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Wed 23 May 2001
Thu 15 Mar 2001
IRL: Indy Racing names Smith Assistant Vice President, Marketing

IRL: Indy Racing names Smith Assistant Vice President, Marketing

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 15, 2001 - Scott Smith, a longtime executive in the event marketing industry, has accepted the new position of assistant vice president of Indy Racing Marketing, the new marketing arm of the Indy Racing...

Thu 15 Feb 2001
WKA: Holly introduces Briggs & Stratton Champ Kart

WKA: Holly introduces Briggs & Stratton Champ Kart

HICKORY, NC-Holley Performance Products, Inc., of Bowling Green, KY, in conjunction with Briggs & Stratton Motorsports unveiled a new champ kart engine kit during KartFest 2001 at Hickory, NC's Metro Trade Center January 26th ­ 28th. Beginning as...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
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...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
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)& ...

Thu 05 Jul 2001
Fri 07 Dec 2001
Chip Ganassi Racing donates $2,550 to charity

Chip Ganassi Racing donates $2,550 to charity

Mooresville, N.C. (December 5, 2001) - Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and Target Stores will donate $2,550 to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The fire suit Sterling Marlin wore during the Aug. 25 NASCAR Winston Cup Series' ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
ESS: Little Valley Speedway Promoter announcement

ESS: Little Valley Speedway Promoter announcement

Gary Montgomery Appointed Little Valley Speedway Promoter John Charlesworth, President of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural Society, owners and operators of the Little Valley Speedway, have announced the appointment of Gary Montgomery to the...

Tue 28 Aug 2001
IRL: Purex renews sponsorship of Dreyer & Reinbold, Buhl

IRL: Purex renews sponsorship of Dreyer & Reinbold, Buhl

MADISON, Ill., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001 - Purex Detergent, the nation's fastest-growing detergent brand, has renewed its co-primary sponsorship of Dreyer & Reinbold Racing for the 2002 Indy Racing Northern Light Series season. Robbie Buhl drives...

Sun 20 May 2001
Al Shuford profile

Al Shuford profile

CONCORD, N.C., (May 18, 2001) - There are fast cars at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway for Tony Stewart to drive, and there are well-qualified crew members at both venues to tune those fast cars. But how does a driver, ...

Tue 13 Mar 2001
GM, ASA ink four year deal

GM, ASA ink four year deal

IRWINDALE, Calif. (March 13, 2001) -- General Motors and the American Speed Association (ASA) have entered into a new four-year agreement, announced GM and ASA officials today in conjunction with the tires.com 300 Presented by BF Goodrich Tires at...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
RACE: Washington DC Region, SCCA partners with Carbotech

RACE: Washington DC Region, SCCA partners with Carbotech

Carboetech Engineering (www.carbotecheng.com) and the Washington DC Region of the Sports Car Club of America (www.wdcr-scca.org) announced today that Carbotech would be offering a 20% discount on brake pads to be used during the 4th Annual 12...

Sun 09 Sep 2001
Moreca, Ford to sponsor Caledon 400

Moreca, Ford to sponsor Caledon 400

Moreca And Ford Join Forces To Sponsor Caledon 400 The Motorsport SA Off-Road Car Commission has pulled off a double coup in landing sponsorship for the penultimate event of the season on September 21 and 22. The Moreca group of companies and...

Sat 27 Oct 2001
Sauber partnership with Red Bull ends 2001

Sauber partnership with Red Bull ends 2001

After a long lasting partnership and the most successful season of the team so far, the co-operation with Red Bull will end as of 31 December 2001. The seven years together with Red Bull had an essential impact on the team´s image. Peter Sauber...

Sat 01 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: ARD to carry Lausitz live

CHAMPCAR/CART: ARD to carry Lausitz live

DETROIT (August 31, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART) and ESPN International, its worldwide television rights holder and partner, have made an agreement with Germany's dominant national television network, ARD, through its ...

Thu 08 Nov 2001
New racing association to promote mini stock class

New racing association to promote mini stock class

FARMINGTON -- The Racing Association of Mini Stocks (or RAMS) officially became a reality Sunday night during a meeting of mini stock racers and owners. Besides the formation of the association, the group also elected a board of directors, they ...

Fri 11 May 2001
Empire Sports Network to air NYS Pavement Series

Empire Sports Network to air NYS Pavement Series

Oswego, NY - Empire Sports Network increases its commitment to short track racing in New York State by announcing that it will air 19 pavement events on a tape delayed basis in 2000. The schedule was unveiled this past week by Empire Sports ...

Tue 08 May 2001
BUSCH: Anheuser Busch announces new contingency program

BUSCH: Anheuser Busch announces new contingency program

By Thomas Chemris - Motorsport.com Corporate giant Anheuser Busch has announced a new contingency program that benefits the crewmembers of NASCAR. Currently sponsoring the Busch Grand National Series, Dale Earnhardt JR, and several races, the...

Thu 08 Feb 2001
Lauda named head of Performance Division

Lauda named head of Performance Division

By Cameron Curwood - Motorsport.com Today, the Premier Automotive Group, Ford's London - based luxury car division (Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Volvo) announced that Niki Lauda would become head of its new Premier ...

