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Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Billy Kamphausen Undergoes Surgery

CHAMPCAR/CART: Billy Kamphausen Undergoes Surgery

Billy Kamphausen Undergoes Coronary Surgery CART Assistant Vice President of Logistics & Assistant Technical Director Billy Kamphausen underwent successful coronary surgery Thursday night. He had been complaining of dizziness and a burning...

Tue 29 Jun 1999
IRL: Cleveland Added to 2000 Schedule

IRL: Cleveland Added to 2000 Schedule

CLEVELAND, June 29, 1999 - One of the most popular racing festivals in the United States will become part of the Pep Boys Indy Racing League schedule in 2000. The Medic Drug Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar, July 7-9,...

Thu 06 May 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Roger Penske Buys Lola Chassis

CHAMPCAR/CART: Roger Penske Buys Lola Chassis

Penske Buys A New Car Marlboro Team Penske has a new Lola. By Robin Miller After four races in the 1999 FedEx Championship, Team Penske is again struggling to be competitive with its own chassis. So on Monday, Roger Penske went...

Sat 16 Oct 1999
IRL: Pit Road Crash Injures Twelve At Texas

IRL: Pit Road Crash Injures Twelve At Texas

Christi Lewien - motorsport.com FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 17, 1999) Twelve people were injured, ten of whom were hospitalized, at the final practice for the Mall.com 500 when rookie Niclas Jonsson lost control of his car on pit road. The list of...

Thu 20 May 1999
IRL: Team Cheever Notes 1999-05-20

IRL: Team Cheever Notes 1999-05-20

Eddie Cheever Jr. INDY 500 PRACTICE NOTES (May 20, 1999) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Reigning Indy 500 winner, Eddie Cheever, Jr. and his ...

Sun 23 May 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Jim Swintal - Above the Crowd

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jim Swintal - Above the Crowd

Above the Crowd by Anne Proffit CART's chief starter talks about the view above the start-finish line. What's it like out there? Ask Jim Swintal, CART's most visible official outside of CEO Andrew Craig. On his perch above each start-finish...

Thu 04 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Friends, family say goodbye to Greg Moore

CHAMPCAR/CART: Friends, family say goodbye to Greg Moore

Friends, family say goodbye to Greg Moore JIM MORRISVancouver Sun VANCOUVER (CP) - Greg Moore was remembered Wednesday as a man who flooded his friends with memories and left their hearts burning with his passion for life. A cold rain and...

Mon 02 Aug 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes-Benz - The Great Race of 1895

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes-Benz - The Great Race of 1895

The Great Race of 1895 Chicago Foregoes Turkey To Witness First Auto Race in U.S. MONTVALE, N.J. (August 2, 1999) * A year before Henry Ford built his quadricycle, there were the original automotive pioneers, and first among them were Gottlieb...

Sat 23 Jan 1999
IRL: Scott Harrington Assembles Team in 25 Days for Orlando Race

IRL: Scott Harrington Assembles Team in 25 Days for Orlando Race

Harrington Assembles IRL Team In Just 25 Days But Feels Better-Prepared Than Ever LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 22 - If getting there is half the fun, Scott Harrington is having a blast. ...

Tue 30 Mar 1999
IRL: Stan Wattles, Donnie Beechler Enter Indy500

IRL: Stan Wattles, Donnie Beechler Enter Indy500

WATTLES, BEECHLER ENTER INDIANAPOLIS 500 By Paul Kelly indy500.com INDIANAPOLIS, March 30, 1999 - Stan Wattles and Donnie Beechler entered the Indianapolis 500 on March 26, as both seek to make their second career start in the Greatest...

Wed 08 Dec 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Engineer Diane Holl Joins Della Penna Motorsports

CHAMPCAR/CART: Engineer Diane Holl Joins Della Penna Motorsports

Indianapolis, Ind. (December 8, 1999) - Team owner John Della Penna announced today that Diane Holl has joined his team to engineer Richie Hearn's Toyota/Reynard Champ Car for the 2000 FedEx Championship Series. Holl has established...

Tue 18 May 1999
IRL: Indy 500 Infiniti Notes and Quotes, May 17

IRL: Indy 500 Infiniti Notes and Quotes, May 17

INFINITI INDY NOTES AND QUOTES INDIANAPOLIS 500, MAY 17, 1999 Infiniti Indy Design Team Members - Frank Honsowetz, Manager, Infiniti Motorsports; Stuart Duncan; Hans Hermann; Ed Pink, Ed Pink Racing Engines; Yoshio Taguchi, Manager, Motorsports...

