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Thu 30 Dec 1999
IRL: Teams to hone new equipment at second Open Test

IRL: Teams to hone new equipment at second Open Test

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 30, 1999 -- Scott Sharp won the pole in January 1999 for the Indy 200 at Walt Disney World Speedway with a track-record time of 21.007 seconds and speed of 171.371 mph on the 1-mile oval. At least 20...

Wed 29 Dec 1999
Championship News & Notes

Championship News & Notes

DETROIT (December 29) - At least one new team and nearly a dozen confirmed drivers are part of a rapidly growing 2000 Dayton Indy Lights Championship field that is gearing up as the year winds down. Veterans Casey Mears, Jonny Kane, Tony Renna...

SBRS: Barber Dodge Mid-Ohio Round 8 Results

SBRS: Barber Dodge Mid-Ohio Round 8 Results

LEXINGTON, Ohio (Aug. 15) - An outside pass on the opening lap gave Todd Snyder of Sheffield, Mass. the inside track on his second consecutive Barber Dodge Pro Series victory on the 2.258-mile, 14-turn Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Sunday ...

SBRS: Skip Barber Formula Dodge Schedule

SBRS: Skip Barber Formula Dodge Schedule

LAKEVILLE, Conn. - July 26, 1999 - Skip Barber Formula Dodge Western and Southern Championship competitors will encounter new challenges in their upcoming 1999-2000 seasons. The tentative schedule for each regional championship has a different...

SBRS: 1999 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Winners

SBRS: 1999 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Winners

1999 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Winners SEBRING, Fla. (Feb. 24) - The winners of the second annual Skip Barber Racing School Karting Scholarship Shootout were recently named after a two-day competition in the 2.0 liter Skip...

SBRS: Giovanni Anapoli Starts Test in Sebring

SBRS: Giovanni Anapoli Starts Test in Sebring

E' prevista per il prossimo giovedì 18 febbraio la partenza per gli Stati Uniti di Giovanni Anapoli che, il 22 e 23 febbraio sulla pista di Sebring (Florida), parteciperà alla prima sessione di test collettivi di Formula Barber Dodge. Il ...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver Status Outlined for Indianapolis 500

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver Status Outlined for Indianapolis 500

CART Driver Status Outlined for Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999 - A veteran CART driver who has not competed in the Indianapolis 500 will not be required to take a rookie test next April if that driver's team ...

Thu 23 Dec 1999
IRL: New 2000 Cars Are Complete Package

IRL: New 2000 Cars Are Complete Package

NEW ENGINE/CHASSIS PACKAGE HAS TEAMS REVVED FOR 2000 SEASON INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999 -- After a successful debut at Walt Disney World Speedway where Indy Racing League teams logged more than 3,000 trouble-free miles, the new Indy ...

Wed 22 Dec 1999
Geoff Boss Signs With Lucas Motorsports

Geoff Boss Signs With Lucas Motorsports

Geoff Boss of Naragansett, R.I. announced today that he has signed with Lucas Motorsports to partner his brother Andy in the 2000 Dayton Indy Lights Series. Both of the Boss brothers are Skip Barber Three Day Racing School graduates and have...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pat Leahy Named CART Marketing Director

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pat Leahy Named CART Marketing Director

DETROIT (December 22, 1999) - Championship Auto Racing Teams has reached out to the ranks of its FedEx Championship Series team sponsors for the person who will oversee its marketing programs as the Champ Car series heads into the 21st ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series Happenings, 1999-12-22

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series Happenings, 1999-12-22

As the New Year approaches, Spring Training for the drivers and teams of the FedEx Championship Series can't be that far behind. CART's fifth annual Spring Training, highlighted by announcement of the inaugural CART All-Star Team, is ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1999 Review

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1999 Review

DETROIT (December 22, 1999) - As the 20th century comes to a close, all eyes seem poised to take a look back - whether it is the last 100 years, the just-completed decade or the most recent 365 days of events. For Championship Auto Racing ...

Tue 21 Dec 1999
IRL: Al Unser Jr. Pleased With Results of First Test

IRL: Al Unser Jr. Pleased With Results of First Test

AL JR. GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE IN FIRST INDY RACING TEST PHOENIX, Dec. 21, 1999 -- In 38 days, two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Al Unser Jr. starts a dramatic new phase in an auto racing career that already has him headed toward the ...

IRL: Test for USAC stars postponed due to cold

IRL: Test for USAC stars postponed due to cold

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 21, 1999 - Cold weather at Texas Motor Speedway will force three USAC short-track standouts to wait until 2000 for their chance to take the Indy Racing League rookie test with Panther Racing. Strong winds and...

CHAMPCAR/CART: All Amerian Racers Will Not in 2000

CHAMPCAR/CART: All Amerian Racers Will Not in 2000

December 20, 1999 Santa Ana, California Dan Gurney: "Despite a major marketing effort and a very good racing package consisting of Ford engines, Reynard or Lola chassis, Firestone tires and Bryan Herta as the driver, we have not been able to...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mauricio Gugelmin Among Pacesetters at Sebring Test

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mauricio Gugelmin Among Pacesetters at Sebring Test

GUGELMIN AMONG PACESETTERS AT SEBRING TEST Sebring, FL (December 21, 1999) - PacWest Racing's Mauricio Gugelmin concluded a successful two-day test at Florida's Sebring International Raceway today, logging over 200 miles for a total of over 600...

Mon 20 Dec 1999
Dorricott Racing - 1999 Team Review

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Team Review

1999 - A COMING OF AGE FOR DORRICOTT RACING (SUNNYVALE, Calif.) - - If a standard for high achievement could be established for the PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship, Dorricott Racing's three-car effort in 1999 would arguably be that...

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Achievements

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Achievements

1999 Dorricott Racing Team Achievements Team: * First team in Indy Lights history to finish first, second, and third place in a single season * Set Indy Lights record for most race finishes in a single season with 35 of 36 ...

Formula Nissan Positivi test a Albacete

Formula Nissan Positivi test a Albacete

Si è svolta sulla pista spagnola di Albacete una giornata di test collettivi per vetture di Formula Nissan, alla quale hanno partecipato 15 piloti. Per la Vergani Racing è stata l'occasione per prendere confidenza con la pista, che sarà...

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest Makes Steady Progress at Sebring Test

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest Makes Steady Progress at Sebring Test

Sebring, FL (December 20, 1999) - PacWest Racing's Mauricio Gugelmin completed over 115 miles during the first portion of a scheduled two-day test session at Florida's Sebring International Raceway today. "It was a typical test day, really,"...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Memo Gidley Takes Hawaii by

CHAMPCAR/CART: Memo Gidley Takes Hawaii by "Thunder" Storm

While Memo Gidley has kept busy this off-season trying to secure a lucrative ride for the upcoming CART Champ Car season, he has not spent all his time merely pounding the pavement. Memo recently returned to the mainland US after spending five...

Sat 18 Dec 1999
FNIPPON: Japan-Malaysia Joint Venture in F1 Driver Project.

FNIPPON: Japan-Malaysia Joint Venture in F1 Driver Project.

The Malaysian Motorsports Organisers and Competitors Association (MMOCA) has secured an agreement with a consortium of Japanese organisations to jointly fund the Alex Yoong Racing For Malaysia project to place a Malaysian in Formula One within...

Fri 17 Dec 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Santa Arrives Early into Indianapolis

CHAMPCAR/CART: Santa Arrives Early into Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN - Santa arrived early at Monument Circle in Indianapolis today - but would you expect anything less when his reindeers have been replaced by a race car driven by Champ Car star and world record holder Mauricio Gugelmin? Santa's...