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Mon 08 Nov 1999
Oakwood Homes Promotion Ends 15 November

Oakwood Homes Promotion Ends 15 November

GREENSBORO, N.C. --- Oakwood Homes will conclude their Second Annual Racin' Sellabration at Lowe's Motor Speedway at Charlotte on Monday, November 15. As part of the Racin' Sellabration program, eight customers who entered at Oakwood Homes...

IMS Properties,Action Performance signs major licensing agreement

IMS Properties,Action Performance signs major licensing agreement

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 1999 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Properties (IMS) and Action Performance Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq NM: ACTN) today announced a major four-year agreement establishing Action Performance as the premier licensing partner for...

Wed 03 Nov 1999
David Doyel named director of performance aftermarket marketing

David Doyel named director of performance aftermarket marketing

DOYEL NAMED NHRA DIRECTOR OF PERFORMANCE AFTERMARKET MARKETING GLENDORA, Calif. - David Doyel has been named director of performance aftermarket marketing for the National Hot Rod Association, NHRA Vice President of Marketing Gary Darcy...

Tue 02 Nov 1999
Tom Compton Named NHRA President

Tom Compton Named NHRA President

TOM COMPTON NAMED PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL HOT ROD ASSOCIATION; DALLAS GARDNER BECOMES CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD Compton Named Only Third President in the NHRA's History; Gardner Takes Over Chairmanship of the Board; Parks To Chair NHRA Motorsports ...

Sat 30 Oct 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART:

CHAMPCAR/CART: "Racy Clothing For Women" Announced

CART LICENSED PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH WOMEN'S SPORTSWEAR MANUFACTURER ENGINEWEAR(tm) "Racy Clothing For Women" To Be Available at Races, Retail & Online FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 30, 1999) -- Women autoracing fans will have a...

Fri 29 Oct 1999
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Names New Vice President

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Names New Vice President

HARDER NAMED VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS AT INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29, 1999 -- Tony George, president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has named Mel Harder to the newly created position of vice president, ...

Mercedes-Benz Expands 1999 Holiday Catalog

Mercedes-Benz Expands 1999 Holiday Catalog

Mercedes-Benz Expands Offering in 1999 Holiday Catalog Find Unique Gifts, Children's Toys and Personal Accessories from the Collection MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aficionados of Mercedes-Benz will discover holiday shopping heaven...

Miami-Economic Impact of NASCAR RAce

Miami-Economic Impact of NASCAR RAce

MIAMI, Fla. (Oct. 28, 1999)– When the Pennzoil 400, NASCAR Winston Cup’s inaugural South Florida event, is run at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 14, it will result in one of the largest economic impacts of any annual sports event in...

Thu 28 Oct 1999
Team Ford Racing Program Announced

Team Ford Racing Program Announced

MINNEAPOLIS--Oct. 28, 1999--Polaris has signed on as a "Crew Member"--or marketing partner--with Ford Motor Company and its imaginative new "Team Ford Racing" program. Team Ford Racing (TFR) will provide members with several exclusive...

Wed 27 Oct 1999
Watkins Glen Offers Season Discounts

Watkins Glen Offers Season Discounts

WATKINS GLEN OFFERS LOCAL RESIDENTS SEASON TICKET DISCOUNT Watkins Glen, NY (October 27, 1999) - Watkins Glen marketing director, Roger Curtis, announced all tri-county (Chemung, Steuben and Schuyler) residents will be offered a discount on the...

Etchells Racing and Matco Tools Team for 2000

Etchells Racing and Matco Tools Team for 2000

MATCO TOOLS, ETCHELLS RACING TO TEAM UP IN 2000 Houston, Texas, October 27, 1999 - At today's press conference for the Matco Tools Supernationals in Houston Eric Mullenmeister, Vice President of Sales and Motorsports for Matco Tools, and Chuck...

Tue 26 Oct 1999
Tony George Honored

Tony George Honored

GEORGE SALUTED BY PROMINENT SPORTS BUSINESS MAGAZINE INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 26, 1999 - Tony George, Indianapolis Motor Speedway president and chief executive officer, was recognized as one of the top sports business executives in the United...

Texas Motor Speedway Names New General Manager

Texas Motor Speedway Names New General Manager

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (October 25, 1999) -- Texas Motor Speedway General Manager Eddie Gossage today announced the promotion of Kenton Nelson to the position of Assistant General Manager for the Speedway. Nelson, 33, has worked for Texas Motor ...

