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Tue 30 Apr 2002
Bob Akin dies of complications from injuries

Bob Akin dies of complications from injuries

ATLANTA - Bob Akin died late Monday night of complications from injuries suffered last Thursday during a testing accident for a historic sports car race at Road Atlanta. Akin crashed in a 1988 Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo during testing for the ...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
AHRMA Daytona Tuesday results

AHRMA Daytona Tuesday results

AHRM Tuesday race Daytona International Speedway Tuesday's Results Classic 60s 1. Josef Brenner, Severn, Md, BSA Gold Star; 2. John Stein, Santa Barbara, Calif., 1961 Norton 500; 3. Alex McLean, Bryn Mawr, Penn., 1960 Norton 500; 4. Allan ...

Tue 30 Apr 2002
Statement from Porsche Motorsports on Akin

Statement from Porsche Motorsports on Akin

ATLANTA, Georgia - April 30 - Race car champion and vintage racer Bob Akin died last night from complications suffered as the result of testing accident at Road Atlanta last Thursday. Akin, from Ossining, NY, passed away at 11:45 PM at Grady ...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Winter Park Concours d'Elegance

Winter Park Concours d'Elegance

"Winter Park Concours d'Elegance" exotic car display huge success. 4th Annual"Festival of Exotic Cars" set for Mount Dora in February 2003. WINTER PARK, FL- November 2002- TSC Events Inc. hosted the first annual "Winter Park Concours d'Elegance"...

Wed 20 Feb 2002

"Eastern Raider" Jet Funny Car to museum

Hanna Motorsports to present original "Eastern Raider" Jet Funny Car to Don Garlits' 'Museum of Drag Racing' March 18th Enfield, CT - Al Hanna, President of Pro-Race, Inc./Hanna Motorsports today made the official announcement that Hanna ...

Sat 27 Apr 2002
Bob Akin seriously injured at Road Atlanta

Bob Akin seriously injured at Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, GA (April 26, 2002) -- Bob Akin was listed in "critical and extremely unstable" condition Friday after suffering serious injuries in a historic sports car testing session at Road Atlanta Thursday. Akin, 66, suffered a "complete ...

Fri 26 Apr 2002
Statement from Bobby Akin Jr.

Statement from Bobby Akin Jr.

At 7 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2002, Bob Akin remained in "critical and very unstable" condition at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He was seriously injured Thursday in a testing accident for the Walter Mitty Challenge at Road...

Thu 04 Jul 2002
Can-Am cars at Portland historic races

Can-Am cars at Portland historic races

Historic Can-Ams will roar at The Baxter Auto Parts Portland Historic Races. PORTLAND, Ore - June 28, 2002 - The great historic Can-Am cars of the original 1966 through 1974 Canadian American Challenge Cup Series will race once again at the...

Wed 13 Nov 2002
RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio 2003 schedule
AMA

RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio 2003 schedule

2003 MID-OHIO SCHEDULE FEATURES SIX WORLD-CLASS MOTORSPORTS EVENTS DUBLIN, Ohio (November 12, 2002) - TrueSports, Inc., parent company of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, announced today that Mid-Ohio will provide road racing fans six world-class ...

Tue 15 Jan 2002
SOLO: Motorsports 2002 opens in Fort Washington

SOLO: Motorsports 2002 opens in Fort Washington

Fort Washington, PA, January 11 2002 - Spring is in the air. The robins are singing. The lilacs are blooming. The... Wait a second. We are not even a quarter of the way through winter yet. So why does it feel like spring? Motorsports...

Fri 18 Oct 2002
FCS: RACE: SCC: 2003 Watkins Glen schedule

FCS: RACE: SCC: 2003 Watkins Glen schedule

Watkins Glen, NY (October 16, 2002) - Eight events are featured on the 2003 schedule at Watkins Glen International, including once again the NASCAR Winston Cup Series returning on its annual August weekend and two stops to the historic road course...

Tue 30 Apr 2002
Shell Historic Challenge Friday VIR practice results

Shell Historic Challenge Friday VIR practice results

<pre> Virginia International Raceway Track Length 3.27 Miles Friday April 26, 2002 Drum Practice 1 Shell Historic Challenge Practice Results Pos. No. Class Name Model ...

