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Thu 10 Jan 2008
IRL: Stephan Gregoire - The American FriendHeadline

IRL: Stephan Gregoire - The American Friend

Let's keep this between ourselves STEPHAN GREGOIRE: THE AMERICAN FRIEND By Christian Courtel (Auto Hebdo magazine, France) Stephan took his Rookie Test at Indy alongside Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet Unlike Sebastien Bourdais, who has ...

Thu 02 Oct 2008
Fri 19 Dec 2008
Luyendyk - Headline

Luyendyk - "Racing Heroes Tour" blog, part 2

Racing Heroes Tour -- Iraq (December 11-17 By: Arie Luyendyk Jr. Hi everyone here is my blog from the last few days hope you enjoy! 11-13 Baghdad Arie Luyendyk Jr. visits U.S. troops in Iraq. Photo by Arie Luyendyk Jr.. The ...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Paul Leonard Newman 1925 - 2008

Paul Leonard Newman 1925 - 2008

PAUL LEONARD NEWMAN January 26, 1925 -- September 26, 2008 Paul Leonard Newman, eighty-three, one of the most warmly admired and universally loved figures in motion pictures and philanthropy, died Friday after a long battle with cancer at his...

Sat 03 May 2008
IMS Indy 500 broadcast coverage announced

IMS Indy 500 broadcast coverage announced

ABC, ESPN, IMS RADIO NETWORK PROVIDING IN-DEPTH INDY 500 COVERAGE INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 2, 2008 -- ABC, ESPN2 and the IMS Radio Network will provide in-depth, behind-the-scenes coverage of the 92nd Indianapolis 500, with more than 50 hours...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Luyendyk - Headline

Luyendyk - "Racing Heroes Tour" blog, part 1

Racing Heroes Tour -- Iraq (Day 1-3) By: Arie Luyendyk Jr. Day 1: Arrival into Kuwait. Going into this 11 day tour of Kuwait and Iraq I find myself not knowing at all what to expect. I like many others in our country only see the news...

Fri 16 May 2008
Bishop Steering wins IMS' Schwitzer Award

Bishop Steering wins IMS' Schwitzer Award

BISHOP VARIABLE RATIO STEERING SYSTEM WINS SCHWITZER AWARD INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 16, 2008 -- Bishop Steering Technology's variable ratio rack-and-pinion steering, new to the 92nd Indianapolis 500, received the 42nd annual BorgWarner Louis ...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
Winning Indy 500 riding mechanic Dunham died

Winning Indy 500 riding mechanic Dunham died

WINNING INDIANAPOLIS 500 RIDING MECHANIC DUNHAM DIES AT 96 INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, July 26, 2008 -- Jimmy Dunham, the riding mechanic on board for Kelly Petillo's storybook victory in the 1935 Indianapolis 500, died Friday, July 25. He was...

Sun 04 May 2008
Larry Curry on the outside looking in

Larry Curry on the outside looking in

Vision Racing's Larry Curry, on the eve of the biggest month in racing, finds himself again on the outside looking in. Curry, team manager of the Indy Racing League IndyCar team co-owned by Indianapolis Motor Speedway's Tony George, was replaced...

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Barrichello talk surprises AGRHeadline
F1

Barrichello talk surprises AGR

"News to me," came the response from Andretti Green Racing spokesman Al Larsen as told exclusively to Motorsport.com this morning. Thus reports that Honda Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello, set next month to become the series' longest-serving...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
Franchitti returns, Wheldon does team switchHeadline

Franchitti returns, Wheldon does team switch

Dario Franchitti shifts gears by leaving his NASCAR foray to move back to the IndyCar Series, staying with Chip Ganassi Racing. The news of Dan Wheldon's departure came just days before his teammate Scott Dixon most likely will wrap up the 2008 ...

