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Fri 05 Dec 1997
Professional Sports Car Racing, Inc. SOLD
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Professional Sports Car Racing, Inc. SOLD

INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS GROUP SELLS SPORTS CAR GOVERNING BODY 5 December, 1997 TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 5 -- International Motor Sports Group, Inc. (IMSG), a privately held full-service motorsports and entertainment company, announced today that...

Fri 07 Nov 1997
SportsCarFax, Vol. 2, No. 24
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SportsCarFax, Vol. 2, No. 24

SportsCar News SPORTSCARFAX, Vol. 2, No. 24 31 October, 1997 1997 SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONS CROWNED Champions were crowned and awards were handed out at the 1997 Exxon World SportsCar Championship and Exxon Supreme GT Series presented by Virgin...

1997 Champions crowned in California
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1997 Champions crowned in California

1997 SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONS CROWNED IN MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA 30 October, 1997 TAMPA, Fla. (October 30, 1997) -- Champions were crowned and awards were handed out at the 1997 Exxon World SportsCar Championship and Exxon Supreme GT Series presented...

1997 Award winners
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1997 Award winners

SportsCar News 1997 SPORTSCAR AWARD WINNERS 29 October, 1997 Exxon World SportsCar Driver Champion................................Butch Leitzinger Exxon World SportsCar Manufacturer Champion..........................Ford Exxon World ...

Sat 25 Oct 1997
Laguna Seca Press Notes 13-16 , Saturday
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Laguna Seca Press Notes 13-16 , Saturday

Press Notes 13-16 , Saturday 25 October, 1997 1. Good morning and welcome to Day 2 of the VISA Sportscar Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway. Action gets underway this morning with the final practice and qualifying for the Exxon World ...

Laguna Seca Press Notes 1-12: Friday
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Laguna Seca Press Notes 1-12: Friday

Press Notes 1-12: Friday 24 October, 1997 1. GOOD MORNING and welcome to Day 1 of the VISA Sports Car Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway. The weather is expected to be sunny and warming up by afternoon. 2. ON HAND TO SERVE YOU THIS ...

Sun 19 Oct 1997
Sebring Octoberfest  Press Notes 36-68, Friday
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Sebring Octoberfest Press Notes 36-68, Friday

Press Notes 36-68, Friday 17 October, 1997 36. Good morning and welcome to Day 3 of the NAPA Auto Parts Octoberfest at Sebring International Speedway. Action gets underway this morning at 9:10 am with qualifying for the Black Magic Series...

Sebring Octoberfest  Press Notes 36-68, Friday
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Sebring Octoberfest Press Notes 36-68, Friday

Press Notes 36-68, Friday 17 October, 1997 36. Good morning and welcome to Day 3 of the NAPA Auto Parts Octoberfest at Sebring International Speedway. Action gets underway this morning at 9:10 am with qualifying for the Black Magic Series...

Sebring Octoberfest Press Notes 1-35, Wednesday, Thursday
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Sebring Octoberfest Press Notes 1-35, Wednesday, Thursday

Press Notes 1-35, Wednesday, Thursday 15 October, 1997 1. Good morning and welcome to the first day of official practice for the NAPA Autoparts Octoberfest at Sebring International Raceway. 2. On hand to serve you this weekend are the ...

Fri 17 Oct 1997
Andy Evans SportsCar announcement
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Andy Evans SportsCar announcement

SEBRING, FL - Andy Evans, president of International Motor Sports Group, announced today that SportsCar will continue in 1998. Evans says he will introduce a franchise system of ownership in SportsCar. Owners will be asked to form a franchise...

Thu 16 Oct 1997
-GT: Sebring BMW M3 qualifying notes and quotes 9-10-16
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-GT: Sebring BMW M3 qualifying notes and quotes 9-10-16

PTG BMW M3 NOTES AND QUOTES Exxon Supreme GT Series - GTS-3 NAPA Auto Parts Sebring Octoberfest Sebring International Raceway Qualifying - Thursday, October 16, 1997 FIVE BMW M3s will start in the inaugural Exxon Supreme GT race at ...

Sat 04 Oct 1997
SportsCarFax, Vol. 2, No. 22
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SportsCarFax, Vol. 2, No. 22

SportsCar News SPORTSCARFAX, Vol. 2, No. 22 3 October, 1997 NAPA AUTO PARTS SEBRING OCTOBERFEST (October 16-18) -- NAPA SPONSORSHIP -- It is officially known as the NAPA Auto Parts Sebring Octoberfest now that NAPA has become the...

