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Thu 09 Mar 2000
Brian and Mark Simo get to race together at Sebring

Brian and Mark Simo get to race together at Sebring

Twin brothers Brian and Mark Simo of Carlsbad, Calif., will have the rare opportunity to travel to races together this season, when the American Le Mans Series and the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series share five race weekends. The two started ...

Thu 27 Jan 2000
Lou Gigliotti announces new Trans-Am chassis

Lou Gigliotti announces new Trans-Am chassis

WYLIE, Tex. — Lou Gigliotti, president of LG Motorsports and Trans-Am competitor, is nearing completion of the 2000 LG Motorsports Trans-Am chassis, which he will campaign in the 2000 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series himself, as well as offer...

Fri 11 Aug 2000
Mid-season karting party for Banner Engineering

Mid-season karting party for Banner Engineering

(August 8, 2000) Leighton Reese (Minnetonka, MN) hosted a mid-season party for employees and students of Banner Engineering located in Minneapolis, MN. The party took place at Minnesota's only arrive and drive go karting facility...PRO KART ...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
John Clagett Named Trans-Am Director

John Clagett Named Trans-Am Director

MIAMI, Fla. -- John Clagett has been named Executive Director of the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series, and will now oversee all marketing and operations functions for North America's longest-running road racing series. Clagett, 42,...

Mon 14 Feb 2000
Willy T. Ribbs returns to Trans-Am

Willy T. Ribbs returns to Trans-Am

FAR HILLS, New Jersey (February 14, 2000) — Willy T. Ribbs, of San Jose, CA., and Frank V. Cioppettini, owner of Far Hills, NJ-based Victoria Motorsports, announced today that Ribbs will contest the 2000 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series in a...

Wed 06 Sep 2000
Roush Racing Mustang returns to the Glen

Roush Racing Mustang returns to the Glen

Famous Trans-Am Roush Racing Mustang to Return to the Glen Watkins Glen, New York: Remember the days of Trans-Am at the Glen? They are being relived at the Glen for the annual Zippo U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, September 8-10. Now you can see the...

Tue 09 May 2000
Bill Skibbe, Carla Heath Named co-Chiefs of Timing and Scoring

Bill Skibbe, Carla Heath Named co-Chiefs of Timing and Scoring

MIAMI, Fla.—The Panoz/Sanchez Group and SCCA Pro Racing have announced the addition of Bill Skibbe and Carla Heath as co-Chiefs of Timing and Scoring for the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series. Both Skibbe and Heath currently work...

Sat 22 Apr 2000
Charlie Earwood named new New Chief Steward

Charlie Earwood named new New Chief Steward

MIAMI, Fla.—The Panoz/Sanchez Group and SCCA Pro Racing have announced an operational staff change for the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series, naming Charlie Earwood as Chief Steward and Terry Earwood (Charlie's son) as Operating...

Mon 27 Mar 2000
Kerry Alexander gains sponsor for the year

Kerry Alexander gains sponsor for the year

Indianapolis, IN, March 24, 2000 - LAC Motorsports and KMP Inc., announced today the signing of Wickes Inc. (Nasdaq:WIKS) as primary sponsor of the ...

Fri 26 May 2000
Tommy Bahama, Brian Simo and Huffaker/Qvale Mosport

Tommy Bahama, Brian Simo and Huffaker/Qvale Mosport

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (May 19, 2000) - Brian Simo, winner of last year's BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series race at Mosport International Raceway, took the Huffaker/Qvale Tommy Bahama Qvale Mangusta into the winner's circle at the first...

Sat 12 Feb 2000
SBRS: Sebring Schedule

SBRS: Sebring Schedule

Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring Presented by Dodge Sebring International Raceway / Sebring, FL March 13 - 19, 2000 Event Schedule Monday, March 13, 2000 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Non-SPORTS CAR Sanctioned Test Day for American Le Mans Series and Motorola...

