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Fri 16 Oct 1998
IRL: Greg Gorden Passes Rookie Test at Pikes Peak

IRL: Greg Gorden Passes Rookie Test at Pikes Peak

PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY - COLORADO, USA October 16, 1998 GORDEN PASSES IRL ROOKIE TEST FOR TRUSCELLI RACING FOUNTAIN, Colo. - Greg Gorden of Colorado Springs completed his Pep Boys Indy Racing League rookie test session Friday at...

Mon 21 Dec 1998
IRL: Brant Motorsports Has Strong Ties with WC Owner Childress

IRL: Brant Motorsports Has Strong Ties with WC Owner Childress

BRANT MOTORSPORTS TAKING STOCK IN PEP BOYS IRL New team has strong ties with legendary NASCAR Winston Cup owner Childress INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 21, 1998 -- The first thing that strikes you is the black paint scheme, shiny and deep and so...

Fri 27 Mar 1998
IRL: Herb Porter Story

IRL: Herb Porter Story

HERBIE HORSEPOWER'S ENGINE STILL REVVING AT AGE 83 INDIANAPOLIS, April 9, 1998 -- Motor meister Herb Porter doesn't know who dubbed him "Herbie Horsepower," or when it happened. "It came out of nowhere," he said. ...

Wed 18 Mar 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff Scholarship Winner

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff Scholarship Winner

Winner Selected for Second Annual Jeff Krosnoff Scholarship LA CAADA, Calif., (March 15, 1998) - It was announced today that Temecula Valley High School senior Kristen Von Minden, of Temecula, Calif., is the recipient of the second annual...

Tue 07 Apr 1998
IRL: Borg-Warner Trophy History

IRL: Borg-Warner Trophy History

BORG-WARNER TROPHY HAS LONG, COLORFUL HISTORY OF EXCELLENCE INDIANAPOLIS, April 7, 1998 -- The Borg-Warner Trophy, the world's most renowned motorsports victory award, could file for Social Security this year, but at 62 it is racing...

Tue 22 Sep 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Target, Team Ganassi Zanardi To F1 Announcement
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Target, Team Ganassi Zanardi To F1 Announcement

TARGET/CHIP GANASSI RACING DRIVER ALEX ZANARDI TO RETURN TO FORMULA ONE IN 1999 Indianapolis - Target/Chip Ganassi Racing driver Alex Zanardi, the 1997 and 1998 PPG Cup champion, has signed a deal to race for the Winfield Williams team...

Thu 24 Dec 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Michael Andretti Tests New Swift at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michael Andretti Tests New Swift at Sebring

Swift-ly Acclimated (December 24, 1998) - Michael Andretti (Kmart/Texaco/Havoline Swift Ford) tested the 1999 Swift 010.c chassis for the first time Wednesday at Sebring International Raceway, following two...

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 28 Aug 1998
IRL: Treadway's Son Enjoys Success on Track

IRL: Treadway's Son Enjoys Success on Track

HAMPTON, Ga., Aug. 27, 1998 -- Fred Treadway owns a Pep Boys Indy Racing League car that is driven by two-time Indy 500 winner Arie Luyendyk. He has a son, Ricky, who has won two midget races in a row. On Saturday night,...

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 08 Oct 1998
IRL: Reebok-Nienhouse, Hamilton win Vegas pit stop contest

IRL: Reebok-Nienhouse, Hamilton win Vegas pit stop contest

REEBOK-NIENHOUSE, HAMILTON WIN PIT STOP CONTEST IN VEGAS LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 1998 - The Reebok-Nienhouse Motorsports team and driver Davey Hamilton, from Las Vegas, edged Team Cheever and 1998 Indianapolis 500 champion Eddie Cheever ...

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 ...

Thu 12 Nov 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Engine Manufacturers Make a Proposal

CHAMPCAR/CART: Engine Manufacturers Make a Proposal

Engine Manufacturers Make a Proposal (November 11, 1998) -- CART's four engine manufacturers--Honda, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota--reportedly have proposed an engine formula to Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Tony George that would ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Thu 10 Dec 1998
IRL: TransWorld Diversified Services Sponsors Season Openner

IRL: TransWorld Diversified Services Sponsors Season Openner

TRANSWORLD DIVERSIFIED SERVICES INCREASES INVOLVEMENT WITH IRL Sponsorship of season opener, McCormack Motorsports included in multifaceted program ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 10, 1998 - TransWorld Diversified Services, Inc. has agreed to 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...

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. ...

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 ...

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...