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Thu 15 Nov 2007
Wed 14 Mar 2007
Day three on Amelia Island

Day three on Amelia Island

Amelia Island - Day 3 After two days that had hundreds of motorheads spinning, we got down Sunday to real business at hand - 12th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Combining the informality of Goodwood with a like concept in car ...

Mon 22 Jan 2007
Joey Hand, Erik Bartoleo form Kartel Motorsports

Joey Hand, Erik Bartoleo form Kartel Motorsports

Joey Hand and Erik Bartolero form Kartel Motorsports Elk Grove, CA - Professional racer Joey Hand and long time karter Erik Bartolero have formed Kartel Motorsports (www.kartelmotorsports.com). Both Joey and Erik will continue their driving ...

Sun 11 Mar 2007
Day one on Amelia Island

Day one on Amelia Island

Amelia Island - Day 1 The festivities surrounding the 12th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance kicked off Friday in and around The Ritz-Carlton. The brainchild - or perhaps the love-child - of Jacksonville's Bill Warner, the event...

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.,...

Fri 16 Nov 2007
Patrick Hespen named Laguna Seca PR manager

Patrick Hespen named Laguna Seca PR manager

PATRICK HESPEN NAMED MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER MONTEREY, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2007) -- Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced today that Patrick Hespen has taken the position of Public Relations Manager, to handle ...

Mon 14 May 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS signs Higdon to VP position

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS signs Higdon to VP position

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES ANNOUNCES DAVID HIGDON AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS New Champ Car executive joins drivers, CEO on European media tour this week INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 2007) The Champ Car World...

Thu 13 Sep 2007
WKA: CIK: Paul Zalud receives appointment

WKA: CIK: Paul Zalud receives appointment

Paul Zalud Appointed as The WKA Director of CIK International Event Listings Seattle , WA . -- September 12, 2007 -- The Snap-on Stars of Karting presented by IndyCar Series is pleased to announce that series President Paul Zalud has been ...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
IMS names Schwartz VP of Marketing

IMS names Schwartz VP of Marketing

SCHWARTZ NAMED AS IMS VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 -- Veteran motorsports executive Chris Schwartz is joining the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as vice president of marketing, IMS President Joie Chitwood ...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
USAC appoints new president and senior VP

USAC appoints new president and senior VP

KEVIN MILLER NAMED USAC PRESIDENT; JASON SMITH NAMED SENIOR VP OF RACING OPERATIONS INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Dec. 4 -- The United States Auto Club (USAC) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Kevin Miller as CEO and ...

Mon 22 Oct 2007
Heartland Park Topeka adds to staff

Heartland Park Topeka adds to staff

Heartland Park Topeka Names New Director Of Sales And Marketing TOPEKA, Kansas (October 22, 2007) -Chris M. Martin, has been named the Director of Sales and Marketing for Heartland Park Topeka by owner Raymond Irwin. Chris comes to ...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
Ford introduces racing Mustang

Ford introduces racing Mustang

FORD INTRODUCES ITS FIRST FACTORY-READY RACE CAR; FORD MUSTANG CARS AND ENGINES HIGHLIGHTED AT SEMA * Mustang racing adds the all-new Mustang FR500S competing in the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge for the Miller Cup. * The Ford...

Wed 11 Apr 2007
GM's Alba Colon receives WOY nomination

GM's Alba Colon receives WOY nomination

HISPANIC BUSINESS NAMES GM RACING'S ALBA COLON AS WOMAN OF THE YEAR NOMINEE GM Racing Chevrolet NASCAR Program Manager, Alba Colon, Chosen as One of 20 Elite Women of 2007 Detroit, Mich. (April 10, 2007) -- Alba Colon, GM Racing ...

Fri 09 Mar 2007
Haynes receives Bob Akin Motorsports award

Haynes receives Bob Akin Motorsports award

JIM HAYNES RECEIVES 2006 BOB AKIN MOTORSPORTS AWARD DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 9, 2007) - The Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) named longtime track owner, race promoter and race-car driver Jim Haynes as the 2006 recipient of the Bob Akin ...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
Grand-Am announces COO and a VP position

Grand-Am announces COO and a VP position

Grand-Am Adds Chief Operating Officer, Vice President To Staff Entering 2008 Season DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 20, 2007) -- Following tremendous expansion since the inception of the Daytona Prototype formula to the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car...

Sat 08 Sep 2007
Robert Yates retirement announcement

Robert Yates retirement announcement

ROBERT YATES RETIRING AT END OF SEASON MOORESVILLE, NC (September 7, 2007) --- Robert Yates announced earlier today his intention to retire as President of Robert Yates Racing following the last race of the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup season. ...

Fri 17 Aug 2007
Spyker considers sale of Formula One teamHeadline

Spyker considers sale of Formula One team

Spyker Cars, the Dutch company which owns the Spyker Formula One team, is considering selling part or all of the team due to a refinancing plan and is also making changes to the senior management. In a statement on August 14th Spyker said that ...

