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Sat 29 Mar 2008
Homestead: Race results

Homestead: Race results

Pos Car Driver Team Laps Gap Fast lap --- --- ------------------- --------------------------------- ----- ---------- -------- 1. 9 Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 ...

Tue 01 Jul 2008
Kanaan conquers wreck-strewn RichmondHeadline

Kanaan conquers wreck-strewn Richmond

Tony Kanaan led 166 laps, including the final 95, to win tonight's 300 lap SunTrust Indy Challenge at Richmond International Raceway. For a while, it looked like nobody would win. Almost half the field was gone by the halfway point. There were...

Thu 22 May 2008
Indy 500: Series Media Day report

Indy 500: Series Media Day report

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 22, 2008 - For the first time since 1992, the Indianapolis 500 will feature an Andretti, Foyt and Rahal in the starting lineup. The three families, which etched their names in the history books at the Indianapolis Motor...

Wed 14 May 2008
Jeff Simmons onboard at Foyt Racing for Indy 500Headline

Jeff Simmons onboard at Foyt Racing for Indy 500

Jeff Simmons returns to the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series on Wednesday (May 14th) when he joins Foyt Racing in the No. 41 car for practice leading up to the 2008 Indianapolis 500. Jeff Simmons. Photo by Dana Garrett - ...

Thu 23 Oct 2008
Australia Indy 300 news 2008-10-22

Australia Indy 300 news 2008-10-22

INDYCAR DRIVERS BUSY DURING FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE NIKON INDY 300 IndyCar Series drivers have been busy during the final day of preparations ahead of the Nikon Indy 300 which fires into action on the streets of Surfers Paradise in ...

Thu 09 Oct 2008
Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-10-08

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-10-08

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Power hopes to finish what he's started in Australia 2. Dixon kicks off charity campaign 3. Indycar.com features seven days in Paradise 1. Power hopes to finish what he's...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Tony George statement on Paul Newman

Tony George statement on Paul Newman

TONY GEORGE STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PAUL NEWMAN INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008 -- The following is a statement from Tony George, the chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the founder & CEO of the Indy Racing...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
CHAMPCAR/CART: Tony Cotman resigns post at Champ Car

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tony Cotman resigns post at Champ Car

One of the series' major assets is out, as today Tony Cotman resigned as Champ Car's Executive Vice President of Operations and Race Director. Cotman will be influential in finding his replacement. During a four-year period with the series, the...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Unification reached between IRL, Champ CarHeadline

Unification reached between IRL, Champ Car

The Indy Racing League and Champ Car World Series have agreed to end their 12-year split, allowing U.S. open-wheel racing to compete under the same banner in 2008. The agreement was signed Thursday night in Indianapolis by Champ Car World Series...

Pacific Coast Motorsports unification statement

Pacific Coast Motorsports unification statement

Pacific Coast Motorsports Statement on the Unification of Open-Wheel Racing Tyler Tadevic, Team Director - Pacific Coast Motorsports "We are thrilled to have a unified series, without a doubt this provides the strongest platform for our ...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
Indy win rewards Dixon with record payout

Indy win rewards Dixon with record payout

Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon collected nearly $3 million dollars Monday (May 26th) evening at the Indianapolis 500 Victory Banquet and celebration at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The twenty-seven year old racer from Auckland, New Zealand ...

Thu 27 Mar 2008
Agreement pending to end open-wheel splitHeadline

Agreement pending to end open-wheel split

A reported "agreement in principle" to merge the two major open-wheel racing series based in America is in the works. If it happens the stage will be set for the 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500, allowing all of the top racers a chance to...

Sun 20 Apr 2008
Wilson stays on pole for final Champ Car raceHeadline

Wilson stays on pole for final Champ Car race

It's been a tough but rewarding week for Justin Wilson. Wife Julia gave birth one week ago to their first child, daughter Jane. Jane was born much sooner than expected, but she probably inherits her quickness from her dad. Dad, meanwhile is at...

Tue 30 Sep 2008
IMS tire test notes 2009-09-30

IMS tire test notes 2009-09-30

'500' VETERANS HELP FIRESTONE RACING DEVELOP TIRES AT INDY INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008 -- Indianapolis 500 winners Scott Dixon, Buddy Rice and Dan Wheldon, and fellow "500" veterans Ryan Briscoe, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Tony Kanaan turned...

Tue 09 Sep 2008
Dixon standing tall after second titleHeadline

Dixon standing tall after second title

As the checkers flew over the IndyCar season-finale at Chicagoland Speedway, Scott Dixon didn't know if he had won the race or not. The photo finish between he and championship rival Helio Castroneves was too close to call. In fact, officials ...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
IRL: Dario Franchitti feted at AARWBA awardsHeadline

IRL: Dario Franchitti feted at AARWBA awards

IndyCar Series 2007 champion Dario Franchitti got a first glimpse of his image on the famed Borg-Warner Trophy at a late-afternoon press conference, then walked away with the coveted Jerry Titus Award late Saturday night (January 12th) in ...

Wed 24 Dec 2008
The future is green — or is it?Headline

The future is green — or is it?

In motorsports, the winter months are often a time for reflection and preparation for the upcoming season. Anticipation builds as team announcements provide a fix for racing junkies during the dog days of winter. But this year, it's a completely...

Sat 06 Sep 2008
Chicagoland: Series qualifying report

Chicagoland: Series qualifying report

BRISCOE WINS POLE AT CHICAGOLAND; DIXON TO START SECOND JOLIET, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 - Ryan Briscoe returned to Chicagoland Speedway in style, winning the pole for the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 in his first...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Justin Wilson, Graham Rahal on Paul Newman

Justin Wilson, Graham Rahal on Paul Newman

Following are comments from our drivers Justin Wilson and Graham Rahal on the death of Paul Newman. "I am extremely saddened to hear about Paul's passing. He was a great guy to be with around the track. He was one of a kind. Obviously I am just...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Australia Friday notes

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Australia Friday notes

EMU AUSTRALIA CARS OF DREYER & REINBOLD RACING READY FOR ACTION DOWN UNDER Buddy Rice and Townsend Bell have arrived in Australia and kept busy with activities on and off the track SURFERS PARADISE, Australia -- Buddy Rice and Townsend Bell,...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
Australia Indy 300 news 2008-10-14

Australia Indy 300 news 2008-10-14

STRONGEST EVER FIELD FOR NIKON INDY 300 Possibly the strongest open-wheel field ever assembled for the streets of Surfers Paradise has been confirmed for next week's Nikon Indy 300, October 23-26. A total of 24 drivers - including three...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Rahal Letterman Racing statement on Paul Newman

Rahal Letterman Racing statement on Paul Newman

RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PAUL NEWMAN This statement is made by Rahal Letterman Racing on behalf of the team and of Bobby Rahal. Bobby Rahal: "We are deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Newman. He was a man of great...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
Chicagoland: Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing preview

Chicagoland: Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing preview

NEWMAN/HAAS/LANIGAN RACING HEADS TO A NEW "HOME TRACK" FOR THE PEAK ANTIFREEZE & MOTOR OIL INDY 300; McDONALD'S DRIVER WILSON AND HOLE IN THE WALL CAMPS DRIVER RAHAL READY TO GET BACK TO WORK AFTER SECOND TEAM WIN OF THE SEASON JOLIET, Ill.

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Michael Andretti statement on Paul Newman

Michael Andretti statement on Paul Newman

Statement from Andretti Green Racing co-owner Michael Andretti on the passing of Paul Newman "It's certainly a sad day for all of us that knew Paul. He was just a great guy and truly loved everything about racing. He and I shared a true ...