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Fri 30 Nov 2007
IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing files lawsuit

IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing files lawsuit

RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST SCOTT SHARP AND PATRON SPIRITS HILLIARD, Ohio (November 28, 2007) -- Rahal Letterman Racing announces that it has filed a lawsuit in United States District Court Southern District of Florida Miami...

IRL: Castroneves wins dancing title

IRL: Castroneves wins dancing title

Castroneves Claims 'Dancing With The Stars' Title LOS ANGELES (Nov. 27, 2007) -- Two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves added another title to his resume Tuesday night, capturing the fifth "Dancing With The Stars" mirrorball...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Franck Perera to test for Forsythe/Pettit Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Franck Perera to test for Forsythe/Pettit Racing

FRANCK PERERA TO TEST CHAMP CAR FOR FORSYTHE/PETTIT RACING INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 29, 2007) - Champ Car Atlantic Championship Rookie of the Year Franck Perera has been selected by the newly combined Forsythe/Pettit Racing to test its Champ Car at...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Minardi F1x2 news 2007-11-27

CHAMPCAR/CART: Minardi F1x2 news 2007-11-27

NELSON PHILIPPE AND KATHERINE LEGGE SAMPLE F1 PERFORMANCE HOUSTON, TEXAS, November 27, 2007 -- The Champ Car F1x2 Team wrapped up its busiest and most successful season ever today with a private program for Bridgestone Firestone North America...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jury exonerates Kalkhoven

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jury exonerates Kalkhoven

JURY FINDS IN FAVOR OF KALKHOVEN AND ALL DEFENDANTS INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - - November 27, 2007 - - After an unusually short deliberation, the jury in the matter of JDS Uniphase Securities Litigation today has found in favor of Kevin...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Assen: Rocketsports preview

CHAMPCAR/CART: Assen: Rocketsports preview

Tagliani and the Rocketsports Team Hope for Better Results in Second European Race Rocketsports Racing and Alex Tagliani headed north to the Netherlands to begin preparations for Round 12 of the 2007 Champ Car World Series immediately after the...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-11-26

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-11-26

Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Castroneves ready for last dance(s) 2. Briscoe to be honored at Autosport Awards 3. Kanaan, Meira finish in top 10 4. Losch team finishes sixth in Baja 1000 5. Of note 1. Castroneves ready...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports Alexandre Negrao Houston test preview

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports Alexandre Negrao Houston test preview

ROCKETSPORTS TO TEST BRAZILIAN ALEXANDRE NEGRAO IN HOUSTON EAST LANSING, Michigan (November 27, 2007) - Rocketsports Racing will be testing Brazilian Alexandre "Xandi" Negrão this week at the Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land Road Course in Houston,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe Racing and RuSPORT combine operations

CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe Racing and RuSPORT combine operations

FORSYTHE CHAMPIONSHIP RACING AND RUSPORT TO COMBINE OPERATIONS FOR 2008 CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES SEASON TEAM TO BE NAMED FORSYTHE/PETTIT RACING INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana -- (Nov. 26, 2007) -- Two of the most competitive teams in the Champ Car...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe, Pettit join forces for next season

CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe, Pettit join forces for next season

Two of Champ Car's quartet of owners are now partners, Gerry Forsythe and Dan Pettit now combining operations to create Forsythe/Pettit Racing. This is not the first time Forsythe has had a partner as for year's Player's Canadian tobacco was part...

Tue 27 Nov 2007
IRL: Mid-Ohio 2008 schedule announced

IRL: Mid-Ohio 2008 schedule announced

DIVERSE SCHEDULE ON-TAP FOR MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE IN 2008 DUBLIN, Ohio (November 27, 2007) -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will boast seven major events in 2008, featuring the finest in open-wheel, sports car, motorcycle, historic and...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-11-20

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-11-20

Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Fans have chance to "trick out" safety cars 2. Castroneves nominated for award for dancing 3. Kanaan finishes sixth in Formula Nippon event 4. Look for Castroneves on talk shows 1. Fans...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Minardi F1x2 news 2007-11-21

CHAMPCAR/CART: Minardi F1x2 news 2007-11-21

TOP RACERS MEET TOP GUNS COLD LAKE, CANADA, November 21, 2007 - It really was a case of "aces high" following the recent Champ Car World Series season-ending event in Mexico City. After providing high-speed passenger rides to 40 excited ...

