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Tue 20 Dec 2005
Mon 12 Sep 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Mo Nunn closes a chapter in his lifeHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Mo Nunn closes a chapter in his life

Morris Nunn has pretty much seen it all and done it all in motorsports. Nunn has worked with and/or owned Formula One teams, done the same in Champ Car and the Indy Racing League and now, well, maybe it might be time to play a bit more golf with...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

Maurice H. Kraines, the founder of Kraco Enterprises, passed away on November 29, 2005 in Rancho Mirage, California. Kraines was a successful businessman who opened the doors to Kraco Enterprises in 1954 at the age of 34 and never looked ...

Tue 07 Jun 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy trims the competition in MilwaukeeHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy trims the competition in Milwaukee

Paul Tracy had an easy drive to his fourth Champ Car victory on the historic Milwaukee Mile this afternoon, snagging the lead from polesitter Jimmy Vasser after the first of three caution periods ended on lap 18 and romping away to a 3.370 margin...

Fri 27 May 2005
IPS: Cole Carter becomes third generation Brickyard driverHeadline

IPS: Cole Carter becomes third generation Brickyard driver

When Duane "Pappy" Carter Sr. first raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1947, he had no idea his offspring would still be hurtling across the famous yard of bricks nearly six decades later. Though the 11-time Indy 500 starter and...

Fri 28 Jan 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman readies for 24 hours in DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman readies for 24 hours in Daytona

As the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series prepares to begin its new season with upwards of 30 Daytona Prototypes on hand for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the sanctioning organization took a few minutes to look at one special team with one special...

Tue 05 Apr 2005
IRL: AGR quartet sweeps streets in St. PeteHeadline

IRL: AGR quartet sweeps streets in St. Pete

In a 100-lap street brawl promoted by Andretti Green Promotions, it seemed appropriate that the four members of Andretti Green Racing would sweep the inaugural Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg Indy Racing League IndyCar Series race ...

Sat 11 Jun 2005
IPS: Larry Connor Indy and The Glen double duty

IPS: Larry Connor Indy and The Glen double duty

Connor to Do a Double at IMS and the Glen June 18-19 CENTERVILLE, Ohio, June 11 - Employees of The Connor Group who walk by the water cooler on Monday, June 20 and casually ask Larry Connor what he did over the weekend better be prepared to stay...

Wed 06 Jul 2005
IRL: Kanaan wins Kansas thrillerHeadline

IRL: Kanaan wins Kansas thriller

Tony Kanaan won a thrilling shootout with Andretti Green Racing teammate Dan Wheldon and Rahal Letterman Racing's Vitor Meira to gain his first victory of the 2005 season in the Argent Mortgage Indy 300. Tony Kanaan takes the checkered...

Fri 24 Jun 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lou Gigliotti: A lap of ClevelandHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lou Gigliotti: A lap of Cleveland

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the SCCA SPEED World Challenge and the American Le Mans Series to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. The Burke Lakefront Airport 2.106-mile temporary circuit on...

Tue 08 Mar 2005
IRL: Wheldon holds on to score win in HomesteadHeadline

IRL: Wheldon holds on to score win in Homestead

After turning his two laps in time trials yesterday afternoon, Dan Wheldon said -- to no one in particular -- "we suck in qualifying and we need to work on that." But the Briton went on to state, "I think we've got an incredible car for tomorrow's...

Thu 26 May 2005
IPS: No generation gap

IPS: No generation gap

There's no generation gap when it comes to Andretti and Unser family members. American racing's first families are now on the third round of racers as both Marco Andretti and Al Unser ready to compete in the third annual Futaba Freedom 100...

Thu 27 Oct 2005
IRL: Wheldon's dream seasonHeadline

IRL: Wheldon's dream season

When the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series opened the 2005 season at Homestead Miami Speedway in March, Dan Wheldon provided fans with a preview of what was to come over the next 16 races. The young Englishman's dream season kicked off with a ...

Sat 29 Oct 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: 2005 champion Bourdais is biting for moreHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2005 champion Bourdais is biting for more

Sebastien Bourdais still has mountains to climb in the Champ Car World Series, even after logging his second straight Champ Car World Series championship recently in Australia. The winner of six races this season can clinch his seventh victory of...

Tue 24 May 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira plays waiting game for Monterrey victoryHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira plays waiting game for Monterrey victory

Bruno Junqueira played the waiting game while his competition fell by the wayside today in the 76-lap Tecate/Telmex Grand Prix of Monterrey presented by Roshfrans on the 2.104-mile Fundidora Park circuit. Bruno Junqueira. Photo by Luis...

Sat 05 Feb 2005
IRL: Paul Dana moves up to IndyCarHeadline

IRL: Paul Dana moves up to IndyCar

The Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series was formed to, in part keep costs low and foster competition for some of the smaller teams that were getting locked out of major open wheel racing in the previous decade. Teams like Hemelgarn Racing,...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Tue 13 Sep 2005
IRL: Wheldon chases first title with Chicagoland winHeadline

IRL: Wheldon chases first title with Chicagoland win

Dan Wheldon really wanted to wrap up his first Indy Racing League IndyCar Series title on the 1.5-mile Chicagoland Speedway oval this afternoon but it wasn't to be. Wheldon needed a 107-point cushion after this race but leaves the Windy City with...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Winning never gets old for Alex ZanardiHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Winning never gets old for Alex Zanardi

Winning never gets old for Alex Zanardi, the two-time Champ Car titleholder, a 15-race winner who changed the culture of motor racing with his truly efficient and rarely duplicated "doughnut" victory celebrations. Alex Zanardi. Photo by...

