IRL: Atlanta Thursday Notes

Pep Boys Indy Racing League Kobalt Mechanics Tools 500 presented by MCI WorldCom July 15, 1999 Practice Notes AutoWeek magazine is holding a poll at their website to determine which items will be included in the magazine's annual CARA Charity...

Pep Boys Indy Racing League Kobalt Mechanics Tools 500 presented by MCI WorldCom

July 15, 1999 Practice Notes

AutoWeek magazine is holding a poll at their website to determine which items will be included in the magazine's annual CARA Charity auction. Visit http://www.autoweek.com and enter the Issues section. Select "ePoll" to make your requets. The auction will take place in the fall.

The ISM car of Steve Knapp sports an interesting URL on its sidepod. Fuz.com is a new website from PGA TOUR golfer Fuzzy Zoeller. "Through a strategic partnership with Starnet Communications and ISM Holding, Inc., we are happy to announce the launch of my new site," Zoeller said. "This site can be accessed through http://www.fuz.com to experience live internet simulcast and many play-for-fun games that fans can participate in."

Three drivers drove both their primary and spare cars today. Cheever and Goodyear went faster in their backup cars while Greg Ray found more speed in his primary car.

Riley and Scott are moving along with their plans to produce the IRL's newest chassis. Riley and Scott, aided by their recent association with Reynard, intend to have cars available for the December test in Orlando.

Fifty months after the Aurora Oldsmobile engine scored its first win, the marque is looking for its 25th Indy Racing League victory this weekend. Irv Hoerr captured Oldsmobile's first victory with the Aurora V8 engine at an IMSA race at Road Atlanta. Hoerr's victory came at the wheel of an Oldsmobile Cutlass in IMSA's GTS class.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Greg Ray , Steve Knapp