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Tue 19 Oct 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Hawaiian Super Prix Cancelled, Promoter Fails to Meet Funding Agreement

CHAMPCAR/CART: Hawaiian Super Prix Cancelled, Promoter Fails to Meet Funding Agreement

DETROIT (Oct. 19, 1999) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE:MPH) announced today that the Hawaiian Super Prix event has been cancelled, due to the race promoter's inability to meet its financial obligations, in accordance with the terms...

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 ...

Thu 02 Dec 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest completes successful shakedown of new Reynard 2KI

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest completes successful shakedown of new Reynard 2KI

Indianapolis, IN - PacWest Racing Group completed a successful "shakedown" test of their new Mercedes-Benz-powered Reynard Champ Car at Putnam Park, west of Indianapolis today. During a five-hour period the car was driven more than 100 miles ...

Fri 23 Apr 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Trap Speeds Do Not Tell the Whole Story

CHAMPCAR/CART: Trap Speeds Do Not Tell the Whole Story

Fastest Isn't Always First - by Marc Sproule, CART.com Editor The information age has made things easier for us nosy reporters who want to know things that race teams don't always want us to know -- things like how fast their cars are in...

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...

Sat 22 May 1999
IRL: Herb Porter Critical in Auto Crash

IRL: Herb Porter Critical in Auto Crash

Indy racing horsepower wizard Herb Porter was seriously injured Thursday night in an auto/truck accident on I-74 west of Indianapolis. Shortly before 9:30 PM a semi- had crashed and was...

Thu 30 Sep 1999
IRL: IMS to Sponsor Disney World Attraction

IRL: IMS to Sponsor Disney World Attraction

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TO SPONSOR TOMORROWLAND SPEEDWAY AT WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT'S MAGIC KINGDOM Redesigned Attraction to Feature Landmarks of World Famous Indy Speedway LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 30, 1999 - Walt Disney World...

Tue 12 Jan 1999
IRL: Invincible Sportswear named Official Clothier

IRL: Invincible Sportswear named Official Clothier

INVINCIBLE SPORTSWEAR NAMED OFFICIAL CLOTHIER OF PEP BOYS INDY RACING LEAGUE INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 12, 1999 - Invincible Sportswear, a Dallas-based company, has reached an agreement with the Indy Racing League and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

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...

Wed 06 Oct 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gerald Forsythe Invests in Rockingham UK Track

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gerald Forsythe Invests in Rockingham UK Track

NEW BRITISH MOTOR RACING FACILITY ATTRACTS INVESTMENT FROM GERALD FORSYTHE AND INDECK GROUP Leading US motor sports and energy industry entrepreneur, Gerald Forsythe, today announced a further expansion into European motorsport, with ...

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 ...

Tue 21 Sep 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gonzalo Rodriguez Memorial Fund

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gonzalo Rodriguez Memorial Fund

The family of Gonzalo Rodriguez has established a fund in his memory to support Uruguayan race-car drivers. The following statement is from his parents, Jorge Rodriguez and Lilian Bongoll. "So that Gonzalo's dream of representing and elevating...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

Fri 05 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Walter Payton Memorial Service

CHAMPCAR/CART: Walter Payton Memorial Service

CHICAGO - A public memorial service for Hall of Famer Walter Payton, the NFL's all-time leading rusher, will be held Saturday at Soldier Field. Payton died Monday of bile duct cancer. He was 45. Nicknamed "Sweetness," Payton played 13...

Tue 20 Apr 1999
IRL: Treadway Racing and Unistar Team up for Indy500

IRL: Treadway Racing and Unistar Team up for Indy500

Treadway Racing and Unistar Team up for 1999 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis, IN: Unistar Financial Service Corp. and Treadway Racing have finalized a two race agreement to include the 1999 Indianapolis 500 on May 30th and the Longhorn 500 in...

Fri 11 Jun 1999
IRL: Texas Scott harrington Friday Report

IRL: Texas Scott harrington Friday Report

Harrington Was Third-Fastest in Session Before Accident FORT WORTH-DALLAS, June 11 - "I hope everybody knows how well we were running here, and I want to thank everybody for their concern," said Scott Harrington Friday after...

Thu 13 May 1999
IRL: Indy 500 Goodyear Tire Fast Facts

IRL: Indy 500 Goodyear Tire Fast Facts

GOODYEAR FAST FACTS FOR THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY -- 2.5-MILE OVAL INDIANAPOLIS, IND., MAY 30, 1999 NUMBER OF TIRES REQUIRED: PRIMARY FRONT PRIMARY REAR 1,200 1,600 OPTIONAL FRONT OPTIONAL REAR 800...

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...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Heavy hearts bid Moore good-bye

CHAMPCAR/CART: Heavy hearts bid Moore good-bye

Heavy hearts bid Moore good-bye Mike Beamish,Vancouver Sun A face of pure joy. So vital. So vibrant. So expressive. So sudden. Gone in a heartbeat. Not many of the young chargers in Championship Auto Racing Teams have had to attend the ...

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...

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...