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Thu 19 Dec 2002
IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 16, 2002) - Max Jones, who has won numerous races and championships as a team manager for Roush Racing, has joined Red Bull Cheever Racing as general manager, owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. announced today. As...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
NA-F2000: Said, Sellers receive AARWBA All-America first team honors

NA-F2000: Said, Sellers receive AARWBA All-America first team honors

SCCA Pro Racing's Said and Sellers receive AARWBA All-America First Team honors. TOPEKA, Kan. (December 13, 2002) --Boris Said, the 2002 Trans-Am Series Champion, and 2002 Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Champion Bryan Sellers represented SCCA Pro...

Denver to host 2003 race

Denver to host 2003 race

Shell Grand Prix of Denver to once again host Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup in 2003. DENVER (Dec. 12, 2002) - The Shell Grand Prix of Denver announced today that it would once again host a round of the Trans-Am Series for ...

Long Beach to host 2003 race

Long Beach to host 2003 race

29TH Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach to once again feature Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup. LONG BEACH, Calif. (Dec. 12, 2002) - The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach announced today that it will once again host a round of the...

St. Petersburg to open 2003 season

St. Petersburg to open 2003 season

2003 Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup season to kick off with Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2002) - The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg announced today that it will host the opening race of the 38th season...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
Said nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

Said nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

Trans-Am Series Champion Said nominated to 2002 AARWBA All-America Team. CLEARWATER, Fla. (November 27, 2002) -- Boris Said, winner of the 2002 BFGoodrich Tires Cup as Trans-Am Series driving champion, has been nominated to the 12-member 2002...

Mon 18 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gentilozzi to own CART team in 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gentilozzi to own CART team in 2003

Lansing, MI - Three-time Trans-Am Series Drivers' Champion Paul Gentilozzi unveiled plans today to expand his racing program into the open wheel arena. Gentilozzi's Rocketsports Racing team will campaign a one-car effort in the entire 2003 CART...

Fri 01 Nov 2002
Wed 30 Oct 2002
2002 Awards Banquet summary

2002 Awards Banquet summary

GREENSBORO, N.C. (October 28, 2002) -- Champion Boris Said and the ACS Express Racing Team topped a lengthy list of those receiving awards as the Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup held its annual awards banquet Monday night at the ...

Virginia: Gentilozzi, Willes race summary

Virginia: Gentilozzi, Willes race summary

Paul Gentilozzi, driver of the no. 3 Johnson Controls Jaguar XKR, was in a single car incident in the turn 16/17 complex during Thursday's test session. Gentilozzi broke two ribs on his right side and sat out Saturday'S practice and qualifying ...

Tue 29 Oct 2002
Virginia (VIR): Revolution Motorsports finale summary

Virginia (VIR): Revolution Motorsports finale summary

Revolution Motorsports - Thank You! Stu Hayner finishes sixth in season finale. Alton, Va.  October 27, 2002  Capping off a brilliant season with a brand new race team, Stu Hayner and the Revolution Motorsports team took the ...

Virginia (VIR): Tony Ave season finale summary

Virginia (VIR): Tony Ave season finale summary

Ave drives David Letterman Expressway Esperante to second place finish and manufacturer's championship at VIR Speedfest ALTON, VA. ^Ë After leading the most laps of the 35-lap VIR Speedfest Trans-Am Series Race, Tony Ave, driver of the ...

Mon 28 Oct 2002
Virginia (VIR): Tom Gloy season finale summary

Virginia (VIR): Tom Gloy season finale summary

ALTON, Va. (October 27, 2002) - Tom Gloy Racing and its drivers raced in the final event of the 2002 Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup. Today was also the last race for Tom Gloy Racing; the team is closing doors after nearly 28 years in...

Virginia (VIR): Said wins Jaguar pole award

Virginia (VIR): Said wins Jaguar pole award

Boris Said wins Jaguar Pole Award, gives 2003 Jaguar XKR Coupe to crew chief. Danville, VA, Oct. 27, 2002 -Completing a near-perfect season that included winning the final race of the season here at Virginia International Raceway, Boris Said...

