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Tue 04 Aug 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio Tasman Motorsports Preview

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio Tasman Motorsports Preview

CREWing It Top defender Mike Clark of Columbus, Ohio's Major League Soccer team -- the Columbus Crew -- will be a guest of Tasman Motorsports at the Miller Lite 200 this weekend. Clark will exchange his familiar yellow and black jersey for a ...

Tue 03 Nov 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Neil Ressler - New Chairman of Cosworth Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Neil Ressler - New Chairman of Cosworth Racing

NEIL RESSLER APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF COSWORTH RACING NORTHAMPTON, England, 2 November, 1998 - Neil Ressler, has been appointed Chairman of Cosworth Racing, with immediate effect. Currently Vice President of Advanced Vehicle Technology for Ford...

Sun 25 Oct 1998
IRL: Phoenix Jeff Ward - A Learning Experience

IRL: Phoenix Jeff Ward - A Learning Experience

A learning experience for Ward By Matthew Leach PHOENIX (Oct. 24, 1998) Jeff Ward, a veteran of the Indy Racing League, expected his first attempt in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series would be tough. In open-wheel racing, there's not much...

Fri 27 Mar 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio Ford Cosworth Story

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio Ford Cosworth Story

Ford and Cosworth Take 300th Win at Mid-Ohio Lexington, Ohio, Aug. 9 -- Adrian Fernandez' victory today in Mid-Ohio was the 300th champ car victory in the combined win totals of Ford Motor Company and Cosworth Racing Inc. While Ford...

Thu 19 Nov 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Target To Sponsor Inaugural Race at Chicago

CHAMPCAR/CART: Target To Sponsor Inaugural Race at Chicago

TARGET WAVES THE GREEN FLAG FOR CHICAGO MOTOR SPEEDWAY Discount retailer to sponsor inaugural CART race on Aug. 22, 1999 November 19, 1998, CHICAGO -- Chicago Motor Speedway (CMS) revved into action today, announcing Target Stores as the...

Thu 17 Sep 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: New Managing Director For Cosworth Racing
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CHAMPCAR/CART: New Managing Director For Cosworth Racing

NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR COSWORTH RACING BRENTWOOD, England, 17 September, 1998 - Ford has appointed Dick Scammell, M.B.E., as Managing Director of Cosworth Racing, the British-based racing engine specialist it has purchased from Audi A.G. Mr...

Wed 20 May 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Alumax Gateway News 98-05-20

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Alumax Gateway News 98-05-20

CASTRO-NEVES, TEAM ALUMAX OPTIMISTIC ABOUT ST. LOUIS RACE MADISON, Ill. (May 21)--He has six PPG Cup points and stands 19th in the point standings as the CART FedEx Championship Series makes a stop at the Gateway International Raceway...

Sun 10 May 1998
IRL: Indy 500 Stinkfist Offical St James Clothing

IRL: Indy 500 Stinkfist Offical St James Clothing

Stink Fish Sets Fashion Tone for Only Woman Entered in Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS, May 10 - She's the only woman driver, car owner and entrant at this year's Indianapolis 500. She's the honorary chairperson of the Championship Auto Racing ...

Fri 27 Mar 1998
IRL: Greg Norman To Drive Indy 500 Pace Car

IRL: Greg Norman To Drive Indy 500 Pace Car

GOLFER NORMAN PRACTICES HIS DRIVING IN INDIANAPOLIS 500 PACE CAR INDIANAPOLIS, April 1, 1998 - Golfing great Greg Norman's close friend Nigel Mansell led 34 laps during the 1993 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. Next month, "The Shark" will get to...

Thu 19 Nov 1998
IRL: Atlanta Motor Speedway Tickets Online

IRL: Atlanta Motor Speedway Tickets Online

Tickets for the Cracker Barrel 500 and the Atlanta 500 Classic (Indy Racing) are now on sale. For updated fan packages and luxury seating go to http://www.atlantamotorsports.com to order online. ...

Fri 09 Oct 1998
IRL: Las Vegas Oldsmobile Engine Notes

IRL: Las Vegas Oldsmobile Engine Notes

* THE 700-HORSEPOWER CEREAL BOX. The IRL's engine rules stipulate a maximum displacement of 4.0 liters. For the metrically challenged, that's 244 cubic inches - a volume about the size of a 23-ounce box of shredded wheat breakfast cereal. ...

Wed 16 Dec 1998
IRL: Indy Installs Seven Large-Screen Video Displays
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IRL: Indy Installs Seven Large-Screen Video Displays

NEW VIDEO DISPLAYS TO GIVE INDY FANS BETTER VIEW OF ACTION Seven Daktronics screens to be installed at Indianapolis Motor Speedway INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 16, 1998 - Seven permanent large-screen video displays will be installed at the ...

