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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Stefan Moser new Head of Marketing and Comm of VW Motorsport

Stefan Moser new Head of Marketing and Comm of VW Motorsport

Stefan Moser is new Head of Marketing and Communications of Volkswagen Motorsport GmbH Wolfsburg (01 July 2009). Stefan Moser (49) becomes Head of Marketing and Communications at Volkswagen Motorsport effective 1 July 2009. In this role he...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Wilson Sahara Motorsports to desgin Korean track

Wilson Sahara Motorsports to desgin Korean track

WILSON SAHARA MOTORSPORTS TO DESIGN NEW RACE FACILITY IN KOREA (SALT LAKE CITY, April 14, 2009) -- Details of a new motorsports complex in South Korea were released today by Wilson Sahara Motorsports, the company responsible for its...

WIMRC developes chocolate powered racer

WIMRC developes chocolate powered racer

Environ-MENTAL The steering wheel is made from Carrots... powered by Waste Chocolate and Vegetable Oil... with Potatoes used to produce the bodywork... and it goes 125mph round corners! Following the recent turmoil in Formula 1 arising...

McLaren's Dennis hands off F1 role Headline

McLaren's Dennis hands off F1 role

After nearly 30 years, Ron Dennis has earned promotion. The face of the McLaren Mercedes Formula One team and driver of the marque's F1 championship success announced at Friday's launch of the team's new car, the MP4-24, that he will step aside...

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 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Changes afoot in IMS front office Headline

Changes afoot in IMS front office

Confirming rumors that had been speculated for the better part of a month, today the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially announced a change in leadership within the track's management team. Tony George. Photo by Andy Sallee. Tony...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Todt resigns Ferrari postsHeadline

Todt resigns Ferrari posts

In addition to announcing record results across economic indicators, Ferrari board chairman Luca di Montezemolo announced at Tuesday's stockholders meeting that former F1 team manager Jean Todt has resigned his board position and all other...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Red Bull using FieldView CFD

Red Bull using FieldView CFD

Red Bull Formula 1 Team Races to 1-2 Finishes at Chinese and British Grands Prix using FieldView CFD Post-Processing as Critical Engineering Tool (July 1, 2009) -- The competitive nature of Formula 1 racing and the short time periods between...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
J.C. Agajanian Int'l Motorsports HoF induction

J.C. Agajanian Int'l Motorsports HoF induction

CARY AGAJANIAN ACCEPTS LATE FATHER'S INDUCTION INTO TH INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2009) - Motorsports Management International President Cary Agajanian accepted the International Motorsports Hall of Fame...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president Headline

Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president

On October 23, 2009, former Scuderia Ferrari CEO and Ferrari F1 team principal Jean Todt was elected President of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris,...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
USF1 name gone, now to be known as USGPEHeadline

USF1 name gone, now to be known as USGPE

America's nascent Formula One team has changed its name from the compact and comfortable USF1 to the bundled barbed wire mouthful U.S. Grand Prix Engineering. Formula 1 logo on FIA flag. Photo by xpb.cc. Conflict over use of F1 takes...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
VP John Griffin leaves Indy Racing League

VP John Griffin leaves Indy Racing League

GRIFFIN STEPS DOWN FROM INDY RACING LEAGUE INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 20, 2009) - Indy Racing League Vice President of Public Relations John Griffin has submitted his resignation, effective Dec. 18. "John has been a valued part of our organization and...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
IMS Centennial Era Gala notes 2009-03-02

IMS Centennial Era Gala notes 2009-03-02

CENTENNIAL ERA GALA NOTES, QUOTES Plenty of star power during celebration of 100 years of racing at IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, March 2, 2009 -- Nineteen of the 27 living Indianapolis 500 winners attended the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Centennial...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Andretti Autosport adds Anderson to VP position

Andretti Autosport adds Anderson to VP position

TOM ANDERSON JOINS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT AS PART OF NEW SENIOR MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2009) - Andretti Autosport announced today it has hired motorsports industry veteran Tom Anderson, and defined the operational...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
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...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum news 2009-10-28

Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum news 2009-10-28

CANADIAN MOTORSPORTS HERITAGE MUSEUM ADDS TO COLLECTION Two historic race cars pledged to Canadian Motorsports Fans October 28, 2009 - The Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum (CMHM) is pleased to announce that it will be adding two historic...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Robin Brundle announced as Lola Cars MD

Robin Brundle announced as Lola Cars MD

Robin Brundle announced as Managing Director of Lola Cars International Limited Lola Group Executive Chairman, Martin Birrane, has today announced the appointment of Robin Brundle as Managing Director of Lola Cars International, the Huntingdon...

