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Thu 29 Dec 2005
IPS: AGR announces 2006 drivers, partnership with Sam Schmidt

IPS: AGR announces 2006 drivers, partnership with Sam Schmidt

Andretti Green Racing to Field Pro Series Entries for Klein and Camara in 2006 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 20, 2005) -- Andretti Green Racing announced today it will field Indy Racing League Pro Series entries in 2006 for drivers Jonathan Klein ...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-12-13

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-12-13

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Dec. 13, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Casey Tournament presents funds to Rupert's Kids 2. IRL Alters Preseason Testing Schedule 3. Cunningham honored by New Zealand Kart Club 4. Rahal helps open Chicago toll...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
IPS: Stewart, ART raise funds for Schmidt foundation

IPS: Stewart, ART raise funds for Schmidt foundation

Tony Stewart, ART Raise Money at Thunderhill For Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation WILLOWS, Calif. - Reigning NASCAR Nextel Cup Champion Tony Stewart and Advantage Racing Technologies took advantage of the National Auto Sport Association's ...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-01

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-01

Today's IRL headlines 1. IndyCar Series Teams Begin Use Of Ethanol-Blended Fuel 2. Patrick nominated for USSA Athlete of the Year 3. Buy unique IRL items in AutoWeek Auction 4. Giebler takes turn with Team USA 1. IndyCar Series Teams Begin Use...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-11-29

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-11-29

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Nov. 29, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Wheldon nominated for another award 2. Castroneves Earns Third Win As Car Owner, Opens New Restaurant 3. Festa part of hometown parade 1. Wheldon nominated for...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
IPS: IRL: 90th Indianapolis 500 schedule format announced

IPS: IRL: 90th Indianapolis 500 schedule format announced

90th INDIANAPOLIS 500 TO CONTINUE WITH POPULAR SCHEDULE FORMAT Tickets for 2006 race on sale Friday, Nov. 18 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005 -- The 90th Indianapolis 500 will continue with the schedule format introduced in 2005 that proved...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
IPS: Graham Rahal's first test notes

IPS: Graham Rahal's first test notes

Rahal Tests Menards Infiniti Pro Series Car NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Nov. 14 - Bobby Rahal's 16-year-old son Graham completed a very successful test of a Menards Infiniti Pro Series car last week at Putnam Park Road Course in Mount Meridian, Ind. The...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
IPS: IRL: New flexible testing program for 2006

IPS: IRL: New flexible testing program for 2006

IRL INTRODUCES REDUCED, MORE FLEXIBLE TESTING IN 2006 WITH OPPORTUNITY FOR BONUS TEAM TEST DAYS INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005 -- Giving its teams more flexibility to choose when and where they test, the Indy Racing League will eliminate...

Tue 01 Nov 2005
IPS: 2006 pre-season news 2005-10-31

IPS: 2006 pre-season news 2005-10-31

INDY RACING LEAGUE EXPANDS MENARDS INFINITI PRO SERIES PURSES TO THREE MILLIONS DOLLARS FOR 2006 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Oct. 31, 2005 -- The Indy Racing League, in an effort to encourage broader participation and taking its Menards Infiniti Pro...

Sat 29 Oct 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-28

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-28

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Oct. 28, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Four IndyCar Series drivers nominated for All-America Team 2. Rice, Gregg forgo rest for Baja 1000 1. Four IndyCar Series drivers nominated for All-America Team:...

Tue 25 Oct 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-25

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-25

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Oct. 25, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Wheldon, Dismore team to win karting event 2. Patrick, Luyendyk honored by DownForce 3. Menards Infiniti Pro Series championship special to Stewart 4. Enge shows well in...

IPS: Bullet-Team Motorsports 2005 season review

IPS: Bullet-Team Motorsports 2005 season review

October 23, 2005 Hello Race fans, Well, the 2005 season is now over. We all get to take a break and reflect on the events of this year. 2005 was one of Bullet-Team's best years. Due to lack of sponsorship funding, we only raced in a...

Fri 21 Oct 2005
IPS: Retraction to race story by Motorsport.com writer

IPS: Retraction to race story by Motorsport.com writer

In the October 16 race report on Motorsport.com titled, "Cunningham wins California to clinch championship," it was reported that Jeff Simmons went below the white line during his last lap effort to complete a pass for the lead. The original ...

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-20-21

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-20-21

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Oct. 21, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. 2005 Season: By the numbers 2. Giebler, Speed claim Stars of Karting titles 1. 2005 Season: By the numbers: With the 2005 IRL IndyCar® Series season in the books and...

IPS: Fontana race results

IPS: Fontana race results

Pos Car Driver Team Laps Status --- --- -------------------- ------------------------------ ----- --------------- 1. 33 Wade Cunningham Motorsport New Zealand 50 Running 2. 24 Jeff...

Thu 20 Oct 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-20

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-20

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Oct. 20, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Ratings for IRL IndyCar® Series season finale increase 293 percent 2. Cunningham penalized for unsportsmanlike driving during Menards Infiniti Pro Series finale 3.

IPS: Fontana: Arie Luyendyk Jr race notes

IPS: Fontana: Arie Luyendyk Jr race notes

Luyendyk Finishes 6th in California Luyendyk netted a 6th place finish after rollercoaster of events in the California 100. After rolling off 9th on the grid, Luyendyk advanced two positions on the start but had to relinquished those positions...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
IPS: IRL: 2005 awards announced

IPS: IRL: 2005 awards announced

WHELDON COLLECTS A COOL $1 MILLION AS CHAMPION'S BONUS HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Monday, Oct. 17, 2005 -- One day after completing a record-shattering IRL IndyCar® Series season, Dan Wheldon got to celebrate his IndyCar Series championship -- ...