Fri 19 Feb 1999
IRL: Dick Simon Racing files first entry for 83rd Indy 500

IRL: Dick Simon Racing files first entry for 83rd Indy 500

DICK SIMON RACING FILES FIRST ENTRY FOR 83RD INDY 500 By Dick Mittman indy500.com INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 1999 -- Dick Simon, once again a car owner, wasted little time becoming the first entrant for the 83rd Indianapolis 500-Mile Race...

Sun 31 Oct 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Greg Moore Killed at California Speedway

CHAMPCAR/CART: Greg Moore Killed at California Speedway

David Reininger - motorsport.com Fontana, Calif. (October 31, 1999) - Greg Moore, 26, of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, was fatally injured this afternoon in a single car accident at the California Speedway. Ten laps into the race Moore ...

Wed 19 May 1999
IRL: 1999 Indy 500 TV Schedule

IRL: 1999 Indy 500 TV Schedule

1999 INDIANAPOLIS 500 BROADCAST SCHEDULE ABC Saturday, May 22 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Indy 500 Pole Day Sunday, May 23 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Indy 500 "Bubble Day" Sunday, May 30 10:00 a.m.-2:30...

Tue 02 Nov 1999
IRL: IRL 2000 Schedule Announced

IRL: IRL 2000 Schedule Announced

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 2, 1999 - The Pep Boys Indy Racing League released a 10-event schedule for the 2000 season today. In the shadows of the Magic Kingdom, the teams of the Pep Boys Indy Racing League will begin the 2000 season Jan. 29 with the...

Mon 26 Jul 1999
IRL: Driver Ed to Indy Cars - Scott Harrington Dover Preview

IRL: Driver Ed to Indy Cars - Scott Harrington Dover Preview

DOVER, Del., July 26 - Marvin Stout will always consider Scott Harrington to be one of his star pupils. Stout was Harrington's high school driver-education teacher. Today Stout still teaches for a living but he's also ...

Sat 17 Apr 1999
IRL: John Menard Statement On Tony Stewart

IRL: John Menard Statement On Tony Stewart

April 17, 1999 STATEMENT FROM JOHN MENARD REGARDING DRIVER TONY STEWART AND THE 1999 INDIANAPOLIS 500: "As I've said all along, we believe we have a contract with Tony to drive for Team Menard in the 1999 Indy 500. I have no desire to keep...

Fri 17 Dec 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Rahal Announces Race Appointments

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Rahal Announces Race Appointments

HILLIARD, OH . . . Team Rahal owner Bobby Rahal and General Manager Scott Roembke announced today the promotion of five key members of the race team for the 2000 CART FedEx Championship Series. Assuming new positions within the race team will...

Tue 19 Jan 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe and Tasman Motorsports Group Merge Forces

CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe and Tasman Motorsports Group Merge Forces

Forsythe and Tasman Motorsports Group Merge Forces Forsythe Championship Racing Team Launched WHEELING, Illinois and HILLIARD, Ohio (January 19) -- Gerald Forsythe and Steve Horne have announced the formation of Forsythe Championship...

Wed 08 Dec 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal-Kroger Columbus Charities Pro-Am Donation

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal-Kroger Columbus Charities Pro-Am Donation

HILLIARD, OH . . .The 11th annual Bobby Rahal-Kroger Columbus Charities Pro-AM donated $150,000 to four central-Ohio children's charities in a presentation Wednesday morning. The check presentations were made at the Team Rahal Headquarters by ...

Sat 11 Sep 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fluor Corporation Joins Team Rahal as a Sponsor

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fluor Corporation Joins Team Rahal as a Sponsor

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 10, 1999 - Fluor Corporation's (NYSE:FLR) new logo, unveiled on Thursday as part of a new branding strategy for the global engineering, construction and diversified services company, will be featured on two of the ...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
IRL: Indy Racing League Names Two to Media Staff

IRL: Indy Racing League Names Two to Media Staff

INDY RACING LEAGUE ADDS GREEN, AGAN TO MEDIA STAFF INDIANAPOLIS, March 3, 1999 - Veteran motorsports publicist Ron Green has been named manager of media relations for the Indy Racing League, league executive director Leo Mehl...