Thu 20 Jan 2005
IRL: Panther hires two Tomas'Headline

IRL: Panther hires two Tomas'

GM Racing's sole entrant in the 2005 17-race Indy Racing League IndyCar Series campaign has finalized its driver lineup. Panther Racing announced today that the two Tomas' - Scheckter and Enge - will campaign twin Dallara/Chevrolet/Firestone ...

Tue 01 Feb 2005
IRL: Andretti Green Racing hires John Anderson

IRL: Andretti Green Racing hires John Anderson

John Anderson Hired as Team Manager at Andretti Green Racing INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 31, 2005) - Andretti Green Racing (AGR) announced today it has hired John Anderson as one of its team managers. Anderson, who came to...

Sat 08 Jan 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: IndyCar team AGR hires John Lopes

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: IndyCar team AGR hires John Lopes

Andretti Green Racing Hires John Lopes as Vice President INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 7, 2005) - Andretti Green Racing (AGR) announced today it has hired John Lopes to serve as vice president. Lopes, a 15-year veteran of the motorsports industry,...

Thu 08 Sep 2005
IPS: SSM enters Sarah McCune for Chicagoland event

IPS: SSM enters Sarah McCune for Chicagoland event

Midwesterner Sarah McCune to Race at Chicagoland 'This weekend is about turning heads and getting noticed' JOLIET, Ill. - The Menards Infiniti Pro Series will host another bright, capable and promising race car driver this weekend at ...

Wed 01 Jun 2005
IRL: Patrick practice perfect on Carb DayHeadline

IRL: Patrick practice perfect on Carb Day

Not only has Danica Patrick set the fastest lap in full-day practice for the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (at 229.880mph) and stolen headlines away from MBNA Polesitter and reigning Indy Racing League IndyCar Series champion Tony Kanaan, but...

Fri 04 Mar 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Dominguez has a passion for racingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dominguez has a passion for racing

At this time last year, five Mexican drivers expected to be on the grid for all 2004 Champ Car World Series races that included two Mexican events. By the time the first Long Beach race unfolded there were four. Mario Dominguez. Photo...

Sat 04 Jun 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Wily Vasser takes pole in MilwaukeeHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Wily Vasser takes pole in Milwaukee

That wily veteran Jimmy Vasser stole the thunder from the balance of 17 competitors vying for Bridgestone Pole Position for tomorrow's Time Warner Cable Road Runner 225 presented by US Bank on the venerable Milwaukee Mile. Jimmy Vasser...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
IPS: Giving 100 percent is Homestead race winnerHeadline

IPS: Giving 100 percent is Homestead race winner

Ohio native Travis Gregg enters the 2005 14-race Menards Infiniti Pro Series as a rookie despite running three events with his current team owner Sam Schmidt Motorsports last year. Travis Gregg. Photo by Ron McQueeney - IRL. In that...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT duo team up with MSR for DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT duo team up with MSR for Daytona

Just call it A.J. & Justin's grand adventure as the two RuSPORT Champ Car World Series drivers are among the stellar pilots who will undertake the 44th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona on 28-29 January 2006. A.J. Allmendinger and Justin ...

Wed 19 Jan 2005
IRL: Briscoe confirmed at GanassiHeadline

IRL: Briscoe confirmed at Ganassi

Chip Ganassi confirmed today that Australian Ryan Briscoe will be the third driver on his Target Chip Ganassi Racing team that will attempt to take a second driving championship in the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series over a 17-race ...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais ends Long Beach drought for NHRHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais ends Long Beach drought for NHR

Sebastien Bourdais ended a 19-year drought for Newman Haas racing at the Long Beach Grand Prix, taking top honors in the opening round of the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered By Ford. Canadian Paul Tracy finished in second...

Mon 13 Jun 2005
IRL: Scheckter hits pay dirt at TexasHeadline

IRL: Scheckter hits pay dirt at Texas

Say goodbye to that black cloud following Tomas Scheckter since July of 2002. He blew it away tonight in the Bombardier Learjet 500 on Texas Motor Speedway's 1.5-mile banked oval, taking a Texas typical 0.053-second margin of victory over Sam ...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
IRL: IMS: Hulman-George Era 60 years, part 2 of 5

IRL: IMS: Hulman-George Era 60 years, part 2 of 5

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT 60 YEARS OF STEWARDSHIP BY HULMAN-GEORGE FAMILY AT INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005 -- Quotes from selected motorsports, civic and political leaders about the 60th anniversary of the ...

Fri 11 Feb 2005
IRL: IMS names Phil Lengyel to Marketing staff
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IRL: IMS names Phil Lengyel to Marketing staff

Longtime Disney Executive Named To New IMS Marketing Post INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005 -- Phil Lengyel, a longtime member of the Walt Disney Company management team, will move to a newly created position with the Indianapolis Motor ...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing drivers enter Baja 1000

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing drivers enter Baja 1000

McDONALD'S DRIVER BOURDAIS AND PACIFICARE DRIVER SERVIA TO MAKE THEIR SECOND APPEARANCE AT THIS WEEKEND'S TECATE SCORE BAJA 1000 IN THE CENTRIX FINANCIAL BAJA CHALLENGE CLASS LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (November 17, 2005) --- McDonald's driver Sebastien...

Thu 03 Feb 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: PKV Racing gets Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: PKV Racing gets "Shorty"

The transition from 2002 CART/Champ Car World Series champion to 2003 Panasonic Toyota F1 driver wasn't a totally pleasant experience for Cristiano da Matta, but it was certainly one he, or any good driver had to experience. Cristiano da...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
IRL: Watkins Glen: Panther Racing preview

IRL: Watkins Glen: Panther Racing preview

Tomas & Tomas Try Their Hand at Watkins Glen Scheckter Has Family Ties to Thunder Road WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.. -- Panther Racing drivers Tomas Scheckter and Tomas Enge will join the IndyCar Series this weekend in the series' first run at Watkins...