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Thu 05 Dec 2002
IRL: Indy Racing League names Bucek as a Vice President

IRL: Indy Racing League names Bucek as a Vice President

Indy Racing League names Bucek as Vice President. Sports marketing executive responsible for sales, business development. INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002 -- Michael Bucek, who has nearly 20 years of sports marketing, sales and business ...

IRL: George, Sicking earn SEMA Engineering Award

IRL: George, Sicking earn SEMA Engineering Award

George, Sicking earn prestigious SEMA Engineering Award. Award is second major recognition for SAFER Barrier in two days INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002 -- Members of one of the world's leading automotive equipment and manufacturing ...

IRL: McAtee promoted at IMS

IRL: McAtee promoted at IMS

McAtee Promoted to Vice President of IMS Productions. INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002 -- Buddy McAtee has been promoted to vice president and executive producer of IMS Productions, the broadcasting arm of the Indianapolis Motor ...

IRL: Menard, Cheever create new R&D company

IRL: Menard, Cheever create new R&D company

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 4, 2002) - John Menard and Eddie Cheever Jr. will join together to form a research and development company named MCT, the two Indy Racing League team owners announced Dec. 4. The company will provide engineering,...

IRL: GM honors Indianapolis Motor Speedway

IRL: GM honors Indianapolis Motor Speedway

General Motors honors IMS for auto racing safety Leadership. SAFER Barrier key to first presentation of award outside GM. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002 -- General Motors presented its prestigious GM Racing Pioneer Award to the...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
Frost named new SCCA Marketing Services Coordinator

Frost named new SCCA Marketing Services Coordinator

TOPEKA, Kan. (December 2, 2002) -- The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) has named Pattie Frost its new Marketing Services Coordinator. Reporting to SCCA Vice President of Marketing Garret Mudd, the new position will be the focal point of ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART joins with IMMI to ensure safer cars

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART joins with IMMI to ensure safer cars

INDIANAPOLIS (December 2, 2002) - The last 10 years have seen massive improvements in the safety of open-wheel race cars, but the fact that many drivers throughout the sport continue to suffer foot injuries in high-speed accidents remains a...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rupert Manwaring appointed Lola Managing Director

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rupert Manwaring appointed Lola Managing Director

Lola Cars International Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert Manwaring as the company's new Managing Director. Manwaring, 46, has a wealth of motorsport experience, having worked in management for some of Formula One's most...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
FIA Sportscar Championship announces new management

FIA Sportscar Championship announces new management

New way ahead for Sportscars. A new company has taken over the management of the FIA Sportscar Championship. International Sportscar Ltd (ISL) has been formed by the Directors of the current promoter of the FIA Sportscar Championship,...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
NHRA drivers nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

NHRA drivers nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

Dixon, Force, Coughlin lead drag racing nominees for 2002 AARWBA Auto Racing All-America Team. GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 27, 2002) - NHRA POWERADE champions Larry Dixon, John Force and Jeg Coughlin headline the Drag Racing nominees for the 2002 ...

NHRA's Darcy to discuss fan access in New Orleans

NHRA's Darcy to discuss fan access in New Orleans

NHRA V.P. of Marketing Darcy to make fan access presentation during Showtime! Conference in New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS - NHRA POWERade Drag Racing offers its loyal fans many thrills during the course of a national event. Race drivers...

Said nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

Said nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

Trans-Am Series Champion Said nominated to 2002 AARWBA All-America Team. CLEARWATER, Fla. (November 27, 2002) -- Boris Said, winner of the 2002 BFGoodrich Tires Cup as Trans-Am Series driving champion, has been nominated to the 12-member 2002...

Remembering Marvin Porter

Remembering Marvin Porter

Marvin Porter West Coast Stock Car Racer and Businessman passes away. West coast stock car racing pioneer Marvin Porter passed away on November 6, 2002 in San Felipe, Baja, Mexico at the age of 76. After a 4 year stint in the Air Force Marvin...

Mitsubishi polishes motorsport diamonds

Mitsubishi polishes motorsport diamonds

New European Head of Motorsport appointed. Mitsubishi Motors is transforming its motorsport strategy by creating a German-based headquarters from which it will co-ordinate an integrated 'business of sport' approach to global competition,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Three CART stars nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Three CART stars nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

INDIANAPOLIS (November 27, 2002) - Three of the stars of the CART FedEx Championship Series are in line for more post-season honors as 2002 multi-race winners Cristiano da Matta, Bruno Junqueira, and Patrick Carpentier have all been tabbed as ...

Mon 25 Nov 2002
CRA: Sunoco Super Series releases 2003 specs, racing guidelines

CRA: Sunoco Super Series releases 2003 specs, racing guidelines

Salem, Ind. (November 23, 2002) -- CRA Sunoco Super Series officials announced today the release of the series 2003 Car Specifications and Racing Guidelines. As expected there are not any major changes for 2003, but the series has made a couple of...

New refuelling rule for Bankfin Off-Road Championship

New refuelling rule for Bankfin Off-Road Championship

New refuelling regulations will add another twist to the Carnival City Casino 400, the final event of the Bankfin Off-Road Championship, on the East Rand on November 29 and 30. The new regulations, which come into immediate effect, allow crews...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
Future of digital TV uncertain

Future of digital TV uncertain

The future of digital television coverage of Formula One is due to be decided soon according to Bernie Ecclestone, who denied recent reports that the service has already ceased. Digital TV was introduced in Germany and elsewhere in the late...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford increases their stake in CART

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford increases their stake in CART

INDIANAPOLIS (November 22, 2002) - Strengthening a relationship that has been an integral part of Championship Auto Racing Teams since its formation, CART and the Ford Motor Company today announced a two-year partnership to promote and market the...

SCC: 2003 Grand-Am Cup rules released

SCC: 2003 Grand-Am Cup rules released

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 19, 2002) -- Grand American Road Racing Association has posted its 2003 rulebook for the Grand-Am Cup Series on its website at www.grandamerican.com/grandamcup/Rules_2003.html. Like the rest of the Grand American ...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Speedway Motorsports third quarter results

Speedway Motorsports third quarter results

Speedway Motorsports reports record revenues and earnings for the third quarter of 2002. CONCORD, N.C., Nov. 12 -- Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) today reported record revenues and earnings for the third quarter and nine months ended ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART consolidated third quarter financial report

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART consolidated third quarter financial report

<pre> Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. Consolidated Statements of Income For the Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2002 and 2001 (Unaudited) ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Championship Auto Racing Teams third quarter results

CHAMPCAR/CART: Championship Auto Racing Teams third quarter results

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 14 -- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE:MPH) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2002. The number of events held in a particular quarter affects the comparability of earnings ...

Arrows applies for legal protection

Arrows applies for legal protection

After announcing that it was involved in signing contracts with a German based investor earlier this week, the Arrows F1 team has applied for administration -- legal protection -- while the deal is finalized. The team has been faced with 'winding...