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Sat 24 Dec 2005
IRL: Andretti dad, son team up for 2006 Indy 500Headline

IRL: Andretti dad, son team up for 2006 Indy 500

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...

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 ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
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...

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...

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 ...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
IRL: Briscoe on the mend, practices patienceHeadline

IRL: Briscoe on the mend, practices patience

"I remember seeing the sky and wondering when I was going to hit the wall," recalled Ryan Briscoe of his massive accident little more than a week ago during the Peak Antifreeze 300 on Chicagoland Speedway's 1.5-mile oval. Ryan ...

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...

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 Sep 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy gets third win after Jourdain's heartbreakHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy gets third win after Jourdain's heartbreak

Paul Tracy won the Grand Prix of Long Beach today, his third in a row and his third win on the streets of Long Beach. But the story of the race was the heartbreak of a mechanical failure that took away a nearly certain first win from polesitter...

Wed 17 Aug 2005
IRL: Sharp nips Meira for Kentucky winHeadline

IRL: Sharp nips Meira for Kentucky win

The Indy Racing League fans witnessed another thrilling IndyCar Series race on the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway oval this afternoon, as Scott Sharp scored his ninth career victory in the AMBER Alert Portal Indy 300 over Vitor Meira, the American ...

Sun 14 Aug 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy locks in the pole on the streets of DenverHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy locks in the pole on the streets of Denver

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...

Sat 13 Aug 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy zips around Denver for provisional poleHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy zips around Denver for provisional pole

After finishing second in the two practice sessions on Friday, Paul Tracy laid down the fastest lap on the 1.657-mile temporary street course in Denver, Colorado. His time of 59.759 seconds gave the Canadian sole possession of the under-one minute...

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...

Mon 27 Jun 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: da Matta edges Tracy on Friday at ClevelandHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: da Matta edges Tracy on Friday at Cleveland

Cristiano da Matta carried his Portland victory momentum into Cleveland, Ohio to earn his first Champ Car World Series provisional pole since his return to the open-wheel series. The top spot today guarantees him a front row starting spot and one...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy lands the pole in ClevelandHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy lands the pole in Cleveland

Paul Tracy flew around the 2.106-mile Burke Lakefront Airport circuit to land the pole position for Sunday's Champ Car World Series race with a time of 57.419 (132.040 mph). "Feels good, thought I would get best on the Cleveland track," expressed...

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...

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 ...

Fri 10 Jun 2005
IRL: Rice builds on team momentumHeadline

IRL: Rice builds on team momentum

This may have been the most difficult month of Buddy Rice's racing career, sitting on the sidelines with pulled neck ligaments and watching Kenny Brack qualify and race his ...

IRL: AGR's winning environmentHeadline

IRL: AGR's winning environment

It's been a whirlwind nine days for Dan Wheldon, winner of the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 29th. "It's still not 100 percent sunk in yet but I'm so proud of what I've done," the Briton declared. "Indy is the best, most satisfying race...

Thu 09 Jun 2005
IRL: On to Texas for Danica PatrickHeadline

IRL: On to Texas for Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick's whirlwind life continues unabated since her two fourth place finishes in the most recent Indy Racing League IndyCar Series events at Twin Ring Motegi and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick. Photo by Shawn Payne...

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...

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...

IRL: Rice back in the cockpit for TexasHeadline

IRL: Rice back in the cockpit for Texas

Kenny Brack's honeymoon with Rahal Letterman Racing is over, at least for the time being as injured Buddy Rice, the 2004 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner has been cleared to drive in the Bombardier Learjet 500K on the high banks of Texas Motor ...

Fri 03 Jun 2005
IRL: Forgotten man at Indy?Headline

IRL: Forgotten man at Indy?

"Dan won, Danica finished fourth, so who wants to talk about the second place guy?" asked Vitor Meira, who brought his ...

Thu 02 Jun 2005
IRL: Carpenter pleased with Indy 500 attemptHeadline

IRL: Carpenter pleased with Indy 500 attempt

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 ...

IRL: Dan is the man in IndyHeadline

IRL: Dan is the man in Indy

It's been less than 24 hours since Dan Wheldon drank milk in Victory Lane, having won the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race in his third try. Has the magnitude of his name change from "Dan Wheldon" to "Dan Wheldon, Indy winner" sunk in ...

Wed 01 Jun 2005
IRL: Rookies rarin' to go for Indy gloryHeadline

IRL: Rookies rarin' to go for Indy glory

There's only one day remaining before the six drivers battling for JP Morgan Chase Rookie of the Year honors in the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race take the green for their first Greatest Spectacle in Racing. This year the winning rookie will be...

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...

IRL: Foyt provides wrinkle on Bump Day at IndyHeadline

IRL: Foyt provides wrinkle on Bump Day at Indy

The Indy Racing League wanted drama in qualifying for the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race and that's what they got this evening. With only one spot left to fill in the field of 33, it looked like "Bump Day" might be a bore, but cynics didn't...

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...

IRL: Casual chat with driversHeadline

IRL: Casual chat with drivers

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway decided to give media a chance for one-on-one interviews with all 33 qualified drivers for Sunday's 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race today. It was a great opportunity to talk with drivers who might otherwise not be...

Thu 26 May 2005
IRL: New lease on racing lifeHeadline

IRL: New lease on racing life

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 ...

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...

Fri 20 May 2005
IRL: Danica Patrick poised for Indy 500 winHeadline

IRL: Danica Patrick poised for Indy 500 win

The klieg lights have been shining on Danica Patrick since the 23-year-old rookie began her Indy Racing League IndyCar Series career with Rahal letterman Racing this March. Danica Patrick. Photo by Michael C. Johnson. While Patrick ...