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Mon 13 Dec 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: New Millennium Bring High Hopes for Toyota

CHAMPCAR/CART: New Millennium Bring High Hopes for Toyota

The new millennium brings new challenges and hopefully new triumphs on a variety of fronts for Toyota, varying from the streets of Long Beach to the Mexican deserts, and from the winding mountain road of Pikes Peak to the high-banks of Daytona.

Sun 12 Dec 1999
IRL: Robby McGehee Joins Treadway Racing

IRL: Robby McGehee Joins Treadway Racing

Skip Barber News 1999-12-12 It has been quite an off-season for Robby McGehee. First, he got to revisit some childhood memories when he was named to the Century of St. Louis All-Sports Team. Then McGehee, a Skip Barber Three Day Racing School...

Sat 11 Dec 1999
IRL: Greg Ray rules final day of Orlando Open Test

IRL: Greg Ray rules final day of Orlando Open Test

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Saturday, Dec. 11, 1999 - Greg Ray crept closer to the Walt Disney World Speedway track record Saturday during the final day of a two-day Open Test for the Indy Racing League, with a lap of 21.281 seconds, 169.165...

IRL: Orlando New 3.5L IRL Oldsmobile Test

IRL: Orlando New 3.5L IRL Oldsmobile Test

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Oldsmobile reached another milepost in its Indy car engine program today with a successful test of the new 3.5-liter version of the IRL Aurora V8 that will compete in the Indy Racing League series in 2000. With smaller...

Fri 10 Dec 1999
IRL: USAC Standouts to Test with Panther Racing

IRL: USAC Standouts to Test with Panther Racing

Indianapolis, IN - Pennzoil Panther Racing will again provide the standouts of the United States Auto Club (USAC) a chance to earn their Indy Racing League competition licenses. This marks the 2nd year Panther Racing has provided the crew and...

IRL: Panther Racing - A New Look for 2000

IRL: Panther Racing - A New Look for 2000

Indianapolis, IN - After two years of running with a significant amount of black paint on the Panther Racing Indy Car, the Scott Goodyear driven machine is changing, reviving a 20-year old theme from the history books of Pennzoil motorsports. ...

IRL: Greg Ray fastest on first day of Open Orlando Test

IRL: Greg Ray fastest on first day of Open Orlando Test

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Friday, Dec. 10, 1999 - Greg Ray, the 1999 Indy Racing League series champion, led the way during the first day of the Indy Racing League Open Test at Walt Disney World Speedway, posting a top lap of 21.736...

IRL: Greg Ray earns top All-America honors

IRL: Greg Ray earns top All-America honors

RAY NAMED TO TOP ALL-AMERICA AUTO RACING TEAM INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 10, 1999 - 1999 Indy Racing League champion Greg Ray was named to the first team of the 1999 All-America Auto Racing Team in the Open Wheel category, while 1999 ...

Thu 09 Dec 1999
IRL: Indy Lights Veteran Derek Higgins Passes Rookie Test

IRL: Indy Lights Veteran Derek Higgins Passes Rookie Test

INDY LIGHTS VETERAN HIGGINS PASSES INDY RACING ROOKIE TEST LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999 - Indy Lights star Derek Higgins passed his Indy Racing League rookie test Dec. 9 at Walt Disney World Speedway in a car prepared...

IRL: Notebook Dec. 9, 1999

IRL: Notebook Dec. 9, 1999

INDY RACING LEAGUE NOTEBOOK Foyt happy to welcome CART teams back home to Indiana INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999 - Auto racing legend A.J. Foyt is looking forward to the challenge that the return of a number of CART teams to the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car Drivers Cook Dinner for Minneapolis Family

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car Drivers Cook Dinner for Minneapolis Family

BLAINE, Minn. (December 9, 1999) - Two of the hottest Champ Car drivers on the FedEx Championship Series backed off the throttle a bit Wednesday evening and spent a few hours preparing and eating dinner with an intimate gathering of CART race...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mo Nunn Talks About His New Team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mo Nunn Talks About His New Team