Tue 20 Nov 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Drivers promote Hands on the Wheel program

CHAMPCAR/CART: Drivers promote Hands on the Wheel program

Champ Car Implores All Drivers to Keep Your "Hands on the Wheel" this Holiday Season Racers Power, Pagenaud, Clarke and Legge among the Champ Car community encouraging fans to drive safely and stop texting while driving INDIANAPOLIS,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Australia awards banquet report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Australia awards banquet report

TEAM AUSTRALIA TAKES OUT AWARDS AT CHAMP CAR BANQUET Team Australia drivers Will Power and Simon Pagenaud have both taken out significant awards at the annual Champ Car End of Season Banquet in Indianapolis. Power received the Performance ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Justin Wilson wins Moore Legacy award

CHAMPCAR/CART: Justin Wilson wins Moore Legacy award

Justin wins Greg Moore Legacy Award for second time At the 2007 Champ Car Awards banquet held on Friday night, Justin received the Greg Moore Legacy Award for the second year in a row. Justin became the first two-time winner of the award, named...

Mon 19 Nov 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: PCM Jr Team test, Dominguez flys in Canada

CHAMPCAR/CART: PCM Jr Team test, Dominguez flys in Canada

Dominguez Soars in a CF-18 Hornet, PCM's Jr. Team Tests Dominguez Gets the Experience of a Lifetime: PCM Champ Car driver Mario Dominguez was a guest of the Royal Canadian Air force in Cold Lake, Alberta on Thursday. Dominguez met Captain...

Sun 18 Nov 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Series 2007 awards banquet report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Series 2007 awards banquet report

Bourdais Feted At Champ Car World Series Banquet French Driver Receives Numerous Accolades As Unprecedented Four-Time Champion INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 17, 2007)--In a whirlwind week that saw him win in Mexico City, fly across the Atlantic Ocean...

Fri 16 Nov 2007
IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-11-16

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-11-16

Today's IndyCar Series headlines 1. Castroneves featured in People, TV Guide 2. Fisher to help open Indianapolis' first Moochie & Co 3. Of note 1. Castroneves featured in People, TV Guide: Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves is ...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
IRL: Ryan Briscoe teleconference 2007-11-13

IRL: Ryan Briscoe teleconference 2007-11-13

IndyCar Series driver Ryan Briscoe was the guest on the IndyCar Series teleconference on Nov. 13 to discuss his signing with Team Penske for the 2008 season. Briscoe, a 26-year-old native of Sydney, Australia, will drive the No. 6 Team Penske ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Conquest Racing race report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Conquest Racing race report

Philippe finished in twelfth place in Final Race of the 2007 Season Mexico City, Mexico (November 11, 2007) - In the last race of the 2007 season, Nelson Philippe ( ...

Wed 14 Nov 2007
IRL: Ryan Briscoe fulfills dream at Penske

IRL: Ryan Briscoe fulfills dream at Penske

Team Penske's Ryan Briscoe calls it, "A dream position for a driver" as he takes the wheel of Sam Hornish Jr.'s vacated No. 6 IndyCar ride for the full 2008 Indy Racing League season. The 26-year old Australian credits his 2007 Indianapolis 500...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Race results

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Race results

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Laps Lag Status --- --- -------------------- ----- ---------------------------- ----- ------------ --------------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas/Lanigan ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Warmup times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Warmup times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas/Lanigan...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing Saturday notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing Saturday notes

McDONALD'S ® DRIVER BOURDAIS UNABLE TO BETTER HIS FRIDAY TIME AND WILL START SECOND IN HIS FINAL CHAMP CAR RACE; RAHAL TO START SEVENTH IN THE GRAN PREMIO TECATE Sebastien Bourdais, No. 1 McDonald's Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone: "Well, quite...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Saturday press conference

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Saturday press conference

GRAN PREMIO TECATE PRESENTED BY BANAMEX Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Conference Transcript THE MODERATOR: We'll get started first with Mr. Doornbos. Robert, didn't think we'd see you up here. Good day today compared to yesterday. What was...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Starting lineup

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Starting lineup

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------------ -------- -------- 1. 5 Will Power AUS Team Australia 1:23.558 ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: The

CHAMPCAR/CART: The "Power" in Will gets him the Mexico pole

Will Power locks in first place on the grid tomorrow with a scorching hot lap of 1.23.558m (119.515 mph/192.340 kph) breaking Sebastien Bourdais' record set yesterday -- the 2006 qualifying record that the two racers broke belonged to Justin...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Saturday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Saturday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 5 Will Power AUS Team Australia ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Saturday practice 2 times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Saturday practice 2 times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 5 Will Power AUS Team Australia ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Saturday practice 1 times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Saturday practice 1 times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas/Lanigan...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Friday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Friday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas/Lanigan...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Friday practice 2 times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Friday practice 2 times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 5 Will Power AUS Team Australia ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Friday practice 1 times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Friday practice 1 times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 9 Justin Wilson GB RuSPORT ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise: Race results

CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise: Race results

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Laps Lag Status --- --- -------------------- ----- ---------------------------- ----- ------------ --------------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas/Lanigan ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise: Warmup times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise: Warmup times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas/Lanigan...