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Wed 27 Mar 1996
IRL: Pikes Peak oval added for 1997

IRL: Pikes Peak oval added for 1997

For Immediate Release IRL ADDS RACE AT PIKES PEAK TO 1997-98 SCHEDULE DENVER, August 7, 1996 -- Indy Racing League and Pikes Peak International Raceway (PPIR) officials announced today that the newly-built one-mile oval in Fountain, Colo.,...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART files suit to retain IndyCar name

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART files suit to retain IndyCar name

>From IndyCar media relations Championship Auto Racing Teams Files Lawsuit To Keep IndyCar Name And Logo DETROIT (April 1, 1996) -- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART) today served a complaint in the lawsuit it has filed to seek a...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vanderbilt Cup and Michigan fact sheet

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vanderbilt Cup and Michigan fact sheet

THE INAUGURAL U.S. 500 & THE VANDERBILT CUP FACT SHEET NEW YORK (April 25, 1996) -- The winner of the Inaugural U.S. 500 at Michigan International Speedway, Sunday May 26th, will be awarded $1 million and a recreation of one of auto racing's ...

IRL: 1997 chassis rules and suppliers announced

IRL: 1997 chassis rules and suppliers announced

For Immediate Release Fact Sheets, Car Graphic Attached IRL ANNOUNCES NEW CHASSIS RULES, CAR CONSTRUCTORS INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 1996 -- The Indy Racing League today announced new chassis specifications for competition beginning in 1997 and...

IRL: Phoenix preview

IRL: Phoenix preview

For Immediate Release Calkins, Arizona Drivers Head March 24th Phoenix IRL Field INDIANAPOLIS, March 12, 1996 -- Indy 200 winner Buzz Calkins and the local flavor of three Arizona drivers head a tentative entry list of 25 ...

IRL: Oldsmobile Aurora to be IRL pace car

IRL: Oldsmobile Aurora to be IRL pace car

For Immediate Release OLDSMOBILE DEBUTS AURORA IRL PACE CAR AT DISNEY INDIANAPOLIS, January 12, 1996 -- Oldsmobile Division General Manager John Rock and Indy Racing League Executive Director Jack Long today announced that the Aurora by ...

IRL: WDW Indy Aurora V8 test

IRL: WDW Indy Aurora V8 test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW INDY AURORA V8 COMPLETES PRE-SEASON TESTS Orlando, Fla.; December 23, 1996 -- As the final countdown to the launch of the Indy Racing League's new 1997 engine/chassis formula begins, Oldsmobile's ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Toronto report

FERNANDEZ CAPTURES FIRST CAREER VICTORY IN TRAGIC MOLSON INDY TORONTO TORONTO (July 14, 1996) -- Triumph and tragedy described the closing of the Molson Indy Toronto on Sunday as the overall emotion of Adrian Fernandez's first career IndyCar ...

IRL: Loudon testing 96-08-15

IRL: Loudon testing 96-08-15

IRL/Formula Ford 2000 Open Test New Hampshire International Speedway August 15, 1996 Mike Lanigan, president of Mi-Jack Products, announced sponsorship of Treadway Racing and driver Arie Luyendyk for the True Value 200 and Las Vegas ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Scanner frequencies

CHAMPCAR/CART: Scanner frequencies

1996 PPG World Series Drivers, Teams, and Frequencies March 3, 1996 1. Raul Bosel Brahma Sports Car 466.5375 466.2625 2. Al Unser Jr.* 96 Marlboro Penske Mercedes 854.8375 851.0375 3. Paul Tracy*...

IRL: Aurora to pace 1997 Indy 500

IRL: Aurora to pace 1997 Indy 500

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OLDSMOBILE AURORA TO PACE 1997 INDIANAPOLIS 500 Las Vegas; November 5, 1996 -- An Oldsmobile Aurora will lead the pack of 33 roaring Indy Cars to the green flag at the start of the 1997 Indianapolis 500...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff memorial fund

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff memorial fund

A memorial fund in memory of Jeff Krosnoff has been set up at the Wells Fargo Bank. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be sent to: The Jeff Krosnoff Memorial Fund c/o Wells Fargo Bank 2030 Main Street,...

IRL: Nissan to provide engines in 1997

IRL: Nissan to provide engines in 1997

For Immediate Release NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION ANNOUNCES COMMITMENT TO 1997 INDIANAPOLIS 500 New V8 Engine to wear "Infiniti Indy" Name Plate INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 14) -- Nissan Motor Corporation U.S.A. today announced plans to...

IRL: Las Vegas points and prize money

IRL: Las Vegas points and prize money

1996 Las Vegas 500K IRL Points & Prize Money IRL Total IRL Designated Total FP SP Car Driver Pts. Pts. Awards Awards Awards 1 8 4 Richie Hearn ...

IRL: Las Vegas results

IRL: Las Vegas results

LAS VEGAS, September 15, 1996 - Results of the Las Vegas 500K IRL Indy-car race at 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway: P. (S) Driver Nat Chassis/engine Laps or ...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART-IMS litigation ended

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: CART-IMS litigation ended

CART and IMS Litigation Ended DETROIT and INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 17, 1996) -- Litigation among Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART), Indy Racing League (IRL), United States Auto Club (USAC), Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), Penske Racing,...

IRL: Indianapolis final practice notes 96-05-23

IRL: Indianapolis final practice notes 96-05-23

DAY 17 -- THURSDAY, MAY 23 CARBURETION DAY The $60,000 Coors Pit Stop Challenge will be held this afternoon on pit road with five teams competing for the $35,000 first prize (including $5,000 donated to Youthlinks Indiana in the name of the...

IRL: Phoenix driver testing 96-10-04

IRL: Phoenix driver testing 96-10-04

HEWITT, ROBBIE GROFF, 5 OTHERS PASS IRL DRIVER'S TESTS PHOENIX, Oct. 4, 1996 -- Longtime dirt track campaigner Jack Hewitt, Indy Lights veteran Robbie Groff and five other drivers passed Indy Racing League driver's tests this week at Phoenix ...

IRL: Las Vega Friday practice summary

IRL: Las Vega Friday practice summary

1996 Las Vegas 500K Indy Racing League Practice Summary - Friday September 13, 1996 :------Session-----: :--Event Combined--: Date R Car Driver YR/C/E/T Laps Time Speed Laps ...

IRL: ABC and IMS announce partnership extension

IRL: ABC and IMS announce partnership extension

For Immediate Release ABC SPORTS EXTENDS TV BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY AND IRL INDIANAPOLIS, May 10, 1996 -- ABC Sports president Steve Bornstein announced today that the network's longstanding broadcasting...