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Wed 07 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-10-05

Series news and notes 2009-10-05

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. The Contenders: Briscoe blossoms into title force 2. Guthrie set to return to Firestone Indy Lights at Homestead-Miami 100 3. Rahal to appear on "The Golf Fix" 1. The...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Edmonton Indy news 2009-07-21

Edmonton Indy news 2009-07-21

Rexall Edmonton Indy Ready To Roll! EDMONTON, AB -- The 2009 Rexall Edmonton Indy starts this Friday, July 24, and carries on for three energy-packed days at the City Centre Airport. "The action kicks off on Friday with gates opening at 11:30...

Kentucky: Panther Racing Friday notes

Kentucky: Panther Racing Friday notes

Kentucky Qualifications Cancelled; Wheldon to Start 7th Sunday Persistent Weeper on Kentucky's 1.5-mile Oval Postpones IndyCar, Indy Lights Activities SPARTA, Kentucky - (July 31, 2009) -- A persistent weeper on Kentucky Speedway's 1.5-mile...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Hamilton, Wagner add another effort to Lights field

Hamilton, Wagner add another effort to Lights field

Longtime IRL IndyCar Series competitor Davey Hamilton has been looking to regain a full-time status within either IndyCar or the Firestone Indy Lights Series since returning to the Indianapolis 500 in 2007. Now, he has delved into team ownership,...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Mid-Ohio: Practice 1 times

Mid-Ohio: Practice 1 times

Pos Car Driver Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- ------------------------- ---------------------------------------- -------- ------- ------- -------- 1. 21 James Davison ...

Sonoma: Panther Racing preview

Sonoma: Panther Racing preview

Panther Prepares to Attack Infineon as IndyCar Season Nears Conclusion Positive Test in Sonoma Last Week has Wheldon, Panther Confident Entering Race Weekend Sonoma, Calif. - (August 21, 2009) -- A strong test session last Thursday at Infineon...

Toronto: BHA/Vision Racing preview

Toronto: BHA/Vision Racing preview

* FIRST-EVER POLE POSITION: James Davison gave the Vision Racing organization it's first-ever pole position last weekend as he qualified the No. 21 People's Liberation/Vision Racing Dallara/Firestone machine in the top spot for tomorrow's Corning...

Milwaukee: Panther Racing race summary

Milwaukee: Panther Racing race summary

Panther Moves to Sixth in Points Chase with Top Ten at Milwaukee Wheldon Captures Fourth Top Ten Finish of Season, Advances One Spot in IndyCar Series Championship WEST ALLIS, Wis. (May 31, 2009) -- Panther Racing and driver Dan Wheldon ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy Racing League news and notes 2009-01-06

Indy Racing League news and notes 2009-01-06

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Can Dixon repeat? 2. IndyCar Series drivers geared up for Rolex 24 at Daytona 3. Fisher signs endorsement contract 4. Duno featured in parade 1. Can Dixon repeat?: Three months...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-06-11

Series news and notes 2009-06-11

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines * Points lead gave Castroneves advantage in the pits * IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights add new sponsors 1. Points lead gave Castroneves advantage in the pits: Helio ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
IRL news on broadcast package 2009-02-23

IRL news on broadcast package 2009-02-23

VERSUS OFFERS MOTORSPORTS FANS MORE HOURS PER WEEK OF INDYCAR SERIES COVERAGE THAN EVER BEFORE INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Feb. 23, 2009 - VERSUS, the network that celebrates real competition and the exclusive cable television home of the ...

Team PBIR signs Jay Howard

Team PBIR signs Jay Howard

JAY HOWARD TO PILOT THE NO. 37 TEAM PBIR FIRESTONE INDY LIGHTS CAR JUPITER, FL (April 1, 2009) - - Palm Beach International Raceway today announced that Jay Howard will pilot the No. 37 Team PBIR Firestone Indy Lights car. "It is a great...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Sam Schmidt Motorsports signs Pippa Mann

Sam Schmidt Motorsports signs Pippa Mann

PIPPA MANN AND SAM SCHMIDT MOTORSPORTS TEAM UP FOR 2010 FIRESTONE INDY LIGHTS CAMPAIGN INDIANAPOLIS -- With preparations well underway for the 2010 Firestone Indy Lights season, Sam Schmidt Motorsports announced today its first signed driver for...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-09-28

Series news and notes 2009-09-28

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Rearview mirror: Classic IndyCar Series championship races 2. Vision teammates wins karting event 1. Rearview Mirror: Classic IndyCar Series Championship Races: Just eight...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Kansas: BHA/Vision Racing preview

Kansas: BHA/Vision Racing preview

Bryan Herta Autosport Takes on the Oval at Kansas Speedway this weekend GOING 'LIGHT' FOR FIRST TIME EVER, AND SINCE 2005: For recently formed Bryan Herta Autosport, the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights season is their first and the Kansas Lottery 100...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-10-28

Series news and notes 2009-10-28

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Wheldon returns to Panther in 2010 2. In His Own Words - Dario Franchitti 3. In His Own Words - Hideki Mutoh 4. Teen driver gets help from Howard 5. IndyCar ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
IRL Mid-season press conference, part 1

IRL Mid-season press conference, part 1

Indy Racing League Mid-Season Update press conference transcript Watkins Glen International Saturday, July 4, 2009 AN INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN BARNHART, CHARLIE MORGAN, TERRY ANGSTADT THE MODERATOR: Like to thank everybody for sticking with us...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
St. Pete I: Genoa Lights qualifying notes

St. Pete I: Genoa Lights qualifying notes

Genoa Experiences the Highs and Lows of Racing Everyone always says that in car racing the highs are really high and that the lows are really low. While we may disagree with the last bit, you can see what is meant when you look at today's...

