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Tue 18 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi stands up at

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi stands up at "Caschi D'Oro" celebration

December 15th, 2001 - We were waiting that moment since last september when Alessandro lost both legs and finally that moment it's arrived, it was an incredible emotion to see Alessandro Zanardi to leave is wheelchair to stand up unaided. It ...

Fri 05 Oct 2001
IRL: Chevy Unveils Indy V8

IRL: Chevy Unveils Indy V8

CHEVROLET UNVEILS NEW CHEVY INDY V8 FOR 2002 IRL SEASON IRL Champions Hornish and B. Lazier First Team Chevrolet Drivers FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 5, 2001 - Chevrolet took another step today in its return to Indy car competition with the first ...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
CORR: IRL: Stukenberg appointed Nissan Corporate Manager

CORR: IRL: Stukenberg appointed Nissan Corporate Manager

Ron Stukenberg Appointed New Manager of Nissan Motorsports Operations GARDENA, Calif. (July 11, 2001) - Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) announced today the appointment of Ron Stukenberg to the newly created position of corporate manager, ...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
IRL: First Chevy Indy V8 track test successful

IRL: First Chevy Indy V8 track test successful

PHOENIX, Dec. 1, 2001 -- The red Bowtie was back on an Indy car for the first time since 1993 as the all-new Chevy Indy V8 racing engine successfully completed its first track test at Phoenix International Raceway. Reigning Indy Racing League ...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
Fri 31 Aug 2001
IRL: Elan Motorsport Technologies enjoys winning weekend

IRL: Elan Motorsport Technologies enjoys winning weekend

Elan Motorsport Technologies Enjoys Winning Weekend On Three Continents BRASELTON, Ga. (August 29, 2001) -- With two major race wins in the United States, two wins and a sweep of the top four positions in a European event, and two wins and a ...

Sat 28 Apr 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Brack takes the pole at Texas

CHAMPCAR/CART: Brack takes the pole at Texas

By Jack Durbin - Motorsport.com Texas Motor Speedway saw more speed than it has ever seen before today. The morning practice session was highlighted by 22 drivers turning laps about 230 mph. Fastest was Paul Tracy with a lap of 236.678 mph.

Fri 07 Dec 2001
BITD: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: BFGoodrich, Toyota, Groff Motorsports off-road racing campaign

BITD: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: BFGoodrich, Toyota, Groff Motorsports off-road racing campaign

BFGoodrich Tires Joins Former Indianapolis 500 Drivers Mike and Robbie Groff for 2002 Desert Racing Campaign -- Broad Industry Support For New Class 1 Unlimited Effort -- NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Developed as an exciting new entry into the sport...

Sat 12 May 2001
IRL: Indy500: LP Racing/S. Schmidt Friday notes

IRL: Indy500: LP Racing/S. Schmidt Friday notes

Just a quick note from Garage A-30 to keep everyone up to speed: It has been a busy and hectic week at Indy, like always. Sam and Davey have been handling four and five interviews a day, as Sam continues to carry his message about paralysis to...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship 2001 season review

CHAMPCAR/CART: FedEx Championship 2001 season review

De Ferran's Successful Title Defense Highlights Record-Setting FedEx Championship Series Campaign DETROIT (November 19, 2001) - Amid a swirl of real and manufactured controversies off the race track, Championship Auto Racing Teams produced...

Sat 12 May 2001
IRL: Supermodified owner to drive at indy

IRL: Supermodified owner to drive at indy

Mexico, NY - Supermodified owner and builder, Steve Miller has a chance coming up on May 24 to do what many just dream of. He will pilot a race car around the famed Brickyard. Steve's ride is not quite what Al Unser or Greg Ray have under them,...

Wed 09 May 2001
Thu 25 Oct 2001
IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement on Red Bull sponsorship

IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement on Red Bull sponsorship

Statement From Eddie Cheever Jr. About Red Bull Sponsorship For 2002 Indianapolis, Ind. (October 23, 2001) A statement from Cheever Indy Racing owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. about recent OrangeArrows announcement that stated Red Bull would...

Sat 28 Apr 2001
IRL: IF3: Alboreto Funeral

IRL: IF3: Alboreto Funeral

Basiglio, Italy -- Family, friends, companions and fans attended the funeral of Audi works driver Michele Alboreto (44) at a service held on Friday afternoon at the Catholic Parrocchia Gesu Salvatore church in Basiglio, Italy, situated south-west...

Fri 05 Oct 2001
IRL: Texas II starting line up

IRL: Texas II starting line up

<pre> FORT WORTH, Texas - Starting lineup, determined by entrant points, for Saturday's Chevy 500 Indy Racing Northern Light Series event at Texas Motor Speedway, with starting position, car number in parentheses, driver and ...

Sun 29 Apr 2001
Sat 07 Apr 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Andretti and Anthony Edwards to Nashville fundraiser

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Andretti and Anthony Edwards to Nashville fundraiser

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 6, 2001) - Mario Andretti has won the Indianapolis 500, the Formula One World Championship and was recently voted Racecar Driver of the Century. Anthony Edwards has won just about every major award in Hollywood and is known...

Tue 22 May 2001
IRL: Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp named Indy Racing spokeswoman

IRL: Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp named Indy Racing spokeswoman

INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 20, 2001 - Indiana's Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp has been named an Indy Racing League spokeswoman, league officials announced May 20. Irwin-Mellencamp is the wife of music legend and Indiana-born John Mellencamp. She will...

Thu 04 Oct 2001
IRL: Treadway-Hubbard Racing to aid victims

IRL: Treadway-Hubbard Racing to aid victims

Indianapolis, IN: Treadway-Hubbard Racing will donate $10 to the American Red Cross for every race lap completed by the Treadway-Hubbard Racing entries driven by Indy Racing League Rookie of the Year, Felipe Giaffone, and teammate, Rick Treadway,...

Thu 05 Apr 2001
IRL: TeamXtreme crew profiles

IRL: TeamXtreme crew profiles

The "X" Files Prior to each race, TeamXtreme will present an extended profile of various members of the team. General Manager John Lopes, Director of Sponsorship Starke Taylor, Chief Engineer Mark Weida, Motor/Shop Manager Tommy O'Brien, Team...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola Cars 2001 season review

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola Cars 2001 season review

Exceptional Champ Car Season for Lola Cars International Ten victories in 20 events highlight campaign The 2001 CART FedEx Championship Series season has been successful for Lola Cars, with ten Lola victories among twenty worldwide Champ Car ...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Martyn Thake hired as Director of Circuit Development

CHAMPCAR/CART: Martyn Thake hired as Director of Circuit Development

Cart Hires Martyn Thake For Newly Created Fulltime Position Of Director Of Circuit Development DETROIT (November 30, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. has expanded its high level of commitment to safety by naming Martyn C. Thake, who...

Mon 01 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kirk Russell 'terminated'

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kirk Russell 'terminated'

Motorsport.com has confirmed that J. Kirk Russell was 'terminated' by CART on Friday afternoon, 28 September, 2001. He most recently was the vice-president of competition. One more of the "old guard" is now gone. Russell joined CART in November...

Sun 02 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART, Shelby Cobra Challenge Senior Racing Series announcement

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART, Shelby Cobra Challenge Senior Racing Series announcement

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada (September 1, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) and Shelby Cobra Challenge announced today they have formed a partnership that will bring some of motor racing's legendary names together...