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Sun 31 Dec 2000
Two for two for Noske and Ferrari in Adelaide

Two for two for Noske and Ferrari in Adelaide

FERRARI driver Mark Noske wrapped up the Grand Touring Challenge at the Adelaide Le Mans meeting with a dominant win in the second-leg race today. The 26-year-old from Melbourne led from the second of 12 laps, beating second-placed Porsche GT3...

Sat 30 Dec 2000
Noske blitzes Adelaide GT field

Noske blitzes Adelaide GT field

YOUNG Ferrari ace Mark Noske blitzed the field to win the first leg of the Grand Touring Challenge on the Adelaide grand prix street circuit today. Starting from pole position in his Ferrari F360 Modena Challenge, Noske crossed the line...

Fri 29 Dec 2000
Ferrari, Porsche on front row at Adelaide

Ferrari, Porsche on front row at Adelaide

FERRARI and Porsche will share the front row of the starting grid for tomorrow's Grand Touring Challenge motor race on the Adelaide grand prix street circuit. Mark Noske, driving a Ferrari F360 Modena Challenge, claimed pole position for...

Ferraris fastest at Adeladie practice

Ferraris fastest at Adeladie practice

FERRARIS dominated the first official practice session for the Grand Touring Challenge on the Adelaide grand prix street circuit today. Driving a Prancing Horse team Ferrari F360 Modena Challenge, Nations Cup star Mark Noske topped the...

Thu 28 Dec 2000
Ferrari has powerful team at Adelaide GT race

Ferrari has powerful team at Adelaide GT race

FERRARI team Prancing Horse Racing has finalised a powerful driver lineup for this weekend's Grand Touring Challenge races in Adelaide, signing the widely experienced Rod Wilson to join regular pilot Mark Noske in a pair of F360 Modena...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Nations Cup Ferrari ace ready for Adelaide race

Nations Cup Ferrari ace ready for Adelaide race

AUSTRALIA'S leading Ferrari driver @!Mark Noske is looking forward to next week's Grand Touring Challenge in Adelaide as a chance to finish the motor racing year the way he began it - with a win on the city's famous street circuit. Noske...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
CAT Racing's Bowe awared medal

CAT Racing's Bowe awared medal

The only driver to ever win the Australian Driver's Championship, plus the Australian Sportscar and Touring Car Championships, has been awarded the Australian Sports Medal for services to motorsport. Cat Racing star John Bowe recently received...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
CAT Racing Bathurst tire problem solved

CAT Racing Bathurst tire problem solved

Cat Racing now has its sights set on 2001 after discovering the source of its wheel shedding drama at Bathurst. John Bowe and Jim Richards were in 3rd place after 116 laps when the right rear wheel detached from the car as Bowe climbed Mount ...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Holden Racing Bathurst report

Holden Racing Bathurst report

The Holden Racing Team won its third Shell Touring Car Series in succession, when HRT's Mark Skaife and Craig Lowndes brought home their Holden Commodore in sixth place overall at the FAI 1000 at Bathurst on Sunday. The finishing position was...

Stokell takes Bathurst Nations Cup win

Stokell takes Bathurst Nations Cup win

Three-time Australian driving champion Paul Stokell drove his Lamborghini Diablo to an all-the-way win today in the first of three races in the final round of the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. Stokell...

Showroom Stock Bathurst qualifying

Showroom Stock Bathurst qualifying

Queensland pair Scott Jacob and Grant Kenny gambled on tyres and the weather to claim pole position for the Super Cheap Auto Parts 3-Hour Showroom Showdown in qualifying today at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. With the 55-car field facing rain and...

CAT Racing Bathurst qualifying

CAT Racing Bathurst qualifying

Cat Racing's John Bowe and Jim Richards may have missed out on qualifying for tomorrow's top ten shootout but the duo remain in a confident mood for Sunday's FAI 1000 at Bathurst. With rain still hampering all team's efforts, Bowe set the fifth...

AUSGTP 2001 schedule announced

AUSGTP 2001 schedule announced

MOTOR racing in Australia will receive a major boost next year with the introduction of an expanded 16-meet calendar for some of the country's most important championship series. The calendar, announced today at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, by ...

Bad weather hits Showroon Stock practice

Bad weather hits Showroon Stock practice

A RALLY driver in a type of car that wins world rally championships was predictably fastest when heavy rain turned the Mount Panorama circuit at Bathurst into a skating rink during practice for the Super Cheap Auto 3-Hour Showroom Showdown. Rick...

Nations Cup has wet practice

Nations Cup has wet practice

(Thu.) 16 November 2000 / Practice, Round 8 (final) - Bathurst, NSW RAIN and fog made official practice today for the final round of the 2000 Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup at Bathurst more like a yacht race on top of a mountain. ...

CAT Racing Bathurst practice

CAT Racing Bathurst practice

Cat Racing duo John Bowe and Jim Richards faced wet and treacherous conditions on the opening day of practice for this weekend's FAI 1000 at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. With rain lashing the Bathurst circuit and low cloud descending on...

Bathurst showroon stock preview

Bathurst showroon stock preview

The countdown to Australia's most prestigious annual race for standard passenger cars begins today when 59 entrants in the Super Cheap Auto 3-Hour Showroom Showdown take to the track for the first time at Mount Panorama, Bathurst. Drivers of 23...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
CAT Racing Bathurst results

CAT Racing Bathurst results

Cat Racing stars John Bowe and Jim Richards' chance to climb the podium at Bathurst was ruined by a strange twist of fortune today when their AU Falcon V8 Supercar lost a wheel on two separate occasions. The duo were in 3rd place after 116 laps...

