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Wed 20 Feb 2002
Prancing Horse Racing Australian GP preview

Prancing Horse Racing Australian GP preview

Prancing Horse Racing Sets Australian Record In what is believed to be an Australian record, Melbourne-based specialised race team Prancing Horse Racing will field nine cars from its stable for the Cleanevent Nations Cup support races at...

Fri 11 Oct 2002
Adelaide's first V8 Supercar Team announced

Adelaide's first V8 Supercar Team announced

An announcement was made today outlining the launch of South Australia's first ever V8 Supercar Team. Team Dynamik will campaign the 2003 thirteen-event series from their Team Headquarters in Adelaide. Principals of the new team at Birrana are...

Tue 23 Apr 2002
Australian legend Bob Jane to sponsor Bathurst 1000

Australian legend Bob Jane to sponsor Bathurst 1000

April 22, 2002 - One of the legends of Australian motorsport will again have his name on the winner's trophy at Bathurst this year,- 40 years after he won the first endurance race of the modern era at Mount Panorama in regional New South ...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Wilson interview transcript, Part I

CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Wilson interview transcript, Part I

Part 1 of 2: OPENING REMARKS: Geoffrey Harris, Australian Grand Prix Corporation media manager): Welcome everyone, and particularly Max Wilson, a new driver in Australian V8 Supercar competition this year, with John Briggs' Betta Electrical...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
AUSF3: UTE: Procar Australia 2003 schedule

AUSF3: UTE: Procar Australia 2003 schedule

The Australian Nations Cup Championship, entering its fourth season, will be the headine event in the PROCAR Champ Series, which also will feature championship series for GTP production touring cars, the V8 BRutes and the fast-growing Australian...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Sunday report

AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Sunday report

Bowe faultless in Ferrari at Wakefield Park. A faultless John Bowe and his $750,000 Ferrari coupe completed a clean sweep of round six of the Australian Nations Cup Championship at Wakefield Park circuit, near Goulburn, today. Bowe won three...

Thu 10 Oct 2002
UTE: PROCAR announces first Tech Manager

UTE: PROCAR announces first Tech Manager

Race Engineer to be PROCAR's first Technical Manager. A NEW role as Technical Manager of motor racing organiser PROCAR Australia is to be filled by well-known race engineer Aaron Kelly. Kelly will work in PROCAR's Brisbane office on...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Race results

AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Race results

PROCAR Champ Series (Rd 6), 9-11 August, Wakefield Park RESULTS - Sunday 11 August Australian Nations Cup Championship (Round 6) Race 1 (18 laps) Group One-outright 1 John Bowe (Vic.) Ferrari 360GT 2 Geoff Morgan (NSW) Chrysler Viper 3 Jim ...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
Paul Morris signs Sirromet Wines

Paul Morris signs Sirromet Wines

Paul Morris to be sponsored by Sirromet Wines in 2002 V8 Supercar THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21: Queensland-based Sirromet Wines will celebrate breaking through 1-million bottles in annual production for the first time this year by sponsoring Paul...

Thu 18 Apr 2002
AUSF3: UTE: Oran Park: Round three preview

AUSF3: UTE: Oran Park: Round three preview

PROCAR Champ Series (Rd 3), 3-5 May, Oran Park, NSW Local drivers keen to shine in Procar Motorsport Spectacular at Oran Park - plus, Utes & BRutes on parade; hospital horsepower Local drivers are aiming for strong home-track performances...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Circuit masterminds to compete in Bathurst 24hr

Circuit masterminds to compete in Bathurst 24hr

Formula One Circuit Masterminds to Compete in Bathurst 24 Hour on November 16 and 17. Peter Hansen, Acting Chief Executive and Executive Consultant to the new Grand Prix Circuit to be built in Bahrain, together with the circuit's German designer...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
AUSF3: UTE: PROCAR Australia future plans

AUSF3: UTE: PROCAR Australia future plans

Investment, stable rules, more marketing underwrite development plan for PROCAR. Major capital investment, stable technical regulations and increased marketing will underwrite a plan to develop event company PROCAR Australia and its motor racing...

