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Sat 06 May 2006
IRL: Ernie Moody becomes co-owner of Playa Del Racing

IRL: Ernie Moody becomes co-owner of Playa Del Racing

Ernie Moody Joins Ownership Group of Playa Del Racing Will be First Person in History to Compete as an Owner in Both Indianapolis 500 and Kentucky Derby in the Same Year INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Playa Del Racing (PDR) founders Susan Schafer and Gary...

Wed 16 Aug 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Allmendinger toughs out the street fight to win in DenverHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Allmendinger toughs out the street fight to win in Denver

A.J. Allmendinger proved he was the toughest cowboy at the rodeo today as he bested a field of sixteen cars in the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford race in the Mile High city of Denver. A.J. Allmendinger. Photo by Tom ...

Tue 02 May 2006
IRL: Great Moments of the Indianapolis 500

IRL: Great Moments of the Indianapolis 500

GREAT MOMENTS OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 By Donald Davidson Historian, Indianapolis Motor Speedway 1911: RAY HARROUN WINS INAUGURAL INDIANAPOLIS 500 After two seasons of two- and three-day multi-event programs, Speedway management decides for...

Fri 09 Jun 2006
IRL: Legendary Indianapolis P.A. announcer steps down

IRL: Legendary Indianapolis P.A. announcer steps down

LEGENDARY P.A. ANNOUNCER CARNEGIE STEPS DOWN AFTER 61 YEARS AT IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, June 9, 2006 -- Tom Carnegie, whose smooth, baritone voice has become synonymous with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 1946, announced June 9 that the...

Sun 15 Jan 2006
IRL: Wheldon wins the big one in IndianapolisHeadline

IRL: Wheldon wins the big one in Indianapolis

Dan Wheldon was in just the right position at the right time, slingshotting past Danica Patrick with a bit more than five laps to go and winning the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race over Vitor Meira and Bryan Herta. Dan Wheldon and...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal races moved to MondayHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal races moved to Monday

Forecasters predicted a 90 percent chance of rain for Sunday's Champ Car Grand Prix of Montreal, and hit the nail right on the head. Series officials red-flagged the event after six laps of racing due to heavy rain showers. First lap:...

Wed 21 Jun 2006
IRL: Brian Roemer joins Rahal Letterman Racing

IRL: Brian Roemer joins Rahal Letterman Racing

BRIAN ROEMER JOINS RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING HILLIARD, Ohio - Rahal Letterman Racing (RLR) announced today the hiring of Brian Roemer as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Roemer has spent the last six years as the Director of Marketing...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
IRL: Hornish's racing future focused on NASCARHeadline

IRL: Hornish's racing future focused on NASCAR

Indy Racing League's 2006 IndyCar Series champion Sam Hornish, Jr. has his eyes set on NASCAR. Hornish will join the recent influx of openwheel racers to join the stock car ranks, with the goal to race in the top elite series: NASCAR Nextel ...

Mon 27 Nov 2006
RACE: IRL: Mid-Ohio announces 2007 schedule

RACE: IRL: Mid-Ohio announces 2007 schedule

MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE ANNOUNCES 2007 SCHEDULE DUBLIN, Ohio (November 27, 2006) -- Six main attractions, the return of open-wheel racing and two long-standing grassroots races highlight the 2007 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course schedule, unveiled...

Thu 26 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car hires Garrett Mudd

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car hires Garrett Mudd

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES HIRES GARRET MUDD AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF MARKETING INDIANAPOLIS (January 24, 2006) -- Former Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Executive Garret Mudd was announced today as the new Vice-President of Marketing for the Champ...

Sun 22 Jan 2006
IRL: Jack Beckley passed away

IRL: Jack Beckley passed away

FORMER INDY 500 TECHNICAL DIRECTOR BECKLEY DIES AT 87 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Jan. 20, 2006 -- Jack Beckley, the former Indianapolis 500 technical director and one of racing's most respected chief mechanics, died Jan. 19 in Glendale, Ariz. He was...

