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Sat 14 Nov 1998
Bathurst Race Report

Bathurst Race Report

CENTURY BATTERIES BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN - NOVEMBER 14 RACE REPORT 14th November 1998 PORSCHE AND FERRARI STAGE THREE HOUR DOG FIGHT Peter Fitzgerald and Jim Richards emerged victorious for Porsche after a three hour fight to the...

Fri 13 Nov 1998
Bathurst Friday Qualifying

Bathurst Friday Qualifying

CENTURY BATTERIES BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN - NOVEMBER 14 QUALIFYING REPORT 13th November 1998 BOSNJAK AND BENINCA BLAST THEIR WAY AROUND THE MOUNTAIN Mazda RX7 pilot Terry Bosnjak and recently crowned 1998 GTP production champion ...

Thu 12 Nov 1998
Bathhurst Thursday Practice Report

Bathhurst Thursday Practice Report

MAZDA LOOMS AS POTENTIAL MOUNTAIN MASTER Terry Bosnjak and V8 Supercar star Thomas Mezera look set to challenge for outright success in Saturday's Century Batteries 3-Hour Bathurst Showroom Showdown after setting the second fastest time in ...

Bathurst Wednesday Update

Bathurst Wednesday Update

MOUNT PANORAMA NEWS BREAKS Three time Formula One World Champion, Sir Jack Brabham, has been announced as the official safety car driver for this weekend's Century Batteries 3-Hour Bathurst Showroom Showdown. Sir Jack will lead the parade lap...

Wed 11 Nov 1998
1999 Schedule Announced

1999 Schedule Announced

1999 SATCC Shell Championship Series Calendar Announced! Prize Pool Doubles to $3 Million V8 SUPERCARS will compete for double the '98 prize pool, with a fund of $3 million on offer for the new look, 13 round, 1999 Shell ...

Mt. Panorama Preview

Mt. Panorama Preview

This year's FAI 1000 Classic looks set to break all records with the nation's premier V8 endurance race on November 12-15 likely to attract the biggest field ever and require pre-qualifying for the first time. 1998 will be the most ...

Mon 09 Nov 1998
Grant Kenny, Guy Andrews Bathurst Preview

Grant Kenny, Guy Andrews Bathurst Preview

8th November 1998 IRON MEN SET TO SWAP THE OCEAN WAVES FOR THE MOUNTAIN Iron Man legends Grant Kenny and Guy Andrews are no stranger to fierce competition, but the rises, twists and turns of Mount Panorama will present a different challenge...

Sat 07 Nov 1998
Adelaide Preview

Adelaide Preview

6th November 1998 THE STREETS OF ADELAIDE LIGHT UP! The streets of Adelaide are set to come alight when the stars and cars from the Australian GT Production Car Championship do battle in the inaugural Sunset Showroom Shoot-out at the...

Paul Morris Bathrust Preview

Paul Morris Bathrust Preview

BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN -- SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 3rd November 1998 SUPER TOURING AND INDY LIGHTS STAR FOR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN Multiple Australian Super Touring Car Champion and Indy Lights combatant, Paul Morris is the latest addition...

Bathrust Facts

Bathrust Facts

BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 7th November 1998 DID YOU KNOW? The oldest driver in the 3-Hour Bathurst Showroom Showdown will be Murray Carter at the age of 67. Paul Dumbrell is the youngest at only 16 - 51 years...

Mon 26 Oct 1998
Bathhurst Preview

Bathhurst Preview

BATHURST 3-HOUR SHOWROOM SHOWDOWN – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 26th October, 1998 MAXIMUM GRID FOR GTP BATHURST SHOWDOWN Australia’s fastest growing motorsport category is set to totally fill the grid at Mount Panorama for this year’s ...

Sun 18 Oct 1998
Gold Coast Results Race Two

Gold Coast Results Race Two

COURIER MAIL GTP CLASSIC - OCTOBER 15 - 18 HONDA INDY RACE TWO 18th SEPTEMBER 1998 FIRST CORNER DRAMA HANDS FORBES VICTORY A first corner drama virtually handed victory to NSW driver Rodney Forbes after Jim Richards and Ross Almond were ...

Gold Coast Results Race One

Gold Coast Results Race One

COURIER MAIL GTP CLASSIC - OCTOBER 15 - 18 HONDA INDY RACE ONE 17th SEPTEMBER 1998 FORBES MAKES LAST LAP PASS TO GRAB VICTORY Rodney Forbes made a last minute pass to clinch victory in the opening race of The Courier Mail GTP Classic on the...

