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Tue 30 Dec 2008
Mid-Ohio: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Mid-Ohio: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Scott Dixon and the No. 9 Target Honda Team Back-to-back: Dixon has the opportunity to be the sixth driver to score back-to-back wins at Mid-Ohio in the 23-year reign that a major open wheel series has raced at the Buckeye track. Fellow TCGR...

Wed 24 Dec 2008
The future is green — or is it?Headline

The future is green — or is it?

In motorsports, the winter months are often a time for reflection and preparation for the upcoming season. Anticipation builds as team announcements provide a fix for racing junkies during the dog days of winter. But this year, it's a completely...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
2009 IndyCar Series schedule (REVISED)

2009 IndyCar Series schedule (REVISED)

<pre> Date Track Layout Sun 5-Apr Streets of St. Petersburg 1.8-mile street course Sun 19-Apr Streets of Long Beach 1.968-mile street course Sun 26-Apr Kansas Speedway ...

Markus Niemela news 2008-12-19

Markus Niemela news 2008-12-19

Atlantic Champion evaluates 2009 options 2008 Formula Atlantic Champion and Rookie Of The Year,Markus Niemela, has been busy since the end of the Atlantic championship. Right after the last Atlantic race Markus returned to Europe for a GP2 test...

Series statement on Detroit 2009 cancellation

Series statement on Detroit 2009 cancellation

INDYCAR SERIES STATEMENT REGARDING THE BELLE ISLE DETROIT GRAND PRIX INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 19, 2008 - The IndyCar Series today released the following statement from Terry Angstadt, president of the commercial division for the...

Detroit Grand Prix postponed for 2009

Detroit Grand Prix postponed for 2009

DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX POSTPONED FOR 2009 DETROIT, Mich. (December 19, 2008) - Officials for the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix announced today that the 2009 event will be postponed due to the difficult economic conditions prevalent in...

Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009Headline

Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009

The IndyCar/American Le Mans Series double-header weekend at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, has been canceled for 2009. Late word today said that the event did not fit the business plans of race organizers amidst the current economic situation.

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-18

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-18

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Drivers remember Christmases past 2. ABC Supply extends contract with A.J. Foyt Racing 3. Andretti leads Driver's Edge program 1. Drivers remember Christmases past: The wrapping...

AJ Foyt Racing sponsor extends contract

AJ Foyt Racing sponsor extends contract

ABC SUPPLY EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH A.J. FOYT RACING THROUGH 2010 WALLER, Texas December 18, 2008--ABC Supply Co. Inc. has extended its contract with A.J. Foyt Racing to sponsor the No. 14 Dallara/Honda/Firestone Indy car driven by Vitor Meira. The...

Sun 21 Dec 2008
2009 Indy Lights schedule

2009 Indy Lights schedule

<pre> 2009 Indy Lights schedule Date Track April 4 & 5 Streets of St. Petersburg (doubleheader) April 19 Streets of Long Beach April 26 Kansas Speedway May 22 Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 31 ...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Luyendyk - Headline

Luyendyk - "Racing Heroes Tour" blog, part 2

Racing Heroes Tour -- Iraq (December 11-17 By: Arie Luyendyk Jr. Hi everyone here is my blog from the last few days hope you enjoy! 11-13 Baghdad Arie Luyendyk Jr. visits U.S. troops in Iraq. Photo by Arie Luyendyk Jr.. The ...

Luyendyk - Headline

Luyendyk - "Racing Heroes Tour" blog, part 1

Racing Heroes Tour -- Iraq (Day 1-3) By: Arie Luyendyk Jr. Day 1: Arrival into Kuwait. Going into this 11 day tour of Kuwait and Iraq I find myself not knowing at all what to expect. I like many others in our country only see the news...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-12

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-12

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Dallara partners with IndyCar Series to lower team operating costs 2. Andretti, Viso re-signed for 2009 3. Dixon honored by BRDC 4. Howard wins PRI karting event 1. Dallara ...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
Marco Andretti renews with AGR

Marco Andretti renews with AGR

Andretti Green Inks Marco Andretti for 2009 IndyCar Series Season INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 11, 2008) - Andretti Green announced today that it has signed Marco Andretti to drive its ...

HVM renews E.J. Viso contract for 2009

HVM renews E.J. Viso contract for 2009

HVM Announces E.J. Viso in 2009 Driver Line-up Team and Driver Return to IndyCar Series for Sophomore Season Indianapolis, Indiana (December 11, 2008) & ...

Foyt Racing news 2008-12-10

Foyt Racing news 2008-12-10

Vitor Meira Tests the ABC Supply No. 14 at Homestead-Miami Speedway; New Chief Engineer Joins Foyt Team HOMESTEAD, FL December 9, 2008--Vitor Meira tested with A.J. Foyt's ABC Supply team for the first time on an oval track December 9th at ...

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-10

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-10

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. IndyCar Series extends deal with ESPN International for worldwide television rights 2. A.J. Foyt Racing hires new engineer 3. Eleven IndyCar Series drivers entered in PRI karting...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-08

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-08

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Drivers, owner honored at Autosport Awards 2. Patrick films Super Bowl commercial 3. Donoso receives national honors 4. Phil Casey Golf Tournament raises $22,000 for...

Newman/Haas Racing receives Autosport award

Newman/Haas Racing receives Autosport award

NEWMAN/HAAS RACING RECEIVED AUTOSPORT MAGAZINE'S JOHN BOLSTER AWARD IN LONDON ON SUNDAY NIGHT LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (December 8, 2008) --- Carl Haas and Newman/Haas Racing were honored at motorsports most prestigious end-of-season gala event,...

