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Tue 09 Dec 2003
IPS: IRL: HMS announces 2004 early ticket sales

IPS: IRL: HMS announces 2004 early ticket sales

MIAMI, FL (12/8/03) - Looking for that perfect holiday gift to really get your loved one's motor running? How about tickets to one of South Florida's biggest and most exciting sporting events: the Toyota Indy 300, February 27-29, at the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Series pleased with response to 2003 changes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Series pleased with response to 2003 changes

INDIANAPOLIS (December 9, 2003) -- The Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford started its 2003 season with just as many questions as it had answers, including the query as to what effect the new exclusive alliances with ...

IRL: Indy 500 officials pass away early December

IRL: Indy 500 officials pass away early December

Longtime 'Indianapolis 500' officials die early this month. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003 -- Michael J. Kollins and John R. DeCamp, each of whom spent 30 years in different capacities during running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, have...

IRL: PIR 2004 schedule, ticket information

IRL: PIR 2004 schedule, ticket information

PHOENIX, AZ (Dec. 8, 2003)* Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for that sports fan in the family? If that's the case, purchase race tickets for any of the 16 races at Phoenix International Raceway. Single event tickets go on sale Saturday,...

IRL: Dan Wheldon receives special award

IRL: Dan Wheldon receives special award

Dan Wheldon flew into London from the USA at the weekend and promptly picked up yet another Rookie of the Year award! The 25-year old English IRL IndyCar Series star was named the Autosport.com Rookie of the Year at theprestigious AUTOSPORT ...

IRL: Wheldon post-Phoenix test comments

IRL: Wheldon post-Phoenix test comments

Dan Wheldon : Wheldon concludes successful Phoenix test Dan Wheldon, who won the 2003 Bombardier Rookie of the Year title with Andretti Green Racing, has concluded two days of testing at Phoenix International Raceway before flying home to...

IRL: Airton Dare medical update 2003-12-05

IRL: Airton Dare medical update 2003-12-05

Dare has surgery. IndyCar Series veteran Airton Dare, who suffered a broken upper right arm and broken upper right leg in a crash during practice June 5 at Texas Motor Speedway, had follow-up surgery on his right hip Dec. 3 at Methodist Hospital...

IRL: Kenny Brack medical update 2002-12-05

IRL: Kenny Brack medical update 2002-12-05

Brack returns home to continue rehabilitation. INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 5, 2003 -- IRL IndyCar Series driver Kenny Brack, who was injured in the season-ending Chevy 500 Oct. 12 at Texas Motor Speedway, returned to his Upper Arlington, Ohio...

IRL: Phoenix test notes 2003-12-05

IRL: Phoenix test notes 2003-12-05

Taylor Passes Rookie Test; Phoenix Testing Continues INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 5, 2003 -- Mark Taylor, the 2003 Menards Infiniti Pro Series champion, passed his IRL IndyCar Series rookie test Dec. 4 with Panther Racing at Phoenix International...

Sat 06 Dec 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Walker Racing to test drivers at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Walker Racing to test drivers at Sebring

Indianapolis, IN. December 4, 2003 - Walker Racing, one of the longest running and most successful teams in CART Champ Car racing, has announced plans to evaluate four up-and-coming drivers at the Sebring International Raceway during the week of...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson resigns from American Spirit Team Johansson

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson resigns from American Spirit Team Johansson

Indianapolis, IN (December 2, 2003) Stefan Johansson announced today that he is no longer associated with the Champ Car team which raced under the name American Spirit Team Johansson in the 2003 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Open Wheel Racing announces alternative proposal

CHAMPCAR/CART: Open Wheel Racing announces alternative proposal

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 2, 2003) -- Open Wheel Racing Series LLC ("OWRS") today announced that it proposed to Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (OTCBB: CPNT.OB) ("Championship") that it acquire certain assets of Championship or CART, Inc. OWRS ...

IRL: Wheldon comments on Phoenix test

IRL: Wheldon comments on Phoenix test

Some of the top IndyCar Series teams and drivers tested on Wednesday 3 December at Phoenix International Raceway in preparation for the 2004 season. Drivers Dan Wheldon (Andretti Green Racing), Robbie Buhl (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing), Sam Hornish...

IRL: Andretti Green 2004 sponsor news 2003-12-04

IRL: Andretti Green 2004 sponsor news 2003-12-04

Andretti Green Inks Motorola as Associate Sponsor for 2004 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (December 4, 2003) - Andretti Green Racing (AGR) announced today it renewed its contract with Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), which will serve as an ...

IRL: Top teams test at Phoenix International Raceway

IRL: Top teams test at Phoenix International Raceway

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003 -- Some of the top IndyCar(R) Series teams and drivers tested Dec. 3 at Phoenix International Raceway in preparation for the 2004 season. Drivers Robbie Buhl (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing), Sam Hornish ...

IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2003-12-03

IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2003-12-03

Indy Racing League Notebook Buhl tests at Phoenix; Foyt, Rutherford to go duck hunting INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003 --IRL IndyCar(R) Series veteran Robbie Buhl tested Dec. 1-2 at Phoenix International Raceway in preparation for the 2004...

Thu 04 Dec 2003
IPS: Schmidt starts new season testing

IPS: Schmidt starts new season testing

It's test time for drivers hoping to contest the 2004 Menards/IRL Infiniti Pro Series championship. And with the weather turning to chill in the northern part of the US, heading south - or in this case west - is the best way to look at new ...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
IPS: Schmidt tests notes 2003-12-02

IPS: Schmidt tests notes 2003-12-02

Three drivers test for Schmidt at Phoenix AVONDALE, Ariz., Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003 -- Sam Schmidt Motorsports tested Dec. 1-2 at Phoenix International Raceway in preparation for the 2004 Menards Infiniti Pro Series season. Road racer Larry Mason...

