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Wed 27 Mar 1996
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 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: WDW testing to start, Evans buys Scandia

IRL: WDW testing to start, Evans buys Scandia

For Immediate Release WDWS TESTING BEGINS TUESDAY; EVANS BUYS OUT SCANDIA/SIMON INDIANAPOLIS, January 8, 1996 -- With the Indy 200 at Walt Disney World less than three weeks away on Saturday, Jan. 27 (ABC Sports) as ...

IRL: IRL offers financing plan

IRL: IRL offers financing plan

For Immediate Release NEW EQUIPMENT FINANCE PLAN FOR IRL TEAMS AVAILABLE THROUGH NATIONAL CITY BANK OF INDIANA LAS VEGAS, June 27, 1996 -- In a continuing effort by the Indy Racing League to enhance the financial accessibility of top-level ...

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.

CHAMPCAR/CART: Papis gets Arciero-Wells ride

CHAMPCAR/CART: Papis gets Arciero-Wells ride

Max Papis, the 26-year old WSC IMSA driving phenomenon, has been selected by Arciero/Wells Racing to finish out their IndyCar racing season. Papis will drive the Toyota-powered ...

IRL: St. James signs with Simon

IRL: St. James signs with Simon

For Immediate Release LYN ST. JAMES, LIFETIME CABLE JOIN SCANDIA/SIMON RACING FOR IRL SEASON LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA., January 10, 1996 -- Lyn St. James, the second woman ever to make an Indianapolis 500 field and the race's 1992 Rookie of ...

IRL: WDW preview 96-01-04

IRL: WDW preview 96-01-04

For Immediate Release COUNTDOWN BEGINS TO INDY 200 AT WALT DISNEY WORLD INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 1996 -- As the countdown begins in earnest for the inaugural Indy 200 at Walt Disney World Jan. 25-27, here are some of the normal "details of the...

IRL: Championship prize fund announced

IRL: Championship prize fund announced

For Immediate Release $1 MILLION IRL CHAMPIONSHIP FUND CAPS $10 MILLION SEASON INDIANAPOLIS, July 11, 1996 -- A $1 million championship fund for the first Indy Racing League season will be awarded Friday to the auto racing ...

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 ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Blundell joins PacWest in Indycar in 1996
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Blundell joins PacWest in Indycar in 1996

PPG/IndyCar Web site has announced that Mark Blundell will be racing for PacWest in IndyCar Series in 1996, driving 96 Reynard Cosworth/Ford. He will race all 16 races including US 500. For more information, check ...

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...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Memorial services arranged

CHAMPCAR/CART: Memorial services arranged

Krosnoff and Avrin Services Scheduled Memorial service arrangements were announced Wednesday for IndyCar rookie driver Jeff Krosnoff and volunteer course marshal Gary Avrin, both of whom died in an accident at Sunday's Molson Indy ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michigan box score (WIDE)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michigan box score (WIDE)

PPG Indy Car World Series Race No. 6 US 500 Brooklyn, Michigan Provisional Box Score Report May 26, 1996 Laps: 250 Track Length: 2.000 Miles Fin Str Car ...

IRL: WDW fastest laps

IRL: WDW fastest laps

Indy 200 At Walt Disney World Presented by AURORA Best Lap Of Each Car By Speed 12 Buzz Calkins (5) 188 171.805 20 Tony Stewart (7) 200 169.731 21 Roberto...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Condolence messages to the Brayton family

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Condolence messages to the Brayton family

Submission for rec.autos.sport.info I would like to compile a list of personal messages to be sent to the Brayton family on behalf of the race fans here on the internet. If you would like to contribute to this list, please send your thoughts to...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach circuit tour

CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach circuit tour

1996 PPG INDY CAR WORLD SERIES Race No. 4 TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH Long Beach, California, April 12-14, 1996 A CIRCUIT TOUR by Robert Heathcote Last Thursday (4/4) I visited the area surrounding the Long Beach Arena and Convention...

IRL: WDW testing notes 96-01-15

IRL: WDW testing notes 96-01-15

For Immediate Release '500' Vet Scott Sharp Named To Second AJ Foyt Enterprises Ride LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA., Jan. 15, 1996 -- Indianapolis 500 veteran Scott Sharp was named today to rejoin AJ Foyt Enterprises for the 1996 Indy Racing League...

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 ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca corner worker report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca corner worker report

[Kedre Murray is a corner worker at many races in the North West] Flew into SF Thursday morning from soggy Vancouver. Picked up a rental Neon that looked as though it'd been thru the wars and set off down 101 to Salinas, then along 68 to the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca corner worker report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca corner worker report

>From: Jeong, Victor <victor.jeong@lamrc.com> Hey y'all, I'm just getting back into the american racing scene after living a few years in Europe. I got my Flagging and Com license reissued a few weeks ago and started working...

IRL: Oldsmobile to sponsor WDW

IRL: Oldsmobile to sponsor WDW

For Immediate Release AURORA BY OLDSMOBILE PRESENTING SPONSOR AT DISNEY LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., January 12, 1995 -- Call it the Indy 200 at Walt Disney World Presented by Aurora; Oldsmobile General Manager John Rock and IMS Events President...

CHAMPCAR/CART: California Speedway update

CHAMPCAR/CART: California Speedway update

The NASCAR Winston Cup Series will return to Southern California in June of 1997. Les Richter,executive vice president of Penske Motorsports announced the new, two mile Califorina Speedway will host its first NASCAR Winston Cup Series race on...

IRL: Phoenix testing times summary

IRL: Phoenix testing times summary

IRL "Test In The West" Phoenix International Raceway Unoffical Laps & Speeds From USAC Timing & Scoring Mon 02/26 Tue 02/27 Wed 02/28 ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: IndyCar changes name to CART

CHAMPCAR/CART: IndyCar changes name to CART

DETROIT (Dec. 17, 1996) -- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. introduced today a bold and forward-looking identity that encompasses the organization's logo and name, CART President and CEO Andrew Craig announced. The sanctioning organization,...

IRL: Indianapolis final practice 96-05-23 (REVISED)

IRL: Indianapolis final practice 96-05-23 (REVISED)

1996 Indianapolis 500 Final Practice Summary - 5/23/96 :------Today-------: :--Month Combined--: Date R Car Driver YR/C/E/T Laps Time Speed...

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...

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IRL: "Save Arnold" barbeque at Indianapolis

For Immediate Release 16TH 'SAVE ARNOLD' BARBECUE AT SPEEDWAY MAY 5 INDIANAPOLIS, April 24, 1996 -- The opening weekend of Indianapolis 500 festivities and track activity is once again the setting for Indiana's largest annual Special Olympics...