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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 ...

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 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...

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 ...

Tue 31 May 2005
IRL: Indy 500: Award night report

IRL: Indy 500: Award night report

WHELDON EARNS $1.5 MILLION FROM LARGEST INDY 500 PURSE IN HISTORY Patrick named JPMorgan Chase Rookie of the Year following historic fourth-place finish INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 30, 2005 -- Dan Wheldon earned $1,537,805 from a record total...

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...

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 15 Apr 2005
IRL: Argent Mortgage to help make history in SonomaHeadline

IRL: Argent Mortgage to help make history in Sonoma

The Indy Racing League's first contest on a permanent road course in the League's ten-year history will be an historic occasion. Argent Mortgage, the Irvine, CA company that sponsors 2004 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner Buddy Rice and...

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...

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...

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...

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* ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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...

Fri 06 May 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Perrone joins staff as VP Promoter Relations

CHAMPCAR/CART: Perrone joins staff as VP Promoter Relations

FORMER MILWAUKEE MILE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER MARK PERRONE JOINS CHAMP CAR AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF PROMOTER SERVICES INDIANAPOLIS (May 5, 2005) -- In the search for the perfect person to serve as its new Vice-President of Promoter ...

Sun 14 Aug 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy locks in the pole on the streets of DenverHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy locks in the pole on the streets of Denver

Paul Tracy went to the mat with perennial opponent Sebastien Bourdais on the 1.657-mile, nine-turn Denver Grand Prix street course and bested his Friday track qualifying record - and the competition - to lock in pole position for Sunday's Centrix...

Thu 12 May 2005
IRL: Wheldon in the zone as 500 practice begins in earnestHeadline

IRL: Wheldon in the zone as 500 practice begins in earnest

Practice for the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race began in earnest today on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval as 39 car and driver combinations took laps 1506 mostly trouble-free laps in preparation for the May 29th...

Sun 05 Jun 2005
IRL: IRL expands public relations, media relations team

IRL: IRL expands public relations, media relations team

Griffin, Johnson, Savage named to key management positions. INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Dec. 16, 2002 -- The Indy Racing League has expanded its efforts in public relations and media relations with the hiring of three veteran sports public relations...

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...

Fri 21 Jan 2005
IRL: Charles T.

IRL: Charles T. "Charlie" Brookman died

Former USAC President, Businessman and IMS Radio Broadcaster: Brockman Dies at 77 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005 -- Charles T. "Charlie" Brockman, former president of the United States Auto Club and longtime Indianapolis radio and ...

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 ...

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 ( ...

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 ...

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 ...

IRL: Kentucky Speedway to open ticket sales

IRL: Kentucky Speedway to open ticket sales

Kentucky Speedway Single Event Ticket Sales Begin Jan. 10 Speedway Maintains Event Ticket Pricing For New Season SPARTA, KY. -- Race fans can start the new year on a high note by purchasing single-event tickets for the 2005 Kentucky Speedway...

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...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
IRL: Briscoe on the mend, practices patienceHeadline

IRL: Briscoe on the mend, practices patience

"I remember seeing the sky and wondering when I was going to hit the wall," recalled Ryan Briscoe of his massive accident little more than a week ago during the Peak Antifreeze 300 on Chicagoland Speedway's 1.5-mile oval. Ryan ...

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 ...

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 29 Oct 2005
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS competitors receive AARWBA All-America nominations

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS competitors receive AARWBA All-America nominations

MANY IMS COMPETITORS NOMINATED FOR 2005 ALL-AMERICA HONORS INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Oct. 28, 2005 -- Fourteen drivers who raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2005, including Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon and Allstate 400 at the ...

Sat 24 Sep 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Las Vegas starting lineup

CHAMPCAR/CART: Las Vegas starting lineup

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- -------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas Racing 26.381 ...