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Tue 20 Dec 2005
Tue 11 Jan 2005
Celebrating Milt MinterHeadline

Celebrating Milt Minter

There was no passing of a torch when Milt Minter died on December 23, 2004. Minter was an original. Known most particularly for his endurance drives in Porsche sports cars from the 60s to this current decade, Milt was one of those guys who could...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
CORR: BITD: Jason Baldwin killed in plane crash

CORR: BITD: Jason Baldwin killed in plane crash

The Off-road racing community has lost one of their top stars. A plane crash took the life of Jason Baldwin, 35, as he returned home to Laguna Beach, California on Saturday after competing in one of his favorite and most challenging events, the...

Thu 23 Jun 2005
Stoddart comments on US Grand Prix
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Stoddart comments on US Grand Prix

A personal account of events surrounding the 2005 US Grand Prix by Minardi team principal Paul Stoddart "Much has been said about the farce that occurred on Sunday, June 19, in Indianapolis, and I feel that in the interests of transparency, it...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Mo Nunn closes a chapter in his lifeHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Mo Nunn closes a chapter in his life

Morris Nunn has pretty much seen it all and done it all in motorsports. Nunn has worked with and/or owned Formula One teams, done the same in Champ Car and the Indy Racing League and now, well, maybe it might be time to play a bit more golf with...

Wed 12 Jan 2005
Wed 16 Feb 2005
Daytona Twin 150 race 2 lineup

Daytona Twin 150 race 2 lineup

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- -------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 47.829 ...

Tue 29 Nov 2005
Tue 04 Jan 2005
Dakar: Face to Face, day one

Dakar: Face to Face, day one

Face to Face The Dakar Magazine December 31, 2004 Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Ronn Bailey - Vanguard - 380 We searched all the dustbins...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

Maurice H. Kraines, the founder of Kraco Enterprises, passed away on November 29, 2005 in Rancho Mirage, California. Kraines was a successful businessman who opened the doors to Kraco Enterprises in 1954 at the age of 34 and never looked ...

Wed 08 Jun 2005
Larry Carrier death notice

Larry Carrier death notice

Carrier Family announces the passing of Larry Carrier The family of Larry Carrier sadly announces the passing of Mr. Larry Carrier, of Bluff City, TN who died peacefully, with wife Shirley by his side, on Tuesday morning, June 7, 2005. Larry...

Sun 30 Jan 2005
Memo Gidley tests Yamaha F200 engine

Memo Gidley tests Yamaha F200 engine

Memo Gidley Tests Yamaha YF200-R1 for Upcoming Book For the next book in his continuing series of karting books, "Memo Gidley's Secrets of Speed", Gidley used the F200 class's most popular motor, the Yamaha YF200-R1. Along with co-author Jeff...

Tue 07 Jun 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy trims the competition in MilwaukeeHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy trims the competition in Milwaukee

Paul Tracy had an easy drive to his fourth Champ Car victory on the historic Milwaukee Mile this afternoon, snagging the lead from polesitter Jimmy Vasser after the first of three caution periods ended on lap 18 and romping away to a 3.370 margin...

Tue 15 Mar 2005
The world's first 24-hour race

The world's first 24-hour race

"THE WORLD'S 1st 24-HOUR AUTOMOBILE RACE" By: A. Micheal Knapp, 1979 Twenty-four hour motor races. Test of endurance of men and machines. Headlights roaring out of the distance; red tail lights whining away to pinpoints. Grime. Romance. Major ...

Wed 28 Sep 2005
Cajon Speedway legend Ed Hale has passed away

Cajon Speedway legend Ed Hale has passed away

Ed Hale was truly a legend around Cajon Speedway. He passed away suddenly earlier today on September 27, 2005 in his El Cajon home. He was 67 years young. If you had to pick one driver whose name became synonymous with Cajon Speedway over the...

Fri 27 May 2005
IPS: Cole Carter becomes third generation Brickyard driverHeadline

IPS: Cole Carter becomes third generation Brickyard driver

When Duane "Pappy" Carter Sr. first raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1947, he had no idea his offspring would still be hurtling across the famous yard of bricks nearly six decades later. Though the 11-time Indy 500 starter and...

Fri 28 Jan 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman readies for 24 hours in DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman readies for 24 hours in Daytona

As the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series prepares to begin its new season with upwards of 30 Daytona Prototypes on hand for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the sanctioning organization took a few minutes to look at one special team with one special...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar bike division wide openHeadline

Dakar bike division wide open

Richard Sainct will be sorely missed at the 2005 Dakar Rally and Nani Roma has followed Stephane Peterhansel to cars, but there is still no shortage of challengers ready to claim this year's bike title. KTM team testing: a tribute to ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Legge pilots Minardi F1 carHeadline

Legge pilots Minardi F1 car

Form followed function for Katherine Legge today as the three-time 2005 Toyota Atlantic Championship race winner clocked 27 learning laps at speed on the Autodromo Vallelunga road course near Rome. Katherine Legge. Photo by ...

