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Tue 08 Aug 2006
IRL: Fernandez receives honor in Mexico

IRL: Fernandez receives honor in Mexico

Fernández Named One of Mexico's Most Influential List of 300 Includes Business, Political, Sports and Cultural Leaders MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 8, 2006) - Adrián Fernández is more than just a race car driver. And now a national magazine in...

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
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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

IRL: MIS president to step down

IRL: MIS president to step down

PRESIDENT OF MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY TO STEP DOWN AFTER 2006 SEASON CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY VP AND MIDWEST NATIVE TAPPED TO LEAD BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN FACILITY BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 12, 2006) -- International Speedway Corporation today...

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...

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...

Mon 26 Jun 2006
IRL: Richmond: Chip Ganassi Racing race report

IRL: Richmond: Chip Ganassi Racing race report

Disappointing Night Race for Target Team at Richmond Richmond, Virginia, Saturday, June 24, 2006-- It was a disappointing evening for Target Chip Ganassi Racing at Richmond International Raceway as both Dan Wheldon and Scott Dixon were forced...

Thu 20 Apr 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Katherine Legge tests Powerboat P1

CHAMPCAR/CART: Katherine Legge tests Powerboat P1

Katherine Legge tests in Europe! 19th April 2006: Katherine Legge, who recorded the highest finish by a woman in Champ Car history earlier this month, is heading for Europe to take on a new challenge, in Powerboat P1! The British PKV Racing ...

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 ...

Sat 05 Aug 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-08-04

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-08-04

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Aug. 4, 2006 Today's IRL headlines 1. Formula car champions to receive Indy Pro Series test 2. Drivers ready for off week 3. Dixon joins Ganassi Grand Am team for season finale 4. Indy Pro Series drivers test...

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...

Mon 27 Mar 2006
IRL: Team Ethanol/Rahal Letterman Racing on loss of Dana

IRL: Team Ethanol/Rahal Letterman Racing on loss of Dana

ETHANOL INDUSTRY, RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING SADDENED BY LOSS OF INDY CAR DRIVER PAUL DANA AT HOMESTEAD HOMESTEAD, Fla. (March 26, 2006) -- IRL IndyCar® Series driver Paul Dana suffered fatal injuries Sunday in a practice crash prior to the ...

Fri 20 Jan 2006
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-01-18

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-01-18

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Jan. 18, 2006 Today's IRL headlines 1. IndyCar Series stars race in Brazilian endurance event 2. Castroneves gets new race engineer 3. Hornish joins Indianapolis 500 legends in Seattle 4. Cunningham races 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: 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
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 ...

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: 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,...

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...

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 ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal races moved to MondayHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal races moved to Monday

Forecasters predicted a 90 percent chance of rain for Sunday's Champ Car Grand Prix of Montreal, and hit the nail right on the head. Series officials red-flagged the event after six laps of racing due to heavy rain showers. First lap:...

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 17 Mar 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Grand Prix of Houston sponsor news

CHAMPCAR/CART: Grand Prix of Houston sponsor news

GRAND PRIX OF HOUSTON OFF TO FAST START WITH SPONSORSHIP COMMITMENTS Budweiser, Fast Trac, Fiesta, Finger Furniture, GHCVB, Reliant Energy, Sun Coast Resources, United Healthcare and Wells Fargo among official sponsors HOUSTON, Mar. 17, 2006 -...

Sun 08 Jan 2006
IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-01-06

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-01-06

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Jan. 6, 2006 Today's IRL headlines 1. Wheldon, Patrick lead IRL contingent for Rolex 24 2. Fans asked to honor Bignotti 1. Wheldon, Patrick lead IRL contingent for Rolex 24: Danica Patrick added her name...

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....

Wed 01 Nov 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Wilson to race in Mexico City

CHAMPCAR/CART: Wilson to race in Mexico City

Justin aiming to drive in Mexico City Justin will travel to Mexico City next week with the aim of competing in the Champ Car season finale on 12th November. He sustained a broken scaphoid bone in his right wrist during a pre-qualifying warm-up...

Fri 21 Jul 2006
IRL: Milwaukee: Rahal Letterman Racing preview

IRL: Milwaukee: Rahal Letterman Racing preview

PATRICK, SIMMONS AND RICE CARRY MOMENTUM INTO MILWAUKEE HILLIARD, Ohio - There are numerous cliches that can be tossed around, but the bottom line is for the first time since Rahal Letterman Racing left Japan headed for Indianapolis the team ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal: CTE Racing HVM Saturday report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal: CTE Racing HVM Saturday report

NELSON PHILIPPE DISAPPOINTED WITH 10th PLACE WHILE ROOKIE DRIVER DAN CLARKE SEES 8th POSITION AS STEPPING STONE FOR BETTER THINGS TO COME TOMORROW. The second day of qualifying on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve took place under crystal blue skies and...

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...

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...

Mon 02 Oct 2006
IRL: Indianapolis test notes 2006-10-02

IRL: Indianapolis test notes 2006-10-02

INDY TEST OFFERS SNEAK PEEK AT NEW ETHANOL FUEL, HONDA ENGINE INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Oct. 2, 2006 -- Two of the four IndyCar Series drivers testing Oct. 2 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway offered a sneak peak at the 2007 Indianapolis 500,...

Mon 07 Aug 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta family statement on his recovery
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta family statement on his recovery

Statement From the Family of Cristiano da Matta RuSPORT driver continues to recover with his family by his side in Wisconsin LOVELAND, Colo., Aug. 6, 2006, 2:30 pm EDT -- As Champ Car World Series driver Cristiano da Matta ( ...