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Fri 20 Feb 2004
South Africa Historic races at Killarney summary

South Africa Historic races at Killarney summary

International Historic Races Killarney South Africa Killarney, South Africa - 8 February 2004 -- Glorious Cape summer conditions welcomed the 191 strong entry for the annual International Historic meeting at the 3.267km Killarney race track near...

Sun 30 May 2004
Cars on parade at Indy 2004

Cars on parade at Indy 2004

On Carb Day at Indianapolis there was a wonderful parade of antique vintage racing cars all of which were connected to the Speedway in years past. These pampered machines, all of which were running and in fit trim to go racing under ...

Tue 21 Sep 2004
Jon Chippindall fatality in FoS on Tweed

Jon Chippindall fatality in FoS on Tweed

Festival Mourns The Loss of a Great Mate The Historic Car Racing community are today morning the loss of one of their seasoned competitors Jon "Chippy" Chippindall. Mr Chippindall died in a freak single car accident after losing control...

Tue 13 Jul 2004
Historic Challenge Lime Rock race summary

Historic Challenge Lime Rock race summary

Giddings, Giordano, Morici Win Shell Historics LIME ROCK, CT (July 10) -- Peter Giddings is a favorite of the fans at Lime Rock Park. One year, when too much rain prevented racing, Giddings took his ex-Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo 8C/35 to the ...

Fri 22 Oct 2004
John Burns obituary

John Burns obituary

Obituary - John J. Burns John J. Burns, 83, an avid auto racing enthusiast, lived the kind of life many men only dream about. He participated in the sport he so loved as a race car driver, a driving instructor, a pace car driver and a ...

Fri 11 Jun 2004
Sam Posey receives Bob Akin award

Sam Posey receives Bob Akin award

Sam Posey first Recipient of Bob Akin Motorsports Award WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 9, 2004) - Sam Posey was presented the inaugural Bob Akin Motorsports Award by the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) at Watkins Glen International Raceway on June 4.

Tue 11 May 2004
Trail-Way results 2004-05-08

Trail-Way results 2004-05-08

HANOVER, PA, 05/08/04 - For the fourth time this season Jimmy Brookens found his way into victory lane. Brookens led the final ten laps of the twenty lap race. Ron Taggart led the first nine laps but was passed by a strong Brookens who increased...

Fri 29 Oct 2004
SCC: Spotlight on Andy Brumbaugh

SCC: Spotlight on Andy Brumbaugh

Spotlight on Andy Brumbaugh Grand Am Cup driver for Team Lexus Porsche-Junior Test Leads To Sports Cars FONTANA, CA, October 29, 2004 -- Former Southern California resident Andy Brumbaugh, 20, is already breaking records and making a name for...

Wed 15 Sep 2004
Jim Tiller Brighton Speed Trials summary

Jim Tiller Brighton Speed Trials summary

Local Driver Wins Major Trophies at Brighton Speed Trials 70 year old Ringmer resident Jim Tiller drove his 1950 J2 Allard to victory at last Saturday's Brighton Speed Trials. A retired Brighton and Cuckfield art teacher, Jim beat over 200 ...

Sun 23 May 2004

"Smokin Joe" Leonard comes to PIR

Portland Historic Races To Feature Joe Leonard, Celebrated Motorcycle and Indy Car National Champion PORTLAND, Ore. - May 21, 2004 - Joe Leonard, the only American racer to ever win national championships on four wheels as well as two, will ...

Tue 02 Nov 2004
IRL: California Speedway 2004 summary
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IRL: California Speedway 2004 summary

Biggest Season in California Speedway's History Concludes; 2005 to get Underway Early with Auto Club 500 FONTANA, Calif. (November 1, 2004) --- With the end of daylight savings, the 2004 racing calendar at California Speedway comes to a close.

Sat 23 Oct 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca 2005 season schedule announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca 2005 season schedule announced

World Class and World Championship Racing Highlight 2005 Season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2004) - The 2005 schedule of races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca once again features the best in sports car, ...

