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Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Indy500 Scott Brayton Driver's Trophy

IRL: Indy500 Scott Brayton Driver's Trophy

- PRESS RELEASE - For Immediate Release, Friday, May 9, 1997 Contact: Tom Leix, 317 481-2222, 481-2224 (fax) DRIVER'S AWARD TO HONOR BRAYTON'S RACING CAREER INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The creation of the Scott Brayton Driver's Trophy ...

IRL: Indy 500 - Day 1 - Sat. May 3

IRL: Indy 500 - Day 1 - Sat. May 3

Daily Trackside Report Saturday May 3, 1997 Welcome to the 81st running of the Indianapolis 500. Our press room staff, headed by manager Bill York, is here to assist you and answer...

Wed 16 Apr 1997
BUSCH: IRL: Las Vegas PR

BUSCH: IRL: Las Vegas PR

VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY NAMES BOB AND GARY BAHRE TO MANAGEMENT POSITIONS Las Vegas, Nev.-- Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials announced today an agreement with Bob and Gary Bahre, the father-son-tandem that has built its annual...

Tue 09 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: PPG still part of series

CHAMPCAR/CART: PPG still part of series

Courtesy of CART Online CART Online (December 9) -- Federal Express has joined CART as the new title of FedEx Championship Series, but long-time CART backer and former series title sponsor PPG will remain an important part of...

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....

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1997 Final Driver Standings

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1997 Final Driver Standings

Standings following the PPG CART World Series/Marlboro 500 at the California Speedway: Gaps to: Rnk Driver name Pts Next Ldr. ------------------------------------------------ 1....

CHAMPCAR/CART: PPI Fan Club

CHAMPCAR/CART: PPI Fan Club

Contact: Heather Handley Ext. 149 Sharon Villanueva Ext. 186 (714) 589-0278 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MCI RACING POWERED BY TOYOTA LAUNCHES FAN CLUB Rancho Santa Margarita, ...

Sun 12 Oct 1997
IRL: Las Vegas 500k Box Score

IRL: Las Vegas 500k Box Score

OFFICIAL BOX SCORE INDY RACING LEAGUE Las Vegas 500 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday, October 11, 1997 Running/ IRL FP SP Car Driver Car Name C/E/T Qual. Speed Laps Comp. Reason Out Pts. 1 5 7 Eliseo Salazar ...

Fri 05 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: 1998 TV coverage

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1998 TV coverage

Courtesy of CART Online ABC, ESPN Increase CART Television Coverage For 1998 CART Online (December 3) -- ABC and ESPN will provide increased coverage of the Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) racing series in 1998, with the national ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: IMS: 81st Indy 500 Entry List

IRL: IMS: 81st Indy 500 Entry List

1997 Entry List Follows at bottom For Immediate Release 64 ENTRIES FILED FOR 81st INDIANAPOLIS 500 INDIANAPOLIS, April 21, 1997 =97 Former winner Arie Luyendyk and defending victor Buddy Lazier head the list of drivers nominated on 64...

Sun 27 Jul 1997
IRL: Charlotte race day notes

IRL: Charlotte race day notes

DAY 5 -- JULY 26 RACE DAY Track temperature was 133 degrees at 3:15 p.m., according to Goodyear tire engineers. *** In pre-race ceremonies for the VisionAire 500: Grand Marshal is Keith Duesenberg. Honorary Starter is Jim Rice, VisionAire ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Charlotte Aurora notes

IRL: Charlotte Aurora notes

Contact: Rick Voegelin High Performance Communications 408-761-2201 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AURORA V8 RACES TO SIXTH STRAIGHT VICTORY IN CHARLOTTE Oldsmobile Dominates Inaugural...

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 ...

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 ...

Tue 26 Aug 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Pick12: Preliminary entry list for Vancouver

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pick12: Preliminary entry list for Vancouver

CART Pick 12: Entries received ============================== IMPORTANT!: Don't forget to pay a visit WWW.SPEEDCENTER.COM and its sponsors!!! They are the ones who have made all this...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fittipaldi tests new Swift-Ford

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fittipaldi tests new Swift-Ford

>From CART Media Relations Kmart/Budweiser driver Christian Fittipaldi drove the all-new American-made Swift 007.i race car on the 1.2-mile Firebird road course over the weekend. After a 10 lap shakedown on Saturday, Fittipaldi recorded ...

Wed 01 Oct 1997
Tue 02 Sep 1997
IRL: Johnny Unser to test in Las Vegas

IRL: Johnny Unser to test in Las Vegas

Sept 3, 1997 Johnny Unser tests new Infiniti in Las Vegas Johnny Unser will rejoin the Hemelgarn Racing team today in Las Vegas as part of a two day IRL test at the 1.5 mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Approximately 20 teams will be at the...

Mon 25 Aug 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes-BenzPaul Morgan PR

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes-BenzPaul Morgan PR

Thanks to Mercedes-Benz "Producing Winners" Mercedes-Benz Personality Profile Third in a Series: The Personalities Behind Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Mercedes-Benz's Modern-Day Pioneer: Paul Morgan and Winning Production MONTVALE,...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Texas results revised after appeal

IRL: Texas results revised after appeal

June 8, 1997 - Texas Motor Speedway USAC has issued a revised final standing today for the TrueValue 500, after a protest by Treadway Racing that their cars had been mis-scored during the race and that two laps completed by their drivers had ...

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...

Sun 29 Jun 1997
IRL: Pikes Peak box score

IRL: Pikes Peak box score

OFFICIAL RESULTS INDY RACING LEAGUE Samsonite 200 at Pikes Peak International Raceway Sunday, June 29, 1997 FP SP ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Goodyear to Pennzoil Team

IRL: Goodyear to Pennzoil Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Carolyn Magnuson or Al Larsen, Cohn & Wolfe PENNZOIL BACKS NEW IRL TEAM, SCOTT GOODYEAR FOR 1998 HOUSTON, October 28,1997 -- Pennzoil Products Company formally ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gurney's Dad

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gurney's Dad

I just put this up on the AAR site, (www.allamericanracers.com) mau +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ John R. Gurney 1902-1997 Dan Gurney's father, John R. Gurney, who celebrated his 95th birthday in June, passed away...