Richards takes final Nations Cup race at Bathurst

Richards takes final Nations Cup race at Bathurst

PORSCHE ace Jim Richards confirmed his victory in the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup by taking an emphatic win in the final 2000 series race at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, today. But while Richards was unchallenged throughout the 10 laps...

Holden pair win Bathurst Showroon Stock

Holden pair win Bathurst Showroon Stock

HOLDEN drivers Ed Aitken and John Faulkner splashed through one of the wettest Bathurst days in memory to win the Super Cheap Auto 3-Hour Showroom Showdown at Mount Panorama today. With Faulkner at the wheel, the V8 Commodore HSV GTS crossed the...

Stokell wins Bathhurst Nations Cup

Stokell wins Bathhurst Nations Cup

LAMBORGHINI driver Paul Stokell stormed to a spectacular victory in the final round of the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, today. After winning a first-leg race yesterday, Stokell started at the back of the...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
CAT Racing Bathurst preview

CAT Racing Bathurst preview

Cat Racing's John Bowe and Jim Richards believe this weekend's FAI 1000 is the team's best chance of success in 2001. The multiple Bathurst winners finished as the top Ford runner in 5th place at the Queensland 500 and Bowe also earned 4th place...

Thu 09 Nov 2000
Nations Cup to thrill Bathurst fans

Nations Cup to thrill Bathurst fans

MORE than 20 of the world's fastest sports coupes, including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Jaguar and Dodge Viper, will treat motor racing fans to a spectacular appearance in the closing round of the 2000 Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup at...

Tue 31 Oct 2000
Bathurst promises great GT race

Bathurst promises great GT race

NEW cars, a host of gun drivers and a bulging entry list promise to make the annual 3-Hour Showroom Showdown race for GT Production cars at Bathurst on November 18 the most hotly-contested yet. Australia's most prestigious event for ...

Wed 25 Oct 2000
McLeod and Wakefield on a roll

McLeod and Wakefield on a roll

Exciting young V8 Supercar mavericks, Ryan McLeod and Wayne Wakefield, are about to rekindle an Australian icon the famous, homegrown CHIKO Roll! And, at what better place than that uniquely Australian motorsport arena and home of the CHIKO...

Sun 15 Oct 2000
Richards is first GTP Nations Cup champion

Richards is first GTP Nations Cup champion

Jim Richards cruised to victory in the inaugural Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup after a crash ended the hopes of his only challenger at the Gold Coast Indy today. The Victorian-based Porsche driver wrapped up the title in the seventh of...

Gold Coast CAT Racing Indy race three

Gold Coast CAT Racing Indy race three

Cat Racing star John Bowe fought back from a disappointing day yesterday to launch a charge from the back of the field in the final V8 Supercar race at the Honda Indy 300 in Queensland today. After suffering an engine failure yesterdy when the...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
CAT Racing Gold Coast race report

CAT Racing Gold Coast race report

WIth the Gold Coast lashed by high winds today, John Bowe's promising race one assault at the Honda Indy 300 was halted by track debris. Aboard the team's older model EL Falcon, Bowe dodged a major incident early in the race to move from 16th to...

Richards wins Gold Coast Nations Cup race

Richards wins Gold Coast Nations Cup race

JIM Richards maintained his record as a master of the Gold Coast Indy street circuit today with his second race win in two days in round seven of the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup. The Porsche driver, who has competed at every one of...

CAT Racing Gold Coast qualifying

CAT Racing Gold Coast qualifying

John Bowe pulled out an impressive improvement aboard the Cat Racing EL Falcon in qualifying today on the streets of Surfers Paradise at the Honda Indy 300. The V8 Supercar star was only 23rd and 21st in practice yesterday in a one-off drive ...

Gold Coast Richards stretches Nations Cup lead

Gold Coast Richards stretches Nations Cup lead

PORSCHE driver Jim Richards stretched his lead in the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup with an all-the-way win today in the first of three round-seven races at the Gold Coast Indy. Richards started from third grid position, but was in...

Fri 13 Oct 2000
Nations cup showdown at Gold Coast

Nations cup showdown at Gold Coast

PORSCHE driver Jim Richards and Ferrari's Mark Noske will take to the Gold Coast Indy street circuit tomorrow with opposing missions but the same goal - to lead the Century Batteries GTP Nations Cup. Going into the seventh and penultimate...

Thu 12 Oct 2000
CAT Racing Gold Coast practice

CAT Racing Gold Coast practice

Cat Racing's John Bowe battled an engine misfire on the streets of Surfers Paradise at the Honda Indy 300 today in a one-off outing in aboard an EL Falcon. With Bathurst only a few weeks away on November 19, the team elected to prepare the EL ...

Fitzy grabs Gold Coast pole

Fitzy grabs Gold Coast pole

VICTORIAN driver Peter Fitzgerald literally talked his Porsche GT3 into a sensational pole position time for the QR Citytrain GTP Nations Cup at the Gold Coast Indy today. Fitzgerald was the fastest of 10 drivers who broke the lap ...

Tue 10 Oct 2000
Holden and Skaife on line for title.

Holden and Skaife on line for title.

Australia - Holden and Skaife on line for title. South Africa - East London wins for Opel. Germany - Down to the wire in F3. Sweden - Opel finishes second in F2 rallying. 9.10.00 Australia - Holden and Skaife on line for title. GM/Holden...

Mon 09 Oct 2000
CAT Racing Sundown race report

CAT Racing Sundown race report

Cat Racing star John Bowe's round twelve V8 Supercar assault at Sandown was hindered by bad starts in two of the three sprint races today. Bowe finished 9th, 6th and 11th in the three races, with the first and last events made tough by ...