Tue 07 Dec 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Penske Take Delivery of First Reynard

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Penske Take Delivery of First Reynard

READING, Pa. -- Marlboro Team Penske has received their first Reynard 2KI chassis and is currently preparing it for its initial test session on December 8th and 9th on the road course at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Plans call for veteran driver Gil...

Sun 07 Feb 1999
Thu 03 Jun 1999
IRL: Texas Entry List, Fast Facts

IRL: Texas Entry List, Fast Facts

Pep Boys Indy Racing League Longhorn 500 Presented by MCI WorldCom At Texas Motor Speedway June 12, 1999 Car Driver Residence Car Name C/E/T Entrant Chief Mechanic 2 Greg Ray Plano,...

Sat 22 May 1999
IRL: Indy 500 Oldsmobile Pole Qualifying Report

IRL: Indy 500 Oldsmobile Pole Qualifying Report

OLDSMOBILE WINS THIRD STRAIGHT INDY 500 POLE IRL Aurora V8 Sweeps First Five Rows, Powers 30 of 33 Qualifiers in First-Day Qualifying for Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS - For the third consecutive year, Oldsmobile's IRL Aurora V8 powered the ...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lipitor Named Offical Sponsor

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lipitor Named Offical Sponsor

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 17, 1999) - Championship Auto Racing Teams announced a partnership agreement today with Parke-Davis and Pfizer at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach naming LIPITOR(R) (atorvastatin calcium) as an Official ...

Thu 18 Nov 1999
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...

Mon 07 Jun 1999
IRL: TMS Hopes to See Helmets on Pit Crews for Texas

IRL: TMS Hopes to See Helmets on Pit Crews for Texas

SPEEDWAY HOPES TO SEE HELMETS ON PIT CREWS FOR TEXAS FORT WORTH-DALLAS (June 7, 1999) -- Texas Motor Speedway general manager Eddie Gossage Monday urged Pep Boys Indy Racing League pit crews to wear helmets during Saturday night's Longhorn 500...

Fri 21 May 1999
IRL: 13 1/2 Hours of Live Indy 500 Qualifying on ABC, ESPN

IRL: 13 1/2 Hours of Live Indy 500 Qualifying on ABC, ESPN

ABC, ESPN TO FEATURE 13 1/2 HOURS OF LIVE INDY QUALIFYING INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 1999-ABC Sports and ESPN will combine to present 13 1/2 hours of live TV coverage of this weekend's qualifying for the 83rd Indianapolis 500. PPG Pole Qualifying...

Tue 30 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Billy Kamphausen Update 99-03-30

CHAMPCAR/CART: Billy Kamphausen Update 99-03-30

Kamphausen Update From CART This is from a letter to the CART community from CART Sr. VP, Tim Mayer in regard to Billy Kamphausen: "This weekend, he suffered some complications, which were unwelcome news. Saturday was a particularly tense...

Wed 08 Dec 1999
IRL: Rookie Schroeder lands full-time ride with Tri Star

IRL: Rookie Schroeder lands full-time ride with Tri Star

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999 -- Larry Curry, Tony Stewart, Andy Card and Rick Ehrgott of Tri Star Motorsports announced that they have signed Jeret Schroeder to drive for the team in Indy Racing League events in 2000, including the ...

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. ...

Mon 08 Feb 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes-Benz To Run IC108E 'Phase III' Engine

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mercedes-Benz To Run IC108E 'Phase III' Engine

Mercedes-Benz To Run IC108E 'Phase III' in 1999 ontinuous Development Improves Champ Car Engine PLYMOUTH, Mich. (Feb. 8, 1999) -- Mercedes-Benz will compete with the IC108E 'Phase III' for the 1999 CART FedEx Championship Series.

Mon 06 Dec 1999
IRL: Jeret Schroeder Lands Tri Star Ride

IRL: Jeret Schroeder Lands Tri Star Ride

WESTFIELD, Ind., Dec. 6 - Larry Curry, Tony Stewart, Andy Card and Rick Ehrgott of Tri Star Motorsports announced today that they have signed Jeret Schroeder of Vineland, N.J., to drive one of their Dallara Auroras in Indy Racing League ...

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