Sun 13 Jan 2002
Cameron McLean launches 2002 V8 Supercar bid

Cameron McLean launches 2002 V8 Supercar bid

CAMERON McLean and the Paragon Motorsport team have set their sights on their biggest year yet in V8 Supercar racing, today unveiling a new Ford Falcon XR8 and a commitment to contest the full season with a new major sponsor. V.I.P. Pet Foods...

Fri 09 Aug 2002
AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Friday practice results

AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Friday practice results

PROCAR Champ Series (Rd 6), 9-11 August, Wakefield Park Results (Practice) Nations Cup (Rd 6): Group One and Outright, 1 John Bowe (Vic.) Ferrari 360 GT 1:00.23, 2 Jim Richards (Porsche GT3 Cup) 1:00.58, 3 Peter Fitzgerald (Porsche GT3 Cup) ...

Mon 15 Apr 2002
Stone Brothers Racing signs New Zealand sponsor

Stone Brothers Racing signs New Zealand sponsor

New Zealand company joins SBR for V8 Supercar Series. The list of international companies involved in the V8 Supercar Car Series got longer today when New Zealand company Milligans Food Group Ltd joined Stone Brothers Racing as an associate ...

Tue 22 Oct 2002
Paragon Motorsport to withdraw from V8 Supercar series

Paragon Motorsport to withdraw from V8 Supercar series

Just a week after finishing eighth in the Bathurst 1000, Cameron McLean and his Paragon Motorsport team announced today they will quit the V8 Supercar series and sell their Level Two franchise at the end of this season. Team Manager and...

Fri 03 May 2002
Team Petronas adds Deon Joubert to driver line-up.

Team Petronas adds Deon Joubert to driver line-up.

Johor's fastest man, Deon Joubert, recalled for ATCC. South African Touring Car ace, Deon Joubert, rejoins Team Petronas Primax for Asian Touring Car Championship duties at Johor and Sepang. Joubert, whose last appearance at the Pasir Gudang...

Fri 14 Jun 2002
AUSF3: UTE: Winton: PROCAR series prepares for major race

AUSF3: UTE: Winton: PROCAR series prepares for major race

PROCAR Champ Series (Rd 4), 21-23 June, Winton,Vic. From Ferraris to Falcons - huge entry ready for PROCAR Series at Winton. From Ferraris to Falcons, Porsches to Protons and Vipers to Volkswagens, one of Australia's biggest line-ups of...

Mon 08 Apr 2002
AUSF3: UTE: Symmons: Results amd standings

AUSF3: UTE: Symmons: Results amd standings

<pre> PROCAR Champ Series - Results & Championship Standings Australian Nations Cup Ch'ship Group One/Outright Race 1 Race 2 1. John Bowe (Ferrari 360 GT) 1. John Bowe 2. Geoff Morgan...

Thu 05 Sep 2002
Tony Scott back in V.I.P. co-driver's seat

Tony Scott back in V.I.P. co-driver's seat

CAMERON McLean's Paragon Motorsport team has re-signed fellow Queenslander Tony Scott as co-driver for the V8 Supercar endurance races after a back injury forced Peter Doulman to step down. Scott originally was chosen to drive for the team in ...

Thu 25 Apr 2002
Eastern Creek: Wayne Gardner preview

Eastern Creek: Wayne Gardner preview

Wayne Gardner returns "Home" to Eastern Creek. One of Australia's greatest motorsport heroes Wayne Gardner returns "home" to the Eastern Creek Raceway tomorrow for his first V8 Supercar appearance at the Sydney circuit since 1997. Gardner will...

Fri 01 Mar 2002
Australian GP: Opening day recap

Australian GP: Opening day recap

Foster's Australian Grand Prix Starts In Top Gear The opening day attendance at the 2002 Foster's Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park was 51,300. It was the second biggest first-day crowd since the Grand Prix came to Melbourne seven years ...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
Nations Cup Australian GP 2002 entry list

Nations Cup Australian GP 2002 entry list

The entry list (below) of 31 cars for the Cleanevent Nations Cup races at the Fosters AGP is a record for the category, starting its third season. Points of interest include - * First appearance of the $750,000 Ferrari 360 Michelotto ...

