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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...

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 ...

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,...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
NA-F2000: SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Sellers tests Newman/Haas Champ Car

NA-F2000: SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Sellers tests Newman/Haas Champ Car

Formula Dodge standout Bryan Sellers tested a Newman/Haas Racing Lola Champ Car at Sebring International Raceway today, as part of his reward for winning this year's Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship. The 2000 National Championship runner-up ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: G.I. Joe's y Portland, extendieron su contrato

CHAMPCAR/CART: G.I. Joe's y Portland, extendieron su contrato

Pórtland, Oregon - En un renovado compromiso con la ciudad de Pórtland y los 'fans' de las carreras en el noroeste de Estados Unidos, el presidente y director ejecutivo de Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART), Christopher R. Pook, anunció hoy...

CHAMPCAR/CART: El regreso de Dale Coyne Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: El regreso de Dale Coyne Racing

El último lugar donde Dale Coyne quería estar en el 2001 y el 2002 era al margen, viendo las carreras de Champ Car desde el paddock o, peor aún, desde el televisor y la computadora en su casa. Pero la realidad financiera de las últimas dos...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Portland, G.I. Joe's commit through 2005

CHAMPCAR/CART: Portland, G.I. Joe's commit through 2005

Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford committed to Portland through 2005; G.I. Joe's to continue sponsorship. PORTLAND, Ore. (December 16, 2002) - In a renewed commitment to the city of Portland and the race fans in the...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dr. Olvey, Dr. Jacobs and driver Seriva press conference, part I

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dr. Olvey, Dr. Jacobs and driver Seriva press conference, part I

An interview with: Dr. Steve Olvey Dr. Patrick Jacobs Oriol Servia Part 1 of 2 INDIANAPOLIS (December 16, 2002) - What follows is the transcript of the CART weekly teleconference presented by WorldCom featuring CART Director of Medical...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dr. Olvey, Dr. Jacobs and driver Seriva press conference, part II

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dr. Olvey, Dr. Jacobs and driver Seriva press conference, part II

An interview with: Dr. Steve Olvey Dr. Patrick Jacobs Oriol Servia Part 2 of 2 Q: In basketball, players that hit a wall of fatigue, a lot of times their outside shots, their legs start to go, they're not able to make that shot. Is there a ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Estudio m?dico: ?Son atletas los pilotos?

CHAMPCAR/CART: Estudio m?dico: ?Son atletas los pilotos?

Indianápolis - La palabra "atleta" ha sido reservada por largo tiempo para aquellos que pueden saltar siete pies o correr 100 yardas planas, sin embargo, una investigación médica recientemente publicada ha demostrado que los pilotos que...

IRL: Scheckter, Dixon put 2003 Panoz G Force to test at Texas

IRL: Scheckter, Dixon put 2003 Panoz G Force to test at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002 -- An all-new 2003 Indy Racing League car was on track the first time Dec. 17 at Texas Motor Speedway, with Target Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Tomas Scheckter and Scott Dixon testing a 2003 Panoz G ...

IRL: Wheldon test at California cut short by rain

IRL: Wheldon test at California cut short by rain

Wheldon, AGR continue to learn in rain-shortened test . FONTANA, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002 -- Dan Wheldon and Andretti Green Racing tested for nearly five hours Dec. 16 at California Speedway before rain arrived early in the ...

IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 16, 2002) - Max Jones, who has won numerous races and championships as a team manager for Roush Racing, has joined Red Bull Cheever Racing as general manager, owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. announced today. As...

IRL: Toyota to sponsor season-opener at Homestead-Mami

IRL: Toyota to sponsor season-opener at Homestead-Mami

Toyota Indy 300 to kick off IRL season: February 28 - March 2, 2003 MIAMI, FL (December 15, 2002) - Toyota will be the official title sponsor for the Indy Car season-opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the next three years, announced today by...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Hornish, Foyt IV earn first-team AARWBA All-America honors

IPS: IRL: Hornish, Foyt IV earn first-team AARWBA All-America honors

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 13, 2002 -- Two-time Indy Racing League champion Sam Hornish Jr. and Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series champion A.J. Foyt IV were named to the first team of the All-America Auto Racing Team selected annually by members of...

IPS: IRL: Firestone 2002 IRL, IPS review

IPS: IRL: Firestone 2002 IRL, IPS review

Firestone Racing not acting its age. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2002) - The Firestone Racing program, founded in 1909, is showing no signs of aging as it collected two more open-wheel championships in 2002 - and once again visited victory ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Year's final RPM2Night Show to feature CART Champion

CHAMPCAR/CART: Year's final RPM2Night Show to feature CART Champion

INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2002) - The season's final installment of ESPN's motorsports news show RPM2Night will air Sunday evening on ESPN2 and will feature a lengthy interview with 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series titlist Cristiano da ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART sponsor Simple Green donates toys

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART sponsor Simple Green donates toys

CART sponsor Simple Green to make charitable donation on the "Today" show. INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2002) - Simple Green, the naming sponsor of CART's Safety Team and official cleaner and degreaser of CART, will be represented by Public ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Medical study on drivers fitness report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Medical study on drivers fitness report

Medical study finds CART drivers to have same fitness capacities as world-class athletes. INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2002) - The word 'athlete' has long been held in reserve for those who can high-jump seven feet or run 10-second 100-yard...

CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED Channel to air CART season review

CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED Channel to air CART season review

INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2002) - Following the conclusion of SPEED Channel's first year as a broadcast partner of Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc., the cable network will wrap up the season with a pair of shows next week celebrating the ...