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IRL: Michigan Int'l Speedway adds seats

IRL: Michigan Int'l Speedway adds seats

MIS TO ADD ENHANCED SEATING FOR 2007 BROOKLYN, Mich. (Sept. 27, 2006) -- Race fans will see the first of many improvements at Michigan International Speedway in 2007, starting with the enhancement of two grandstands in Turn One, track President...

IRL: Ethanol fuel - Daytona test 2006-09-27

IRL: Ethanol fuel - Daytona test 2006-09-27

TWO DAYS OF SUCCESSFUL TESTING FOR INDYCARS WITH 100 PERCENT ETHANOL IN NEW HONDA ENGINES New Honda 3.5-Liter V-8 Runs Smoothly With Renewable Fuel DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2006) -- The IRL IndyCar® Series completed a successful two-...

IRL: Daytona test 2006-09-27

IRL: Daytona test 2006-09-27

INDYCAR SERIES CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL TESTING AT DAYTONA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006 -- After 1,331 miles of testing over two days, Daytona International Speedway's hosting of the IndyCar Series was deemed a unanimous success by...

IRL: 2007 season opens with Homestead night event

IRL: 2007 season opens with Homestead night event

INDYCAR SERIES OPENS 2007 SEASON UNDER THE LIGHTS AT HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006 -- For the first time in its history, the IndyCar Series will open with the season with a race held under the lights. IndyCar...

IRL: Homestead-Miami Speedway 2007 date announced

IRL: Homestead-Miami Speedway 2007 date announced

INDYCAR SERIES RETURNS TO HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY 2007 Season-Opener to be Held March 24, 2007 "Under the Lights" HOMESTEAD, Fla. (September 27, 2006) -- Homestead-Miami Speedway president Curtis Gray announced today that the track will kick...

IRL: Ethanol fuel test 2006-09-26

IRL: Ethanol fuel test 2006-09-26

INDYCARS UTILIZE 100 PERCENT ETHANOL GRADE FUEL FOR THE FIRST TIME AT DAYTONA Kanaan, Hornish Enjoy Trouble Free 1st Test Day With New Honda Engine DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2006) -- A new era was unleashed Tuesday for IndyCar racing. The...

IRL: Panther Racing test notes 2006-09-26

IRL: Panther Racing test notes 2006-09-26

Vitor Meira First to Turn IndyCar Lap at Daytona Since 1959 Panther Lincoln Tech Driver First Out in Two-Day Compatibility Test DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.. (Sept. 26, 2006) -- Panther Lincoln Tech driver Vitor Meira became the first Indy-car driver...

IRL: Daytona test notes 2006-09-26

IRL: Daytona test notes 2006-09-26

INDYCAR SERIES BEGINS TESTING AT DAYTONA ROAD COURSE DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006 -- Panther Racing's Vitor Meira turned the first official IndyCar Series lap at Daytona International Speedway as the series began a two-day ...

IRL: IndyCars roar to life at Daytona

IRL: IndyCars roar to life at Daytona

At precisely 10 a.m. Panther Racing's Vitor Meira fired his Honda-powered Dallara, pulled from his pit stall and headed down pit road as the first-ever Indy Racing League IndyCar test got underway this morning at Daytona International Speedway. ...

IRL: Motegi on 2007 sechedule

IRL: Motegi on 2007 sechedule

TWIN RING MOTEGI RETURNS TO 2007 INDYCAR SERIES SCHEDULE INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Sept. 25, 2006 -- The IndyCar® Series will return Japan in 2007. The fifth Indy Japan 300 at Twin Ring Motegi will be held on Saturday, April 21, bringing the ...

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...

IRL: Team Penske Pit Notes

IRL: Team Penske Pit Notes

Marlboro Team Penske Pit Notes September 21, 2006 CASTRONEVES HITS THE SOCCER FIELD Last Sunday night, two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves was at Tropical Park Stadium in his hometown of Miami to kick-off the Miami FC playoff...

IRL: Chicagoland Speedway 2007 schedule announced

IRL: Chicagoland Speedway 2007 schedule announced

CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2007 SCHEDULE Schedule Features Second Consecutive Season-Ending IndyCar Series Event on Sept. 9 and the Return of NASCAR in mid-July (Joliet, Ill. - September 21, 2006) Chicagoland Speedway's 2007...

IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing memories

IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing memories

Target Chip Ganassi Racing Celebrates 50 Wins, Over 50 Poles, and a Million Memories With a win in the 2006 IndyCar season finale at Chicagoland Speedway, Target Chip Ganassi Racing took a moment to celebrate their 50th victory in open wheel...

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-09-20

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-09-20

INDYCAR SERIES NEWS AND NOTES -- Sept. 20, 2006 Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. IndyCar Series Returns To Richmond International Raceway In 2007 2. Hornish Wins Third-Quarter Driver's Award 3. Hornish's Wife Reaps Reward,...

IRL: Richmond Int'l Raceway on 2007 calendar

IRL: Richmond Int'l Raceway on 2007 calendar

INDYCAR® SERIES RETURNS TO RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY FOR SEVENTH STRAIGHT YEAR IN 2007 Richmond, VA (September 20, 2006)--Once again, fans at Richmond International Raceway will be treated to a weekend of open-wheel action, featuring ...

IRL: Watkins Glen receives new 2007 race date

IRL: Watkins Glen receives new 2007 race date

THE GLEN RECEIVES NEW INDYCAR SERIES DATE Race Weekend to Follow 4th of July Watkins Glen, NY (September 19, 2006) -- Watkins Glen International President Craig Rust announced today that the track's annual IndyCar Series race will move to...

IRL: New dates for Kansas Speedway, Watkins Glen in 2007

IRL: New dates for Kansas Speedway, Watkins Glen in 2007

NEW DATES FOR KANSAS SPEEDWAY, WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL ON 2007 INDYCAR SERIES SCHEDULE INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006 -- The IndyCar® Series races at Kansas Speedway and Watkins Glen International will have new dates in 2007, series...

IRL: Series to run Ethanol fuel in 2007

IRL: Series to run Ethanol fuel in 2007

INDYCAR® SERIES TAKES LEADERSHIP ROLE WITH 100 PERCENT FUEL GRADE ETHANOL IN 2007 Honda-powered IndyCars To Use Renewable Fuel Source To Make Motorsports History SPEEDWAY, Ind. (Sept. 14, 2006) -- Last Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, the ...

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...

IRL: Special test scheduled on Daytona's infield road course

IRL: Special test scheduled on Daytona's infield road course

INDYCAR SERIES SCHEDULES COMPATIBILITY TEST AT DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006 -- The IndyCar® Series and Daytona International Speedway announced plans today for a compatibility test at Daytona ...

IRL: Chicagoland: Chip Ganassi Racing race report

IRL: Chicagoland: Chip Ganassi Racing race report

Target Wins 50th Race with a 1-2 Finish at Chicago Joliet, Illinois, September 10, 2006--Target Chip Ganassi Racing earned its' 50th win in dramatic fashion to close out the 2006 IndyCar Season with a 1-2 finish at Chicagoland Speedway. However,...

IRL: 2006 Final standings

IRL: 2006 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship Pos Driver Points ----- ----------------------------------- --------------- 1. Sam Hornish Jr.* 475 2. Dan Wheldon ...

IRL: Chicagoland: Honda Racing race report

IRL: Chicagoland: Honda Racing race report

Wheldon Wins the Battle at Chicagoland but Hornish Takes the IndyCar Championship It was a fitting end to the 2006 IndyCar Series season, with the four championship contenders alone on the lead lap of the final race of the year, battling for...