Fri 16 Oct 1998
Gold Coast Qualifying

Gold Coast Qualifying

COURIER MAIL GTP CLASSIC - OCTOBER 15 - 18 HONDA INDY PRACTICE 16th SEPTEMBER 1998 FORBES & RICHARDS SET THE GTP INDY PACE Young GTP star Rodney Forbes held off a determined challenge from Bathurst legend Jim Richards to claim pole position...

Gold Coast Thrusday Practice

Gold Coast Thrusday Practice

COURIER MAIL GTP CLASSIC - OCTOBER 15 - 18 HONDA INDY PRACTICE 15th SEPTEMBER 1998 PORSCHE PAIR SET THE PACE AT GTP INDY Porsche duo Rodney Forbes and Jim Richards set the pace on the opening day of practice today for The Courier Mail GTP ...

Wed 14 Oct 1998
Darren Palmer To Drive at Gold Coast

Darren Palmer To Drive at Gold Coast

COURIER MAIL GTP CLASSIC - OCTOBER 15 - 18 1998 HONDA INDY 14th SEPTEMBER 1998 YOUNG PALMER FLIES IN FOR FERRARI INDY DRIVE Young US based open wheeler star Darren Palmer is set to fill some big shoes as he climbs aboard the Ferrari Eau De...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Schedule

Schedule of Events GOLD COAST HONDA INDY (All times local, GMT+10) Friday, October 16, 1998 8:45 AM-9:15 AM Holden Qualifying 10:30 AM-12:00 PM CART Practice 12:55 PM-1:25 PM GT Production Qualifying ...

Tue 13 Oct 1998
Gold Coast Preview

Gold Coast Preview

COURIER MAIL GTP CLASSIC - OCTOBER 15 - 18 HONDA INDY PREVIEW 13th SEPTEMBER 1998 BATHURST WINNING "RICHO" BACK TO GTP Bathurst Super Touring victor Jim Richards is set to return to the GT Production action next weekend when he climbs aboard...

Thu 17 Sep 1998
Proposed 1999 Schedule

Proposed 1999 Schedule

1999 SHELL AUSTRALIAN TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Proposed dates are : Round 1 - Eastern Creek - 27/28 March Round 2 - Adelaide Street - 9/11 April Round 3 - Barbagallo - 1/2 May Round 4 - Sandown - 15/16 May Round 5 - Hidden Valley - 5/6 June Round...

Sun 13 Sep 1998
Sandown race report

Sandown race report

OAMPS INSURANCE ENDURANCE CLASSIC - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 SANDOWN INTERNATIONAL MOTOR RACEWAY SUNDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 1998 PASTA POWER - ITALIAN SQUAD TAKE VICTORY An Italian car and two drivers of Italian origin dominated proceedings to take...

Sat 12 Sep 1998
OAMPS Qualifying Report

OAMPS Qualifying Report

OAMPS INSURANCE ENDURANCE CLASSIC - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 SANDOWN INTERNATIONAL MOTOR RACEWAY SATURDAY, 12th SEPTEMBER 1998 COSTANZO PULLS OFF THE ITALIAN JOB Maserati earned its first ever GT Production pole position at the OAMPS Insurance...

Fri 11 Sep 1998
Sandown Friday Report

Sandown Friday Report

OAMPS INSURANCE ENDURANCE CLASSIC SANDOWN INTERNATIONAL MOTOR RACEWAY FRIDAY 11th SEPTEMBER 1998 MASERATI SETS THE GTP SANDOWN PACE Australian open wheel racing legend Alfredo Costanzo stunned his opposition in practice for the OAMPS...

Thu 10 Sep 1998
Sandown Grant Kenny Preview

Sandown Grant Kenny Preview

OAMPS INSURANCE ENDURANCE CLASSIC - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 SANDOWN INTERNATIONAL MOTOR RACEWAY WEDNESDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 1998 GRANT KENNY CHASING CHEQUERED FLAGS Iron man legend Grant Kenny is set to swap the ocean waves for the sweeping turns...

