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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 ...

Sun 30 Nov 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Green finalists

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Green finalists

Courtesy of CART Online Gurney's Son Among Team Green Academy Finalists CART Online (November 24) -- Alex Gurney, son of All American Racers team owner Dan Gurney, has been named as one of five finalists for the Team Green Academy Class 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...

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: 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...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Super Speedway Review

CHAMPCAR/CART: Super Speedway Review

Buckle your seat belts and bring your ear plugs, Super Speedway, the new IMAX film featuring Mario Andretti opens Friday at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ. Super Speedway made its U.S. premiere Wednesday night at the Liberty ...

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 ...

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....

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...

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...

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 ...

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
IRL: 81st Indy 500 - May 27

IRL: 81st Indy 500 - May 27

For Immediate Release LUYENDYK WINS '97 500 IN 3rd CLOSEST FINISH IN HISTORY INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 1997 Arie Luyendyk wheeled into the lead seven laps from the finish Tuesday and recorded his second Indianapolis 500 victory by .57 of a ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
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 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
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 ...

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
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
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 ...

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 . . . ...

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: 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 ...

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 ...

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...

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
IRL: Loudon Roberto Guerrero Race Report

IRL: Loudon Roberto Guerrero Race Report

Pennzoil Race Report Indy Racing League Pennzoil 200 New Hampshire International Speedway August 17, 1997 For More Information Contact: Al Larsen Cohn & Wolfe 404-880-5267 ...

Wed 23 Jul 1997
IRL: Charlotte Stewart Hot Shoe as NASCAR Territory Embraces IRL

IRL: Charlotte Stewart Hot Shoe as NASCAR Territory Embraces IRL

Tony Stewart posted top time of 25.138 seconds, 214.814 mph, during rain-shortened first day practice on the 1.5 mile high-banked Charlotte Motor Speedway. Faster times are expected when practice resumes tomorrow. Stewart's fast time came 27 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...