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Mon 24 Dec 2001
Don Sak forms new team for 2002

Don Sak forms new team for 2002

DETROIT Dec. 12, 2001 -- Don Sak Racing today announced sweeping changes to its long running Trans-Am Series racing team. Sak, who ranks second in all-time number of starts among active drivers, has formed Revolution Motorsports, a new team that...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michaelian replaces Pook at Long Beach

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michaelian replaces Pook at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Dec. 19, 2001) -- Dover Downs Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:DVD), parent company of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach, Inc., announced today that Jim Michaelian has been named president and CEO of the organization,...

Thu 20 Dec 2001
2002 Trans-Am schedule announced

2002 Trans-Am schedule announced

CLEARWATER, Fla. (December 4, 2001) --The Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup, this continent's longest running road racing series, has announced a 12-event schedule, literally taking it coast to coast in 2002. The Trans-Am Series, ...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Grand Prix of The Americas 'kick-off' recap

Grand Prix of The Americas 'kick-off' recap

Grand Prix Of The Americas Hosts "Kick-Off" Event With Miami Dignitaries And Professionals From The World Of Racing MIAMI, FL - (December 12, 2001) - The principals of Raceworks, Inc. Peter J. Yanowitch, Willy A. Bermello, and Emerson...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Tom Gloy Racing will field 2002 entry for Ruhlman

Tom Gloy Racing will field 2002 entry for Ruhlman

Randy Ruhlman To Race Under Tom Gloy Racing Banner For 2002 Trans-Am Series MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 6, 2001) -- Tom Gloy Racing and Ruhlman Motorsports announced today Tom Gloy Racing will field an entry for Randy Ruhlman of Greensboro, N.C...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Trans-Am, Atlantic return to Long Beach in 2002

CHAMPCAR/CART: Trans-Am, Atlantic return to Long Beach in 2002

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Two fan-favorite support races -- the Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup and the Toyota Atlantic Championship -- have been added to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend, April 12-14, 2002. They'll join the...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Denver adds Trans-Am and Atlantic to schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Denver adds Trans-Am and Atlantic to schedule

DENVER (Dec. 6, 2001) -- The Grand Prix of Denver, set for August 30 - Sept. 1, 2002, has added two support races, the Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup and Toyota Atlantic Championship, to its weekend schedule. The 12-race Trans-Am...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Trans-Am 2002 schedule

Trans-Am 2002 schedule

<pre> 2002 Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup Schedule M.com Names Saturday, April 6, Grand Prix of the Americas (with ALMS), Miami, Fla. Miami Sunday, April 14,...

RALLY: RACE: SOLO: Eric Prill promoted to Director of Communications, SCCA

RALLY: RACE: SOLO: Eric Prill promoted to Director of Communications, SCCA

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (December 6, 2001) -- The Sports Car Club of America, Inc. has promoted Eric Prill to Director of Communications, expanding his role from the position of Director of Public Relations he has held with subsidiary SCCA Pro Racing®...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
Stephen Vines Philip Island special news

Stephen Vines Philip Island special news

Vines Makes A Fast Fashion Statement Even if he's not the fastest on the track for Sunday's 50K Sport Sedan Plate at Melbourne's Philip Island Grand Prix circuit, Local driver Stephen Vines will be the best dressed. Thanks to the support of ...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
Paul Gentilozzi 2001 season review

Paul Gentilozzi 2001 season review

Paul Gentilozzi And Johnson Controls Win Third Trans-Am Championship In Record-Setting Year Lansing, Mich.- Paul Gentilozzi, driver of the No.3 Johnson Controls/HomeLink Jaguar XKR, clinched his third Trans-Am Drivers' Championship in four years...

Stephen Vines Phillip Island preview

Stephen Vines Phillip Island preview

Young Australian Sports Sedan star and BF Goodrich Trans-Am aspirant Stephen Vines faces the biggest challenge of his racing career at next weekends 50K Plate at the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit south east of Melbourne. For the first time...

Wed 24 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: 2002 Houston race threatened by construction

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2002 Houston race threatened by construction

By Michael Stucker - Motorsport.com Construction around the site of the Texaco Havoline Grand Prix of Houston, held earlier this month, caused problems for spectators, members of the press, and some participants. Now it seems it may cause the...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Herb Johnson receives the first Chairman's Award

Herb Johnson receives the first Chairman's Award

CLEARWATER, FL (October 11) Herb Johnson, director of motorsports for BFGoodrich Tires, has been named the first recipient of the Chairman's Award by the Panoz/Sanchez Group and the Trans-Am Series. "Once we decided that a prestigious award of...

Sunoco named official fuel 2002

Sunoco named official fuel 2002

Sunoco Named Official Fuel Of Trans-Am Houston, TX (October 7, 2001) Sunoco Rce Fuels has been named the official fuel of the Trans-Am Series. The multi-year agreement with Sunoco was announced at the Trans-Am Awards Banquet for the BF Goodrich...

Westward named official tools of Trans-Am

Westward named official tools of Trans-Am

Houston,TX. Oct 7, 2001.The Trans-Am Series has entered into a multi-year marketing partnership agreement with Westward, the exclusive brand of industrial tools developed by Grainger. Grainger is the leading North American provider of maintenance,...

