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Mon 29 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: SAMF3: Hoover Orsi To Test With Della Penna

CHAMPCAR/CART: SAMF3: Hoover Orsi To Test With Della Penna

Indianapolis, Ind. (November 29, 1999) - Della Penna Motorsports team owner John Della Penna is providing the winner of the South American Formula 3 Championship an opportunity to test a Champ Car for the second consecutive year. In 1999, ...

Wed 24 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series Happenings, 1999-11-24

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series Happenings, 1999-11-24

* PAUL NEWMAN TO HEAD CHARITY EFFORT Actor Paul Newman, co-owner of Newman/Haas Racing, has been designated as the chairman and national spokesman of the Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy, a venture launched last week with the goal...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Greg Moore's No 99 is Retired

CHAMPCAR/CART: Greg Moore's No 99 is Retired

The Championship Auto Racing Teams team owners voted unanimously last week to retire car number "99" as a tribute to driver Greg Moore, who lost his life in an accident in CART's season finale at California Speedway on Oct. 31. ...

Tue 23 Nov 1999
IRL: Galles Signs Al Unser Jr.

IRL: Galles Signs Al Unser Jr.

Galles ECR Racing Signs Al Unser Jr. To A Multi Year Contract Albuquerque, NM, November, 23, 1999 -- Indy Racing League Car Owner, Rick Galles, announced today that Galles ECR Racing has signed Al Unser Jr., to a five year contract to run in...

IRL: Al Unser Jr. to go Indy Racing in 2000 with Galles Racing

IRL: Al Unser Jr. to go Indy Racing in 2000 with Galles Racing

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 23, 1999 - One of the legends of American auto racing is moving to the Pep Boys Indy Racing League in 2000, as team owner Rick Galles announced Tuesday that Al Unser Jr. has signed a multiyear contract to drive for Galles ECR...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Hass to Run Lola in 2000

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Hass to Run Lola in 2000

Lola Cars International announced today that Carl Haas Automobile Imports Inc. will be the North America distributor for Lola. In addition, Newman/Haas Racing, co-owned by actor/race car driver Paul Newman and racing entrepenuer, Carl A. Haas,...

Mon 22 Nov 1999
IRL: Rick Galles Announces New Partner

IRL: Rick Galles Announces New Partner

Albuquerque, NM, November 22, 1999 - Indy Racing League Car Owner, Rick Galles, announced today a new partnership within his racing organization Galles has formed a partnership with ECR, a company owned by Roger Elliot and Tommy Constantine. ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest and CART Launch Holiday Food Drive

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest and CART Launch Holiday Food Drive

CART COMMUNITY LAUNCHES SECOND ANNUAL HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE THE international motor racing community has been called upon to show their festive spirit and support the second annual CART Cares '99 Holiday Food Drive. The drive was launched this...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Player's/Forsythe Signs on for Ford-Cosworth XF Power

CHAMPCAR/CART: Player's/Forsythe Signs on for Ford-Cosworth XF Power

In a move designed to bolster Ford-Cosworth's Champ Car program for 2000, Ford will supply Player's-Forsythe Racing XF engines for the 2000 season. Ford-Cosworth and Player's have a winning history together which included winning the 1995...

Fri 19 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Honda Repeats CART 'Triple Crown' Chamionships

CHAMPCAR/CART: Honda Repeats CART 'Triple Crown' Chamionships

TORRANCE, CA (November 17,1999) - At the start of the 1999 CART FedEx Championship season few believed Honda, it's drivers and teams could top the 1998 "Triple Crown" winning effort: Manufacturer's Champion, PPG Cup driver's title, and Rookie of...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Roox(tm) added to CART Licensed Products

CHAMPCAR/CART: Roox(tm) added to CART Licensed Products

DETROIT (November 19, 1999) - Champ Car racing fans now have an even wider variety of CART FedEx Championship Series collectible racing memorabilia. ROOX(tm) Corporation is joining with CART Licensed Products, the licensing and merchandising...

Thu 18 Nov 1999
IRL: Ryan Hampton and Larry Foyt Pass Rookie Orientation Program

IRL: Ryan Hampton and Larry Foyt Pass Rookie Orientation Program

Hampton and Foyt Easily Pass IRL Rookie Tests FORT WORTH, Nov. 17 - Ryan Hampton, 25, of Glendora, Calif., and Larry Foyt, 22, of Houston, both breezed through the four-phase Rookie Orientation Program (ROP) for the Pep Boys...

