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Tue 31 Dec 2002
2002 AARWBA All-American Team nominees announced

2002 AARWBA All-American Team nominees announced

American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association: Racing press voting for 2002 Auto Racing All-America Team. BURBANK, Calif - Ballots are in the mail to almost 300 members of the motorsports press to select the 12-driver 2002 Auto...

Thu 26 Dec 2002
SBRS: Ward Imrie Baber-CART Scholarship Runoff notes

SBRS: Ward Imrie Baber-CART Scholarship Runoff notes

Imrie wins US$50,000 at Barber-CART Runoff. Toronto, Ontario (December 26, 2002): Aspiring race driver Ward Imrie of Winnipeg, Manitoba, arrived home this week with US$50,000 towards next year's racing budget after finishing third in the ...

Tue 24 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: New 2003 CART team formed with Lavin as driverHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: New 2003 CART team formed with Lavin as driver

Motorsport.com has learned through reliable sources in Mexico that a new team for the 2003 CART Champ Car World Series has been formed by Modelo Group. The Corona Racing Team has signed Mexican driver Rodolfo Lavin. Modelo Group formed a ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
IPS: Officials, drivers pleased with new Infiniti engine

IPS: Officials, drivers pleased with new Infiniti engine

PHOENIX, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series veterans Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Gary Peterson successfully completed the first test of the new specification Infiniti Q45 engine Dec. 17 and 18 at Phoenix International ...

IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS
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IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS

Unique duo enjoys Infiniti Pro Series test at Texas. Sprint car driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner both eye full-time rides in 2003. FORT WORTH, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002 -- Their backgrounds may be vastly different, but veteran...

SBRS: Colin Fleming takes $100,000 Barber-CART Scholarship

SBRS: Colin Fleming takes $100,000 Barber-CART Scholarship

(SEBRING, Fla.) December 20, 2002 -After three days of intensive competition at Sebring International Raceway, the Barber Dodge Pro Series announced the winners of the Barber-CART Scholarship Runoff today, with Colin Fleming, North Hills, Calif.

ALLSTAR: East Bay Winternationals preview

ALLSTAR: East Bay Winternationals preview

New owners make East Bay better for 27th Annual Winternationals. Tampa, FL. Dec. 16, 2002--. Major improvements are complete and 2VHL Promotions, Inc., the new ownership group at the renamed East Bay Raceway Park, is set for the Tampa track's...

USAR: USAR's Sammons enters Midget Indoor event

USAR: USAR's Sammons enters Midget Indoor event

NJ's Danny Sammons makes racing return to homestate. USAR's Sammons lands ride for Indoor TQ Midget event. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - USAR Hooters ProCup Series Northern Series regular Danny Sammons will get a chance to test his flat-track skills ...

CRA: Thunder Valley to host 2003 event

CRA: Thunder Valley to host 2003 event

Sunoco Super Series to race at Thunder Valley Speedway in 2003. Salem, Ind. (December 21, 2002) -- Thunder Valley Speedway, the former M-40 Motorsports Arena, will host a Sunoco Super Series event for the first time ever on Saturday, July 5,...

CRA: R.J.S. Racing Equipment renews sponsorship

CRA: R.J.S. Racing Equipment renews sponsorship

R.J.S. Racing Equipment renews Sponsorship of Sunoco Super Series Salem, Ind. (December 20, 2002) -- CRA Sunoco Super Series officials announced today that R.J.S. Racing Equipment has renewed their Contingency Sponsorship of the Sunoco Super ...

MERC: 2003 Middle-East Rally Championship calendar

MERC: 2003 Middle-East Rally Championship calendar

<pre> 2003 Middle-East Rally Championship calender. January 22 - 24 Bahrain International Rally (BRN) February 26 -28 Qatar International Rally (Q) May 15 - 17 Jordan International Rally (HKJ) July 03 - 06 ...

MERC: Ford Focus wins in the desert

MERC: Ford Focus wins in the desert

Ford Focus wins in the desert - the ultimate test of endurance & reliability. "Driving conditions in the Middle East are unique. The intense heat and desert tracks make this series the ultimate test of endurance and reliability. Over the past...

MERC: Dubai: Sulayem clinches milestone win, Qassimi gets title

MERC: Dubai: Sulayem clinches milestone win, Qassimi gets title

Arab world's top driver, Sulayem reaches new milestone clinching 60th career win at the Dubai Rally. UAE-driver, Khaled Al Qassimi claims first Middle East Championship. Mohammed Ben Sulayem won the Dubai International Rally for the 15th time...

WKA: CSOT: Stars of Tomorrow, SCCA/WKA Constructors merger announced

WKA: CSOT: Stars of Tomorrow, SCCA/WKA Constructors merger announced

CART Stars of Tomorrow and SCCA Pro Racing/WKA Constructors Championship to merge. INDIANAPOLIS, IN. (December 20, 2002) -- Officials from the CART Stars of Tomorrow and WKA/SCCA Pro Racing Constructors Championship announced today that the two...

WKA: Rockingham Gold Cup report

WKA: Rockingham Gold Cup report

ROCKINGHAM, NC-A surprised Ryan Cassity became the third member of this year's WKA Triple Crown Club. The Decatur, Il based Coyote karts factory driver entered this year's annual GT Machine WKA Horstman Gold Cup Grand Nationals at North Carolina...

WKA: BUSCH: McMurray remembers Christmases in Daytona

WKA: BUSCH: McMurray remembers Christmases in Daytona

Jamie McMurray remembers his Go-Kart Christmases in Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2002) - Just like Christmas, go-karts come only once a year to Daytona International Speedway. Beginning the day after Christmas, Daytona International...

