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Wed 04 Oct 2000
Ratbag produces Outlaws Sprint Car racing game

Ratbag produces Outlaws Sprint Car racing game

ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA (October 2) -- Award-winning video games producer Ratbag has signed a three-year exclusive deal with the World of Outlaws for the production of a series of sprint car racing computer games. The deal teams one of...

Sat 10 Jun 2000
Larry Nuber Deceased

Larry Nuber Deceased

Wynn Oil Company received very sad and tragic news on Thursday, June 8. Larry Nuber was found deceased in his home in Indianapolis by the local police department, who had been called in by relatives concerned because they had not heard from him...

Tue 15 Aug 2000
John Naughton passes

John Naughton passes

NASCAR insurer John Naughton passes By Dave Rodman PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 15, 2000) John Naughton, 70, president of Naughton Insurance of East Providence and a longtime friend and business associate of NASCAR's founding France family, passed...

Wed 01 Mar 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Radio Network Programming Changes for 2000

CHAMPCAR/CART: Radio Network Programming Changes for 2000

DETROIT (February 29, 2000) - Championship Auto Racing Teams today announced the restructuring of the CART Radio Network for the 2000 FedEx Championship Series season and beyond. CART will be directly responsible for production of its race ...

Wed 20 Sep 2000
Martinsville peedway winners receive cloks

Martinsville peedway winners receive cloks

Martinsville, VA (September 19, 2000) --- Grandfather Clocks have been the traditional trophy for race winners at Martinsville Speedway since the mid-1960s and now Shenandoah Clocks & Curios has been named the official Grandfather Clock of the ...

Mon 07 Aug 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: SFX acquires Cotter Group

CHAMPCAR/CART: SFX acquires Cotter Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 7, 2000) --- Adding another powerful resource to its Sports Group, SFX Entertainment announced today the acquisition of top motor sports marketing communications agency, Cotter Group. Cotter Group, located...

Fri 28 Jan 2000
IRL: Titan named 'Motorcycle of Choice' of the Indianapolis 500

IRL: Titan named 'Motorcycle of Choice' of the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Jan. 28, 2000 - Titan has been named the Motorcycle of Choice for the Indianapolis 500, Titan Motorcycles and Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced today. As part of the agreement, Titan is...

Tue 18 Jan 2000
USAC Names Dick Jordan Vice President

USAC Names Dick Jordan Vice President

The USAC Board of Directors, at its annual meeting in Speedway, Ind. January 13, reflected on the recent Pennzoil "Night of Champions" USAC National Awards Dinner at which USAC participants were presented record year-end prizes and awards, then ...

Fri 03 Nov 2000
Hawk announces acquisition of Tex Racing Enterprises, Inc.

Hawk announces acquisition of Tex Racing Enterprises, Inc.

CLEVELAND, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawk Corporation (NYSE: HWK) announced today that it has acquired Tex Racing Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer of premium branded drive train components for motorsports and performance automotive ...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Texas Motor Speedway mascot gets sponsor

Texas Motor Speedway mascot gets sponsor

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (November 28, 2000) - Texas Motor Speedway's mascot, Sparky (aka: "The Fastest Mascot in the West") today signed a sponsorship agreement with NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. "We are delighted that the fine folks at NGK Spark...

Wed 02 Aug 2000
Portland Speedway Grand Re-Opening

Portland Speedway Grand Re-Opening

Sprint Cars Christen New Surface at Portland Speedway By Derrick Shannon Portland, Or. August 1. The hy-per-lube Northern Sprint Tour rolls into town Friday, August 4 for the inaugural dirt-racing event at the historic Portland Speedway, as ...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
Speedvision schedule change

Speedvision schedule change

Stamford, Conn., Nov. 17 - DEAR SPEEDVISION VIEWER: In order to provide you, our audience, with the best programming available, we sometimes find it necessary to make adjustments to our schedule after it has been published. Some minor changes...

