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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...

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 02 Oct 2009
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 ...

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...

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 ...

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
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...

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...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
J.R. Hildebrand Force India F1 Jerez test notes 2009-12-01
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J.R. Hildebrand Force India F1 Jerez test notes 2009-12-01

Hildebrand Impresses in First Formula One Test Day for Force India at Jerez Jerez de la Frontera, Spain (December 1, 2009) -- J.R. Hildebrand enjoyed a fruitful and impressive first-ever taste of a Formula One car today during the rookie-only...

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...

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...

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
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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course news 2009-08-06

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course news 2009-08-06

DOUBLE-HEADER RACING WEEKEND AT MID-OHIO AUG. 7-9 The American Le Mans Series and IndyCar Series will be at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the running of the Acura Sports Car Challenge and The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio presented by Westfield ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
RLR/Andersen Racing news 2009-05-09

RLR/Andersen Racing news 2009-05-09

RLR/Andersen Racing and Summerton Are Helping to Give Kids the World KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 9 - Some special children will be cheering for RLR/Andersen Racing's Jonathan Summerton to do well in the Firestone Freedom 100 on Friday, May 22 at the ...

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 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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
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...

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 ...

Hinchcliffe re-launches with Sam SchmidtHeadline

Hinchcliffe re-launches with Sam Schmidt

Perennial Indy Lights premier operation Sam Schmidt Motorsports has added one of Canada's rising stars to its 2009 lineup. James Hinchcliffe, the Toronto native who has spent his last three years in the Atlantic Championship, joins Schmidt for the...

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...

James Hinchcliffe news 2009-04-16

James Hinchcliffe news 2009-04-16

TW Steel Announces James Hinchcliffe as Brand Ambassador Amsterdam, The Netherlands (15 April, 2009) - TW Steel, the Dutch watch brand specializing in oversized watches, is pleased to announce Canadian Indy Lights Series race car driver, James...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Edmonton Indy news 2009-07-21

Edmonton Indy news 2009-07-21

Rexall Edmonton Indy Ready To Roll! EDMONTON, AB -- The 2009 Rexall Edmonton Indy starts this Friday, July 24, and carries on for three energy-packed days at the City Centre Airport. "The action kicks off on Friday with gates opening at 11:30...

Sun 11 Oct 2009
Series Championship Celebration report

Series Championship Celebration report

FRANCHITTI COLLECTS MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ON SOUTH BEACH MIAMI, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009 - A day after winning the 2009 IndyCar® Series championship, Dario Franchitti was honored for his second title in three years. Franchitti and Firestone...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Edmonton Indy news 2009-06-04

Edmonton Indy news 2009-06-04

SAM ROBERTS BAND READY TO ROCK THE REXALL EDMONTON INDY! EDMONTON, AB -- Fans holding a ticket for the opening day of the Rexall Edmonton Indy on Friday, July 24th will be treated to a free concert from Canadian rockers the Sam Roberts...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-10-02

Series news and notes 2009-10-02

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Special events give green flag to Championship Week in Miami 2. Rearview Mirror: Classic IndyCar Series Championship races 3. New look for Alliance's car 1. Special ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Kentucky Speedway Saturday practice summary

Kentucky Speedway Saturday practice summary

DIXON, BEATRIZ TOP KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY PRACTICE SESSIONS SPARTA, Ky. -- IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights drivers took to the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway tri-oval for the first time this weekend for afternoon practice sessions as a result of...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Series news and notes 2009-11-30

Series news and notes 2009-11-30

Today's IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Patrick re-signs with Andretti Autosport 2. Franchitti, Hildebrand named to All-America Team 3. Tickets for St. Petersburg event on sale Dec. 4 1. Patrick...

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 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Kentucky Speedway Friday summary

Kentucky Speedway Friday summary

INDYCAR SERIES LEADER DIXON AWARDED KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY POLE SPARTA, Ky. -- IndyCar Series championship leader Scott Dixon was awarded the Peak Motor Oil Pole Award for tomorrow's "Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy's" based on ...

IRL Mid-season press conference, part 2

IRL Mid-season press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: You mentioned the budget, you're doing well and new sponsors, you're doing well in your income but how close are you to really being profitable and to continue with that question, the rumors are that Tony was removed...

IRL Mid-season press conference, part 1

IRL Mid-season press conference, part 1

Indy Racing League Mid-Season Update press conference transcript Watkins Glen International Saturday, July 4, 2009 AN INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN BARNHART, CHARLIE MORGAN, TERRY ANGSTADT THE MODERATOR: Like to thank everybody for sticking with us...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Milwaukee: BHA/Vision Racing preview

Milwaukee: BHA/Vision Racing preview

Vision Racing - BHA Firestone Indy Lights Fast Facts: * NEW VISION LEADERSHIP: Just last week Vision Racing co-owners Tony and Laura George announced that their daughter, Lauren George, has officially joined the ranks of team...

Behind the Barriers - Indy Carb Day

Behind the Barriers - Indy Carb Day

A total of 59 cameras will be used to televise the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500. Several cars will carry a 360-degree rotating camera mounted on the roll-hoop located just behind the driver's head. ABC TV's coverage will be in high ...