Mon 25 Oct 1999
Reynard Motorsport to Build Wind Tunnel in USA

Reynard Motorsport to Build Wind Tunnel in USA

REYNARD MOTORSPORT TO BUILD WIND TUNNEL IN MOORESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA MOORESVILLE, NC, 25th October 1999…Reynard Motorsport Inc. has joined with Penske Performance, Inc. to construct and manage a purpose built wind tunnel facility in ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART Licensed Products and Midway Games Team Up

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART Licensed Products and Midway Games Team Up

CART LICENSED PRODUCTS AND MIDWAY GAMES REACH EXCLUSIVE MULTI-YEAR LICENSING AGREEMENT DETROIT and CHICAGO (Oct. 25, 1999) - Midway Games Inc.(NYSE: MWY), a leading international interactive entertainment software company, and CART Licensed ...

BUSCH: Adam Petty Hit Hard

BUSCH: Adam Petty Hit Hard

PETTY "HIT" HARD IN ROOKIE SEASON ATLANTA, GA (October 25)- When word gets out that a driver's had a lot of hits, images of twisted sheet metal, the infield care center and Bristol Motor Speedway immediately spring to mind. However, for Busch...

Sat 23 Oct 1999
Steve Park, Scott Goodyear at Pennzoil Motorsports Show

Steve Park, Scott Goodyear at Pennzoil Motorsports Show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA October 25, 1999 . . . Picture if you will, acres and acres of everything motorsports. That is exactly what Pennzoil Motorsports 2000 will include. In fact the show sponsor, Pennzoil, will have the largest display at the...

Thu 21 Oct 1999
Motorsports Sponsorship Seminar Scheduled

Motorsports Sponsorship Seminar Scheduled

Motorsports Sponsorship Seminar To Be Held at LCCC By Dino Oberto (Nanticoke, PA 10-14-99) Motorsports marketing expert Ernie Saxton of Ernie Saxton Communications, Inc., of Langhorne, in conjunction with the Motorsports Technology class at ...

Irwindale Speedway New Members Join Staff

Irwindale Speedway New Members Join Staff

PAT PATTERSON JOINS IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY MANAGEMENT TEAM ROBERT DeFAZIO NAMED SPEEDWAY VP/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Irwindale, Calif. - - (October 16, 1999) Irwindale Speedway President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Williams today announced two ...

Sat 16 Oct 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Race Renewed Through 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Race Renewed Through 2003

CART, AUSTRALIAN PROMOTER RENEW AGREEMENT FOR FEDEX CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RACE THROUGH 2003 SURFERS PARADISE, Queensland, Australia (Oct. 16, 1999) - Championship Auto Racing Teams and Gold Coast Motor Events - a partnership between...

Sun 10 Oct 1999
Sillerman linked to BHL/Silverstone Bid

Sillerman linked to BHL/Silverstone Bid

In a surprise twist, SFX Entertainment - the concert to motor racing group based in the US - who recently purchased the 25 year lease to Donington Park, has been linked to a bid for Brands Hatch Leisure or Silverstone Circuits Speaking to the ...

Fri 08 Oct 1999
Liger Racing Merges With Velocity Marketing

Liger Racing Merges With Velocity Marketing

Philadelphia, PA -- 10/7/99 - Two African-American owned and operated companies, Liger Racing, Inc. and Velocity Marketing, Inc. announced today that they have merged. "Our focus will be to promote motor sports to African Americans through ...

Rumors, Resignations and Uncertain Futures

Rumors, Resignations and Uncertain Futures

Hesketh resigns from board of BRDC In a surprise move, Lord Hesketh has resigned from the board of the BRDC - the club that owns Silverstone. "Sadly, I cannot agree with the part of the proposed restructure which precludes share ownership to...

CHAMPCAR/CART: American Needle Joins as Licensee

CHAMPCAR/CART: American Needle Joins as Licensee

HEADWEAR GIANT AMERICAN NEEDLE JOINS CART AS LICENSEE DETROIT (Oct. 8, 1999) - American Needle, one of the leaders in the world of licensed headwear products, has joined with Championship Auto Racing Teams to produce a new and exciting line of...

