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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 ( ...

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...

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 10 Dec 2006
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 ...

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...

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
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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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
CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America: Friday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America: Friday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 14 Dan Clarke* GB CTE Racing-HVM 1:55.123...

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 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...

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 ...

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...

Sat 20 May 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Monterrey: Friday qualifying times

CHAMPCAR/CART: Monterrey: Friday qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 9 Justin Wilson GB RuSPORT 1:14.305...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 23 Aug 2006
IRL: Sears Point: Rahal Letterman Racing preview

IRL: Sears Point: Rahal Letterman Racing preview

BUDDY RICE LOOKING TO REPEAT INFINEON RUN OF 2005 HILLIARD, Ohio -- Buddy Rice, the 2004 Indy 500 winner, hasn't enjoyed his finest racing season in 2006. The 30-year-old Phoenix racer has suffered through a variety of troubles on the IRL ...

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 ...

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 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...

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
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 ...

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...

Wed 21 Jun 2006
IRL: NASCAR vs. IndyCars, Richmond-style

IRL: NASCAR vs. IndyCars, Richmond-style

IN ONE WAY, RICHMOND IS THE FASTEST TRACK ON THE INDYCAR CIRCUIT RICHMOND, VA 6/20/06- If you think about it logically, it doesn't make sense. Richmond International Raceway, which hosts the SunTrust Indy Challenge Presented by XM Satellite...

Wed 03 May 2006
IRL: Indy 500: Tuesday May 2nd press conference, part 1

IRL: Indy 500: Tuesday May 2nd press conference, part 1

An interview with: Michael Andretti Al Unser Jr. Arie Luyendyk Arie Luyendyk Jr. THE MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Thanks for joining us for the Indy Racing League teleconference. I do want to point out that starting here in May,...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...