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Mon 21 Jul 2014
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Mon 04 Mar 2002
RACE: Jeff Clinton loses life at HomesteadHeadline

RACE: Jeff Clinton loses life at Homestead

MIAMI (March 1, 2002) - Jeff Clinton, 38, of St. Louis, Missouri, was fatally injured at Homestead-Miami Speedway while practicing for Saturday's Rolex Series sports car race. The Archangel Motorsports driver was entering turn one onto the ...

Fri 21 Jun 2013
Tue 11 Jan 2005
Celebrating Milt MinterHeadline

Celebrating Milt Minter

There was no passing of a torch when Milt Minter died on December 23, 2004. Minter was an original. Known most particularly for his endurance drives in Porsche sports cars from the 60s to this current decade, Milt was one of those guys who could...

Fri 21 Jan 2011
Noble: SCCA champion, engine builder death noticeHeadline

Noble: SCCA champion, engine builder death notice

Bill Noble, one of the most prolific drivers in the history of the Sports Car Club of America, succumbed to a multiple-year battle with blood cancer on Tuesday. He was 69 years old. A renowned Formula Vee engine builder and five-time FV National...

Tue 04 Feb 2003
Jack Hinkle passed away

Jack Hinkle passed away

Jack Hinkle, 90, Oilman, Car Owner, Driver. Jack B. Hinkle, retired oilman but better known as a former Indy car owner and SCCA driver, passed away in his sleep at his home in Wichita, KS on Friday, January 31, 2003. He was 90 years old. Jack...

Thu 20 Sep 2012
Thu 03 Oct 2002
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sargis dominates FP raceHeadline

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sargis dominates FP race

Steve Sargis won his fourth SCCA National Championship gold medal today, but his first in F Production. He put a bigger engine in his familiar red Triumph Spitfire this year and moved up from G Production, where he has been a fixture at the front...

Fri 10 Jan 2014
Sun 15 Dec 2002
RACE: SCCA Enterprises announces new racecarHeadline

RACE: SCCA Enterprises announces new racecar

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (December 12, 2002) -- SCCA Enterprises, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sports Car Club of America, Inc., announced today that it has entered into a long-term partnership arrangement with Van Diemen International to design, import...

Thu 03 Oct 2002
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Weber repeats 1994 HP championship winHeadline

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Weber repeats 1994 HP championship win

The final race on Friday at the Valvoline Runoffs had the small MG Midgets, Austin-Healey Sprites, and VW Scirocccos making up the field of H Production. Pole-sitter and 2001 champion Ron Bartell took the green and the lead in the opening lap....

Mon 27 Sep 2010
Road America 2011 schedule

Road America 2011 schedule

Road America Announces 2011 Season Schedule Elkhart Lake, Wis., September 26, 2010-Road America has released its 2011 Season Schedule. Notable elements in the line-up include the return of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, June 25, 2011, with ...

Mon 28 Jan 2013
Miles Collier named recipient of RRDC's 2012 Bob Akin Award

Miles Collier named recipient of RRDC's 2012 Bob Akin Award

This is considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/historic or semi-professional drivers. The recipient is selected by Akin's son Bobby, RRDC members Brian Redman and Archie Urciuoli, and approved by president Bobby Rahal.

Tue 23 Dec 2003
RACE: NASA 25 Hours of ThunderhillHeadline

RACE: NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Seventy-three entrants started the NASA Thunderhill 25 Hour race under a cloudy sky that quickly turned from drizzle into rain, flooding many pit areas leaving little to wonder what the remaining long hours of the endurance race would be ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
RACE: 2003 F500 Red Devil SU-F1 introduced

RACE: 2003 F500 Red Devil SU-F1 introduced

BUTTE, Mont. (December 19, 2002) -- Race Cars of the Future has introduced its 2003 Formula 500 racing car, the Red Devil SU-F1. Some of the new technical features of the SU-F1 are: High down force, low drag radiator ducts for optimum ...

Tue 15 Jan 2002
Sandra Leitzinger passes away

Sandra Leitzinger passes away

Sondra Leitzinger, 65, died of a heart attack in her sleep Wednesday at home in State College, PA. She was the wife of Bob Leitzinger, long-time IMSA and SCCA sports car racer, and mother of road-racing star Butch Leitzinger. Karen Kurtz Earl,...

Sun 03 Feb 2002
Gary Longo Relief Fund established by LAC Motorsports

Gary Longo Relief Fund established by LAC Motorsports

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Less than a year ago, Gary Longo was on top of the world. The former U.S. Marine had a full time ride in the newest American Sportscar to challenge the Trans-Am field, he was developing the skills, reputation and relationships...

