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Sat 01 Dec 2001
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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Sat 03 Feb 2001
Indianapolis Speedway, Hat World form partnership

Indianapolis Speedway, Hat World form partnership

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Feb. 2, 2001 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has entered into a sponsorship agreement with Hat World, one of the nation’s largest specialty athletic headwear retailers, to make the company the supplier of headwear for all...

Wed 12 Dec 2001
Michelin, Porsche sign exclusive partnership deal

Michelin, Porsche sign exclusive partnership deal

Michelin has just signed a partnership agreement with Porsche for the exclusive supply of racing tyres. This agreement will be effective from the first of January 2002. It concern all PORSCHE'S competition activities, the nationnal...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Past winners AARWBA All-American Team

Past winners AARWBA All-American Team

American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) All America Team 2000 -- Gil de Ferran; Buddy Lazier; Bobby Labonte; Tony Stewart; Jeff Green; Steve Kinser; John Force; Gary Scelzi; Brian Simo; Allan McNish; Scott Dixon; Buddy...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement on Red Bull sponsorship

IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement on Red Bull sponsorship

Statement From Eddie Cheever Jr. About Red Bull Sponsorship For 2002 Indianapolis, Ind. (October 23, 2001) A statement from Cheever Indy Racing owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. about recent OrangeArrows announcement that stated Red Bull would...

Tue 30 Oct 2001
McLaren thanks Bridgestone

McLaren thanks Bridgestone

Woking, UK, Tuesday October 30 2001: McLaren International today announced that it has been agreed that Bridgestone would cease supplying tyres to the West McLaren Mercedes Formula One team with effect from the end of this year.

Thu 05 Jul 2001
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 05 Dec 2001
Powerade new NHRA series sponsor

Powerade new NHRA series sponsor

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2001) -- The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and The Coca-Cola Company's POWERADE brand today announced a five-year, multi-tiered agreement naming POWERADE as the title sponsor of the NHRA's prestigious 23-race...

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...

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...

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...

Sat 26 May 2001
IRL: Indy500: ALS benefits from Lacroix sponsorship

IRL: Indy500: ALS benefits from Lacroix sponsorship

Encino, CA - In an unprecedented gesture to honor those affected by ALS, (more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease), Maurice Lacroix Swiss Watches has donated its sponsorship in this Sunday's Indianapolis 500 to The ALS Association. This...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
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 ...

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...

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...

Thu 01 Feb 2001
CARQUEST signs John Andretti as spokesman

CARQUEST signs John Andretti as spokesman

RALEIGH, NC (January 31, 2001)--– NASCAR Winston Cup driver and CARQUEST Store Owner John Andretti will be an official spokesman for CARQUEST Auto Parts in 2001. Andretti, driver of the ...

Tue 16 Jan 2001
Texas Victory Lane Club open house

Texas Victory Lane Club open house

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (January 13, 2001) - Hundreds of fans strolled through the all-new Texas Motor Speedway Victory Lane Club on Saturday picking out seats for the 2001 racing season. It was the first chance for fans to see the newest choice in ...

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...

Wed 09 May 2001
FMS: BNS: LesCare continues sponsorship packages

FMS: BNS: LesCare continues sponsorship packages

Waterbury, CT. Since beginning its entry into motorsports sponsorship in 1994, LesCare Kitchens, Inc. has continually grown its program with race drivers, cars, and tracks to establish itself as a big supporter of the sports millions of fans love...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Vannini sends letter to Board of Directors

CHAMPCAR/CART: Vannini sends letter to Board of Directors

Motorsport.com -- Jonathan Vannini now owns over 1.2 M shares of common stock in Championship Auto Racing (NYSE symbol MPH) and has filed another SEC Schedule 13D (Statement of Ownership). In a earlier filing, Vannini made statements regarding...

Tue 11 Sep 2001
IRL: Fernandez named Assistant Vice President

IRL: Fernandez named Assistant Vice President

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Sept. 10, 2001 - Jeff Fernandez has been named assistant vice president of marketing partnerships for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing League, said Tony George, president and chief executive...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
Formula SAE 2001 overall results

Formula SAE 2001 overall 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 ...

Wed 09 May 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Rahal MGD car returns for international events

CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Rahal MGD car returns for international events

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (May 7, 2001) - Miller Genuine Draft, a major part of Miller Brewing Company's auto racing heritage, returns to the track this year as part of the brewery's sponsorship plans for Team Rahal's 2001 CART FedEx Championship Series ...

Thu 08 Mar 2001
IRL: Lingner Group to serve producers/consultants at IMS events

IRL: Lingner Group to serve producers/consultants at IMS events

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 8, 2001 - Lingner Group Productions, Inc., will serve in 2001 as executive producers and consultants for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's three world-class racing events, the Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400 and SAP...

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...

Tue 18 Sep 2001
Chris Bingham signs endorsement deal with Gatorz Eyewear

Chris Bingham signs endorsement deal with Gatorz Eyewear

Race Car Driver Chris Bingham Joins Gatorz Grand-Am GTS Class Points Leader Signs Endorsement Deal Park Place Ltd. Racing Team Star Outfitted With Demora Glasses SAN DIEGO (Tuesday, September 11, 2001) - San Diego-based Gatorz Eyewear announced...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
Formula SAE Presentation event results

Formula SAE Presentation 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 ...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
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,...

Fri 21 Sep 2001
SCC: Hoosier renews Street Stock Series agreement

SCC: Hoosier renews Street Stock Series agreement

Grand-Am, Hoosier Renew Street Stock Series Agreement DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 20, 2001) - Grand American Road Racing Association President Roger Edmondson announced today that Hoosier Racing Tire would remain the official tire...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
IRL: Racing For Kids, Buhl, Firestone news

IRL: Racing For Kids, Buhl, Firestone news

Racing For Kids® Gets Financial Shot From Bridgestone/Firestone Trust Fund NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 18, 2001) - Nashville-based Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. announced today a $25,000 contribution from the Bridgestone/Firestone Trust Fund to...

Sat 07 Jul 2001
Truck Outfitters sponsors Pritchett Racing Team

Truck Outfitters sponsors Pritchett Racing Team

PITTSBURGH--(AutomotiveWire)--July 6, 2001--Truck Outfitters has signed a sponsorship agreement with NHRA Competition Eliminator Driver and pro stock truck engine builder, Larry Pritchett for the 2001 racing season. Pritchett, a racing veteran,...