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Sat 26 Nov 2011
Thu 29 Oct 2009
NASCAR statement on passing of Dick Thompson

NASCAR statement on passing of Dick Thompson

NASCAR Statement On The Passing of Dick Thompson "Dick Thompson was an integral part of making Martinsville Speedway one of the most successful tracks in all of motorsports. In 1966, Dick became only the second full-time public relations person...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Services for David Poole announced

Services for David Poole announced

Viewing, Funeral Services and Favorite Cause Information for David Poole The family of David Poole will receive friends Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at McLean Funeral Home, 700 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, N.C. Services are Thursday...

Journalist David Poole dies suddenlyHeadline

Journalist David Poole dies suddenly

David Poole covered NASCAR in a way no one else every could, his final stories for the Charlotte Observer covered this past Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Talladega race; one filled with the usual racing drama. Remembering David ...

Peter Cooper 1922-2009

Peter Cooper 1922-2009

PETER COOPER (1922-2009) Peter Cooper died on Saturday 28 March 2009, at the BEN home in Sunningdale, aged 86. Peter spent more than 50 years in motor sport, including six years as MSA Chief Executive (from 1982 to 1987) and was a long-term ...

Larry Miller memorial services

Larry Miller memorial services

Memorial Services for Larry H. Miller Announced SALT LAKE CITY (February 21, 2009) -- Memorial services were announced today for Larry H. Miller, owner of Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. Miller passed away on Friday, February 20, from ...

Ford Racing statement on death of Larry Miller

Ford Racing statement on death of Larry Miller

Statement from Brian Wolfe, director, Ford North America Motorsports, on the passing of Larry H. Miller, founder, Miller Motorsports Park and Mustang Challenge for the Miller Cup racing series: "All of us at Ford Racing are saddened to hear...

Quotes on the death of Larry Miller

Quotes on the death of Larry Miller

Quotes Regarding Larry H. Miller's Passing Jon M. Huntsman Jr. (Governor, State of Utah) "Every citizen in our state feels a little empty today. Larry was Utah and Utah was Larry. He inspired many and served countless. We all have been...

Statement on death of Larry Miller

Statement on death of Larry Miller

Larry H. Miller, Husband, Father, Grandfather Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Dies at 64 Miller's career legacy includes more than 80 companies -- the Utah Jazz, Salt Lake Bees, EnergySolutions Arena, and 39 automobile dealerships; he is...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Statement from Newman's Own

Statement from Newman's Own

Statement from Newman's Own: "Paul Newman's craft was acting. His passion was racing. His love was his family and friends. And his heart and soul were dedicated to helping make the world a better place for all. Paul had an abiding belief in the...

Haas, Lanigan statement on Paul Newman

Haas, Lanigan statement on Paul Newman

Following is a statement from Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing on the passing of Paul Newman: "On behalf of Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, my wife Bernadette and myself, I want to express our most sincere condolences to Joanne and the entire Newman...

Fri 06 Jun 2008
George Couzens, 1938-2008

George Couzens, 1938-2008

George L. Couzens. 1938 - 2008 Obituatry Passed gently away on May 31st. Originally from Detroit, MI., George made his home in Parker, CO. During his life, George was V.P. of Marketing for Bertram Yacht, V.P and General Mgr. of Professional ...

Sat 19 Apr 2008
Dan Greenwood passed away

Dan Greenwood passed away

Former SCCA Pro Racing President Greenwood Passes LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 18, 2008) -- SCCA Pro Racing was saddened to hear of the passing this morning of former company president Dan Greenwood. Greenwood served as President of SCCA Pro...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
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.,...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Sat 20 Oct 2007
Journalist Shav Glick passes away

Journalist Shav Glick passes away

RESPECTED NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST SHAV GLICK PASSED AWAY EARLY THIS MORNING AFTER A YEAR-LONG BATTLE WITH MELANOMA. I have no more details than the fact that he died peacefully after what had been a very uncomfortable time for a man who had been so...

Thu 12 Jul 2007
Tragic news hits France family

Tragic news hits France family

Just over one month has passed for the France family since Bill France, Jr. passed away, ending his fight with cancer and now today the family is again facing another loss when Dr. Bruce Shawn Kennedy, husband to Lesa France Kennedy, was...

Wed 11 Jul 2007
NASCAR statement on plane crash

NASCAR statement on plane crash

Statement from NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 10, 2007) -- "This morning, at approximately 8:40 a.m. Eastern Time, a Cessna 310 registered to Competitor Liaison Bureau, Inc. of Daytona Beach, crashed in a Sanford, Florida, area neighborhood.

Thu 07 Jun 2007
Bill France Jr passed away

Bill France Jr passed away

After a seven-year battle with cancer, Bill France, Jr., 74, passed away June 4, 2007. The announcement came on the day of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race in Dover, DE -- a day late due to rain. "I loved that old man. He's done a lot for a lot...

