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Thu 05 Dec 2002
IRL: MIS promotes Bill Janitz

IRL: MIS promotes Bill Janitz

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Bill Janitz, a part of the Michigan International Speedway Public Relations team since 2001, has been named Public Relations and News Manager, MIS Director of Public Relations Steve Shunck announced today. Janitz's new title,...

IRL: GM honors Indianapolis Motor Speedway

IRL: GM honors Indianapolis Motor Speedway

General Motors honors IMS for auto racing safety Leadership. SAFER Barrier key to first presentation of award outside GM. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002 -- General Motors presented its prestigious GM Racing Pioneer Award to the...

IRL: Leaders Circle benefit program in 2003 expanded

IRL: Leaders Circle benefit program in 2003 expanded

Participants, benefits to increase significantly for full-time teams. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002 -- The Indy Racing League Leaders Circle will expand in car count and benefits in 2003, significantly increasing the package of equipment,...

BUSCH: IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway signs Meijer as sponsor

BUSCH: IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway signs Meijer as sponsor

Meijer signs five-year sponsorship agreement with Kentucky Speedway. Meijer becomes Title Sponsor of "The Meijer 300" NASCAR Busch Series event and "The Official Supercenter of Kentucky Speedway" SPARTA, KY. -- Kentucky Speedway, one of ...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART joins with IMMI to ensure safer cars

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART joins with IMMI to ensure safer cars

INDIANAPOLIS (December 2, 2002) - The last 10 years have seen massive improvements in the safety of open-wheel race cars, but the fact that many drivers throughout the sport continue to suffer foot injuries in high-speed accidents remains a...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola contar? con la experiencia de Rupert Manwaring

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola contar? con la experiencia de Rupert Manwaring

Huntington, Inglaterra (2 de diciembre, 2002) - Cuando la semana pasada en el marco del banquete de premiación de CART se hizo otro anuncio clave de patrocinio para la temporada 2003 y Ford lanzó su plan de mercadeo como parte del "Campeonato de...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ladder System drivers Champ Car test notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ladder System drivers Champ Car test notes

Ladder System drivers impress in Champ Car testing. (Chandler, Arizona) December 2, 2002-Several Barber Dodge Pro Series alumni got the opportunity to test a Champ Car this week at Firebird Speedway in Arizona as part of the development program...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola continues strong pressence in 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola continues strong pressence in 2003

HUNTINGTON, England (December 2, 2002) - When last week's CART 2002 Awards Banquet provided another key sponsorship announcement for the 2003 season as Ford threw its marketing might behind the Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rupert Manwaring appointed Lola Managing Director

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rupert Manwaring appointed Lola Managing Director

Lola Cars International Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert Manwaring as the company's new Managing Director. Manwaring, 46, has a wealth of motorsport experience, having worked in management for some of Formula One's most...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola Cars to build ten more chassis

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola Cars to build ten more chassis

Ten more chassis for Champ Car market. Lola Cars International Ltd today announced that they are to build ten new Champ Car chassis for the 2003 season. With the recent announcement that Ford and Bridgestone have agreed a substantial...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta not scared of SchumacherHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta not scared of Schumacher

Christiano da Matta is looking forward to the challenges of Formula One and says he is not scared of reigning champion Michael Schumacher. However, the new Toyota signing is not expecting to take the world by storm in his debut season. Da Matta,...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-11-27

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-11-27

Fisher to lead big Richmond parade; Indy Racing drivers up for honors. INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002 -- Sarah Fisher, voted by fans as the Most Popular Driver in the Indy Racing League for the last two seasons, will serve as the grand...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta sad at Champ Car regressionHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta sad at Champ Car regression

Christiano da Matta is sad that the CART series is heading into decline as teams and drivers leave, despite it being the best motor racing in America. The Indy Racing League is attracting drivers but da Matta thinks the oval-only racing will not...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Alex Tagliani habla sobre su futuro

