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Mon 24 Dec 2001
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 ...

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...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Christian Fittipaldi testa pneus em Fontana

CHAMPCAR/CART: Christian Fittipaldi testa pneus em Fontana

(Fontana, Califórnia) O piloto brasileiro da Newman Haas, Christian Fittipaldi, está desde essa segunda-feira, 17.12, no superoval de Fontana para conduzir dois dias de testes com sua escuderia. As sessôes práticas servirão para uma...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Holiday for the drivers

CHAMPCAR/CART: Holiday for the drivers

DETROIT (December 17, 2001) - While some Champ Car drivers will be spending at least part of the week prior to Christmas getting acquainted with their 2002 equipment packages, some also have firmed up their plans on how they will spend the holiday...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Newman CARA Charities Christmas Ornament

CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Newman CARA Charities Christmas Ornament

December 17, 2001- Indianapolis, Indiana - The 2001 CARA Charities Christmas Ornament, designed this year by actor and CART Champ Car team owner Paul Newman, is still available and ready for shipment before Christmas, but last minute shoppers...

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...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
IRL: Cheever Racing Homestead-Miami test summary

IRL: Cheever Racing Homestead-Miami test summary

Red Bull Cheever Infiniti Racing Concludes 2001 Testing Program at Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2001) -- The Red Bull Cheever Infiniti Racing team finished their rigorous fall testing program at Homestead-Miami Speedway earlier this ...

IRL: Giaffone quickest - Homestead-Miami testing wrap up

IRL: Giaffone quickest - Homestead-Miami testing wrap up

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Friday, Dec. 14, 2001 - The pace quickened considerably during Indy Racing League testing Dec. 13 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but 2001 Chevy Rookie of the Year Felipe Giaffone remained on top. Giaffone's best time was 27.22 ...

IRL: Five teams test at Homestead

IRL: Five teams test at Homestead

MIAMI, FL (12/13/01) - Two days of Indy Car testing concluded late Thursday afternoon at Homestead-Miami Speedway as five Indy Racing League teams began preparations for the 20th Anniversary Grand Prix of Miami, the IRL season-opener set for March...

IRL: Homestead-Miami test day one report

IRL: Homestead-Miami test day one report

Giaffone Quickest In First Day Of Miami Test HOMESTEAD, Fla., Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001 - After one of the most impressive rookie seasons in Indy Racing history, Felipe Giaffone is showing no signs of slowing down. 2001 Chevy Rookie of the Year...

IRL: Barnhart, Ungar on Indy Racing's future

IRL: Barnhart, Ungar on Indy Racing's future

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001 - A 15-race schedule fits the Indy Racing League perfectly for the present. But sometime in the future it could level off at 17 races and may even include a road or street race. And a race on the high banks...

IRL: Indy Racing 2002 schedule

IRL: Indy Racing 2002 schedule

<pre> Indy Racing League final 2002 schedule: Date Track Network Time (Eastern) M.com Name March 2 Homestead-Miami Speedway ABC 1 p.m. Homestead-Miami March...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi stands up at

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi stands up at "Caschi D'Oro" celebration

December 15th, 2001 - We were waiting that moment since last september when Alessandro lost both legs and finally that moment it's arrived, it was an incredible emotion to see Alessandro Zanardi to leave is wheelchair to stand up unaided. It ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma owner Wieringa to test car

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma owner Wieringa to test car

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Sigma Autosport owner Tom Wieringa is one of the few CART FedEx Championship Series owners who does not mind getting his hands dirty once in a while. Wieringa, of Oak Brook, Ill., who created and founded one of the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autosport adds new Atlantic 2002 team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autosport adds new Atlantic 2002 team

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Sigma Autosport, which entered the CART FedEx Championship Series last season, has announced its intentions to field a two-car effort in the Toyota Atlantic Championship for 2002. Sigma Autosport owner Tom Wieringa said the...

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series happenings 2001-12-13

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship Series happenings 2001-12-13

FedEx Championship Series Happenings Notes and Quotes from Championship Auto Racing Teams, December 13, 2001 Team KOOL Green became the first FedEx Championship Series team to test the 2002 Honda Reynard equipment package when Paul Tracy spent...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Kool Green Sebring test recap

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Kool Green Sebring test recap

Team Kool Green First To Test 2002 Honda-Reynard INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Team KOOL Green and driver Paul Tracy opened their off-season testing program on December 11-12 at Sebring International Raceway running the first 2002 Honda-Reynard delivered...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti - Scottish wedding

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti - Scottish wedding

Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti were wed in the Highlands of Scotland on Wednesday at the exclusive Skibo Castle in Dornoch District near Inverness. Franchitti, a driver for Team Kool Green in the FedEx Championship Auto Racing Teams series was...

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2001 All-Star Team named

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2001 All-Star Team named

Andretti Becomes First 3-Time Fedex Championship Series All Star; Joined On 2001 Team By De Ferran, Brack, Castroneves, Da Matta DETROIT (December 12, 2001) - Team Motorola driver Michael Andretti, who finished among the top three in the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy, TKG kick off winter testing program at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy, TKG kick off winter testing program at Sebring

One CART team has already started it's winter testing program. Team Kool Green and driver Paul Tracy enjoyed having the Sebring race track to themselves on Tuesday, December 11th. "We're the only people here so it sort of helps everybody ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta en el Monterrey

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta en el Monterrey "Race Day" notas

EL CHAMP CAR GANADOR DEL TECATE TELMEX MONTERREY GRAND PRIX AÃ^ÑADE ATRACTIVO DE ALTA VELOCIDAD AL STAND DE TOYOTA El piloto de Newman/Haas Racing Cristiano da Matta firmará autógrafos en el "Race Day" - el 19 de diciembre CIUDAD DE ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: CSOT: Stars of Tomorrow Phoenix test recap

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: CSOT: Stars of Tomorrow Phoenix test recap

Four separate championship events culminated in the ride of a lifetime for four Skip Barber trained racers as the winners of the CART Stars of Tomorrow competition tested in a Team Rahal Champ Car. Scott Speed, Matt Jaskol, Colin Fleming and...

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Maia claims Barber-CART Big Scholarship

SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: Maia claims Barber-CART Big Scholarship

American Leonardo Maia, 21, of Oakland, Calif. claimed the $195,000 Barber-CART Big Scholarship after an intense and ultra competitive two-day shoot-out at Sebring International Raceway in Florida. The Scholarship takes the form of a fully...

IRL: Indy Racing League AARWBA update

IRL: Indy Racing League AARWBA update

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Dec. 10, 2001 - Five of the six open-wheel racing drivers named to the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association's 2001 All-America Racing Team will compete full time in the 2002 Indy Racing League season, and...