Oct 2003
Australian series Bathurst race three notes
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Australian series Bathurst race three notes

Richards takes clean sweep on the Mountain Greg Keene uninjured in first lap accident There has been no stopping Jim Richards in round seven of the Carrera Cup at Mount Panorama, after the Bathurst veteran scored a clean-sweep for the weekend by...

Sat 11 Oct 2003
Australian series Bathurst race two notes
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Australian series Bathurst race two notes

Marshall pushes Richards in race 2 Veteran takes race two; Bell hits the wall and retires Today's second race in round seven of the Carrera Cup at Mount Panorama may have been claimed by Jim Richards, but young gun Marcus Marshall starred in the...

Australian series announces 2004 schedule
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Australian series announces 2004 schedule

Carrera Cup organisers Cup Car Australia today unveiled plans for a 10 round championship in 2004. The championship, which features a full field of Porsche GT3 Cup cars, will race in a proposed 10 round series in support to the V8 ...

Australian series re-signs with AVESCO
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Australian series re-signs with AVESCO

Carrera Cup re-signs as primary support to V8 Supercars Newly signed deal ensures continued growth for all-Porsche category Carrera Cup organisers Cup Car Australia Pty Ltd have signed a two-year contract extension with V8 Supercar body AVESCO...

Fri 10 Oct 2003
Australian series Bathurst qualifying notes
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Australian series Bathurst qualifying notes

Clutch problem fails to slow Richards Veteran scores pole; Leahey, Fitzgerald and Marshall within striking distance Seven-time Bathurst champion Jim Richards has scored pole position for round seven of the Carrera Cup at Mount Panorama, ...

Australian series Bathurst practice notes
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Australian series Bathurst practice notes

Richards tops practice at Bathurst Fitzgerald second; Coleman back on track in new Porsche He may have won the famous Bathurst 1000 seven times, but racing veteran Jim Richards is not taking it easy on his rivals, topping the times in opening ...

Mon 06 Oct 2003
Coleman to return at Bathurst
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Coleman to return at Bathurst

New car for Victorian as the Carrera Cup takes aim at the Mountain Just four weeks ago, Carrera Cup racer Matt Coleman's world had come crashing down around him as his $250,000 GT3 Cup car rolled itself into destruction at Sandown...

Wed 01 Oct 2003
Australian series welcome new drivers
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Australian series welcome new drivers

Championship top runners working on Porsche deals for next season The average age of drivers in the 2004 Carrera Cup could hit the ground floor with two of Australia's newest young guns eyeing a Porsche GT3 Cup car berth in next year's ...

Fri 26 Sep 2003
Patrick Long Zandvoort race notes
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Patrick Long Zandvoort race notes

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands American Patrick Long's strong run in the Zandvoort round of the German Carrera Cup last weekend ended when a cut tire forced a pit stop, effectively ending his challenge for a podium finish. He finished in 13th ...

Fri 19 Sep 2003
Morris to join Aussies in Trans-Tasman fight
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Morris to join Aussies in Trans-Tasman fight

'The Dude' joins Australian contingent in six-round series versus the Kiwis Trans-Tasman relations will be put to the test this summer when the best Carrera Cup drivers from Australia and New Zealand take each other on in the inaugural...

Coleman aims at Bathurst comeback
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Coleman aims at Bathurst comeback

Rival racers rally around to help Victorian get back on track After his huge accident at Sandown International Motor Raceway in Melbourne last weekend, Carrera Cup racer Matt Coleman is already planning his return to the track -- and it could...

Thu 18 Sep 2003
Marcus Marshall to make debut at Indianapolis
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Marcus Marshall to make debut at Indianapolis

Aussie Carrera Cup ace joins forces with top Farnbacher squad Gold Coast driver Marcus Marshall is set to take on the world's best Porsche drivers in the next round of the Porsche Supercup at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on September ...

Tue 16 Sep 2003
Australian series announces Sandown results/standings amendment
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Australian series announces Sandown results/standings amendment

Marshall handed suspended fine over Coleman crash VIP Pet Foods driver excluded from race two; results amendment follows VIP Pet Foods Racing driver Marcus Marshall has received a $5000 suspended fine and been removed from the results of ...

Mon 15 Sep 2003
Australian series Sandown race three notes
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Australian series Sandown race three notes

nineteen-year-old Jonathon Webb has scored his first podium position of the season in round six of the all-Porsche Carrera Cup at Sandown International Motor Raceway in Melbourne. While it was championship leader Jim Richards who won today's...