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Mon 22 Dec 2003
SCCA clarifies Trans-Am name

SCCA clarifies Trans-Am name

Clarification from SCCA regarding the Trans-Am name. TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 19, 2003) -- With the announced agreement this week regarding the acquisition of Trans-Am Racing, LLC by Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC, Sports Car Club of America, Inc. has...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
Open Wheel Racing Series to purchase Trans-Am

Open Wheel Racing Series to purchase Trans-Am

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 17, 2003) -- Effective Jan. 1, 2004, Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC ("Open Wheel") will purchase Trans-Am Racing, LLC ("TAR"), it was announced jointly today by Open Wheel partner Paul Gentilozzi and TAR Executive Director John...

Scott Pruett named to 2003 AARWBA All-America Team

Scott Pruett named to 2003 AARWBA All-America Team

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 12, 2003) -- 2003 Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup champion Scott Pruett has been named to the First Team of the 2003 Auto Racing All-America Team, as voted by members of the American Auto Racing Writers and...

ProRally: Higgins, Pruett named to AARWBA team

ProRally: Higgins, Pruett named to AARWBA team

TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 15, 2003) -- The Sports Car Club of America announced today that two SCCA drivers were named to the 15-member American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association All-America Team released Dec. 13. David...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
2003 Trans-Am year in review broadcast date announced

2003 Trans-Am year in review broadcast date announced

Motorock Trans-Am Tour 'Year in Racing' To Air Dec. 18 on SPEED LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 11, 2003) -- SPEED Channel will celebrate the 2003 Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup during its Trans-Am "Year in Racing" show, airing on ...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
Scott Pruett receives AARWBA nomination

Scott Pruett receives AARWBA nomination

LANSING, Mich. -- 2003 Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup champion Scott Pruett's name has been placed on the Road Racing ballot for the 2003 Auto Racing All-America team. American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Ass'n members...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
Changes abound for 2003 season

Changes abound for 2003 season

Now that the Rolex 24 is behind us, the road-racing season starts in earnest. Trans Am, America's oldest continuos road-racing series, begins this year with new management and new rules. With regard to management Paul Gentilozzi has acquired the...

Fri 21 Nov 2003
Denver warmup times

Denver warmup times

Pos Num Driver Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------ ------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. 7 Scott Pruett Jaguar XKR 1:12.329 2. 64 Johnny Miller Jaguar XKR ...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
Pruett receives nominations for DOTY

Pruett receives nominations for DOTY

Pruett Nominated for Second-Straight DRIVER OF THE YEAR Award LANSING, Mich. -- 2003 Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup Drivers' Champion Scott Pruett has been named a fourth-quarter nominee for the 2003 DRIVER OF THE YEAR award.

Thu 13 Nov 2003
Sears Point Infineon Raceway 2004 schedule

Sears Point Infineon Raceway 2004 schedule

SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) -- The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series will highlight a diverse 2004 main-event schedule at Infineon Raceway that also includes the best in sports cars, motorcycles and dragsters. The Big O Tires 2004...

Sat 01 Nov 2003
Revolution Motorsports 2003 wrap-up

Revolution Motorsports 2003 wrap-up

Bobby Sak wraps up rookie year on a high note second place finish in Puerto Rico caps of a stellar season San Juan PR -- Oct. 28, 2003 -- In the end, Bobby Sak's [ ...

Wed 29 Oct 2003
2003 Banquet report

2003 Banquet report

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- 2003 Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup champion Scott Pruett topped the list of honorees at the 2003 Trans-Am Tour banquet, held Monday, Oct. 27, at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan. Pruett, driver of the No.

Tue 28 Oct 2003
2003 Final standings after Puerto Rico

2003 Final standings after Puerto Rico

Drivers' Championship: Pos Car Driver Car Points ---- --- ------------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. 7 Scott Pruett Jaguar XKR 340 2. 64 Johnny...

Puerto Rico: Rocketsports Racing race notes

Puerto Rico: Rocketsports Racing race notes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- It was all about rookies and veterans in the Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup season finale in the Puerto Rico Grand Prix. Talented rookies and seasoned veterans were all vying for the podium, but in...

Puerto Rico: Scott Pruett race notes

Puerto Rico: Scott Pruett race notes

NOTE 1-- BACKGROUND STATS... Clinched his third Trans-Am Drivers' Championship with his win in Miami...In 2003, has eight wins (St. Petersburg, Mosport, Infineon Raceway, Cleveland, Trois-Rivieres, Road America, Denver, and Miami) in ...

Puerto Rico: Randy Ruhlman race notes

Puerto Rico: Randy Ruhlman race notes

Ruhlman holds on to finish eighth at Puerto Rico, ends year in sixth overall in driver's championship. San Juan, Puerto Rico (Oct 26) -- The 2002 Trans-Am Series' "Most Improved Driver of the Year" Randy Ruhlman held on today to finish eighth...

Puerto Rico: Race report

Puerto Rico: Race report

Wall Castro grabs one for the home heam; local racer wins Puerto Rico Grand Prix SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- There were many pundits who didn't expect Puerto Rican racing legend Wally Castro to have a chance at victory during Sunday's Puerto Rico...

Puerto Rico: Race results

Puerto Rico: Race results

Pos No Driver Make Laps Lag Fast lap Status Pts --- --- -------------------- -------------------- ---- ---------- ---------- -------------- ---- 1. 3 Wally Castro Jaguar XKR ...