Wed 04 Oct 2000
IRL: Washington DC Motorsports Expo adds to driver appearance schedule

IRL: Washington DC Motorsports Expo adds to driver appearance schedule

Herndon, VA (October 2, 2000) - Four more drivers have confirmed personal appearances at the Washington, D.C. Motorsports Expo, held December 8-10, 2000 at the Capital Expo Center in Chantilly, VA. The three-day show will feature a manufacturers...

Wed 16 Aug 2000
Marybeth Harrison to race at Vancouver Indy

Marybeth Harrison to race at Vancouver Indy

Vancouver, BC -- Local Trans-Am Driver, Marybeth Harrison will be racing in the SCCBC Invitational Sportscar Race at the Molson Indy Vancouver this Labour Day Weekend driving the ...

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Sebring Race Results

Sebring Race Results

SEBRING, Fla. - Results from Friday's 27-lap, 99.9-mile BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series race at Sebring Internationa Raceway, with finishing position, starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown, car, laps and reason out. <pre> 1.

Wed 19 Jan 2000
Tom Gloy and Bruce Barkelew Join Forces For 2000

Tom Gloy and Bruce Barkelew Join Forces For 2000

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Former Trans-Am Series Champion Tom Gloy and RaceWerX owner Bruce Barkelew have joined their two teams to create a Trans-Am Series powerhouse for the 2000 season and beyond. The new team, Gloy-RaceWerX, will ...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
2001 Trans-Am Series schedule

2001 Trans-Am Series schedule

The 2001 Trans-Am Series Schedule: <pre> March 16 Superflo 12 Hours of Sebring (with ALMS) April 8 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (with CART) May 20 Mosport Park (Feature) June 16 Tenneco Automotive Grand...

Tue 07 Nov 2000
Brian Simo Trans-Am champion

Brian Simo Trans-Am champion

Brian Simo of Carlsbad, Calif., won his first BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series championship on his home track at the inaugural Grand Prix of San Diego. His team, Huffaker/Qvale Motorsports, won its first series owner championship. Simo...

Tue 15 Aug 2000
SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America schedule of events

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America schedule of events

Tentative Schedule Thursday, 8-17 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM Testing Kool/Toyota Atlantic, Barber Dodge, and Neon Charity. 1:15 PM – 4:45 PM Testing Toyota Atlantic, Barber Dodge, and Neon Challenge Friday, 8-18 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM...

Mon 28 Feb 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race Field Announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race Field Announced

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 28, 2000) -- Major stars from film, television and sports are set to face off in the world's longest-running, most successful celebrity auto racing event. Toyota Motorsports today announced one of its most exciting...

Wed 20 Sep 2000
Brian Simo profile

Brian Simo profile

Brian Simo born: Oct. 1, 1959 in Beloit, Wis. residence: Carlsbad, Calif. family: wife Celeste, daughters Savannah and Sawyer pronunciation: SIM o, not SEEM o racing Brian raced motocross from 1971 to 1984, then started SCCA...

Mon 12 Jun 2000
SoenenMotorsports/Chris Neville take on Detroit

SoenenMotorsports/Chris Neville take on Detroit

LIVONIA, MICHIGAN (June 12, 2000) - When Soenen Motorsports first announced it would enter the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series this year, many of racing's insiders discounted the impact of a brand new team competing in America's most competitive...

Thu 02 Mar 2000
Frank Cioppettini Confirmed As Third Driver For Victoria Motorsports

Frank Cioppettini Confirmed As Third Driver For Victoria Motorsports

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series veteran Frank Cioppettini will fill the final position for Victoria Motorsports’ 2000 campaign, joining the previously announced Willy T. Ribbs and Stu Hayner in the only three-car ...

Tue 15 Feb 2000
Johnny Miller Racing and Hitachi

Johnny Miller Racing and Hitachi

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (February 15, 2000) -- Hitachi Electronics has renewed its associate sponsorship deal with Automationdirect.com on the Chevrolet Corvette of Johnny Miller for the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series in 2000, it was announced ...