Sun 12 Jul 1998
SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Kool Green Cleveland Race Report

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Kool Green Cleveland Race Report

FRANCHITTI SCORES SECOND PODIUM FINISH OF THE SEASON CLEVELAND, Oh., (July 12, 1998) - Team KOOL Green's Dario Franchitti finished third at today's 100-lap Cleveland Grand Prix behind runner-up Michael Andretti and race winner Alex Zanardi. It...

Fri 27 Mar 1998
IRL: Indy 500 Schedule/Fast Facts

IRL: Indy 500 Schedule/Fast Facts

INDIANAPOLIS 500 FAST FACTS WHAT: 82nd INDIANAPOLIS 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" Third of 11 races in the 1998 Pep Boys Indy Racing League WHERE: Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...

Mon 21 Sep 1998
IRL: Marco Greco Released from Hospital

IRL: Marco Greco Released from Hospital

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Sept. 21, 1998) - Pep Boys Indy Racing League driver Marco Greco was released from Parkland Hospital Monday morning. Greco was kept overnight for precautionary observation following an incident in Sunday's Lone Star...

Sat 18 Jul 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto Team Kool Green Friday Qualifying

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto Team Kool Green Friday Qualifying

FRANCHITTI FOURTH IN PROVISIONAL QUALIFYING TORONTO, Ont., (July 17, 1998) - After day one of qualifying at the Molson Indy, Alex Zanardi holds the provisional pole with a lap of 58.737 seconds at 105.480 mph. Zanardi's fast lap came with four...

Fri 17 Jul 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Magneti Marelli's ECU-The Brain of a Champ Car - Part 1

CHAMPCAR/CART: Magneti Marelli's ECU-The Brain of a Champ Car - Part 1

Part One of a Four-Part Series Relating Racing Electronics to the Human Body The "Brains" of a Champ Car Engine The Magneti Marelli Engine Control Unit BROOKLYN, Mich. (July 13, 1998) -- Charles Darwin's "Theory of Evolution" generally applies...

Thu 28 May 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes Benz Preview for June 5-7
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes Benz Preview for June 5-7

Three-Pointed Star Races Around The World June 5 - 7 Mercedes’ Competitive Spirit Showcased Globallyat CART, F1 and Le Mans MONTVALE, N.J. (May 28, 1998) - On a single weekend Mercedes-Benz will take on three...

Fri 08 May 1998
IRL: Biomet Will be at Indy with St. James

IRL: Biomet Will be at Indy with St. James

Biomet Will be at Indy with Lyn St. James INDIANAPOLIS, May 8 - With some fanfare and a squeegee, crewmembers affixed the Biomet decal today onto Lyn St. James' brand-new Pep Boys Indy Racing League G-Force Infiniti. ...

Sat 12 Dec 1998
IRL: Mike Bliss Looks To Return to Open-wheel Racing

IRL: Mike Bliss Looks To Return to Open-wheel Racing

TOP NASCAR TRUCK DRIVER SEEKING RACING BLISS IN PEP BOYS IRL ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 12, 1998 -- Mike Bliss has driven NASCAR Craftsman trucks and USAC Silver Crown cars on the Walt Disney World Speedway oval, but that was nothing like...

Fri 11 Sep 1998
IRL: Texas Cheever Does Pit Stop for Charity

IRL: Texas Cheever Does Pit Stop for Charity

CHEEVER'S FAST STOP FOR CHARITY: Eddie Cheever and his Rachel's Gourmet Chips team will pair off against Brian Tyler and his Team Pelfrey pit crew Wednesday, Sept. 16 in the Fort Worth Stockyards during the Pep Boys Indy Racing League Pit Stop ...

Sat 12 Dec 1998
IRL: Orlando Scott Sharp Leads Second Day Testing

IRL: Orlando Scott Sharp Leads Second Day Testing

SHARP PUTS PEDAL TO FLOOR, LEADS TEST FOR SECOND STRAIGHT DAY ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 12, 1998 -- Scott Sharp's even faster speed was the highlight Saturday as Pep Boys Indy Racing League teams completed a two-day Open Test at Walt Disney ...

Fri 27 Mar 1998
IRL: Texas Entry List

IRL: Texas Entry List

PEP BOYS INDY RACING LEAGUE TRUE VALUE 500 AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY June 6, 1998 Official Entry List Car Driver Residence Car Name C/E/T Entrant Chief Mechanic 1 Tony Stewart Indianapolis Glidden/Menards Special ...

Tue 22 Sep 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi to Williams Now Offical
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi to Williams Now Offical

CART's Versatility A Key Element for Zanardi As He Seeks New Challenges (September 22, 1998) - The adaptability required to be a two-time champion in the FedEx Championship Series is the first thing Alex Zanardi pointed to when he talked about...

