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Thu 13 Dec 2001
IRL: Teams react to Penske Racing announcement

IRL: Teams react to Penske Racing announcement

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 7, 2001 - Reaction from the Indy Racing League community to the announcement Dec. 6 that Penske Racing will compete in open-wheel racing in 2002 exclusively in the Indy Racing League with sponsor Marlboro and drivers Gil...

IRL: Notebook 2001-12-07

IRL: Notebook 2001-12-07

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 7, 2001 - Sam Hornish Jr. will defend his Indy Racing Northern Light Series championship in 2002 again carrying No. 4 on his canary-yellow car. "I believe there is equity in your number," said John Barnes, co-owner ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CSOT: Team Rahal tests Stars of Tomorrow at Phoenix

CHAMPCAR/CART: CSOT: Team Rahal tests Stars of Tomorrow at Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ. . . Team Rahal in conjunction with Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) and the North American Karting Association (NAKA) provided the four winners from the 2001 Stars of Tomorrow competition with the opportunity yesterday to test in...

CHAMPCAR/CART: John Lopes reacts to rumors on the 2003 engine package

CHAMPCAR/CART: John Lopes reacts to rumors on the 2003 engine package

FedEx Championship Auto Racing Teams' John Lopez, Sr. Vice President, Racing Operations, reiterated that the engine package for 2003 is definitely in place despite rumors that have surfaced after the CART Franchise Owners Board met on Wednesday,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Trans-Am, Atlantic return to Long Beach in 2002

CHAMPCAR/CART: Trans-Am, Atlantic return to Long Beach in 2002

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Two fan-favorite support races -- the Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup and the Toyota Atlantic Championship -- have been added to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend, April 12-14, 2002. They'll join the...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Denver adds Trans-Am and Atlantic to schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Denver adds Trans-Am and Atlantic to schedule

DENVER (Dec. 6, 2001) -- The Grand Prix of Denver, set for August 30 - Sept. 1, 2002, has added two support races, the Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup and Toyota Atlantic Championship, to its weekend schedule. The 12-race Trans-Am...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Kool Green readies Sebring test

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Kool Green readies Sebring test

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) - Team KOOL Green took delivery of the first of the new 2002 Reynard chassis earlier this week and the team has been busy preparing the car for the first test, December 11 and 12, with Paul Tracy, at Sebring International ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber-CART Big Scholarship Shoot-Out day one report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber-CART Big Scholarship Shoot-Out day one report

First Day of $240,000 Shoot-Out Complete Champ Car star and 1991 Barber Pro Series Champion Bryan Herta was a late addition to the judging staff for the Barber-CART Big Scholarship Shoot-Out. His wisdom will be put to the test as a gathering of...

Wed 12 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Final 2001 season standings

CHAMPCAR/CART: Final 2001 season standings

<pre> Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Overall Road Oval --------------------------------------------------- 1 Gil de Ferran 199 145 54 2 Kenny Brack 163 47 116 ...

Sat 08 Dec 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske, a driving force behind the launch of CART leaves for IRL

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske, a driving force behind the launch of CART leaves for IRL

Roger Penske made the long expected announcement today that would place his team as a major competitor in the Indy Racing League next year. The surprise was that instead of just one car/one driver with Marlboro sponsorship, the effort will be two...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
SBRS: WKA: CHAMPCAR/CART: Herta looking at possible future in Formula One

SBRS: WKA: CHAMPCAR/CART: Herta looking at possible future in Formula One

Former FedEx Championship Auto Racing Teams series driver Bryan Herta has recently started his campaign to join the world of Formula One. The 31-year-old American was left adrift when Gerald Forsythe shut down Forsythe Championship Racing at the...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Official statement from CART on Penske leaving the series

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Official statement from CART on Penske leaving the series

The following is CART's statement in response to Marlboro Team Penske's decision to leave the CART FedEx Championship Series: "We are disappointed to learn of Marlboro Team Penske's decision to leave the FedEx Championship Series. Both Roger ...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Tony George statement on Penske moving to IRL

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Tony George statement on Penske moving to IRL

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001 - A statement from Indy Racing League President and CEO Tony George about the announcement Dec. 6 that Penske Racing will compete in open-wheel racing exclusively in the Indy Racing League starting in the 2002...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske moves team to the Indy Racing League

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske moves team to the Indy Racing League

READING, PA - - Penske Racing, Inc. announced plans today to field two Marlboro Team Penske entries to compete exclusively in all Indy Racing League series races during the 2002 season, including the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. The cars will be...

IRL: Moran, Jr., Fike brothers complete rookie test

IRL: Moran, Jr., Fike brothers complete rookie test

HAMPTON, Ga., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001 - Rocky Moran Jr. and brothers Aaron and A.J. Fike completed their Indy Racing League rookie tests Dec. 4 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Aaron Fike, 19, turned 103 laps early in the day with an unofficial ...

IRL: George names Barnhart, Ungar to new positions

IRL: George names Barnhart, Ungar to new positions

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001 - Indy Racing League President and CEO Tony George assembled the 55-member Indy Racing League staff Wednesday and unveiled an organizational plan that will carry the League into its next phase of growth and ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: ?quipe Players r?sum? des essais de Sebring d'Alex Tagliani

CHAMPCAR/CART: ?quipe Players r?sum? des essais de Sebring d'Alex Tagliani

Deux jours d'essais intensifs pour Alexandre Tagliani sur le circuit de Sebring en Floride Sebring, Floride, le 6 décembre 2001 -- L'équipe Player's a entrepris cette semaine son calendrier d'essais hivernaux avec deux jours de développement...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player`s Tagliani Sebring test summary

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player`s Tagliani Sebring test summary

Team Player's Testing Program Off To An Encouraging Start As Alex Tagliani Puts In Productive Sessions At Sebring Sebring, Florida, December 6, 2001 Off-season work began in earnest for Team Player's on the 1.72-mile Sebring road course as Alex...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Herdez names Dominguez as 2002 driver

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Herdez names Dominguez as 2002 driver

MEXICO CITY and INDIANAPOLIS (December 6, 2001) -- Team Herdez today announced that Mario Dominguez will be assuming driving duties in the No. 16 Ford-Cosworth Lola for the 2002 season of the CART FedEx Championship Series. A native of Mexico ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series Happenings 2001-12-06

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series Happenings 2001-12-06

FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES HAPPENINGS Notes and Quotes from Championship Auto Racing Teams, December 6, 2001 Four young drivers will receive one of the biggest opportunities of their budding careers next Monday, December 10, when they test Team...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Series All-Star Team update 2001-12-05

CHAMPCAR/CART: Series All-Star Team update 2001-12-05

De Ferran Leads Fan Balloting For 2001 Cart Fedex Championship Series All-Star Team As Voting Enters Final Week DETROIT (December 5, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. announced today that back-to-back FedEx Championship Series...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART announces plans to enhance senior management team

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART announces plans to enhance senior management team

DETROIT (December 4, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE:MPH) announced today that Joseph F. Heitzler, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, with the concurrence of the Board of Directors, has decided that the company...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fern?ndez Racing announces new team manager

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fern?ndez Racing announces new team manager

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 4, 2001) - Co-owner and Managing Director Tom Anderson announced today that motorsports veteran Bob Adie has assumed the role of team manager as Fernández Racing prepares for its second season of competition in the...