USTCC: Sears Point seasn finale report

USTCC: Sears Point seasn finale report

For the second time this season, the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) competed at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California for the USTCC's seventh round. The teams had raced at Infineon at this season's opener, when it was...

SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel statement on dismissed lawsuit
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SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel statement on dismissed lawsuit

AURORA, Ill. (December 19, 2002) - Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports and AMA Pro Racing entered into an agreement on December 17, 2002 prior to a scheduled court hearing concerning the THQ World Supercross GP and the AMA Supercross Series.

WWS: 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series schedule

WWS: 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series schedule

<pre> 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series Schedule DATE EVENT LOCATION DISTANCE Sun, Feb 2 Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, Ariz (10 Mi) 150 L Sat, April 12 ...

WWS: 2003 expanded schedule announced

WWS: 2003 expanded schedule announced

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2002) - The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has announced the 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series schedule, including 13 events at 11 different tracks across Arizona, California, ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexican driver Lavin to join CART with Corona Racing Team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexican driver Lavin to join CART with Corona Racing Team

Mexico City, December 21st, 2002.- Mexican giant Modelo Group with its Corona Beer brand announced today the creation of a new CART team called the 'Corona Racing Team' with young Mexican driver Rodolfo M. Lavín to race in the Bridgestone-CART ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Va Rodolof Lavin a CART con Corona y Walker Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Va Rodolof Lavin a CART con Corona y Walker Racing

México, D.F., 21 de diciembre, 2002.- El Grupo Modelo con su marca Corona crea a partir de hoy el nuevo equipo 'Corona Racing Team' con Rodolfo Martínez Lavín como piloto, para participar en la Serie Bridgestone-CART en los próximos dos años,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing tests Fogarty and three others

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing tests Fogarty and three others

INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2002) - Newman/Haas Racing will begin its 21st season of CART competition in the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford in 2003, with the four-time CART championship winning operation set to...

CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED profile - Derek DalyHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED profile - Derek Daly

Over the next several months, SPEED Channel will profile members of its on- air team as well as key figures behind the scenes at the nation's fastest growing sports cable network. The fourth profile in this series highlights veteran racer Derek ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson tendr? un equipo de CART en el 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson tendr? un equipo de CART en el 2003

Indianápolis, Indiana. (20 de diciembre, 2002) - El ex piloto de Champ Car Stefan Johansson, anunció hoy la formación del American Spirit Team Johansson, una escudería que con dos autos estará participando en el Campeonato Champ Car...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART teamHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART team

INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2002) - Former Champ Car driver Stefan Johansson announced today the formation of American Spirit Team Johansson, a complete two-car effort that will campaign the 2003 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: NHR closer to selecting 2nd driver for 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: NHR closer to selecting 2nd driver for 2003

2002 CART FedEx Series Champions Newman/Haas Racing in process of selecting teammate to Junqueira. LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (December 19, 2002) --- Newman/Haas Racing is moving closer to naming a second driver to team with Brazilian Bruno ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tagliani expresses his thoughtsHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tagliani expresses his thoughts

CART driver Alex Tagliani thinks Team Player's isn't living up to its side of the bargain after dumping him in favour of another Canadian, Paul Tracy, the Globe and Mail reported today. Alex Tagliani. Photo by Gridwork. Although ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: ?Una mirada al futuro?

CHAMPCAR/CART: ?Una mirada al futuro?

Indianápolis (18 de diciembre, 2002) - Las dos preguntas más frecuentes en Indianápolis en estos días son: ¿CART realmente va a tener al menos 18 autos en el 2003? Y ¿de dónde van a provenir? Entre especulaciones y anticipación, no menos...

CHAMPCAR/CART: David Clare named CART's Chief Operating Officer

CHAMPCAR/CART: David Clare named CART's Chief Operating Officer

INDIANAPOLIS (December 18, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that David Clare will be joining the company in the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer when it reopens for business following its ...

RACE: 2003 F500 Red Devil SU-F1 introduced

RACE: 2003 F500 Red Devil SU-F1 introduced

BUTTE, Mont. (December 19, 2002) -- Race Cars of the Future has introduced its 2003 Formula 500 racing car, the Red Devil SU-F1. Some of the new technical features of the SU-F1 are: High down force, low drag radiator ducts for optimum ...

IRL: Chevy - second phase of testing waits for 2003

IRL: Chevy - second phase of testing waits for 2003

Chevrolet to begin second phase of engine testing with new year. DETROIT, Dec. 20, 2002 - After completing nearly 1,500 miles of track testing with the all-new 2003 Chevy Indy V8, GM Racing is ready to begin the second phase of testing in early...

IRL: Chevy adds Dreyer & Reinbold team to 2003 engine list

IRL: Chevy adds Dreyer & Reinbold team to 2003 engine list

Chevrolet announces Dreyer & Reinbold Racing as IRL development team. DETROIT, Dec. 20, 2002 - Chevrolet's roster of development teams for next season's Indy Racing League competition is now complete with the announcement today that Dreyer & ...

IRL: Indy Racing weekly notebook 2002-12-19

IRL: Indy Racing weekly notebook 2002-12-19

Cheever hires Jones as team general manager; Fisher receives Italian award. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002 -- Max Jones, who has won numerous races and championships as a team manager for Roush Racing, has joined Red Bull Cheever Racing...

IRL: De Ferran puts new Dallara to test at California

IRL: De Ferran puts new Dallara to test at California

FONTANA, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002 -- Gil de Ferran and Marlboro Team Penske tested the 2003 Dallara chassis equipped with a new Toyota Indy V8 engine Dec. 18 and 19 at California Speedway. It marked the first time the 2003 Dallara had...