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Sat 15 Nov 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Juan Manuel Fangio II announcement

CHAMPCAR/CART: Juan Manuel Fangio II announcement

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to CART Online CART Online (November 15) -- Upon returning from a post season visit with his young family in Balcarce, Argentina, Juan Manuel Fangio II, 41, phoned Dan Gurney Friday night...

Fri 25 Jul 1997
IRL: Riley & Scott debut new chassis

IRL: Riley & Scott debut new chassis

RILEY & SCOTT DEBUTS ITS IRL CHASSIS Kelley Racing receives delivery of first R&S MK V IRL car at Charlotte Race (Charlotte, NC) -- Riley & Scott, Inc., the Indianapolis based manufacturer of the championship winning...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Indy 500 Pit Assignments

IRL: Indy 500 Pit Assignments

1997 INDIANAPOLIS 500 Pit Lane Assignments Sunday, May 18 1997 PIT CAR DRIVER CAR NAME C/E/T Time Speed 1 5 WF Arie Luyendyk Wavephore/Sprint PCS/Miller Lite/Provimi ...

Wed 16 Apr 1997
BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Race series attendance

BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Race series attendance

By Goodyear Media Relations 1996 GOODYEAR RACING ATTENDANCE REPORT STATISTICS COMPILED BY THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY AKRON, OH - Auto racing attendance in North America continued its remarkable growth...

Fri 05 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Hogan signs JJ Lehto

CHAMPCAR/CART: Hogan signs JJ Lehto

Courtesy of CART Online JJ Lehto Joins Hogan Racing For 1998 CART Season CART Online (December 4) -- Finland's JJ Lehto, a 31-year-old veteran of Formula One and FIA GT competition, will turn to CART competition in 1998 as the new driver...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: WDW test 97-1-11

IRL: WDW test 97-1-11

For Immediate Release SALAZAR HOSPITALIZED AFTER TESTING ACCIDENT ORLANDO, FLA., January 11, 1997 -- Veteran Eliseo Salazar was hospitalized Saturday after a testing accident at Walt Disney World Speedway. Salazar, 41,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pick12: Players standings report, Detroit

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pick12: Players standings report, Detroit

CART Pick 12 player standings report ==================================== NOTE: Please, watch the name you use on your entry. It is such a huge task that it delays the results. Thanks for your...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Green Academy/Derek Daly SpeedCentre release

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Green Academy/Derek Daly SpeedCentre release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TEAM GREEN ACADEMY ANNOUNCES FINAL TEN NOMINEES FOR CLASS OF 1997 Las Vegas, NV (September 24, 1997) Derek Daly SpeedCentre Racing School and Team Green announced today the final ten nominees for the Team Green...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Green Academy Final Five

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Green Academy Final Five

For Immediate Release 'FINAL FIVE' TAPPED BY DEREK DALY AND TEAM GREEN Indianapolis, IN (November 13, 1997) Derek Daly SpeedCentre Racing School (DDS) and Team Green announced today the Final Five for the 1997 Team Green Academy American ...

Wed 24 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Public stock offering announcement 97-12-23

CHAMPCAR/CART: Public stock offering announcement 97-12-23

Courtesy of CART Online Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc., Announces Proposed Initial Public Offering Of Common Stock CART Online (December 23) -- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc, which owns, operates and sanctions the open-wheel...

Tue 09 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx new series sponsor

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx new series sponsor

Courtesy of CART Online Federal Express Signs Title Sponsorship Agreement With Championship Auto Racing Teams CART Online (December 9) -- Federal Express Corp ("FedEx") and Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) today announced details of a...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: WDW Thursday practice notes

IRL: WDW Thursday practice notes

DAY 1 - Jan. 23, 1997 Welcome to Walt Disney World Speedway and the second running of the Indy 200 at Walt Disney World Presented by Aurora, the third race of the 1996-97 Indy Racing League season. Mai Lindstrom, director of public relations...

Fri 19 Sep 1997
IRL: Indy Aurora V8:  One Year After

IRL: Indy Aurora V8: One Year After

MEDIA CONTACT: Rick Voegelin/High Performance Communications 408-761-2201 FOR RELEASE: September 20, 1997 INDY AURORA V8: ONE YEAR AFTER Lansing, Mich.; Sept. 20, 1997 -- One year ago today, Oldsmobile's Indy Aurora...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Texas Entry list, schedule

IRL: Texas Entry list, schedule

For Immediate Release Entry List & Schedule Follows INDY RACING LEAGUE STANDING TALL IN THE SADDLE FOR TEXAS INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 1997 -- When the Indy Racing League introduces a new type ...

Mon 29 Dec 1997
SBRS: Geoff Boss moves to Indy Lights

SBRS: Geoff Boss moves to Indy Lights

For immediate release: GEOFF BOSS MOVES TO INDY LIGHTS FOR 1997 Will Drive for Team Medlin Racing Narragansett, RI: Leading Barber-Dodge Pro Series competitor Geoff Boss has signed to drive with Team Medlin Racing for the 1997 CART PPG ...

Mon 07 Jul 1997
IRL: Chastain Motorsports report

IRL: Chastain Motorsports report

For Immediate Release CHASTAIN MOTORSPORTS: ANOTHER SMALL TEAM GOES ON A ROLL INDIANAPOLIS, July 7, 1997 -- When Stephan Gregoire chased down Tony Stewart on the final two laps of the Samsonite 200 at Pikes Peak International...

Fri 26 Sep 1997
Fontana starting grid

Fontana starting grid

FONTANA, Calif., September 26. 1997 - Starting lineup for tomorrow's final round of the PPG-Firestone Indy Lights Champion- ship race at California Speedway: P. Driver Nat Speed in ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Al Unser, Jr. fan club

CHAMPCAR/CART: Al Unser, Jr. fan club

News Release--Auto Racing--For immediate release-- Al Unser, Jr.'s Fan Club on the Net He is one of the most popular race car drivers in the world. And he has been a consistent winner. His fan club has been called "The fastest fan club ...

