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Wed 26 Nov 2003
New Jersey students get an up-close lesson

New Jersey students get an up-close lesson

Reading, Writing, & Racing By: Thomas Chemris Tinton Falls, NJ - The worlds of public education and racing met head on, as students from New Egypt High School moved there classroom to the IROC race shops to study practical applications of ...

Fri 21 Nov 2003
Title sponsors leaving the sport

Title sponsors leaving the sport

Signaling a changing of the guard, indications that the financial resources to sponsor motor sport may have reached their limits, as many corporate partners are re-evaluating their investments. As the 2003 season gets under way many a major ...

Sun 03 Aug 2003
Indy race notes

Indy race notes

INDIANAPOLIS (August 2, 2003) - Jimmie Johnson led the final 20 laps to capture Saturday's True Value International Race of Champions (IROC) final race of 2003, while Kurt Busch finished fourth to clinch the $250,000.00 IROC championship here at...

Indianapolis: Busch, Harvick, Johnson press conference, part I

Indianapolis: Busch, Harvick, Johnson press conference, part I

Brickyard 400/IROC at Indy press conference Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson Aug. 2, 2003, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Part 1 of 2. Moderator: Welcome. Joining us trackside of the MCI Media Center is your 2003 IROC champion, Kurt ...

Indianapolis: Busch, Harvick, Johnson press conference, part II

Indianapolis: Busch, Harvick, Johnson press conference, part II

Brickyard 400/IROC at Indy press conference Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson Aug. 2, 2003, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Part 2 of 2. Q: Talk about the restart there in the IROC race and charging there to the front. Harvick: That was...

Indy race report

Indy race report

Johnson wins IROC at Indy Race; Busch clinches series title. INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003 -- It was a day for first-timers during the IROC at Indy event Aug. 2 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as Jimmie Johnson won the race for his ...

Final points, prize money

Final points, prize money

<pre> 2003 True Value IROC 27 final point standings and prize money Position Driver Representing Points Prize Money 1 Kurt Busch NASCAR Winston Cup Series 69 ...

Indy race results

Indy race results

<pre> THE TRUE VALUE IROC XXVII Race Four - 40 Laps (100 Miles) Saturday, August 2, 2003 Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 2.5-mile oval Finish Start Driver Car Color Number Laps Times Led Total Laps Led Bonus Points ...

Indy race quotes

Indy race quotes

HELIO CASTRONEVES (No. 12 Lime): "I just need to know how to find the draft. Those guys, side-by-side, I don't know how they do it. Harvick was just pushing Jimmie like crazy (on the restart) and I was thinking, 'How is this possible?' It was fun.

IRL: IRL drivers at Indy IROC notes

IRL: IRL drivers at Indy IROC notes

Tough day for Indycar series drivers in IROC at Indy. INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003 -- IRL IndyCarTM Series drivers Scott Sharp, Helio Castroneves and Sam Hornish Jr., endured a tough day in the True Value International Race of Champions...

Sat 02 Aug 2003
Indy lineup

Indy lineup

<pre> True Value IROC 27 Race Four - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Lineup Pos. No. Color Driver Hometown Representing 1 12 Lime Helio Castroneves Miami IndyCar Series 2 11 Cream ...

Friday driver quotes

Friday driver quotes

Kurt Busch - "I put a lot of emphasis on Chicago to get points, which I think will pay off; by finishing third there, I think I'm in the best position for the championship.  Obviously, when you go to Indy, you've got to keep an eye on Mark...

Fri 01 Aug 2003
IRL: IRL drivers ready for Indy

IRL: IRL drivers ready for Indy

Indycar Series drivers look for win in IROC at Indy. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 31, 2003 - Three of the top drivers in the IRL IndyCar Series, Helio Castroneves, Sam Hornish Jr. and Scott Sharp, will compete in the fourth and final round of...

Three Indy contenders

Three Indy contenders

Indianapolis, Friday, August 1, 2003 - In recent True Value IROC seasons, the scenario going into the finale at the Brickyard has been a wide spread battle, usually consisting of half the 12-driver field or more. But the sixth consecutive, True ...

Goodyear Racing Indianapolis tire facts

Goodyear Racing Indianapolis tire facts

NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 21 - Brickyard 400 IROC - Race No. 4 Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval) - Indianapolis, Ind. Fast Facts for August 1-3, 2003 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Number of Tires ...

Indy day two notes

Indy day two notes

Indianapolis, Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - The True Value International Race of Champions Series continued preparation at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday for the championship crowing event this Saturday, August 2. Practice and testing ...

Thu 31 Jul 2003
Brickyard at Indy preview

Brickyard at Indy preview

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, July 29, 2003 - The hottest driver in NASCAR Winston Cup Series racing is coming back home again to Indiana to race in the Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. And his last name isn't Gordon or Stewart. Ryan...

Wed 30 Jul 2003
Kinser excited about return to Indy IROC race

Kinser excited about return to Indy IROC race

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, July 28, 2003 -- Steve Kinser is just 13 victories away from a remarkable 500 wins on the O'Reilly World of Outlaws sprint-car circuit, but he considers himself an underdog Aug. 2 in the True Value International Race of ...

Indy day one notes

Indy day one notes

Indianapolis, Tuesday, July 29, 2003 - The True Value International Race of Champions Series took to the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway Tuesday for the first day of testing and driver practice in preparation for the championship crowing...

