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Tue 11 Jan 2005
Celebrating Milt MinterHeadline

Celebrating Milt Minter

There was no passing of a torch when Milt Minter died on December 23, 2004. Minter was an original. Known most particularly for his endurance drives in Porsche sports cars from the 60s to this current decade, Milt was one of those guys who could...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Thu 24 Nov 2005
CORR: BITD: Jason Baldwin killed in plane crash

CORR: BITD: Jason Baldwin killed in plane crash

The Off-road racing community has lost one of their top stars. A plane crash took the life of Jason Baldwin, 35, as he returned home to Laguna Beach, California on Saturday after competing in one of his favorite and most challenging events, the...

Wed 12 Jan 2005
Tue 29 Nov 2005
Wed 08 Jun 2005
Larry Carrier death notice

Larry Carrier death notice

Carrier Family announces the passing of Larry Carrier The family of Larry Carrier sadly announces the passing of Mr. Larry Carrier, of Bluff City, TN who died peacefully, with wife Shirley by his side, on Tuesday morning, June 7, 2005. Larry...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

Maurice H. Kraines, the founder of Kraco Enterprises, passed away on November 29, 2005 in Rancho Mirage, California. Kraines was a successful businessman who opened the doors to Kraco Enterprises in 1954 at the age of 34 and never looked ...

Wed 28 Sep 2005
Cajon Speedway legend Ed Hale has passed away

Cajon Speedway legend Ed Hale has passed away

Ed Hale was truly a legend around Cajon Speedway. He passed away suddenly earlier today on September 27, 2005 in his El Cajon home. He was 67 years young. If you had to pick one driver whose name became synonymous with Cajon Speedway over the...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
Indy 500 racer Art Cross passed away

Indy 500 racer Art Cross passed away

1953 INDIANAPOLIS 500 RUNNER-UP CROSS DIES AT 87 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, April 15, 2005 -- Art Cross, the first-ever Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year in 1952 and a runner-up finisher in the 1953 race to Bill Vukovich, died April 15 in La Porte,...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Ray Nichels passed away

Ray Nichels passed away

Ray Nichels -- 1922-2005 We are saddened to report the passing of our friend, Ray Nichels, one of the preeminent race car mechanics and car builders of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, on Friday, November 25, 2005. Raymond "Ray" Nichels, age 83,...

Thu 28 Apr 2005
Motorsports reporter Joe Dowdall died

Motorsports reporter Joe Dowdall died

Award-winning Detroit Motorsports Reporter and Longtime Friend of MIS Joe Dowdall Dies of Cancer BROOKLYN, Mich. - Award-winning Detroit motorsports reporter and longtime friend of Michigan International Speedway, Joe Dowdall, passed away of ...

Fri 02 Sep 2005
New Zealand's Ian Gamble tribute

New Zealand's Ian Gamble tribute

IAN MERVYN GAMBLE 1942-2005 AN APPRECIATION Ian Gamble helped change the face of motorsport - here and overseas. Ian, 63, lost a long battle with cancer early on Wednesday morning August 31. He will be remembered as a man of action who...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
AMA statement on death of Simon Milward

AMA statement on death of Simon Milward

AMA REGRETS TRAGIC DEATH OF MOTORCYCLE ACTIVIST AND HUMANITARIAN PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has learned of the tragic death of Simon Milward, a leading motorcycle rights advocate who traveled the world to...

Sat 10 Dec 2005
Memories of Raymond R. Nichels

Memories of Raymond R. Nichels

Ray R. Nichels 1922-2005 Nichels Engineering In 1938, at the age of 15, Ray Nichels, went on the road as a midget car crew chief, racing at tracks across America. From 1938-1948, the drivers of the Ray Nichels prepared midgets (campaigned by his...

