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Mon 06 Aug 2007
IRL: AJ Foyt survives scare on his ranch

IRL: AJ Foyt survives scare on his ranch

A.J. Foyt Survives Brush with Death--Again WALLER, TX August 3, 2007 -- In the '60's, A.J. Foyt was nicknamed "Super Tex" because of his dominance on race tracks across the country. Now they can call him "Houdini." Unlike the famed ...

Tue 27 Mar 2007
IPS: Munchi team to miss WRC Portugal, brother injured in IPS race

IPS: Munchi team to miss WRC Portugal, brother injured in IPS race

Munchi's Ford WRT to miss Rally de Portugal The Munchi's Ford World Rally Team will not contest this weekend's Rally de Portugal, the fifth round of the FIA World Rally Championship, due to a tragic racing accident involving a family ...

Thu 04 Oct 2007
IRL: IndyCar announces new payout structure

IRL: IndyCar announces new payout structure

The rewards of participation in the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series just got sweeter as the Indianapolis-based organization announced new monetary incentives for both the Indianapolis 500 and the full sixteen-race 2008 season. The program is...

Thu 24 May 2007
IRL: Detroit Belle Isle GP staff announced

IRL: Detroit Belle Isle GP staff announced

DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX RELIES ON EXPERIENCED STAFF AS RACE MAKES ITS RETURN TO THE MOTOR CITY DETROIT, MI (May 23, 2007) -- The Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix will turn to an experienced and knowledgeable staff of professionals ...

Sat 07 Apr 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Power rolls dice for Vegas poleHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Power rolls dice for Vegas pole

Team Australia's Will Power bested a field of seventeen drivers to claim pole position for the inaugural Vegas Grand Prix in the Champ Car World Series Powered by Cosworth. His time of 1:17.629 (113.154 mph) establishes a new track record as the...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
IRL: AJ Foyt Racing on loss of Ken Hendricks

IRL: AJ Foyt Racing on loss of Ken Hendricks

A.J. Foyt Racing Mourns Loss of Ken Hendricks WALLER, TX December 21, 2007--It is with great sadness that we at A.J. Foyt Racing have learned of the death of Ken Hendricks, the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of ABC Supply Co.,...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
IRL: Penske Performance appoints new VP, Marketing

IRL: Penske Performance appoints new VP, Marketing

PENSKE PERFORMANCE APPOINTS JONATHAN GIBSON VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 7, 2007) - Penske Performance has appointed Jonathan Gibson as Vice President of Marketing, a newly created position within its ...

Sat 11 Aug 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais dominates Road America Friday qualifyingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais dominates Road America Friday qualifying

It will be a swansong at Road America for three-time defending series champion Sebastien Bourdais, having earlier today confirmed his switch to Formula One for the following season. Today he continued to show his authority by registering the ...

Mon 14 May 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS signs Higdon to VP position

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS signs Higdon to VP position

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES ANNOUNCES DAVID HIGDON AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS New Champ Car executive joins drivers, CEO on European media tour this week INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 2007) The Champ Car World...

Sun 16 Dec 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal, Wilson team with MSR for Daytona 24Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal, Wilson team with MSR for Daytona 24

Champ Car World Series stars Justin Wilson and Graham Rahal have landed rides with Michael Shank Racing for next month's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the opening round of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season. The two open-wheel drivers will...

Tue 22 May 2007
IRL: George Foreman new co-team owner of Panther Racing

IRL: George Foreman new co-team owner of Panther Racing

George Foreman Joins Panther Racing as Team Owner Boxing Legend Makes Return to Professional Sports With Two-Time League Champions INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 22, 2007) -- Two-time IndyCar Series Champions Panther Racing announced today that ...

IRL: Field set for 91st Indianapolis 500

IRL: Field set for 91st Indianapolis 500

The field of 33 starters is set for the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 27. Bump Day, the fourth and final day of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, began with one open position in the field of 33. Four qualification attempts were...

