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Wed 27 Mar 1996
IRL: Indy Aurora V8 engine debuts

IRL: Indy Aurora V8 engine debuts

The following is a news release on the new Oldsmobile Indy Aurora V8 which was unveiled this weekend at the Indy Racing League event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. You'll also find information on Oldsmobile's IRL contingency award program...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ted Horn retrospective

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ted Horn retrospective

TED HORN Lee [Autorace listserver owner] asked me if I wouldn't do a short bio on Ted Horn. With an article coming up in Open Wheel magazine it would be nice to compare notes. Ted was born Eylard Theodore Von Horn on Feb. 27th, 1910. His...

IRL: Indy 500 TV schedule

IRL: Indy 500 TV schedule

80th Annual Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Broadcast Schedule -------------------------------------------------------------------- ABC Saturday, May 11 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Pole Day Qualifying Sunday, May 12 ...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL press release 96-01-04

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL press release 96-01-04

FICTION AND FACT -- HERE'S WHICH IS WHICH INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 1996 -- In order to clarify some of the issues surrounding our sport, the Indy Racing League has presented the facts to answer the most frequent misrepresentations and ...

IRL: Aurora V8 progress update

IRL: Aurora V8 progress update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IRL AURORA V8 READY FOR TESTING Note to Editors: This is the third in a series of progress reports on development of Oldsmobile's Motorsport Aurora V8 for Indy Racing League competition in ...

IRL: Indy 500 entry list (WIDE)

IRL: Indy 500 entry list (WIDE)

2 14 Scott Brayton Glidden Menards Special Team Menard Inc. Coldwater, MI 95 Lola / Menard V6 / Firestone Indianapolis, IN 3 6 Eddie Cheever ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Magnussen to drive for Penske in 1996

CHAMPCAR/CART: Magnussen to drive for Penske in 1996

>From IndyCar media relations Jan Magnussen To Substitute For Paul Tracy At Mid-Ohio Penske Racing today announced that Jan Magnussen will drive the ...

IRL: G Force chassis tested at Phoenix

IRL: G Force chassis tested at Phoenix

For Immediate Release LUYENDYK RUNS FIRST TEST OF NEW INDY RACING LEAGUE CAR PHOENIX, November 14, 1996 -- Arie Luyendyk , the 1990 Indianapolis 500 winner, drove the first testing laps of the first new Indy Racing League car Wednesday at ...

IRL: 1997 chassis fact sheet

IRL: 1997 chassis fact sheet

For Immediate Release April 2, 1996 1997 INDY RACING LEAGUE CHASSIS CONSTRUCTORS FACT SHEET CAR CONSTRUCTORS G Force Precision Engineering Ltd Dallara Automobili da Competizione G Force Composites Ltd Owner:...

IRL: New Director/IMS staff changes

IRL: New Director/IMS staff changes

For Immediate Release Tony George Announces New IRL Head and Additions To IMS Corporate Team INDIANAPOLIS, December 2, 1996 -- Tony George, president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, today announced several executive staff changes at IMS...

IRL: WDW prize money summary

IRL: WDW prize money summary

For Immediate Release $1,078,500 PAID TO DISNEY FIELD; CALKINS NETS $125,000 INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 1, 1996 -- Winner Buzz Calkins netted $125,000 of the total prize fund of $1,078,500 for the Indy Racing League's inaugural event last Saturday,...

IRL: Loudon prize money awarded

IRL: Loudon prize money awarded

For Immediate Release IRL TRUE VALUE 200 PAYOUT POSTED AT $1,102,000, WINNER SCOTT SHARP, FOYT TEAM COLLECT $118,000 INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 22, 1996) -- First-time Indy car winner Scott Sharp and the A.J. Foyt Enterprises racing team were awarded...

IRL: Las Vegas starting grid

IRL: Las Vegas starting grid

Indy Racing League 1996 Las Vegas 500K September 15, 1996 Official Starting Lineup Driver Car Residence YR/C/E/T Car Name Time Speed Row 1 5 Arie Luyendyk 95/R/F/F The Mi-Jack...

IRL: Oldsmobile Aurora to be IRL pace car

IRL: Oldsmobile Aurora to be IRL pace car

For Immediate Release OLDSMOBILE DEBUTS AURORA IRL PACE CAR AT DISNEY INDIANAPOLIS, January 12, 1996 -- Oldsmobile Division General Manager John Rock and Indy Racing League Executive Director Jack Long today announced that the Aurora by ...

IRL: Nissan to provide engines in 1997

IRL: Nissan to provide engines in 1997

For Immediate Release NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION ANNOUNCES COMMITMENT TO 1997 INDIANAPOLIS 500 New V8 Engine to wear "Infiniti Indy" Name Plate INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 14) -- Nissan Motor Corporation U.S.A. today announced plans to...

IRL: Riley & Scott takes first IRL chassis order

IRL: Riley & Scott takes first IRL chassis order

For Immediate Release RILEY & SCOTT TAKES FIRST IRL CHASSIS ORDER, PLAN COMPETITION DEBUT IN LONGHORN 500 JUNE 7 INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 23, 1996 -- Indianapolis race car manufacturer Riley & Scott took its first order today for the new Riley & ...

IRL: Las Vegas personal report

IRL: Las Vegas personal report

Date: 15 Sep 96 20:39:39 EDT From: JPM Dillon <102044.3322@CompuServe.COM> IRL at Vegas, day 3 copyright 1996 John Dillon Day 3, morning. IRL weekend. FF2000 practice is done, fairly quietly. Maybe a dozen spins, shortcuts, ...

