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Sat 16 Dec 2000
New Michigan Speedway president named

New Michigan Speedway president named

BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 14, 2000) International Speedway Corporation promoted from within Thursday when it named W. Brett Shelton president of Michigan International Speedway. Shelton, 35, will continue to serve as vice president and general...

EMPA announces award winners

EMPA announces award winners

LANGHORNE, PA DECEMBER 15, 2000 . . . Popular Bobby Labonte, who drove the Joe Gibbs owned, Interstate Batteries sponsored Pontiac to his first NASCAR Winston Cup driving title, and earned the car owner championship for Gibbs, was voted the ...

Inside Track cede offical publication status

Inside Track cede offical publication status

TORONTO, ON - Inside Track Motorsport News, the 'Official Publication of Canadian Motorsport', announces, effective immediately, that it is no longer the 'official motorsport publication of CASCAR'. Following discussions with CASCAR,...

Villeneuve, Pollock, Tomba join ski race

Villeneuve, Pollock, Tomba join ski race

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec December 9, 2000 - Jacques Villeneuve, Craig Pollock and Alberto Tomba announced today that the "Grand Prix 24 hours of Tremblant" on skis event will take place December 15 and 16, 2001.For the first time in North...

Las Vegas Speedway Children's Charities awards

Las Vegas Speedway Children's Charities awards

LAS VEGAS -- The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities (SCC) awarded over $100,000 in grants this evening during its second-annual Christmas Tree-lighting and Grants Distribution Ceremony at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. "We are very ...

JRCS: Alcohol, awareness flow at Sobriety Challenge

JRCS: Alcohol, awareness flow at Sobriety Challenge

SONOMA, Calif. (December 14, 2000) - The alcohol was definitely flowing Thursday at Sears Point Raceway, and so was awareness about driving sobriety over the holidays. Twenty people, including John Lasseter, Pixar's Academy Award...

Wed 13 Dec 2000
ESS: Empire super Sprints adds sponsor

ESS: Empire super Sprints adds sponsor

Extreme Safety Products Signs Sponsorship With Empire Super Sprints for 2001 by Dean Reynolds SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Empire Super Sprints (ESS) would like to welcome Extreme Safety Products, the makers of Extreme Racewear to the sponsorship family...

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Mac Tools continues sponsorship of NHRA Gatornationals

Mac Tools continues sponsorship of NHRA Gatornationals

GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 12, 2000) - Mac Tools, a leading nationwide supplier of hand tools and equipment, has reached a multi-year agreement with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) to continue its primary sponsorship of the historic NHRA ...

2000 AARWBA All-Amerca Team history

2000 AARWBA All-Amerca Team history

<pre> HISTORY OF 2000 AARWBA AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM MEMBERS FIRST TEAM SECOND TEAM HONORABLE MENTION Olivier Beretta (F) RR-99 RR-00 Greg Biffle ...

2000 AARWBA All-Amerca Team announced

2000 AARWBA All-Amerca Team announced

BURBANK, Calif. - Six of the dozen drivers named First Team on the Millennium All-America Auto Racing Team are rising to the top step for the first time, but of the other six one has reached an historic level and another is poised to do the ...

JRCS: Sears Point Sobriety Challenge

JRCS: Sears Point Sobriety Challenge

SONOMA, Calif. - John Lasseter, a two-time Academy Award winning director, will be a participant in the Holiday Sobriety Challenge on Thursday, December 14, at Sears Point Raceway. Lasseter, who is known best for his work on "Toy Story," "Toy...

USAR: Team Concept 2000 graduation

USAR: Team Concept 2000 graduation

The Bobby Isaac Motorsports Technology Program at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, North Carolina graduated eleven more students from their Team Concept Program last week. Many graduates had secured jobs before graduation, others are...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michigan track president resigns

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michigan track president resigns

By Tim Packman BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 12, 2000) Gene Haskett, president of Michigan International Speedway, is stepping down after 14 years at the 2-mile oval. Haskett, whose resignation is effective Jan. 5, said he is leaving to...

BUSCH: Fox names pits reporters

BUSCH: Fox names pits reporters

FOX announces pit road reporters By Tim Packman NEW YORK (Dec. 7, 2000) FOX Sports has announced the three pit reporters to fill out its inaugural broadcast team for NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series events. Dick Berggren, Steve Byrnes and...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
FRAM named Official Filter of the SCCA

FRAM named Official Filter of the SCCA

DANBURY, Connecticut, November 27, 2000 -- When it comes to automotive DIY interest, it's hard to imagine people more excited about cars than the members of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). FRAM has tapped into that enthusiasm by becoming...

"Rogaine Hair-Raising Pass of the Day" announced

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (December 7, 2000) -- The Speedvision World Challenge, in conjunction with At Speed Motorsports, has announced Rogaine as the official sponsor of the "Rogaine Hair-Raising Pass of the Day" for the 2001 Speedvision GT season. ...

Speedway Children's Charities to award $100,000 in grants

Speedway Children's Charities to award $100,000 in grants

LAS VEGAS -- The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities (SCC) will award $100,000 in grants to local groups on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. SCC will present checks to 11 local charities that directly impact the ...

Chevy to lead 2002 Olympic Torch Relay

Chevy to lead 2002 Olympic Torch Relay

Dec. 4, 2000: CHEVY TO LEAD OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY ACROSS COUNTRY . . . Chevrolet will drive the 2002 Olympic Torch Relay to hometowns across the country, beginning Dec. 4, 2001. Chevrolet, along with the Salt Lake Organizing Committee and ...

Irwindale Speedway year two review

Irwindale Speedway year two review

Thirty-six nights of outstanding automobile racing action at Irwindale Speedway culminated with the 60th running of the legendary Turkey Night Grand Prix on Thursday, November 23. Fan favorite Tony Stewart won the 100-lap race for USAC midgets...

Martinsville Speedway toy drive successful

Martinsville Speedway toy drive successful

MARTINSVILLE, VA. (December 2, 2000) -- Bitter cold winter weather was no match for warm hearts at Martinsville Speedway Saturday. More than 800 toys and over $2000 were raised during the Seventh Annual Souvenir Day Toy Drive at the track...

WWS: Potashnick signs sponsor

WWS: Potashnick signs sponsor

SIKESTON, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2000) NASCAR Winston West Series driver Sammy Potashnick has announced his SP Racing team's No. 65 Chevrolet Monte Carlos will be sponsored by Lucas Oil Products for the 2001 season. Potashnick, who finished the 2000...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Stage set for Washington D.C. Motorsports Expo

Stage set for Washington D.C. Motorsports Expo

The capital region will host its first auto racing trade show when the Washington, D.C. Motorsports Expo opens on Friday, December 8 at the Capital Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. The stage is set for the three-day celebration of racing...

Pennzoil Motorsports 2001 announcments

Pennzoil Motorsports 2001 announcments

The three day auto racing trade show is set to open on Friday, January 12, 1 p.m. and continue until 6 p.m. Sunday, January 14. More than 40,000 people are expected to attend the 16th edition of the "Mid-Winter Motorsports Happening" taking place...

Octagon, Silverstone reach agreement on British GP

Octagon, Silverstone reach agreement on British GP

LONDON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Lowe, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Octagon and Jackie Stewart , President of the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC), announced today that the Boards of Octagon and Silverstone had reached an agreement to...