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  • IndyCar faces challenges as it continues to rebuild

    IndyCar faces challenges as it continues to rebuild
    When they sweep through the streets of Baltimore next weekend, driving some of the most powerful cars in the world at speeds that make their sport as dangerous as any, the IndyCar drivers will be mostly anonymous. Two veterans who have dominated the...
  • Carpenter returns to Baltimore as owner-driver

    Carpenter returns to Baltimore as owner-driver
    Years ago, a rising basketball coach at a little school in the suburbs outside New York used to introduce himself, "Jim Valvano, Iona College." In return, the coach who later gained national fame at North Carolina State said he would often hear, "Son,...
  • Ten Years Gone...

    Ten Years Gone...
    A decade ago I spent New Years Eve 1999 sitting in a hotel bar in Tampa, Florida, waiting for Y2K to happen. Anything the ...lights to go out, the missles to launch...something. But nothing went down. My decade starts with disappointment. Will the whole...
  • Tony George resigns from IMS board of directors

    Tony George resigns from IMS board of directors
    OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and affiliated companies, including the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has received the resignation of Anton H. "Tony" George from the board of directors effective immediately, according...
  • Vision Racing Suspends Operations

    Vision Racing Suspends Operations
    Tony George's Indy-car team suspended operations today, due to a lack of sponsorship. This ends George's involvement in the IRL. Last summer, George resigned his CEO position with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Just weeks ago, George also gave up his...
  • IRL hires new CEO

    IRL hires new CEO
    From bull riding to racing. The IRL has a new CEO. The agency has named Randy Bernard, the longtime head of Professional Bull Riders Inc. to the post. Bernard is going from bulls, dirt and sweat, to open wheel racing. It's a sport known for fast cars,...
  • Vision Racing looks to fans for help

    Vision Racing looks to fans for help
    Last week, the team announced it would be shutting down amid controversy surrounding its well known owner, Tony George, the former IMS and IRL Chief. "When the team made the announcement to suspend operations it was a big blow to us," said Vision staffer...
  • Speedway negotiating to bring back Formula One

    Speedway negotiating to bring back Formula One
    IMS' position followed comments by F1 leader Bernie Ecclestone published in Sunday's Guardian newspaper in England. Ecclestone told the newspaper "we'd like to get back there," referring to Indianapolis, possibly as soon as 2011. IMS spokesman Chris...