Sports Car News 99-01-16

Bouchut in Ferrari at Daytona Christophe Bouchut has been confirmed as team mate to Lilian Bryner and Angelo Zadra driving a Ferrari 333SP. In a related story, Jimmy Vasser is to drive a Ferrari 333SP for Doran Racing with Stefan Johansson...

Bouchut in Ferrari at Daytona

Christophe Bouchut has been confirmed as team mate to Lilian Bryner and Angelo Zadra driving a Ferrari 333SP. In a related story, Jimmy Vasser is to drive a Ferrari 333SP for Doran Racing with Stefan Johansson and Jim Matthews.

More Watts in GTs

Patrick Watts, an ex-BTCC driver, has announced his full time move to GT racing. He is to drive a Saleen Mustang Ford for Boss Motorsport. The team will compete in both the British GT series and the FIA GT series. No team mate has been named.

Panoz to run spyder at Le Mans

Don Panoz has said that Panoz will be at Le Mans with a spyder based around the Panoz GTR-1 GT Coupe. The car is due within the next two months, and is expected to debut at Road Atlanta for the ALMS.

Donington gets double-header

Donington Park is set to get rounds of the FIA IPC and the FIA GT championship. Stephane Ratel has said that nothing is finalised, but a full calendar is expected by January 20th. After then there are three weeks for entries to be made.

New restrictors for Daytona

The organisers of Daytona have introduced new restrictors to try and equalise the R&S and the Ferraris.

Schnitzer to run at Le Mans

Sources suggest that the crack Schnitzer BMW team will take over the BMW entry at Le Mans from the Rafanelli team.

Derek Bell to Le Mans

Derek Bell is being linked to a drive with the Doyle-Risi team, driving a Ferrari at this years Le Mans 24 Hours. The team wants him to team up with his son Justin.

stephen@motorsport.org.uk (Stephen M Baines)

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Series General
Drivers Stefan Johansson , Jimmy Vasser , Derek Bell , Jim Matthews , Christophe Bouchut , Stéphane Ratel , Don Panoz , Angelo Zadra , Patrick Watts
Teams Doran Racing