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Tue 18 May 2004
IRL: Robby Gordon's flight planHeadline

IRL: Robby Gordon's flight plan

Robby Gordon is hoping the tenth time will be the charm for him at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Once again this year, Gordon is going for the "daily double", hoping to win the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race and the Coca-Cola 600, racing 1100...

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 ...

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...

Sat 31 Jul 2004
IPS: IRL: Kanaan, Dana top practice before Michigan rainHeadline

IPS: IRL: Kanaan, Dana top practice before Michigan rain

After setting the second fastest lap of the morning session, Tony Kanaan shaved nearly two-tenths of a second in the second session, topping the day's speed charts with a lap of 214.797 mph around the high-banked two-mile Michigan International ...

Wed 21 Apr 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy new king of the BeachHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy new king of the Beach

Paul Tracy is becoming the new King of the Beach, now that the Canadian ace has won his fourth Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and his second in a row, driving the ...

Sat 17 Apr 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira jams in Long Beach on FridayHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira jams in Long Beach on Friday

The battle between Bruno Junqueira and Paul Tracy is on again through the streets of Long Beach as this duo, combatants to the final round of last year's Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford went to work in preliminary...

Tue 25 May 2004
IRL: An Indy Bump? Close but no cigarHeadline

IRL: An Indy Bump? Close but no cigar

This message is for all the naysayers who were certain the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race would consist of fewer than 33 cars: wrong! When the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval opened for final qualifying at the crack of noon there were...

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 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...

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...

Sat 06 Mar 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Pace Car team enjoys special event

CHAMPCAR/CART: Pace Car team enjoys special event

Champ Car Pace Car Team participates in Ford Championship PGA at Doral event. INDIANAPOLIS (March 5, 2004) -- Before the PGA Tour stars teed off for the second annual Ford Championship at Doral in Miami yesterday, Champ Car's Pace Car Team...

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 ...

Tue 09 Mar 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: The 2004 schedule is more complete

CHAMPCAR/CART: The 2004 schedule is more complete

As part of the opening session of the 2004 Champ Car Series preview, underway today in Long Beach California, the series unveiled their season schedule. In addition to the season opener in Long Beach on April 18th, the Champ Cars return to...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: OWRS awarded CART assets

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: OWRS awarded CART assets

Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC now owns the Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. assets, including the liabilities. Judge Frank Otte's ruling came after a long day of bidding by both OWRS and the Indy Racing League at the Birch Bayh Federal...

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 ...

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 ...

Mon 07 Jun 2004
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...

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 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 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...

Tue 05 Oct 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America announces 2005 schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America announces 2005 schedule

Road America Announces 2005 Schedule Season Tickets $200 Until Oct. 29 50th Anniversary Celebrations Activities at Each Event Elkhart Lake, Wisc., Oct. 4, 2004 - Road America has set its primary 2005 schedule, according to George Bruggenthies,...

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...

Thu 27 May 2004
IRL: Indy 500: Greg Ray/Access Motorsports announce sponsors

IRL: Indy 500: Greg Ray/Access Motorsports announce sponsors

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. (May 27, 2004)- Access Motorsports announced today that Rent- A-Center, Eufora MasterCard and University Loft Co. have signed a one race agreement for the 2004 Indianapolis 500 with the ...

Thu 01 Jan 2004
IRL: DRR: Six years, same sponsor equal a rarity in racing

IRL: DRR: Six years, same sponsor equal a rarity in racing

Partnerships in racing don't always last as long as some Hollywood marriages, which makes the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series Dreyer & Reinbold Racing (DRR) team's ongoing affiliation with Purex somewhat of a rarity. The team announced...

Sun 12 Sep 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca Saturday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca Saturday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Chassis Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- -------------------- ---------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 2 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas...

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,...

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...

Thu 22 Apr 2004
IRL: Woman flyer gets two-seater ride at IMS

IRL: Woman flyer gets two-seater ride at IMS

Female flight pioneer adds Speedway lap to a life of speed INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, April 21, 2004 -- Margaret Ringenberg was born in 1921, the same year Amelia Earhart took her first flying lessons. Margaret took her first airplane ride at...

Wed 03 Nov 2004
IRL: Services for John Martin Jr.

IRL: Services for John Martin Jr.

Services for John Martin Jr. Sunday, November 7 Visitation from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm PT Pacific View Memorial Park 3500 Pacific View Drive Corona Del Mar, CA 92625 (949) 644-2700 Monday, November 8 Funeral Service - 11:00 am PT Calvary...

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 ...

Wed 18 Feb 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car changes race rules

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car changes race rules

The President's Day holiday was none of the sort for Champ Car World Series officials, who have been busy tinkering with rules already in place, hoping to enhance competition for the series. With the release of its 2004 Rule Book, the Champ Car...

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.

Sat 23 Oct 2004
IRL: Cheever gives Karthikeyan his first driver oval testHeadline

IRL: Cheever gives Karthikeyan his first driver oval test

Red Bull Cheever Racing's preparations for the 2005 Indy Racing League IndyCar Series 17-race campaign began yesterday with the team's first test of a rookie driver. Narain Karthikeyan. Photo by Dave Dyer. Indian driver Narain ...

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 ...