Tue 01 Feb 2005
Williams launches the FW27 at ValenciaHeadline
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Williams launches the FW27 at Valencia

On January 31st it was the turn of Williams to launch its 2005 challenger and the FW27 was revealed at Valencia in Spain. As with other new cars that have been launched, the appearance of the FW27 shows the effects of the new regulations for this...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Ron Otto named BAM Racing crew chief

Ron Otto named BAM Racing crew chief

Ron Otto Named BAM Racing Crew Chief Ohio native has rookie experience CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ron Otto, an experienced leader who has worked with some of the top names in motorsports, has been named crew chief for the ...

Thu 29 Dec 2005
Dakar: 2006 entry list

Dakar: 2006 entry list

@>Motorcycles: No. Rider/Drivers Nat Vehicle Team ---- ----------------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------------------------------------- 1 Cyril Despres F KTM 660 Rallye...

Sat 18 Jun 2005
Tue 05 Apr 2005
IRL: AGR quartet sweeps streets in St. PeteHeadline

IRL: AGR quartet sweeps streets in St. Pete

In a 100-lap street brawl promoted by Andretti Green Promotions, it seemed appropriate that the four members of Andretti Green Racing would sweep the inaugural Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg Indy Racing League IndyCar Series race ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
CORR: Statement on Jason Baldwin's death

CORR: Statement on Jason Baldwin's death

TRAGEDY STRIKES CORR FAMILY LAGUNA BEACH, CA (November 20, 2005) It is with deep sadness that the Baldwin family must share the tragic news that Jason Baldwin, a father, son and brother, died in a plane crash along with longtime family...

Mon 19 Sep 2005
Solberg handed Welsh rally win amid tragedyHeadline
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Solberg handed Welsh rally win amid tragedy

Sebastien Loeb had a comfortable 42-second victory in the Rally of Great Britain today, but with the event marred by a tragedy, Markko Martin's co-driver Michael Park killed in an accident on SS15 in his home rally (see separate story), Loeb took...

Wed 16 Feb 2005
Daytona Twin 150 race 1 lineup

Daytona Twin 150 race 1 lineup

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- -------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 47.793 ...

Thu 23 Jun 2005
Mosley comments on US Grand Prix
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Mosley comments on US Grand Prix

FIA president Max Mosley replies to questions about the US Grand Prix Q: What about the American fans who travelled long distances and spent a lot of money to see a race with only 6 cars? Max Mosley: My personal view, and it is only my...

Thu 07 Apr 2005
Gil de Ferran biography
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Gil de Ferran biography

Gil de Ferran, one of auto racing's most sophisticated and diverse drivers, made history in May of 2003 by taking the chequered flag at the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500 and retiring at the end of that season with a victory in his final...

Sat 06 Aug 2005
East keeps challengers at bay for IRP winHeadline

East keeps challengers at bay for IRP win

Despite predictions of thunderstorms, the final USAC Silver Crown Series pavement event of 2005 was completed on a dry track at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Part of the three-day Kroger Speedfest, the J.D. Byrider 100 was the last pavement race for...

Sun 23 Oct 2005
Honda riders earn front row in IstanbulHeadline

Honda riders earn front row in Istanbul

The Movistar Honda riders came up today with a 1-2 in the qualifying session at the Istanbul Park Circuit for this weekend's first MotoGP Grand Prix of Turkey. Sete Gibernau took the pole position, leaving behind, by just one tenth of a second,...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
Richard Sloop named Credential Manager

Richard Sloop named Credential Manager

Motorsport.com, Inc [http://www.motorsport.com] is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Credential Manager. Richard Sloop will take on the responsibility of not only coordinating with the race track venues, he will also be the main...

Thu 01 Sep 2005
DuQuoin State Fair Ted Horn 100 pre-race notes

DuQuoin State Fair Ted Horn 100 pre-race notes

55TH HORN 100 AT DUQUOIN IMPACTS USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP The "Magic Mile" at DuQuoin will once again play a major part in determining a national champion as the United States Auto Club Weld Racing Silver Crown cars return to the DuQuoin...

Thu 03 Feb 2005
NHRA driver Kenny Koretsky buys his sponsor

NHRA driver Kenny Koretsky buys his sponsor

Kenny Koretsky Purchases Nitro Fish Wear Apparel Company and Trademark RICHBORO, Pa., Feb. 1, 2005 - Entrepreneur Kenny Koretsky announced Tuesday the purchase of Nitro Fish Wear, the company that sponsors his NHRA Pro Stock race team. "I may...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
Indy 500 racer Art Cross passed away

Indy 500 racer Art Cross passed away

1953 INDIANAPOLIS 500 RUNNER-UP CROSS DIES AT 87 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, April 15, 2005 -- Art Cross, the first-ever Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year in 1952 and a runner-up finisher in the 1953 race to Bill Vukovich, died April 15 in La Porte,...

Thu 13 Jan 2005
Hines takes 2005 Chili Bowl titleHeadline

Hines takes 2005 Chili Bowl title

Hines Escapes Tulsa with Narrow O'Reilly Chili Bowl Victory BY: Lonnie Wheatley TULSA, Okla. (January 8, 2005) -- The checkered flag flew none too soon for Indiana's Tracy Hines in Saturday night's 19th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget...