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Wed 25 Feb 2004
IPS: IRL: Follow Arie Luyendyk Jr. on Motorsport.comHeadline

IPS: IRL: Follow Arie Luyendyk Jr. on Motorsport.com

Arie Luyendyk Jr., the 2003 IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series "Most Popular Driver Award" winner, will be contributing regular race journal entries to Motorsport.com throughout the 2004 racing season. Arie Luyendyk Jr.. Photo by Earl ...

Sat 06 Mar 2004
IPS: Arie Luyendyk Jr's journal now on Motorsport.com

IPS: Arie Luyendyk Jr's journal now on Motorsport.com

IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series driver, Arie Luyendyk Jr., will be providing regular journal entries to Motorsport.com throughout the 2004 racing season, reviewing the previous week's race and previewing upcoming events. Luyendyk Jr.'s first ...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
IPS: IRL: New IRL Safety Team partner launched at HomesteadHeadline

IPS: IRL: New IRL Safety Team partner launched at Homestead

The Indy Racing League has enhanced its partnership with Delphi Corp., as the electronics firm has agreed to become the "Official Safety Supplier" to the IRL. Delphi press conference: new earpiece sensor system by Delphi. Photo by Eric...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
IPS: Legge has edge on day 2 of Nunn IPS testingHeadline

IPS: Legge has edge on day 2 of Nunn IPS testing

Temperatures may have been a bit cooler today on the Texas Motor Speedway 1.5-mile oval, but the activity was hot, as seven expert female drivers from around the globe took part in the second of three days of testing for Kathryn Nunn's Menards ...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
IPS: Medeiros fast in PhoenixHeadline

IPS: Medeiros fast in Phoenix

Seven Menards Infiniti Pro Series drivers had their first opportunity to check out the changes to Phoenix International Raceway's one-mile oval, now that a tunnel has been inserted near Turn 4, making the infield accessible throughout the ...

Sat 31 Jul 2004
IPS: IRL: Kanaan, Dana top practice before Michigan rainHeadline

IPS: IRL: Kanaan, Dana top practice before Michigan rain

After setting the second fastest lap of the morning session, Tony Kanaan shaved nearly two-tenths of a second in the second session, topping the day's speed charts with a lap of 214.797 mph around the high-banked two-mile Michigan International ...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
IPS: 2005 calendar mixes ovals with road, street circuitsHeadline

IPS: 2005 calendar mixes ovals with road, street circuits

The Indy Racing League's Menards Infiniti Pro Series has finalized its 2005 schedule, which expands to a series-high 14-event campaign next year, adding three road courses and one street race. Rolando Quintanilla and Leonardo...

Thu 04 Mar 2004
IPS: Giebler gets goingHeadline

IPS: Giebler gets going

Who ever heard of a rookie driver coming into a Menards Infiniti Pro Series, one who had never driven on an oval or even seen the track before practice, winning his first race? Phil Giebler. Photo by Anne Proffit. If that seems like...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
IPS: Six women vie for Nunn IPS seatHeadline

IPS: Six women vie for Nunn IPS seat

Six women were nominated for the Nunn Racing shootout to find a suitable female for Kathryn Nunn's Menards Infiniti Pro Series team that won three races this season with P.J. Chesson at the helm of the ...

Wed 05 May 2004
IPS: Brad Pollard teleconference transcript

IPS: Brad Pollard teleconference transcript

Indy Racing League Weekly Teleconference Transcript Brad Pollard and Felipe Giaffone May 5, 2004 Brad Pollard MODERATOR: Welcome to the Indy Racing League's weekly teleconference. Today's teleconference features driver Brad Pollard from the...

Thu 26 Feb 2004
IPS: Homestead: Arie Luyendyk Jr preview

IPS: Homestead: Arie Luyendyk Jr preview

2004 Menards Infiniti Pro Series 5 Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara / Infiniti / Firestone Driver: Arie Luyendyk Jr. (teammate to ...

Wed 04 Feb 2004
IPS: Kenn Hardley Racing names Brad Pollard as driver

IPS: Kenn Hardley Racing names Brad Pollard as driver

Indianapolis, IN, February 2; Kenn Hardley Racing is proud to announce that Brad Pollard will drive the team's entry in the Menard's Infiniti Pro Series beginning at Homestead-Miami Speedway on February 29, 2004. "I'm glad to have Brad as our ...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
IPS: IRL: Mutt strut day at IMSHeadline

IPS: IRL: Mutt strut day at IMS

The month of May might not have arrived yet, but don't tell that to the legions of dogs who showed up for Indianapolis Motor Speedway's inaugural Mutt Strut today. Kati Castroneves and her pal. Photo by Anne Proffit. Pooches (and ...

