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Fri 17 Sep 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS statement on sale of Cosworth

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS statement on sale of Cosworth

Champ Car World Series Statement on Sale of Cosworth Racing INDIANAPOLIS (September 17, 2004) -- What follows is a statement released by the Champ Car World Series concerning today's announcement by series sponsor Ford Motor Company that it was...

Tue 14 Sep 2004
Covarrubias named to VP position at NHRA

Covarrubias named to VP position at NHRA

John Covarrubias Named Vice President Sales and Business Development For NHRA GLENDORA, Calif. (Sept. 1, 2004) - John Covarrubias, an experienced sales executive in a variety of sports arenas, has been named vice president of sales and business...

Fri 10 Sep 2004
ACO to be part of the Mondial de l'Automobile

ACO to be part of the Mondial de l'Automobile

Mondial de l'Automobile 2004 The A.C.O. and the "24 Heures du Mans" will be represented. Always an eagerly awaited event, the Mondial de l'Automobile will be held between Saturday 25th September and Sunday 10th October in Paris (Porte ...

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LMS' "Humpy" Wheeler bounces back after being fired

"Humpy" Wheeler Bounces Back after Being Fired from LMS CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 8, 2004) - "Humpy, you're fired!" It sounds like something straight out of NBC's popular reality television series "The Apprentice," featuring Donald Trump. It's...

Sat 04 Sep 2004
Burdette Martin to retire as ACCUS President

Burdette Martin to retire as ACCUS President

September 3, 2004 - Burdette H. Martin Jr., president of the Automobile Competition Committee for the United States (ACCUS) which governs U.S. racing as part of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), will be retiring from his...

Wed 01 Sep 2004
Force inducted into Mustang HoF

Force inducted into Mustang HoF

Force To Join Shelby, Roush, Tasca as Mustang Hall of Fame Inductee Funny Car Champ Honored in Ceremonies at New Shop Facility BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Aug. 31) -- In Tuesday ceremonies held in conjunction with the grand opening of his new 40,000...

Fri 27 Aug 2004
Ford communications appointments

Ford communications appointments

Ford Announces Executive Communications Appointments Ford Motor Company today announced a series of senior personnel appointments that will further strengthen the global integration of our communications team: -Stuart Dyble appointed Vice ...

Fri 20 Aug 2004
NASCAR's Jim Hunter earns Smokey Yunick Award

NASCAR's Jim Hunter earns Smokey Yunick Award

NASCAR's Jim Hunter Earns Prestigious Smokey Yunick Award CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 19, 2004) - Longtime motorsports publicist, track promoter and NASCAR executive Jim Hunter will receive the 2004 Smokey Yunick Award recognizing lifetime ...

Wed 18 Aug 2004
Leslie hired as Interim Ford Field Manager

Leslie hired as Interim Ford Field Manager

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 18, 2004 - Ben Leslie has been hired on an interim basis to replace Robin Pemberton as the manufacturer's NASCAR field manager, it was announced today by Greg Specht, Racing Operations Manager, Ford Racing Technology.

Tue 17 Aug 2004
SCCA names Terry Ozment Director of Club Racing

SCCA names Terry Ozment Director of Club Racing

TOPEKA, Kan. (Aug. 17, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. has named Terry Ozment, of Naperville, Ill., its new Director of Club Racing. Ozment replaces Phil Clarke, who left the company at the end of July. A former Regional ...

GM Safety Program includes HANS Device

GM Safety Program includes HANS Device

HANS Device Integral Element Of GM Racing Safety Program INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 17, 2004 - It's an essential safety mechanism that has become more and more visible on the shoulders of an increasing number of NHRA professional drivers, and a...

Wed 11 Aug 2004
Milwaukee names new Director of Ticketing

Milwaukee names new Director of Ticketing

Milwaukee Mile Hires New Director of Ticketing (West Allis, WI) August 11, 2004 -- The Milwaukee Mile is pleased to announce the advancement of Scott Potrzebowski to Director of Ticketing, effective immediately. Potrzebowski has worked ...

