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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 24 Jun 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lou Gigliotti: A lap of ClevelandHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lou Gigliotti: A lap of Cleveland

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the SCCA SPEED World Challenge and the American Le Mans Series to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. The Burke Lakefront Airport 2.106-mile temporary circuit on...

Thu 02 Jun 2005

"Black Wheels" debuts at National Press Club

The premiere of "Black Wheels" a documentary heralding the history of African American in motorsports was held at the National Press Club today. The film's producer Byron Hunter who was present to participate in a panel discussion told the...

Thu 14 Jul 2005
Toronto: John Baucom race notes

Toronto: John Baucom race notes

John Baucom Races to Top Five Finish at the Molson Indy Toronto Matthews, North Carolina -- John Baucom earned his third top five finish in a row at Saturday's Molson Indy Toronto Trans-AM race, finishing in 5th place on the 1.75 mile street...

Tue 26 Jul 2005
San Jose: Steve Toth's

San Jose: Steve Toth's "Race for the Cure"

TRANS-AM DRIVER STEVE TOTH TO 'RACE FOR THE CURE' AT SAN JOSE SAN JOSE, Calif. (July 20, 2005) -- Steve Toth, who competes in the Trans-Am Series' GT America Class, will drive in support of The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer...

Wed 24 Aug 2005
Mon 10 Jan 2005
Milt Minter Trans-Am tribute

Milt Minter Trans-Am tribute

Longtime Trans-Am Competitor Milt Minter Passes INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 7, 2005) -- Milt Minter, who competed in the Trans-Am Series from 1967 to 1982, died Dec. 23 from complications from cancer at his Sanger, Calif. home. Minter was 71. Minter ...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
Standings after Portland

Standings after Portland

@>Drivers' championship: Pos Driver Points ----- ----------------------------------- -------------------- 1. Randy Ruhlman 59 2. Greg Pickett ...

Sat 30 Jul 2005
San Jose: Greg Pickett race notes

San Jose: Greg Pickett race notes

GREG PICKETT CLAIMS SECOND IN THE CYTOMAX SPORT DRINK 100 TRANS-AM RACE SAN JOSE, Calif. (July 30, 2005) -- It was a battle between two Trans-Am champions that came down to the wire in Saturday's Cytomax Sport Drink 100 Trans-Am race, part of...

Thu 08 Sep 2005
Fri 26 Aug 2005
Road America: Max Lagod race notes

Road America: Max Lagod race notes

Max Lagod Qualifies 3rd and Finishes a Strong 6th at Road America [IMAGE]Gilberts, Illinois -- Veteran Trans-Am driver Max Lagod served notice to his fellow competitors this past weekend by qualifying his ...

Mon 01 Aug 2005
Sun 14 Aug 2005
Denver: Greg Pickett race notes

Denver: Greg Pickett race notes

PICKETT FINISHES THIRD IN THE CYTOMAX SPORT DRINK 100 TRANS-AM RACE DENVER (Aug. 13, 2005) -- Greg Pickett, driver of the ...

Thu 14 Jul 2005
Edmonton: Hima Maher preview

Edmonton: Hima Maher preview

CALGARY DRIVER GEARS UP FOR EDMONTON EDMONTON, AB (July 13, 2005)-Calgary driver Hima Maher is looking forward to the Trans-Am Road Racing Series event in Edmonton this weekend, where he won the GT Classic Championship in ...

Thu 28 Jul 2005
San Jose: Rocketsports Racing preview

San Jose: Rocketsports Racing preview

LANSING, Mich. (July 27, 2005) Rocketsports Racing will take their Trans-Am series' Jaguars to the streets of San Jose, California for the inaugural Taylor Woodrow San Jose Grand Prix. The trio will participate in the Cytomax Sports Drink 100, ...

Tue 16 Aug 2005
SBRS: Road America set for race weekend

SBRS: Road America set for race weekend

Four Days of Six Sizzling Series Come to Road America ROAD AMERICA, Elkhart Lake, WI (August 11, 2005) -- The Generac 500 at Road America, August 18-21, 2005, will host six series: ALMS, IMSA GT3, Skip Barber, Star Mazda, Trans-Am and Toyota ...

Sat 27 Aug 2005
Fri 12 Aug 2005
Denver: John Dalziel preview

Denver: John Dalziel preview

Dalziel Set For Denver Trans-Am Debut Orlando, Florida (August 10, 2005) -- Scotland's John Dalziel is set to make his second road racing start on U.S. soil this weekend as he debuts in the Trans-Am Series support race at the CENTRIX Financial...

Fri 05 Aug 2005
San Jose: Tim Barber race notes

San Jose: Tim Barber race notes

Tim Barber leads Trans-Am Series, GT America Championship San Francisco, CA August 3, 2005 -- Tim Barber continues to lead the Trans-AM Series, GT America Championship after a difficult weekend at the San Jose Grand Prix. Tim, driving the number...

Wed 10 Aug 2005
Johnny Miller to run Cup at The Glen

Johnny Miller to run Cup at The Glen

JOHNNY MILLER RETURNS TO NASCAR NEXTEL CUP COMPETITION AT WATKINS GLEN WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 9, 2005) -- Road Racing expert Johnny Miller will return to NASCAR Nextel Cup competition this weekend during the Sirius Satellite Radio at the Glen...

