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Sat 22 Dec 2007
Roush Fenway Racing signs Joey Clanton

Roush Fenway Racing signs Joey Clanton

JOEY CLANTON AND ZAXBY'S COMPLETE ROUSH FENWAY RACING'S NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES LINE-UP CONCORD, N.C. -- Roush Fenway Racing announced today that Joey Clanton will be part of its NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series line-up for 2008, along with...

Series sponsor extends contract to 2016

Series sponsor extends contract to 2016

WHELEN, NASCAR ANNOUNCE CONTRACT EXTENSION FOR MODIFIEDS Entitlement Sponsorship of Modified Tours Continues Through 2016 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2007) -- Whelen Engineering's relationship with NASCAR racing continues to grow and ...

Donny Lia awards banquet summary

Donny Lia awards banquet summary

Donny Lia is Honored as 2007 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Champion; 60th NASCAR Mod Champ Shares Stage with Modified Greats at Awards Banquet HUNTINGTON, NY (December 18, 2007) -- On Saturday night, Donny Lia and the Mystic Missile Racing Team...

2007 Rookies of the year announced

2007 Rookies of the year announced

EDWARDS, STEWART FIELDED ENTRIES FOR NATIONAL "ROOKIES OF THE YEAR" DODSON & STENHOUSE; PENNINGTON, JOSETT, SWANSON, INTRAVAIA & ROBERTSON ALSO GARNER 2007 ROOKIE HONORS Cameron Dodson of Greenfield, Ind. and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

ASCoT: Gary Wright makes plans for 2008

ASCoT: Gary Wright makes plans for 2008

GARY WRIGHT -- SELLING OUT BUT NOT DONE YET TULSA, Okla. (December 17, 2007) -- Following on the heels of his fourth consecutive O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour National championship, once again worth a cool $50 grand, there has been much...

Kenseth returns to Milwaukee Mile in 2008

Kenseth returns to Milwaukee Mile in 2008

Matt Kenseth Returns To Race at The Milwaukee Mile August 22-24 Governor's Cup Weekend Takes Shape MILWAUKEE, Wis. (December 17, 2007) -- Wisconsin NASCAR superstar Matt Kenseth is racing at The Milwaukee Mile in a super late model on Sunday,...

WKA: IRL SoK: New Spec ICC program announced

WKA: IRL SoK: New Spec ICC program announced

New Spec ICC to be added to Snap-on Stars of Karting Series Seattle, WA (Dec 21, 2007) -- The Snap-on Stars of Karting Presented by the IndyCar Series today announced that they will replace the mid day Dash-For-Cash element of the series with an...

WKA: First Kart signs Miles Maroney

WKA: First Kart signs Miles Maroney

MILES MARONEY TO COMPETE WITH FIRSTKART.COM "California pilot to contest in several championships" Brownsburg, Indiana -- December 20, 2007 -- First Kart North America, First Kart USA along with the FirstKart.com race team are pleased to ...

WKA: First Kart re-signs Spencer Pigot

WKA: First Kart re-signs Spencer Pigot

SPENCER PIGOT RESIGNS WITH THE FIRSTKART.COM RACE TEAM "Talented junior sets sights on JICA title" Brownsburg, Indiana -- December 19, 2007 -- First Kart North America, First Kart USA and the FirstKart.com race team are pleased to announce...

2008 FIA WTCC calendar (revised)

2008 FIA WTCC calendar (revised)

<pre> Round Date Country Venue 1&2 March 2 BRAZIL Curitiba 3&4 April 6 MEXICO Puebla Amozoc 5&6 May 18 SPAIN Valencia 7&8 June 1 FRANCE ...

Asia: Series 2008 preview
GP2

Asia: Series 2008 preview

GP2 Asia Series: Our Philosophy The GP2 Asia Series, which begins in January 2008, will be an exciting new racing championship, designed to bring the highest level of one-make single-seater action to the emerging motorsport nations in the ...

