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JIM CRAWFORD, THE GENIAL SCOTSMAN WHO POSTED THE SECOND…

May 13, 1989|By Cooper Rollow, Chicago Tribune. INDIANAPOLIS — Jim Crawford, the genial Scotsman who posted the second fastest speed of the day in the final practice for Saturday`s Indy 500 pole dash, said he feels he has “as good a chance as anyone for the pole.” Crawford, whose speed of 225.960 miles an hour … Continue reading JIM CRAWFORD, THE GENIAL SCOTSMAN WHO POSTED THE SECOND…

AMONG THE SEVEN NEW TEAMS IN THE PPG-CART INDY-CAR SERIES…

March 26, 1989|By Robert Markus, Chicago Tribune. Among the seven new teams in the PPG-CART Indy-car series this year is one owned by Antonio Ferrari of the famous Italian racing family. Euromotorsport will not make much of a splash this year with its year-old Lola (purchased from Dick Simon) and a Cosworth engine. “We’re looking … Continue reading AMONG THE SEVEN NEW TEAMS IN THE PPG-CART INDY-CAR SERIES…