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Thu 29 Dec 2005
IRL: Former sponsor returns to Indy 500

IRL: Former sponsor returns to Indy 500

AAA RETURNS TO INDIANAPOLIS 500 AAA now Official Auto Club, Travel Agency & Insurance Company at Indy AAA members to enjoy souvenir & ticket discounts INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005 -- AAA (American Automobile Association), which ...

IRL: Andretti Green Racing 2006 driver lineup announced

IRL: Andretti Green Racing 2006 driver lineup announced

ANDRETTI GREEN RACING UNVEILS 2006 RACING LINEUP INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005 -- Marco Andretti, the third-generation driver from one of racing's most-celebrated families, will compete in the 2006 IRL IndyCar® Series season with...

IRL: Andretti Green Racing teleconference transcript, part 2

IRL: Andretti Green Racing teleconference transcript, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q</I>: Despite your teammate winning the Indy 500, I know how close the team was, winning the championship, have there been some quiet moments during the off-season where some disappointment has crept into your mind...

IRL: Andretti Green Racing teleconference transcript, part 1

IRL: Andretti Green Racing teleconference transcript, part 1

An interview with Michael Andretti, Marco Andretti & Dario Franchitti MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. We appreciate you joining us for the Indy Racing League teleconference. We're joined by three guests today who are members of Andretti...

IRL: AGR, Herta announce 2006 plans

IRL: AGR, Herta announce 2006 plans

Herta Returns with XM Satellite Radio for Third Season in IndyCar Series INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 20, 2005) - For the third-consecutive season, Bryan Herta will pilot the ...

IRL: Michael Andretti to run 2006 Indy 500

IRL: Michael Andretti to run 2006 Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., and Holmdel, N.J., (Dec. 20, 2005) - Andretti Green Racing co-owner Michael Andretti will come out of retirement to drive the Jim Beam/Vonage Honda-powered Dallara in the 90th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 28, ...

IRL: AGR, Franchitti announce 2006 plans

IRL: AGR, Franchitti announce 2006 plans

Franchitti Joins Klein Tools/Jim Beam Team for 2006 IndyCar Series Season INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 20, 2005) - Dario Franchitti will join the championship-winning Klein Tools/Jim Beam team as part of Andretti Green Racing's four-car effort for...

IRL: Marco Andretti to drive for AGR in 2006

IRL: Marco Andretti to drive for AGR in 2006

Marco Andretti to Begin IndyCar Series Career with ArcaEx Team INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 20, 2005) - Third-generation driver Marco Andretti will launch his Indy Racing League® IndyCar® Series career in 2006 as the driver of the ...

IRL: AGR, Tony Kanaan announce 2006 plans

IRL: AGR, Tony Kanaan announce 2006 plans

Tony Kanaan To Again Lead Team 7-Eleven in 2006 IndyCar Series Championship Hunt Indianapolis, Ind. (Dec. 20, 2005) - Team 7-Eleven driver Tony Kanaan will return to the cockpit of the ...

IRL: Michael, Marco Andretti to race in 2006 Indy 500

IRL: Michael, Marco Andretti to race in 2006 Indy 500

MICHAEL, MARCO ANDRETTI TO DRIVE IN 2006 INDIANAPOLIS 500 Legendary veteran exits retirement to seek elusive win, help son in Indy debut INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005 -- An Andretti will be back in the driver's seat in the Indianapolis...

CHAMPCAR/CART: PKV Racing's Legge test evaluation notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: PKV Racing's Legge test evaluation notes

LEGGE COMPLETES TWO-DAY EVALUATION WITH PKV RACING INDIANAPOLIS, IN - - DECEMBER 21, 2005 - - Rising open-wheel star Katherine Legge completed a two-day evaluation with PKV Racing today at Sebring Raceway in Sebring, ...