Wed 02 Feb 2000
NHRA appoints Bob DeVour as liaison for sportsman racing

NHRA appoints Bob DeVour as liaison for sportsman racing

GLENDORA, Calif. - Bob DeVour, a veteran of NHRA sportsman drag racing, has been appointed by the National Hot Rod Association as an advisor to the sanctioning body on a variety of sportsman-related issues, NHRA President Tom Compton ...

Tue 07 Nov 2000
CAN-AM Speedway sold

CAN-AM Speedway sold

CAN-AM SPEEDWAY NOW OFFICIALLY UNDER OWNERSHIP OF THE WIGHT FAMILY LAFARGEVILLE, NY - After months of rumors and speculation, the sale of the Can-Am Speedway finally became official on Friday November 3. John and Laura Wight, from Gypsum...

Fri 18 Feb 2000
ACRL: AEolus Technology to Present Clarinval S-22

ACRL: AEolus Technology to Present Clarinval S-22

MONTROSE, Colo., Feb. 18 -- AEolus Technology of Fort Collins, Colorado and Scaled Technology Works (STW) of Montrose, Colorado announce the presentation of the Clarinval S-22. The car will be unveiled Friday February 18th at 2:00 PM at the...

Sat 15 Apr 2000
Jeff Orloff, Graham Hearns Promoted at IMG

Jeff Orloff, Graham Hearns Promoted at IMG

CLEVELAND (January 24, 2000) - H. Kent "Bud" Stanner, IMG Motorsports President, announced today the promotion of Jeff Orloff and Graham Hearns to new positions in IMG-North America and IMG Motorsports, respectively. Jeff Orloff has been ...

Wed 22 Nov 2000
RaceFan, Inc. launches

RaceFan, Inc. launches

Birmingham, AL -- Take two motorsports enthusiasts, with a multi- faceted marketing plan that stretches from local 1/8-mile drag strips and 1/4-mile oval tracks to the virtual superspeedway known as the Internet, and what do you have? RaceFan,...

Fri 15 Sep 2000
Waddell Wilson joins Jerico Performance

Waddell Wilson joins Jerico Performance

Jerico Performance Products is proud to announce legendary Winston Cup championship crew chief and team manager; Waddell Wilson has joined the Jerico staff. Waddell's decades of successful hands-on experience in racing's toughest divisions ...

Tue 01 Aug 2000
UDTRA names 'agency of record'

UDTRA names 'agency of record'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (August 1, 2000) -- The United Dirt Track Racing Association (UDTRA), sanctioning body for the Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series, has named Pro Sports Agency (PSA) as their agency of record. Pro Sports Agency, a Charlotte-area...

Sat 17 Jun 2000
African Americans On Wheels GP reception

African Americans On Wheels GP reception

DETROIT, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to establish, build and maintain opportunities for African Americans in racing and motorsports, African Americans On Wheels (AAOW) is hosting its first ever motorsports event that will take place...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Darlington Dragway names new manager

Darlington Dragway names new manager

DARLINGTON, SC - (December 1, 2000) - Larry Hensley, a longtime and highly successful drag racing track operator, promoter and former-competitor, has accepted the position as general manager of Darlington International Dragway (DID). In making...

Thu 05 Oct 2000
Omnicom Group buy The Motorsports Decisions Group

Omnicom Group buy The Motorsports Decisions Group

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Oct. 4, 2000) - Omnicom Group has acquired The Motorsports Decisions Group, Inc., (TMDG) a leading Charlotte-based sports marketing agency primarily known for its NASCAR-related accounts. TMDG and its employees will remain...

Mon 03 Jan 2000
BMW Performance Center Driving School Opens

BMW Performance Center Driving School Opens

Drivers Can Hone Their Skills at New South Carolina Attraction WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ, January 6, 2000...Motoring enthusiasts can hone their driving skills at the new BMW Performance Center Driving School in Spartanburg, SC. Six one- and two-day...

Tue 25 Apr 2000
Amoco Racing die-cast promotion

Amoco Racing die-cast promotion

CHICAGO, IL – The die-cast replicas of all three Amoco Racing programs will be highlighted in a unique month-long promotion in May at participating BP-Amoco stations nationwide. The cars, detailed 1/64-scale metal replicas produced by Racing...

