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Sat 19 Jan 2008
RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America 2008 schedule

RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America 2008 schedule

Road America 2008 Season Schedule Announced Elkhart Lake, Wis., January 15, 2008 - Road America has announced its 2008 season schedule. The dates and events are as follows: May 16-18 Spring Vintage Weekend (SVRA) May 17 Family Tailgate ...

Sat 26 Jul 2008
Briscoe flies to Edmonton poleHeadline

Briscoe flies to Edmonton pole

Ryan Briscoe was part lucky and part good in winning last week's IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio. The same description applied to the Australian's pole-winning effort for tomorrow's Rexall Edmonton Indy, marking his second pole of the season and...

Fri 31 Oct 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Surf's upHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Surf's up

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Surf's Up The race at Surfers Paradise has come and gone, but has it gone for good? Race start: Will Power (KV Racing Technology). Photo by Troy Hart. As street races go, this one is among the best.

Thu 15 May 2008
Art Graham obituary

Art Graham obituary

Arthur W. "Art" Graham, III, director of timing and scoring for the Indianapolis 500 between 1978 and 1997, passed away on Sunday, May 12. He was 67. A native of Columbus, Indiana, but a longtime resident of Brownsburg, Indiana, Graham ...

Thu 14 Feb 2008
IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing vs Sharp statement 2008-02-13

IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing vs Sharp statement 2008-02-13

U.S. DISTRICT COURT ISSUES ORDER IN RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING V. SCOTT SHARP CASE Miami (February 13, 2008) -- Because Scott Sharp violated his obligation to race exclusively for Rahal Letterman Racing in 2008, Rahal Letterman Racing was...

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...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
IRL, Champ Car statement on unification

IRL, Champ Car statement on unification

CHAMP CAR, INDY RACING LEAGUE SIGN AGREEMENT TO UNIFY OPEN WHEEL RACING INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Feb. 22, 2008 - Owners of Champ Car and the Indy Racing League completed an agreement in principle Friday that will unify the sport for 2008. Gerald...

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...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram The key question at Spa: would the stewards have handed out the same 25-second penalty if the situation was reversed and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen had used the momentum from cutting through a chicane to take the...

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 ...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing sign Milka Duno

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing sign Milka Duno

MILKA DUNO AND CITGO RACING TO JOIN DREYER & REINBOLD RACING INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced today that it has signed Venezuelan driver Milka Duno to drive the ...

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 12 Dec 2008
Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-10

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-12-10

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. IndyCar Series extends deal with ESPN International for worldwide television rights 2. A.J. Foyt Racing hires new engineer 3. Eleven IndyCar Series drivers entered in PRI karting...

Tue 09 Sep 2008
Castroneves wins Chicago, Dixon scores titleHeadline

Castroneves wins Chicago, Dixon scores title

Helio Castroneves did everything he needed to do to win his first series championship, but at the end of the day it wasn't enough. He scored an improbable victory at Chicagoland Speedway from 28th and last on the grid, led the most laps, and eked...

Wed 16 Apr 2008
Conquest Racing's Behind the Scenes: Eric Zeto

Conquest Racing's Behind the Scenes: Eric Zeto

Behind the Scenes with Conquest Racing: An interview with Chief Engineer Eric Zeto INDIANAPOLIS (April 14, 2008) - Throughout the season Conquest Racing will be giving you a more in depth look at the team and their challenges of making the ...

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.

Wed 20 Feb 2008
IRL: Andretti Green Racing hire Paul Harcus

IRL: Andretti Green Racing hire Paul Harcus

ANDRETTI GREEN RACING HIRES PAUL "ZIGGY" HARCUS AS TEAM MANAGER INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 19, 2008) -- Andretti Green Racing (AGR) announced today it has hired racing veteran Paul "Ziggy" Harcus as team manager. Harcus, who has nearly 30 years of...

Sun 13 Jan 2008
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal had fun in Vegas with BMW SauberHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal had fun in Vegas with BMW Sauber

Graham Rahal has definitely over the years proven that he simply loves to race even to the point of missing a lot of his high school activities including his Senior Prom! The son of Bobby Rahal, seems to be able to hop into any racing machine and...

