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Wed 11 Feb 2004
Former Trans-Am driver/owner Roy Woods died

Former Trans-Am driver/owner Roy Woods died

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 9, 2004) -- Roy Woods, a competitor and team owner in the Motorock Trans-Am Tour from 1969-1982, died Jan. 29 due to complications from leukemia. Woods is well known for his success as a team owner. In 1972, George Follmer,...

Sun 20 Jun 2004
Gentilozzi wins as Kendall slows in PortlandHeadline

Gentilozzi wins as Kendall slows in Portland

Paul Gentilozzi won the Albertsons 100 today with a pass at the start of the final lap, taking the race by 31.129 seconds over Tomy Drissi. The two were followed by Jorge Diaz Jr in third place, with Joey Scarallo and Tommy Kendall rounding out...

Sun 12 Sep 2004
Kendall wins Laguna, Gentilozzi is championHeadline

Kendall wins Laguna, Gentilozzi is champion

Tommy Kendall did everything he could but he could not run Paul Gentilozzi's race. Kendall won the season finale and took all bonus points. For the first time since the 1966 Trans-Am Series, the championship ended in a tie. Podium:...

Sat 07 Feb 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: New toy for GentilozziHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: New toy for Gentilozzi

One would think there aren't enough hours in the day for Paul Gentilozzi, whose motorsports concerns include the Champ Car World Series, the Motorock Trans-Am Tour, the occasional Trans-Am drive to keep his hand in, prepared by his own...

Wed 04 Aug 2004
Gentilozzi on top step at Trois-RivieresHeadline

Gentilozzi on top step at Trois-Rivieres

Paul Gentilozzi was the racer on top of the podium, flanked by his two teammates, as Rocketsports Racing swept the podium on the 1.506-mile street circuit in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. Paul Gentilozzi. Photo by Eric Gilbert. "I...

Sat 10 Jan 2004
OWRS to add Trans-Am Racing to list of purchasesHeadline

OWRS to add Trans-Am Racing to list of purchases

It was no surprise that coming on the heels of Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC's purchase of Championship Auto Racing Team, Inc., they also announced the purchase of Trans-Am Racing, LLC. TAR had an agreement for the marketing and operating rights...

Sun 01 Aug 2004
Kendall on pole after wet Trois-Rivieres SaturdayHeadline

Kendall on pole after wet Trois-Rivieres Saturday

Tommy Kendall will lead his fellow competitors to the green flag on Sunday for the 35th Anniversary Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières. Kendall was the fastest racer during Friday and today's practice time and that is all he needed to secure his...

Tue 20 Jul 2004
Chris Gleason to be honored

Chris Gleason to be honored

Gleason to be Inducted into Cambria County Sports Hall of Fame JOHNSTOWN, Pa., July 19 - Endurance sports car driver Chris Gleason of Johnstown, Pa. will be inducted into the Cambria Country Sports Hall of Fame in a special ceremony this coming...

Wed 23 Jun 2004
Sears Point: Round three preview, schedule

Sears Point: Round three preview, schedule

Motorock Trans-Am Series Ready To Rumble Through The Vineyards SONOMA, Calif. (June 21, 2004) -- The Motorock Trans-Am Series is steeped in tradition; a tradition that began in 1966...as is NASCAR, which has sanctioned stock car racing since ...

Wed 21 Apr 2004
Long Beach: John Baucom race notes

Long Beach: John Baucom race notes

Baucom Muscles New Mustang into Top 5 Finish at Long Beach Matthews, North Carolina - Picking up right where he left off, 2003 Trans-Am Most Improved Driver John Baucom muscled his new Ford Mustang Cobra to a 4th place finish in Sunday's Long...

Thu 11 Nov 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports 2004 recap

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports 2004 recap

Effort = Results The 2005 season marks the 20th year of Rocketsports Racing. In the past two decades, Rocketsports has accomplished many goals and set numerous records in the Trans-Am series and IMSA. Paul Gentilozzi's main goal is to win and he...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
SCCA signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am name

SCCA signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am name

SCCA® signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am® name for 2004 racing season. TOPEKA, Kan. (Jan. 23, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. (SCCA®) announced today that it has a signed letter of intent to enter into a contract granting...

