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Sun 28 Sep 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Saturday's final track notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Saturday's final track notes

Marlboro 500 -- Saturday's Final Track Notes CART Online (September 27) -- Saturday's Final Track Notes from the Marlboro 500 Presented By Toyota. GREEN FLAG waves at 12 p.m. to start qualifying under sunny skies and escalating...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Indy 500 Schedule Change

IRL: Indy 500 Schedule Change

For Immediate Release NEW FORMAT IS LATEST CHAPTER IN EVOLUTION OF "500" HISTORY INDIANAPOLIS, September 11, 1997 -- The schedule format change for the Indianapolis 500 announced today figures to be the next chapter in the long history of the...

Mon 29 Sep 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Sunday final race notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Sunday final race notes

Marlboro 500 -- Sunday's Final Race Notes CART Online (September 28) -- Sunday's Final Race Notes from the Marlboro 500 Presented By Toyota at California Speedway. ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: New testing regulations

CHAMPCAR/CART: New testing regulations

CART Online (September 30) -- CART President and CEO Andrew Craig has announced a new team testing policy for the 1998 season. In a press conference following Sunday's Marlboro 500 Presented By Toyota at California Speedway, Craig said certain...

Tue 16 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Alex Barron to Drive for All American Racers

CHAMPCAR/CART: Alex Barron to Drive for All American Racers

(Thanks to the All American Racer's website) All American Racers has signed the reigning Kool/Toyota Atlantic Champion Alex Barron to team with PJ Jones as part of a two-car entry. The decision was reached following a four day test session at...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: MISC: Andretti Warehouse Sale

CHAMPCAR/CART: MISC: Andretti Warehouse Sale

Andretti Warehouse Sale Saturday, November 8, 1997 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Located at Andretti Enterprises 5510 Airport Road Allentown, Pennsylvania Behind Andretti - Hanna Auto Wash Mario, Michael and Jeff will be there signing autographs...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal announcement 97-11-20

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal announcement 97-11-20

CART Online (November 20) -- Three-time PPG CART World Series champion Bobby Rahal will close his driving career at the conclusion of the 1998 season, the two-time Driver of the Year and Indianapolis 500 winner announced today at his team's ...

Mon 07 Jul 1997
IRL: Chastain Motorsports report

IRL: Chastain Motorsports report

For Immediate Release CHASTAIN MOTORSPORTS: ANOTHER SMALL TEAM GOES ON A ROLL INDIANAPOLIS, July 7, 1997 -- When Stephan Gregoire chased down Tony Stewart on the final two laps of the Samsonite 200 at Pikes Peak International...

Tue 23 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tasman names Kanaan to seat

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tasman names Kanaan to seat

Courtesy of CART Online Indy Lights Champ Tony Kanaan Steps Up To Champ Cars With Tasman CART Online (December 20) -- Tasman Motorsports Group team owner Steve Horne has confirmed that 1997 Indy Lights champion Tony Kanaan will pilot one of...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal on switch to Firestone

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal on switch to Firestone

CART Online (October 1) -- Team Rahal owner Bobby Rahal announced after the Marlboro 500 that his team will run Firestone tires in 1998, but the move was not an overnight decision. The team will race Firestone tires on its Ford Cosworth-powered...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Emmo retires

CHAMPCAR/CART: Emmo retires

CART Online (October 2) -- Emerson Fittipaldi quietly confirmed Wednesday that his days behind the wheel of a race car are over, ending an incredible driving career that began 30 years ago in his native Brazil. The 1989 PPG Cup champion is ...

Tue 12 Aug 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske MoSports future track?

CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske MoSports future track?

