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Mon 25 Dec 2000
Dayton Indy Lights December news

Dayton Indy Lights December news

DETROIT (Dec. 21, 2000) - With next season's Dayton Indy Lights Championship scheduled for its earliest start in four years, the last few weeks of 2000 have seen several key signings and a flurry of final test sessions as teams and drivers...

SBRS: Rossoni - goal driven

SBRS: Rossoni - goal driven

Watch Nilton Rossoni go into a corner. Look at where the nose of the car is pointing, the angle of the front wheels, then look at where his head is pointing. He's looking so far into the corner that his head is virtually angled across his ...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
PacWest hold driveoff for second Lights seat

PacWest hold driveoff for second Lights seat

(Indianapolis, IN) -- PacWest Racing Group's Indy Lights team prepares to defend their 2000 Dayton Indy Lights Championship by conducting a drive-off for their 2nd seat on December 13-15, at Firebird Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona. With Toyota ...

Dan Wheldon signs with PacWest Racing

Dan Wheldon signs with PacWest Racing

(Indianapolis, In) -- Dan Wheldon, the young Brit who exploded onto the Toyota Atlantic stage in 2000, officially signed a one year deal with PacWest Racing Group to pilot the ...

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Nilton Rossoni signs with Conquest Racing Team

Nilton Rossoni signs with Conquest Racing Team

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) Dec. 6, 2000 - Conquest Racing Team Owner Eric Bachelart has announced the signing of Brazilian Nilton Rossoni to his team for the 2001 Dayton Indy Lights Championship, the Official Development Series of CART's FedEx ...

SBRS: Conquest Racing signs Barber Champion Rossoni

SBRS: Conquest Racing signs Barber Champion Rossoni

Conquest Racing Team Owner Eric Bachelart signed 2000 Barber Dodge Pro Series Champion Nilton Rossoni to his team for the 2001 Dayton Indy Lights Championship, the Official Development Series of CART's FedEx Championship Series. "It's a dream to...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
SBRS: Jon Fogarty graduates to Indy Lights

SBRS: Jon Fogarty graduates to Indy Lights

Doricott Racing announced that Jon Fogarty, the Barber Dodge Pro Series runner-up in 2000, will join former Pro Series winner Townsend Bell as part of their three-man team to contest the Dayton Indy Lights campaign in 2001. Bell won two Lights...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
Dorricott Racing announces 2001 drivers

Dorricott Racing announces 2001 drivers

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (Nov. 27, 2000) - Dorricott Racing confirmed today that it will campaign a three-car entry for its third consecutive year in the 2001 Dayton Indy Lights Championship with the announcement that 2000 Dayton Indy Lights ...

Testing for 2001 has begun

Testing for 2001 has begun

DETROIT (November 21, 2000) - The 2000 Dayton Indy Lights Championship season concluded little over three weeks ago, but already a group of 20 veterans and rookies alike have tested Indy Lights Lola T97/20 race cars as teams and drivers work to ...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Dorricott Racing tests two more drivers

Dorricott Racing tests two more drivers

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Nov. 18, 2000) - In the second of two scheduled driver test sessions, Dorricott Racing completed a two-day test at Buttonwillow Raceway Park outside of Bakersfield, Calif., Nov. 14-15, of two Indy Lights driver ...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
SBRS: Rossoni and Fogarty test Dorricott machines

SBRS: Rossoni and Fogarty test Dorricott machines

Nilton Rossoni and Jon Fogarty, fresh off of their respective 1-2 in the 2000 Barber Dodge Pro Series recently completed a test with Dorricott Racing as each vie for a seat in the 2001 CART Dayton Indy Lights Series. Dorricott is one of the...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
Dorricott driver test at Buttonwillow

Dorricott driver test at Buttonwillow

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2000) - In the first of two scheduled off-season driver test sessions, Dorricott Racing completed two days of thorough testing with four Indy Lights driver candidates seeking positions with Dorricott Racing for...

Thu 09 Nov 2000
Dayton Indy Lights 2001 schedule

Dayton Indy Lights 2001 schedule

<pre> Dayton Indy Lights Championship 2001 Schedule Date Race/Venue/Location March 11 Monterrey Grand Prix Road Course Fundidora Park ...

Saturday feature set for Texas

Saturday feature set for Texas

DETROIT (November 7, 2000) - The Dayton Indy Lights Championship will be showcased as the featured Saturday event during the debut Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) weekend next April at Texas Motor Speedway. The April 27-29 weekend will ...

Fri 03 Nov 2000
Rodolfo Lavin, el mejor mexicano en Fontana, 5?

Rodolfo Lavin, el mejor mexicano en Fontana, 5?

Fontana, Cal., EE.UU., 29 de octubre, 2000.- Rodolfo M. Lavín, piloto del equipo Coronba-Modelo-SportsYa.com terminó como el mejor mexicano en quinto lugar en la carrera final del Serial Dayton Indy Lights en el súperovalo de esta localidad, ...

Rodolfo Lavin califica en s?ptimo en Fontana

Rodolfo Lavin califica en s?ptimo en Fontana

Fontana, Cal., EE.UU., 28 de octubre, 2000.- Rodolfo M. Lavín calificó esta tarde en séptima posición tras una jornada difícil en la que había que adaptar los ajustes del auto y del motor a las cambiantes condiciones climáticas, aunque al...

Tue 31 Oct 2000
Dorricott Racing Fontana race notes

Dorricott Racing Fontana race notes

FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 30, 2000) - - Townsend Bell, of Costa Mesa, Calif., started 14th then put on a show that was "second to none" at California Speedway, Sunday Oct. 29, when he diced his way through an 18-car field to earn second place...

SBRS: Bell completes phenomenal season

SBRS: Bell completes phenomenal season

Former Barber Dodge Pro Series racer Townsend Bell came up short in his Herculean bid to win the Dayton Indy Lights Championship. The Rookie of the Year was one of three racers in title contention heading into the season finale. In a metaphor of...

Mon 30 Oct 2000
Simmons, Kane Fontana finale report

Simmons, Kane Fontana finale report

Fontana, Calif. (October 29, 2000) -- Team KOOL Green Indy Lights drivers Jeff Simmons and Jonny Kane wrapped up the 2000 season by posting a pair of top-ten finishes in the season finale at California Speedway. Simmons, who started 13th, came...

Fontana race report

Fontana race report

FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 29, 2000) - Scott Dixon (Invensys/Powerware/PacWest Lights Lola) won the Dayton Indy Lights Championship and the season-ending race at California Speedway Sunday where he edged title rival Townsend Bell (DirecPC Lola) by .016...

Dixon wins title for PacWest

Dixon wins title for PacWest

(Fontana, California) -- Scott Dixon gave PacWest Racing its first title when he led all but one lap to clinch one of the most dramatic Dayton Indy Lights Championships ever at the California Speedway in Fontana today. Dixon, driver of the ...

Mexpro Racing Fontana race notes (Spanish)

Mexpro Racing Fontana race notes (Spanish)

El día de hoy terminaron las actividades de la última fecha de la temporada 2000 del campeonato Indy Lights donde Rudy Junco y Derek Higgins pilotos del equipo Mexpro Racing/Preciobase.com se ubicaron en la octava y decimoséptima ...

Championship decided in fastest-ever Fontana race

Championship decided in fastest-ever Fontana race

By Ken Plotkin - Motorsport.com Fontana, Calif. (October 29, 2000) - Scott Dixon won today's Dayton Indy Lights 100 at California Speedway, beating Townsend Bell by .018 of a second and clinching the Dayton Indy Lights Championship for ...

Fontana results

Fontana results

Pos Car Driver Laps Status lag F.Lap ----------------------------------------------------------- 1. 17 Scott Dixon 50 RUNNING 0.000 189.464 2. 1 Townsend Bell 50 RUNNING 0.016 189.474 3. 18...

Dorricott Racing Fontana qualifying

Dorricott Racing Fontana qualifying

FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 28, 2000) - - Casey Mears was grateful and invigorated when his best track session of the weekend came during single car qualifying for the Dayton Indy Lights Championship finale set for Sunday, Oct. 29, at 9:30 a.m.

Giaffone on Fontana pole

Giaffone on Fontana pole

FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 28 2000) - Felipe Giaffone (Hollywood Lola) went two-for-two in superspeedway qualifying this season when he won the pole Saturday for the season-ending Dayton Indy Lights Championship race at California Speedway. Giaffone...

Fontana Sunday warm up results

Fontana Sunday warm up results

<pre> Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. 27 Jonny Kane 16 38.320 ...

Kane, Simmons Fontana qualifying notes

Kane, Simmons Fontana qualifying notes

Fontana, Calif. (October 28, 2000) -- Team KOOL Green teammates Jeff Simmons and Jonny Kane qualified 13th and 14th for the Dayton Indy Lights season finale tomorrow at California Speedway. Simmons turned a lap of 39.933 seconds (182.916 mph), ...

Kane disappointed in Fontana qualifying

Kane disappointed in Fontana qualifying

Fontana, Ca. (Oct. 28th, 2000) Team KOOL Green driver Kane had a disappointing qualifying today in preparation for tomorrow's 100-mile race at the Fontana Super Speedway. Kane arrived the defending champion, taking last year's win from pole ...

Mexpro Racing califica en Fontana

Mexpro Racing califica en Fontana

Durante el segundo día de actividades de la última ronda del campeonato Indy Lights, Rudy Junco y Derek Higgins, pilotos del equipo Mexpro Racing/Preciobase.com se ubicaron en la octava y quinta pocisión respectivamente para la carrera del...

Sun 29 Oct 2000
Fontana qualifying results

Fontana qualifying results

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. 21 Felipe Giaffone 2 39.478 185.025 ...

M. Lav?n califica este viernes en quinta posicion en Fontana

M. Lav?n califica este viernes en quinta posicion en Fontana

Fontana, Cal., EE.UU., 27 de octubre, 2000.- Rodolfo M. Lavín calificó esta tarde nublada en quinto lugar en el super-óvalo de 2.029 millas (3.26 Kms) de esta localidad después de que la primera sesión fuera suspendida por lluvia. “En la...

Catching up with Townsend Bell

Catching up with Townsend Bell

Former Barber Dodge Pro Series and current Dayton Indy Lights racer Townsend Bell already heads into Sunday's finale with one title: Rookie of the Year. That's no small feat but Bell isn't satisfied. He's looking for another one. His strong season...

Fontana Saturday practice results

Fontana Saturday practice results

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. 3 Jason Bright* 34 37.904 192.708 ...

Bright fastest in Fontana Friday practice

Bright fastest in Fontana Friday practice

FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2000) - - Jason Bright, of Gold Coast, Australia, showed his time away from North America to make his CART FedEx Championship Series debut in the Honda 300 at Surfers Paradise, Australia, only sharpened his...

Kane, simmons Fontana Friday practice

Kane, simmons Fontana Friday practice

Fontana, California (October 27, 2000) - Team KOOL Green teammates Jonny Kane and Jeff Simmons posted the sixth and 13th fastest times, respectively, in today's only practice session for Indy Lights at California Speedway. The teams were limited...