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Sat 12 Aug 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta future is still unknown as recovery slow
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta future is still unknown as recovery slow

Cristiano da Matta's future continues to be unknown at this time as the Brazilian racer continues to fight for his life after slamming into a deer during the Champ Car World Series open test at the Road America road course on Thursday, August ...

Wed 03 May 2006
IRL: IMS presents Indianapolis 500 traditions

IRL: IMS presents Indianapolis 500 traditions

INDIANAPOLIS 500 TRADITIONS INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 3, 2006 -- Since the inaugural race in 1911, the Indianapolis 500 has become steeped in rich tradition, one of the most alluring aspects of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." Here is...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing hires Chris Weiller

IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing hires Chris Weiller

Chip Ganassi Racing Hires Chris Weiller as Vice President of Business Development CONCORD, N.C. (September 6, 2006) --- Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc., announced today the hiring of Chris Weiller as Vice President of ...

Sun 06 Aug 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta continues to fight for his life
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta continues to fight for his life

Cristiano da Matta continues to fight for his life after he sustained a serious head injury at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The Brazilian Champ Car World Series racer is in the Theda Clark Medical Center in intensive car under the ...

Fri 04 Aug 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT on da Matta's Road America accident

CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT on da Matta's Road America accident

Cristiano da Matta Involved in Crash at Road America RuSPORT driver hits deer on track; airlifted to hospital ELKHART LAKE, Wisc., Aug. 3, 2006 -- Champ Car World Series driver Cristiano da Matta ( ...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-12-04

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-12-04

Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Picture perfect: Kodak to back Team Penske 2. Meijer to sponsor Patrick, AGR in 2007 3. Defending champs finish second 4. Foyt car featured in Tall Texans exhibit' 5. Crews joins SWE Indy Pro...

Tue 02 May 2006
IRL: CARA's Indy 500 Fashion Show honorary chairperson

IRL: CARA's Indy 500 Fashion Show honorary chairperson

INDY HUMANITARIAN MARGE TARPLEE NAMED LOCAL HONORARY CHAIRPERSON FOR 25TH CARA CHARITIES' INDY 500 FASHION SHOW Tarplee Helped Indianapolis for Decades through A Variety of Civic Improvements INDIANAPOLIS, IN hApril 28, 2006) -- Marge ...

Fri 07 Apr 2006
FCS: IRL: Castroneves to drive historic F1 car at Homestead

FCS: IRL: Castroneves to drive historic F1 car at Homestead

Schumacher dominated the 2002 competition, winning 11 races, scoring podium finishes in all 17 races, seven pole positions and seven fastest race laps. It was his fifth (of seven career) World Championship, and his third in a row for ...

Wed 13 Dec 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-12-12

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-12-12

INDYCAR SERIES NEWS AND NOTES -- Dec. 12, 2006 Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Panther Racing names driver for Indy Pro Series 2. Andretti to test Honda F1 car 3. Schmidt foundation part of federal campaign 4. Texas race...

Sat 22 Apr 2006
IRL: Motegi: Rahal Letterman Racing race report

IRL: Motegi: Rahal Letterman Racing race report

RICE TAKES FIFTH AT MOTEGI, PATRICK EIGHTH WHILE SIMMONS HAS ROUGH START MOTEGI, Japan - Buddy Rice drove a stellar race for Rahal Letterman Racing collecting a top-five finish after starting 18th overall at Twin Ring Motegi. Rice, the 2004...

Thu 30 Nov 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS' medical team special TV segment

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS' medical team special TV segment

THURSDAY MORNING'S TODAY SHOW TO FEATURE SEGMENT ON CHAMP CAR MEDICAL COLLABORATION WITH CLEVELAND CLINIC INDIANAPOLIS (November 29, 2006) -- The medical and safety programs of the Champ Car World Series have long been lauded as the standard ...

