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Fri 27 May 2005
IPS: Cole Carter becomes third generation Brickyard driverHeadline

IPS: Cole Carter becomes third generation Brickyard driver

When Duane "Pappy" Carter Sr. first raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1947, he had no idea his offspring would still be hurtling across the famous yard of bricks nearly six decades later. Though the 11-time Indy 500 starter and...

Sat 11 Jun 2005
IPS: Larry Connor Indy and The Glen double duty

IPS: Larry Connor Indy and The Glen double duty

Connor to Do a Double at IMS and the Glen June 18-19 CENTERVILLE, Ohio, June 11 - Employees of The Connor Group who walk by the water cooler on Monday, June 20 and casually ask Larry Connor what he did over the weekend better be prepared to stay...

Thu 26 May 2005
IPS: No generation gap

IPS: No generation gap

There's no generation gap when it comes to Andretti and Unser family members. American racing's first families are now on the third round of racers as both Marco Andretti and Al Unser ready to compete in the third annual Futaba Freedom 100...

Thu 08 Sep 2005
IPS: SSM enters Sarah McCune for Chicagoland event

IPS: SSM enters Sarah McCune for Chicagoland event

Midwesterner Sarah McCune to Race at Chicagoland 'This weekend is about turning heads and getting noticed' JOLIET, Ill. - The Menards Infiniti Pro Series will host another bright, capable and promising race car driver this weekend at ...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
IPS: Giving 100 percent is Homestead race winnerHeadline

IPS: Giving 100 percent is Homestead race winner

Ohio native Travis Gregg enters the 2005 14-race Menards Infiniti Pro Series as a rookie despite running three events with his current team owner Sam Schmidt Motorsports last year. Travis Gregg. Photo by Ron McQueeney - IRL. In that...

Wed 18 May 2005
IPS: IRL: A night to eradicate paralysisHeadline

IPS: IRL: A night to eradicate paralysis

Well more than 400 members of the Indy Racing League community, along with friends of motorsports, helped the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation celebrate the sixth annual Racing to Recovery Gala benefiting former driver Schmidt's foundation and the...

Fri 30 Sep 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-09-29

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-09-29

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Sept. 29, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Danica Patrick honored among top 100 women in North American auto industry, featured on ESPN The Magazine 2. IRL community golfs for charity 3. Simmons still chasing ...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place
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IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place

SPEEDWAY'S FAMOUS 'YARD OF BRICKS' BACK IN PLACE INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, March 9, 2005 -- One of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's most visible pieces of history returned to its rightful place March 9 as crews began reinstalling the famous...

Sat 18 Jun 2005
IPS: Indianapolis II: Larry Connor Friday notes

IPS: Indianapolis II: Larry Connor Friday notes

Connor Flips at IMS But Escapes Injury INDIANAPOLIS, June 17 - Larry Connor of Centerville, Ohio escaped injury Friday morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a spectacular accident during the first Menards Infiniti Pro Series ...

Thu 16 Jun 2005
IPS: Indianapolis II: Mishael Abbott preview

IPS: Indianapolis II: Mishael Abbott preview

Mishael Abbott Races to the Challenge of Indy Again Abbott takes on the road course in the Liberty Challenge INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 15, 2005) -- Mishael Abbott of Coral Springs, FL will be back at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend...

Fri 18 Mar 2005
IPS: Phoenix: John Herb preview

IPS: Phoenix: John Herb preview

TEAM HISTORY: Racing Professionals was formed in 2002 by driver Jon Herb. The team fielded cars in six IRL IndyCar Series races in 2002. In 2003, Racing Professionals took a hiatus from racing as Herb helped form AERCON Industries, a company that...

Sat 04 Jun 2005
IPS: Indianapolis: Taylor Fletcher race notes

IPS: Indianapolis: Taylor Fletcher race notes

Fletcher Finishes 9th at Indy Bullet-Team Motorsports is pleased to announce that driver Taylor Fletcher achieved a top ten finish in the Indy Racing League, Infiniti Pro Series race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 27, 2005. The...