Fri 28 Mar 2008
Newly united series kicks into gear at HomesteadHeadline

Newly united series kicks into gear at Homestead

The IndyCar Series kicks off the 2008 season with 26 cars entered at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where Dan Wheldon will seek an unprecedented fourth straight victory. Dan Wheldon. Photo by Luis Betancourt. Wheldon topped the speed...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
DC -

DC - "Tangentially Yours"

TANGENTIALLY YOURS CONGRATS, GRAHAM RAHAL Graham Rahal, driving the No. 06 Hole in the Wall Camps Honda-powered Dallara to victory Sunday in St. Petersburg, became the youngest winner in IndyCar Series' history. Other than Rahal's car being...

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 ...

Fri 16 May 2008
Dixon leads, rest prepare for final qualifyingHeadline

Dixon leads, rest prepare for final qualifying

It is crunch time at Indianapolis, the day before the field will be set for the 92nd running of the 500. While most of the field is focusing on race setups and trimming their Dallaras (all but one car in the field) to spec, others are sweating ...

Wed 06 Feb 2008
IPS: IRL: Cotman joins IndyCar executive staff

IPS: IRL: Cotman joins IndyCar executive staff

Like many other teams, drivers, sponsors, and racetracks, another ex-Champ Car entity has switched over to the IRL IndyCar Series: former CCWS executive VP and race director Tony Cotman. The New Zealander announced his departure from the one ...

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 Dec 2008
Newman/Haas Racing receives Autosport award

Newman/Haas Racing receives Autosport award

NEWMAN/HAAS RACING RECEIVED AUTOSPORT MAGAZINE'S JOHN BOLSTER AWARD IN LONDON ON SUNDAY NIGHT LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (December 8, 2008) --- Carl Haas and Newman/Haas Racing were honored at motorsports most prestigious end-of-season gala event,...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
AUSF3: Australia Indy 300 notes 2008-10-24

AUSF3: Australia Indy 300 notes 2008-10-24

LOCALS DOMINATE ON DAY TWO OF NIKON INDY 300 Local drivers have continued to rule on day two of the Nikon Indy 300, with Queensland's Will Power and Jamie Whincup topping the fields in the IndyCar Series and V8 Supercars ...

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 ...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Texas Motor Speedway unification statement

Texas Motor Speedway unification statement

TMS REACTION TO THE UNIFICATION BETWEEN THE INDY RACING LEAGUE AND CHAMP CAR * Historic News That Ends Split That Began In 1996 Should Provide Boost To Open-Wheel Racing, Bombardier Learjet 550k At TMS FORT WORTH, Texas (February 22, 2008):...

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...

Sat 03 May 2008
Indy 500 rookie orientation attracts a crowd

Indy 500 rookie orientation attracts a crowd

Indianapolis Motor Speedway's Rookie Orientation begins Sunday (May 4th) and plays hosts to the largest group of incoming drivers, first-timers to the Brickyard, in years. The program is a phased, speed-controlled, ladder of laps around the 2.5...

Tue 12 Feb 2008
IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing Phoenix test summary

IRL: Rahal Letterman Racing Phoenix test summary

RYAN HUNTER-REAY AND RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING FIND SPEED IN PHOENIX TESTING With the IndyCar Series season opener less than seven weeks away and nothing but snow in the forecast for Columbus on Monday, Rahal Letterman Racing followed the sage...

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 ...

Fri 07 Mar 2008
Max Papis takes Rubicon seat for Indy 500

Max Papis takes Rubicon seat for Indy 500

Veteran road-racer and stock car pilot Max Papis will fill the Rubicon Racing seat for the 92nd Indianapolis 500 on May 25th. Papis' GEICO Dallara/Honda will be prepared by Indy Pro Series king-makers Sam Schmidt Motorsports. The team is...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
AJ Foyt Racing sponsor extends contract

AJ Foyt Racing sponsor extends contract

ABC SUPPLY EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH A.J. FOYT RACING THROUGH 2010 WALLER, Texas December 18, 2008--ABC Supply Co. Inc. has extended its contract with A.J. Foyt Racing to sponsor the No. 14 Dallara/Honda/Firestone Indy car driven by Vitor Meira. The...

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...

Mon 08 Sep 2008
Chicagoland: Team Penke race report

Chicagoland: Team Penke race report

Castroneves Wins In Thrilling Chicago IndyCar Series Season-Ender; JOLIET, Ill. (September 7, 2008) -- Helio Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Team Penske Dallara/Honda, won Sunday's PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway...