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Tue 28 Dec 2004
Chili Bowl qualifying nights unveiled

Chili Bowl qualifying nights unveiled

O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifying Nights Unveiled! TULSA, Okla. (December 23, 2004) -- As eagerly anticipated by race fans across the nation as that neatly wrapped gift under the tree, the list of drivers according to qualifying night for...

Dakar: BFGoodrich preview

Dakar: BFGoodrich preview

BFGoodrich® Tires ready for 2005 Dakar Rally 1. New regulations make rally tougher than ever 2. Just one tyre type allowed for factory teams 3. Remote tyre pressure regulator systems outlawed 4. No 'tyre drops' during marathon...

Shock absorber rules refined for 2005

Shock absorber rules refined for 2005

Shock Absorber Rules Refined for 2005 Atlantic season INDIANAPOLIS (December 23, 2004) -- Last season the Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama used a series-specified shock absorber for the first time in competition. Today, series...

SEAT Sport announces third driver for 2005

SEAT Sport announces third driver for 2005

The Team is Complete For The 2005 Season SEAT Sport confirms third driver for WTCC SEAT Sport has announced that 20 year old German driver Peter Terting, runner-up in the 2004 German SEAT Leon Supercopa, will team up with Spain's Jordi Gene and...

Dakar: Repsol - From the stadium to the desert

Dakar: Repsol - From the stadium to the desert

Dakar 2005: From the stadium to the desert Riders, drivers and machines have begun visiting rather unusual places and therefore there is the possibility to watch scenes like the one lived yesterday with Isidre Esteve and Marc Coma, riders of...

Dakar: Repsol - Secrets for the journey

Dakar: Repsol - Secrets for the journey

Dakar 2005: The secrets for a journey through the desert When it is about covering almost 9,000 km on paths, tracks, crossing villages, deserts and dunes, the navigation systems of the cars, motorbikes and trucks taking part in the Dakar play...

BMW not expecting performance loss
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BMW not expecting performance loss

In 2004, new regulations meant only one engine could be used for an entire race weekend and that will be extended even further next season. Engines will have to last for two races in 2005 but BMW motorsport director Mario Theissen predicts that ...

Chris Bingham new team announcement

Chris Bingham new team announcement

Grand-Am Champion To Return in 2005 CB Motorsports / DLGL to debut new Lexus-Riley Daytona Prototype Former two-time Grand-American Road Racing Association GTS class driver's Champion Chris Bingham has just announced that a new team will enter...

Australian Motor Racing Series releases schedule

Australian Motor Racing Series releases schedule

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, representatives from the new Australian Motor Racing Series and Event Promoters today finalised the calendar for 2005. The Australian Motor Race Series will be a 10 event program and will feature ...

Richie Hearn runs NASA enduro event

Richie Hearn runs NASA enduro event

Richie Hearn Podiums in First Endurance Event LAS VEGAS, Nev., December 23, 2004 -- Richie Hearn is an experienced and successful race driver. He has dominated karting in California, won the 1995 Toyota Atlantics' championship and the 1996 Las...

AUS: Adelaide to host Derby

AUS: Adelaide to host Derby

Farmer's Union Fireball Derby set to Ignite Adelaide Adelaide will come alive to the rumble of eighteen 800 horsepower Late Model Sedans on January 8 with the inaugural running of the $20,000 Farmer's Union Fireball Derby at Speedway City, the...

Cameron Dodson attends racing school

Cameron Dodson attends racing school

Cameron Dodson Completes Three-Day Course at Famed FinishLine Racing School Greenfield, In -- December 21, 2004 -- 2004 MASS Champion Cameron Dodson got his first taste of driving a stock car last week when he attended the famed Finishline...

Charlotte Country resumes racing New Year's Eve

Charlotte Country resumes racing New Year's Eve

PUNTA GORDA, FLA. -- With its grand reopening now history, Charlotte County Speedway eyes its second big weekend of racing since the destruction of Hurricane Charley. The Punta Gorda paved oval will be racing New Year's Eve and New Year's ...

Northern SPORTSnationals announced

Northern SPORTSnationals announced

Inaugural NHRA Northern SPORTSnationals to be held at National Trail Raceway KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (Dec. 21, 2004)- Competitors from select categories of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will be able to earn national event championship points...

Racing Employment Network debuts on Internet

Racing Employment Network debuts on Internet

Racing Employment Network Wholly Dedicated to the Niche Racing Industry Opens Shop on Internet INDIANAPOLIS (December 9, 2004) - A new service catering to the needs of Motorsports Employers and Job Seekers has launched on the Web ...

AUS: Danish star prepares for Speedway challenge

AUS: Danish star prepares for Speedway challenge

Danish Star Prepares for Australian Speedway Title Challenge Danish International, Charlie Gjedde, will celebrate his 25th birthday as he arrives in Australia on December 28 to prepare for one of the biggest challenges of his young career, ...

Certina new partner for Sauber
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Certina new partner for Sauber

Sauber Petronas has entered into a partnership agreement with the Swiss sport watch brand, Certina. Certina supports Team Sauber Petronas as an "official partner" and will receive a number of marketing services in return for this commitment, ...

No driver decision at Williams yet
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No driver decision at Williams yet

Despite mounting speculation in the German media, Williams is adamant that it has not yet made a decision on who will be teammate to Mark Webber next year. Nick Heidfeld and Antonio Pizzonia remain the favourites and it's widely thought that they...

