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Wed 23 Aug 2000
ERC: Opel Motorsport Holland report

ERC: Opel Motorsport Holland report

Martin Schanche enjoyed a weekend of motorsport highs and lows at Valkenswaard in Holland for the sixth round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship. He qualified his special Opel Astra on pole for the main final but was unable to take the ...

Sun 20 Aug 2000
Habig and Judd win Mountain Trial.

Habig and Judd win Mountain Trial.

The factory Sasol VW Golf pair Jan Habig and Douglas Judd overcame a series of trials and tribulations to win the Mountain Trial, round six of the MSA South African Rally Championship, which ended in Aliwal North on Saturday. To win the Mountain...

Thu 17 Aug 2000
Kevin Schwantz injures ankle

Kevin Schwantz injures ankle

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17: A strained and bruised ankle from a training mishap near Alice Springs today disrupted the preparation of former 500cc motorcycle world champion Kevin Schwantz for the Vodafone Australian Safari international cross country ...

Tue 15 Aug 2000
Stonethrowers Rally - consolation for O'Donovan

Stonethrowers Rally - consolation for O'Donovan

The reward of maximum Dunlop National Rally Championship points was a consolation for Donal O'Donovan, as he emerged from the final stage of the Clonmel based Stonethrowers Rally. Having led the field for much of the event, he had missed out on...

Tue 08 Aug 2000
Rally-Winning Mercedes-Benz returns home

Rally-Winning Mercedes-Benz returns home

MONTVALE, N.J. (Aug. 8, 2000) -- For Bruce McCaw, building a successful telecommunications company, obtaining a Lear Jet captain's license and founding a successful Champ Car race team were easy compared to buying a car - one particular car, that...

Mon 07 Aug 2000
Safari entry list: Auto Division and Moto Division

Safari entry list: Auto Division and Moto Division

MONDAY, AUGUST 7: Entries in the Auto Division and the Moto Division of the Australian Safari international cross country rally through the Northern Territory from August 20-27 are as follows: <pre> AUTO DIVISION ENTRIES (total 24) No...

Wed 02 Aug 2000
All go for Mayo Motorsport Club at Sligo Rally

All go for Mayo Motorsport Club at Sligo Rally

Mayo & District Motorsport Club had one of the strongest representations of any club in Ireland at the recent Tom Hunt Motors/Sligo Park Hotel Sligo Stages Rally where no less than 19 crews took part. Hosts, Connaught Motor Club put up a ...

Sun 23 Jul 2000
Volkswagen Millennium Rally results

Volkswagen Millennium Rally results

DAMSEAUX/HODGSON WIN VOLKSWAGEN MILLENIUM RALLY Colin Windell Port Elizabeth, Saturday - Dealer Team Toyota pair Serge Damseaux and Guy Hodgson ventured into enemy territory and emerged victorious when they won the Volkswagen Millenium Rally,...

VW Millennium Rally

VW Millennium Rally

South African champions Jan Habig and Douglas Judd in the factory Sasol VW Golf 4 looked to be headed back to the top of the championship table when then Volkswagen Millenium Rally, round five of the South African National Rally Championship, ...

Sun 16 Jul 2000
Strong Mayo & District representation for Sligo Rally

Strong Mayo & District representation for Sligo Rally

Mayo & District Motorsport Club will have one of the biggest representations in the country at next weekend's Sligo Stages Rally with 19 crews taking part. Organised by Connaught Motor Club, the Tom Hunt Motors/Sligo Park Hotel sponsored event is...

Crocker And Bourne outstanding At Rally New Zealand

Crocker And Bourne outstanding At Rally New Zealand

Cody Crocker has produced the drive of his career to finish second in Group N at Rally New Zealand, a brilliant effort in only his fourth World Championship event. The Team Subaru driver led after day one, slipped to second on day two and then...

Mon 10 Jul 2000
Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs report

Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs report

NEW RICHMOND, Que. (July 9/2000): Tom McGeer, driving a Subaru Impreza, snatched victory from Sylvain Vincent in the final stages of the Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs and took the overall lead in the national points standings. Vincent, also in an ...

