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Tue 12 Dec 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Castroneves completes first Penske test

CHAMPCAR/CART: Castroneves completes first Penske test

Marlboro Team Penske driver Helio Castroneves completed more than 300 miles of testing with the 2001 Marlboro Honda Reynard at Sebring Raceway last week. The test, originally scheduled for December 5-6, ended up being extended until the 7th after...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Alex Zanardi se vrac? do CART!

CHAMPCAR/CART: Alex Zanardi se vrac? do CART!

V nedávné dobì se toho hodnì zmìnilo pro tým Mo Nunn Racing. Tou nejhlavnìjší zprávou ale asi je, že se po dvouleté absenci do CART vrací Ital Alex Zanardi, dvojnásobný mistr seriálu a zároveò jeden z nejoblíbenìjších ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gugelmin looks forward to Texas

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gugelmin looks forward to Texas

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Dec.7, 2000) - In motorsports, all eyes are focused on a December 18 test at Texas Motor Speedway as the CART FedEx Championship Series begins its preparation for the April 29 Texas 600. Speaking to National Speed Sports News,...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
IRL: Indy rookie tests at Texas

IRL: Indy rookie tests at Texas

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Dec. 7, 2000) - Three drivers took a huge step toward racing with the Indy Racing Northern Light Series Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway by earning their competition licenses. The trio, Tracy Hines, Derek Davidson and Kasey...

IRL: Unsers generate plenty of laughs in St. Louis

IRL: Unsers generate plenty of laughs in St. Louis

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000 - While Al Unser and Al Unser Jr. prepare for the 2001 Indy Racing Northern Light Series season this winter, they might want to moonlight as a father-and-son comedy act. The Unsers were in peak, dry humor...

IRL: Indy Racing Rookie test postponed

IRL: Indy Racing Rookie test postponed

Today's (Wednesday, Dec. 6) rookie test at Texas Motor Speedway, being administered by the Indy Racing Northern Light Series, has been postponed until Thursday, Dec. 7 due to cold weather conditions. Pennzoil Panther Racing is assisting with...

IRL: Hornish getting comfortable after first test with Panther

IRL: Hornish getting comfortable after first test with Panther

PHOENIX, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000 - The reality of his brave new world is starting to sink in for Sam Hornish Jr. after his first test with Pennzoil Panther Racing, and he couldn't feel better. Hornish drove slightly less than 300 miles Dec. 3-4...

IRL: USAC standouts to test with Panther at Texas

IRL: USAC standouts to test with Panther at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2000 - Three USAC standouts will get another chance to take the Indy Racing League rookie test Dec. 6 at Texas Motor Speedway with Pennzoil Panther Racing. Tracy Hines, Derek Davidson and Kasey Kahne were ...

IRL: Panther Racing to test rookies

IRL: Panther Racing to test rookies

Pennzoil Panther Racing will be assisting with Indy Racing League competition license tests for three United States Auto Club (USAC) drivers on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Texas Motor Speedway. Tracy Hines, Kasey Kahne, and Derek Davidson were unable to...

IRL: Homestead-Miami race to be sponsored by Infiniti

IRL: Homestead-Miami race to be sponsored by Infiniti

MIAMI, Monday, Dec. 4, 2000 - The 2001 Grand Prix of Miami, the debut of the Indy Racing Northern Light Series in South Florida, will be sponsored by luxury automaker Infiniti. Homestead-Miami Speedway officials announced Dec. 4 that the April...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Castroneves sets the pace at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Castroneves sets the pace at Sebring

Skip Barber trained Helio Castroneves led the first major open testing session as off-season activities resumed at Sebring International Raceway. The Brazilian-born racer recorded a best time of 51.2 sec. on the 1.66-mile road course before ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vasser test at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vasser test at Sebring

JACKSON, MI - - December 5, 2000 - - Patrick Racing's Jimmy Vasser made his first test for the team, a two-day affair December 4-5 at Sebring, Florida, a success as he logged the fastest time of the teams testing running a quick lap of ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Interview with Nunn, Kanaan and Zanardi

CHAMPCAR/CART: Interview with Nunn, Kanaan and Zanardi

MODERATOR: Good afternoon to everyone. Welcome to a special CART media teleconference and thanks to all of you for being with us today. Our guests this afternoon are team owner Morris Nunn of Mo Nunn Racing and the driver lineup which...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Leahy to speak at Autosport International

CHAMPCAR/CART: Leahy to speak at Autosport International

Leahy, with 27 years of marketing experience for Target Stores, joined CART as its new senior vice president of marketing in 1999. He has agreed to speak at Friday's Business Conference on "Sponsorship - the Essential Component" and will talk...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autosport begins building

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autosport begins building

Bridgeview, Ill. -- Sigma Autosport, the new team entry in the CART FedEx Championship Series, announced that it has begun construction on a 60,000-square-foot dedicated technical center. Located in Bolingbrook, Ill., the facility will be focused...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi, Pioneer, Honda join Kanaan, Hollywood for 2001

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi, Pioneer, Honda join Kanaan, Hollywood for 2001

INDIANAPOLIS (December 6, 2000) -- Two-time series champion Alex Zanardi of Italy will join promising young Brazilian Tony Kanaan as Mo Nunn Racing expands to a two-car team for its second year of CART FedEx Championship Series competition in...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Penske begins testing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Penske begins testing

Marlboro Team Penske will have their first test in preparation for the 2001 CART FedEx Championship Season today and tomorrow (December 5-6) at Sebring Raceway. Helio Castroneves will pilot the 2001 Marlboro Honda Reynard during the two-day...

