Filters 1998

Sort by:

News:

Posted in:

Article types:

Clear all filters

Most recent IROC news articles:

Sat 01 Aug 1998
Treadway release - Arie OK!

Treadway release - Arie OK!

Luyendyk OK after Spectacular IROC Crash in Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN: Only two laps into the IROC race held yesterday afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Arie Luyendyk became victim to one of the most spectacular crashes in IROC...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Story

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Story

IROC: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Story Indianapolis, Indiana (July 31, 1998) - Mark Martin won the inaugural IROC race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, clinching his fourth IROC championship. Martin started in twelfth place, last on the...

Fri 31 Jul 1998
Brickyard Barrier APasses Test

Brickyard Barrier APasses Test

PEDS BARRIER PASSES FIRST TEST IN LUYENDYK CRASH INDIANAPOLIS, July 31, 1998 -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway's new energy-absorbent wall on the inside of Turn 4 successfully did its job Friday as the barrier took its first serious...

Brickyard Results

Brickyard Results

MARTIN CLINCHES IROC CHAMPIONSHIP WITH WIN AT INDY INDIANAPOLIS, July 31, 1998 - Mark Martin scored a historic double victory Friday, clinching an unprecedented fourth True Value Firebird International Race of Champions series title by...

Thu 30 Jul 1998
Indianapolis preview

Indianapolis preview

UNSER, VASSER EXCITED ABOUT SPEEDWAY HOMECOMING INDIANAPOLIS, July 30, 1998 -- Two-time Indy 500 champion Al Unser Jr. felt like a rookie again Monday when he pulled onto the Indianapolis Motor Speedway track in an International Race of...

Indianapolis Arie Lyuendyk preview

Indianapolis Arie Lyuendyk preview

Indianapolis, IN: Its IROC time again for Arie Luyendyk. The Treadway Racing star has had little chance to rest after his top-five finish in Charlotte last weekend. Negotiating a tight schedule this week, Arie has spent most of his time ...

Tue 16 Jun 1998
Rain Curtails Indy Testing

Rain Curtails Indy Testing

RAIN PUTS DAMPER ON SHORT IROC SHOW AT SPEEDWAY INDIANAPOLIS, June 16, 1998 - Nearly 6,000 Rotarians filled several sections of the inside Tower Terrace grandstands Tuesday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but they huddled under ...

Indy Test Notes

Indy Test Notes

IROC INDY TEST NOTEBOOK INDIANAPOLIS, June 16, 1998 - Notes and quotes from the International Race of Champions (IROC) test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: No lead in '99: IROC president Jay Signore said his series will likely...

Unser Misses Testing at Speedway

Unser Misses Testing at Speedway

UNSER JR. MISSES IROC OPENER DUE TO PASSING OF FRIEND Two-time Indy Champ Could Return to Speedway for Wednesday Testing INDIANAPOLIS, June 15, 1998 - Two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Al Unser Jr. was missing Monday as International...

Sat 13 Jun 1998
Michigan results

Michigan results

BROOKLYN Mich. June 13 1998 - Results of today's third round of the True Value Firebird International Race of Champions Series at Michigan Speedway: P. (S) Driver Series Laps ~~ ...

Fri 12 Jun 1998
Michigan is last race before Indy

Michigan is last race before Indy

ROAD TO INDY HEADS THROUGH MICHIGAN FOR IROC DRIVERS INDIANAPOLIS, June 12, 1998 -- The road to the 1998 International Race of Champions series title goes through Michigan International Speedway on June 13 before heading south to ...

Tue 02 Jun 1998
Mark Martin Ready for Brickyard Round

Mark Martin Ready for Brickyard Round

SERIES CHAMP MARTIN SETS SIGHTS ON INDY IROC RACE INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 1998 -- Mark Martin, flush with victory after a surprising win earlier this month in NASCAR's The Winston, is riding a mountain-sized wave of momentum into the...