Sat 24 Dec 2005
IRL: Andretti dad, son team up for 2006 Indy 500Headline

IRL: Andretti dad, son team up for 2006 Indy 500

Not since 1994 has the Indianapolis 500 field had an Andretti father/son on the starting grid. That was the final year that 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti raced at the famed brickyard: he started ninth on the 33-car grid, four...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
IRL: Barnhart, Clarke teleconference transcript

IRL: Barnhart, Clarke teleconference transcript

An interview with Brian Barnhart and Robert Clarke Thursday Dec 15, 2005 MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Thanks for joining us for this special Indy Racing League teleconference. Thank you for your patience as we had some delays for a few...

IRL: Series names Honda as sole engine supplier

IRL: Series names Honda as sole engine supplier

HONDA RACING INDY V-8 ENGINE TO BE SOLE INDYCAR SERIES POWERPLANT BEGINNING IN 2006 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005 -- The Indy Racing League and Honda Performance Development (HPD), a subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., announced the...

IRL: Honda to serve as single engine supplier

IRL: Honda to serve as single engine supplier

Honda to Serve as Single IndyCar Engine Supplier in 2006 TORRANCE, Calif. (December 15, 2005) -- Honda Performance Development (HPD), a subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., will become the single provider of engines in 2006 for the...

CHAMPCAR/CART: PKV Racing Sebring test summary

CHAMPCAR/CART: PKV Racing Sebring test summary

PKV RACING EVALUATES THREE DRIVERS AT SEBRING TEST INDIANAPOLIS, IN - - DECEMBER 15, 2005 - - PKV Racing, which is auditioning drivers for anywhere from zero to two spots on the team, concluded three days of testing and driver...

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2006 Champ Car final schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2006 Champ Car final schedule

<pre> 2006 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford Season Schedule Date Venue Location April 9 Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, CA May 13 Reliant Park ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports Racing Sebring test notes 2005-12-15

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports Racing Sebring test notes 2005-12-15

ROCKETSPORTS RACING SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES FIRST PRE-SEASON TEST EAST LANSING, Mich. (December 15, 2005) - Rocketsports Racing headed down south to warmer weather to get some on-track time for a pre-season test in Sebring, Florida and...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Conquest Racing Sebring test notes 2005-12-15

CHAMPCAR/CART: Conquest Racing Sebring test notes 2005-12-15

Mi-Jack Conquest Racing tests five drivers in Sebring A Swede, Belgian, Englishman, a Dutchman, and an Estonian get taste of Champ Car with Mi-Jack Conquest Racing Indianapolis, IN (15 December 05)-- Mi-Jack Conquest Racing completed a ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira teleconference transcript

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira teleconference transcript

Champ Car Teleconference Transcript with Bruno Junqueira ERIC MAUK: Welcome, everyone, to a very special Champ Car media teleconference as we are fortunate to be joined by Bruno Junqueira. Most of you know him as driver of the ...

Fri 16 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Justin Wilson preview

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Justin Wilson preview

Justin eager for top finish in Mexico City finale Justin and RuSPORT are now in Mexico City for the final round of this year's Champ Car World Series. Last year Justin qualified 3rd and finished 4th with Mi-Jack Conquest, while team-mate A.J.

Thu 15 Dec 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-12-13

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-12-13

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Dec. 13, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Casey Tournament presents funds to Rupert's Kids 2. IRL Alters Preseason Testing Schedule 3. Cunningham honored by New Zealand Kart Club 4. Rahal helps open Chicago toll...

IRL: Toyota withdraws from IndyCar series

IRL: Toyota withdraws from IndyCar series

TOYOTA WITHDRAWS FROM INDY RACING LEAGUE COMPETITION TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2005) -- Toyota will not return to Indy Racing Leagues (IRL) for the 2006 season, it was announced today. Toyota had originally planned to withdraw from open-wheel...

IRL: Giaffone to drive for Foyt in 2006 Indy 500

IRL: Giaffone to drive for Foyt in 2006 Indy 500

VETERAN GIAFFONE TO DRIVE FOR FOYT IN 2006 INDIANAPOLIS 500 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005 -- Felipe Giaffone picked the right spot to impress A.J. Foyt earlier this year, and it has paid off with a seat in Foyt's famous No. 14 in the...