Cosmo Houston race report

Cosmo Houston race report

Houston, TX - Guy Cosmo posted his best ever finish in the CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Series race at Houston, October 7. The New York native finished 8th in the ...

Jaguar takes drivers', manufacturers' titles

Jaguar takes drivers', manufacturers' titles

HOUSTON, Texas, October 6, 2001 -- Jaguar North America, Paul Gentilozzi and Rocketsports Racing celebrated dual championships at the Trans-Am Series season finale event Saturday. Gentilozzi clinched the drivers' title with a fourth place finish...

Leighton Reese Houston race report

Leighton Reese Houston race report

Houston, TX. (October 6th, 2001): The final race of the 2001 Trans-Am Series season resulted in another top ten finish, but was somewhat disappointing for Leighton Reese. A late race mistake resulted in an 8th place finish here on the narrow...

Archer Houston race report

Archer Houston race report

Houston, TX. -- Tommy Archer, driving the number 36 Control Concepts Dodge Viper started fourth and finished third in the final round of the 2001 Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup, but had to pass most of the field, then benefit from a...

Sun 07 Oct 2001
Houston race results

Houston race results

<pre> Houston, Texas -- The results from Saturday's 60-lap, 91.62-mile Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup race number 11, at Houston, Texas, temporary street circuit with finishing position, starting position in parentheses, ...

Houston BFGoodrich race notes

Houston BFGoodrich race notes

* Bell Ends Season with Consecutive Wins - Justin Bell, the 2001 Trans-Am Series Rookie of the Year, won his second consecutive race of the season today at the Houston Grand Prix, the eleventh and final race of the Trans-Am Series for the ...

Archer Houston qualifying notes

Archer Houston qualifying notes

Houston, TX. -- Tommy Archer, driving the number 36 Control Concepts Dodge Viper, will start from the fourth position for this afternoon's final round of the SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Series for the BF Goodrich Tires Cup, part of the Texaco Grand...

Houston Friday Trans-Am Notes

Houston Friday Trans-Am Notes

By Mike Stucker - Motorsport.com Paul Gentilozzi set fastest time in the morning SCCA Trans-Am practice session on the streets of Houston, Texas, with a time of 1:13.412 for an average speed of 74.881 mph. Second fastest to Gentillozzi's ...

Sat 06 Oct 2001
Bell Wins Houston Race, Gentilozzi Crowned Champion

Bell Wins Houston Race, Gentilozzi Crowned Champion

By Mike Stucker - motorsport.com The Houston Trans-Am race was the final race of the season and would decide the championship. Paul Gentilozzi came into the race leading his Jaguar teammate Johnny Miller by 27 points and needed only to...

Weather Still A Factor in Houston

Weather Still A Factor in Houston

By Chris Speigner - Motorsport.com Saturday's morning Trans Am qualifying session was turned into practice due to the postponed session Friday. The starting grid for todays race will be determined by the seasonal points standings. This will ...

Fri 05 Oct 2001
Houston qualifying postponed

Houston qualifying postponed

HOUSTON (October 5, 2001) -- Due to inclement weather (rain, slick track conditions), the Trans-Am Series qualifying for the Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Houston has been postponed until Saturday, October 6, at 8:30 a.m. Central time. This ...

Thu 04 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston Thursday notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston Thursday notes

By Mike Stucker - Motorsport.com CART Champ Car, Toyota Atlantic, and SCCA Trans-Am drivers took part in a meet-'n'-greet and go-kart challenge with members of the press Thursday at the Davey Jones KartZone in Houston. Owned by former Le Mans...

Tue 02 Oct 2001
Johnny Miller Houston preview

Johnny Miller Houston preview

Johnny Miller Hopes To Win His First Trans-Am Title With A Win At Season Finale In Houston Houston, Texas - Johnny Miller, driver of the No.64 AutomationDirect/Cutler-Hammer Jaguar XKR, is looking for a win in his quest for his first Trans-Am ...

Paul Gentilozzi Houston preview

Paul Gentilozzi Houston preview

Gentilozzi Poised To Clinch Third Trans-Am Championship At Season Finale In Houston Houston, Texas - Two-time Trans-Am Series champion Paul Gentilozzi intends to clinch his third Trans-Am Drivers' Championship at the season finale of the...

Justin Bell Houston preview

Justin Bell Houston preview

Trans-Am Rookie Justin Bell, son of legendary racer Derek Bell, has accumulated an impressive three podium finishes in the 10 races to date in the Trans-Am Series for the BF Goodrich Tires Cup. Bell will be looking for his fourth podium finish in...

Mon 01 Oct 2001
Houston BFGoodrich preview

Houston BFGoodrich preview

Houston, TX - The 2001 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am season will come to a dramatic and exciting conclusion on Saturday during the Texaco Havoline Grand Prix of Houston. When the race is over, the BF Goodrich Tires Cup will belong to one of two ...

Leighton Reese Houston preview

Leighton Reese Houston preview

Eden Prairie, MN: (October 1st, 2001): Leighton Reese and the Trans-Am Series will finish out the quest for the 2001 BF Goodrich Cup on the cement lined street course in Houston Texas. Reese, is hoping to extend his recent run of top five...