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Sat 01 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

[Northampton] - Brendan Connor has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Cosworth Racing to form a new leadership team, following the retirement of Trevor Crisp from the position of CEO and Managing Director. Assuming...

CORR: Taylor, MacCachren nominated for AARWBA team

CORR: Taylor, MacCachren nominated for AARWBA team

Two CORR drivers head list of nominees for 2001 AARWBA All-America team Avon, Ind. (November 27, 2001)CORR champions Scott Taylor (Pro-2) and Rob MacCachren (Pro-4) are two of the six drivers who are on the ballot in the At Large category of the...

BUSCH: Michael Kranefus Racing shuts down Busch team

BUSCH: Michael Kranefus Racing shuts down Busch team

Motorsport.com -- Another team loses sponsor and has to shut it's doors. Loss of sponsor forces MK Racing to withdraw from the 2002 Busch series. The team, the ...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
NHRA drivers' Berstein, Force 2001 AARWBA team nominees

NHRA drivers' Berstein, Force 2001 AARWBA team nominees

GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 27, 2001) - NHRA World Champions Kenny Bernstein and John Force headline the Drag Racing nominees for the 2001 American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) Auto Racing All-America Team. Two drivers...

FRAM renews as official filter of NHRA

FRAM renews as official filter of NHRA

GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 27, 2001) - FRAM* automotive filters, which are manufactured and distributed by Honeywell Consumer Products Group, has extended their partnership with the National Hot Rod Association as the Official Filter of NHRA, Bob ...

Safari Associates

Safari Associates "soft wall" test

AMSTERDAM, NY- Safari Associates, Inc., (OTCBB-SAFR) announced that its Molecuthane motorsports "soft wall", which the company successfully demonstrated on September 26th at the Indianapolis Speedrome, is now being tested by NASCAR. On October...

Sears Point distributes nearly $175,000

Sears Point distributes nearly $175,000

Speedway Children's Charities Distributes More Than $172,000 to County Youth Groups SONOMA, Calif. - Sonoma County youth organizations will receive donations totaling more than $172,000 in the coming weeks from the Sears Point Raceway chapter of...

Middleswarth Chips joins Selinsgrove as 410 Sprint series sponsor

Middleswarth Chips joins Selinsgrove as 410 Sprint series sponsor

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - After a strong finish to the 2001 season and on the heels of numerous off season facility improvements, Selinsgrove Speedway is ready to make an even stronger impression in 2002. Track officials announced this weekend...

Cindy Rowe joins Selinsgrove as Sprint Car point sponsor

Cindy Rowe joins Selinsgrove as Sprint Car point sponsor

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Cindy Rowe Auto Glass has been named the title sponsor of the 2002 Sprint Car point fund at Selinsgrove Speedway, it was announced by track officials at the annual awards banquet Saturday evening at the Harrisburg-Hershey ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: St. Petersburg, Tampa groups pursuing CART event for 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: St. Petersburg, Tampa groups pursuing CART event for 2003

DETROIT (November 27, 2001) - Groups representing St. Petersburg and Tampa, a pair of neighboring cities situated on Florida's west coast, have expressed their individual interests in pursuing a CART FedEx Championship Series event to be staged as...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
BUSCH: Parker Jr's #36 to visit Daytona USA

BUSCH: Parker Jr's #36 to visit Daytona USA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 20, 2001) -- In between racing on ACCELERATION ALLEY and riding DAYTONA DREAM LAPS, guests at DAYTONA USA, the official motorsports attraction of NASCAR, can check out Hank Parker Jr.'s No. 36 GNC Live Well Chevrolet...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Australian GP safety fences proposed changes

Australian GP safety fences proposed changes

Each year prior to the Australian Grand Prix, the Albert Park circuit is inspected and licensed by the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), the world governing body of motor sport. After each year's event, the FIA, as well as its ...

Prost Grand Prix amorce sa reconstruction financi?re

Prost Grand Prix amorce sa reconstruction financi?re

Guyancourt, le 22 novembre 2001 - Sous l'autorité du Tribunal de Commerce de Versailles, Prost Grand Prix va se battre pour être présente au départ de la saison 2002 du Championnat du Monde de Formule 1. Prost Grand Prix : le projet ...

Prost fights back

Prost fights back

Guyancourt, 22 November, 2001 - Under the authority of the Versailles Trade Court, Prost Grand Prix, the French Formula 1 team, is going to fight to be at the start of the 2002 World Championship. Prost Grand Prix: The French Project In 1997,...

Marlin, Chip Ganassi Racing, Target special auction

Marlin, Chip Ganassi Racing, Target special auction

Marlin Fire Suit Up For Auction Chip Ganassi Racing to auction off race-worn Target fire suit on Ebay Mooresville, N.C. (November 21, 2001)& ...

Toyota presents SCORE True Grit and Milestone Awards

Toyota presents SCORE True Grit and Milestone Awards

Off Road Racing's Toughest Attain Toyota True Grit And Toyota Milestone Awards TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2001) - Having just conquered the world-renowned SCORE Baja 1000, four resolute racers claimed 2001 Toyota True Grit Awards, while 10...

Sponsor renewed NHRA Baytown 2002

Sponsor renewed NHRA Baytown 2002

O'Reilly Auto Parts Extends Sponsorship of NHRA Spring Nationals GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2001) -- O'Reilly Auto Parts has reached a four-year extension with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) for their sponsorship of the NHRA Spring ...

Michael Schumacher Pips Rockingham for awarad

Michael Schumacher Pips Rockingham for awarad

It took the most successful Grand Prix driver of all time to pip Rockingham Motor Speedway to the post at today's Autocar Magazine Awards in London. Michael Schumacher fought off a strong challenge by Britain's newest international motoring racing...