Series news and notes 2009-03-09

Series news and notes 2009-03-09

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Viso a force to be reckoned with 2. Hinchcliffe to drive for Sam Schmidt Motorsports 1. Viso a force to be reckoned with: As a rookie in the IndyCar Series in 2008, E.J. Viso's ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-06-01

Series news and notes 2009-06-01

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines * Dixon leads points after rough start to season * Saavedra within 10 points of Firestone Indy Lights lead * Duno's book wins award * Public to vote for Firestone "Tire"-rific move of the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Milwaukee: BHA/Vision Racing preview

Milwaukee: BHA/Vision Racing preview

Vision Racing - BHA Firestone Indy Lights Fast Facts: * NEW VISION LEADERSHIP: Just last week Vision Racing co-owners Tony and Laura George announced that their daughter, Lauren George, has officially joined the ranks of team...

Strous captures St. Pete opener on debut

Strous captures St. Pete opener on debut

Junior Strous delivered a victory on his Firestone Indy Lights Series debut at the opening round of both a St. Petersburg doubleheader and the 2009 season. Strous, who started second, passed pole sitter and prior dominant force J.R. Hildebrand on...

Experiencing a lap on the St. Pete street circuit Headline

Experiencing a lap on the St. Pete street circuit

The race track at St. Petersburg, Fla., is not your typical tight, twisty, short street circuit. Its location in this medium sized city's waterfront area is ideal for both drivers and spectators. At just under two miles in length, there are a ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-08-17

Series news and notes 2009-08-17

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. With four to go, points race is too close to call 2. Fisher surprised by gift from sponsor: 3. HVM Racing to make Firestone Indy Lights debut with Garcia 1. With four...

Kentucky: Series Friday notes

Kentucky: Series Friday notes

HILDEBRAND EARNS POLE AFTER QUALIFICATIONS CANCELLED SPARTA, Ky. (Friday, July 31, 2009) - Firestone Indy Lights points leader J.R. Hildebrand will start from the pole in the Kentucky 100, the Firestone Indy Lights' 100th race under the Indy ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy Racing League news and notes 2009-02-04

Indy Racing League news and notes 2009-02-04

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Firestone Indy Lights continues growth 2. Dixon honored as New Zealand's Sportsman of the Year 3. Wheldon welcomes son 4. Honda Indy Toronto tickets on sale Feb. 13 5. Lewis, Olson...

Thu 19 Nov 2009
Series news and notes 2009-10-18

Series news and notes 2009-10-18

Today's IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. In Her Own Words - Danica Patrick 2. In His Own Words - Graham Rahal 3. In His Own Words - Marco Andretti 4. In His Own Words - E.J. Viso 5. Stewart...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Kentucky Speedway news on weather delay

Kentucky Speedway news on weather delay

INDYCAR SERIES ADJUSTS KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY FRIDAY SCHEDULE SPARTA, Ky. -- The IndyCar Series adjusted today's Kentucky Speedway schedule as efforts continue to help the 1.5-mile tri-oval track rebound from the effects of yesterday's heavy ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indianapolis: BHA/Vision Racing qualifying notes

Indianapolis: BHA/Vision Racing qualifying notes

BHA TO START NINTH, VISION RACING TENTH AT INDIANAPOLIS INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Bryan Herta Autosport and Vision Racing, technical partners in Firestone Indy Lights competition, will both start in the top-ten for Friday's Firestone Freedom 100 at...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Edmonton: Race results

Edmonton: Race results

Pos Car Driver Team Laps Status --- --- -------------------- -------------------------------------- ----- --------------- 1. 26 J.R. Hildebrand AFS Racing/Andretti Green Racing 50 2.

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Kingdom Racing news 2009-05-14

Kingdom Racing news 2009-05-14

KINGDOM RACING DRIVERS VISIT SHELTERS FOR KIDS Indianapolis, IN (May 13, 2009) -- On Tuesday afternoon, Kingdom Racing drivers Brandon Wagner and Logan Gomez visited two Indianapolis shelters who provide free tutoring services and educational...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-09-02

Series news and notes 2009-09-02

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines 1. Lloyd lands ride with Newman/Haas/Lanigan for finale 2. Power won't require surgery 3. Matsuura prepares for Motegi at Chicagoland 4. Gone Fishin' 1. Lloyd lands...

Kentucky Speedway Saturday practice summary

Kentucky Speedway Saturday practice summary

DIXON, BEATRIZ TOP KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY PRACTICE SESSIONS SPARTA, Ky. -- IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights drivers took to the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway tri-oval for the first time this weekend for afternoon practice sessions as a result of...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
IMS month of May news 2009-01-16

IMS month of May news 2009-01-16

CENTENNIAL ERA BALLOON FESTIVAL TO LAUNCH MAY SCHEDULE Speedway celebrating 100th anniversary of first event INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Jan. 16, 2009 -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will start its 2009 season the same way the facility's rich...

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Bryan Herta Autosport news 2009-12-17

Bryan Herta Autosport news 2009-12-17

Bryan Herta Autosport Moves to New Headquarters New Race Shop and Two-Car Indy Lights Program Highlight Growing Team INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 17, 2009) -- Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) owners Bryan Herta and Steve Newey today announced that...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Sonoma: Sam Schmidt Motorsports race notes

Sonoma: Sam Schmidt Motorsports race notes

ANA BEATRIZ LEADS SAM SCHMIDT IN INFINEON RACE; HINCHCLIFFE GAINS GROUND IN ROOKIE STANDINGS SONOMA, Calif. -- Ana Beatriz led the way for Sam Schmidt Motorsports in Sunday's Firestone Indy Lights race at the Infineon Raceway, bringing her car...