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Thu 22 May 2003
Fri 21 Feb 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: New places, new faces - St. Pete previewHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: New places, new faces - St. Pete preview

The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg opens this weekend as a new race that has the honor of opening the next great era of CART. The Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford opens the 2003 season with this inaugural event on a...

Thu 03 Apr 2003
IRL: Yasukawa hopes to return for Twin Ring MotegiHeadline

IRL: Yasukawa hopes to return for Twin Ring Motegi

INDIANAPOLIS, April 1, 2003 --There's just a week to go before the IndyCar Series holds its first overseas event at Twin Ring Motegi in the middle of nowhere, Japan, but already Roger Yasukawa has returned to the land of his forefathers to prepare...

Thu 13 Feb 2003
IRL: Felipe Giaffone looks forward to 2003Headline

IRL: Felipe Giaffone looks forward to 2003

During his first two seasons in the IRL, Felipe Giaffone easily proved himself to be one of the top young drivers in the series. He earned the Bombardier Rookie of the Year award with a sixth place finish in the championship in 2001, then...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
IRL: AGR - And Herta makes fourHeadline

IRL: AGR - And Herta makes four

One of the United States' best open wheel drivers now has gainful employment for the coming 2004 Indy Racing League IndyCar Series season. Andretti Green Racing confirmed today it will field four Indy cars next year: for returning drivers Tony...

Mon 24 Feb 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy wins inaugural St. Pete Grand PrixHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy wins inaugural St. Pete Grand Prix

Paul Tracy opened the new era of the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford with a convincing victory in the inaugural Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Tracy passed rookie Tiago Monteiro for the lead on lap 36 and kept it to...

Tue 23 Dec 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART is dead! Long live Champ Car!Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART is dead! Long live Champ Car!

Two of the three principals of Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC, Paul Gentilozzi and Kevin Kalkhoven, spoke to the media today about their plans for the future of the "racing series formerly known as CART." That's right, formerly! While the CART...

Sun 20 Jul 2003
IRL: Chevy Gen IV engine approved, first one will be at MISHeadline

IRL: Chevy Gen IV engine approved, first one will be at MIS

LEBANON, TN, July 19, 2003 - The Indy Racing League's senior vice president of racing operations, Brian Barnhart took time prior to this evening's Firestone Indy 200 race at Nashville Superspeedway to address changes to GM Racing's Chevy Indy V8...

Sat 23 Aug 2003
IRL: Scott Dixon joins Larry Dixon at IRP testing

IRL: Scott Dixon joins Larry Dixon at IRP testing

From the Snake Pit: IRL championship contender Scott Dixon goes testing with Larry Dixon and the Miller Lite race team at Indianapolis Raceway Park INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (Aug. 21) -- Larry Dixon and the Snake Racing team have completed two ...

Wed 30 Jul 2003
IRL: Alex Barron, the sport's best kept secretHeadline

IRL: Alex Barron, the sport's best kept secret

INDIANAPOLIS, July 29, 2003 - He's "the best kept secret in the sport," according to Toyota's Jim Aust, who has worked with Alex Barron since the Californian was Toyota Atlantic champion in 1997 as a rookie, just barely out of karts. A phenomenal...

Sun 01 Jun 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Qualifying rained out, Tagliani on poleHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Qualifying rained out, Tagliani on pole

After heavy rains rolled through the Milwaukee area tonight, the first-ever night qualifying session at the Mile and for the Champ Cars was cancelled. The grid for Saturday night's Centennial 250 will be set by the lap times recorded during the ...

Fri 18 Jul 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy takes pole for hometown Toronto raceHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy takes pole for hometown Toronto race

The 18th running of the Molson Indy in Toronto, Ontario will have three Canadians in the top five of the starting grid, following a very competitive second qualifying session at the Exhibition Place circuit. Paul Tracy. Photo by Eric ...