Mon 29 Sep 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Sunday opening race notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Sunday opening race notes

Marlboro 500 -- Sunday's Opening Race Notes CART Online (September 28) -- Sunday's Opening Race Notes from the Marlboro 500 at California Speedway: 7 Welcome to Race Day at California Speedway. Today's CART on-track activities begin with...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: IMS: 81st Indy 500 Entry List

IRL: IMS: 81st Indy 500 Entry List

1997 Entry List Follows at bottom For Immediate Release 64 ENTRIES FILED FOR 81st INDIANAPOLIS 500 INDIANAPOLIS, April 21, 1997 =97 Former winner Arie Luyendyk and defending victor Buddy Lazier head the list of drivers nominated on 64...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pick12: Preliminary entry list for Laguna Seca

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pick12: Preliminary entry list for Laguna Seca

CART Pick 12: Entries received ============================== IMPORTANT!: Don't forget to pay a visit WWW.SPEEDCENTER.COM and its sponsors!!! They are the ones who have made all this...

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1997 Final Driver Standings

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1997 Final Driver Standings

Standings following the PPG CART World Series/Marlboro 500 at the California Speedway: Gaps to: Rnk Driver name Pts Next Ldr. ------------------------------------------------ 1....

IRL: Indy500 Scott Brayton Driver's Trophy

IRL: Indy500 Scott Brayton Driver's Trophy

- PRESS RELEASE - For Immediate Release, Friday, May 9, 1997 Contact: Tom Leix, 317 481-2222, 481-2224 (fax) DRIVER'S AWARD TO HONOR BRAYTON'S RACING CAREER INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The creation of the Scott Brayton Driver's Trophy ...

IRL: Indy 500 - Day 1 - Sat. May 3

IRL: Indy 500 - Day 1 - Sat. May 3

Daily Trackside Report Saturday May 3, 1997 Welcome to the 81st running of the Indianapolis 500. Our press room staff, headed by manager Bill York, is here to assist you and answer...

Sun 12 Oct 1997
IRL: Las Vegas 500k Box Score

IRL: Las Vegas 500k Box Score

OFFICIAL BOX SCORE INDY RACING LEAGUE Las Vegas 500 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday, October 11, 1997 Running/ IRL FP SP Car Driver Car Name C/E/T Qual. Speed Laps Comp. Reason Out Pts. 1 5 7 Eliseo Salazar ...

Mon 25 Aug 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes-BenzPaul Morgan PR

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes-BenzPaul Morgan PR

Thanks to Mercedes-Benz "Producing Winners" Mercedes-Benz Personality Profile Third in a Series: The Personalities Behind Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Mercedes-Benz's Modern-Day Pioneer: Paul Morgan and Winning Production MONTVALE,...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Texas results revised after appeal

IRL: Texas results revised after appeal

June 8, 1997 - Texas Motor Speedway USAC has issued a revised final standing today for the TrueValue 500, after a protest by Treadway Racing that their cars had been mis-scored during the race and that two laps completed by their drivers had ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Magneti Marelli joins Mercedes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Magneti Marelli joins Mercedes

CART Online (October 2) -- Just as Mercedes-Benz's three-pointed star has adorned championship-winning racing cars for more than a century, Magneti Marelli's distinctive mark has appeared in victory lanes around the world for decades. Starting...

Fri 05 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: 1998 TV coverage

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1998 TV coverage

Courtesy of CART Online ABC, ESPN Increase CART Television Coverage For 1998 CART Online (December 3) -- ABC and ESPN will provide increased coverage of the Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) racing series in 1998, with the national ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Goodyear to Pennzoil Team

IRL: Goodyear to Pennzoil Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Carolyn Magnuson or Al Larsen, Cohn & Wolfe PENNZOIL BACKS NEW IRL TEAM, SCOTT GOODYEAR FOR 1998 HOUSTON, October 28,1997 -- Pennzoil Products Company formally ...

Wed 16 Apr 1997
BUSCH: IRL: Las Vegas PR

BUSCH: IRL: Las Vegas PR

VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY NAMES BOB AND GARY BAHRE TO MANAGEMENT POSITIONS Las Vegas, Nev.-- Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials announced today an agreement with Bob and Gary Bahre, the father-son-tandem that has built its annual...

Fri 19 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Detroit Belle Isle Park improvements

CHAMPCAR/CART: Detroit Belle Isle Park improvements

Courtesy of CART Online RaceWay On Belle Isle Receives Major Improvements CART Online (December 17) -- Construction of a quarter-mile track extension at Belle Isle Park, home of the ITT Automotive Detroit Grand Prix (Won this year by Greg ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: 1998 IRL TV Schedule

IRL: 1998 IRL TV Schedule

For Immediate Release INDY RACING LEAGUE TELEVISION SCHEDULE INCLUDES ABC, CBS, ESPN AND TNN FOR COVERAGE OF 11 RACE 1998 SEASON Indianapolis, December 3, 1997--All eleven Indy Racing League events will have live coverage in 1998 under ...

IRL: MISC: Brickyard Authentics 1st Anniv. Sale

IRL: MISC: Brickyard Authentics 1st Anniv. Sale

IMS' BRICKYARD AUTHENTICS CIRCLE CENTRE MALL STORE TO CELEBRATE FIRST ANNIVERSARY WITH AUTOGRAPH SESSION, SALE For Immediate Release INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 14, 1997) -- Indianapolis 500 drivers including Eddie Cheever, Davey Hamilton, Lyn St....