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Wed 27 Mar 1996
CHAMPCAR/CART: Vanderbilt Cup and Michigan fact sheet

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vanderbilt Cup and Michigan fact sheet

THE INAUGURAL U.S. 500 & THE VANDERBILT CUP FACT SHEET NEW YORK (April 25, 1996) -- The winner of the Inaugural U.S. 500 at Michigan International Speedway, Sunday May 26th, will be awarded $1 million and a recreation of one of auto racing's ...

IRL: 1997 chassis rules and suppliers announced

IRL: 1997 chassis rules and suppliers announced

For Immediate Release Fact Sheets, Car Graphic Attached IRL ANNOUNCES NEW CHASSIS RULES, CAR CONSTRUCTORS INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 1996 -- The Indy Racing League today announced new chassis specifications for competition beginning in 1997 and...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Scanner frequencies

CHAMPCAR/CART: Scanner frequencies

1996 PPG World Series Drivers, Teams, and Frequencies March 3, 1996 1. Raul Bosel Brahma Sports Car 466.5375 466.2625 2. Al Unser Jr.* 96 Marlboro Penske Mercedes 854.8375 851.0375 3. Paul Tracy*...

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: 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: 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 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: 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 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: 1996 Prize fund details

IRL: 1996 Prize fund details

INDY RACING LEAGUE 1996 Series Point Fund Money Distribution Total Payout: $1,000,000 Driver Awards (Paid To Top-20 Drivers) ...

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...

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: 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 ...

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: 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: Indianapolis practice summary 96-05-13

IRL: Indianapolis practice summary 96-05-13

1996 Indianapolis 500 Practice Summary - 05/13/96 :------Today-------: :--Month Combined--: Date R Car Driver YR/C/E/T Laps Time Speed Laps ...

IRL: WDW testing notes 96-01-09

IRL: WDW testing notes 96-01-09

For Immediate Release SALAZAR FASTEST AS WDWS TESTING RESUMES LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., January 9, 1996 -- Eliseo Salazar, driving a Scandia/Simon machine, was the fastest of the first day of 1996 testing at Walt Disney World Speedway...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio Saturday qualifying

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Chassis-Engine Time Gap Pct ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Alessandro Zanardi I Reynard 96-Honda-F 1:06.339 2. Jimmy Vasser ...

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...

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 ...

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: Phoenix standings at lap 50

IRL: Phoenix standings at lap 50

1996 Dura-Lube 200 At PIR UNOFFICIAL STANDINGS AT THE END OF LAP: 50 GREEN AVERAGE SPEED: 91.326 Time of Race: 0:32:50.957 Laps Car Lap/Time Laps PitStops ...

IRL: WDW testing notes 96-01-14

IRL: WDW testing notes 96-01-14

For Immediate Release KUNZMAN ON HEMELGARN TESTS: =91HARD TO HAVE BETTER' LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA., January 14, 1996 -- Lee Kunzman is an Indianapolis 500 veteran who's been in the championship wars for 25 years. For the last 12 years, he's...

IRL: Indianapolis results (UNOFFICIAL)

IRL: Indianapolis results (UNOFFICIAL)

1996 Indianapolis 500 UNOFFICIAL STANDINGS AT THE END OF LAP: 200 YELLOW AVERAGE SPEED: 147.956 Time of Race: 3:22:45.753 LAST YEAR: 153.616 RECORD '90: 185.981 Laps Car...