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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, ...

Thu 04 Oct 2001
IRL: Treadway-Hubbard Racing to aid victims

IRL: Treadway-Hubbard Racing to aid victims

Indianapolis, IN: Treadway-Hubbard Racing will donate $10 to the American Red Cross for every race lap completed by the Treadway-Hubbard Racing entries driven by Indy Racing League Rookie of the Year, Felipe Giaffone, and teammate, Rick Treadway,...

Thu 05 Apr 2001
IRL: TeamXtreme crew profiles

IRL: TeamXtreme crew profiles

The "X" Files Prior to each race, TeamXtreme will present an extended profile of various members of the team. General Manager John Lopes, Director of Sponsorship Starke Taylor, Chief Engineer Mark Weida, Motor/Shop Manager Tommy O'Brien, Team...

Tue 22 May 2001
IRL: Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp named Indy Racing spokeswoman

IRL: Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp named Indy Racing spokeswoman

INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 20, 2001 - Indiana's Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp has been named an Indy Racing League spokeswoman, league officials announced May 20. Irwin-Mellencamp is the wife of music legend and Indiana-born John Mellencamp. She will...

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...

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 05 May 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mauricio Gugelmin withdrawn from Nazareth event following the loss of his son

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mauricio Gugelmin withdrawn from Nazareth event following the loss of his son

(Indianapolis, IN) PacWest Racing Group must regretfully announce that Mauricio Gugelmin will be officially withdrawn from this weekend's race in Nazareth. Gugelmin, driver of the ...

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...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Resultado Oficial das 500 Milhas de Kart da Granja Viana
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Resultado Oficial das 500 Milhas de Kart da Granja Viana

<pre> Resultado Oficial da 5a edição das 500 Milhas de Kart da Granja Viana: 1o - Tony Kanaan / Rubens Barrichello / Mario Habberfeld (Tic Tac) - 707 voltas. 2o - Renato Russo / Victor de Campos / A Urbano / Segio Pistili ( Planac) - 699...

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 ...

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...

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.

Fri 09 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Vannini sends letter to Board of Directors

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vannini sends letter to Board of Directors

Motorsport.com -- Jonathan Vannini now owns over 1.2 M shares of common stock in Championship Auto Racing (NYSE symbol MPH) and has filed another SEC Schedule 13D (Statement of Ownership). In a earlier filing, Vannini made statements regarding...

Sat 10 Mar 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Brian Ma joins Arciero Brooke Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Brian Ma joins Arciero Brooke Racing

Barry Brooke, President of Arciero Brooke Racing announced that engineer Brian Ma joined to Arciero Brooke Racing Team as Chief Engineer for the 2001 FedEx Championship Series season. "Brian (Ma) fits very well with the...

Fri 12 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: 100 years of Ford in Motorsport

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: 100 years of Ford in Motorsport

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Ford's debut in motorsport. Historian Graham Robson summarises a Century of achievement On 10 October 1901, Henry Ford's brand new racecar won its first ever event at Grosse Point, Michigan, USA. As a...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement on Red Bull sponsorship

IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement on Red Bull sponsorship

Statement From Eddie Cheever Jr. About Red Bull Sponsorship For 2002 Indianapolis, Ind. (October 23, 2001) A statement from Cheever Indy Racing owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. about recent OrangeArrows announcement that stated Red Bull would...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe Hilliard shop to shutdown, Herta out of ride

CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe Hilliard shop to shutdown, Herta out of ride

Motorsport.com -- Forsythe Championship Racing's team owner, Jerry Forsythe, has to shutdown the Hilliard, Ohio operations which housed the ...

Sun 29 Apr 2001
Tue 28 Aug 2001
IRL: Purex renews sponsorship of Dreyer & Reinbold, Buhl

IRL: Purex renews sponsorship of Dreyer & Reinbold, Buhl

MADISON, Ill., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001 - Purex Detergent, the nation's fastest-growing detergent brand, has renewed its co-primary sponsorship of Dreyer & Reinbold Racing for the 2002 Indy Racing Northern Light Series season. Robbie Buhl drives...

