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Fri 04 Jun 2004
Motorsport.com dominates AARWBA awards

Motorsport.com dominates AARWBA awards

The American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) 2003 creative awards were announced today at the group's annual Indy 500 breakfast and, in the online categories, Motorsport.com was the overwhelming winner. The site earned...

Wed 02 Jun 2004
Boundless acquires Rolling Wheels Raceway Park

Boundless acquires Rolling Wheels Raceway Park

NORMAN, OK (June 1) -- Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) announced Tuesday that it has completed the purchase of Rolling Wheels Raceway Park in Elbridge, NY, from Glenn Donnelly, Bruno DeMatteo and Paul Vitale (the ...

Tue 01 Jun 2004
Ferrari chief named Fiat chairman

Ferrari chief named Fiat chairman

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has been announced as the new chairman of Fiat after the death of Umberto Agnelli last week. Along with the announcement came the news that Fiat chief executive Giuseppe Morchio had resigned. In regard to ...

Fri 28 May 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Doug Shierson passes away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Doug Shierson passes away

1990 Indy 500-Winning Team Owner Shierson Dies at 62 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 28, 2004 -- Douglas James "Doug" Shierson, who owned the car Arie Luyendyk drove to victory in the 1990 Indianapolis 500, died May 26 at his Mooresville, N.C., home....

Thu 27 May 2004
California Speedway staff promotions announced

California Speedway staff promotions announced

California Speedway Staff Promoted in Operations Department FONTANA, Calif. (May 26, 2004) - California Speedway President Bill Miller today announced the promotions of Phil Tucker and Justin Bentley to the positions of Director of Operations...

Wed 26 May 2004
Scott Rovn joins Phoenix Intl Raceway staff

Scott Rovn joins Phoenix Intl Raceway staff

Rovn Named Director of Sales and Marketing at PIR PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Bryan R. Sperber, President of Phoenix International Raceway, announced this afternoon that Scott Rovn has been named Director of Sales and Marketing effective immediately. ...

Sat 22 May 2004
IRL: Honda wins 2004 Schwitzer Award

IRL: Honda wins 2004 Schwitzer Award

TORRANCE, Calif. (May 21, 2004) -- Honda has won the prestigious Louis Schwitzer Award for its efforts in developing the new 3.0-liter HI4R-A Indy Racing League IndyCar Series engine. The announcement was made Friday by the Indiana section of the...

IRL: Honda takes Schwitzer prize

IRL: Honda takes Schwitzer prize

Against a formidable group of entrants, Honda has won the 38th annual Louis Schwitzer Award, it was announced this morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The award was presented to engineers Yasuhide Sakamoto, Steve Eriksen, Steve Miller...

Fri 21 May 2004
New chief executive for Australian GP

New chief executive for Australian GP

AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX CORPORATION NAMES NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Mr Tim Bamford has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation. Mr Bamford, 42, joined the AGPC in 1996 as its Engineering Manager, in 1998...

Thu 20 May 2004
Darlington names new President

Darlington names new President

Former Daytona International Speedway VP returns to ISC Darlington Raceway names N.C. Speedway General Manager new President Daytona Beach, Fla. - International Speedway Corporation announced several key strategic moves including naming Andrew...

Wed 19 May 2004
TMS promotes Camper and Bowling

TMS promotes Camper and Bowling

Kevin Camper Named Director of Sales and Marketing For Texas Motor FORT WORTH-DALLAS (May 18, 2004) - Texas Motor Speedway Director of Business Development Kevin Camper has been promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing. Speedway president ...

Fri 14 May 2004
ISC business announcement 2004/2005

ISC business announcement 2004/2005

International Speedway Corporation To Acquire Martinsville; Settlement Reached in Ferko/Vaughn Litigation, North Carolina To Be Sold; NASCAR Approves 2005 Realignment, Phoenix Adds Second Cup Date ISC Gains One Incremental NASCAR NEXTEL Cup ...

SMI statement on 2005

SMI statement on 2005

Second Texas Race Added to 2005 NASCAR Schedule; NASCAR All-Star Race to Remain at Lowe's Motor Speedway CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 14, 2004) - Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) officials announced today that Texas Motor Speedway will...

Thu 13 May 2004
Mosley resigns from Euro NCAP

Mosley resigns from Euro NCAP

EUROPEAN NEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME (EURO NCAP) Max Mosley today resigned as chairman of Euro NCAP, a position he has held since the organisation began in 1996. He said, "As a result of the progress which the car industry has made in ...

Wed 12 May 2004
California Speedway welcomes new Vice President

California Speedway welcomes new Vice President

FONTANA, Calif. (May 11, 2004) --- California Speedway President Bill Miller today announced the addition of Roger Curtis as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Curtis will directly oversee the Southern California superspeedway's advertising...

Tue 11 May 2004
IRL: Kentucky Speedway names Medical Director

IRL: Kentucky Speedway names Medical Director

Dr. Troy Rock Appointed Speedway Medical Director SPARTA, KY. - University of Kentucky (UK) Hospital and Kentucky Speedway announce that Dr. Troy Rock has been appointed speedway medical director. Rock replaces former director Dr. Steve ...

Mon 03 May 2004
ISMA car owner Paul Dunigan passes away

ISMA car owner Paul Dunigan passes away

ISMA Supermodified Car Owner Paul Dunigan Passes Away April 20, 2004 - After a long struggle with an undefeatable foe, Lowell, Mass. supermodified car owner Paul Dunigan passed away in the Lowell Hospital on Monday evening, April 19. Calling...

Fri 30 Apr 2004
SCCA forms partnership for Solo program

SCCA forms partnership for Solo program

SCCA, Evolution Driving School Give More Drive Time at The Tire Rack SCCA Solo National Tour Events TOPEKA, Kan. (April 30, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America Solo Department announced today a new agreement with Evolution Performance Driving...

