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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...

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 ...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Martyn Thake hired as Director of Circuit Development

CHAMPCAR/CART: Martyn Thake hired as Director of Circuit Development

Cart Hires Martyn Thake For Newly Created Fulltime Position Of Director Of Circuit Development DETROIT (November 30, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. has expanded its high level of commitment to safety by naming Martyn C. Thake, who...

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, ...

Sun 21 Jan 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez: Cena de Gala
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IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez: Cena de Gala

CENA DE GALA MEZCLA DE EMOCION Y SENTIMIENTO El día viernes no será una jornada más. No solo por la puesta en marcha del Master Kart Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez sino porque se realizará la Noche de Gala con la presencia de importantes ...

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...

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...

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...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rebaque, architect and former racer/team owner, passed away Friday
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Rebaque, architect and former racer/team owner, passed away Friday

Rebaque was an Alfa Romeo fan and he tried to run their cars in mexican races and rallies. When he retired in the late sixties, he formed the famous Team Rebaque which was used to further his son's career. It used Porsches, 911 carrera and soon...

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...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 18 Apr 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kahne's Champ Car test at Homestead

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kahne's Champ Car test at Homestead

Kasey Kahne, the reigning United States Auto Club (USAC) WorldCom Midget Car Champion, is considered by many to be one of the rising young racecar drivers in the United States. The driver of Steve Lewis Racing's ...

Tue 03 Apr 2001
IRL: Indy500: Dick Simon Racing files two entries

IRL: Indy500: Dick Simon Racing files two entries

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, April 3, 2001 - Dick Simon Racing filed two entries April 3 for the 85th Indianapolis 500, with veteran Stephan Gregoire named as the driver for one entry. No driver was named for the second Simon entry. The 85th ...

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...

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...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: ASCAR: EuroSpeedway Lausitz pre-event news

CHAMPCAR/CART: ASCAR: EuroSpeedway Lausitz pre-event news

Temperatures reach fever pitch as Premier approaches... Climax of the German 500 For the first time Champ Cars in Germany, for the first time NASCARs in Germany, for the first time the much loved American Legend Cars in Germany, for the first...

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...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Payday, h?chstes Preisgeld f?r den Sieger in Fontana

CHAMPCAR/CART: Payday, h?chstes Preisgeld f?r den Sieger in Fontana

Wer gewinnt eine Million Dollar? FedEx Championship Series-Payday, höchstes Preisgeld für den Sieger am California Superspeedway! DETROIT, (31.Oktober 2001). Auch wenn die Meisterschaft entschieden ist, lässt die Spannung beim Saisonfinale ...

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...

Thu 08 Mar 2001
IRL: Lingner Group to serve producers/consultants at IMS events

IRL: Lingner Group to serve producers/consultants at IMS events

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 8, 2001 - Lingner Group Productions, Inc., will serve in 2001 as executive producers and consultants for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's three world-class racing events, the Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400 and SAP...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Helio Castroneves tests IROC car at Daytona

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Helio Castroneves tests IROC car at Daytona

Helio Castroneves Looking To Reach New Heights In True Value/IROC Test At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 13, 2001) -- Helio Castroneves is looking for new fences to climb. Castroneves, whose penchant for scaling fences after victories ...

Sun 29 Apr 2001
Sun 21 Jan 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez: Lista de Participantes
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IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez: Lista de Participantes

<pre> LISTA DE PARTICIPANTES DEL MASTER KART - COPA GONZALO RODRIGUEZ- Clay Regazzoni Wilson Fittipaldi Tamara Vidali Giovana Amati Derek Bell Arturo Merzario Franco Forini Juan Manuel Fangio Fulvio Ballabio Emilio De ...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
USAR: IRL: BNS: Kentucky promotes Wilson to new position

USAR: IRL: BNS: Kentucky promotes Wilson to new position

Kentucky Speedway Promotes Wilson To Director Of Special Events And Client Services FT. MITCHELL, KY. - Kentucky Speedway announces the promotion of Lisa Wilson to the newly created position of Director of Special Events and Client...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
IRL: Free Pole Day tickets for Fans at Texas Motor Speedway

IRL: Free Pole Day tickets for Fans at Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (August 31, 2001) - Fans will once again be able to get free tickets for the Sept. 14 Dallas Morning News Pole Day at Texas Motor Speedway. Qualifying for both the Indy Racing Northern Light Series Chevy 500 and the NASCAR ...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: NMSPA Hall of Fame induction

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: NMSPA Hall of Fame induction

2001 Hall of Fame Class Inducted Thomas Chemris Darlington South Carolina The National Motor Sports Press Association inducted its class of 2001 Hall Of Fame inductees in a ceremony at the Darling Country club, Darlington South ...

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,...

Sun 21 Jan 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez: Cronograma de Actividades
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IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez: Cronograma de Actividades

CRONOGRAMA DE ACTIVIDADES <pre> Jueves 18 de Enero 19.30 Horas. Conferencia de prensa de todos los pilotos en el Hotel Conrad, sector Piscina Viernes 19 de Enero 10.30 a 13.30 horas. Entrenamientos Kart Codasur 15.30 a 18.00 horas.

Mon 24 Dec 2001
IRL: GM Racing completes

IRL: GM Racing completes "vintage" season

GM brands Complete "Vintage" Season Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Cadillac gain Podiums and Titles Detroit, Mich., Dec.21, 2001 - With the extremely short time between the end of one racing season and the start of the next, General Motors...

Tue 29 May 2001
IRL: Indy500: Montoya: won Indy, wants to win Monaco GP
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IRL: Indy500: Montoya: won Indy, wants to win Monaco GP

MONACO, Saturday, May 26, 2001 - Juan Pablo Montoya used to dream about days like these. Last year, Colombian superstar Montoya won the Indianapolis 500 in his first start at the Brickyard. One year later, he is taking part in another of ...

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...