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Fri 19 Jun 2009
Long Beach GP Walk of Fame 2009 inductees

Long Beach GP Walk of Fame 2009 inductees

RACING LEGENDS BOBBY RAHAL AND AL UNSER JR. TO BE HONORED AT LONG BEACH MOTORSPORTS WALK OF FAME 4th Annual Induction Ceremony is April 16 During Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Week LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 16, 2009) -- The City of Long...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Over the Hill gang ride's againHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Over the Hill gang ride's again

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Over The Hill Gang Rides Again A different former Washington Redskin football coach came to mind at Richmond after Denny Hamlin won the race in the Toyota of car owner Joe Gibbs, the three-time Super...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Fri 16 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-10-16

Series news and notes 2009-10-16

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines * IndyCar Series 2009 by the numbers * Pair earns Schmidt's Champions Test reward: * Carpenter, Wheldon join field for "Ironman": * ESPN program puts spotlight on Patrick 1. IndyCar...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy 500: 2009 Entry list 2009-04-20

Indy 500: 2009 Entry list 2009-04-20

No. Driver Home town Team Race strategist ---- ------------------------ ------------------------ ---------------------------------- ------------------- 2 Raphael Matos * ...

Mon 21 Dec 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Patrick: Threat or Inspiration?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Patrick: Threat or Inspiration?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Patrick: Threat or Inspiration? I wrote the book on Danica Patrick, or perhaps more accurately the unauthorized biography. Having watched her race since her earliest days in IndyCar, trust me on this.

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Dallara introduces new car in Indianapolis

Dallara introduces new car in Indianapolis

The Dallara Formulino has arrived in North America! The Dallara Formulino ("little Formula" in Italian) is an entry-level model in a range of Dallara cars that includes F3, WSR, GP2, Firestone Indy Lights and the IndyCar Series. In the ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Fireman's Hill and ringers

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Fireman's Hill and ringers

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Fireman's Hill And Ringers Just my luck. At the same time Dale Earnhardt Jr. dropped in at Road America for a surprise visit on Saturday evening, I was on the opposite side of the track. While he was ...

Thu 05 Nov 2009
IRL announces IndyCar Series title sponsor

IRL announces IndyCar Series title sponsor

IZOD NAMED TITLE SPONSOR OF INDYCAR SERIES IZOD Brings IndyCar Series a Strong Brand, Bright Future, And Vision For Growth NEW YORK, NY and INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Nov. 5, 2009) -- Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (NYSE: PVH) announced today a ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Watkins Glen: Series Friday notebook

Watkins Glen: Series Friday notebook

DAVISON CLAIMS CORNING 100 POLE AT WATKINS GLEN WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Friday, July 3, 2009) -- James Davison earned his first pole start of the season and second of his Firestone Indy Lights career July 3 with a quick lap of 1 minute, 37.1780 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy 500: IMS Centennial news 2009-04-22

Indy 500: IMS Centennial news 2009-04-22

FIELD OF 33 BALLOONS SET FOR IMS CENTENNIAL ERA BALLOON FESTIVAL INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, April 22, 2009 -- Paying honor to the traditional starting field of 33 cars for the annual Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, a field of 33 balloons and pilots...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

ANDRETTI GREEN RACING SHAREHOLDERS SIGN LETTER OF INTENT TO SPLIT OFF PROMOTIONS BUSINESS INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 20, 2009) - The shareholders of Andretti Green Racing, Inc., Michael Andretti, Kim Green and Kevin Savoree, announced today that...

Kentucky weepers cancel Friday on-track activitiesHeadline

Kentucky weepers cancel Friday on-track activities

Heavy rain on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway continued throughout the night, saturating the ground. Friday dawned bright and sunny with temperatures in the 80s but persistent weepers canceled all on-track activities. Scott Dixon, Target...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Danica gaining Mo'Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Danica gaining Mo'

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram DANICA GAINING MO' The reason I like Danica Patrick is because she's talented, ambitious, gutsy and different. She's like a savvy quarterback in the NFL, a brilliant point guard in the NBA or a showboat...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy 500: Richard Petty Motorsports Fast Friday report

Indy 500: Richard Petty Motorsports Fast Friday report

JOHN ANDRETTI LOOKS FOR CONSISTENCY IN WINDOW WORLD CAR INDIANAPOLIS (May 8, 2009) -- Track conditions are always tricky at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the month of May. Just ask John Andretti. Andretti,...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Sonoma: Starting lineup

Sonoma: Starting lineup

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed --- --- -------------------- ----------------------------------- --------- --------- 1. 10 Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 1:16.799 ...

Kentucky Speedway news 2009-07-27

Kentucky Speedway news 2009-07-27

Wildlife Expert Maynard Named Meijer Indy 300 Grand Marshal; Cincinnati Zoo Executive Director to Deliver the Command for IndyCar Series Drivers to Start Engines at Kentucky Speedway SPARTA, Ky.- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens Executive ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Andretti Green Racing sponsor news 2009-04-21

Andretti Green Racing sponsor news 2009-04-21

ANDRETTI GREEN EXPANDS 2009 SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM WITH DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP Expanded Relationship to Include Primary, Major Associate Backing of Marco Andretti's ...

