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Mon 14 Dec 2009
Canadian Motorsports Expo news 2009-12-11

Canadian Motorsports Expo news 2009-12-11

Canadian racing legend Ron Fellows to appear at the Canadian Motorsports Expo Canada's top racing ambassador to connect with the fans at the CME (TORONTO, ON // DECEMBER 11, 2009) While there have been several constants throughout the three-year...

Thu 03 Dec 2009
International Motorsports Industry Show news 2009-12-02

International Motorsports Industry Show news 2009-12-02

International Motorsports Industry Show to Remain in Indy Through 2015 INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 2, 2009) -- Officials from the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) and the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association (ICVA) have announced...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-01

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-01

Good News Tuesday: Tim Booth an example for the community; MIS Director Gof uest Services is active in many local community organizations BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 1, 2009) -- Michigan International Speedway Director of Guest Services Tim Booth has...

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...

AARWBA 2009 All-America Auto Racing Team announced

AARWBA 2009 All-America Auto Racing Team announced

2009 AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM SELECTED BURBANK, Calif. - The 2009 All-America Auto Racing Team has been chosen by the nation's motorsports press with a surprise and a shocker coming out of the final totals. Just two drivers are contenders...

Mon 30 Nov 2009
Erin Crocker news 2009-11-30

Erin Crocker news 2009-11-30

Erin Crocker & Dirt Track Racing School Team up for Open Wheel School Mooresville, N.C. - Erin Crocker and the Dirt Track Racing School have teamed up to offer a special two-day, open wheel driving school in January 2010. The program will ...

World Racing Group staff news 2009-11-30

World Racing Group staff news 2009-11-30

Roger Slack Returns to Short-Track Racing with World Racing Group CONCORD, N.C. -- Nov. 30, 2009 -- The World Racing Group is pleased to announce that Roger Slack, the 2007 National Sprint Car Promoter of the Year and the 2007 World of Outlaws...

Thu 26 Nov 2009
Road Racing Drivers Club PRI show news 2009-11-25

Road Racing Drivers Club PRI show news 2009-11-25

RRDC MEMBERS JOIN INDUSTRY EXPERTS AT RRDC/FIA YOUNG DRIVERS SYMPOSIUM AT PRI SHOW DEC. 11 Participants are required to register at www.rrdc.org HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 25, 2009) - Members of the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) will join the panel...

Detroit NAIAS news 2009-11-25

Detroit NAIAS news 2009-11-25

Automotive News to Hold World Congress During the 2010 North American International Auto Show Sergio Marchionne to headline as keynote speaker at first automotive show of 2010 Troy, MI - November 25, 2009 - Automotive News has announced their...

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...

World of Outlaws AARWBA news 2009-11-25

World of Outlaws AARWBA news 2009-11-25

World of Outlaws Well Represented in AARWBA All-America Team Voting Concord, NC--November 25, 2009-- Voting is under way for the annual American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association All-America Auto Racing Team, with both the World of...

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 ...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
Martin Brundle gears up for Autosport International

Martin Brundle gears up for Autosport International

Former Grand Prix driver and BBC commentator Martin Brundle will be entertaining the crowds at Autosport International, held at the NEC Birmingham, 14-17 January 2010, by sharing stories of life behind-the-scenes in the world's most glamorous ...

ACO to take over Le Mans TV rights

ACO to take over Le Mans TV rights

Le Mans TV rights: new organisation The Automobile Club de Ouest, owners and organisers of the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours event has decided to manage all media rights internally. Following a period spanning more than 20 years of ...

HANS 2009 contingency payout

HANS 2009 contingency payout

HANS PAYS OUT LARGEST CONTINGENCY AMOUNT EVER TO DRAG RACERS Atlanta, Georgia (November 23, 2009) -- HANS Performance Products announced a 10% payout increase in contingency sponsorship to sportsman drag racers from 2008 to 2009. Marketing ...

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...

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...

Mon 23 Nov 2009
Yokohama Tire Corporation celebrates 40th USA anniversary

Yokohama Tire Corporation celebrates 40th USA anniversary

Yokohama Tire Corporation Celebrates 40th Anniversary in U.S. FULLERTON, CA (Nov. 23, 2009) -- On November 24, 1969, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) opened its doors in Los Angeles, California. Forty years later, after launching industry ...

Sat 21 Nov 2009
Brian France - NASCAR Homestead press conference, part 2

Brian France - NASCAR Homestead press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: This weekend can turn out to be pretty significant in terms of the Hispanic attendance, let alone the Hispanic media attending the event. Where do you feel NASCAR is in terms of reaching out to that Hispanic fan base?...

Brian France - NASCAR Homestead press conference, part 1

Brian France - NASCAR Homestead press conference, part 1

NASCAR News Conference Transcript - Brian France Novemeber 20, 2009 An interview with: BRIAN FRANCE THE MODERATOR: Good morning, everyone. We're joined by NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France. He will give a few opening comments and we'll ...