Received from PRNewswire Penske Motorsports Enters Into Option to Purchase Property in Colorado DETROIT, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Motorsports, Inc. (PMI) (Nasdaq-NNM: SPWY), today announced that it has entered into an...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: MISC: Brickyard Authentics 1st Anniv. Sale

IRL: MISC: Brickyard Authentics 1st Anniv. Sale

IMS' BRICKYARD AUTHENTICS CIRCLE CENTRE MALL STORE TO CELEBRATE FIRST ANNIVERSARY WITH AUTOGRAPH SESSION, SALE For Immediate Release INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 14, 1997) -- Indianapolis 500 drivers including Eddie Cheever, Davey Hamilton, Lyn St....

Sun 07 Sep 1997
IRL: Las Vegas Johnny Unser testing notes

IRL: Las Vegas Johnny Unser testing notes

September 6, 1997 Johnny Unser and the Hemelgarn Racing team completed their test session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway yesterday, as they prepare for the upcoming Las Vegas 500K. The session was a frustrating one for the team, as rainy weather...

Sat 16 Aug 1997
IRL: Loudon starting grid

IRL: Loudon starting grid

LOUDON, N.H., August 16, 1997 - Starting lineup for August 17th Pennzoil 200 IRL race at New Hampshire International Speed- way: P. Driver Nat Chassis/engine Speed in ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana personal thoughts

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana personal thoughts

CART - Marlboro 500 Final Thoughts INDY CARS - FONTANA FINAL THOUGHTS From: CURT WEBSTER (SKFX17A) Time: 09/29 12:26 PM Just one reporter's opinion . . . ...

IRL: Technical specs, Manufacturer guidelines set

IRL: Technical specs, Manufacturer guidelines set

For Immediate Release IRL SETS TECHNICAL SPECS, MANUFACTURER GUIDELINES; QUALIFYING PROCEDURE CHANGED FOR 1998 IRL SEASON INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 1997 -- The Indy Racing League announced today that it has finalized technical specifications and...

Sun 14 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Blundell/Guglemin awards

CHAMPCAR/CART: Blundell/Guglemin awards

Courtesy of CART Online PacWest's Guglemin And Blundell Honored By European Racing Publications CART Online (December 12) -- PacWest Racing Group drivers Mauricio Gugelmin and Mark Blundell each collected prestigious awards from respected...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: 1998 IRL TV Schedule

IRL: 1998 IRL TV Schedule

For Immediate Release INDY RACING LEAGUE TELEVISION SCHEDULE INCLUDES ABC, CBS, ESPN AND TNN FOR COVERAGE OF 11 RACE 1998 SEASON Indianapolis, December 3, 1997--All eleven Indy Racing League events will have live coverage in 1998 under ...

IRL: Schroeder PR

IRL: Schroeder PR

For more information: Linda Mansfield, lindamansfield@CompuServe.com Schroeder Postpones Indy 500 Plans for Now VINELAND, N.J., May 5 - Jeret Schroeder, who was trying to become the first resident of New Jersey to compete in the ...

IRL: Phoenix entry list

IRL: Phoenix entry list

For Immediate Release Schedule, Entry List Follow LUYENDYK, '96 IRL CO-CHAMPIONS LEAD MARCH 23 PHOENIX 200 ENTRIES INDIANAPOLIS, March 5, 1997 -- Defending Phoenix 200 race champion Arie Luyendyk and...

Sat 06 Sep 1997
IRL: Las Vegas open test 97-09-05

IRL: Las Vegas open test 97-09-05

For Immediate Release KITE LEADS WAY FOR SECOND DAY IN IRL TEST HAMILTON, PAUL JR. INJURED LAS VEGAS, September 5, 1997 - Rookie Jimmy Kite led the way for the second straight day in the Indy Racing League's open test at Las Vegas ...

Fri 05 Sep 1997
IRL: Las Vegas open test 97-09-04

IRL: Las Vegas open test 97-09-04

For Immediate Release STEWART, OTHER IRL DRIVERS START TESTING FOR IRL SEASON WINDUP AT LAS VEGAS LAS VEGAS, September 4, 1997 -- Tony Stewart, the 1996-97 Indy Racing League point leader and a huge turnout of others went on the track...