SUPERCROSS: Special night announced for Anaheim 2008
AMA

SUPERCROSS: Special night announced for Anaheim 2008

Monster Energy® Supercross Throwback Night at Second Round of Anaheim Pays Tribute to Supercross' Golden Era AURORA (December 19, 2007) -- Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, announced today that the second round of...

IRL: AJ Foyt Racing on loss of Ken Hendricks

IRL: AJ Foyt Racing on loss of Ken Hendricks

A.J. Foyt Racing Mourns Loss of Ken Hendricks WALLER, TX December 21, 2007--It is with great sadness that we at A.J. Foyt Racing have learned of the death of Ken Hendricks, the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of ABC Supply Co.,...

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-12-20

IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-12-20

Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. Chesson, Munter test with Panther Racing 2. Castroneves graces cover of ESPN the Magazine 3. Cunningham tests IndyCar Series car 4. Stewart honored 1. Chesson, Munter test with Panther ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Conquest Racing announces new partner

CHAMPCAR/CART: Conquest Racing announces new partner

CONQUEST RACING SOLIDIFIES FUTURE WITH NEW PARTNER OPES PRIME (Indianapolis, IN) December 20, 2007-- Conquest Racing has solidified its future in the Champ Car World Series with the signing of new marketing partner Opes Prime Group Ltd, an ...

RACE: 2008 Contingency progams announcement

RACE: 2008 Contingency progams announcement

Contingency Programs for 2008 Club Racing Season Now Posted TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 21, 2007) -- With the continued support of major manufacturers and suppliers, the 2008 Sports Car Club of America Club Racing season offers a wealth of contingency...

SOLO: 2008 National Solo schedule released

SOLO: 2008 National Solo schedule released

Schedules Released for 2008 Tire Rack National Solo Season TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 21, 2007) -- Sports Car Club of America has released dates for the 2008 The Tire Rack® National Solo Season, including the Tire Rack Solo National Tour, Tire Rack...

SCC: Bill Auberlen announces 2008 rides

SCC: Bill Auberlen announces 2008 rides

Bill Auberlen will chase at least two championships in 2008, aiming for the top in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and KONI Challenge Series. The Redondo Beach, Calif., driver has won two of his six professional auto-racing championships in...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
IPS: FuZion Autosport signs Adam Andretti

IPS: FuZion Autosport signs Adam Andretti

Andretti to FuZion Autosport for 2008 Indy Pro Series Campaign (Brownsburg, IN) --- Adam Andretti announced today he will contest the 2008 Indy Pro Series Championship with FuZion Autosport. The Indianapolis based team may be new to the...

IPS: Adam Andretti to race for new FuZion Autosport team

IPS: Adam Andretti to race for new FuZion Autosport team

Another Andretti is set to make his open-wheel season debut in the Indy Racing League. Adam Andretti, the younger brother of veteran racer John Andretti and nephew of 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, has signed to drive for the new...

SBRS: SRS: Team Ultra Sebring round four notes

SBRS: SRS: Team Ultra Sebring round four notes

Vincec leads Sunoco Team Ultra 94 in round four; Vincec 5th, Raimondo 7th in round four SEBRING, FLORIDA After a strong showing in round three of the Skip Barber Southern Regional Series, both Sunoco Team Ultra 94 drivers, Mike Vincec and ...

SBRS: Team Ultra Sebring Saturday summary

SBRS: Team Ultra Sebring Saturday summary

Podium for Sunoco Team Ultra 94's Raimondo in round three; Raimondo and Vincec move forward in round 3 TORONTO, ONTARIO Sunoco Team Ultra 94 drivers, Gianmarco Raimondo and Mike Vincec, both had stellar drives in round three of the Skip ...

SBRS: Gianmarco Raimondo Sebring Saturday summary

SBRS: Gianmarco Raimondo Sebring Saturday summary

Raimondo on the podium - P3 in race 1 at Sebring First Skip Barber podium for Sunoco Team Ultra 94 driver December 15, 2007 - The extra day of testing has paid off for Gianmarco as he would take a podium in the first race of the weekend at ...

