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Thu 26 May 2005
IRL: Todd Crawford named to new position

IRL: Todd Crawford named to new position

CRAWFORD JOINS INDY RACING LEAGUE; OPENS LEAGUE OFFICE IN NEW YORK INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 25, 2005 -- In its continuing effort to broaden its marketing reach, the Indy Racing League announced Todd Crawford, a member of the ESPN and ABC ...

Sat 28 May 2005
IRL: Indy 500: Duman earns Clint Brawner Award

IRL: Indy 500: Duman earns Clint Brawner Award

Roth/PDM Racing's Duman Earns Clint Brawner Mechanical Excellence Award INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 27, 2005) -- Rick Duman acquired a vast knowledge in racing growing up in the sport and working alongside some of the greats. Duman's ...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
IRL: Watkins Glen: Panther Racing preview

IRL: Watkins Glen: Panther Racing preview

Tomas & Tomas Try Their Hand at Watkins Glen Scheckter Has Family Ties to Thunder Road WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.. -- Panther Racing drivers Tomas Scheckter and Tomas Enge will join the IndyCar Series this weekend in the series' first run at Watkins...

Wed 17 Aug 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car announces managment changes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car announces managment changes

CHAMP CAR ANNOUNCES SENIOR MANAGEMENT SUCCESSION PLAN STEVE JOHNSON NAMED CHAMP CAR PRESIDENT INDIANAPOLIS (August 16, 2005) -- As part of Champ Car's senior management succession plan, Steve Johnson will become the new President of Champ...

Sat 05 Nov 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car announces 2006 broadcast schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car announces 2006 broadcast schedule

INCREASED NETWORK PRESENCE FEATURED ON 2006 CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES TELEVISION SCHEDULE INDIANAPOLIS (November 4, 2005) -- Continuing a steady growth pattern that has gained momentum over the last three seasons, the Champ Car World Series...

Fri 30 Sep 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-09-29

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-09-29

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Sept. 29, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Danica Patrick honored among top 100 women in North American auto industry, featured on ESPN The Magazine 2. IRL community golfs for charity 3. Simmons still chasing ...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
IRL: Indy 500: Official entry list

IRL: Indy 500: Official entry list

No. Driver Hometown Team Chassis-Engine Chief mechanic --- ------------------- ------------------- ---------------------------- ---------------------- ----------------- 2 Tomas Enge* ...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS statement on Kraines death

CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS statement on Kraines death

WINNING INDIANAPOLIS 500 CAR ENTRANT KRAINES DIES AT 84 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005 -- Maury Kraines, the winning Indianapolis 500 car entrant of 1992, died Nov. 29 of heart failure in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 84. Kraines, whose...

Fri 20 May 2005
IRL: Danica Patrick poised for Indy 500 winHeadline

IRL: Danica Patrick poised for Indy 500 win

The klieg lights have been shining on Danica Patrick since the 23-year-old rookie began her Indy Racing League IndyCar Series career with Rahal letterman Racing this March. Danica Patrick. Photo by Michael C. Johnson. While Patrick ...

Sun 01 May 2005
IRL: Chevy Indy V8 - rev limiters

IRL: Chevy Indy V8 - rev limiters

Chevy Indy V8 insights: The hard facts on soft rev limiters. NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 18, 2002 -- It is the nature of racers to seek speed. Without the limits imposed by rulebooks and sanctioning bodies, modern race cars could easily achieve...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-06-16

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-06-16

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- June 16, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Second season of "The Fast Life" debuts Sunday on ESPN2 2. Rutherford, Indy-winning Chaparral to visit England 3. Andretti looking forward to second chance at ...

Sun 12 Jun 2005
IRL: Texas race results

IRL: Texas race results

Pos Car Driver Chassis-Engine Laps Gap Status --- --- ------------------- ----------------- ----- -------- --------------- 1. 4 Tomas Scheckter Dallara-Chevrolet 200 2. 6 Sam Hornish Jr. Dallara-Toyota ...

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...