Thu 30 Aug 2007
Christopher Wall joins Porsche Cars NA PR team

Christopher Wall joins Porsche Cars NA PR team

Christopher Wall joins Porsche Cars North America Public Relations Team Atlanta, August 30, 2007 -- Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) announces the addition of Christopher Wall to its public relations team. Wall comes to Porsche with more than...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Infineon Raceway sells racing school

Infineon Raceway sells racing school

Infineon Raceway Sells Jim Russell Racing Schools to London-Based Group SONOMA, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2006) -- Officials from Infineon Raceway today announced the sale of the Jim Russell Racing Schools to a London-based automotive marketing ...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
New HANS Device announced

New HANS Device announced

NEW $695 HANS DEVICE ANNOUNCED Atlanta, Georgia (December 3, 2007) - HANS Performance Products is excited to announce their brand new HANS Device the Sport Series. The design is guaranteed to provide the same level of industry leading safety as...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
Gappens named to NHMS post

Gappens named to NHMS post

Gappens Named Executive Vice President and General Manager Of New Hampshire Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2007) - Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruton Smith has promoted Jerry Gappens to the position of...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Awards led by NASCAR engineers

Awards led by NASCAR engineers

NASCAR SCOOPS TWO OF THREE AWARDS At a special Awards dinner in the magnificent Rhodes House in Oxford, organised by Racecar Graphic and attended by senior motorsport engineers and executives from around the world, the Race Engine Designer of ...

Wed 29 Aug 2007
Berggren to receive Bobby Isaac Memorial Award

Berggren to receive Bobby Isaac Memorial Award

Editor and Broadcaster Dick Berggren to Receive Bobby Isaac Memorial Award Prior to Dollar General 300 CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2007) - Longtime magazine editor and auto racing broadcaster Dick Berggren will receive the Bobby Isaac Memorial ...

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.

Sat 17 Nov 2007
Yates Racing hires Max Jones

Yates Racing hires Max Jones

Doug Yates and Max Jones join forces; Former road racer and long-time GM to head Yates Racing Concord, N.C. -- Yates Racing announced Thursday that Max Jones, long-time general manager for Roush Fenway Racing and former road-racing driver has ...

Fri 09 Feb 2007
Altamont Motorsports Park news 2007-02-08

Altamont Motorsports Park news 2007-02-08

Jeff Macey Joins Altamont Motorsports Park as General Manager ATWATER, Calif., February 8, 2007--Riverside Motorsports Park LLC announced today that it has signed Mr. Jeff Macey as the new General Manager of Altamont Motorsports Park (Tracy, ...

Thu 05 Apr 2007
Michigan Int'l Speedway staff changes announced

Michigan Int'l Speedway staff changes announced

MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 4, 2007) -- Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis has restructured the Marketing, Sales and Ticketing Departments at the track. The new...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
Derek Daly joins Riverside Motorsports Park

Derek Daly joins Riverside Motorsports Park

DEREK DALY, RENOWNED FORMULA-1 & INDY RACING VETERAN, JOINS THE RIVERSIDE MOTORSPORTS PARK PROJECT IN MERCED COUNTY, CALIF. ATWATER, Calif., and NOBLESVILLE, Ind., November 27, 2007 -Riverside Motorsports Park LLC (RMP) and Derek Daly Design LLC...

Thu 08 Nov 2007
Petty Enterprises press conference, part 1

Petty Enterprises press conference, part 1

Petty Enterprises has announced beginning in December the race organization will relocate to Mooresville, North Carolina. They have entered a two-year agreement to lease race shop space currently used by Robert Yates Racing. The ...

Fri 26 Jan 2007
RRDC selects six new members

RRDC selects six new members

RRDC SELECTS SIX NEW MEMBERS Daytona Beach, Fla. -- Three racers with wins from SCCA Club events to the Rolex 24 At Daytona, a racing official, a sanctioning body owner and a noted car designer-turned-photojournalist have been offered membership...

Thu 12 Jul 2007
Rahal Letterman GT3 Cup announcement

Rahal Letterman GT3 Cup announcement

RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING TO FIELD CUSTOMER CARS FOR 2008 IMSA GT3 CUP CHALLENGE SERIES HILLIARD, Ohio -- It has long been said that inside every person that follows motorsports, there is a little race-car driver dying to get out. Beginning in...

Wed 07 Nov 2007
NA-F2000: IPS: Andersen Racing purchases Florida test track

NA-F2000: IPS: Andersen Racing purchases Florida test track

Andersen Racing Purchases Test Track in Florida PALMETTO, Fla., Nov. 6 - Andersen Racing now has its very own test track. Andersen Racing owners Dan and John Andersen announced today that they've purchased the former Group Four Test Track in...

Wed 03 Oct 2007
Memo Gidley San Francisco program announced

Memo Gidley San Francisco program announced

MEMO GIDLEY TAKES HIS SECRETS OF SPEED PROGRAM TO SAN FRANCISCO AREA INDOOR KARTING FACILITY GO-KART RACER Novato, California, - Memo Gidley, standout racecar driver, shifter kart champion and pilot of the ...

Fri 02 Feb 2007
Aston Martin names King to new position

Aston Martin names King to new position

ASTON MARTIN APPOINTS HEAD OF PRODUCT COMMUNICATIONS AND MOTORSPORT Aston Martin is pleased to announce the appointment of David King to the new position of Head of Product Communications and Motorsport. David will report to Janette Green, ...

Wed 17 Jan 2007
LSJ Foundation awards four scholarships

LSJ Foundation awards four scholarships

LSJ Foundation Awards Four Scholarships at 2006 Driver Developement Program PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 16, 2007) - Four young female race drivers were awarded scholarships at the four-day 12th annual LSJ Foundation Driver Development Program held in...

Mon 04 Jun 2007
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...