Future IndyCar engine development talks continue

Future IndyCar engine development talks continue

Discussions press on as IndyCar series officials and manufacturer representatives look to develop their new engine formula for the 2011 season. Five manufacturers - Honda Performance Development, Audi, Fiat Powertrain Technologies, Porsche and ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
McLaren Mercedes launches Living the Dream collection

McLaren Mercedes launches Living the Dream collection

Pit-stop press! M&S launches 'Living the Dream' boyswear collection This week Marks & Spencer brought all the glamour, excitement and high-octane thrill of motor-racing to London. Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen were at M&S Marble Arch to...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
TrackMagic Racing Karts news 2009-01-30

TrackMagic Racing Karts news 2009-01-30

TrackMagic Racing Karts: New Owner and New Focus for an Iconic American Karting Brand San Francisco, California - January 30, 2009 - TrackMagic Racing Karts announces new ownership and focus on innovation, performance and growing the sport of...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Going, going, goneHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Going, going, gone

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Going, Going, Gone The first half of the current season has finally cast doom over the once respected livelihood known as the motor racing dictator. Just this week, the last solo American racing ...

Aaron Steele to test Organic F3 car at Brands Hatch

Aaron Steele to test Organic F3 car at Brands Hatch

Kent star "thrilled" to give vegetable car its race debut at Brands Hatch An unique racing car that is powered by chocolate, steered by carrots and built partly from potatoes will make its competitive debut next month, with talented Kent driver...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
The Wheeler Company news 2009-03-31

The Wheeler Company news 2009-03-31

H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler and The Wheeler Company Sign Young Race Car Driver Jordan Anderson as Client; Driver Endorsement a First for Wheeler and His Company CHARLOTTE, N.C. - March 26, 2009 - The Wheeler Company, founded by promotions legend and ...

Wed 25 Nov 2009
WKA: Corsa Racing Kart America PRI news 2009-11-25

WKA: Corsa Racing Kart America PRI news 2009-11-25

CORSA RACING KART AMERICA'S PRI/CKI KARTING ALL--STAR CLASSIC DRIVER LINEUP "Wilson and Carpenter to race in Orlando" Phoenix, AZ - November 25, 2009 -- The Championship Karting International Series is pleased to announce Corsa Racing ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Rittenberry named CEO by Palm Beach Int'l Raceway

Rittenberry named CEO by Palm Beach Int'l Raceway

RITTENBERRY NAMED PRESIDENT AND CEO OF PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY AND PALM BEACH DRIVING CLUB Jupiter, Florida (October 30, 2009) -- Jason Rittenberry, a seasoned motorsports executive with 10 years of experience in the business, has been...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
RRDC honors Jim Downing with Akin award

RRDC honors Jim Downing with Akin award

JIM DOWNING RECEIVES 2008 BOB AKIN AWARD FROM ROAD RACING DRIVERS CLUB DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2009) - Jim Downing, a five-time IMSA championship, owner of Downing/Atlanta Racing, and principal in the development of the HANS Device, was...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

ANDRETTI GREEN RACING SHAREHOLDERS SIGN LETTER OF INTENT TO SPLIT OFF PROMOTIONS BUSINESS INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 20, 2009) - The shareholders of Andretti Green Racing, Inc., Michael Andretti, Kim Green and Kevin Savoree, announced today that...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Adventures on Wheels news 2009-05-09

Adventures on Wheels news 2009-05-09

Patrick Rummerfield and Miller Motorsports Park Join Forces to Honor Wounded Veterans The first fully functional quadriplegic in the history of medicine and one of the most prominent venues for motorsports in the US join forces to give ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix postponed for 2010

Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix postponed for 2010

DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX POSTPONED FOR 2010 DETROIT, Mich. (July 31, 2009) -- Continuing to remain hopeful about the future of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, officials confirmed today that the event will be postponed for the 2010 ...

RCC opens Richard Petty Education Center

RCC opens Richard Petty Education Center

ASHEBORO (July 21, 2009) - Randolph Community College opened its $1,750,000 Richard Petty Education Center today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and guests including Richard Petty; his wife Lynda; one of his daughters, Sharon; members of the RCC ...

Wed 25 Nov 2009
Josef Newgarden wins Gorsline scholarship

Josef Newgarden wins Gorsline scholarship

JOSEF NEWGARDEN WINS GORSLINE COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Nov. 25, 2009) - Josef Newgarden, of Hendersonville, Tenn., has been awarded the 17th annual Gorsline Company scholarship, presented by John Gorsline. The Gorsline Scholarship...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Peugeot Sport comes to Frankfurt Motor Show

Peugeot Sport comes to Frankfurt Motor Show

FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW The No.9 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP which won the 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours in the hands of David Brabham, Marc Gene and Alex Wurz will be on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show during the two media days (Tuesday September 15 and ...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
Winter's joins Indianapolis Motor Speedway staff

Winter's joins Indianapolis Motor Speedway staff

WINTER NAMED CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER Experienced executive to lead New Media, other departments in new role INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 23, 2009 -- Rhonda Winter was named as chief information officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a new...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Fall of House of Hulman?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Fall of House of Hulman?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Fall of House of Hulman? The news of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway going the way of the House of Usher may be exaggerated. But in the season of celebrating the 100th year since the gates first opened...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
FOTA group hugs new Formula One orderHeadline

FOTA group hugs new Formula One order

In an announcement that indicates Formula One, a sport with a turbulent political history, has turned upside down, Formula One Teams Association chairman Luca di Montezemolo told a news conference in Geneva on Thursday that all 10 teams -- that's...