Tue 13 Apr 2004
Tommy Kendall to appear on

Tommy Kendall to appear on "Wind Tunnel"

Four-Time Motorock Trans-Am Series Champion Tommy Kendall to Appear on Speed Channel's "Wind Tunnel" with Dave Despain INDIANAPOLIS (April 12, 2004) -- The Motorock Trans-Am Series' only four-time Drivers' Champion, Tommy Kendall, is scheduled...

Fri 06 Aug 2004
Road America practice one times

Road America practice one times

Pos Car Driver Car Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------------- ---------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 11 Tommy Kendall Jaguar XKR ...

Sat 11 Dec 2004
2005 Trans-Am Series tentative schedule

2005 Trans-Am Series tentative schedule

<pre> 2005 Trans-Am Series Schedule Date Venue City Type April 8-10 Grand Prix of Long Beach Long Beach, Calif. Street Circuit June 17-19 Portland Int'l Raceway...

Wed 10 Mar 2004
2004 Trans-Am schedule

2004 Trans-Am schedule

<pre> 2004 Motorock Trans-Am Series Schedule Date Venue Course Type April 18 Long Beach Temporary Street Course June 19 Portland Int'l Raceway Permanent Road...

Wed 30 Jun 2004
Cleveland: Round four preview

Cleveland: Round four preview

Motorock Trans-Am Series Ready To Rock Cleveland's Waterfront CLEVELAND (June 28, 2004) -- During this Fourth of July weekend, the rumble won't just be coming from the fireworks, as the Motorock Trans-Am Series rolls into the home of rock and...

Sat 31 Jan 2004
Agreement reached on Trans-Am name

Agreement reached on Trans-Am name

Trans-Am Racing, LLC agrees with SCCA to retain Trans-Am name. LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 30, 2004) -- Trans-Am Racing, LLC ("TAR"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Open Wheel Racing Series ("OWRS"), has agreed to a licensing arrangement with Sports Car...

Sun 27 Jun 2004
Sears Point: Rocketsports qualifying notes

Sears Point: Rocketsports qualifying notes

Rocketsports Qualifies Second and Third at Infineon SONOMA, Cal. June 25, 2004 --Four-time Trans-Am Series Champion, Tommy Kendall captured the outside pole for the Infineon Trans-Am 100 driving the No. 11 Jaguar R Performance XKR. Kendall...

Fri 17 Sep 2004
Team Owners' Championship won by Rocketsports Racing

Team Owners' Championship won by Rocketsports Racing

Rocketsports Racing Wins Second-Straight Team Owners' Championship INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 17, 2004) -- The No. 11 Rocketsports Racing team, which fields the Jaguar R Performance XKR for 2004 Motorock Trans-Am Series Drivers' Championship runner-up...

Sun 01 Aug 2004
Trois-Rivieres: Fellows, Ruhlman Saturday report

Trois-Rivieres: Fellows, Ruhlman Saturday report

Corvette Drivers Ron Fellows and Randy Ruhlman to Start Fourth and Sixth as Qualifying is Rained Out at Trois-Rivieres Trans-Am Greensboro, NC (July 30, 2004) -- Top Corvette teammates Ron Fellows and Randy Ruhlman will be starting directly...

Sat 14 Aug 2004
Denver: Practice one notes

Denver: Practice one notes

Kendall Fastest in First-Round Practice at Denver DENVER (Aug. 13, 2004) -- Tommy Kendall set the fastest time in first-round practice Friday for Saturday's Cytomax Sport Drink 100 Motorock Trans-Am race at the Grand Prix of Denver. Kendall (No.

Thu 12 Aug 2004
Denver: Randy Ruhlman preview

Denver: Randy Ruhlman preview

Ruhlman Ready for Tight Points Battle for 2004 Trans-Am Drivers' Championship Greensboro, NC (August 11, 2004) -- With just three scheduled races left in the 2004 Motorock Trans-Am season, Randy Ruhlman is looking for another couple of podium ...

Thu 15 Apr 2004
Long Beach: John Baucom preview

Long Beach: John Baucom preview

John Baucom Back for 2004 Season LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 14, 2004) -- John Baucom will return to the Motorock Trans-Am Series with a two-car team and a thirst to win. Baucom, driver of the No. 86 MAP Quality Engineering/Software Toolbox/Bully...

Sun 27 Jun 2004
Sears Point: Qualifying notes

Sears Point: Qualifying notes

Boris Said Earns Seventh-Career Motorock Trans-Am Pole at Infineon Raceway SONOMA, Calif. (June 26, 2004) -- Boris Said won the pole for the Trans-Am 100, Saturday at Infineon Raceway. Said (No. 33 Applied Computer Systems/GE Access Ford...