FPAUDI: Will Bratt 2007 season review

FPAUDI: Will Bratt 2007 season review

Rapidly emerging single-seater talent Will Bratt can rightly reflect on 2007 as the year he truly arrived as a racing driver; a superb race-winning season in Formula Renault UK augmented with the honour of being named a British Racing Drivers'...

NA-F2000: Chuck Hulse joins DFR in 2008

NA-F2000: Chuck Hulse joins DFR in 2008

Hulse Joins DFR for 2008 Fullerton, Calif. (December 14, 2007) -- Reigning Pacific F2000 Masters champion Chuck Hulse announced this week he will contest the 2008 Pacific F2000 Championship with Dave Freitas Racing. Hulse has every intention of...

Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to GermanyHeadline
F1

Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to Germany

The estimated 55000 crowd came to magnificent new Wembley stadium to watch the 2007 Race of champions, The attendance was some what down on the expected 80000 and the large bowl clearly had a lot of empty seats but still the tension grew as the ...

USF team to test at Andersen RacePark

USF team to test at Andersen RacePark

University of South Florida Formula SAE Team To Test at Andersen RacePark on Wednesday PALMETTO, Fla., Dec. 17 - Dan and John Andersen have owned Andersen RacePark for a little more than a month, but they've already proven they're a...

Ford announces new Focus in 2009
WRC

Ford announces new Focus in 2009

FORD CONFIRMS NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE FOCUS RS IS ON THE WAY Ford of Europe is confirming its plan to deliver an exciting all-new, high performance Focus RS model for launch in 2009. A design image released by the company today hints at the ...

Darren Gass end of season celebrations
BRC

Darren Gass end of season celebrations

GASS FINISHES ON A HIGH Markethill teenager Darren Gass and his Scots co-driver Neil Shanks have had a very good year by anybody's standards. Darren made the decision to swap from the Fiesta S1600 that they had campaigned in their first...

ART signs Luca Filippi for 2008
GP2

ART signs Luca Filippi for 2008

The ART Grand Prix team is pleased to announce that Luca Filippi will join their GP2 team to partner Romain Grosjean in the 2008 championship season. This strong driver line up will put them in the best possible position in order to play a...

Adrian Quaife-Hobbs joins FRenault BVM Minardi

Adrian Quaife-Hobbs joins FRenault BVM Minardi

QUAIFE-HOBBS CONFIRMS 2008 PLANS Rising British single seater racer Adrian Quaife-Hobbs has confirmed he will drive for top Italian outfit BVM Minardi next season when he will tackle the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Championship and FRenault ...

Nico Hulkenberg is F1 test driver for Williams

Nico Hulkenberg is F1 test driver for Williams

Germany's talented single-seater "star of tomorrow" Nico Hulkenberg, who won the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport in the 2006/2007 season with Willi Weber's A1 Team Germany, has signed a contract as official test driver with the AT&T Williams Formula...

Mattias Ekstrom wins Race of Champions, Audi summary
DTM

Mattias Ekstrom wins Race of Champions, Audi summary

DTM champion beats Michael Schumacher in finale Audi factory driver's second consecutive win Audi A4 DTM and Audi R10 TDI enthrall 50,000 fans Mattias Ekstrom has made one of his biggest dreams come true: In the final round of the "Race of ...

David Brabham's Racing 4 Charity preview

David Brabham's Racing 4 Charity preview

Motorsport Elite Prepare for Battle at the NEC in Racing 4 Charity Showdown Over 70 of the world's top motorsport stars will be at Autosport International, 10-13 January 2008, to help David Brabham's Racing 4 Charity organisation reach his ...

Bathurst 12: John Bowe preview

Bathurst 12: John Bowe preview

JOHN BOWE BACK FOR BATHURST Now-retired V8 Supercar driver John Bowe will make an early return to Mount Panorama next February for his second start in the WPS Bathurst 12-Hour. Bowe will again take the wheel of Chris Delfsma's Century 21 Ford...

Series implements standing starts in 2008

Series implements standing starts in 2008

STAR MAZDA CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES STANDING STARTS FOR 2008 SEASON Pacoima, CA (December 17, 2007) -- The Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear, one of the top open-wheel racing and driver development series in North America, announced...