Fri 28 Sep 2007
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Nick Fornoro 1920-2007

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Nick Fornoro 1920-2007

Born in Madison, N.J., Nicky raced cars from 1946 to 1956, earning the ARDC Midget Racing championship title in 1950 and becoming the first NASCAR Midget champion in 1953. He retired from driving in 1956 at the request of his wife Bette and...

Sun 28 Oct 2007
IRL: Bobby Rahal on death of Shav Glick

IRL: Bobby Rahal on death of Shav Glick

STATEMENT FROM RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING CO-OWNER BOBBY RAHAL ON THE PASSING OF LOS ANGELES TIMES SPORTSWRITER SHAV GLICK The following is a statement made by three-time IndyCar/CART champion Bobby Rahal regarding the passing of long-time Los...

Wed 23 May 2007
IRL: Indy 500 to showcase the past on Carb Day

IRL: Indy 500 to showcase the past on Carb Day

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, May 22, 2007 -- The sights, sounds and smells of past Indianapolis 500-Mile Races will be on display and in motion on Miller Lite Carb Day, Friday, May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. At 3:30 p.m. -- the same time...

Fri 14 Dec 2007
IRL: Ganassi reveals two-car attack for Daytona 24

IRL: Ganassi reveals two-car attack for Daytona 24

Chip Ganassi Racing announced Monday its driver lineup for next month's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the opening round of the 2008 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season. The two-car attack featuring drivers from the team's three racing programs...

Wed 07 Nov 2007
NA-F2000: IPS: Andersen Racing purchases Florida test track

NA-F2000: IPS: Andersen Racing purchases Florida test track

Andersen Racing Purchases Test Track in Florida PALMETTO, Fla., Nov. 6 - Andersen Racing now has its very own test track. Andersen Racing owners Dan and John Andersen announced today that they've purchased the former Group Four Test Track in...

Thu 06 Sep 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Pacific Coast Motorsports hires Clayton Triggs

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pacific Coast Motorsports hires Clayton Triggs

Pacific Coast Motorsports Hires Motorsports Executive Clayton Triggs Oxnard, CA (September 5, 2007) -- Pacific Coast Motorsports, a two-car team in the Champ Car World Series, has secured motorsports executive, Clayton Triggs to lead the ...

Thu 10 May 2007
IRL: Indy 500: Broadcast to air with new technology

IRL: Indy 500: Broadcast to air with new technology

91st INDIANAPOLIS 500 TO BE TELEVISED ON ABC IN SONY HD TECHNOLOGY INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 9, 2007 -- ESPN on ABC's live telecast of the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500 will be in high definition via Sony high-definition broadcast ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais to test for Toro RossoHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais to test for Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso announced on December 11th that Champ Car's Sebastien Bourdais will drive for the team during the upcoming test session at Jerez this week. The Italian squad is scheduled to be at the Spanish track for three days, starting on Wednesday...

Thu 13 Dec 2007
IRL: Castroneves dances home with mirrorball trophy

IRL: Castroneves dances home with mirrorball trophy

Two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves returned to the site of his previous successes with a new triumph to celebrate in his charmed life: the mirrorball trophy awarded the winner of the 'Dancing With The Stars' television show ...

Fri 09 Mar 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Safety Team title sponsor announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Safety Team title sponsor announced

Holmatro Rescue Tools Becomes The Title Sponsor Of Champ Car World Series Safety Team INDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2007) -- Long a key component of the Champ Car Safety Team, Holmatro Rescue Tools have taken the next step for 2007, becoming the title...

Sat 26 May 2007
IRL: Indy 500: Carb Day final practice report

IRL: Indy 500: Carb Day final practice report

KANAAN LEADS FINAL PRACTICE; CASTRONEVES TAKES PIT STOP CONTEST INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 26, 2006 -- Andretti Green Racing hopes Miller Lite Carb Day could be a good indication of Indianapolis 500 Race Day. Tony Kanaan, who will start the...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
IRL: Crashed-car keychain brings Christmas cheer

IRL: Crashed-car keychain brings Christmas cheer

When Vitor Meira ran into a sponsorship conflict that cancelled a promised meet-and-greet with fans, the Brazilian ace at Panther Racing vowed he'd do something to make amends to his admirers. The result is a novelty that's become much ...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
IPS: Adam Andretti to race for new FuZion Autosport team

IPS: Adam Andretti to race for new FuZion Autosport team

Another Andretti is set to make his open-wheel season debut in the Indy Racing League. Adam Andretti, the younger brother of veteran racer John Andretti and nephew of 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, has signed to drive for the new...

