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Tue 29 Dec 1998
Sports Car News 98-12-29

Sports Car News 98-12-29

Carlos Sainz' chances of racing for Toyota in the Le Mans 24 Hours race have gone away, after the new rally callendar just published means a clash of events for the Spaniard. The Acropolis Rally ends on the day of Le Mans qualifying. BMW to...

Thu 10 Dec 1998
BMW M3s Dominate for Third Year in a Row
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BMW M3s Dominate for Third Year in a Row

BMW M3s Dominate Sports Car Racing for Third Year in a Row Woodcliff Lake, N.J., Dec. 10, 1998: The BMW M3 proved to be the car to beat for the third straight year on the Professional Sports Car Racing (SPORTS CAR) circuit as well as the...

Fri 04 Dec 1998
Laguna Seca to Host an American Le Mans
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Laguna Seca to Host an American Le Mans

Laguna Seca to feature an American Le Mans LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, Monterey, California (December 4, 1998) Two of sports car racing's most storied venues will join forces October 8-10, 1999 as an American version of the French endurance classic ...

Wed 25 Nov 1998
Jan Magnussen Tests With Panoz Motor Sports
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Jan Magnussen Tests With Panoz Motor Sports

JAN MAGNUSSEN TESTS WITH PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS Braselton, Ga., November 25, 1998 -- Former Stewart Grand Prix Formula One driver Jan Magnussen recently completed two days of testing with Panoz Motor Sports in the Panoz GTR-1 at Road ...

Mon 16 Nov 1998
Panoz Reorganization
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Panoz Reorganization

PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS REORGANIZES MANAGEMENT STAFF BRASLETON, Ga., November 16, 1998 -- Panoz Motor Sports today announced a re-organization of the management structure of its race track facilities. Tres Stephenson, who has been Executive...

Tue 03 Nov 1998
Don Panoz Completes Mosport Purchase
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Don Panoz Completes Mosport Purchase

PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS FINALIZES MOSPORT PURCHASE BRASELTON, Ga., November 3, 1998 -- Donald E. Panoz, chairman and founder of Panoz Motor Sports, announced today that negotiations have concluded and ownership of the Mosport Park properties in ...

Mon 26 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Michelin Review
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Laguna Seca Michelin Review

MICHELIN SCORES FIRST WSC VICTORY AND SECOND OVERALL VICTORY; BMW LEADS PANOZ CARS TO CHECKERED FLAG IN SPORTS CAR FINALE Viper Team ORECA Wins FIA GT2 Race (MONTEREY, CALIF.) --- Michelin was victorious in their first-ever North American World...

Sun 25 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca BMW Race Report
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Laguna Seca BMW Race Report

BMW Wins Third Consecutive GT3 Manufacturer's Title, Simo Scores First Driver's Championship at Laguna Seca MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 24, 1998: Tom Milner's Prototype Technology Group (PTG) BMW M3 team secured BMW's third...

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca PTG BMW M3 Race Notes
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Laguna Seca PTG BMW M3 Race Notes

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 1998 Visa Sports Car Championships, Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, Calif. PTG BMW M3s WIN MANUFACTURER'S TITLE FOR BMW, DRIVER'S TITLE FOR SIMO A pair of Prototype Technology Group BMW...

Fri 23 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca PTG BMW M3s Qualifying
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Laguna Seca PTG BMW M3s Qualifying

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 1998 Visa Sports Car Championships, Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, Calif. PTG BMW M3s QUALIFY 3-4 IN QUEST FOR DRIVER'S, MANUFACTURER'S TITLES Bill Auberlen, vying for his second ...

Thu 22 Oct 1998
Jeret Schroeder, Tom Volk Gets News R & S Chassis

Jeret Schroeder, Tom Volk Gets News R & S Chassis

TRV Buys a Riley & Scott for Schroeder and Volk TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 22 - TRV Motorsport has purchased a Riley & Scott chassis for Jeret Schroeder and Tom Volk to drive in selected United States Road Racing Championship...

Tue 13 Oct 1998
Road Atlanta Michelin Petit Le Mans Review
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Road Atlanta Michelin Petit Le Mans Review

MICHELIN WINS INAUGURAL PETIT LE MANS AT ROAD ATLANTA Adds Petit Le Mans to Sebring, Le Mans And Daytona Victories (BRASELTON, GA) --- The Michelin-equipped Champion Porsche 911GT1 with drivers Thierry Boutsen of Belgium, Bob Wollek of...

