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Mon 07 Oct 1996
IRL: Johnny Unser to enter charity race

IRL: Johnny Unser to enter charity race

October 7, 1997 Johnny Unser in $1,000,000 Race for Charity Veteran IRL driver Johnny Unser, who will be driving in this weekend's Las Vegas 500K race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, will join other drivers and celebrities in the Sahara Race...

Wed 27 Mar 1996
IRL: WDW Indy Aurora V8 test

IRL: WDW Indy Aurora V8 test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW INDY AURORA V8 COMPLETES PRE-SEASON TESTS Orlando, Fla.; December 23, 1996 -- As the final countdown to the launch of the Indy Racing League's new 1997 engine/chassis formula begins, Oldsmobile's ...

IRL: WDW test 96-12-23

IRL: WDW test 96-12-23

For Immediate Release GOODYEAR BESTS LUYENDYK FOR TOP DISNEY WORLD SPEED ORLANDO, December 23, 1996 -- Scott Goodyear reeled off a lap Sunday at 168.145 in Treadway Racing's G Force/Aurora to...

IRL: WDW/Phoenix test 96-12-19

IRL: WDW/Phoenix test 96-12-19

For Immediate Release GOODYEAR, PAUL JR., TEST AT ORLANDO; JONES IN 3rd DAY AT PHOENIX ORLANDO, FLA., December 19, 1996 -- Scott Goodyear needed only 45 laps to reach a circuit of 161.471 miles per hour Thursday at Walt Disney ...

IRL: WDW/Phoenix test 96-12-18

IRL: WDW/Phoenix test 96-12-18

For Immediate Release SALAZAR HITS 164.285 MILES PER HOUR AT WALT DISNEY WORLD SPEEDWAY ORLANDO, FLA., December 18, 1996 -- Eliseo Salazar turned a lap at 164.285 miles per hour Wednesday as he broke into the 21-second bracket for ...

IRL: George pleased with settlement

IRL: George pleased with settlement

GEORGE PLEASED WITH IRL-CART SETTLEMENT INDIANAPOLIS, IND., December 17, 1996 -- Tony George, president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and founder of the Indy Racing League, said today that he is "extremely pleased with the ...

IRL: WDW test 96-12-17

IRL: WDW test 96-12-17

For Immediate Release SALAZAR CONTINUES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD; GALLES, JONES ON TRACK AT PHOENIX ORLANDO, FLA., Dec. 17, 1996 -- Eliseo Salazar continued a Goodyear tire test with a Dallara/Aurora for Team Scandia Tuesday, running 79 laps ...

IRL: WDW test 96-12-16

IRL: WDW test 96-12-16

SALAZAR RETURNS FOR SECOND WALT DISNEY WORLD SPEEDWAY TEST ORLANDO, FLA., December 16, 1996 -- Eliseo Salazar, the second Indy Racing League driver to test the new cars last month, returned to Walt Disney World Speedway with Team ...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART-IMS litigation ended

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART-IMS litigation ended

CART and IMS Litigation Ended DETROIT and INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 17, 1996) -- Litigation among Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART), Indy Racing League (IRL), United States Auto Club (USAC), Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), Penske Racing,...

IRL: WDW testing 96-12-13

IRL: WDW testing 96-12-13

LUYENDYK SETS TOP TESTING SPEED AT 166.898 MPH AT WALT DISNEY WORLD ORLANDO, FLA., December 13, 1996 -- Arie Luyendyk drove a Treadway Racing G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora to a lap of 166.898 mph Friday at Walt Disney World Speedway, the fastest ...

IRL: WDW testing 96-12-12

IRL: WDW testing 96-12-12

STEWART, LUYENDYK CONTINUE WALT DISNEY WORLD TESTING ORLANDO, FLA., December 12, 1996 -- Tony Stewart and Arie Luyendyk continued testing G Force cars powered by Oldsmobile Aurora engines Thursday at Walt Disney World Speedway, spending much of...