Wed 30 Mar 2005
Fri 04 Mar 2005
IPS: Homestead: Jon Herb preview

IPS: Homestead: Jon Herb preview

TEAM HISTORY: Racing Professionals was formed in 2002 by driver Jon Herb. The team fielded cars in six IRL IndyCar Series races in 2002. In 2003, Racing Professionals took a hiatus from racing as Herb helped form AERCON Industries, a company...

Sun 07 Aug 2005
IPS: Mishael Abbott

IPS: Mishael Abbott "Women in the Winner's Circle" report

Mishael Abbott Attends 2005 Women in the Winner's Circle Event Joins other Women Drivers Benefiting Lyn St. James Foundation INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 5, 2005) -- Mishael Abbott of Coral Springs, FL attended the 3rd Annual "Women in the ...

Wed 05 Oct 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-04

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-04

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Oct. 4, 2005 1. Carpentier rides top-10 streak into California: Red Bull Cheever Racing driver Patrick Carpentier has found his stride in the IRL IndyCar® Series. The open-wheel veteran has recorded seven...

Fri 27 May 2005
IPS: Indianapolis: Cole Carter practice two notes

IPS: Indianapolis: Cole Carter practice two notes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Rookie driver Cole Carter and new team American Revolution Racing (ARR) managed to find a little room for improvement during the second practice session for the Futaba Freedom 100. Carter put the ...

Sat 07 May 2005
IPS: IRL: Television coverage for Indy month of May

IPS: IRL: Television coverage for Indy month of May

ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 READY FOR FULL MONTH OF INDY 500 COVERAGE INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 6, 2005 -- ABC Sports, ESPN and ESPN2 will provide extensive live, Opening Day-to-Race Day coverage of the 89th Indianapolis 500. ABC has broadcast the "500"...

Fri 16 Sep 2005
IPS: Knoxville's Geoff Dodge completes MIPS test

IPS: Knoxville's Geoff Dodge completes MIPS test

Knoxville's "Fast Track to Indy" winner passes Indy Racing League Rookie Test KNOXVILLE, IOWA, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005 - Geoff Dodge, the 2005 Knoxville Nationals Fast Track to Indy Rookie of the Year, recently took a giant step towards ...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
IPS: Pro Series, Knoxville Nationals ink pact

IPS: Pro Series, Knoxville Nationals ink pact

Menards Infiniti Pro Series executive director Roger Bailey is charged with finding new young drivers to compete in the steppingstone series for the Indy Racing League's premier IndyCar Series. The job has been difficult for the start-up Pro ...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-06-16

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-06-16

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- June 16, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Second season of "The Fast Life" debuts Sunday on ESPN2 2. Rutherford, Indy-winning Chaparral to visit England 3. Andretti looking forward to second chance at ...

Sun 23 Jan 2005
IPS: Larry Connor Homestead open test debut notes

IPS: Larry Connor Homestead open test debut notes

Connor is Immediately Fast in Menards Infiniti Pro Series Car HOMESTEAD, Fla., Jan. 20 - American road racer Larry Connor of Centerville, Ohio drove a Menards Infiniti Pro Series car for the first time Tuesday and proceeded to record the fastest...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
IPS: Fletcher to pilot Bullet-Team car at Fontana

IPS: Fletcher to pilot Bullet-Team car at Fontana

INDYCAR DRIVER TAYLOR FLETCHER SCHEDULED RACE AT THE CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY ON OCTOBER 16, 2005 ** BULLET-TEAM MOTORSPORTS TO PROMOTE WORLD VISION and OLIVE CREST FOUNDATION AT THE SEASON ENDING EVENT WITH THE INDY RACING LEAGUE: ** World...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-04-15

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-04-15

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- April 15, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. IndyCar Series plays part in ABC's "Extreme Makeover" 2. Kanaan honored by Texas Motor Speedway 3. Chesson, Drake, Gregg succeed in street debuts 1. IndyCar Series ...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
IPS: 2006 Infiniti Pro Series schedule

IPS: 2006 Infiniti Pro Series schedule

The complete 2006 Menards Infiniti Pro Series schedule: <pre> Date Track March 26 Homestead-Miami Speedway April 1 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg April 2 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg May 26 ...

