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Wed 01 May 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bob Dorricott, Sr. - 1937 to 2002

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bob Dorricott, Sr. - 1937 to 2002

LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. (April 29, 2002) - Bob Dorricott, one of most respected names in North American formula-style, open-wheel racing and two-time Dayton Indy Lights Championship team owner, passed away Friday, April 26, at his family home in...

Sun 03 Feb 2002
IPS: Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series logo introduced

IPS: Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series logo introduced

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 - Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series officials unveiled the official logo for the Indy Racing League's new development series Jan. 29. The vibrant, new logo incorporates the red, white and blue colors synonymous...

Wed 21 Aug 2002
IPS: Gateway: Curtis Francois to make debut

IPS: Gateway: Curtis Francois to make debut

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002 -- Open-wheel veteran and St. Louis native Curtis Francois will make his Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series debut Aug. 25 at Gateway International Raceway. Francois will drive the No. 9 Budweiser Racing/Sam ...

Fri 26 Jul 2002
IPS: Jeff Tillman to debut in IPS at Michigan

IPS: Jeff Tillman to debut in IPS at Michigan

Sports-car standout Tillman to debut at Michigan. Tillman, Budweiser enter Infiniti Pro Series competition. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 25, 2002 -- SCCA and sports-car standout Jeff Tillman will make his Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series debut...

Tue 15 Jan 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Racing veteran Dykstra joins CART staff

CHAMPCAR/CART: Racing veteran Dykstra joins CART staff

DETROIT (January 11, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. announced Friday that veteran racing engineer Lee Dykstra has joined the company as Director of Technology and Competition. Dykstra begins his responsibilities immediately and ...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
BUSCH: IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway signs Meijer as sponsor

BUSCH: IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway signs Meijer as sponsor

Meijer signs five-year sponsorship agreement with Kentucky Speedway. Meijer becomes Title Sponsor of "The Meijer 300" NASCAR Busch Series event and "The Official Supercenter of Kentucky Speedway" SPARTA, KY. -- Kentucky Speedway, one of ...

Tue 12 Feb 2002
IPS: Roquin Motorsports to field two cars

IPS: Roquin Motorsports to field two cars

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Feb. 11, 2002 - Established open-wheel team Roquin Motorsports will field two cars in the 2002 Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series, the first confirmed multi-car effort for the new development series. Owned by Roberto...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS
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IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS

Unique duo enjoys Infiniti Pro Series test at Texas. Sprint car driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner both eye full-time rides in 2003. FORT WORTH, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002 -- Their backgrounds may be vastly different, but veteran...

Tue 22 Jan 2002
RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: SWS: David Pook released from hospital

RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: SWS: David Pook released from hospital

DETROIT (January 20, 2002) - David Pook, the 30-year-old son of Championship Auto Racing Teams President and CEO Christopher R. Pook, was released from Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix this afternoon and is traveling back to his home in Long ...

Sun 20 Jan 2002
RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: SWS: David Pook injured Thursday at Phoenix test

RACE: CHAMPCAR/CART: SWS: David Pook injured Thursday at Phoenix test

DETROIT (January 18, 2002) - David Pook, the 30-year-old son of Championship Auto Racing Teams President and CEO Christopher R. Pook, was injured in a private testing accident late Thursday at Phoenix International Raceway in suburban ...

Thu 15 Aug 2002
IPS: Arie Luyendyk Jr injured in test at Gateway

IPS: Arie Luyendyk Jr injured in test at Gateway

ST. LOUIS, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series driver Arie Luyendyk Jr. was released from St. Louis University Hospital after suffering a bruised left shoulder and right heel in a crash during testing Aug. 13 at Gateway ...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
IPS: IRL: Reebok signs on a 'apparel' partner

IPS: IRL: Reebok signs on a 'apparel' partner

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 - The Indy Racing League and Reebok International Ltd. (NYSE:RBK) have formed a multiyear partnership naming Reebok the Official Outfitter of the Indy Racing League. As part of the agreement, Reebok will ...

Tue 13 Aug 2002
IPS: Jason Priestley medical update 2002-08-12

IPS: Jason Priestley medical update 2002-08-12

LEXINGTON, Ky., Monday, Aug. 12, 2002 -- Actor-driver Jason Priestley continues to improve at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., following a practice accident in the Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series on Aug. 11 at Kentucky ...