WKA: Conquest's Tagliani to run PRI Karting event

WKA: Conquest's Tagliani to run PRI Karting event

Alex Tagliani to Race in the All-Stars Karting Classic at the PRI Trade Show INDIANAPOLIS (December 9, 2008) - Enthusiastic racer, Alex Tagliani, has certainly proved his skill behind the wheel this past racing season; Starting from the front...

Wed 03 Dec 2008
2009 Indy Lights tentative schedule

2009 Indy Lights tentative schedule

<pre> The complete 2009 Firestone Indy Lights schedule: Date Track April 4 Streets of St. Petersburg April 5 Streets of St. Petersburg April 18 or 19 Streets of Long Beach April 25 or 26 Kansas Speedway May 22...

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-02

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-02

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Dixon, Castroneves, Matos earn First Team All-America honors 2. Patrick most searched athlete in 2008 3. Schmidt to be honored by Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation 4. Firestone Indy...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
RLR/Anderson Racing Homestead test 2008-12-02

RLR/Anderson Racing Homestead test 2008-12-02

Andersen Racing Continues Extensive Testing Schedule PALMETTO, Fla., Dec. 2 - Ireland's Peter Dempsey took advantage of one perk of Andersen Racing's groundbreaking open-wheel development program recently by testing one of the RLR/Andersen...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
IRL statement on continuing use of ethanol

IRL statement on continuing use of ethanol

Statement from Terry Angstadt, president of the commercial division of the Indy Racing League, regarding the Indy Racing League and ethanol "The IndyCar Series is proud to be fueled by ethanol, a renewable energy fuel. For the last three years,...

WKA: Will Power to run PRI Stars of Karting event

WKA: Will Power to run PRI Stars of Karting event

WILL POWER TO RETURN TO HIS ROOTS FOR ALL-STARS KARTING CLASSIC AT PRI Aussie Vineyards - Team Australia driver Will Power will return to his roots when the Australian competes in the 2008 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) All-Stars Karting ...

Wed 26 Nov 2008
Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-11-25

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-11-25

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Fisher leads food drive 2. Guthrie to return to Firestone Indy Lights in 2009 1. Fisher leads food drive: Sarah Fisher Racing will kick off the 2008 holiday season with a "12...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
Sarah Fisher Racing news 2008-11-24

Sarah Fisher Racing news 2008-11-24

SARAH FISHER RACING'S FIRST ANNUAL '12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS FOOD DRIVE' Food Drive To Run From December 1-12, 2008, Benefiting St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry INDIANAPOLIS, IN Nov 24, 2008 Sarah Fisher Racing (SFR) today announced the first...

Genoa team Homestead test notes 2008-11-23

Genoa team Homestead test notes 2008-11-23

Genoa Indy Lights Completes a Successful Day of Oval Testing at Miami-Homestead Speedway Indianapolis, IN Nov. 23 -- Genoa Indy Lights' November 19th Open House at Miami-Homestead Speedway impressed Formula 3 Euro Series driver Richard...

SKUSA: Conquest Racing's Tagliani SuperNationals summary

SKUSA: Conquest Racing's Tagliani SuperNationals summary

Alex Tagliani Takes Part in Endurance Karting Race INDIANAPOLIS (November 25, 2008) - Conquest Racing driver Alex Tagliani is keeping busy during the off-season. The driver, who resides in Las Vegas and who enjoys driving...

Sat 22 Nov 2008
NexGen MTD forms partnership with Walker Racing

NexGen MTD forms partnership with Walker Racing

NEXGEN MTD FORMS BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP Indianapolis, IN (November 22, 2008) - For over five decades, open wheel racing has had a rich tradition in America. Hundreds of aspiring drivers have tried to work their way up the infamous ladder to pave...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
Indy Racing League news and notes 2008-11-19

Indy Racing League news and notes 2008-11-19

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Six IndyCar Series drivers earn AARWBA All-America nominations 2. Firestone Indy Lights will modify engine for 2009 3. Drivers eye karting title 4. Genoa Indy Lights hosts Open...

SKUSA: Panther Racing - Wheldon to compete in SuperNationals

SKUSA: Panther Racing - Wheldon to compete in SuperNationals

Panther's Dan Wheldon to Compete in SKUSA SuperNationals Former Indy 500 Winner Joins National Guard to Race in Las Vegas Karting Event INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- (November 19, 2008) -- With the start of the 2009 IndyCar Series still over four ...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
Genoa team Homestead test preview

Genoa team Homestead test preview

Genoa Indy Lights Participates at Homestead-Miami Test with other Top Teams Homestead, FL Nov. 18 -- Genoa Indy Lights, anxious to soak up a little Florida sun and to demonstrate their high level of preparedness prior to the winter break, is...

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-11-17

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-11-17

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Kanaan claims eighth Granja Viana title 2. Team Moore Racing signs Prendeville 1. Kanaan claims eighth Granja Viana title: Tony Kanaan teamed with Rubens Barrichello, Felipe ...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2008-11-17

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2008-11-17

THE RACETRACK OF CHAMPIONS: 2008 IMS WINNERS SWEEP TITLES INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 -- When Jimmie Johnson crossed the finish line Sunday, Nov. 16 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, history was made 1,045 miles away, at the Indianapolis...