Mon 04 Oct 1999
Pennzoil Motorsports 2000 General Information

Pennzoil Motorsports 2000 General Information

PENNZOIL MOTORSPORTS 2000 TO FEATURE MOTOR MAX EXTREME MOTORSPORTS GARAGE FORT WASHINGTON, PA OCTOBER 4, 1999 . . . When the 15th annual Pennzoil Motorsports Auto Racing Trade Show, Pennzoil Motorsports 2000, is presented January 14-16, 2000,...

Thu 30 Sep 1999
Matco Tools to Sponsor Englishtown

Matco Tools to Sponsor Englishtown

MATCO TOOLS TO SPONSOR NHRA NATIONAL EVENT IN ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. GLENDORA, Calif. - Matco Tools, a leading distributor of professional tools and equipment, has reached a multi-year agreement with the National Hot Rod Association to...

IRL: IMS to Sponsor Disney World Attraction

IRL: IMS to Sponsor Disney World Attraction

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TO SPONSOR TOMORROWLAND SPEEDWAY AT WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT'S MAGIC KINGDOM Redesigned Attraction to Feature Landmarks of World Famous Indy Speedway LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 30, 1999 - Walt Disney World...

Wed 29 Sep 1999
Rob Katz Named to Honestead Miami Speedway Post

Rob Katz Named to Honestead Miami Speedway Post

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Sept. 29) – Rob Katz has been named Director of Marketing and Communications at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Katz, 29, joins the Speedway after working for two years as the Senior Director of Merchandising and Promotions for the...

Tue 28 Sep 1999
Renegade Signs Deal For 2000 Season

Renegade Signs Deal For 2000 Season

RENEGADE BECOMES FIRST SPONSOR TO SIGN DEAL FOR 2000 ASA SEASON Elkhart, IN - Officials of the American Speed Association and of Renegade by Kibbi have announced Renegade's status as the "Official ToterHome of ASA." The program will officially...

Latin America Race Date Set

Latin America Race Date Set

MOTORSPORTS AMERICAS AWARDED EXCLUSIVE LATIN AMERICAN SCCA PRO RACING DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—SCCA Pro Racing and Motorsports Americas, Inc., have reached a mutual agreement awarding Motorsports Americas, Inc., exclusive ...

IRL: Racing Stars Salute New Illinois Track

IRL: Racing Stars Salute New Illinois Track

RACING LUMINARIES SHINE ON RACEWAY ASSOCIATES MOTORSPORTS PARK CONSTRUCTION CELEBRATION JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 28, 1999 - The worlds of auto racing, government and business converged here Tuesday to celebrate construction of the first Illinois ...

Thu 23 Sep 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: SAE SoCal Special Event

CHAMPCAR/CART: SAE SoCal Special Event

What: SAE SoCal Special Event Topic: A CART "Engineering & Business" panel discussion Panelists: Scott Atherton, President, California Speedway Chris Bernal, Manager, Composites Manufacturing, Swift Engineering Alex...

Wed 22 Sep 1999
Darrell Gwynn Searches For Sponsor For Top Fuel Team

Darrell Gwynn Searches For Sponsor For Top Fuel Team

Gwynn Sees Bright Future for NHRA Top Fuel Owner Searches for Sponsor to be Partner in Success FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Sept. 22, 1999) -- Darrell Gwynn has never been one to feel sorry for himself, but the NHRA Top Fuel owner is a little confused...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Mouse Joins Licensed Products Lineup

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Mouse Joins Licensed Products Lineup

DETROIT (September 22, 1999) - CART Licensed Products, the licensing and merchandising arm of Championship Auto Racing Teams, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Dallas-based Team Mouse, Inc., to produce and distribute computer...

Tue 21 Sep 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Winner's Circle Forum at Houston, Friday 1999-09-24

CHAMPCAR/CART: Winner's Circle Forum at Houston, Friday 1999-09-24

FedEx and Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) Offer "Winners Circle" Forum to the Houston Business Community WHAT: FedEx continues its series of "The Winner's Circle" business forums prior to the CART Texaco Grand Prix. These "Quality...

Sat 18 Sep 1999
CompetitionPlus.Com Up And Running

CompetitionPlus.Com Up And Running

CompetitionPlus.Com Scores Over 1000 Hits In Less Than 48 Hours SPARTANBURG, SC -- Drag racing's newest Internet magazine debuted Wednesday at 7 PM and it did so successfully. The latest product from Harley Communications stands on a road for ...