Sun 01 Nov 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Herdez/Payton-Coyne Racing 1999 Program

CHAMPCAR/CART: Herdez/Payton-Coyne Racing 1999 Program

NOVEMBER 1, 1998 FONTANA, CALIFORNIA HERDEZ/PAYTON-COYNE RACING ANNOUNCE 1999 PROGRAM Fontana, CA (Novemeber 1, 1998) Herdez/Payton-Coyne Racing is proud to announce an enhanced program for the 1999 FedEx Championship Series. The next season...

Mon 21 Dec 1998
IRL: Construction of F1 Garages in High Gear
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IRL: Construction of F1 Garages in High Gear

TOWER TERRACE RAZING PUTS IMS CONSTRUCTION PROJECT INTO HIGH GEAR INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 21, 1998 - Another chapter in the storied 89-year history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway began today as crews started demolishing the Tower Terrace...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
IRL: Pagan Racing Prepares for 1999

IRL: Pagan Racing Prepares for 1999

Pagan Racing Prepares for 1999 Season Indianapolis, IN (December 17, 1998) Pagan Racing didn't participate in the recent Pep Boys Indy Racing League open test at Walt Disney World Speedway last week instead opting to continue preparations for ...

Fri 11 Dec 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gerald Forsythe, McDonald's To Start New Team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gerald Forsythe, McDonald's To Start New Team

Forsythe Teams Up With McDonald's December 11, 1998) - Owner Gerald Forsythe today announced the creation of the McDonald's Champ Car Team, which will compete in the Championship Auto Racing Team's FedEx Championship Series beginning with...

Tue 10 Nov 1998
IRL: Pennzoil Panther Racing Hires New Engineer

IRL: Pennzoil Panther Racing Hires New Engineer

Pennzoil Panther Racing Hires Andy Brown as New Chief Engineer Brown Brings Indy 500 Victory, CART Victory, Poles and Formula One Experience Indianapolis -- Pennzoil Panther Racing announced today that oval engineering ace Andy Brown will be ...

Fri 02 Oct 1998
IRL: Pikes Peak to Get Two Races in 1999

IRL: Pikes Peak to Get Two Races in 1999

FOUNTAIN, Colo. - In perhaps the biggest development in the two-year history of Pikes Peak International Raceway, the Pep Boys Indy Racing League has awarded the Colorado track two Indy car races for 1999. “This is a very positive message...

Tue 22 Sep 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston Primer and Guide

CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston Primer and Guide

HOUSTON PRIMER by Michael Stucker - Motorsport News International If you're coming to Houston for next month's CART FedEx Texaco Grand Prix of Houston, you may be looking for a little bit more to do while you're in town. Look no further....

Sat 15 Aug 1998
IRL: Consecp, Foyt, Boat Qualifying Notes

IRL: Consecp, Foyt, Boat Qualifying Notes

* Billy Boat earned the fourth PPG Pole Award of his Pep Boys IRL career today at Pikes Peak International Raceway. It is his third PPG Pole this season. In every race he qualified for this season, Billy has started from the front row ...

Tue 29 Sep 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes Racing Engine - a Well-Oiled Machine

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes Racing Engine - a Well-Oiled Machine

Texas Tea and the IC108E Each Mercedes-Benz Racing Engine is a Well-Oiled Machine MONTVALE, N.J. (Sept. 23, 1998) -- If you're a car person, it's probably a Saturday morning hands-on project. If you're not, it's probably a lunch-hour hands-off...

Fri 27 Mar 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Grandstand placement for Texaco Grand Prix of Houston

CHAMPCAR/CART: Grandstand placement for Texaco Grand Prix of Houston

Special to Motorsport News International by Michael Stucker (Houston, TX - February 11, 1998) Ticket info for the CART Texaco GP of Houston to be held October 2-4, 1998, is finally being sent to people on the organizer's mailing list. In...

Sat 31 Oct 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Qualifying Results

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Qualifying Results

FedEx Championship Series Race No. 19 Marlboro 500 Presented by Toyota Fontana, California Individual Qualifying Report (Saturday Session) - Provisional October 31, 1998 Pos Driver Car Car Config LapTime LapSpeed B.Leader ...

Wed 26 Aug 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team KOOL Green Vancouver Preview Notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team KOOL Green Vancouver Preview Notes

WHAT: Molson Indy Vancouver -- Round 15 of 19 in the FedEx Championship Series WHEN: September 4 - 6 WHERE: False Creek - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada TEAM KOOL GREEN AT MOLSON INDY VANCOUVER PAUL TRACY, ...