Thu 01 Apr 2004
Charlie Gibson Memorial Service

Charlie Gibson Memorial Service

Alton, VA (April 1) ? A memorial service for Charlie Gibson, co-founder of Sasco Sports, the 1967 SCCA G Production National Champion and a stalwart in the American vintage racing community, has been scheduled for April 15 at Virginia...

Thu 02 Dec 2004
Mid-Ohio 2005 pro races announced

Mid-Ohio 2005 pro races announced

2005 Mid-Ohio Schedule Features The Hottest Road Racing in The U.S. DUBLIN, Ohio (November 30, 2004) -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio announced today an action-packed 2005 season schedule featuring six world-class race ...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Trail-Way results 2004-06-12

Trail-Way results 2004-06-12

HANOVER, PA, 04/10/04 -- For the second time in 2004, Timmy Dietz found his way into victory lane in the 600 winged micro sprint division. Timmy led the final eight laps of the race, bringing the D & K Siding machine back into the front taking the...

Sat 26 Jun 2004
Champ Car trio to visit Goodwood Festival

Champ Car trio to visit Goodwood Festival

Former Series Champion Emerson Fittipaldi Heads Group of Champ Car Luminaries That Will Appear At Goodwood Festival of Speed INDIANAPOLIS (June 25, 2004) -- The past, present and future of the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series...

Sat 03 Jul 2004
Porland Historic Races to honor Roy Woods

Porland Historic Races to honor Roy Woods

Trans-Am Champion George Follmer Will Honor Race Veteran Roy Woods at the Baxter Auto Parts Portland Historic Races PORTLAND, Ore. - July 1, 2004 - Famed Trans-Am racecar driver George Follmer will be at the Baxter Auto Parts Portland Historic...

Mon 03 May 2004
Porsche Rennsport Reunion II report

Porsche Rennsport Reunion II report

Largest Group of Porsche Racecars at Rennsport Reunion II Akin, Elford, Ickx, Minter Receive Awards At Daytona Event ATLANTA, GA, May 2 -- The largest gathering of Porsche racecars -- more than 550 from around the world -- last weekend descended...

Sat 24 Apr 2004
Porsche Rennsport: A Robinson family reunion

Porsche Rennsport: A Robinson family reunion

Porsche Rennsport A 'Family Reunion' For Former Driver Chip Robinson DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (April 23, 2004) -- Chip Robinson is among the sports car greats attending this weekend's Porsche Rennsport Reunion II at historic Daytona ...

Fri 22 Oct 2004
Statement from the Burns Family

Statement from the Burns Family

Dear Friends, We sincerely thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. We know that our Dad will be remembered for the legacy he left and the way he touched many people's lives. He would be overwhelmed to see the ...

Tue 05 Oct 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America announces 2005 schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America announces 2005 schedule

Road America Announces 2005 Schedule Season Tickets $200 Until Oct. 29 50th Anniversary Celebrations Activities at Each Event Elkhart Lake, Wisc., Oct. 4, 2004 - Road America has set its primary 2005 schedule, according to George Bruggenthies,...

Thu 03 Jun 2004
AUS: John Crouch tribute

AUS: John Crouch tribute

Leyburn Loses its Motor Racing Hero John Crouch, the winner of the first ever Australian Grand Prix held in Queensland back in 1949, will be remembered with a special commemoration during the 9th annual historic Leyburn Sprints on August 21 and...

Fri 23 Jul 2004
Monterey Historics preview, schedule

Monterey Historics preview, schedule

Four of Racing's Greatest Names to Be Featured at 31st Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races Gurney, Moss, Hill, Ferrari at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Aug. 13-15 MONTEREY, Calif. (July 22, 2004) - Four of the most revered names in racing - Dan...

Sat 22 May 2004
Susquehanna results 2004-045-20

Susquehanna results 2004-045-20

Mark Smith Gets First SSP 410 Sprint Win, Johns Tops Enduros, Felty and Brymesser Vintage Winners NEWBERRYTOWN, PA (May 20, 2004) - Mark Smith raced to his first career Susquehanna Speedway Park win in Thursday evening's 410 Sprint Car...