Thu 29 Apr 2004
Darrell Waltrip to receive honorary doctorate

Darrell Waltrip to receive honorary doctorate

NASCAR Legend Darrell Waltrip To Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree Waltrip to Deliver Commencement Address OWENSBORO, Ky. (April 28, 2004) - NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip will deliver the commencement address to the 137th graduating class ...

SCCA Hall of Fame structure formalized

SCCA Hall of Fame structure formalized

SCCA Hall of Fame structure formalized - First Class will be inducted at 2005 Convention TOPEKA, Kan. (April 27, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. today formalized its Hall of Fame nomination and induction process as well as selection ...

Fri 23 Apr 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise General Manager named

CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise General Manager named

James O'Brien Appointed General Manager of Lexmark Indy 300 Lexmark Indy 300 Chairman John Cowley today welcomed James O'Brien to the position of General Manager of the Lexmark Indy 300 effective immediately. "On behalf of the Board of the ...

Sat 17 Apr 2004
NHRA and ESPN extend relationship

NHRA and ESPN extend relationship

NHRA and ESPN Extend Television Relationship Through 2006 GLENDORA, Calif. (April 16, 2004) -- NHRA and ESPN, Inc. have formally extended their television relationship through 2006, it was announced today. In 2001, NHRA and ESPN, the worldwide...

Fri 16 Apr 2004
Powersports Group names development director

Powersports Group names development director

Mike Kidd Finds a New Position Among Old Friends in Advanstar's Powersports Group SANTA ANA, Calif.-- April 15, 2004 -- The Powersports Group, one of the largest producers of trade and consumer shows worldwide for the motorcycle, Big Twin and...

California adds new corporate partners

California adds new corporate partners

Stater Bros. Markets, Kingsford Charcoal and Cholula Hot Sauce join speedway family California Speedway Welcomes Three New Corporate Partners FONTANA, Calif. (April 15, 2004) --- California Speedway today announced the addition of three new ...

Tue 13 Apr 2004
NASCAR reorganization, new hires

NASCAR reorganization, new hires

NASCAR Announces New Hires, Executive Reorganization Changes aimed at boosting touring and weekly series, consumer PR efforts DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 12, 2004) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR)...

World of Outlaws alters seat belt rules

World of Outlaws alters seat belt rules

ATLANTA, GA (April 12) -- In the interests of safety, World of Outlaws Sprint Series Technical Director Martin Willis announced Monday that seat belt webbing coming into contact with any sharp or unradiused metal edge shall be protected from...

Mosport adds sponsor

Mosport adds sponsor

Honda Canada Becomes Official Car Sponsor/Supplier Of Mosport International Raceway Sponsorship highlights Honda's motorsport activities in Canada TORONTO (April 12, 2004) -- Honda Canada Inc. today announced it would become the Official Car...

Sat 10 Apr 2004
Emhof/Stanhope to acquire CNYMS

Emhof/Stanhope to acquire CNYMS

Emhof/Stanhope to Acquire Central New York Mini Sprint Series The Central New York Mini Sprint (CNYMS) series will be under new management and ownership for the upcoming season. Mike Emhof and Bob Stanhope, operating as International Speed Group...

Don Taylor to head NHRA Tech Ops

Don Taylor to head NHRA Tech Ops

Taylor Named Senior Director National Technical Operations GLENDORA, Calif. (April 7, 2004) - NHRA announced today that former General Motors Racing Group Manager Don Taylor has been named senior director of national technical operations, ...

Wed 07 Apr 2004
Speedway Motorsports names Ty Norris Vice President

Speedway Motorsports names Ty Norris Vice President

Veteran Motorsports Executive Ty Norris Joins Speedway Motorsports, Inc. CONCORD, N.C. (April 6, 2004) - Ty Norris, 38, a 14-year veteran of the motorsports industry, has joined Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) as vice president of...

Tim Irwin joins IHRA

Tim Irwin joins IHRA

Tim Irwin named Director of Contingency and Inside Sales NORWALK, Ohio (April 6, 2004) -- IHRA President Bill Bader announced Tim Irwin has been named Director of Contingency and Inside Sales. Irwin joins IHRA from Undercover Chassis in...

Tue 06 Apr 2004
Laguna Seca announces Official Artist

Laguna Seca announces Official Artist

Bill Patterson Selected as Official Artist of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca MONTEREY, Calif. (April 6, 2004) - Noted artist Bill Patterson has been selected as the official artist of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Gill Campbell, the track's general ...

California Speedway's Bill Miller earns award

California Speedway's Bill Miller earns award

California Speedway President Bill Miller Earns Spot in Most Influential Executives in Sports List for Southern California. FONTANA, CA (April 5, 2004) - California Speedway President Bill Miller was named one of Southern California's 25 Most...

NA Formula Renault

NA Formula Renault "Technical" highlights

Technical Highlight Formula Renault 2000--High technology, controlled costs The Formula Renault 2000 Championship will get underway this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, and the North American Championship represents the newest market...

Sun 04 Apr 2004
Elkhart Lake needs help

Elkhart Lake needs help

Does motorsports history have any meaning to the cities and towns where significant events have occurred in the past and, perhaps, are still going on today? Street races were the genesis of motor sports, occurring on regularly used roads well ...

Sat 03 Apr 2004
World Challenge GT competition adjustments announced

World Challenge GT competition adjustments announced

SCCA Pro Racing Announces SPEED GT Competition Adjustments TOPEKA, Kan. (April 2, 2004) -- SCCA Pro Racing Ltd., organizer and sanctioning body of the SPEED World Challenge Championship, announced today several competition adjustments for its ...