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Tue 03 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta not scared of SchumacherHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta not scared of Schumacher

Christiano da Matta is looking forward to the challenges of Formula One and says he is not scared of reigning champion Michael Schumacher. However, the new Toyota signing is not expecting to take the world by storm in his debut season. Da Matta,...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta sad at Champ Car regressionHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta sad at Champ Car regression

Christiano da Matta is sad that the CART series is heading into decline as teams and drivers leave, despite it being the best motor racing in America. The Indy Racing League is attracting drivers but da Matta thinks the oval-only racing will not...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
IRL: Cheever Racing signs Buddy RiceHeadline

IRL: Cheever Racing signs Buddy Rice

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 25, 2002) - Buddy Rice of Phoenix, Ariz., has signed a multiyear contract with Red Bull Cheever Racing to drive in the Indy Racing League championship. "We are pleased to officially sign Buddy" team owner Eddie Cheever...

Tue 26 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Dom?nguez picks up Rookie of the Year AwardHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dom?nguez picks up Rookie of the Year Award

INDIANAPOLIS and MIAMI (November 23, 2002) - Herdez Competition driver Mario Dominguez last night accepted the Jim Trueman Rookie of the Year Award at the 2002 CART Awards Banquet, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, ...

BUSCH: Biffle honored as ChampionHeadline

BUSCH: Biffle honored as Champion

Roush Racing's Greg Biffle was the toast of the evening as he was awarded his 2002 NASCAR Busch Series championship trophy last Friday evening in Florida. In receiving his year-end payout, Biffle became the first champion to score more then a ...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Players announces 2003 lineupHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Players announces 2003 lineup

Montreal, Quebec, November 19, 2002 Team Player's announced its drivers' lineup for the 2003 CART Championship today, as Patrick Carpentier returns for his sixth season and fellow Canadian Paul Tracy signs on as his new teammate. "We are...

Thu 14 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexican drivers excited about home raceHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexican drivers excited about home race

Mexican drivers Michel Jourdain Jr., Luis Diaz and Jourdain's father, former driver Michel Jourdain Sr., met with the media in this week's CART teleconference to express their excitement over this weekend's inaugural Gran Premio CART race in the...

Wed 13 Nov 2002
IRL: Mo Nunn Racing to field two-car team in 2003Headline

IRL: Mo Nunn Racing to field two-car team in 2003

INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Nov. 11, 2002) -- Mo Nunn Racing will double up its efforts for the 2003 Indy Racing League season by expanding to a two-car team and partnering with Toyota as the championship engine manufacturer turns its attention to the...

Mon 11 Nov 2002
2000: Martinez wins Veracruz, MexicoHeadline

2000: Martinez wins Veracruz, Mexico

Veracruz (Mexico) November 10. Against hot weather and the Goeterss's brothers pressure, David Martinez won his second race in his streak of three this year, today at Super Jarocho circuit. With this triumph, Martinez extend his leadership of the...

SCC: Doncaster Racing wins Daytona finale and championshipHeadline

SCC: Doncaster Racing wins Daytona finale and championship

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 9, 2002) - Doncaster Racing won the Grand-Am Cup Series six-hour race, part of the Dark Dog Grand American Finale at Daytona International Speedway, en route to capturing this year's Grand Sport I team championship.

BUSCH: Biffle clinches Busch title at PhoenixHeadline

BUSCH: Biffle clinches Busch title at Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ- Roush Racing's Greg Biffle clinched the 2002 NASCAR Busch Series Championship Saturday afternoon after running the No. 60 Ford a strong third at the Phoenix International Raceway. Biffle also gave Jack Roush his first ever Busch...

Sun 10 Nov 2002
BUSCH: Wimmer knocks out third win in PhoenixHeadline

BUSCH: Wimmer knocks out third win in Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ- After a long struggle to finally score his first win, Bill Davis Racing's Scott Wimmer is making winning a habit as he grabbed his third career win this year Saturday afternoon on the one-mile track at the Phoenix International...