IRL: Orlando testing 96-12-11

IRL: Orlando testing 96-12-11

STEWART HITS 165; LUYENDYK MAKES APPEARANCE AT WALT DISNEY WORLD ORLANDO, FLA., December 11, 1996 -- Tony Stewart piloted a G Force/Aurora to an average speed of 165.746 miles per hour on one of 38 laps Wednesday morning during a Firestone...

IRL: Orlando test 96-12-10

IRL: Orlando test 96-12-10

SHARP REACHES 164.835 MPH IN DISNEY WORLD TEST ORLANDO, FLA., December 10, 1996 -- Scott Sharp reeled off a lap at 164.835 miles per hour Tuesday in a new Dallara chassis powered by an Oldsmobile Aurora engine during a private test at Walt...

IRL: New Director/IMS staff changes

IRL: New Director/IMS staff changes

For Immediate Release Tony George Announces New IRL Head and Additions To IMS Corporate Team INDIANAPOLIS, December 2, 1996 -- Tony George, president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, today announced several executive staff changes at IMS...

IRL: IMS staff changes

IRL: IMS staff changes

It was announced today that Jack Long and Bob Walters are leaving the IMS. The staff realignment did not mention Walters, nor was there any direct announcement that any personnel were being 'replaced', although WIBC reported so.

IRL: Phoenix Aurora G-Force test

IRL: Phoenix Aurora G-Force test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDY AURORA V8 COMPLETES FIRST TRACK TEST Phoenix; November 15, 1996 -- Oldsmobile's new Indy Aurora V8 successfully completed a three-day track test at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13-15.

IRL: G Force chassis tested at Phoenix

IRL: G Force chassis tested at Phoenix

For Immediate Release LUYENDYK RUNS FIRST TEST OF NEW INDY RACING LEAGUE CAR PHOENIX, November 14, 1996 -- Arie Luyendyk , the 1990 Indianapolis 500 winner, drove the first testing laps of the first new Indy Racing League car Wednesday at ...

IRL: Aurora to pace 1997 Indy 500

IRL: Aurora to pace 1997 Indy 500

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OLDSMOBILE AURORA TO PACE 1997 INDIANAPOLIS 500 Las Vegas; November 5, 1996 -- An Oldsmobile Aurora will lead the pack of 33 roaring Indy Cars to the green flag at the start of the 1997 Indianapolis 500...

IRL: Riley & Scott takes first IRL chassis order

IRL: Riley & Scott takes first IRL chassis order

For Immediate Release RILEY & SCOTT TAKES FIRST IRL CHASSIS ORDER, PLAN COMPETITION DEBUT IN LONGHORN 500 JUNE 7 INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 23, 1996 -- Indianapolis race car manufacturer Riley & Scott took its first order today for the new Riley & ...

IRL: Seasons to change to claendar years

IRL: Seasons to change to claendar years

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 1996 -- The Indy Racing League's current season, which began with the Aug. 18 True Value 200 at New Hampshire International Speedway, will now end with the final race of the 1997 calendar year. The announcement was made...

IRL: Phoenix driver testing 96-10-04

IRL: Phoenix driver testing 96-10-04

HEWITT, ROBBIE GROFF, 5 OTHERS PASS IRL DRIVER'S TESTS PHOENIX, Oct. 4, 1996 -- Longtime dirt track campaigner Jack Hewitt, Indy Lights veteran Robbie Groff and five other drivers passed Indy Racing League driver's tests this week at Phoenix ...

IRL: Aurora V8 has first run on a dyno

IRL: Aurora V8 has first run on a dyno

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FIRST TEST FOR INDY AURORA V8 Mt. Clemens, Mich. -- At 11:15 a.m. on Friday, September 20, the all-new Indy Aurora V8 roared to life in an instrumented dyno cell at Katech, Inc. in Mt. Clemens,...

