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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...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009Headline

Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009

The IndyCar/American Le Mans Series double-header weekend at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, has been canceled for 2009. Late word today said that the event did not fit the business plans of race organizers amidst the current economic situation.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 10 Oct 2008
Matos, Luczo Dragon latest to confirm 2009 plans

Matos, Luczo Dragon latest to confirm 2009 plans

Over the last couple weeks there have been a number of IndyCar Series signings as the grid for the 2009 season begins to take shape. The checkered flag flew at the final points round in Chicagoland only a month ago, yet already a number of drivers...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
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 ...

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 ...

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 - ...

Tue 22 Apr 2008
WKA: WKA sends congratulations to Danica Patrick

WKA: WKA sends congratulations to Danica Patrick

Congratulations Danica! 04.22.2008 - The World Karting Association would like to congratulate former WKA champion Danica Patrick on her first IRL win and history making finish. Danica made history this past weekend by being the first woman to...

Thu 04 Sep 2008
Chicagoland: KV Racing preview

Chicagoland: KV Racing preview

KV RACING TECHNOLOGY'S ORIOL SERVIA ATTEMPTS TO CRACK TOP-SIX IN CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO INDIANAPOLIS, IN - - SEPTEMBER 3, 2008 - - Round ...

Thu 17 Jul 2008
Mid-Ohio: Bobby Rahal Foundation news

Mid-Ohio: Bobby Rahal Foundation news

BOBBY RAHAL FOUNDATION AND RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING HOLDING FUNDRAISING RAFFLE AT MID-OHIO TO BENEFIT NATIONWIDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL HILLIARD, Ohio (July 17, 2008) -- The Bobby Rahal Foundation, which has raised millions of dollars over the years...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 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...

Sat 06 Sep 2008
Dixon, Castroneves brace for Chicagoland title fight

Dixon, Castroneves brace for Chicagoland title fight

The two protagonists head to Joliet with one thing on each of their minds: securing the 2008 IndyCar Series championship. All season, the title has firmly been Scott Dixon's to lose, and merely two races ago at Kentucky, he held a solid 78-point...

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 ...

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...

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,...