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Fri 22 Oct 2004
ETCC: CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi approaches life to the maxHeadline
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ETCC: CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi approaches life to the max

If you expected Alex Zanardi to lose his zest for life after having both legs amputated above the knee by a competitor's race car at EuroSpeedway Lausitz on September 15, 2001 you'd be wrong. Zanardi, who claims he hasn't shed a tear over the ...

Thu 05 Feb 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car statement on Barber Pro hiatus

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car statement on Barber Pro hiatus

Champ Car Statement Regarding the Shutdown of the 2004 Barber Dodge Pro Series. INDIANAPOLIS (February 3, 2004) -- What follows is a statement by the Champ Car World Series regarding yesterday's announcement that the Barber Dodge Pro Series...

Sat 29 May 2004
IRL: Fernandez helps launch Hispanic center in Indianapolis

IRL: Fernandez helps launch Hispanic center in Indianapolis

Fernandez to Help Launch First Hispanic Cultural Center in Indianapolis IRL IndyCar® Series Driver to Participate in Ground-Breaking Ceremony and Festival INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (May 28, 2004) -- Fernandez Racing Owner/Driver Adrian Fernandez...

Mon 04 Oct 2004
IRL: Fontana race results

IRL: Fontana race results

Pos Car Driver Chassis-Engine Laps Gap Status --- --- ------------------- ----------------- -------- ------------ ------------ 1. 5 Adrian Fernandez G Force-Honda 200 2. 11 Tony Kanaan ...

Mon 05 Jan 2004
IRL: Kenny and Anita Brack receive new year Karma

IRL: Kenny and Anita Brack receive new year Karma

The Brack family welcomed daughter Karma into the fold at 6:31PM on New Year's Eve at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH. She is the first child for driver Kenny Brack and his wife Anita and holds dual American and Swedish ...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Phillippe tests for Champ Car's Conquest Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Phillippe tests for Champ Car's Conquest Racing

MI-Jack Conquest Racing tests Nelson Philippe. Indianapolis (January 21, 2004) - 17 year-old phenom Nelson Philippe successfully completed a two-day test of a Mi-Jack Conquest Racing Ford-Cosworth/Reynard Champ Car at Sebring International...

Sun 21 Nov 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Centrix Baja 1000 preview

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Centrix Baja 1000 preview

CENTRIX Financial Prepares For Three-Peat at 2004 Tecate Score Baja 1000 Team CENTRIX Announced, Includes Paul Newman Centennial, CO - November 9, 2004 - On November 17th at Mexico's Baja Peninsula, 300 racers will race for three days over ...

Sun 11 Jan 2004
IRL: Super Aguri Fernandez Racing signs Kosuke Matsuura

IRL: Super Aguri Fernandez Racing signs Kosuke Matsuura

Young Japanese Talent to Contest 2004 IRL IndyCar® Series INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (January 9, 2004) - Super Aguri Fernandez Racing today announced that 24-year-old Kosuke Matsuura of Aichi, Japan, will pilot its ...

Thu 20 May 2004
IRL: Dixon on top as Indy 500 practice resumedHeadline

IRL: Dixon on top as Indy 500 practice resumed

It was time to get back to work for drivers who have already qualified for the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race today at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Scott Dixon goes out to practice. Photo by Michael C. Johnson. Just 13...

Thu 25 Mar 2004
IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing Indy 500 Media Tour transcript, part 1

IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing Indy 500 Media Tour transcript, part 1

2004 Indianapolis 500 Media Tour Transcript Wednesday, March 24, 2004 Target Chip Ganassi Racing: Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi, Darren Manning Part 1 of 2 MODERATOR: We have the drivers of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, the defending IndyCar...

Tue 11 May 2004
IRL: Kentucky Speedway names Medical Director

IRL: Kentucky Speedway names Medical Director

Dr. Troy Rock Appointed Speedway Medical Director SPARTA, KY. - University of Kentucky (UK) Hospital and Kentucky Speedway announce that Dr. Troy Rock has been appointed speedway medical director. Rock replaces former director Dr. Steve ...

