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Mon 23 Dec 2002
IPS: Officials, drivers pleased with new Infiniti engine

IPS: Officials, drivers pleased with new Infiniti engine

PHOENIX, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series veterans Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Gary Peterson successfully completed the first test of the new specification Infiniti Q45 engine Dec. 17 and 18 at Phoenix International ...

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...

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...

IPS: IRL: Firestone 2002 IRL, IPS review

IPS: IRL: Firestone 2002 IRL, IPS review

Firestone Racing not acting its age. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2002) - The Firestone Racing program, founded in 1909, is showing no signs of aging as it collected two more open-wheel championships in 2002 - and once again visited victory ...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
IPS: Panther driver Taylor tests car for first time

IPS: Panther driver Taylor tests car for first time

PHOENIX, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002 -- Mark Taylor, a new member of Panther Racing, turned his first laps in an Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series car Dec. 9 and 10 at Phoenix International Raceway. Taylor, 24, from London, will compete in the 2003...

Mon 09 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-12-06

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-12-06

Indy Racing Notebook Kelley Racing names vice presidents; Fike named top midget driver of year INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 6, 2002 -- Jim Freudenberg and Steve Newey have been named as vice president of commercial operations and vice president of...

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...

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...

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 ...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-11-27

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-11-27

Fisher to lead big Richmond parade; Indy Racing drivers up for honors. INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002 -- Sarah Fisher, voted by fans as the Most Popular Driver in the Indy Racing League for the last two seasons, will serve as the grand...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
IPS: Schmidt Motorsport test drivers

IPS: Schmidt Motorsport test drivers

Schmidt tests drivers for expanded Infiniti Pro Series team. LAS VEGAS, Friday, Nov. 15, 2002 -- Six drivers tested Nov. 13 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series car owned by Sam Schmidt Motorsports, which fields...

IPS: IRL: Wood, Wieringa pass rookie test

IPS: IRL: Wood, Wieringa pass rookie test

Infiniti Pro Series veteran Wood passes IRL rookie test. Young open-wheel driver Wieringa also completes speed phase at Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series veteran Tom Wood and young open-wheel...

Fri 08 Nov 2002
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing Notebook 2002-11-07

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing Notebook 2002-11-07

Foyt IV sets Infiniti Pro Series standard; Cheever presents gifts INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002 -- The announcement made Oct. 31 that A.J. Foyt IV, the 2002 Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series champion and grandson of four-time Indianapolis...

Sun 03 Nov 2002
IPS: Kentucky 2003 race will be at night

IPS: Kentucky 2003 race will be at night

Night race scheduled for August 16, 2003. SPARTA, KY. -- The second season of Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series competition will expand to 11 races in 2003 and will include a night race at Kentucky Speedway. "The Kentucky 100" is scheduled ...

Sat 02 Nov 2002
IPS: Infiniti Pro Series 2003 schedule

IPS: Infiniti Pro Series 2003 schedule

<pre> 2003 INDY RACING INFINITI PRO SERIES SCHEDULE Date Track March 2 Homestead-Miami Speedway March 22 Phoenix International Raceway May 24* Indianapolis Raceway Park June 14 Pikes Peak ...

IPS: 2003 schedule announced

IPS: 2003 schedule announced

Infiniti Pro Series schedule expands to 11 events in 2003 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Nov. 1, 2002 - The second season of Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series competition will expand to 11 races at some of the nation's finest oval venues, with a 12th event...

IPS: IRL: Foyt IV jumping to IRL in 2003

IPS: IRL: Foyt IV jumping to IRL in 2003

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Nov. 1, 2002 -- The legendary name of Foyt will drive in the Indianapolis 500 and the Indy Racing League in 2003. A.J. Foyt IV, grandson of four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt, will drive in the Indy Racing League in...

Fri 01 Nov 2002
IPS: IRL: Foyt IV passes IRL rookie test

IPS: IRL: Foyt IV passes IRL rookie test

Infiniti Pro Series champion Foyt IV passes IRL rookie test. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002 -- A.J. Foyt IV, the 2002 Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series champion, passed the speed phase of his Indy Racing League rookie test Oct. 31 at Texas...

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-10-31

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing notebook 2002-10-31

Indy Racing Notebook Youth movement for Ganassi in 2003; Mack helps brother's driving career INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002 -- Chip Ganassi has assembled a two-driver team for the 2003 Indy Racing League season that is rare in major auto...

Thu 31 Oct 2002
IPS: IRL: Roth passes IRL rookie test

IPS: IRL: Roth passes IRL rookie test

Infiniti Pro Series Veteran Roth passes IRL rookie test. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002 -- Infiniti Pro Series driver Marty Roth passed the speed phase of his Indy Racing League rookie test Oct. 28 at Kentucky Speedway. Roth completed...

