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Thu 19 Dec 2002
IRL: Scheckter, Dixon put 2003 Panoz G Force to test at Texas

IRL: Scheckter, Dixon put 2003 Panoz G Force to test at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002 -- An all-new 2003 Indy Racing League car was on track the first time Dec. 17 at Texas Motor Speedway, with Target Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Tomas Scheckter and Scott Dixon testing a 2003 Panoz G ...

IRL: Wheldon test at California cut short by rain

IRL: Wheldon test at California cut short by rain

Wheldon, AGR continue to learn in rain-shortened test . FONTANA, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002 -- Dan Wheldon and Andretti Green Racing tested for nearly five hours Dec. 16 at California Speedway before rain arrived early in the ...

IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 16, 2002) - Max Jones, who has won numerous races and championships as a team manager for Roush Racing, has joined Red Bull Cheever Racing as general manager, owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. announced today. As...

IRL: Toyota to sponsor season-opener at Homestead-Mami

IRL: Toyota to sponsor season-opener at Homestead-Mami

Toyota Indy 300 to kick off IRL season: February 28 - March 2, 2003 MIAMI, FL (December 15, 2002) - Toyota will be the official title sponsor for the Indy Car season-opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the next three years, announced today by...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Hornish, Foyt IV earn first-team AARWBA All-America honors

IPS: IRL: Hornish, Foyt IV earn first-team AARWBA All-America honors

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 13, 2002 -- Two-time Indy Racing League champion Sam Hornish Jr. and Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series champion A.J. Foyt IV were named to the first team of the All-America Auto Racing Team selected annually by members of...

IPS: IRL: Firestone 2002 IRL, IPS review

IPS: IRL: Firestone 2002 IRL, IPS review

Firestone Racing not acting its age. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2002) - The Firestone Racing program, founded in 1909, is showing no signs of aging as it collected two more open-wheel championships in 2002 - and once again visited victory ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Year's final RPM2Night Show to feature CART Champion

CHAMPCAR/CART: Year's final RPM2Night Show to feature CART Champion

INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2002) - The season's final installment of ESPN's motorsports news show RPM2Night will air Sunday evening on ESPN2 and will feature a lengthy interview with 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series titlist Cristiano da ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART sponsor Simple Green donates toys

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART sponsor Simple Green donates toys

CART sponsor Simple Green to make charitable donation on the "Today" show. INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2002) - Simple Green, the naming sponsor of CART's Safety Team and official cleaner and degreaser of CART, will be represented by Public ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Medical study on drivers fitness report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Medical study on drivers fitness report

Medical study finds CART drivers to have same fitness capacities as world-class athletes. INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2002) - The word 'athlete' has long been held in reserve for those who can high-jump seven feet or run 10-second 100-yard...

CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED Channel to air CART season review

CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED Channel to air CART season review

INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2002) - Following the conclusion of SPEED Channel's first year as a broadcast partner of Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc., the cable network will wrap up the season with a pair of shows next week celebrating the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone 2002 CART, F1 review

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone 2002 CART, F1 review

Bridgestone performs impressively in 2002; takes two open-wheel championships in demanding competitions. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2002) - After competing in 36 open-wheel racing events in 16 countries between March 3 and Nov. 17 this year,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Entrevista - ?La velocidad? Un asunto de pasi?n

CHAMPCAR/CART: Entrevista - ?La velocidad? Un asunto de pasi?n

Su tono de voz es parejo. Siempre mira directamente a los ojos del interlocutor. Se llama Alba Cecilia Pauli, pero en el mundo de los autos no son pocos quienes la conocen como "Niky". Desde que empezó en el ambiente de las carreras de autos ...

IRL: Three teams continue busy testing at Phoenix, California

IRL: Three teams continue busy testing at Phoenix, California

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 13, 2002 -- For the fourth consecutive day, Indy Racing League teams tested in the western part of the United States, at Phoenix International Raceway and California Speedway. Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver Scott ...

IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-12-12

IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-12-12

Indy Racing Notebook Yasukawa eager to race in IRL; Penske working with new Dallara. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002 -- Roger Yasukawa, the newest young American driver in the Indy Racing League, knows that stepping up to America's premier...

IRL: Scheckter tests Toyota engine for Ganassi at Phoenix

IRL: Scheckter tests Toyota engine for Ganassi at Phoenix

PHOENIX, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002 -- Tomas Scheckter and Target Chip Ganassi Racing continued the fast-paced Indy Racing League offseason by testing Dec. 11 at Phoenix International Raceway. The test marked the third consecutive day that the ...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Brand Motorsports confirms 2003 and future plans

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Brand Motorsports confirms 2003 and future plans

Brand plan U.S. races starting with European CART! Swindon, UK, Wednesday 11th December 2002: Martin Kendrick, Team Principal of Brand Motorsports, has confirmed that the team's 2003 racing programme will include the two planned European rounds...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Dominguez completes shoulder surgeryHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Dominguez completes shoulder surgery

INDIANAPOLIS (December 11,2002) - Herdez Competition driver Mario Dominguez underwent surgery last Wednesday (December 4) in Indianapolis to repair damage to his shoulder caused during this season. The injury, not caused by a single incident but...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing anunci? m?s novedades en el equipo

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing anunci? m?s novedades en el equipo

Jackson, Michigan (9 de diciembre, 2002) - Visteon Patrick Racing confirmó que Steve Challis asume las responsabilidades como jefe de ingenieros y que el equipo usará chasis Lola en el Campeonato 2003 de Champ Car presentado por Bridgestone y ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing announces Steve Challis as Chief Engineer

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing announces Steve Challis as Chief Engineer

JACKSON, MI - - DECEMBER 9, 2002 - - Visteon/Patrick Racing confirmed today that Steve Challis will assume the responsibilities of Chief Engineer and that the team will campaign Lola cars in the 2003 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing anunci? patrocinador y piloto para el 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing anunci? patrocinador y piloto para el 2003

JACKSON, MI (6 de diciembre, 2002) - U. E. "Pat" Patrick anunció hoy que Visteon Corporation continuará como patrocinador principal del auto ...

IRL: Team Penske

IRL: Team Penske "Pit Notes" 2002-12-11

Christmas comes early for Marlboro Team Penske. Marlboro Team Penske took delivery of its new 2003 Dallara chassis this week in preparation for the upcoming Indy Racing League (IRL) season. However, before the car turns a wheel, there is a lot...

IRL: Scheckter awarded judgement in court case

IRL: Scheckter awarded judgement in court case

Road cleared for Scheckter to drive for Target Chip Ganassi Racing. Indianapolis, IN - Chip Ganassi today announced that the lawsuit filed by Tom Walkinshaw's TWR Group Limited and Cheever Racing LLC against Tomas Scheckter and European...

IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr statement on Scheckter contract dispute

IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr statement on Scheckter contract dispute

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 10, 2002) - A statement from Eddie Cheever Jr., owner of Red Bull Cheever Racing, on the legal proceedings with Tomas Scheckter: "The contract dispute between TWR Group and Tomas Scheckter was due to be heard in English...

IRL: Panoz G-Force challenger ready to roll

IRL: Panoz G-Force challenger ready to roll

New Generation Panoz G Force IRL challenger ready to roll. Panoz G Force has unveiled its new generation Indy Racing League machine, delivering the first car to Target Chip Ganassi Racing - the team which earned the pole for the Braselton,...