Fri 20 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

Along with his life-long colleague and friend, Mike Costin, Keith had set up Cosworth Engineering in 1958, and guided it to unprecedented success in the field of high-performance automotive engineering. It was Keith who personally designed the...

Fri 04 Aug 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta injured in a collision with a deerHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta injured in a collision with a deer

RuSPORT driver Cristiano da Matta was involved in an incident with a deer today at the Road America circuit, nestled in the countryside near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Cristiano da Matta. Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom. The 2002 Champ Car...

Tue 17 Oct 2006
IRL: Jay O'Connell named RLR technical director

IRL: Jay O'Connell named RLR technical director

JAY O'CONNELL JOINS RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING AS TECHNICAL DIRECTOR HILLIARD, Ohio - Rahal Letterman Racing (RLR) announced today that Jay O'Connell has joined the team as Technical Director. O'Connell will oversee all aspects of RLR's engineering...

Tue 21 Mar 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Sutton names new COO, Denver General Manager

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sutton names new COO, Denver General Manager

SUTTON INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCES ROB JOHNSON AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER AND JIM FREUDENBERG AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER DENVER --March 14, 2006 -- Sutton International Motorsports today announced the appointment of...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Sun 30 Jul 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais storms to San Jose poleHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais storms to San Jose pole

Sunny and warm conditions greeted the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford for day two of qualifying on the 1.5-mile, 7-turn street circuit in downtown San Jose. Sébastien Bourdais. Photo by Tom Haapanen. Two-time defending series...

Thu 17 Aug 2006
IRL: Texas Motor Speedway announces 2007 schedule

IRL: Texas Motor Speedway announces 2007 schedule

TMS Announces 2007 Race Schedule * Schedule To Be Highlighted By Dickies 500 Returning To A Finish Under The Lights * Season Tickets Now On Sale, Free "10 Years Strong" Anniversary Book For Purchases By Oct. 2 ...

Tue 08 Aug 2006
IRL: Andrew Campagnone joins Chip Ganassi Racing

IRL: Andrew Campagnone joins Chip Ganassi Racing

ANDREW CAMPAGNONE JOINS GANASSI TO SERVE AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONCORD, N.C. (August 8, 2006) -- Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today Andrew Campagnone has joined the organization to serve as the Vice ...

Wed 05 Jul 2006
IRL: Hornish hangs on to win in KansasHeadline

IRL: Hornish hangs on to win in Kansas

Despite being thoroughly dominant for a second straight race, Sam Hornish Jr. had to fend off a late race challenge from Dan Wheldon. But Hornish delivered and won his second consecutive event to capture the IndyCar Series points lead from his ...

Sat 29 Jul 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy tops San Jose Friday qualifyingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy tops San Jose Friday qualifying

The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford knows the way to San Jose, and Paul Tracy knows the fastest way to get there. The Canadian stopped the clocks with less than a minute to go in Friday qualifying, establishing a new track record on the ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: Panther Racing signs primary sponsor

IRL: Panther Racing signs primary sponsor

Lincoln Tech Signs As Panther Racing Primary Sponsor For Remainder of 2006 Season INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 24, 2006) -- IndyCar Series Championship contender Panther Racing announced Thursday a primary sponsorship agreement with Lincoln...

Fri 17 Mar 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Grand Prix of Houston sponsor news

CHAMPCAR/CART: Grand Prix of Houston sponsor news

GRAND PRIX OF HOUSTON OFF TO FAST START WITH SPONSORSHIP COMMITMENTS Budweiser, Fast Trac, Fiesta, Finger Furniture, GHCVB, Reliant Energy, Sun Coast Resources, United Healthcare and Wells Fargo among official sponsors HOUSTON, Mar. 17, 2006 -...

Tue 08 Aug 2006
IRL: Fernandez receives honor in Mexico

IRL: Fernandez receives honor in Mexico

Fernández Named One of Mexico's Most Influential List of 300 Includes Business, Political, Sports and Cultural Leaders MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 8, 2006) - Adrián Fernández is more than just a race car driver. And now a national magazine in...