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Thu 06 Jan 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Herdez' Ferris, Pinto memorial announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Herdez' Ferris, Pinto memorial announced

Memorial Details for Kenny Ferris and Vitor Pinto Indianapolis, IN (Tuesday, January 4, 2005) -- HVM Inc. will hold a memorial service celebrating the lives of teammates Kenny Ferris and Vitor Pinto this Saturday, January 8th at 11:00 am at...

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 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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 18 May 2005
IPS: IRL: A night to eradicate paralysisHeadline

IPS: IRL: A night to eradicate paralysis

Well more than 400 members of the Indy Racing League community, along with friends of motorsports, helped the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation celebrate the sixth annual Racing to Recovery Gala benefiting former driver Schmidt's foundation and the...

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 ...

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 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 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...

Tue 13 Sep 2005
IRL: Ryan Brisco medical update 2005-09-12

IRL: Ryan Brisco medical update 2005-09-12

Ryan Briscoe Medical Update Indianapolis, IN, September 12, 2005-- Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Ryan Briscoe, driver of the no.33 Toyota Panoz, was involved in a spectacular accident at Chicagoland Speedway during Sunday's IndyCar Series 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* ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
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...

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...

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...

Wed 30 Mar 2005
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...

Thu 19 May 2005
IRL: IRL, Delphi team up to make racing safer

IRL: IRL, Delphi team up to make racing safer

DELPHI, IRL TO HELP MAKE RACING SAFER THOR-FT crash-test dummy will help advance accident research INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 19, 2005 -- Continuing its safety and technical leadership in the world of motorsports, the Indy Racing League (IRL)...

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...

Mon 30 May 2005
IRL: Wood Brothers mark anniversary of Indy victory

IRL: Wood Brothers mark anniversary of Indy victory

Glen and Leonard Wood started racing over 50 years ago. Their lightning-quick pit stops, made famous in stock car racing, were introduced to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1965. Ford initiated the relationship between the Wood brothers and...

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 10 Nov 2005
IRL: IMS: Hulman-George Era 60 years, part 3 of 5

IRL: IMS: Hulman-George Era 60 years, part 3 of 5

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY DURING HULMAN-GEORGE ERA INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005 -- A timeline of significant events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Hulman-George ownership of the facility: Nov. 14, 1945: Tony Hulman of...

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 ...