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Fri 23 Mar 2001
Layton and Schartz hired at National Trail Raceway

Layton and Schartz hired at National Trail Raceway

GLENDORA, Calif. - The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has named Jim Layton as general manager and Patrick Schartz as sales and marketing manager at National Trail Raceway (NTR), in Kirkersville, Ohio. NTR is home to the Pontiac Excitement...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 22 May 2001
IRL: Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp named Indy Racing spokeswoman

IRL: Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp named Indy Racing spokeswoman

INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 20, 2001 - Indiana's Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp has been named an Indy Racing League spokeswoman, league officials announced May 20. Irwin-Mellencamp is the wife of music legend and Indiana-born John Mellencamp. She will...

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...

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...

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 ...

Sat 21 Apr 2001
BUSCH: May to replace Nemenz as LVMS VP of Sales and Marketing

BUSCH: May to replace Nemenz as LVMS VP of Sales and Marketing

LAS VEGAS - Ricky May, a former minor league baseball team owner and motorsports marketing executive, has been named vice president of sales and marketing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. May succeeds Howard Nemenz, who came to LVMS in 1999 and has...

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...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
RALLY: RACE: SOLO: Grillo named to new customer service position

RALLY: RACE: SOLO: Grillo named to new customer service position

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (December 5, 2001) -- The Sports Car Club of America, Inc. has named Wendy Grillo its Director of Customer Service, a new position created for the 62,000-plus membership organization. Grillo, who comes to the Sports Car Club of...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
Elliott to step aside for

Elliott to step aside for "Most Popular Driver"

Bill Elliott To Step Aside In National Motorsports Press Association "Most Popular Driver Award" Voting WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., (August 8, 2001) - Bill Elliott, voted the National Motorsports Press Association's "Most Popular Driver" for the past ...

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 ...

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...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: NMSPA Hall of Fame induction

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: NMSPA Hall of Fame induction

2001 Hall of Fame Class Inducted Thomas Chemris Darlington South Carolina The National Motor Sports Press Association inducted its class of 2001 Hall Of Fame inductees in a ceremony at the Darling Country club, Darlington South ...

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...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
Terrorist attack hurts sponsorship, not tobacco ban

Terrorist attack hurts sponsorship, not tobacco ban

In the continuing debate about F1 facing dire straits in the face of a recession, Max Mosley, head of the FIA, has denied that the proposed ban of tobacco sponsorship will affect the sport. From 2006 tobacco advertising will be banned in the ...

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...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
RALLY: ProRally: RealAutoSport and Widget Rally Team join for Lake Superior

RALLY: ProRally: RealAutoSport and Widget Rally Team join for Lake Superior

Widget Rally Team and RealAutoSport Join Forces for Lake Superior Pro Rally Last Rally of the Season for VW Beetle, the Star of TV Ads Thousand Oaks, CA and Sand Springs, OK. RealAutoSport, LLC and the Widget Rally Team announced today that the...

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' ...

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...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
Goodyear and Dunlop named official tire suppliers

Goodyear and Dunlop named official tire suppliers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2001) - Grand American Road Racing Association has reached a multiyear agreement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Dunlop Tyres Ltd., making them the exclusive tire suppliers to the Rolex Sports Car Series...

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 23 Jul 2001
Mike Rice named NHRA Northwest Division Director

Mike Rice named NHRA Northwest Division Director

GLENDORA, Calif. (July 17, 2001) - Mike Rice has been named Northwest Division Director (Division 6) for the National Hot Rod Association, it was announced today by Len Imbrogno, NHRA director of sportsman racing and member tracks. In his new ...

Wed 23 May 2001
Wed 03 Oct 2001
SCCA reorganizes, VP of Business Development position eliminated

SCCA reorganizes, VP of Business Development position eliminated

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (October 3, 2001) - The Sports Car Club of America, Inc. announced today the elimination of the Vice President of Business Development position, with the intent to focus more resources on company-wide marketing. "Effective ...

Wed 06 Jun 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola Cars International's growth continues

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lola Cars International's growth continues

Chris Tate becomes Group Marketing Director Lola Cars International today announces a further stage in its growth with the appointment of Christopher Tate as Group Marketing Director. Tate will work closely with Managing Director, David Bowes,...

Fri 02 Mar 2001
ESS: Alfred State College motorsports course work

ESS: Alfred State College motorsports course work

WELLSVILLE, NY - March 2001- The Empire Super Sprints is pleased to endorse the advanced course work in motorsports Alfred State College is now offering to graduates of two-year automotive service programs. The course work focuses...

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 ...

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...

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...

Sat 27 Oct 2001
Arrows signs official supplier CybIT

Arrows signs official supplier CybIT

The OrangeArrows team is pleased to announce that CybIT, the UK-based telematics solutions provider for security and fleet management, is joining the team's Official Supplier programme. CybIT's telematics units will be installed in the team's ...

SCC: Sunoco renews with Powell Motorsport 2002

SCC: Sunoco renews with Powell Motorsport 2002

Sunoco Renews With Powell Motorsport For Fifth Consecutive Season TORONTO (October 25, 2001) -- The Powell Motorsport team will race again with Sunoco Ultra 94 sponsorship in 2002. Sunoco and Powell Motorsport today announced a multi-year...

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...

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...

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