Archive for September 20th, 2006
Editor: Below is an article from the Indianapolis Star again calling for a merger. We’ve heard it all before but it bears repeating until the two sides have the sense to merge or the whole thing goes down the drain…for good.
Marion Chronicle-Tribune – Shane Hollingsworth, Brownsburg, won the sprint car main marred by a multi-car pileup on the second lap that stopped the race. A.J. Anderson, Stateline, had clinched the Gas City sprint car championship even before the final points race, and Owens Read More Kokomo Tribune – In the sprint car portion of the [...]
BTCC, UK – 100th win may be in the bag but the Luton-based manufacturer is not resting on its laurels as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heads to Brands … Read More… crash.net, UK – Hockenheim will follow the Spanish round the championship tussle is more frenetic than ever, with one of the [...]
sportnetwork.net, UK – The GP2 runner up beat current Renault tester and 2007 race driver Heikki Kovalinen. … GP2 Champion Lewis Hamilton had is first proper test for Mclaren Mercedes. … Read More… Eurosport, France – (The Independent). GP2 champion Hamilton becomes the first black driver to take part in an official F1 event in [...]
With a win in the 2006 IndyCar season finale at Chicagoland Speedway, Target Chip Ganassi Racing took a moment to celebrate their 50th victory in open wheel racing, adding to an impressive resume boasting five Championship titles, an Indianapolis 500 victory and 51 pole positions.
1. N. Piquet – Renault R26 – 1’19″565 – 73 laps 2. H. Kovalainen – Renault R26 – 1’19″700 (+0″135) – 119 laps 3. P. de la Rosa – McLaren Mercedes MP4/21 – 1’19″921 (+0″356) – 110 laps
The IndyCar® Series will return to Richmond International Raceway in 2007 for a seventh consecutive night race, the SunTrust Indy Challenge on Saturday, June 30.
Chart-topping country duo Montgomery Gentry will perform at the Chevy Silverado Drive for Farm Aid on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The United States Coast Guard will not return in 2007 as the primary sponsor of Richard Childress Racing’s (RCR) #21 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Busch Series. Budget restructuring allocated the proposed funding for the team sponsorship to other areas of the Coast Guard.
Elkhart Lake, WI – The Champ Car Grand Prix returns to Road America, September 22- 24, 2006 for a three-day festival of speed and OktoberFAST celebration. This is Champ Car’s last domestic event before the finish the year in Australia and Mexico. The Champ Car World Series will be joined by the Champ Car Atlantics, [...]
ZELIENOPLE, Pa. – Were it not for the Flashlight Drags, Nick Riding would likely be out on the streets racking up speeding tickets because he has trouble reining in his horses. The ones under the hood of his Subaru WRX, that is. Read More… Citrus Heights Police remain on the scene of a deadly accident [...]
(GMM) Nine years after the fact, former Sauber racer Norberto Fontana has threatened to deepen the saga of F1′s championship finale of 1997.