Fri 07 Feb 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kurt Busch Champ Car test press conference

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kurt Busch Champ Car test press conference

Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford press conference following Kurt Busch's demo Champ Car laps with: Kurt Busch Michel Jourdain Jr. Ray Leto Merrill Cain: We are joined by NASCAR star Kurt Busch, who drove the ...

Thu 02 Jan 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: SAMF3: 2000: 2002 Latin American Driver named
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CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: SAMF3: 2000: 2002 Latin American Driver named

Juan Pablo Montoya - Latin American Racing Driver of 2002 Argentinian José María López, Outstanding Rookie. Caracas, Venezuela, December, 27, 2002 The present selection results from the spontaneous participation of 39 columnists and media ...

Sun 27 Apr 2003
IPS: IRL: Racing Guide to Indianapolis 500

IPS: IRL: Racing Guide to Indianapolis 500

Are you ready for some racing? Hundreds of thousands of racing fans will descend on the Indianapolis area during the month of May for the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500. Festivities surrounding the race include breakfast with the mayor,...

Sat 12 Apr 2003
IRL: Dixon inherits pole at MotegiHeadline

IRL: Dixon inherits pole at Motegi

MOTEGI, Japan (April 12, 2003) -- Qualifying for Sunday's Bridgestone Japan Indy 300 was rained out forcing IndyCar Series officials to set the starting grid based on combined practice times. Scott Dixon will start from the pole position based...

Mon 13 Oct 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Tracy wins Mexico City, Bourdais is top rookieHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Tracy wins Mexico City, Bourdais is top rookie

Paul Tracy dominated the Gran Premio Telmex/Gigante race today at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City to take a commanding lead in the 2003 CART Champ Car Word Series points race with only two races remaining. Sebastien Bourdais...

Mon 29 Sep 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player's - novel way to thank their fans

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player's - novel way to thank their fans

Montreal, Quebec, Sept. 26, 2003 In the 42 years that it has been involved in motor-racing, Player's Ltd., has always wanted to make the fans feel they were an integral part of the program's success. Racing fans are about to see tangible evidence...

Fri 14 Feb 2003
IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing announces sponsor partners

IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing announces sponsor partners

Microsoft, Dell, EMC, Syntel, Avaya join as new partners to all CGR Teams. Chip Ganassi Racing is proud to announce an innovative new sponsorship program that includes several of the world's top technology companies. Through their long-standing...

Fri 17 Jan 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Cars to light up the night in ClevelandHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Cars to light up the night in Cleveland

INDIANAPOLIS (January 16, 2003) - The city of Cleveland has seen more than its share of innovations over the years. It was in Cleveland where Alan Freed first coined the term 'Rock and Roll', an act that led many years later to the establishment...

Fri 18 Jul 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Molson Indy shaping up nicely for Canadian driversHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Molson Indy shaping up nicely for Canadian drivers

Toronto, Ont. (July 12, 2003) - The first Canadian round of the 2003 Champ Car World Series, the Molson Indy Toronto, holds much promise for its three Canadian drivers. Going into Sunday, the 10th event of the 2003 season, Paul Tracy's 118 points...

Fri 02 May 2003
IRL: Indy 500 television schedule

IRL: Indy 500 television schedule

87th Indy 500 broadcast globally with extensive TV coverage. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 1, 2003 - The ABC Sports, ESPN and ESPN2 television networks will provide extensive, live coverage from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the month of May...

Sat 10 May 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Cinco j?venes pilotos probaron el nuevo motor Ford

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cinco j?venes pilotos probaron el nuevo motor Ford

Indianápolis (2 de diciembre, 2002) - Cinco miembros de las categorías que componen el sistema de ascenso tipo escalera de CART, dieron sus vueltas iniciales en los Champ Car la semana pasada en el Firebird International Raceway, en Phoenix, ...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
Fri 23 May 2003
IRL: Brack tunes up on Carb Day at IndyHeadline

IRL: Brack tunes up on Carb Day at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS, May 22, 2003 - Final practice is over for the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, as 32 of 33 qualifiers took to the track for the traditional two-hour Carburetion Day tune-up for the Greatest Spectacle in ...