Fri 26 Jul 2002
NA-F2000: IPS: Ryan Hampton to make debut at Michigan

NA-F2000: IPS: Ryan Hampton to make debut at Michigan

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, July 24, 2002 -- Sports-car standout and U.S. F2000 veteran Ryan Hampton will make his Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series debut July 28 at Michigan International Speedway. Hampton will drive the No. 34 Ryan Hampton/CGF ...

Mon 04 Feb 2002
NA-F2000: IPS: Roquin Motorsports restructures for success

NA-F2000: IPS: Roquin Motorsports restructures for success

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (January 30, 2002) -- In 2001, Roquin Motorsports became a major force in the Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship. The Indianapolis-based team captured it's first win, at Indianapolis Raceway Park, and two poles enroute to a ...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Hornish, Foyt IV earn first-team AARWBA All-America honors

IPS: IRL: Hornish, Foyt IV earn first-team AARWBA All-America honors

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 13, 2002 -- Two-time Indy Racing League champion Sam Hornish Jr. and Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series champion A.J. Foyt IV were named to the first team of the All-America Auto Racing Team selected annually by members of...

Fri 25 Jan 2002
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Mi-Jack, Conquest Racing join Indy Racing League

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Mi-Jack, Conquest Racing join Indy Racing League

Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002 - Conquest Racing, LLC, an Indianapolis-based open-wheel racing team, and Mi-Jack Products, Inc. a manufacturer of specialized cranes based in suburban Chicago, have reached an agreement to form ...

Tue 09 Jul 2002
IPS: Matthew Halliday medical update 2002-07-08

IPS: Matthew Halliday medical update 2002-07-08

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Monday, July 8, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series driver Matthew Halliday is listed in good condition at the Kansas University Medical Center and is expect to be released July 9. Halliday, 23, was treated for a...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Team ISI hires Paul Jr as team manager, driving coach

IPS: IRL: Team ISI hires Paul Jr as team manager, driving coach

Ex-IRL star plays role with new Infiniti Pro Series team. Paul, Jr. to serve as team manager, driving coach for Indianapolis-based Team ISI INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002 -- Team ISI will field the No. 24 Dallara/Infiniti/Firestone in the...

Tue 28 May 2002
IPS: IRL: Tony Renna named Kelley Racing test driver

IPS: IRL: Tony Renna named Kelley Racing test driver

Renna named test driver for Kelley Racing. Kelley Racing announced today that Tony Renna will be the Test Driver for their Indy Racing League and newly formed Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series teams. In addition to his testing duties, Renna will...

Mon 25 Mar 2002
IPS: Cory Witherill signs with Hemelgarn/Johnson Motorsports

IPS: Cory Witherill signs with Hemelgarn/Johnson Motorsports

Witherill to drive in Infiniti Pro Series Hemelgarn/Johnson completes two-car team with Native American driver FONTANA, Calif., Saturday, March 23, 2002 - Native American Cory Witherill will drive the No. 92 Hemelgarn 91/Johnson...

Sun 11 Aug 2002
IPS: IRL: Kentucky: Saturday report

IPS: IRL: Kentucky: Saturday report

Fisher makes open wheel history at Kentucky Speedway with "Belterra Casino Indy 300" pole; A.J. Foyt, IV claims Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series Kentucky 100 pole. SPARTA, KY.-- Twenty-one-year-old Indy Racing League driver Sarah Fisher became...

Sun 07 Jul 2002
IPS: Matthew Halliday involved in lap three crash

IPS: Matthew Halliday involved in lap three crash

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS (July 7, 2002) - Indy Infiniti Pro Series driver Matthew Halliday, who was involved in a lap three incident at the Kansas Speedway, has suffered a concussion and a broken left wrist. He was awake and alert when transported by...

Fri 14 Jun 2002
IPS: IRL: Langhorne, Renna pass Indy Racing rookie tests at Texas

IPS: IRL: Langhorne, Renna pass Indy Racing rookie tests at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, Wednesday, June 12, 2002 -- Drivers Will Langhorne and Tony Renna passed the speed phases of their Indy Racing League rookie tests June 10 at Texas Motor Speedway. Langhorne, 27, from Warrenton, Va., completed the four-phase...

Fri 25 Jan 2002
2000: ILP: Luis Diaz 'Mexican Grasshopper' moves to Atlantic series

2000: ILP: Luis Diaz 'Mexican Grasshopper' moves to Atlantic series

Monterrey, N.L., January 25th, 2002 -- The worst kept secret in Mexican racing finally was confirmed today when Bob Dorricott, owner of the Indy Lights champions team Dorricott Racing, announced that he has signed Mexican driver Luis Diaz, to...