Sat 09 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lotterer to drive for Coyne Racing in MexicoHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Lotterer to drive for Coyne Racing in Mexico

Former Jaguar test driver Andre Lotterer is to join Dale Coyne Racing for the finale of the CART season in Mexico next week. The 20-year-old German will drive a Ford Cosworth/Lola in the race and Coyne is cautious but thinks Lotterer will do fine...

Fri 08 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: No pressure from fans to Jourdain in Mexico CityHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: No pressure from fans to Jourdain in Mexico City

Mexico City (Mexico) November 7 -- Without feeling pressured by the support of the thousands of Mexican that will encourage him on November 17, Michel Jourdain Jr, will take the green flag for the final race of the 2002 FedEx Championship Series...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Music again at Hermanos Rodriguez trackHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Music again at Hermanos Rodriguez track

A track with an enormous tradition was reinaugurated today. The Hermanos Rodriguez track is ready to host the final round of the CART FedEx Championship on 17 November, the Telmex Gigante Mexico Grand Prix, and it is already in great form. With...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira to drive for Newman/Haas in 2003Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira to drive for Newman/Haas in 2003

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (November 5, 2002) --- Four time CART Championship team Newman/Haas Racing announced today that Brazilian driver Bruno Junqueira has been named to drive for the team beginning in 2003. "Paul (Newman) and I were very impressed...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: 2002 champion Da Matta heads to Formula 1Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2002 champion Da Matta heads to Formula 1

Dominant 2002 season sends reigning CART Champion Cristiano da Matta to Formula One with two-year Toyota contract. INDIANAPOLIS (November 5, 2002) - 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series champion Cristiano da Matta will leave the Champ Car series...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vasser ends dry spell at FontanaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vasser ends dry spell at Fontana

Fontana, Calif (November 3, 2002) - Jimmy Vasser returned to victory lane at the California Speedway after beating Michael Andretti to the finish line by 0.400 seconds. Vasser, who hasn't visited victory lane since Houston in 2000, passed Andretti...

Sun 03 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kanaan knocks Junqueira from Fontana poleHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kanaan knocks Junqueira from Fontana pole

Fontana, Calif (November 2, 2002) - Tony Kanaan earned the pole position for Sunday's 500 presented by Toyota after averaging 232.483 mph around the 2-mile California Speedway. Kanaan used just one of his two qualifying laps before returning to...

Sat 02 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tagliani fastest in practice at FontanaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tagliani fastest in practice at Fontana

FONTANA, CALIF (November 1, 2002) - Alex Tagliani recorded the fastest lap of the day at the California Speedway while practicing for Sunday's 500 presented by Toyota. Tagliani set his beat lap in the afternoon session after touring the two-mile...

Tue 29 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rookie Dominguez steals the thunder at Surfers ParadiseHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rookie Dominguez steals the thunder at Surfers Paradise

Rookie driver Mario Dominguez earned a milestone first victory for Herdez Competition in Round 17 of the 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series, following a wet and wild day on the streets of Surfers Paradise. Dominguez's victory places him in the...

BUSCH: Biffle close to clinching championshipHeadline

BUSCH: Biffle close to clinching championship

Entering Saturday's race in Atlanta, the Busch Series championship leader Greg Biffle had a 105-point cushion over Jason Keller. After leading a lap, and finishing 5th to Keller's 7th, Biffle now heads to Rockingham 119 points in the lead. With...

Mon 28 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Dominguez gets first win in Australian rainstormHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dominguez gets first win in Australian rainstorm

In a bizarre series of events, Mario Dominguez won the CART Indy 300 today in Surfers Paradise, Australia. Heavy rains were the cause of most of the weirdness, but a curious decision on the timing of the end of the race by CART's stewards will...

Sun 27 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta grabs the pole at Surfers ParadiseHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta grabs the pole at Surfers Paradise

Reigning champion Cristiano da Matta is on track to become the first two-time winner of the Gold Coast Honda Indy 300 as he turned the fastest lap of the weekend at 1:30.204 (111.547 mph) in Saturday's final qualifying session for Sunday's race ...