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Sat 13 Dec 2003
Lanier National Speedway under new ownership

Lanier National Speedway under new ownership

BRASELTON, Ga. (December 12, 2003) - Though one of the nation's top weekly short tracks recently experienced a change in ownership, the management, premier facilities, and outstanding racing which fans have come to expect at Lanier National...

Ford brings Team RS together at Dunton

Ford brings Team RS together at Dunton

BRENTWOOD, 11 December 2003: Staff at Ford's historic motorsport operation at Britain's Boreham Airfield, Essex are relocating to the company's nearby Dunton Engineering Centre, in a move to consolidate motorsport activities in one site under the...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
2003 EMPA Awards news 2003-11-25

2003 EMPA Awards news 2003-11-25

LANGHORNE, PA November 25, 2003 . . . Two of the most popular and talented competitors in stock car racing, one on dirt and one on asphalt, have been voted into the Eastern Motorsport Press Association Hall of Fame. Former NASCAR National Modified...

AARWBA All-America 2003 nominees announced

AARWBA All-America 2003 nominees announced

Ballots out to racing press for 2003 Auto Racing All-America Team BURBANK, Calif - Almost 300 members of the motorsports press have been sent their annual ballot to select the 2003 Auto Racing All-America team. Among those on the ballot...

McLaren announces new brand focus

McLaren announces new brand focus

McLaren today announced a new brand strategy for its group of companies. The TAG McLaren Group of companies will, with immediate effect, assume the new name of the McLaren Group. The change follows on from the increasing prominence and reputation...

IRP names Director of Racing/Operations

IRP names Director of Racing/Operations

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 24, 2003) -- Indianapolis Raceway Park officials announced today that Mike Myslinski has been named Director of Racing and Operations. Indianapolis Raceway Park is one of five drag racing facilities owned and operated by the...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Special CART stockholder meeting announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Special CART stockholder meeting announced

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - (November 19, 2003) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. ("Championship") (OTCBB: CPNT) announced today that it will hold a special meeting of its stockholders, at which it will ask stockholders to vote to adopt the previously...

Hyperbaria - Latest advance in Sports Car racingHeadline

Hyperbaria - Latest advance in Sports Car racing

Speed itself is not the only way to win endurance races. It is usually done with a combination of thorough preparation, fast equipment, teamwork and great strategy. Now you have to add physiology and understanding the human half of the equation to...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
NASCAR bids adieu to RJR

NASCAR bids adieu to RJR

The season finale at Homestead Miami Speedway marked more than just the end of the 2003 NASCAR season. It also concluded the 33-year relationship with title sponsor RJR and its Winston brand. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company partnered with NASCAR in...

Hardeeville announces marketing director

Hardeeville announces marketing director

Hardeeville Motor Speedway announces Motor Sports Marketing Director (November 18, 2003)Hardeeville, SC- Hardeeville Motor Speedway officials today released the announcement that they have hired Michele Barker as their Motor Sports Marketing ...

Sat 15 Nov 2003
Goodyear spec tire in 2004 for CTS announced

Goodyear spec tire in 2004 for CTS announced

Goodyear Race Tires to Tout Wrangler Brand On NASCAR Craftsman Trucks in 2004 Akron, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2003 -- The rising popularity of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series combined with the continuing growth of the consumer truck and sport utility ...

Tue 11 Nov 2003
NHRA, Skoal Race announce sponsorhip agreement

NHRA, Skoal Race announce sponsorhip agreement

One of NHRA's most exciting competitions now titled the "Skoal Showdown". POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2003) -- The NHRA in conjunction with Skoal Racing today announced an agreement that will solidify Skoal Racing's participation in NHRA. Skoal ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART/OWRS proposed merger news 2003-11-10

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART/OWRS proposed merger news 2003-11-10

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - (November 10, 2003) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. ("Championship") (OTCBB: CPNT.OB) announced today that last Thursday, November 6, 2003, it received the comments of the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") to...

Fri 07 Nov 2003
Winchester Speedway closes

Winchester Speedway closes

Winchester Speedway Winchester, Indiana After many hours of financial review, and much soul searching, we have reached the difficult decision to suspend any plans for Race Season 2004 at Winchester Speedway. The decision comes after evaluating...

Sat 01 Nov 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Third quarter financial statement

CHAMPCAR/CART: Third quarter financial statement

<pre> Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. Consolidated Statements of Income (Unaudited) For the Quarter Ended September 30, 2003 and 2002 (In Thousands, Except Earnings Per ...

Thu 23 Oct 2003
Watkins Glen staff changes

Watkins Glen staff changes

Watkins Glen, NY (October 22, 2003) - Watkins Glen International President Craig Rust recently announced the promotions of Jon Beckman to Director of Business Development and Steve Ely to Track Operations Manager for the historic road ...

Fri 17 Oct 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART changes finanical listing

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART changes finanical listing

Championship Auto Racing Teams announces change to listing on the OTC bulletin board INDIANAPOLIS (October 16, 2003) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc., (formerly NYSE:MPH) announced that effective Wednesday, October 15, 2003, its common...

Thu 16 Oct 2003
Valvoline Cup leaders 2003-10-15

Valvoline Cup leaders 2003-10-15

Oct. 15, 2003 -- The racing season is winding down for most local racers across America and several men and women are battling for the Valvoline Cup national driver point's championship. The top driver from across the country in each of the ...

Mon 13 Oct 2003
Former German racer, Johann Abt died

Former German racer, Johann Abt died

Johann Abt passed away on Saturday at the age of 67 after a long and serious illness. He is survived by his wife Thea and their two sons Christian (36) and Hans-Jürgen Abt (40). Born in December 1935, Johann Abt was one of Germany's most ...

Fri 10 Oct 2003
3D Systems new McLaren technology partner

3D Systems new McLaren technology partner

In the build up to the Japanese Grand Prix, the West McLaren Mercedes team is pleased to announce that 3D Systems, the world-leader in rapid prototyping technology, has joined its portfolio of Technology Partners, following a signing ceremony at...

Jack Deery takes Nashville position

Jack Deery takes Nashville position

ROCKFORD -- Former Rockford Speedway president Jack Deery has been hired as general manager of Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, Tenn. "As I look at it, all I can see is great potential," said Deery, who will start the job Nov. 1. "Our goal...

SAFER Barrier earns award

SAFER Barrier earns award

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Oct. 10, 2003 -- Research & Development Magazine, a leading publication covering the latest breakthroughs in practical, hands-on technology, has named the SAFER Barrier to its prestigious "R&D 100 Awards" list for 2003. The...

Thu 09 Oct 2003
Toyota and EMC renew partnership

Toyota and EMC renew partnership

Toyota and EMC have today announced the renewal of their multi-year partnership contract, which consolidates EMC's position as a technical partner of Toyota's Formula 1 team, Panasonic Toyota Racing. As the team heads to the...

Tue 07 Oct 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART receives formal notification from NYSE

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART receives formal notification from NYSE

NYSE notifies Championship Auto Racing Teams of its deficiencies in meeting continued Listing Standards INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 6 -- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE:MPH) today reported that it has received formal notification from the New...