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Sun 01 Feb 1998
Victoria report

Victoria report

Shell Australian Touring Car Championship Round 1 - Sandown Park, Victoria -- Overview -- It was a day of carnage at Sandown, involing a seven car pile up and numerous smaller incidents, but it was also a day of triumph for the returning 1996 ...

Fri 08 May 1998
V8Supercar Albert Park

V8Supercar Albert Park

-- TAC V8Supercar Challenge -- -- Qualifying -- A new record was set for entries at a V8Supercar sprint meeting with a grid of 40 cars lining up for Race 1. Russell Ingall continued his love affair with the Albert Park layout by claiming pole...

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 08 May 1998
The Road to Bathurst #6

The Road to Bathurst #6

-- The Road to Bathurst -- -- Issue 6 -- -- Albert Park Entry List Super Touring -- * represents privateers 1 Brad Jones Orix Audi A4 2 Cameron McConville Orix Audi A4 5 Jim Richards Volvo S40 9* Tony Newman ...

Wed 10 Jun 1998
Barbagallo report

Barbagallo report

-- Shell Australian Touring Car Championship -- -- Round 7, Barbagallo, Western Australia -- Overview & Entry -- HRT's Craig Lowndes regained his championship lead over Russell Ingall but the margin is just as slim. These two will battle the ...

Mon 22 Jun 1998
Lakeside Preview

Lakeside Preview

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP LAKESIDE PREVIEW 22nd JUNE 1998 BOWE BACK ON "HOME" SOIL FOR FERRARI John Bowe returns to the Ferrari F355 Challenge for Round Five of the Century Batteries Australian GT Production...

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 19 Apr 1998
Phillip Island qualifying and results

Phillip Island qualifying and results

-- Shell Australian Touring Car Championship -- -- Round 4, Phillip Island, Victoria -- -- Qualifying -- 1st 15 Craig Lowndes Mobil HRT Holden Commodore VS 2nd 1 Glenn Seton Ford Credit Ford Falcon EL 3rd 50 Mark Skaife Mobil HRT...

Fri 08 May 1998
Round Three Lakeside

Round Three Lakeside

The third round of the Shell Australian Touring Car Championship was a dramatic affair. Held in the hottest conditions seen at a Shell round in many years, the circuit patches were always going to be tested, and ultimately they failed with...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 27 May 1998
Mallala Round 6 Results

Mallala Round 6 Results

Shell Australian Touring Car Championship Mallala Motorsport Park Shell Australian Touring Car Championship Races 1, 2 & 3 Date: Sunday 24th May, 1998 ...

Mon 20 Jul 1998
Hidden Valley Results

Hidden Valley Results

Shell Australian Touring Car Championship SATCC Race Results 19/7/98 Winner Race 1: 11:00am - Craig Lowndes Winner Race 2: 1:00pm - Russell Ingall Winner Race 3: 3:10pm - Russell Ingall New...

Sun 21 Jun 1998
Calder Park Results 98-06-21

Calder Park Results 98-06-21

Shell Australian Touring Car Championship Round 8 - Calder Park, Vic Calder Park, Melbourne SATCC Race Results 21/6/98 Winner Race 1: 11:30am Craig Lowndes Winner Race 2: 1:30pm Jason ...

Fri 08 May 1998
ATCC News

ATCC News

At this present moment in time, CAMS and the promotors of Lakeside have a few problems on their hands. The track break up problems of earlier in the year have not abated in hot conditions. The track could be a safety problem to the...

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 ...

Sun 07 Jun 1998
Eastern Creek Race Two

Eastern Creek Race Two

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP EASTERN CREEK RACE TWO 7th JUNE 1998 OH BABY, BENINCA TAKES A BIRTHDAY VICTORY A new baby daughter, a birthday and a stunning victory in race two of round four of the Century ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Calder Park Saturday Qualifying Story/Times/Quotes

Calder Park Saturday Qualifying Story/Times/Quotes

Veteran driver Jim Richards today provided Volvo with its first pole position in the BOC Gases Australian Super Toring Championship since the Swedish manufacturer entered the series in 1995. The 50-year-old Melbourne-based New Zealander claimed...

BOC SuperTouring Calder Park Preview

BOC SuperTouring Calder Park Preview

1998 BOC GASES AUSTRALIAN SUPER TOURING CHAMPIONSHIP OPENING ROUND AT CALDER PARK RACEWAY The opening round of the 1998 BOC Gases Australian Super Touring Championship series for 2.0-litre cars will be the feature event at Melbourne's Calder...

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...

Mon 13 Jul 1998
Mallala Preview

Mallala Preview

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP MALLALA PREVIEW 13th JULY 1998 BENINCA BANKING ON PORSCHE BRAKING Porsche 911 RSCS driver Domenic Beninca is hoping the renowned braking ability of the German marque will bring him...

Sun 21 Jun 1998
Calder Park Qualifying 98-06-20

Calder Park Qualifying 98-06-20

Shell Australian Touring Car Championship Round 8 Calder Park, VIC Q6 - SATCC Qualifying Session All Cars Combined Date: Saturday 20 June, 1998 Actual Start Time: 14:00 Distance: 30 mins ...

Sat 28 Mar 1998
Lakeside qualifying results

Lakeside qualifying results

--------- Starting Grid --------- 1 John Bowe Shell Helix Ford Falcon EL 2 Dick Johnson Shell Helix Ford Falcon EL 3 Tony Longhurst Castrol Ford Falcon EL 4 Jason Bright Pirtek Ford Falcon EL 5 Russell ...

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...

Fri 08 May 1998
Winton Round 5 Race Results

Winton Round 5 Race Results

-- Shell Australian Touring Car Championship -- -- Round 5, Winton, Victoria -- -- Privateers Dash -- 1st Anthony Tratt Toll Exprss Ford Falcon EL 2nd Gary Quartly Gearbox Holden Commodore VS 3rd Chris Smerdon Vittorio Holden Commodore...

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...

Mon 20 Jul 1998
Hidden Valley Qualifying

Hidden Valley Qualifying

Shell Australian Touring Car Championship Q7 SATCC Qualifying Session All Cars Combined Date: Saturday 18 July, 1998 Actual Start Time: 14:00 Distance: 30 mins ...

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 ...

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...

Wed 17 Jun 1998
Johnson and Bowe Hit Century Mark

Johnson and Bowe Hit Century Mark

AUSTRALIAN MOTORSPORT FIRST Johnson & Bowe make it a Century! In a first for Australian motorsport, Dick Johnson and John Bowe will make an all-time record 100...

Sun 10 May 1998
Philli[ Island Preview

Philli[ Island Preview

CENTURY BATTERIES AUSTRALIAN GT PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP PHILLIP ISLAND PREVIEW 10TH MAY 1998 CROMPTON FILLS IN FOR BOWE IN FERRARI International racer and television host Neil Crompton will race the Ross Palmer Motorsport Ferrari F355 ...

Wed 11 Nov 1998
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 ...

Sun 18 Oct 1998
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...

Sun 21 Jun 1998
Calder Park Story 98-06-21

Calder Park Story 98-06-21

SATCC Round 8 - The Wrap 21/6/98 RACE 1 11:30am 21/6/98 Birthday boy Craig Lowndes grabbed a surprise gift from 1998 Shell Supercar rival Russell Ingall to extend is championship lead in Race 1...

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 ...

Sat 07 Nov 1998
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...