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  Indy Racing League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Originally, the cars were somewhat unique, being designed specifically for oval racing; for example, the oil and cooling systems were asymmetrical to account for the pull of liquids to the right side of the cars.
The most bitter point of conflict between Champ Car and the IRL is of course the Indianapolis 500, long considered the crown jewel of North American motorsports.
Car design was attributed as a leading cause of early injuries, but the series has made significant and continuous improvements to chassis safety to address these safety concerns as they have become apparent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indy_Racing_League   (2010 words)

 Indy Cars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Car body was vacuformed by Dallas Booth and is all hand lettered by MZ except the small sponsor decals.
After finishing the 1953 Indy 500 in 30th and then 10th in 1954, 1955 would be the last Indy 500 ride for Cal as he finished 16th due to a crash on the 170th lap.
The slot car was built in the early 90's as a test car for a new proposed GSRA race series, and uses a "Ray's Racin' stamped brass inline chassis & stock Parma 16d motor.
home.swbell.net /mdzim/indy.html   (506 words)

 Indy Cars VS Stock Cars
Stock car fans belong to B.A.S.S. Indy cars are assembled by a team of Swiss and German scientists in a top secret laboratory in Geneva.
Indy car drivers act like they are doing you a favor if they glance your way.
Stock car drivers will autograph your hat, tell you where the fish are biting and ask you over to their house for supper.
lorainspeedway.freeservers.com /indyvsstock.html   (351 words)

  Indy Cars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The roadster, as compared to the then standard upright car, featured a low frontal profile and a wider chassis, which allowed the drive shaft to pass beside the driver instead of beneath him.
The result was a car that could take corners at 10 to 15 miles per hour faster and turn out lap speeds topping 148 miles per hour.
Finally, in 1996, the Indy car safety team unveiled their new million-dollar medical centre, a mobile trauma and physical therapy facility.
webstudent13.basd.k12.wi.us /indycars/indycars.html   (457 words)

 The Definitive Unofficial IRL FAQ
He was a Sprint car driver who, prior to the IRL's formation, appeared to have no future in Indy car racing despite the fact that he had won the titles of all three of USAC's national divisions in 1995, an unprecedented feat.
This is contrary to Indy car racing tradition; it was instituted by the IRL in late 1997.
IRL cars usually have their 6-speed gearbox set up so that the 4th, 5th, and 6th gears are all racing gears; generally 4th will be a maximum-acceleration gear, 6th an economy gear, and 5th in between.
home.hiwaay.net /~cornutt/irlfaq.html   (12449 words)

 Novi V-8: Indy Cars 1941 Through 1965 (Ludvigsen Library Series)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Karl Ludvigsen's book brought back many fond memories of a time when the cars seemed faster and more dangerous, and the drivers braver, even though the speeds of that time pale by comparison with comtemporary racecar performance.
As an example, when a Novi passed by on the Indy track, you could actually feel the concussion, and its sound made the hair on the back of your neck stand up.
I am especially fond of the 2 Kurtis 500F cars that were built for the '56 race and there a several really nice photos of them.
www.domesticmuscle.com /books/isbn1583880372.html   (346 words)

 Indy Cars..... - Scale Models   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
With the cars continually evolving visually every year, it's tough for a model manufacturer to keep up with the trends.
There are the RM CART car, and a number of older vintage Indy car kits, from both AMT and RM.
However, in modern IRL cars, I think the Etzel car is the only one in 1/24 or 1/25, and he is out of business.
www.hobbytalk.org /_Indy_Cars_____-25929812-303-a.html   (671 words)

 Indy Cars Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Sarah Fisher is changing gears from Indy Cars to Stock Cars.
Accustomed to driving at 230 MPH in an Indy Car, Sarah is switching to a stock car and driving for Richard Childress Racing.
Indypacecars.com - Pace Cars of the Indy 500
www.indycarseries.co.uk /directory/Indy-Cars.html   (278 words)

 500 In Indy Last Roadster
The car can zip from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than four seconds and fly through the quarter-mile in less than 12 seconds with a top speed of more than 190 mph on a racetrack.
You don't move any faster in traffic than you do with a Chevy Aveo, but it's all about knowing that you have all this power and potential at your disposal." The car's body is made of aluminum, and the front fenders and front wheelhouses are made of carbon fiber.
She works full time as a Market Analyst for one of the leading car parts suppliers in the country today.
www.indy500racing.com /500-in-indy-last-roadster.html   (669 words)

 Staff at Indy Cars and Indy R Spec in Christchurch, New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Dean McGuigan is the owner of Indy Cars, with a particular passion for sports cars that has inspired the opening of a yard dedicated to them – only manual of course!
Adam has been a member of the Indy Cars team for only a short time, but brings ten years of automotive industry experience.
He is 100% dedicated to Indy Cars existing and new client base, providing a most professional service.
www.indycars.co.nz /staff.htm   (162 words)

