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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 ...

Sun 08 Oct 2000
King wins championship

King wins championship

QUEENSLANDER Mark King today wrapped up the 2000 Century Batteries Australian GT Production Car Championship after surviving a dramatic final round at Sandown International Raceway, Melbourne. With his only potential challenger deciding not to...

King on Sandown pole

King on Sandown pole

QUEENSLAND driver Mark King set out to wrap up the Century Batteries Australian GT Production Car Championship in style by claiming a decisive pole position in qualifying today for the final round at Sandown International Raceway,...

CAT Racing Sundown qualifying

CAT Racing Sundown qualifying

Cat Racing star John Bowe's assault on qualifying for round 12 of the V8 Supercar title chase was ruined by traffic at Sandown in Melbourne today. With rain hitting the Melbourne circuit today, officials decided against the usual qualifying...

Sat 07 Oct 2000
Scott Tops practice at Sandown

Scott Tops practice at Sandown

STAND-IN Holden driver Tony Scott threw a wild card into calculations for the deciding round of the Century Batteries Australian GT Production Car Championship when he set the fastest lap time in official practice sessions today at Sandown ...

Wed 04 Oct 2000
Down to the wire at Sandown

Down to the wire at Sandown

</pre> THE Century Batteries Australian GT Production Car Championship stages its 2000 grand final at Melbourne¹s Sandown International Raceway this weekend, with a near-record grid of 46 cars fighting to the end for the outright and...

Ross Palmer to push Procar development

Ross Palmer to push Procar development

Motorsport identity Ross Palmer will accelerate development of production car racing in Australia after deciding to retire as a Ferrari team owner. Mr Palmer announced today he had sold his two Ross Palmer Motorsport Ferrari...

Thu 28 Sep 2000
Cat Racing Sandown preview

Cat Racing Sandown preview

Fresh from a great result at the recent Queensland 500, Cat Racing star John Bowe has high hopes for continuing his excellent Sandown form when the V8 Supercars visit the Melbourne circuit next week on October 8. Bowe and co-driver Jim Richards...

Nation's Cup stars to battle at Le Mans Adelaide

Nation's Cup stars to battle at Le Mans Adelaide

Australia's leading GTP Nation's Cup stars will get the opportunity to show their talent before some of the world's top sportscar teams at Le Mans Adelaide in December. Le Mans Adelaide organisers and GTP Nation's Cup managers, PROCAR Australia,...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Record field at Gold Coast CART race

CHAMPCAR/CART: Record field at Gold Coast CART race

The green flag has been officially waved on a record 29-car entry list for the FAI Insurance V8 Supercar Challenge -the leading support category at this year's Honda Indy 300 on the streets of the Gold Coast from October 12-15. The Gold Coast ...

Tue 12 Sep 2000
BTCC: Opel Motorsport news 2000-09-11

BTCC: Opel Motorsport news 2000-09-11

Britain - Muller takes two podiums for Vectra. Australia - Holdens defeat the Fords. Britain - Higgins wins final round for Vauxhall. South Africa - Difficult weekend for Opel. Norway - Arntsen is champion again for Opel. Germany - Astra...

Mon 11 Sep 2000
CAT Racing Queensland race report

CAT Racing Queensland race report

Clever pit strategy by the Cat Racing crew and stunning drives from John Bowe and Jim Richards netted 5th place in today's Queensland 500 - the first Ford over the line. Bowe began the race from position six and made the first pit stop...

Sat 09 Sep 2000
CAT Racing Queensland qualifying

CAT Racing Queensland qualifying

Cat Racing's John Bowe and Jim Richards will start tomorrow's Queensland 500 from position six after a strong run in qualifying today. Bowe was fourth fastest after the final qualifying session, earning a spot in the top ten run-off. The...