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Sat 08 Nov 2008
Team Australia boss Graig Gore statement

Team Australia boss Graig Gore statement

STATEMENT FROM CRAIG GORE Craig Gore, Queensland businessman and co-founder of Team Australia, wishes to make the following statement in concern to media reports today in Australia regarding his future involvement in motorsport. "I have not...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Panther Racing names Mower as team manager

Panther Racing names Mower as team manager

Panther Names IndyCar Veteran Chris Mower as Team Manager Experienced Open-Wheel Team Manager Joins Two-Time IndyCar Series Champions INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- (November 5, 2008) -- Over thirty years after John Barnes worked with Chris Mower's ...

2008 championship celebration report

2008 championship celebration report

DIXON COLLECTS $1 MILLION CHAMPION'S BONUS LAS VEGAS, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008 - Not many people leave a Las Vegas casino a million dollars richer than when they arrived. Two-time IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon will walk away...

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.

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-10-30

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-10-30

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Panther drivers complete Firestone Indy Lights rookie testing 2. Trick or treat? 3. Andretti celebrates Phillies' win 1. Panther drivers complete Firestone Indy Lights rookie ...

Tue 28 Oct 2008
Briscoe becomes first Australian to win at homeHeadline

Briscoe becomes first Australian to win at home

Ryan Briscoe won his first IndyCar race on home turf at Surfers Paradise by beating two other local heroes. After pole starter Will Power hit the wall on lap 16, Briscoe took over the lead and then held of Scott Dixon over the last 15 laps to win...

Mon 27 Oct 2008
Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-10-27

Indy Racing League News and Notes 2008-10-27

Today's IndyCar Series headlines 1. Dixon, Franchitti debut as teammates 2. Tagliani makes strong impression 1. Dixon, Franchitti debut as teammates: The Nikon Indy 300 was the first opportunity for IndyCar Series champions Scott Dixon and...

Chip Ganassi Racing Australia race notes

Chip Ganassi Racing Australia race notes

Dixon Leads Team Target in Australia as Franchitti Makes IRL Return SURFERS PARADISE, Australia (Oct. 26, 2008)-Target Chip Ganassi Racing's new duo of Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti picked up in Australia where the team left off at...

Dale Coyne Racing Australia race notes

Dale Coyne Racing Australia race notes

Great Performance Slips Away From Great Finishes Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia - The final race event of the 2008 IRL season ended with more great potential shown by Bruno Junqueira and rookie Mario Moraes. The two Dale Coyne Racing...

HVM Racing Australia race notes

HVM Racing Australia race notes

HVM PDVSA Racing Finishes Sixth at Surfers Paradise The PDVSA HVM Racing team participated in the Nikon Indy 300 at Surfers Paradise, Queenslad, Australia to conclude their 2008 season. The team's sixth-place finish proved their successful ...

Sun 26 Oct 2008
Newman/Haas/Lanigan Australia race notes

Newman/Haas/Lanigan Australia race notes

HOLE IN THE WALL CAMPS DRIVER RAHAL FINISHED NINTH IN THE NIKON INDY 300; McDONALD'S DRIVER WILSON CAME FROM THE BACK AFTER GEAR PROBLEMS ON THE PACE LAP BUT ULTIMATELY FINISHED 12TH - McDonald's driver Justin Wilson qualified ninth for the ...

Vision Racing Australia race notes

Vision Racing Australia race notes

CHALLENGING STREETS OF AUSTRALIA ROUGH ON VISION RACING Surfers Paradise, Australia (Sunday Oct. 26, 2008)- It took just the slightest contact to bring the race to screeching halt for Vision Racing on the streets of Surfers...

Honda Australia race notes

Honda Australia race notes

Briscoe Claims Home-Country Victory Native son Ryan Briscoe capped a great IndyCar Series race weekend for Australia Sunday in Surfers Paradise, winning the season-concluding Nikon Indy 300 in front of a massive...

Team Penske Australia race notes

Team Penske Australia race notes

Ryan Briscoe Wins The Nikon Indy 300 In His Native Australia SURFERS PARADISE, Australia (October 25, 2008) - Team Penske driver Ryan Briscoe celebrated his first IndyCar Series race in his native Australia with a dominating performance in ...

Team Australia Sunday race in Australia notes

Team Australia Sunday race in Australia notes

POWER LEADS EARLY BEFORE CRASH ENDS HIS NIKON INDY 300 SERVIA SHOWS GREAT SPEED TO DRIVE FROM 15TH TO FIFTH Aussie Vineyards - Team Australia IndyCar driver Will Power has led the first 16 laps of his home event before crashing out of the...

Conquest Racing Australia race notes

Conquest Racing Australia race notes

Tagliani Impresses as He Takes Fourth Place at Surfers Paradise for Conquest Racing Surfers Paradise, Australia (October 26, 2008) - After registering its best start of the season yesterday, Conquest Racing continued to add to its ...

KV Racing Australia race notes

KV Racing Australia race notes

KV RACING TECHNOLOGY -- TEAM AUSTRALIA'S ORIOL SERVIA FINISHES FIFTH IN NIKON INDY 300 POWER HAS INCIDENT FINISHES 22ND SURFERS PARADISE, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA -- SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2008 -- Round ...

Panther Racing Australia race notes

Panther Racing Australia race notes

Wheldon Climbs Up the Grid to Finish 10th in Surfers Paradise Panther's Newest Pilot Jumps Several Spots Late in Race to Collect Top Ten Result SURFERS PARADISE, Australia -- (October 26, 2008) -- Panther Racing and newly signed driver Dan ...