AARWBA Legends in Racing 2004

AARWBA Legends in Racing 2004

Five names added to AARWBA's Legends in Racing It is easy to over-use a word like "legendary," but what else can we call the two Indy Car chief mechanics, two NASCAR drivers and a pre-war grand prix hero elected to Legends in ...

Moncrief named to TMS Children's charity BoD

Moncrief named to TMS Children's charity BoD

Troy Moncrief Selected For Speedway Children's Charities Board FORT WORTH-DALLAS (August 10, 2004) -- Troy Moncrief has been selected as the newest member of the Board of Trustees for Speedway Children's Charities, Texas Chapter. Speedway ...

Fri 06 Aug 2004
OCESA partners with NASCAR

OCESA partners with NASCAR

NASCAR Mexico Established; NASCAR Partners with OCESA to Create Local Base of Operations MEXICO CITY (August 5, 2004) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) today announced NASCAR Mexico, a new base of ...

Thu 05 Aug 2004
Boundless complete ownership of WoO

Boundless complete ownership of WoO

Boundless announces completion of payment for WoO NORMAN, OK, August 4, 2004 / Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. [BMSR] (Boundless) announced today that it has completed the payment for World of Outlaws, Inc. and the lawsuit ...

IRL: Wester named PR Manager at Richmond

IRL: Wester named PR Manager at Richmond

Richmond International Raceway Welcomes New Public Relations Manager RICHMOND, VA (August 4, 2004) - Aimee Wester has been named to the new position of Manager of Public Relations, announced Doug Fritz, president of Richmond International ...

Wed 04 Aug 2004
Speedway Motorsports to sell land

Speedway Motorsports to sell land

Speedway Motorsports Agrees to Sell 66 Acres to Mountaineer Land Group CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 3, 2004) - Officials of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) and Mountaineer Land Group announced today that SMI has agreed to sell a 66-acre parcel of...

Sat 31 Jul 2004
WoO/Boundless reach settlement

WoO/Boundless reach settlement

NORMAN, OK, July 30, 2004 -- Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. (OTCBB: BMSR.OB) (Boundless) announced today it closed on $12,934,000 in funding from institutional investors through the sale of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock with a...

NHRA announces change for Top Fuel in Sonoma

NHRA announces change for Top Fuel in Sonoma

NHRA Announces Change for Top Fuel Class in Sonoma GLENDORA, Calif. (July 30, 2004) -- NHRA officials notified Top Fuel Dragster teams, today, of a maximum wing angle for the FRAM Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway. "Not unlike other...

Fri 23 Jul 2004
IHRA approves Nitrous Oxide in Top Fuel

IHRA approves Nitrous Oxide in Top Fuel

NORWALK, Ohio (July 21, 2004) - The IHRA Competition Department announced the approval of nitrous oxide usage on Top Fuel vehicles that currently utilize the non-supercharged combination. This rule will be effective at the upcoming Third Annual ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Bridgestone Firestone motorsports manger named

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Bridgestone Firestone motorsports manger named

Bridgestone Firestone Announces Promotion of Joe Barbieri to Manager of Motorsports Nashville, Tenn. (July 21, 2004) - Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT), announced today that Joe Barbieri has been promoted to the position...

Road Atlanta, Panoz Racing School restructure

Road Atlanta, Panoz Racing School restructure

Road Atlanta, Panoz Racing School Management Restructuring Announced by Panoz Motor Sports Group BRASELTON, GA.- The Panoz Motor Sports Group has announced that Road Atlanta and the Panoz Racing School will share personnel and ...

Wed 21 Jul 2004
Meghan Fullington joins PIR communications staff

Meghan Fullington joins PIR communications staff

Fullington Named Assistant Communications Manager at PIR PHOENIX, AZ (July 19, 2004) -- It was announced today that Meghan Fullington has joined the Consumer Marketing and Communications staff at Phoenix International Raceway as Assistant ...