Renault gunning for 2005 titleHeadline
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Renault gunning for 2005 title

Renault will be a contender for the title in 2005 according to team boss Flavio Briatore, after achieving its goals in the last two years. In 2004 Renault hung on to second place in the constructors' standings most of the year but was beaten down...

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 3)

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 3)

Continued from part 2 Q: Greg stated he obviously has quite a bit of interest in continuing to run throughout the year with the program at possibly Barber and Watkins Glen. Do you also have that same interest in bringing these drivers ...

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 2)

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 2)

Continued from part 1 Q: In 2005, you'll be driving in the Rolex 24, then you'll be driving for Roush Racing in NEXTEL Cup, then the Busch Series. Do you feel the more the driver competes the more competitive he is? GREG BIFFLE: I think...

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 1)

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 1)

Following is the transcript of the December 21st media teleconference with Greg Biffle, Scott Maxwell and Larry Holt. Biffle and Maxwell will join NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Champions Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth in driving the No. 49 Crown Royal Ford ...

Ford Racing, Multimatic announce Daytona entry

Ford Racing, Multimatic announce Daytona entry

Ford Racing, Multimatic Enter 'Team Of Champions,' Featuring Roush Racing NASCAR Drivers in Rolex 24 DEARBORN, Mich., December 21, 2004 - Call it the "Team of Champions." That's an appropriate name for the new Crown Royal ...

Valiante to race Daytona 24 Hours

Valiante to race Daytona 24 Hours

Valiante's Career Shifts Into a Higher Gear After a Successful Champ Car Debut in Mexico City, Rising Canadian Open-Wheel Star Michael Valiante Tests Dale Coyne's Champ Car and Will Co-Drive the Ten Motorsports Prototype at the 24 Hours of ...

DIRT MotorSports signs with an Ohio University

DIRT MotorSports signs with an Ohio University

The University of Northern Ohio Enters Multi-Year Sponsorship with DIRT MotorSports Colorado Springs, CO - December 21, 2004 -- With academic programs that focus on the racing industry, The University of Northwestern Ohio is pleased to announce...

DIRT MotorSports acquires Mid-America Racing Series

DIRT MotorSports acquires Mid-America Racing Series

NORMAN, OK, December 17, 2004 -- Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc., (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) d/b/a DIRT MotorSports announced that it has purchased Mid-America Racing Series, (MARS), a regional late model sanctioning body based in Arkansas.

All star team set for Daytona

All star team set for Daytona

There was a time when most race car drivers crossed over from one discipline to another but, in recent years that sort of activity has become an anomaly. Specialization appears to be abating with stars from NASCAR's Nextel Cup Series, who are ...

Roush Racing announces No. 99 sponsor renews

Roush Racing announces No. 99 sponsor renews

Superchips Forms Superteam With Roush Racing CONCORD, N.C. -- Roush Racing announced today that Superchips will return as the primary sponsor of its No. 99 Ford F-150 entry in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, driven by Ricky Craven for 2005.

Clay Millican earns All-America recognition

Clay Millican earns All-America recognition

Millican Earns Second Team All-America Auto Racing Honors Chicago - December 21, 2004 Four-time IHRA Top Fuel Champion Clay Millican of Lehman Racing was named to the 2004 Auto Racing All-America Second Team by members of the American Auto...

Steve Kinser named to All-American Team
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Steve Kinser named to All-American Team

Kinser Keeps Adding to Legendary Career Colorado Springs, CO - December 21, 2004 - It's hard to imagine anybody winning 19 championships in a career or surpassing 500 victories, but that's exactly what Steve Kinser accomplished in 2004. His...

Danny Lososki receives All-American recognition
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Danny Lososki receives All-American recognition

Another Knoxville Title Caps Danny Lasoski's Impressive Season Colorado Springs, CO, December 21, 2005 - Danny Lasoski turned in one of the most exceptional seasons of his distinguished World of Outlaws Sprint Series career in 2004. A former...

F200 added in two Mid-West Sprint series

F200 added in two Mid-West Sprint series

F200 Adds Classes in SIRA and New Castle's KRA Sprint Series The growing popularity of the F200 concept was exhibited in the recent addition of sprint classes with the Southern Indiana Racing Association and Kart Racers of America (at New...

USCS: 2004 Awards Banquet notes

USCS: 2004 Awards Banquet notes

Gray Honored at O'Reilly USCS Awards Banquet PEACHTREE CITY, GA - The O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series honored Terry Gray of Bartlett, TN for his fourth consecutive O'Reilly USCS National Championship Saturday night during its...

Pfaff Porsche signs with JFT team
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Pfaff Porsche signs with JFT team

Pfaff Porsche Signs On With JFT Team For 2005 SPEED GT Season BUDD LAKE, N.J. (Dec. 21, 2004) -- Pfaff Porsche, one of North America's leading Porsche dealers, has agreed to support Jon Groom Racing with its SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT program...

C2 Category expanded for 2005

C2 Category expanded for 2005

Toyota Atlantic Championship Broadens C2 Category INDIANAPOLIS (December 21, 2004) -- The Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama is expanding its C2 category for the 2005 season to allow more teams and drivers the opportunity to ...

Steve Boyer named No. 40 crew chief

Steve Boyer named No. 40 crew chief

Steve Boyer Named Crew Chief of No. 40 Coors Light Dodge CONCORD, N.C. (December 21, 2004) --- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that race engineer Steve Boyer will take over crew chief duties on the No. 40 Coors Light ...