IRL: Las Vegas points and prize money

IRL: Las Vegas points and prize money

1996 Las Vegas 500K IRL Points & Prize Money IRL Total IRL Designated Total FP SP Car Driver Pts. Pts. Awards Awards Awards 1 8 4 Richie Hearn ...

IRL: Las Vegas personal report

IRL: Las Vegas personal report

Date: 15 Sep 96 20:39:39 EDT From: JPM Dillon <102044.3322@CompuServe.COM> IRL at Vegas, day 3 copyright 1996 John Dillon Day 3, morning. IRL weekend. FF2000 practice is done, fairly quietly. Maybe a dozen spins, shortcuts, ...

IRL: Las Vegas box score

IRL: Las Vegas box score

Indy Racing League 1996 Las Vegas 500K September 15, 1996 Official Final Results FP SP Car Driver YR/C/E/T Car Name Laps Reason/Running 1 8 4 Richie Hearn 95/R/F/G Ralphs / Food4Less / Fuji Film 200...

IRL: Indy Aurora V8 engine debuts

IRL: Indy Aurora V8 engine debuts

The following is a news release on the new Oldsmobile Indy Aurora V8 which was unveiled this weekend at the Indy Racing League event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. You'll also find information on Oldsmobile's IRL contingency award program...

IRL: Las Vegas results

IRL: Las Vegas results

LAS VEGAS, September 15, 1996 - Results of the Las Vegas 500K IRL Indy-car race at 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway: P. (S) Driver Nat Chassis/engine Laps or ...

IRL: Las Vegas starting grid

IRL: Las Vegas starting grid

Indy Racing League 1996 Las Vegas 500K September 15, 1996 Official Starting Lineup Driver Car Residence YR/C/E/T Car Name Time Speed Row 1 5 Arie Luyendyk 95/R/F/F The Mi-Jack...

IRL: Las Vega Friday practice summary

IRL: Las Vega Friday practice summary

1996 Las Vegas 500K Indy Racing League Practice Summary - Friday September 13, 1996 :------Session-----: :--Event Combined--: Date R Car Driver YR/C/E/T Laps Time Speed Laps ...

IRL: Las Vegas Saturday qualifying

IRL: Las Vegas Saturday qualifying

LAS VEGAS, September 14, 1996. - Lineup for tomorrow's Las Vegas 500K Indy-car race at the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speed- way: P. Driver Nat Chassis/engine Speed in ...

IRL: Las Vegas Friday combined practice

IRL: Las Vegas Friday combined practice

LAS VEGAS, Sept 13, 1996. - Placings following today's prac- tice session for the Sept 15th inaugural Las Vegas 500-kilometre IRL Indy-car race at the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway: P. Driver Nat Chassis/engine ...

IRL: Las Vegas preview

IRL: Las Vegas preview

For Immediate Release IRL LAS VEGAS 500K TO INAUGURATE LVMS SEPT. 15 LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Sept. 4, 1996) -- Indy Racing League competitors are poised to inaugurate the brand new 1.5-mile, 107,000-seat Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, Sept. 15...

IRL: New race at TWS announced

IRL: New race at TWS announced

For Immediate Release TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY SITE OF IRL LONGHORN 500 JUNE 7, 1997 FORT WORTH, Tex. (August 27, 1996) -- Texas Motor Speedway developer Bruton Smith and Indy Racing League founder Tony George announced today that the IRL will...

IRL: Loudon prize money awarded

IRL: Loudon prize money awarded

For Immediate Release IRL TRUE VALUE 200 PAYOUT POSTED AT $1,102,000, WINNER SCOTT SHARP, FOYT TEAM COLLECT $118,000 INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 22, 1996) -- First-time Indy car winner Scott Sharp and the A.J. Foyt Enterprises racing team were awarded...

IRL: Aurora V8 progress update

IRL: Aurora V8 progress update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IRL AURORA V8 READY FOR TESTING Note to Editors: This is the third in a series of progress reports on development of Oldsmobile's Motorsport Aurora V8 for Indy Racing League competition in ...

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