Mon 16 Feb 2004
IRL: IndyCar drivers IROC race notes

IRL: IndyCar drivers IROC race notes

IndyCar Series Stars Finish Sixth, Eighth, Ninth in IROC Event DAYTONA BEACH, Fla, Friday, Feb. 13, 2004 -- IRL IndyCar® Series stars Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon and Scott Sharp finished sixth, eighth and ninth, respectively, in the first ...

Wed 17 Nov 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford announcement on sale of Cosworth, Jaguar

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford announcement on sale of Cosworth, Jaguar

Ford Motor Company Secures Sale of Cosworth Racing To Kevin Kalkhoven and Gerald Forsythe LONDON, 15 November 2004 - Ford Motor Company and Cosworth are jointly announcing today that Cosworth has been purchased by Kevin Kalkhoven and ...

Thu 12 Feb 2004
IRL: IndyCar defines new rulesHeadline

IRL: IndyCar defines new rules

The Indy Racing League has a point to make. Several points, in fact. To give all teams and drivers additional scoring opportunities, the League has adjusted its scoring system for the 2004 IndyCar Series season. Dario Franchitti and...

Sat 25 Sep 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS welcomes first official sponsor from Mexico

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS welcomes first official sponsor from Mexico

Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford keeps making new friends south of the United States border. Case in point? Today Roshfrans, a company with a huge motorsports presence in Mexico announced it would become the ...

Thu 01 Apr 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Jourdain joins RuSPORT for 2004Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jourdain joins RuSPORT for 2004

Carl Russo didn't intend to enlarge his fledgling Champ Car World Series team from one entry for rookie A.J. Allmendinger, winner of the Toyota Atlantic Championship Series as a rookie last year. That would have been quite enough, thank you, with...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Tracy receives Canadian Award of ExcellenceHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Tracy receives Canadian Award of Excellence

2003 Champ Car World Series Champion Paul Tracy joined Vancouver Mayor Larry Campbell, Molson Sport and Entertainment Vice President Bob Singleton to kick off the ticket sales for this years' Molson Indy Vancouver. Mayor Campbell and Molson ...

Tue 02 Nov 2004
IRL: California Speedway 2004 summary
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IRL: California Speedway 2004 summary

Biggest Season in California Speedway's History Concludes; 2005 to get Underway Early with Auto Club 500 FONTANA, Calif. (November 1, 2004) --- With the end of daylight savings, the 2004 racing calendar at California Speedway comes to a close.

Wed 02 Jun 2004
IRL: Indy 500: Largest purse in history, Matsuura named RoY

IRL: Indy 500: Largest purse in history, Matsuura named RoY

Rice Earns Record Sum From Largest Indy 500 Purse in History Winner awarded $1.7 million of $10.2-million purse; Matsuura named Rookie of the Year INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 31, 2004 -- Buddy Rice earned $1,761,740 from a total purse of...

Mon 07 Jun 2004
Fri 28 May 2004
IRL: Indy 500: Roth Racing's Winkle wins Clint Brawner Award

IRL: Indy 500: Roth Racing's Winkle wins Clint Brawner Award

Roth Racing's Winkle Collects Clint Brawner Mechanical Excellence Award INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 27, 2004) -- Long odds faced Roth Racing from the moment it decided to make a bid at participating in the 2004 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. The team...

Mon 17 May 2004
IRL: PJ Jones ready to race for BeckHeadline

IRL: PJ Jones ready to race for Beck

There are plenty of drivers wandering the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month looking for the right opportunity. With fewer cars available in 2004 due to the financial impact of fielding a team that relies on leased rather than built engines,...

Sat 23 Oct 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca 2005 season schedule announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca 2005 season schedule announced

World Class and World Championship Racing Highlight 2005 Season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2004) - The 2005 schedule of races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca once again features the best in sports car, ...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: OWRS send personal thanks to Australia

CHAMPCAR/CART: OWRS send personal thanks to Australia

New owners personally thank Queensland race The new owner of the Champ Car World Series, Open Wheel Racing Series (OWRS) issued a personal thank you to the Queensland Government and Lexmark Indy 300 today, following the decision in U.S....

