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Wed 27 Mar 1996
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...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff memorial fund

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff memorial fund

A memorial fund in memory of Jeff Krosnoff has been set up at the Wells Fargo Bank. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be sent to: The Jeff Krosnoff Memorial Fund c/o Wells Fargo Bank 2030 Main Street,...

IRL: Nissan to provide engines in 1997

IRL: Nissan to provide engines in 1997

For Immediate Release NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION ANNOUNCES COMMITMENT TO 1997 INDIANAPOLIS 500 New V8 Engine to wear "Infiniti Indy" Name Plate INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 14) -- Nissan Motor Corporation U.S.A. today announced plans to...

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: Pikes Peak oval added for 1997

IRL: Pikes Peak oval added for 1997

For Immediate Release IRL ADDS RACE AT PIKES PEAK TO 1997-98 SCHEDULE DENVER, August 7, 1996 -- Indy Racing League and Pikes Peak International Raceway (PPIR) officials announced today that the newly-built one-mile oval in Fountain, Colo.,...

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: 1997 chassis allotments

IRL: 1997 chassis allotments

For Immediate Release 15 G FORCE CARS, 14 DALLARAS 'SPOKEN FOR' IN 1997 IRL SELECTIONS INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 1996 -- Indy Racing League car owners selected and submitted deposits on 15 G Force and 14 Dallara cars to be ready for the Indy 200...

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 ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto report

FERNANDEZ CAPTURES FIRST CAREER VICTORY IN TRAGIC MOLSON INDY TORONTO TORONTO (July 14, 1996) -- Triumph and tragedy described the closing of the Molson Indy Toronto on Sunday as the overall emotion of Adrian Fernandez's first career IndyCar ...

IRL: Indianapolis final practice notes 96-05-23

IRL: Indianapolis final practice notes 96-05-23

DAY 17 -- THURSDAY, MAY 23 CARBURETION DAY The $60,000 Coors Pit Stop Challenge will be held this afternoon on pit road with five teams competing for the $35,000 first prize (including $5,000 donated to Youthlinks Indiana in the name of the...

IRL: ABC and IMS announce partnership extension

IRL: ABC and IMS announce partnership extension

For Immediate Release ABC SPORTS EXTENDS TV BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY AND IRL INDIANAPOLIS, May 10, 1996 -- ABC Sports president Steve Bornstein announced today that the network's longstanding broadcasting...

IRL: Loudon testing 96-08-15

IRL: Loudon testing 96-08-15

IRL/Formula Ford 2000 Open Test New Hampshire International Speedway August 15, 1996 Mike Lanigan, president of Mi-Jack Products, announced sponsorship of Treadway Racing and driver Arie Luyendyk for the True Value 200 and Las Vegas ...

IRL: Indianapolis practice notes 96-05-08

IRL: Indianapolis practice notes 96-05-08

1996 Indianapolis 500 Wednesday May 8, 1996 Chief Steward Keith Ward closed the track at 2:35 p.m. today because of rain. Today was the second day of the month washed out by rain. The last time...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Milwaukee box score (WIDE)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Milwaukee box score (WIDE)

PPG Indy Car World Series Race No. 7 Miller 200 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Provisional Box Score Report June 2, 1996 Laps: 200 Track Length: 1.000 Miles Fin Str Car ...

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: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART files suit to retain IndyCar name

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART files suit to retain IndyCar name

>From IndyCar media relations Championship Auto Racing Teams Files Lawsuit To Keep IndyCar Name And Logo DETROIT (April 1, 1996) -- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART) today served a complaint in the lawsuit it has filed to seek a...

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 ...