Filters 1999

Sort by:

News:

Posted in:

Article types:

Clear all filters

Most recent TRANSAM news articles:

Fri 17 Dec 1999
Additional Dates For 2000 Trans-Am Series Announced

Additional Dates For 2000 Trans-Am Series Announced

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- SCCA Pro Racing has announced additional dates for the 2000 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series, with a new season-opener to-be-announced, and up to two other additional venues still to-be-determined. The revised calendar...

Thu 09 Dec 1999
Chris Neville Signs with Soenen Motorsports

Chris Neville Signs with Soenen Motorsports

NEVILLE SIGNS WITH SOENEN MOTORSPORTS FOR 2000 BFGOODRICH TIRES TRANS-AM SERIES ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Chris Neville, of Scottsdale, Ariz., will compete in the 2000 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series under the Soenen Motorsports banner. ...

Wed 08 Dec 1999
Paul Gentilozzi, Brian Simo Score AARWBA Honors

Paul Gentilozzi, Brian Simo Score AARWBA Honors

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- For the second consecutive year, BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series Drivers' Champion Paul Gentilozzi has been named to the First Team of the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) All-America...

Wed 01 Dec 1999
John Paul Jr. to drive for TWC Motorsport/American Spirit

John Paul Jr. to drive for TWC Motorsport/American Spirit

JOHN PAUL JR. TO CONTEST BFGOODRICH TIRES TRANS-AM SERIES ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- John Paul Jr., of West Palm Beach, Fla., has signed a multi-year agreement to drive for TWC Motorsport/American Spirit Racing in the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am...

John Paul Jr. to drive for TWC Motorsport/American Spirit

John Paul Jr. to drive for TWC Motorsport/American Spirit

JOHN PAUL JR. TO CONTEST BFGOODRICH TIRES TRANS-AM SERIES ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- John Paul Jr., of West Palm Beach, Fla., has signed a multi-year agreement to drive for TWC Motorsport/American Spirit Racing in the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am...

Fri 19 Nov 1999
Paul Gentilozzi and Brian Simo Earn AARWBA Nominations

Paul Gentilozzi and Brian Simo Earn AARWBA Nominations

GENTILOZZI AND SIMO EARN AARWBA ALL-AMERICA TEAM NOMINATIONS ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series drivers Paul Gentilozzi and Brian Simo have been nominated as Road Racing candidates for the 1999 Auto Racing All-America...

Tue 09 Nov 1999
1999 Series Season Review

1999 Series Season Review

1999 SEASON REVIEW -- GENTILOZZI CAPTURES HIS SECOND CROWN TO CLOSE THE BOOK ON TRANS-AM® SERIES RACING IN THE 1990s ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Paul Gentilozzi was a man on a mission coming into the 1999 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series...

Mon 08 Nov 1999
SCCA Pro Racing News 1999-11-08

SCCA Pro Racing News 1999-11-08

TRANS-AM SERIES ENTRANTS’ RECEPTION AT PRI: Current or prospective Trans-Am Series teams that will be attending the PRI show are invited to attend an Entrants' Reception to be held on Friday, November 19th. The meeting will be from 4:00 p.m. to...

Thu 04 Nov 1999
Michael Lewis to Speak at San Diego SAE Section Meeting

Michael Lewis to Speak at San Diego SAE Section Meeting

SCCA TRANS-AM RACING WITH AUTOCON MOTORSPORTS The SCCA Trans-Am is America's longest running road-racing championship. The series features purpose built tube-frame race cars with carburated 5.0 liter V-8's. Past participants in the ...

Wed 03 Nov 1999
Simple Green Named

Simple Green Named "Official Cleaner Degreaser"

SIMPLE GREEN® NAMED “OFFICIAL CLEANER DEGREASER” OF SCCA PRO RACING AND THE BFGOODRICH TIRES TRANS-AM® SERIES; SIMPLE GREEN TO SPONSOR TRANS-AM SERIES “CLEAN-UP AWARD” AND RAPID RESPONSE TEAM ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Simple Green,...

Mon 01 Nov 1999
Texas Motor speedway 2000 Events

Texas Motor speedway 2000 Events

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Nov. 1, 1999) - Just when you thought it couldn't get bigger and better - it does! The 2000 race season at Texas Motor Speedway features more events than ever before. In addition to NASCAR and Indy Racing events, the speedway...