Series Australia Sunday race notes

Series Australia Sunday race notes

AUSSIE BRISCOE WINS ON STREETS OF SURFERS PARADISE SURFERS PARADISE, Australia - Ryan Briscoe became the first Australian driver to win on the Streets of Surfers Paradise, holding off reigning IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon to win the Nikon...

Firestone Australia race notes

Firestone Australia race notes

Top-5 Finishers: 1. Ryan Briscoe; 2. Scott Dixon; 3. Ryan Hunter-Reay; 4. Alex Tagliani; 5. Oriol Servia. Race Temperatures: Ranged from 120-124o. F (48-51o.C) track and from 78-79o.F (25-26o.C) ambient. Firestone Tire Performance Recap: ...

Rahal Letterman Racing Australia race notes

Rahal Letterman Racing Australia race notes

RYAN HUNTER-REAY AND RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING END 2008 INDYCAR ACTION ON AUSSIE PODIUM SURFERS PARADISE, Australia - Ryan Hunter-Reay ( ...

AUSF3: Australia Indy 300 notes 2008-10-26

AUSF3: Australia Indy 300 notes 2008-10-26

BRISCOE CREATES HISTORY AT THE NIKON INDY 300 The final day of the Nikon Indy 300 on the streets of Surfers Paradise has concluded with the locals 'FIRING UP' to take the ultimate spoils today. In the IndyCar Series, Australian Ryan Briscoe...

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...

Australia event race results

Australia event race results

Pos Car Driver Team Laps Gap Fast lap Status --- --- ------------------- --------------------------------- ----- ---------- ---------- --------------- 1. 6 Ryan Briscoe Team Penske ...

Australia event final practice times

Australia event final practice times

Pos Car Driver Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- ------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 8 Will Power 1:35.832 104.996 2. 02 Justin Wilson 1:35.920 0.088 0.088 ...

Justin Wilson Australia race notes

Justin Wilson Australia race notes

Justin finishes 12th after uphill battle at Surfers Paradise After his quick pace in the practice and warm-up sessions, Justin had high hopes of a strong finish in the final race on the 2008 IndyCar calendar, the Nikon Indy 300 at Surfers ...

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Australia race notes

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Australia race notes

DREYER & REINBOLD'S RICE COMES FROM BACK TO FINISH IN TOP-TEN; BELL TAKEN OUT Buddy Rice finishes 10th; Townsend Bell finishes 23rd in Nikon Indy 300 in Australia SURFERS PARADISE, Australia -- The odds were against Townsend Bell and Buddy Rice...

Sat 25 Oct 2008
Surfers Paradise: VIPs get a tast of on track action

Surfers Paradise: VIPs get a tast of on track action

JUDY SPENCE AND DAWN CRICHLOW FEEL INDY SPEED IN V8 RIDES Judy Spence, Queensland Minister for Police, Corrective Services and Sport, and Gold Coast City Councillor Dawn Crichlow OAM have felt the speed of the Surfers Paradise street circuit...

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Australia qualifying notes

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Australia qualifying notes

DREYER & REINBOLD RACING BATTLES RAINY CONDITIONS IN SURFERS PARADISE Buddy Rice and Townsend Bell encounter first session of wet conditions in Australia during qualifying SURFERS PARADISE, Australia -- After taking part in three sunny and ...

Honda Australia qualifying notes

Honda Australia qualifying notes

Power Storms to Surfers Pole Queensland's own Will Power thrilled a large, enthusiastic crowd Saturday in Surfers Paradise, Australia, qualifying on the pole for Sunday's Nikon Indy 300. On a constantly changing track...

Panther Racing Australia qualifying notes

Panther Racing Australia qualifying notes

Panther and Wheldon Slated to Start 18th in Surfers Paradise Wet Conditions Hamper Team's Qualification Efforts During Saturday Qualifications SURFERS PARADISE, Australia -- (October 25, 2008) -- Just when Panther Racing and driver Dan...

Conquest Racing Australia qualifying notes

Conquest Racing Australia qualifying notes

Tagliani Scores Conquest Racing's Best IndyCar Series Start of the Season - Canadian Tagliani to start seventh with Camara 20th on the grid - Surfers Paradise, Australia (October 25, 2008) - Conquest Racing scored its best IndyCar...

Team Australia qualifying in Australia notes

Team Australia qualifying in Australia notes

POWER GETS POLE TRIFECTA ON THE GOLD COAST Aussie Vineyards - Team Australia IndyCar driver Will Power has earned his third consecutive pole position at his home event with a sensational performance in qualifying for the Nikon Indy 300 on the...

KV Racing Australia qualifying notes

KV Racing Australia qualifying notes

KV RACING TECHNOLOGY -- TEAM AUSTRALIA'S WILL POWER TAKES POLE FOR TOMORROW'S NIKON INDY 300 RAIN HAMPERS ORIOL SERVIA'S EFFORT SURFERS PARADISE, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA -- OCTOBER 25, 2008 -- Round ...

Team Penske Australia qualifying notes

Team Penske Australia qualifying notes

Briscoe to start third, Castroneves to start sixth in Surfers Paradise SURFERS PARADISE, Australia (October 25, 2008) - Team Penske's Ryan Briscoe and Helio Castroneves will start from the second and third rows, respectively, in Sunday's Nikon...