Tue 17 Nov 2009
PRI Karting Classic news 2009-11-16

PRI Karting Classic news 2009-11-16

Top Fuel Star Antron Brown added to line-up for 4th Annual PRI CKI All-Star Karting Classic Unique event draws star drivers from NHRA, IRL, Grand-Am, NASCAR and other national racing series LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2009) -- Fresh off a...

Fri 13 Nov 2009
Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-11-13

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-11-13

MIS receives prestigious award from Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence Hall of Fame BROOKLYN, Mich. (Nov. 13, 2009) -- Michigan International Speedway has been recognized by the Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence Hall of Fame because of...

Silverstone unveil new complex

Silverstone unveil new complex

Silverstone unveil new experiential driving and test complex Silverstone has unveiled details of its brand new Stowe Complex -- a unique collection of customer focused test track facilities, hospitality units and pit garages. Due for ...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-11-12

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-11-12

Tim Booth named as finalist for Home Depot NMPA 2009 Humanitarian Award MIS Director of Guest Services to be recognized at NASCAR Sprint Cup awards banquet BROOKLYN, Mich. (Nov. 12, 2009) -- Selfless is just one word that describes Michigan...

Gateway Int'l Raceway news 2009-11-12

Gateway Int'l Raceway news 2009-11-12

Terry Harmeson named GIR Interim Vice President and General Manager MADISON, Ill. -- Gateway International Raceway announced today that Terry Harmeson, a senior executive with the track's parent company Dover Motorsports, Inc., has been named ...

Paul Tracy to attend Canadian Motorsports Expo

Paul Tracy to attend Canadian Motorsports Expo

CANADIAN RACING STAR PAUL TRACY TO ATTEND THE CANADIAN MOTORSPORTS EXPO Open-wheel champion to take part in celebration of Mosport's 50th Anniversary Season (TORONTO, ON // NOVEMBER 12, 2009) Racing fans in attendance at the Canadian ...

Detroit NAIAS news 2009-11-12

Detroit NAIAS news 2009-11-12

NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW ANNOUNCES 37,000 SQUARE FOOT ELECTRIC AVENUE DISPLAY AT 2010 SHOW All-new feature presented by The Dow Chemical Company The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has announced the debut of...

Canadian Motorsports Expo news 2009-11-12

Canadian Motorsports Expo news 2009-11-12

The Racing Season Begins at the Canadian Motorsports Expo January 22, 23 & 24, 2010 International Centre (Toronto) Booth Space Still Available... If your business could benefit from the opportunity to meet face-to-face with thousands of ...

NMPA and Home Depot Humanitarian award news 2009-11-12

NMPA and Home Depot Humanitarian award news 2009-11-12

THE HOME DEPOT AND NMPA ANNOUNCE FINALISTS FOR THE 2009 HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD ATLANTA (November 12, 2009) ----- The Home Depot and the National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) announced today the finalists for the 2009 Home...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
NCMA 2010 news 2009-11-10

NCMA 2010 news 2009-11-10

DALE EARNHARDT SR. NAMED NCMA ACHIEVEMENT IN MOTORSPORTS TRIBUTE AWARD RECIPIENT 10 Organizations Announced for Recognition at North Carolina Motorsports Industry Awards Banquet CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 10, 2009) -- The North Carolina ...

Road Racing Drivers Club PRI show news 2009-11-09

Road Racing Drivers Club PRI show news 2009-11-09

SLATE OF SPEAKERS FOR RRDC/FIA YOUNG DRIVERS SYMPOSIUM ANNOUNCED Registration for event available on www.rrdc.org HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 9, 2009) - The Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) announced today its slate of industry experts who will speak at...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2009-11-09

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2009-11-09

IMS, INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORTS INDUSTRY SHOW COME TOGETHER FOR INAUGURAL SAFETY CONFERENCE DEC. 1 Seventeen world-renowned motorsports safety experts to provide insight, expertise INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 9, 2009 -- Officials from the ...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Autosport International preview

Autosport International preview

BRITAIN: BEST IN THE WORLD ON AND OFF TRACK Britain is the world centre of motorsport, and this year its companies produced a Formula One World Champion in Jenson Button and constructors' winner in Brawn GP. They are just two of the winners from...

Fri 06 Nov 2009
Hankook Motorsports Sema Show Thursday report

Hankook Motorsports Sema Show Thursday report

Hankook Tire Announces 2010 Motorsports Sponsorships Hankook Looks to Carry Winning Standard into 2010 Season LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2009 -- After celebrating its most successful motorsports season to date, Hankook Tire plans to get back on...

Thu 05 Nov 2009
Porsche Los Angeles Auto Show news 2009-11-05

Porsche Los Angeles Auto Show news 2009-11-05

2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder: Light, Powerful, Purist Roadster to be Introduced at Los Angeles Auto Show Porsche's newest entry will be the lightest in its line-up ATLANTA - November 5, 2009 - Weighing in at just 2,811 lbs., the new 2011 ...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
Mid-Ohio Sport Car Course 2010 news 2009-11-04

Mid-Ohio Sport Car Course 2010 news 2009-11-04

2010 MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED DUBLIN, OH (November 4, 2009)-- TrueSports, Inc., owner and operator of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, announced details of the five race weekends composing its 2010 schedule, the 49th season of...