Tue 20 Jul 2004
WKA: CSOT: Barber and Stars of Karting agreement announced

WKA: CSOT: Barber and Stars of Karting agreement announced

Snap-On Stars of Karting, Skip Barber Racing Announce Significantly Expanded Relationship HILLIARD, Ohio (July 19) - The Snap-On Stars of Karting and Skip Barber Racing have agreed to expand their existing relationship as part of an ongoing...

Sun 11 Jul 2004
Ferrari mourns Umberto Agnelli

Ferrari mourns Umberto Agnelli

Fiat chairman Umberto Agnelli died of cancer yesterday, a year and a half after his brother Gianni succumbed to the same illness. After Gianni died in January 2003, Umberto took over Fiat, which owns Ferrari, Maserati and Alfa Romeo, along with ...

Sat 10 Jul 2004
NHRA announces Top Fuel, Funny Car additional changes

NHRA announces Top Fuel, Funny Car additional changes

GLENDORA, Calif. (July 9, 2004) - NHRA officials notified Top Fuel and Funny Car teams, today, of a minimum tire pressure for rear tires beginning at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Denver and the formation of a task force to evaluate and ...

Thu 08 Jul 2004
SCCA lifts suspension on Kumho tire

SCCA lifts suspension on Kumho tire

SCCA Lifts Suspension on Kumho Ecsta V710 Tire TOPEKA, Kan. (July 7, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc.'s Board of Directors voted Tuesday to lift the suspension placed on the Kumho ECSTA V710 tire for SCCA-wide competition. The vote...

Sat 03 Jul 2004
Lime Rock names Potter, General Manager

Lime Rock names Potter, General Manager

Steve Potter Named General Manager at Lime Rock Park Brings Diverse Background in Management and Public Relations to Historic Road Course LAKEVILLE, Conn. - Steve Potter, a longtime member of the motorsports community with extensive ...

Thu 01 Jul 2004
Watkins Glen announces promotions

Watkins Glen announces promotions

WGI Announces Marketing Department Promotions Watkins Glen, NY (June 30, 2004) - Watkins Glen International President Craig Rust announced today the promotion of three individuals within the track's marketing and communications department. Andy...

Wed 30 Jun 2004
Julie Giese joins Daytona staff

Julie Giese joins Daytona staff

Julie Giese Named Director Of Communications At DIS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (June 29, 2004) -- Julie Giese, Director of Public Relations at Watkins Glen International and Nazareth Speedway, has been named Director of Communications at Daytona ...

Thu 17 Jun 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car, IMMI conducts crash tests

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car, IMMI conducts crash tests

Champ Car Makes Progress to the Future of Vehicle Safety INDIANAPOLIS (June 16, 2004) -- Champ Car racing has proven to be one of the fastest racing series in the world. With these amazing stalwart machines housing the top drivers of the ...

Tue 15 Jun 2004
NASCAR Canada established

NASCAR Canada established

NASCAR Partners with TSN to Launch Base of Operation in Canada Toronto, Canada (June 14, 2004) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) today announced the formation of NASCAR Canada, in partnership with TSN, that...

Wed 09 Jun 2004
Daytona installs SAFER

Daytona installs SAFER

Installation of Safer Barriers Underway At Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (June 7, 2004) -- Installation of Steel and Foam Energy Reduction barriers are currently underway at Daytona International Speedway. The project to...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
TRD names Faivre, Reed Vice Presidents

TRD names Faivre, Reed Vice Presidents

Faivre, Reed Named TRD Vice Presidents COSTA MESA, Calif. (June 4, 2004) - With the continued growth of Toyota's motorsports program, Toyota Racing Development (TRD), U.S.A., Inc., has promoted John Faivre and Gary Reed to vice president ...

Fri 04 Jun 2004
ASA magazine makes change

ASA magazine makes change

PENDLETON, Ind. (June 2, 2004) - Inside ASA, the in-house magazine of the American Speed Association will take a different look in 2004. Instead of being published as a stand-alone publication as it has been done since inception in 1994, it will...

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