Sun 26 Oct 2003
Puerto Rico: Practice three times

Puerto Rico: Practice three times

Pos Num Driver Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------ ------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. 2 Bobby Sak* Chevrolet Corvette 1:05.604 2. 8 Jorge Diaz, Jr* Jaguar XKR ...

Puerto Rico: Diaz's qualifying time disallowed

Puerto Rico: Diaz's qualifying time disallowed

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Jorge Diaz, Jr., who timed third for today's Puerto Rico Grand Prix Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup race, lost his qualifying time due to a rules infraction discovered in post-qualifying technical ...

Puerto Rico: Practice four notes

Puerto Rico: Practice four notes

Bobby Sak tops Puerto Rico warm-up. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Bobby Sak's No. 10 Revolution Motorsports Chevrolet Corvette continued to lead the Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup speed charts at the Puerto Rico Grand Prix during...

Puerto Rico: Practice four times

Puerto Rico: Practice four times

Pos Num Driver Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------ ------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. 10 Bobby Sak* Chevrolet Corvette 1:07.361 2. 7 Scott Pruett Jaguar XKR ...

Puerto Rico: Randy Ruhlman qualifying notes

Puerto Rico: Randy Ruhlman qualifying notes

Ruhlman qualifies fifth for tomorrow's Trans-Am race in Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico (Oct 25) -- Randy Ruhlman will be starting fifth for the Trans-Am race at the inaugural Grand Prix of Puerto Rico tomorrow. This will be the final race...

Puerto Rico: Scott Pruett qualifying notes

Puerto Rico: Scott Pruett qualifying notes

Pruett Puts New Jaguar AJ-V8 Engine on the Pole in Trans-Am SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- With only two timed laps in his qualifying session, Rocketsports Racing driver Scott Pruett collected the pole position for tomorrow's Puerto Rico Grand Prix,...

Puerto Rico: Rocketsports Racing qualifying notes

Puerto Rico: Rocketsports Racing qualifying notes

Scott Pruett, driver of the No. 7 Motorock/Jaguar R Performance XKR, qualified on the pole with a time of 1:05:471 for tomorrow's Trans-Am Tour race...took the pole in the racing debut for the new Jaguar AJ-V8 four-valve, overhead-cam,...

Puerto Rico: Practice four notes

Puerto Rico: Practice four notes

Bobby Sak sets fastest time in fourth round at Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Bobby Sak continued his march to the front at the Puerto Rico Grand Prix as he set the fastest time in third-round practice for Sunday's Motorock Trans-Am Tour...

Puerto Rico: Qualifying notes

Puerto Rico: Qualifying notes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Although he only turned two timed laps, Scott Pruett made the best of his short time at the Isla Grande Airport circuit Saturday by winning the pole for Sunday's Puerto Rico Grand Prix, Round 11 and the season finale for...

Johnny Miller wins Pole Award car

Johnny Miller wins Pole Award car

Miller drives off with the Goods, wins 2003 Jaguar Pole Award. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Johnny Miller didn't come to Puerto Rico to race, but the driver of the No. 64 Eaton Cutler-Hammer Jaguar XKR on the Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the...

Puerto Rico: Revolution Motorsport qualifying notes

Puerto Rico: Revolution Motorsport qualifying notes

Bobby Sak takes outside pole for the Puerto Rico Grand Prix; second quickest behind pole sitter Scott Pruett. San Juan PR -- Oct. 25, 2003 -- Qualifying with the lead group at the 2003 Trans-Am Series Motorock Tour for the BFGoodrich Cup Puerto...

Puerto Rico: Starting lineup

Puerto Rico: Starting lineup

Pos Num Driver Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------ ------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. 7 Scott Pruett Jaguar XKR 1:05.471 2. 10 Bobby Sak* Chevrolet Corvette...

Puerto Rico: Local drivers up to speed

Puerto Rico: Local drivers up to speed

Castro getting up to speed as locals rock Puerto Rico Grand Prix./ SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Wally Castro, a veteran racer by any standards, is making his mark known in his second career Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup race...

Sat 25 Oct 2003
Puerto Rico: Revolution Motorsports Friday report

Puerto Rico: Revolution Motorsports Friday report

Bobby Sak tearing up the island at the Puerto Rico Grand Prix Second quickest in round two practice San Juan PR -- Oct. 24, 2003 -- After two practice sessions at the 2003 Trans-Am Series Motorock Tour for the BFGoodrich Cup Puerto Rico ...

Puerto Rico: Rocketsports second practice notes

Puerto Rico: Rocketsports second practice notes

NOTE 1-- BACKGROUND STATS... Clinched his third Trans-Am Drivers' Championship with his win in Miami...In 2003, has eight wins (St. Petersburg, Mosport, Infineon Raceway, Cleveland, Trois-Rivieres, Road America, Denver, and Miami) in ...

Puerto Rico: Practice two notes

Puerto Rico: Practice two notes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Michael Lewis found the right line around the Isla Grande temporary airport circuit, and turned in the fastest time during second-round practice for the Puerto Rico Grand Prix Friday in San Juan. Lewis, driving the No. 12...

Puerto Rico: Practice two times

Puerto Rico: Practice two times

Pos Num Driver Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------ ------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. 12 Michael Lewis Jaguar XKR 1:06.179 2. 10 Bobby Sak* Chevrolet Corvette...

Fri 24 Oct 2003
Puerto Rico: First practice notes

Puerto Rico: First practice notes

Drissi turns up the heat in Puerto Rico first round SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Tomy Drissi set the fastest time during first round practice for the Puerto Rico Grand Prix Friday morning at the Isla Grande temporary airport circuit in San Juan.