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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 ( ...

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 ...

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...

Thu 23 Nov 2006
IRL: Honda, Acura to sponsor 2007 Mid-Ohio races

IRL: Honda, Acura to sponsor 2007 Mid-Ohio races

Honda, Acura Combine To Sponsor IndyCar, American Le Mans Series Weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2006) - American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today that it will be the title sponsor of a joint ...

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...

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: Champ Car names medical team partner

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car names medical team partner

BRIDGESTONE/FORD CHAMP CAR NEWS -- ZOLL Medical Corporation Joins Champ Car as Official Supplier For Medical Team INDIANAPOLIS (August 23, 2006) -- The Champ Car World Series Medical Team, along with its fast-response Safety Team, is known ...

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...

Tue 23 May 2006
IRL: Month of May Indy 500 events: May 23-29

IRL: Month of May Indy 500 events: May 23-29

It's race week in Indianapolis and that means the vendors are setting up shop along 16th Street, Crawfordsville and Georgetown Roads. The parties start Tuesday night in Broad Ripple with the Front Row Party at Average Joes. The after party slides...

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 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 ...

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...

Wed 03 May 2006
IRL: Unser Jr named to A1 Team USA Indy 500 entry

IRL: Unser Jr named to A1 Team USA Indy 500 entry

Al Unser Jr. to drive A1 Team USA's "We The People" Indianapolis 500 entry GEICO sponsors unique "America's Race Team" effort INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- A1 TEAM USA and GEICO announced today that two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser, Jr. will...

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 ...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing adds new sponsor partners

IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing adds new sponsor partners

RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MEIJER AND COCA-COLA HILLIARD, Ohio . . . Rahal Letterman Racing (RLR), one of the leading open-wheel race teams in North America, announced today a season long partnership with Meijer and ...

Fri 16 Jun 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Allmendinger shifts to Forsythe

CHAMPCAR/CART: Allmendinger shifts to Forsythe

A.J. Allmendinger was unemployed for just four days before Forsythe Championship Racing made it official - he's going there for the remainder of the season. The announcement was made this morning. His release from RuSPORT was surprising to say...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: Sears Point: Marco Andretti qualifying report

IRL: Sears Point: Marco Andretti qualifying report

Andretti Qualifies NYSE Car on Outside of Front Row at Infineon Raceway SONOMA, Calif. (Aug. 26, 2006) - Marco Andretti recorded a best lap of 107.417 miles per hour (1:17.0830 seconds) in the ...

Mon 30 Oct 2006
IRL: Hornish's heart still with IndyCar

IRL: Hornish's heart still with IndyCar

Sam Hornish, Jr. might be set to dabble in NASCAR but his heart is still with the IndyCar series. The three-time IndyCar champion will attempt to qualify for the Busch series races at Phoenix International Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway in...

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...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America: PKV Racing race report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America: PKV Racing race report

PKV RACING'S ORIOL SERVIA FINISHES FOURTH AT CHAMP CAR GRAND PRIX OF ROAD AMERICA KATHERINE LEGGE WALKS AWAY FROM SPECTACULAR CRASH UNSCATHED ELKHART LAKE, WISCONSIN -- SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2006 -- Round ...

Sat 08 Jul 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto: Friday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto: Friday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 7 A.J. Allmendinger USA Forsythe Racing 58.621...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 11 Oct 2006
IPS: IRL: IMS/IRL Medical Director Dr. Bock retires
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IPS: IRL: IMS/IRL Medical Director Dr. Bock retires

IMS/IRL MEDICAL DIRECTOR BOCK RETIRING AFTER DISTINGUISHED TENURE INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006 -- Dr. Henry Bock will retire as senior director of medical services for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indy Racing League, effective...

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 ...

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 04 Jun 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Milwaukee: Starting lineup

CHAMPCAR/CART: Milwaukee: Starting lineup

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------- -------- -------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas Racing 21.182 175.394 2. 2 Bruno...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: Panther's prowl back from the ashes

IRL: Panther's prowl back from the ashes

The team that had been one of the most successful in IndyCar series history was on the verge of folding in December of 2005. Sponsors fled, team members departed and equipment was auctioned off. But Panther Racing had always been the little team...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
IRL: Texas Motor Speedway to celebrate tenth anniversary

IRL: Texas Motor Speedway to celebrate tenth anniversary

"10 YEAR EXPERIENCE" DISPLAY, TOP 10 MEMORABLE MOMENTS VOTING ALLOWS FANS TO PARTAKE IN "10 YEARS STRONG" ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FORT WORTH, Texas (Jan. 31, 2006) - Fans will get the opportunity to relive the greatest moments in Texas Motor ...

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 ...

Thu 30 Nov 2006
IPS: IRL: Medical staff for IRL and IMS named

IPS: IRL: Medical staff for IRL and IMS named

BILLOWS, OLINGER NAMED TO TOP MEDICAL ROLES FOR IMS, IRL INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006 -- Dr. Geoffrey Billows and Dr. Michael Olinger have been named directors of medical services for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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 ...

Wed 16 Aug 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Denver: Post-race penalties handed to Tracy

CHAMPCAR/CART: Denver: Post-race penalties handed to Tracy

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES ISSUES PENALTIES REGARDING SUNDAY'S GRAND PRIX OF DENVER INDIANAPOLIS (August 15, 2006) -- The Champ Car World Series has imposed penalties to 2003 series champion Paul Tracy for his actions at Sunday's Grand Prix of...

Sat 08 Apr 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach: Friday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Long Beach: Friday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais F Newman/Haas Racing 1:07.675...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: CARA fundraiser in Joliet a success

IRL: CARA fundraiser in Joliet a success

INDY 500 CHAMPIONS HIGHLIGHT INAUGURAL CARA CHARITIES "CARS & STARS AT HIGH SPEED" EVENT FRIDAY AT AUTOBAHN COUNTRY CLUB Helio, Rahal, Rutherford and Unser Participate To Raise Money For Charity JOLIET, ILL. (SEPT. 9, 2006) -- It looked...