Tue 08 Sep 1998
New Ford and Holdens to Race at Sandown

New Ford and Holdens to Race at Sandown

OAMPS INSURANCE ENDURANCE CLASSIC - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 SANDOWN INTERNATIONAL MOTOR RACEWAY TUESDAY, 8th SEPTEMBER 1998 FORD AND HOLDEN NEW MODELS GO INTO BATTLE The latest offerings from Ford and Holden will do battle for the first time...

Sandown Preview

Sandown Preview

OAMPS INSURANCE ENDURANCE CLASSIC - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 SANDOWN INTERNATIONAL MOTOR RACEWAY TUESDAY, 8th SEPTEMBER 1998 BENINCA AND WALDON TEAM UP FOR SANDOWN After spending the initial five rounds of the Century Batteries Australian GT ...

Mon 07 Sep 1998
Sandown 1 Hour - Final Entry List

Sandown 1 Hour - Final Entry List

1998 Sandown 1 Hour (September 13) Final Entry List Class A 1 Domenic Beninca / Garry Waldon Porsche 911RSCS 3 Alfredo Costanzo / Peter McKay Maserati Ghibli Cup 8 Ed Aitken / Peter Fitzgerald Porsche 911RSCS 11 Jamie Cartwright / TBA ...

Fri 04 Sep 1998
Brabham, Longhurst Join Forces

Brabham, Longhurst Join Forces

Mt. Panorama, Bathurst. Tuesday 4th August 1998 Brabham and Longhurst Unite for 1998 Mountain Quest ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- --- Castrol Racing's Tony Longhurst will be joined by 1997 ...

Thu 03 Sep 1998
Sandown Elstrek Preview

Sandown Elstrek Preview

Female racer Paul Elstrek is counting the days before clinching what she believes is the opportunity of a lifetime to drive a Ferrari F355 Challenge at the Oamps Insurance Endurance Classic on September 13. Elstrek has been recruited by the...

Sun 30 Aug 1998
Oran Park Saturday race notes

Oran Park Saturday race notes

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP ORAN PARK RACE ONE 30th AUGUST 1998 BOWE WINS AS TITLE IN SIGHT FOR BENINCA Porsche 911 RSCS driver Domenic Beninca moved another step closer to claiming the 1998 Century...

Sat 29 Aug 1998
Oran Park Qualifying 98-08-29

Oran Park Qualifying 98-08-29

ORAN PARK QUALIFYING 29th AUGUST 1998 BENINCA BOOSTS HIS CHAMPIONSHIP CHANCES Century Batteries Australian GT Production Car Championship leader Domenic Beninca has stretched his championship lead with dominant performances in qualifying at...

Thu 27 Aug 1998
Oran Park Preview

Oran Park Preview

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP ORAN PARK PREVIEW 20th August 1998 PORSCHE PILOTS SET FOR TITLE DOG FIGHT After 14 races and 236 laps of paint swapping action, the 1998 Century Batteries Australian GT Production...

Sun 09 Aug 1998
Winton report

Winton report

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP WINTON RACE TWO 9th AUGUST 1998 ROCKET WINS AGAIN AS BOWE FIGHTS BACK Young GTP rookie Rodney "Rocket" Forbes took his second Century Batteries Australian GT Production...

GTP BULLETIN #43

GTP BULLETIN #43

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP WINTON RACE ONE 9th AUGUST 1998 BOWE WINS AS FITZY STAGES TITLE FIGHTBACK Ferrari F355 Challenge driver, John Bowe, pulled out a faultless performance to take race one of round...

Sat 08 Aug 1998
Winton Qualifying

Winton Qualifying

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP WINTON QUALIFYING 8th AUGUST 1998 FITZGERALD'S CHAMPIONSHIP HOPES SHATTERED Reigning champion Peter Fitzgerald now faces an even tougher job of defending his crown after a...

Wed 05 Aug 1998
GTP Classic Held During Gold Coast Indy Weekend

GTP Classic Held During Gold Coast Indy Weekend

COURIER MAIL GTP CLASSIC - GOLD COAST INDY 5th August 1998 THE COURIER-MAIL SUPPORTS GTP CLASSIC..... The Gold Coast Indy on-track program has been boosted with the official announcement of The Courier-Mail GTP Classic as a support category...

Mon 03 Aug 1998
Winton Preview

Winton Preview

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP WINTON PREVIEW 2nd August 1998 SWAPPING THE FOOTBALL FOR THE FALCON AFL media personality Sam Newman is set to move from the football commentary box to the driver's seat of the...