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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 ...

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: 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,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Final results (after Laguna Seca)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Final results (after Laguna Seca)

Final PPG Cup Standings: Pos Driver Nat Chassis-Engine Points ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Jimmy Vasser USA Reynard 96-Honda-F 154 2. Michael ...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Rio de Janeiro preview

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rio de Janeiro preview

INAUGURAL RIO 400 PROVIDES HOMECOMING FOR SEVERAL BRAZILIAN DRIVERS IN THE PPG INDY CAR WORLD SERIES DETROIT (March 3, 1996) IndyCar racing has been a complete export business in Brazil over the years as the South American country has had many...

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 ...