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Mon 27 Nov 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Reynard's Ashmore moves to Champ team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Reynard's Ashmore moves to Champ team

Reynard Motorsport today announced that after seven years with the Company, Bruce Ashmore, President of North American Operations, leaves to join one of the top Champ Car Teams as Technical Director. Bruce was instrumental in establishing Reynard...

CHAMPCAR/CART: News, notes and quotes from 2001 teams

CHAMPCAR/CART: News, notes and quotes from 2001 teams

Player's Forsythe Racing announced Tuesday that Canadian drivers Patrick Carpentier and Alex Tagliani would once again form the team's driving tandem for the 2001 FedEx Championship Series season. Both drivers contributed significantly to the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player's sign Carpentier to team with Tagliani

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player's sign Carpentier to team with Tagliani

Montreal, Quebec, November 21, 2000 Team Player's management announced today that Patrick Carpentier would once again team up with Alex Tagliani for the 2001 FedEx CART Championship, which begins on March 11 in Monterrey, Mexico. Carpentier, who...

Tue 21 Nov 2000
IRL: IMS chairman donates gift for spinal cord research

IRL: IMS chairman donates gift for spinal cord research

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 20, 2000 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chairman Mari Hulman George is contributing $2.7 million to Purdue University and Indiana University to establish endowed professorships at both schools for their joint paralysis ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: IMAX 'Super Speedway' success

CHAMPCAR/CART: IMAX 'Super Speedway' success

DETROIT (November 20, 2000) - Success on the streets and ovals has found its way to success on the big screen for Champ Car racing. The IMAX film, "Super Speedway," has now hit 80 giant screens world-wide, bringing the story of CART's Newman/Haas...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
IRL: Weekly notebook 2000-11-16

IRL: Weekly notebook 2000-11-16

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000 - Indy Racing Northern Light Series standout Robbie Buhl will serve as the grand marshal of the Field's Jingle Elf Parade on Thanksgiving Day in downtown Chicago, one of the largest holiday parades in the ...

IRL: Reif receives top honors

IRL: Reif receives top honors

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000 - For the second consecutive year, Bob Reif, senior vice president, sales and marketing and chief marketing officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indy Racing League, was named to Street & Smith's...

IRL: Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 2000 racing season
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IRL: Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 2000 racing season

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000 - One-hundred and fifty-two drivers from around the world racked up 37,014 racing miles - nearly 1.5 times around the Earth -- at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the unprecedented 2000 season. ...

IRL: Blueprint Racing look back andforward

IRL: Blueprint Racing look back andforward

BEDFORD PARK, IL., Wednesday, November 15, 2000 -- Blueprint Racing Enterprises, LLC launched into its first full year of competition with high hopes and a long-term vision. The team retains the vision that saw the purchase of two 2000 G Force ...

IRL: Three champions had success at Indy
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IRL: Three champions had success at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000 -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway played a pivotal role in the auto racing championships of 2000 won by Buddy Lazier, Michael Schumacher and Bobby Labonte. For the first time in the storied ...

IRL: Walker Racing driver Sarah Fisher in the news

IRL: Walker Racing driver Sarah Fisher in the news

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 14, 2000 - Although the Indy Racing Season is officially over for 2000, Walker Racing driver Sarah Fisher has been keeping busy. Sarah was a featured guest speaker at the Indianapolis Star Women's 2000 Expo on Sunday, Nov. 12.

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing re-signs Moreno, Visteon; adds Toytoa power

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing re-signs Moreno, Visteon; adds Toytoa power

JACKSON, MI - - November 16, 2000 - - Patrick Racing owner U. E. "Pat" Patrick announced today that the team would be powered by Toyota during the 2001 FedEx Championship Series season and that sponsor Visteon Corporation and driver Roberto Moreno...

CHAMPCAR/CART: New Target drivers test at Nazareth

CHAMPCAR/CART: New Target drivers test at Nazareth

Nazareth, Pa. -- Team Target's new drivers, Bruno Junqueira and Nicolas Minassian, were introduced to their first oval today at Nazareth Speedway. The test (delayed yesterday due to weather) began this morning under less than ideal...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Promoter Relations Department formed

CHAMPCAR/CART: Promoter Relations Department formed

DETROIT (November 15, 2000) - As part of its ongoing effort to enhance service to its various constituencies, Championship Auto Racing Teams announced today it has established a Promoter Relations department designed to provide dedicated, ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vasser moves to Patrick Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vasser moves to Patrick Racing

Jimmy Vasser, former CART Champion was seen yesterday in Indianapolis being fitted for his seat in the Patrick Racing Toyota powered Reynard for the FedEx 2001 season. Announcement of Vasser's signing should be forthcoming. Patrick Racing ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford celebrates championships in 2000

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford celebrates championships in 2000

The 2000 North American auto racing season ends this weekend with the NASCAR Winston Cup finale in Atlanta, and every major championship has already been decided. Among those celebrating championships is Ford, which saw its program capture at...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART moves closer to naming new leader

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART moves closer to naming new leader

DETROIT (November 14, 2000) - The search for a new Chief Executive Officer at Championship Auto Racing Teams continues with the list of contenders for the position narrowing and a selection expected to be named soon. CART Board Chairman James ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Prvn? test t?mu Sigma Champ Car

CHAMPCAR/CART: Prvn? test t?mu Sigma Champ Car

Sigma Chap Car, nováèek pøíští sezóny, poprvé vyrazil na tra s vozem a se svým jezdcem, také nováèkem, Maxem Wilsonem. Úspìšný test probìhl na trati Route 66 nedaleko Chicaga. Pro Wilsona to byla první pøíležitost...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing season wrap up

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing season wrap up

JACKSON, MI - - November 4, 2000 - - Patrick Racing concluded one of its most successful seasons in its 28-year history as Adrian Fernandez finished second and Roberto Moreno third in the 2000 FedEx Championship Series standings. Strong ...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
IRL: Fisher to turn laps at Atlanta demo

IRL: Fisher to turn laps at Atlanta demo

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Nov. 17, 2000 - Indy Racing rookie sensation Sarah Fisher will push the speed limit Nov. 19 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, driving her Northern Light Series car in demonstration laps before the NASCAR Winston Cup Series...

