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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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Fri 08 Oct 2004
IPS: IRL: TMS-IRL teams Chili Cook-off preview

IPS: IRL: TMS-IRL teams Chili Cook-off preview

Competition Heats Up As Race Teams Prepare For Chili Cookoff At Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Oct. 7, 2004) -- If the competition on the track isn't hot enough, Indy Racing League IndyCar Seriesâ teams will take it to a new level...

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 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 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 ...

Fri 22 Oct 2004
IPS: IRL: 2005 IRL television package announced

IPS: IRL: 2005 IRL television package announced

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2004 -- ESPN telecasts will book-end the 2005 Indy Racing League® IndyCar® Series television schedule announced by the IRL in conjunction with its broadcast partners ABC Sports and ESPN. ESPN will televise a total of 10...

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 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...

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 06 Oct 2004
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League notebook 2004-10-05

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League notebook 2004-10-05

Indy Racing League News and Notes -- Oct. 5, 2004 Today's IRL headlines 1. Champions Have Much In Common 2. Post-Race Rewards For Castroneves 3. Matsuura Closes In On Rookie Title 1. Champions Have Much In Common: Though separated by almost 12...

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...

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...

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...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
IPS: Chris Festa joins Sam Schmidt Motorsports

IPS: Chris Festa joins Sam Schmidt Motorsports

Chris Festa To Drive For Sam Schmidt Motorsports in 2005 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Dec. 20, 2004 -- American Chris Festa will drive for Sam Schmidt Motorsports in 2005 as the team defends its Menards Infiniti Pro Series championship. Festa, 19, ...

Fri 27 Feb 2004
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2004-02-26

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League Notebook 2004-02-26

Indy Racing League Notebook World Champion Triathlete Gets Ride of His Life INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004 -- What does a two-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion do to cool down from a short training ride? He takes a high-speed ride...

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...

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 ...

Wed 28 Jul 2004
IPS: Indy Racing League teleconference - Paul Dana

IPS: Indy Racing League teleconference - Paul Dana

Indy Racing League Teleconference Transcript July 27, 2004 Paul Dana MODERATOR: Thank you for joining us for today's Indy Racing League teleconference. Joining us to open the call is the winner of the Milwaukee 100 on July 25 at The Milwaukee...

Tue 21 Dec 2004
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2004-12-15

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2004-12-15

Indy Racing League News and Notes -- Dec. 15, 2004 Today's IRL headlines 1. Hornish Gets Unique Gift From Father 2. Matsuura Helps Raise Funds For Earthquake Victims 3. Penske Nominated For Award 4. MIS Gets Renovation 1. Hornish Gets Unique...

Sat 16 Oct 2004
IPS: Texas II starting grid

IPS: Texas II starting grid

Pos Car Driver Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- ------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 11 Thiago Medeiros 27.628 189.592 2. 5 Travis Gregg 27.671 0.043 0.043 ...

Thu 11 Nov 2004
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League news and notes 2004-11-10

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League news and notes 2004-11-10

Indy Racing League News and Notes -- Nov. 10, 2004 Today's IRL headlines 1. Kanaan Joins Field For Race of Champions 2. IRL To Conduct Test At Infineon Raceway 3. IndyCar Series Drivers To Appear At Karting Event 4. Racing Community Bowls for ...

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 25 Mar 2004
IPS: Leo Maia teleconference transcript

IPS: Leo Maia teleconference transcript

Indy Racing League March 23, 2004 An Interview With Leonardo Maia & Al Unser, Jr. MODERATOR: Thank you and good afternoon everyone. We'd like to welcome two drivers to today's Indy Racing League teleconference. First, Menards Infininti Pro...

Sun 21 Mar 2004
IPS: IRL: Phoenix: Qualifying, race quotes

IPS: IRL: Phoenix: Qualifying, race quotes

Wheldon Wins First Pole; Medeiros Laps Field In Phoenix 100 AVONDALE, Ariz, Saturday, March 20, 2004 -- Andretti Green Racing driver Dan Wheldon captured his first career MBNA Pole Award, taking the top spot for the March 21 Copper World Indy...