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Wed 31 Dec 2003
Motorsports 2004 show schedule

Motorsports 2004 show schedule

2004 Tentative Show Schedule FRIDAY, JANUARY 16TH - SHOW OPENS 1 PM - CLOSES 10 PM 5:30 PM - AWARDS (STAGE) - Interviews and award presentations to the top class winners in Northeast racing in 2003 including overall winner Alan Johnson. 3 -5...

World of Outlaws grants Boundless an extension

World of Outlaws grants Boundless an extension

ALLEN, TX (December 23) -- World of Outlaws Racing has granted a request by Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc., to extend the period by which the company will purchase sprint car racing's premier series, Founder and President Ted Johnson...

Homestead-Miami community spirit

Homestead-Miami community spirit

MIAMI (Dec. 23, 2003)-In addition to its permanent presence as one of the finest motorsports facilities in the world, Homestead-Miami Speedway annually plays a major role as a member of the South Florida community. The Speedway hosts countless ...

EMPA award winners announced

EMPA award winners announced

J.J. Yeley to receive Al Holbert Memorial/EMPA Driver of the Year Award, Alan Johnson is Northeast Driver of the Year LANGHORNE, PA DECEMBER, 2003 . . . United States Auto Club Triple Crown winner J.J. Yeley will receive the annual Al Holbert ...

Tue 23 Dec 2003
Premier1 GP kicks off partnership

Premier1 GP kicks off partnership

Zurich, 06 February 2002: Many of the world's top soccer clubs that will be playing starring roles in next year's Premier1 Grand Prix race series were represented at a major marketing meeting held in Zurich last week. The two-day forum featured a...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART is dead! Long live Champ Car!Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART is dead! Long live Champ Car!

Two of the three principals of Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC, Paul Gentilozzi and Kevin Kalkhoven, spoke to the media today about their plans for the future of the "racing series formerly known as CART." That's right, formerly! While the CART...

Mon 22 Dec 2003
SCCA clarifies Trans-Am name

SCCA clarifies Trans-Am name

Clarification from SCCA regarding the Trans-Am name. TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 19, 2003) -- With the announced agreement this week regarding the acquisition of Trans-Am Racing, LLC by Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC, Sports Car Club of America, Inc. has...

GPWC and SLEC sign agreement

GPWC and SLEC sign agreement

Following a series of constructive discussions between GPWC shareholders, representing BMW, DaimlerChrysler, Ferrari, Ford and Renault, the SLEC shareholders, representing Bayerische Landesbank, JP Morgan, Lehman Brothers, and Bambino Holdings ...

Hardeeville releases 2004 Rulebook

Hardeeville releases 2004 Rulebook

Hardeeville Motor Speedway 2004 Rulebook Released (December 18, 2003) Hardeeville, SC - Hardeeville Motor Speedway officials announced today that the 2004 Rulebook has been completed and is being released to drivers and the general ...

Bologna Motor Show report

Bologna Motor Show report

Bologna, 18th December 2003 - The Bologna Motor Show closed with a truly positive result, gratifying the commitments of both Organiser and exhibitors for this 28th edition of the Bologna show. The more than 90 product previews, the exceptional...

IRL: Statement from IRL on Renna accident review

IRL: Statement from IRL on Renna accident review

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 - A comprehensive review of Tony Renna's fatal accident is complete, officials from the Indy Racing League announced Dec. 19. Renna suffered fatal injuries Oct. 22 in an accident in Turn 3 of the Indianapolis...

BITD: Ford expands BITD Off-Road Racing support

BITD: Ford expands BITD Off-Road Racing support

Ford Motor Company Expands Off-Road Racing Support with Best In The Desert Announces 2004 Ford Truck Motorsports Performance Awards Program Las Vegas, Nevada - Ford Truck Motorsports offers Performance Awards for Best In The Desert racing...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
Open Wheel Racing Series to purchase Trans-Am

Open Wheel Racing Series to purchase Trans-Am

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 17, 2003) -- Effective Jan. 1, 2004, Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC ("Open Wheel") will purchase Trans-Am Racing, LLC ("TAR"), it was announced jointly today by Open Wheel partner Paul Gentilozzi and TAR Executive Director John...

Roush grows its engine development business

Roush grows its engine development business

Roush grows its engine development business with Mountune acquisition Wednesday, 17th December 2003 - Roush Technologies, the integrated automotive design, engineering and development group, has acquired the well-known race engine ...

Martinsville's Campbell receives award

Martinsville's Campbell receives award

Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell Receives Pretigious Jack Dalton Award MARTINSVILLE, VA. (December 15, 2003) -- Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell was awarded the Jack Dalton Community Service Award Monday night by ...

The AARWBA Jerry Titus Award candidatesHeadline

The AARWBA Jerry Titus Award candidates

Each year the professional members of the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) vote by closed ballot to select the year's Auto Racing All-American Team. The highest vote-getter - among all categories - receives the...

AARWBA All-America Team history

AARWBA All-America Team history

<pre> HISTORY OF 2003 AARWBA AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM MEMBERS FIRST TEAM SECOND TEAM HONORABLE MENTION A.J. Allmendinger AL-03 Greg Anderson ...

AARWBA announces 2003 All-America Team

AARWBA announces 2003 All-America Team

Fifteen drivers named to 2003 Auto Racing All-America Team. BURBANK, Calif - Series champions ran second to hard-charging challengers in two categories of the 2003 Auto Racing All-America Team chosen by members of the motorsports press. ...

New ASA safety initiatives

New ASA safety initiatives

PENDLETON, Ind. (December 12, 2003) -- In the first of several safety-related programs, the American Speed Association announced that they have joined the SFI Foundation, a non-profit organization established to develop and administer...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART statement on OWRS purchase agreement

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART statement on OWRS purchase agreement

Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. announces it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Open Wheel Racing Series. Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. and Open Wheel Racing Series terminate previously announced ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: OWRS report on CART purchase agreement

CHAMPCAR/CART: OWRS report on CART purchase agreement

Open Wheel Racing completes CART asset purchase agreement. LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 15, 2003) -- Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC ("Open Wheel") has completed its negotiations with Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. to purchase specific ...

IRL: IndyCar owner Kelley welcomes new partner

IRL: IndyCar owner Kelley welcomes new partner

Tom Kelley and leading entrepreneur Rick Weidinger form partnership in IndyCar team. Indianapolis, IN (December 16, 2003)--Tom Kelley, owner of Kelley Racing, has announced that Rick Weidinger recently invested and acquired a minority interest...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
CRA: Sunoco Super Series announces sealed engine options

CRA: Sunoco Super Series announces sealed engine options

New sealed engine options announced for Sunoco Super Series Competitors will be able to race competitively for an entire season on a $7200+ engine program. (Salem-IN) -- Champion Racing Association/Sunoco Super Series officials ...

IRL: SAFER walls installed at PIR

IRL: SAFER walls installed at PIR

SAFER walls added to list of facility improvements; PIR is one of just six tracks to have safety barriers installed heading into 2004. PHOENIX, AZ -- Phoenix International Raceway president Bryan R. Sperber announced today that installation of...

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 ...