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Wed 31 Dec 2003
Motorsports 2004 show schedule

Motorsports 2004 show schedule

2004 Tentative Show Schedule FRIDAY, JANUARY 16TH - SHOW OPENS 1 PM - CLOSES 10 PM 5:30 PM - AWARDS (STAGE) - Interviews and award presentations to the top class winners in Northeast racing in 2003 including overall winner Alan Johnson. 3 -5...

World of Outlaws grants Boundless an extension

World of Outlaws grants Boundless an extension

ALLEN, TX (December 23) -- World of Outlaws Racing has granted a request by Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc., to extend the period by which the company will purchase sprint car racing's premier series, Founder and President Ted Johnson...

Homestead-Miami community spirit

Homestead-Miami community spirit

MIAMI (Dec. 23, 2003)-In addition to its permanent presence as one of the finest motorsports facilities in the world, Homestead-Miami Speedway annually plays a major role as a member of the South Florida community. The Speedway hosts countless ...

EMPA award winners announced

EMPA award winners announced

J.J. Yeley to receive Al Holbert Memorial/EMPA Driver of the Year Award, Alan Johnson is Northeast Driver of the Year LANGHORNE, PA DECEMBER, 2003 . . . United States Auto Club Triple Crown winner J.J. Yeley will receive the annual Al Holbert ...

Tue 23 Dec 2003
Premier1 GP kicks off partnership

Premier1 GP kicks off partnership

Zurich, 06 February 2002: Many of the world's top soccer clubs that will be playing starring roles in next year's Premier1 Grand Prix race series were represented at a major marketing meeting held in Zurich last week. The two-day forum featured a...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART is dead! Long live Champ Car!Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART is dead! Long live Champ Car!

Two of the three principals of Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC, Paul Gentilozzi and Kevin Kalkhoven, spoke to the media today about their plans for the future of the "racing series formerly known as CART." That's right, formerly! While the CART...

Mon 22 Dec 2003
SCCA clarifies Trans-Am name

SCCA clarifies Trans-Am name

Clarification from SCCA regarding the Trans-Am name. TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 19, 2003) -- With the announced agreement this week regarding the acquisition of Trans-Am Racing, LLC by Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC, Sports Car Club of America, Inc. has...

GPWC and SLEC sign agreement

GPWC and SLEC sign agreement

Following a series of constructive discussions between GPWC shareholders, representing BMW, DaimlerChrysler, Ferrari, Ford and Renault, the SLEC shareholders, representing Bayerische Landesbank, JP Morgan, Lehman Brothers, and Bambino Holdings ...

Hardeeville releases 2004 Rulebook

Hardeeville releases 2004 Rulebook

Hardeeville Motor Speedway 2004 Rulebook Released (December 18, 2003) Hardeeville, SC - Hardeeville Motor Speedway officials announced today that the 2004 Rulebook has been completed and is being released to drivers and the general ...

Bologna Motor Show report

Bologna Motor Show report

Bologna, 18th December 2003 - The Bologna Motor Show closed with a truly positive result, gratifying the commitments of both Organiser and exhibitors for this 28th edition of the Bologna show. The more than 90 product previews, the exceptional...

IRL: Statement from IRL on Renna accident review

IRL: Statement from IRL on Renna accident review

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 - A comprehensive review of Tony Renna's fatal accident is complete, officials from the Indy Racing League announced Dec. 19. Renna suffered fatal injuries Oct. 22 in an accident in Turn 3 of the Indianapolis...

BITD: Ford expands BITD Off-Road Racing support

BITD: Ford expands BITD Off-Road Racing support

Ford Motor Company Expands Off-Road Racing Support with Best In The Desert Announces 2004 Ford Truck Motorsports Performance Awards Program Las Vegas, Nevada - Ford Truck Motorsports offers Performance Awards for Best In The Desert racing...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
Open Wheel Racing Series to purchase Trans-Am

Open Wheel Racing Series to purchase Trans-Am

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 17, 2003) -- Effective Jan. 1, 2004, Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC ("Open Wheel") will purchase Trans-Am Racing, LLC ("TAR"), it was announced jointly today by Open Wheel partner Paul Gentilozzi and TAR Executive Director John...

Roush grows its engine development business

Roush grows its engine development business

Roush grows its engine development business with Mountune acquisition Wednesday, 17th December 2003 - Roush Technologies, the integrated automotive design, engineering and development group, has acquired the well-known race engine ...

Martinsville's Campbell receives award

Martinsville's Campbell receives award

Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell Receives Pretigious Jack Dalton Award MARTINSVILLE, VA. (December 15, 2003) -- Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell was awarded the Jack Dalton Community Service Award Monday night by ...

The AARWBA Jerry Titus Award candidatesHeadline

The AARWBA Jerry Titus Award candidates

Each year the professional members of the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) vote by closed ballot to select the year's Auto Racing All-American Team. The highest vote-getter - among all categories - receives the...

AARWBA All-America Team history

AARWBA All-America Team history

<pre> HISTORY OF 2003 AARWBA AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM MEMBERS FIRST TEAM SECOND TEAM HONORABLE MENTION A.J. Allmendinger AL-03 Greg Anderson ...

AARWBA announces 2003 All-America Team

AARWBA announces 2003 All-America Team

Fifteen drivers named to 2003 Auto Racing All-America Team. BURBANK, Calif - Series champions ran second to hard-charging challengers in two categories of the 2003 Auto Racing All-America Team chosen by members of the motorsports press. ...

New ASA safety initiatives

New ASA safety initiatives

PENDLETON, Ind. (December 12, 2003) -- In the first of several safety-related programs, the American Speed Association announced that they have joined the SFI Foundation, a non-profit organization established to develop and administer...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART statement on OWRS purchase agreement

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART statement on OWRS purchase agreement

Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. announces it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Open Wheel Racing Series. Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. and Open Wheel Racing Series terminate previously announced ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: OWRS report on CART purchase agreement

CHAMPCAR/CART: OWRS report on CART purchase agreement

Open Wheel Racing completes CART asset purchase agreement. LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 15, 2003) -- Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC ("Open Wheel") has completed its negotiations with Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. to purchase specific ...

IRL: IndyCar owner Kelley welcomes new partner

IRL: IndyCar owner Kelley welcomes new partner

Tom Kelley and leading entrepreneur Rick Weidinger form partnership in IndyCar team. Indianapolis, IN (December 16, 2003)--Tom Kelley, owner of Kelley Racing, has announced that Rick Weidinger recently invested and acquired a minority interest...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
CRA: Sunoco Super Series announces sealed engine options

CRA: Sunoco Super Series announces sealed engine options

New sealed engine options announced for Sunoco Super Series Competitors will be able to race competitively for an entire season on a $7200+ engine program. (Salem-IN) -- Champion Racing Association/Sunoco Super Series officials ...

IRL: SAFER walls installed at PIR

IRL: SAFER walls installed at PIR

SAFER walls added to list of facility improvements; PIR is one of just six tracks to have safety barriers installed heading into 2004. PHOENIX, AZ -- Phoenix International Raceway president Bryan R. Sperber announced today that installation of...