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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 ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
IRL: 1998 May Schedule

IRL: 1998 May Schedule

10 Sunday Opening Day - Practice -Save Arnold FanFest Open 11 Monday 11-6 pm All Practice FanFest Open 12 Tuesday 11-6 pm All Practice FanFest Open 13 Wednesday 11-6 pm All Practice FanFest Open 14 Thursday 11-6 pm All ...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Sunday opening race notes

Marlboro 500 -- Sunday's Opening Race Notes CART Online (September 28) -- Sunday's Opening Race Notes from the Marlboro 500 at California Speedway: 7 Welcome to Race Day at California Speedway. Today's CART on-track activities begin with...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

Mon 21 Jul 1997
IRL: Charlotte preview

IRL: Charlotte preview

1996-97 INDY RACING LEAGUE EVENT NO. 8 WHAT: Inaugural VisionAire 500 WHERE: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. WHEN: July 22-26 TRACK: ...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
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....

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: 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...

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 ...

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: Day 16- Indy 500 - May 18

IRL: Day 16- Indy 500 - May 18

DAY 16 SUNDAY, MAY 18 FOURTH QUALIFYING DAY Lyn St. James is featured in Lifetime television's first women's sports special "BREAKING THROUGH: Women Behind the Wheel", which airs at 6 p.m. (Indianapolis time) Thursday, 10 p.m.

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...

Wed 01 Oct 1997
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 ...

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...