Wed 20 Jul 2005
Standings after Edmonton

Standings after Edmonton

@>Drivers' championship: Pos Driver Points ----- ----------------------------------- -------------------- 1. Randy Ruhlman 134 2. Klaus Graf* ...

Tue 26 Jul 2005
Pickett to debut new engine package in San Jose

Pickett to debut new engine package in San Jose

TEAM CYTOSPORT TO DEBUT NEW FUEL-INJECTED ENGINE PACKAGE IN SAN JOSE BENICIA, Calif. (July 25, 2005) -- Team CytoSport will introduce a completely new engine package during the Cytomax Sport Drink 100 Trans-Am Series race July 29-30, part of the...

Sat 04 Jun 2005
Hima Maher to run rest of season

Hima Maher to run rest of season

HIMA MAHER TO COMPETE IN THE BALANCE OF THE 2005 TRANS-AM SEASON CALGARY, Alberta (June 3, 2005) -- Calgary resident and veteran sports car racing driver Hima Maher announced today plans to compete in each of the eight scheduled races...

Tue 28 Jun 2005
Standings after Cleveland

Standings after Cleveland

@>Drivers' championship: Pos Driver Points ----- ----------------------------------- -------------------- 1. Randy Ruhlman 92 2. Klaus Graf* ...

Wed 29 Jun 2005
Cleveland: Amy Ruman race notes

Cleveland: Amy Ruman race notes

Amy Ruman Debuts in Trans-Am with 10th Place at Cleveland Grand Prix Munroe Falls, OH - Amy Ruman put together a strong performance all weekend at the "Trans-Am on the Tarmac" Cleveland Grand Prix in the ...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
Series readies for return to Edmonton

Series readies for return to Edmonton

Edmonton Grand Prix Unveils Circuit Map as Trans-Am Readies for Return to Canada's Festival City INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 4, 2005) -- The 2005 Edmonton Grand Prix has finalized its track layout for the Finning International Speedway. The ...

Fri 01 Apr 2005
Broadcast station, team announced

Broadcast station, team announced

THE TRANS-AM SERIES ANNOUNCES TV SCHEDULE; BROADCAST TEAM FOR 2005 INDIANAPOLIS (March 31, 2005) -- Each 2005 Trans-Am Series race during the 2005 season will air in one-hour time slots on SPEED's midday and afternoon Saturday and Sunday ...

Mon 12 Dec 2005
SCCA statement regarding Trans-Am name

SCCA statement regarding Trans-Am name

SCCA Statement Regarding Trans-Am Name TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 12, 2005) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. has released the following statement regarding the Trans-Am® name. "With Champ Car's decision not to renew the Trans-Am name in 2006,...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
Denver: Paul Fix preview

Denver: Paul Fix preview

FIX RETURNS TO DENVER, LOOKS TO DOUBLE HIS PLEASURE Buffalo, NY- Paul Fix will return to the Denver Grand Prix as the defending GT1 winner from 2004. Fix and his ...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Road America: Paul Gentilozzi race quotes

Road America: Paul Gentilozzi race quotes

Saturday, August 17, 2002 - post-race: Paul Gentilozzi, driver of the no. 3 Johnson Controls Jaguar XKR, finished second after qualifying third in the Johnson Controls 100 Trans-Am race...third second place finish this season. note 1 - Road ...

Sat 27 Aug 2005
Montreal: Rocketsports Racing championship report

Montreal: Rocketsports Racing championship report

ROCKETSPORTS WINS SIXTH CHAMPIONSHIP WITH ROOKIE KLAUS GRAF AND HANDS JAGUAR FIFTH MANUFACTURER'S TITLE MONTREAL, Quebec (August 27, 2005) After winning his fourth Trans -Am event of 2005, leading the charge for Jaguar's fifth manufacturer's...

Montreal final practice times

Montreal final practice times

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 7 Klaus Graf* 8 1:39.654 ...

Tue 12 Jul 2005
Standings after Toronto

Standings after Toronto

@>Drivers' championship: Pos Driver Points ----- ----------------------------------- -------------------- 1. Randy Ruhlman 111 2. Joey Scarallo ...

Mon 29 Aug 2005
Montreal: Rocketsports Racing Friday notes

Montreal: Rocketsports Racing Friday notes

KLAUS GRAF LEADS TRANS-AM QUALIFYING FOR MOLSON INDY MONTREAL MONTREAL, Quebec (August 26, 2005) 2005 Rookie-of-the-Year, Klaus Graf led Trans-Am qualifying for the Molson Indy Montreal. The 30 minute session saw both championship contenders...

Sat 27 Aug 2005
Montreal: Practice two notes

Montreal: Practice two notes

GENTILOZZI TOPS SECOND TRANS-AM PRACTICE AT MONTREAL MONTREAL, Quebec (Aug. 26, 2005) -- Paul Gentilozzi set the fastest time thus far this weekend during second-round practice Friday for tomorrow's Trans-Am race, part of the...

Sat 30 Jul 2005
San Jose: First practice notes

San Jose: First practice notes

BORIS SAID LEADS FIRST-ROUND TRANS-AM PRACTICE AT SAN JOSE SAN JOSE, Calif. (July 29, 2005) -- Boris Said marked his return to Trans-Am competition by setting the fastest time in first-round practice Friday for tomorrow's Cytomax Sport Drink 100...