 Indy Cars of the 1970s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Indy Cars of The 1970s Softbound $24.95 In Stock Icon-1960s Indy Cars of The 1960s Softbound $24.95 On Order - Out of Stock   Icon-1950s Indy Cars of The 1950s Softbound  $19.95 In Stock Icon-1940s Indy Cars of...
There were three pace cars prepared for the Indy 500 race.
Indy Cars of the 1970's         Author: N/A The 1970s was the last creative decade at the great Speedway.
www.limotransportation.info /books-plain/1583880984.html   (495 words)

 rpm.espn.com: Best cars come to Indy
The trend in Indy Car racing was shifting away from ovals to road races.
Too often critics of the IRL exclaim that were it not for the pull of the Indy 500, the IRL would not survive.
They are here because Indy is of the ultimate importance in the world of open wheel "Indy Car" racing.
espn.go.com /rpm/irl/2002/0522/1385471.html   (748 words)

 Foyt IV Finally Sees Progress in Indy Cars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The elder Foyt won more Indy car races (67) than any other driver, won the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Daytona 500 and was the first inductee into the Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1989.
Suddenly, Foyt IV was no longer a danger; he appeared to be adjusting to the powerful cars and tricky tracks that made him look uncomfortable for the better part of two years.
At Indy, he used a backup engine — with little practice time — to produce a respectable four-lap average of 220.442 mph.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/05/23/sports/s144030D13.DTL   (722 words)

 Indy Cars
Currently included in the collection is a 1960 Austin-Healey "Bugeye" Sprite that dominated HP class racing for 40 years.
Also in the collection are three "Indy cars" including the 1984 Dominos Pizza DSR driven by Danny Sullivan and Johnny Rutherford, the 1994 Reynard driven by Jimmy Vasser and believed to have finished 4th in that year's Indianapolis 500 as well as the 1999 MCI Reynard driven by current Formula One driver Cristiano da Matta.
All the racing cars are in restored, show condition.
www.allenmotorsports.com /cars.htm   (118 words)

 Indy Cars (Cruisin)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Indy Cars (Cruisin) was written by Jesse Young
Cars - Some Indy pace cars and racers NOTE: These pictures came from usenet newsgroups, I don't claim or know copyright info
Denver, CO Indy PRI trade show as seen by Cat...
www.limotransportation.info /books-plain/1560652225.html   (296 words)

 rpm.espn.com: Indy cars have evolved
They were burned to death, bludgeoned upon impact because the cars were so unforgiving or broken and battered by the barbaric conditions of the tracks.
The rear-engined cars were far from bulletproof, but they tended to have a little more "give" in them than the roadsters.
The result was that cars exploded on impact, scattering wheels and suspension pieces, but dissipating the energy and allowing the driver to survive 80, 90 or 100G crashes.
espn.go.com /rpm/2001/0226/1111349.html   (1217 words)

 Racing-Indy - Indy Cars Dave Arnold Indy 500 Car Book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
INDY CAR #14 A.J. happy with 100.00 is to auctions for is collectables....Thanks alot...
Delivery indy car confirmation prices,with priority mail on shipping 5,000 is 80s,few lite 1 1/2" pin,size is Insured mail:up 00:21:10 pdt, oct-04-02 at 1.80..
This the u.S. is probably auction what kind scarf is of car No matter duster, dodge ford, chevrolet charger, pontiac features the car logo up for acetate.
1boomersplace.com /page/crs20-1228-indy/cars/dave/arnold/.../book.htm   (460 words)

 Performance Cars photocd produced by Corel
273048 - An Indy car on rain tires fights for traction in a turn.
273054 - Indy cars are among the sleekest, fastest cars in the world.
273069 - Indy car on a road course.
www.emsps.com /photocd/corel/273000.htm   (1196 words)

 ABC Sport - Motor Sport - Indy cars hit streets of Surfers
The V8s and other support categories warmed up the track on Thursday, but a much bigger crowd is expected today when the Indy cars and V8 Supercars hit the Surfers Paradise streets.
The Indy community has been saddened by the death of 26-year-old American Indy Racing League driver Tony Renna at Indianapolis this week, but Mexican driver Adrian Fernandez says the show must go on.
Fernandez was seriously injured in a horror accident in torrential rain at last year's Gold Coast Indy, but he says the Surfers Paradise circuit is one of the safest in the world.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/s974034.htm   (265 words)