IRL: Loudon entry list

IRL: Loudon entry list

IRL - 1996 TRUE VALUE 200 NEW HAMPSHIRE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY AUGUST 18, 1996 DRIVER ENTRANT CAR RESIDENCE YR/C/E/T CHIEF ...

IRL: Pikes Peak oval added for 1997

IRL: Pikes Peak oval added for 1997

For Immediate Release IRL ADDS RACE AT PIKES PEAK TO 1997-98 SCHEDULE DENVER, August 7, 1996 -- Indy Racing League and Pikes Peak International Raceway (PPIR) officials announced today that the newly-built one-mile oval in Fountain, Colo.,...

IRL: Las Vegas points and prize money

IRL: Las Vegas points and prize money

1996 Las Vegas 500K IRL Points & Prize Money IRL Total IRL Designated Total FP SP Car Driver Pts. Pts. Awards Awards Awards 1 8 4 Richie Hearn ...

IRL: Aurora to pace 1997 Indy 500

IRL: Aurora to pace 1997 Indy 500

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OLDSMOBILE AURORA TO PACE 1997 INDIANAPOLIS 500 Las Vegas; November 5, 1996 -- An Oldsmobile Aurora will lead the pack of 33 roaring Indy Cars to the green flag at the start of the 1997 Indianapolis 500...

IRL: PPG renews Indy 500 pole award

IRL: PPG renews Indy 500 pole award

For Immediate Release PPG, INDIANAPOLIS 500 RENEW POLE AWARD PROGRAM INDIANAPOLIS, January 11, 1995 -- PPG Industries and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced today the renewal of PPG's Indianapolis 500 Pole Award and starting field ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Final results (after Laguna Seca)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Final results (after Laguna Seca)

Final PPG Cup Standings: Pos Driver Nat Chassis-Engine Points ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Jimmy Vasser USA Reynard 96-Honda-F 154 2. Michael ...

IRL: Aurora V8 has first run on a dyno

IRL: Aurora V8 has first run on a dyno

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FIRST TEST FOR INDY AURORA V8 Mt. Clemens, Mich. -- At 11:15 a.m. on Friday, September 20, the all-new Indy Aurora V8 roared to life in an instrumented dyno cell at Katech, Inc. in Mt. Clemens,...

IRL: Phoenix driver testing 96-10-04

IRL: Phoenix driver testing 96-10-04

HEWITT, ROBBIE GROFF, 5 OTHERS PASS IRL DRIVER'S TESTS PHOENIX, Oct. 4, 1996 -- Longtime dirt track campaigner Jack Hewitt, Indy Lights veteran Robbie Groff and five other drivers passed Indy Racing League driver's tests this week at Phoenix ...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART-IMS litigation ended

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART-IMS litigation ended

CART and IMS Litigation Ended DETROIT and INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 17, 1996) -- Litigation among Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART), Indy Racing League (IRL), United States Auto Club (USAC), Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), Penske Racing,...

IRL: 1997 chassis rules and suppliers announced

IRL: 1997 chassis rules and suppliers announced

For Immediate Release Fact Sheets, Car Graphic Attached IRL ANNOUNCES NEW CHASSIS RULES, CAR CONSTRUCTORS INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 1996 -- The Indy Racing League today announced new chassis specifications for competition beginning in 1997 and...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff memorial fund

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff memorial fund

A memorial fund in memory of Jeff Krosnoff has been set up at the Wells Fargo Bank. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be sent to: The Jeff Krosnoff Memorial Fund c/o Wells Fargo Bank 2030 Main Street,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Scanner frequencies

CHAMPCAR/CART: Scanner frequencies

1996 PPG World Series Drivers, Teams, and Frequencies March 3, 1996 1. Raul Bosel Brahma Sports Car 466.5375 466.2625 2. Al Unser Jr.* 96 Marlboro Penske Mercedes 854.8375 851.0375 3. Paul Tracy*...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto report

FERNANDEZ CAPTURES FIRST CAREER VICTORY IN TRAGIC MOLSON INDY TORONTO TORONTO (July 14, 1996) -- Triumph and tragedy described the closing of the Molson Indy Toronto on Sunday as the overall emotion of Adrian Fernandez's first career IndyCar ...

IRL: George pleased with settlement

IRL: George pleased with settlement

GEORGE PLEASED WITH IRL-CART SETTLEMENT INDIANAPOLIS, IND., December 17, 1996 -- Tony George, president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and founder of the Indy Racing League, said today that he is "extremely pleased with the ...

IRL: WDW Indy Aurora V8 test

IRL: WDW Indy Aurora V8 test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW INDY AURORA V8 COMPLETES PRE-SEASON TESTS Orlando, Fla.; December 23, 1996 -- As the final countdown to the launch of the Indy Racing League's new 1997 engine/chassis formula begins, Oldsmobile's ...

IRL: 1996 Prize fund details

IRL: 1996 Prize fund details

INDY RACING LEAGUE 1996 Series Point Fund Money Distribution Total Payout: $1,000,000 Driver Awards (Paid To Top-20 Drivers) ...

Wed 08 May 1996
Detroit starting grid

Detroit starting grid

June 8, 1996 - The starting lineup for tomorrow's PPG- Firestone Indy Lights race at the 2.1-mile Belle Isle temporary circuit: P. Driver Country Chassis Speed ...

Wed 27 Mar 1996
IRL: ABC and IMS announce partnership extension

IRL: ABC and IMS announce partnership extension

For Immediate Release ABC SPORTS EXTENDS TV BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY AND IRL INDIANAPOLIS, May 10, 1996 -- ABC Sports president Steve Bornstein announced today that the network's longstanding broadcasting...