Sun 14 Aug 2005
Paul Tracy went to the mat with perennial opponent Sebastien Bourdais on the 1.657-mile, nine-turn Denver Grand Prix street course and bested his Friday track qualifying record - and the competition - to lock in pole position for Sunday's Centrix...
Tue 05 Apr 2005
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 ...
Sun 15 May 2005
The weather scotched MBNA Pole Day qualifying for the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race and put paid to the ambitious scheme of having starting positions 1-11 locked in on this day and positions 12-22 locked in for Sunday. Heavy rain falls...
Thu 12 May 2005
Speeds went up incrementally in the second full day of practice for the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race this afternoon, but as is usually the case, those big numbers came with assistance around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...
Wed 09 Mar 2005
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 10 Mar 2005
The first Indy Racing League IndyCar Series contest of the 2005 17-race season occurred last weekend on the 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway. While every one of 22 drivers went into the 200- lap Toyota Indy 300 with the intent of being first to...
Sun 06 Mar 2005
Sam Schmidt Motorsports swept the front row for Sunday's Homestead-Miami 100 with Travis Gregg earning his second career pole position. This will be Gregg's fourth start in the Menards Infiniti Pro Series and the young Camden, Ohio driver has not...
It's back to the future for Tomas Scheckter, regaining his record speed in qualifying for Sunday's Indy Racing League IndyCar Series season-starting Toyota Indy 300. Tomas Scheckter. Photo by Jack Durbin. The South African, sixth in...
Sun 15 May 2005
Brian Barnhart prides himself on being fair with the denizens of the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series. For that reason, the president and COO of the League made the difficult decision to postpone MBNA Pole Day until Sunday, May ...
Thu 03 Feb 2005
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...
Sun 01 May 2005
Dan Wheldon won the Bridgestone Indy Japan 300 at the Twin Ring Motegi on Saturday after Tomas Scheckter ran out of fuel with two laps remaining. Wheldon has won three out of four IndyCar Series events this season and now leads the championship ...
Sat 04 Jun 2005
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...
Fri 15 Apr 2005
The Indy Racing League's first contest on a permanent road course in the League's ten-year history will be an historic occasion. Argent Mortgage, the Irvine, CA company that sponsors 2004 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner Buddy Rice and...
Fri 03 Jun 2005
Fri 13 May 2005
The Indy Racing League has placed a new qualifying format in effect for the 89th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race that it believes will generate added interest in the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, set this year for May 29th. Tom...
Tue 10 May 2005
There were only five drivers on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval today during a second day of Rookie Orientation Program. Danica Patrick. Photo by Dana Garrett - IRL. At the end of the day it was the same driver atop the speed ...
Tue 24 May 2005
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...
Thu 02 Jun 2005
Growing up in the shadows of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 16th and Georgetown Roads in Speedway, IN, Ed Carpenter always wanted to race in the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Last year the USAC midget, sprint and Silver Crown veteran ...
Fri 14 Jan 2005
Fri 15 Apr 2005
Experience usually tells at a place like Infineon Raceway Sears Point. When the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series first announced it would race on the 2.26-mile, 12-corner permanent road course north of San Francisco, it was Dario Franchitti...
Wed 01 Jun 2005
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
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...
Thu 26 May 2005
Two of the 33 drivers starting this Sunday's 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race truly do have a new lease on life. Scott Sharp fumbled through his past few years driving for Kelley Racing, working with a team that never seemed to have the right ...
Fri 13 May 2005
Day three of full-field practice for the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race was full of action, held under increasingly sunny skies, cool temperatures with blustery winds that seemingly changed direction at will. These are not unusual conditions for...
Sat 24 Dec 2005
Not since 1994 has the Indianapolis 500 field had an Andretti father/son on the starting grid. That was the final year that 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti raced at the famed brickyard: he started ninth on the 33-car grid, four...
Wed 19 Jan 2005
Fri 24 Jun 2005
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...
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