Wed 03 Aug 2005
ALLSTAR: Rudy Corsini dies from injuries

ALLSTAR: Rudy Corsini dies from injuries

The staff and management of the All Star Circuit of Champions, Inc. offers their condolences to the family of Rudy Corsini. Rudolph V "Rudy" Corsini Jr, aged 49 passed away July 31, 2005 as the result of injuries suffered at the Butler Motor ...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
John S. Zink dies at 75

John S. Zink dies at 75

Indianapolis 500-Winning Car Owner Zink Dies at 75 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Feb. 7, 2005 -- John S. Zink, the Tulsa, Okla., industrialist whose cars won the Indianapolis 500 in 1955 with driver Bob Sweikert and 1956 with driver Pat Flaherty, died...

Thu 06 Jan 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Herdez' Ferris, Pinto memorial announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Herdez' Ferris, Pinto memorial announced

Memorial Details for Kenny Ferris and Vitor Pinto Indianapolis, IN (Tuesday, January 4, 2005) -- HVM Inc. will hold a memorial service celebrating the lives of teammates Kenny Ferris and Vitor Pinto this Saturday, January 8th at 11:00 am at...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
2006 USAC Silver Crown tentative schedule

2006 USAC Silver Crown tentative schedule

<pre> The 2006 USAC Silver Crown Championship Series schedule DATE LOCATION TRACK January 21-22 Phoenix, AZ Phoenix International Raceway March 25-26 Homestead, FL Homestead-Miami ...

Tue 10 May 2005
Alvin Junior Shepherd passes away

Alvin Junior Shepherd passes away

INDY 500 STARTER SHEPHERD DIES AT 78 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 9, 2005 -- Alvin Junior "A.J." Shepherd, who drove in the 1961 Indianapolis 500, died May 8 in Miami, Okla. He was 78. Born in Chester, Okla., but living much of his life in ...

Tue 04 Oct 2005
DTC: Jyllands-Ringen season finale results, standings

DTC: Jyllands-Ringen season finale results, standings

<pre> Result of race 1 - Pre Final of round 9 of 9 - Jyllandsringen - 13 laps of 2.300 kms: 1. Casper Elgaard Team Essex Invest BMW 320i E46 15.49,874 2. Henrik Lundgaard Team Den Blå Avis ...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS statement on Kraines death

CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS statement on Kraines death

WINNING INDIANAPOLIS 500 CAR ENTRANT KRAINES DIES AT 84 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005 -- Maury Kraines, the winning Indianapolis 500 car entrant of 1992, died Nov. 29 of heart failure in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 84. Kraines, whose...

Tue 11 Jan 2005
KTM rider Perez injury turned fatal

KTM rider Perez injury turned fatal

Sad news hit the KTM riders today when the announcement was made that fellow KTM rider, Jose Manuel Perez died from the internal injuries he sustained from his accident on the stage seven marathon. The Spaniard crashed on January 6th, Perez was...

Mon 25 Apr 2005
Jim Lindsley tribute

Jim Lindsley tribute

As we start the 2005 racing season, full of expectations and hopes for new records and new stars to emerge, we should stop for a moment and think about all those stars in the racing firmament who have left us. Men and women who made a great...

Sat 16 Jul 2005
IMS Media staff member Deppe passed away

IMS Media staff member Deppe passed away

LONGTIME IMS MEDIA STAFF MEMBER DEPPE DIES AT 83 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, July 15, 2005 -- Roger Deppe, who Indianapolis Motor Speedway President and COO Joie Chitwood described as a "true part of what the Speedway is all about," died July 14 while...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
Gillis, Rummerfield seek record

Gillis, Rummerfield seek record

RUMMERFIELD, GILLIS: SPEED A TOOL AND RECOVERY IS THE GOAL CAMARILLO, Calif. (Aug. 12, 2005) -- Records are made to be broken. Pat Rummerfield and Gil Gillis are here to break them. Rummerfield will climb into a ...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
Wayne Weiler dies at 70

Wayne Weiler dies at 70

TWO-TIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER WEILER DIES AT 70 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Oct. 14, 2005 -- Wayne Weiler, a lifelong cotton farmer from Phoenix who competed in the Indianapolis 500 in 1960 and 1961, passed away Oct. 13 due to an apparent heart ...