Sat 03 Sep 2005
IPS: IRL: Canadian drivers promote Watkins Glen race

IPS: IRL: Canadian drivers promote Watkins Glen race

Watkins Glen International, the ancestral home to top world-class open-wheel racing events, paid a special visit today in Toronto in order to get the word out to the Canadian racing fans that history will be made on Friday, September 23 when the...

Sat 28 May 2005
IPS: ARR, Cole Carter add sponsor

IPS: ARR, Cole Carter add sponsor

DOLLAR RENT A CAR JOINS DRIVER COLE CARTER AND AMERICAN REVOLUTION RACING AS AN ASSOCIATE SPONSOR Dollar Rent A Car of Indianapolis, Ind. Joins Rookie Driver Cole Carter and American Revolution Racing as Associate Sponsor INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.

Sat 27 Aug 2005
IPS: Andretti fastest in practice at Sears Point

IPS: Andretti fastest in practice at Sears Point

Marco Andretti topped the speed charts after two practice session on the 2.3-mile Infineon Raceway road circuit. Andretti was fastest in both sessions improving his morning time of 1:25.5363 to 1:24.7618 in the afternoon. "Things went pretty ...

Mon 07 Mar 2005
IPS: Mishael Abbott ready to be first woman in series history

IPS: Mishael Abbott ready to be first woman in series history

After taking second place in last year's Indy Racing League Menards Infiniti Pro Series competition, Ron Hemelgarn moved driver Paul Dana up to the IndyCar Series, leaving a seat available in the ...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
IPS: Bullet Team to aid Hurricane victims

IPS: Bullet Team to aid Hurricane victims

BULLET TEAM MOTORSPORTS AND WORLD VISION RACE TO AID GULF COAST HURRICANE SURVIVORS Indy Racing League driver Taylor Fletcher draws attention to World Vision's relief effort ! October 13, 2005 (San Clemente, CA) - In conjunction with this ...

Mon 26 Sep 2005
IPS: Watkins Glen race results

IPS: Watkins Glen race results

Pos Car Driver Laps Gap Status --- --- ------------------- ----- -------- --------------- 1. 24 Jeff Simmons 29 2. 26 Marco Andretti 29 0.6316 3. 33 Wade Cunningham 29 0.8092 4. 19 Chris...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
IPS: Kentucky: Vision Racing qualifying notes

IPS: Kentucky: Vision Racing qualifying notes

SPARTA, Mich. -- Vision Racing's qualifying session at Kentucky Speedway for the Menards Infiniti Pro Series race, The Bluegrass 100, proved to be bittersweet for both drivers. Each ran their best times of the day and held the provisional pole for...

Thu 21 Jul 2005
IPS: Drake having fun everywhere

IPS: Drake having fun everywhere

Most people can't wait until Friday and the lure of a relaxing weekend. It's the exact opposite for Jay Drake, who will spend the entire day of July 22nd working. In two different places. Not only will Drake practice and qualify his ...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
IPS: Sam Schmidt hosts injured Texans at TMS

IPS: Sam Schmidt hosts injured Texans at TMS

Schmidt to Host Injured Texans at Texas Motor Speedway An original test market for program is special stop, Day At The Races Progam will be held Friday, June 10th FORT WORTH, Tex. -- It's a stubborn habit he picked up from his father -...

Sun 06 Mar 2005
IPS: Gregg snares first pole of season at HomesteadHeadline

IPS: Gregg snares first pole of season at Homestead

Sam Schmidt Motorsports swept the front row for Sunday's Homestead-Miami 100 with Travis Gregg earning his second career pole position. This will be Gregg's fourth start in the Menards Infiniti Pro Series and the young Camden, Ohio driver has not...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
IPS: IRL: New flexible testing program for 2006

IPS: IRL: New flexible testing program for 2006

IRL INTRODUCES REDUCED, MORE FLEXIBLE TESTING IN 2006 WITH OPPORTUNITY FOR BONUS TEAM TEST DAYS INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005 -- Giving its teams more flexibility to choose when and where they test, the Indy Racing League will eliminate...