CHAMPCAR/CART: An interview with Joseph Heitzler

CHAMPCAR/CART: An interview with Joseph Heitzler

MODERATOR: Thank you very much. Good afternoon, everyone. Thanks for holding. Welcome to this special CART media teleconference. With us this afternoon is Mr. Joseph F. Heitzler, the new President and Chief Executive Officer of ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Heitzler profile

CHAMPCAR/CART: Heitzler profile

<pre> Name: Joseph F. Heitzler (HEIGHTS-ler) Title: President and Chief Executive Officer of Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. Age: 56 Birthdate: June 16, 1944 Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey Current residence: Rolling Hills, ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART announces Heitzler as CEO, President

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART announces Heitzler as CEO, President

DETROIT (December 4, 2000) - Joseph F. Heitzler, whose well-diversified business background includes executive-level positions at National Mobile Television Productions, CBS Sports and Forum Sports Entertainment, has been selected as Championship...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Labonte wins Driver Of The Year honors

CHAMPCAR/CART: Labonte wins Driver Of The Year honors

Bobby Labonte, who parlayed consistency and four victories into the Winston Cup Championship, added another honor today as he was selected DRIVER OF THE YEAR for all American motorsports. Labonte, 36, driver of the Joe Gibbs/Interstate Batteries...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick signs Vasser for 2001

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick signs Vasser for 2001

JACKSON, MI - - December 3, 2000 - - U. E. "Pat" Patrick announced today that Patrick Racing has signed Jimmy Vasser to a multi-year contract to drive the ...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
IRL: Ray runs fast at Homestead-Miami Speedway

IRL: Ray runs fast at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Greg Ray ran a lap of 27.32 seconds, 197.6 mph, in a recent private test for Team Menard. It was the fastest lap recorded to date for the Indy Racing Series in preparation for the April 6-8 Grand Prix of Miami. Ray started six of nine 2000...

IRL: Calkins, Ray keep focus in testing

IRL: Calkins, Ray keep focus in testing

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000 - Indy Racing Northern Light Series standouts Buzz Calkins and Greg Ray continued to prepare for the 2001 season by completing successful tests this week on opposite sides of the country. ...

IRL: Indy Racing Series notebook 200-11-29

IRL: Indy Racing Series notebook 200-11-29

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2000 - The title sponsor for the inaugural Indy Racing Northern Light Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be unveiled Dec. 4 at a press conference in Miami Beach. The announcement of the major corporate...

IRL: Tony George on Helton promotion

IRL: Tony George on Helton promotion

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000 - A statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Tony George about the naming of Bill France as chairman of NASCAR and Mike Helton as president of NASCAR,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: December test date set at Texas

CHAMPCAR/CART: December test date set at Texas

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Nov. 30, 2000) - The first ever Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) event at Texas Motor Speedway is set for April 29, 2001. Another step in preparation for the CART FedEx Championship Series Texas 600k has been taken with...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Monterrey Grand Prix of Mexico Tickets

CHAMPCAR/CART: Monterrey Grand Prix of Mexico Tickets

PHOENIX, AZ - - November 29, 2000 - Indy Car Travel has been names as United States outlet for ticket and travel information for the Monterrey Grand Prix of Mexico, March 8-11, 2001 at Parque Fundidora (Fundidora Park) in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tora Takagi to drive Toyota for Walker Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tora Takagi to drive Toyota for Walker Racing

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 29, 2000 - Walker Racing owner Derrick Walker announced today that Japanese champion driver Toranosuke (Tora) Takagi has been signed to drive for his CART team in the 2001 race season. Also new for 2001 is the addition...

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest changes for 2001

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest changes for 2001

Mark Blundell has left the team, as has the sponsor, Motorola , Blundell had three victories during his five-year tenure with the team. PacWest Indy Lights driver Scott Dixon is the leading candidate to replace Blundell. The 20-year-old New ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: L'?quipe Player's embauche Bruce Ashmore a titre de directeur technique

CHAMPCAR/CART: L'?quipe Player's embauche Bruce Ashmore a titre de directeur technique

Actif dans le milieu de la course automobile depuis 1978, Ashmore s'est vu confier le mandat de superviser l'ensemble du travail de préparation sur les voitures pilotées par Patrick Carpentier et Alexandre Tagliani. "Je voulais retourner sur...

Tue 28 Nov 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver of the Year fourth quarter winner

CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver of the Year fourth quarter winner

Tony Stewart, driver of the NASCAR/Winston Cup Joe Gibbs/Home Depot No. 20 Pontiac, easily cruised to fourth quarter DRIVER OF THE YEAR Honors today. For Stewart, 29, winner of three races during the quarter, it was de ja vu, since he repeated...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
IRL: Schmidt earns special award

IRL: Schmidt earns special award

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000 - Indy Racing personality Sam Schmidt received the Special Achievement Award from Gateway to a Cure for his work to find a cure for paralysis during the organization's gala dinner Nov. 19 in St....

IRL: 2000 season in review

IRL: 2000 season in review

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000 -- Reflecting on the 2000 Indy Racing Northern Light Series season, Brian Barnhart could sense something special was evolving as the series moved into the meat of its season. "I think it...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ashmore joins Player's Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ashmore joins Player's Racing

Montreal, November 27, 2000 Team Player's continued its preparations for the 2001 CART season today by hiring Bruce Ashmore, a former Reynard executive with extensive experience in engineering, as the team's technical director. Ashmore, who...

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