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Mon 30 Nov 1998
1999 Schedule Announced

1999 Schedule Announced

TEN VENUES SET FOR 1999 BFGOODRICH TIRES TRANS-AM SERIES; ADDITIONAL DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Ten venues for the 1999 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series have been set, with the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach kicking off...

Tue 10 Nov 1998
Changes in Technical Departnment Annouced

Changes in Technical Departnment Annouced

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- SCCA Pro Racing has named Kevin Bayless, of Brownsburg, Ind., as Senior Technical Manager for the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series. Bayless, 32, joins the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series with 17 years of motorsports ...

1998 NTB Trans-Am Series Season Review

1998 NTB Trans-Am Series Season Review

THE 1998 NTB TRANS-AM SERIES—A SEASON OF BREAKTHROUGH ACHIEVEMENTS ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—The Trans-Am Series' 33rd season produced a remarkable year of achievements, including Paul Gentilozzi's first Trans-Am Drivers' Championship and...

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Fan Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Fan Sweepstakes Winner Announced

TOM MARTIN WINS THE 1998 NTB TRANS-AM SKI CENTURION SWEEPSTAKES; TAKES HOME $30,000 WORLD CLASS TOURNAMENT SKI BOAT ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Oct. 20, 1998) -- Tom Martin, of Mahtomedi, Minn., was the winner of a $30,000 Ski Centurion Elite ...

Wed 07 Oct 1998
Correction:  Paul Gentilozzi Not Retiring

Correction: Paul Gentilozzi Not Retiring

Correction: Paul Gentilozzi Not Retiring Mike Stucker - Motorsport News International Contrary to a report by MNI over the weekend, 1998 NTB Trans-Am Champion Paul Gentilozzi is not retiring. He has sold this year's equipment and the...

Tue 06 Oct 1998
SCCA Pro Fax 98-10-06
PWC

SCCA Pro Fax 98-10-06

SCCA Pro Fax Volume 5, Number 8 October 6, 1998 The NTB Trans-Am Wraps Up Record-breaking Season: With the completion of last weekend's finale at the Texaco Grand Prix of Houston, the 1998 NTB Trans-Am Series has an impressive statistical ...

Mon 05 Oct 1998
State of the Series

State of the Series

October 3, 1998 - Houston, Texas Mike Stucker - Motorsport News International As the 1997 SCCA Trans-Am season was nearing its conclusion, there was some concern over whether the 1998 season might even get off the ground. There had been a near...

Sun 04 Oct 1998
Series Banguet Caps 33rd Season

Series Banguet Caps 33rd Season

NTB TRANS-AM SERIES BANQUET CAPS 33RD SEASON HOUSTON (October 4) -- The NTB Trans-Am Series held its annual year-end banquet following the Oct. 3 season finale at the Texaco Grand Prix of Houston. The gala, held Saturday evening at the Westin...

Paul Gentilozzi Retires and Sells Equipment

Paul Gentilozzi Retires and Sells Equipment

Paul Gentilozzi Retires and Sells Equipment October 4, 1998 - Houston, Texas Mike Stucker - Motorsport News International Paul Gentilozzi retired as a driver Saturday after the final NTB Trans-Am race of the season in Houston, Texas, in which he...

Sat 03 Oct 1998
Houston Race Notes

Houston Race Notes

Texaco Grand Prix of Houston - NTB Trans-Am race October 3, 1998 - Houston, Texas Mike Stucker - Motorsport News International The first autorace ever held in the city of Houston, and the last race for 1998 Trans-Am champion Paul Gentilozzi, got...

Final Point Standings

Final Point Standings

NTB Trans-Am Series Drivers' Championship Final Point Standings 1, Paul Gentilozzi, Chevrolet Corvette, 342 2, Brian Simo, Ford Mustang Cobra, 292 3, Bill Saunders, Chevrolet Corvette, 283 4, Chris Neville, Chevrolet Camaro, 281 5, John W. Miller...

Houston Race Results

Houston Race Results

HOUSTON -- Results from Saturday's 60-lap, 91.62-mile NTB Trans-Am Series Round 13 race, part of the Texaco Grand Prix of Houston, at the Houston Street Circuit, with finishing position, starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown, car,...

Houston Race Story

Houston Race Story

SIMO MAKES IT TWO IN-A-ROW WITH HOUSTON NTB TRANS-AM WIN HOUSTON (October 3, 1998) -- Brian Simo scored his second consecutive and second career NTB Trans-Am Series victory after making a late-race pass on 1998 Drivers' Champion Paul Gentilozzi,...

Starting Grid

Starting Grid

HOUSTON -- Starters for Saturday's 60-lap, 91.62-mile NTB Trans-Am Series season finale, part of the Texaco Grand Prix of Houston at the Houston Street Circuit, with starting position, car number in parenthesis, driver, hometown, car, time and...

Fri 02 Oct 1998
Houston Practice and Qualifying Report

Houston Practice and Qualifying Report

Texaco GP of Houston -- NTB Trans-Am practice and qualifying October 2, 1998 -- Houston, TX Mike Stucker -- Motorsport News International This morning's Trans-Am practice got off to s slow start as five minutes into the session Rick Lee spun and...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver Comments on the New Houston Street Course

CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver Comments on the New Houston Street Course

Mike Stucker Motorsport News International Houston, TX (October 2 1998) Organizers of the Texaco Grand Prix of Houston promised that the track would be a "different" street course. The drivers who will be racing on the circuit agree. Almost...

