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Wed 27 Mar 1996
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: 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: 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: 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 ...

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: 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...

IRL: Indianapolis standings at lap 50

IRL: Indianapolis standings at lap 50

1996 Indianapolis 500 UNOFFICIAL STANDINGS AT THE END OF LAP: 50 YELLOW AVERAGE SPEED: 155.111 Time of Race: 0:48:21.145 LAST YEAR: 144.531 RECORD '84: 186.657 Laps Car...

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...

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 ...

IRL: Phoenix schedule

IRL: Phoenix schedule

1996 PHOENIX 200 INDY RACING LEAGUE WEEKEND SCHEDULE Thursday, March 21 IRL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT 7:00 a.m. Facility Open to Participants 7:00 a.m. - 5:00...

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 ...

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...