Sun 17 Mar 2002
Adelaide: Nathan Pilkington race one notes

Adelaide: Nathan Pilkington race one notes

Pilkington Wins First Gtp Handicap Race DEFENDING class champion Nathan Pilkington drove from behind to win the first outright points in the 2002 Australian GT Production Car Championship on the Adelaide Parklands street circuit ...

Fri 01 Mar 2002
AUSF3: UTE: New staff appointments PROCAR Australia

AUSF3: UTE: New staff appointments PROCAR Australia

John Cowley Heads New Staff Appointments as PROCAR Looks to Biggest Year in Motorsport Motorsport event company PROCAR Australia has announced several new staff appointments as it prepares for its biggest season to date. PROCAR this year will...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Wilson interview transcript, Part II

CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Wilson interview transcript, Part II

Part 2 of 2: Q. - Max, can you tell us a bit about some of your other interests in life. A lot of the Brazilian racing drivers are guys who like surfing and things like that. What about you? Max Wilson - You know, in Brazil I live in Sao...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Practice report

AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Practice report

Bowe's Ferrari fastest on day one at Wakefield Park. John Bowe's defence of the slimmest of leads in the Australian Nations Cup Championship enjoyed a glimmer of hope when he topped official practice for round six at Wakefield Park circuit, near...

Fri 07 Jun 2002
Canberra: Paragon Motorsports preview

Canberra: Paragon Motorsports preview

Round 5 - V8 Supercar Championship Series, Canberra, ACT A tough weekend ahead for drivers on Canberra street track, McLean predicts. "You have to be right on the money from the first session and absolutely accurate and committed because the...

Tue 12 Nov 2002
Doohan drives V8 Supercar for first time

Doohan drives V8 Supercar for first time

Australia's five-times 500cc motorcycle world champion Mick Doohan today drove a V8 Supercar for the first time, but his time behind the wheel was shortened by a clutch problem. The 36-year-old was forced to stop driving after a handful of laps...

Thu 24 Oct 2002
Bathurst 1000 broadcast dates

Bathurst 1000 broadcast dates

Bathurst 1000 features in On The Limit on 27 October and 3 November.   The world famous Bathurst 500, a round of the Australian V8 Supercar Championship, will feature in On The Limit, presented by O'Hagan's on SABC Topsport and A2A (DSTV) during...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Saturday report

AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Saturday report

Bowe, Morgan share front grid row at Wakefield. JOHN Bowe retained the honours for Ferrari and Italy in a blow-for-blow qualifying battle with the American Chrysler Viper of Geoff Morgan in round six of the Australian Nations Cup Championship at...

Wed 24 Jul 2002
Oran Park: Cameron McLean preview

Oran Park: Cameron McLean preview

McLean confident for Oran Park round. Oran Park Raceway, near Sydney, has dealt out some low points to V8 Supercar driver Cameron McLean but he believes his fortunes deserve a break for next weekend's seventh round of the V8 Supercar ...

Tue 05 Mar 2002
Australian GP: Saturday recap

Australian GP: Saturday recap

Record Crowd Sees Ferraris Fill Front Row - Aussie Webber Qualifies 18TH For Debut Race A Record Saturday Crowd Of 112,500 At Melbourne'S Albert Park Circuit Saw Ferrari'S Brazilian Driver Rubens Barrichello Take Pole Position ...

Sun 03 Mar 2002
Australian GP: Friday recap

Australian GP: Friday recap

Equal-Record Friday Crowd As Webber Makes Grand Prix Debut And Ferrari Head Pack A record-equalling crowd of 81,000 spectators attended the second day of the 2002 Foster's Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne's Albert Park today as the ...

Fri 09 Aug 2002
AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Event preview

AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Event preview

PROCAR bets on the roulettes - and huge race field - to top Wakefield Park crowd record. MORE than 100 cars, from Italian exotics to humble Holdens, are expected to take to Goulburn's Wakefield Park racing circuit today on day one of an ...

Fri 17 May 2002
UTE: Hidden Valley: Adam Brand preview

UTE: Hidden Valley: Adam Brand preview

Australian Country Music sensation Adam Brand was given a lesson in speed when he was taken for a ride by Caltex Havoline Ford driver David Besnard at Darwin's Hidden Valley Raceway today. Brand reached speeds of around 280kph in a ride he ...