Mon 25 Oct 1999
A New Look For The Trans-Am Series In 2000

A New Look For The Trans-Am Series In 2000

A NEW LOOK FOR THE 2000 TRANS-AM® SERIES -- SPEC REAR WING, MULTI-VALVE ENGINES AND FUEL INJECTION HIGHLIGHT RULE CHANGES; NEW MANUFACTURER ELIGIBILITY ON TAP TOO ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series will enter its...

Sun 17 Oct 1999
Sebring Race and Championship

Sebring Race and Championship

GENTILOZZI PERFECT AT SEBRING TO TAKE THE WIN AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP SEBRING, Fla. (October 17) - Paul Gentilozzi completed a perfect weekend with a wire-to-wire win at Sebring International Raceway, scoring his sixth BFGoodrich Tires ...

Sat 16 Oct 1999
Sebring Pole Story

Sebring Pole Story

GENTILOZZI ON POLE FOR SEBRING TRANS-AM SERIES FINALE SEBRING, Fla. (October 16) - Paul Gentilozzi took one more step toward securing his second BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series Drivers' Championship, qualifying his No. 1 Johnson ...

Wed 13 Oct 1999
Sebring Season Finale Quick Facts

Sebring Season Finale Quick Facts

The October Speedfest at Sebring Weekend BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series - Round 13 - Season Finale Pro Spec Racer Series - Round Nine - Season Finale Sebring International Raceway Sebring, Fla., October 15-17, 1999 Circuit: Sebring ...

Tue 12 Oct 1999
Sebring Championship, Rookie Battle On the Line

Sebring Championship, Rookie Battle On the Line

GENTILOZZI AND SIMO TAKE CHAMPIONSHIP DOWN TO THE WIRE; ROOKIE BATTLE UP FOR GRABS; SAID RETURNS FOR THE FINALE ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series returns to its roots this weekend for its 1999 season finale at ...

Wed 06 Oct 1999
Sebring Butch Leitzinger To Make His Debut

Sebring Butch Leitzinger To Make His Debut

LEITZINGER TO MAKE TRANS-AM® SERIES DEBUT IN SEBRING FINALE ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Butch Leitzinger, three-time Rolex 24 at Daytona winner and four-time sports car racing drivers' champion, will make his BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series ...

Sun 03 Oct 1999
Pikes Peak Results, Story, Points

Pikes Peak Results, Story, Points

SIMO WINS CAUTION-FREE PIKES PEAK TRANS-AM FOUNTAIN, Colo. (October 3) - Brian Simo scored his sixth BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series victory of the season with a 1.698-second flag-to-flag win over Paul Gentilozzi at the Pikes Peak ...

Sat 02 Oct 1999
Fountain PPIR Trans-Am Qualifying Review

Fountain PPIR Trans-Am Qualifying Review

SIMO SCORES POLE FOR PIKES PEAK TRANS-AM FOUNTAIN, Colo. (October 2) - Brian Simo scored his eighth pole of the season to front a 23-car field in Sunday’s 74-lap, 99.16-mile BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series at the Pikes Peak ...

Fri 01 Oct 1999
San Diego Off For 2000

San Diego Off For 2000

SAN DIEGO OFF FOR THE TRANS-AM SERIES IN 2000 ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Due to construction delays for the inaugural November, 1999 San Diego Grand Prix, the initial event will now take place February 26-27, 2000, eliminating the November 6-7,...

Wed 29 Sep 1999
PPIR Road Racing Classic Fast Facts

PPIR Road Racing Classic Fast Facts

Fast Facts The PPIR Road Racing Classic Weekend BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series - Round 12 Speedvision World Challenge GT - Round Nine Speedvision Touring Car Championship - Rounds Eight and Nine Pikes Peak International Raceway Fountain,...

Pikes Peak Fast Facts and Television
PWC

Pikes Peak Fast Facts and Television

Fast Facts The PPIR Road Racing Classic Weekend BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series - Round 12 Speedvision World Challenge GT - Round Nine Speedvision Touring Car Championship - Rounds Eight and Nine Pikes Peak International Raceway Fountain,...

Tue 28 Sep 1999
Latin America Race Date Set

Latin America Race Date Set

MOTORSPORTS AMERICAS AWARDED EXCLUSIVE LATIN AMERICAN SCCA PRO RACING DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—SCCA Pro Racing and Motorsports Americas, Inc., have reached a mutual agreement awarding Motorsports Americas, Inc., exclusive ...