Sun 28 Mar 2004
Bob Akin Memorial Motorsports Award announced

Bob Akin Memorial Motorsports Award announced

Bob Akin Memorial Motorsports Award to be presented in 2004 NEW ALBANY, Ohio (March 26, 2004) - In memory of the late Bob Akin, who lost his life in a tragic vintage-racing accident in 2002, the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) has established...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
IRL: The Glen announces 2005 calendar

IRL: The Glen announces 2005 calendar

2005 is Shaped To Be The Best Season at The Glen Season features new races and an open wheel extravaganza weekend Watkins Glen, NY (November 9, 2004) -- Eight event weekends are featured on the 2005 schedule at Watkins Glen ...

Thu 25 Mar 2004
Long Beach announces title sponsor

Long Beach announces title sponsor

LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 24, 2004) - The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach today announced that Imperial Capital Bank has signed on to become Official Bank and Financial Services Provider of the 30th Anniversary Toyota Grand Prix of Long...

Thu 15 Apr 2004
Historic Formula Atlantic news 2004-04-14

Historic Formula Atlantic news 2004-04-14

The "Historic Formula Atlantic Association" is very proud to announce that the "Musee Gilles-Villenueve" has joined our association. Alain Bellehumeur, General Manager of the museum, stated in a phone call today to the association, that their...

Tue 13 Jul 2004
Historic Challenge Saturday Lime Rock practice times

Historic Challenge Saturday Lime Rock practice times

@>Disc practice 1: Pos Num Driver Car Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- --------------------- --------------------- ---------- ------- ------- ---------- 1. 6 John Giordano 512 S ...

Mon 15 Mar 2004
Porsche Daytona reunion II preview

Porsche Daytona reunion II preview

Initial Porsche Daytona and Le Mans Winners Highlight Driver Lineup For Porsche Rennsport Reunion II. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (March 15, 2004) -- Famed English sports car champions Vic Elford and Richard Attwood will join more than 30...

Mon 13 Sep 2004
Morgans featured at Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival

Morgans featured at Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival

Morgan Cars Featured Marque at Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival, Sept. 17-19 Elkhart Lake, Wisc., Sept. 13, 2004 -- Road America will host the Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival Sept. 17-19, with Morgan the featured marque and a Morgan Reunion to be...

Tue 13 Jul 2004
Historic Challenge Friday Lime Rock times

Historic Challenge Friday Lime Rock times

<pre> Disc Practice 1 Pos No. Cls Name Fast Lap Speed On Lap 1 6 6 John Giordano 1.01.894 89.572 10 2 24 4A Chuck Wegner 1.06.030 83.962 14 3 64 4A Charles Arnott Jr....

Fri 03 Sep 2004
DWD Racing launch announcement

DWD Racing launch announcement

Danville, Va. (Sept. 1) -- The burgeoning motorsports industry in Southside Virginia has taken another step forward with the launch of DWD Racing, Inc., in Danville. DWD (Damn Woman Driver) Racing, Inc. is an event management company and racing...

Mon 05 Apr 2004
Historic Formula Atlantic begins to take shape

Historic Formula Atlantic begins to take shape

How appropriate can it be that Bill Brack, the 1974-75 Formula Atlantic champion is forming the Historic Formula Atlantic Association? Preserving the series that epitomized his own career, Brack's efforts to launch an organization that...

Wed 24 Mar 2004
HCS: Sears Point race notes

HCS: Sears Point race notes

Ferrari Testa Rossas Impress at Infineon Raceway SONOMA, CA (Mar 21). Ferrari Testa Rossas were the story of the second round of the North American Shell Ferrari/Maserati Historic Challenge this weekend at Infineon Raceway near Sears Point,...

Tue 27 Jan 2004
Porsche Rennsport Reunion III announced

Porsche Rennsport Reunion III announced

First Porsche highlights anniversary celebrations of Porsche 356, 550 Spyder and Porsche 911 at Porsche Rennsport Reunion II. ATLANTA, GA -- Jan. 26, 2004 -- The first car bearing the Porsche name will be the centerpiece of vehicles...