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Mon 06 Aug 2007
IRL: AJ Foyt survives scare on his ranch

IRL: AJ Foyt survives scare on his ranch

A.J. Foyt Survives Brush with Death--Again WALLER, TX August 3, 2007 -- In the '60's, A.J. Foyt was nicknamed "Super Tex" because of his dominance on race tracks across the country. Now they can call him "Houdini." Unlike the famed ...

Thu 04 Oct 2007
IRL: IndyCar announces new payout structure

IRL: IndyCar announces new payout structure

The rewards of participation in the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series just got sweeter as the Indianapolis-based organization announced new monetary incentives for both the Indianapolis 500 and the full sixteen-race 2008 season. The program is...

Mon 14 May 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS signs Higdon to VP position

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS signs Higdon to VP position

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES ANNOUNCES DAVID HIGDON AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS New Champ Car executive joins drivers, CEO on European media tour this week INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 2007) The Champ Car World...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
IRL: AJ Foyt Racing on loss of Ken Hendricks

IRL: AJ Foyt Racing on loss of Ken Hendricks

A.J. Foyt Racing Mourns Loss of Ken Hendricks WALLER, TX December 21, 2007--It is with great sadness that we at A.J. Foyt Racing have learned of the death of Ken Hendricks, the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of ABC Supply Co.,...

Thu 24 May 2007
IRL: Detroit Belle Isle GP staff announced

IRL: Detroit Belle Isle GP staff announced

DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX RELIES ON EXPERIENCED STAFF AS RACE MAKES ITS RETURN TO THE MOTOR CITY DETROIT, MI (May 23, 2007) -- The Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix will turn to an experienced and knowledgeable staff of professionals ...

Tue 22 May 2007
IRL: Field set for 91st Indianapolis 500

IRL: Field set for 91st Indianapolis 500

The field of 33 starters is set for the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 27. Bump Day, the fourth and final day of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, began with one open position in the field of 33. Four qualification attempts were...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
IRL: Penske Performance appoints new VP, Marketing

IRL: Penske Performance appoints new VP, Marketing

PENSKE PERFORMANCE APPOINTS JONATHAN GIBSON VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 7, 2007) - Penske Performance has appointed Jonathan Gibson as Vice President of Marketing, a newly created position within its ...

Sun 28 Oct 2007
IRL: Bobby Rahal on death of Shav Glick

IRL: Bobby Rahal on death of Shav Glick

STATEMENT FROM RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING CO-OWNER BOBBY RAHAL ON THE PASSING OF LOS ANGELES TIMES SPORTSWRITER SHAV GLICK The following is a statement made by three-time IndyCar/CART champion Bobby Rahal regarding the passing of long-time Los...

Fri 28 Sep 2007
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Nick Fornoro 1920-2007

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Nick Fornoro 1920-2007

Born in Madison, N.J., Nicky raced cars from 1946 to 1956, earning the ARDC Midget Racing championship title in 1950 and becoming the first NASCAR Midget champion in 1953. He retired from driving in 1956 at the request of his wife Bette and...

Wed 23 May 2007
IRL: Indy 500 to showcase the past on Carb Day

IRL: Indy 500 to showcase the past on Carb Day

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, May 22, 2007 -- The sights, sounds and smells of past Indianapolis 500-Mile Races will be on display and in motion on Miller Lite Carb Day, Friday, May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. At 3:30 p.m. -- the same time...

Fri 09 Mar 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Safety Team title sponsor announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Safety Team title sponsor announced

Holmatro Rescue Tools Becomes The Title Sponsor Of Champ Car World Series Safety Team INDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2007) -- Long a key component of the Champ Car Safety Team, Holmatro Rescue Tools have taken the next step for 2007, becoming the title...

Sat 07 Apr 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Power rolls dice for Vegas poleHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Power rolls dice for Vegas pole

Team Australia's Will Power bested a field of seventeen drivers to claim pole position for the inaugural Vegas Grand Prix in the Champ Car World Series Powered by Cosworth. His time of 1:17.629 (113.154 mph) establishes a new track record as the...