Tue 25 Apr 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: LBGP - A dream came true

CHAMPCAR/CART: LBGP - A dream came true

YOUNG CANCER PATIENT HAS DREAM DAY AT RACES AT TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 24, 2006) -- Powerful medicine can come in many forms. For 12-year-old auto racing fan Nathan Crookston, it took the form of a 120-mph...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy 500 Carb Day news, Indy Freedom 100 race notes

IPS: IRL: Indy 500 Carb Day news, Indy Freedom 100 race notes

HORNISH LEADS FINAL PRACTICE; CUNNINGHAM WINS FREEDOM 100 THRILLER; CASTRONEVES TAKES PIT STOP CONTEST INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 26, 2006 -- Marlboro Team Penske's domination of the Month of May continued on Miller Lite Carb Day. Sam...

Thu 30 Nov 2006
IRL: MIS grandstand project begins

IRL: MIS grandstand project begins

MIS FAN ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS BEGIN FOUNDATION FOR IMPROVED GRANDSTAND SEATING CURRENTLY BEING POURED BROOKLYN, Mich. (Nov. 29, 2006) -- Michigan International Speedway's fan enhancement projects, which were announced by...

Fri 20 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car announces Rotax Max partnership

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car announces Rotax Max partnership

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF ROTAX MAX KARTING SERIES AS ENTRY-LEVEL DRIVER DEVELOPMENT SERIES INDIANAPOLIS (January 18, 2006) -- No matter how diverse a Champ Car driver's racing resume is, there is one theme that remains ...

Fri 11 Aug 2006
IPS: IRL: 2007 Milwaukee date announced

IPS: IRL: 2007 Milwaukee date announced

MILWAUKEE MILE INDYCAR SERIES RACE MOVES TO TRADITIONAL POST-INDY 500 DATE INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006 -- Even the IndyCar® Series will go to Milwaukee after the Indianapolis 500. Officials from the IndyCar Series and Milwaukee Mile...

Fri 09 Jun 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Milwaukee: Driver penalties announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Milwaukee: Driver penalties announced

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES ANNOUNCES DRIVER PENALTIES FROM MILWAUKEE INDIANAPOLIS (June 7, 2006) -- Champ Car World Series driver Mario Dominguez of the Forsythe Championship Racing team has been penalized seven (7) championship points after being...

Thu 02 Nov 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-11-01

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-11-01

Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. IndyCar Series' switch to ethanol featured at Popular Science event 2. Dreyer & Reinbold add pair of engineers 3. AGR drivers to host XM show 4. Scheckter to race in karting event: 1....

Fri 04 Aug 2006
IRL: Fisher to climb back into an IndyCar at KentuckyHeadline

IRL: Fisher to climb back into an IndyCar at Kentucky

Move over, Danica. The IndyCar Series' original female star will indeed make a return to the series at the next round of competition to be held at the Kentucky Speedway. Sarah Fisher, now 25 and out of IndyCar racing since 2004, will fill the seat...

Sun 09 Jul 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto: Saturday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto: Saturday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 9 Justin Wilson GB RuSPORT 58.182...

Fri 18 Aug 2006
IRL: MIS adds Lukaskiewicz to staff

IRL: MIS adds Lukaskiewicz to staff

SAMMIE LUKASKIEWICZ NAMED MIS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Kansas Speedway public relations staff member Sammie Lukaskiewicz has been named Director of Communications for Michigan International Speedway, track president Roger ...

Sun 22 Oct 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Power retains pole at Surfers ParadiseHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Power retains pole at Surfers Paradise

Well, Australians haven't had this great a chance at a hometown triumph since the Champ Car circus first visited in 1991. Will Power held onto his provisional pole and the Queensland native, driving the Team Australia no. 5 entry, will lead the...

Mon 23 Oct 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Indy 300 weekend summary

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Indy 300 weekend summary

SUCCESSFUL HISTORY REPEATS AT LEXMARK INDY 300 A bumper 101,000-strong crowd capped off another memorable Lexmark Indy 300 on the Gold Coast which concluded today with more history repeating. The 16th different Champ Car driver in the event's...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: Kentucky Speedway staff changes

IRL: Kentucky Speedway staff changes

KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY REALIGNS STAFF, WELCOMES SALES ASSOCIATES SPARTA, Ky. -- Kentucky Speedway has realigned organizational responsibilities for Debby Shipp, Dan Stuart and Mike Schmaltz and welcomed new sales associates Scott MacConnell and Chris...