Wed 05 May 2004
IPS: Luyendyk Jr's lastest journal now featured on Motorsport.comHeadline

IPS: Luyendyk Jr's lastest journal now featured on Motorsport.com

Menards Infiniti Pro Series standout Arie Luyendyk Jr. took some time after his April 23rd open test in preparation for the Futaba Freedom 100 on May 22nd just to let Motorsport.com readers in on his experiences at his home race in Phoenix, the...

Sun 31 Oct 2004
IPS: IRL: 2004 Indy Racing League Banquet report

IPS: IRL: 2004 Indy Racing League Banquet report

Champion Kanaan Collects a Cool $1 Million as Bonus NASSAU, Bahamas, Friday, Oct. 29, 2004 -- Tony Kanaan and Thiago Medeiros are both from Brazil and drove No. 11 entries this season in Indy Racing League events. They also share the distinction...

Thu 25 Mar 2004
IPS: Bailey banks on Infiniti Pro Series

IPS: Bailey banks on Infiniti Pro Series

Roger Bailey has one of the toughest jobs in motorsports right now - and it's his second time 'round with this type of gig. Bailey, who broke into the business building chassis and has worked with every major team and/or series in the racing...

Mon 15 Mar 2004
Sat 22 May 2004
IPS: Medeiros grabs Indy Freedom 100 poleHeadline

IPS: Medeiros grabs Indy Freedom 100 pole

Thiago Medeiros earned the pole position for Saturday's Futaba Freedom 100 Infiniti Pro Series race after averaging 189.274 mph around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After practice, it was evident the pole would come down to a three way...

Wed 15 Dec 2004
IPS: Nick Bussell signs with J.L. West Motorsports

IPS: Nick Bussell signs with J.L. West Motorsports

Nick Bussell To Drive For J.L. West Motorsports INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004 -- J.L. West Motorsports will field a car for American Nick Bussell during the team's first season of competition in the Indy Racing League Menards Infiniti Pro...

Sun 10 Oct 2004
IPS: Fontana: Arie Luyendyk Jr race notes

IPS: Fontana: Arie Luyendyk Jr race notes

A Dominating Performance Turns into Disappointment Since the switch to AFS Racing Arie has finished in the top 5 in every start and has completed every lap. Going into the California 100 Luyendyk was confident about his chances in his 30th...

Thu 11 Mar 2004
IPS: Gary Peterson teleconference transcript

IPS: Gary Peterson teleconference transcript

Indy Racing League Weekly Teleconference Transcript March 9, 2004 Robby Gordon, Thomas Knapp and Gary Peterson Gary Peterson , team owner/driver Meanrds Infiniti Pro Series MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. We'd like to welcome two new ...

Thu 05 Feb 2004
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2004-02-03

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2004-02-03

Kelley Racing is first to file entries for Homestead, Motegi INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 3, 2004 -- Kelley Racing on Feb. 3 filed entries for the season-opening Toyota Indy 400 and the Indy Japan 300, becoming the first team to file entries for the 2004...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
IPS: Juliana Chiovitti's Nunn Motorsports test notes

IPS: Juliana Chiovitti's Nunn Motorsports test notes

Juliana Chiovitti Returns from Nunn Motorsports MIPS Test in Texas Canadian Female Concludes Menards Infiniti Pro Series Test FORT WORTH, TEXAS - - (Nov. 11, 2004) Sutton, Ontario native and current Las Vegas, Nev., resident Juliana...

Tue 06 Apr 2004
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2004-04-06

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2004-04-06

Indy Racing League News and Notes -- April 6, 2004 Today's IRL headlines 1. IRL officials pleased with first test of Indianapolis package 2. Kanaan completes half-Ironman event 3. Sanders joins Luyendyk Racing 4. Ride around Indy with Indy...