Sun 11 Jun 2000
SBRS: Support Races at Detroit GP

SBRS: Support Races at Detroit GP

DETROIT (June 10, 2000) -- In addition to the high speed excitement of the CART FedEx Championship Series, the 19th Annual Tenneco Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit will feature several other races for the weekend of June 16-18. The racing ...

Wed 05 Apr 2000
SBRS: Skip Barber Grads make their mark

SBRS: Skip Barber Grads make their mark

A third-place finish at the DirecTV 500 at Texas Motor Speedway was enough to ensure that Skip Barber grad Bobby Labonte kept his lead in the NASCAR Winston Cup title race. Labonte finished just behind another Skip Barber grad in Jeff Burton ...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
Charlotte schedule of events.

Charlotte schedule of events.

EVENT SCHEDULE FOR ALMS GRAND PRIX OF CHARLOTTE American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Charlotte Lowe's Motor Speedway / Charlotte, NC March 30 - April 1, 2000 Event Schedule Wednesday, March 29, 2000 8:00 am - 5:00 pm SPORTS CAR Sanctioned...

Sun 02 Apr 2000
Fri 27 Oct 2000
Linda Pobst to race in finale at San Degio

Linda Pobst to race in finale at San Degio

(October 25, 2000) Victoria Motorsports, and team owner Frank Cioppettini, are thrilled to announce that Linda Pobst (Melbourne, FL) will be driving the ...

Sun 02 Apr 2000
Charlotte Chris Neville Race Report

Charlotte Chris Neville Race Report

Charlotte, NC .... Putting the pedal to the metal, Chris Neville powered his Soenen Motorsports Ford Mustang to a fourth place finish at the Grand Prix of Charlotte at Lowes Motor Speedway, Round 2 of the BF Goodrich -Tires Trans Am ...

Fri 07 Jan 2000
DeTomaso Marque Returns With Huffake/Quale MS

DeTomaso Marque Returns With Huffake/Quale MS

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—The fabled Italian marque DeTomaso will return to the auto racing arena in 2000 as the Huffaker/Qvale Motorsports team, with sponsor Tommy Bahama, field the newly-relaunched DeTomaso Mangusta in the BFGoodrich Tires...

Tue 04 Jan 2000
Don Sak Switches to Corvette for 2000

Don Sak Switches to Corvette for 2000

SAK SWITCHES TO A CORVETTE FOR 2000 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Long-time BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series driver Don Sak, of West Bloomfield, Mich., will have a new look in 2000 as he trades his familiar Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme for a ...

Fri 13 Oct 2000
Laguna Seca preview, season review

Laguna Seca preview, season review

What: The BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series enters Round 10 of its 35th season here as part of the GlobalCenter Sports Car Championships. This weekend's BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am race, will be the 389th in Trans-Am Series history. Television: ...

Fri 11 Feb 2000
Panoz-Sanchez Group Acquire Rights to Trans-Am

Panoz-Sanchez Group Acquire Rights to Trans-Am

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-In a move that will assure the future success of the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series, SCCA Pro Racing, Ltd. has completed an agreement to assign the rights for the series and the Trans-Am trademark to the newly-formed...

Sun 29 Oct 2000
Riley-Scott to debut 2001 chassis

Riley-Scott to debut 2001 chassis

Indianapolis, October 27,2000...Riley & Scott is set to introduce a new generation Trans-Am chassis, the Mk VIII, for 2001, following the first major redesign of the most successful chassis in the history of the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series. ...

Tue 04 Jul 2000
Gentilozzi to race at Road America

Gentilozzi to race at Road America

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 3, 2000) -- Paul Gentilozzi and Irv Hoerr, former teammates in the SCCA Trans-Am Championship, will compete in the July 9 Sargento/Road America 500 at Elkhart Lake, Wis. Gentilozzi will be making his Grand American...

Sun 22 Oct 2000