R?sultats Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs

R?sultats Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs

New Richmond (Québec), le 9 juillet 2000.- Présentée cette fin de semaine dans la région de la Baie-des-Chaleurs, en Gaspésie, la cinquième épreuve de la saison 2000 du Championnat canadien des Rallyes Subaru présenté par Yokohama a ...

Sun 09 Jul 2000
Border Series update for the Bourne Rally

Border Series update for the Bourne Rally

Class 10 competitors Paul Gallagher and Karl Reid are the new leaders of the Four Seasons Hotel Border Rally Championship after another impressive Class win at the Mourne Rally to fully endorse 'the Clubman Championship' tag the six round...

Wed 05 Jul 2000
Le Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs, 5?me ?tape du championnat 2000...

Le Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs, 5?me ?tape du championnat 2000...

New Richmond (Québec), le 5 juillet 2000.- Après une pause de six semaines séparant les épreuves disputées dans l'Ouest canadien et le retour dans l'Est pour la seconde moitié de la saison, le Championnat canadien des Rallyes Subaru ...

Sun 02 Jul 2000
Australian Rally report 2000-07-01

Australian Rally report 2000-07-01

Arrawarra, the longest stage of the rally, proved to be the pinnacle of the rally with Possum Bourne dropping 3 and a half minutes after a spinning into a bank, breaking a driveshaft and bending a lower control arm. With no pressure on Bates ...

NSW Rally heat 1 report

NSW Rally heat 1 report

The Subaru Australia duo of Possum Bourne and Cody Crocker have taken the opening Heat of the 2000 Rally NSW held today in the costal resort of Coffs Harbour. Bourne held an early advantage over Toyota’s Neal Bates, unfortunately the unlucky ...

Sat 01 Jul 2000
The Rally of New South Wales Hots Up

The Rally of New South Wales Hots Up

The former Rally of Coffs Harbour has always been a great event, held around the tourist town of Coffs Harbour on the NSW north coast. It has often been confused with the Rally of Queensland, as the rally's close proximity to Queensland gives...

Mon 26 Jun 2000
Australian Champion In Deadly Accident at Goodwood Festival

Australian Champion In Deadly Accident at Goodwood Festival

By Jon Thompson Sad news of the death of former Australian Champion co-driver John Dawson Damer who crashed his Lotus racing car at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb in the UK on Saturday. Dawson Damer partnered Colin Bond in...

Sun 18 Jun 2000
Munster report

Munster report

Having secured third place in class in the recent Gravel Autocross in Sligo, Bekan's Sean McHugh returned to the 'black stuff' and recorded his best ever result in the National Rally Championship. Competing in the ultra competitive Class 14B...

Tue 13 Jun 2000
Round 2 Ford Puma Rally Championship

Round 2 Ford Puma Rally Championship

PUMAS ROAR IN THE HIGHLANDS. Puma 00/5 Dumfries, Scotland - 11th June 2000:. Ben Briant has won the second round of the Ford Puma Rally Championship in a commanding style, finishing in a creditable 25th position overall, dominating Class A5, on...

Thu 08 Jun 2000
Terri Hundertmark honored by BMW

Terri Hundertmark honored by BMW

GREER, SOUTH CAROLINA, June 7, 2000- Race driver Terri Hundertmark, of Indianapolis, Indiana, has been honored by BMW North America here at their United States' production facility and museum, the BMW Zentrum. The BMW M Coupe that Hundertmark...

Mon 05 Jun 2000
Mayo Crews continue glory trail at Cavan Rally

Mayo Crews continue glory trail at Cavan Rally

Round 5 of the Dunlop National Rally Championship, the Hotel Kilmore Cavan Stages Rally had seven Mayo & District Motorsport Club members taking part. Once again, the West of Ireland Club were among the prizewinners in the 9 Special Stage event...

Sun 04 Jun 2000
Bates and Bourne Dual Winners Of Rally Queensland

Bates and Bourne Dual Winners Of Rally Queensland

Neal Bates and Possum Bourne have claimed a dual win of Rally Queensland 2000, Neal Bates leading home Bourne by 7 seconds during Heat 1, Bourne reversing the situation to lead home Bates by 22 seconds in Heat 2. Minor problems for both drivers ...

Sat 03 Jun 2000
Neal Bates Leads Possum Bourne To Heat Win!