Thu 01 Oct 1998
Houston Race Facts

Houston Race Facts

NTB Trans-Am Series Round 13 - Season Finale The Texaco Grand Prix of Houston Houston, Texas, October 2-4 Race Date: Saturday, October 3, 1998 Green Flag: 4:30 p.m. EDT (3:30 p.m. CDT) Television: The Speedvision Network, Saturday, Oct....

Sun 27 Sep 1998
Standings after Pikes Peak

Standings after Pikes Peak

1998 NTB Trans-Am Series Drivers' Championship Standings -- 12 Race Total Position, Driver, Car, Points 1, Paul Gentilozzi, Chevrolet Corvette, 313 2, Chris Neville, Chevrolet Camaro, 262 3, Brian Simo, Ford Mustang Cobra, 260 4, Bill ...

Pikes Peak results

Pikes Peak results

FOUNTAIN, Colo. -- Results from Sunday's 73-lap, 97.82-mile Children's Hospital Grand Prix of Colorado at Pikes Peak International, with finishing position, starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown, car, laps and reason out. 1. (1),...

Pikes Peak report

Pikes Peak report

SIMO SCORES BREAKTHROUGH NTB TRANS-AM WIN AT PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY; GENTILOZZI CLINCHES DRIVERS' CHAMPIONSHIP; NEVILLE EARNS ROOKIE HONORS FOUNTAIN, Colo. (September 27, 1998) -- Three times this season Brian Simo has finished as ...

Sat 26 Sep 1998
Pikes Peak Qualifying Story

Pikes Peak Qualifying Story

SIMO ON POLE FOR COLORADO NTB TRANS-AM FOUNTAIN, Colo. -- Brian Simo scored his second pole of the year to front the 32-car NTB Trans-Am Series field for Sunday's 73-lap, 97.82-mile Children's Hospital Grand Prix of Colorado at Pikes Peak ...

Pikes Peak Starting Grid

Pikes Peak Starting Grid

FOUNTAIN, Colo. – Starters for Sunday's 73-lap, 97.82-mile Children's Hospital Grand Prix of Colorado NTB Trans-Am Series Race at Pikes Peak International Raceway, with starting position, car number in parenthesis, driver, hometown, car, time...

Tue 22 Sep 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston Schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston Schedule

Texaco Grand Prix of Houston, Houston, Texas CART Atlantics TransAm Wed 9-30-98 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Paddock Access Begins Thu 10-01-98 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Paddock Access 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm ...

Fri 18 Sep 1998
Pikes Peak Preview

Pikes Peak Preview

THE NTB TRANS-AM SERIES CHARGES UP FOR PIKES PEAK RETURN ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Sept. 15, 1998) -- The mighty V8 thunder of the NTB Trans-Am Series -- North America's longest-running road racing series -- returns to Pikes Peak International Raceway...

Tue 15 Sep 1998
Pikes Peak Preview

Pikes Peak Preview

TRANS-AM, SIX OTHER SERIES TO CAP PPIR'S 2nd SEASON; CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL GRAND PRIX TO KEEP TRACK BUSY FOUNTAIN, Colo. - The second annual Childrens Hospital Grand Prix of Colorado is the most varied and busiest weekend of the racing season ...

Thu 27 Aug 1998
Houston News

Houston News

TEXACO GRAND PRIX OF HOUSTON GOLF TOURNAMENT: The Texaco Grand Prix of Houston, the NTB Trans-Am Series season finale, is hosting the Mayor& ...

Mon 24 Aug 1998
Pikes Peak Gentilozzi Test

Pikes Peak Gentilozzi Test

GENTILOZZI TO TEST AT PPIR THIS WEEK IN PREPARATION FOR SEPT. 25-27 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL GRAND PRIX FOUNTAIN, Colo. - The Children's Hospital Grand Prix of Colorado is five weeks away but NTB Trans-Am points leader Paul Gentilozzi isn't taking...

Sat 15 Aug 1998
Point Standings After Road America

Point Standings After Road America

NTB Trans-Am Series 1998 Drivers' Championship Point Standings 11 Race Total Pos., Driver, Car, Points 1, Paul Gentilozzi, Chevrolet Corvette, 294 2, Bill Saunders, Chevrolet Corvette, 243 3, Chris Neville, Chevrolet Camaro, 238 4, John W....

Fri 14 Aug 1998
Elkhart Lake Starting Lineup

Elkhart Lake Starting Lineup

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Starters for Saturday's 25-lap, 101.2-mile NTB Trans-Am Series race at Road America, with at Road America, with starting position, car number in parenthesis, driver, hometown, car, time and speed in miles-per-hour. 1. (3),...

Thu 13 Aug 1998
Doug Mayr released from hospital

Doug Mayr released from hospital

MAYR RELEASED FROM TROIS-RIVIERES HOSPITAL TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Can. (August 13, 1998) -- NTB Trans-Am Series driver Doug Mayr, 42, of Franklin, Wis., was released from Centre hospitalier regional de Trois-Rivieres in Trois-Rivieres, Can.,...

Wed 12 Aug 1998
BFG Road America Preview

BFG Road America Preview

BFG Trans-Am, Elkhart Lake Preview (GREENVILLE, SC) --- The NTB Trans-Am Championship makes its final appearance on a natural terrain road course this weekend at Elkhart Lake's (WI) Road America. After successful racing conditions at Watkins ...

Sat 08 Aug 1998
Standings after Watkins Glen

Standings after Watkins Glen

NTB Trans-Am Series Drivers' Championship Point Standings - 10 Race Total Position, Driver, Car, Points 1, Paul Gentilozzi, Chevrolet Corvette, 285 2, Bill Saunders, Chevrolet Corvette, 215 3, Chris Neville, Chevrolet Camaro, 213 4, John W.