Tue 09 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART:

CHAMPCAR/CART: "Championship Cars"

Courtesy of CART Online CART Online (December 9) -- Uniting the abundant traditions of the past with the cutting-edge technologies of the present and future, Championship Auto Racing Teams has adopted Championship Cars as the brand name for ...

Sat 16 Aug 1997
IRL: Loudon final practice summary

IRL: Loudon final practice summary

1997 Pennzoil 200 New Hampshire International Speedway IRL - Final Practice Summary :------Session-----: :--Event Combined--: Date R Car Driver C/E/T Laps Time Speed Laps Time Speed Best 1 ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske-Rockingham merger

CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske-Rockingham merger

Penske Motorsports and North Carolina Motor Speedway Enter Into Merger Agreement DETROIT, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Motorsports, Inc. (PMI) (Nasdaq-NNM: SPWY) announced today that it executed a merger ...

IRL: Charlotte photos online

IRL: Charlotte photos online

Charlotte page: http://osf1.gmu.edu/~dreining/racing/char.html MK V photo one: http://osf1.gmu.edu/~dreining/racing/rnsch1.jpg MK V photo two: http://osf1.gmu.edu/~dreining/racing/rnsch2.jpg David Reininger - Motorsport News ...

IRL: Pikes Peak Aurora qualifying results

IRL: Pikes Peak Aurora qualifying results

Contact: Rick Voegelin High Performance Communications 408-761-2201 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AURORA V8 WINS FIFTH STRAIGHT IRL POLE Oldsmobile Sweeps Top 18 Spots, Powers 19 of 21 Qualifiers ...

IRL: Texas Johnny Unser notes 97-06-07

IRL: Texas Johnny Unser notes 97-06-07

June 7, 1997 - Texas Motor Speedway It is now about 4 hours before the start of the TrueValue 500, and Johnny and the Jonathan Byrd/Cunningham Racing team is ready to race. At the end of the practice session yesterday, the Infiniti motor in...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Magneti Marelli joins Mercedes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Magneti Marelli joins Mercedes

CART Online (October 2) -- Just as Mercedes-Benz's three-pointed star has adorned championship-winning racing cars for more than a century, Magneti Marelli's distinctive mark has appeared in victory lanes around the world for decades. Starting...

Sun 28 Sep 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana qualifying story

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana qualifying story

Gugelmin's Marlboro 500 Pole The Fastest Qualifying Lap In Auto Racing History CART Online (September 27) -- Mauricio Gugelmin recorded the fastest qualifying lap in auto racing history Saturday afternoon when he earned the pole position...

Sun 29 Jun 1997
IRL: Pikes Peak Johnny Unser race notes

IRL: Pikes Peak Johnny Unser race notes

June 29, 1997 Samsonite 200 Final Race Recap Johnny Unser completed only 23 laps today in the Samsonite 200, before a turn two accident put him out of the race.Replays of the crash show that the rear of the ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Indy Aurora V8 Update

IRL: Indy Aurora V8 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDY AURORA V8 UPDATE: 100 ENGINES FOR INDY 500 Lansing, Mich. -- As the countdown to the Indianapolis 500 begins, development of the new production-based 4.0-liter Indy Aurora V8 is accelerating.

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gugelmin / Blundell 1998 Testing Schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gugelmin / Blundell 1998 Testing Schedule

PacWest has released testing schedule from now until the start of the season. You can find it at: http://www.PacWest-Racing.com in the 1998 Calendar of Events section. PacWest Racing ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi, de Ferran, Blundell, Tracy selected by AARWBA

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi, de Ferran, Blundell, Tracy selected by AARWBA

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online Four CART Stars Nominated For Writer's And Broadcaster's All-America Team --CART Online (November 23) -- PPG Cup champion Alex Zanardi heads a group of four PPG CART World...