Mon 12 Oct 1998
Laguna Seca Threee Championships to be Decided
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Laguna Seca Threee Championships to be Decided

THEY'RE DOWN TO THE WIRE LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, Monterey, California (12 October) - Three U.S. championships will be decided here Saturday, October 24, in the 2½-hour 1998 SPORTS CAR season finale during the Visa Sports Car Championships ...

Sun 11 Oct 1998
Road Atlanta Andy Lally Race Review
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Road Atlanta Andy Lally Race Review

Lally, Johnson and TSR Give the BMW Z3 Its First Podium Finish BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 11 - Two young driving instructors - Andy Lally of Northport, N.Y., and Mike Johnson of Gainesville, Ga. - helped Team Spartanburg Racing owner...

Road Atlanta PTG BMW  Championship Report
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Road Atlanta PTG BMW Championship Report

BMW Inches Closer to Manufacturer's, Driver's Titles After 'Eventful' Petit Le Mans Endurance Challenge BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 10, 1998: Tom Milner's Prototype Technology Group BMW M3 team overcame more than its share of setbacks...

Road Atlanta Visteon Panoz Petit Le Mans Race Report
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Road Atlanta Visteon Panoz Petit Le Mans Race Report

Visteon Panoz Almost Champions on Home Track BRASELTON, Georgia, October 10 -- Had it not been for late-race engine failure, the ...

Sat 10 Oct 1998
Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans Results
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Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans Results

PETIT LE MANS RESULTS Road Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia 1 7 LMP 1 Taylor/van d Poele/Collard 391 Ferrari 333SP 2 77 LMP 2 Alboreto/Johansson/Mullur 391 Porsche LMP1 98 3 38 GT1 1 Boutsen/Kellener/Wollek 381...

Road Atlanta PTG BMW Race Report
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Road Atlanta PTG BMW Race Report

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 1998 The Inaugural Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. PTG BMW M3s PLACE 2nd, 3rd and 4th AFTER 'EVENTFUL' 10 HOURS The Nos. 6 and 1 Yokohama/Fina BMW M3s overcame significant...

Road Atlanta Intersport-Petit Le Mans Race Report
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Road Atlanta Intersport-Petit Le Mans Race Report

Intersport No. 28 Drops Out of Petit Le Mans with Gearbox Woes But Still Places Fourth in Class Unofficially BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 10 - The Intersport Racing team and drivers Jon Field, Jeret Schroeder,...

Road Atlanta PTG BNW Petit Le Mans 6-Hour Update
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Road Atlanta PTG BNW Petit Le Mans 6-Hour Update

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 1998 The Inaugural Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. TWO PTG BMW M3s STILL 1-2, THIRD TEAM CAR STRUGGLING AFTER SIX-PLUS HOURS The No. 10 Yokohama/Fina BMW M3 four-door of...

Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans Track Report Hour One
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Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans Track Report Hour One

PETIT LEMANS ROAD ATLANTA BRASELTON, GEORGIA Yellow Flag Yellow Flag drops as cars leave pits for first of two pace laps because of oil on the track on the front straightaway caused by the ...

Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans Update - Hour One
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Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans Update - Hour One

PETITE LEMANS UPDATE Road Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia Hourly Results - after 1 hour Position 1 Car 26 Alzen/Dalmas/McNish Porsche GT-1 Position 2 Car 88 Dollhite/Davies/Lezz Position 3 Car 77 Alboreto/Johansen/Muller Ferrari 333SP Position...

Road Atlanta PTG BMW Petit Le Mans 4-Hour Update
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Road Atlanta PTG BMW Petit Le Mans 4-Hour Update

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 1998 The Inaugural Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. PAIR OF PTG BMW M3s UP FRONT AFTER FOUR HOURS The No. 10 Yokohama/Fina BMW M3 four-door of Bill Auberlen, Mark Simo and...

Road Atlanta PTG BMMW Petit Le Mans 2-Hour Update
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Road Atlanta PTG BMMW Petit Le Mans 2-Hour Update

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 1998 The Inaugural Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. PTG BMW M3s RUNNING 1-2-3 IN CLASS AFTER TWO HOURS A trio of PTG BMW M3s were at the front of the GT3-class pack after ...

Fri 09 Oct 1998
NA-F2000: Road Atlanta Lally in Speedvision Cup

NA-F2000: Road Atlanta Lally in Speedvision Cup

Lally to Compete in Speedvision Cup Sunday at Road Atlanta BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 9 - Andy Lally of Northport, N.Y., will drive Team Spartanburg's BMW Z3 in the Speedvision Cup race at Road Atlanta on Sunday afternoon. The...