Sat 04 Jun 2005
IRL: Fort Worth, TMS welcomes Indy 500 winner Wheldon

IRL: Fort Worth, TMS welcomes Indy 500 winner Wheldon

Indy 500 Champion Dan Wheldon Hits the Trail with Fort Worth Herd FORT WORTH-DALLAS (June 3, 2005) -- "Head 'em up and move 'em out!" That was the charge given by Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon as he hit the trail Friday with The Fort ...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Wilson, Allmendinger, Shank teleconference, part 1

CHAMPCAR/CART: Wilson, Allmendinger, Shank teleconference, part 1

CHAMP CAR TELECONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT WITH JUSTIN WILSON, A.J. ALLMENDINGER AND MICHAEL SHANK ERIC MAUK: Welcome to today's Champ Car media teleconference. Where we are pleased to announce that a couple of the upcoming stars of the Bridgestone...

Wed 25 May 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kalkhoven, Forsythe buy Long Beach GP assets

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kalkhoven, Forsythe buy Long Beach GP assets

In an announcement Tuesday morning that came as a surprise to no one involved with the negotiations, Champ Car World Series confirmed that Aquarium Asset Management, LLC has purchased the assets of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach. The...

Mon 09 May 2005
IRL: Rookies take first laps on Indy 500 Opening DayHeadline

IRL: Rookies take first laps on Indy 500 Opening Day

The track opened for practice today as teams and drivers prepare to contest the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on the famed 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Danica Patrick. Photo by Dan Helrigel - IRL. Today and tomorrow...

Wed 15 Jun 2005
IRL: IndyCar's Panther Racing

IRL: IndyCar's Panther Racing "wing" auction winner

Moresco Places Winning $42K Bid on Danica's Indy 500 Wing INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- With a last minute effort Monday afternoon, Los Angeles resident J.B. Moresco placed the winning eBay bid on Danica Patrick's broken Indy 500 front wing, and every...

Sat 21 May 2005
IRL: SAE presents Schwitzer award to Delphi

IRL: SAE presents Schwitzer award to Delphi

For 39 years, the Indiana section of the Society of Automotive Engineers has presented the BorgWarner Louis Schwitzer Award for innovative engineering excellence in the field of race car design during the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kenny Ferris memorial services

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kenny Ferris memorial services

There will be a viewing for Kenny Ferris this Wednesday, December 29th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the Dan O'Reilly Funeral Home in Indianapolis, Indiana. A memorial service for Kenny will take place on Thursday, December 30th at 5:00 pm. Kenny and...

Wed 17 Aug 2005
IRL: Sharp nips Meira for Kentucky winHeadline

IRL: Sharp nips Meira for Kentucky win

The Indy Racing League fans witnessed another thrilling IndyCar Series race on the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway oval this afternoon, as Scott Sharp scored his ninth career victory in the AMBER Alert Portal Indy 300 over Vitor Meira, the American ...

Fri 01 Apr 2005
IRL: New caution system for Indy Racing League

IRL: New caution system for Indy Racing League

DELPHI'S NEW LOCAL CAUTION SYSTEM OFFERS NEXT SAFETY BREAKTHROUGH FOR IRL TROY, Mich. -- When conditions call for a yellow caution flag during a road- or street-course race, Delphi Corporation (NYSE: DPH) has a high-tech answer -- the Local ...

Fri 09 Sep 2005
IRL: Chicagoland: Kosuke Matsuura preview

IRL: Chicagoland: Kosuke Matsuura preview

Matsuura Aiming for the Top at Chicagoland Three races remain on the 2005 schedule as the IndyCar Series returns to action this weekend with the Peak® Antifreeze Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway, and Kosuke Matsuura is looking to end his second...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
IRL: IMS: Hulman-George Era 60 years, part 5 of 5

IRL: IMS: Hulman-George Era 60 years, part 5 of 5

LONG HULMAN-GEORGE ERA RARE IN PRO SPORTS OWNERSHIP IN U.S. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005 -- In this era of mergers, takeovers, buyouts and bankruptcies, it's close to an anomaly that the Hulman-George family still owns and operates the ...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place
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IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place

SPEEDWAY'S FAMOUS 'YARD OF BRICKS' BACK IN PLACE INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, March 9, 2005 -- One of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's most visible pieces of history returned to its rightful place March 9 as crews began reinstalling the famous...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
IRL: Fontana: Race report

IRL: Fontana: Race report

FONTANA, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005 -- Dario Franchitti beat Tony Kanaan by 0.1117 of a second to claim his second victory of the season -- and the first in his IndyCar® Series career on a track longer than 1.33 miles, winning the Toyota Indy...

