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Thu 19 Dec 2002
Race of Champions returning to Indy on Aug. 2nd

Race of Champions returning to Indy on Aug. 2nd

True Value IROC Racing - Aug. 2 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002 -- The excitement of the True Value International Race of Champions series will return for the sixth consecutive year to the Indianapolis Motor...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
Testing at Daytona wraps up 2002-11-21

Testing at Daytona wraps up 2002-11-21

True Value IROC test wraps up at Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2002)- The True Value IROC team wrapped up a three-day preseason test Thursday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway in preparation for the all-star series' opening ...

Daytona test day two notes 2002-11-20

Daytona test day two notes 2002-11-20

True Value IROC testing at Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2002) - True Value IROC test drivers, Dave Marcis, Jim Sauter and Andy Hillenburg continued coaching chores on Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway with World of ...

Daytona test report 2002-11-19

Daytona test report 2002-11-19

True Value IROC testing at Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Nov. 19 -- The True IROC team began testing Tuesday at Daytona International Speedway, which will host the opening event for True Value IROC XXVII on Feb. 14, 2003. As previously...

Danny Lasoski, Steve Kinser test at Daytona

Danny Lasoski, Steve Kinser test at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 19, 2002) -- The testing season at Daytona International Speedway kicked off this week with the True Value IROC Series. World of Outlaw competitors Danny Lasoski and Steve Kinser participated in testing on Tuesday with...

Tue 19 Nov 2002
Kinser, Lasoski to represent Outlaws in IROC

Kinser, Lasoski to represent Outlaws in IROC

TINTON FALLS, NJ (November 18) -- The True Value International Race of Champions will get a double-dose of Outlaws next year. World of Outlaws champions Steve Kinser and Danny Lasoski will represent the premier sprint car racing series in IROC...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
S. Kinser, Lasoski picked for 2003 IROC

S. Kinser, Lasoski picked for 2003 IROC

Two World of Outlaws champs in '03 True Value IROC Tinton Falls, NJ (November 14, 2002) - Two champions representing the Pennzoil World of Outlaws sprint car series, Steve Kinser and Danny Lasoski, have accepted invitations to compete in the...

Mon 05 Aug 2002
Jack Sprague IMS race report

Jack Sprague IMS race report

Indy IROC finale produces series-best finish for Sprague. INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 4, 2002) - Jack Sprague may not have won Saturday's fourth and final race of the True Value IROC XXVI at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but the three-time NASCAR ...

Indy finale results

Indy finale results

<pre> TRUE VALUE IROC 26 Race Four - 40 Laps (100 Miles) Saturday, August 3, 2002 Indianapolis Motor Speedway, lndianapolis, IN - 2.5-mile oval Finish Start Driver Car Color Car Lap Status 1 2 Dale ...

Championship report

Championship report

Harvick wins True Value IROC Championship; Jarrett captures victory at Indy finale. Indianapolis (Aug. 3, 2002) - Kevin Harvick claimed the 2002 True Value International Race of Champions points title Saturday by finishing fifth in the season ...

Series finale IMS press conference

Series finale IMS press conference

True Value IROC at Indy Press Conference: KEVIN HARVICK - IROC 2002 Series Winner DALE JARRETT - IROC Final Race Winner Moderator: In your press conference room is your 2002 IROC champ, True Value IROC champion, Kevin Harvick. We will run down...

Brickyard race report

Brickyard race report

Jarrett wins IROC at Indy flag to flag; Harvick clinches title. INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002 -- Dale Jarrett led all 40 laps to win the fifth annual IROC at Indy race Aug. 3 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, while Kevin Harvick...

Brickyard post race quotes

Brickyard post race quotes

SCOTT SHARP: "It was just an honor to be racing at the Speedway today. The car was a little tight, and as a result, I had trouble staying in the draft. But I appreciate the opportunity to race in the IROC series, and I hope to have the opportunity...