Wed 24 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Jani-King sponsors Texas race

BUSCH: Jani-King sponsors Texas race

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Jan. 23, 2001) - Jani-King International, Inc., the world's largest commercial cleaning franchisor, will expand its sports marketing presence by sponsoring the March 31 Jani-King 300 NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
Pikes Peak CEO resigns, unable to relocate

Pikes Peak CEO resigns, unable to relocate

October 24, 2001 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Peter Freytag, Chairman of the Board of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, announced today that Michael Clark, CEO since May 1999, has resigned from that position. "The Hill Climb Board...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
SCC: Nonnamaker becomes first road racer in RASR

SCC: Nonnamaker becomes first road racer in RASR

Acura Sports Car Driver Will Nonnamaker Becomes First Road Racer In RASR Racer's Against Street Racing announced that Will Nonnamaker will become the newest member of the coalition's All-Star Driver Team. Nonnamaker is the first professional...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
USAR: Shane Huffman, XTRA Motorsports signs sponsor for USAR--2 season

USAR: Shane Huffman, XTRA Motorsports signs sponsor for USAR--2 season

HICKORY, N.C. - Jennie-O Turkey Store, (JOTS), has announced a sponsorship agreement with XTRA Motorsports and driver Shane Huffman for the 2002 USAR Hooters ProCup Series season. Under the agreement, Huffman's Ford Taurus will carry the JOTS...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
Baja 1000 Toyota True Grit and Milestone Awards news

Baja 1000 Toyota True Grit and Milestone Awards news

Baja 1000 Stands Between Off Road'S Best And The Toyota True Grit And Milestone Awards TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2001) - For the 17 off-road racers who have completed every mile in the 2001 Duralast SCORE Desert Series this season, now is not...

Fri 02 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone set as tire for 2002

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone set as tire for 2002

DETROIT (October 31, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) and Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., announced today that the Bridgestone Potenza racing radial will be the tire all FedEx Championship Series competitors will be racing on...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
Jost Capito to lead Ford SVE

Jost Capito to lead Ford SVE

Cologne, Germany, 9 July, 2001 -- Jost Capito, former COO of the Swiss-based Formula 1 team Red Bull Sauber Petronas, will join Ford of Europe as Director Special Vehicle Engineering (SVE) -- Ford's UK-based specialist engineering division - from...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
USF3: Ralt special announcement

USF3: Ralt special announcement

INDIANAPOLIS, June 18, 2001- Ralt Engineering is pleased to announce their support of the 2001 United States Formula Three Championship, offering to build five new chassis at $50,000 each (normally $75,000) on a first come, first served...

Wed 07 Mar 2001
Trans-Am Series announces BFGoodrich Tires sponsorship

Trans-Am Series announces BFGoodrich Tires sponsorship

Miami - The Trans-Am Series and the Panoz/Sanchez Group today announced that it has signed BFGoodrich Tires to a three-year deal to be the spec tire for the Trans-Am Series and the presenting sponsor of the Trans-Am Drivers' Championship. The...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
namars: Indianapolis Speedrome announces news director

namars: Indianapolis Speedrome announces news director

Indianapolis, Ind.-Indianapolis' east-side speedway has named Torry Stiles to replace veteran Al Stilley as News Director and editor of the weekly Pitboard. Stiles' Speedrome career began in 1976 as a fan in the stands and preparing street cars...

Wed 06 Jun 2001
Tim Taylor signs associate sponsor

Tim Taylor signs associate sponsor

INDIANAPOLIS (June 5, 2001) -- American Speed Association ACDelco Series veteran Tim Taylor and his Taylor Racing organization recently announced that they have signed Candlewood Suites as an associate sponsor on the number 28 Chevrolet for the ...

Fri 18 May 2001
Dale Earnhardt Inc. defines corporate structure

Dale Earnhardt Inc. defines corporate structure

Mooresville, NC--- The company founded by seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Dale Earnhardt and his wife Teresa, today revealed its corporate structure, still aimed at long-term development of the company and its three NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Tue 07 Aug 2001
IMCA: ESS: Knoxville special event announced

IMCA: ESS: Knoxville special event announced

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (JULY 22, 2001) - The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is excited to annouce that they are bringing back the Celebrity Autocross during this year's Amoco Ultimate Knoxville Nationals. The popular event will be held on ...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
Formula SAE Acceleration event results

Formula SAE Acceleration event results

Formula SAE is just one of the programs in the SAE Collegiate Design Series. SAE, The Engineering Society For Advancing Mobility in Land Sea Air and Space, started the Collegiate Design Sereies competitions as a learning tool for engineering ...

Sun 20 May 2001
Huffaker Engineering Named Star Formula Mazda dealer

Huffaker Engineering Named Star Formula Mazda dealer

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2001 -- Adding to the expanding network of Star Formula Mazda dealers across the country, Huffaker Engineering (www.huffakerengineering.com) will immediately begin servicing Formula Mazda owners in the Northern California area...

Sat 03 Feb 2001
Hummel Motorsports sings sponsor

Hummel Motorsports sings sponsor

Lima N.Y. JOHN L.HUMMEL SR. Long time Division 3 I.H.R.A. Racer announced today that 1320 Web Services has signed a One-Year Sponsorship deal. A deal that includes the launching of a new Web Site http://www.hummelmotorsports.com. "I am Proud...

Tue 16 Jan 2001
TNN expands television coverage

TNN expands television coverage

NASHVILLE, TN (January 15) -- TNN: The National Network, the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series' television home, is expanding its commitment to live sprint car racing programming by providing live coverage of three more events in 2001. The ...