IRL: Larry Foyt, Ryan Hampton Rookie Test Results

IRL: Larry Foyt, Ryan Hampton Rookie Test Results

FOYT, HAMPTON PASS ROOKIE TESTS AT TEXAS FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 18, 1999 - A legendary name could be back in the cockpit of an Indy Racing car next year as Larry Foyt, son of four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt, passed his Indy Racing...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL drivers welcome competition

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL drivers welcome competition

IRL drivers welcome competition (Nov. 18, 1999) -- Eddie Cheever knows top CART teams might run next year in the Indianapolis 500, making it more difficult for him to win the race a second time. THAT WINNING FEELING: Eddie Cheever celebrates...

IRL: Leo Mehl to step down as Executive Director

IRL: Leo Mehl to step down as Executive Director

MEHL TO STEP DOWN AS INDY RACING LEAGUE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 1999 - Tony George, founder of the Indy Racing League and president and chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, announced today that...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Series Happenings, 1999-11-18

CHAMPCAR/CART: Series Happenings, 1999-11-18

FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES HAPPENINGS Notes and Quotes from Championship Auto Racing Teams, November 18, 1999 Herdez, the Mexican food company which serves as primary sponsor of Michel Jourdain Jr.'s car in the...

Wed 17 Nov 1999
IRL: Scott Goodyear and Panther Sign Deal

IRL: Scott Goodyear and Panther Sign Deal

Goodyear and Panther Racing Sign Deal Indianapolis, IN-Pennzoil Panther Racing and driver Scott Goodyear reached an agreement this week to continue their relationship through the 2000 Indy Racing League season. Goodyear has been the primary ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: John Della Penna Goes Into Veronica's Closet

CHAMPCAR/CART: John Della Penna Goes Into Veronica's Closet

Della Penna Star Struck on Veronica's Closet Indianapolis, Ind. (Wednesday, November 17) - CART team owner John Della Penna makes his television debut on Veronica's Closet's Thanksgiving show airing Monday, November 22 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Gordon Announces Plans To Run Winston Cup in 2000

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Gordon Announces Plans To Run Winston Cup in 2000

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 17, 1999) – The much-anticipated return of Robby Gordon to the NASCAR Winston Cup Series came to fruition today as Team Gordon announced plans to compete on the circuit full-time beginning in the 2000 season. Team ...

Tue 16 Nov 1999
IRL: Greg Ray Completes Speedy Test at Kentucky Speedway

IRL: Greg Ray Completes Speedy Test at Kentucky Speedway

BARNHART, RAY GIVE THUMBS UP TO KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY SPARTA, Ky., Nov. 16, 1999 - Under the supervision of Pep Boys Indy Racing League Director of Racing Operations Brian Barnhart, Team Menard driver Greg Ray recorded several laps at speeds faster...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bill Lester To Test Lights Car

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bill Lester To Test Lights Car

DETROIT (November 16, 1999) - Californian Bill Lester has been selected to take the next step in Championship Auto Racing Teams' African-American Driver Development Program, a test session in an Indy Lights car on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at ...

Mon 15 Nov 1999
IRL: St. Clair Apparel Named Official Clothier

IRL: St. Clair Apparel Named Official Clothier

ST. CLAIR APPAREL NAMED OFFICIAL CLOTHIER OF INDY RACING FOR 2000 INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 1999 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway and St. Clair Apparel, Inc. today announced a major agreement establishing St. Clair Apparel as the "Official Clothier"...

IRL: Energizer Counts Successes On & Off The Track in '99

IRL: Energizer Counts Successes On & Off The Track in '99

ENERGIZER CAPS FIRST IRL SEASON HAVING ACHIEVED NOTABLE SUCCESSES ON AND OFF THE RACETRACK INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 15, 1999) -- That famous Energizer Bunny has led quite an illustrious career over the years as it just keeps going and going. But ...

