Greg Moore Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer This is the final article of a four-part series focusing on the life of Greg Moore, who lost his life at Auto Club Speedway on October 31, 1999. PREVIOUS STORIES: PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 The term “what if” is often tossed around the world of motorsports and Greg Moore is among those racers who are heavily associated in that category. Each story you’ve heard validates Greg’s case as one of the biggest “what ifs” as he was on the verge of joiningRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer This is the third article of a four-part series focusing on the life of Greg Moore, who lost his life at Auto Club Speedway on October 31, 1999. PREVIOUS STORIES: PART 1 | PART 2 Greg Moore’s persona off the track is the stuff of legend, but so was his on-track mannerisms. Specifically, what he’s searching for in a car which often goes under the radar. A.J. Foyt Racing’s Team Director George Klotz, who worked with Moore from 1996-97, was one of Moore’s key personnel thatRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer This is the second article of a four-part series focusing on the life of Greg Moore, who lost his life at Auto Club Speedway on October 31, 1999. PREVIOUS STORIES: PART 1 Greg Moore’s timeless legacy is still fresh for those who competed with him over two decades ago and even those who idolized the Canadian that hailed from Maple Ridge, British Columbia. Notably, fellow Canadian James Hinchcliffe, who’s easy to identify on the INDYCAR grid with his bright red gloves. Those red gloves are synonymousRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer April 22, 1975 – October 31, 1999 Five-Time CART Winner 1998 U.S. 500 Champion 1995 Indy Lights Champion No. 99 Retired by CART This is the first article of a four-part series focusing on the life of Greg Moore, who lost his life at Auto Club Speedway on October 31, 1999. Whenever a CART competitor saw Greg Moore’s red gloves in their mirrors, they would always expect a hellacious battle, especially on ovals. Greg’s blistering light blue No. 99 Player’s machine was easy to identify becauseRead More

Posted On February 22, 2018By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar, Opinion

DEHARDE: Rediscovering IndyCar Racing

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer January 23, 2008. I was in my dorm room at Louisiana State University visiting speedtv.com to look up the motorsports news from the day. A Robin Miller headline immediately stopped my scrolling. CHAMP CAR: Tony George Makes an Offer for Unity Eyes widened, I clicked and read, finding numerous quotes that were smile-inducing. “We’ve got to find a way to make a deal with Tony George,” said 1996 CART champion Jimmy Vasser. “I was never consulted on anything that had to do with the Speedway butRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Author’s note: This is part of a 10-part series discussing tracks around the world that I feel would be a good fit for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The opinions here are expressed solely of the author and not necessarily of the Motorsports Tribune. When it comes to more ovals on the Verizon IndyCar Series calendar the first track that comes to mind is Michigan International Speedway. Outside of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the 2-mile oval in Brooklyn, Michigan is probably one of the most iconicRead More
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Posted On June 20, 2015By Joey BarnesIn Remembering a Champion

Remembering: Greg Moore

April 22, 1975 – Oct. 31, 1999 5 CART Wins 12 CART Podiums 1995 Indy Lights Champion Greg Moore was as much a champion off the track as he was on the track. No matter the circumstances he was someone who was humble, jovial, and always had a smile on his face, but once that visor was closed he was as fierce as they come. That character carried through his peers and it continues even in today’s IndyCar. The Canadian born driver began racing go karts in 1986, and inRead More
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Posted On April 23, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap: Episode XXIV 04/22

The usual suspects of Adam Tate (Tribute Racing), Joey Barnes (Tribute Racing), Christopher DeHarde (Motorsport.com), Josh Farmer, & Frank Santoroski (Drafting the Circuits) discuss a hectic weekend in racing after NASCAR had a wet weekend in Bristol and IndyCar hit one of its crown jewels, the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Where does Scott Dixon rank among the all-time greats? Is Kimi Raikkonen back and deserving of a contract extension with Scuderia Ferrari in F1? And is the ‘new’ Bristol better than the ‘old’ Bristol? Hit the linkRead More
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Today marks the 15th anniversary of the late Greg Moore’s death. A rising superstar in American open-wheel racing who captivated millions with his outgoing personality and on-track grit. This day does not go unnoticed by fellow Canadian James Hinchcliffe. The newly signed Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver reflected on Moore as he talked about his childhood hero. The following is a Q&A with James Hinchcliffe, regarding the late Greg Moore, a fellow Canadian. What was it about Greg Moore that led you to be a fan of his growing up? “ItRead More