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Fri 31 Aug 2001
IRL: Elan Motorsport Technologies enjoys winning weekend

IRL: Elan Motorsport Technologies enjoys winning weekend

Elan Motorsport Technologies Enjoys Winning Weekend On Three Continents BRASELTON, Ga. (August 29, 2001) -- With two major race wins in the United States, two wins and a sweep of the top four positions in a European event, and two wins and a ...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
BITD: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: BFGoodrich, Toyota, Groff Motorsports off-road racing campaign

BITD: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: BFGoodrich, Toyota, Groff Motorsports off-road racing campaign

BFGoodrich Tires Joins Former Indianapolis 500 Drivers Mike and Robbie Groff for 2002 Desert Racing Campaign -- Broad Industry Support For New Class 1 Unlimited Effort -- NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Developed as an exciting new entry into the sport...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
CORR: IRL: Stukenberg appointed Nissan Corporate Manager

CORR: IRL: Stukenberg appointed Nissan Corporate Manager

Ron Stukenberg Appointed New Manager of Nissan Motorsports Operations GARDENA, Calif. (July 11, 2001) - Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) announced today the appointment of Ron Stukenberg to the newly created position of corporate manager, ...

Wed 24 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Adam Macrow selected to Gillette Young Guns at Gold Coast

CHAMPCAR/CART: Adam Macrow selected to Gillette Young Guns at Gold Coast

Adam Macrow Scores Gillette Young Gun Drive At 2001 Honda Indy 300 Twenty two-year old Adam Macrow was the lucky tenth driver to be selected for a drive in the Gillette Young Guns category at this year's Honda Indy 300, event officials announced...

Mon 28 May 2001
IRL: Indy500: Ilmor prepared Olds wins

IRL: Indy500: Ilmor prepared Olds wins

INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2001 - Oldsmobile turned its last lap at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in style today, powering rookie Helio Castroneves to victory in the 85th running of the Indianapolis 500 - the fifth consecutive year that Oldsmobile's IRL...

Sat 28 Apr 2001
IRL: IF3: Alboreto Funeral

IRL: IF3: Alboreto Funeral

Basiglio, Italy -- Family, friends, companions and fans attended the funeral of Audi works driver Michele Alboreto (44) at a service held on Friday afternoon at the Catholic Parrocchia Gesu Salvatore church in Basiglio, Italy, situated south-west...

Fri 05 Oct 2001
IRL: Chevy Unveils Indy V8

IRL: Chevy Unveils Indy V8

CHEVROLET UNVEILS NEW CHEVY INDY V8 FOR 2002 IRL SEASON IRL Champions Hornish and B. Lazier First Team Chevrolet Drivers FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 5, 2001 - Chevrolet took another step today in its return to Indy car competition with the first ...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship 2001 season review

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship 2001 season review

De Ferran's Successful Title Defense Highlights Record-Setting FedEx Championship Series Campaign DETROIT (November 19, 2001) - Amid a swirl of real and manufactured controversies off the race track, Championship Auto Racing Teams produced...

Fri 05 Oct 2001
IRL: Texas II starting line up

IRL: Texas II starting line up

<pre> FORT WORTH, Texas - Starting lineup, determined by entrant points, for Saturday's Chevy 500 Indy Racing Northern Light Series event at Texas Motor Speedway, with starting position, car number in parentheses, driver and ...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola Cars 2001 season review

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola Cars 2001 season review

Exceptional Champ Car Season for Lola Cars International Ten victories in 20 events highlight campaign The 2001 CART FedEx Championship Series season has been successful for Lola Cars, with ten Lola victories among twenty worldwide Champ Car ...

Thu 01 Mar 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Legendary Novi driver Nalon dies at 87

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Legendary Novi driver Nalon dies at 87

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001 -- Dennis "Duke" Nalon, who came as close as any driver to mastering the powerful Novi race car at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has died four days shy of his 88th birthday. Saluted as a ...

Sun 29 Apr 2001
Sat 28 Apr 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Brack takes the pole at Texas

CHAMPCAR/CART: Brack takes the pole at Texas

By Jack Durbin - Motorsport.com Texas Motor Speedway saw more speed than it has ever seen before today. The morning practice session was highlighted by 22 drivers turning laps about 230 mph. Fastest was Paul Tracy with a lap of 236.678 mph.

Wed 03 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player's signs Tony Cicale

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player's signs Tony Cicale

Montreal, January 3, 2001 Five weeks after adding Bruce Ashmore to its operations as technical director, Team Player's made another major move today with the hiring of engineer Tony Cicale , who will help oversee the preparations for the car...

Sat 12 May 2001
IRL: Indy500: LP Racing/S. Schmidt Friday notes

IRL: Indy500: LP Racing/S. Schmidt Friday notes

Just a quick note from Garage A-30 to keep everyone up to speed: It has been a busy and hectic week at Indy, like always. Sam and Davey have been handling four and five interviews a day, as Sam continues to carry his message about paralysis to...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
Sun 02 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART, Shelby Cobra Challenge Senior Racing Series announcement

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART, Shelby Cobra Challenge Senior Racing Series announcement

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada (September 1, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) and Shelby Cobra Challenge announced today they have formed a partnership that will bring some of motor racing's legendary names together...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Long to compete in Bercy Karting Event

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Long to compete in Bercy Karting Event

PARIS, France, November 28 Californian Patrick Long, fresh off his close second in the British Formula Ford championship, will join an celebrity cast of racing superstars -- including drivers from Formula One and CART -- when he competes in the...

Fri 02 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone set as tire for 2002

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone set as tire for 2002

DETROIT (October 31, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) and Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., announced today that the Bridgestone Potenza racing radial will be the tire all FedEx Championship Series competitors will be racing on...

Sat 12 May 2001
IRL: Supermodified owner to drive at indy

IRL: Supermodified owner to drive at indy

Mexico, NY - Supermodified owner and builder, Steve Miller has a chance coming up on May 24 to do what many just dream of. He will pilot a race car around the famed Brickyard. Steve's ride is not quite what Al Unser or Greg Ray have under them,...

Sat 07 Apr 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Andretti and Anthony Edwards to Nashville fundraiser

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Andretti and Anthony Edwards to Nashville fundraiser

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 6, 2001) - Mario Andretti has won the Indianapolis 500, the Formula One World Championship and was recently voted Racecar Driver of the Century. Anthony Edwards has won just about every major award in Hollywood and is known...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing December happenings

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing December happenings

Lincolnshire, Ill. - December 17, 2001 - Newman/Haas Racing is on track today in Fontana. Christian Fittipaldi is at California Speedway today to perform a two-day tire test for Bridgestone/Firestone. Fittipaldi will be behind the wheel of the...

Mon 01 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kirk Russell 'terminated'

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kirk Russell 'terminated'

Motorsport.com has confirmed that J. Kirk Russell was 'terminated' by CART on Friday afternoon, 28 September, 2001. He most recently was the vice-president of competition. One more of the "old guard" is now gone. Russell joined CART in November...

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...