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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...

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...

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
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 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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mon 27 May 2002
Pre-Qualifying dropped for V8 Supercars.

Pre-Qualifying dropped for V8 Supercars.

After much controversy, Avesco (Australian V Eight Supercars Company), promoters of the V8 Supercar Championship have dropped the unpopular pre-qualifying rules. Team Owners and representatives of AVESCO metat an extraordinary meeting on the...

Thu 18 Apr 2002
ASTRC: ASTC: 2002 Power Tour preview

ASTRC: ASTC: 2002 Power Tour preview

2002 Power Tour Excitement marchs on Mallala - April 20-21 Caterpillar Super Trucks, V8 Stock Cars, Future Tourers, Super Tourers and Commodore Cup combined on the one program, make up one of Australian sports' most exciting spectator packages...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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) ...

Sat 20 Jul 2002
Briggs Motorsports names endurance drivers

Briggs Motorsports names endurance drivers

Endurance drivers named for Team Betta Electrical. Briggs Motorsport spent Wednesday this week testing new drivers at Queensland Raceway, seeking co-drivers for both Team Betta Electrical cars in the upcoming endurance races this season. Final...

Sat 04 May 2002
AUSF3: UTE: Oran Park: Friday practice report

AUSF3: UTE: Oran Park: Friday practice report

PROCAR Champ Series, 3-5 May, Oran Park, NSW Stokell back in the fight for Nations Cup. LAMBORGHINI driver Paul Stokell set out to make amends for past disappointments by topping official practice today for round three of the Australian Nations...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
Betta Electrical signs on as Sandown title sponsor

Betta Electrical signs on as Sandown title sponsor

Betta Electrical takes up title sponsorship for V8 Ultimate - Sandown Betta Stores Ltd. CEO. Guy Houghton announced today Betta Electrical has become the title sponsor for the final V8 Supercars round of the 2002 series. The event will now be...

Tue 05 Feb 2002
AUSF3: UTE: 2002 Procar Australia SBS broadcast schedule

AUSF3: UTE: 2002 Procar Australia SBS broadcast schedule

Live Sandown 500 to Head PROCAR Championship Motor Racing Telecasts on SBS Speedweek in 2002 Live coverage of the Sandown 500 endurance classic will feature in a record schedule of free-to-air programming for PROCAR Australia motor racing series...

Tue 17 Sep 2002
AUSF3: UTE: Phillip Island: Event preview

AUSF3: UTE: Phillip Island: Event preview

GTP set for exciting '02 finale as Procar Series returns to the birthplace of production racing. - Aussie Utes to Italian exotics fill 18-race program. Victoria's magnificent Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit will host the deciding round of the...

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

AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Practice results

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) 1:01.32, 4 Geoff Morgan (NSW) Chrysler Viper 1:01.63, 5...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
Sandown: Lansvale Racing race one notes

Sandown: Lansvale Racing race one notes

Broken gearstick ends LRT Sandown challenge. November 30, 2002 - Lansvale Racing Team VX Commodore V8 Supercar driver Cameron McConville was the last running finisher in today's 48 lap Sandown V8 Supercar race, the first of two to decide Round...

Thu 20 Jun 2002
Beattie keen on Australian V8 Supercars

Beattie keen on Australian V8 Supercars

Daryl Beattie keen to race V8 Supercars after testing Sirromet Wines WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18: Former 500cc grand prix motorcycle racer Daryl Beattie today declared his desire to carve out a new motorsport career racing V8 Supercars in ...

Sun 17 Mar 2002
Clipsal: Paul Morris race one report

Clipsal: Paul Morris race one report

An engine failure forced Sirromet Wines Holden Commodore driver Paul Morris to retire from today's first race in the opening round of the 2002 V8 Supercar Championship in Adelaide. Morris withdrew after completing 58 of the 78 laps in the 250km...