Sat 13 Nov 1999
IRL: Ray, Menard are Big Winners at Awards Ceremony

IRL: Ray, Menard are Big Winners at Awards Ceremony

DRIVERS, TEAMS TAKE HOME NEARLY $3 MILLION AT AWARDS CEREMONY INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 13, 1999 - 1999 Pep Boys Indy Racing League champion Greg Ray and team owner John Menard took home more than $1 million of the $2.8 million in bonuses and...

Fri 12 Nov 1999
IRL: Greg Ray, Team Menard to take center stage at Awards Ceremony

IRL: Greg Ray, Team Menard to take center stage at Awards Ceremony

RAY, TEAM MENARD TO RECEIVE TOP HONORS AT AWARDS GALA INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 12, 1999 - Indy Racing drivers and teams will be honored in style for their achievements during the 1999 season at the annual Pep Boys Indy Racing League Awards Ceremony...

Thu 11 Nov 1999
IRL: League Notebook 1999-11-11

IRL: League Notebook 1999-11-11

PEP BOYS INDY RACING LEAGUE NOTEBOOK Cheever gearing up to read with children; Carlson family welcomes new son INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 1999 - 1998 Indianapolis 500 winner Eddie Cheever Jr., an avid reader and book collector, will help ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Season Review Show Broadcast Dates

CHAMPCAR/CART: Season Review Show Broadcast Dates

The CART season review show will be broadcast on Sunday, November 28 at 6 PM EST on ESPN. The re-broadcast is slated for Tuesday, November 30 at 1 PM EST, also on ESPN. ...

Wed 10 Nov 1999
IRL: Eddie Cheever celebrates National Children's Book Week

IRL: Eddie Cheever celebrates National Children's Book Week

Indianapolis, IN. (November 10, 1999) - 1998 Indianapolis 500 winner, Eddie Cheever, will help usher in National Children's Book Week along with Half Price Books at a special reading event at the Half Pint Library at Riley Hospital for Children...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Brack and Halliday Sign With Rahal

CHAMPCAR/CART: Brack and Halliday Sign With Rahal

CART FedEx Championship Series KENNY BRACK TO PILOT TEAM RAHAL'S SHELL FORD IN 2000 Kenny Brack, the 1998 Indy Racing League Champion and 1999 Indianapolis 500 winner, will drive Team Rahal's Shell Ford-Cosworth next season. Brack, who...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kenny Brack Signs With Team Rahal

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kenny Brack Signs With Team Rahal

KENNY BRACK JOINS TEAM RAHAL AS SHELL DRIVER HILLIARD, Ohio . . .CART FedEx Championship Series competitors Team Rahal today announced that Kenny Brack, the 1998 Indy Racing League champion and 1999 Indianapolis 500 winner, has signed with the...

Tue 09 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Morris Nunn Set with Mercedes-Benz, but No Driver

CHAMPCAR/CART: Morris Nunn Set with Mercedes-Benz, but No Driver

Nunn Set to Sign Mercedes-Benz Deal Lack of a driver is only remaining obstacle. by Gordon Kirby Veteran race engineer Morris Nunn says he's close to signing a deal to own and operate a factory-backed Mercedes-Benz CART team with PacWest...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Increase in television viewers for 1999 season

CHAMPCAR/CART: Increase in television viewers for 1999 season

DETROIT (November 9, 1999) - The number of U.S. television households that tuned into Championship Auto Racing Teams' FedEx Championship Series during its 20-race season increased by 5.8 percent in 1999, according to information compiled by...

Mon 08 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Helio Castro-Neves to drive for Penske in 2000

CHAMPCAR/CART: Helio Castro-Neves to drive for Penske in 2000

November 8, 1999, Reading, PA - Helio Castro-Neves has joined Marlboro Team Penske to drive alongside teammate Gil de Ferran in the 2000 CART FedEx Series, Roger S. Penske announced today. Both drivers will pilot identical red and white Marlboro...

Sun 07 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Michel Jourdain Condolencias para Greg Moore

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michel Jourdain Condolencias para Greg Moore

JOURDAIN JR. ENVÍA SUS CONDOLENCIAS A LA FAMILIA DE GREG MOORE El piloto Herdez Michel Jourdain Jr. , quien tuvo una excelente intervención en la carrera Marlboro 500, prefirió no hablar de su actuación automovilística y sólo hizo ...

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