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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...

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 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 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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Sat 31 May 2008
Milwaukee: Firestone introduces new wheel weights

Milwaukee: Firestone introduces new wheel weights

Firestone Racing Announces Switch to 3M Wheel Weight System Non-lead wheel weights reduce environmental impact West Allis, Wis. (May 31, 2008) - Beginning at this weekend's Indy Racing League IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights events at...

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...

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.

Fri 16 May 2008
CARA 2008 fashion show news 2008-05-16

CARA 2008 fashion show news 2008-05-16

Celebrities Unite For 27th Annual CARA Fashion Show Indianapolis, IN MAY 16, 2008 - The belief that children's charities are deserving of support has enticed several Indy notables to join the already star-studded lineup for CARA ...

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...

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 ...

Fri 15 Aug 2008
Is it d?j? vu all over again?

Is it d?j? vu all over again?

The latest "major announcement" of the 2008 IndyCar Series season has recently occurred, with the series' new television contract being announced for 2009 and beyond. The new deal sees ABC continue to broadcast the premier event, the Indianapolis...

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...

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 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...

Thu 25 Sep 2008
AJ Foyt Racing signs Vitor Meira

AJ Foyt Racing signs Vitor Meira

Vitor Meira Signs with A.J. Foyt Racing; Starts at Australia WALLER, Texas Sept. 25, 2008--IndyCar veteran Vitor Meira has signed to drive A.J. Foyt's No. 14 ABC Supply Dallara/Honda/Firestone car beginning with the IndyCar Series event in ...

Thu 08 May 2008
Indy 500: Day two rookie orientation report

Indy 500: Day two rookie orientation report

BERNOLDI PASSES INDIANAPOLIS 500 ROOKIE ORIENTATION PROGRAM Moraes, Dominguez cleared for further practice INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 5, 2008 - Enrique Bernoldi became the 11th driver to pass the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program on the...

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...

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 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...

Tue 30 Sep 2008
Milwaukee Mile news 2009-09-30

Milwaukee Mile news 2009-09-30

ABC Supply / A.J. Foyt 225 Milwaukee Mile IndyCar Series Race Live on ABC Television; Tradition-laden May 31, 2009 Event One of Five in High Definition on ABC-TV West Allis, Wis. (September 30, 2008) -- The IndyCar Series® announced their...

Sat 24 May 2008
Honda signs on through 2013 at Indy

Honda signs on through 2013 at Indy

The future shape and sound of IndyCar Series racing will turn on the results of a roundtable brainstorming session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next month; but the participation of Honda in that vision is assured. The automotive giant affirmed...

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 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 ...

Wed 26 Nov 2008
Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-11-25

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-11-25

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Fisher leads food drive 2. Guthrie to return to Firestone Indy Lights in 2009 1. Fisher leads food drive: Sarah Fisher Racing will kick off the 2008 holiday season with a "12...

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 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 20 Jun 2008
AGR/MAF team up for Iowa disaster support

AGR/MAF team up for Iowa disaster support

Andretti Green and Michael Andretti Foundation Team Up for Iowa Disaster Support INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 20, 2008) - Andretti Green Racing teamed up with The Michael Andretti Foundation this week to gather support for the people of the state of...

Fri 23 May 2008
GP Long Beach and IRL agreement reached

GP Long Beach and IRL agreement reached

INDYCAR SERIES WILL RACE AT TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH UNDER TERMS OF NEW FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT LONG BEACH, Calif. (May 22, 2008) -- The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach (GPALB) and the Indy Racing League, the sanctioning body for ...

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...

Sun 26 Oct 2008
Power lands pole in wet/dry Surfers ParadiseHeadline

Power lands pole in wet/dry Surfers Paradise

Will Power drove through changing wet and dry conditions to earn his third straight pole at Surfers Paradise, a popular result in front of a noisy and massive throng of fellow Aussies. Aboard the KV Racing Technology Dallara, Power beat a host of...