Wed 01 May 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bob Dorricott, Sr. - 1937 to 2002

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bob Dorricott, Sr. - 1937 to 2002

LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. (April 29, 2002) - Bob Dorricott, one of most respected names in North American formula-style, open-wheel racing and two-time Dayton Indy Lights Championship team owner, passed away Friday, April 26, at his family home in...

Mon 15 Nov 2010
RACE: Ray Santomo news 2010-11-15

RACE: Ray Santomo news 2010-11-15

Gokart Racer Becomes Auto Racing Champion Gokart Champ Grows Up To Be Auto Racing Champion Pittsburgh, Pa. 11-15-2010 -- Ray Santomo has been crowned Champion of the Sports Car Club of America's, Steel Cites Region, 2010 Championship ...

Wed 30 Apr 2014
Thu 03 Oct 2002
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Stout gets back-to-back FV titleHeadline

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Stout gets back-to-back FV title

One of the tightest battles at any SCCA race during a given year is the Formula Vee race. The Valvoline Runoffs left no doubt that these were the best Vee drivers in North America. The forty Vees took the green flag and went into the turn four,...

Sat 21 Sep 2002
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sports Racers are backHeadline

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sports Racers are back

SCCA's Sports Racing classes are back in a big way. Racers and race teams have ignored these unique racing cars over the past several years, but a new interest, fueled by new car designs and a mix of new and old entrants, has taken over the...

Sat 12 Feb 2011
Thu 03 Oct 2002
RACE: SCCA Valvoline Runoffs: Hagerty wins SSC titleHeadline

RACE: SCCA Valvoline Runoffs: Hagerty wins SSC title

Bill Hagerty of San Diego California won the Showroom Stock C race that opened the second day of the 2002 SCCA Valvoline Runoffs®. Hagerty won his first Sports Car Club of America National Championship in more than twenty tries after putting his...

Fri 31 Aug 2001
RACE: Formula Vee racer Tim Barlow died Sunday, August 26

RACE: Formula Vee racer Tim Barlow died Sunday, August 26

Formula Vee racer, Tim Barlow, was killed in a racing incident at Sears Point Raceway on Sunday, August 26, 2001. Barlow and other racers were coming up the hill at Turn 3A when an incident just over the crest had occured. A corner worker was...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Thu 03 Oct 2002
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Davis wins GT2 for his 12th titleHeadline

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Davis wins GT2 for his 12th title

The GT2 race at the Valvoline Runoffs is always one of the most anticipated by the fans that turn out for the National Championship races. Not necessarily is it for close competition - although that sometimes happens - nor is it for a huge or deep...

Tue 13 Jul 2010
John Metzger, driver fatality at Nelson Ledges

John Metzger, driver fatality at Nelson Ledges

SCCA Driver Fatality; Metzger Involved In Racing Accident By: SCCA Media Services TOPEKA, Kan. (July 6, 2010) -- John Metzger, age 55, of Charleston, W.V., was pronounced dead on Tuesday afternoon at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, ...

Thu 09 Dec 2010
Mosport Int'l Raceway 2011 schedule

Mosport Int'l Raceway 2011 schedule

MOSPORT'S 2011 MAJOR EVENT SCHEDULE FEATURES BEST VARIETY OF RACING IN CANADA New Dates For Three Marquee Events (BOWMANVILLE, ON -- December 6, 2010) Mosport International Raceway announced its 2011 major event schedule today. The...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Gloria Cars expansion plans for USA

Gloria Cars expansion plans for USA

GLORIA Racing Cars Announces Expansion Plan in the USA MIAMI, February 1, 2006 -- GLORIA racing cars were successfully launched in Italy in 2002 by Enrico Glorioso, the entrepreneur who in 1977 founded Sparco and built it to a $63 million ...

Sat 08 Mar 2014
Wed 23 Jul 2003
Jerome Zimmermann: 1967 - 2003

Jerome Zimmermann: 1967 - 2003

Jerome Zimmermann, crew chief for RealTime Racing, died today, July 22, in Milwaukee's Froedtert Hospital, as a result of injuries received last Friday, July 18, in a road accident. Zimmermann, 36, of Milwaukee, was en route to work...

Thu 03 Oct 2002
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Heinricy dominates T1 againHeadline

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Heinricy dominates T1 again

Touring 1 is the fastest of the Sports Car Club of America's nearly-stock race classes, featuring the American muscle of Chevrolet Corvettes and Dodge Vipers, this year joined by a lone Pontiac Firebird. The T1 National Championship race last...

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...

Thu 01 Jul 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Unser Jr hangs it upHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Unser Jr hangs it up

Racing is a young man's game. At one time turnover of drivers came by death; in these modern days of HANS devices, SAFER barriers and a plethora of safety items that keep drivers working into their 40s and beyond, retirement must be a deliberate...