Tue 08 Oct 2002
IPS: Championship Celebration quotes

IPS: Championship Celebration quotes

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Oct. 7, 2002 -- Quotes from notable Infiniti Pro Series drivers and team officials from the 2002 Indy Racing League Championship Celebration at the House of Blues in Chicago, where Sam Hornish Jr. and A.J. Foyt IV were...

Mon 07 Oct 2002
IPS: IRL: 2002 Championship gala report

IPS: IRL: 2002 Championship gala report

Spotlight shines on Hornish, Foyt IV at Championship gala. CHICAGO, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002 -- Sam Hornish Jr., A.J. Foyt IV and their respective teams earned top honors Oct. 5 during the 2002 Indy Racing League Championship Celebration at the ...

Fri 04 Oct 2002
IPS: IRL: 2003 Test in the West set for February at California, Phoenix

IPS: IRL: 2003 Test in the West set for February at California, Phoenix

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002 - The annual Indy Racing League Test In The West will take place Feb. 3-8, 2003, with testing at California Speedway and Phoenix International Raceway for the second consecutive year. It's the first Open Test...

IPS: IRL: Champions to be honored October 5th in Chicago

IPS: IRL: Champions to be honored October 5th in Chicago

Hornish, Foyt IV take center stage at Championship Celebration. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002 -- Indy Racing League champion Sam Hornish Jr. and Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series champion A.J. Foyt IV will take center stage Saturday, Oct. 5...

IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway test report

IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway test report

2003 IRL testing begins at Kentucky. Luyendyk, Mauricio & Mazzacana pass IRL rookie tests. SPARTA, KY. -- The engraver has barely had enough time to put the finishing touches on Sam Hornish Jr.'s Indy Racing League Championship trophy and IRL ...

Sun 15 Sep 2002
IPS: Texas:  Ryan Hampton race report

IPS: Texas: Ryan Hampton race report

Despite numerous challenges, Hampton finishes third in thrilling Infiniti Pro Season finale Saturday at Texas. FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 14 - After Ryan Hampton lost an engine in the warm-up session Saturday morning at Texas Motor Speedway, he ...

Sat 14 Sep 2002
IPS: Texas: Top three press conference

IPS: Texas: Top three press conference

<B>A.J. Foyt IV, Cory Witherill, Ryan Hampton, A.J. Foyt Moderator: Like to welcome our second- and third-place finishers in the BG Products 100, Cory Witherill and Ryan Hampton. First of all, Cory, closest finish in Infiniti Pro history.

IPS: Texas: Race report, champion crowned

IPS: Texas: Race report, champion crowned

Foyt wins Infiniti Pro Series title, race in Texas thriller. FORT WORTH, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002 -- A.J. Foyt IV made Indy Racing League history Sept. 14 at Texas Motor Speedway, becoming the first champion of the Indy Racing Infiniti...

IPS: Texas: Post-race quotes

IPS: Texas: Post-race quotes

DAY 2 -- Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002 Infiniti Pro Series Post-Race Quotes ED CARPENTER (No. 2 Menards/Jack K. Elrod Co./Futaba/Delphi Dallara/Infiniti/Firestone): "It was a really long weekend. The past two weekends we've fought with some motor ...

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...

IPS: Texas race results

IPS: Texas race results

Pos No St Driver C/E/T Lap Gap To 1st Status --- --- --- -------------------- ------ ------ ------------ ------------ ------------ 1. 14 1 Foyt IV, AJ D/I/F 67 Leader Leader Running ...

IPS: Texas Final practice

IPS: Texas Final practice

<pre> Pos Car Driver C/E/T Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- ----- ---- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 11 Rolando Quintanilla D/I/F 2 29.1196 ...

IPS: Texas: Post qualifying quotes

IPS: Texas: Post qualifying quotes

TOM WOOD (No. 9 Super 8 Motels/Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara/Infiniti/ Firestone): "The car was pretty good. We're a little faster this afternoon. The track changed a little bit. We're quite happy with it." AARON FIKE (No. 91 Hemelgarn Racing...

IPS: Texas: Qualifying report

IPS: Texas: Qualifying report

Foyt gets leg up on title bid by winning pole at Texas. FORT WORTH, Texas, Friday, Sept. 13, 2002 -- So far, so good for A.J. Foyt IV. Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series points leader Foyt won the pole Sept. 13 for the season-ending BG Products...

IPS: Texas starting line up

IPS: Texas starting line up

Pos Car Driver C/E/T Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- ----- ---- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 14 AJ Foyt IV D/I/F 29.4548 ...

IPS: Texas practice session two

IPS: Texas practice session two

Pos Car Driver C/E/T Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- ----- ---- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 14 AJ Foyt IV D/I/F 20 29.6621 ...