Road Atlanta Qualifying, Petit Le Mans
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Road Atlanta Qualifying, Petit Le Mans

Petit Le Mans Qualifying Braselton, Georgia-October 9, 1998 Under clear skies and temperatures in the mid-70's, the Porsche GT-1 EVO of Alan McNish, Yannick Dalmas and Uze Alzen, winners of last years "24 Hours of Le Mans", edged out the...

Road Atlanta Jeret Schroeder Petit Le Mans Friday Qualifying
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Road Atlanta Jeret Schroeder Petit Le Mans Friday Qualifying

Schroeder's Team Qualifies Fifth in Class for Saturday's Petit Le Mans BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 9 - The team that Jeret Schroeder is driving for this weekend in the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta qualified fifth in the World Sports Car class...

Road Atlanta MichelinPorsche Petit Le Mans Qualifying
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Road Atlanta MichelinPorsche Petit Le Mans Qualifying

MICHELIN FITTED PORSCHE TAKES POLE AT PETIT LE MANS (Braselton, GA)---A Michelin fitted Porsche 911 GT1 driven by 1998 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Alan McNish claimed the pole position for tomorrow's first ever Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta...

Road Atlanta Visteon-Panoz Qualifying-Petit Le Mans
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Road Atlanta Visteon-Panoz Qualifying-Petit Le Mans

QUALIFYING SESSION October 9, 1998 PETIT LE MANS Road Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia PANOZ MOTORSPORTS HAD AN EVENTFUL PRACTICE AND QUALIFYING DAY AT ROAD ATLANTA, PREPARING FOR THE INAUGURAL PETIT LE MANS, 1,000 MILES RACE SCOTT PRUETT, DRIVER...

Road Atlanta PTG BMW M3 Friday Qualifying
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Road Atlanta PTG BMW M3 Friday Qualifying

PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP BMW M3 TEAM - FRIDAY, OCT. 9, 1998 The Inaugural Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. PTG BMW M3s QUALIFY 1-2-3 IN GT3, PRIVATEER BMW M3 FIFTH Bill Auberlen and the No. 10 Yokohama/Fina BMW M3 four-door led a ...

Laguna Seca Schedule
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Laguna Seca Schedule

The Visa Sports Car Championships presented by Honda is the final event at Laguna Seca Raceway in 1998 and features two season finales for major championship series. On Saturday, October 24, there will be a 2½-hour SPORTS CAR race for the...

Road Atlanta Jeret Schroeder Doing Petit Le Mans
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Road Atlanta Jeret Schroeder Doing Petit Le Mans

Schroeder Competing in the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta This Weekend; Start and Finish Will be Covered Live on Speedvision BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 9 - While the Toledo, Ohio-based TRV Motorsport team prepares the Supreme Exhaust...

Thu 08 Oct 1998
Roda Atlanta Michelin Petit Le Mans Preview
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Roda Atlanta Michelin Petit Le Mans Preview

MICHELIN CARRIES MOMENTUM FROM SEBRING, LE MANS AND DAYTONA VICTORIES INTO INAUGURAL PETIT LE MANS AT ROAD ATLANTA (GREENVILLE, SC) --- Michelin Pilot racing radials have scored victories at Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring this year, and ...

Todd Lamb Expecting a Smile from Lady Luck at Road Atlanta
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Todd Lamb Expecting a Smile from Lady Luck at Road Atlanta

Todd Lamb Expecting a Smile from Lady Luck at Road Atlanta BRASSELTON, Georgia - October 8, 1998 - With three Speedvision Cup races under his belt, Todd Lamb is hoping that Road Atlanta will bring a happy ending to a season that has been...

Wed 23 Sep 1998
Panoz Looks Toward GT2
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Panoz Looks Toward GT2

Panoz Motor Sports Examines GT-2 Participation BRASELTON, Georgia, September 22 -- In an effort to expand participation of factory and privateer entrants in sports car racing worldwide, Panoz Motor Sports investigated the creation of a GT-2...

Fri 18 Sep 1998
Pikes Peak Spec Racer Ford Preview
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Pikes Peak Spec Racer Ford Preview

SPEC RACER FORDS TO DUEL IN PIKES PEAK SEQUEL ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Sept. 15, 1998) -- The Spec Racer Ford Pro Series returns to Pikes Peak International Raceway for the second time this season during the Children's Hospital Grand Prix, Sept. 27. ...