Neal Bates Leads Possum Bourne To Heat Win!

Toyota’s Neal Bates has hit back at arch-rival Possum Bourne claiming a strong Heat win over today’s 9 Special Stages. Bates lead Bourne throughout the day, the margin between the pair never more than 10 seconds and closing to within 2...

Mac McKenna Heads Up the Border Trail

Mac McKenna Heads Up the Border Trail

As the Four Seasons Hotel Border Rally Championship reached mid-way point at the Cavan Stages rally, Mac McKenna has emerged as the sole leader in the overall points classification. Having displayed superb form to date, the popular Monaghan driver...

Thu 01 Jun 2000
Deux ?quipages qu?b?cois sur le podium au Rocky Mountain Rally

Deux ?quipages qu?b?cois sur le podium au Rocky Mountain Rally

BUFFUM, L'INVITÉ SURPRISE QUI GAGNE ! Calgary (Alberta), le 28 mai 2000.- Mardi dernier, le pilote américain John Buffum, ancien multiple vainqueur de rallyes nord-amércains et d’un événement de championnat d’Europe dans les années...

Sun 21 May 2000
Serge Damseaux, Guy Hodgson make rally history

Serge Damseaux, Guy Hodgson make rally history

by Colin Windell Seven time South African rally drivers champion Serge Damseaux and Guy Hodgson today won the Total Rally of South Africa for the second year in a row - and in the process made a little South African rally history. Damseaux...

Sat 20 May 2000
South Haven; 4,000 mile car endurance puts man and machine to test

South Haven; 4,000 mile car endurance puts man and machine to test

South Haven, MI - The Michelin One Lap of America endurance car event finished last night at Gingerman Raceway in South Haven, MI. Brian Smith and Spencer Geswein won the overall event in a 1999 Dodge Viper GTS fitted with Michelin Pilot SX MXX3...

AFRC: Good entry for Total Rally of South Africa

AFRC: Good entry for Total Rally of South Africa

by: Colin Windell A total of 49 cars came under starters orders at the Civic Centre in Cape Town this morning at the start of the Total Rally of South Africa. Six international entries from Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia were among ...

Mon 15 May 2000
Teri Hundertmark endures extreme

Teri Hundertmark endures extreme "One Lap of America"

SOUTH HAVEN, MI, May 13, 2000 - Following a journey of over 4500 miles, Terri Hundertmark closed out the 2000 Michelin/ Car and Driver One Lap of America with a strong 14th place finishing position in the GT1 class. The sophomore "One-Lapper" ...

Sun 14 May 2000
Mayo Motorsport Club to the Fore - Once More!

Mayo Motorsport Club to the Fore - Once More!

As the motorsport season gets into top gear, Mayo & District Motorsport Club have already achieved some success in events at home and away. To date, a number of top prizes have come their way with the highlight being a big race win in...

Fri 12 May 2000
Monahan Stages Rally

Monahan Stages Rally

"Bringing it all back home" to use a TV programme title from recent years is one way to describe the Four Seasons Hotel Border Rally Championship as it paid its annual visit to its home town for the Monaghan Stages Rally. True to form, the ...

Tue 09 May 2000
Volkswagen racing news 2000-05-07

Volkswagen racing news 2000-05-07

Rally * UK: Golf IV Kitcar drivers Tapio Laukkanen / Kaj Lindström will be supported at least twice in the British Rally Championship (BRC) this season by Finnish talent Jani Pirttinen. 25-year-old Pirttinen and his co-driver Tomi Tuominen...

Volkswagen racing news (German)

Volkswagen racing news (German)

Rallye * Großbritannien: Golf IV Kitcar-Fahrer Tapio Laukkanen und Beifahrer Kaj Lindström werden in der Britischen Rallye Meisterschaft (BRC) mindestens zwei Mal vom Finnen Jani Pirttinen unterstützt. Der 25jährige und sein Beifahrer Tomi...

Sun 07 May 2000
Rally of Canberra Leg 3 Report

Rally of Canberra Leg 3 Report

Kiwi multiple Aussie Champion and former Asia Pacific Champion Possum Bourne and codriver Mark Stacey won their second consecutive event together when they won the FAI Rally of Canberra today. The Impreza WRC98 had no problems, the biggest problem...