Sat 11 Dec 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy enters closed wheel world at DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy enters closed wheel world at Daytona

The only type of car Paul Tracy has driven with a roof on top is one of his myriad street machines but that will change with the 2005 running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Paul Tracy. Photo by Linda Rydell. Tracy,...

Sat 17 Jul 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Herdez Competition adds sponsor

CHAMPCAR/CART: Herdez Competition adds sponsor

Herdez Competition and Gevril Announce Champ Car Partnership Indianapolis, IN (July 16, 2004) - Herdez Competition is pleased to welcome fine Swiss watch company, Gevril as an associate sponsor to the ...

Wed 26 May 2004
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IRL: "Smoke" and mirrors at Indy's Bump Day

Today's excitement at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a case of "what could have been," as NASCAR NEXTEL Cup star Tony Stewart showed up at his favorite track -- one of the few where he has not tasted the spoils of victory -- thinking of maybe...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
IPS: IRL: Mutt strut day at IMSHeadline

IPS: IRL: Mutt strut day at IMS

The month of May might not have arrived yet, but don't tell that to the legions of dogs who showed up for Indianapolis Motor Speedway's inaugural Mutt Strut today. Kati Castroneves and her pal. Photo by Anne Proffit. Pooches (and ...

Thu 08 Jul 2004
IRL: Team Penske Pit Notes 2004-07-07

IRL: Team Penske Pit Notes 2004-07-07

Marlboro Team Penske Pit Notes July 7, 2004 MARLBORO TEAM PENSKE PERSONNEL PROFILE: ELECTRONIC ENGINEERS Throughout the remainder of the 2004 Indy Racing League (IRL) IndyCar® Series season, Marlboro Team Penske's Pit Notes will be ...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Australia Indy 300 statement on OWRS

CHAMPCAR/CART: Australia Indy 300 statement on OWRS

Champ Car racing will continue at the Lexmark Indy 300 on the streets of Queensland's Gold Coast in 2004. This morning in a courtroom in Indianapolis, U.S, newly formed company Open Wheel Racing Series (OWRS) acquired the assets including ...

Sun 17 Oct 2004
IRL: IRL to sponsor Stars of Karting

IRL: IRL to sponsor Stars of Karting

Indy Racing League to Sponsor Stars of Karting Series FORT WORTH, Texas, Friday, Oct. 16, 2004 -- In a continuing effort to support entry-level racing while building grassroots support of the Indy Racing League, executives from the IRL and the...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Special Champ Car magazine show announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Special Champ Car magazine show announced

Sunday's Dangerous Curves Looks Back, Looks Ahead, Looks Up, Looks at Stuff INDIANAPOLIS (October 1, 2004) -- This week's episode of SpikeTV's Champ Car magazine show Dangerous Curves will take viewers on a whirlwind tour that includes not...

Fri 28 May 2004
IRL: All that's left for the Indy 500 is waitingHeadline

IRL: All that's left for the Indy 500 is waiting

Preludes are complete for the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, now that 33 starters all completed their final checks during today's two-hour Carburetion Day practice. The exercise served as an opportunity to scrub in tires, do systems checks and,...

Thu 17 Jun 2004
IRL: Greg Ray: On the right trackHeadline

IRL: Greg Ray: On the right track

With every race in the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series, the standings seem to change. Who was first becomes last; last becomes first. Nowhere was that more apparent than at Texas Motor Speedway last Saturday night, as the Indy cars put on ...

Sun 11 Apr 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira tired of waitingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira tired of waiting

Being the Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford "bridesmaid" for the past two years hasn't been the best scenario for Bruno Junqueira. Bruno Junqueira. Photo by Tom Haapanen. The 28-year-old Brazilian, who...

Wed 17 Nov 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Cosworth changes hands

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Cosworth changes hands

In January of this year, when they were awarded the assets of the former CART series, principals Kevin Kalkhoven, Gerald Forsythe and Paul Gentilozzi declared their intent to put their money where their mouths were. Today Kalkhoven and Forsythe...