Tue 15 Aug 2000
Steve Dale Motorsports fan promotion

Steve Dale Motorsports fan promotion

ATLANTA - echosource83.com, the premier online source of nutritional supplements and health information, recently announced their sponsorship of Steve Dale Motorsports, which competes in the ASA ACDelco Series with rookie driver Joey...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Mission Valley Speedway video

Mission Valley Speedway video

Motorheads is a video story of the Mission Valley Speedway - Pablo, Montana - as documented by the Teleproductions Center of the Salish and Kootenai College. Motorheads is a 55 (ca.) minute production detailing the 31-year history of speedway ...

Fri 29 Dec 2000
Ricky Bryant at Pennzoil show

Ricky Bryant at Pennzoil show

Thomasville, NC ( Dec 27th ) ASA AC Delco Series Rookie of the Year candidate Ricky Bryant will be on hand , at the Motorsports 2001 show by Pennzoil, on Jan. 12th, 13th,and the 14th as well. Ricky will be appearing with his ...

Tue 18 Jul 2000
MC Sports sponsors Dave Sensiba for four events

MC Sports sponsors Dave Sensiba for four events

PENDLETON, Ind. (July 17, 2000) – MC Sports and Dave Sensiba recently announced a four-race sponsorship agreement for the Sensiba Engineering team on the American Speed Association ACDelco Series. The sponsorship echoes one from earlier in the...

Tue 13 Jun 2000
Larry Nuber Memorial Services

Larry Nuber Memorial Services

Larry Nuber passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2000 of an apparent aneurysm in Indianapolis, Indiana. Larry was 51 years of age. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 16, 2000 from 2:00-4:00pm and from 5:00-9:00pm at Bersticker-Scott Funeral...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
John Clagett Named Trans-Am Director

John Clagett Named Trans-Am Director

MIAMI, Fla. -- John Clagett has been named Executive Director of the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series, and will now oversee all marketing and operations functions for North America's longest-running road racing series. Clagett, 42,...

Sat 26 Feb 2000
NASCAR, Cintas Renew Agreement

NASCAR, Cintas Renew Agreement

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2000) The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing and Cintas, the recognized leader in the uniform industry, have extended their marketing partnership through 2002. Cintas will continue to be NASCAR's preferred...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Free Monster Truck rides at Washington DC Motorsports Expo

Free Monster Truck rides at Washington DC Motorsports Expo

Chantilly, VA (Nov. 17, 2000) - NASCAR drivers Kevin and Wayne Grubb are the latest additions to the list of drivers making personal appearances at the Washington, D.C. Motorsports Expo to be held December 8th through the 10th at the Capital...

Mon 18 Sep 2000
BUSCH: Jarrett, Favre Motorsports sponsor hunting

BUSCH: Jarrett, Favre Motorsports sponsor hunting

Conover, NC (September 18, 2000) - Jarrett / Favre Motorsports announced today that Rayovac Corporation will not be extending their primary sponsorship of Jason Jarrett's ...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
New Michigan Speedway president named

New Michigan Speedway president named

BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 14, 2000) International Speedway Corporation promoted from within Thursday when it named W. Brett Shelton president of Michigan International Speedway. Shelton, 35, will continue to serve as vice president and general...

Tue 18 Jan 2000
Dana Motorsports Signs Motorsports Advantage Group

Dana Motorsports Signs Motorsports Advantage Group

Dana Racing Signs Motorsports Advantage Group as Marketing Partner for 2000 Feeding Hills, Massachusetts (January 18th, 2000)- Motorsports Advantage Group (MAG) will be handling all marketing efforts concerning Dana Corporation's Motorsports ...

Thu 06 Jan 2000
Michael Holigan Sponsors Car Driven By Jerry Nadeau

Michael Holigan Sponsors Car Driven By Jerry Nadeau

Michael Holigan: 'NASCAR Is the Best Way to Build Brand Awareness' DALLAS (Jan. 6, 2000) - President Michael Holigan believes the newest tool in the companies' marketing arsenal-sponsoring the No. 25 Michael Holigan Chevrolet NASCAR ...