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Wed 27 Oct 2004
Irwindale's GM to sit on PRI panel

Irwindale's GM to sit on PRI panel

Irwindale GM To Be a Panelist in Prestigious Performance Racing Industry Roundtable at Indy - Wednesday, Dec 8, 2004 Irwindale, Calif.- - Irwindale Speedway General Manager / Chief Operating Officer Bob DeFazio was recently tabbed to take part...

GPWC takes a step forward

GPWC takes a step forward

Grand Prix World Championship (GPWC) has appointed a marketing and management company to work on the structure for its new series, which aims to rival Formula One from 2008. The GPWC has been fairly quiet since earlier this year but is going ahead...

Fri 22 Oct 2004
Force to attend SEMA breakfast

Force to attend SEMA breakfast

Force, Parks, Prudhomme Headline N.H.R.A. Breakfast LAS VEGAS, Nevada - John Force will join NHRA founder Wally Parks and veteran racer and team owner Don "the Snake" Prudhomme for a special NHRA-hosted Wednesday breakfast in conjunction with...

Tue 19 Oct 2004
Boundless changes company name

Boundless changes company name

Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. Board of Directors Approves Company Name Change to DIRT Motorsports, Inc. NORMAN, OK, October 19, 2004 - Boundless Motor Sports Racing Inc., (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) Chairman and CEO Paul A. Kruger announced...

Thu 14 Oct 2004
Heartland Park announces renovations

Heartland Park announces renovations

City Approves Funding for Heartland Park Topeka Renovations TOPEKA, Kansas -- Thanks to a commitment of funds from the City of Topeka, Heartland Park Topeka will proceed with major improvements to the facility. The Topeka City Council ...

Wed 13 Oct 2004
Bill Bader to step down as IHRA President

Bill Bader to step down as IHRA President

(Norwalk, OH) - Bill Bader President of IHRA has announced he will step down and that Aaron Polburn will take over the top spot at the Norwalk, Ohio based drag racing and motorsports company. "I have worked to the exclusion of my family and...

Sun 03 Oct 2004
IRL: AARWBA celebrates 50 years

IRL: AARWBA celebrates 50 years

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indy Racing League and the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association have been entwined in common goals for the past 49 years. They'll continue that association during the 2005 racing season, as...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
Nick Craw named ACCUS President

Nick Craw named ACCUS President

Experienced Racing Executive Craw Named ACCUS President Friday, Oct. 1, 2004 -- Nick Craw, a longtime veteran of motorsports and sailing management, has been selected as president of the Automobile Competition Committee for the United States ...

Thu 23 Sep 2004
Plessinger named LMS Promoter of the Year

Plessinger named LMS Promoter of the Year

Hagerstown's Frank Plessinger Earns LMS Promoter of the Year Award CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2004) - Frank Plessinger, the longtime owner and promoter of Maryland's Hagerstown Speedway, will be honored as the Lowe's Motor Speedway Promoter of the...

Sat 18 Sep 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Carl Haas nominated for AARWBA award

CHAMPCAR/CART: Carl Haas nominated for AARWBA award

Newman/Haas Co-Owner Carl Haas Nominated as Newsmaker of the Half-Century by AARWBS Organization. INDIANAPOLIS (September 17, 2004) -- The winningest active car owner in the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford and...

Fri 17 Sep 2004
RRDC announes winner of Akin award

RRDC announes winner of Akin award

Charlie Gibson receives 2004 Bob Akin Motorsports Award WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Sept. 16, 2004) - The late Charlie Gibson was named the 2004 recipient of the Road Racing Drivers Club's Bob Akin Motorsports Award at a reception held at the ...

ASCS founder Emmett Hahn earns Isaac Award

ASCS founder Emmett Hahn earns Isaac Award

American Sprint Car Series Founder Emmett Hahn To Receive 2004 Bobby Isaac Memorial Award CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2004) - Emmett Hahn, founder and president of the American Sprint Car Series and co-promoter of the extremely successful...

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 ...