Sun 21 Sep 1997
Las Vegas Ferrari Challenge results
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Las Vegas Ferrari Challenge results

Provisional Results: Ferrari Challenge SportsCar Grand Prix Presnted By FAO SCHWARZ LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY/LAS VEGAS NV SEPTEMBER 20 1997 PROVISIONAL RESULTS FERRARI CHALLENGE FN.ST.CAR ...

Las Vegas Press Notes 50-90, Saturday
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Las Vegas Press Notes 50-90, Saturday

Press Notes 50-90, Saturday 20 September, 1997 51. Good afternoon and welcome to the final day of activities for the SportsCar Grand Prix presented by FAO Schwarz. Today's activities include races for the Black Magic Pro Series, Ferrari ...

Las Vegas Press Notes 10-50, Friday
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Las Vegas Press Notes 10-50, Friday

Press Notes 10-50, Friday 19 September, 1997 10. Good Morning. Welcome to the second day of official activity for the SportsCar Grand Prix presented by FAO Schwarz. Today's activities include practice and qualifying for all five SportsCar...

Activities Delayed at Las Vegas
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Activities Delayed at Las Vegas

For Immediate Release September 18, 1997 LAS VEGAS Thursday's practice sessions for the Professional SportsCar Grand Prix, Presented by F A O Schwarz, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway were suspended early in the afternoon due to a problem with...

Las Vegas Press Notes: Thursday 1-9
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Las Vegas Press Notes: Thursday 1-9

Press Notes: Thursday 1-9 18 September, 1997 1. GOOD MORNING and welcome to the first day of official activity for the SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX Presented by FAO Schwarz. This weekend features five Professional SportsCar Racing (SportsCar) ...

SportsCarFax, Vol. 2, No. 21
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SportsCarFax, Vol. 2, No. 21

SPORTSCARFAX, Vol. 2, No. 21 12 September, 1997 BACK TO BACK SPORTSCAR EVENTS SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY FAO SCHWARZ SEPTEMBER 18-20, 1997 ... LIVE AUDIO COVERAGE -- All SportsCar races at the SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX will be...

Sat 06 Sep 1997
SportsCarFax, VOL. 2, NO. 20
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SportsCarFax, VOL. 2, NO. 20

SportsCar News SPORTSCARFAX, VOL. 2, NO. 20 COUNTDOWN TO SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY FAO SCHWARZ AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY FAO SCHWARZ NAMED PRESENTING SPONSOR - FAO Schwarz has signed on as the presenting sponsor for the Las Vegas...

Proposed Americam Stockcar Championship cancelled
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Proposed Americam Stockcar Championship cancelled

PROPOSED AMERICAN STOCKCAR CHAMPIONSHIP CANCELLED TAMPA, Fla. (September 4, 1997) -- International Motor Sports Group (IMSG) president Jack Long today announced the cancellation of IMSG's proposed American StockCar Championship and the Las Vegas...

Mon 01 Sep 1997
Mosport Sunday Press Notes
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Mosport Sunday Press Notes

69. GOOD AFTERNOON and welcome to Day 4 of the Mosport Festival. Weather is cloudy with a threat of rain. Track conditions at race time are dry with puddles in some areas off the racing line. 70. If a Ferrari wins the 2-hour Professional ...

Sat 30 Aug 1997
Mosport press notes 43-65, Saturday
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Mosport press notes 43-65, Saturday

Press Notes 43-65: Saturday 30 August, 1997 42. GOOD MORNING. Welcome to Saturday morning at the Mosport Festival. The fog is expected to lift in time to keep today's very full schedule. Practice starts at 10 am for the Exxon World SportsCar...

Fri 29 Aug 1997
Mosport Press Notes 27-42, Friday 97-08-29
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Mosport Press Notes 27-42, Friday 97-08-29

Press Notes 27-42, Friday 29 August, 1997 27. GREEN FLAG drops at 8:45 am to start practice session for the Exxon Supreme GT Series Presented by Virgin Interactive-session black flagged when ...

Mosport Press Notes 1-26, Thursday 97-08-28
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Mosport Press Notes 1-26, Thursday 97-08-28

Press Notes 1-26, Thursday 28 August, 1997 1. Good morning and welcome to the first day of official activity for the Mosport Festival. This weekend features four Professional SportsCar Racing (SportsCar) series, the SCCA's Trans-Am ...

