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Thu 25 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Hank Thorp passed away October 20, 2001

CHAMPCAR/CART: Hank Thorp passed away October 20, 2001

Motorsport.com -- Hank Thorp, former Chief Steward for the Indy Lights series, passed away peacefully in California on Saturday, October 20. Thorp had been battling cancer for almost a year. His daughters were with him at the time of his ...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Herdez names Dominguez as 2002 driver

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Herdez names Dominguez as 2002 driver

MEXICO CITY and INDIANAPOLIS (December 6, 2001) -- Team Herdez today announced that Mario Dominguez will be assuming driving duties in the No. 16 Ford-Cosworth Lola for the 2002 season of the CART FedEx Championship Series. A native of Mexico ...

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...

Mon 18 Jun 2001
NA-F2000: Jean-Guy Courcelles died Sunday morning, June 10

NA-F2000: Jean-Guy Courcelles died Sunday morning, June 10

FAIRFIELD, N.J. - The U.S. F2000 National Championship Presented by Speedvision is saddened to announce the death of its road course starter, Jean-Guy Courcelles. Mr. Courcelles passed away early Sunday morning in Montreal, Que., Can.

Fri 07 Dec 2001
SBRS: WKA: CHAMPCAR/CART: Herta looking at possible future in Formula One
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SBRS: WKA: CHAMPCAR/CART: Herta looking at possible future in Formula One

Former FedEx Championship Auto Racing Teams series driver Bryan Herta has recently started his campaign to join the world of Formula One. The 31-year-old American was left adrift when Gerald Forsythe shut down Forsythe Championship Racing at the...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
IPS: Genoa Racing orders Infiniti Pro car

IPS: Genoa Racing orders Infiniti Pro car

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 - Veteran car owner Angelo Ferro and his well-known team, Genoa Racing, recently ordered its first Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series car. The team has been active in motorsports for nearly two decades competing...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing signs Townsend Bell

CHAMPCAR/CART: Patrick Racing signs Townsend Bell

JACKSON, MI - - U. E. "Pat" Patrick announced today that the team has signed 2001 Dayton Indy Lights Champion Townsend Bell to drive the ...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Force receives Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy

BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Force receives Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy

POMONA, CA - RIS - For a third time, John Force has been named winner of the Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy as the Driver of the Year by the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association. Force, a ten-time NHRA Funny Car Champion and ...

Thu 11 Jan 2001
Dorricott Racing went 'down to the wire' in 2000

Dorricott Racing went 'down to the wire' in 2000

Dorricott Racing fell fractions short of a second consecutive Indy Lights championship in 2000, but its trademarks for perseverance, competitiveness, work ethic, flexibility, and unity reaffirmed its stature as the premier team in the Dayton Indy...

Fri 02 Nov 2001
IRL: Bailey named Executive Director of Infiniti Pro Series

IRL: Bailey named Executive Director of Infiniti Pro Series

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001 - Roger Bailey has been named as executive director of the new Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series, Indy Racing League officials announced today. Bailey will start in his new position Nov. 5. He will...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
BUSCH: IRL: August 26th weekend race reports
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BUSCH: IRL: August 26th weekend race reports

Skip Barber trained Dan Wheldon won the ninth round of the 2001 CART Dayton Indy Lights Championship, held at the Gateway International Circuit, St Louis, Missouri. The 23-year old rookie averaged a race record speed of 140.080 mph. This victory...

Mon 09 Jul 2001
Kansas race closest of the weekend

Kansas race closest of the weekend

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (July 8, 2001) - Conquest Racing rookie Kristian Kolby (Conquest Racing Lola) survived a late charge from Dorricott Racing teammates Damien Faulkner (Dorricott Racing Lola) and Townsend Bell (DirecPC Lola) to win the closest race...

