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Mon 23 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED profile - Derek DalyHeadline

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...

IRL: Jimmy Kite to race Chili Bowl for Lehmann

IRL: Jimmy Kite to race Chili Bowl for Lehmann

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga., Thursday, December 19, 2002 - Open wheel racing expert Jimmy Kite, 26, will add yet another highlight to his already impressive racing resume next month. Lehmann Racing and Kite announced today that the Georgia resident would ...

IRL: F3000 veteran Cioci passes rookie test at Texas

IRL: F3000 veteran Cioci passes rookie test at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002 -- European Formula 3000 veteran Marco Cioci passed the speed phase of his Indy Racing League rookie test, driving for Sam Schmidt Motorsports, on Dec. 18 at Texas Motor Speedway. Cioci, 27, from Rome,...

Ken Schrader signs with BAM RacingHeadline

Ken Schrader signs with BAM Racing

BAM Racing had a tough year in 2002, going through six drivers in the No. 49 Dodge. However, they now have signed veteran driver Ken Schrader for the 2003 season, hoping to turn their luck around. Schrader was released at the end of the 2002 ...

Wieth Racing - Vallelunga test summary

Wieth Racing - Vallelunga test summary

Again a successful long distance test in Vallelunga. Past weekend (14./15. Dec.) Team Wieth Racing was on the track again to test the new F550 GTS. Main target of those very comprehensive tests was not to set new lap records on the Italian track...

Series testing at Daytona wrap up 2002-12-22

Series testing at Daytona wrap up 2002-12-22

ARCA RE/MAX Series test wraps up with Gerhart fastest. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 22, 2002) -- ARCA RE/MAX Series teams concluded their test session two hours early on Sunday after completing all of their work in preparation for the Feb. 8...

This Week in Racing History (December 22-28)

This Week in Racing History (December 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker December 22 NHRA Top Fuel dragracer Shelly Anderson born (1965). December 23 Ferrari F93A unveiled to the public (1993). December 24 Ralph Moody offers Fred Lorenzen a Ford factory stockcar ride...

Stoddart defends 'pay driver' decisionHeadline

Stoddart defends 'pay driver' decision

Minardi boss Paul Stoddart has defended his decision to take on drivers who can bring financial backing to the team, saying they are not just 'pay drivers'. Teams have been criticized in the past for hiring anyone who can effectively buy the race...

2002 car best strategy for McLaren

2002 car best strategy for McLaren

McLaren intend to start the 2003 season with this year's car, the MP4-17, because there is still more to be exploited from it, said managing director Martin Whitmarsh. The new MP4-18 is unlikely to be used until the championship reaches the...

CMC Racing Championship Shootout notes

CMC Racing Championship Shootout notes

Craig Baltzer wins SCCA Pro Racing/WKA Constructors Championship Shootout Bettendorf, IA (Dec. 22): 2002 WKA/SCCA Constructors Cup and CIK North American ICC Champion, Craig Baltzer took top honors at the SCCA Pro Racing/WKA Constructors Cup ...

Ken Schrader at Motorsports 2003 Show

Ken Schrader at Motorsports 2003 Show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December 22, 2002 . . . Joining a growing list of national, regional and local racing talents, veteran NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ken Schrader will be signing autographs at Motorsports 2003, the fan & racer motorsports ...

Ralph Millet of Saab fame died 2002-12-20

Ralph Millet of Saab fame died 2002-12-20

Ralph T. Millet, 85, of Old Saybrook, CT., the man who brought the Swedish Saab cars into the United States, and was president of the Saab importing company, and who became a highly respected spokesman for the imported car business in the United...

Saturday, December 21 test day at Daytona

Saturday, December 21 test day at Daytona

Bobby Gerhart looking to continue domination at Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 21, 2002) -- Bobby Gerhart doesn't take Daytona International Speedway for granted. He has posted five top-10 finishes, including two victories (1999...