Mosport qualifying highlights 97-08-29
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Mosport qualifying highlights 97-08-29

Fresh from his first drive in a NASCAR truck at Watkins Glen last weekend, where he won the race, Ron Fellows capped off his first drive in the Axiom Ferrari 333 with the pole position and a new World Sports Car lap record of 1:11.5. Dorsey ...

Wed 27 Aug 1997
-SS Mosport Preview Massari-Muller Racing
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-SS Mosport Preview Massari-Muller Racing

SPEED NOTES! MASSARI-MULLER RACING 26 August, 1997 One in the South, One in the West . . . On to the North! Massari-Muller Racing Looks for Third Win! Clearwater, FL. It started in the south . . . Massari-Muller Racing claimed its first...

Fri 22 Aug 1997
SportsCarFax Vol. 2, No. 19
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SportsCarFax Vol. 2, No. 19

SPORTSCARFAX Vol. 2, No. 19 22 August, 1997 COUNTDOWN TO THE MOSPORT FESTIVAL AUGUST 28-31, 1997 PIT STOP COMPETITION IN DOWNTOWN TORONTO -- A pit stop competition with two Exxon World SportsCar Ferraris will be held in front of the North...

Ward named VP of competition
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Ward named VP of competition

KEITH WARD NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF COMPETITION 22 August, 1997 TAMPA, Fla. (August 22, 1997) -- Professional SportsCar Racing (SportsCar) officials today announced that Keith D. Ward, a veteran of 29 years as a race official with the United...

McCloughlin names technical director
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McCloughlin names technical director

JOHN MCLOUGHLIN NAMED TECHNICAL DIRECTOR 22 August, 1997 TAMPA, Fla. (August 22, 1997) -- Officials from Professional SportsCar Racing (SportsCar) today announced that John McLoughlin recently joined the organization as Technical Director.

Lyon joins IMSG as vice president
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Lyon joins IMSG as vice president

LYON JOINS IMSG AS VICE PRESIDENT, LEGAL AND RISK MANAGEMENT 21 August, 1997 TAMPA, Fla. (August 21, 1997) -- Officials from International Motor Sports Group (IMSG) today announced that Peter Lyon has joined the organization as Vice...

Mosport MML Racing PR
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Mosport MML Racing PR

LIGHT RACING HOSTS TEENS AT MOSPORT PARK 21 August, 1997 Professional Racers Reach Out to Youth SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA -- Motorsports Ministries' Light Racing Division announced that they will sponsor a group of teens from the London, ...

North York event -Mosport Festival
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North York event -Mosport Festival

RACING FEVER HITS NORTH YORK 21 August, 1997 NORTH YORK - Two $1 million Ferraris will be roaring up Yonge Street Monday, Aug. 25 as Mosport Festival week kicks off with a demonstration of high-speed pitstops in front of North York City Hall.

Mosport Festival
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Mosport Festival

Mosport Festival Ticket Information 19 August, 1997 Labour Day Weekend (August 28-31, 1997) They endured 12 thrilling hours at Sebring They survived 24 grueling hours at Daytona Now they're storming into Mosport You'll see 10 races...

Fri 15 Aug 1997
SportsCarFax Vol. 2, No. 18
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SportsCarFax Vol. 2, No. 18

SPORTSCARFAX Vol. 2, No. 18 AMERICAN STOCKCAR CHAMPIONSHIP TO DEBUT NEXT MONTH AT LAS VEGAS IMSG, -- SportsCar=B9s parent company, announced yesterday that the new American StockCar Championship will debut with an invitational race at Las...

ASC set to debut at Las Vegas
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ASC set to debut at Las Vegas

AMERICAN STOCKCAR CHAMPIONSHIP SET TO DEBUT NEXT MONTH IN SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX AT LAS VEGAS 14 August, 1997 International Motor Sports Group (IMSG) today announced the new American StockCar Championship will debut with an invitational race at...

GM offical vehicles for Mosport
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GM offical vehicles for Mosport

GM SIGNS ON AS OFFICIAL PACE CAR OF MOSPORT General Motors of Canada Ltd., a long-time supporter of Mosport, will be the official vehicle for the SportsCar Mosport Festival Labour Day Weekend program (Aug. 28-31). The agreement, announced ...