Sun 15 Jul 2001
SBRS: Townsend Bell announces partnership with Skip Barber

SBRS: Townsend Bell announces partnership with Skip Barber

(LAKEVILLE, Conn.) July 7, 2001 -Former Barber Dodge Pro Series standout and odds on favorite to win the 2001 Dayton Indy Lights Championship Townsend Bell is leveraging a past relationship to benefit his future goals. Bell has entered into a ...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: Casey Mears to drive in Busch series 2002

BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: Casey Mears to drive in Busch series 2002

Motorsport.com -- Casey Mears switches from openwheel racing to stock cars in 2002. It was announced Friday, November 9th at Homestead that Mears, son of off-road and openwheel racer Roger Mears will drive for the Welliver-Jesel Motorsports in the...

Wed 18 Apr 2001
Larry Mason Long Beach race report

Larry Mason Long Beach race report

Making his Dayton Indy Lights Championship Series debut for Brian Stewart Racing, Mason overcame getting hit and spun out by another driver to finish his first race in 10th place! Mason qualified 13th and made up a couple of spots in turn one at...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
IPS: Indy Racing veteran Buhl to test new series

IPS: Indy Racing veteran Buhl to test new series

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001 - Indy Racing League officials have chosen veteran driver Robbie Buhl to test the first complete Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series car on April 8, 2002, at Walt Disney World Speedway in Orlando, Fla. "Robbie is...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
IRL: Conquest Racing moves to IRL series

IRL: Conquest Racing moves to IRL series

MADISON, Illinois (Aug. 26) - Dayton Indy Lights Championship race winners Conquest Racing will move up to the Indy Racing Northern Light Series for the final two races of the 2001 season with rookie driver Laurent Redon. Conquest and Redon, a...

Sat 11 Aug 2001
JRCS: Mario Dom?nguez biography

JRCS: Mario Dom?nguez biography

Mario Domínguez Brief Biography Year 2001: For his third year in the Dayton Indy Lights series, owned by CART, Mario signed one day before the start of the season with PacWest Lights. His teammate is Dan Wheldon, Toyota Atlantic series runner...

Sat 15 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART to drop Indy Lights, focus on Atlantic

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART to drop Indy Lights, focus on Atlantic

DETROIT (September 10, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc., announced today that, in an effort to provide a more viable and effective system of racing development for open-wheel racing teams and drivers, it will consolidate its...

Sat 07 Jul 2001
IRL: Kansas schedule of events

IRL: Kansas schedule of events

<pre> Indy Racing, Craftsman Truck Series, Dayton Indy Lights Schedule Indy Racing Northern Light Series, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Dayton Indy Lights Championship Kansas Speedway July 6 - 8, 2001 Schedule Of Events Tentative and ...

Tue 06 Mar 2001
Mexpro Racing Monterrey preview (Spanish)

Mexpro Racing Monterrey preview (Spanish)

Gustavo del Campo desde la base del Equipo en Indianapolis reportó: Este Domingo por la mañana partió nuestro transporte con destino a Monterrey, Mexico. Con todo el Equipo necesario y listo para iniciar esta temporada, es una emocion muy...

Wed 22 Aug 2001
TelMex Gateway preview

TelMex Gateway preview

GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY - ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 23 - 26 What: Inaugural Gateway Indy 250 - Round 9 of the Dayton Indy Lights Championship When: Sunday, August 27. Broadcast: 2:00A ET on ESPN2. Thursday, August 30. Broadcast: ...

Mon 23 Jul 2001
Wed 24 Jan 2001
Kane to race with MMG

Kane to race with MMG

Indianapolis (Jan. 23rd, 2001) British driver Jonny Kane was pleased to confirm that he has signed a deal with MG to race at Le Mans in their new MG Lola. Kane has been racing in America for the last two seasons with Team KOOL Green in their...

Mon 05 Nov 2001
Dan Wheldon wins Rookie of the Year award!

Dan Wheldon wins Rookie of the Year award!

Finishes 051 Second Behind Champion In Last Race Of Season Bosch Platinum+4 Speedway Challenge Title For 23-Year Old Dan Wheldon has won the title of 2001 CART Dayton Indy Lights Rookie of the Year after finishing a strong second in the...