Tue 06 Aug 2002
Jack Roush to run the 'Great Race'

Jack Roush to run the 'Great Race'

Jack Roush on board with Great Race. SAN MARCOS, Texas (July 18, 2002) -- Jack Roush is one of the most successful people in auto racing history as a competitor, car owner and automotive industry safety innovator. Roush plans to continue his ...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
Sears Point Wine Country Classic results

Sears Point Wine Country Classic results

Busby wins second straight title at Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic. SONOMA, Calif. - Jim Busby started on the pole Sunday and led wire-to-wire in the Vintage Formula One division at the Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic Vintage...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
MGCC Queensland finale preview

MGCC Queensland finale preview

This weekend Queensland Raceway will shake rattle and roll for the final time for 2002, with the MG Car Club's final round of the Queensland State Championship. Three State Champions will be crowned, on a jam-packed program. Over 20 of ...

Mon 08 Jul 2002
Queensland historic race preview

Queensland historic race preview

27-28 July Historic Race Meeting- Queensland Raceway Final preparations are being made for the 25th Anniversary Shannons Historic Racing and Classic Car Festival, after an unprecedented response from local and interstate race competitors, show...

Wed 22 May 2002
Wine Country Classic rolls into Sears Point Raceway

Wine Country Classic rolls into Sears Point Raceway

Vintage race cars return to grace Sears Point Circuit at Wine Country Classic. SONOMA, Calif. - The 16th annual Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic Vintage Car Races return to Sears Point Raceway with a variety of vintage car ...

Fri 22 Mar 2002
Ford GT70 to return to Goodwood

Ford GT70 to return to Goodwood

BRENTWOOD, 20 March, 2002 -- A rare Ford GT70 rally car that has not turned a wheel in anger since the early Seventies is currently being fully restored and should be ready to compete on the Goodwood hillclimb at the Festival of Speed in...

Wed 25 Sep 2002
US GP: Historic cars to roar at Indy
F1

US GP: Historic cars to roar at Indy

Once again, fans of the SAP United States Grand Prix will have a chance to compare the cutting-edge technology of today's FIA Formula One World Championship cars with the historic F1 cars of years past. Twenty-two vintage Formula One cars will...

Mon 29 Apr 2002
Bob Akin upgraded to critical

Bob Akin upgraded to critical

BRASELTON, GA (April 27, 2002) -- Bob Akin's condition was upgraded to Critical Saturday as he remained in the neurological intensive care unit at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta recovering from injuries suffered Thursday during a testing ...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
BMW Motorsports Party and Sports Trophy 2000
F1

BMW Motorsports Party and Sports Trophy 2000

BMW along with its racing drivers and a host of celebrities gathered in Kitzbühel on Saturday to celebrate the end of the 2002 season with some sport, fun and showbiz. BMW WilliamsF1 Team drivers Ralf Schumacher (Germany) and Juan Pablo Montoya...

Tue 29 Jan 2002
Shell Historic Races - Cavallino Classic report

Shell Historic Races - Cavallino Classic report

Ferrari/Maserati Historics race at Cavallino Classic The 2002 North American Shell Ferrari/Maserati Historic Challenge opened this weekend at the Cavallino Classic, a major Ferrari meeting in Palm Beach, Florida. The Shell Historics raced at...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
Brumos Continental Historics Daytona Sunday results

Brumos Continental Historics Daytona Sunday results

Speed sweeps in final day of Brumos Continental Historics at Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 3, 2003) - Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway was kept busy on Sunday during the final day of the Brumos Continental Historics. Lake...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
AHRMA Daytona Tuesday race rpoet

AHRMA Daytona Tuesday race rpoet

Dave Rosno Making A Name For Himself During AHRMA At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (March 5, 2002) - Dave Rosno isn't really old enough to have watched Gary Nixon or Gary Fisher race in their prime. On Tuesday at Daytona International Speedway,...

