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Vancouver Molson Indy
VAN2000090308 - 03 SEPTEMBER 2000 - VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA: Canada's Paul Tracy, left, of team Kool is congratulated by the team owner's brother Kim Green after becoming the first Canadian to win the Vancouver Molson Indy, September 03. mc/hr/H Ruckemann UPI
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Kim Green is a former American automobile racing driver who is now the co-owner and Chief Executive Officer of a major racing team in the Indy Racing League. Green and former driver Michael Andretti, along with businessman Kevin Savoree, are the owners and operators of Andretti Green Racing, one of the country's premier racing team, with teams in the IRL and American Le Mans Series. One of AGR's cars, driven by Dario Franchitti, won the 2007 Indianapolis 500.

Green is a native of the United Kingdom who grew up in Australia. He now resides in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. He began his racing career in 1981 with Newman Racing in the Can-Am series. After winning five wins and six poles during the 1981-82 racing seasons, Green joined the Champ Car team Forsythe Racing in 1983. Over the next decade, Green continued honing his managerial skills in the CART series.

In 1994, Green joined his brother Barry's Team Green as team manager, and competed in the 1994 CART IndyCar World Series with driver Jacques Villeneuve, eventually winning both the 1995 Indianapolis 500 and the CART PPG IndyCar World Series Cup that same year. In 1996 Team Green became known as the Brahma Sports Team for a season, with driver Raul Boesel. In 1997 KOOL cigarettes took over as a major sponsor with Parker Johnstone, and the team was renamed Team KOOL Green, before expanding to a two-car effort in 1998 with Paul Tracy and rising youngster Dario Franchitti. In 2001, Michael Andretti joined the team in a separate effort headed by Kim Green, known as Team Motorola.

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