Tue 05 Jun 2007
Todd Moore comments on death of France Jr

Todd Moore comments on death of France Jr

Todd Moore Comments On The Passing of Bill France Jr. Former Director of Development at Daytona Davidson, N.C. (June 5, 2007)- Comments from Todd Moore, President of MCG Sports, on the passing of NASCAR Vice Chairman Bill France Jr.

France Jr funeral service announced

France Jr funeral service announced

FUNERAL FOR BILL FRANCE SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY IN DAYTONA BEACH Service to be preceded by Wednesday night family visitation DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 5, 2007) -- The funeral service for Bill France, the visionary leader of the National ...

Panoz Motor Sports statement on France Jr's death

Panoz Motor Sports statement on France Jr's death

STATEMENT FROM PANOZ MOTOR SPORTS GROUP ON THE PASSING OF BILL FRANCE JR. "We at the American Le Mans Series would like to express our condolences to the France family and the entire NASCAR organization on the passing of Bill France Jr. His ...

Mon 04 Jun 2007
William C. France Jr 1933-2007

William C. France Jr 1933-2007

William C. France: 1933-2007 William (Bill) Clifton France is remembered -- and revered -- as the man who followed his visionary father at NASCAR's helm, in the process becoming a visionary himself, as he guided NASCAR to unprecedented levels ...

NASCAR's Bill France Jr dead at 74

NASCAR's Bill France Jr dead at 74

NASCAR Vice Chairman Bill France Passes Away At Age of 74 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 4, 2007) -- NASCAR Vice Chairman William C. France, whose leadership helped turn a family-owned company into a national phenomenon, died today at his home in...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Dodge Motorsports' Greg Reeves died

Dodge Motorsports' Greg Reeves died

Mopar mourns the passing of Greg Reeves, Engineering Manager for Dodge Motorsports and Mopar Performance Parts. Reeves suffered an apparent heart attack at his Michigan home on Sunday, September 17. He is survived by his wife Rosemary, his...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
NST: Fred Brownfield passed away

NST: Fred Brownfield passed away

DIRT MotorSports Saddened By Fred Brownfield's Passing Norman, OK -- June 17, 2006 -- DIRT MotorSports and its staff are extremely saddened and stunned by the passing of Fred Brownfield. Our hearts go out to his wife, Debbie, and his entire ...

Sun 26 Mar 2006
RIR's former VP Campbell Sr passes

RIR's former VP Campbell Sr passes

FORMER RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY PUBLIC RELATIONS VP PASSES AWAY RICHMOND, VA 3/25/06- Former Richmond International Raceway Vice President of Public Relations Robert "Kenneth" Campbell Sr., who helped promote racing for nearly 60 years...

Fri 20 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

Along with his life-long colleague and friend, Mike Costin, Keith had set up Cosworth Engineering in 1958, and guided it to unprecedented success in the field of high-performance automotive engineering. It was Keith who personally designed the...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

Maurice H. Kraines, the founder of Kraco Enterprises, passed away on November 29, 2005 in Rancho Mirage, California. Kraines was a successful businessman who opened the doors to Kraco Enterprises in 1954 at the age of 34 and never looked ...

Fri 02 Sep 2005
New Zealand's Ian Gamble tribute

New Zealand's Ian Gamble tribute

IAN MERVYN GAMBLE 1942-2005 AN APPRECIATION Ian Gamble helped change the face of motorsport - here and overseas. Ian, 63, lost a long battle with cancer early on Wednesday morning August 31. He will be remembered as a man of action who...

Wed 08 Jun 2005
Larry Carrier death notice

Larry Carrier death notice

Carrier Family announces the passing of Larry Carrier The family of Larry Carrier sadly announces the passing of Mr. Larry Carrier, of Bluff City, TN who died peacefully, with wife Shirley by his side, on Tuesday morning, June 7, 2005. Larry...

Thu 28 Apr 2005
Motorsports reporter Joe Dowdall died

Motorsports reporter Joe Dowdall died

Award-winning Detroit Motorsports Reporter and Longtime Friend of MIS Joe Dowdall Dies of Cancer BROOKLYN, Mich. - Award-winning Detroit motorsports reporter and longtime friend of Michigan International Speedway, Joe Dowdall, passed away of ...

Mon 14 Mar 2005
RIR's president's mother dies

RIR's president's mother dies

RICHMOND, VA March 13, 2005- Dorothy Ann Fritz, mother of Richmond International Raceway president Doug Fritz, passed away yesterday morning from respiratory failure at the age of 75. Born in Columbia, PA, she resided in Burke, VA at the time of...