IRL: Goodyear, Cheever added to 2001 list

IRL: Goodyear, Cheever added to 2001 list

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Nov. 17, 2000 - Indy Racing Northern Light Series stars Scott Goodyear and Eddie Cheever Jr. have accepted invitations to race in the 2001 True Value International Race of Champions (IROC) Series. Buddy...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Moreno tests at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Moreno tests at Sebring

JACKSON, MI - - November 17, 2000 - - Less than three weeks after the conclusion of the 2000 FedEx Championship Series season, one of the most successful in the history of Patrick Racing, the Visteon/Patrick Racing team and driver Roberto Moreno...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach GP names new public relations manager

CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach GP names new public relations manager

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2000) - The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach (GPALB) announced the hiring of Chris Esslinger as its Public Relations Manager. Esslinger, 29, enters the auto racing field from the horse and horse racing industries.

Mon 13 Nov 2000
IRL: Awards Ceremony quotes

IRL: Awards Ceremony quotes

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 13, 2000 - Notable quotes from selected Indy Racing Northern Light Series drivers and personalities from the annual Awards Ceremony on Nov. 11 at the Murat Centre in Indianapolis: BUDDY LAZIER (Northern Light Cup ...

IRL: Kahhe test session postponed due to bad weather

IRL: Kahhe test session postponed due to bad weather

SPARTA, KY (November 10) -- Cold, wet conditions at Kentucky Speedway forced Pennzoil Panther Racing to postpone its Indy Racing League rookie tests for Kasey Kahne and two other United States Auto Club champions Wednesday and Thursday. ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tunheim Group named CART's public relations agency

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tunheim Group named CART's public relations agency

DETROIT (November 13, 2000) - Championship Auto Racing Teams announced today it has selected the Minneapolis-based Tunheim Group as its public relations agency of record. The appointment becomes effective January 1, 2001. "As we reviewed ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Champ Car successful shakedown in Chicago

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Champ Car successful shakedown in Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. - Sigma Champ Car, new to the FedEx Championship Series for 2001, conducted a successful shakedown of it's car with rookie driver Max Wilson, Friday afternoon at the Route 66 race track located southeast of Chicago. For Wilson, it...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
IRL: Lazier, Hemelgarn bask in awards spotlight

IRL: Lazier, Hemelgarn bask in awards spotlight

INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000 - Buddy Lazier and Hemelgarn Racing took center stage Nov. 11 at the Indy Racing Northern Light Series Awards Ceremony, earning $1 million and the Northern Light Cup for their championship-winning ...

IRL: Wattles joins Hemelgarn Racing for 2001

IRL: Wattles joins Hemelgarn Racing for 2001

INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000 -- Team owner Ron Hemelgarn announced Nov. 11 that veteran Stan Wattles will compete under the Hemelgarn Racing banner in the 2001 Indy Racing Northern Light Series, starting with the season opener next in...

IRL: Galles Racing 2001 sponsorship announcement

IRL: Galles Racing 2001 sponsorship announcement

Indianapolis, November 10, 2000 - Galles Racing Car Owner and General Manager Rick Galles announced today that the Starz Super Pak will power Al Unser Jr. as primary sponsor in the 13-race 2001 Indy Northern Light Race Series season. It will be...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Silly Season ends for Hundertmark, Popielarz

CHAMPCAR/CART: Silly Season ends for Hundertmark, Popielarz

Las Vegas, October 30, 2000 -- Following a busy weekend of racing for both professional race car driver Terri Hundertmark and CART chief mechanic Dave Popielarz met at the Circus-Circus wedding chapel here in Las Vegas to close the deal on a ...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
IRL: Rookie of the Year wants championship next year

IRL: Rookie of the Year wants championship next year

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000 - Airton Dare, the 2000 RaceSearch.com Rookie of the Year for the Indy Racing Northern Light Series, will take $50,000 home Nov. 11 after the Indy Racing Northern Light Series Awards Ceremony at ...

IRL: Awards Ceremony will honor Hemelgarn Racing

IRL: Awards Ceremony will honor Hemelgarn Racing

Indy Racing Northern Light Series: Lazier, Hemelgarn Racing to be honored at Awards Ceremony LAZIER, HEMELGARN RACING TO CASH IN AT INDY RACING AWARDS GALA INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000 - Buddy Lazier will be crowned as the...

IRL: Tests for USAC stars to be rescheduled

IRL: Tests for USAC stars to be rescheduled

SPARTA, Ky., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000 - Cold and rainy conditions Nov. 9 forced the second postponement of the Indy Racing League rookie tests for USAC open-wheel standouts Tracy Hines, Derek Davidson and Kasey Kahne at Kentucky Speedway. The...

IRL: Panther test on hold

IRL: Panther test on hold

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000 - The Indy Racing League rookie test for United States Auto Club open-wheel standouts was postponed until Nov. 9 due to rain at Kentucky Speedway. USAC stars Derek Davidson and Kasey Kahne will start...

IRL: Bumps named team manager for Kelley Racing

IRL: Bumps named team manager for Kelley Racing

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 7, 2000 - Jim Freudenberg, general manager for Kelley Racing, has named Timothy Bumps as team manager. Bumps, an Indianapolis native, will oversee the racing operations and be responsible for the day-to-day management of the...

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