Fri 18 Dec 2009
IMS displays historic bricks and contract

IMS displays historic bricks and contract

Historic IMS Bricks and Contract on Display Thursday, Dec. 17; Display Marks 100th Anniversary of Iconic Track Surface Several important pieces of Indianapolis Motor Speedway history -- bricks from the racing surface and the contract between IMS...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Danica Patrick sponsor renews

Danica Patrick sponsor renews

RUMOR NO MORE: GO DADDY PUTS THE 'GO' IN DANICA PATRICK'S RACING FUTURE Go Daddy Girl Inks 3-Yr Deal with Andretti Autosport -- Unveils 2010 GoDaddy.com IndyCar SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 30, 2009) -- With all the speculation buzzing around her...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Texas Motor Speedway to host 2010 event

Texas Motor Speedway to host 2010 event

TEXAS 550K SET FOR JUNE 10-12 AT TMS Off Week Tradition Returns Between IndyCar Series' Two Marquee Events, The Indianapolis 500 And Texas 550k, After Four-Year Absence FORT WORTH, Texas (July 31, 2009) The Indy Racing League will announce its...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy 500: Rahal Letterman Racing race report

Indy 500: Rahal Letterman Racing race report

RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING INDY CHARGE BLUNTED BY FUEL PRESSURE WOES INDIANAPOLIS - Oriol Servia's charge through the Indianapolis 500 field was almost too good to be true as the driver of the ...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Series news and notes 2009-12-22

Series news and notes 2009-12-22

Today's IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Briscoe Weds Manske in Hawaii 2. Castroneves ready to welcome new member of Penske Racing 3. Target Chip Ganassi Racing featured on VERSUS program 4. Brian ...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Sign of the TV times

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Sign of the TV times

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Sign Of The TV Times Is NASCAR a southern sport? More to the point -- is stock car racing a southern sport? Now that NASCAR Chairman Brian France has acknowledged fans have been alienated by...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Doornbos goes with Newman/Haas/LaniganHeadline

Doornbos goes with Newman/Haas/Lanigan

Robert Doornbos will in fact join the IndyCar ranks in 2009, signing to Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing's second seat. He will make his oval debut in next week's tests at Homestead-Miami Speedway, driving the No. 06 Dallara- Honda with sponsorship to...

Dreyer & Reinbold sign Mike Conway

Dreyer & Reinbold sign Mike Conway

DREYER & REINBOLD ANNOUNCES MIKE CONWAY AS FIRST DRIVER FOR 2009 INDYCAR SEASON INDIANAPOLIS - Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced today that it has come to an agreement with British racer Mike Conway to become the team's first confirmed driver...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course news 2009-08-06

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course news 2009-08-06

DOUBLE-HEADER RACING WEEKEND AT MID-OHIO AUG. 7-9 The American Le Mans Series and IndyCar Series will be at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the running of the Acura Sports Car Challenge and The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio presented by Westfield ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Petty, Andretti Indy 500 sponsor news

Petty, Andretti Indy 500 sponsor news

WINDOW WORLD BRINGS PETTY, ANDRETTI TOGETHER FOR INDY 500 Seven-time NASCAR Champion Makes Debut As Car Owner In World's Biggest Race INDIANAPOLIS (April 6, 2009) -- Window World, the world's largest replacement...

DiZinno: Synopsis from the streetsHeadline

DiZinno: Synopsis from the streets

Synopsis from the streets Each of the 13 prior IRL IndyCar Series seasons began on an oval, either Walt Disney World in Orlando or Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida were the usual kickoff with exceptions in the 1996-97 (Loudon, N.H.) and ...

Fri 09 Oct 2009
Homestead: Series qualifying report

Homestead: Series qualifying report

FRANCHITTI WINS FIRESTONE INDY 300 POLE AT HOMESTEAD-MIAMI HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Friday, Oct. 9, 2009) -- Dario Franchitti won the PEAK Performance Pole Award for the Firestone Indy 300 on Oct. 9 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, leading a front-row sweep...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
2010 schedule revealed: Barber, Brazil added Headline

2010 schedule revealed: Barber, Brazil added

The IndyCar Series stuck to its prediction of releasing its 2010 race schedule this weekend at the Kentucky Speedway. In contrast, on-track activities have been delayed today on account of persistent weepers thanks to a glut of rain ...

Indy 500 driver Christie dies

Indy 500 driver Christie dies

INDIANAPOLIS 500 VETERAN CHRISTIE DIES AT 85 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, June 3, 2009 -- Eight-time Indianapolis 500 starter Bob "Caveman" Christie, whose rather fearsome nickname belied one of the nicest and most mild-mannered gentlemen ever to...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
FAZZT Race Team news 2009-12-21

FAZZT Race Team news 2009-12-21

Alex Tagliani Visits the Newly Completed Race Shop INDIANAPOLIS --Alex Tagliani spent this week in Indianapolis working out of the newly completed FAZZT Race Team shop. The team moved in to the 25,000 square foot race shop 30 days ago...

Sat 10 Oct 2009
2009 Final standings

2009 Final standings

Pos Driver Points ----- ----------------------------------- --------------- 1. Dario Franchitti 616 2. Scott Dixon 605 3. Ryan ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Edmonton Indy news 2009-07-21

Edmonton Indy news 2009-07-21

Rexall Edmonton Indy Ready To Roll! EDMONTON, AB -- The 2009 Rexall Edmonton Indy starts this Friday, July 24, and carries on for three energy-packed days at the City Centre Airport. "The action kicks off on Friday with gates opening at 11:30...