Sun 28 Mar 2004
RACE: Tim Cowen to run selected Trans-Am races

RACE: Tim Cowen to run selected Trans-Am races

2002 SCCA GT-1 Champion Tim Cowen To Focus on Motorock Trans-Am Series in 2004 PERRYSVILLE, Ohio (March 26, 2004) -- 2002 SCCA GT-1 National Champion Tim Cowen is planning to compete in at least five of the 10 confirmed Motorock Trans-Am...

Mon 13 Sep 2004
Laguna Seca: Joey Scarallo race notes

Laguna Seca: Joey Scarallo race notes

MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 11, 2004) -- Joey Scarallo finished his sophomore Motorock Trans-Am Series season Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca a career best seventh in the championship. Though mechanical problems sidelined Scarallo, placing him...

Thu 05 Aug 2004
Road America: Round seven preview

Road America: Round seven preview

Paul Gentilozzi Ready To Make Trans-Am History at Road America ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 3, 2004) -- Road America has the longest-standing relationship with the Motorock Trans-Am Series, and that relationship continues this weekend as America's...

Sun 11 Jul 2004
Toronto: Race notes

Toronto: Race notes

Jorge Diaz, Jr. Scores First Motorock Trans-Am Victory at Molson Indy Toronto; Corvette Drivers Randy Ruhlman and Ron Fellows Second and Third TORONTO, Ontario (July 10, 2004) -- Jorge Diaz, Jr. predicted at the beginning of the 2004 Motorock...

Thu 02 Dec 2004
Two drivers named to AARWBA All-American ballot

Two drivers named to AARWBA All-American ballot

Trans-Am Drivers Gentilozzi and Kendall Nominated for AARWBA Award INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 29, 2004) -- 2004 Motorock Trans-Am Series Drivers' Champion Paul Gentilozzi and Championship runner-up Tommy Kendall are among 44 drivers on the ballot for...

Fri 05 Mar 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Grand Prix of Denver

CHAMPCAR/CART: Grand Prix of Denver "rights" news

Centrix Financial Subsidiary Announces Intent to Acquire Rights to Grand Prix of Denver From Dover Motorsports Open Wheel Racing Series consents to assignment of Champ Car event's Sanction Agreement CENTENNIAL, CO - March 4, 2004 - CENTRIX ...

Sat 11 Sep 2004
Laguna Seca: Joey Scarallo practice notes

Laguna Seca: Joey Scarallo practice notes

Joey Scarallo 10th in First-Round Practice at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 10, 2004) -- Joey Scarallo, driver of the No. 06 Toyo Tires/ROH Wheels/Group A-Autotrend Chevrolet Corvette, timed 10th in this afternoon's...

Sun 20 Jun 2004
Portland race results

Portland race results

Pos Num Driver Car Laps Status --- --- ------------------ ------------------ --------- --------------- 1. 14 Paul Gentilozzi Jaguar XKR 51 Running 2. 1 Tomy Drissi Jaguar XKR ...

Sat 29 May 2004
RACE: 2002 GT-1 champion Tim Cowen commits to Trans-Am

RACE: 2002 GT-1 champion Tim Cowen commits to Trans-Am

Tim Cowen Dedicates 2004 Racing Efforts to Motorock Trans-Am Series; 2002 SCCA National Champion to Run Up to Five Races this Season INDIANAPOLIS (May 28, 2004) -- 2002 SCCA GT-1 National Champion Tim Cowen has announced he plans to dedicate...

Tue 05 Oct 2004
Monte Shelton inductee of Oregon Sports HoF

Monte Shelton inductee of Oregon Sports HoF

Trans-Am Graduate Monte Shelton To Be Inducted into Oregon Sports Hall of Fame INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 4, 2004) -- Five-time Motorock Trans-Am Series race winner Monte Shelton will be inducted into The Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum...

Sun 01 Aug 2004
Trois-Rivieres: Rocketsports, Kendall Saturday notes

Trois-Rivieres: Rocketsports, Kendall Saturday notes

Pole Number 43 and Counting for Kendall TROIS RIVIÈRES, Quebec (July 31, 2004) -- Four--time Motorock Trans-Am Series Champion, Tommy Kendall, inherited career pole number 43 after qualifying for the 35th Le Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres was ...