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Tue 28 Dec 2004
DIRT MotorSports signs with an Ohio University

DIRT MotorSports signs with an Ohio University

The University of Northern Ohio Enters Multi-Year Sponsorship with DIRT MotorSports Colorado Springs, CO - December 21, 2004 -- With academic programs that focus on the racing industry, The University of Northwestern Ohio is pleased to announce...

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...

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...

Thu 12 Feb 2004
IRL: IndyCar defines new rulesHeadline

IRL: IndyCar defines new rules

The Indy Racing League has a point to make. Several points, in fact. To give all teams and drivers additional scoring opportunities, the League has adjusted its scoring system for the 2004 IndyCar Series season. Dario Franchitti and...

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 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 ...

Wed 27 Oct 2004
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 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...

Fri 20 Feb 2004
Pikes Peak Hill Climb Board of Director news

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Board of Director news

2004 Falken Tire Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Board of Directors Colorado Springs, CO -- The Falken Tire Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the second oldest motorsports event in the United States, announces D. Edward Sauer as Chairman...

Sun 05 Dec 2004
Heartland Park announces staff promotions

Heartland Park announces staff promotions

Heartland Park Topeka Announces Staff Promotions TOPEKA, Kansas -- Bill Griffin, formerly the Director of Sales and Marketing, has been named Heartland Park Topeka General Manager by owner Raymond Irwin. Chris Bovis, who had been the ...

Wed 03 Nov 2004
Ford Racing reveals competition Mustang

Ford Racing reveals competition Mustang

Mustang Gallops Back To The Track: Ford Racing Reveals Performance Parts and Competition Program * Mustang is at the core of the Ford Racing Performance Parts business and has always had a high consumer demand for performance and ...

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 ...

Wed 11 Feb 2004
Finefrock scholarship fund established

Finefrock scholarship fund established

Celebration of Life to be held for Bill Finefrock and Scholarship Fund in his Memory Tucson, AZ February. 8, 2004: On January 25, 2004, Sacramento, Calif: William L. Finefrock died at 5:15 PM of injuries sustained in a house fire. The ...

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 ...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Battle between Bernie and the banks

Battle between Bernie and the banks

The battle between Bernie Ecclestone and the banks for control of Formula One was in court this week, with Ecclestone losing the preliminary hearing. The banks -- Bayerische Landesbank, JP Morgan and Lehman Brothers -- control 75% of SLEC, F1's ...

Wed 18 Feb 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car changes race rules

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car changes race rules

The President's Day holiday was none of the sort for Champ Car World Series officials, who have been busy tinkering with rules already in place, hoping to enhance competition for the series. With the release of its 2004 Rule Book, the Champ Car...

Mon 16 Feb 2004
Goodyear belt helps teams win

Goodyear belt helps teams win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., February 13 -- Since 1985, Goodyear Engineered Products has supplied innovative power transmission belts to NASCAR, adapting subtle changes over the years based on information obtained from the racetrack. The not-so-subtle...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
NASCAR R&D Competition Forum transcript, part 3

NASCAR R&D Competition Forum transcript, part 3

NASCAR R&D press conference GARY NELSON, NASCAR Managing Director of Research and Development JOHN DARBY, NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Director BRIAN DeHART, NASCAR Busch Series Director WAYNE AUTON, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Director GARY SMITH,...

Mon 29 Mar 2004
Elkhart Lake fights to save original street circuit

Elkhart Lake fights to save original street circuit

Historic Elkhart Lake Circuit Threatened Road America Shareholders Vote to Support Preserving Original Race Course Elkhart Lake, Wisc., March 26, 2004--Shareholders attending Road America's 49th annual meeting yesterday, March 25, voted...

Tue 27 Jan 2004
EMPA convention news including awards

EMPA convention news including awards

TREVOSE, PA JANUARY 24, 2004 . . . The Eastern Motorsport Press Association honored United States Auto Club Triple Crown champion J.J. Yeley with their Al Holbert Memorial/EMPA Driver of the Year award during their annual convention this past ...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Judge rules against Ecclestone

Judge rules against Ecclestone

The dispute between Bernie Ecclestone and the banks continued in court on December 6th, where the judge ruled that the banks, known collectively as Speed Investments, were correct in their "contentions". The banks, Bayerische Landesbank, JP Morgan...

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...

Thu 11 Nov 2004
Lernerville Speedway acquisition

Lernerville Speedway acquisition

Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. D/B/A Dirt Motorsports Acquires Lernerville Speedway NORMAN, OK, November 10, 2004 - Boundless Motor Sports Racing Inc., (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) d/b/a DIRT Motorsports, announced that it has executed a ...

Wed 11 Feb 2004
Acquisition of World of Outlaws completed

Acquisition of World of Outlaws completed

Boundless announces completion of acquisition of World of Outlaws. NORMAN, OK (February 6) -- Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. (OTCBB:BMSR - News; Boundless) today announced that it has completed the purchase of substantially all of the...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
SCCA signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am name

SCCA signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am name

SCCA® signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am® name for 2004 racing season. TOPEKA, Kan. (Jan. 23, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. (SCCA®) announced today that it has a signed letter of intent to enter into a contract granting...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Iron Rock: Berntsen joins as Track Director

Iron Rock: Berntsen joins as Track Director

December 6, 2004 AUSTIN, TX Iron Rock Raceway, Texas' first superkart racing country club and racer education facility, has appointed Chuck Berntsen as Track Director. Berntsen will coordinate all track activities, including driver safety ...

Sat 22 May 2004
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...

Wed 11 Feb 2004
Safety Experts headline SCCA National Convention

Safety Experts headline SCCA National Convention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. members were treated to one of the greatest panels of motorsports restraint safety experts ever assembled this weekend at the Club's annual meeting in Kansas City. Saturday's...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: IRL tenders bid for some CART assets

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: IRL tenders bid for some CART assets

There are now six days until CART's future is decided, and late this afternoon the Indy Racing League placed what spokesman Fred Nation called "A substantial bid" for certain assets currently held by the company which is liquidating in Federal ...

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...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
Milwaukee Mile improvements update 2004-01-23

Milwaukee Mile improvements update 2004-01-23

Improvements receive green flag at the Milwaukee Mile. (West Allis, WI) January 22, 2004 - In what is now the third phase of retrofitting The Milwaukee Mile, approval was granted yesterday by the Wisconsin State Building Commission to provide...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
DIRT MotorSports acquires Mid-America Racing Series

DIRT MotorSports acquires Mid-America Racing Series

NORMAN, OK, December 17, 2004 -- Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc., (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) d/b/a DIRT MotorSports announced that it has purchased Mid-America Racing Series, (MARS), a regional late model sanctioning body based in Arkansas.