Tue 10 May 2005
IRL: Indy 500: Scott Sharp preview

IRL: Indy 500: Scott Sharp preview

Momentum Fuels Sharp for Month of May Official practice for the 89th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race begins this week, kicking off a swarm of activity leading up to "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" on May 29. Following an impressive...

Thu 06 Jan 2005
IRL: Yasukawa, Honda to DRR 2005 campaignHeadline

IRL: Yasukawa, Honda to DRR 2005 campaign

Roger Yasukawa and Honda Performance Development are giving one of the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series most long-lived teams a new lease on life. Dreyer & Reinbold Racing have signed Yasukawa to drive their ...

Tue 08 Nov 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Newman/Haas Racing race report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City: Newman/Haas Racing race report

McDONALD'S DRIVER BOURDAIS AND PACIFICARE DRIVER SERVIA BROUGHT TEAM SECOND 1-2 FINISH IN TEAM'S HISTORY SERVIA LOST PODIUM FINISH DUE TO FUEL PRESSURE PROBLEM IN THE GRAN PREMIO TELMEX/TECATE; BOURDAIS BATTLED ELECTRICAL PROBLEM...

Thu 26 May 2005
IRL: An inside look at Dan Andersen

IRL: An inside look at Dan Andersen

Fairfield, N.J. Contractor Helps Build Indy Car Drivers By: Linda Mansfield INDIANAPOLIS, May 24 - All professional athletes, including Indy 500 race car drivers, owe their success in part to the people who groomed them in the minor ...

Sat 30 Jul 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rodolfo Lavin joins HVM Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rodolfo Lavin joins HVM Racing

San Jose, California (July 29, 2005) -- HVM, a competitor in the Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford, today announced Rodolfo Lavin as the driver of the ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: USA: Conquest Racing keeps promise to Richard Philippe

CHAMPCAR/CART: USA: Conquest Racing keeps promise to Richard Philippe

Richard Philippe Gets First Champ Car Test with Mi-Jack Conquest Racing (Indianapolis, IN) November 22, 2005 -- Fifteen-year-old Richard Philippe had the experience of a lifetime this past week as he strapped in behind the wheel of one of the ...

Thu 02 Jun 2005
IRL: Dan is the man in IndyHeadline

IRL: Dan is the man in Indy

It's been less than 24 hours since Dan Wheldon drank milk in Victory Lane, having won the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race in his third try. Has the magnitude of his name change from "Dan Wheldon" to "Dan Wheldon, Indy winner" sunk in ...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
IRL: IMS: Hulman-George Era 60 years, part 4 of 5

IRL: IMS: Hulman-George Era 60 years, part 4 of 5

THE WORLD WHEN TONY HULMAN PURCHASED IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005 -- Tony Hulman purchased the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker on Nov. 14, 1945. Here are major news events and cultural ...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Previo: El Campeonato CART FedEx llega a Montreal

CHAMPCAR/CART: Previo: El Campeonato CART FedEx llega a Montreal

INDIANÁPOLIS (Indiana, Estados Unidos). Como un corredor que guarda el último impulso para la vuelta final en una prueba de 5.000 metros, Cristiano da Matta ( ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America added, Las Vegas gone in 2006

CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America added, Las Vegas gone in 2006

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES ANNOUNCES 2006 RETURN TO ROAD AMERICA AND DEPARTURE FROM LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDIANAPOLIS (November 29, 2005) -- The Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford will return to Road America ...