Virginia (VIR): Tomy Drissi season finale summary

Virginia (VIR): Tomy Drissi season finale summary

Tomy Drissi, driver of the no. 5 Daredevil/Pyro Jaguar XKR, finished 13th After running as high as second after qualifying ninth in today's Trans-Am race. Tentativey finished eighth in the championship points standings. NOTE 1 - BACKGROUND STATS.

Virginia (VIR): Johnny Miller season finale summary

Virginia (VIR): Johnny Miller season finale summary

Johnny Miller, driver of the no. 64 Automationdirect/Eaton Cutler-Hammer Jaguar XKR, finished fifth after qualifying fourth and starting 18TH as a result of changing four tires due to an off-track excursion during yesterday's qualifying session....

Virginia (VIR): BFGoodrich season finale summary

Virginia (VIR): BFGoodrich season finale summary

2002 Trans-Am series for BFGoodrich® Tires Cup wraps up with tight victory for Boris Said. Said delivers 100th Trans-Am Victory to Ford Motor Company FAST, FAST AND FASTER -- Virginia International Speedway was extremely fast and exciting as...

Virginia (VIR): Said caps dominant season with win

Virginia (VIR): Said caps dominant season with win

Said caps dominant season with victory in Trans-Am 100 at Virginia International Raceway. ALTON, Va. (October 27, 2002) - Boris Said is simply not a sentimental guy. After a Trans-Am Series season in which he: A) recorded the...

Virginia (VIR): race results

Virginia (VIR): race results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap F.LapTime AveSpeed --- --- -------------------- ------------------------- ---- ---------- ---------- -------- 1. 33 **Boris Said Ford Mustang 31 ...

Virginia (VIR): Practice three times

Virginia (VIR): Practice three times

Pos Car Driver Car f.La F.LapTime AveSpeed --- --- -------------------- ------------------------- ---- ---------- -------- 1. 33 Boris Said Ford Mustang 5 1:49.166 107.836 2. 88...

Virginia (VIR): Gentilozzi medical and relief driver update

Virginia (VIR): Gentilozzi medical and relief driver update

Paul Gentilozzi, driver of the no. 3 Johnson Controls Jaguar XKR, was in a single car incident in the turn 16/17 complex during Thursday's test session. Gentilozzi broke two ribs on his right side and sat out Saturday's practice and qualifying ...

Sun 27 Oct 2002
Hayner takes pole at Virginia finale

Hayner takes pole at Virginia finale

Last lap heroics lift Hayner to pole For Trans-Am Series season finale at Virginia International Raceway. ALTON, Va. (October 26, 2002) -- Stuart Hayner made his last lap his best one Saturday when he claimed the pole position for Sunday's final...

Virginia (VIR): Stu Hayner qualifying summary

Virginia (VIR): Stu Hayner qualifying summary

All Hayner, all the time! Stu Hayner takes the poll for VIR Speedfest Presented by Justin Bell GT Motorsports Experience. Alton, Va. - October 26, 2002 - With weather conditions improved, Stu Hayner in the ...

Virginia (VIR): Tomy Drissi Saturday qualifying summary

Virginia (VIR): Tomy Drissi Saturday qualifying summary

Tomy Drissi, driver Of the no. 5 Daredevil/Pyro Jaguar XKR, qualified ninth with a time Of 1:51:259 for tomorrow's Trans-Am race. NOTE 1 - BACKGROUND STATS.Ranks eighth in the points standings.Finished third at Trois-Rivieres, his first podium...

Virginia (VIR): Johnny Miller qualifying summary

Virginia (VIR): Johnny Miller qualifying summary

Johnny Miller, driver of the no. 64 Automationdirect/Eaton Cutler-Hammer Jaguar XKR, qualified fourth with a time of 1:49:951 for tomorrow's Trans- Am Race. Seventh "fast five" start this season.set his fast time early in the session but ended his...