CHAMPCAR/CART: Alex Tagliani habla sobre su futuro

Indianápolis (27 de noviembre, 2002) - Hasta hace un par de meses Alex Tagliani pensaba que su futuro estaba asegurado y su concentración estaba totalmente puesta en ganar su primera carrera de Champ Car. Entonces Player's/Forsythe Racing lanzó...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Three CART stars nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Three CART stars nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

INDIANAPOLIS (November 27, 2002) - Three of the stars of the CART FedEx Championship Series are in line for more post-season honors as 2002 multi-race winners Cristiano da Matta, Bruno Junqueira, and Patrick Carpentier have all been tabbed as ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Roberto Moreno prob? con ?xito el Ford-Cosworth

CHAMPCAR/CART: Roberto Moreno prob? con ?xito el Ford-Cosworth

Indianápolis (26 de noviembre, 2002) - Si las tempranas indicaciones significan algo, Roberto Moreno cree que el nuevo motor Ford-Cosworth es un ganador. "He corrido los últimos tres días y ha sido, con mucho, una prueba muy exitosa", dijo ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rockingham fuera del calendario 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rockingham fuera del calendario 2003

Indianápolis (25 de noviembre, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) anunció hoy que el evento Rockingham 500, pautado para disputarse entre el 3-4 de mayo de 2003 en Corby, Inglaterra, ha sido removido del campeonato ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rockingham Motor Speedway 2003 cancelation statement

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rockingham Motor Speedway 2003 cancelation statement

2003 Rockingham 500 announcement Rockingham Motor Speedway and CART have agreed that for 2003, the CART Championship Series will not be hosted by the Northamptonshire circuit. The races held in September 2001 and 2002 put Rockingham on the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rockingham removed from 2003 schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rockingham removed from 2003 schedule

INDIANAPOLIS (November 25, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) today announced that the Rockingham 500 event, scheduled for May 3-4, 2003 in Corby, England, has been removed from next season's Bridgestone Presents the Champ...

IRL: Buddy Rice press conference on 2003 plans, Part I

IRL: Buddy Rice press conference on 2003 plans, Part I

Indy Racing League November 26, 2002 Buddy Rice Part 1 of 2 Kimberly Miller: Thank you very much. My name is Kimberly Miller, I'm the Manager of Media Relations for the Indy Racing League, and I'd like to thank everyone for taking time to...

IRL: Buddy Rice press conference on 2003 plans, Part II

IRL: Buddy Rice press conference on 2003 plans, Part II

Indy Racing League November 26, 2002 Buddy Rice Part 2 of 2 Q: You have a multiyear contract; now what does that mean, multiyear? Does it mean several years, three, four, five? Q: Yes. Basically, I have a two-year contract with an option...

IRL: Wheldon named Andretti Green Racing test driver

IRL: Wheldon named Andretti Green Racing test driver

Indianapolis, Ind. (November 26, 2002) -- Andretti Green Racing (AGR) announced today that Dan Wheldon has joined the team as a test driver for the organization's new Indy Racing League program. Wheldon, from Emberton, England, made his racing...

IRL: Dollansky's Texas IRL test postponed due to weather

IRL: Dollansky's Texas IRL test postponed due to weather

Dollansky's rookie test at Texas postponed due to cold weather. FORT WORTH, Texas, Monday, Nov. 25, 2002 -- Pennzoil World of Outlaws standout Craig Dollansky was unable to begin his Indy Racing League rookie test due to cold weather Nov. 25 at...

IRL: Cheever Racing signs Buddy RiceHeadline

IRL: Cheever Racing signs Buddy Rice

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 25, 2002) - Buddy Rice of Phoenix, Ariz., has signed a multiyear contract with Red Bull Cheever Racing to drive in the Indy Racing League championship. "We are pleased to officially sign Buddy" team owner Eddie Cheever...

