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Sat 09 Aug 2008
Kentucky Speedway Friday news

Kentucky Speedway Friday news

KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY SELLS OUT TOMORROW'S "MEIJER INDY 300 PRESENTED BY PEPSI AND EDY'S" IndyCar Series to Enjoy First Kentucky Capacity Crowd SPARTA, Ky. -- Kentucky Speedway has sold out tomorrow's IndyCar Series "Meijer Indy 300 Presented by...

Fri 01 Feb 2008
CHAMPCAR/CART: Wilson, Rahal to team up for Newman/Haas/LaniganHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Wilson, Rahal to team up for Newman/Haas/Lanigan

Will this duo be the new force to reckon with on the Champ Car World Series circuit for the 2008 racing season? Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing will make every attempt to earn their ninth series title in their 26th season with Champ Car. The team has...

Sat 26 Jan 2008
IRL: Alliance Motorsports charts a course to success

IRL: Alliance Motorsports charts a course to success

Alliance Motorsport's Jeff Matthews knew the road to Indy required precise navigation and a good set of charts to go by. That's why he decided in April of 2007 to build the ship from the bottom up rather than putting up a flashy mast and...

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...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
2009 IndyCar Series schedule (REVISED)

2009 IndyCar Series schedule (REVISED)

<pre> Date Track Layout Sun 5-Apr Streets of St. Petersburg 1.8-mile street course Sun 19-Apr Streets of Long Beach 1.968-mile street course Sun 26-Apr Kansas Speedway ...

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,...

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 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 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 23 Oct 2008
Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-10-22

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-10-22

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Off-track activities prelude to Nikon Indy 300 2. Viso nominated for Autosport award 3. DownForce banquet this weekend 1. Off-track activities prelude to Nikon Indy 300: IndyCar ...

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.

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 28 Feb 2008
Unification brings challenges and changesHeadline

Unification brings challenges and changes

A slowing United States economy and threats from abroad may have played a significant part in the unification of the Indy Racing League and the former CART racing series, acquired out of bankruptcy in 2003 by entrepreneur Kevin Kalkhoven in ...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Indy 500: IMS Media Tour - Fisher press conference

Indy 500: IMS Media Tour - Fisher press conference

Sarah Fisher Racing Press Conference Transcript 2008 Indy 500 Media Tour Tuesday, April 8, 2008 BOB JENKINS: She doesn't need much introduction. Sarah Fisher is in the middle, who is now the owner and driver of her car. We'll eat lunch...

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...

Wed 23 Jan 2008
IRL: IMS radio voice Lou Palmer dies

IRL: IMS radio voice Lou Palmer dies

LEGENDARY IMS RADIO NETWORK VOICE PALMER DIES AT 75 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008 -- Lou Palmer, whose rich, stirring voice was heard over the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network for more than 30 years, died Jan. 19 in Indianapolis.

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...

Tue 24 Jun 2008
Wheldon masters the Iowa Speedway for the winHeadline

Wheldon masters the Iowa Speedway for the win

Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Dan Wheldon mastered a windy day, a hotly contested race, and a brilliant fuel strategy to win the IndyCar Series Iowa Corn 250 at Newton, Iowa on Sunday (June 22nd). Victory lane: race winner Dan Wheldon, ...

Wed 18 Jun 2008
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 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...

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 23 May 2008
Indy 500: Worldwide broadcast distribution announced

Indy 500: Worldwide broadcast distribution announced

ESPN PROVIDING WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION OF INDIANAPOLIS 500 Coverage to exceed 200 countries and territories, 375 million households INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 23, 2008 -- ESPN, the exclusive worldwide television representative of the IndyCar...

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 29 Aug 2008
Detroit: Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Friday report

Detroit: Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Friday report

DREYER & REINBOLD RACING FINISHES FRIDAY PRACTICE AT THE RACEWAY AT BELL ISLE Buddy Rice finishes 21st on time charts; Milka Duno finishes 25th DETROIT, Mich. - On a cloudy day with sporadic rain showers, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing's Buddy...

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 ...