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Fri 22 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Players announces 2003 lineupHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Players announces 2003 lineup

Montreal, Quebec, November 19, 2002 Team Player's announced its drivers' lineup for the 2003 CART Championship today, as Patrick Carpentier returns for his sixth season and fellow Canadian Paul Tracy signs on as his new teammate. "We are...

Tue 30 Apr 2002
IRL: Indy 500: Track notes

IRL: Indy 500: Track notes

86th INDIANAPOLIS 500 TRACK RECORDS: (Qualifying, one lap) Arie Luyendyk, 95 Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB/Firestone, 37.895 seconds, 237.498 mph, May 12, 1996 (Qualifying, four-lap average) Arie Luyendyk, 95 Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB/Firestone,...

Fri 26 Jul 2002
IRL: McLaren Performance to acquire Comtech

IRL: McLaren Performance to acquire Comtech

McLaren Performance Technologies signs Lltter of intent to acquire Comptech Machine. LIVONIA, Mich., July 24 -- McLaren Performance Technologies (NASDAQ:MCLN) has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Comptech Machine, a recognized ...

Sun 12 May 2002
IRL: Donnie Beechler down but not out at IndyHeadline

IRL: Donnie Beechler down but not out at Indy

Back in early April, Springfield, Illinois' popular 40-year old Donnie Beecher, a four time Indy 500 veteran, rode one of A.J. Foyt's Indy cars into a wall at the IRL season opener in Homestead, Florida, suffered a concussion, and spent a night ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED profile - Derek DalyHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED profile - Derek Daly

Over the next several months, SPEED Channel will profile members of its on- air team as well as key figures behind the scenes at the nation's fastest growing sports cable network. The fourth profile in this series highlights veteran racer Derek ...

Mon 07 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta da man at MiamiHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta da man at Miami

MIAMI (October 6, 2002) - Newman Haas teammates Cristiano da Matta and Christian Fittipaldi finished one-two in the inaugural Grand Prix Americas at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. Da Matta's seventh victory of the season clinched the 2002 CART...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Wilson interview transcript, Part I

CHAMPCAR/CART: Max Wilson interview transcript, Part I

Part 1 of 2: OPENING REMARKS: Geoffrey Harris, Australian Grand Prix Corporation media manager): Welcome everyone, and particularly Max Wilson, a new driver in Australian V8 Supercar competition this year, with John Briggs' Betta Electrical...

Fri 01 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: California Speedway de ovalo en Fontana previo

CHAMPCAR/CART: California Speedway de ovalo en Fontana previo

El Campeonato CART FedEx llega al California Speedway para una carrera impredecible. Indianápolis (Indiana, Estados Unidos) 30 de octubre, 2002. Llevando las cosas de un extremo a otro el Campeonato CART FedEx pasará de una carrera disputada...

Sat 15 Jun 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola's Chief Designer Ben Bowlby resigns

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola's Chief Designer Ben Bowlby resigns

Lola Cars International are reshaping its design and engineering group to service its CART teams, the firm announced today. Looking toward the new 'rules freeze era', Jeff Swartwout, Lola Cars North American vice president is meeting with CART...

Thu 24 Jan 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Papis signs with Sigma for 2002 seasonHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Papis signs with Sigma for 2002 season

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Sigma Autosport announced today that Massimiliano (Max) Papis, one of the top stars in the CART FedEx Championship Series, has signed a contract to drive the ...

Sat 19 Jan 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira remains with Ganassi RacingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira remains with Ganassi Racing

Indianapolis, Indiana - Target Chip Ganassi Racing announced today that Bruno Junqueira will team with Kenny Brack for the 2002 CART FedEx Championship series. In 2001, his rookie season, Junqueira scored one victory and one pole position while ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Va Rodolof Lavin a CART con Corona y Walker Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Va Rodolof Lavin a CART con Corona y Walker Racing

México, D.F., 21 de diciembre, 2002.- El Grupo Modelo con su marca Corona crea a partir de hoy el nuevo equipo 'Corona Racing Team' con Rodolfo Martínez Lavín como piloto, para participar en la Serie Bridgestone-CART en los próximos dos años,...

Wed 13 Nov 2002
IRL: Mo Nunn Racing to field two-car team in 2003Headline

IRL: Mo Nunn Racing to field two-car team in 2003

INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Nov. 11, 2002) -- Mo Nunn Racing will double up its efforts for the 2003 Indy Racing League season by expanding to a two-car team and partnering with Toyota as the championship engine manufacturer turns its attention to the...

Tue 29 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rookie Dominguez steals the thunder at Surfers ParadiseHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rookie Dominguez steals the thunder at Surfers Paradise

Rookie driver Mario Dominguez earned a milestone first victory for Herdez Competition in Round 17 of the 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series, following a wet and wild day on the streets of Surfers Paradise. Dominguez's victory places him in the...

Sun 10 Feb 2002
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Michael Andretti to return to Indy 500Headline

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Michael Andretti to return to Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002 - Team Green announced Feb. 7 that Michael Andretti will return to Indianapolis for the second consecutive year to compete in the 86th Indianapolis 500. Andretti will drive the Motorola/Archipelago entry for...

Mon 19 Aug 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta wins at Road AmericaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta wins at Road America

Cristiano da Matta won today's 240-mile race at Road America, using good fuel mileage, superior pit strategy and a little luck to win over Alex Tagliani and Bruno Junqueira. A lap 40 crash between Paul Tracy and Kenny Brack brought out the yellow...

Sun 15 Sep 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Dario Franchitti wins his first oval at RockinghamHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dario Franchitti wins his first oval at Rockingham

Dario Franchitti won his first oval race at his home circuit in Great Britain. He ran near the front of the field for most of the race and benefited from a late quick pitstop to take the lead from Kenny Brack. Franchitti held off a late challenge...

Tue 10 Sep 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Minardi to test BellHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Minardi to test Bell

Minardi continue with the enthusiastic trying out of new drivers it has been doing lately with another American, former Barber Dodge Pro and CART racer Townsend Bell. Minardi formerly had Bryan Herta behind the wheel and Bell is set to take to an...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: 2002 champion Da Matta heads to Formula 1Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2002 champion Da Matta heads to Formula 1

Dominant 2002 season sends reigning CART Champion Cristiano da Matta to Formula One with two-year Toyota contract. INDIANAPOLIS (November 5, 2002) - 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series champion Cristiano da Matta will leave the Champ Car series...

Fri 06 Sep 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Manning named Team St. George Rockingham driver

CHAMPCAR/CART: Manning named Team St. George Rockingham driver

Team St. George is GO! Yorkshire 'Young Gun' Darren Manning will take on the American Aces in Europe's Fastest-Ever Motor Race Beckham may be on paternity leave, but there is another very good reason to display your Three Lions shirts and St.

Tue 16 Jul 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Carpentier wins Cleveland Grand PrixHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Carpentier wins Cleveland Grand Prix

Patrick Carpentier won the CART Cleveland Grand Prix today, despite a furious pursuit by Team Green drivers Michael Andretti and Paul Tracy, who exchanged the race's fastest laps late in the race. Carpentier took the lead from Dario Franchitti on...

Wed 10 Apr 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Discovery Channel to air segment on CART FedEx series

CHAMPCAR/CART: Discovery Channel to air segment on CART FedEx series

CART FedEx Championship Series' 10,000-mile journey to Australia featured on Discovery Channel'S 'On The Inside'. DETROIT (April 9, 2002) - The CART FedEx Championship Series and series title sponsor, FedEx, will be highlighted on Discovery ...

Sun 13 Jan 2002
IRL: Team Xtreme closes doors

IRL: Team Xtreme closes doors

Team Xtreme could not find a sponsor for the 2002 season and is shutting the doors. Does that mean they will not make a comeback if something surfaces -- probably not. Airton Dare has been released from his contract. The first signs of problems...

Sun 12 May 2002
IRL: Indy 500: Bruno Junqueira provisional pole-sitterHeadline

IRL: Indy 500: Bruno Junqueira provisional pole-sitter

Being second sometimes is a benefit -- Bruno Junqueira drew number two in qualifying attempt for the 86th Indianapolis 500. The CART veteran, driving the No. 33 Target Chip Ganassi Racing G Force/Chevrolet/Firestone, is currently sitting on the...