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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...

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...

Wed 12 Jan 2005
Tue 29 Nov 2005
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 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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 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 ...

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...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Kathleen Wheeler services set

Kathleen Wheeler services set

Services Set for Kathleen Wheeler CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 2, 2005) - A funeral service for Kathleen Wheeler, mother of H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway, and David Wheeler, the track's director of ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

Wed 12 Jan 2005
Dakar: KTM official statement on Meoni

Dakar: KTM official statement on Meoni

Dakar 2005: Death of Fabrizio Meoni Officiel statement from KTM, Mattighofen Fabrizio Meoni's fatal accident Fabrizio Meoni was in a serious crash during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally. Despite immediate medical attention, it was not...

Mon 10 Jan 2005
Milt Minter Trans-Am tribute

Milt Minter Trans-Am tribute

Longtime Trans-Am Competitor Milt Minter Passes INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 7, 2005) -- Milt Minter, who competed in the Trans-Am Series from 1967 to 1982, died Dec. 23 from complications from cancer at his Sanger, Calif. home. Minter was 71. Minter ...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
AUS: Willowbank warrior is ready

AUS: Willowbank warrior is ready

Willowbank Warrior Ready For The Big Time On the back end of four straight Event successes, an Australian record-equalling 12 straight round victories, numerous World standard marks plus no shortage of future potential, it's fair to say 20 ...

Tue 06 Dec 2005
Kristensen, Ekstrom perfect in Nations' CupHeadline

Kristensen, Ekstrom perfect in Nations' Cup

Tom Kristensen and Mattias Ekstrom took the Nations' Cup for Team Scandinavia with a perfect record of nine victories and no losses, in the opening event of the Race of Champions. Final: winner Tom Kristensen celebrates. Photo by...

Sun 27 Feb 2005
WM: 2005 USAC Western Midget schedule

WM: 2005 USAC Western Midget schedule

<pre> 2005 USAC WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES SCHEDULE Date Location Track 2/29-30 @Phoenix, AZ Phoenix International Raceway 3/5 Tracy, CA Altamont Motorsports Park 4/9 Stockton, CA Stockton 99 Speedway 4/16...

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