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Fri 27 Mar 1998
IRL: Las Vegas Jack Miller Loyal To Team, Engine

IRL: Las Vegas Jack Miller Loyal To Team, Engine

MILLER SHOWS TRUE GRIT WHILE SEARCHING FOR IMPROVEMENT LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 1998 -- Jack Miller, the racing dentist, spends a lot of time gritting his teeth at racetracks. Dr. Jack, as he is known in the racing community and by...

Wed 18 Nov 1998
IRL: Power Team Crew Final Piece in Kenny Brack's Championship

IRL: Power Team Crew Final Piece in Kenny Brack's Championship

POWER TEAM CREW THE FINAL PIECE IN BRACK'S CHAMPIONSHIP PUZZLE INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 1998 - Pep Boys Indy Racing League champion Kenny Brack was a lowly 15th in the standings after the first two races of the 1998 season. After...

Fri 07 Aug 1998
IRL: Racing a family affair for Calkins

IRL: Racing a family affair for Calkins

CALKINS KEEPS IRL SUCCESS ALL IN THE FAMILY INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 7, 1998 -- Buzz Calkins was 15, playing golf and lacrosse in a Denver high school, when his father purchased a go-kart for him. A dozen years later the Calkins ...

Wed 23 Dec 1998
IRL: Nine Races on Fox Sports in 1999

IRL: Nine Races on Fox Sports in 1999

FOX TELEVISING NINE OF 11 PEP BOYS INDY RACING LEAGUE EVENTS IN 1999 INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 23, 1998 -- FOX Sports and FOX Sports Net will telecast nine of the 11 Pep Boys Indy Racing League events in 1999, Indy Racing League officials announced ...

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...

Thu 08 Oct 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Penske Packs for Australia

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Penske Packs for Australia

You're going on a trip, halfway around the globe. It's more than 9,500 miles, more than 22 hours by plane. You will lose almost an entire day on the way there and regain the day coming back. Where you're going, it's 15 hours ahead of the...

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 ...

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 ...

Sat 19 Dec 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Brazilian SBT to show 1999 Races on Tape Delay

CHAMPCAR/CART: Brazilian SBT to show 1999 Races on Tape Delay

"Eu acredito que agora com um horário fixo às 23:00 horas, os fãs ficarão mais satisfeitos em assistir as corridas pois saberão o horário certo em que vai passar a corrida. Este horário tem tudo para dar certo, e se o SBT fizer o show que...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 14 May 1998
IRL: Indy 500 Parade of Champions: Tom Sneva

IRL: Indy 500 Parade of Champions: Tom Sneva

'GAS MAN' SNEVA ALWAYS CONCERNED WITH SAFETY INDIANAPOLIS, May 14, 1998 -- In his best racing days, Tom Sneva was called the "Gas Man." One obvious reason was that he stepped on the gas, setting speed records wherever he...

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 ...

Tue 22 Sep 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston Schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston Schedule

Texaco Grand Prix of Houston, Houston, Texas CART Atlantics TransAm Wed 9-30-98 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Paddock Access Begins Thu 10-01-98 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Paddock Access 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Fri 28 Aug 1998
IRL: Felicia McCormack enjoys life as co-owner

IRL: Felicia McCormack enjoys life as co-owner

HAMPTON, Ga., Aug. 28, 1998 -- Felicia McCormack grew up in the Bronx in New York City and later became a high school business teacher. Her life had direction. Then came a big left turn when she met and married ...

Wed 05 Aug 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: The Eagle Returns at Mid Ohio

CHAMPCAR/CART: The Eagle Returns at Mid Ohio

Miller Lite 200 Return Of The Eagle All American Racers will debut the 1998 Eagle chassis for drivers PJ Jones (Castrol-Degree Reynard Toyota) and Alex Barron (Castrol-Degree Reynard Toyota) in this weekend's Miller Lite 200. The Eagle...

Sun 24 May 1998
IRL: Oldsmobile Profile: Comptech

IRL: Oldsmobile Profile: Comptech

OLDSMOBILE PERFORMANCE PROFILE: DOUG PETERSON/COMPTECH MACHINE There are many routes to Indianapolis. Partners Doug Peterson and Don Erb took a road less traveled to reach the Indy 500. Among the seven independent engine builders who...

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. ...

Sun 22 Mar 1998
NA-F2000: IRL: Phoenix Race Report, Notes

NA-F2000: IRL: Phoenix Race Report, Notes

SUNDAY, MARCH 22, RACE DAY Order of the Day 10:45 a.m. -- U.S. F2000 warmup 11:35 a.m. -- U.S. F2000 driver introductions Noon -- U.S. F2000 race, 50 laps/50 miles 1:05 p.m. -- Pre-race parade 1:10 p.m. -- Pep Boys Indy Racing League...

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...

Mon 10 Aug 1998
IRL: Fire at Texas Motor Speedway

IRL: Fire at Texas Motor Speedway

FIRE AT SPEEDWAY CLUB CONSTRUCTION SITE Fort Worth-Dallas (August 10, 1998) - A fire Friday evening on the construction site of The Speedway Club at Texas Motor Speedway caused only a slight delay for workers returning to the job Monday morning.

Tue 14 Jul 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Ford Buys Cosworth

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Ford Buys Cosworth

FORD AND COSWORTH - THE LOGICAL LINK Ford has announced that it has bought Cosworth Racing. Alan Henry, the internationally renowned industry expert, has observed the relationship for the past 30 years and reflects on 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 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. ...

Fri 20 Nov 1998
IRL: Kenny Brack, A. J. Foyt Earn Top Award Banquet Honors

IRL: Kenny Brack, A. J. Foyt Earn Top Award Banquet Honors

BRIGHT LIGHTS TO SHINE ON BRACK, FOYT TEAM AT IRL AWARDS GALA INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 20, 1998 - The Pep Boys Indy Racing League will step out in style Saturday, Nov. 21 for its annual awards banquet, as league teams, drivers, officials and promoters...

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...

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...

Wed 20 May 1998
IRL: Indy 500: Schwitzer Award honors innovators

IRL: Indy 500: Schwitzer Award honors innovators

SCHWITZER AWARD REWARDS INNOVATION, EXCELLENCE INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 1998 -- Louie Schwitzer, not Ray Harroun as most racing followers believe, won the first race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Only that race was a...

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...