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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 ...

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 ...

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 18 Nov 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing drivers enter Baja 1000

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing drivers enter Baja 1000

McDONALD'S DRIVER BOURDAIS AND PACIFICARE DRIVER SERVIA TO MAKE THEIR SECOND APPEARANCE AT THIS WEEKEND'S TECATE SCORE BAJA 1000 IN THE CENTRIX FINANCIAL BAJA CHALLENGE CLASS LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (November 17, 2005) --- McDonald's driver Sebastien...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 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...

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...

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 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 ( ...

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.

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 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)...

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* ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Thu 19 May 2005
IRL: IRL's Medical/Safety vehicle has cutting-edge technology

IRL: IRL's Medical/Safety vehicle has cutting-edge technology

DELPHI-FUNDED MEDICAL/SAFETY COMMAND VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 19, 2005 -- When Dave Brown says his Chevrolet Tahoe is fully loaded, he's not kidding. He sits in the custom leather seats with the...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fri 13 May 2005
IRL: Indy 500: Newman/Haas Racing adds sponsor

IRL: Indy 500: Newman/Haas Racing adds sponsor

MI-JACK TO BE AN ASSOCIATE SPONSOR OF NEWMAN/HAAS RACING TE CENTRIX'S INDY 500 PROGRAM HAZEL CREST, Ill. -- MAY 12, 2005 -- Mi-Jack Products, Inc., the leading U.S. manufacturer of specialized RTG cranes, announced today that it would be an ...

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 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...

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 ...

Sat 13 Aug 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: 2006 Champ Car tentative schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2006 Champ Car tentative schedule

<pre> 2006 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford Season Schedule Date Venue April 9 Long Beach, California May 13 Houston, Texas May 21 Monterrey,...

Thu 02 Jun 2005
IRL: Carpenter pleased with Indy 500 attemptHeadline

IRL: Carpenter pleased with Indy 500 attempt

Growing up in the shadows of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 16th and Georgetown Roads in Speedway, IN, Ed Carpenter always wanted to race in the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Last year the USAC midget, sprint and Silver Crown veteran ...