Sponsor named for NHRA Seattle 2002 event

Sponsor named for NHRA Seattle 2002 event

Lucas Oil to sponsor 2002 Seattle event GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 26, 2001) - Lucas Oil has reached a multi-year agreement with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) to become the title sponsor of the NHRA Drag Racing Series event at ...

Sponsored announced for NHRA Topeka 2002

Sponsored announced for NHRA Topeka 2002

GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2001) -- O'Reilly Auto Parts has reached a multi-year agreement with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) to become the title sponsor of the NHRA Drag Racing Series event at Heartland Park Topeka beginning in 2002,...

CIK: JRCS: Sears Point to open karting center

CIK: JRCS: Sears Point to open karting center

SONOMA, Calif. - Sears Point Raceway will feature a different kind of road-racing beginning with the 2002 season when it unveils its much-anticipated state-of-the-art karting facility as part of its $50 million Modernization Plan. The Sears...

USAR: Team Concept sponsor change for Lakeland-USA

USAR: Team Concept sponsor change for Lakeland-USA

Ruffies Trash Bags To Sponsor Team Concept At Lakeland HICKORY, N.C. (November 20, 2001)- Team Concept Racing has announced a sponsorship agreement with Ruffies Trash Bags, a division of Tyco Plastics, for the November 24th USAR Procup Series...

IRL: Boat joins with Curb, Agajanian to form 2002 team

IRL: Boat joins with Curb, Agajanian to form 2002 team

Boat didn't need to look far to fulfill both goals. 1998 Indianapolis 500 pole winner Boat will compete in the entire 2002 Indy Racing season as driver and co-owner of the new Curb/Agajanian/Boat Indy Racing team. Recording industry mogul Mike...

IRL: Boat, Curb and Agajanian form 2002 Indy Racing team

IRL: Boat, Curb and Agajanian form 2002 Indy Racing team

Motorsport.com -- Billy Boat and Cary Agajanian announced Tuesday, November 20, 2001 that they will enter a new team in the Indy Racing League 2002 series competition. Mike Curb will continue as a partner with Curb Record sponsorship. "I am...

FF: Ford Racing/USAC create new midget series

FF: Ford Racing/USAC create new midget series

Dearborn, Mich., Nov. 21, 2001 -- Ford Racing and the United States Auto Club (USAC) today announced the formation of the Ford Focus Midget Car Series presented by the Southern California Ford Dealers. This new series will begin competition in ...

Thu 22 Nov 2001
Ford World Rallye stars to work at Bridgend plant

Ford World Rallye stars to work at Bridgend plant

World Rally Stars Get To Work At Ford'S Bridgend Engine Plant BRIDGEND, 13 November, 2001 - Ford's World Rally stars, Scotland's Colin McRae and Wales' Nicky Grist are visiting Ford's Bridgend Engine Plant today ahead of the Rally of Great ...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
25th Anniversary show airs on ESPN2 11-18-01

25th Anniversary show airs on ESPN2 11-18-01

Lingner Group Productions has completed a documentary honoring the 25th Anniversary of IROC. The first airing of the program will be this Sunday night at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN2. This is a one hour program that looks though the history of one of ...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
Robert Yates talks about pit road safety

Robert Yates talks about pit road safety

Robert Yates, car owner of the No. 28 and No. 88 Ford Tauruses driven by Ricky Rudd and Dale Jarrett, held a Q&A session this morning at Atlanta Motor Speedway to discuss the condition of crew member Bobby Burrell, who was injured in a pit...

Target, Spencer joins Ganassi Racing 2002

Target, Spencer joins Ganassi Racing 2002

ATLANTA (November 16, 2001) -- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that Target Stores will serve as primary sponsor of the No. 41 Dodge Intrepid R/T in the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series, and NASCAR veteran Jimmy Spencer will ...

Evernham Motorsports and Ultra Motorsports form partnership

Evernham Motorsports and Ultra Motorsports form partnership

ATLANTA, Ga. (November 16, 2001) - Evernham Motorsports and Ultra Motorsports today announced the formation of a new partnership. This partnership agreement represents the continued growth strategy of the president and CEO of Evernham Motorsports,...

Jeg's to sponsor NHRA Sportsman Allstars event

Jeg's to sponsor NHRA Sportsman Allstars event

GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2001) -- Jeg's Automotive, Inc., has reached a multi-year agreement with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) to become the title sponsor of the NHRA Sportsman Allstars event at Route 66 Raceway near Chicago...

Woodside named to magazine post

Woodside named to magazine post

November 14, 2001 - Doug Auld, editor of Sprint Car & Midget magazine, announced today that Bill Woodside has joined the staff of Wheels-Up Publishing as National Advertising Manager. Woodside, founder of Race Proven Media Solutions, expressed...

DeWalt adds on partner for Altanta, New Hampshire

DeWalt adds on partner for Altanta, New Hampshire

DEWALT Power Tools Racing Spurs Partnership with the PBR and NBC Sports TOWSON, MD. (November 14, 2001) -- DeWalt Industrial Tools has partnered with the Professional Bull Riders Association (PBR) and NBC Sports to create the "Watch The Bulls,...

Dodge sponsors the Weekly Racing Series

Dodge sponsors the Weekly Racing Series

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (November 13, 2001) - Dodge today announced that it has reached an agreement with the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) to become the presenting sponsor of NASCAR's Weekly Racing Series, beginning ...

Safari Associates licenses safety insert

Safari Associates licenses safety insert

AMSTERDAM, N.Y.--(AutomotiveWire)--Nov. 14, 2001--On September 26, 2001, Safari Associates, Inc., (OTCBB:SAFR) demonstrated that its Molecuthane(TM) energy dampening soft walls can reduce deaths and injuries caused by motor sports drivers ...