Virginia (VIR): Ave's hood has special message

Virginia (VIR): Ave's hood has special message

Ave's Esperante carries Letterman's message. ALTON, VA. -- The Indianapolis based LAC Motorsports Team will end the 2002 Trans-Am Season for the BF Goodrich Tires Cup by driving home an important, or at least humorous, message during the VIR ...

Virginia (VIR): Medical update on Paul Gentilozzi

Virginia (VIR): Medical update on Paul Gentilozzi

Saturday, October 26, 2002 - Medical Update Paul Gentilozzi, driver of the No. 3 Johnson Controls Jaguar XKR, did not participate in yesterday's afternoon practice session after having some discomfort in his rib and shoulder area as the result...

Virginia (VIR): Revolution Motorsports Friday summary

Virginia (VIR): Revolution Motorsports Friday summary

Stu Hayner second fastest on the day. Alton, Va.  October 25, 2002  Fulfilling a Series sanctioned penalty, both Revolution Motorsports cars sat out the first official practice session of the weekend. But, in the second session of the day, it...

Sat 26 Oct 2002
SBRS: Former instructor looks for fifth straight victory

SBRS: Former instructor looks for fifth straight victory

Former Skip Barber Instructor Boris Said, winner of the 2002 BFGoodrich Tires Cup, will be looking for his eighth victory of the season and his fifth in a row when the Trans-Am Series arrives in Virginia this weekend. Said clinched the Trans-Am ...

Virginia (VIR): Tomy Drissi Friday practice summary

Virginia (VIR): Tomy Drissi Friday practice summary

TOMY DRISSI, DRIVER OF THE NO. 5 DAREDEVIL/PYRO JAGUAR XKR, WAS SEVENTH QUICKEST IN THE FIRST TRANS-AM PRACTICE SESSION WITH A TIME OF 1:52:196. NOTE 1 - BACKGROUND STATS.Ranks eighth in the points standings.Finished third at Trois-Rivieres, his...

Virginia (VIR): Johnny Miller Friday practice summary

Virginia (VIR): Johnny Miller Friday practice summary

JOHNNY MILLER, DRIVER OF THE NO. 64 AUTOMATIONDIRECT/EATON CUTLER-HAMMER JAGUAR XKR, WAS THIRD QUICKEST IN THE AFTERNOON PRACTICE SESSION WITH A TIME OF 1:49:544. NOTE 1 - BACKGROUND STATS. Ranks fourth in the points standings. Has...

Virginia (VIR): Paul Gentilozzi Friday practice summary

Virginia (VIR): Paul Gentilozzi Friday practice summary

Paul Gentilozzi, driver of the no. 3 Johnson Controls Jaguar XKR, did not complete a lap in the afternoon practice session. Yesterday during the test day, Gentilozzi was in a single car incident in the turn 16/17 complex. the no.3 Jaguar...

Virginia (VIR): Practice two times

Virginia (VIR): Practice two times

Pos Car Driver Car f.La F.LapTime AveSpeed --- --- -------------------- ------------------------- ---- ---------- -------- 1. 33 Boris Said Ford Mustang 8 1:48.678 108.320 2. 02...

Virginia (VIR): Practice one times

Virginia (VIR): Practice one times

Pos Car Driver Car f.La F.LapTime AveSpeed --- --- -------------------- ------------------------- ---- ---------- -------- 1. 88 Butch Leitzinger* Chevrolet Corvette 6 1:49.288 107.715 2. 64...

Virginia (VIR): Revolution Motorsports preview

Virginia (VIR): Revolution Motorsports preview

Revolution Motorsports looks to cap successful season with a win at VIR. Stu Hayner ready to collect first win of 2002. Alton, Va.  October 25, 2002  Looking to cap off a terrific season with a win, the Revolution Motorsports team heads to ...