Sun 29 May 2005
Nurburgring: Qualifying, race results

Nurburgring: Qualifying, race results

<pre> Qualification Results Porsche Supercup Nurburgring, May 28, 2005 1. Christian Menzel (D) Tolimit Motorsport 2.03.099 2. Richard Lietz (A) Tolimit Motorsport 2.03.150 3. Patrick Huisman...

Tue 25 Jan 2005
Indianapolis Motor Speedway remembers Johnny Carson

Indianapolis Motor Speedway remembers Johnny Carson

Carson Drove Memorable, Quick Laps Around Speedway in 1967 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Jan. 24, 2005 -- As the legendary host of "The Tonight Show," Johnny Carson was renowned for being quick with a witty one-liner either in his monologues or while ...

Fri 21 Jan 2005
IRL: Charles T.

IRL: Charles T. "Charlie" Brookman died

Former USAC President, Businessman and IMS Radio Broadcaster: Brockman Dies at 77 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005 -- Charles T. "Charlie" Brockman, former president of the United States Auto Club and longtime Indianapolis radio and ...

Fri 21 Oct 2005
Renault partners RoC
F1

Renault partners RoC

Renault, recently crowned 2005 FIA Formula One Constructors' and Drivers' World Champion, announces its partnership with the Race Of Champions - Nations Cup 2005, on December 3rd at the Stade de France A Formula 1 car in the Stade de France For...

Tue 09 Aug 2005
DTC: Ring Djursland round five results

DTC: Ring Djursland round five results

<pre> Result of race 1 -- Pre Final of round 5 of 9 -- Ring Djursland -- 15 laps of 1.752 kms: 1. Jan Magnussen Team Den Blå Avis Toyota Corolla T-Sport 16.53,065 2. John Nielsen Team Essex Invest BMW 320i E46...

Mon 08 Aug 2005
Pat Rummerfield to make world record attempt

Pat Rummerfield to make world record attempt

MOORPARK, Calif. -- Land Speed Record holder Pat Rummerfield, whose recovery from quadriplegia is rated as a modern medical miracle, is bounding down the speed record trail again. Rummerfield will drive a roadster in...

Sun 17 Apr 2005
NZ V8: Caltex Racing round 7 Sunday notes

NZ V8: Caltex Racing round 7 Sunday notes

FOGG GIVES CALTEX RACING TEAM SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT AT PUKEKOHE Multi-talented driver/engineer Angus Fogg gave the Caltex Racing Ford Falcon team something to celebrate at the final round of the 2004/05 Parker ENZED New Zealand V8 Touring...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Angola's former promoter Jim Amstutz died

Angola's former promoter Jim Amstutz died

God Speed Jim Amstutz.... Former Angola Motor Speedway Promoter, Jim Amstutz passed away Wednesday October 26 after a short battle with Cancer. Jim is very well known around the area for his voice especially with being the voice of most of the...

Mon 28 Feb 2005
NASCAR remembers Paul Sawyer

NASCAR remembers Paul Sawyer

NASCAR STATEMENT IN MEMORY OF PAUL SAWYER NASCAR Vice Chairman Bill France issued the following statement regarding the passing of Paul Sawyer, Chairman of the Board at Richmond International Raceway. Sawyer passed away Saturday night (Feb.

Tue 11 Jan 2005
SCCA Pro Racing's Scott Lewis died

SCCA Pro Racing's Scott Lewis died

SCCA SPEED WOrld Challenge Field Staff Member Scott Lewis Dies Suddenly TOPEKA, Kan. (Jan. 10, 2004) -- W. Scott Lewis, a member of the SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge staff, died suddenly January 5 at his Weston, Fla. home. He was ...