IPS: IRL: 2004 pre-season test dates announced

IPS: IRL: 2004 pre-season test dates announced

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Dec. 1, 2003 -- Indy Racing League teams and drivers will participate in pre-season Open Tests Jan. 27-29 at Homestead-Miami Speedway and Feb. 10-12 at Phoenix International Raceway, IRL officials announced Dec. 1. Menards...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Merger with OWRS in jeopardy

CHAMPCAR/CART: Merger with OWRS in jeopardy

Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. announces that conditions of the proposed merger with Open Wheel Racing Series are not likely to be satisfied. INDIANAPOLIS, IN - (December 2, 2003) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. ("Championship" or...

CHAMPCAR/CART: St. Petersburg February date postponed

CHAMPCAR/CART: St. Petersburg February date postponed

CART announces postponement of 2004 St. Petersburg race, season to open with running of Grand Prix of Long Beach. INDIANAPOLIS (December 1, 2003) -- The Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season will open with the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced

Motor Racing Legends nominated for Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Lexington, KY, December 1, 2003 -- Joe Leonard, Chris Pook, Don Prudhomme, Les Richter and Roger Ward have been nominated for the fifth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award. The award,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dalziel to test with Walker at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dalziel to test with Walker at Sebring

Scottish racer set for Sebring Test Scottish racing's hottest prospect Ryan Dalziel, runner up in the US-based 2003 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship, looks set to reach the upper echelons of motorsport courtesy of a maiden Champ Car test ...

IRL: Kenny Brack medical update 2003-12-02

IRL: Kenny Brack medical update 2003-12-02

Kenny Brack moves back to Columbus for Rehab Injured Team Rahal driver leaves Indy Monday, hopes to go home soon COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 2, 2003) - IRL IndyCar® Series driver Kenny Brack was transferred near his Columbus home Monday afternoon...

IRL: Panther on the road

IRL: Panther on the road

The Thanksgiving holiday has given way to December and it's getaway time for one Indy Racing League stalwart. Pennzoil Panther Racing and Tomas Scheckter are heading for the reconfigured Phoenix International Raceway oval to get a head start...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2003-11-26

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2003-11-26

Indy Racing League Notebook Dixon nominated for Driver of the Year; IRL drivers nominated for awards INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003 -- Reigning IRL IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon is one of eight drivers nominated for the 2004 Speed...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: CARA Charities on-line auction news

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: CARA Charities on-line auction news

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (Nov. 23, 2003) - Despite the cancellation of the CARA Charities' 'Runway Madness' extravaganza originally set for Friday, Oct. 31, the popular "Runway Madness Online Auction" has already opened its doors for participants with...

IRL: Dan Wheldon teleconference transcript, part 1

IRL: Dan Wheldon teleconference transcript, part 1

Indy Racing League Weekly Teleconference Transcript November 25, 2003 Dan Wheldon Part 1 of 2 KENT JOHNSON: Welcome to the Indy Racing teleconference for this week, Tuesday, Nov. 25. Today we visit with IRL IndyCar Series driver Dan Wheldon.

IRL: Dan Wheldon teleconference transcript, part 2

IRL: Dan Wheldon teleconference transcript, part 2

Indy Racing League Weekly Teleconference Transcript November 25, 2003 Dan Wheldon Part 2 of 2 Q: What about tires? NASCAR guys had some wicked problems with tires at Homestead. Do you think we're going to be going that much quicker, ...

IRL: Wheldon wired for winsHeadline

IRL: Wheldon wired for wins

Knowing that he'll be back with Andretti Green Racing in a Jim Beam/Klein Tool-sponsored Honda-powered Dallara next season is a relief for Dan Wheldon, winner of the 2003 Bombardier Rookie of the Year award in the Indy Racing League's IndyCar ...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
IPS: IRL: 2004 Indy 500/Freedom 100 schedule announced

IPS: IRL: 2004 Indy 500/Freedom 100 schedule announced

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Nov. 21, 2003 - The 88th running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race will follow the event's traditional three-week format, with Opening Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway scheduled for Sunday, May 9, 2004, and nearly a...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tagliani firesuit up for CARA Charities auction

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tagliani firesuit up for CARA Charities auction

Jump online Sunday, November 23 and bid on Champ Car driver Alex Tagliani's 2003 Rocketsports firesuit, that will be auctioned off in the CARA Charities online auction. The Apex design ADM nomex suit carries all 2003 team/series sponsor logos; ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Special CART stockholder meeting announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Special CART stockholder meeting announced

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - (November 19, 2003) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. ("Championship") (OTCBB: CPNT) announced today that it will hold a special meeting of its stockholders, at which it will ask stockholders to vote to adopt the previously...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Walker goes with Manning and Lavin

CHAMPCAR/CART: Walker goes with Manning and Lavin

Walker Racing announced their 2003 plans for racing in CART's Champ Car World Series today at their Indianapolis shop. As previously reported at Motorsport.com, Rodolfo Lavin will be driving Walker's ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car unveils new logos and brandingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car unveils new logos and branding

Today at their Indianapolis offices, CART revealed the logos and branding for the corporation and their top series, Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered By Ford. Incorporating the Bridgestone and Ford logos, and sharing design...