Sun 07 Sep 2008
Luyendyk Jr wins at Chicago, Matos claims titleHeadline

Luyendyk Jr wins at Chicago, Matos claims title

Arie Luyendyk Jr. pulled through to score his first Indy Lights victory following a nail biting one-lap shootout Sunday in the SunRichGourmet.com 100 at Chicagoland Speedway. Luyendyk passed AFS Racing/Andretti Green teammate Raphael Matos on the...

Fri 02 May 2008
Dixon thirsts for some luck, Indy 500 winHeadline

Dixon thirsts for some luck, Indy 500 win

After a hectic first month encompassing four races, the IndyCar Series focuses its sights for the next month on the crown jewel of the sport: Indianapolis and the 92nd running of the 500. A driver who has not yet tasted the milk but stands as one...

Wed 20 Feb 2008
CHAMPCAR/CART: Jerry Karl losses life in car accident

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jerry Karl losses life in car accident

Gerald "Jerry" Karl lost his life on Saturday, February 16, in a car accident in Baltimore County, Maryland. The York, Pennsylvania resident competed in both the USAC and CART (now Champ Car) racing series. He leaves behind his wife of over 45 ...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Panther Racing names Mower as team manager

Panther Racing names Mower as team manager

Panther Names IndyCar Veteran Chris Mower as Team Manager Experienced Open-Wheel Team Manager Joins Two-Time IndyCar Series Champions INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- (November 5, 2008) -- Over thirty years after John Barnes worked with Chris Mower's ...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Haas, Lanigan statement on Paul Newman

Haas, Lanigan statement on Paul Newman

Following is a statement from Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing on the passing of Paul Newman: "On behalf of Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, my wife Bernadette and myself, I want to express our most sincere condolences to Joanne and the entire Newman...

Mon 08 Sep 2008
Chicagoland: Team Penke race report

Chicagoland: Team Penke race report

Castroneves Wins In Thrilling Chicago IndyCar Series Season-Ender; JOLIET, Ill. (September 7, 2008) -- Helio Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Team Penske Dallara/Honda, won Sunday's PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway...

Sun 20 Apr 2008
Patrick makes history with Motegi victoryHeadline

Patrick makes history with Motegi victory

Danica Patrick was victorious in the Indy Japan 300 at the Twin Ring Motegi, becoming the first woman to win a major single-seater IndyCar race. Patrick didn't have the fastest car on the track but her team's pit strategy allowed her to cross the...

Fri 19 Sep 2008
Conquest Racing looks toward 2009

Conquest Racing looks toward 2009

Conquest Racing Moving Forward - Team instills new ‘Accept No Limits' philosophy and appoints key personnel - INDIANAPOLIS (September 19, 2008) - With the 2008 season coming to an end, the Conquest Racing team has begun work on 2009 by ...

Sat 09 Aug 2008
Kentucky Speedway Friday news

Kentucky Speedway Friday news

KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY SELLS OUT TOMORROW'S "MEIJER INDY 300 PRESENTED BY PEPSI AND EDY'S" IndyCar Series to Enjoy First Kentucky Capacity Crowd SPARTA, Ky. -- Kentucky Speedway has sold out tomorrow's IndyCar Series "Meijer Indy 300 Presented by...

Sat 26 Jan 2008
IRL: Alliance Motorsports charts a course to success

IRL: Alliance Motorsports charts a course to success

Alliance Motorsport's Jeff Matthews knew the road to Indy required precise navigation and a good set of charts to go by. That's why he decided in April of 2007 to build the ship from the bottom up rather than putting up a flashy mast and...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
NHRA sends congratulations to Danica Patrick

NHRA sends congratulations to Danica Patrick

NHRA CONGRATULATES PATRICK ON HER INDYCAR SERIES VICTORY GLENDORA, Calif. -- NHRA congratulates Danica Patrick on her recent IndyCar Series victory in Japan, as she joins a long list of NHRA female racers who have won major auto racing events ...