Sat 08 Jul 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: PKV Racing hires Mark Johnson as GM

CHAMPCAR/CART: PKV Racing hires Mark Johnson as GM

PKV RACING NAMES MARK JOHNSON AS GENERAL MANAGER INDIANAPOLIS, IN - - JULY 7, 2006 - - PKV Racing announced today that motorsports veteran manager Mark Johnson has assumed the General Manager duties for the team. Johnson...

Fri 12 May 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston: Friday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston: Friday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 7 Mario Dominguez MEX Forsythe Racing 58.026...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
NA-F2000: CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America pre weekend notes

NA-F2000: CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America pre weekend notes

Champ Car World Series Returns to Road America (Elkhart Lake, WI, September 18, 2006) -- The Champ Car Grand Prix returns to Road America, September 22- 24, 2006 for a three-day festival of speed and OktoberFAST celebration. This is Champ Car's...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America: PKV Racing Saturday report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America: PKV Racing Saturday report

PKV RACING'S KATHERINE LEGGE TIES SEASON HIGH WITH EIGHTH PLACE QUALIFYING POSTION FOR TOMORROW'S CHAMP CAR GRAND PRIX OF ROAD AMERICA WET CONDITIONS KEEP SERVIA 13TH ON GRID ELKHART LAKE, WISCONSIN -- SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2006 -- Round ...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-02-02

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-02-02

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Feb. 2, 2006 Today's IRL headlines 1. Meijer, Coca-Cola join Rahal Letterman Racing 2. Dixon's wreath hung at Seneca Lodge 3. Indy Pro Series drivers test at Texas 4. CARA Charities celebrates silver ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy 500: Firestone Carb Day report

IPS: IRL: Indy 500: Firestone Carb Day report

As Weather Heats Up at Indy, so Does Firestone Tire Action IndyCar Series teams get in final traditional Carburetion Day practice He's been the driver to beat all month, and pole sitter Sam Hornish Jr. continued setting the pace in today's final...

IPS: IRL: Indianapolis/500: News and notes Freedom 100 qualifying day

IPS: IRL: Indianapolis/500: News and notes Freedom 100 qualifying day

CUNNINGHAM CLAIMS POLE FOR FREEDOM 100 AT INDIANAPOLIS INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 21, 2006 -- Wade Cunningham has history on his side in the Freedom 100. Every winner of the 40-lap race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has started from the...

Wed 05 Jul 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-07-03

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-07-03

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- July 3, 2006 Today's IRL headlines 1. Hornish takes points lead with Kansas win 2. IndyCar Series sets another milestone at Kansas 3. Drivers reap post-race rewards 4. Bidding for Firestone Indy 200 Honorary...

Sat 21 Oct 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise: CTE Racing HVM Saturday report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise: CTE Racing HVM Saturday report

Philippe Qualifies Fifth Down Under, the Best Start of his Champ Car Career, Rookie Clarke Qualifies Eighth Nelson Philippe: "Wow, I am on a bit of an adrenaline rush because I had a lap going that was looking good enough for pole but we lost it...

Thu 09 Mar 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT, Wilson, new sponsor teleconference, part 1

CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT, Wilson, new sponsor teleconference, part 1

CHAMP CAR TELECONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT WITH CARL RUSSO, JUSTIN WILSON AND CDW CHAIRMAN AND CEO JOHN EDWARDSON ERIC MAUK: Good afternoon, thank you and welcome everyone to today's call. We have a very exciting announcement as we head into the ...

Sun 22 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Walker Racing forms F-BMW partnership

CHAMPCAR/CART: Walker Racing forms F-BMW partnership

Walker Racing Announces Formula BMW Partnership New Racing Partnership Launches Program In Formula BMW Indianapolis, 20th January, 2006 - Walker Racing announces the formation of a racing partnership between Brazilian driver Mario ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: Foyt IV to replace Franchitti at Chicagoland

IRL: Foyt IV to replace Franchitti at Chicagoland

Three-year Indy Racing League IndyCar Series racer A.J. Foyt IV will make an impromptu return to the cockpit for the season finale at Chicagoland. Foyt, who drove for his grandfather A.J. Foyt's team, will substitute for injured driver Dario ...