Mon 14 Jul 2003
Tough day for IndyCar Series drivers at Chicagoland

Tough day for IndyCar Series drivers at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill., Saturday, July 12, 2003 -- IRL IndyCar<sup>TM</sup> Series drivers Sam Hornish Jr., Scott Sharp and Helio Castroneves, endured a tough day at the True Value International Race of Champions event July 12 at Chicagoland ...

Season halfway review

Season halfway review

Joliet, IL (July 11, 2003) - The point's battle at the halfway point of True Value IROC XXVII reveals a rash of Roush racers at the top of the charts, with Kurt Busch, Mark Martin and Greg Biffle occupying the top-three spots ...

Sharp to replace injured Giaffone

Sharp to replace injured Giaffone

Joliet, Ill (Tuesday July 8, 2003) IRL IndyCar Series driver Scott Sharp will replace the injured Felipe Giaffone in the 2003 True Value IROC Series. Giaffone suffered a fractured leg and pelvis as a result of a crash in the July 6 IRL event at...

Chicagoland day two notes

Chicagoland day two notes

Joliet, Ill (July 8, 2003) True Value IROC testing resumed Tuesday at Chicagoland Speedway a midst the rain showers and thunderstorms that plagued the Joliet area throughout the day. IRL IndyCar Series champion Sam Hornish Jr. joined the World...

Chicagoland round three results

Chicagoland round three results

<pre> The True Value IROC XXVII Race Three - 67 Laps (100.05 Miles) Saturday, July 12, 2003 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill 1.5-mile oval Fin.St. Driver Car Color Number Laps Times Led Total Laps Led Bonus Points...

Tue 08 Jul 2003
Chicagoland day one notes

Chicagoland day one notes

Joliet, Ill (July 7, 2003) True Value IROC practice and set-up testing began Monday at Chicagoland Speedway for round three of the 2003 season, which will take place this Saturday, July 12 at 4:30 p.m. CDT. Saturday's 67-lap, 100.05-mile race...

Mon 02 Jun 2003
WOO driver Lasoski tests at Indianapolis 2003-05-29

WOO driver Lasoski tests at Indianapolis 2003-05-29

Lasoski ready to live dream at 2003 IROC at Indy World of Outlaws driver, IROC test drivers busy at IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 29, 2003 -- Short-track open-wheel racing ace Danny Lasoski was only seven days away from fulfilling one of ...

Sun 06 Apr 2003
Talladega round two report

Talladega round two report

Kurt Busch wins round two of True Value IROC 27 at Talladega. TALLADEGA, April 5 - Kurt Busch, representing the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, captured his first career True Value International Race of Champions (IROC) victory Saturday in round two,...

Talladega round two results

Talladega round two results

<pre> The True ValuE IROC XXVII Race Two - 38 Laps (101.08 Miles) Saturday, April 5, 2003 Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL 2.66-mile high-banked tri-oval 1. (2) Light Blue Kurt Busch NASCAR Winston Cup 38 laps...

Sat 05 Apr 2003
Final Talladega practice notes

Final Talladega practice notes

True Value IROC Racing Series final practice at Talladega. Talladega, AL (April 4, 2003) Final practice sessions for round two of the True Value IROC Series took place on Friday at Talladega Superspeedway. The final practice sessions were...

BUSCH: Talladega delayed by rain

BUSCH: Talladega delayed by rain

Saturday morning at Talladega Superspeedway came with an onslaught of heavy rain showers, causing immediate delays to the already crowded Saturday schedule. The Winston Cup morning practice has been delayed, but there is, as of yet, no official...

Fri 04 Apr 2003
Talladega round two pre-race notes

Talladega round two pre-race notes

True Value IROC 27 Race Two Talladega Superspeedway Saturday, April 5, 2003 Initial Broadcast: ESPN - Saturday, April 12, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time * Track - Talladega Superspeedway, 2.66-mile high-banked tri-oval. * Distance - 101.08 miles,...

Talladega line up

Talladega line up

<pre> Round Two at Talladega The following is the True Value IROC starting lineup for Saturday's 38 lap, 101.08 mile race. The start time is 3:30 p.m. Central Time. Pos. No. Color Driver ...

Talladega Thursday practice notes

Talladega Thursday practice notes

Talladega, AL (April 3, 2003) True Value IROC practice resumed Thursday with two practice sessions at Talladega Superspeedway in preparation for round two of the 2003 True Value IROC Series this Saturday. The morning session consisted of IRL ...

Talladega Wednesday practice notes

Talladega Wednesday practice notes

Kinser joins Giaffone, Lasoski, and Capps at Talladega. Talladega, AL (April 2, 2003) 17-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser joined fellow WoO driver Danny Lasoski and IRL IndyCar Series representative Felipe Giaffone on Wednesday for ...

BUSCH: Goodyear Racing Talladega preview

BUSCH: Goodyear Racing Talladega preview

Goodyear tire notes for Talladega. NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 8 - Aaron's 499 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 7 - Aaron's 312 IROC - Race. No. 2 Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval) - Talladega, Ala. Tire: Goodyear Eagle ...

Thu 03 Apr 2003
Talladega Tuesday practice notes

Talladega Tuesday practice notes

Giaffone, Lasoski, and history making Capps at Talladega. Talladega, AL (April 1, 2003) IRL IndyCar Series driver, Felipe Giaffone joined O'Reilly World of Outlaws driver, Danny Lasoski for driver practice at Talladega Superspeedway in...