Sat 26 May 2007
IRL: Firestone names Clint Brawner Award winner

IRL: Firestone names Clint Brawner Award winner

Clint Brawner Award Goes to John Jones of Chastain Motorsports INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 25, 2007) - Chastain Motorsports already faced a narrow window for success at this year's Indianapolis 500, considering it was destined for a second-week bid...

Sat 11 Aug 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais dominates Road America Friday qualifyingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais dominates Road America Friday qualifying

It will be a swansong at Road America for three-time defending series champion Sebastien Bourdais, having earlier today confirmed his switch to Formula One for the following season. Today he continued to show his authority by registering the ...

Thu 10 May 2007
IRL: Indy 500: Broadcast to air with new technology

IRL: Indy 500: Broadcast to air with new technology

91st INDIANAPOLIS 500 TO BE TELEVISED ON ABC IN SONY HD TECHNOLOGY INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 9, 2007 -- ESPN on ABC's live telecast of the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500 will be in high definition via Sony high-definition broadcast ...

Sat 26 May 2007
IRL: Indy 500: Carb Day final practice report

IRL: Indy 500: Carb Day final practice report

KANAAN LEADS FINAL PRACTICE; CASTRONEVES TAKES PIT STOP CONTEST INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 26, 2006 -- Andretti Green Racing hopes Miller Lite Carb Day could be a good indication of Indianapolis 500 Race Day. Tony Kanaan, who will start the...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
IRL: Crashed-car keychain brings Christmas cheer

IRL: Crashed-car keychain brings Christmas cheer

When Vitor Meira ran into a sponsorship conflict that cancelled a promised meet-and-greet with fans, the Brazilian ace at Panther Racing vowed he'd do something to make amends to his admirers. The result is a novelty that's become much ...

Thu 25 Jan 2007
IPS: IRL: Andretti Green business related news

IPS: IRL: Andretti Green business related news

ANDRETTI GREEN ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE ASSIGNMENTS AND STAFFING ADDITION INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 24, 2007) - Andretti Green announced today it has made additional changes to the commercial side of its Indianapolis-based racing operation. John ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-12-19

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2006-12-19

INDYCAR SERIES NEWS AND NOTES -- Dec. 19, 2006 Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. IndyCar Series receives Innovator in Sports Award 2. Bachelor pool reduced 3. Brian Stewart Racing signs Brad Jaeger 4. Penske Racing engineer...

Fri 13 Apr 2007
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-04-11

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-04-11

INDYCAR SERIES NEWS AND NOTES -- April 11, 2007 Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Gilbert contests another kind of race 2. National Press Club to talk Ethanol at Indy 500 3. Chastain Motorsports reunites for another ...

Wed 26 Sep 2007
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-09-24

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-09-24

Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Castroneves ready to put on dancing shoes 2. Ethanol takes checkered for successful 2007 IndyCar Series season 3. Godnai joins Indy Racing League 4. SWE tests Indiana karting standout 1.

Fri 14 Sep 2007
IRL: DC's sing-along

IRL: DC's sing-along

AULD LANG SYNE Heading to the last 2007 Rolex Series race at Miller Motorsports Park - mostly filling third-driver seats for the 7.5-hour enduro - are some too-infrequently seen faces in DP: Salvador Duran (Sanchez), Joey Hand, Ryan Hunter-Reay,...

Fri 14 Dec 2007
IRL: Ganassi reveals two-car attack for Daytona 24

IRL: Ganassi reveals two-car attack for Daytona 24

Chip Ganassi Racing announced Monday its driver lineup for next month's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the opening round of the 2008 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season. The two-car attack featuring drivers from the team's three racing programs...

Sun 16 Dec 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal, Wilson team with MSR for Daytona 24Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal, Wilson team with MSR for Daytona 24

Champ Car World Series stars Justin Wilson and Graham Rahal have landed rides with Michael Shank Racing for next month's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the opening round of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season. The two open-wheel drivers will...