 Catalog 1 - Biographies, General Biographies, Auto Racing Books, Misc. Racing Memorabilia, British Racing Memorabilia, ...
Each one contains a complete history of the car concerned and its specification together with color photograph of the car in action on a circuit, the stripped chassis, the team's leading driver and a close up view of the cockpit.
Excellent reference on the Sicilian sports car race by Bradley who was the Continental correspondent for "The Autocar" in the early days and was a personal friend of Count Florio.
Each one contains a complete history of the car concerned and its specification together with colour photograph of the car in action on a circuit, the stripped chassis, the team's leading driver and a close up view of the cockpit.
www.motorlit.com /speedway_motorbooks/page1.htm   (2884 words)

 Historical Indy Cars in Diecast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
This 1/18 scale diecast car from Carousel 1 is the #6 car that Bobby Unser raced at the 1967 Indianapolis 500.
This 1/18 scale diecast car from Carousel 1 is Parnelli Jones #98 Watson Roadster, the 1963 Indy 500 winner.
This 1/18 scale car from Carousel 1 is Al Unser's Lotus 38 1966 Indianapolis 500 car.
www.prestigediecast.com /race-indy-old.htm   (195 words)

 Find New or Used Cars: Ford Mustang-(indy)
You can then narrow your new or used car search by choosing a model, year, price or location nearest to you.
Search for used cars, and find the perfect used car for your needs today.
Search for new and used car dealers across the country.
www.automart.com /browse-cars/f/ford/mustang-(indy)   (294 words)

 Vintage Indy Cars Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
INDY CARS bk 3.5LTR Cosworth 1000HP Vintage Indy Car/CanAm/Motorcycle THROW L@@K A. Fernandez Onyz #7 Indy Car INDY...
carousel 1 vintage indy cars and carousel 1 vintage indy cars.....parts, trucks, suvs.....carousel 1 vintage indy cars..
R.P.M....remember watching NASCAR stockcars, USAC Indy cars, and the GP of Monaco on ABC's Wide.....model form.  Mostly the real thing.  Mostly vintage.  This site should grow and change.....race...
www.indycarseries.co.uk /directory/Vintage-Indy-Cars.html   (285 words)

 Hexwood And Indy Cars by Peter C. Sessler, ISBN 1571032819
Ann discovers that the wood near her village is under the control of a Bannus, a machine that manipulates reality, placed there many years ago by powerful extraterrestrial beings called Reigners.
Indy Cars by Peter C. Sessler, ISBN 1571032819
Describes the small but powerful cars that race in the Indianapolis 500, their sponsorship, and racing rules.
www.forcefreight.com /hexwood.htm   (92 words)

 Indy Go Kart Mini Cars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
On May 30 - Memorial Day - a grueling 500-Mile race paying $14,250 to win took place, enjoying instant success and attracting universal recognition…and making history as the inaugural Indianapolis 500.
With the exception of an additional program of racing on a single day in September 1916, no race other than the Indianapolis 500 was to be held at the Speedway until a tremendously successful NASCAR stock car event, the Brickyard 400, debuted in 1994.
The 500 was suspended during America's involvement in the two world wars, 1917-1918 and 1942-1945, but held in all other years.
www.gokartworks.com /indy_cars.htm   (601 words)

 Indy Car Sounds - Cars Stop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Indy car, Mechanical Sounds Race car sounds … Mechanical Sounds Race car sounds, USAMA 74KB WAV.
Indy car, wav file, sound effect, sound file, sound effect file, sound properties.
… The Harry A. Miller Club Vintage Indy Car Exhibition, 2001 …; cars in attendance made it onto the track and thrilled the onlookers with their sounds.
www.dukeofwellington.ca /indy-car-sounds.html   (395 words)

 Indy Grip Slot Car Tires
Again, if you are looking for only slot cars, and not art, car parts etc..
Indy Grips silicone tires have been around for years.
The proper way to install old compound Indy Grips is to soak them in how water and put them on your wheels while wet.
www.hotslots132.com /index.php?cPath=21_92_95_100   (742 words)

Indy cars are fueled by an organic alcohol called methanol.
Have them explain why engine horsepower does not necessarily produce greater speed in a modern Indy car.
The CART regulations require engines to be equipped with a pop-off valve which limits the power the engines can generate.
www.superspeedway.com /eng/teacher/power.html   (463 words)

 Indy Cars
Read about indy cars in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
Find indy cars and more at Lycos Search.
Champcar has been the name for the class of cars used in the United States ' premier open wheel auto racing series for decades.
www.xrsearch.biz /indy-cars.htm   (68 words)

 Indypacecars.com - Pace Cars of the Indy 500
Known as "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing", the Indy 500 is about much more than which driver will take the checkered flag.
This car is one of four cars built for the race and has 2900 original miles.
Check out these photos of the 2004 Corvette pace car and track car and 2004 SSR festival vehicles.
www.indypacecars.com   (495 words)

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