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Tue 21 Aug 2001
CIK: New impact barriers at Sarno

CIK: New impact barriers at Sarno

Formula Super A World And European Karting Championship With Impact Protection System Barriers At Sarno, Italy. Indianapolis, IN August 21, 2001. On Aug.24-26 The "Circuito Internationale di Napoli", at Sarno, Italy will host the Formula Super...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Carnival City 400 - Off Road Expo (fwd)

Carnival City 400 - Off Road Expo (fwd)

CARNIVAL CITY OFF-ROAD EXPO COULD BECOME ANNUAL AFFAIR The Off-Road Expo that will form part of the Carnival City 400, the final MSA Off Road Car Championship event of the year on November 16 and 17, could become an annual affair. The Off-Road...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
L&R Motorsports brings Aventis BioServices onboard

L&R Motorsports brings Aventis BioServices onboard

L&R Motorsports Expands On Sponsorship Aventis BioServices to Sub for Sister Company At Kentucky Speedway [SPARTA, KY] NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Driver Lance Norick's cheering section will be a little larger than normal this week. Nearly 450...

Tue 13 Mar 2001
BUSCH:

BUSCH: "Chevy Thunder In The

Relations" <PRelatio@texasmotorspeedway.com> Stockyards" fan fest FORT WORTH-DALLAS (March 13, 2001) - The historic Fort Worth Stockyards will roar to life Friday and Saturday, March 30-31 as Chevy Thunder in the Stockyards returns with...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Goodyear introduces new tire lineup

Goodyear introduces new tire lineup

GOODYEAR INTRODUCES ITS 26.0X10.0-15 IMPORT DRAG TIRE LINEUP After a year of development and track testing, Goodyear is proud to unveil its brand new lineup of 26.0x10.0-15 Import drag tires. These slicks, developed specifically for the...

Tue 01 May 2001
BITD: The debut of the 2001 Ford Excursion SUV

BITD: The debut of the 2001 Ford Excursion SUV

By Nancy Schilke - motorsport.com April 7 - SMD Motorsports, Ford Motor Company, and International Engine Group (Navistar) launched the Excursion at the Best-in-the-Desert (BITD) 'Terrible Town 250' event. The event is part of the BITD 'Silver...

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.

Tue 25 Sep 2001
BNS: Martinsville Taco Bell 300 starter

BNS: Martinsville Taco Bell 300 starter

Fast Service Important For Taco Bell 300 Starter MARTINSVILLE, VA. (Sept. 24, 2001) -- There's nothing like a little competition to make the best a little bit better. That was certainly the case with James Crosier Jr. and his crew at the Taco...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
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...

Mon 29 Oct 2001
New owners renamed and upgraded old DeSoto, Bradenton

New owners renamed and upgraded old DeSoto, Bradenton

Bradenton Motorsports Park New Snowbird Nationals to showcase FMD with big purse BRADENTON, Fla. - New ownership has brought the winds of change to the track formerly known as DeSoto Memorial Dragway. New owners Todd Dickinson and Alan Chervitz...

Sun 02 Sep 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART, Shelby Cobra Challenge Senior Racing Series announcement

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART, Shelby Cobra Challenge Senior Racing Series announcement

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada (September 1, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) and Shelby Cobra Challenge announced today they have formed a partnership that will bring some of motor racing's legendary names together...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
CORR: IRL: Stukenberg appointed Nissan Corporate Manager

CORR: IRL: Stukenberg appointed Nissan Corporate Manager

Ron Stukenberg Appointed New Manager of Nissan Motorsports Operations GARDENA, Calif. (July 11, 2001) - Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) announced today the appointment of Ron Stukenberg to the newly created position of corporate manager, ...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
Formula SAE Autocross event results

Formula SAE Autocross 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 01 Dec 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...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
RALLY: RACE: SOLO: Eric Prill promoted to Director of Communications, SCCA

RALLY: RACE: SOLO: Eric Prill promoted to Director of Communications, SCCA

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (December 6, 2001) -- The Sports Car Club of America, Inc. has promoted Eric Prill to Director of Communications, expanding his role from the position of Director of Public Relations he has held with subsidiary SCCA Pro Racing®...

Wed 30 May 2001
Britney Spears named Grand Marshal for 43rd Pepsi 400

Britney Spears named Grand Marshal for 43rd Pepsi 400

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (May 30, 2001) -- Britney Spears will serve as grand marshal for the 43rd annual Pepsi 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series race on Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m. at Daytona International Speedway. Spears will give the command to start...

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...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
SBRS: Skip Barber, Inc. acquired by First Equity Group

SBRS: Skip Barber, Inc. acquired by First Equity Group

First Equity Group, Inc. announced today that it has acquired through a new company, Skip Barber Racing School LLC, the assets of Skip Barber Racing School, Inc., of Lakeville, Connecticut, the world& ...

Thu 05 Jul 2001
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 ...

Formula SAE 2001 awards

Formula SAE 2001 awards

Nancy Schilke - motorsport.com Pontiac, MI - The 20th annual Formula SAE (FSAE) competition was held from Wednesday, May 16th to Sunday, May 20th. The annual award banquet was held for the students on Sunday afternoon inside the ...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autorsport names new Managing Director

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sigma Autorsport names new Managing Director

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Sigma Autosport owner Tom Wieringa announced that European businessman Gerard Hermsen, has been named as the new Managing Director for the team. Hermsen, 44, is from Veghel, The Netherlands, and will assume his duties in...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
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...

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...

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,...

Wed 04 Apr 2001
Tailwind Sports to develop partnerships for Team Taurus

Tailwind Sports to develop partnerships for Team Taurus

(Mooresville, NC) Tailwind Sports, a national sports marketing agency, has signed an agreement with Ford Division, the marketing and advertising department of Ford Motor Company, to develop "powerbrand" partnerships for the "Race Team Taurus ...

Thu 01 Mar 2001
Subaru WRX/SCCA membership progra              m

Subaru WRX/SCCA membership progra m

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - "Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA), a pioneer of crossover vehicles designed for the active lifestyle, announced today a strategic partnership with the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA®). As part of this unique partnership,...

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 26 Apr 2001
CORR: Exxon Superflo celebrates its 4th year as CORR title sponsor.

CORR: Exxon Superflo celebrates its 4th year as CORR title sponsor.

Exxon Superflo motor oil is pleased to celebrate its 4th year as the title sponsor of CORR. The CORR series has shown strong growth over the years with bigger television audiences, track attendance and more corporate sponsorship funding. This...

Tue 30 Oct 2001
AIS: American Indycar hires new managment

AIS: American Indycar hires new managment

INDIANAPOLIS - The American IndyCar Series (AIS) announced new management to run the AIS operations. Former Championship Auto Racing Team (CART) owner Barry Brooke, of Carmel, Ind., was tabbed as the President and CEO of the AIS. In addtion,...

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...

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 ...

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...

Thu 15 Feb 2001
Basi named official school

Basi named official school

February 12, 2001 (Montreal, Quebec) -- Berman Motorsport Group, organizers of the Canadian Formula Ford Championship announced today that Autosport Basi racing school, located in St-Eustache, Que., will become the "Official Racing School" of the...

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...