Tue 26 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Dom?nguez picks up Rookie of the Year AwardHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dom?nguez picks up Rookie of the Year Award

INDIANAPOLIS and MIAMI (November 23, 2002) - Herdez Competition driver Mario Dominguez last night accepted the Jim Trueman Rookie of the Year Award at the 2002 CART Awards Banquet, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART 2002 Awards presented in Miami

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART 2002 Awards presented in Miami

The CART community closed the 2002 season tonight at the Hotel Inter-Continental in Miami, Florida where the season's awards were presented. Cristiano da Matta was the night's big winner, taking home the Honda Fast Lap award and of course the...

Mon 25 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta elegido como Mejor Piloto del A?o

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta elegido como Mejor Piloto del A?o

Miami (22 de noviembre, 2002) - El recién coronado campeón de la Serie CART FedEx Cristiano da Matta no sólo impresionó en el paddock de CART con su dominante marcha en el campeonato 2002, sino que aparentemente hizo voltear las cabezas de la...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johnson Controls press conference

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johnson Controls press conference

An interview with Chris Pook and Jeffrey Tellman Adam Saal: We'd like to ask Jeff Tellman, the Manager of Johnson Controls Motorsports Programs to please join us up here. Jeffrey. Jeffrey Tellman: Thank you, Adam. Adam Saal: The floor...

CHAMPCAR/CART: The 2002 Awards Banquet on-site notebook

CHAMPCAR/CART: The 2002 Awards Banquet on-site notebook

MIAMI (November 22, 2002) - Paul Gentilozzi's Rocketsports Racing effort in the 2003 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered By Ford got a big boost Friday when it was announced that his long-time Trans-Am sponsor Johnson Controls...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Motorola press conference

CHAMPCAR/CART: Motorola press conference

An interview with Chris Pook and Tom Crawford Adam Saal: It's our pleasure to be joined by Tom Crawford, Director of Corporate Sponsorship and Sports Marketing for Motorola, and Chris Pook, our CART President and CEO. They have an important ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta's final press conference, Part I

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta's final press conference, Part I

An interview with Cristiano Da Matta, Barry Schmoyer and Carl Haas. Part 1 of 2 Adam Saal: We'd like to welcome to the stage for what will be his final press conference with Championship Auto Racing Teams, the 2002 FedEx Championship Series...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta's final press conference, Part II

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta's final press conference, Part II

An interview with Cristiano Da Matta, Barry Schmoyer and Carl Haas. Part 2 of 2 Q: Can you describe some of the pressures, if any, you feel going into Formula 1, expectations, all the politics? Cristiano Da Matta: Well, when I'm working...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver of the Year award goes to da Matta

CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver of the Year award goes to da Matta

2002 CART Fedex Championship Series titlist Cristiano da Matta named 2002 National Driver of the Year by vote of fans, ,edia panelists. MIAMI (November 22, 2002) - Newly-crowned CART FedEx Championship Series titlewinner Cristiano da Matta not...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Motorola renews communications sponsorship

CHAMPCAR/CART: Motorola renews communications sponsorship

Motorola renews sponsorship to provide CART Champ Car Series communications at the track. MIAMI (November 22, 2002) - Messages will continue to fly around the CART paddock faster than the speed of the 200-mph Champ Cars next season as Motorola...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johnson Controls to sponsor 2003 Gentilozzi team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johnson Controls to sponsor 2003 Gentilozzi team

Johnson Controls announces sponsorship of Rocketsports Racing for 2003 CART season. Johnson Controls makes debut in open-wheel racing series. PLYMOUTH, MICHIGAN, U.S.A. (November 22, 2002) - Officials at Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI) today ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford Motor Company y CART anuncian alianza

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford Motor Company y CART anuncian alianza

Indianápolis (22 de noviembre, 2002) - Fortaleciendo una relación que ha sido parte integral de Championship Auto Racing Teams desde su formación, CART y Ford Motor Company anunciaron su asociación por dos años para promover y mercadear la...

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