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Wed 10 Nov 2004
IPS: Legge has edge on day 2 of Nunn IPS testingHeadline

IPS: Legge has edge on day 2 of Nunn IPS testing

Temperatures may have been a bit cooler today on the Texas Motor Speedway 1.5-mile oval, but the activity was hot, as seven expert female drivers from around the globe took part in the second of three days of testing for Kathryn Nunn's Menards ...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
IPS: Six women vie for Nunn IPS seatHeadline

IPS: Six women vie for Nunn IPS seat

Six women were nominated for the Nunn Racing shootout to find a suitable female for Kathryn Nunn's Menards Infiniti Pro Series team that won three races this season with P.J. Chesson at the helm of the ...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
IPS: 2005 calendar mixes ovals with road, street circuitsHeadline

IPS: 2005 calendar mixes ovals with road, street circuits

The Indy Racing League's Menards Infiniti Pro Series has finalized its 2005 schedule, which expands to a series-high 14-event campaign next year, adding three road courses and one street race. Rolando Quintanilla and Leonardo...

IPS: IRL: Promoting woman driversHeadline

IPS: IRL: Promoting woman drivers

Earlier this summer, Kathryn Nunn became the first woman to own an Indy Racing League Menards Infiniti Pro Series team, a move that has since paid off with three victories for lead driver P.J. Chesson and now encompasses a two-car squad with ...

Sun 01 Aug 2004
IPS: Unser steals the pole at MichiganHeadline

IPS: Unser steals the pole at Michigan

The youngest Unser to strap into an open-wheel car grabbed his first Infiniti Pro Series pole today on one of the tracks he grew up at: Al Unser III won his first career pole in the series today at Michigan International Speedway. "I'm having...

Sat 31 Jul 2004
IPS: IRL: Kanaan, Dana top practice before Michigan rainHeadline

IPS: IRL: Kanaan, Dana top practice before Michigan rain

After setting the second fastest lap of the morning session, Tony Kanaan shaved nearly two-tenths of a second in the second session, topping the day's speed charts with a lap of 214.797 mph around the high-banked two-mile Michigan International ...

Wed 30 Jun 2004
IPS: Luyendyk looks to move upHeadline

IPS: Luyendyk looks to move up

Many sons are groomed to go into the family business and so it has been for 22-year-old Arie Luyendyk Jr., born to the two-time Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner whose name he bears. Arie Luyendyk Jr.. Photo by Earl Ma. The younger...

Sun 23 May 2004
IPS: Medeiros earns Freedom 100 victoryHeadline

IPS: Medeiros earns Freedom 100 victory

Thiago Medeiros earned his second consecutive Menards Infiniti Pro Series race after winning the Futaba Freedom 100 at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Medeiros started from the pole position in the Sam Schmidt Motorsports No. 11, setting...

Sat 22 May 2004
IPS: Medeiros grabs Indy Freedom 100 poleHeadline

IPS: Medeiros grabs Indy Freedom 100 pole

Thiago Medeiros earned the pole position for Saturday's Futaba Freedom 100 Infiniti Pro Series race after averaging 189.274 mph around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After practice, it was evident the pole would come down to a three way...

Thu 13 May 2004
IPS: IRL: Rick Mears' magic touchHeadline

IPS: IRL: Rick Mears' magic touch

Incredibly, it's been 25 years since Rick Mears notched his first Indianapolis 500 Mile Race victory en route to becoming one of only three four-time winners of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Practice session 2: Rick Mears. Photo by...

Thu 06 May 2004
IPS: Pollard chasing Indy dreamsHeadline

IPS: Pollard chasing Indy dreams

Brad Pollard is a late-starter in the world of professional auto racing. Brad Pollard. Photo by indyracing.com/Dana Garrett. The cousin of Art Pollard, who competed in six Indianapolis 500 Mile Races during a career cut short by a...

Wed 05 May 2004
IPS: Luyendyk Jr's lastest journal now featured on Motorsport.comHeadline

IPS: Luyendyk Jr's lastest journal now featured on Motorsport.com

Menards Infiniti Pro Series standout Arie Luyendyk Jr. took some time after his April 23rd open test in preparation for the Futaba Freedom 100 on May 22nd just to let Motorsport.com readers in on his experiences at his home race in Phoenix, the...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
IPS: IRL: Mutt strut day at IMSHeadline

IPS: IRL: Mutt strut day at IMS

The month of May might not have arrived yet, but don't tell that to the legions of dogs who showed up for Indianapolis Motor Speedway's inaugural Mutt Strut today. Kati Castroneves and her pal. Photo by Anne Proffit. Pooches (and ...

Thu 04 Mar 2004
IPS: Giebler gets goingHeadline

IPS: Giebler gets going

Who ever heard of a rookie driver coming into a Menards Infiniti Pro Series, one who had never driven on an oval or even seen the track before practice, winning his first race? Phil Giebler. Photo by Anne Proffit. If that seems like...

Tue 02 Mar 2004
IPS: Giebler wins his debut race at HomesteadHeadline

IPS: Giebler wins his debut race at Homestead

For a guy who had never seen an oval track much less driven on one -- before -- the Menards Infiniti Pro Series open test at Phoenix on February 10th, Phil Giebler learned the ropes in a hurry, winning the Homestead-Miami 100 season opener on the...

Thu 26 Feb 2004
IPS: Medeiros wants top stepHeadline

IPS: Medeiros wants top step

This time Thiago Medeiros expects to come out on top and the young Brazilian is prepared to work as hard as he can to make his way to the finish line first when the Indy Racing League's Menard Infiniti Pro Series starts its third season this...

Wed 25 Feb 2004
IPS: IRL: Follow Arie Luyendyk Jr. on Motorsport.comHeadline

IPS: IRL: Follow Arie Luyendyk Jr. on Motorsport.com

Arie Luyendyk Jr., the 2003 IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series "Most Popular Driver Award" winner, will be contributing regular race journal entries to Motorsport.com throughout the 2004 racing season. Arie Luyendyk Jr.. Photo by Earl ...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
IPS: Medeiros fast in PhoenixHeadline

IPS: Medeiros fast in Phoenix

Seven Menards Infiniti Pro Series drivers had their first opportunity to check out the changes to Phoenix International Raceway's one-mile oval, now that a tunnel has been inserted near Turn 4, making the infield accessible throughout the ...

Fri 30 Jan 2004
IPS: Drivers take to Homestead with gustoHeadline

IPS: Drivers take to Homestead with gusto

The Indy Racing League kicked off its first open test of the season today with the Menards Infiniti Pro Series performing in a protracted test session on the reconfigured 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway high banked oval. Thiago ...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
IPS: IRL: New IRL Safety Team partner launched at HomesteadHeadline

IPS: IRL: New IRL Safety Team partner launched at Homestead

The Indy Racing League has enhanced its partnership with Delphi Corp., as the electronics firm has agreed to become the "Official Safety Supplier" to the IRL. Delphi press conference: new earpiece sensor system by Delphi. Photo by Eric...