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 ...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: The Carpentiers have a baby girl

CHAMPCAR/CART: The Carpentiers have a baby girl

02.19.01 - Ils nous fait plaisir de vous annoncer la naissance d’une toute petite fille de 6.3 lbs., mesurant 19 pouces. Une nouvelle venue dans la famille de Patrick Carpentier et Anick Dunn Carpentier qui portera le nom de Anaïs Dunn ...

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...

Sun 21 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: An interview with Alex Zanardi
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CHAMPCAR/CART: An interview with Alex Zanardi

A month after his huge crash at The American Memorial on the Eurospeedway at Lausitzring, Alessandro Zanardi appeared on Italian TV for an interview. Here is the transcript. <B>"I know that was difficult for you to decided to give this ...

Mon 07 May 2001
IRL: Indy500: Carlson, Guthrie, Gidley to drive

IRL: Indy500: Carlson, Guthrie, Gidley to drive

INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, May 5, 2001 - Three more drivers - Tyce Carlson, Jim Guthrie and Memo Gidley - have joined the chase for a starting spot in the 85th Indianapolis 500. Carlson, from Indianapolis, will drive the No. 60 Tri ...

Sat 26 May 2001
IRL: Indy500: ALS benefits from Lacroix sponsorship

IRL: Indy500: ALS benefits from Lacroix sponsorship

Encino, CA - In an unprecedented gesture to honor those affected by ALS, (more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease), Maurice Lacroix Swiss Watches has donated its sponsorship in this Sunday's Indianapolis 500 to The ALS Association. This...

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...

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...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autorsport names new Managing Director

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autorsport names new Managing Director

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Sigma Autosport owner Tom Wieringa announced that European businessman Gerard Hermsen, has been named as the new Managing Director for the team. Hermsen, 44, is from Veghel, The Netherlands, and will assume his duties in...

Thu 15 Mar 2001
IRL: Buhl's car to help drive sales of new Purex product

IRL: Buhl's car to help drive sales of new Purex product

PHOENIX, Thursday, March 15, 2001 - Purex, the nation's leading value detergent, will use the Team Purex/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Indy Racing car driven by Robbie Buhl to nationally launch its new product, Purex Tabs, at the season-opening...

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 27 Apr 2001
IRL: IF3: Alboreto Eulogy

IRL: IF3: Alboreto Eulogy

Richard Sloop - Motorsport.com - This makes one to many times this year that I have had to start a story with the words "Racing has lost a great driver today". Michele Alboreto lost his life today on a testing track in Saxony, Germany. The...

Thu 15 Mar 2001
IRL: Indy Racing names Smith Assistant Vice President, Marketing

IRL: Indy Racing names Smith Assistant Vice President, Marketing

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 15, 2001 - Scott Smith, a longtime executive in the event marketing industry, has accepted the new position of assistant vice president of Indy Racing Marketing, the new marketing arm of the Indy Racing...

Thu 08 Feb 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gary Anderson joins Reynard Motorsport
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Gary Anderson joins Reynard Motorsport

Gary Anderson, one of the most respected British motorsport engineers, has been appointed Reynard North America Technical Director and Chief Technical Liaison Engineer and joins the company on March 1st. Anderson, 49, returns to Reynard after ten...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Pook elected CART President and CEO

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pook elected CART President and CEO

Detroit: (December 19, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that its Board of Directors elected motorsports veteran Christopher R. Pook to serve as its new president and chief executive officer, reporting...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Target Chip Ganassi Racing test new Lola at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Target Chip Ganassi Racing test new Lola at Sebring

The new 2002 Lola had it's first shakedown at Sebring with Target Chip Ganassi Racing and Kenny Brack Monday, December 17th. The team also showed off the new paint job for 2002 -- Red with white instead of the solid red from years past. A sign ...

Sat 01 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: ARD to carry Lausitz live

CHAMPCAR/CART: ARD to carry Lausitz live

DETROIT (August 31, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART) and ESPN International, its worldwide television rights holder and partner, have made an agreement with Germany's dominant national television network, ARD, through its ...