December 9, 1999 CHAMPIONSHIP AUTO RACING TEAMS, INC. MIKE ZIZZO: Our special guest is Morris Nunn, the former chief technical manager for Target Chip/Ganassi racing and reigning champion, Juan Montoya. Morris has announced that he...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Miami Alexandre Taglianai Passes First Test with Player's

CHAMPCAR/CART: Miami Alexandre Taglianai Passes First Test with Player's

Completion of testing sessions on the Homestead, Florida road course ALEX TAGLIANI PASSES FIRST TEST ABOARD HIS PLAYER'S REYNARD WITH FLYING COLOURS Homestead, Florida, December 9, 1999 - On the Homestead road course, rookie driver Alexandre...

CHAMPCAR/CART: An Interview with Morris Nunn

CHAMPCAR/CART: An Interview with Morris Nunn

CHAMPIONSHIP AUTO RACING TEAMS, INC. AN INTERVIEW WITH MORRIS NUNN MIKE ZIZZO: Our special guest is Morris Nunn, the former chief technical manager for Target Chip/Ganassi racing and reigning champion, Juan Montoya. Morris has ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Miami Penske Completes Successful Test

CHAMPCAR/CART: Miami Penske Completes Successful Test

PENSKE COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL TEST FOR MARLBORO GRAND PRIX OF MIAMI HOMESTEAD (Dec. 9) -- The most experienced team in the history of the CART FedEx Championship Series is starting out with a clean sheet for 2000. Marlboro Team Penske got to know...

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series Happenings December 9, 1999

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series Happenings December 9, 1999

CART FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES HAPPENINGS Notes and Quotes from Championship Auto Racing Teams, December 9, 1999 Championship Auto Racing Teams announced this week changes in testing and tire supply rules for the 2000 season. Under the changes...

Wed 08 Dec 1999
IRL: Orlando Open Test 1999-12-08

IRL: Orlando Open Test 1999-12-08

DELPHI INDY 200 INDY RACING LEAGUE OPEN TEST PARTICIPANTS Dec. 10-11, Walt Disney World Speedway, Orlando, Fla. Team Driver(s) Bradley Motorsports Buzz Calkins Conti Racing TBA Hemelgarn Racing Buddy ...

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 ...

IRL: Robby McGehee, Energizer move to Treadway Racing

IRL: Robby McGehee, Energizer move to Treadway Racing

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999 -- Treadway Racing has reached an agreement with Energizer Motorsports and rising star Robby McGehee to drive for the elite Indy Racing League team for the 2000 season. 1999 Indianapolis 500 Bank One Rookie...

IRL: Orlando Preview

IRL: Orlando Preview

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999 -- Fifty-five days have flown by since Greg Ray celebrated his Indy Racing League championship at the start-finish line and Mark Dismore wept tears of joy in victory circle as the race winner...

IRL: Robby McGehee, Energizer Sign with Treadway Racing for 2000

IRL: Robby McGehee, Energizer Sign with Treadway Racing for 2000

Indianapolis, IN: Treadway Racing is pleased to announce an agreement with Energizer Motorsports and rising star Robby McGehee for the 2000 Indy Racing League season. The talented 26 year-old has been running under a testing contract with the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Miami Gil de Ferran, Alexandre Tagliani Open 2000 Testing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Miami Gil de Ferran, Alexandre Tagliani Open 2000 Testing

HOMESTEAD (December 8, 1999) -- There was no popping of champagne corks, or any Y2K glitches, just the roar of 800-horsepower engines to celebrate the beginning of the new year at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Gil de Ferran and rookie Alexandre ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mo Nunn Forms New Team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mo Nunn Forms New Team

Indianapolis, Indiana,(December 8, 1999 - Morris Nunn, chief technical manager for five CART Champions, announced today the formation of Mo Nunn Racing to compete in the CART FedEx Championship Series beginning with the 2000 season. The new...

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 ...