Sat 07 Apr 2001
Nilton Rossoni out at CONQUEST

Nilton Rossoni out at CONQUEST

(LAKEVILLE, Conn.) April 4, 2001 -As a fallout from the spiraling economic climate, Nilton Rossoni has lost his ride with CONQUEST Racing for the 2001 Dayton Indy Lights Series Championship. Rossoni competed in the opening round at Monterey,...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
IRL: Wheldon tests IRL for Cheever at Homestead-Miami

IRL: Wheldon tests IRL for Cheever at Homestead-Miami

England's Dan Wheldon tested an Indy Racing League (IRL) car for the first time last week when he was invited to drive a Dallara Infiniti for the Red Bull Cheever Infiniti Racing team around the 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida, ...

Thu 30 Aug 2001
Dan Wheldon Gateway race report

Dan Wheldon Gateway race report

Dan Wheldon has won the ninth round of the 2001 CART Dayton Indy Lights Championship, held today on the oval Gateway International Circuit, St Louis, USA, driving his Gemstar Communications Lola-Buick and averaging a race record speed of 140.080...

Tue 06 Mar 2001
Dorricott Racing - Monterrey, Mexico fact sheet

Dorricott Racing - Monterrey, Mexico fact sheet

<pre> RACE 1 - Tecate Telmex Monterrey Grand Prix Monterrey, Mexico (Fundidora Park) March 8 - 11, 2001 </pre> SERIES: As the top development series of the CART FedEx Championship Series, the Dayton Indy Lights Championship is ...

Monterrey preview

Monterrey preview

DETROIT (March 5, 2001) - Reigning and former champions of the world's premier open-wheel development series and the top rookies from last year's Dayton Indy Lights and Toyota Atlantic championships will do battle in the 2001 Dayton Indy Lights ...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest selects new Internet service

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest selects new Internet service

Fast-Moving CART and INDYLIGHTS Racing Team Selects Reef InternetWare to Power Web Site Reduce its Costs and Boost Outreach to Media, Fans and Sponsors SAN FRANCISCO-October 15th - Marketing conglomerate PacWest Racing Group ...

Mon 10 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Townsend Bell EuroSpeedway Lausitz news

CHAMPCAR/CART: Townsend Bell EuroSpeedway Lausitz news

Patrick Racing To Run Bell In Third Car At Germany And England JACKSON, MI (Sept. 4, 2001) - - U. E. "Pat" Patrick has announced that Patrick Racing will field a third car for Dorricott Racing's Townsend Bell at the German 500,...

Sat 07 Jul 2001
Mexpro Racing en el nuevo ?valo de Kansas

Mexpro Racing en el nuevo ?valo de Kansas

Dirigido a la Sección de Automovilismo Deportivo: Mexpro Racing Listo Para el Tercer ÓValo De La Temporada El equipo Mexpro Racing / PrecioBase.com / StarlightDiamonds.com / Quaker State y sus pilotos Rudy Junco y Derek Higgins se encuentran...

Thu 06 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rudy Junco prueba en en CART

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rudy Junco prueba en en CART

El pasado viernes en el circuito de Putnam Park, trazado de 1.8 millas de recorrido, que se encuentra cerca de la ciudad de Indianapolis, el piloto Rudy Junco del Mexpro Racing / PrecioBase.com / StarlightDiamonds.com / Quaker State llevó a cabo...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
IPS: Hemelgarn Racing to field entry in 2002

IPS: Hemelgarn Racing to field entry in 2002

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2001 - 2000 Indy Racing League championship team owner Ron Hemelgarn announced plans for his Indianapolis-based Hemelgarn Racing to field an entry for the 2002 Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series. ...

Wed 22 Aug 2001
Dorricott Racing sponsor changes brand name

Dorricott Racing sponsor changes brand name

Townsend Bell Is Going The "Direcway" In Indy Lights LOS ALTOS, Calif. (Aug. 20, 2000) - Dorricott Racing has changed the name of the Indy Lights' leading No. 30 car from "DirecPC" to the "DIRECWAY Lola." Townsend Bell drove the...