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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
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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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
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...

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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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
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...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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 ...

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 ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Memphis Motorsports Parks closes

Memphis Motorsports Parks closes

DOVER MOTORSPORTS, INC. ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF MEMPHIS MOTORSPORTS PARK AND REALIGNMENT OF RACING DATES Dover, Delaware, October 30, 2009 - Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE-Symbol: DVD) announced today that it was ceasing all operations at ...