Thu 17 Jan 2002
IPS: IRL: Sinden Racing enters the Infinit Pro series

IPS: IRL: Sinden Racing enters the Infinit Pro series

Sinden Racing Service to contest 2002 Infiniti Pro Series INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002 - Longtime Indy Racing League entrant and motorsports equipment supplier Sinden Racing Service will field a car in the 2002 Indy Racing Infiniti Pro...

Sat 06 Jul 2002
IPS: Kansas: Practice one times

IPS: Kansas: Practice one times

<pre> Pos Car Driver C/E/T Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- ----- ---- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 14 A.J. Foyt IV D/I/F 16 29.9590 ...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
IPS: IRL: Kentucky postscript

IPS: IRL: Kentucky postscript

Belterra Casino Indy 300 Postscript: Competition better than ever; Hornish regains points lead. SPARTA, Ky., Monday, Aug. 12, 2002 -- The close competition of the Indy Racing League continued at the Belterra Casino Indy 300 on Aug. 11 at...

Wed 03 Jul 2002
IPS: 2002 Entry list as of Kansas

IPS: 2002 Entry list as of Kansas

<pre> Infiniti Pro Series Car Driver Hometown Car Name C/E/T Entrant Chief Mechanic 2 Ed Carpenter Indianapolis Menards/Jack K. Elrod Co./Futaba/Delphi D/I/F Sinden Racing Service Jonas Burnett 3 Marty Roth Toronto Castek D/I/F Brian...

Sat 08 Jun 2002
NA-F2000: IRL: Dan Wheldon signs with IRL's Panther Racing

NA-F2000: IRL: Dan Wheldon signs with IRL's Panther Racing

Former U.S. F2000 champion Wheldon to team up with Hornish. FORT WORTH, Texas, Friday, June 7, 2002 -- Former U.S. F2000 champion Dan Wheldon will team up with reigning Indy Racing League champion Sam Hornish Jr. to drive a second Pennzoil...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Miami Indy 300 tickets on sale

IPS: IRL: Miami Indy 300 tickets on sale

Indy Racing's Season Opener, Rolex Sports Car Series, and Infiniti Pro Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway; February 28 - March 2, 2003. MIAMI, FL (December 3, 2002) - Tickets are now on sale for the Miami Indy 300, the season-opener for the Indy...

Mon 09 Sep 2002
IPS: Fike takes first win at Chicagoland

IPS: Fike takes first win at Chicagoland

Aaron Fike delivered his first career victory in an extremely competitive race. Fike's margin of victory over second place Arie Luyendyk was a miniscule .075 seconds. The first ten finishers had less than one second between them. Tom Wood ...

Wed 17 Jul 2002
IPS: Former SCCA champ Beardsley to debut at Nashville

IPS: Former SCCA champ Beardsley to debut at Nashville

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, July 15, 2002 -- 2000 SCCA Formula Mazda National Champion Matt Beardsley will make his Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series debut July 20 at Nashville Superspeedway. Beardsley will drive the No. 12 Alpine Bank Old-Republic Land...

Tue 15 Jan 2002
NA-F2000: Weldon awarded The Earl Howe Trophy

NA-F2000: Weldon awarded The Earl Howe Trophy

Dan Wheldon was today awarded the British Racing Drivers' Club's (BRDC) prestigious Earl Howe Trophy at Autosport International, the annual motorsport exhibition at Birmingham's NEC. This award recognises Dan Wheldon's second position in the...

Tue 28 May 2002
IPS: Infiniti Pro Series press conference

IPS: Infiniti Pro Series press conference

Infiniti Pro Series Press Conference Indianapolis Motor Speedway Saturday, May 25, 2002 Roger Bailery (Executive director, Infiniti Pro Series): (About Infiniti Pro Series purse structure): "When you look at the overall picture of the cost of...

Sat 14 Sep 2002
IPS: IRL: Firestone - Texas Saturday notes

IPS: IRL: Firestone - Texas Saturday notes

First Firehawk Cup goes To A.J. Foyt IV; Vitor Meira earns pole for Chevy 500. FORT WORTH, Texas (Sept. 14, 2002) - Another new entry was made in racing history books today at Texas Motor Speedway as A.J. Foyt IV became the first season points...