Wrap Up 2000 Season in Aruba
PWC

Wrap Up 2000 Season in Aruba

BREAK OUT THE ISLAND WEAR —TRANS-AM AND WORLD CHALLENGE TO WRAP UP 2000 SEASON IN ARUBA ENGLEWOOD, Colo.: —SCCA Pro Racing’s BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series and Speedvision World Challenge Championships will conclude ...

Sat 25 Sep 1999
Houston Trans-Am Series Race Story, Results and Points

Houston Trans-Am Series Race Story, Results and Points

HOUSTON, Texas (September 25) - Paul Gentilozzi scored his 15th career BFGoodrich Trans-Am Series victory on the streets of Houston, Texas, posting a 5.394-second margin over Leighton Reese, with G.J. Mennen, of Austin, Texas, finishing...

Fri 24 Sep 1999
Houston Gentilozzi Qualifying Review

Houston Gentilozzi Qualifying Review

GENTILOZZI ON POLE FOR HOUSTON TRANS-AM SERIES RACE HOUSTON, Texas (September 24) - Paul Gentilozzi scored his 15th career pole to front a 28-car field in Saturday's BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series race on the streets of Houston,...

Houston Drive-Thru Crew Qualifying Review

Houston Drive-Thru Crew Qualifying Review

Circuit: 1.527-mile temporary street course Race: 100 laps/152.70 miles Broadcast: Sunday, September 26 - ABC Live 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST Friday Provisional Qualifying Tony Kanaan, ...

SAE Website Picks Up Speed at Trans-Am Events

SAE Website Picks Up Speed at Trans-Am Events

SAE WEBSITE PICKS UP SPEED AT TRANS-AM EVENTS Warrendale PA, September 25, 1999 - What's the speed of the Internet? In the case of www.sae.org, the Society of Automotive Engineers website, it's 300 kilometers per hour (kpm) or more...

Wed 22 Sep 1999
Houston Fast Facts

Houston Fast Facts

The Texaco Grand Prix of Houston 1999 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series - Round 11 Houston, Texas, September 24-25, 1999 Circuit: 1.527-mile, 10-turn Street Circuit Green Flag: Saturday, September 25, 3:30 p.m. (CDT) Television: Saturday, ...

Gentilozzi's Road America Penalty Reduced

Gentilozzi's Road America Penalty Reduced

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Following appeal of the penalties levied against Paul Gentilozzi at the Road America Trans-Am Series race, July 10, Gentilozzi’s penalties have been reduced by the Appeal Panel to two Drivers’ Championship points...

Fri 17 Sep 1999
GP of Texas Adds More Road Racing
PWC

GP of Texas Adds More Road Racing

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Sept. 17, 1999) - American road racing's longest running series, the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series, has been added to the inaugural Grand Prix of Texas Sept. 3, 2000 at Texas Motor Speedway. Texas Motor Speedway and the...

Initial Venues Set for 2000 Trans-Am Series

Initial Venues Set for 2000 Trans-Am Series

THE TRANS-AM SERIES JOINS THE ALMS ON FIVE DATES ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Five venues on the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series' 2000 schedule have been set, all co-feature events on American Le Mans Series weekends. North America's ...

Wed 15 Sep 1999
Houston schedule

Houston schedule

August 5, 1999 TEXACO GRAND PRIX OF HOUSTON PROGRAM OF EVENTS FedEx Championship Series Champ Car KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series Tuesday, September 21, 1999 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Facility Open to Champ Car...

Mon 13 Sep 1999
Lou Gigliotti Disqualified from Grand Rapids

Lou Gigliotti Disqualified from Grand Rapids

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —Following analysis of the tires from car No. 28 after the West Michigan Grand Prix Trans-Am Series race, August 29, Lou Gigliotti has been disqualified, losing all points and prize money earned at the event (six Drivers' ...

Revised Houston Schedule

Revised Houston Schedule

REVISED - 9/13/99 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series - Round 11 Texaco Grand Prix of Houston Houston, Texas - September 24-25, 1999 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Paddock Opens/Paddock Closes 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sat 04 Sep 1999
Vancouver Results, Points

Vancouver Results, Points

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Results from Saturday's 58-lap, 103.298-mile BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series race at the Molson Indy Vancouver, with finishing position, starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown, car, laps and reason out. 1. (1),...