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Wed 04 Nov 2009
Ten years on: Greg Moore rememberedHeadline

Ten years on: Greg Moore remembered

It has now been ten years since open-wheel racing lost one of its fan-friendliest, most articulate, brightest, fastest, and incredibly well-respected drivers. But with that said, the memories that Greg Moore left the world of motorsport live on to...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Newman Wachs adds Summerton for rest of 2009Headline

Newman Wachs adds Summerton for rest of 2009

Jonathan Summerton came up just short of an Atlantic Championship in 2008. For the rest of 2009, the prodigious American talent will have a chance at capturing that crown with the same team as he did a year ago. Jonathan...

Bryan Herta Autosport on the riseHeadline

Bryan Herta Autosport on the rise

As the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights Series season draws closer to its conclusion, most of the focus has centered on AFS/Andretti Green Racing and Sam Schmidt Motorsports. After winning eight of 12 races between them with AFS/AGR's J.R. Hildebrand ...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
IMS announces 2010 Indianapolis 500 schedule

IMS announces 2010 Indianapolis 500 schedule

INDIANAPOLIS 500 SCHEDULE TO PROVIDE INTENSE ACTION Centennial Era Balloon Festival to precede 'The Greatest Spectacle in Racing' INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 -- The 2010 Indianapolis 500 will feature a two-week/three-weekend event ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Hunter Floyd hip surgery news

Hunter Floyd hip surgery news

Indy Car Minister Hunter Floyd Recovering INDIANAPOLIS -- Veteran Indy Car minister Hunter Floyd is recuperating from hip replacement surgery here at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana. "I'm taking physical therapy here," said Floyd...

ASR signs Junior Strous

ASR signs Junior Strous

Junior Strous joins ASR-NELAN Motorsports for the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights Season Indianapolis, IN (January 13, 2009) -- ASR-NELAN Motorsports co-owners Jon Lewis and Rick Nelan announced today, the signing of Junior Strous as driver of their...

Kansas: IRL hands out suspension to Guthrie Meyer Racing

Kansas: IRL hands out suspension to Guthrie Meyer Racing

The Indy Racing League, the sanctioning body for Firestone Indy Lights, indefinitely suspended driver Sean Guthrie and Guthrie Meyer Racing co-owner Jim Guthrie for their actions during the Kansas Lottery 100 on April 26. Sean Guthrie, driver of...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
VP John Griffin leaves Indy Racing League

VP John Griffin leaves Indy Racing League

GRIFFIN STEPS DOWN FROM INDY RACING LEAGUE INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 20, 2009) - Indy Racing League Vice President of Public Relations John Griffin has submitted his resignation, effective Dec. 18. "John has been a valued part of our organization and...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Mid-Ohio: RLR/Andersen Racing preview

Mid-Ohio: RLR/Andersen Racing preview

Local Angles Abound For RLR/Andersen Racing and Mid-Ohio PALMETTO, Fla., Aug. 5 - Reporters looking for local angles for their coverage of the races at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend will find many with RLR/Andersen Racing, which...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Anderson Racing add sponsor

Anderson Racing add sponsor

Andersen Racing Welcomes Lafarge As a New Marketing Partner PALMETTO, Fla., March 9 - Andersen Racing announced today that it has a new marketing partner in Lafarge North America Inc., a Lafarge Group company that is the largest diversified ...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Indy Racing League announces development system

Indy Racing League announces development system

INDY RACING LEAGUE LAUNCHES "ROAD TO INDY" DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM ORLANDO, Fla. (Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009) - Seeking to create a defined path for young, career-minded race drivers to reach the IZOD IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500, the Indy ...

Mon 16 Nov 2009
DiZinno notebook: Deals and tweets in off-seasonHeadline

DiZinno notebook: Deals and tweets in off-season

A month has passed since the final checkered flag of the IndyCar Series season. There have been several newsworthy developments since Dario Franchitti captured his second series championship at Homestead and we now take a look at ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Kansas: Statement from Louis Meyer III on IRL penalty

Kansas: Statement from Louis Meyer III on IRL penalty

Statement from Louis (Butch) Meyer III Regarding Penalty Levied by IRL "I deeply regret the actions taken by my business partner and driver this past weekend at the Kansas race event. I understand the necessity and severity of the penalties ...

Didier Theys announces retirement as driver

Didier Theys announces retirement as driver

Didier Theys Announces His Retirement as Driver SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 2 - Didier Theys, one of the most successful and popular endurance sports car drivers on either side of the Atlantic, today announced his retirement as a professional race...

Thu 03 Dec 2009
J.R. Hildebrand Force India F1 test summary
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J.R. Hildebrand Force India F1 test summary

Hildebrand Continues to Impress in Formula One Rookie Test at Jerez Jerez de la Frontera, Spain (December 3, 2009) -- J.R. Hildebrand today concluded his three-day program with the Force India Formula One Team at the Circuit de Jerez in southern...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-06-15

Series news and notes 2009-06-15

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines * Rahal visits Ohio State * Contenders prepare for four in a row * Tracy to drive for KV Racing Technology at Watkins Glen * Patrick earns Teen Choice Award nomination * Ganassi: Father is...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Long Beach jubileeHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Long Beach jubilee

Flat Spot On By Jonathan Ingram LONG BEACH JUBILEE The Long Beach race weekend began with a reunion, which fit just right. A birthday party and tribute to Dan Gurney, attended by his many longtime friends and colleagues, launched the weekend...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-10-16

Series news and notes 2009-10-16

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines * IndyCar Series 2009 by the numbers * Pair earns Schmidt's Champions Test reward: * Carpenter, Wheldon join field for "Ironman": * ESPN program puts spotlight on Patrick 1. IndyCar...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Dallara introduces new car in Indianapolis

Dallara introduces new car in Indianapolis

The Dallara Formulino has arrived in North America! The Dallara Formulino ("little Formula" in Italian) is an entry-level model in a range of Dallara cars that includes F3, WSR, GP2, Firestone Indy Lights and the IndyCar Series. In the ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Watkins Glen: Series Friday notebook

Watkins Glen: Series Friday notebook

DAVISON CLAIMS CORNING 100 POLE AT WATKINS GLEN WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Friday, July 3, 2009) -- James Davison earned his first pole start of the season and second of his Firestone Indy Lights career July 3 with a quick lap of 1 minute, 37.1780 ...

Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

ANDRETTI GREEN RACING SHAREHOLDERS SIGN LETTER OF INTENT TO SPLIT OFF PROMOTIONS BUSINESS INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 20, 2009) - The shareholders of Andretti Green Racing, Inc., Michael Andretti, Kim Green and Kevin Savoree, announced today that...

Kentucky weepers cancel Friday on-track activitiesHeadline

Kentucky weepers cancel Friday on-track activities

Heavy rain on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway continued throughout the night, saturating the ground. Friday dawned bright and sunny with temperatures in the 80s but persistent weepers canceled all on-track activities. Scott Dixon, Target...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
RLR/Andersen Racing signs Ali Jackson

RLR/Andersen Racing signs Ali Jackson

Jackson Joins RLR/Andersen Racing For Remainder of 2009 Firestone Indy Lights Season PALMETTO, Fla., May 4 - Irish race car driver Ali Jackson will join the team currently topping the Firestone Indy Lights entrant point standings, RLR/Andersen...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Series news and notes 2009-12-22

Series news and notes 2009-12-22

Today's IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Briscoe Weds Manske in Hawaii 2. Castroneves ready to welcome new member of Penske Racing 3. Target Chip Ganassi Racing featured on VERSUS program 4. Brian ...