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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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 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 ...

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 ...