Fri 08 May 1998
Treadway Brickyard Preview

Treadway Brickyard Preview

No Rest for Arie-Testing and The Brickyard Make For a Rough Schedule Indianapolis, IN: Its IROC time again for Arie Luyendyk. The Treadway Racing star has had little chance to rest after his top-five finish in Charlotte last weekend.

Indianapolis Round Four Preview

Indianapolis Round Four Preview

LUYENDYK, STEWART TAKE STOCK IN IROC CHANCES AT INDY INDIANAPOLIS, July 27, 1998 -- They know their way around the big, old place. But this time, they aren't quite sure what to expect. Arie Luyendyk and Tony Stewart are more...

IROC at Indy - Kendall Grateful for IROC While Searching For Ride

IROC at Indy - Kendall Grateful for IROC While Searching For Ride

Subject: IROC at Indy: Kendall grateful for chance For Immediate Release KENDALL GRATEFUL FOR IROC WHILE SEARCHING FOR RIDE INDIANAPOLIS, July 24, 1998 -- Tom Kendall won 11 Trans Am races in a row last year, but... "I'm tired of people...

IROC at Indy - Preview

IROC at Indy - Preview

EVERYBODY'S GETTING EXCITED ABOUT IROC AT INDY INDIANAPOLIS, July 23, 1998 - Everybody's talking about the True Value Firebird International Race of Champions (IROC) debut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 31. And everybody's...

IROC at Indy - Revised Fast Facts

IROC at Indy - Revised Fast Facts

This is a revised version of the IROC at Indy FAST FACTS, adding Mark Donohue to the list of drivers who captured the IROC championship and won the Indianapolis 500 during their careers. IROC at Indy FAST FACTS WHAT: ...

Hillenburg Returns to Roots for IROC Test

Hillenburg Returns to Roots for IROC Test

HILLENBURG RETURNS TO ROOTS FOR IROC TEST INDIANAPOLIS, June 15, 1998 -- They say you can never go home again, but Andy Hillenburg, who grew up in Indianapolis, visits as often as he can. Hillenburg was back in his hometown --...

Fontana Story

Fontana Story

Martin wins California IROC event By Dave Rodman FONTANA, Calif. (May 2, 1998) Three-time True Value Firebird IROC champion Mark Martin grabbed the lead on the 13th of 50 laps from NASCAR Winston Cup rival Jeff Gordon and waltzed to the victory...

Jay Signore on IROC at the Brickyard

Jay Signore on IROC at the Brickyard

INDY DREAM BECOMES REALITY FOR IROC CHIEF SIGNORE INDIANAPOLIS, March 25, 1998 -- Jay Signore is no stranger to Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he just hasn't been around much lately. Signore made the trek to the 2.5-mile course...

IROC Rookie Stewart Ready For Challenge

IROC Rookie Stewart Ready For Challenge

IROC ROOKIE TONY STEWART READY FOR CHALLENGE DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 1998 -- Jay Signore, the president of the International Race of Champions, has seen the driving talent shown by Tony Stewart in other drivers before him. ...

Daytona Lineup and Notes

Daytona Lineup and Notes

Daytona Beach, FL Drivers participating in the 16nd annual International Race of Champions series were honored today at a luncheon at the Pelican Bay Country Club in Daytona. The drawing to determine starting positions in the Daytona ...

IROC Tickets on Sale for IMS Race

IROC Tickets on Sale for IMS Race

Ticket Orders Now Being Accepted For Initial IROC Race At Indianapolis Motor Speedway INDIANAPOLIS--Feb. 11, 1998--Ticket orders for the first True Value Firebird International Race of Champions (IROC) race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...

Open wheel drivers named for 1998

Open wheel drivers named for 1998

January 26, 1998 4 OPEN WHEEL ACES JOIN TRUE VALUE FIREBIRD IROC FIELD TINTON FALLS, N.J. -- Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk, Indy Racing League titlist Tony Stewart, and former CART PPG Cup champs Al Unser Jr. and Jimmy...