Sat 03 Aug 2002
Practice at the Brickyard report

Practice at the Brickyard report

Busch leads opening day of Brickyard 400 practice. INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Aug. 2, 2002 -- Kurt Busch led the opening day of practice for the Brickyard 400 on Aug. 2, turning a top lap of 49.523 seconds, 181.734 mph at the Indianapolis Motor ...

Ken Schrader Indy preview

Ken Schrader Indy preview

Ken Schrader and his "M&M's"® friends join the True Value IROC Series this weekend in Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 2, 2002) - After a seven-year absence, "M&M's"® driver Ken Schrader returns to the True Value IROC Series...

Fri 02 Aug 2002
Brickyard Thursday quotes

Brickyard Thursday quotes

Indianapolis, IN (Aug. 1, 2002) - There are four cars designated for driver practice. The series competitors never drive any of the cars that will actually be in the race. These four practice cars are the "mules" of the True Value IROC series and...

Brickyard starting line up notes

Brickyard starting line up notes

Castroneves aims to stay perfect at Brickyard in IROC at Indy. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002 -- Helio Castroneves will start third in the IROC at Indy race Aug. 3 as the Brazilian driver attempts to win his third straight start at the ...

Brickyard Wednesday test notes

Brickyard Wednesday test notes

Test drivers qorking it hard at Indy Indianapolis, IN (July 31, 2002) - Since Monday, True Value IROC test drivers, Dave Marcis, Jim Sauter, Dick Trickle, and Andy Hillenburg have been enduring the heat while working hard at getting the racecars...

Brickyard preview

Brickyard preview

Title chase wide open in fifth IROC at Indy. INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, July 31, 2002 -- The fifth annual IROC at Indy on Aug. 3 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will decide the True Value IROC XXVI champion. And pinning down the contenders...

IMS partners with Sirius for Brickyard qualifying

IMS partners with Sirius for Brickyard qualifying

IMS Partners with Sirius, H.H. Gregg for Brickyard qualifying Aug. 3. H.H. Gregg/Sirius Qualifying Day full of exciting NASCAR, IROC action. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, July 30, 2002 -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has chosen Sirius Satellite...

IRL: IRL drivers Lazier and Sharp logging laps for IROC finale

IRL: IRL drivers Lazier and Sharp logging laps for IROC finale

Indianapolis, IN (July 30, 2002) - Indy Racing League representatives, Buddy Lazier and Scott Sharp, spent the afternoon turning practice laps in preparation for the True Value IROC finale at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 3. A...

Thu 01 Aug 2002
Race four at Indy pre-race notes

Race four at Indy pre-race notes

<pre> Broadcast: ABC - Sunday, Aug. 11, 5-6 p.m. EDT Lineup* Pos. No. Color Driver Hometown Representing 1 12 TBD Danny Lasoski + Dover, Mo. World of Outlaws 2 11 TBD...

Indianapolis - testing preview

Indianapolis - testing preview

Indy racing drivers testing IROC cars at IMS July 30-Aug. 1, preparing for 2002 "IROC at Indy". Indy Racing League drivers Buddy Lazier and Scott Sharp will make the most of testing opportunities in the True Value International Race of Champions...

Wed 31 Jul 2002
Sprague set for fourth and final event

Sprague set for fourth and final event

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 27, 2002) - Jack Sprague has at least one good reason why he'd like to have a great performance in Saturday's IROC Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - it's the final 2002 IROC event and Sprague knows if he's going...

Tue 30 Jul 2002
Schrader will drive for injured Lasoski in finale

Schrader will drive for injured Lasoski in finale

Ken Schrader will drive for injured Danny Lasoski in True Value IROC finale at Indy. Indianapolis, IN (July 29, 2002) - Long-time friend, Ken Schrader will substitute drive for the injured Danny Lasoski in the final round of the 2002 True Value...

