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Wed 24 Nov 1999
Ford to acquire Pi Group

Ford to acquire Pi Group

LONDON, U.K. , November 24, 1999 - Ford Motor Company announced today that it will purchase the Pi Group, a leading supplier of high-technology electronics to the automotive industry. Pi is one of the world's top designers and manufacturers of...

Tue 23 Nov 1999
'No Bull 5' adds short track in 2000

'No Bull 5' adds short track in 2000

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Nov. 22, 1999) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and its Winston brand announced Monday the richest single-season bonus program in NASCAR Winston Cup Series history will return in the 2000 season, featuring a short-track event...

Sun 21 Nov 1999
Bobby Labonte to appear at Pennzoil Motorsports 2000

Bobby Labonte to appear at Pennzoil Motorsports 2000

FORT WASHINGTON, PA NOVEMBER 21, 1999 . . . The all-star lineup of racers and personalities continues to grow and become even more impressive as Bobby Labonte, who finished second to 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup champion Dale Jarrett, is the latest...

Fri 19 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Roox(tm) added to CART Licensed Products

CHAMPCAR/CART: Roox(tm) added to CART Licensed Products

DETROIT (November 19, 1999) - Champ Car racing fans now have an even wider variety of CART FedEx Championship Series collectible racing memorabilia. ROOX(tm) Corporation is joining with CART Licensed Products, the licensing and merchandising...

Thu 18 Nov 1999
Firestone to be Title Sponsor for Racers' Rally

Firestone to be Title Sponsor for Racers' Rally

FIRESTONE SUPPORTS INAUGURAL RACERS' RALLY AS TITLE SPONSOR INDIANAPOLIS - Officials for The Racing News, which is a one-stop shop for motorsports news, and Bridgestone/Firestone Tire Sales Company announced today that Firestone has committed...

IRL: Leo Mehl to step down as Executive Director

IRL: Leo Mehl to step down as Executive Director

MEHL TO STEP DOWN AS INDY RACING LEAGUE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 1999 - Tony George, founder of the Indy Racing League and president and chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, announced today that...

Wed 17 Nov 1999
NA-F2000: Allan Craighead Named New Publicist

NA-F2000: Allan Craighead Named New Publicist

CRAIGHEAD NAMED NEW U.S. F2000 PUBLICIST FAIRFIELD, N.J. (November 16, 1999) – The U.S. F2000 National Championship Presented by Speedvision has named Allan Craighead its new Publicist. Craighead, employed by SCCA Pro Racing, which sanctions...

Mon 15 Nov 1999
IRL: St. Clair Apparel Named Official Clothier

IRL: St. Clair Apparel Named Official Clothier

ST. CLAIR APPAREL NAMED OFFICIAL CLOTHIER OF INDY RACING FOR 2000 INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 1999 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway and St. Clair Apparel, Inc. today announced a major agreement establishing St. Clair Apparel as the "Official Clothier"...

Sun 14 Nov 1999
BUSCH: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. to be at Motorsports 2000

BUSCH: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. to be at Motorsports 2000

NEWS FROM THE PENNZOIL MOTORSPORTS 2000 AUTO RACING TRADE SHOW EARNHARDT JR. WILL MAKE A SECOND VISIT TO PENNZOIL MOTORSPORTS FORT WASHINGTON, PA NOVEMBER 15, 1999 . . . One of the "young lions" of motor sports, NASCAR stock car racing, Dale...

Sat 13 Nov 1999
Mattei Inks NationsRent to Three-Year Deal

Mattei Inks NationsRent to Three-Year Deal

Mattei Motorsports inks NationsRent to three year deal as primary sponsor HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 13, 1999) - NationsRent, Inc. (NYSE: NRI), one of the country's leading construction equipment rental companies, has signed a three-year agreement...

Tue 09 Nov 1999
Dale Earnhardt Inc Grand Opening

Dale Earnhardt Inc Grand Opening

DEI unveils impressive complex to the masses By Marty Smith NASCAR Online MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 9, 1999) Dale Earnhardt, left, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. share the podium at Dale Earnhardt Inc.'s grand opening. Dale Earnhardt joined his...

Recommended Offer For Brands Hatch Leisure PLC

Recommended Offer For Brands Hatch Leisure PLC

Recommended Offer by the Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. For Brands Hatch Leisure PLC NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of Interpublic and Brands Hatch announce the terms of a recommended share for share offer to be made by ...

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...