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The people's choice: top moment of 2013Headline

The people's choice: top moment of 2013

You voted the top story of 2013. Here it is again, as well as a link to the full list. Thanks for being a part of this years voting, and most of all being great visitors to Motorsport.com

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Veteran writer and editor Chris Economaki dies at Age 91 Headline

Veteran writer and editor Chris Economaki dies at Age 91

Regarded by many of today’s best motorsports writers and broadcasters as their mentor and friend, Economaki racked up countless awards and recognition.

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Tom Carnegie, IMS announcer, dies

Tom Carnegie, IMS announcer, dies

LEGENDARY IMS ANNOUNCER CARNEGIE DIES AT 91 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 - The mighty, thundering voice of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been silenced. Tom Carnegie, the legendary chief announcer for the IMS Public Address system for...

Thu 18 Mar 2010
Vasser, McGee on death of Jim Hayhoe

Vasser, McGee on death of Jim Hayhoe

FORMER INDY CAR OWNER JIM HAYHOE SUCCUMBS TO CANCER Businessman, entrepreneur and former race car team owner James (Jim) Samuel Hayhoe kept his cancer at bay for over 10 years before finally succumbing on Monday, March 15, 2010 at 3:49 p.m. at...

Sun 07 Feb 2010
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing on death of Todd Whitworth

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing on death of Todd Whitworth

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Is Deeply Saddened by the News of Todd Whitworth's Death Indianapolis, IN (February 6, 2010)- Dreyer & Reinbold Racing is deeply saddened with the news of Window World CEO, Todd Whitworth's unexpected death. The team...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Indy 500 driver Christie dies

Indy 500 driver Christie dies

INDIANAPOLIS 500 VETERAN CHRISTIE DIES AT 85 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, June 3, 2009 -- Eight-time Indianapolis 500 starter Bob "Caveman" Christie, whose rather fearsome nickname belied one of the nicest and most mild-mannered gentlemen ever to...

Jonathan Byrd dies at 57

Jonathan Byrd dies at 57

LONGTIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 CAR OWNER BYRD DIES AT 57 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 -- Jonathan Byrd, co-entrant in 1996 of Arie Luyendyk's all-time Indianapolis 500 record qualifier, passed away Aug. 20 in Greenwood, Ind. He was 57. Byrd,...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Larry Rice passed away May 20

Larry Rice passed away May 20

1978 INDY 500 CO-ROOKIE OF THE YEAR RICE DIES AT 63 By: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, Thursday, May 21, 2009 Larry Rice, a two-time USAC Silver Crown champion and USAC Midget car champion who was co-rookie of the year in the 1978...

IMS - Danny Kladis dies at 92

IMS - Danny Kladis dies at 92

1946 INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER KLADIS DIES AT 92 Midwestern driver competed in first Granatelli entry at Indy INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, April 28, 2009 -- Danny Kladis, who had the distinction of being the oldest driver and having the earliest start...

TMS's Gossage's statement on Lloyd Ruby

TMS's Gossage's statement on Lloyd Ruby

FORT WORTH, Texas (March 24, 2009) Statement from Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage regarding Monday's passing of Indy car driver Lloyd Ruby. Ruby, who was an 81-year-old, life-long resident of Wichita Falls, Texas, was honored in 2005...

Lloyd Ruby dies at 81

Lloyd Ruby dies at 81

POPULAR, RESPECTED INDIANAPOLIS 500 VETERAN RUBY DIES AT 81 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 -- Indianapolis 500 standout Lloyd Ruby, one of the most popular drivers in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history, died March 23 in Wichita Falls, ...

Jim McWithey dies

Jim McWithey dies

TWO-TIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER McWITHEY DIES AT 81 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009 -- Jim McWithey, who drove in the Indianapolis 500 in 1959 and 1960, died Sunday, Feb. 1 in Gainesville, Ga. McWithey, a native of Grammer, Ind., was ...

Harry Brix 1947-2009

Harry Brix 1947-2009

HARRY BRIX 1947 -- 2009 San Jose, California, Feb 2 2009. It is with enormous sadness that the death of Harry Brix is announced. The 61-year-old passed away on Sunday in his home town of Los Gatos, California after suffering a cardiac arrest...

IMS statement on Teddy Mayer

IMS statement on Teddy Mayer

NDY 500-WINNING TEAM OWNER MAYER DIES AT 73 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 -- Edward "Teddy" Mayer, whose McLaren team accomplished a double in 1976 -- winning the Indianapolis 500 with driver Johnny Rutherford and winning the Formula One ...

Teddy Mayer, a remarkable man, passes away

Teddy Mayer, a remarkable man, passes away

Edward Everett "Teddy" Mayer died on January 30, 2009, at his home in England, a sad loss to those in the racing community who knew him personally and those who knew of his accomplishments. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on September 8, 1935,...

Teddy Mayer memorials announced

Teddy Mayer memorials announced

REMEMBERING TEDDY MAYER The family and friends of Teddy Mayer wish to extend their sincerest gratitude for the outpouring of well-wishes and remembrances of their father, grandfather and friend. His loss last week was a stunning blow and...

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Justin Wilson, Graham Rahal on Paul Newman

Justin Wilson, Graham Rahal on Paul Newman

Following are comments from our drivers Justin Wilson and Graham Rahal on the death of Paul Newman. "I am extremely saddened to hear about Paul's passing. He was a great guy to be with around the track. He was one of a kind. Obviously I am just...

Paul Leonard Newman 1925 - 2008

Paul Leonard Newman 1925 - 2008

PAUL LEONARD NEWMAN January 26, 1925 -- September 26, 2008 Paul Leonard Newman, eighty-three, one of the most warmly admired and universally loved figures in motion pictures and philanthropy, died Friday after a long battle with cancer at his...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Paul Newman tribute

Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Paul Newman tribute

NEWMAN'S PASSION FOR MOTOR RACING STARTED, FLOURISHED AT INDIANAPOLIS INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008 -- Paul Newman was introduced to motor racing in 1968 while filming a movie at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and that blossomed into...

Michael Andretti statement on Paul Newman

Michael Andretti statement on Paul Newman

Statement from Andretti Green Racing co-owner Michael Andretti on the passing of Paul Newman "It's certainly a sad day for all of us that knew Paul. He was just a great guy and truly loved everything about racing. He and I shared a true ...

Tony George statement on Paul Newman

Tony George statement on Paul Newman

TONY GEORGE STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PAUL NEWMAN INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008 -- The following is a statement from Tony George, the chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the founder & CEO of the Indy Racing...

Rahal Letterman Racing statement on Paul Newman

Rahal Letterman Racing statement on Paul Newman

RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PAUL NEWMAN This statement is made by Rahal Letterman Racing on behalf of the team and of Bobby Rahal. Bobby Rahal: "We are deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Newman. He was a man of great...