Fri 10 Oct 2008
Matos, Luczo Dragon latest to confirm 2009 plans

Matos, Luczo Dragon latest to confirm 2009 plans

Over the last couple weeks there have been a number of IndyCar Series signings as the grid for the 2009 season begins to take shape. The checkered flag flew at the final points round in Chicagoland only a month ago, yet already a number of drivers...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009Headline

Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009

The IndyCar/American Le Mans Series double-header weekend at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, has been canceled for 2009. Late word today said that the event did not fit the business plans of race organizers amidst the current economic situation.

Tue 01 Jul 2008
Kanaan conquers wreck-strewn RichmondHeadline

Kanaan conquers wreck-strewn Richmond

Tony Kanaan led 166 laps, including the final 95, to win tonight's 300 lap SunTrust Indy Challenge at Richmond International Raceway. For a while, it looked like nobody would win. Almost half the field was gone by the halfway point. There were...

Wed 14 May 2008
Jeff Simmons onboard at Foyt Racing for Indy 500Headline

Jeff Simmons onboard at Foyt Racing for Indy 500

Jeff Simmons returns to the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series on Wednesday (May 14th) when he joins Foyt Racing in the No. 41 car for practice leading up to the 2008 Indianapolis 500. Jeff Simmons. Photo by Dana Garrett - ...

Sat 29 Mar 2008
Homestead: Race results

Homestead: Race results

Pos Car Driver Team Laps Gap Fast lap --- --- ------------------- --------------------------------- ----- ---------- -------- 1. 9 Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 ...

Thu 22 May 2008
Indy 500: Series Media Day report

Indy 500: Series Media Day report

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 22, 2008 - For the first time since 1992, the Indianapolis 500 will feature an Andretti, Foyt and Rahal in the starting lineup. The three families, which etched their names in the history books at the Indianapolis Motor...

Thu 23 Oct 2008
Australia Indy 300 news 2008-10-22

Australia Indy 300 news 2008-10-22

INDYCAR DRIVERS BUSY DURING FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE NIKON INDY 300 IndyCar Series drivers have been busy during the final day of preparations ahead of the Nikon Indy 300 which fires into action on the streets of Surfers Paradise in ...

Tue 26 Aug 2008
Thu 15 May 2008
Art Graham obituary

Art Graham obituary

Arthur W. "Art" Graham, III, director of timing and scoring for the Indianapolis 500 between 1978 and 1997, passed away on Sunday, May 12. He was 67. A native of Columbus, Indiana, but a longtime resident of Brownsburg, Indiana, Graham ...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Tony George statement on Paul Newman

Tony George statement on Paul Newman

TONY GEORGE STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PAUL NEWMAN INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008 -- The following is a statement from Tony George, the chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the founder & CEO of the Indy Racing...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tony Cotman resigns post at Champ Car

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tony Cotman resigns post at Champ Car

One of the series' major assets is out, as today Tony Cotman resigned as Champ Car's Executive Vice President of Operations and Race Director. Cotman will be influential in finding his replacement. During a four-year period with the series, the...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Pacific Coast Motorsports unification statement

Pacific Coast Motorsports unification statement

Pacific Coast Motorsports Statement on the Unification of Open-Wheel Racing Tyler Tadevic, Team Director - Pacific Coast Motorsports "We are thrilled to have a unified series, without a doubt this provides the strongest platform for our ...

Sun 20 Apr 2008
Wilson stays on pole for final Champ Car raceHeadline

Wilson stays on pole for final Champ Car race

It's been a tough but rewarding week for Justin Wilson. Wife Julia gave birth one week ago to their first child, daughter Jane. Jane was born much sooner than expected, but she probably inherits her quickness from her dad. Dad, meanwhile is at...

Tue 30 Sep 2008
IMS tire test notes 2009-09-30

IMS tire test notes 2009-09-30

'500' VETERANS HELP FIRESTONE RACING DEVELOP TIRES AT INDY INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008 -- Indianapolis 500 winners Scott Dixon, Buddy Rice and Dan Wheldon, and fellow "500" veterans Ryan Briscoe, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Tony Kanaan turned...