July 30, 2006 on ABC
Annual MIS Media Go-Kart Challenge
of IRL IndyCar's brightest stars came out for the MIS Media
Go-Kart Challenge. They were available for pre-race interviews
and AmericaJR.com spoke with four of the seven. They also
participated in a mini-race with the media.
AGR Aim To Overcome Early Struggles
his team's oval performances in 2006 have only once reached
the checkered peaks of 2005 and Herta himself has not won
since his dominating performance in last season's Firestone
Indy 400 at Michigan International Speedway, he still feels
Ohio Celebrates Sam Hornish Jr. Day
two IRL IndyCar® Series championships and his recent
Indianapolis 500 win, Sam Hornish Jr. has proven to be anything
but the typical aloof superstar. As he stood before thousands
of people during Wednesday's Sam Hornish Jr. Day...
Youth Prominent in IndyCar Series
marketing potential rivals that of superstars in any professional
sport. If you think Marco Andretti and Danica Patrick are
merely young flashes in the pan, think again. The future of
American open-wheel racing couldn’t be brighter.
Motorsports Fan Plaza To Add Sights, Sounds
vibrant colors and high-pitched sounds of the IRL IndyCar®
Series won’t be the only things tickling fans’
senses during the Firestone Indy 400 weekend at MIS on July
29 and 30. Fans looking to add to their race day experience
can venture behind...
New Andretti On The Rise
place is nothing." With a statement like that immediately
after "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing", it's clear
that Marco Andretti has risen to the top for reasons other
than his family name. A 19-year-old native of Nazareth, Pennsylvania,
Kanaan tests at MIS, "You've got to respect it."
first open-wheel victory came at MIS in 1999. He won the 2004
Indy Racing League championship. He came in 2nd place in 2005.
His name is Tony Kanaan and he's been struggling a little
bit this season. On Wednesday...
Hornish Jr. Makes Pit Stop At White House
certain that of the tens of thousands of people who will be
at Michigan International Speedway for the July 30 Firestone
Indy 400, a large percentage could correctly name George W.
Bush as the President of the United States.
IndyCar Champions to Appear in MIS Legends Club
IRL IndyCar Series drivers, including three former series
champions and the defending Firestone Indy 400 winner, will
appear in Michigan International Speedway’s all-inclusive
Legends Club prior to the Firestone Indy 400 on Sunday,
Patrick to Speak at MIS Girl Scout Day Event
Scout members and their families will get an opportunity
to see IRL IndyCar® Series sensation Danica Patrick,
and earn $5 out of every adult ticket sold for their local
Girl Scout Council by purchasing tickets for Girl Scout
IndyCar® Series Drivers Buddy Rice, Vitor Meira, Jeff
Simmons, Kosuke Matsuura to Participate in Ethanol Pump Tour,
Selling Gas for $2.20 per Gallon; Public Welcome to Attend
of the public are welcome and encouraged to bring their vehicles
to the Ethanol Pump Tour as it stops at the Marathon gas station
in Ypsilanti on Thursday, July 27. E-10 unleaded fuel, a 10
percent ethanol blend, will be available for $2.20 per gallon.
Any vehicle built since 1980 can run on E-10.
The event will take place from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.The
Marathon station is located at 244 Joe Hall Drive, Ypsilanti,
MI 48197. The station can be accessed by taking Exit 183 off
of I-94 and heading south for approximately one half-mile.
IRL IndyCar Series is a strong supporter of ethanol fuel with
the series racing with E-10 in 2006. The IRL IndyCar Series
will race with 100 percent ethanol in its fuel tanks during
the 2007 seasons.
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featuring a special Top 10 Countdown:
– 1960s driver Ronnie Bucknum had one victory in his
IndyCar career. His lone win came on October 13, 1968 at Michigan
International Speedway. 38 years later, Bucknum’s son,
Jeff, will make his first MIS start in the Firestone Indy
400 in hopes of repeating his father’s success.
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