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Wed 01 Oct 1997
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 ...

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: 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...

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 ...

Wed 02 Jul 1997
IRL: Indy 500 ticket orders closed

IRL: Indy 500 ticket orders closed

For immediate release INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY NO LONGER ACCEPTING TICKET ORDERS FOR 1998 RACE INDIANAPOLIS, July 2, 1997--The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has ceased accepting orders for tickets to the 1998 Indianapolis 500 Mile ...

Sat 08 Nov 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: RahalGloy to field truck for 1998

CHAMPCAR/CART: RahalGloy to field truck for 1998

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to CART Online Rahal Joins Forces With Gloy And Ice House For NASCAR Truck Team CART Online (November 8) -- Three-time PPG CART World Series champion Bobby Rahal and former Trans-Am and ...

Sun 27 Jul 1997
IRL: VisionAire 500k at Charlotte Motor Speedway

IRL: VisionAire 500k at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte, NC, July 26, 1997 A crowd of over 73,000 fans saw Buddy Lazier win the inaugural appearance of the Indy Racing League at the high-banked Charlotte Motor Speedway. The race began with pole sitter Tony Stewart running away and hiding...

Thu 21 Aug 1997
IRL: Loudon prize money

IRL: Loudon prize money

OFFICAL PRIZE MONEY INDY RACING LEAGUE PENNZOIL 200 AT NEW HAMPSHIRE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY FP SP Car Driver IRL Designated Total Awards Awards ...

Fri 19 Dec 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Detroit Belle Isle Park improvements

CHAMPCAR/CART: Detroit Belle Isle Park improvements

Courtesy of CART Online RaceWay On Belle Isle Receives Major Improvements CART Online (December 17) -- Construction of a quarter-mile track extension at Belle Isle Park, home of the ITT Automotive Detroit Grand Prix (Won this year by Greg ...

Fri 21 Nov 1997
IRL: Awards Ceremony 07-11-22

IRL: Awards Ceremony 07-11-22

INDY RACING LEAGUE HONORS COMPETITORS AT AWARDS CEREMONY INDIANAPOLIS, November 22, 1997 – The teams of the Indy Racing League gathered at the University of Indianapolis in the Christel De Haan Fine Arts Center’s Ruth Lilly ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: Sanctioning duties assumed by IRL

IRL: Sanctioning duties assumed by IRL

For Immediate Release IRL WILL ASSUME SANCTIONING DUTIES Indianapolis, June 16, 1997 -- The Indy Racing League (IRL) will assume the sanctioning and officiating responsibilities for all of its races, beginning with the Samsonite 200 at...

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...

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: 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...

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...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Portland results

CHAMPCAR/CART: Portland results

PORTLAND, Ore., June 22, 1997 - Order of finish at the Budweiser-G.I. Joe's 200 CART Indy-car race on the 1.967-mile, nine-turn Portland International Raceway: P. (S) Driver Nat Chassis/engine T ...

Sun 29 Jun 1997
IRL: Pikes Peak race day trackside reportS

IRL: Pikes Peak race day trackside reportS

SUNDAY, JUNE 29 Race Day - DAY 3 The Indy Racing League is making today a special one for 12-year-old Crissy Crow of Fountain. Crissy has successfully fought off abdominal cancer, is living with diabetes and is looking forward to a lung ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
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...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Carpentier joins Player's/Forsythe

CHAMPCAR/CART: Carpentier joins Player's/Forsythe

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to CART Online CART Online (November 19) -- Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier, who recently captured the Jim Trueman Rookie of the Year award in the PPG CART World Series, will join fellow ...

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
IRL: Johnny Unser to drive at Pikes Peak

IRL: Johnny Unser to drive at Pikes Peak

June 25, 1997 Johnny Unser to drive in Samsonite 200 Johnny Unser has been selected by Jonathan Byrd/Cunningham Racing to fill in once again for the injured Mike Groff in this weekend's inaugural Samsonite 200 IRL race at Pikes...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
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: 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: 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 ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Motegi Open Test

CHAMPCAR/CART: Motegi Open Test

Thanks to CART Online CART Online (October 29) -- The PPG CART World Series celebrated the 1997 season last Saturday at its annual awards banquet in Century City, California and now preparation for the 1998 campaign begins in earnest this ...