IPS: Fontana: Race notes

IPS: Fontana: Race notes

FONTANA, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005 -- Wade Cunningham clinched the Menards Infiniti Pro Series championship in style, nipping championship rival Jeff Simmons for victory in the California 100. It was the first career victory for Cunningham,...

IPS: Cunningham wins California to clinch championship

IPS: Cunningham wins California to clinch championship

Wade Cunningham clinched the Menards Infiniti Pro Series championship in style by winning the season ending California 100 at the California Speedway. Cunningham led the points battle for most of the season despite winning his first race this ...

IPS: Fontana final practice times

IPS: Fontana final practice times

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- ------------------- ----- -------- -------- -------- -------- 1. 24 Jeff Simmons 4 38.607 186.493 2. 9 Nick Bussell 4 ...

IPS: IRL: Notebook 2002-08-22

IPS: IRL: Notebook 2002-08-22

Drivers respect Gateway; G Force growing. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002 - At first glance, Richmond International Raceway might appear to be the toughest track on the Indy Racing League schedule. RIR is a tight, ¾-mile "bullring" oval...

Mon 17 Oct 2005
IPS: 2005 Final standings

IPS: 2005 Final standings

Pos Driver Points ----- ----------------------------------- --------------- 1. Wade Cunningham 519 2. Jeff Simmons 474 3. Travis ...

Sun 16 Oct 2005
IPS: Fontana: Qualifying notes

IPS: Fontana: Qualifying notes

FONTANA, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005 -- Travis Gregg recorded a quick lap of 188.831 mph (38.1293 seconds) to secure his sixth SWE Race Car Parts Pole Award of the season in the Menards Infiniti Pro Series. All three of Gregg's victories in...

IPS: Fontana: Sam Schmidt Motorsports qualifying notes

IPS: Fontana: Sam Schmidt Motorsports qualifying notes

Schmidt Drivers Get 1-2-3 Lineup For Finale Gregg Gets Sixth Pole, Camara, Festa are 2nd, 3rd FONTANA, Calif. -- In dominating fashion, Sam Schmidt Motorsports took control of the top three positions on the starting grid for...

IPS: Gregg earns sixth career pole in Fontana

IPS: Gregg earns sixth career pole in Fontana

Travis Gregg earned his sixth Menards Infiniti Pro Series pole position during qualifying for Sunday's California 100. Sam Schmidt Motorsports drivers earned the top three qualifying positions, with Gregg's teammates Jamie Camara and Chris Festa...

IPS: Fontana starting grid

IPS: Fontana starting grid

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- ------------------- ----- -------- -------- -------- -------- 1. 7 Travis Gregg 2 38.129 188.831 2. 1 Jaime Camara 2 ...

IPS: Fontana practice two times

IPS: Fontana practice two times

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- ------------------- ----- -------- -------- -------- -------- 1. 7 Travis Gregg 26 38.290 188.038 2. 1 Jaime Camara 7 ...

IPS: Fontana practice 1 times

IPS: Fontana practice 1 times

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- ------------------- ----- -------- -------- -------- -------- 1. 7 Travis Gregg 16 37.754 190.707 2. 6 Jon Herb 9 ...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League news and notes 2005-10-14

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League news and notes 2005-10-14

Today's IRL headlines 1. Californians benefit from Ethanol Pump Pit Stop 2. Bullet Team Motorsports supporting hurricane victims 1. Californians benefit from Ethanol Pump Pit Stop: Ruben Cabadas was preparing to merge with the thousands of ...

IPS: Bullet Team to aid Hurricane victims

IPS: Bullet Team to aid Hurricane victims

BULLET TEAM MOTORSPORTS AND WORLD VISION RACE TO AID GULF COAST HURRICANE SURVIVORS Indy Racing League driver Taylor Fletcher draws attention to World Vision's relief effort ! October 13, 2005 (San Clemente, CA) - In conjunction with this ...

Fri 14 Oct 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League news and notes 2005-10-13

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League news and notes 2005-10-13

Today's IRL headlines 1. Extreme Makeover: IndyCar Series Edition 2. Don't quit your day job 3. Three drivers fight for Menards Infiniti Pro Series championship 1. Extreme Makeover: IndyCar Series Edition: How does an IndyCar Series driver spend...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-12

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2005-10-12

INDY RACING LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES -- Oct. 12, 2005 Today's IRL headlines 1. Kanaan to reach milestone start 2. Firestone 10th Anniversary poster up for sale on Ebay 3. Wheldon closing in on more records 4. ESPN360.com to web-simulcast California...

IPS: Fontana: Season finale preview

IPS: Fontana: Season finale preview

WHAT: California 100, 14th race in 14-race 2005 IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series season. WHERE: California Speedway, 2-mile, D-shaped oval WHEN: 1:15 p.m. (EDT), Sunday, Oct. 16 DISTANCE: 50 laps/100 miles CARS: Dallara chassis; Infiniti V8...

IPS: Fontana: Sam Schmidt Motorsports preview

IPS: Fontana: Sam Schmidt Motorsports preview

Pepperdine Alum Schmidt Returns To Race Three teams at California Speedway Sunday; Owner recognizes Southern California importance LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Sam Schmidt's yearbook from Pepperdine University didn't have any signatures reading, "Good...

IPS: Simmons chance for title

IPS: Simmons chance for title

Trailing point leader Wade Cunningham by 33 ducats and leading third-place Travis Gregg by eight, second placed Menards Infiniti Pro Series driver Jeff Simmons has a tough job ahead of him in this weekend's series finale on the 2-mile California...