Wed 25 Feb 2004
Arie Luyendyk Jr., the 2003 IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series "Most Popular Driver Award" winner, will be contributing regular race journal entries to Motorsport.com throughout the 2004 racing season. Arie Luyendyk Jr.. Photo by Earl ...
Sun 04 Jan 2004
Crime really does not pay in the scope of things. Larry Curry, indicted and jailed for defrauding John Menard of nearly a million dollars over a three-year period, had most of his personal possessions trophies of all mien from the good days sold...
Thu 07 Oct 2004
Peter Jennings made him one of ABC's "Person of the Week" honorees on a Friday April evening a few years; Mario Andretti counts him as a lifelong friend. Where there's a major American- based open wheel race weekend, Father Phil De Rea has been...
Sat 06 Mar 2004
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Thu 01 Jul 2004
Racing is a young man's game. At one time turnover of drivers came by death; in these modern days of HANS devices, SAFER barriers and a plethora of safety items that keep drivers working into their 40s and beyond, retirement must be a deliberate...
Thu 11 Mar 2004
Robby Gordon is hoping the tenth try will be the charm as he attempts to conquer the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. For the fourth straight year, the Californian will attempt to perform the Memorial Day weekend "double" by racing at Indianapolis...
Thu 07 Oct 2004
Adrian Fernandez took the battle today in the Toyota Indy 400 by 0.0183 seconds, but second finisher Tony Kanaan won the war. The 2004 Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series championship belongs to the driver of Andretti Green Racing's ...
Sat 28 Feb 2004
It was supposed to be first race of the year, but the late assumption of CART Inc. assets by Open Wheel Racing Series helped lead to a tentative mid-May rescheduling of the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on the streets of that gulf-side ...
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Sun 30 May 2004
With eight first-timers making up the field of 33 drivers for the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, the Bank One Rookie of the Year contest will be a tight one. Kosuke Matsuura receives fastest rookie of the year award. Photo by Jim...
Sat 17 Apr 2004
Dale Coyne finally secured two viable drivers for his two-car 2004 Champ Car World Series team and announced them this morning prior to initial practice for the 30th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Veteran Champ Car and open wheel stars...
Fri 27 Feb 2004
Wed 10 Nov 2004
Temperatures may have been a bit cooler today on the Texas Motor Speedway 1.5-mile oval, but the activity was hot, as seven expert female drivers from around the globe took part in the second of three days of testing for Kathryn Nunn's Menards ...
Wed 18 Aug 2004
Champ Car World Series driver Sebastien Bourdais recovered from an early spin and worked his way up through the pack to take top prize at the Grand Prix of Denver. The victory for the Le Mans, France native was his fifth this season and eighth...
Sat 31 Jul 2004
After setting the second fastest lap of the morning session, Tony Kanaan shaved nearly two-tenths of a second in the second session, topping the day's speed charts with a lap of 214.797 mph around the high-banked two-mile Michigan International ...
Fri 13 Feb 2004
Seven Menards Infiniti Pro Series drivers had their first opportunity to check out the changes to Phoenix International Raceway's one-mile oval, now that a tunnel has been inserted near Turn 4, making the infield accessible throughout the ...
Wed 10 Mar 2004
The racing world has lost one of its finest photographers and friends. Art Flores, who resided in Alameda, California but whose passion for all of life and for racing reminded many of the heady, protest-filled days in nearby Berkeley, passed away...
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Fri 01 Oct 2004
The Indy Racing League's Menards Infiniti Pro Series has finalized its 2005 schedule, which expands to a series-high 14-event campaign next year, adding three road courses and one street race. Rolando Quintanilla and Leonardo...
Wed 28 Apr 2004
2002 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race polesitter Bruno Junqueira will get another stab at winning the Greatest Spectacle in Racing this May 30th, driving the ...
Thu 29 Jan 2004
The Indy Racing League has enhanced its partnership with Delphi Corp., as the electronics firm has agreed to become the "Official Safety Supplier" to the IRL. Delphi press conference: new earpiece sensor system by Delphi. Photo by Eric...
Sat 17 Apr 2004
The battle between Bruno Junqueira and Paul Tracy is on again through the streets of Long Beach as this duo, combatants to the final round of last year's Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford went to work in preliminary...
Tue 25 May 2004
This message is for all the naysayers who were certain the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race would consist of fewer than 33 cars: wrong! When the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval opened for final qualifying at the crack of noon there were...
Fri 22 Oct 2004
If you expected Alex Zanardi to lose his zest for life after having both legs amputated above the knee by a competitor's race car at EuroSpeedway Lausitz on September 15, 2001 you'd be wrong. Zanardi, who claims he hasn't shed a tear over the ...
Sat 07 Feb 2004
One would think there aren't enough hours in the day for Paul Gentilozzi, whose motorsports concerns include the Champ Car World Series, the Motorock Trans-Am Tour, the occasional Trans-Am drive to keep his hand in, prepared by his own...
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