Tue 14 Sep 2004
IPS: IRL: 2005 Indy 500 schedule/format transcript (part 1)

IPS: IRL: 2005 Indy 500 schedule/format transcript (part 1)

2005 Indianapolis 500 Schedule Press Conference Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004 Tony George Brian Barnhart Joie Chitwood Bob Bedell Kirk Hendrix MIKE KING: Good morning, welcome back to the world's greatest race course. My name is Mike King, and I'm...

Wed 30 Jun 2004
IPS: Luyendyk looks to move upHeadline

IPS: Luyendyk looks to move up

Many sons are groomed to go into the family business and so it has been for 22-year-old Arie Luyendyk Jr., born to the two-time Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner whose name he bears. Arie Luyendyk Jr.. Photo by Earl Ma. The younger...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
IPS: Jon Herb to drive full 2005 season

IPS: Jon Herb to drive full 2005 season

Jon Herb to drive full Menards Infiniti Pro Series Racing Professionals Plans Full Season Campaign in 2005 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004 -- Racing Professionals will return to the Indy Racing League Menards Infiniti Pro Series for the...

Wed 27 Oct 2004
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League news and notes 2004-10-26

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League news and notes 2004-10-26

IRL News and Notes -- Oct. 26, 2004 Today's IRL headlines 1. Kanaan Draws Hero's Welcome In Brazil 2. Indian Driver Tests With Red Bull Cheever Racing 3. Four Test With Sam Schmidt Motorsports 1. Kanaan Draws Hero's Welcome In Brazil: IRL ...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
IPS: Female drivers begin three-day test

IPS: Female drivers begin three-day test

Female Drivers Begin Three-Day Menards Infiniti Pro Series Test FT. WORTH, Texas, Monday, Nov. 8, 2004 -- Four female drivers turned 60 laps each in an Indy Racing League Menards Infiniti Pro Series race car at Texas Motor Speedway, as Nunn ...

Tue 17 Aug 2004
IPS: PJ Chesson's brother James to debut at Chicagoland

IPS: PJ Chesson's brother James to debut at Chicagoland

Second Chesson To Join Menards Infiniti Pro Series INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004 -- James Chesson will join his brother P.J. in the IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series, as Mo Nunn Racing will enter a second car in the series beginning with...

Thu 15 Jul 2004
IPS: IRL: Nashville: Medeiros could set new Indy Racing League record

IPS: IRL: Nashville: Medeiros could set new Indy Racing League record

Medeiros Eyes IRL Record Fourth Consecutive Win INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, July 14, 2004 -- Thiago Medeiros would establish an Indy Racing League record if he wins his fourth consecutive race July 17 in the Menards Infiniti Pro Series^Ù...

Thu 20 May 2004
IPS: Indianapolis: Cory Witherill to race in Freedom 100

IPS: Indianapolis: Cory Witherill to race in Freedom 100

Witherill To Race in Futaba Freedom 100 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 19, 2004 -- Menards Infiniti Pro Series veteran Cory Witherill will drive the No. 92 Hemelgarn 91 Johnson Motorsports entry in the Futaba® Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor...

Thu 06 May 2004
IPS: Pollard chasing Indy dreamsHeadline

IPS: Pollard chasing Indy dreams

Brad Pollard is a late-starter in the world of professional auto racing. Brad Pollard. Photo by indyracing.com/Dana Garrett. The cousin of Art Pollard, who competed in six Indianapolis 500 Mile Races during a career cut short by a...

Sat 19 Jun 2004
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League notebook 2004-06-17

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League notebook 2004-06-17

Indy Racing League News And Notes -- June 17, 2004 Today's IRL headlines 1. Race At Milwaukee To Be Called Menards A.J. Foyt Indy 225 2. IndyCar® Series Drivers Thankful For Father's Support 3. Drivers, Showcars To Appear At Events 1. Race At...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
IPS: Female drivers day two test notes

IPS: Female drivers day two test notes

Brit Impresses in Surprise Menards Infiniti Pro Series Test FT. WORTH, Texas, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004 -- British driver Katherine Legge was a surprising seventh candidate in a three-day test of women drivers by Indy Racing League Menards Infiniti...

Sun 17 Oct 2004
IPS: P.J. Chesson fined after Texas race

IPS: P.J. Chesson fined after Texas race

P.J. Chesson was fined an undisclosed amount of money and stripped of 25 championship points after Indy Racing League officals determined that Chesson was responsible for debris on the backstretch on lap 58 of the 67 lap Texas 100 Menards Infiniti...