Mon 11 Mar 2002
Sebring:  MSB to run Ferrari 360 Modena GT in historic race

Sebring: MSB to run Ferrari 360 Modena GT in historic race

MSB Motorsport is proud to participate in the 50th running of the 12 Hours of Sebring, the first race in the 2002 American Le Mans Series (ALMS). MSB will field the No. 33 Ferrari 360 Modena GT in the historic endurance race, set for March 16 on...

Mon 09 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach 2003 Historic GP announcement
F1

CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach 2003 Historic GP announcement

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach to feature cars that ran on the famed seaside circuit from 1976-83. LONG BEACH, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2002) - Formula One cars will scream through the streets of Long Beach once again when Historic Grand Prix gives the...

Thu 31 Oct 2002
Sports Cars take over Daytona in November

Sports Cars take over Daytona in November

Sports Cars will be hopping at DIS in November. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. ¯ (Oct. 29, 2002) -- There's no doubt that Daytona International Speedway will be the place to be for sports car racing during the month of November. Kicking off back-to-back...

Fri 18 Oct 2002
Killarney Historic Stage Rally date set

Killarney Historic Stage Rally date set

Killarney and District Motorclub are delighted to announce details of the 2002 Killarney Historic Stages Rally. After a year's break, Ireland's only rally entirely run for historic rally cars will return on its usual date of Sunday the 1st ...

Sun 03 Feb 2002
Sebring's 50th Anniversay brings home legends

Sebring's 50th Anniversay brings home legends

Legendary Cars and Drivers Returning for Sebring's 50th Anniversary Sebring, FL - America's premier sports car race celebrates its 50th Anniversary March 13-16 with the 50th running of the Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring Presented by Dodge. The ...

Thu 27 Jun 2002
Pr?sentation du Circuit Mont-Tremblant

Pr?sentation du Circuit Mont-Tremblant

Dans le cadre du Sommet des Légendes Le circuit Mont-Tremblant accueillera un nombre record d'inscrits pour une épreuve de Formule Un. Le Festival Ferrari et la série Grand-Am compléteront la programmation estivale Mont-Tremblant,...

Mon 25 Nov 2002
Killarney Historic Stages Rally preview

Killarney Historic Stages Rally preview

EPS Bison/Red Mills 2002 Killarney Historic Stages Rally Rally rivals square up for historic rally. The organisers of the EPS Bison/Red Mills 2002 Killarney Historic Stages Rally, the Killarney & District Motor Club, have attracted entries ...

Wed 29 May 2002
Sears Point Wine Country Classic - Gimbel spotlight

Sears Point Wine Country Classic - Gimbel spotlight

Retired teacher ready to tame track at Wine Country Classic. SONOMA, Calif. - Nancy Gimbel isn't the stereotypical racecar driver, but that doesn't bother the 57-year-old retired schoolteacher who will compete at this year's Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge...

Wed 21 Aug 2002
Lime Rock Park Vintage Festival gains sponsor

Lime Rock Park Vintage Festival gains sponsor

BMW Announces Sponsorship of 20th Annual Lime Rock Park Vintage Festival. WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ, JULY 23, 2002 - BMW of North America today announced they will be the presenting sponsor of the 20th Annual Lime Rock Park Vintage Festival taking...

Fri 01 Mar 2002
Phoenix VARA Copper State Classic summary

Phoenix VARA Copper State Classic summary

The 11th annual Tuttle Click Valvoline VARA Copper State Classic proved to be an immensely successful season opener to the 2002 VARA racing season. For this event, VARA was joined by the Historic NASCAR Tour and the Victory Lane USRRC Senior...

Tue 29 Jan 2002
Moroso: Cavallino Classic qualifying results

Moroso: Cavallino Classic qualifying results

<pre> 2002 Cavallino Classic at Moroso Motorsport Park Track Length 2.25 Miles January 24, 2002 Shell Historic Challenge Qualifying Results Drum Grid Pos. No. Class Name Model Fast Lap On Lap Speed 1 39 3...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
AHRMA Daytona Tuesday race quotes

AHRMA Daytona Tuesday race quotes

AHRMA race quotes from Daytona International Speedway - March 5, 2002 Classic 60s Josef Brenner (No.529 BSA Gold Star) - "After yesterday's close second it was good to get a win. I looked back and had a guy challenging me that I never saw before...