Mon 22 Jul 2002
Statement regarding Al Unser Jr.

Statement regarding Al Unser Jr.

True Value IROC statement regarding Al Unser Jr. and Aug. 3 Indy finale. Tinton Falls, NJ (July 22, 2002) - IROC officials conferred today regarding the July 18 announcement by Al Unser Jr., stating that he would immediately enter into a ...

Fri 19 Jul 2002
Danny Lasoski weekly news 2002-07-17

Danny Lasoski weekly news 2002-07-17

Danny "The Dude" Lasoski struggles in IROC Race at Chicagoland. Mechanical failures do not transfer over to race for WoO Championship. CONCORD, NC (July 17, 2002) -- While Danny "The Dude" Lasoski has proven over and over that he can run on any...

Wed 17 Jul 2002
IRL: IRL drivers Chicagoland comments

IRL: IRL drivers Chicagoland comments

Lazier leads wire-to-wire; IRL drivers take five of top six spots. JOLIET, Ill., Saturday, July 13, 2002 -- 2000 Indy Racing League champion Buddy Lazier led all 67 laps, and IRL drivers swept the top three spots and five of the top six...

IRL: IRL drivers Chicagoland race quotes

IRL: IRL drivers Chicagoland race quotes

JOLIET, Ill., Saturday, July 13, 2002 -- Post-race quotes from Indy Racing League drivers after the True Value IROC race at Chicagoland Speedway, round three of the 2002 series: BUDDY LAZIER (Winner): "I'm still kind of in a state of shock. I ...

Jack Sprague Chicagoland notes

Jack Sprague Chicagoland notes

JOLIET, IL (July 13, 2002) - Jack Sprague will tell you he's had better days after finishing 10th in the True Value ROC Series race at Chicagoland Speedway Saturday. While it was the three-time NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series champion's third...

Chicagoland results

Chicagoland results

<pre> True Value IROC 26 Race Three - 67 Laps (100.5 Miles) Saturday, July 13, 2002 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill -- 1.5-mile banked tri-oval Finish Start Driver Car Color Car ...

Chicagoland race report

Chicagoland race report

Lazier dominant in True Value IROC victory. IRL drivers shine with 1-2-3 finish. JOLIET, Ill. (July 13, 2002) - Buddy Lazier dominated Saturday's True Value International Race of Champions event, leading from start to finish in the 67-lap, ...

Tue 16 Jul 2002
Kelley Racing Chicagoland recap

Kelley Racing Chicagoland recap

Kelley Racing teammates Unser Jr. and Sharp score 2nd and 5th place finishes in Chicagoland Speedway IROC Unser Jr. moves to 2nd in points-Sharp moves to 7th. JOLIET, IL -- July 13, 2002 -- Kelley Racing teammates Al Unser Jr. and Scott Sharp...

Mon 15 Jul 2002
Lazier leads start to finish, IRL sweeps trifecta

Lazier leads start to finish, IRL sweeps trifecta

Joliet, Ill. - Buddy Lazier led every lap as Indy Racing League drivers placed one-two-three in today's IROC race at Chicagoland Speedway. Al Unser, Jr. and Helio Castroneves took second and third, respectively, to complete the IRL's sweep in this...

BUSCH: Lineups set for Chicagoland races

BUSCH: Lineups set for Chicagoland races

Joliet, Ill. - The starting lineups are set for this weekend's racing action at Chicagoland Speedway. Ryan Newman took the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Winston Cup Tropicana 400 with a speed of 183.051 seconds. He orbited the 1.5 mile track...

Sat 13 Jul 2002
Lazier and Castroneves tuning up at Chicagoland

Lazier and Castroneves tuning up at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. (July 9, 2002) - On Tuesday, the 2000 Indy Racing League champion, Buddy Lazier joined the recently crowned two-time Indy 500 winner, Helio Castroneves at Chicagoland Speedway for initial practice sessions in preparation for this ...