Sat 10 Mar 2007
IPS: IRL: Media day focuses on new season

IPS: IRL: Media day focuses on new season

The 2007 Indy Racing League season begins March 24th at Homestead/Miami Speedway. Journalists and IRL drivers from both the IndyCar and Indy Pro Series gathered in Indianapolis on Thursday to forecast the season and have some fun as the season...

Thu 25 Jan 2007
IPS: IRL: Andretti Green business related news

IPS: IRL: Andretti Green business related news

ANDRETTI GREEN ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE ASSIGNMENTS AND STAFFING ADDITION INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 24, 2007) - Andretti Green announced today it has made additional changes to the commercial side of its Indianapolis-based racing operation. John ...

Wed 26 Sep 2007
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-09-24

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-09-24

Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Castroneves ready to put on dancing shoes 2. Ethanol takes checkered for successful 2007 IndyCar Series season 3. Godnai joins Indy Racing League 4. SWE tests Indiana karting standout 1.

Fri 23 Mar 2007
IRL: Foyt reflects on 50 years in open-wheel racingHeadline

IRL: Foyt reflects on 50 years in open-wheel racing

The first four-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr., recently stopped by the Texas Motor Speedway to reflect on his 50 years in open-wheel racing and his future vision for A.J. Foyt Enterprises. A.J. Foyt ...

Sat 26 May 2007
IRL: Firestone names Clint Brawner Award winner

IRL: Firestone names Clint Brawner Award winner

Clint Brawner Award Goes to John Jones of Chastain Motorsports INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 25, 2007) - Chastain Motorsports already faced a narrow window for success at this year's Indianapolis 500, considering it was destined for a second-week bid...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairsHeadline

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairs

It's that time of year again - football is in full swing both professionally and in college, sweltering summer temps are subsiding to cooler fall weather, and American open-wheel racing has seen their two competing series, the IRL IndyCar Series...

Thu 01 Feb 2007
IRL: Double the racing pleasure at Dreyer & Reinbold

IRL: Double the racing pleasure at Dreyer & Reinbold

The Indy Racing League driver carousel slowed Tuesday to pick up two more riders as Dreyer & Reinbold announced both Buddy Rice and Sarah Fisher as teammates of a two-car IndyCar Series entry for the 2007 campaign. Ending speculation that one of...

Fri 13 Apr 2007
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-04-11

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-04-11

INDYCAR SERIES NEWS AND NOTES -- April 11, 2007 Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Gilbert contests another kind of race 2. National Press Club to talk Ethanol at Indy 500 3. Chastain Motorsports reunites for another ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Conquest Racing - Stephen Simpson test notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Conquest Racing - Stephen Simpson test notes

Mi-Jack Conquest Racing Impressed with South African Stephen Simpson's First Champ Car Experience at MSR Houston Indianapolis, Indiana, December 14, 2006 -- The Mi-Jack Conquest Racing Team completed a second two-day test at MSR Houston ...

Fri 25 May 2007
IRL: Special Indy feature: Bob HueyHeadline

IRL: Special Indy feature: Bob Huey

Without Bob Huey "A New Track Record" Would Have Never Been Possible at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Bob Huey never raced a car at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but without him, there would have never been, "A new track record!" Anyone ...

Sat 24 Mar 2007
IRL: Barnhart, Angstadt to lead new divisions

IRL: Barnhart, Angstadt to lead new divisions

BARNHART, ANGSTADT TO LEAD NEW DIVISIONS OF INDY RACING LEAGUE INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, March 23, 2007 -- Brian Barnhart will serve as president of the Indy Racing League competition and operations division, and Terry Angstadt will serve as...