IRL: Foyt hires Giaffone to drive in 2006

IRL: Foyt hires Giaffone to drive in 2006

A.J. Foyt Hires Felipe Giaffone to Drive in 2006; Honda to Power the No. 14 ABC Supply Dallara HOUSTON (December 14, 2005)--The driver search for A.J. Foyt's No. 14 Indy car is over. Foyt has hired Felipe Giaffone to drive the ABC Supply No....

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sebring test notes 2005-12-14

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sebring test notes 2005-12-14

CHAMP CAR TESTING WRAPS UP IN SEBRING SEBRING, Fla. (December 14, 2005) -- The first test in preparation for the 2006 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season wrapped up today at Sebring Raceway with lots of ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: NHR's Junqueira completes first test at Sebring

CHAMPCAR/CART: NHR's Junqueira completes first test at Sebring

PACIFICARE DRIVER JUNQUEIRA COMPLETED SECOND DAY OF CHAMP CAR TESTING SINCE ACCIDENT; LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT TEST SEBRING, Fla. (December 14, 2005) -- PacifiCare driver Bruno Junqueira completed his second day of testing today at Sebring ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sebring test notes 2005-12-13

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sebring test notes 2005-12-13

KATHERINE LEGGE MAKES CHAMP CAR DEBUT AS TESTING CONTINUES AT SEBRING SEBRING, Fla. (December 13, 2005) -- It has been a busy month for 2005 Champ Car Atlantic BBS "Rising Star" Katherine Legge as the Briton has tested three different open ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sebring test notes 2005-12-12

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sebring test notes 2005-12-12

BRUNO JUNQUEIRA RETURNS TO CHAMP CAR IN TEST AT SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY SEBRING, Fla. (December 12, 2005) -- The last time that Bruno Junqueira emerged from a Champ Car, he climbed to the top step of the victory podium in Monterrey, ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira first test report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Junqueira first test report

PACIFICARE DRIVER JUNQUEIRA COMPLETED FIRST DAY OF CHAMP CAR TESTING SINCE ACCIDENT IN THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 OVER SIX MONTHS AGO SEBRING, Fla. (December 12, 2005) -- PacifiCare driver Bruno Junqueira drove a race car for the first time today at...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports Racing to test Legge

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports Racing to test Legge

Katherine Legge to test Rocketsports Racing Champ Car in Sebring EAST LANSING, Mich. (December 12, 2005) - Rocketsports Racing will begin testing at Florida's Sebring International Raceway today and following the announcement that they will be...

Tue 13 Dec 2005
IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-12-09

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-12-09

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Dec. 9, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Unser designs ornament for CARA 2. Dixon joins Enge, Giebler in Dubai 3. Sports Illustrated honors IndyCar Series prizes among sports' coolest 1. Unser designs...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports Racing to test Richard Lyons

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rocketsports Racing to test Richard Lyons

ROCKETSPORTS RACING TO TEST RICHARD LYONS IN SEBRING EAST LANSING, Mich. (December 9, 2005) - The year 2005 may not yet be over, but Rocketsports Racing is already planning like it is the New Year by scheduling their first test putting race car...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-12-07

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-12-07

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Dec. 7, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Wheldon has memorable weekend 2. Patrick races to front in USSA Athlete of Year Voting 3. Carpenter trains with Lance Armstrong's coaches 1. Wheldon has memorable ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Justin Wilson to race in Daytona 24 Hours

CHAMPCAR/CART: Justin Wilson to race in Daytona 24 Hours

Justin and A.J. to drive in Daytona 24 Hours Michael Shank Racing announced earlier this week that Justin and RuSPORT team-mate A.J. Allmendinger will co-drive one of the team's two Daytona Prototypes in the Rolex 24 at Daytona International ...