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Mon 12 May 2003
RALLY: Fatal accident at Ski Sawmill event

RALLY: Fatal accident at Ski Sawmill event

Two observers fatally injured at Ski Sawmill SCCA ClubRally event. MORRIS, Pa. (May 11, 2003) -- The Ski Sawmill Sports Car Club of America-sanctioned ClubRally event in Morris, Pa. was halted Saturday after two observers were fatally injured ...

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...

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 ...

Sat 11 Oct 2003
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs Friday morning reportHeadline

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs Friday morning report

Hello Isabel, meet Mid-Ohio! After Hurricane Isabel came ashore on Thursday in North Carolina, the fast-moving storm carried heavy rain to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course all night Thursday and into Friday morning. Since Friday marks the switch...

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...

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...

Tue 15 Jul 2003
ProRally: Mark Lovell, Roger Freeman in fatal crash at Oregon Trail

ProRally: Mark Lovell, Roger Freeman in fatal crash at Oregon Trail

Subaru Rally Team USA superstars Mark Lovell, 43 , and Roger Freeman, 52, both of England, were fatally injured Saturday during the first special stage of the Oregon Trail SCCA ProRally event. The first car away from the starting line, driver ...

Sun 09 Feb 2003
Mid-Ohio founder Griebling died

Mid-Ohio founder Griebling died

Les Griebling passes away at 78 after brief illness. DUBLIN, Ohio, February 7, 2003 - Les Griebling, founder of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, passed away Thursday afternoon in Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida, ...

Fri 23 May 2003
IRL: Open-Wheel Racing Summit roundupHeadline

IRL: Open-Wheel Racing Summit roundup

INDIANAPOLIS - SportsBusiness Journal held the second annual Open-Wheel Racing Summit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday and Wednesday, taking over the fourth floor Media Center that overlooks the 2.5-mile historic oval's front ...

Thu 21 Aug 2003
ProRally: Pikes Peak TV times

ProRally: Pikes Peak TV times

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Falken Tire Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the second -oldest, consecutively run, auto race in the U.S., which was held on June 28th, 2003 will be aired in three seperate shows - one for the cars, one for the...

Sat 11 Oct 2003
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Stohr D Sports Racers race report

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Stohr D Sports Racers race report

Stohr D Sports Racers do more than sweep runoffs Unprecedented 1-2-3-4-8 finish In one of the most dominant performances ever recorded in Runoff history, Mark Jaremco led a group of Stohr D Sports Racing cars to finish on the top of the podium...

Wed 14 May 2003
RACE: SCCA GT-1 rule change for Trans-Am competition

RACE: SCCA GT-1 rule change for Trans-Am competition

GT-1 competitors to benefit from rule change LANSING, Mich. -- The Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich® Tires Cup has modified its engine rules to allow for more participation from GT-1 competitors. The rule legalizes the use of 358-cubic-inch,...

Fri 04 Jul 2003
Briggs S. Cunningham 1907-2003

Briggs S. Cunningham 1907-2003

Briggs Swift Cunningham, 96, a renowned competitor in sports car racing and competitive sailing, died July 2, 2003 at his home in Las Vegas from complications of Alzheimer's disease. From the 1940s to his last race in 1965, Cunningham was a...

Tue 03 Jun 2003
Sat 06 Sep 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal Straight dedication at Laguna Seca report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal Straight dedication at Laguna Seca report

Rahal Straight dedicated to racing legend Bobby Rahal MONTEREY, Calif. (September 5, 2003) - Racing legend Bobby Rahal was honored today with naming of the backstraight at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as the "Rahal Straight." Rahal has won more...

Fri 04 Apr 2003
RACE: Ray Irwin, new owner Heartland Park

RACE: Ray Irwin, new owner Heartland Park

For many months, there have been a myriad of unanswered questions about the future of Heartland Park Topeka (HPT), located in Topeka, Kan. On April 3, the most important of those questions were answered in a news conference officially announcing...

Fri 05 Sep 2003
RACE: Merloy DSR test generates positive feedback

RACE: Merloy DSR test generates positive feedback

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 3 - If the recent two-day test of its brand-new SCCA D-Sports Racer at Sandia Motorsports Park here is any indication, Merloy Racing has a winner. The company's owners - renown engineer Alan Mertens, two-time Indy 500 ...

Tue 11 Nov 2003
Richard Matthews ARRC Road Atlanta notes

Richard Matthews ARRC Road Atlanta notes

Braselton, GA November 9, 2003 -- Richard Matthews of Columbia, SC won the highly competitive Club Continental class at the 10th annual running of the American Road Race of Champions (ARRC) November 6-8, 2003 at Road Atlanta in Braselton, GA. ...

Fri 19 Sep 2003
RACE: Twenty-four drivers set track records at Mid-Ohio

RACE: Twenty-four drivers set track records at Mid-Ohio

Twenty-four classes took to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course today for the third and final day of qualifying at the 40th Valvoline Runoffs. This year, the track was reconfigured from the normal amateur 2.4-mile, 15 turn track to the pro series...

Tue 23 Dec 2003
RACE: NASA: Bullet Performance Thunderhill 25 Hours summary

RACE: NASA: Bullet Performance Thunderhill 25 Hours summary

A news flash from the gang at bullet performance, after a grueling 25 hours (more like 72) the Bullet performance team finished first in class E0 after a stellar performance by all our drivers and crew. We entered our old world challenge car ...

Mon 25 Aug 2003
New partnership formed with iCard

New partnership formed with iCard

SCCA partners with iCard to deliver on-site timing & scoring TOPEKA, Kan. (Aug. 25, 2003) -- The Sports Car Club of America, Inc., and SCCA Pro Racing Ltd. have reached a partnership agreement with SPP Services, LLC to be the exclusive provider...

Tue 04 Mar 2003
RACE: 12 Hours at the Point initial entries

RACE: 12 Hours at the Point initial entries

Initial entry list for 5th Annual Kumho Tires 12 Hours at the Point is set. 3 March 2003: The Washington DC Region of the Sports Car Club of America released the initial entry list for the 5th Annual Kumho Tires 12 Hours at the Point today.

Wed 22 Jan 2003
ProRally: SCCA to sanction Pikes Peak Hillclimb

ProRally: SCCA to sanction Pikes Peak Hillclimb

Sports Car Club of AmericaÃ’ announces sanction agreement with Pikes Peak Hill Climb Association. TOPEKA, Kan. (January 21, 2003) - The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and the Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Educational Museum announced today that...

Sat 04 Oct 2003
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: GT2 final race results

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: GT2 final race results

Pos Car Driver Laps Gap Fast lap Status --- --- ------------------------- ---- ------------ ------------ --------------- 1. 46 James Goughary 20 0.000 1:30.216 Active 2. 1 Duane Davis ...