Thu 15 May 2003
IRL: Luyendyk steps aside for the Indy 500Headline

IRL: Luyendyk steps aside for the Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, May 14, 2003 - Arie Luyendyk, who will be 50 years old this September had planned to make his 18th start at the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race this month, hoping for a third victory in the Greatest Spectacle in ...

Sun 27 Jul 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy has his way in Vancouver qualifyingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy has his way in Vancouver qualifying

(July 26, 2003) After being stripped of provisional pole for a rules violation on Friday, Team Player's Paul Tracy let his driving say it all by winning the pole again in Vancouver, Canada. "That's what we're here to do", said an emotional...

Fri 16 May 2003
IRL: Indy 500: A.J. Foyt IV press conference

IRL: Indy 500: A.J. Foyt IV press conference

Indy Racing League Weekly Teleconference May 13, 2003 A.J. Foyt IV Now let's welcome IndyCar Series driver A.J. Foyt IV. Foyt IV: Hello. K. Johnson: Just a quick introduction. Anthony drives the No. 14 Conseco/A.J. Foyt Racing ...

Tue 09 Dec 2003
IRL: PIR 2004 schedule, ticket information

IRL: PIR 2004 schedule, ticket information

PHOENIX, AZ (Dec. 8, 2003)* Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for that sports fan in the family? If that's the case, purchase race tickets for any of the 16 races at Phoenix International Raceway. Single event tickets go on sale Saturday,...

Sat 26 Jul 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART safety team featured on TV

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART safety team featured on TV

INDIANAPOLIS (July 24, 2003) -- Heralded across the motorsports landscape as the standard to which at-the-track safety services should be held, the CART Champ Car Simple Green Safety Team will be featured in a video piece to be aired as part of ...

Fri 23 May 2003
IRL: Indy 500: Cheever Racing Pit Stop Challenge report

IRL: Indy 500: Cheever Racing Pit Stop Challenge report

Red Bull Cheever Racing wins Checkers/Rally's Pit Stop Challenge INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 22, 2003) -- Red Bull Cheever Racing pulled off a stunning upset Thursday to win the 27th Checkers/Rally's Pit Stop Challenge before the 87th Indianapolis...

Mon 11 Aug 2003
IRL: Unser crewman injured at St. Louis

IRL: Unser crewman injured at St. Louis

Anton Julian, left-rear tire changer for Al Unser Jr., was injured in a freak accident on pit lane while servicing Unser's Kelly Racing Toyota Dallara. On lap forty, with the first set of pit stops under way, while the field was under caution,...

Sun 05 Jan 2003
BUSCH: IPS: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: MIS celebrates 35 years of

BUSCH: IPS: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: MIS celebrates 35 years of

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Racing tradition and continuing innovation are two of the many benchmarks Michigan International Speedway can be proud of as the world-class facility celebrates it's 35th anniversary of racing in 2003. To kick-off the 35th year...

Tue 25 Mar 2003
IRL: Russell Edrington passed away

IRL: Russell Edrington passed away

Edrington, Russell Clayton March 23, 2003 Russell Clayton Edrington, 65, Pittsboro, died March 18, 2003, after a long, debilitating illness. He was a fabricator and manager for Sinden Racing Services on Gasoline Alley for 15 years and worked for...

Thu 02 Jan 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Conquest Racing joins Champ Car SeriesHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Conquest Racing joins Champ Car Series

INDIANAPOLIS (December 23, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that team owners Eric Bachelart and Mike Lanigan will bring their Indianapolis-based Mi-Jack Conquest Racing operation to the Bridgestone Presents...

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: IMG and Elevation Motorsports announce agreement

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: IMG and Elevation Motorsports announce agreement

Elevation Motorsports opens doors on january 2; IMG's former Motorsports Division will be affiliated with IMG. CLEVELAND (Monday, Dec. 23, 2002) - IMG has reached an agreement to sell most of its North and South American motorsports business to...