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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
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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

Sun 27 Oct 2002
Bathurst: History of Mt. Panorama

Bathurst: History of Mt. Panorama

The Bob Jane T-Marts 1000 (then Armstrong 500 miles) was first staged in 1963 when Bob Jane and Harry Firth won the great race in a Ford Cortina. But the history of Mount Panorama as a motor racing venue goes back to the turn of the century. In...

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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Wilson interview transcript, Part II

CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Wilson interview transcript, Part II

Part 2 of 2: Q. - Max, can you tell us a bit about some of your other interests in life. A lot of the Brazilian racing drivers are guys who like surfing and things like that. What about you? Max Wilson - You know, in Brazil I live in Sao...

McLean, Paragon Motorsport put testing on hold

McLean, Paragon Motorsport put testing on hold

Mclean To Focus On AGP Prep As Test Delayed A Planned test day tomorrow for the new V.I.P. Petfoods Falcon V8 Supercar of Cameron McLean has been postponed until next month. McLean's Paragon Motorsport team was to have tested the car and the...

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

AUSF3: UTE: ASTC: Wakefield: Practice report

Bowe's Ferrari fastest on day one at Wakefield Park. John Bowe's defence of the slimmest of leads in the Australian Nations Cup Championship enjoyed a glimmer of hope when he topped official practice for round six at Wakefield Park circuit, near...

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...

Wed 21 Aug 2002
Winton: Paul Morris race report

Winton: Paul Morris race report

Morris Aims To Improve Car Reliability For Endurance Races Paul Morris aims to improve the reliability of his Sirromet Wines Holden Commodore for the coming V8 Supercar Championship endurance races in Queensland and at Bathurst after suffering a...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
Sandown: Race two results, final top ten standings

Sandown: Race two results, final top ten standings

Betta Electrical V8 Ultimate RACE RESULTS RACE 2 1: Marcos Ambrose (Ford) 96 Laps 2: Mark Skaife (Holden) 3: Greg Murphy (Holden) 4: Jason Bright (Holden) 5: Rick Kelly (Holden) 6: John Bowe (Ford) 7: David Besnard (Ford) 8: Tony Longhurst ...

Tue 15 Oct 2002
David Besnard race notes

David Besnard race notes

David Besnard gives Bob Jane T-Marts 1000 his best shot. CALTEX Havoline driver David Besnard has fallen short of his goal to win this year's Bob Jane T-Marts 1000 at Bathurst's Mt Panorama in another car. Besnard was a late replacement in...

Sun 17 Mar 2002
Clipsal: Lansvale Racing Team race one report

Clipsal: Lansvale Racing Team race one report

March 16, 2002 - The first Clipsal 500 race lasted only 16 laps for the Lansvale Racing Team today in Adelaide. Racing started at 2:00pm local time in hot conditions, with 28 year old driver Cameron McConville starting the race from 33rd on the...

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...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
Simon Will, CAT Racing GP preview

Simon Will, CAT Racing GP preview

V8 Supercar Support Event at Australian Grand Prix Event at Albert Park, Melbourne. March 1-3 Simon Wills is keen to perform well at Melbourne's Albert Park circuit in the upcoming V8 Supercar event, March 1-3 next. Although Simon has not...

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...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Bathurst receives upgrade grant

Bathurst receives upgrade grant

IMG applaudes NSW government'S Bathurst grant. IMG Director of Motorsport Geoff Jones has applauded the NSW Government's announcement that it would be injecting $10 million into the upgrade of the Mount Panorama motor racing circuit at ...